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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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Herzen, Alexander [Aleksandr Ivanovich Gertsen] (1812–1870), radical publicist

Patrick Waddington.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Politics. 1182 words.

Herzen, Alexander [Aleksandr Ivanovich Gertsen] (1812–1870), radical publicist, was born at what is now 25 Tverskoy bulvar, Moscow, on 25 March 1812 os (6 April 1812 ns), the illegitimate...

Montgomerie, Archibald William, thirteenth earl of Eglinton and first earl of Winton (1812–1861), politician and racing patron

Mary S. Millar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1694 words.

Montgomerie, Archibald William, thirteenth earl of Eglinton and first earl of Winton (1812–1861), politician and racing patron, was born on 29 September 1812 at Palermo, Sicily, the second...

Quin, Windham Thomas Wyndham-, fourth earl of Dunraven and Mount Earl (1841–1926), politician and yachtsman

S. L. Gwynn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; UK Politics. 1995 words.

Quin, Windham Thomas Wyndham-, fourth earl of Dunraven and Mount Earl (1841–1926), politician and yachtsman, was born at Adare Manor, co. Limerick, on 12 February 1841. He was the only son...

Ridding [née Palmer], Lady Laura Elizabeth (1849–1939), suffragist and philanthropist

Serena Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Politics; Gender and Politics. 839 words.

Ridding [née Palmer], Lady Laura Elizabeth (1849–1939), suffragist and philanthropist, was born on 26 March 1849 at Harley Street, London, the daughter of Roundell Palmer (1812–1895), later...

Griffith, Goldsborough Sappington

Katherine M. Kocel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1122 words.

Griffith, Goldsborough Sappington (04 November 1814–24 February 1904), civic and religious leader, prison reformer, and philanthropist, was born in Harford County, Maryland, the son of...

Barrett, Rosa Mary (1855–1936), social reformer and feminist

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 790 words.

Barrett, Rosa Mary (1855–1936), social reformer and feminist, was born in Jamaica, the youngest of the four surviving children of William Garland Barrett (1812–1865), Congregational...

Day, Albert

Sarah W. Tracy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; US Politics; State and Local Government. 849 words.

Day, Albert (06 October 1812–26 April 1894), physician, temperance advocate, legislator, and leader in the treatment of inebriety, was born in Wells, Maine, the son of Nahum Day and Persis...

Lawrence, Abbott

David A. Zonderman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1222 words.

Lawrence, Abbott (16 December 1792–18 August 1855), manufacturer, philanthropist, and diplomat, was born in Groton, Massachusetts, the son of Samuel Lawrence and Susanna Parker, farmers....

Buxton, Sir (Thomas) Fowell, third baronet (1837–1915), philanthropist, brewer, and colonial governor

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 848 words.

Buxton, Sir (Thomas) Fowell, third baronet (1837–1915), philanthropist, brewer, and colonial governor, was born on 26 January 1837 at West Ham, Essex, the eldest of six sons of Sir Edward...