#51 Duc d’Amale, Henri Eugene Philippe Louis d’Orleans


The duc d’Aumale – Henri Eugène Philippe Louis d’Orléans was born 16 janvier 1822 in Paris France.  When he was eight he inherited the Domaine de Chantilly in 1830, from his godfather  Louis-Henri-Joseph de Bourbon, the last Prince of Conde, thus becoming one of the most significant landowners in France. But after the Revolution of 1848 and the monarchy was abolished, the Duke and his … Continue reading #51 Duc d’Amale, Henri Eugene Philippe Louis d’Orleans

#576 God Bless America & John L. Lewis


Biograph: John Llewellyn Lewis was a coal miner and son of coal miners who became an American labour leader & president of the United Mine Workers of America (1920–60). He was also the chief founder and first president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO; 1936–40), now part of the AFL-CIO. He left school in the seventh grade and went to work in the mines … Continue reading #576 God Bless America & John L. Lewis