Fanny Cornforth (1835 – 1909) was an Englishwoman who became the artist's model and mistress of the Pre-Raphaelite painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Later, Cornforth performed the duties of housekeeper for Rossetti.
Joseph "Bunko" Kelly was a Liverpudlian hotelier of the 19th century who kidnapped men and sold them to work on ships. The terms "crimp" and "shanghaier" are used to describe this type of criminal.
Eugenio Courret or Eugène Courret (1841–1900?) was a French photographer who was based in Lima, Peru.
Ioannis Dimitriou (Greek: Ιωάννης Δημητρίου, 1826–c. 1900) was a cotton and industrial merchant that worked in Egypt and was a major donator of ancient Egyptian artifacts which he gave to the National Archaeological Museum in Athens. He also worked in his home island of Lemnos.
Jacob Hirschorn (Fuerth, Bavaria, May 19, 1829 – Feb 2, 1906 St. Louis, MO) was a Jewish-American immigrant from Germany who served in the U.S.-Mexican War and wrote a dramatic memoir entitled "The Mexican War. Reminiscences of a Volunteer" from which the following information and quotations are taken.
Israel (also Yisroel or Yisrol) Rosenberg (ca. 1850 – 1903 or 1904; Yiddish/Hebrew: ????? ??????????) founded the first Yiddish theater troupe in Imperial Russia.
Marie Adelaide Baubry-Vaillant (1829 – after 1881) was a French painter.
Héctor Canaveri (1855- 19—) was an Argentine politician, chief of police and military.
John Kotelawala (known as John Kotelawala Snr ) (1865 – 1906) was a Ceylonese police officer and businessmen. He is known of the Murder of Francis Dixon Attygalle, which became the first sensational murder trial in Ceylon. His son General Sir John Kotelawala was the 3rd Prime Minister of Ceylon.
James Redding Ware (1832-c 1909, pseudonym Andrew Forrester) was a British writer, novelist and playwright, creator of one of the first female detectives in fiction.
Carl August Daniel Heese (1867–1901) was a German missionary in South Africa. He was killed during the Second Boer War, his death was one of the issues at the court martial of Breaker Morant.
Frank Elmer Smith (Born August 22, 1864) was an American sailor serving in the United States Navy during the Boxer Rebellion who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.
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