Irish leader,'The Liberator' or 'The Emancipator'. Born Ireland. Campaigned for the right for Catholics to vote and sit as MPs and also for Ireland to be separated from Great Britain. Came to London first to study at Lincoln's Inn but then repeatedly as part of his campaigning work. Ill, he was advised to go to a warmer clime so he set off on pilgrimage to Rome but he died on the journey, in his hotel rooms in Genoa.
Person | Male Born 6/8/1775 Died 15/5/1847
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O'Connell lived here with his wife and children from February 1833 for up to ...
Italian patriot. Born Genoa. Died Pisa. An exile in London for much of his life from 1837 onwards. Byronico has information about 10 addresses where he lived in London. He often stayed near, or wi...
Sir William Wallace
Scottish knight and national hero. Born Renfrewshire. Convicted of treason Wallace was executed at Smithfield. He was hanged, drawn and quartered - a very gruesome death reserved for traitors. Mel ...
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.
Born in Guangdong province, China. A leader in the revolution which overthrew the Qing dynasty in China in 1911. Qualified as a medical doctor in 1892 in Hong Kong. Often a wanted man in China he ...
Person, Nationalism, Politics & Administration, China/Hong Kong