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Rhodes, Cecil John

Shula Marks and Stanley Trapido

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195105070
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/35731
Rhodes, Cecil John

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Rhodes, Cecil John (1853–1902), imperialist, colonial politician, and mining entrepreneur, was born at Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire on 5 July 1853. He was the fifth son of Francis William Rhodes (1807–1878), vicar of that parish from 1849 to 1876, and his second wife, ...

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Subjects: Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; Politics ; African Politics

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