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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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Holden, Sir Edward Hopkinson, first baronet (1848–1919), banker

Edwin Green.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking. 1793 words.

Holden, Sir Edward Hopkinson, first baronet (1848–1919), banker, was born on 11 May 1848 at the Bull's Head, Tottington, Lancashire, the elder son of Henry Holden (1823–1876), calico...

Walker, Sir Byron Edmund (1848–1924), banker in Canada

W. P. M. Kennedy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking. 714 words.

Walker, Sir Byron Edmund (1848–1924), banker in Canada, the eldest son of Alfred Edmund Walker and his wife, Fanny, the daughter of William Murton, of East Stour, Kent, was born on a farm...

Baring, Alexander, first Baron Ashburton (1773–1848), merchant and banker

John Orbell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 3479 words.

Baring, Alexander, first Baron Ashburton (1773–1848), merchant and banker, was born on 27 October 1773 (the frequently cited date of 1784 is incorrect) in Mincing Lane, London, the second...

Gray, Sir Walter (1848–1918), property speculator and local politician

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Banking; Business and Management. 5 words.

See Gray, Francis James [Frank]

Chicago Board of Trade

Edited by Jonathan Law and John Smullen.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 40 words.

A US exchange for trading in commodities and financial futures. It started in 1848, trading in grain. A

Chicago Board of Trade

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 63 words.

A US exchange for trading in futures and options. It started in 1848, trading in grain, and began to

Chicago Board of Trade (US)

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 72 words.

141 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604 (tel. 1 312 435 3500; fax 1 312 341 3306). Established in 1848

Pareto's Rule

Edited by Jonathan Law and John Smullen.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 115 words.

A rule originally applied by the economist Vilfredo Pareto (1848–1923) to income distribution, i.e. 80% of a nation's

Pareto’s Rule

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 120 words.

A rule originally applied by the economist Vilfredo Pareto (1848–1923) to income distribution, i.e. 80% of a nation’s

Baring, Edward Charles, first Baron Revelstoke (1828–1897), merchant banker

John Orbell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking. 909 words.

Baring, Edward Charles, first Baron Revelstoke (1828–1897), merchant banker, was born on 13 April 1828, the fifth son of Henry Baring (1776–1848), a merchant banker, and the second son of...

Hambro, (Ronald) Olaf (1885–1961), merchant banker

Andrew St George.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking. 1049 words.

Hambro, (Ronald) Olaf (1885–1961), merchant banker, was born on 1 December 1885 at Hayes Place, Hayes, Kent, the youngest of seven children of Sir Everard Alexander Hambro (1842–1925),...

Hambro, Baron Carl Joachim (1807–1877), merchant banker

Andrew St George.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking. 1286 words.

Hambro, Baron Carl Joachim (1807–1877), merchant banker, was born at Copenhagen into a Jewish-Danish merchant family. He was the only child of Joseph Hambro (1780–1848), merchant and...

Knapp, Joseph Fairchild

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Insurance. 1038 words.

Knapp, Joseph Fairchild (01 July 1832–14 September 1891), insurance company executive, was born in New York City, the son of William E. Knapp, occupation unknown, and Antoinette Chichester...

Sage, Russell

George M. Jenks.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking. 958 words.

Sage, Russell (04 August 1816–22 July 1906), financier, was born in Oneida County, New York, the son of Elisha Sage, Jr., and Prudence Risley, farmers. Sage had little formal schooling and...

Chicago Board of Trade

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 68 words.

A US exchange for trading in futures and options. It started in 1848, trading in grain, and began to offer standardized futures contracts in ...

Seccombe, Lawrence Henry (1877–1954), banker and bill broker

Gordon Fletcher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Business Finance. 1039 words.

Seccombe, Lawrence Henry (1877–1954), banker and bill broker, was born on 1 June 1877 at Terrington Lodge, Terrington St Clement, Norfolk, the second son of Dr John Thomas Seccombe...

Baring, Thomas (1799–1873), banker and politician

John Orbell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics. 3254 words.

Baring, Thomas (1799–1873), banker and politician, was born on 7 September 1799 at Lee, near Lewisham, Kent, the second of the four sons and five daughters of Sir Thomas Baring (1772–1848),...

Pareto’s Rule

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 123 words.

A rule originally applied by the economist Vilfredo Pareto (1848–1923) to income distribution, i.e. 80% of a nation’s income is earned by 20% of the population. It can be widely extended as...

Tower, Charlemagne

Henry E. Mattox.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 798 words.

Tower, Charlemagne (17 April 1848–24 February 1923), diplomat and financier, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Charlemagne Tower, a lawyer and industrialist, and Amelia...

Astor, William Waldorf

Bonnie Marie Sykes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 961 words.

Astor, William Waldorf (31 March 1848–18 October 1919), businessman and philanthropist, was born in New York City, the son of John Jacob Astor, a businessman, and Charlotte Gibbes. Astor...