1871

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Decade.png 1870s: )    Year.png 1871 Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
A v Werner - Kaiserproklamation am 18 Januar 1871 (3. Fassung 1885).jpg
The German Empire was founded in January 1871, after the joint victory of the German states in the Franco-Prussian War

Events

Date unknown

  • In South Africa
    • Gold is discovered at Pilgrim's Creek in the Pilgrim's Rest area.
    • A 83.50 carats (16.700 g) diamond is discovered, resulting in a diamond rush, and the town of New Rush springs up; Colonial Commissioners arrive there on November 17.


 

Events

EventStartEnd
Pax Brittanica18151915
Victorian era18401901

 

New Groups

GroupImageTypeDescription
Texas AGroup.pngLand-grant universitySea-grant universitySpace-grant universitySenior military college
Social Democrats (Denmark)Socialdemokratiet logo.pngRuling party in Denmark
Ohio Northern UniversityOhioNorthernSeal.gifSmall Midwestern private university
University of ArkansasUniversity of Arkansas seal.pngPublic
Flagship
Land-grant
The largest university in Arkansas
Texas A&M UniversityGroup.png
Smith CollegeGroup.pngCollegeA private liberal arts women's college in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Cambridge University/Newnham CollegeGroup.pngA women only college at Cambridge
University of OtagoLogo of the University of Otago.pngPublicUniversity in New Zealand

 

Births

TitleBornPlace of birthDiedSummaryDescription
Charles Norton18711923Banker
Deep state operative
USDSO
Felix Warburg14 January 1871Germany
Hamburg
20 September 1937Financier
Deep politician
Super wealthy financier and deep politician.
Thomas Cochran20 March 1871Minnesota
Saint Paul
29 October 1936Banker
Henry Strakosch9 May 187130 October 1943Banker
Businessperson
Banker who paid Winston Churchill's large debts "without asking anything in return".
Frank Polk13 September 1871New York7 February 1943Lawyer
Cordell Hull2 October 1871Tennessee
Olympus
Pickett County
U.S.
23 July 1955Politician
Lawyer
The longest serving US Secretary of State


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