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1890s

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Centuries:
18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades:

1860s 1870s 1880s - 1890s - 1900s 1910s 1920s

Years:

1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899

The 1890s were sometimes referred to as the "Mauve Decade," because William Henry Perkin's aniline dye allowed the widespread use of that color in fashion, and also as the "Gay Nineties", under the then-current usage of the word "gay" which referred simply to merriment and frivolity, with no connotation of homosexuality as in current-day usage.

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War, peace and politics

Culture, religion

Others

People

World Leaders

Important People

Entertainers

Books about the 1890s

See Also

Gay Nineties

External Links

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