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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Mayhew, Henry (1812–1887), author and social reformer

Deborah Vlock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Literature. 1350 words.

Mayhew, Henry (1812–1887), author and social reformer, was born in London on 25 November 1812, the son of Joshua Dorset Joseph Mayhew (d. 1858) and Mary Ann Fenn. He was educated at...

Fullerton [née Leveson-Gower], Lady Georgiana Charlotte (1812–1885), novelist and philanthropist

Solveig C. Robinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1060 words.

Fullerton [née Leveson-Gower], Lady Georgiana Charlotte (1812–1885), novelist and philanthropist, was born on 23 September 1812 at Tixall Hall, Staffordshire, the third of four children of...

Whitcher, Frances Miriam Berry

Nancy A. Walker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour. 1062 words.

Whitcher, Frances Miriam Berry (1812–04 January 1852), author, was born in Whitesboro, New York, the daughter of Elizabeth Wells and Lewis Berry, an innkeeper. As a child, Miriam (as she...

Thompson, William Tappan

L. Moody Simms.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1014 words.

Thompson, William Tappan (31 August 1812–24 March 1882), author and humorist, was born in Ravenna, Ohio, the son of David Thompson, of Virginia, and Catherine Kerney, a native of Dublin,...

Dickens, Charles Culliford Boz [Charley] (1837–1896), magazine editor and compiler of guidebooks

M. Clare Loughlin-Chow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday; Journalism. 1251 words.

Dickens, Charles Culliford Boz [Charley] (1837–1896), magazine editor and compiler of guidebooks, was born on 6 January 1837 at 15 Furnival's Inn, London, the eldest of the ten children of...

Lamar, John Basil

Kenneth Coleman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Agriculture and Farming. 887 words.

Lamar, John Basil (05 November 1812–15 September 1862), writer and planter, was born in Milledgeville, Georgia, the son of Zachariah Lamar, a merchant and planter, and Mary Ann Robinson....

Lanusse, Armand

Caryn Cossé Bell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education. 1214 words.

Lanusse, Armand (1812–16 March 1868), writer, civil rights activist, and educator, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Nothing is known of his personal life except that he married and had...