Sir Charles Hotham

14 Jan 1806 - 31 Dec 1855

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Sir Charles Hotham

14 Jan 1806 - 31 Dec 1855
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Sir Charles Hotham, KCB, RN (14 January 1806 – 31 December 1855) was Lieutenant-Governor and, later, Governor of Victoria, Australia from 22 June 1854 to 10 November 1855.

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Sir Charles Hotham

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Died:

Melbourne General Cemetery

College Crescent
Parkville, , Victoria
Australia

Headstone Description

Captain in the Royal Navy and one of Her Majesty's Naval Aides de Camp. Knight Commander of the Most Honorable Military Order of the Bath and the first Captain General and Governor in Chief of Victoria. Voted by the Legislative Council January 10 1856.
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April 13, 2018
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June 24, 2013

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Sir Charles Hotham, KCB, RN (14 January 1806 – 31 December 1855) was Lieutenant-Governor and, later, Governor of Victoria, Australia from 22 June 1854 to 10 November 1855.

"Charles Hotham" Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. 22 July 2004. Web. 10 Aug. 2004., https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Hotham

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Life timeline of Sir Charles Hotham

1806
Sir Charles Hotham was born on 14 Jan 1806
Sir Charles Hotham was 6 years old when Charles Dickens, English novelist and critic (d. 1870) Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the 20th century critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories are still widely read today.
Sir Charles Hotham was 20 years old when The Erie Canal opens: Passage from Albany, New York to Lake Erie. The Erie Canal is a canal in New York, United States that is part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System. Originally, it ran 363 miles (584 km) from where Albany meets the Hudson River to where Buffalo meets Lake Erie. It was built to create a navigable water route from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. When completed in 1825, it was the second longest canal in the world and greatly affected the development and economy of New York, New York City, and the United States.
Sir Charles Hotham was 26 years old when Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate his theory of evolution. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
Sir Charles Hotham was 34 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
Sir Charles Hotham died on 31 Dec 1855 at the age of 49
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