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us: Rhodes, Cecil, 1853-1902

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    • us: Rods, Sesilʹ, 1853-1902
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Bishop's Stortford (England)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Cape Town (South Africa)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Rhodesia
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) South Africa
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) England
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Oxford
        • Organization: (naf) De Beers Consolidated Mines
        • Organization: (naf) British South Africa Company
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        (lcsh) Diplomats
          (lcsh) Businessmen
            (lcsh) Statesmen
        • Earlier Established Forms

            Rhodes, Cecil John, 1853-1902
        • Sources

          • found: Davidson, A. B. Sesilʹ Rods i ego vremi͡a, 1984: USSR CIP data (Sesili͡a Rodsa 1853-1902)
          • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed March 25, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Rhodes, Cecil; diplomat, businessman; born 05 July 1853 in Bishop's Storford, England; sent to live with his brother in South Africa (1870); became a diamond prospector; studied at the University of Oxford (1973-1881); served at the Cape Colony Parliament (1881-1902); founded De Beers Consolidated Mines and monopolized the diamond production of Kimberley (1888); granted a charter to incorporate the British South Africa Company (1889); controlled what are now Zimbabwe and Zambia - the area was named Rhodesia in his honor (1894-1923); became prime minister of Cape Colony (1890); supported a conspiracy by British settlers in the South African Republic (1895); forced to resign his premiership and devoted himself to the development of Rhodesia; died 26 March 1902 in Cape Town, South Africa)
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          • 1980-08-25: new
          • 2015-06-08: revised
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