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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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Warren, Frederick (1775–1848), naval officer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 619 words.

Warren, Frederick (1775–1848), naval officer, was born in London in March 1775, the son of Dr Richard Warren (1731–1797), physician to George III, and his wife, Elizabeth, only daughter of...

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Ussher, Sir Thomas (1779–1848), naval officer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 950 words.

Ussher, Sir Thomas (1779–1848), naval officer, was the eldest son of the astronomer Dr Henry Ussher (1741–1790) and his wife, Mary Burne. In January 1791, under the patronage of Colonel...

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Marryat, Frederick (1792–1848), naval officer and novelist

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1780 words.

Marryat, Frederick (1792–1848), naval officer and novelist, was born at Catherine Court, Tower Hill, London, on 10 July 1792. Of Huguenot descent, he was the second son of Joseph Marryat of...

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Bridgeman, Sir Francis Charles Bridgeman (1848–1929), naval officer

V. W. Baddeley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 980 words.

Bridgeman, Sir Francis Charles Bridgeman (1848–1929), naval officer, was born Francis Charles Bridgeman-Simpson at Babworth, Nottinghamshire, on 7 December 1848. He was the fourth son of...

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Hotham, Sir William (1772–1848), naval officer and courtier

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Social and Cultural History. 615 words.

Hotham, Sir William (1772–1848), naval officer and courtier, was born on 12 February 1772, the second son of General George Hotham and his wife, Diana, youngest daughter of Sir Warton...

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Crozier, Francis Rawdon Moira (1796–1848), naval officer and polar explorer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1523 words.

Crozier, Francis Rawdon Moira (1796–1848), naval officer and polar explorer, was born on 17 September 1796 at Banbridge, co. Down, Ireland, the son of George Crozier (d. 1831), lawyer. He...

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Biddle, James

Christine F. Hughes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1859 words.

Biddle, James (18 February 1783–01 October 1848), naval officer, was born north of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Charles Biddle, an affluent mercantile entrepreneur and politician,...

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Wellesley, Sir George Greville (1814–1901), naval officer

L. G. C. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 853 words.

Wellesley, Sir George Greville (1814–1901), naval officer, born on 2 August 1814, was the third and youngest son of Gerald Valerian Wellesley DD (1770–1848), prebendary of Durham (the...

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Mundy, Sir George Rodney (1805–1884), naval officer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 957 words.

Mundy, Sir George Rodney (1805–1884), naval officer, the son of General Godfrey Basil Mundy (d. 14 March 1848) and his wife, Sarah Bridges (d. 17 July 1871), the youngest daughter of George...

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Ridgely, Charles Goodwin

William M. Fowler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 912 words.

Ridgely, Charles Goodwin (02 July 1784–04 February 1848), naval officer, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Lyde Goodwin, a physician, and Abigail Levy. He took the surname Ridgely...

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Erben, Henry

B. Franklin Cooling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 865 words.

Erben, Henry (06 September 1832–23 October 1909), sometimes spelled Erban, naval officer, was born in New York City, the son of Henry Erben, a renowned organ builder. His mother’s name is...

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Wooster, Charles Whiting

Paul David Nelson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1016 words.

Wooster, Charles Whiting (1780–1848), commander of the Chilean navy, was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of Thomas Wooster and Lydia Sheldon. As the grandson of General David...

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Schley, Winfield Scott

Lloyd J. Graybar.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 2417 words.

Schley, Winfield Scott (09 October 1839–02 October 1911), naval officer, was born in Richfields, Maryland, the son of John Schley and Georgianna Virginia McClure, prosperous farmers....

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Kimball, William Wirt

Jeffery M. Dorwart.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 780 words.

Kimball, William Wirt (09 January 1848–26 January 1930), naval officer, was born in Paris, Maine, the son of William King Kimball, an army officer, and Frances Freeland Rawson. Kimball...

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Henderson, Oscar (1891–1969), naval officer and television company executive

Barrie MacDonald.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Television. 994 words.

Henderson, Oscar (1891–1969), naval officer and television company executive, was born on 7 October 1891 at Oakley House, Windsor Park, Belfast, the third son of Sir James Henderson...

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Davies, Richard Bell (1886–1966), pilot and naval officer

Alex May.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 803 words.

Davies, Richard Bell (1886–1966), pilot and naval officer, was born at 3 Fopstone Road, Brompton, London, on 19 May 1886, the son of William Bell Davies (1845–1891), civil engineer, of...

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Inglefield, Sir Edward Augustus (1820–1894), naval officer and Arctic explorer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; World History; Maps and Map-making. 873 words.

Inglefield, Sir Edward Augustus (1820–1894), naval officer and Arctic explorer, was born in Cheltenham on 27 March 1820. He was the eldest son of Rear-Admiral Samuel Hood Inglefield...

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Shufeldt, Robert Wilson

Frederick C. Drake.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1756 words.

Shufeldt, Robert Wilson (21 February 1822–07 November 1895), naval officer and diplomat, was born in Red Hook, New York, the son of George Adam Shufeldt, a lawyer, and Mary Howey Wilson. He...

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Mackenzie, Alexander Slidell

Philip McFarland.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Biographical Studies; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1229 words.

Mackenzie, Alexander Slidell (06 April 1803–13 September 1848), naval officer and author, was born Alexander Slidell in New York City, the son of John Slidell, a merchant, and Margery...

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