Simon Brown (1818 - 1875)

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Simon Brown
1818 - 1875
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1818
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1875
Australia
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Australia
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Simon Brown was born in 1818. He was born to Simon Brown and Marian Russell Brown. He died in 1875 in Australia at 57 years of age. We know that Simon Brown had been residing in Australia.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Simon Brown died in 1875 in Australia at age 57. He was born in 1818. He was born to Simon Brown and Marian Russell Brown. We know that Simon Brown had been residing in Australia.

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In 1818, in the year that Simon Brown was born, on April 4th, the United States Congress adopted the official flag of the United States. It had 13 red and white stripes - representing the original 13 colonies - and one star for each state (twenty at the time) with additional stars to be added whenever a new state was added to the Union.

In 1829, when he was only 11 years old, on March 4th, Andrew Jackson was sworn in as the seventh President of the United States. His wife, Rachel, had died 10 weeks before - Jackson blamed the slurs of his opponents for her illness and death and said "May God Almighty forgive her murderers, I never can."

In 1839, when he was 21 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 1852, when he was 34 years old, on February 11th, the first women's public toilet was opened in London. Paris had public toilets much sooner and Berlin had opened one in 1820.

In 1875, in the year of Simon Brown's passing, the Bombay Stock Exchange - the first stock exchange in Asia - was established. It was called "The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association".

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