Handbook of Contemporary Biography

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Macmillan, 1870 - Biography - 287 pages

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Page 118 - June 4, 1863 ; declared of age by decree of the National Assembly, June 27, 1863; landed in Greece, Nov. 2, 1863 ; married, October 27, 1867, to Queen Olga, born Aug.
Page 193 - With a, full View of the English-Dutch Struggle against Spain, and of the Origin and Destruction of the Spanish Armada. By JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY, LL.D., DCL Portraits.
Page 114 - Appointed Governor of Bohemia, April 5, 1848 ; took part in the battle of Santa-Lucia, near Verona, May 6, 1848; declared of age, December 1, 1848. Proclaimed Emperor of Austria...
Page 260 - India, born at Kensington Palace, London, May 24, 1819, the daughter of Edward, Duke of Kent, fourth son of King George III., and of Princess Victoria of Saxe-Saalfeld-Coburg, widow of Prince Emich of Leiningen. Ascended the throne at the death of her uncle, King William IV., June 20, 1837 ; crowned at Westminster Abbey, June 28, 1838. Married, Feb. 10, 1840, to Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha ; widow, Dec. 14, 1861.
Page 100 - I. of SaxeSaalfeld-Coburg and of Princess Louise of Saxe-Altenburg. Studied philosophy and political economy at the University of Bonn, 183436 ; entered into the military service of Saxony, 1836; travelled in Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Northern Africa, 1838-40. Succeeded to the throne, at the death of his father, Jan. 29, 1844. Married, May 3, 1842, to Princess Alexandrine, born Dec. 6, 1820, the daughter of the late Grand-duke Leopold of Baden.
Page 153 - The History and Destiny of the "World and of the Church, according to Scripture.
Page 271 - III., King of the Netherlands, born February 19, 1817, the eldest son of King "Willem II., and of Princess Anna Paulowna, daughter of Czar Paul I. of Russia ; educated by private tutors, and at the University of Leyden ; succeeded to the throne, at the death of his father, March 17, 1849. Married, June 18, 1839, to Sophie, Queen of the Netherlands, born June 17, 1818, the second daughter of King Wilhelm I.
Page 48 - Burton.— The History of Scotland, from the Revolution to the Extinction of the last Jacobite Insurrection (1689—1748).
Page 281 - Queen Sylvia and Other Poems' (1886). Campbell, John TenBrook, American scientist : b. Montezuma, Ind., 21 May 1833. A carpenter in early life, he enlisted as a private at the outbreak of the Civil War, and rose to the rank of captain. He studied engineering and physical science, and has perfected many surveying implements. He has written 'National Finances,' and pamphlets on mathematical science and astro-physics.

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