The 19th century spy Pyotr Ivanovich Rachkovsky was chief of Okhrana, the secret service in Imperial Russia who achieved considerable success in controlling Russia’s growing revolutionary movement by way of his political operations. See also the preceding Category:17th-century spies and the succeeding Category:19th-century spies. As the British Empire expanded, so to did the needs of the British espionage services. See also the preceding Category:19th-century spies.

British Espionage Services.

Britain’s permanent secret service was founded in the twentieth century. Sir Francis Walsingham, the principal secretary to Queen Elizabeth I of England who lived centuries before Mata Hari is believed to be the spymaster who developed several of the modern espionage methods. Classic editor History Talk (0) The main article for this category is spy. Narasiah February 01, 2020 16:09 IST

This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total. Early 19th century: Geertrudia van den Heuvel serve as corporal in the Netherlands dressed as a man under the name Jacobus Philippus Vermeij.

Think of spies and you might picture a suave James Bond-like gentleman working for a rich and mysterious organisation with all the characteristics of a traditional British public school. A American Revolution spies‎ (2 C, 1 P) S Spies of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars‎ (19 P) Pages in category "18th-century spies" The following 38 pages are in this category, out of 38 total.

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Chapter One: A Shady Profession. He caught some of the smartest spies on the Continent and managed to obtain many of the best-guarded secrets of neighboring powers–it was said he could not fail. In fact, it is only very recently that official intelligence organisations were founded and spying was established as a profession. Please help add [[Category:20th-century spies]] to any articles/categories that belong here.

Being a spy was a dirty business, the sort no true gentleman would willingly undertake, and the sort of organization the very gentlemanly British Government was loathe to fund.
She operated from her father’s hotel in Front Royal, Virginia and provided valuable information to Confederate general Stonewall Jackson in 1862. This category contains few articles/categories. Amazon.com: Spies in the Empire: Victorian Military Intelligence (Anthem Nineteenth-Century Series) (9781843312628): Wade, Stephen: Books


Throughout the 19th century, espionage continued to mostly use the structure developed in the 17th century. The spies listed here are the top 10 beautiful lady spies from the history. Tales of derring-do from the great survey of India: Review of ‘Mapping the Great Game: Explorers, Spies & Maps in Nineteenth Century Asia’ by Riaz Dean K.R.A. Isabella Marie Boyd (May 9, 1844 – June 11, 1900) Best known as Belle Boyd or Cleopatra of the Secession, was a Confederate spy in the American Civil War.

However not many spies--people who engage in spying, espionage or clandestine operations—are as glamorous as she was.

A Century of Spies By Jeffrey T. Richelson. 20th-century spies.