August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
The General Who Won WWII - You Never Guess How Stalin Rewarded Him
Georgy Zhukov was a Soviet career officer in the Red Army who, in the course of World War II, played the most pivotal role in leading the Red Army drive through much of Eastern Europe to liberate the ...
Joseph Stalin - Stalin's Last Supper
Investigating Stalin's last supper and final night in a bid to determine just how he died. Was his bodyguard to blame? Fascinating documentary from the BBC T...
August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
Abdul Bari Firangi Mahali
Maulana Abdul Bari 'Firangi Mahali (Urdu: مولانا عبدل باری ندوی فرنگی محلی‎), (b. 1878 – d.1926) is a Firangi Mahal scholar.
His family moved from Sihali, Barabnaki to the Firangi Maha...
Allen J. Greer
Allen James Greer was an officer in the United States Army who he received the Medal of Honor for actions near Majada, Laguna Province, Philippine Islands, July 2, 1901.
Allen Greer was born Augus...
Vikentii Trofimov
Vikentii Pavlovich Trofimov (Russian: Викентий Павлович Трофимов; November 24, 1878 in Talizky Zavod, Perm Governorate – February 10, 1956 in Zagorsk, Sergiyevo-Posadsky District, Moscow Oblast) w...
Prince Luís of Orléans-Braganza (1878–1920)
Prince Luís of Orléans-Braganza (26 January 1878 – 26 March 1920), was an heir to the throne of the Empire of Brazil. He was born in Brazil, the second son of Prince Gaston, Count of Eu, and Isabel, P...
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Frederick L. Ackerman
Frederick L. Ackerman (1878–1950) was an architect and housing reformer in the United States. He supported proactive engagement of the federal government to supply quality housing for the working clas...
Edward Leopold Dyke Acland
Rear Admiral Edward Leopold Dyke Acland MVO CB (1878-1968), a member of the ancient Acland family of Devon, was a Rear Admiral and Naval Attaché to King George V.
Born on 7 December 1878, Edward L...
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Benjamin Pearsall
Benjamin James Pearsall (1 December 1878 – 18 January 1951) was an Australian politician. He was born in Clarence Plains. In 1928 he was elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly as an Independ...
Julie Manet
Julie Manet (November 14, 1878 – July 14, 1966) was a French painter and art collector.Born in Paris, Julie Manet was the daughter and only child of artist Berthe Morisot and Eugene Manet, younger bro...
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Patrick Donnelly (Irish politician)
Patrick Donnelly (1878 – 13 August 1947) was an Irish nationalist politician and MP in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.Donnelly was first elected as memb...
Stephan Angeloff
Stephan Angeloff (1878–1964) was a Bulgarian microbiologist.
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Frederick Bagshaw
Frederick Bertram Bagshaw (August 15, 1878 – 1966) was an English-born lawyer and political figure in Saskatchewan. He was a soldier's representative in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan ...
Maria Smith-Falkner
Maria Natanovna Smith-Falkner (Russian: Мария Натановна Смит-Фалькнер; February 16 [February 4, Old Style], 1878 in Taganrog – March 7, 1968 in Moscow) was a Soviet economist and statistician of ...
Lau Lauritzen, Sr.
Lau Lauritzen Sr., born Lauritz Lauritzen ( 13 March 1878, Silkeborg - 2 July 1938) was a noted early Danish film director, screenwriter and actor of the silent era in Denmark. His son, Lau Lauritzen...
Heruy Wolde Selassie
Blattengeta Heruy Welde Sellase (8 May 1878 – 19 September 1938; ብላቴን፡ጌታ፡ኅሩይ፡ወልደ፡ሥላሴ Blatten-Geta Həruy Wäldä-səllase) was a Foreign Minister of Ethiopia and a writer in Amharic. Bahru Zewde obs...
Rudolf Petersen
Rudolf Hieronymus Petersen (born 30 December 1878 in Hamburg; died 10 September 1962 in Wentorf bei Hamburg) was a German businessman, politician (CDU) and First Mayor of Hamburg (1945–46).Peter...
Joe Lydon (boxer)
Joseph Patrick Lydon (February 2, 1878 – August 19, 1937) was an American welterweight boxer who competed in the early twentieth century.
He was born in Swinford, County Mayo, Ireland. He competed...
Edwin Jacob
Edwin Ellis Jacob (10 April 1878 – 3 December 1964) was a British sailor who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics.He was born in Kensington. In 1924 he won the silver medal as crew member of the...
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Charles Zeleny
Charles Zeleny (1878-1939) was a Czech-American zoologist, and professor at the University of Illinois. He made important contributions to experimental zoology, especially embryology, regeneration, an...
Henry Normand MacLaurin
Brigadier General Henry Normand MacLaurin (31 October 1878 - 27 April 1915) was a barrister and Australian Army Colonel who served in World War I. He was shot dead by a Turkish sniper at Gallipoli on ...
J. L. Wilkinson
James Leslie Wilkinson (May 14, 1878 - August 21, 1964) was an American sports executive who founded the barnstorming All Nations baseball club in 1912, and the Negro league baseball team Kansas City ...
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Leopold Henry Collinson
Leopold Henry Collinson (13 May 1878–25 January 1954) was a New Zealand businessman, racehorse breeder and trainer, community leader. He was born in Palmerston North, Manawatu/Horowhenua, New Ze...
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Francis Sheehy-Skeffington
Francis Skeffington (23 December 1878 – 26 April 1916) from Bailieborough, County Cavan, was an Irish suffragist, pacifist and writer. He was a friend and schoolmate of James Joyce, Oliver St. John Go...
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Pamela Colman Smith
Pamela Colman Smith (16 February 1878 – 18 September 1951), also nicknamed Pixie, was an artist, illustrator, and writer. She is best known for designing the Waite-Smith deck of divinatory tarot...
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Teodor Neaga
Teodor Neaga (1878, Dănceni - December 6, 1941, Penza) was a Bessarabian politician.
He served as Member of the Moldovan Parliament (1917–1918).
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Harry Digweed
Harry Digweed (1878 – 1965) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Burton United, and the Southern League for Plymouth Argyle and Portsmouth. He was a half back.
Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha,, (Alexandra Louise Olga Victoria; 1 September 1878 – 16 April 1942), was the fourth child and third daughter of Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Grand Duchess...
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