7 Amazing Rags To Riches Stories
Not all the wealthy figures of the past were born with a silver spoon in their mouth. In fact, some of history’s most famous business tycoons and royals spent their youths as peasants, poor immigrants...
Fanny Tacchinardi Persiani
Rosmonda d'Inghilterra was first performed in Florence in 1834 and was also the first time Donizetti had an opportunity to write for the soprano Fanny Tacc...
Luigi Piccioli
Monsignor Boccardo Arcivescovo di Spoleto Ore 17.55 dell'11 ottobre 2009: Renato Boccardo è il nuovo Arcivescovo di Spoleto-Norcia. Dopo la lettura della Bol...
Friedrich von Flotow
From the recording sessions of Jonas Kaufmann's Romantic Arias. Ach so fromm is from Martha, an opera in four acts, by Friedrich von Flotow; words by W...
Friedrich von Flotow "Overture" Martha - YouTube
Mar 6, 2011 ... Overture from Martha by by Friedrich von Flotow (1812-1883) Staatskapelle Berlin Johannes Schüler, conductor Berlin X.1944.
John Henry Alexander
John Henry Alexander (1812–March 2, 1867) was a noted scientist and businessman, born in Annapolis, Maryland in 1812. The youngest child of William and Mary (Harwood Stockett) Alexander, he attended S...
Edward Maturin
Edward Maturin was born in Dublin, Ireland, on 18 June 1812 and died in New York city on 25 May 1881. He was a naturalised American author and professor of Greek whose work is no longer highly regarde...
Edward Maturin - Wikipedia
Sardar Kaura Khan Qaisrani
Sardar Kaura Khan Qaisrani the heroic chief of the Qaisrani tribe (1812-18**). His sons were Sardar Jahangir Khan, Sardar Muhammad Hayat Khan, Sardar Qadir Bakhsh Khan.
As Baloch herdsmen lead the...
Francis Singleton
Francis Corbet Singleton (17 December 1812 – 10 May 1887) was a politician and public servant in colonial Western Australia and South Australia, a member of the Western Australian Legislative Council....
7 Amazing Rags To Riches Stories
Not all the wealthy figures of the past were born with a silver spoon in their mouth. In fact, some of history’s most famous business tycoons and royals spent their youths as peasants, poor immigrants...
James Farrer
James Farrer (8 May 1812 – 13 June 1879) was a Conservative Party politician in England who was elected three times as Member of Parliament (MP) for South Durham.He unsuccessfully contested the 1841 g...
Arthur Swift
Arthur Swift (1812–1855) was a 19th-century Texas merchant, surveyor, political and military figure. He along with Rangers Mathew Caldwell and James Campbell were founders of Seguin, Texas and a membe...
Karl Schwarz
Karl Schwarz (19 November 1812 - 25 March 1885) was a German Protestant theologian.
He was born at Wiek, Rügen. His father, Theodor Schwarz, pastor at Wiek, was well known as a preacher, and as th...
Joseph Freiherr von Maroicic
Joseph Freiherr Maroicic von Madonna del Monte (6 April 1812 – 17 October 1882) was an Austrian general of Croatian descent.
Joseph Maroicic was born on 6 April 1812 in Oberswidnik, in the Sáros C...
Joseph Freiherr von Maroicic - Wikipedia
Eduard Tauwitz
Eduard Tauwitz (21 January 1812 – 26 July 1894) was a German composer and native of Glatz, Prussian Silesia. While studying law at the University of Breslau he devoted himself to music under the...
James "Grizzly" Adams
John "Grizzly" Adams (also known as James Capen Adams and Grizzly Adams) (1812–1860) was a famous California mountain man and trainer of grizzly bears and other wild animals he captured for menageries...
James "Grizzly" Adams - Wikipedia
Edward William Binney
Edward William Binney FRS, FGS (1812–1882) was an English geologist.
Edward William Binney was born at Morton, in Nottinghamshire in 1812, and educated at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Gainsbo...
Edward William Binney - Wikipedia
Timothée Puel
Timothée Puel (1812 – 1890) was a French physician and botanist.A practicing physician in Paris, he was a founding member of the Société botanique de France (1854).He is known for his investigat...
J. Young Scammon
Jonathan Young Scammon (July 27, 1812 - March 17, 1890) was an early settler in Chicago, Illinois, arriving in the city in 1835. He went on to become politically important as a lawyer, banker, and new...
George G. Dunn
George Grundy Dunn (December 20, 1812 – September 4, 1857) was a U.S. Representative from Indiana.Born in Washington County, Kentucky, Dunn moved to Monroe County, Indiana.He completed preparatory stu...
Henry Bedinger
Henry Bedinger III (February 3, 1812 – November 26, 1858) was a nineteenth-century politician, lawyer and diplomat from Virginia. He was the nephew of George Michael Bedinger.
Born near Shep...
Gustav Friedrich Oehler
Gustav Friedrich Oehler (10 June 1812 - 19 February 1872) was a German theologian.
He was born at Ebingen, Württemberg, and was educated privately and at the University of Tübingen where he was mu...
Pieter Rijke
Petrus Leonardus Rijke (July 11, 1812 – April 7, 1899) was a Dutch physicist, and a professor in experimental physics at the University of Leiden. Rijke spent his scientific career exploring the physi...
Pieter Rijke - Wikipedia
Joseph Brooks (politician)
Joseph Brooks (November 1, 1812 – April 30, 1877) was a Republican politician in Arkansas after the Civil War. He is mainly remembered for losing the 1872 gubernatorial race in Arkansas...
Joseph Brooks (politician) - Wikipedia
Henry Cotterill
The Rt Rev Henry Cotterill (1812, Ampton – 16 April 1886, Edinburgh) was an Anglican bishop in the second half of the 19th century.
Henry Cotterill was born in Ampton in 1812 into an ecclesiastica...
Lazarus W. Powell
Lazarus Whitehead Powell (October 6, 1812 – July 3, 1867) was the 19th Governor of Kentucky, serving from 1851 to 1855. He was later elected to represent Kentucky in the U.S. Senate from 1859 to 1865....
Lazarus W. Powell - Wikipedia
Juana Navarro Alsbury
Juana Navarro Alsbury (1812 – July 23, 1888) was one of the few Texian survivors of the Battle of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution in 1836. As Mexican forces entered her hometown, San Anto...
Pedro José Amadeo Pissis
Pedro José Amadeo Pissis Marín (Brioude, France, May 17, 1812 – January 21, 1889, Santiago de Chile) was a French geologist who served the Chilean government in the 19th century. Pissis worked in Braz...
Pedro José Amadeo Pissis - Wikipedia
John Plimmer
John Plimmer (28 June 1812 – 5 January 1905) was an English settler and entrepreneur in New Zealand who has been called the "Father of Wellington".
Plimmer was born at a village called in contempo...