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Decade.png 1830s: )    Year.png 1839 Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Chartist Newport.JPG
November 4 – Newport Rising

Events

Date unknown


 

Event

EventStartEnd
Pax Brittanica18151915

 

New Groups

GroupImageTypeDescription
University of MissouriUniversity of Missouri Seal.svgPublic
Flagship
State university
Land-grant
Missouri's largest university
Anti-Slavery InternationalGroup.png
Boston UniversityBoston University seal.pngPrivate – ResearchBig Boston university
Mount Allison UniversityMount Allison University Sea.pngA total of 55 Rhodes Scholarships, the highest per capita of any Canadian university.
University of ChesterUniversity of Chester coat of arms.pngThe University has worked with the Integrity Initiative.

 

A Death

TitleDiedPlace of death
William Bentinck17 June 1839France
Paris

 

Births

TitleBornPlace of birthDiedSummaryDescription
John D. Rockefeller8 July 1839New York
Richford
23 May 1937Rockefeller family
Businessperson
Founder of the Standard Oil Company and the Rockefeller family which has dominated the United States for more than a century.
Henry George2 September 1839US
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
29 October 1897Author
Activist


References

  1. Mark Hovell, The Chartist Movement (Manchester University Press, 1966) p143
  2. Jill Harsin, Barricades: The War of the Streets in Revolutionary Paris, 1830-1848 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2002) p124
  3. T. Lindsay Buick, The French at Akaroa: An Adventure in Colonization (Cambridge University Press, 1928)(reprinted 2011) p294
  4. https://books.google.com/books?id=QNo8AAAAIAAJ quote=expansion in imports from 16,550 chests in the season 1831-2 to over 30,000 in 1835-6, and 40,000 in 1838-9}}
  5. https://web.archive.org/web/20070926235009/http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/pathways/citizenship/struggle_democracy/lovell.htm