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The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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Slessor, Mary Mitchell (1848–1915), missionary

D. J. Birkett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education. 762 words.

Slessor, Mary Mitchell (1848–1915), missionary, was born on 2 December 1848 in Gilcomston, a suburb of Aberdeen, the second of seven children (four of whom reached adulthood) of Robert...

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Fox, Henry Watson (1817–1848), missionary

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education. 604 words.

Fox, Henry Watson (1817–1848), missionary, was born at Westoe, co. Durham, on 1 October 1817, a younger son of George Townshend Fox (d. 1848), of Durham. He was educated at Durham grammar...

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Ruthquist [née McKay], Alexina (1848–1892), missionary

L. E. Lauer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education. 533 words.

Ruthquist [née McKay], Alexina (1848–1892), missionary, was born on 8 September 1848 at Fordyce, Banffshire, the third child of the Revd Murdoch McKay, Free Church of Scotland minister at...

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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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Gentili, Luigi [Aloysius] (1801–1848), Roman Catholic missionary

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Religion and Education. 552 words.

Gentili, Luigi [Aloysius] (1801–1848), Roman Catholic missionary, was born at Rome on 14 July 1801, the son of a solicitor of Neapolitan descent, Giuseppe Gentili, and his wife, Anna Maria...

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Arthur, John William (1881–1952), missionary and physician

Andrew C. Ross.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Religion and Education. 836 words.

Arthur, John William (1881–1952), missionary and physician, was born on 23 April 1881 in Glasgow, son of John William Arthur (1848–1921), a calico printer, and Margaret Dennistoun Sloan...

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Nevius, John Livingstone

The Editors.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education. 732 words.

Nevius, John Livingstone (04 March 1829–19 October 1893), missionary to China, was born in Ovid, New York, the son of Benjamin Hageman Nevius, a farmer, and Mary Denton. He attended Ovid...

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Legge, James (1815–1897), Sinologist and missionary

N. J. Girardot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Religion and Education. 1836 words.

Legge, James (1815–1897), Sinologist and missionary, was born on 20 December 1815 in Huntly, Aberdeenshire, the youngest of the four sons of Ebenezer Legge (1770–1848), a successful drapery...

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Fraser, Alexander Garden (1873–1962), educationist and missionary

Richard Symonds.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Religion and Education. 1523 words.

Fraser, Alexander Garden (1873–1962), educationist and missionary, was born on 6 October 1873 at Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire, the son of Sir Andrew Henderson Leith Fraser KCSI...

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Bingham, Sybil Moseley

Barbara Bennett Peterson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education; Education. 987 words.

Bingham, Sybil Moseley (14 September 1792–27 February 1848), missionary and teacher, was born in Westfield, Massachusetts, the eldest child of Pliny Moseley and Sophia Pomeroy. Both parents...

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Dorsey, James Owen

Bethany Neubauer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Religion and Education. 781 words.

Dorsey, James Owen (31 October 1848–04 February 1895), ethnologist and missionary, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Thomas Anderson Dorsey and Mary Sweetser Hance. As a child,...

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Wright, Sela Goodrich

Ronald E. Butchart.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education; Education. 703 words.

Wright, Sela Goodrich (21 July 1816–09 July 1906), educator and missionary, was born in Pompey, New York, the son of John Wright and Betsy Goodrich, farmers. The family moved to Medina,...

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Sverdrup, Georg

Elizabeth Clark George.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education; Theology. 1310 words.

Sverdrup, Georg (16 December 1848–03 May 1907), professor and president of Augsburg Seminary, was born in Balestrand, Norway, the son of Caroline Metella Suur and Harald Ulrich Sverdrup,...

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Schmucker, Samuel Simon

Gardiner H. Shattuck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education; Theology. 966 words.

Schmucker, Samuel Simon (28 February 1799–26 July 1873), minister and theologian, was born in Hagerstown, Maryland, the son of John George Schmucker, a Lutheran clergyman, and Elizabeth...

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Price, Thomas Frederick

Angelyn Dries.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Journalism; Religion and Education. 1110 words.

Price, Thomas Frederick (19 August 1860–12 September 1919), Roman Catholic priest, editor, and missionary, was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, the son of Alfred Lanier Price, an editor...

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Green, Ashbel

Milton J Coalter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1204 words.

Green, Ashbel (06 July 1762–19 May 1848), Presbyterian pastor and educator, was born at Hanover, New Jersey, the son of Jacob Green (1722–1790), a Presbyterian pastor and physician, and...

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Marty, Martin

Steven M. Avella.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 731 words.

Marty, Martin (12 January 1834–19 September 1896), Benedictine monk and missionary, was the son of Jacob Alois Marty, a shoemaker and church sexton, and Elizabeth Reichlin. He was born in...

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Girardeau, John Lafayette

Henry Warner Bowden.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 789 words.

Girardeau, John Lafayette (14 November 1825–23 June 1898), Presbyterian clergyman and educator, was born on James Island, South Carolina, the son of John Bohum Girardeau and Claudia Herne...

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Holly, James Theodore

David M. Dean.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Religion and Education. 1015 words.

Holly, James Theodore (30 October 1829–13 March 1911), black emigrationist, missionary, and bishop, was born free in Washington, D.C., the son of James Overton Holly, a bootmaker, and Jane...

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