Political activist and writer. Born in what is now Lithuania. Emigrated to US 1885. Lover and life-long friend of Alexander Berkman. Imprisoned and then deported from the US. Moved to London in 192...
Person, Politics & Administration, Canada, Lithuania, USA
Born as Chaim Jacob Lipchitz Druskieniki, Lithuania. Died on the island of Capri and was buried on Har Hamenuhot, Jerusalem. External website provides a good chronology and pictures of some works .
Person, Art, Sculpture, Israel/Palestine, Italy, Lithuania
Poet and painter. Born Bristol of Lithuanian parents. A poet of WW1. Critical of the war but enlisted because he needed employment. Killed in the trenches of France.
Person, Art, Poetry, France, Lithuania
South African freedom fighter. Born Lithuania. His family emigrated to South Africa when he was 8. Married First in 1949. died at home in Johannesburg, as a member of Nelson Mandela's government.
Person, Nationalism, Race Issues, Lithuania, South Africa
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Born: 25/5/1904, 116 years ago
Person, Armed Forces, Tragedy, War Memorial WW2, Scotland
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