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  • Snow, John (1813-1858)
    Biography of the pioneering figure in public health, epidemiology, and anesthesiology, who discovered that cholera is communicated by means of a contaminated water supply.
  • Nightingale, Florence (1820-1910)@
    Learn about Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), the pioneer of modern nursing and noted statistician. Sites feature biography, war-time services, letters and diaries, essays, photos, and obituary for the "Lady of the Lamp."
  • Booth, Charles (1840-1916) (4)
    Learn about Charles Booth, the British philanthropist and social researcher, most famed for his work on documenting working class life in London at the end of the 19th century through sites featuring biography, archive of his work, 1889 poverty map of London, and excerpts from his book The Life and Labour of the People in London.
  • Queen Victoria (1837-1901)@
    Learn about Victoria, the Queen of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 to1901 whose reign brought about significant social, economic, and technological development along with great expansion of the British Empire. Sites feature history, biography, photographs, genealogy, legacy, as well as a collection of personal correspondence and quotes from her journal.
  • Disraeli, Sir Benjamin (1804-1881)@
  • Baden-Powell, Robert (1857-1941)@
    Find sites for Robert Baden-Powell (1857-1941), the British Lieutenant-General and founder of the world's Scouting Movement. Sites feature his biography, genealogy, military career profile, as well as scouting and military books written by Baden-Powell.
  • Scott, Robert Falcon (1868-1912)@
    Learn about Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912), the Royal Naval officer and Antarctic explorer who came second to the Norwegian Roald Amundsen in the historical 'Race to the South Pole.' Sites offer biography, vital stats, and expeditions of the legendary "Scotts of the Antarctic" who died while attempting to return from the historic Terra Nova expedition of 1910-1913.
  • George III (1738-1820)@
  • Prince Albert (1819-1861)@
    Learn about Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, husband and consort of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom who held the title of Prince Consort, through sites featuring history, biography, family tree, trivia, and articles on his marriage and relationship with the Queen.
  • Pankhurst, Emmeline (1858-1928)@
  • Gladstone, William (1809-1898)@
  • Duke of Wellington (Wellesley, Arthur) (1769-1852) (4)
  • Speke, John Hanning (1827-1864)@
  • Peel, Sir Robert (1788-1850)@
  • George IV (1762-1830)@
  • Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire (1757-1806)@
  • Lord Palmerston (1784-1865)@
  • Fremantle, Arthur (1835-1901)
    British Coldstream Guards officer who traveled throughout America during the U.S. Civil War. Site includes analysis of the British government's recognition of the Southern Confederacy.
  • Merrick, Joseph [1862-1890] (2)
  • Brock, Isaac (1769-1812)@

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