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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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Prestwich, Sir Joseph (1812–1896), geologist

John C. Thackray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere. 1867 words.

Prestwich, Sir Joseph (1812–1896), geologist, was born on 12 March 1812 at Pensbury, Clapham, the eldest surviving son of Joseph Prestwich, a wine merchant descended from a long line of...

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Pengelly, William (1812–1894), geologist and archaeologist

Michael J. Bishop.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1117 words.

Pengelly, William (1812–1894), geologist and archaeologist, was born on 12 January 1812 at East Looe, Cornwall, the first of ten children of Richard Pengelly (1787–1861), mariner, and his...

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Binney, Edward William (1812–1881), geologist and philanthropist

Anne Secord.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1268 words.

Binney, Edward William (1812–1881), geologist and philanthropist, was born on 7 December 1812 at Morton Hall, near Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, the youngest of the seven sons and two...

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Kirwan, Richard (1733–1812), chemist and mineralogist

E. L. Scott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Medicinal Chemistry. 1420 words.

Kirwan, Richard (1733–1812), chemist and mineralogist, was born at Cloghballymore House, near Kinvara, co. Galway, Ireland, the second son of Martin Kirwan (d. 1741) of Cregg Castle, near...

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Cumming, Joseph George (1812–1868), geologist and Church of England clergyman

Robert Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Geology and the Lithosphere. 472 words.

Cumming, Joseph George (1812–1868), geologist and Church of England clergyman, was born on 15 February 1812 at Matlock, Derbyshire, the son of Joseph Notsall Cumming of Matlock. He was...

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Boyé, Martin Hans

George B. Kauffman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1249 words.

Boyé, Martin Hans (06 December 1812–05 March 1909), chemist and geologist, was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, the son of Mark Boyé, a chemist and superintendent of the Royal Porcelain...

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Buckland, William (1784–1856), geologist and dean of Westminster

Neville Haile.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 2935 words.

Buckland, William (1784–1856), geologist and dean of Westminster, was born on 12 March 1784 at Axminster, Devon, the eldest son of Charles Buckland (1750–1828/9), rector of Templeton and...

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