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Origin of Species title page.jpg
English naturalist Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species
year 1859

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October–December

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Event
Pax Brittanica

 

New Groups

GroupImageTypeDescription
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Ateneo de Manila UniversityAteneo de Manila University seal.svgMilitary ranks
Research university
Prestigious Philippine university
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Births

TitleBornPlace of birthDiedSummaryDescription
George Curzon11 January 1859Derbyshire
Kedleston
UK
20 March 1925Diplomat
Politician
George Lansbury21 February 1859Suffolk
Halesworth
England
7 May 1940Politician
Mansfield Smith-Cumming1 April 1859London
UK
14 June 1923Spook
Deep politician
Head of the organisation which later became MI6
Cyrus McCormick16 May 18591936Financier
Arthur Conan Doyle22 May 1859Scotland
Edinburgh
UK
7 July 1930Author
Doctor
Creator of Sherlock Holmes
Sidney Webb13 July 1859London13 October 1947
John Queeny17 August 185919 March 1933BusinesspersonFounder of infamous Big Chem company Monsanto
William Waldegrave Palmer17 October 185926 February 1942Diplomat
Deep state operative
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