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date: 31 March 2020

Rhodes, Cecil Johnlocked

  • Shula Marks
  •  and Stanley Trapido


Rhodes, Cecil John (1853–1902), imperialist, colonial politician, and mining entrepreneur, was born at Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire on 5 July 1853. He was the fifth son of Francis William Rhodes (1807–1878), vicar of that parish from 1849 to 1876, and his second wife, ...

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