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.
William Cotton (Lord Mayor)
Sir William James Richmond Cotton (13 November 1822 - 4 June 1902) was an English merchant and Conservative Party politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1874 to 1885.Cotton was born at Stratf...
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Sebastian Kronenwetter
Sebastian Kronenwetter (January 20, 1833 – April 27, 1902) was a Wisconsin pioneer, businessman, and state legislator.Born in Württemberg, Germany, Kronenwetter and his family emigrated to the U...
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902) was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement. Her Declaration of Sentiments, pre...
Elizabeth Cady Stanton - Wikipedia
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...
William Rathbone VI
William Rathbone VI (11 February 1819 – 6 March 1902) was an English merchant and businessman noted for his philanthropic and public work. He was an English Liberal politician who sat in the House of ...
William Rathbone VI - Wikipedia
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...
Robert Bourke, 1st Baron Connemara
Robert Bourke, 1st Baron Connemara, GCIE, PC (11 June 1827 – 3 September 1902), was a British Conservative politician and colonial administrator. He served as Under-Secretary of State for Foreig...
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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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Friedrich Schlie
Friedrich Schlie (12 December 1839, Brüel, Mecklenburg-Schwerin - 21 July 1902, Bad Kissingen) was a German art historian and archaeologist.
As the son of a Kantor and teacher, Schlie was taught ...
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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...
William McConnel
William McConnel was an industrialist and mill-owner from Lancashire, England. He founded the Aberdovey Slate Company that ran the Bryn Eglwys slate quarry from 1863 onwards and oversaw the constructi...
Amancio Alcorta
Amancio Alcorta (March 27, 1842 – May 5, 1902) was an Argentine legal theorist, conservative politician and diplomat.
Amancio Alcorta was born in Buenos Aires, in 1842, and enrolled at the Univer...
Amancio Alcorta - Wikipedia
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 ...
P. Rangaiah Naidu
Palavai Rangaiah Naidu (1828–1902) was an Indian lawyer, politician and Indian independence activist. He was an important leader of the Indian National Congress in its early stages.
Rangaiah Naidu...
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Alphonse Magnien
Alphonse Magnien (June 9, 1837 – December 21, 1902) was the superior at St. Mary's Seminary and University in Baltimore, Maryland from 1878 to 1902. He exerted a considerable influence on Roman Cathol...
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 ...
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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