The Year 1901
Events gallery heading 1901: Living at the Time of the Census Events of 1901


2 Queen Victoria's funeral procession passes through London en route to her funeral at Windsor castle. Crowds in Hyde Park  -  link to an enlarged version

China appeals to the great powers over threatened Russian takeover of Manchuria.

  14 Dispatch of 30,000 more troops to South Africa announced.

General Kitchener holds abortive peace talks at Middleburg with Boer general Botha. Talks founder after British government refuses to accept proposed amnesty for Boers and rebels in the Cape and Natal. More on the war in South Africa.

Peace talks in South Africa  -  link to an enlarged version

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