Beethoven vs. Steibelt
Accounts of the contest record it was a disaster for Steibelt; Beethoven reportedly carried the day by improvising at length on a theme taken from the cello ...
May 8 1980, Smallpox Eradicated-The Rise And Fall Of Smallpox
On May 8, 1980, the World Health Organization officially pronounced victory in the fight against smallpox, confirming that no known cases of the dreaded killer existed anywhere on the planet. Take a l...
Jenner Tests Smallpox Vaccine - May 14, 1796
Edward Jenner, an English country doctor from Gloucestershire, administers the world’s first vaccination as a preventive treatment for smallpox, a disease that had killed millions of people over the c...
Jean-Baptiste Bréval
A superior Live performance to this video can be heard on the CD Cello Favourites with Georg Mertens & gavin Tipping. For all CD's and downloads with Georg...
Edward Jenner
Edward Jenner was an English country doctor who pioneered vaccination. In 1796 Jenner discovered that inoculation with cowpox gave immunity to smallpox. The ...
Sonata in C Major - Jean Baptiste Breval - YouTube
Jan 31, 2010 ... Tyler plays Breval's Sonata in C Major, movement 1.
May 8 1980, Smallpox Eradicated-The Rise And Fall Of Smallpox
On May 8, 1980, the World Health Organization officially pronounced victory in the fight against smallpox, confirming that no known cases of the dreaded killer existed anywhere on the planet. Take a l...
Charles Wolfe
Charles Wolfe (14 December 1791 – 21 February 1823) was an Irish poet, chiefly remembered for "The Burial of Sir John Moore after Corunna" which achieved popularity in 19th century poetry anthologies....
William Lambton
Lieutenant-Colonel William Lambton, FRS (c. 1753 – 19 January 1823 ) was a British soldier, surveyor, and geographer. Lambton was the Superintendent of the Trigonometrical Survey of India, which he b...
Robert Manners (1758–1823)
Robert Manners (2 January 1758 – 9 June 1823) was a British soldier and Member of Parliament.He was the eldest son of General Lord Robert Manners by his wife Mary Digges, and succeeded to his fa...
Daniel Gotthilf Moldenhawer
Daniel Gotthilf Moldenhawer (December 11, 1753 – November 21, 1823), was a German-Danish philologist, theologian, librarian, bibliophile, palaeographer, diplomat, and Bible translator.
Molde...
Thomas Steele (politician)
Thomas Steele (17 November 1753 – 8 December 1823) was a British politician at the turn of the nineteenth century.After Westminster School and Cambridge, he was elected as MP for Chichester in 1...
Thomas Winstanley
Thomas Winstanley (1749 – 2 September 1823) was an academic at the University of Oxford, who held the positions of Camden Professor of Ancient History, Laudian Professor of Arabic, and principal of St...
Francis Savage
Francis Savage (1769 – 19 September 1823) was an Irish politician.He was the eldest son of Charles Savage of Ardkeen and educated at Trinity College, Dublin.He was appointed Sheriff of County Down for...
Juan Antonio Llorente
Juan Antonio Llorente (March 30, 1756 in Rincón de Soto (La Rioja), Spain – February 5, 1823 in Madrid) was a Spanish historian.
He studied at the University of Zaragoza, and, having been ordained...
Henrik Johan Walbeck
Henrik Johan Walbeck (1794-1823) was a Finnish geodesist studying the size and figure of the Earth by means of grade measurement.In 1817, he was made a corresponding member of the Royal Swedish Academ...
Jeffrey Boehm
Jeffrey William Boehm (1757–1823) was a British Naval Officer.He was born in England’s coastal city of Portsmouth in Hampshire County to William and Francis Boehm. Jeffrey lived on the water all his l...
Jean-Nicolas Pache
Jean-Nicolas Pache (5 May 1746 – 18 November 1823) was a French politician who served as Mayor of Paris from 1793 to 1794.
Pache was born in Verdun, but grew up in Paris, of Swiss parentage, the ...
Heinrich Wilhelm von Gerstenberg
Heinrich Wilhelm von Gerstenberg (3 January 1737 – 1 November 1823) was a German poet and critic.Gerstenberg was born in Tondern, Schleswig. After attending school in Husum and at the Christianeum H...
John Lambert (politician)
John Lambert (February 24, 1746 – February 4, 1823), was a New Jersey politician who served as a Representative, a U.S. Senator and as Acting Governor of New Jersey. Born in what is now...
Jean Henri van Swinden
Jean Henri van Swinden (The Hague, 8 June 1746 – Amsterdam, 9 March 1823) was a Dutch mathematician and physicist who taught in Franeker and Amsterdam.
His parents were the lawyer Phillippe ...
John Egerton, 7th Earl of Bridgewater
John William Egerton, 7th Earl of Bridgewater FRS (14 April 1753 – 21 October 1823), known as John Egerton until 1803, was a British soldier and Tory politician.Egerton was the eldest son of the Right...
Otto von Fieandt
Henrik Otto von Fieandt (1762–1823) was a Swedish Colonel who fought in the 1788–90 war with Russia. He appears in Johan Ludvig Runeberg's epic poem The Tales of Ensign Stål as an eccentric but valoro...
Karl Leonhard Reinhold
Karl Leonhard Reinhold (26 October 1757 – 10 April 1823) was an Austrian philosopher. He was the father of Ernst Reinhold, also a philosopher.
Reinhold was born in Vienna. At the age of fourteen h...
Sir Robert Kingsmill, 2nd Baronet
Sir Robert Kingsmill, 2nd Baronet (1772 – 4 May 1823) was an English landowner and politician.He was born the son of Edward Kingsmill, of Belfast, and his wife Catherine. He was the nephew of Ro...
José Francisco de Paula Señan
Father José Francisco de Paula Señan (March 3, 1760 – August 24, 1823) was a Spanish missionary to the Americas.
He was born in Barcelona, Spain and entered the Franciscan Order in 1774. In ...
Sir Anthony Farrington, 1st Baronet
General Sir Anthony Farrington, 1st Baronet (6 February 1742–3 November 1823) was a British Army officer of the Royal Artillery. He served in Gibraltar and in the American War of Independence.
Far...
John Schenck
John Schenck (sometimes written Schanck) (1750–1823) was a captain in the New Jersey Militia during the American Revolutionary War.
Schenck was born in the now-defunct Amwell Township, Hunterdon C...