Henry Hardy

2 Feb 1830 - 4 Dec 1908

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Henry Hardy

2 Feb 1830 - 4 Dec 1908
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Henry Hardy (2 February 1830 – 4 December 1908) was a Scottish architect operational in the late 19th century and principal partner of the firm Hardy & Wight. He was also a member of the Royal Scottish Academy as an accomplished landscape artist. He was involved in various
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Henry Hardy

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Canongate Kirkyard

4/6 Old Tolbooth Wynd
Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, Scotland
United Kingdom
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Contributor: Papa Moose Created: 3 years ago Updated: 3 years ago

Henry Hardy (2 February 1830 – 4 December 1908) was a Scottish architect operational in the late 19th century and principal partner of the firm Hardy & Wight. He was also a member of the Royal Scottish Academy as an accomplished landscape artist. He was involved in various City Improvement Schemes inEdinburgh including George IV Bridge and Johnston Terrace and also specialized in church design.

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Life Timeline of Henry Hardy

1830
Henry Hardy was born on 2 Feb 1830
Henry Hardy was 10 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.
1840
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Henry Hardy was 30 years old when Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species. 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.
1859
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Henry Hardy was 33 years old when U.S. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring the freedom of all slaves in Confederate territory by January 1, 1863. Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.
1862
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Henry Hardy was 50 years old when Thomas Edison demonstrates incandescent lighting to the public for the first time, in Menlo Park, New Jersey. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
1879
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Henry Hardy was 59 years old when The Eiffel Tower is officially opened. The Eiffel Tower is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower.
1889
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Henry Hardy was 62 years old when Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
1891
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Henry Hardy died on 4 Dec 1908 at the age of 78
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