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, ...
How Did The Republican And Democratic Parties Get Their Animal Symbols?
The Democratic Party’s donkey and the Republican Party’s elephant have been on the political scene since the 19th century. The origins of the Democratic donkey can be traced to the 1828 presidential c...
James Tissot
James Jacques Joseph Tissot French Victorian Neoclassical artist born 1836 - died 1902.
Albert Bierstadt
A tribute to Albert Bierstadt. American Hudson River School painter, landscapist & photographer. Born 1830 - Died 1902.
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, ...
How Did The Republican And Democratic Parties Get Their Animal Symbols?
The Democratic Party’s donkey and the Republican Party’s elephant have been on the political scene since the 19th century. The origins of the Democratic donkey can be traced to the 1828 presidential c...
Dreyfus affair
The Dreyfus affair (French: l'affaire Dreyfus, [la.fɛʁ dʁɛ.fys]) was a political scandal that divided France from its beginning in 1894 until it was finally resolved in 1906. The affair is often s...
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Charles Edward Searle
Reverend Dr. Charles Edward Searle (18 June 1828, Hackney – 29 July 1902, Cambridge) was an English clergyman and academic, Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge from 1880 until his death in 1902.Char...
Isparhecher
Isparhecher, also known as Is-pa-he-che and Spa-he-cha, was a full-blood Creek Indian who was born in Alabama in 1829 to full-blood Creek parents. The family belonged to the Lower Creeks (a.k.a., McI...
William Stephens (Dean of Winchester)
William Richard Wood Stephens was Dean of Winchester in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford and graduated in 1862. Ordained in 1865, he began his career ...
Fyodor Blinov
Fyodor Abramovich Blinov (1827–1902) was Russian inventor who introduced one of the first tracked vehicles (a wagon on continuous tracks) in 1877 (patented in 1879), and then developed his idea and bu...
Fyodor Blinov - Wikipedia
Stanislaus Sittenfeld
Stanislaus Sittenfeld (11 July 1865, Piotrków, Poland – 15 June 1902 in Davos, Switzerland) was a Polish–French chess master.Born in Poland, he lived in Paris from 1884. He participated at the Café de...
Walter Reed
Major General Walter Reed, M.D., U.S. Army, (September 13, 1851 – November 22, 1902) was a U.S. Army physician who in 1901 led the team that postulated and confirmed the theory that yellow fever ...
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Francis, Duke of Cádiz
Francis of Spain (13 May 1822 – 17 April 1902) was King consort of Spain as spouse of Isabella II of Spain. He is commonly styled the Duke of Cádiz, the title he held before his marriage.
Francis ...
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Henry G. Boyle
Henry G. Boyle (1824–1902) was the first president of the Southern States Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).Boyle was born in Bluestone, Tazewell County, Virginia...
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Francis A. Pratt
Francis Ashbury Pratt (February 15, 1827 – February 10, 1902) was a Connecticut mechanical engineer, inventor, and co-founder of Pratt & Whitney.
Pratt was born in Peru, New York. In the early...
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Simon James Dawson
Simon James Dawson (June 13, 1818 – October 30, 1902) was a Canadian civil engineer and politician.Born in Redhaven, Banffshire, Scotland, Dawson emigrated to Canada as a young man and began his...
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Malcolm MacDonald (Canadian politician)
Malcolm MacDonald (July 10, 1836 – September 23, 1902) was a merchant, ship owner, shipbuilder and political figure on Prince Edward Island. He represented 3rd Kings in the Legislative Assembly ...
Félix Delastelle
Félix Marie Delastelle (1840–1902) was a Frenchman most famous for his invention of several systems of polygraphic substitution ciphers including the bifid, trifid, and the four-square ciphers.D...
Robert M. Hunt
Dr. Robert Menzo Hunt (1828 – July 15, 1902) was an American physician in the U.S. state of California. Hunt was the first physician to practice medicine in Nevada City. For 44 years,...
Isaäc Dignus Fransen van de Putte
Isaäc Dignus Fransen van de Putte (22 March 1822, in Goes – 3 March 1902, in The Hague) was a Dutch politician.He was Prime Minister in 1866, and Minister of Colonial Affairs from 1863 to 1866 a...
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David Bennett (musician)
David Bennett (11 December 1823 – 9 August 1902) was a Canadian soldier and musician from Newfoundland.Bennett was born in Carlisle, England and came to Newfoundland at a young age. He ...
Henry Gréville
Henry Gréville (12 October 1842 in Paris – 1902), pen name for Mrs. Alice Durand, born Fleury, was a French writer.The daughter of a professor, she accompagned her father to St. Petersburg, stud...
Henry Gréville - Wikipedia
Gaetano Casati
Gaetano Casati (1838–1902) was an Italian explorer of Africa, born in Lesmo in upper Italy. After studying at the Academy in Pavia he entered the Italian army in 1859 and served there until 1879. On ...
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Enmegahbowh
Enmegahbowh (c. 1820 – June 12, 1902; from Enami'egaabaw, meaning "He that prays [for his people while] standing"; also known as John Johnson) was the first Native American to be ordained a priest in ...
Enmegahbowh - Wikipedia
Lars Hertervig
Lars Hertervig (16 February 1830 – 6 January 1902) was a Norwegian painter. His semi-fantastical work with motives from the coastal landscape in the traditional district of Ryfylke is regarded as one ...
Lars Hertervig - Wikipedia
John McLean (New Zealand politician)
John McLean (1818 – 15 July 1902) was a member of the New Zealand Legislative Council from 10 April 1867 to 21 August 1872, when he resigned.He was from Oamaru, North Otago. He was born in Argyllshire...
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Aisha Taymur
Aisha Taymur (Arabic: عائشة تيمور‎; full name: Aisha E'ismat Taymur or Aisha 'Esmat al-Taymuriyya, Arabic: عائشة عصمت تيمور‎ or Arabic: عائشة التيمورية‎)(1840-1902) was a...
Albert Tucker (Australian politician)
Albert Edwin Elworthy Lee Tucker, often referred to as Albert Lee Tucker, (16 March 1843 – 8 May 1902) was an Australian politician, member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.
Tucker was born i...
Sir Richard Temple, 1st Baronet
Sir Richard Temple, 1st Baronet, GCSI, CIE, PC, FRS (8 March 1826 – 15 March 1902) was an administrator in British India and a British politician.
Temple was the son of Richard...
Sir Richard Temple, 1st Baronet - Wikipedia