Born in Arolsen as Helena Frederica Augusta of Waldeck & Pyrmont. Married, in 1882, Leopold, Duke of Albany, youngest son of Queen Victoria. Died in the Tyrol. The photograph was taken at the time...
Person, Royalty, Austria, Germany
Born Schloss Rosenau, Coburg, Germany, as Albert Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel. Married his first cousin, Victoria, in 1840. President of the Commissioners for the Great Exhibition. Generally in...
Person, Royalty, Seriously Famous, Germany
Born as Lorenz Alma Tadema in Friesland, The Netherlands. Painter, famous for his depictions of classical themes. He settled in England in 1870 and was knighted in 1899. Died Kaiserhof Spa, Wiesbad...
Person, Art, Germany, Netherlands
Deporting Italian and German prisoners of war the cruise ship was between Liverpool and Canada when it was struck by a torpedo from a German submarine. Of the 734 Italians on board, 486 died. Of ...
Vehicle, Tragedy, War Memorial WW2, Germany, Italy
Poet, writer and school inspector. Born at Laleham-on-Thames, Middlesex, son of Thomas Arnold. He won the Newdigate prize in 1843 with a poem on Cromwell. Appointed a lay inspector of schools in 1...
Person, Education, Poetry, France, Germany, Netherlands
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Died: 19/5/1942, 71 years ago
Person, War Memorial WW2, USA
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