8 Key Contributors To The Underground Railroad
In the decades preceding the Civil War, up to 100,000 slaves escaped to the Northern free states or the “promised land” of Canada. Most received help along the way from abolitionists, who ran a vast, ...
Nadar (photographer)
Episode Four: So here is a little (VERY LITTLE) bit of information on the photographer Nadar (Gaspard-Félix Tournachon) A man of science and art. There is pl...
Maria Severa-Onofriana
A Mouraria é um bairro da cidade de Lisboa, Portugal, que deve o seu nome ao facto de D. Afonso Henriques, após a conquista de Lisboa, ter confinado uma zona...
Fanny Crosby
This is the amazing biography of the blind hymn writer, Fanny Crosby. As the writer of more than 10000 hymns, all penned after the age of 40, she is credite...
8 Key Contributors To The Underground Railroad
In the decades preceding the Civil War, up to 100,000 slaves escaped to the Northern free states or the “promised land” of Canada. Most received help along the way from abolitionists, who ran a vast, ...
George Washington Moore
George Washington "Pony" Moore (1820–1909) was a New York-born British music hall impresario.Moore was born in New York, February 22, 1820, according to his own account the son of a bass drummer who h...
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Hugh Cleghorn (forester)
Hugh Francis Clarke Cleghorn of Stravithie, FRSE FLS (9 August 1820 – 16 May 1895) was a Madras-born Scottish physician who worked in India and pioneered as a botanist and in forest conservancy. Clegh...
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William Snell Chauncy
William Snell Chauncy (11 August 1820 – 3 July 1878) was an English civil engineer responsible for a number of important engineering works including the first steam railway opened in Australia.
W...
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Henry East Havergal
Henry East Havergal (1820–1875) was a priest in the Church of England and an organist.Havergal, eldest son of William Henry Havergal (1793–1870), was born at Coaley, Gloucestershire, 22 July 1820. His...
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Dwarkanath Vidyabhusan
Dwarkanath Vidyabhusan (Bengali: দ্বারকানাথ বিদ্যাভূষণ) (1820 - 22 August 1886) was an Indian scholar, editor and publisher of the trend-setting weekly Bengali newspaper Somprakash.
His father...
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Walter A. Burleigh
Walter Atwood Burleigh (October 25, 1820 – March 7, 1896) was an American physician, lawyer, and pioneer. He represented the Dakota Territory as a non-voting delegate to the United States House of Rep...
John McCaffary
John McCaffary (1820 – August 21, 1851) was the only defendant to be executed by the State of Wisconsin. He was executed by hanging for the murder of his wife.On 23 July 1850, Bridgett McCaffary (née ...
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Robert Gerwig
Robert Gerwig (1820–1885) was a German civil engineer.Gerwig was born on 2 May 1820 and attended the Großherzogliches Polytechnikum (now known as Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) where he stud...
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Robert Lewis Dabney
Robert Lewis Dabney (March 5, 1820 – January 3, 1898) was an American Christian theologian, Southern Presbyterian pastor, Confederate States Army chaplain, and architect. He was also chief of s...
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Henri Marès
Henri Marès (1820–1901) was a French agronomist.
Henry Leigh Murray
Henry Leigh Murray (1820–1870) was an English actor.
Murray was born in Sloane Street, London, 19 October 1820, with the surname Wilson. While a clerk in a merchant's office he made a start on am...
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George Herbert Rogers
George Herbert Rogers (July 1820 – 12 February 1872) was an Australian stage actor.Rogers was born at St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, the son of Thomas Rogers, a surgeon, and brother of Henry Roger...
Augusta Browne
Augusta Browne (1820–1882) was an American composer who became renowned in the 1850s as part of the first wave of female composers in the country. She was the most prolific of that group, and is...
Robert Graham (New Zealand politician)
Robert Graham (15 May 1820 – 26 May 1885) was a 19th-century New Zealand politician in the Auckland area.
Graham was born in 1820 in the parish of Barony in Glasgow, Scotland. His parents were Bar...
Edward Dalton Shea
Hon. Sir Edward Dalton Shea K.C.M.G., (June 29, 1820 – January 8, 1913) was a journalist and political figure in Newfoundland. He represented Ferryland in the Newfoundland and Labrador House of ...
George William Gordon
George William Gordon (1820 – 23 October 1865) was a Jamaican businessman and politician who was a leading critic of the policies of the governor of Jamaica Edward Eyre. On Eyre's orders, he was...
Elijah Moulton
Elijah Moulton (1820–1902) was a pioneer settler in Los Angeles, California, after the Mexican-American War, and became one of its wealthiest citizens. He was a member of the city's governing body, th...
George Murison
George Murison (1819–1889) was mayor of Hamilton, Ontario in 1870.
Jerningham Wakefield
Edward Jerningham Wakefield (25 June 1820 – 3 March 1879), known as Jerningham Wakefield, was the only son of Edward Gibbon Wakefield. As such, he was closely associated with his father's interest in ...
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Ioan Vancea
Ioan Vancea (Hungarian: Vancsa János; May 18, 1820—July 31, 1892) was an Austro-Hungarian ethnic Romanian bishop of the Greek-Catholic Church. Born to noble parents in Văşad, Bihor County, h...
Erasmus Burt
Erasmus R. Burt (c. 1820 – October 26, 1861) was an American physician, politician, and soldier. He served as the State Auditor of Mississippi, and was then a member of the Mississippi House of Repres...
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Birdsill Holly
Birdsill Holly (November 8, 1820 - April 27, 1894) was an inventor. Holly was born in Auburn, New York. He spent his early years in Seneca Falls, New York, a major center of water powered industries. ...
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