Karl Marx is regarded by many as one of the greatest of political thinkers and one of the most influential voices of modern times.
The Chartists were a national protest movement who campaigned between 1838 and 1857 for political reform and representation of working class people.
William Pitt the Younger was Prime Minister of Britain through the French Revolutionary and early Napoleonic Wars in the late 1700s and early 1800s.
The move, led by the United Irishmen, to drive through a fully-fledged anti-colonial rebellion against British rule, inspired by the American and French revolutions.
Radical thinkers of the Age of Revolution and the seismic impacts of their extraordinary ideas about equality, rights and freedoms.
The continued calls for the reform of British politics and representation of marginalised sectors of society, and the establishment’s unprecedented measures to restrict and suppress these ‘radical’ ideas and demands.
This is the death mask of James Hope, a leading activist in the Society of United Irishmen.