1831 – The man who gave the English language the word ‘boycott’ is born Charles Cunningham Boycott in England.

Charles Cunningham Boycott was an English landlord who was ostracised by his Irish neighbours and labourers after he attempted to evict a number of his tenants for non-payment of rent. The ‘boycott…

Source: 1831 – The man who gave the English language the word ‘boycott’ is born Charles Cunningham Boycott in England.

 

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