London headquarters of the African National Congress, 1978 - 1994 were at 28 Penton Street.
Group, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Africa
Army officer. Born Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby at Brackenhurst Hall, near Southwell, Nottinghamshire. He fought in the second Boer war and in World War I his command captured Vimy Ridge. Later he l...
Person, Armed Forces, Africa, Egypt, France
Theatrical producer and manager. Born 19 Nottingham Street, Marylebone, Niece of Emma Cons. Managed the Old Vic and Sadler's Wells. Ran other companies which later became: The English National Oper...
Person, Theatre, Africa
Co-founder and funder (with Sir Julius Wernher) of the Royal School of Mines building.Born Hamburg, learnt the diamond trade in Amsterdam and went to Kimberley where he met Wernher and Cecil Rhodes...
Person, Industry, Africa, Germany, South Africa
On July 27th, 1942, a Belgian Troop (N° 4) was created within the 10th (Inter-Allied) Commando in Great Britain. They fought in Algeria, Italy and Yugoslavia.
Group, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2, Africa, Belgium, Italy, Yugoslavia
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Born: 28/9/1705, 315 years ago
Person, Politics & Administration
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