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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 (1812–87)

Anne Humpherys.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 2020 words.

Mayhew was born 25 November 1812 in London, and died there 25 July 1887. He was the fourth surviving

Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

David M. Levy and Sandra R. Peart.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 679 words.

Dickens was born 7 February 1812 at Landport, Portsea, Hampshire and died 9 June 1870 in London. He is buried

War of 1812

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — History.

(1812–15)

A war between Britain and the USA. US frustration at the trade restrictions imposed by Britain in retaliation for Napoleon's Continental System, together with a desire to...

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Barlow, Joel (1754–1812)

Robert Crowden.

in The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 584 words.

Barlow was born in Redding, Connecticut on 24 March 1754, and died at Zarnowiec, Poland on 26 December 1812

Rickards, George Kettilby (1812–89)

Marjorie Bloy.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 421 words.

Rickards was born on 24 January 1812 in London. He died suddenly at Hawkley Hurst, Hampshire on 23 September 1889

Ricardo, John Lewis (1812–62)

Marjorie Bloy.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 491 words.

Ricardo was born in London in 1812, and died at Lowndes Square, London on 20 August 1862. He

Poor, Henry Varnum (1812–1905)

in The Encyclopedia of the History of American Management

January 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques. 1438 words.

Henry Varnum Poor was born in Andover, Maine on 8 December 1812, the son of Silvanus and Mary Poor

Story, Joseph (1812–45)

John J. Patrick, Richard M. Pious and Donald A. Ritchie.

in The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

January 1993; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics. 615 words.

Associate Justice, 1812–45

• Born: Sept. 18, 1779, Marblehead, Mass. • Education: Harvard College, A.B., 1798; read law

Cornwell, James (1812–1902), educational writer

Elizabeth Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 568 words.

Cornwell, James (1812–1902), educational writer, born in east London on 4 August 1812, was one of nine children of James Cornwell, silk manufacturer, and his wife, Mary Blake. Up to the age...

Elder, Edward (1812–1858), headmaster

Alsager Vian.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 288 words.

Elder, Edward (1812–1858), headmaster, the son of John William Edmund Elder, was born in Barbados on 1 October 1812. At the age of twelve he was sent to Charterhouse, where he remained...

Goodford, Charles Old (1812–1884), headmaster

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 578 words.

Goodford, Charles Old (1812–1884), headmaster, second son of John Goodford JP (d. 1835), deputy lieutenant of Chilton Cantelo, Somerset, and Charlotte, fourth daughter of Montague Cholmeley...

Cooper, William Durrant (1812–1875), antiquary

John H. Farrant.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 637 words.

Cooper, William Durrant (1812–1875), antiquary, was born on 10 January 1812 in High Street, Lewes, Sussex, the son of Thomas Cooper (1789–1841), solicitor, and his wife, Lucy Elizabeth, néenull...

Richard, Henry (1812–1888), politician

Matthew Cragoe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics. 2766 words.

Richard, Henry (1812–1888), politician, was born at Tregaron, Cardiganshire, on 3 April 1812, the second son of the Revd Ebenezer Richard (1781–1837) and his wife, Mary, only daughter of...

Macpherson, William (1812–1893), legal writer

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 532 words.

Macpherson, William (1812–1893), legal writer, was born in Aberdeen on 19 July 1812, the son of Hugh Macpherson, professor of Greek at King's College, Aberdeen. He was the brother of John...

White, Henry (1812–1880), historian

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 343 words.

White, Henry (1812–1880), historian, born at Reading on 23 November 1812, was the son of Charles White. He was educated at Reading grammar school under Richard Valpy and went up to Trinity...

Deasy, Rickard (1812–1883), judge

G. F. R. Barker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 505 words.

Deasy, Rickard (1812–1883), judge, was born at Clonakilty, co. Cork, on 23 December 1812, the second son of Rickard Deasy (1766–1852), of Clonakilty, brewer, and his wife, Mary Anne, née Ca...

Stuart, Robert (1812–1848), historian

T. W. Bayne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History. 279 words.

Stuart, Robert (1812–1848), historian, eldest son of William Stuart, was born on 21 January 1812 in Glasgow, where his father was a merchant. When he was about a year old, because of his...

Hunter, William (1755–1812), orientalist

E. J. Rapson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 811 words.

Hunter, William (1755–1812), orientalist, was born at Montrose, Forfarshire. Nothing is known of his parents. He was educated at Marischal College, Aberdeen, where he took the degree of MA...

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...

Macpherson, Duncan (1812–1867), military surgeon

Thomas Seccombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 329 words.

Macpherson, Duncan (1812–1867), military surgeon, was born on 25 September 1812, and trained in medicine at Edinburgh, where he graduated MD in 1835. He was appointed surgeon to the army in...