1832 – Bjornson was born on the 8th of December in Kvikne, Norway. 1849 – At the age of 17 he realised that he wanted to pursue his talent for poetry. 1852 – Bjornson matriculated at the University of Oslo. 1857 – He published Synnøve Solbakken, the first of Bjørnson’s peasant novel. – ..
1800 – Ugo Bassi is an Italian clergyman, orator, and patriot was born at Cento, Italy. 1833 – Returned to Rome, where he led a life of study and devotion, and entered into ministry. 1848 – Outbreak of revolutionary movements Bassi filled with national enthusiasm joined Gene. – Followed Guidotti’s volunteers against the Austrians, ..
1806 – Born on July 7th in Palermo, Italy. Italian patriot and orientalist. 1820 – He joined the Carbonari like many other young Sicilians and actively sympathized with the revolution. 1822-1834 – Was arrested and condemned to death together with many others, but his sentence was commuted to imprisonment, and was liberated. 1839 – Published ..
1749 – Vittorio Alfieri was born in Asti, Piedmont on the 16th of January. 1759 – He was placed in the academy of Turin. 1762 – He studied civil and canonical law. 1766 – He departed after having a permission from the king to travel abroad under the care of an English preceptor. 1772 – ..
1738 – Born in Litchfield, Connecticut on January 21st. He was a hero of the American Revolution, leader of the Green Mountain Boys, and promoter of the independence and statehood of Vermont. 1953-1963 – He settled in Vermont after fighting in the French and Indian War. 1770 – He emerged as the military leader of ..
1751 – Allen was born in Cornwall, Connecticut on April 21, 1751. 1776-1777 – Became a member of the Vermont Legislature. He designed the university seal of the University of Vermont and the Great Seal of Vermont. 1780 – He proposed to the Legislature a memorial for the establishment of the University of Vermont. 1795 ..
1744 – Abigail was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts to William Smith and Elizabeth Quincy on November 11, 1744. 1754 – At a young age, Abigail’s father urged her to write, and she did so voraciously. Although she had not received a formal education, her father had a large library of books to which he gave ..