1879

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Mohammad Yaqub Khan with British officers in May of 1879.jpg
Great Britain gives up on conquering all of Afghanistan, and settles for larger territorial concessions and control of Afghan foreign policy, after the Second Anglo-Afghan War.

Events

Date unknown

 

Events

EventStartEnd
Pax Brittanica18151915
Victorian era18401901

 

New Groups

GroupImageTypeDescription
Sullivan & CromwellSullivan and Cromwell Logo 1.svgNotorious New York law firm used by the Dulles brothers.
Technical University of BerlinYU Berlin.pngPublicOne of the 4 Universities in Berlin, home to a few former top Nazi-officials.

 

A Death

TitleBornDiedPlace of deathSummary
Lionel de Rothschild22 November 18083 June 1879London
UK
Politician
Rothschild family

 

Births

TitleBornPlace of birthDiedSummaryDescription
Alexander Halpern187928 June 1956Spook
Politician
Lawyer
Alexander Inglis18791924
E. M. Forster1 January 1879Marylebone
Middlesex
England
7 June 1970Author
Alfred Zimmern26 January 187924 November 1957Academic
Deep state operative
A member of the Milner Group who spoke of the group to Carrol Quigley
William Beveridge5 March 1879India
Bengal
16 March 1963Academic
Economist
Social Scientist
Carlo Tresca9 March 1879Italy
Sulmona
11 January 1943Editor
Thomas Catto15 March 1879Newcastle upon Tyne23 August 1959Central banker
Businessperson
Fred Brown12 April 1879New Hampshire
Ossipee
3 February 1955
Nancy Astor19 May 1879US2 May 1964Politician
Waldorf Astor19 May 1879US30 September 1952Deep politician
Businessperson
Millionaire
Max Aitken25 May 1879Canada
Ontario
Maple
9 June 1964Author
Legislator
Businessperson
Auckland Geddes21 June 1879London8 June 1954Diplomat
Soldier
Politician
Businessperson
Robert William Seton-Watson20 August 1879London25 July 1951Journalist
Propagandist
Spooky UK historian
David Petrie9 September 1879Inveravon
Banffshire
7 August 1961Spook
Police officer
Wartime head of MI6 after just 5 years in the organisation.
Margaret Sanger14 September 18796 September 1966Activist
Nurse
US eugenicist and birth control promoter. Long sponsored by the Rockefeller family.
Leon Trotsky7 November 1879Near
Russian Empire
Yelizavetgrad
Kherson Governorate
21 August 1940
Patrick Pearce10 November 1879Dublin
Eire
3 May 1916
John McCarl27 November 1879Near
Iowa
Des Moines
2 August 1940


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