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Lord Acton

Lord ActonAKA John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton

Born: 10-Jan-1834
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: 19-Jun-1902
Location of death: Tegernsee, Germany
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian, Politician

Nationality: England
Executive summary: British historian

Father: Ferdinand Richard Edward Acton (d. 1837)
Mother: Marie Louise Pelina von Dalberg (d. 1860)
Father: George Leveson (stepfather)
Wife: Marie Anna Ludomilla Euphrosyne Arco-Valley (m. 1-Aug-1865, d. 1923)
Daughter: Mary Elizabeth Anne Dalberg-Acton (b. 15-Aug-1866, d. 9-Jan-1955)
Daughter: Annie Mary Catherine Georgiana Dalberg-Acton (b. 26-Sep-1868, d. 30-Sep-1917)
Son: Richard Maximilian Lyon-Dalberg-Acton (b. 7-Aug-1870, d. 16-Jun-1924)
Son: John Dalberg Dalberg-Acton (b. 30-May-1872, d. 16-Apr-1873)
Daughter: Elizabeth Mary Catherine Dalberg-Acton (b. 21-Apr-1874, d. 1-Oct-1881)
Daughter: Jeanne Marie Dalberg-Acton (b. 12-Mar-1876, d. 18-May-1919)

    University: University of Munich
    Professor: Cambridge University (1895-1902)

    UK Member of Parliament
    Pilgrims Society
    Knight of the British Empire 1897
    English Ancestry Paternal
    German Ancestry Maternal

Is the subject of books:
Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics, 1952, BY: Gertrude Himmelfarb
Lord Acton and His Times, 1968, BY: David Matthew

Author of books:
Lectures on Modern History (1906)
The History of Freedom and Other Essays (1907)
Historical Essays and Studies (1907)
Lectures on the French Revolution (1910)


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