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Barlas, John Evelyn [pseud. Evelyn Douglas]

Gutala Krishnamurti.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1626 words.

Barlas, John Evelyn [pseud. Evelyn Douglas] (1860–1914), poet and anarchist–communist, was born in Rangoon, Burma, on 13 July 1860, the third and only surviving son of John Barlas...

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Bentley, Elizabeth Terrill

Harold Josephson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1495 words.

Bentley, Elizabeth Terrill (01 January 1908–03 December 1963), Communist party activist and government witness, was born in New Milford, Connecticut, the daughter of Charles Prentiss...

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Bevington [married name Guggenberger], Louisa Sarah

Katharine McGowran.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 627 words.

Bevington [married name Guggenberger], Louisa Sarah (1845–1895), poet and anarchist, was born on 14 May 1845 in St John's Hill, Battersea, Surrey, to Louisa and Alexander Bevington. The...

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Childs, Morris

Harvey Klehr.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1229 words.

Childs, Morris (10 June 1902–02 June 1991), Communist official and American intelligence double agent, was born Moishe Chilovsky in Kiev, Ukraine, the son of Joseph Chilovsky, a cobbler,...

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Clark, Abraham

Brendan McConville.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Literature. 727 words.

Clark, Abraham (1726–1794), author and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 15 February 1726 in Elizabethtown, New Jersey, the son of Thomas Clark, farmer and alderman, and his...

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Digges, Thomas Attwood

David M. Craig.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1361 words.

Digges, Thomas Attwood (04 July 1742–06 December 1821), gentleman, confidential agent, ne'er-do-well, and novelist, gentleman, confidential agent, ne’er-do-well, and novelist, was born in...

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Freneau, Philip Morin

Kevin J. Hayes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Journalism; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1214 words.

Freneau, Philip Morin (1752–1832), revolutionary poet and journalist in America, was born on 2 January 1752 on Frankford Street, New York city. He was the first of two children of Pierre...

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Gold, Michael

Gerald Sorin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1208 words.

Gold, Michael (12 April 1893–14 May 1967), radical intellectual and writer, was born Itzok Isaac Granich on the Lower East Side of New York City, son of Chaim Granich and Gittel Schwartz,...

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Jackson, Thomas Alfred

Kevin Morgan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1109 words.

Jackson, Thomas Alfred (1879–1955), author and communist, was born at 3 Tysoe Street, Clerkenwell, London, on 21 August 1879, the only son among the four children of Thomas Blackwell...

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Jenye [Janney], Thomas

Sarah Clayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1110 words.

Jenye [Janney], Thomas (fl. 1565–1583), rebel and poet, probably came from Yorkshire, although his exact origins and details about his parentage are unknown. He was possibly related to...

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