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Lydia Rogers

Lydia Rogers

Supposed witch. The wife of carpenter John Rogers, she belonged to a radical religious sect called the Anabaptists. She was accused of making a blood pact with the devil, who was said to have cut a...

Person, Religion, Paranormal

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Robert Clayton

Robert Clayton

Born Northamptonshire. Apprenticed as a scrivener (like a secretary). Entered business and then set up a bank. Made a fortune from his connections with the slave trade and entered politics. Lord Ma...

Person, Lord Mayor, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, Race Issues

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David Berger

David Berger

Weightlifter. Born David Mark Berger in Cleveland, Ohio. He emigrated to Israel, and was chosen to represent the country in their 1972 Olympic team. He was one of eleven members of the Israeli team...

Person, Sport / Games, Tragedy, Germany, Israel/Palestine, USA

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Ze'ev Friedman

Ze'ev Friedman

Weightlifter. Born in either Prokopyevsk, Russia or Poland, he moved to Israel in 1960. He began his career as a gymnast, but switched direction and won a bronze medal at the 1971 Asian Weightlifti...

Person, Sport / Games, Tragedy, Germany, Israel/Palestine, Poland, Russia

1 memorial

Eliezer Halfin

Eliezer Halfin

Wrestler. Born in Riga, Latvia. He was a mechanic and was a lightweight wrestler for eleven years. He came to Israel in 1969, and was selected for the country's team for the 1972 Olympic Games in M...

Person, Sport / Games, Tragedy, Germany, Israel/Palestine, Latvia

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