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Thomas Malthus publishes the influential An Essay on The Principle of Population. "In his comfortable parsonage, he contemplated the misery of the great majority of mankind with equanimity, and pointed out the fallacies of the reformers who hoped to alleviate it."

Events

  • December 5 – Peasants War in the Southern Netherlands: The revolt is crushed in Hasselt; during the uprising it is estimated that 5,000 to 10,000 people have been killed.

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Event

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French RevolutionOften cited event in world history that has an even more brutal side to it than is usually discussed.

 

New Groups

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Netherlands/Ministry of Justice and SecurityMinisterie van Justitie en Veiligheid Logo.pngMinistryTries to arrest 200,000 citizens/year for missed payments while dealing with drug traffickers. Combating the Dutch drug syndicates leading the European illegal drug trade since the 1970s. Marvelous effectiveness.
University of LouisvilleUniversity of Louisville.svgPublicHigh medical research activity
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