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William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount

William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount

Born New York City into an extremely wealthy family.  Lived in Rome in his mid-thirties where he developed a life-long taste for the arts.  On his father’s death in 1890 he built the luxury Waldorf...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Philanthropy, Property, Italy, USA

1 memorial

Ruy Barbosa

Ruy Barbosa

Born Ruy Barbosa D'Oliveira in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. A defender of civil liberties, he fought for the abolition of slavery in Brazil. He fled to London after being accused of being a conspirat...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Law, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Brazil

1 memorial

Beckenham Journal

Beckenham Journal

Newspaper. Started as a 24 page monthly publication costing 1d (about 0.5p). In 1881 it was taken over by Tom William Thornton, who published it weekly. Became a campaigning vehicle which informed ...

Media, Journalism / Publishing

1 memorial

Lydia Becker

Lydia Becker

President of NUWSS prior to Millicent Fawcett and campaigned for voting rights of unmarried women and widows. Also an amateur scientist with interests in biology and astronomy. Best remembered for ...

Person, Gender Issues, Journalism / Publishing, Science

1 memorial

Samuel Beeton

Samuel Beeton

Publisher and journalist. Born 39 Milk Street, Cheapside. At the age of twenty-one, he set up a publishing partnership which immediately had the opportunity to publish 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' by the th...

Person, Journalism / Publishing

1 memorial

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