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
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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...
Rowland Winn, 2nd Baron St Oswald
Rowland Winn, 2nd Baron St Oswald ( 1857–1919 ) was a Conservative Party politician in England.At the 1885 general election, he was elected as Member of Parliament for Pontefract in Yorkshire. He held...
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, ...
Charles Brinckerhoff Richards
Charles Brinckerhoff Richards (December 23, 1835 – April 20, 1919) was an engineer who worked for Colt's Patent Fire Arms Co., where he was responsible for the development of the Colt Single Action Ar...
George Burman Foster
George Burman Foster (1858–1919) was part of the faculty in the Divinity School (Baptist) at the University of Chicago under the leadership of William Rainey Harper. His views were often thought by hi...
Gustav Landauer
Gustav Landauer (7 April 1870 – 2 May 1919) was one of the leading theorists on anarchism in Germany in the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century. He was an advocate of social anarchis...
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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...
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...
John Theophilus Jenkins
John Theophilus Jenkins (January 1, 1829 – January 17, 1919) was a physician and political figure in Prince Edward Island. He represented Charlottetown in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edwa...
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...
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George Capewell
George Joseph Capewell (June 26, 1843 – November 6, 1919) was born in Birmingham, England. He was educated in Woodbury, Connecticut and went to work at fifteen for Scoville in Waterbury, Connecticut. ...
Norman Phinney
Norman H. Phinney (August 7, 1850 – 1919) was a businessman and political figure in Nova Scotia, Canada. He represented Annapolis County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1911 to 1916 as...
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...
Juan Isidro Jimenes Pereyra
Juan Isidro Jimenes Pereyra (November 15, 1846 – May 9, 1919) was a Dominican political figure. He served as the president of the Dominican Republic between 15 November 1899 and 2 May 1902, and again ...
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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...