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NOTED MEN AND WOMEN OF GREAT BRITAIN--Continued
B. D.

Name
Subject B. D.

Name

Subject 1700 1748 Triomson, James.

Poet.
1703 1791 Vesley, John.

Preacher. 1815 1882 Trollope, Anthony

Fiction.

1787 1863 Whately, Rey, Richard Philos. 1484 1536 Tyndale, William. Religion.

1714 1770 Whitefield, George,

Preacher. 1820 1893 Tyndall, John

Scientine

1324 1384 Wicklirte, Rev. John.. Theology. 1822 1913 Wallace, Alfred R. Scientist.

1759 1833 Wilberforce, William. Abolitionist. 1676 1745 Walpole, Robert

Statesman. 1802 1865 Wiseman, Nicholas P.. Religion. 1593 1683 Walton, Izaak

Augling.

1770 1850 Wordsworth, Whiam. Poet. 1858 1935 Watson, Sir William

Poet.

1632 1723 Wren, Christopher Architect, 1736 1819 Watt, James.

Engineer

1640 1715 Wycherly. Witam. Drama. 1674 1748 Watts, Isaac.

Il yin ns.
1324 1384 Wyckliffe, John..

Religion. 1769 1852 Wellington Duke of. Soldier.

1684 1765 Young, Edward... Poet. 1707 1788 Wesley, Charles

Preacher

Poets-Laureate of England

Source: Official Records There is no authentic record of the origin of the Dryden was appointed in 1670 but was deposed at office of Poet-Laureate of England. According to the Revolution. The others, with the date of apWarton, there was a versificator Regis, or King's pointment, when known, have been: Thomas Poet, in the reign of Henry III. (1216-1272), and Shadwell, 1689; Nahum Tate, 1692; Nicholas Rowe, he was paid 100 shillings a year. Geoffrey Chaucer 1715; the Rev. Laurence 'Eusden, 1718, Colly (1328-1400) assumed the title of Poet-Laureate, Cibber, 1730; William Whitehead, 1758, on the and in 1389 got a royal grant of a yearly allowance refusal of Gray; Rev. Thomas Warton, 1785, on the of wine. In the reign of Edward IV, (1461-1483) refusal of Mason: Henry J. Pye, 1790: Robert John Kay held the post. Under Henry VII, (1485- Southey, 1813, on the refusal of Sir Walter Scott: 1509) Andrew Bernard was the Poet-Laureate, and william Wordsworth, 1843; Alfred Tennyson, 1850; was succeeded under Henry VIII, (1509-1547) by Alfred Austin, 1896; Robert Bridges, 1913' (died John Skelton. Next came Edmund Spenser, who April 21, 1930); John Masefield, 1930. died in 1599; then Samuel Daniel, who died in D'Avenant was the godson (and considered by 1619. and then Ben Jonson (app't'd 1619). Sir some the natural son) of William Shakespeare William D'Avenant was appointed in 1638. John He was 10 years old when Shakespeare died.

Noted Painters of Great Britain

B

Source: Biographical Records
D.
Name
B. D.
Name
B. D.

Name 1836 1912 Alma-Tadema,SirLawr. 1817 1897 Gilbert, Sir John

1835 1910 Orchardson, Sir W, Q. 1734 1808 Beauclerk, Lady Diana 1841 1917 Henry, C. N.

1878 1931 Orpen, Sir William 1833 1898 Bure-Jones, Sir Edw. 1697 1764 Hogarth, William

1839 1893 Pettle, John 1781 1841 Chantrey, Sir F. L. 1758 1810 Hoppner. John

1884 1937 Philpot, Glyn W. 1850 1934 Collier, John

1827 1910 Hunt, W, Holmen 1836 1919 Poynter, Sir E. J., Bt 1776 1837 Constable, John

1874 1937 Jamieson, Alexander 1756 1823 Raeburn, Sir Henry 1803 1902 Cooper. Thos, Sidney 1802 1873 Landseer, Sir Edwin 1723 1792 Reynolds, Sir Joshua 1793 1865 Eastlake, Sir Charles L. 1856 1941 Lavery, Sir John

1734 1802 Romney, George 1872 1932 Eland, John S.

1769 1830 Lawrence, Sir Thomas 1828 1882 Rossetti, D. G. 1787 1849 1ity, William

1830 1896 Leighton, Fred'k, Lord 1854 1935 Stokes, A. 1846 1935 Farquharson, Joseph 1794 1859 Leslie, Charles R. 1775 1851 Turner, J. M. W. 1755 1826 Flaxman, John

1864' 1941 Llewellyn, Sir William 1817 1904 Watts, Geo. F. 1825 1899 Foster, Myles Birket 1806 1870 Maclise, Daniel

1775 1856 Westmacott, Sir R. 1727 1788 Gainsborough, Thos 1829 1896 Millais, Sir J. E.

1785 1841 Wilkie, Sir David 1790 1866 Gibson, John 18491933 Murray, Sir D.

1852 1931 Wyllie, W. L. Flemish and Dutch Painters

Source: Biographical Records

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14601516 Bosch, Hieronymus 1593 1678 Jordaens, Jacob

1582 1649 Tenlers, David (Elder 1410 1475 Bouts, Dirk 1460 1531 Matsys, Quentin

1610 1694 Teniers, David 1525 1569 Breugel, de Oude 1435 1495 Memling, Hans

1440 1482 Vander Goes, H 15681625 Breugel, Jan 1610 1685 Ostade, Adr Van

1400 1458 Vander Weyden 1605 1638 Brouwer, Adriaen 1625 1654 Potter, Paul

1633 1707 Van de Velde. Willem 1605 1691 Cuyp, Albert

1607 1699 Rembrandt Van Rijn* 15991641 Van Dyck, Anthony 1613 1680 Douw, Gerard 1833 1898 Rops. Felicien

1366 1426 Van Eyck, Hubert 1614 1654 Fabricius, (arel

1577 1640 Rubens, Peter Paul 1386 1440 Van Eyck, Jan 1584 1666 Hals, Frans 1625 1681 Rusdael, Jacob

1596 1656 Van Goyen, Jan 1638 1709 Hobbema, Meindert 1626 1679 Steen, Jan

1494 1533 Van Leyden, Lucas 1632 1681 Hoogh, Pieter de (1826 1906 Stevens, Alfred

1632 1675 Vermeer Van Delft, Jan *Rembrandt was his first name, Van Rijn his family name.

Spanish Authors

Source: Biographical Records
Born Died

Name
Subject Born: Died

Name

Subject 1180 1246 Berceo, Gonzalo de.

Poet.

1600 1681 Calderón de la Barca, Pedro 1282 1348 Juan Manuel,

Prose

Hengo de la Barreda y Irano Dramatisi 1332 1458 Lopez de Ayala, Pedro. Poet.

1760 1828 Fernández de Moratin, 1398 1458 Lopez de Mendoza, Iñigo

Leandro

Dramatist Marques de Santillana Poet.

1772 1857 Quintana, Manuel Jose. Poet 1440 1479 Manrique, Jorge..

Poet.

1796 1877 Fernan Caballero (Cecilia 1510 Rojas, Fernando de.

Dramatist.

Bohl de l'aber)..

Novelist 1493 1542 Boscán (or Boscá) Almogaver, Juan.

Poet.

1803 1839 Heredia y Campuzano, Jose Poet. 1503 1536 Garcilaso de la Vega,

Poet.

1817 1893 Zorrilla y Moral, José. Poet. 1503 1541 Valdés, Juan de..

Philosopher.

1817 1901 Campoamor y Campoosorio, 1510 1566 Rueda. Lope de.

Dramatist.

Ramon de

Poet. 1528 1591 León, Luis de

Poet. Prose. 1824 1905 Valera y Alcald Galiano. Novellst 1533 1594 Ercilla y Zuniga, Alonso de Poet

1833 1891 Alarcon, Pedro Antonio de 1547 1616 Cervantes de Saavedra,

(Mexican)

Novelist Miguel de

Novelist

1833 1906 Pereda, Jose Maria de Novellst 1561 1627 Góngora y Argote, Luls de. Poet.

1836 1870 Becquer. Gustavo Adolfo. Poet. 1562 1635 Vega Carpio. Lope Felix de Dramatist, 1843 1920 Perez Galdos. Genito. Novelist 1579 1644 Velez de Guevara. Luis. Novellst 1852 1921 Pardo Bazan, Emilia

Novelist 1580 1639 Ruiz de Alarcón Juan Dramatist. 1853 1938 Arinando Palacio Valdes. Novelist 1580 1645, Quevedo y Villegoro, Fran

1867 1916 Dario Ruben, (Nicaraguan) Poet cisco Gómez de...... Poet. Prose 1867 1928 Blasco Ibanez. Vicente.... Ņovelist.

D.

Norwegian Authors

Source: Biographical Records
B. D.
Name
Subject B.

Name

Subject 1813 1896 Aasen, Ivar.

Poet
1849| 1906 Kielland, A. L.

Fiction. 1866 1920 Andersen, Tryggve. Fiction.

1865 1926 Kinck, Hans E.

Fict., Drams. 1832 1910 Bjornson, B. Poet, Drama. 1870 1924 Kjaer, NILS..

Fict., Drama 1833 1907 Bugge, Sophus.

Folklore
1833 1908 Lle. Jonas.

Fiction. 1853 1930 Bull, Jacob B..

Fiction.
1810 1863 Munch, P. A,

History, 1851 1921 Garborg, Arne..

Fiction
1835 1918 Sars, J. E.

History. 1857 1929 Heiberg, Gunnar. Drama.

1846 1905 Skram, Amalie.

Fiction. 1684 1754 Holberg, Ludvig. Drama, Hist. 1807 1874 Welhaven, J.S.C.

Poet. 1828 |1906)Ibsen, Henrik..

Drama.

1808 1845 Wergeland, Henrik Poet, Drams Swedish Authors

Source: Biographical Records
B. D.
Name
Subject B. D.

Name

Subject 1793 1866 Almquist, C. J. L.., Fiction

1843 1921 Montellus, Oscar... Hist., Archsel. 1859 1927 Arrhenlus, Svante A.. Chemist

1842 1919 Retzius, Gustaf..

Anthropology 1740 1795 Bellman, C. M...

Poet
1630 1702 Rudbeck Olof.

Medicine 1779/ 1848 Berzellus, Jakob.

Chemist
1804 1877 Runeberg. J. L..

Poet 1801 1865 Bremer, Fredrika.

Fiction
1828 1895 Rydberg, Viktor.

Poet, Phll. 1860 1911 Froding, Gustar.

Poet
1793 1823 Stagnelius, E. J.,

Poet 1783 1847 Geller, E. G...

Poet, Hist. 1598 1672 stiernhielm, Georg, Poet, Phil. 1860| 1925 Hansson, Ola.

Poet, Fict. 1849 1912 Strindberg, August.. Drama, Fict. 1864 1930 Karlfeldt, Erik Axel. Poet

1688 1772 Swedenborg, Emanuel. Philosopher 1858 1940 Lagerlof, Selma.. Fiction

1782 1846 Tegner, Esalas.

Poet 1707 1778 Linne, Carl von...

Botanist

Noted Swiss Personages

Authors, Greek (B. C. years are in bold face.)

Source: Biographical Records
B. D.
Name
Subject B. D.

Name

Subject 1807 1873 Agassiz, Louis

Scientist
1825 1898 Meyer, Conrad F

Poet, Novelist 1815 1887 Bachnofen, Johann

Jurist

1493 1541 Paracelsus, Theophrastus. Science 1808 1881 Bluntschli, Jon. Kaspar.. Jurist

1746 1827 Pestalozzi, Johann H. Educator 1818 1898 Burkhardt, Jakob

History

1712 1778 Rousseau, Jean Jacques. Essays 1509|1564 Calvin, Jean.

Religion
1740 1799 Saussure, Benedict.

Geology 1787 1875 Dufour. William Henri. Soldier

1465 1522 Schiner, Mathias.

Religion 1828 1910 Dunant, Henri Phil., Founder 1845 1924 Spitteler, Karl..

Poetry of Red Cross 1766 1817 Stael, Madame de

Fiction 1848|1931 Forel, Auguste Sociology 1799 1846 Toepiter, Rodolphe

Writer 1745 1832 Fussli, Heinrich.

History
17971847 Vinet, Alexandre

Poetry, Phil 1797 1854 Gotthelf, Jeremias

Fiction
1417 1490 Von Flue, Nikolas.

Patriot 1708 1777 Haller, Albrecht von. Physician 1825 1899 Welti, Emile

Jurist 1819/18901 Keller, Gottfried. Poet, Novelist||14841531 Zwingli, Ulrich.

Religion
Swiss Painters

Source: Biographical Records
B. D.
Name
B. D.
Name
B. D.

Name
1831 1910 Anker, Albert
1741 1825 Füssli (Fusely), J. H.

1828 1905 Koller. Rudolf 1828 1890 Bochon, f. L. D, 1813 1871 Girardet, Charles

1702 1798 Liotard, Jean Etienne 1827 1901 Boecklin, Arnold 1806 1874 Gleyre, Charles

1794 1835 Robert, Leopold 1850 1921 Burnand, Eugene 1736 1813 Graft, Anton

1858 1899 Segantini, Giovanni 1810 1864 Calame, Alexandre 1853 1918 Hodler, Ferdinand

1862 1912 Welti, Albert 1802) 1877 Diday, Francois Sculptor (1820-1891) Vela, Vicenso Ancient

Source: Historical Records BAD. Name. Subj. B.D. Name.

Subj. B.D. Na me. Sub). 389 314 Aeschines.

Orat.
450 Empedocles Philos. 207 122 Polybius.

Hist. 525 456 Aeschylus.

Dram.
118 Epictetus.

Stoic.

570 500 Pythagoras. Philos 550 Aesop

Tales
342 270 Epicurus.

Philos. 600

Sappho..
563 478 Anacreon..
Poet 480 406 Euripides,
Dram 556 469 Simonides

Poet 500 428 Anaxagorus. Philos. 576 480 Heraclitus.

Philos. 495 405 Sophocles.

Drams 287212 Archimedes. Physi. 484 424 Herodotus.

Hist.
63 24 Strabo..

Geog. 448 380 Aristophanes Dram.

735 Hesiod.
Poet. 600 540 Thales.

Pbilos. 384 322 Aristotle.

Philos. 460 377 Hippocrates. Medic. 530 460 Themistocles. Philos 194 Athenaens. Antiq. 962 927 Homer,

Poet.
255 Theocritus,

Poet. 460 370 Democritus. Philos. 436 338 Isocrates.

Orat. 382 287 Theophrastus. Philos. 310 2401Callimachus. Poet. 342 292 Menander.

Dram. 471 401 Thucydides. Hist. 382 322 Demosthenes.. Orat. 522 443 Pindar.

Poet. 280
Timon.

Philos. 501 13 Diodorus.

Hist.
4291347 Plato.

Philos. 490
Zeno.

Philos
7 Dionysius.
Hist. 491120 Plutarch.

Blog 430 357 Xenophon. Hist.
Ancient Authors, Latin (B. C. years are in light face)

Source: Historical Records
Name

Subj. B. D.
B. D.

Name

Subj.
B. D.

Name Subj. Hist. 330 390 Ammianus, M.

59 17 Livy.
Hist. 35 95 Quintilian.

Critic.
Satir. 38 65 Lucan

Poet. 125 200 Apuleius,

86 34 Sallust.

Hist. 130 175 Aulus Gellius. Satir, 180 103 Lucilius.

Satir. 5 65 Seneca.

Moral. Philos. 475 524 Boethius.

96 52 Lucretius

Philos. 25 100 Silius,
Hist. 43 104 Martial..

Poet. 102 44 Caesar, Julius

61 96 Status

Poet. 100 30 Nepos

Hist. 232 147 Cato, the Elder.. Orat.

70 150 Suetonius.

Biog 87

Poet. 54 Catullus.. 43 18 Ovid...

55 117 Tacitus. Poet.

Hist. 1071 43 Cicero

Orat.
34 62 Perslus..
Satir. 1185 159 Terence.

Dram.
Poet.

254 184 Plautus. 365 408 Claudian.

Drama 54 18 Tibullus.

Poet. Poet. 05 8 Horace

23 79 Pliny.
Natur 70 19 Vergll.

Poet. Gatir 60 140 Juvenal 621113! Pliny the Youn'r. Essays. 701 16 Vitruvius..

Arch. Tacitus, the son-in-law of Agricola. left an account of the German people, based on his own travels and partly on Caesar and other authorities. He was famous as an orator and historian.

Poet

Poet.

1803

Illustrious Men and Women of Russia

Sources: Soviet Government Records
Bora Died
Name
Subject Bor Dled

Name

Subject 1817 1900 Alvazovsky, Ivan K... Painter

1663? 1729 Menshikov, Alex. D. Statesman 1791 1859 Aksakov, Sergei T. Author

1842 1904 Mikhailovsky. Nicholas. Critic 1871 1919 Andreyev, Leonid N.. Author

1845

1900 Muravlev. Michael N..Statesman 1843 1902 Antokolsky, Mark M... Sculptor

1835 1881 Mussorgsky, Modest P. Composer 1671 1728 Apraksin, Feodor M....Statesman

1862 1887 Nadson, Semen Y... Poet 1841 1893 Apukhtin, Alexei N.

... Poet

1821 1877 Nekrasov, Nicholas A. Poet 1861 1906 Arensky, Anton S... Composer 1848 1936 Nemirovitch-Danchen1846 1924 Arkhangelsky, Alex. A.. Composer

ko, Vasili I.

Author 1765 1812 Bagration, Peter I. Painter

1824
1861 Nikitin, Ivan S.

Poet 1866 ? 1924 Bakst, Leon S.

Painter

1605 1681 Nikon (Nikita Minin) Patriarch 1836 1910 Balakirev, Mily A. Composer 1744 1818 Novikov, Nicholas I. Statesman 1746 1819 Baranov, Alexander A. Statesman 1737 1808 Orlov, Alexei G., Count Soldier 1761 1818 Barclay de Tolly, M. A. Soldier

1823 1886 Ostrovky, Alexander... Dramatist 1860 1884 Bashkirtseva, Maria. Author: Painterl|1743 1817 Oushakov, Feodor F....JAdmiral 1857

1927 Bekhterev, Vladimir M. Neuropatholog. |1860 1941 Paderewski, Ignace Jan Polish States 1811 1848 Belinsky, Vissarion G... Critic

man, Pianist 1779 1852 Bellingshausen, Faddel. Explorer

1718 1785 Panin, Nikita I.. Statesman 1870 1928 Benois, Alex. N.. Soldier

1849 1936 Pavlov, Ivan P

Physiologist 1681 1741 Bering, Vitus J., Explorer

1885 1931 Pavlova, Anna M. Dancer 1829 1897 Bestuchev-Ryumin, K.. Historian

1822 1910 Petipa, Marius I.. Ballet-master 1880 1921 Blok, Alexander A. Poet

1810 1881 Pirogov, Nicholas I.. Surgeon 1834 1887 Borodin, Alexander P. Com poser

1820 1881 Pisensky, Alexel F. Author 1751 1825 Bortnyansky. Dimitri.. Composer

1857 1918 Piekhanov, Georgi V Writer 1799 1852 Brullov, Karl P. Painter

1859 1905 Popov, Alexander S. Inventor 1873 1938 Challapin, Feodor I.. Singer

1739 1791 Potemkin, G. A., Prince Statesman 1835 1918 Cui, César A...

Composer

1839 1888 Przhevalsky, Nicholas. . Explorer 1801 1872 Dal, Vladimir I.. Lexicographer 1799 1837 Pushkin, Alexander S... Poet 1813 1869 Dargomizhsky, Alex. Composer

1866 1920 Rebikov, Vladimir I....Composer 1744

1810 Dash kova, Ekaterina R. Littérateur 1844 1930 Repin, Ilya Y... Painter 1743 1816 Derzhavin, Gavrila R... Poet

1844 1908 Rimsky-Korsakov, N. Composer 1872 1929 Diaghilev, Sergei P... Ballet Producer | 1856 1919 Rozanov. Vasili v.. Author 1821 1881 Dostoyevsky, Feodor M. Author

1848 1909 Rozhestvensky, Zinovi Admiral 1560 ? 1633 Fllaret (Feo. Romanov) Patriarch

1829 1894 Rubinstein, Anton G... Composer 1745 1792 Fonvizin, Denis I. Author

1835 1881 Rubinstein, Nicholas G. Musician 1865 1936 Glazunov, Alexander K. Composer

1370 1430 Rublyov, Andrei.... Ikons Painter 1857 Glinka, Michael I.. Composer

1725 1796 Rumyantsev-Zadunal1809 1852 Gogol, Nicholas V... Author

sky, Peter A., Count.Statesinan 1870 1940 |Goldman, Emma Anarch ist

1854 1915 Savina, Maria G. Actress 1862 1916 Goltzin, Boris, Prince. Physicist

1871 1915 Scriabin, Alexander N. Composer 1643 1714 Golitzin, Vasil, Prince.. Statesman

1763 1831 Senyavin, Dimitri N. Admiral 1776 1831 Golovnin, Vasil M. Admiral

1820 1871 Serov, Alexander N Composer 1812 1891 Goncharov. Ivan A. Author

1865 1911 Serov, Valentin A.. Painter 1868 1936 Gorky. Maxim.

Author

1788 1863 Shchepkin, Michael S. JActor 1795 1829 Griboyedov, Alex. 3. Dramatist

1652 1719 Sheremetev, Boris, count Soldler 1853 1934 Grot, Konstantin Y Lexicographer 1844 1918 Sheremetev, Serg., count Historian 1780 1853 Haas, Feodor P

Philanthropist 1814 1861 Shevchenko, Taras... Ukraine's Poet 1812 1870 Herzen, Alexander I. Author

1831 1898 Shishkin, Ivan I.

Painter 1859 1935 Ippolitov-Ivanov, M Com poser

1843 1882 Skobelev, Michael D. Soldier 1765 1826 Karamzin, Nicholas M Historian

1820 1879 Soloviev, Sergel M.. Historian 1818 1882 Kaufmann, Konstantin. Statesman 1853 1900 Solovlev, Vladimir S. ... Philosopher 1783 1836 Kiprensky, Orest A. Painter

1772 1839 Speransky. Mich., Count Statesman 1841 1911 Klyuchevsky. Vasily Historian

1863 1938 Stanislavsky, Konst. S.Actor 1874 1920 Kolchak, Alexander V.. Statesman 1863 1911 Stolypin, Peter A Statesman 1809 1842 Koltsov, Alexel V.. Poet

1848 1916 Surikov, Vasilt I.. Painter 1844 1927 Koni, Anatoli E. Jurist

1834 1912 Suvorin, Alexel S.. Editor: Author 1853 1921 Korolenko, Vladimir G Author

1729 1800 Suvorov, Alexander V.. Soldier 1817 1885 Kostomarov, Nicholas.. Historian

1843 1923 Tagantsev, Nicholas S. Jurist 1850 1891 Kovalevskaya, Sophia. . Mathematician

1856 1915 Taneyev, Sergei I. Composer 1842

1921 Kropotkin, Peter, Prince Geographer 1686 1750 Tatishchev, Vasili N.. Historian 1770 1846 Krusenstern, A. J. von.. Admiral

1860 1904 Tchekhov, Anton P Author 1768 1844 Krylov. Ivan A..

Fabulist

1817 1875 Tolstoy, Alexei, Count Author 1870 1938 Kuprin, Alexander I Author

1828 1910 Tolstoy, Lev N., Count. Author 1878 1927 Kustodiyev, Boris M... Painter

1776 1857 Tropinin, Vasili A..... Painter 1745 1813 Kutuzov, M. L., Prince.. Soldier

1879 1940 Trotsky. Leon

(Lev 1870 1924 Lenin, Vladimir I... Statesman

Bronstein).

Revolutionist 1814 1841 Lermontov, Michael Y. Poet

1866 1938 Trubetskoy, Paolo P Sculptor 1831 1895 Leskov, Nicholas S. Author

1840 1893 Tschaikovsky, Peter I . . Composer 1861 1900 Levitan, Isaak I.... Painter

1818 1883 Turgenev, Ivan 8.... Author 1793 1856 Lobachevsky, Nicholas Mathematician

1848

1926 Vasnetsov, Viktor M. Painter 1711c. 1765 Lomonosov, Michael V. Scientist

1842 1904 Vereshchagin, Vasill, Painter 1855 1914 Lyadov, Anatol K. Composer

1782 1856 Vorontsov, Mich., Count Soldier 1857 1918 Lyapunov, Alexand'rM. Mathematician 1794 1832 Vorontsov, Semen,count Statesınan 1821 1897 Malkov, Apollon N Poet

1856 1910 Vrubel, Michael A.P. Painter 1848 1904 Makarov, Stepan O. Admiral

1849 1915 Witte, Sergei Y., Count. Statesman 1845 1916 Mechnikov, Ilya I.. Biologist

1847 1894 Yablochkov, Paui N... Inventor 1819 1883 Melnikov, Paul I.. Author

1847 1921 Zhukovsky, Nicholas E. Mathematician 1834 1907 Mendeleyev, Dimitri L Chemist

1783 1852 Zhukovsky, Vall A.... Poet

RUSSIAN LITERATURE AND MUSIC To the western world modern Russian litera- tions. Toward the end of the eighteenth and the ture is chiefly known through translations of beginning of the nineteenth centuries, native comTolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Turgepiev, Chekhov, Gorky, posers began to transform the material of Rusand Andreyey. These classics are still published sian folk song into operas. The greatest of these in the Soviet Union. In connection with the early Russian composers was Mikhail Glinka, centenary of Tolstoy's birth the State Publishing whose works were composed for the court, the House (Gosizdat) issued the novelist's collected nobility, and the new merchant class. works in 100 volumes. Although one of Russia's youngest arts, music is based much of their music on Russian folk songs.

Moussorgsky, Borodin, and Rimsky-Korsakoff among those most highly developed. It originally The last-named, when a young officer in the navy grew out of the demands of the old aristocracy in of the Czar, visited New York City when his ship the seventeenth century, seeking to imitate the was in that port. aristocratic culture of western Europe. The first Tschaikovsky drew some of his musical inspirabranch of music to reach excellence in Russia was tions from Rossini and Verdi. and several of his the opera Musicians of the Neapolitan school, compositions were based on Italian national melosuch as Arraya, Galuppi, Cimarosa, and Paisiello, dies. The symphonies of the modern Russian comserving at the Tsar's court, produced Russia's first posers are an entire departure from the styles of operas. These were followed by French importa- Beethoven and Mozart.

Noted French Personages

Source: Biographical Records
Bora Dled
Name
Subject Boro Died

Name

Subject 1079 1142 Abelard, Plerre..

Philosophy. 1743 1794 Lavoisier, Antoine L....Chemist. 1820 1889 Augler, (Emile)

Drama.

1621 1695 La Fontaine, Jean de. Fables. 1799 1850) Balzao. Honore.

Fiction,

1818 1894 Le Cointe de Lisie. Poetry. 1594 1654 Balzac, Honore

Morals.

1853 1914 Lemaltre, Jules... Literature 1823 1891 Banville, Theodore de.

Poetry.

1668
1747 Le Sage, A. R.

Fiction. 1862 1923 Barres, Maurice

Literature

1850
1923 Loti, Pierre.

Fiction. 1473 1524 Bayard, Pierre T. Knight

1635 1719 Malntenon (Mme. de). Letters. 1821 1867 Beaudelaire, Charles. Poetry

1555 1628 Malherbe,

Poetry 1732 1799 Beaumarchais. P..

Drama.
1688 1763 Marivaux. Pierre.

Drama. 1780 1857 Beranger, Pierre.

Poctry

1637 1675 Marquette, Jacque. Explorer. 1859 1941 Bergson, Henri.

Philos.

1850 1893 Maupassant, Guy de. Fiction 1827 1907 Berthelot, Marcelin Science.

1803
1870 Merimee, Prosper.

Fiction. 1636 1711 Boileau, Nicolas. Poetry.

1798 1874 Michelet, Jules.... History. 1825 1901 BornlerHenri de.

Drama
1796 1884 Mignet..

History 1627 1704 Bossuet. Jacques B. Religion.

1622 1673 Moliere. Jean B.

Drama 1852 1933 Bourget, Paul,

Fiction.

1533 1592 Montagne, Michael de. Essays. 1845 1921 Boutroux, Emlle. Philosophy. 1689 1755 Montesquieu, Charles de Morals. 1867 1926 Boylesve, René..

Fiction

1810 1857 Musset, Alfred de. Poetry 1755 1826 Brillat-Savarin.

Gastronomist 1739

1794 Necker, (Mme.).. Morals. 1707 1788 Button, George L... Nat. History. 1839 1903 Paris, Gaston..

Literature. 1509 1564 Calvin, Jean... Religion. 1623 1662 Pascal, Blaise,

Essays. 1845 1935 Cambon, Jules M.. Diplomat.

1822 1895 Pasteur. Louis.

Science. 1857 1922 Capus.

Drama.
1848 1932 Pau, Paul G..

Soldier 1491 1557 Cartier, Jacques Navigator 16241 1693 Pellísson.

History. 1570 1635 Champlain, Samuel de.. Explorer.

1769 1828 Picard.

Drama
1541
1603 Charron, Plerre

Morals.
1854 1912 Poincare. Henri.

Science 1768 1848 Chateaubriand, Fr. Philosophy

1860 1934 Poincare, Raymond Btatesman 1762 1794 Chenier, André.

Poetry.
1814 1867 Ponsara.

Drama 1786 1889 Chevreud, Michael Chemist.

1849 1930 Porto-Riche, de.

Drama 1619 1683 Colbert, Jean B... Statesman. 1697 1765 Prévost (l'abbe).

Fiction. 14451 1509 Comines, Philip

History
1803 1875 Quinet, Edgard.

History. 1798 1857 Compte, Auguste. Philosophy. 1495 1553 Rabelals, Francols. Storias. 1621 1686 Conde, Prince de.

Soldier.
1639 1699 Racine, Jean

Drama. 1743 1794 Condorcet, Marquis de.. Pollosophy. 1875 1937 Ravel, Maurice. Music. 1767 1830 Constant, Benjamin Literature.

1573 1613 Regnier, Mathurin. Poetry. 1842| 1908 Coppée, Francois.. Poetry.

1823 1893 Renan, Ernest

Religion 1606 1684 Cornelile, Plerre. Drama

1585 1642 Richelieu, Cardinal Statesman. 1792) 1867 Cousin, Vlotor. Metaphysics. 1849 1926 Richepin, Jean,

Poetry, 1674 1762 Crebillon.

Poetry.

1613 1680 Rochefoucauld, Duo de la Morals 1854) 1928 Curel, Francols de. Drama

1661 1741 Rollin, Charles

History. 1769 1832 Cuvier, George L.. Nat. History. 1524 1585 Ronsard, Pierre de. Poet. 1840 1897 Daudet, Alphonse Fiction.

1868 1918 Rostand, Edmond. Poetry. 1596 1650 Descartes, Repe.. Philosophy, 1760 1836 Rouget de Lisle

Literature. 1713 1784 Diderot, Denis.

Encyclopedia. 1712 1778 Rousscau, Jean J. Phllos. 1860 1935 Dreyfus, Col. Alfred. Boldler.

1616| 1703 Saint-Evrerond.

Literaturu. 1803 1870 Dumas, Alexander Fiction

1737 1814 Saint Pierre Bernardin. Fiotion. 1824 1895 Dumas, Alexander, Jr. Drama

1675 1755 Saint-Simon..

History. 1651 1715 Fenelon, Francois de S. . Relig., Liter.

1804 1869 Sainte-Beuve......

Criticism. 1821 1890 Feuillet, Octave.

Fiction.

1567 1622 Sales (St. Francois de). Relig., Liter. 1821 1880 Flaubert, Gustave..

Novelist.
1804 1876 Sand, George.

Fiction 1851 1929 Foch, Ferdinand. Soldier

1831 1908 Sardou, Victorien

Dramas. 1844 1924 France, Anatole..

Fiction.

1696 1750 Saxe, Maurice de. Soldier. 1337| 1410 Froissart. Jean.

Chronicles

1791
1861 Scribe, Eugetie.

Drama 1838 1882 Gambetta, Leon

Statesman. 1626 1696 Sevigne (Mme. de). letters. 1811 1872 Gautier, Theopbile Poetry.

1766 1817 Stael, Mme de..

Author. 1892 1896 Goncourt, Edmond de Literature.

1804 1857 Sue, Eugene

Fiction. 1830 1870 Goncourt, Jules de.. Literature. 1839 1907 Sully-Prudhomme Poetry. 1787 1874 Guizot, Francois. History,

1828 1893 Taine, Hippolyte A. History. 1560 1631 Hardy, Alexandre. Poetry, Dr. 1795 1856 Thierry, Augustin History, 1851 1935 Hennique, Leon. Dram., Flot. 1797 1877 Thiers, Adolphe.

History 1842 1905 Heredia, Joseph M. de. Poetry.

1805 1859 Tocqueville. A C. de. History, 1857 1916 Hervieu.

Drama.

1611 1675 Turenne, Vicomte de.. Soldier. 1802 1885 Hugo, Victor. Poetry, Flot. 1828 1905 Verne, Jules

Flotion. 1848) 1907 Huysmans, Joris K, Fiction,

1799) 1863 Vigny. Alfred de

Poetry. 1852) 1931 Joffre, Joseph J. C... Soldier

1431 1 484 Villon, (Corbier) Francols Poetry. 1753 1800 Kleber, Jean B... Soldier.

1598 1648 Voiture.

Poetry. 1530 1563 La boétie, Etienne de Morals,

1694 1778 Voltaire, (F. M. Arouet) Fict., Religion 1645 1696 La Bruyere, Jean D... Morals.

1840 1902 Zola, Emile..

Flotion. 1790) 1869 Lamartine, Alphonse de Poetry.

George Sand, novelist and dramatist, was the daughter of Lieut. Maurice de Saxe and his wife, Sophie daughter of a Paris pool room keeper. When

17 she was married to Baron Dudevant, by whom she had 2 children. Her real name, she said, was Armandine Lucile Aurore Dupin,

French Painters

Source: Biographical Records
B. D.
Name
B. D.
Name

B. D.

Name 1836 1904 Bartholdi, F. A. 1833 1883 Dore, Gustave

1815 1875 Millet, J. F. 1848 1884 Bastien-Lepage, J. 1811 1889 Dupre, Jules

1594 1665 Poussin, Nicholas 1822 1899 Bonheur, Ross 1852 1931 Forain, Jean L.

1758/1823 Prudhon, Pierre 1825|1905 Bouguereau, W. 1820 1876 Fromentin, Eugene

1824 1898 Puvis de Chavannes 1851 1933 Carrier-Belleuse, P. 1770 1837 Gerard, F.

1841 1919 Renoir, P. A. 1845 1902 Constant, Ben). 1824 1904 Gerome, J. L.

1840 1917 Rodin, Auguste 1796/1875 Corot, J. B. C. 1628|1715 Girardon, Fr.

1812 1867 Rousseau, P. E, T. 1819 1877 Courbet, Gustave 1839 1883 Goupil, Jules A.

1795 1858 Scheffer. Ary 1817 1878 Daubigoy. C. F. 1725 1805 Greuze, J. B.

1863|1935 Signac, Paul 1748 1825 David, Louis J. 1741 1828 Houdon, J. A.

1813 1865 Troyon, Constant 1783 1856 David d'Angers, P, J. 1780 1867 Ingres, J. A. D.

1758 1835 Vernet, Carle 1834 1917 Degas, H. G. E. 1755 1841 Lebrun, Marie

1714 1789 Vernet, Claude J. 1799 1863 Delacroix, Eugene 1798 1880 Lenstre, Ph. H.

1789 1863 Vernet, Horace 1797 1856 Delaroche, Paul 1600 1682 Lorrain, Claude

1868 1940 Vuillard, Edouard 1807 1876 Diez de la Pena, N. V. 1815 1891 Meissonier. J L E 1684/1721/Watteau, Antoine

Bartholdi was the sculptor who made the Liberty Statue now in N. Y. Harbor,

Noted German Personages

Source: Biographical Records

Bora Diedi
Name
Subject Bora Dled

Name

Subject 1840 1905 Abbe, Ernst Physicist 1812 1887 Krupp, Alfred.

Industry 1207 1280 Albertus, Magnus.

Scientist

1827 1891 Lagarde, Paul de.. Patriot 1769 1860 Arndt, Ernst Moritz, Poet, Patriot 1741 1801 Lavater, Johann K. Essays 1686 1739 Asam, Cosmos D.

Architect

1881) 1919 Lehmbruck, Wilhelm. Sculpture 1692 1750 Asam, Egid Quirin. Architect 1844 1900 Leibl, Wilhelm.

Painter 1685 1750 Bach, Joh. Sebastian. Music

1646 1716 Lalbnitz, Gottfried. von Philosophy 1476 1545 Baldung, Hans. ,.

Painter

1729 1781 Lessing, Gotthold E.. Drama, Critic 1770 1827 Beethoven, Ludwig Von. Music

1847 1935 Liebermann, Max. Painter 1844 1929 Benz, Carl.

Engineer

1803 1873 Liebig. Justus von. Chemistry 1836 1907 Berginann, Ernst von. Surgeon

1844 1909 Liliencron, Detlev von. Poet 1815 1898) Bismarck, Otto von. Statesman 1848) 1896 Lilienthal, Otto..

Aeronautics 1742 1819 Bluecher, Gebhart L. Soldier

1811 1886 Liszt. Franz.

Music 1827 1901 Boecklin, Arnold.

Painter

1865| 1937 Ludendort, Erich. Soldier 1831 1910 Bodelschwingh, Fried. yon Religion, Edu. 1483 1546 Luther, Martin

Religion 1575 1624 Boehme, Jakob.

Mystic

1837 1887 Marees, Hans von. Painter 1771 1848 Boyen, Hermann von. Soldier

1818 1883 Marx, Karl.

Soc. Economy 1833 1897 Brahms, Johannes.

Music

12601 1327 Melster, Eckehart. Mystic, Phil 1829 1884 Brehm, Alfred..

Zoologist
1497 1560 Melanchton, Phil

Retoriper 1778 1842 Brentano, Clernens. Poet

1440 1494 Merling. Hans ..

Palnter 1824 1896 Bruckner, Anton.

Music
1822 1884 Mendel, Gregor..

Science 1811 1899 Bunsen, Robert.

Physicist 1815 1905 Menzel, Adolf von. Painter 1473 1531 Burkmatr, Hans.

Painter

1733 1815 Mesmer, Friedrich A. Magnetism 1832 1908 Busch, Wilhelm.

Poet. Painter 1800

1891 Moltke, Helmuth v.. Soldier 1754 1798 Carstens, Jakob A. Painter

1804 1875 Moerike, Eduard. Poet 1726 1801 Chodowiecki, Daniel. Painter

1817 1908 Mommsen, Theodor.. History 1740 1815 Claudius, Matthias. Poet

1756 1791 (Mozart, Wolgang A Music 1780 1831 Clausewitz, Carl von Military

1844 1900 Nietzsche, Friedrich. Philosophy 1783 1867 Cornelius, Peter ..

Painter

1853 1932 Ostwald, Wilhelm. Chemist 1472 1553 Cranach, Lucas.

Painter

1789 1869 Overbeck, Friedrich Painter 1834 1900 Daimler, Gottlieb. Engineer 1796 1835 Platen, August Graf von. Poet 1606 1695 Derminger, Georg.

Soldier
1831) 1910 Raabe, wilhelm.

Novelist 1858 1913 Diesel, Rudol.

Engineer 1795 1886 Ranke, Leopold yon. History 1797 1848 Droste-Huelshof. A. von Poetess

1867) 1922 Rathenau, Walther Statesman 1471 1528 Duerer, Albrecht.

Painter

1777 1857 Rauch, Christian. Sculpture 1861 1935 Duisberg, Carl,

Chemist
1873 1916 Reger, Max ...

Muslo 1854 1915 Ehrlich, Paul.

Science
1816 1859 Rethel, Alfred.

Painter 1788 1857 Eichendorfi, Joseph

Poet
1810 1874 Reuter, Frits.

Poet 1170 1220 Eschenbach, Wolfram von Poet

1803 1884 Richter, Ludwig .

Painter 1861 1922 Falkenhayn, Erich von. Soldier

1468 1531 Riemenschneider, Tilman Sculpture 1829 1880 Feuerbach, Anselm. Painter

1875 1926 Rilke, Ralner Maria. Poet 1762 1814 Fichte, Joh.

Philosophy 1845 1923 Roentgen, Wilhelm K Physics 1656 1723 Fischer von Erlach, J. B. Architect 1788 1866 Rueckert, Friedrich. Poet 1819 1898 Fontane, Theodor.

Novelist

1777 1810 Runge, Philipp O. Painter 1816 1895 Freytag, Gustav

Novelist
1494 1576 Sachs, Hans

Poet 1774 1840 Friedrich, Kaspar David. Painter

1779 1861 Savigny, Fried. Carl von. Jurist 1782 1852 Froebel, Friedrich. Educator 1663 1736 Savoyen, Eugen von. Soldier 1777| 1855 Gauss, Karl F.

Mathematics 1764) 1850 Schadow, Johann G. Sculpture 1868 1933) George, Stefan

Poet

1765 1813 Scharnhorst, G.I. D. Soldier 1607 1676 Gerhardt, Paul.

Poet

1775 1854 Schelling, Friedrich W. Philosophy 1714 1787 Gluck, Ch. W.,

Music
1759 1805 Schiller, Friedrich

Drama, Poet 1760 1831 Gneisenau, August Soldier

1781) 1841 Schinkel, Karl Friedrich Architect 1776 1848 Goerres, Jos. von.

Writer

1767 1845 Schlegel, August W. Poet, Transl't 1749 1832 Goethe, Joh. Wolfg. von Poet, Drama. 1768) 1834 Schleiermacher, Fried. D. Philosophy 1801 1836 Grabbe, Chr. Dieter. Drama

1833 1913 Schlieffen, Alfred von.... Soldier 1791 1872 Grillparzer, Franz. Drama

1822 1892 Schliemann, Helmrich. ... Archaeology 1785 1863 Grimm, Jakob.

Essays, Fict. 1862 1931 Schnitzler, Artur. . ., Drama, Nov 1786 1859 Grimm, Wilhelm.

Essays, Fict. 1445] 1488 Schongauer, Martin Painter 1503 1529 Gruenewald, Matthias. Painter

1788 1866 Schopenhauer, Arthur.. Philosophy 1400 1468 Gutenberg. Johannes. Inventor

1797 1828 Schubert, Franz.

Music 1834 1919 Haeckel, Ernst

Phllos., Scien. 1810 1856 Schumann, Robert .. Music 1759 H aendel, Georg Friedrich Music

1804 1871 Schwind, Moritz von. Painter 1844 1913 Hagenbeck, Carl.

Zoologist 1816 1892 Siemens, Werner von. Physicist 1730 1788 Hamann, Johann G Philosopher 1868 1932 Slevogt, Max

Painter 1851 1930 Harnack, Adoll von Religion

1861 1914 Spee, Maximilian

Admiral 1732 1809 Haydn, Joseph

Music

1638 1701 Starhemberg. E. Graf von Soldier 1813 1863 Hebbel, Friedrich

Drama
1757 1831 Stein, Karl von..

Statesman 1760 1826 Hebel, Joh. Peter

Poet

1831 1897 Stephan, Heinrich von. Postmaster 1770 1831 Hegel, Georg W.F Philosophy 1805 1868 Stifter, Adalbert.. Novelist 1797 1856 Heine, Heinrich.

Poet
1817 1888 Storm, Theodor.

Poet 1821 1894 Helmholtz, Hermann von Physics

1455 1533 Stoss, Veit

Sculpture 1744 1803 Herder, Joh. G. von .... Writer

1825 1899 Strauss, Johann.

Music 1847 1921 Hildebrand, Adolf von.. Sculpture 1857 1928 Sudermann, Hermann Drama, Nov. 1847 1934 Hindenburg, Paul von.. Soldier

1839 1924 Thoma, Hans.

Painter 1852 1925 Hoetzendorf, FranzC. von Soldier

1842 1926 Thyssen, August.

Industry 1776 1822 Hoffmann, Ernst T. A... Poet

1849 1930 Tirpitz, Alfred von. Admiral 1767 1810 Hofer, Andreas.

Patriot

1834 1896 Treltschke, Heinrich von History 1497 1543 Holbein, Hans

Painter
1848 1911 Uhde, Fritz von.

Painter 1770 1843 Hoelderllo, Friedrich Poet

1787 1862 Uhland, Ludwig

Poet 1769 1859 Humboldt, Alexander von Scientist 1821 1902 Virchow, Rudoli.

Physician 1767 1835 Humboldt, W. von.. Scientist

1455 1529 Vischer, Peter

Sculpture 1488 1523 Hutten, Ulrich von. Religion 1751 1826 Voss, Johann H.

Poet. Transl't 1778 1852 Jahn, Friedrich Ludwig Patriot

1165 1230 Walther v. d. Vogelweide Poet 1763 1825 Jean, Paul...

Novelist

1813 1883 Wagner, Richard..... Music 1859 1935 Junkers, Hugo.

Engineer 1583 1634 Wallenstein, Albrecht von Soldier 1832 1912 Justi, Carl...

Art, Critic 1873 1934 Wassermann, Jakob... Novelist 1724 1804 Kant, Immanuel.

Philosophy 1786 1826 Weber, Karl Maria von.. Music 1784 1864 Klenze, Leo von

Architect 1733 1772 Wieland, Christoph M... Poet 1571 1630 Kepler, Johannes,

Astronomy 1853 1905 Wissmann, Hermann von Explorer 1777 1811 Kletst, Heinrich von Drama, Nov. 1860

1903 Wolf, Hugo..

Music 1724 1803 Klopstock, Fr. Gottlieb.. Poetry

1832 1920 Wundt, Wuhelm.

Philosophy 1843 1910 Koch, Robert.

Physician 1759 1830 York, Hans D. L. Soldier 1791 1813 Koerner, Karl Theodor.. Poet, Patriot 1838 1917 Zeppelin, Ferd. Graf von. Aeronaut 1440 1507 Krafft. Adam.

Sculpture 1859' 1940 Zimmermann, A. F. M. Diplomat Kopernicus, Nikolaus (Nicholas) Copernicus (Prussian or Polish), astronomer, born 1473; died 1643.

1685

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