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Karpeles, Maud Pauline (1885–1976)  

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Maud Pauline Karpeles (1885–1976) by unknown photographer courtesy EFDSS

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Karpeles, Maud Pauline (1885–1976), folk music collector and scholar  

Michael Heaney

Karpeles, Maud Pauline (1885–1976), folk music collector and scholar, was born on 12 November 1885 at Lancaster Gate, London, the third of five children of John N. Karpeles (d. 1926?), merchant and stockbroker, a naturalized German from Hamburg, and his wife, Emily Annette (1861–1914)...

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Magnus [later Magnus-Allcroft], Sir Philip Montefiore, second baronet (1906–1988), historian  

H. C. G. Matthew

Magnus [later Magnus-Allcroft], Sir Philip Montefiore, second baronet (1906–1988), historian, was born at 8 Craven Hill Gardens, London, on 8 February 1906. He was the eldest child of the two sons and three daughters of Laurie Magnus (1872–1933), publisher and a director of ...

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Markus, Robert Austin (1924–2010), historian and philosopher  

Kate Cooper

Markus, Robert Austin (1924–2010), historian and philosopher, was born Róbert Imre Márkus on 8 October 1924 in Budapest, Hungary, the son of Gyözö (Victor) Márkus (1897–1971), director of an engineering firm, and his wife, Lili (Lily), née Elek (1900–1962), artist. He attended the ...

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Palgrave [formerly Cohen], Sir Francis (1788–1861), archivist and historian  

G. H. Martin

Palgrave [formerly Cohen], Sir Francis (1788–1861), archivist and historian, was born in July 1788 at Green Street, Kentish Town, London, the only son of Meyer Cohen (c.1760–1831), a stockbroker, and his wife, Rachel, née Levien (d. 1815). In 1797 ...

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Palgrave, Sir Francis (1788–1861)  

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Sir Francis Palgrave (1788–1861) by Thomas Woolner, 1861 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Vermes, Geza (1924–2013), historian of ancient Judaism  

Nicholas de Lange

Vermes, Geza (1924–2013), historian of ancient Judaism, was born on 22 June 1924 in Makó, in south-eastern Hungary, the only child of Ernõ Vermes (1877–1944), journalist, editor, and poet, and his second wife, Terézia, née Riesz (1895–1944), schoolteacher. Both his parents died in ...