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Annie Besant

Annie Besant

Born 1/10/1847, 167 years ago

Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator and supporter of Irish and Indian self rule. Born Annie Wood at 2 Fish Street Hill. Married, aged 19, Frank Besant but they separated for re...

Person, Gender Issues, Nationalism, Politics & Administration, Religion, India, Ireland

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Evan Evans Bevan

Evan Evans Bevan

Died 1/10/1929, 85 years ago

Mine-owner in Dulais Valley, Wales.  Named his mine after his seven sisters. High Sheriff of Breconshire 1913.  Father of David, who hyphenated his surname thus making it different from his father'...

Person, Industry, Wales

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Sir Edwin Landseer

Sir Edwin Landseer

Died 1/10/1873, 141 years ago

Painter and sculptor especially of animals. Born 88 Queen Anne Street East, Marylebone. Died at home, 18 St John's Wood Road.

Person, Art, Sculpture

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John Murphy (cholera victim)

John Murphy (cholera victim)

Died 1/10/1848, 166 years ago

First victim of the 1848 cholera outbreak in Lambeth.  22 year-old unemployed labourer of 26 Lower Fore Street.  He fell ill on 30 September 1848 and died the following morning. 

Person, Tragedy

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Sir William Reid Dick

Sir William Reid Dick

Died 1/10/1961, 53 years ago

Born Glasgow. Reid was his mother's maiden name.  Other work in London: 1936 - Boy with Frog fountain in Regent's Park and The Herald at 85 Fleet Street.  Died at home in 16 Maida Vale in the house...

Person, Sculpture, Scotland

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