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a British politician and writer, who twice served as Prime Minister. He played a central role in the creation of the modern Conservative Party, defining its policies and its broad outreach. Disraeli is remembered for his influential voice in world affairs, his political battles with the Liberal Party leader William Ewart Gladstone, and his one-nation conservatism or "Tory democracy". He made the Conservatives the party most identified with the glory and power of the British Empire. He is the only British Prime Minister of Jewish birth.
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Badeen: Frivolous, jesting. Via French badine, silly, from Late Latin badare, to gape. Its only literary use is in ...
Forcible feeble: A weak person who makes great show of strength (physical or moral). William Shakespeare first used the expr...
Gyve: A fetter, a shackle for the leg. Usually in the plural: gives, guives, guyves; the word was probably once p...
Icarian: (I) Over-ambitious or presumptuous; leaping high to one's own ruin. From Icarus, son of Daedalus (cp. daeda...
Lusorious: Relating to or used for sport or as a pastime. Of speech or writing; in a playful style. Also lusory; Latin...
Olio: A dish, originally Spanish and Portuguese, made with pieces of meat and fowl, bacon, pumpkin, cabbage, turn...
Tritical: Trite, commonplace.Hence also triticism, a trite utterance or writing. Jonathan Swift in 1709 wrote: A Trit...
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Benjamin Disraeli1804, Dec 211826
 
18801881, Apr 19

Charles Carroll III1737, Sep 191772
 
18281832, Nov 14
 a wealthy Maryland planter and an early advocate of independence from the Kingdom of Great Britai...
Hamengkubuwono II1750, Mar 71792
 
18281828, Jan 3
 the second sultan of Yogyakarta 1792–1810, 1811–12 and finally 1826–28 during the Java War....
Hamengkubuwono IV1804, Apr 31814
 
18281823/28
 the fourth sultan of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, reigning from April 3, 1814 - December 6, 1822, and t...
Manuel Quimper17571770
 
18291844, Apr
 a Spanish Peruvian explorer, cartographer, naval officer, and colonial official. He participated ...
William Clark [2]1770, Aug 11789
 
18291838, Sep 1
 an American explorer, soldier, Indian agent, and territorial governor. Along with Meriwether Lewi...
John Quincy Adams1767, Jul 111825
 
18291848, Feb 23
 an American statesman who served as the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829. H...
Petar I Petrovic-Njegos1747/481782
 
18301830, Oct 31
 the ruler of the Prince-Bishopric of Montenegro as the Metropolitan (vladika) of Cetinje, and Exa...
King George IV1762, Aug 121820
 
18301830, Jun 26
 King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover following the death of his...
Charles Xunknown1824
 
1830unknown
  King of France from 16 September 1824 until 2 August 1830. For most of his life he was known as ...
Cornplanter1750s ca1816
 
18311831
 a Seneca war chief and diplomat. As a chief warrior, Cornplanter fought in the French and Indian ...
Charles Grey1764, Mar 131786
 
18341845, Jul 17
 Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from November 1830 to July 1834. A member of the Whig Party,...
William Wirt1772, Nov 81792
 
18341834, Feb 18
 an American author and statesman who is credited with turning the position of United States Attor...
HRE Francis II1768, Feb 121792
 
18351835, Mar 2
 the last Holy Roman Emperor, ruling from 1792 until 6 August 1806, when he dissolved the Holy Rom...
William T. Barry1784, Feb 51805
 
18351835, Aug 30
 an American statesman and jurist. He served as Postmaster General for most of the administration ...
Davy Crockett1786, Aug 171813
 
18361836, Mar 6
 a 19th-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, and politician. He is commonly referred...
Pavel Schilling1786, Apr 51810
 
18371837, Jul 25
 a diplomat of Baltic German origin employed in the service of Russia in Germany, and who built a ...
Andrew Jackson1767, Mar 151829
 
 
18371845, Jun 8
 the seventh President of the United States (1829–1837). He was born near the end of the colonia...
Major Ridge1771 ca1790
 
18391839
 a Cherokee leader, a member of the tribal council, and a lawmaker. As a warrior, he fought in the...
Tenskwatawa17751800
 
18391834
 a Native American religious and political leader of the Shawnee tribe, known as The Prophet or th...
Mahmud II1789, Jul 201808
 
18391839, Jul 1
 the 30th Sultan and Caliph (Sunni Islam) of the Ottoman Empire/Caliphate from 1808 until his deat...
Black Hawk17671810
 
18391838
 a war leader and warrior of the Sauk American Indian tribe in what is now the Midwest of the Unit...
Huang Juezi17931823
 
18391853
 a Chinese Qing dynasty scholar and civil servant and a fervent opponent of the opium trade. His 1...
Osceola18041830
 
 
18391838
 an influential leader of the Seminole in Florida. Of mixed parentage, Creek, Scots-Irish, and Eng...
John Forsyth1780, Oct 221813
 
18411841, Oct 21
 a 19th-century American politician from Georgia. He represented Georgia in both the House of Repr...
Martin Van Buren1782, Dec 51837
 
 
18411862, Jul 24
 an American politician who served as the eighth President of the United States (1837–1841). A m...
William Henry Harrison1773, Feb 91841
 
 
18411841, Apr 4
 the ninth President of the United States (1841), an American military officer and politician, and...
Noah Webster1758, Oct 161781
 
18431843, May 28
 an American lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spelling reformer, political writer...
Artemas Ward Jr.1762, Jan 91783
 
18441847, Oct 7
 like his father, Artemas Ward, he was a United States Representative from Massachusetts. He serve...
Charles XIV John1763, Jan 261818
 
18441844, Mar 8
  King of Sweden (as Charles XIV John) and King of Norway (as Charles III John) from 1818 until hi...
John Tyler1790, Mar 291841
 
 
18451862, Jan 18
 the tenth President of the United States (1841–1845). He was elected vice president on the 1840...
Emperor Ninko 1800, Mar 161817
 
18461846, Feb 21
 the 120th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Ninko's reign spann...
Godert van der Capellen1778, Dec 151808
 
18481848, Apr 10
 a Dutch statesman from Utrecht. He was made Prefect of Friesland in 1808 and soon thereafter Mini...
Ferdinand I of Austria1793, Apr 191835
 
 
18481875, Jun 29
  Emperor of Austria, President of the German Confederation, King of Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia...
Albert Gallatin1761, Jan 291788
 
18491849, Aug 12
 a Swiss-American politician, diplomat, ethnologist and linguist. He was an important leader of th...
John C. Fremont1813, Jan 211840
 
 
18491890, Jul 13
 an American military officer, explorer, and politician who became the first candidate of the anti...
James K. Polk1795, Nov 21845
 
 
18491849, Jun 15
 the 11th President of the United States (1845–1849). Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, North...
Richard M. Johnson1780, Oct 171802
 
18501850, Nov 19
 the ninth Vice President of the United States, serving in the administration of Martin Van Buren ...
Zachary Taylor1784, Nov 241849
 
 
18501850, Jul 9
 the 12th President of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850. Be...
Petar II Petrovic-Njegos1813, Nov 11830
 
 
18511851, Oct 19
 a Prince-Bishop (vladika) of Montenegro, poet and philosopher whose works are widely considered s...
Carl Fredrik af Wingard1781, Sep 261839
 
 
18511851, Sep 19
 a Swedish politician and Lutheran clergyman, and Archbishop of Uppsala for the Lutheran Swedish C...
Henry Clay1777, Apr 121797
 
18521852, Jun 29
 an American lawyer and planter, statesman, and skilled orator who represented Kentucky in both th...
Daniel Webster1782, Jan 181805
 
18521852, Oct 24
 an American politician who twice served in the United States House of Representatives, representi...
Millard Fillmore1800, Jan 71850
 
 
18531874, Mar 8
 the 13th President of the United States (1850–1853), the last Whig president, and the last pres...
Kamehameha III1814, Mar 171825
 
18541854, Dec 15
 the third king of the Kingdom of Hawaii from 1825 to 1854. Under his reign Hawaii evolved from an...
Hamengkubuwono V18201823
 
18551855
  the fifth sultan of Yogyakarta, reigning from December 19, 1823 - August 17, 1826, and then from...
Czar Nicholas I1796, Jun 251825
 
18551855, Feb 18
 the Emperor of Russia from 1825 until 1855. He was also the King of Poland and Grand Duke of Finl...
Karl Nesselrode1780, Dec 141816
 
18561862, Mar 23
 a Baltic German diplomat. His mother was Jewish by origin and Protestant by faith. For forty year...
Franklin Pierce1804, Nov 231853
 
 
18571869, Oct 8
 the 14th President of the United States (1853–1857). Pierce was a northern Democrat who saw the...
Mangas Coloradas1793 ca1820
 
18591863
 an Apache tribal chief and a member of the Mimbreño (Tchihende) division of the Central Apaches,...
Thomas Babington Macaulay1800, Oct 251825
 
18591859, Dec 28
 a British historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer; his bo...
King Oscar I of Sweden1799, Jul 41844
 
 
18591859, Jul 8
  King of Sweden and Norway from 1844 to his death. When, in August 1810, his father Jean-Baptiste...
Lewis Cass1782, Oct 91806
 
18601866, Jun 17
 an American military officer, politician, and statesman. He represented Michigan in the United St...
William Walker1824, May 81852
 
 
18601860, Sep 12
 an American physician, lawyer, journalist and mercenary, who organized several private military e...
John McLean1785, Mar 111807
 
18611861, Apr 4
 an American jurist and politician who served in the United States Congress, as U.S. Postmaster Ge...
Sam Houston1793, Mar 21812
 
18611863, Jul 26
 an American politician and soldier, best known for his role in bringing Texas into the United Sta...
George M. Dallas1792, Jul 101813
 
18611864, Dec 31
 an American politician and diplomat who served as Mayor of Philadelphia, U.S. Senator from Pennsy...
Abdulmecid I1823, Apr 23/251839
 
 
18611861, Jun 25
 the 31st Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1839 to 1861. Also Caliph (Islam) of the Ottoman Calip...
George Abernethy1807, Oct 71839
 
 
18611877, Mar 2
 an American politician, pioneer, notable entrepreneur, and first governor of Oregon under the pro...
James Buchanan1791, Apr 231857
 
 
18611868, Jun 1
 the 15th President of the United States (1857–1861), serving immediately prior to the American ...
Kamehameha IV1834, Feb 91855
 
 
18631863, Nov 30
 reigned as the fourth monarch of Hawaii from January 11, 1855 to November 30, 1863. Alexander Lih...
Theron Metcalf1784, Oct 161807
 
18651875, Nov 12
  an American attorney and politician from Massachusetts. He was a New England jurist and served a...
Emperor Komei 1831, Jul 221846
 
 
18671867, Jan 30
 the 121st emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Komei's reign spann...
Billy Bowlegs1810 ca1830
 
 
18691859
 a leader of the Seminoles in Florida during the Second and Third Seminole Wars against the United...
Black Kettle1803 ca1850
 
 
18691868
  a prominent leader of the Southern Cheyenne, who led efforts to resist American settlement from ...
John P. Kennedy1795, Oct 251819
 
18701870, Aug 18
 an American novelist and Whig politician who served as United States Secretary of the Navy from J...
Napoleon III1808, Apr 201852
 
 
18701873, Jan 9
 the only President (1848–52) of the French Second Republic and, as Napoleon III, the Emperor (1...
Charles XV1826, May 31859
 
 
18721872, Sep 18
  King of Sweden (Charles XV) and Norway (Charles IV) from 1859 until his death. Though known as K...
John W. Geary1819, Dec 301841
 
 
18731873, Feb 8
 an American lawyer, politician, Freemason, and a Union general in the American Civil War. He was ...
John C. Breckinridge1821, Jan 161841
 
 
18751875, May 17
 a lawyer, politician, and soldier from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He represented the state in bo...
Isaac Goodnow1814, Jan 171838
 
 
18761894, Mar 20
 an abolitionist and co-founder of Kansas State University and Manhattan, Kansas. Goodnow was also...
Hamengkubuwono VI1821, Aug 101855
 
 
18771877, Jul 20
 the sixth sultan of Yogyakarta, reigning from July 5, 1855 to July 20, 1877. He replaced his olde...
Lone Horn1790 ca1810
 
18791877
 Born in present-day South Dakota, was chief of the Minneconjou Lakota. He participated in the sig...
Queen Victoria1819, May 241837
 
19011901, Jan 22
 Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (and Supreme Governor of the Church of E...
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