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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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Hess, Moses (1812–75)

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 58 words.

(1812–75).

German socialist and Zionist. As an ethical socialist, Hess believed, in the early part of his

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Griesbach, Johann (1745–1812)

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 68 words.

(1745–1812)

A German NT scholar who is best known for the ‘Griesbach hypothesis’, now widely rejected, that Matthew

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Ward, William George (1812–82)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 39 words.

(1812–82),

theologian and philosopher. A fellow of Balliol College, Oxford, he pushed Tractarian principles to extremes, and

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Windthorst, Ludwig (1812–91)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 74 words.

(1812–91),

German Catholic politician. He held high office in Hanover. After the union of Hanover with Prussia

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Martyn, Henry (1781–1812)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 52 words.

(1781–1812),

Anglican missionary. He became a chaplain of the East India Company at Calcutta in 1805. Besides

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Macleod, Norman (1812–72)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 29 words.

(1812–72),

Scottish minister. He was a favourite of Queen Victoria and one of the most prominent and

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Griesbach, Johann Jakob (1745–1812)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 80 words.

(1745–1812),

NT scholar. From 1775 he was professor of the New Testament at Jena. In 1775–7 he published

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Grub, George (1812–1892), ecclesiastical historian

James Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; History of Religion. 632 words.

Grub, George (1812–1892), ecclesiastical historian, born at Old Aberdeen on 4 April 1812, was the only child of George Grub, convenor of the trades at Old Aberdeen, and his wife, Christian...

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Leask, William (1812–1884), Congregational minister

Ian Sellers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 776 words.

Leask, William (1812–1884), Congregational minister, was the second son of poor parents resident in Kirkwall, Orkney, and was born there on 4 March 1812. (Kirkwall appears in Leask's...

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Tonna, Lewis Hippolytus Joseph (1812–1857), protestant controversialist

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion. 317 words.

Tonna, Lewis Hippolytus Joseph (1812–1857), protestant controversialist, was born on 3 September 1812 at Liverpool, where his father was vice-consul for Spain and consul for the kingdom of...

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Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore (1812–52)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 50 words.

(1812–52),

architect and ecclesiologist. He was the chief inspirer of the ‘Gothic Revival’. His works include St

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Hunt, John (1812–1848), missionary in Fiji

W. A. J. Archbold.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education. 568 words.

Hunt, John (1812–1848), missionary in Fiji, the third child of a farm bailiff, who had previously been a soldier and a sailor, was born at Hykeham Moor, near Lincoln, on 13 June 1812. After...

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Rawle, Richard (1812–1889), bishop of Trinidad

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 425 words.

Rawle, Richard (1812–1889), bishop of Trinidad, born at Plymouth on 27 February 1812, was a son of Francis Rawle (1778–1854), an attorney at Liskeard, who on abandoning practice had settled...

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Jobson, Frederick James (1812–1881), Wesleyan Methodist minister

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 490 words.

Jobson, Frederick James (1812–1881), Wesleyan Methodist minister, son of John Jobson (1786/7–1875), was born at Northwich, Cheshire, on 6 July 1812, and served an apprenticeship to Edward...

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Drury, Henry (1812–1863), Church of England clergyman

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 385 words.

Drury, Henry (1812–1863), Church of England clergyman, eldest son of Henry Joseph Thomas Drury (1778–1841) and his wife, Caroline Tayler, and grandson of Joseph Drury (1751–1834), was born...

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Thomas, Owen (1812–1891), Calvinistic Methodist minister

J. E. Lloyd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 479 words.

Thomas, Owen (1812–1891), Calvinistic Methodist minister, son of Owen (d. 1831) and Mary Thomas, was born in Edmund Street, Holyhead, on 16 December 1812. John Thomas (1821–1892) was a...

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Smart, Martin (c. 1776–1812), philologist and translator

Pamela Clemit and Jenny McAuley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 673 words.

Smart, Martin (c. 1776–1812), philologist and translator, was born in Camberwell, Surrey. The son of a tradesman, he attended first an academy at Highgate run by the philologist Alexander...

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Ward, William George (1812–1882), theologian and philosopher

Sheridan Gilley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Theology. 3148 words.

Ward, William George (1812–1882), theologian and philosopher, was born in London on 21 March 1812, the eldest son of the four sons and four daughters of William Ward (1787–1849), MP,...

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McLean, Archibald (1733–1812), Scotch Baptist minister

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 521 words.

McLean, Archibald (1733–1812), Scotch Baptist minister, was born on 1 May 1733, at East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, and was the son of a farmer, a highlander descended from Brolus, eldest son of...

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Glasse, Samuel (1734–1812), Church of England clergyman

Nigel Aston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 864 words.

Glasse, Samuel (1734–1812), Church of England clergyman, was born and baptized on 18 June 1734 at Purton rectory, Purton, Wiltshire, the son of the Revd Richard Glasse (1700–1748), rector...

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