British marshal and military reformer wrote manual "The Soldier's Pocket Book" 1869 British administrator of Transvaal 1879-1880 unsuccessfully attempted to relieve Charles George Gordon at Khartoum 1884 principal inspiration for Major-General Stanley in "The Pirates of Penzance&..
1878 – Born on the 6th of December in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a writer, poet and literary critic. 1890 – At the age of 12, upon the death of his father, Braithwaite was forced to quit school to support his family. 1893 – At age 15 he apprenticed to a typesetter for the Boston ..