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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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Armstrong, Thomas [Tommy] (1848–1920), pitman and poet

Roy Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 592 words.

Armstrong, Thomas [Tommy] (1848–1920), pitman and poet, was born on 15 August 1848 in Wood Street, Shotley Bridge, co. Durham, the son of Timothy Armstrong, labourer, and his wife, Mary, néenull...

Thom, William (1798?–1848), poet and weaver

Stephen Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 695 words.

Thom, William (1798?–1848), poet and weaver, was born in Aberdeen, probably on 12 March 1798. He hardly knew his father, who may have been a merchant or an architect. Run over by a...

Jarrin, William Alexis [Guglielmo Alexis] (1784–1848), confectioner and author

Laura Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature. 903 words.

Jarrin, William Alexis [Guglielmo Alexis] (1784–1848), confectioner and author, was born in Colorno, near Parma, in northern Italy, on 25 March 1784, the son of William Alexis Jarrin,...

John Jacob Astor

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Economics.

(1763–1848)

US fur trader and financier. He entered the American fur trade and by 1800 had established the beginnings of a commercial empire, with chartered ships plying both the...

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Henry Charles Carey

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — Literature.

(1793–1879),

son of Mathew Carey, in whose publishing firm he was a partner until he retired to write his Essay on the Rate of Wages (1835), which mainly accepted the doctrine of...

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Charles Francis Adams

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Economics.

(1807–86),

son of John Quincy Adams, entered politics as a “conscience” Whig, founded the Boston Whig, and in 1848 ran for the vice-presidency as a Free-Soil candidate. He later...

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Edward Baines

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century) — Economics.

(1774–1774)

Edward Baines was born on 5 February 1774 at Walton-le-Dale in Lancashire, the son of Richard Baines and his wife Jane. He died in Leeds on 3 August 1848. ...

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Harris, John (1820–1884), poet and miner

Megan A. Stephan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 813 words.

Harris, John (1820–1884), poet and miner, was born at Six Chimneys Cottage, Bolennowe Hill, Camborne, Cornwall, on 14 October 1820, the eldest of the ten children of John Harris (d. 1848),...

Monro, Harold Edward (1879–1932), poet and bookseller

Dominic Hibberd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Publishing. 1539 words.

Monro, Harold Edward (1879–1932), poet and bookseller, was born on 14 March 1879 at 137 chaussée de Charleroi, St Gilles, Brussels, the youngest of the three surviving children of Edward...