People are predominant in my paintings. Although they are not obvious, you can feel their presence.
Ralph Allen Quotes
My first concern was to take care of my drawing. I did not have any knowledge in arts, especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I saw in my father's office
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Death:||29th June, 1764|
|Profession:||Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Postmaster, Reformer|
Ralph Allen was an entrepreneur and philanthropist and was notable for his reforms to the British postal system. He was baptised at St Columb Major, Cornwall on 24 July 1693. As a teenager he worked at the Post Office. He moved in 1710 to Bath, where he became a post office clerk, and at the age of 19, in 1712 became the Postmaster of Bath.In 1742 was elected Mayor of Bath was the Member of Parliament for Bath between 1757 and 1764.
Today's Anniversary - 30th May
- 1958 - Steve Israel
- 1951 - Stephen Tobolowsky
- 1966 - Stephen Joseph Malkmus
- 1958 - Ted McGinley
- 1835 - Alfred Austin
- 1994 - Ezra Taft Benson
- 1975 - Steve Prefontaine
- 1911 - Milton Bradley
- 1981 - Ziaur Rahman
- 1832 - Sir James Mackintosh
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