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Ali, Abdullah Yusuf (1872–1953), Indian civil servant and Islamic scholar

Khizar Humayun Ansari.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Islam; Religious Studies. 1351 words.

Ali, Abdullah Yusuf (1872–1953), Indian civil servant and Islamic scholar, was born on 4 April 1872 in Surat, Gujarat, India. His father, Yusuf Ali Allahbuksh,...

Balfour, Gerald William, second earl of Balfour (1853–1945), politician and psychical researcher

Janet Oppenheim.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; UK Politics. 1874 words.

Balfour, Gerald William, second earl of Balfour (1853–1945), politician and psychical researcher, was born on 9 April 1853, in Edinburgh, the seventh of eight children of James Maitland...

Ballard, Edna Anne Wheeler

Robert S. Ellwood.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Ethnic Politics. 994 words.

Ballard, Edna Anne Wheeler (25 June 1886–10 February 1971), and Guy Warren Ballard (28 July 1878–29 December 1939), controversial founders of the "I Am" movement, controversial founders of...

Ballard, Guy Warren

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Ethnic Politics. 5 words.

See Ballard, Edna Anne Wheeler

Barclay, Robert, of Ury (1648–1690), religious writer and colonial governor

Gordon DesBrisay.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 2907 words.

Barclay, Robert, of Ury (1648–1690), religious writer and colonial governor, was born at Gordonstown, Moray, on 23 December 1648, the eldest of the five children of David Barclay of Ury...

Bishop, George (d. 1668), government official and religious writer

Maryann S. Feola.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Religious Studies. 1342 words.

Bishop, George (d. 1668), government official and religious writer, was born in Bristol, probably the son of Thomas Bishop, brewer, who became a freeman of the city in 1612. A local and...

Blackstone, William E.

John Fea.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Religious Studies. 1048 words.

Blackstone, William E. (06 October 1841–1935), Christian Zionist and author, was born in Adams, New York, the son of Andrew Blackstone, a tinsmith, and Sally (maiden name unknown). Born...

Bonner, Hypatia Bradlaugh (1858–1935), freethinker and radical

Edward Royle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Politics. 1074 words.

Bonner, Hypatia Bradlaugh (1858–1935), freethinker and radical, was born in London on 30 March 1858 at 3 Hedger's Terrace, Hackney, the second child of Charles Bradlaugh (1833–1891),...

Bradlaugh, Charles (1833–1891), politician and freethinker

Edward Royle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; UK Politics. 1843 words.

Bradlaugh, Charles (1833–1891), politician and freethinker, was born on 26 September 1833 at home at 31 Bacchus Walk, Hoxton, London, the eldest of seven children born to Charles Bradlaugh,...

Bulstrode, Whitelocke (1652–1724), administrator and religious writer

William E. Burns.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Religious Studies. 808 words.

Bulstrode, Whitelocke (1652–1724), administrator and religious writer, was born on 25 September 1652, the second of three sons of Sir Richard Bulstrode (1617–1711), diplomat, and his first...

Cadbury, Henry Joel

Margaret Hope Bacon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Politics and Law. 1359 words.

Cadbury, Henry Joel (01 December 1883–07 October 1974), New Testament scholar and pacifist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Joel Cadbury, Jr., a partner in a successful...

Carlile, Elizabeth Sharples (1803–1852), freethought lecturer and advocate of women's rights

Edward Royle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Education. 857 words.

Carlile, Elizabeth Sharples (1803–1852), freethought lecturer and advocate of women's rights, was one of six children born to Ann and Richard Sharples, a counterpane manufacturer, in...

Colman, Lucy Newhall

Christopher Densmore.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1027 words.

Colman, Lucy Newhall (26 July 1817–18 January 1906), abolitionist, women's rights advocate, and freethinker, abolitionist, women’s rights advocate, and freethinker, was born in Sturbridge,...

Cotton, Sir Henry John Stedman (1845–1915), administrator in India and positivist

Edward C. Moulton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1013 words.

Cotton, Sir Henry John Stedman (1845–1915), administrator in India and positivist, was born in Kumbakonam, Madras presidency, south India, on 13 September 1845, the first of two sons of...

Davis, Mary Fenn Robinson

Ann D. Braude.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 756 words.

Davis, Mary Fenn Robinson (17 July 1824–18 July 1886), Spiritualist lecturer and women's rights advocate, Spiritualist lecturer and women’s rights advocate, was born in Clarendon, New York,...

Deganawidah

Cornelius J. Jaenen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Alternative Belief Systems; Native American History; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1057 words.

Deganawidah (fl. 1450), Huron spiritual leader and mystic, and, according to Iroquois legends, principal founder of the League of the Hau-Dé-No-Sau-Nee, or People of the Longhouse. The oral...

Detrosier, Rowland [formerly Rowley Barnes] (1800?–1834), freethinking radical and popular lecturer

Matthew Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Education; Politics. 1081 words.

Detrosier, Rowland [formerly Rowley Barnes] (1800?–1834), freethinking radical and popular lecturer, was born in London, the son of a Manchester merchant, Robert Norris, and a Frenchwoman...

Eaton, (Horace Charles Le) Gai [names in religion Hasan ‘Abd al-Hakim, Sidi Hasan] (1921–2010), diplomatist and Muslim scholar

Khizar Humayun Ansari.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Religious Studies; Education. 1186 words.

Eaton, (Horace Charles Le) Gai [names in religion Hasan ‘Abd al-Hakim, Sidi Hasan] (1921–2010), diplomatist and Muslim scholar, was born on 1 January 1921 in Lausanne, Switzerland, the son...

Foote, George William (1850–1915), radical journalist and secularist

Edward Royle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Journalism; Politics. 837 words.

Foote, George William (1850–1915), radical journalist and secularist, was born at 2 How Street Cottages, Plymouth, on 11 January 1850, the son of William Thomas Foot, customs officer, who...

Fuller, Margaret

Joel Athey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Alternative Belief Systems; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 2643 words.

Fuller, Margaret (23 May 1810–19 July 1850), author and feminist, was born Sarah Margaret Fuller in Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, the daughter of Timothy Fuller, a lawyer, and Margaret...