Joseph De De-Riquet-De-Caraman-Chimay Chimay (1808 - 1886)

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Joseph 1er (de-Riquet-de-Caraman-Chimay) De Chimay
1808 - 1886
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August 20, 1808
Paris
Death
March 12, 1886
Londres
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Joseph De De-Riquet-De-Caraman-Chimay Chimay was born on August 20, 1808 at Paris. He was born into the de-Riquet-de-Caraman-Chimay family and married into the De Chimay family. He died on March 12, 1886 at Londres at 77 years old.
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Joseph De De-Riquet-De-Caraman-Chimay Chimay died on March 12, 1886 at Londres at 77 years of age. He was born on August 20, 1808 at Paris. We are unaware of information about Joseph's surviving family.

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In 1808, in the year that Joseph De De-Riquet-De-Caraman-Chimay Chimay was born, on February 11th, anthracite coal - the hardest form of coal - was first burned as fuel by Jesse Fell, in Pennsylvania. He burned the coal on an open air grate. This discovery led to the use of coal as the key fuel source of the industrial revolution in the United States.

In 1839, by the time he was 31 years old, in Mississippi the first state law was passed allowing married women to own property in their own name. Other states had previously allowed women who were deserted by their husbands to own property, but Mississippi was the first state in which women could now own and control property while their husband was alive and present.

In 1845, Joseph was 37 years old when on March 4th, James K. Polk was inaugurated as the 11th President of the United States. Polk, from Tennessee, beat Henry Clay of Kentucky, 49.5% to 48.1%. Polk served one term.

In 1851, when he was 43 years old, on May 15th, the first of many Australian gold rushes was publicized. Because the California Gold Rush had caused many Australians to emigrate to California, Australia decided that the gold found in Australia should be publicized, rather than suppressing the news as earlier finds had been.

In 1886, in the year of Joseph De De-Riquet-De-Caraman-Chimay Chimay's passing, on January 5th, Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson's book the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde was published. Immediately popular, the paperback book was sold for $1 in the U.S. - almost $25 today. Stevenson's stepson said that he wrote the first draft in under 3 days.

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