Persons Born 1700-1799

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Blake, William: Connexipedia Article
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English poet, painter, and printmaker. Considered a seminal figure in the history of both the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. (1757-1827).
Bolívar, Simón: Connexipedia Article
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South American political leader who played a key role in Latin America's successful struggle for independence from Spain. (1783-1830).
Cabet, Étienne: Connexipedia Article
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French philosopher and utopian socialist. He was the founder of the Icarian movement and led a group of emigrants to found a new society in the United States. (1788-1856).
Condorcet, Marquis de: Connexipedia Article
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(1743-1794).French philosopher, mathematician, and early political scientist.
Equiano, Olaudah: Connexipedia Article
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African former slave involved in the British movement for the abolition of the slave trade. (1745-1797).
Godwin, William: Connexipedia Article
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English journalist, political philosopher and novelist, considered one of the first exponents of utilitarianism, and one of the first modern proponents of anarchism. (1756-1836).
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich: Connexipedia Article
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German philosopher, one of the creators of German Idealism. (1770-1831).
Holbach, Baron d': Connexipedia Article
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French-German author, philosopher, encyclopedist and a prominent figure in the French Enlightenment. (1723-1789).
Humboldt, Alexander von: Connexipedia Article
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Naturalist. (1769-1859).
Lount, Samuel: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Blacksmith, politician, rebel. (1791-1838).
L'ouverture, Toussaint: Connexipedia Article
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Leader of the Haitian Revolution. (1743-1803).
Mackandal, François: Connexipedia Article
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Haïtian Maroon resistance leader. (died 1758).
Mackenzie: A political biography of William Lyon Mackenzie
Sewell, John
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2002
History has often dismissed William Lyon Mackenzie as a comical figure, or as the political hothead who bungled the Upper Canada Rebellion of 1837. Former Toronto mayor John Sewell suggests he may act...
Mackenzie, William Lyon: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Journalist, politician, rebel. (1795-1861).
Mackenzie, William Lyon: Connexipedia Article
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Journalist, politician, rebel. (1795-1861).
Marat, Jean-Paul: Connexipedia Article
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Radical journalist and politician from the French Revolution. (1743-1793).
Matthews, Peter: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Farmer who participated in the Upper Canada Rebellion of 1837. (1789? - 1838).
Owen, Robert: Connexipedia Article
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English social reformer. (1771-1858).
Paine, Thomas: Connexipedia Article
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Author, pamphleteer, radical, inventor, intellectual, revolutionary. (1737-1809).
Papineau, Louis-Joseph: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Lawyer, seigneur, politician, defender of the national heritage of French Canada. Led the fight for control of the political institutions of Lower Canada. (1786-1871).
Saint-Simon, Henri de: Connexipedia Article
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French utopian socialist thinker. (1760-1825).
Tecumseh: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Shawnee chief who attempted to form an alliance of tribes to combat American territorial ambitions and tried to rally the tribes in a common defence against the Americans. (1768-1813).
Tecumseh: Connexipedia Article
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Shawnee chief who attempted to form an alliance of tribes to combat American territorial ambitions and tried to rally the tribes in a common defence against the Americans. (1768-1813).
Thompson, William: Connexipedia Article
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Irish political and philosophical writer and social reformer, developing from utilitarianism into an early critic of capitalist exploitation whose ideas influenced the Cooperative, Trade Union and Cha...
Thompson, William
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Born with the proverbial silver-spoon in his mouth, William Thompson (1775-1833) devoted his life to ameliorating the condition of those less fortunate than himself.
Truth, Sojourner: Connexipedia Article
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African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist. (1797-1883).
Wilberforce, William: Connexipedia Article
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British politician, philanthropist and a leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade. (1759-1833).
Wollstonecraft, Mary: Connexipedia Article
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British writer, philosopher, and feminist. (1759-1797).

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Scott, Walter
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Sir Walter Scott (15 August 1771 - 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the world during his time.