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Anders, Władysław

Peter D. Stachura.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Politics; European Politics. 1343 words.

Anders, Władysław (1892–1970), army officer and politician, was born on 11 August 1892 in Błonie, in the county of Kutno, in Russian Poland. The eldest of four sons of Catholic parents, he...

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Ball, Sir Alexander John, baronet

Henry Frendo.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; European Politics. 1163 words.

Ball, Sir Alexander John, baronet (1756–1809), naval officer and politician in Malta, was born on 22 July 1756 at Ebworth Park, Painswick, Gloucestershire, the son of Robert Ball...

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Bernstorff, Andreas Gottlieb von, Baron Bernstorff in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire

Andrew C. Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Social and Cultural History; European Politics. 1915 words.

Bernstorff, Andreas Gottlieb von, Baron Bernstorff in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire (1649–1726), politician and diplomat, was born on 2 March 1649 ns in Ratzeburg, then in the duchy...

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Biggs, Matilda Ashurst

Jonathan Spain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; European Politics. 1697 words.

Biggs, Matilda Ashurst (1816/17–1866), campaigner for women's rights and supporter of Italian independence, was born in Muswell Hill, Middlesex, the second daughter of William Henry Ashurst...

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Boxshall, Edwin George

Richard Davenport-Hines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; European Politics. 1145 words.

Boxshall, Edwin George (1897–1984), Balkan specialist and intelligence officer, was born on 4 February 1897 in Bucharest, the only son and younger child of William George Boxshall (d....

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Emin, Emin Joseph

Michael H. Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; European Politics. 929 words.

Emin, Emin Joseph (1726–1809), army officer in the East India Company and Armenian nationalist, was born in Hamadan, Persia, the son of Hovsep (also known as Joseph; d. 1777), merchant....

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Hervart, Esther d' [married name Esther de la Tour du Pin, marquise de Gouvernet in the French nobility; known as Madame de Gouvernet]

Vivienne Larminie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: European Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 1798 words.

Hervart, Esther d' [married name Esther de la Tour du Pin, marquise de Gouvernet in the French nobility; known as Madame de Gouvernet] (c. 1636–1722), noblewoman and refugee, was the only...

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Irby, (Adeline) Paulina

Dorothy Anderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday; European Politics. 794 words.

Irby, (Adeline) Paulina (1831–1911), traveller and Balkan sympathizer, was the youngest daughter of Rear-Admiral the Hon. Frederick Paul Irby (1779–1844) of Long Stratton, Norfolk, and his...

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Münchhausen, Gerlach Adolf von, Baron Münchhausen in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire

Andrew C. Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations; European Politics. 1449 words.

Münchhausen, Gerlach Adolf von, Baron Münchhausen in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire (1688–1770), politician and diplomat, was born on 5 October 1688 ns in Berlin. He was the third...

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Münchhausen, Philipp Adolf von, Baron Münchhausen in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire

Andrew C. Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Social and Cultural History; European Politics. 1315 words.

Münchhausen, Philipp Adolf von, Baron Münchhausen in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire (1694–1762), politician and administrator, was born on 7 July 1694 ns at Steinburg, Saxony, the...

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