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Adams, Samuel (1722–1803), revolutionary politician in America

William Pencak.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics. 1662 words.

Adams, Samuel (1722–1803), revolutionary politician in America, was born on 27 September 1722, one of three children (who survived to adulthood) of Samuel Adams (1689–1748) of Boston and...

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...

Aldred, Guy Alfred (1886–1963), anarchist and political propagandist

Bob Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1195 words.

Aldred, Guy Alfred (1886–1963), anarchist and political propagandist, was born on 5 November 1886 at 24 Corporation Buildings, Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London, the son of Arthur Alfred...

Allen, Ethan (1738–1789), revolutionary army officer and politician in America

Michael A. Bellesîles.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1347 words.

Allen, Ethan (1738–1789), revolutionary army officer and politician in America, was born on 10 January 1738 in Litchfield, Connecticut, the eldest of the seven children of Joseph Allen...

The Arab Revolutions of 2011: Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria

in Revolutions

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: World History; Revolutions and Rebellions; Politics. 4014 words.

The sudden collapse of regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria startled the world. These revolutions have just begun, and it is too soon to say how they will end. ‘The Arab Revolutions...

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Arundell, Humphrey (1512/13–1550), rebel

J. P. D. Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1891 words.

Arundell, Humphrey (1512/13–1550), rebel, was born in 1512 or 1513, being twenty-three in 1536, the son and heir of Roger Arundell (d. 1536), landowner, of Helland, Cornwall, and his wife,...

Ashe, John (1725–1781), revolutionary politician in America

William S. Powell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics. 1508 words.

Ashe, John (1725–1781), revolutionary politician in America, was born on 24 March 1725 in Beaufort county, North Carolina, the eldest son of John Baptista Ashe (d. 1734), and his wife,...

Ashe, Samuel (1725–1813), politician and judge in the United States of America

William S. Powell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 942 words.

Ashe, Samuel (1725–1813), politician and judge in the United States of America, was born near Bath, Beaufort county, North Carolina, the son of John Baptista Ashe (d. 1734), a native of...

Ashton, Mark Christian (1960–1987), communist and gay activist

Daryl Leeworthy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1059 words.

Ashton, Mark Christian (1960–1987), communist and gay activist, was born at Woodfield Maternity Home, Oldham, Lancashire, on 19 May 1960, the first of two children and eldest son of...

Aske, Robert (c. 1500–1537), lawyer and rebel

R. W. Hoyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 2163 words.

Aske, Robert (c. 1500–1537), lawyer and rebel, was the third son of Sir Robert Aske (d. 1529), landowner, of Aughton, near Selby, Yorkshire, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of John...

Aveling, Edward Bibbens (1849–1898), Marxist campaigner

C. A. Creffield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1673 words.

Aveling, Edward Bibbens (1849–1898), Marxist campaigner, was born on 29 November 1849 at 6 Nelson Terrace, Stoke Newington, the fifth of eight children of Thomas William Baxter Aveling...

Ball, John (d. 1381), chaplain and leader of the peasants' revolt

Andrew Prescott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Religion; History of Religion. 1130 words.

Ball, John (d. 1381), chaplain and leader of the peasants' revolt, was of obscure origins. He had been an itinerant radical preacher for nearly twenty years before the revolt. He described...

Bambatha ka Mancinza (1865/6–1906), chief and rebel in Natal

P. S. Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; African History; African Politics. 1237 words.

Bambatha ka Mancinza (1865/6–1906), chief and rebel in Natal, was born in 1865 or 1866 in the Umvoti division of the British colony of Natal. He was the son of the chief Mancinza (also...

Bardolf, Thomas, fifth Baron Bardolf (1369–1408), landowner and rebel

Henry Summerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1308 words.

Bardolf, Thomas, fifth Baron Bardolf (1369–1408), landowner and rebel, was born at Birling, Kent, on 22 December 1369, the son of William, fourth Baron Bardolf (1349–1386), and his wife,...

Barlas, John Evelyn [pseud. Evelyn Douglas] (1860–1914), poet and anarchist–communist

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). 1641 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...

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...

Bartlett, Josiah (1729–1795), physician and revolutionary politician in America

Dennis M. Conrad.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics. 829 words.

Bartlett, Josiah (1729–1795), physician and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 21 November 1729 in Amesbury, Massachusetts, the seventh and youngest child of Stephen Bartlett,...

Basset, Gilbert (d. 1241), knight and rebel

Nicholas Vincent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History. 1230 words.

Basset, Gilbert (d. 1241), knight and rebel, was the son and heir of Alan Basset (d. 1232) and his wife, Alice or Alina de Gai (d. 1230), or possibly an earlier wife, Alice de Gray. Alan...

Bax, Ernest Belfort (1854–1926), Marxist theoretician and activist

Stanley Pierson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1476 words.

Bax, Ernest Belfort (1854–1926), Marxist theoretician and activist, was born at his parents' home, 27 Clarendon Square, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, on 23 July 1854, the last of four...

Bell, Thomas Hargrave [Tom] (1882–1944), political organizer

Kevin Morgan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1420 words.

Bell, Thomas Hargrave [Tom] (1882–1944), political organizer, was born at 779 Great Eastern Road, Parkhead, Glasgow, on 20 September 1882, one of six children of William Bell (b. 1849/50),...