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19th century London

This article covers the 19th century history of London, during which it grew enormously to become a global city of immense importance, and the capital of the British Empire, fed by immigrants from the colonies and refugees from various conflicts and famines. Railways connecting London to the rest of Britain, as well as the London Underground were built, as were roads, a modern sewer system and many famous landmarks.
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    • Overview 

    • Economy 

    • Housing 

    • Living conditions 

    • Transport 

    • Infrastructure 

    • Culture 

    • Government 

    • Pollution 

    • Famous buildings and landmarks