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Question 1: ________Siméon-Denis Poisson, French mathematician, geometer, and physicist (b.
July 20January 1April 25March 4

Question 2: ________Hiram Stevens Maxim, American firearms inventor (d.
February 4February 14January 1March 4

Question 3: ________Theodor Philipsen, Danish painter (d.
June 10March 4January 1July 20

Question 4: ________Emile Munier, French artist (d.
March 4January 1July 4June 2

Question 5: ________José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia, the first leader of independent Paraguay (b.
September 22January 1September 20March 4

Question 6: ________Nicolò Paganini, Italian violinist and composer (b.
January 1May 28May 27March 4

Question 7: ________Britain issues the Penny Black, the world's first postage stamp.
March 4January 1May 1July 20

Question 8: ________Józef Kossakowski (colonel), Polish-Lithuanian statesman (b.
November 2March 4November 18January 1

Question 9: ________Odilon Redon, French painter (d.
May 1April 22January 1March 4

Question 10: ________Edward Whymper, English mountaineer (d.
April 27March 4July 20January 1


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