19th Century Archive

  • Field Marshal Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, KP, GCB, OM, GCMG, VD, PC (4 June 1833 – 25 March 1913), was an Anglo-Irish officer in the British Army. He served in Burma, the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny, China, Canada, and widely […]

    1st Viscount Wolseley

    Field Marshal Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, KP, GCB, OM, GCMG, VD, PC (4 June 1833 – 25 March 1913), was an Anglo-Irish officer in the British Army. He served in Burma, the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny, China, Canada, and widely […]

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  • In 1886, Hertz developed the Hertz antenna receiver. This is a set of terminals that is not electrically grounded for its operation. He also developed a transmitting type of dipole […]

    Heinrich Hertz

    In 1886, Hertz developed the Hertz antenna receiver. This is a set of terminals that is not electrically grounded for its operation. He also developed a transmitting type of dipole […]

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  • Oliver Lodge was born in 1851 at Penkhull in Stoke-on-Trent and educated at Adams’ Grammar School. He was the eldest of eight sons and a daughter of Oliver Lodge (1826–1884) […]

    Oliver Lodge

    Oliver Lodge was born in 1851 at Penkhull in Stoke-on-Trent and educated at Adams’ Grammar School. He was the eldest of eight sons and a daughter of Oliver Lodge (1826–1884) […]

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  • The Regent’s Canal was built to link the Grand Junction Canal’s Paddington Arm, which opened in 1801, with the Thames at Limehouse. One of the directors of the canal company […]

    The Regents Canal

    The Regent’s Canal was built to link the Grand Junction Canal’s Paddington Arm, which opened in 1801, with the Thames at Limehouse. One of the directors of the canal company […]

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