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us: Aveling, Edward B., 1849-1898


  • [Edward Bibbins Aveling was a British social activist in the 1800s.]
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  • Fuller Name

    • Edward Bibbens
  • Variants

    • us: Nelson, Alec, 1849-1898
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18491129
    • Death Date

        18980802
    • Birth Place

        Stoke Newington , Eng.
    • Death Place

        London, Eng.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Socialist League
        • Organization: Independent Labour Party
        • Organization: Social Democratic Federation
        • Organization: Gasworkers' Union
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        Politics
          Education
            Theater
          • Occupation

              Social activist
                Author
                  Teacher
                    Playwrite
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                • Sources

                  • found: His An American journey, 1887.
                  • found: LCCN 07-37457: His The student's Darwin, 1881 (hdg.: Aveling, Edward Bibbins, 1851-1898; usage: Edward B. Aveling)
                  • found: Oxford DNB [via WWW, 5 Dec. 2008] (Aveling, Edward Bibbens, Marxist campaigner; b. 29 Nov. 1849; contributed to Dramatic review and wrote plays as Alec Nelson; d. 2 Aug. 1898)
                  • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 21, 2012 (Edward Bibbins Aveling ; born on 29 November 1849 in Stoke Newington ; was a prominent English biology instructor and popular spokesman for Darwinian evolution and atheism ; became a socialist activist ; author of numerous books and pamphlets ; a founding member of the Socialist League and the Independent Labour Party ; BSc degree in Zoology in 1870 ; teaching biology and lecturing in science at King's College London ; lectured on Anatomy and Biology at the London Hospital until 1882 ; elected to the Executive Council of the Social Democratic Federation ; formed the Socialist League ; achieved some small success as a playwright under the pen-name Alec Nelson ; became active in the Gasworkers' Union ; a founding member and was elected to the Executive Committee of the Independent Labour Party ; died on 2 August 1898, in Battersea of kidney disease)
                • General Notes

                  • [Edward Bibbins Aveling was a British social activist in the 1800s.]
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                  • 1980-06-09: new
                  • 2012-08-22: revised
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