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Canon Richard Watson Dixon

Canon Richard Watson Dixon

Died 23/1/1900, 120 years ago

Born Islington. Ecclesiastical historian and poet. At Pembroke College, Oxford, he became one of the ‘Birmingham Group’ along with William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. He was considered for Poe...

Person, Poetry, Religion, History

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Edward, Duke of Kent

Edward, Duke of Kent

Died 23/1/1820, 200 years ago

Edward Augustus was the 4th son of George III and the father of Queen Victoria.In 1818 the only legitimate grandchild of George III died, leaving the succession shaky. The three unmarried sons of ...

Person, Royalty

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William Ewart

William Ewart

Died 23/1/1869, 151 years ago

Politician. Born at 7 Queen Square, Liverpool. Entered parliament in 1828. He played a leading part in humanitarian reforms, including the abolition of capital punishment for minor offences and of ...

Person, Politics & Administration, Social Welfare

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Ferdinand II of Aragon

Ferdinand II of Aragon

Died 23/1/1516, 504 years ago

See his wife's entry.

Person, Royalty, Spain

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James L. Garvin

James L. Garvin

Died 23/1/1947, 73 years ago

C.H. For 34 years editor of The Observer. Born Birkenhead. Died Beaconsfield.

Person, Journalism / Publishing

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