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A 19th century photo of the famous Wilberforce Oak, which sadly is no longer there as it was blown down in a storm in 1991. It's the tree under which Pitt encouraged Wilberforce to take up the cause for the abolition of the slave trade.

A century photo of the famous Wilberforce Oak, which sadly is no longer there as it was blown down in a storm in It's the tree under which Pitt encouraged Wilberforce to take up the cause for the abolition of the slave trade.

Olaudah Equiano, contemporary abolitionist leader of William Wilberforce, and former slave, writer, thinker, dreamer

Equiano --A freed African slave who wrote the first known slave narrative. Became a famous proponent of British abolitionism and worked with William Wilberforce. [On a side note, he--as well as Wilberforce--are main characters in movie " Amazing Grace".

The Right Honourable William Pitt the Younger by James Lonsdale, 1806. Based on the Hoppner portrait, but here he's wearing his Chancellor's robe.

The Right Honourable William Pitt the Younger by James Lonsdale, after Hoppner (painted

Dr. Christian Barnard - performed the first successful heart transplant

Dr Christiaan Neethling Barnard -- South African cardiac surgeon who performed the world's first successful human-to-human heart transplant in His innovative procedure has led to more than lives saved by transplant surgeries.

WILLIAM PITT THE YOUNGER LOOKS IN ON BELLAMY'S VEAL PIES by ERNEST HOWARD SHEPARD

Shepard - William Pitt the Younger looks on Bellamy's meat pies - date ?

The artist John Hoppner (1758-1810). He was the last person to do a portrait of William Pitt the younger from life.

John Hoppner (April 1758 – January was an English portrait painter, .

William Pitt the Younger

Biography of William Pitt was born at Hayes, Kent on May He suffered from poor health and was educated at home. His father, William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, was the former M. for Old Sarum and one of the most important politicians of the period.

Video: Romanticism and British Literature. Historical events around the Romantic movement of literature.

Left: William Pitt the Younger, the young and powerful British Prime Minister who introduced the multi-purposed Commutation Act, turning Britain into the single most influential tea importer in the subsequent century.

Regency History: William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806)

William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806)

A short biography of William Pitt the Younger, Tory MP and First Lord of the Treasury to George III and

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