The Polygon, Somers Town in 1850 (from an original sketch). An area of London, where William Godwin had lived there with his wife Mary Wollstonecraft, writer, philosopher and feminist. The area appears to have appealed to middle-class people fleeing the French Revolution. St Aloysius Chapel on right opened 8 April 1808. Engraving by Joseph Swain (1820-1909), English wood-engraver associated with Punch magazine. Public Domain.
The Polygon, Somers Town in 1850 (from an original sketch). An area of London, where William Godwin had lived there with his wife Mary Wollstonecraft, writer, philosopher and feminist. The area appears to have appealed to middle-class people fleeing the French Revolution. St Aloysius Chapel on right opened 8 April 1808. Engraving by Joseph Swain (1820-1909), English wood-engraver associated with Punch magazine. Public Domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Socialistisk Biblioteks Tidslinje med links til begivenheder og personer i 1756.


Se også Index over personer, organisationer/partier og værker (som bøger, malerier, mm.), steder, begivenheder, mv., der er omtalt på hele Tidslinjen, titler og indhold på emnelisterne osv.

 

27. januar 1756

Komponisten Wolfgang Amadaus Mozart, fødes i Salzburg.  (Dør i Wien, 5. december 1791).

Se på Socialistisk Bibliotek:

Personlisten: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Musik i opbrud


 

3. marts 1756

Engelske anarkist og filosof William Godwin fødes i Wisbech, Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire, England (dør 7. april 1836 i London)

William Godwin. Oil on canvas painted in 1798 by John Westbrooke Chandler (1764–1804), painter and poet. Collection: Tate National Gallery. Public Domain.
William Godwin. Oil on canvas painted in 1798 by John Westbrooke Chandler (1764–1804), painter and poet. Collection: Tate National Gallery. Public Domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons.

Se:

William Godwin: A political life (Counterfire, May 16, 2019). Review of Richard Gough Thomas’ book (Pluto Press 2019, 166 p.). “A new biography lauds William Godwin, but some contemporary radicals of the 1790s offer better inspiration for the modern left, argues Dominic Alexander.”

Se også på Socialistisk Bibliotek:

Linkboxen: Anarkisme vs. Marxisme – Links til historiske debatter mellem anarkister og marxister og nogen af de personer, der bidrog til den.


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