Aston, William George
(1841–1911), Japanese scholar and diplomat, was born 9 April 1841, near Derry, the son of George Robert Aston, a Unitarian minister. In the early 1850s the family moved to Saintfield, Co. Down, where his father established a school in which Aston himself taught…...
Ireland, John Evan de Courcy (1911–2006), socialist, activist, teacher, and maritime
historian, was born 19 October
1911 in Lucknow, India, only child of
De Courcy Ireland (1873–1915), a British army major of Irish ancestry, and his
English-born wife Gabrielle (née Byron).
Táherzadeh-Málmírí, Adib (1921–2000), historian of
Faith, was born 29 April
1921 in Yazd, Iran, youngest of
two surviving sons of the four sons and four daughters (three of whom had been killed
during a massacre of Bahá’ís) of Hájí