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Metropolitan Anthony

Metropolitan Anthony

Prominent theologian and first head of the Diocese of Sourozh, 1962 until his death. Born as Andrei Borisovich Bloom in Switzerland. Brought up in Russia, Iran and Paris from 1923, where he studie...

Person, Religion, France, Iran/Persia, Switzerland

1 memorial

Michael Bakunin

Michael Bakunin

Revolutionary, philosopher, and theorist of collectivist anarchism.   Possibly the founder of anarchist theory in general.  Born Russia.  Well-travelled:  Germany, France, Japan, London, Sweden, Sw...

Person, Politics & Administration, Russia, Switzerland

1 memorial

Henry Benjamin Hanbury Beaufoy

Henry Benjamin Hanbury Beaufoy

Vinegar factory owner, philanthropist and politician. MP for Hackney. Born Switzerland. The family's brewery (first gin and then vinegar) was at Cuper's Gardens, Lambeth - demolished when Waterloo ...

Person, Food & Drink, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, Switzerland

1 memorial

Section Officer Yolande Elsa Maria Beekman, Croix de Guerre

Section Officer Yolande Elsa Maria Beekman, Croix de Guerre

Yolande Elsa Maria Unternahrer was born on 28 October 1911 at 13 Avenue de la Grande Armée, Paris, France, one of the six children of Swiss nationals Michelangelo Mercurio (1872-1953) and Berthe Ly...

Person, War Memorial WW2, Espionage, Execution, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland

1 memorial

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