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Important Dates in British History - a timeline

Here are events from 1813 that have shaped Britain and its peoples and affected its history. If you feel we have left something out please don't hesitate to let us know.
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Famous and historic events from 1813

Battle of Vitoria

Famous Britons born in 1813
Alexander Parkes
Daniel MacMillan
David Livingstone
Henry Bessemer
John Rae
John Snow
Sir Isaac Pitman
William Aytoun
William Calder Marshall
William Carpenter
William McNaught
William Smith

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The aura given out by a person or object is as much a part of them as their flesh. - Lucien Freud
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