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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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