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Decade.png 1850s: )    Year.png 1855 Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Lord Palmerston 1855.jpg
Lord Palmerston becomes British Prime Minister
Year 1855

Events

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Events

EventStartEnd
Pax Brittanica18151915
Victorian era18401901
Crimean WarOctober 1853February 1856

 

New Groups

GroupImageTypeDescription
Geelong Grammar SchoolGeelong Grammar School.pngRuling class school. The school's fees are the most expensive in Australia.
William Paterson UniversityGroup.png
ETH ZurichETH Zürich Logo black.pngPublicETH Zurich is ranked among the top universities in the world.
The College of New JerseyTCNJ Seal.jpgNew Jersey college with emphasis placed on liberal arts
University of San FranciscoUsflogo.pngMilitary ranks
Society of Jesus
A private Jesuit university in San Francisco, California.
Pennsylvania State UniversityPennsylvania State University seal.svg• Public • Flagship • State-related • Land-grant • Sea-grant • Space-grant • Sun-grant • Multi-campus

 

A Death

TitleBornDiedPlace of deathSummary
Henry Lehman182217 November 1855US
Louisiana
New Orleans
Businessperson

 

Births

TitleBornPlace of birthDiedSummaryDescription
Andrew Mellon24 March 1855United States
Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh
26 August 1937Politician
Banker
Robert La Follette14 June 185518 June 1925PoliticianLa Follette stated that his chief goal was to break the "combined power of the private monopoly system over the political and economic life of the American people"
Walter Page15 August 1855US
North Carolina
Cary
21 December 1918Diplomat
Journalist
Deep state functionary
A US diplomat who received money from Woodrow Wilson's banker, Cleveland Dodge.
Eugene Debs5 November 1855United States
Indiana
Terre Haute
20 October 1926Firefighter
Grocer
Union organizer
Walter Cunliffe3 December 1855London6 January 1920Central banker


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