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1847-1902 - Woburn Square (Bloomsbury) Academies & Linguistics & Librarians & Orientalism & Swiss & place: Geneva Orientalist Charles-Pierre-Henri Rieu was born at Geneva on 8 June 1820. He studied philosophy and science at the Académie de Genève, proceeding to 1800-1849 - Newman Street (Fitzrovia) Animal Trade & Huguenots & Painting & Printsellers & Royalty & Swiss & place: Geneva Painter Jacques-Laurent Agasse was born on 24 March 1767 at Geneva. His family were merchants of Huguenot descent. The youngster showed an interest 1598-1651 - St Mary Magdalen (Southwark) Church History & Medicine & Royalty & Italy & place: Geneva Physician Theodore Diodati was born in Geneva on 23 August 1573. His was father was a merchant banker of Lucca, where the family had been prominent 1631-1675 - St Paul’s (Covent Garden) Huguenots & Medicine & Politics & Royalty & Swiss & place: Geneva Physician Jean [John] Colladon was born on 19 March 1608 in Geneva. His father Esaïe Colladon was Professor of Philosophy at the Geneva Academy; his