Portuguese Livy, one of the first great Portuguese historians 1522 – Awarded de Barros the captaincy of the fortress of St George of Elmina. 1525-1528 – He obtained the post of treasurer of the India House. 1530 – Barros back to Lisbon to his country house near Pombal, and there he finished ..
1943 – Born 8th of May in Thornaby-on-Tees. Studied at the London School of Economics and Durham University. 1982 – First novel described the lives of working class women; Union Street which won the Fawcett Prize. 1982 – Wrote Blow Your House Down. 1986 – Baker wrote a novel "The Century’s ..
1800 – Born on the 3rd of October in Worcester, Massachusetts. He finished High School in Phillips Exeter Academy. Took up his college in Harvard University and University of Göttingen. 1827 – Married his first wife was Sarah Dwight, of a rich family in Springfield, Massachusetts. 1834-1874 – He wrote 10-volume ..
1832 – Hubert Howe Bancroft was born on the 5th of May in Granville, Ohio. He attended high school in the Granville Academy. 1852-1868 – He managed a bookstore and he began his own publishing house. Bancroft published a well-known group of local histories. 1885 – Purchased a ranch with an ..
1886 – Nina Bang was born on the 6th of October. 1871-1915 – Married to Jens Gustav Bang. 1903 – Her first child was born. 1913-1917 – First female Minister in the world, she was member of the City Council of Copenhagen. 1918-1928 – Member of Landstinget (Upper Chamber) as one ..
1922 – Bailyn was born in Hartford, Connecticut. 1953 – He earned his Ph.D. from Harvard, and has been associated with the University. 1961 – He became a Professor of University of Harvard. 1962-1970 – He served as editor-in-chief of the John Harvard Library. 1967-1977 – Bailyn is the co-editor of ..
1849 – Born on the 19th of July in Montbron in Charente, France. 1877 – He obtained the degree of doctor of letters with a Latin thesis on Gaius Asinius Pollio. 1882-1885 – He made a study of parliamentary oratory during the French Revolution, and published two volumes on Les orateurs de la Constituante and ..
1910 – Born in the USA. 1937 – Wrote "Bismarck and British Colonial Policy: The Problem of South West Africa. 1947-1959 – Chairman of history department at University of Iowa. 1965-1968 – Again Chairman of history department at University of Iowa. 1971 – Wrote the "Quantification in History". 1972 – Co-edited "The Dimensions of Quantitative ..
110 BC – Titus Pomponius Atticus was born. 85 BC – He is said to have been an excellent student, and Pomponius travelled to Athens, where he immersed himself in literature and philosophy. – Atticus’ wealth grew by inheritance and through his skillful dealings in real estate. 65 BC – Atticus returned to ..
1917 – Born on July 2nd in a farm near Twin Falls, Idaho, and spent his childhood and youth in an agricultural environment. American historian whose many writings on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and service in the 1970s and ’80s as church historian and then as director of the Joseph Fielding ..