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Regency rebels, radicals and reformers


38 People in group

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

1778-1868
Lord Chancellor
Sitter associated with 270 portraits
Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Bt

Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Bt

1770-1844
Parliamentary reformer
Sitter associated with 130 portraits
William Cobbett

William Cobbett

1763-1835
Journalist, agriculturalist and politician; MP for Oldham
Sitter associated with 57 portraits
William Godwin

William Godwin

1756-1836
Philosopher and novelist
Sitter in 13 portraits
Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy

1840-1928
Novelist and poet
Sitter in 60 portraits
William Hazlitt

William Hazlitt

1778-1830
Essayist, journalist and critic
Sitter in 5 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Joseph Hume

Joseph Hume

1777-1855
Doctor and politician; MP for Aberdeen Burghs, Middlesex and Montrose Burghs
Sitter associated with 75 portraits
Henry Hunt

Henry Hunt

1773-1835
Radical politician and demagogue; MP for Preston
Sitter in 17 portraits
Leigh Hunt

Leigh Hunt

1784-1859
Poet, essayist and critic
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Robert Owen

Robert Owen

1771-1858
Pioneer of practical socialism
Sitter in 8 portraits
Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine

1737-1809
Author of 'The Rights of Man'
Sitter in 12 portraits
Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley

1733-1804
Theologian and scientist
Sitter in 28 portraits
Robert Southey

Robert Southey

1774-1843
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 18 portraits
John Horne Tooke

John Horne Tooke

1736-1812
Radical politician; MP and philologist
Sitter associated with 49 portraits
Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft

1759-1797
Writer and feminist; mother of Mary Shelley; wife of William Godwin
Sitter in 6 portraits
Thomas Beddoes

Thomas Beddoes

1760-1808
Physician
Sitter in 2 portraits
Jeremy Bentham

Jeremy Bentham

1748-1832
Social philosopher
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir John Bowring

Sir John Bowring

1792-1872
Political economist, traveller and the 4th Governor of Hong Kong
Sitter in 18 portraits
John Cartwright

John Cartwright

1740-1824
Political reformer
Sitter associated with 6 portraits