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
Casta diva Adelina Patti, a leading soprano in the late 19th century, in 1906, age 63 Norma Vincenzo Bellini (1831)
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, ...
Edward Lamson Henry
Edward Lamson Henry (January 12, 1841 – May 9, 1919), commonly known as E.L. Henry, was an American genre painter, born in Charleston, South Carolina.
Though born in Charleston, by age seven...
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Frank Winfield Woolworth
Frank Winfield Woolworth (April 13, 1852 – April 8, 1919) was the founder of F. W. Woolworth Company and the operator of variety stores known as "Five-and-Dimes" (5- and 10-cent stores) or dimes...
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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...
Andrea Naccari
Andrea Naccari (1841 – 1919) is notable for his study of the thermoelectric properties of metals, the photoelectric effect of metals immersed in liquids, and the electrical conductivity of gase...
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Jack Stretch
John Francis "Jack" Stretch (28 January 1855–19 April 1919) was an Anglican bishop in the last decades of the 19th century and the first two of the 20th.Stretch was born at Geelong, Victoria, Australi...
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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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...
Lőrinc Szapáry - Wikipedia
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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Frederick W. Henninger
Frederick William "Pa" Henninger (February 2, 1873 – May 30, 1919) was an American businessman and football player and coach. He played football for the University of Michigan from 1893 to 1896...
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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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Luigi Luciani
Luigi Luciani ForMemRS {23 November 1842 - 23 June 1919} was an Italian neuroscientist.
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,...
American Anti-Imperialist League - Wikipedia