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    Abbott, Rev. Thomas Kingsmill (male) 03/26/1829 - 12/18/1913 Irish Trinity College, Dublin

    Cleric, scholar, and educator; translated Kant's Critique of Practical Reason (1878).

    Abdy, Maria Smith (female) 02/25/1797 - 07/19/1867 English

    A niece of the humorists James and Horace Smith; wrote for the annuals and for the New Monthly Magazine and the Metropolitan Magazine. See Boase I: 3, ODNB.

    Acland, Thomas Dyke (male) 03/29/1787 - 07/22/1871 English Christ Church, Oxford

    Politician and Baronet; friend of Pusey. See Boase I: 11-12, ODNB.

    Acton, John Emerich Edward Dahlberg (male) 01/10/1834 - 06/19/1902 English St. Mary's College, Oscott

    Historian and moralist; born in Naples; proprietor of The Rambler and its successor, The Home and Foreign Review; leader of liberal Catholic movement; friend of Gladstone. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Adams, Henry Gardiner (male) 1811 - 05/01/1881 English

    Druggist, chemist, naturalist, and author; secretary of Mechanics Institute of Chatham; wrote books about flowers, birds and butterflies; wrote juvenile literature under the pseudonym nemo; edited collections of poetical quotations. See Boase IV: 32.

    Adams, William Bridges (male) 05/26/1797 - 07/23/1872 English

    Railway engineer; manufactured railway vehicles and tracks; wrote technical books and numerous memoirs and articles; wrote radical political pamphlets and for the Monthly Repository in the 1830s. See Boase I: 19, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Adams, William Henry Davenport (male) 05/05/1828 - 12/30/1891 English

    Journalist and general writer; edited an Isle of Wright newspaper; wrote for the Literary Gazette and other periodicals; prepared almost 140 compilations of various kinds of data.

    Airy, George Biddel (male) 07/27/1801 - 01/02/1892 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Astronomer Royal; professor of mathematics at Cambridge; wrote Gravitation an elementary explanation of the principal perturbations in the Solar System (1834) and other works; re-equipped the royal observatory. See Boase IV: 53-55.

    Airy, Osmund (male) 1845 - 11/30/1928 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Historian
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Albert, Francis Charles, Prince Consort (male) 08/26/1819 - 12/14/1861 German University of Bonn

    Consort of Queen Victoria; managed royal household, supported Great Exhibition of 1851. See Boase I: 38-9, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Alcala Galiano, Antonio (male) 07/22/1789 - 04/11/1865 Spanish

    Spanish politician and writer; went into exile in 1823; professor of Spanish at the new London University.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Alcock, Thomas (male) 1784 - 08/21/1833 English

    Surgeon; contributed many papers to medical journals; surgeon to St. James's Workhouse in London.

    Alexander, William (male) 04/13/1824 - 09/12/1911 Irish Exeter College, Oxford

    Archbishop of Armgh; held tractarian views; published theological works and verse. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Alison, Archibald (male) 12/29/1792 - 05/23/1867 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    Historian and lawyer; wrote at least 50 articles for Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine; noted high Tory, opposed to Parliamentary reform; wrote History of Europe during the French Revolution (1833-1842); attacked Malthus. See Boase I: 47, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Allen, Charles Grant Blarfindie (male) 02/24/1848 - 10/25/1899 Canadian Merton College, Oxford

    Science writer and novelist; supporter of evolution; wrote Flowers and Their Pedigrees (1886) and other scientific works; wrote The Woman Who Did (1895) and other novels
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Allingham, William (male) 03/19/1824 - 11/18/1889 Irish

    Poet, diarist, and editor; customs clerk; editor of Fraser's Magazine 1874-9; wrote Poems (1850), Peace and War, an ode (1854), many other works of poetry and songs. See Boase IV: 97-8, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Alston, Edward Richard (male) 12/01/1845 - 03/07/1881 Scottish

    Zoologist; authority on birds and rodents; in delicate health and self-educated.

    Amyot (male) English

    Either Thomas Edward Amyot or William Henry Amyot; both were sons of the antiquary Thomas Amyot and both wrote on legal matters.

    Anderson, John (male) 05/23/1805 - 03/25/1855 Scottish University of Edinburgh

    The "Rev. Dr. Anderson" cited in the Calcutta Review is likely the scholarly Church of Scotland missionary John Anderson who was based in Madras; he published the Native Herald, started schools, and wrote. See Boase I: 63, ODNB.

    Angus, Joseph (male) 01/16/1816 - 08/28/1902 English University of Edinburgh; King's College, London

    Baptist divine; wrote on Egyptian history and biblical subjects.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

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