Mahmut Sevket Pasa and chief staff
Mahmut Sevket Pasa (18561913) and chief staff - Ottoman soldier and statesman who, in 1909, suppressed a religious uprising, forced the subsequent deposition of Sultan Abdulhamid II, and served as grand vizier (chief minister) in 1913. Date: circa 1910
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Socialists attacking the Fire-Station, Belleville; Franco-Pr
Illustration showing some 'Red Republican Conspirators' attacking the Fireman's Station at Belleville, Paris. Socialist agitators were already a force in Paris and tried to proclaim a new republic, Commune, in October 1870. The Commune actually took charge in Paris between 26th March and 21st May 1871, after the end of Franco-Prussian War, but were then brutally suppressed by the National Guard.
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Austrian marshall Haynau, who had brutally suppressed the revolutionary movement in Austria and Italy, is attacked during his visit to Barclay Perkins brewery, London.
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