Tag: Politics

  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

    Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. Index details: Ann Arbor, MI: ProQuest, 1975-. Monthly. Coverage: 1975 to present Provides over 436,000 citations and abstracts indexing approximately 1,432 international serials in political science and its complementary fields, including […]

  • Karl Renner

    Karl Renner in Europe Karl Renner (1870-1950), Austrian politician and first President of the country, was born on Dec. 14 1870, the son of a peasant, at Unter-Tannowitz, Moravia. He studied law at the university of Vienna, occupying himself especially with questions of administration, and […]

  • Henri Fazy

    Henri Fazy (1842-1920), Swiss statesman and historian, was a member of a family which at the date of the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes (1685) came from Dauphiné to Geneva to seek protection for religious reasons. Its most prominent member was his great-uncle, the Radical statesman, James […]

  • Gustave Ador

    Gustave Ador in Europe Gustave Ador (1845-1928), Swiss statesman, a member of a family of Vaud, which in 1814 obtained the burghership of Geneva, and grandson of Jean Pierre Ador, who first obtained this right, was born at Geneva Dec. 23 1845. He studied law at the academy (now the […]

  • Meighen, Arthur

    Arthur Meighen in Europe Arthur Meighen (1874-1960), Canadian lawyer and statesman, was born June 16 1874 at Anderson, Perth co., Ontario. After studying law, he practised for some years in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the general election […]

  • Sir George Houstoun Reid

    Sir George Houstoun Reid in Europe Sir George Houstoun Reid (1845-1918), Australian statesman, was born at Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Feb. 25 1845. His father, a Presbyterian minister, emigrated to Australia seven years later, and the boy was therefore Australian by education though not by […]

  • William Philip Schreiner

    William Philip Schreiner in Europe William Philip Schreiner (1837-1919), South African lawyer (barrister) and statesman, the youngest son of a German missionary, was born in the district of Herschel, Cape Colony. He studied law at Cape Town and at Cambridge and London universities. He was […]

  • Adolf Freiherr Marschall von Bieberstein

    Adolf Freiherr Marschall von Bieberstein in Europe Baron Adolf Freiherr Marschall von Bieberstein (1842-1912), German diplomatist, was born at Carlsruhe Oct. 12 1842, his father — Augustus, Baron Marschall von Bieberstein — being chamberlain to the Grand Duke of Baden, and his mother before […]

  • Joseph Caillaux

    Joseph Caillaux in Europe Joseph-Marie–Auguste Caillaux (1863-1944), French politician and financier, was born March 30 1863. After studying law and following lectures at the École des Sciences Politiques he entered the civil service in 1888 as an inspector of finance, and spent most of his […]

  • History of Trade Unions

    History of Trade Unions in Europe Trade Unions was defined as combinations for regulating the relations between workmen and masters, workmen and workmen, or masters and masters, or for imposing restrictive conditions on the conduct of any industry or business. Trade Unions until 1911 […]