Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Download
Faster access than browser!
And Ads-free!

Henry Fawcett

Henry Fawcett PC (26 August 1833 – 6 November 1884) was a British academic, statesman and economist. [1]

57 relations: Brighton (UK Parliament constituency), British Science Association, Cambridge University Press, Charing Cross, Charles Cameron Shute, Charles Darwin, Charles Reed (British politician), Edmund Law Lushington, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Ford Madox Brown, George Darwin, George Shaw-Lefevre, 1st Baron Eversley, Gwen Raverat, Hackney (UK Parliament constituency), Hackney by-election, 1874, Henry Fawcett Memorial, Henry Moor, James Lloyd Ashbury, James Stuart (scientist), James White (English politician), John Bright, John Holms, John Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, Kensal Green Cemetery, King's College School, Leslie Stephen, Liberal Party (UK), Lincoln's Inn, Mary Grant (sculptor), Millicent Fawcett, National Portrait Gallery, London, On the Origin of Species, Peterhouse, Cambridge, Philippa Fawcett, Pleurisy, Politician, Postmaster General of the United Kingdom, Privy Council of the United Kingdom, Professor of Political Economy (Cambridge), Queen Victoria, Rector of the University of Glasgow, Salisbury, Samuel Wilberforce, Suffrage, The Right Honourable, Time in Australia, Trinity Hall, Cambridge, United Kingdom general election, 1865, United Kingdom general election, 1874, University of Cambridge, ..., Victoria Embankment Gardens, Visual impairment, William Ewart Gladstone, Women's suffrage, Wrangler (University of Cambridge), 1860 Oxford evolution debate, 2CH. Expand index (7 more) »

Brighton (UK Parliament constituency)

Brighton was a parliamentary constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1832 until it was divided into single-member seats from the United Kingdom general election, 1950.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Brighton (UK Parliament constituency) · See more »

British Science Association

The British Science Association, formerly known as British Association for the Advancement of Science or the BA, (founded 1831) is a learned society with the object of promoting science, directing general attention to scientific matters, and facilitating interaction between scientific workers.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and British Science Association · See more »

Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Cambridge University Press · See more »

Charing Cross

Charing Cross denotes the junction of Strand, Whitehall and Cockspur Street, just south of Trafalgar Square in central London.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Charing Cross · See more »

Charles Cameron Shute

General Sir Charles Cameron Shute (3 January 1816 - 30 April 1904) was a British army officer and Conservative Party politician.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Charles Cameron Shute · See more »

Charles Darwin

Charles Robert Darwin, (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Charles Darwin · See more »

Charles Reed (British politician)

Sir Charles Reed FSA (19 June 1819 – 25 March 1881) was a British politician who served as Member of Parliament for Hackney and St Ives, Chairman of the London School Board, Director and Trustee of the original Abney Park Cemetery Joint Stock Company, Chairman of the Bunhill Fields Preservation Committee, associate of George Peabody, lay Congregationalist, and owner of a successful commercial typefounding business in London.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Charles Reed (British politician) · See more »

Edmund Law Lushington

Edmund Law Lushington (10 January 1811 – 13 July 1893) was a classical scholar, a Professor of Greek, and Rector of the University of Glasgow.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Edmund Law Lushington · See more »

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, LSA, MD (9 June 1836 – 17 December 1917), was an English physician and feminist, the first Englishwoman to qualify as a physician and surgeon in Britain, the co-founder of the first hospital staffed by women, the first dean of a British medical school, the first female doctor of medicine in France, the first woman in Britain to be elected to a school board and, as Mayor of Aldeburgh, the first female mayor and magistrate in Britain.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson · See more »

Ford Madox Brown

Ford Madox Brown (16 April 1821 – 6 October 1893) was an English painter of moral and historical subjects, notable for his distinctively graphic and often Hogarthian version of the Pre-Raphaelite style.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Ford Madox Brown · See more »

George Darwin

Sir George Howard Darwin KCB FRS (9 July 1845 – 7 December 1912) was an English astronomer and mathematician.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and George Darwin · See more »

George Shaw-Lefevre, 1st Baron Eversley

George John Shaw-Lefevre, 1st Baron Eversley PC, DL (12 June 1831 – 19 April 1928) was a British Liberal Party politician.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and George Shaw-Lefevre, 1st Baron Eversley · See more »

Gwen Raverat

Gwen Mary Raverat (26 August 1885 –11 February 1957), née Darwin, was an English wood engraver, who was a founder member of the Society of Wood Engravers.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Gwen Raverat · See more »

Hackney (UK Parliament constituency)

Hackney was a two-seat constituency in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom created under the Representation of the People Act, 1867 from the division of the Tower Hamlets constituency and reformed under the Redistribution of Seats Act, 1885 as Hackney North, Hackney Central and Hackney South.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Hackney (UK Parliament constituency) · See more »

Hackney by-election, 1874

The Hackney by-election of 1874 was fought on 24 April 1874.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Hackney by-election, 1874 · See more »

Henry Fawcett Memorial

The Henry Fawcett Memorial is a memorial fountain commemorating Henry Fawcett, installed at the Victoria Embankment Gardens in London, United Kingdom.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Henry Fawcett Memorial · See more »

Henry Moor

Henry Moor (1809 – 12 May 1877) was a British lawyer and politician who served as the second Mayor of Melbourne, Australia and as member of parliament for Brighton in England.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Henry Moor · See more »

James Lloyd Ashbury

James Lloyd Ashbury (1834 – 3 September 1895) was a British yachtsman and Conservative Party politician.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and James Lloyd Ashbury · See more »

James Stuart (scientist)

James Stuart (January 1843 – 12 October 1913) was a British educator and politician.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and James Stuart (scientist) · See more »

James White (English politician)

James White (1809 – 9 January 1883) was a British Liberal Party politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1857 and 1874.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and James White (English politician) · See more »

John Bright

John Bright (16 November 1811 – 27 March 1889), Quaker, was a British Radical and Liberal statesman, one of the greatest orators of his generation and a promoter of free trade policies.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and John Bright · See more »

John Holms

John Holms JP, DL (21 September 1830 – 31 March 1891), was a Scottish businessman and Liberal politician.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and John Holms · See more »

John Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland KG, GCB, PC (13 December 1818 – 4 August 1906), known as Lord John Manners before 1888, was an English statesman.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and John Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland · See more »

Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensal Green Cemetery is a cemetery in Kensal Green, London, England, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Kensal Green Cemetery · See more »

King's College School

King's College School, commonly referred to as KCS, King's or KCS Wimbledon, is an independent school located in Wimbledon in south-west London, United Kingdom.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and King's College School · See more »

Leslie Stephen

Sir Leslie Stephen (28 November 1832 – 22 February 1904) was an English author, critic, historian, biographer, and mountaineer, best known as the father of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Leslie Stephen · See more »

Liberal Party (UK)

The Liberal Party was a liberal political party which was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom in the 19th and early 20th century.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Liberal Party (UK) · See more »

Lincoln's Inn

The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn is one of four Inns of Court in London to which barristers of England and Wales belong and where they are called to the Bar.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Lincoln's Inn · See more »

Mary Grant (sculptor)

Mary Grant (1831 – 20 February 1908) was one of the most eminent female sculptors of 19th century Britain, with numerous commissions from the rich and famous.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Mary Grant (sculptor) · See more »

Millicent Fawcett

Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett, GBE (11 June 1847 – 5 August 1929) was an English feminist, intellectual, political and union leader, and writer.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Millicent Fawcett · See more »

National Portrait Gallery, London

The National Portrait Gallery (NPG) is an art gallery in London housing a collection of portraits of historically important and famous British people.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and National Portrait Gallery, London · See more »

On the Origin of Species

On the Origin of Species, published on 24 November 1859, is a work of scientific literature by Charles Darwin which is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and On the Origin of Species · See more »

Peterhouse, Cambridge

Peterhouse is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Peterhouse, Cambridge · See more »

Philippa Fawcett

Philippa Garrett Fawcett (4 April 1868 - 10 June 1948) was an English mathematician and educationalist.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Philippa Fawcett · See more »

Pleurisy

Pleurisy (also known as pleuritis) is an inflammation of the pleura, the lining surrounding the lungs.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Pleurisy · See more »

Politician

A politician (from Classical Greek πόλις, "polis") is a person holding or seeking an office within a government, usually by means of an election, voted for either by people or by a definitive group in the government.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Politician · See more »

Postmaster General of the United Kingdom

The Postmaster General of the United Kingdom was a Cabinet-level ministerial position in HM Government.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Postmaster General of the United Kingdom · See more »

Privy Council of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, usually known simply as the Privy Council, is a formal body of advisers to the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Privy Council of the United Kingdom · See more »

Professor of Political Economy (Cambridge)

The Professorship of Political Economy is a professorship at the University of Cambridge, founded in 1828.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Professor of Political Economy (Cambridge) · See more »

Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Queen Victoria · See more »

Rector of the University of Glasgow

The Lord Rector (more commonly known just as the Rector) of the University of Glasgow is one of the most senior posts within that institution, elected every three years by students.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Rector of the University of Glasgow · See more »

Salisbury

Salisbury (various pronunciations., but locally) is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, and the only city within the county.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Salisbury · See more »

Samuel Wilberforce

Samuel Wilberforce, FRS (7 September 1805 – 19 July 1873) was an English bishop in the Church of England, third son of William Wilberforce.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Samuel Wilberforce · See more »

Suffrage

Suffrage, political franchise, or simply franchise is the right to vote in public, political elections (although the term is sometimes used for any right to vote).

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Suffrage · See more »

The Right Honourable

The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius and occasionally elsewhere.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and The Right Honourable · See more »

Time in Australia

Australia uses three main time zones, Australian Western Standard Time (AWST; UTC+08:00), Australian Central Standard Time (ACST; UTC+09:30), and Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST; UTC+10:00).

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Time in Australia · See more »

Trinity Hall, Cambridge

Trinity Hall is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Trinity Hall, Cambridge · See more »

United Kingdom general election, 1865

The 1865 United Kingdom general election saw the Liberals, led by Lord Palmerston, increase their large majority over the Earl of Derby's Conservatives to more than 80.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and United Kingdom general election, 1865 · See more »

United Kingdom general election, 1874

The 1874 United Kingdom general election saw the Liberals, led by William Ewart Gladstone, win a majority of the votes cast, but Benjamin Disraeli's Conservatives won the majority of seats in the House of Commons, largely because they won a number of uncontested seats.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and United Kingdom general election, 1874 · See more »

University of Cambridge

The University of CambridgeThe corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and University of Cambridge · See more »

Victoria Embankment Gardens

The Victoria Embankment Gardens are a series of gardens on the north side of the River Thames between Blackfriars Bridge and Westminster Bridge in London.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Victoria Embankment Gardens · See more »

Visual impairment

Visual impairment, also known as vision impairment or vision loss, is a decreased ability to see to a degree that causes problems not fixable by usual means, such as glasses.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Visual impairment · See more »

William Ewart Gladstone

William Ewart Gladstone (29 December 1809 – 19 May 1898), was a British Liberal politician.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and William Ewart Gladstone · See more »

Women's suffrage

Women's suffrage(also known as woman suffrage or woman's right to vote) is the right of women to vote and to stand for electoral office.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Women's suffrage · See more »

Wrangler (University of Cambridge)

At the University of Cambridge in England, a 'Wrangler' is a student who gains first-class honours in the third year of the University's undergraduate degree in mathematics.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and Wrangler (University of Cambridge) · See more »

1860 Oxford evolution debate

The 1860 Oxford evolution debate took place at the Oxford University Museum in Oxford, England, on 30 June 1860, seven months after the publication of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and 1860 Oxford evolution debate · See more »

2CH

2CH is a commercial radio station in Sydney, Australia, at 1170 kHz AM.

New!!: Henry Fawcett and 2CH · See more »

Redirects here:

H Fawcett.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Fawcett

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »