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Aiken, Francis Thomas [Frank] (1898–1983), Irish revolutionary and politician

Eunan O'Halpin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; UK Politics; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 889 words.

Aiken, Francis Thomas [Frank] (1898–1983), Irish revolutionary and politician, was born on 13 February 1898 at Carrickbracken, Camlough, co. Armagh, into a well-to-do farming family. He was...

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Alex, (Edward) Ephraim (1800–1882), founder of the Jewish Board of Guardians

Doreen Berger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 839 words.

Alex, (Edward) Ephraim (1800–1882), founder of the Jewish Board of Guardians, was born on 12 December 1800 in St Katherine in the City of London. He was the eldest surviving son of Solomon...

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Allen, John (d. 1855), Irish nationalist and army officer

Nancy J. Curtin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 293 words.

Allen, John (d. 1855), Irish nationalist and army officer, was a native of Dublin, where he was also for some time a partner in a drapery business. His participation in the United Irish...

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Ballou, Adin

Len Gougeon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; World History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Politics and Law; Ethnic Politics. 1229 words.

Ballou, Adin (23 April 1803–05 August 1890), Universalist clergyman, reformer, and founder of Hopedale Community, was born in Cumberland, Rhode Island, the son of Ariel Ballou and Edilda...

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Barry, Thomas Bernardine (1897–1980), Irish revolutionary and folk hero

Peter Hart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Social and Cultural History; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 837 words.

Barry, Thomas Bernardine (1897–1980), Irish revolutionary and folk hero, was born on 1 July 1897 in Killorglin, co. Kerry, the eldest son and second of eleven children of Thomas Barry, a...

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Bentwich, Norman de Mattos (1883–1971), colonial official and exponent of Jewish ideals

Walter Zander.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 1157 words.

Bentwich, Norman de Mattos (1883–1971), colonial official and exponent of Jewish ideals, was born in London on 28 February 1883, the elder son and second of eleven children of Herbert...

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Boland, Henry James [Harry] (1887–1922), tailor's cutter and Irish revolutionary

David Fitzpatrick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; UK Politics; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2545 words.

Boland, Henry James [Harry] (1887–1922), tailor's cutter and Irish revolutionary, was born on 27 April 1887 at 6 Dalymount Terrace, Phibsborough Road, north Dublin, the third of five...

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Brennan, Michael [Mícheál] (1896–1986), Irish revolutionary and general

David Fitzpatrick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 2280 words.

Brennan, Michael [Mícheál] (1896–1986), Irish revolutionary and general, was born on 2 February 1896 at Gortgarraun, near Meelick, co. Clare, the youngest of three rebel sons of Patrick...

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Brennan, Robert (1881–1964), Irish republican and diplomatist

Alan O'Day.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; UK Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 993 words.

Brennan, Robert (1881–1964), Irish republican and diplomatist, was born in John's Gate Street, Wexford, on 22 July 1881, one of five children of Robert Brennan, a victualler and cattle...

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Brisbane, Albert

Carl J. Guarneri.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethnic Politics. 1668 words.

Brisbane, Albert (22 August 1809–01 May 1890), utopian socialist, was born in Batavia, New York, the son of James Brisbane, a merchant and landowner, and Mary Stevens. His father, a former...

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