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Nestor Makhno

Nestor Makhno

Died 25/7/1934, 87 years ago

Anarchist revolutionary and commander of an anarchist army. Born in what is now Ukraine. Died in exile in Paris.

Person, Politics & Administration, France, Ukraine

1 memorial

Henry Mayhew

Henry Mayhew

Died 25/7/1887, 134 years ago

Social researcher and journalist.  Born London.  Joint founding editor with Mark Lemon, of the magazine 'Punch' and author of 'London Labour and the London Poor'. Born into a wealthy London family,...

Person, Journalism / Publishing

1 memorial

William Nicholson

William Nicholson

Died 25/7/1909, 112 years ago

Distiller, politician, cricket player, benefactor.  Born Upper Holloway into a gin distillery family.  They made Lamplighter gin at Three Mills on the River Lea.  The business moved into running pu...

Person, Benefactor, Food & Drink, Politics & Administration

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H. F. C. Skinner

H. F. C. Skinner

Died 25/7/1916, 105 years ago

Second Lieutenant Hilary Francis Cleveland Skinner was born on 10 October 1889 in Raipur, India, the elder son of John Allan Cleveland Skinner (1865-1925) and Augusta Beatrice Skinner née Newman (1...

War dead, War Memorial WW1, India

2 memorials

Doris Vautro

Doris Vautro

Born 25/7/1910, 111 years ago

Née Balducci. 2015: Via Facebook Brian Townsley writes: “I have been trying to find a bit more about the Vautro family because there were three Vautro sisters (?) who were famous racing cyclists in...

Person, Friend / family

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