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1899 Boer War begins
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1912 Titanic sinks on maiden voyage
1914 - 1918 World War I
1922 USSR formed by Soviet states
1837 Queen Victoria assumes throne
1854 Crimean War with Russia
1869 Opening of Suez Canal
1871 Franco - Prussian War
1895 Marconi invents wireless telegraphy
1798 Irish revolt against English rule
1804 Napoleon becomes French Emperor
1805 Battle of Trafalgar, Nelson killed
1815 Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon defeat
1830 French Revolution
 Sveinn Eiríksson
 b.1856 Skatastöðum
 d.1939
 Bjarni Hannesson
 b.1822
 d.1873
 Þorbjörg Bjarnadóttir
 b.1864
 d.1899
 Árni Sigurðsson
 b.1792 Keflaví, Gullbringusýsla
 d.1871 Hofi in Vesturdal.
 Margrét Árnadóttir
 b.1820 Djúpidalur, Iceland
 d.1897 Villinganesi
 Þorbjörg Eiríksdóttir
 b.1797 Háfgrímsstaðir, Iceland
 d.1820