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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

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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Burn, Amos (1848–1925), chess player

W. D. Rubinstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts. 1223 words.

Burn, Amos (1848–1925), chess player, was born on 31 December 1848 at 28 Bourne Street, Kingston upon Hull. He was the third surviving son (there were also three daughters) of Amos Burn...

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Earp, Wyatt

Vernon Maddux.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1586 words.

Earp, Wyatt (19 March 1848–13 January 1929), outlaw, gambler, and lawman, was born Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp in Monmouth, Illinois, the son of Nicholas Porter Earp, an adventurer and...

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Morrissey, John

Rodney P. Carlisle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts. 1011 words.

Morrissey, John (12 February 1831–01 May 1878), gambler, prizefighter, and U.S. congressman, was born in Templemore, County Tipperary, Ireland, the son of Timothy Morrissey, a factory...

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