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Edward Hall

borndied
14971547
an English lawyer, Member of Parliament, and historian, best known for his The Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Families of Lancastre and Yorke, commonly known as Hall's Chronicle.
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Kaspar Hauser

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1812, Apr 301833, Dec 17
a German youth who claimed to have grown up in the total isolation of a darkened cell. Hauser's claims, and his subsequent death by stabbing, sparked much debate and controversy. Theories propounded at the time linked him with the grand ducal House of Baden and proposed his birth had been hidden as part of royal intrigue. These opinions have long since been ...
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John Hayward

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1564 ca1627, Jun 27
an English historian, lawyer and politician. In 1599 he published The First Part of the Life and Raigne of King Henrie IV - a treatise dealing with the accession of Henry IV and the deposition of Richard II - dedicated to Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex....
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Thomas Heyward Jr.

bornactivedied
1746, Jul 281775-17981809, Mar 6
a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and of the Articles of Confederation as a representative of South Carolina. On August 27, 1780, Heyward was taken from his Charleston home by British troops and detained in the Old Exchange Building. Just hours after being arrested, he and 28 other "ringleaders of the rebellion" were relocated to a gu...
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Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann

aka: E. T. A. Hoffmann
borndied
17761822
a German Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist. His stories form the basis of Jacques Offenbach's famous opera The Tales of Hoffmann, in which Hoffmann appears (heavily fictionalized) as the hero. He is also the author of the novella The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, on which the famous ballet Th...
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William S. Holabird

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1794 ca1855, May 20
an American lawyer, politician and the 17th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut. In 1831 and 1833 he was unsuccessful as a Democratic candidate for Congress and was appointed by Andrew Jackson in 1834 as U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut. As such he...
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William Hooper

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1742, Jun 281764-17881790, Oct 14
an American lawyer, politician, and a member of the Continental Congress representing North Carolina from 1774 through 1777. Hooper was also a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, along with fellow North Carolinians Joseph Hewes and John Penn. In 1764 Hooper moved temporarily to Wilmington, North Carolina, where he began to practice law a...
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John Hoskins [1]

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1566, Mar 11638, Aug 27
an English poet, scholar of Greek, lawyer, judge and politician. The poem Absence, Hear thou my Protestation (Printed anonymously in Francis Davison's A poetical rhapsody containing diverse sonnets, odes, [etc.] (V. S. for J. Baily, 1602)) was at one time attributed to more
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Francois Hotman

aka: François, Francis, Hotomanus, Hotomannus, Hottomannus
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1524, Aug 231542-15891590, Feb 12
a French Protestant lawyer and writer, associated with the legal humanists and with the monarchomaques, who struggled against absolute monarchy. His most important work, the Franco-Gallia (1573), found favour neither with Catholics nor with Huguenots in its day (except when it suited their purposes); yet its vogue has been compared to that obtained later by ...
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Elizabeth Hubbard

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1674unknown
She was seventeen years old in the spring of 1692. Dr. Griggs, the town physician in Salem, Massachusetts, diagnosed Elizabeth and several other girls with the affliction of an “Evil Hand”. In simpler terms, the girls were said to be victims suffering from the powers of the Salem witches, trials lasting February 1692 to May 1693. During this time, twenty...
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Samuel D. Hubbard

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1799, Aug 101855, Oct 8
born in Middletown, Connecticut. He pursued classical studies at Yale College and graduated in 1819. He practiced law from 1823 to 1837. He then found work in manufacturing. Hubbard later got involved in politics and in 1844 he was elected to the Twenty-ninth United States Congress and later reelected to the Thirtieth Congress from Connecticut's 2nd congress...
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Samuel Huntington

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1731, Jul 51754-17961796, Jan 5
a jurist, statesman, and Patriot in the American Revolution from Connecticut. As a delegate to the Continental Congress, he signed the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. He also served as President of the Continental Congress from 1779 to 1781, President of the United States in Congress Assembled in 1781, chief justice of the Conn...
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