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What's new: May 2022

This month’s update adds 12 new lives in the fields of education, science, literature and the stage, and sport. Read the introduction here.

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Luke Howard (1772-1864) 

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This year marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Luke Howard, a Quaker who had a successful chemical manufacturing business. He is best known for his classification of clouds, based on his meteorological observations, and which became the basis for the international system.

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MAY 5, 2022

What's New: May 2022

This month’s update adds 12 new lives in the fields of education, science, literature and the stage, and sport. Read the introduction here.

APRIL 13, 2022

What's New: April 2022

This month’s update adds 12 new articles with a special focus on Victorian working-class poets, introduced by Kirstie Blair. Read the introduction here.

MARCH 10, 2022

What's New: March 2022

This month’s update adds new biographies of 247 men and women who died in the year 2018. Browse a selection of new articles here, and read the summary of new content here.