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    Balbo, Count Cesare (male) 11/21/1789 - 06/03/1853 Italian

    Writer and statesman; prime minister of Sardinia.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Banfield, Thomas Collins (male) 04/03/1802 - 11/23/1855 Irish

    Political economist and civil servant. (In Wellesley Index sometimes represented as Thomas Charles Banfield.)
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Bell, Robert (male) 01/16/1800 - 04/12/1867 Irish Trinity College, Dublin

    Started Dublin Historical Society; edited the Atlas, the Morning Chronicle, and the Home News; wrote History of Russia (1838), Lives of the English Poets (1839), other works; wrote 3 5-act comedies. See Boase I: 231, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Downing, Charles Toogood (male) 1810 - 1873 English

    M.D.; member of the Royal College of Surgeons; published The fan-qui in China, in 1836-7 (1838).

    Grattan, Thomas Colley (male) 1791 - 07/04/1864 Irish

    Proprietor of The Monthly Paris Review (1822-23); British consul to Massachusetts (1839-46); wrote Highways and byways (1823), History of the Netherlands (1830), Legends of the Rhine (1832), and many other works. See Boase I: 1210, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Lewes, George Henry (male) 04/18/1817 - 11/30/1878 English

    Critic, dramatist, author, editor, and partner of Mary Ann Evans; edited Fortnightly Review, literary editor of The Leader; wrote many articles in the quarterly reviews; author of biography of Robespierre, A biographical history of philosophy (1845-6), The life and works of Goethe (1855), and other works. See Boase II: 408-9, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Lewis, Sir George Cornewall (male) 04/21/1806 - 04/13/1863 English Christ Church, Oxford

    Barrister, poor law commissioner, M.P.; editor of Edinburgh Review 1852-1855; chancellor of exchequer, home secretary, secretary for war. Wrote essays on romance languages, government of dependencies, authority, Roman history, other subjects. See Boase II: 413, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Lloyd, Hannibal Evans (male) 05/30/1770 - 07/14/1847 English

    Philologist and translator; settled in Hamburg in 1800; returned to England in 1813 and worked for foreign office; wrote works on history and culture of European countries; wrote standard English grammar for German students, edited German-English dictionary; translated travel literature. See ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Mark, William (male) 03/05/1782 - 01/13/1849 English

    British Consul at Malaga 1824-1836. In Wellesley as "Mark, ----."
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Pote, Benjamin Edward (male) 1795 - 1862 English

    Editor of the Foreign Quarterly Review 1838-1840.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Taylor, Philip Meadows (male) 09/25/1808 - 05/13/1876 English

    Colonial administrator in India; wrote many works including The Confessions of a Thug (1839), Tippoo Sultaun (1840), Tara, a Mahratta tale (1863). See Boase III: 899-900, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Thackeray, William Makepeace (male) 07/18/1811 - 12/24/1863 English Trinity College, Cambridge

    Satirist, novelist, and essayist; most famous for Vanity Fair; wrote for Fraser's Magazine, Punch, and other periodicals; edited Cornhill Magazine. See Boase III: 917-918, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

    Venables, Georg Stovin (male) 06/18/1810 - 10/06/1888 English Jesus College, Cambridge

    Barrister; wrote extensively for The Saturday Review; wrote for the Times; wrote poems; said to be the original of George Warrington in Thackeray's Pendennis. See Boase III: 1085, ODNB.
    (Also in the Wellesley Index.)

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