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Bevington [married name Guggenberger], Louisa Sarah (1845–1895), poet and anarchist  

Katharine McGowran

Bevington [married name Guggenberger], Louisa Sarah (1845–1895), poet and anarchist, was born on 14 May 1845 in St John's Hill, Battersea, Surrey, and was baptized at St Mary, Battersea, on 25 June 1845, the daughter of Louisa Bevington, née de Horne (...

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Chilembwe, John (c. 1870–1915)  

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John Chilembwe (c. 1870–1915) by unknown photographer [with members of his family] © reserved / London Library

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Chilembwe, John (c. 1870–1915), Baptist minister and anti-colonial rebel  

Michael Twaddle

Chilembwe, John (c. 1870–1915), Baptist minister and anti-colonial rebel, was probably born at Sangano, Chiradzulu, in modern Malawi, of a Yao father (reportedly called Kaundama), and a Mang'anja or Cewa slave mother (reportedly called Nyangu). Very little is known of his early life. He acquired a basic knowledge of English from one of the earliest outposts of Scottish Presbyterian missionaries. In 1892 he became ‘cook boy’ to the recently arrived independent English missionary ...

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Kropotkin, Peter [Pyotr Alekseievich] (1842–1921), anarchist and scientist  

Nicolas Walter

Kropotkin, Peter [Pyotr Alekseievich] (1842–1921), anarchist and scientist, was born on 27 November 1842 os at 26 Shtatny pereulok in Moscow, the son of Prince Aleksey Petrovich Kropotkin (1805–1871), an army officer who came from an old aristocratic family, and Yekaterina Nikolayevna Sulima...

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Kropotkin, Peter (1842–1921)  

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Peter Kropotkin (1842–1921) by Nadar, after 1871 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Malatesta, Errico (1853–1932), anarchist  

Paul Gibbard

Malatesta, Errico (1853–1932), anarchist, was born in Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Caserta province, Italy, on 14 December 1853, the son of Federico Malatesta, a landowner, and his wife, Lazzarina, née Rostoia. He attended school in Santa Maria and then at the Scolopian college in ...

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Witcop, Rose Lillian [formerly Rachel Vitkopski] (1890–1932), anarchist and feminist  

Nicolas Walter

Witcop, Rose Lillian [formerly Rachel Vitkopski] (1890–1932), anarchist and feminist, was born on 9 April 1890 near Kiev, Ukraine, the youngest daughter of Simon Witcop (Shimon Vitkopski), and his wife, Freda Grill. In 1895 her Jewish family left Russia...