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.
Max Schede
Max Schede (January 7, 1844 – December 31, 1902) was a German surgeon born in Arnsberg. Schede studied medicine at the Universities of Halle, Heidelberg and Zurich, obtaining his medical doctora...
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George Oakes (Australian politician)
George Oakes (1813 – 10 August 1881) was an Australian pastoralist and politician. He was a member of the New South Wales Legislative Council for two periods between 1848 and 1856 and again between 18...
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...
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 ...
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...
Albert Bierstadt
Albert Bierstadt (January 7, 1830 – February 18, 1902) was an American painter best known for his lavish, sweeping landscapes of the American West. To paint the scenes, Bierstadt joined several journe...
Albert Bierstadt - Wikipedia
Carl August Walbrodt
Carl August Walbrodt (November 28, 1871, Amsterdam – October 3, 1902, Berlin) was a German chess master.Walbrodt's parents, along with his older brother, moved from Wesel, Rhine Province to Amsterda...
Carl August Walbrodt - Wikipedia
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 ...
Walter Reed - Wikipedia
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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Dmitry Sipyagin
Dmitry Sergeyevich Sipyagin (Дмитрий Серге́евич Сипягин) (March 20 [O.S. March 8] 1853 – April 15 [O.S. April 2] 1902), a Russian statesman.
Born in Kiev,...
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Hirsh Lekert
Hirsh Lekert (born 1880 in Onuškis (Hanoshishok), near Kaunas, died June 10, 1902 in Vilna) was a Jewish socialist activist and member of the Bund.
Lekert, illiterate shoemaker, was active in the ...
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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 ...
Phil Reccius
Phillip Reccius (June 7, 1862 – February 15, 1903) was an American Major League Baseball player from Louisville, Kentucky, who played for eight seasons in the majors, mainly playing third base f...
Phil Reccius - Wikipedia
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,...
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
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
John James (Medal of Honor)
John James (1838 – May 23, 1902) was a British-born American soldier in the U.S. Army who served with the 5th U.S. Cavalry during the Texas–Indian Wars. He was one of seven men who received the ...
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...
John McLean (New Zealand politician) - Wikipedia
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...