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George Pullman

George Mortimer Pullman was an American engineer and businessman. At the time of his death, he bequeathed 1.2 million dollars for a free school of manual training in the town of Pullman. Pullman invented the Pullman sleeping car. He founded a com ...

                                               

Frasers Property

Frasers Property is a company that manages real estate in many countries. It is a multi-national company. It has assets in Singapore, Southeast Asia, Australia, Europe, and China. The company headquarters is in Singapore. The stocks of the compan ...

                                               

George Clymer

George Clymer attended the Continental Congress and served in political office until the end of his life.

                                               

William H. Crawford

William Harris Crawford was an important American politician, judge, and slaveowner during the early 19th century. He served as United States Secretary of War from 1815 to 1816 and United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1816 to 1825, and wa ...

                                               

Elizabeth I

Elizabeth I was the Queen of England and Ireland. She was queen from 17 November 1558 until she died in March 1603. She was also called Good Queen Bess or the Virgin Queen or Gloriana. She was the daughter of King Henry VIII of England and Anne B ...

                                               

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton was a statesman, a political theorist and an economist. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Hamilton was the United States first Secretary of the Treasury. He was known for the creation of a national bank. ...

                                               

John Jay

John Jay was an American politician, statesman, slave owner, and diplomat. He was a Supreme Court Chief Justice and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Jay served in the Continental Congress and was elected President of that body. D ...

                                               

Plato

Plato was one of the most important classical Greek philosophers. He lived from 427 BC to 348 BC. A wealthy man, he owned at least 50 slaves and created the first university school, called "The Academy". Plato was a student of Socrates and the te ...

                                               

Archivist of the United States

The Archivist of the United States is the chief official in charge of the National Archives and Records Administration. The first Archivist, R.D.W. Connor, began serving in 1934, when the National Archives was established as an independent federa ...

                                               

Eliseo Arredondo

Eliseo Arredondo de la Garza was a Mexican lawyer, politician and diplomat. He was the interim governor of the Mexican state of Coahuila and the Secretary of the Interior during the presidency of Venustiano Carranza in 1914. He was appointed the ...

                                               

Art critic

An art critic is a person who writes about art. He writes reviews which are published in newspapers, magazines, books and on web sites. He often goes to museums and art exhibitions and then writes about the paintings and sculptures on display. Pr ...

                                               

Sara Danius

Sara Maria Danius was a Swedish scholar of literature, aesthetics and former member of the Nobel prize in literature committee. Danius was professor of aesthetics at Sodertorn University, docent of literature at Uppsala University and professor i ...

                                               

Music critic

A music critic is someone who writes about concerts that have taken place or new music that has been written. They write reviews about this in newspapers or journals. What they write is called musical criticism. When people write about the histor ...

                                               

Tikhon Khrennikov

Tikhon Khrennikov was a Russian musician. He was a composer and pianist He got involved in the musical politics of his country, which was then the Soviet Union. A lot of people hated him, especially in western countries. He is particularly rememb ...

                                               

Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann was a famous German composer. He lived in the time called the Romantic period. He had to give up his plans for being a concert pianist because he injured his hand. He published a music magazine and wrote a lot of articles about mu ...

                                               

William Taylor Adams

William Taylor Adams was an American writer and childrens magazine editor. He used the pen name "Oliver Optic". Adams was born in Medway, Massachusetts. In 1853, he wrote his first novel, Hatchie, the Guardian Slave. Adams taught in the Boston pu ...

                                               

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Thomas Bailey Aldrich was an American literary figure. He is best known for the long time he was the editor of The Atlantic, when he published works by Charles Chesnutt and for his poetry, such as "The Unguarded Gates."

                                               

Jon Schnepp

Jonathan D. "Jon" Schnepp was an American producer, director, voice actor, editor, writer, cartoonist, animator, and cinematographer. His documentary movie The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened? was one of his best works. He regularly made ...

                                               

Character actor

A character actor is an actor who plays a particular kind of character in a play, movie, television program, opera or ballet. The character actor is not the main part. He is not the lover or hero. He has a character which helps to support the mai ...

                                               

2016 clown sightings

The 2016 clown sightings are reports of people dressed up as evil clowns scaring and stalking passersby, such as near forests and schools. and other clown-related businesses have been affected.

                                               

It (character)

It, also known as Pennywise the Dancing Clown or Bob Gray, is the title character and main antagonist of Stephen Kings 1986 horror novel It. The character is a demonic and scary entity that murders or kidnaps the local children of Derry, Maine ab ...

                                               

Pipo de Clown

Pipo de Clown is a clown who became very popular on Dutch television. The character was created by Wim Meuldijk. The actor who took the part of Pipo de Clown was Cor Witschge. The television series started in 1958 and was shown until 1980. In the ...

                                               

Miguel Gila

When Gila was 13 years old he left school because his father died. His first job was in a garage in Madrid. Several years later he went back to school to finish his studies. He got a degree in aircraft mechanics. He worked in the Elizalde of Barc ...

                                               

Christina Kirkman

Christina Marie Kirkman is an American actress and comedian. She was best known for her roles in the final two seasons of All That. In 2003, she entered R U All That?: Nickelodeons Search for the Funniest Kid in America competition and won the hi ...

                                               

Samantha Bee

Samantha Anne Bee is a Canadian-American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actress, and television host. Bee became famous on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. She was a regular correspondent on the show longer than anyone else. I ...

                                               

Double Rainbow (viral video)

Double Rainbow is a viral video filmed by Paul "Bear" Vasquez. The clip, filmed in his front yard just outside Yosemite National Park, in the U.S. state of California, shows his excited reaction to a double rainbow. Vasquezs video has had more th ...

                                               

Peter Oakley

Peter Oakley was a British internet blogger. He was better known by his pseudonym geriatric1927 on the popular video sharing website YouTube.

                                               

Adrienne Shelly

Adrienne Shelly was an American actress, movie director and screenwriter. Shelly was born in Queens, New York. She wrote, co-starred in and directed the 2007 movie Waitress. She was also known for her roles in independent movies. In 2000, Shelly ...

                                               

Jane Barnell

Jane Barnell was an American bearded lady who worked in circus sideshows, dime museums and carnivals. A trapeze artist and commercial photographer, who used various stage names including Madame Olga, Lady Olga and Lady Olga Roderick. In her only ...

                                               

Cardi B

Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar, known by her stage name Cardi B, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and television personality. She is known for her breakout single, "Bodak Yellow", which reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in the Unit ...

                                               

Mike DeWine

Mike DeWine is an American lawyer and Republican Party politician. DeWine is the 70th Governor of Ohio since 2019. He is a former United States Senator from Ohio. DeWine was born on January 5, 1947 in Springfield, Ohio. He studied at Miami Univer ...

                                               

Jim Flaherty

James Michael Jim Flaherty, PC, MP was a Canadian politician. He served as Canadas Federal Minister of Finance from February 6, 2006 until March 18, 2014. He also served as a former provincial Minister of Finance for Ontario from 2001 to 2002, a ...

                                               

Queens Counsel

Queens Counsel, during the reign of a male sovereign known as Kings Counsel, are senior lawyers in various Commonwealth countries. They are appointed by letters patent to be one of "Her Majestys Counsel learned in the law". They are not a separat ...

                                               

Povilas Tautvaisas

Povilas Tautvaisas was a Lithuanian-American chess master. He played twice for the Lithuanian team in the Chess Olympiads, at eighth board +4 –8 =2 at Munich 1936 unofficial Olympiad, and at fourth board +5 –9 =6 in the 8th Olympiad at Buenos Air ...

                                               

Zydrūnas Savickas

Zydrūnas Savickas is a Lithuanian powerlifter and strongman. He has won many championships in every kind of international strongman competition. Many people think he is one of the best strength athletes of all time.

                                               

Geoffroi de Charny

Geoffroi de Charny was the Lord of Lirey, a French knight and a writer. Sir Geoffroi was born of an important French family. Throughout his life he fought many battles for France. He fought in the Crusades and many times throughout the war with E ...

                                               

Fulk, King of Jerusalem

Fulk V, called "le Jeune", was a French nobleman who was the Count of Anjou from 1109 to 1129. He was the Count of Maine 1110–1129. Fulk was a crusader, Knight Templar and was the King of Jerusalem from 1131 to his death.

                                               

William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke

William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke, sometimes called William, the Marshal or "the Marshal", was an "English" Knight who served five Kings. He was Regent of England for a time during the childhood of Edward III. In his day he may have been one ...

                                               

Odo, Earl of Kent

Odo, Earl of Kent and Bishop of Bayeux, was the half-brother of William the Conqueror. For a time he was second in power after William became King of England.

                                               

A. P. Hill

Ambrose Powell Hill, Jr. was a career United States Army officer from Virginia who resigned and served as a Confederate States Army general and died near the end of the American Civil War. He had started his military career in 1847, graduating fr ...

                                               

Benjamin McCulloch

Benjamin McCulloch was a soldier in the Texas Revolution, a Texas Ranger, a Major general in the Texas militia and thereafter a major in the United States Army during the Mexican-American War. He was afterwards a U.S. marshal, and a Brigadier gen ...

                                               

James B. McPherson

James Birdseye McPherson was a Union Army major general during the American Civil War. He was killed at the Battle of Atlanta during the Atlanta Campaign.

                                               

Continental philosophers

Continental philosophers are a group of philosophers mainly from continental Europe. Continental philosophy includes philosophical movements from the 19th century and after. The term became popular among researchers in England after World War II. ...

                                               

Donald Davidson

He taught Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley and also held teaching appointments several other universities such as Stanford University, Rockefeller University, Princeton University, and the University of Chicago.

                                               

Rudolf Carnap

Rudolf Carnap was a German philosopher and logician. He was active in Europe before 1935 and in the United States thereafter. He was a major member of the Vienna Circle and an advocate of logical positivism. He is considered "one of the giants am ...

                                               

Michael Dummett

Sir Michael Anthony Eardley Dummett was an English academic. He was "among the most significant British philosophers of the last century and a leading campaigner for racial tolerance and equality". Dummett was, until 1992, Wykeham Professor of Lo ...

                                               

Constitution of India

The Constitution of India is the supreme law in India. A Constitution is a set of rules and regulations guiding the administration of a country. The constitution of India is the framework for political principles, procedures and powers of the gov ...

                                               

Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey was an American nature writer. He is known for books including Desert Solitaire, Black Sun, The Journey Home, The Fools Progress, and Hayduke Lives.

                                               

Hal Bruno

Harold Robinson Bruno, Jr. was an American political commentator and journalist. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1950. He worked on its college newspaper with Robert Novak and Gene Shalit. He served as an intel ...

                                               

Joshua Nkomo

Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo Nkomo was the leader and founder of the Zimbabwe African Peoples Union and a member of the Ndebele tribe. Nkomo was jailed for ten years by Rhodesias white minority government. After his release, ZAPU contributed to the fa ...