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, ...
Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Filmed Painting at Home (1919)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Filmed Painting at Home (1919) This is unique footage of the great Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919). He is seen at home, working on a canvas. I'm just...
7 Amazing Rags To Riches Stories
Not all the wealthy figures of the past were born with a silver spoon in their mouth. In fact, some of history’s most famous business tycoons and royals spent their youths as peasants, poor immigrants...
Ruggero Leoncavallo
Marius Vlad sings Pagliacci in Bucharest, 2006.
Adelina Patti
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Arthur Hacker
Arthur Hacker (September 25, 1858 -- November 12, 1919) was an English classicist painter. Hacker changed his style several times -after the plein air work o...
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Video: Lila Calderón. Pinturas: Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Música: Wim Mertens.
Mao Zedong
Die dritte Video-Botschaft des revolutionären 1.Mai-Bündnis 18 Uhr am U-BHF Kottbusser Tor in Berlin. Klassenkampf statt Standortlogik! 9 Uhr Wittenbergplatz...
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, ...
Anglo-Russian Entente
Signed on August 31, 1907, in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Anglo-Russian Convention of 1907 brought shaky British-Russian relations to the forefront by solidifying boundaries that identified respective...
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7 Amazing Rags To Riches Stories
Not all the wealthy figures of the past were born with a silver spoon in their mouth. In fact, some of history’s most famous business tycoons and royals spent their youths as peasants, poor immigrants...
August Engelhardt
August Engelhardt (27 November 1875 Nuremberg, Germany – 6 May 1919, Kabakon, Papua New Guinea), was a German author and founder of a sect.
Health reformer August Moritz Engelhardt de:August ...
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Princess Augusta of Saxe-Meiningen
Princess Augusta Louise Adelaide Caroline Ida of Saxe-Meiningen (6 August 1843 – 11 November 1919) was the daughter of Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen and his wife Princess Marie Frederica o...
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William Kirkpatrick McNaught
William Kirkpatrick McNaught (September 6, 1845 – 1919) was an Ontario manufacturer and political figure. He represented Toronto North in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1906 to 1914 as...
Dave Gregory (cricketer)
David William Gregory (15 April 1845 – 4 August 1919) was an Australian cricketer of the 19th century. A right-handed batsman, Gregory was the first Australian national cricket captain, leading the si...
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Thomas M. Harries
Lieutenant Thomas Montagu Harries was a Scottish World War I flying ace credited with 11 aerial victories. He was the second scoring ace using the Sopwith 1½ Strutter; he then also became an ace on th...
Takaanui Hohaia Tarakawa
Takaanui Hohaia Tarakawa (1852–1919) was a notable New Zealand tohunga, historian, genealogist, and writer. Of Māori descent, he identified with the Ngai Te Rangi, Ngati Rangiwewehi, Tapuika an...
Daniel Russell Brown
Daniel Russell Brown (March 28, 1848 – February 28, 1919) was an American politician and the 43rd Governor of Rhode Island.
D. Russell Brown was born in Bolton, Tolland County, Connecticut, United...
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Hermann Schussler
Hermann Schüssler or Schussler (August 4, 1842 - April 27, 1919) was a German water-systems engineer and architect of dams famous for designing the Comstock water system.
Hermann Schussler was bor...
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Lőrinc Szapáry
Count Lőrinc Ágoston Gyula Szapáry de Szapár, Muraszombat et Széchy-Sziget (July 10, 1866 – July 13, 1919) was a Hungarian diplomat, who served as Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to Chile from 1912 to 191...
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Martin Van Buren Bates
Martin Van Buren Bates (November 9, 1837 – January 7, 1919), known as the "Kentucky Giant" among other nicknames, was a Civil War-era American famed for his incredibly large size.Though born an infant...
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Geoffroi Jacques Flach
Geoffroi Jacques Flach (February 16, 1846 – December 4, 1919) was a French jurist and historian born at Strasbourg, Alsace, of a family known at least as early as the 16th century, when Sigismond Flac...
Emmanuel Cosquin
Emmanuel Cosquin (1841 – 1919) was a French folklorist. He wrote the "Popular Tales of Lorraine," in the introduction to which he argues for the theory that the development as well as the origin of su...
Digger Stanley
George ‘Digger’ Stanley (28 February 1876 – 7 March 1919) was an English boxer who was British and European bantamweight boxing champion.
Stanley was a gypsy, and was born in a caravan at Kingston...
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George Gebhardt
George Gebhardt (1879 – May 2, 1919) was a Swiss-born American silent film actor. He appeared in 128 films between 1908 and 1922. He was born in Basel, Switzerland and died in Edensdale, New Yo...
John Barnes (judge)
John Barnes (July 26, 1859 – January 1, 1919) was an American jurist from Wisconsin.Born on a farm in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, Barnes went to Oshkosh Normal School and taught school for six ...
American Anti-Imperialist League
The American Anti-Imperialist League was an organization established on June 15, 1898, to battle the American annexation of the Philippines as an insular area. The anti-imperialists opposed expansion,...
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