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Smith, Constance Babington (1912–2000), photographic interpreter and author, was born at Beech Law, Puttenham, Surrey (on the Hog’s Back, in the North Downs), on 15 October 1912, the seventh of ten children of Sir Henry Babington Smith (1863–1923), civil servant and financier, and his wife Lady ...

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Emin, Emin Joseph (1726–1809), army officer in the East India Company and Armenian nationalist, was born in Hamadan, Persia, the son of Hovsep (also known as Joseph; d. 1777), merchant. During Emin's youth internecine wars killed his mother (in 1734) and next youngest brother, scattering his family. about 1735 ...

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Reilly, Sidney George [formerly Shlomo ben Hersh Rozenblium] (1874–1925), spy, dubbed the Ace of Spies, was born Shlomo (Solomon) ben Hersh Rozenblium on 24 March 1874 in Bedzin, Piotrków Guberniia, Russian Poland, the only son of Hersh (Grigory) ben Yakov Rozenblium...

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Theodosius [Flavius Theodosius; known as Count Theodosius] (d. 376), Roman general, conventionally known as Count Theodosius from an extraordinary military command that he held in Britain in 367–8, as comes (general, or ‘count’); he is also called Theodosius the elder to distinguish him from his second son, the emperor ...