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1848

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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Unwin, Thomas Fisher (1848–1935), publisher

Julie F. Codell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing. 1182 words.

Unwin, Thomas Fisher (1848–1935), publisher, was born on 24 January 1848 at 33 Lowgate Hill, London, the son of Jacob Unwin (1802–1855), and his wife, Isobel, née Hall. He was born into a...

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Johnson, John (1777–1848), printer

H. R. Tedder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing. 625 words.

Johnson, John (1777–1848), printer, was probably born in Chester, was brought up as a compositor, and was for some time in the printing office of Thomas Bensley. Through Bensley, Johnson...

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Hunt, John (1775–1848), printer and publisher

Timothy Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing. 3322 words.

Hunt, John (1775–1848), printer and publisher, probably born in Philadelphia, was the son of Isaac Hunt (1742–1809), a lawyer and political pamphleteer, and his wife, Mary, daughter of...

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Mackenzie, John (1806–1848), collector of Gaelic verse

Derick S. Thomson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Education. 474 words.

Mackenzie, John (1806–1848), collector of Gaelic verse, was born on 17 July 1806 at Meallan Theàrlaich in the parish of Gairloch, Ross-shire. His father, Alasdair, was closely related to...

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Neilson, John (1776–1848), publisher and politician in Canada

G. P. Moriarty.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Publishing. 785 words.

Neilson, John (1776–1848), publisher and politician in Canada, was born on 17 July 1776 at Dornald, Balmaghie, Kirkcudbrightshire, the son of William Neilson and Isabel Brown. In 1791 he...

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Cole, John (1792–1848), bookseller and antiquary

Diana Dixon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 908 words.

Cole, John (1792–1848), bookseller and antiquary, was born on 3 October 1792 in Weston Favell, Northamptonshire. He was of unknown parentage, and was apprenticed to William Birdsall, a...

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Mills, Gerald Rusgrove (1877–1928), publisher

Joseph McAleer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing. 1252 words.

Mills, Gerald Rusgrove (1877–1928), publisher, was born on 3 January 1877 at High Park, Wollaston, Stourbridge, the eldest among the four children of Harry Mills (1848–1897), solicitor, and...

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Paul, (Charles) Kegan (1828–1902), publisher and author

Leslie Howsam.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing. 1291 words.

Paul, (Charles) Kegan (1828–1902), publisher and author, was born on 8 March 1828 at White Lackington, near Ilminster, Somerset, the eldest of the ten children of the Revd Charles Paul...

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Prang, Louis

Bethany Neubauer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing. 1260 words.

Prang, Louis (12 March 1824–14 September 1909), lithographer and publisher, was born in Breslau, Prussian Silesia, the son of Jonas Louis Prang, a French Huguenot textile manufacturer, and...

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Putnam, George Haven

Charles Zarobila.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing. 978 words.

Putnam, George Haven (02 April 1844–27 February 1930), publisher and author, was born in London, England, the son of George Palmer Putnam, the founder of a publishing house, and Victorine...

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Harris, Joel Chandler

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 147 words.

Born 9 Dec. 1848; m 1873; died 24 July 1908

American author; editor Atlanta Constitution

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Grierson, Francis

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 197 words.

Born Birkenhead, Cheshire, 1848; died 29 May 1927

musician and author of books on philosophy, art, and literature

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Grundy, Sydney

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 205 words.

Born Manchester, 23 March 1848; o s of late Alderman Charles Sydney Grundy, ex-Mayor of Manchester; died 4 July 1914

dramatic author

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Hall, Henry Sinclair

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 184 words.

MA

Born 8 June 1848; 2nd s of late John Valentine Hall, of Lyncroft, Lichfield, formerly of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; m 1873, Anne Leigh Keturah, ...

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Cook, Sir Henry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 133 words.

Kt 1904

Born 28 July 1848; e surv. s of late John Cook, WS, Edinburgh; m 1879, Margaret (d 1905), e d of late John Patten, Edinburgh; three ...

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Fielding, Rt Hon. William Stevens

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 333 words.

Born Halifax, Nova Scotia, 24 Nov. 1848; s of Charles and Sarah Fielding; m 1876, Hester, d of Thomas A. Rankine of St John, New Brunswick; one s four d...

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Cooper, Sir Edward Ernest

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 86 words.

1st Bt cr 1920; Kt 1913

Born Windsor, 1848; m 1876, Leonora, OBE, d of Thomas Crampton; died 12 Feb. 1922 (ext)

Head of James Hartley Cooper & Co.,...

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Woolf, Leonard Sidney (1880–1969), author and publisher

S. P. Rosenbaum.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 2054 words.

Woolf, Leonard Sidney (1880–1969), author and publisher, was born on 25 November 1880 in Kensington, London, the third of ten children of Sidney Woolf QC (1844–1892) and his wife, Marie de...

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Collins, Sir Godfrey Pattison (1875–1936), politician and publisher

Morrice McCrae.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Publishing. 1118 words.

Collins, Sir Godfrey Pattison (1875–1936), politician and publisher, was born on 26 June 1875 at 14 Park Grove Terrace, Glasgow, the second of three children of Alexander Glen Collins...

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Andrews, William

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing. 225 words.

Born Kirkby Woodhouse, Notts, 11 Aug. 1848; y s of Edward and Sarah Andrews; m 1st, 1874, Jeanie Leslie Carnie (d 1892); two ...

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