Chapter 24

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Jean Baptiste Lamarck

1744 - 1829

Jeremy Bentham

1748 - 1832

An illegitimacy explosion took place

1750 - 1850

Michael Faraday

1791 - 1867

Charles Lyell

1797 - 1875

Auguste Comte

1798 - 1857

Comte's "System of Positive Philosophy" in six volumes

1798 - 1857

Honore de Balzac

1799 - 1857

Charles Darwin

1809 - 1882

Georges Haussmann

1809 - 1884

Mary Ann Evans

1819 - 1880

Herbert Spencer

1820 - 1903

Gustave Flaubert

1821 - 1880

Louis Pastuer

1822 - 1895

Joseph Lister

1827 - 1912

Leo Tolstoy

1828 - 1910

Britain's revised Poor Law of 1834

1834

Dmitiri Mendeleev

1834 - 1907

Bolzac's "Le Pere Goriot"

1835

Emile Zola

1840 - 1902

Thomas Hardy

1840 - 1928

European literature underwent a shift from romanticism to realism

1840 - 1890

Edwin Chadwick collected reports on the sanitary conditions for workers

1842

Alfred Marshall

1842 - 1924

Chadwick report became of the basis of Great Britain's first public law

1848

Napoleon III

1848 - 1870

Working conditions improving and wages were rising for the population

1850 - 1914

The work of most wives became separate from that of their husbands

1850

Sigmund Freud

1856 - 1939

Flaubert's "Madame Bovary"

1857

Darwin's "On the Origin of Species by the Means of Natural Selection"

1859

Tolstoy's "War and Peace"

1864 - 1869

Lister realizes the connection between aerial bacteria and wound infection

1865

Zola defends his violently criticized first novel

1868

Mendeleev codified the rules of chemistry in the Periodic law and table

1869

Theodore Dreiser

1871 - 1941

"Middlemarch" by Elliot

1871 - 1872

Hardy's "The return of the Native"

1878

Scientific research promoted solid economic growth

1880 - 1913

Feodor Dostoevski's great novel "The Brothers Karamazov"

1880 - 1881

Zola's "Germinal"

1885

Hardy's "Tess of the D'urbervilles"

1891

A great Silent revolution occurred

1910

Electric Streetcar systems in 4 countries were carrying 6.7 billion riders

1910