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NOTED MEN AND WOMEN OF GREAT BRITAIN-Continued
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Subject 1700 1748 Thomson, James ..... Poet.

1703 1791 Wesley, John...

Preacher. 1815 1882 Trollope, Anthony.. Fiction.

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

1714 1770 Whitefeld, George...... Preacher. 1820 1893 Tyndall, John...

Scientific

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

17591 1833 Wilberforce, William.... Abolitionist. 1676 1745 Walpole, Robert.... Statesman 1802 1865 Wiseman, Nicholas P... Religion. 1593 1683 Walton, Izaak ....

Anxling.

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

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

Engineer.

1640 1715/ Wycherly, William..... Drama. 1674 1748 Watts, Isaac.....

lyinns.

1324 1384 Wyckliffe, John... Religion. 1769 1852 Wellington, Duk

Soldier.

1684 1765 Young, Edward... Poet. 1707 17881 Wesley. Charles .... Preacher

Poets-Laureate of England

Source: Oficial 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, Rey. 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 1999; 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

Source: Biographical Records
B . 1 D .
Name
B. D. 1
Name
B. ID

Name

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

1835 1910 Orchardson, Sir W, Q. 1734 1808 Beauclerk, Lady Diana 11841 1917 Henry, C. N.

1878 1931 Orpen, Sir Willam 1833 1898 Burne-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 Etty, 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 Flaxınan, 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, Tbos 1829-1896 Millais, Sir J. E.

1785 1841 Wilkie, Sir David 1790 1866 Gibson, John 111849 1933 Murray, Sir D.

11852 1931 Wyllie, W. L. Flemish and Dutch Painters

Source: Biographical Records

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1460 1516 Bosch, Hieronymus

1593 1678 Jordaens. Jacob 1410 1475 Bouts, Dirk

1460 1531 Matsys, Quentin 1525 1569 Breugel, de Oude

1435 1495 Memling, Hans 15681625 Breugel, Jan

161011685 Ostade. Adr Van 1605 1638 Brouwer. Adrisen

1625 1654 Potter, Paul 1605 1691 Cuyp, Albert

1607 1699 Rembrandt Van Rijn* 1613 1680 Douw, Gerard

1833 1898 Rops. Felicien 1614 1654 Fabricius, Carel

1577 1640 Rubens, Peter Paul 1584 1666 Hals, Frans

|| 1625 1681 Ruysdael, Jacob 1638 1709 Hobbema, Melndert 1 1626 1679 Steen, Jan 1632 1681 Hoogh, Pieter de

11826 1906 Stevens. Alfred *Rembrandt was his first name, Van Rijn his family name.

Spanish Authors

Source: Biographical Records Born Died

Name

Subject | Born Died

1582 1649/Tenters, David (Elder | 1610 1694 Teniers, David

1440 1482 Vander Goes, H | 1400 1458 Vander Weyden | 1633 1707 Van de Velde, Willem ||1599|1641 Van Dyck, Anthony 111366 1426 Van Eyck, Hubert l1386 1440 Van Eyck, Jan 111396 1656 Van Goyen, Jan 11494 1533 Van Leyden, Lucas 11632 1675 Vermeer Van Delft, Jan

Name

Subject

1180 1246 Berceo, Gonzalo de....... Poet.

1600 1681 Calderón de la Barca. Pedro 1282 1348 Juan Manuel............. Prose

Henao de la Barreda yIraño Dramatist 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....

nuel Jose.... Poet 1440 1479 Manrique, Jorge.......... Poet.

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

Bohl de Faber)......... Novelist. 1493 1542 Boscán (or Boscá) Almo

18031 1839 Heredia y Campuzano, Jose Poet. gaver, Juan......

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 Alcalá Gallano, I Novellst 1533 1594 Ercilla y Zuniga, Alonso de Poet

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

(Mexican)

Novelist 1 Miguel de ..... ............. Novelist

1833 1906 Pereda, Jose Maria de..... Novelist 1561 1627 Góngora y Argote, Luis 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. Novelist 1852 1921 Pardo Bazan, Emilia...... Novelist 1580 1639 Ruiz de Alarcón Juan Dramatist. 1853 1938 Arinando Palacio Valdes... Novelist 1580 1645 Quevedo y Vullegoro, Fran

1867 1916 Dario Ruben, (Nicaraguan) Poet Icisco Gómez de......... Poet. Prose 1 1867 1928 Blasco Ibanez, Vicente.... Novelist.

Norwegian Authors

Source: Biographical Records
B. D. 1
Name
Subject 11 B. | D.

Name

Subject 1813 1896 Aasen, Ivar...

Poet
1849| 1906 Kielland, A. L...

Fiction. 1866 1920 Andersen, Tryggve. Fiction.

1865 1926 Kinck, Hans E.... Fict., Drama 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.
18101 1863 Munch, P. A.

History. 1851 1921 Garborg, Arne..... Fiction

| 1835 1918 Sary. J. E..

History. 1857 1929 Helberg, Gunnar..

Drama.
1846 1905 Skram, Amalie.

Fiction.
1684 1754 Holberg. Ludvig.
Drama, Hist. I 18071 1874 Welhaven, J. S. C

Poet. 1828 11906|Ibsen, Henrik..... Drama.

1808) 1845) Wergeland, Henrik. Poet, Drams Swedish Authors

Source: Biographical Records
B. 1 D.
Name
Subject il B. D.

Name

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

1843 1921 Montellus, Oscar.... Hist., Archsel. 1859| 1927 Arrhenius, 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 Bremner, Fredrika.. Fiction

1828 1895 Rydberg, Viktor.... Poet, Phil. 1860 1911 Froding. Gustaf..

Poet

1793 1823 Stagnelius, E. J.... Poet 17831 1847 Geijer, E. G......

Poet, Hist. 1598 16721stlernhielm, Georg...... Poet, Phll. 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 Lagerlot, Selma... Fiction

1782 1846 Tegner, Esalas...... Poet 1707 1778 Linne, Carl von........ Botanist

Noted Swiss Personages

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

Name

Subject 180711873) Agassiz, Louis ........... Scientist

1825 1898 Meyer, Conrad F........ Poet, N

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

17121778 Rousgeau, Jean Jacques... Essays 1509 1564 Calvin, Jean............ Religion

174011799 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

14171490 Von Flue, Nikolas..., Patriot 1708 1777 Haller, Albrecht voi Physician

1825 1899 Welti, Emile.....

Jurist 1819 1890| Keller, Gottfried .... Poet, Novelist||14841531|Zwingli, Ulrich ..., Religion

Swiss Painters

Source: Biographical Records
B. ID
Name
B. | D. 1
Name

D .

Name 1831 1910 Anker, Albert

1741 1825 Füssli (Fusely), J, H. 1828|1905 Koller. Rudolf 1828 1890 Bocion, 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 Graff, 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 Authors, Greek (B. C. years are in bold face.)

Source: Historical Records B, D. Name. | Subj. || B.D. Name.

Subj. B.D. Name.

Subj. 389 314 Aeschines.... Orat. 450..Empedocles. ... Philos. 207 122 Polybius... Hist. 456 Aeschylus.. Drain.

118 Epictetus..... Stoic. 570 500 Pythagoras.. Phllos 650 Aesop...... Tales

342 270 Epicurus.....

Philos. 600 ... Sappho.. ... Poet 563 478 Anacreon... Poet 480 406 Euripides..... Dram. 556 469 Simonides... Poet 5001428 Anaxagorus.. Philos. 576 480 Heraclitus... Philos. 495 405 Sophocles..

Drams 287 212 Archimedes...... Physi, 484 424 Herodotus.

Hist. 63 24 Strabo...... 448 380 Aristophanes...., Dram. 735 Hesiod...... Poet.

600 540 Thales...... Pbilos. 384 322 Aristotle.... Philos. 460 377 Hippocrates.. Medic. 530 460 Themistocles.

Philos ... 194 Athenaeus...... Antiq. 962 927 Homer...... Poet.

..255 Theocritus..... Poet. 460 370 Democritus...... Philos. 1436 338 Isocrates....

Orat.

32 287 Theophrastus... Philos. 310 240|Callimachus. Poet. 342 292 Menander..

Dram.

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

Poet. 280... Timon......... Philos 50 13 Diodorus... Hist.

1429 347 Plato.......
Philos. ||490 ... Zeno.......

Philos 7 Dionysius... |Hist. || 49120 Plutarch... Blog 1143013571 Xenophon....... Hist.

(B. C. years are in light face)

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

Subj. 330 390 Ammianus, M... Hist. 59 17 Livy...

Hist. 35 951 Quintilian....... Critic. 125 200 Apuleius...

Satir.
38 65 Lucan......
Poet. 86 34 Sallust.....

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

Satir. 5 65 Seneca..... Moral. 475 524 Boethius. ... Philos. 96) 52 Lucretius.. Philos. 25 100 Silius,....

Poet. 102 44 Caesar, Julius ... Hist. | 43 104 Martial..

Poet. 611 96 Status,...

Poet. 232 147 Cato, the Elder.. Orat. 1 100 30 Nepos....

Rist. 70 150 Buetonius. 87 54 Catullus.... Poet. 431 18 Ovid.....

Poet. 55 117 Tacitus 1071 43 Cicero..... Orat.

4 62 Perslus...
Satir, 85 159 Terence...

Dram. 365 408 Claudian...

Poet.
264 184 Plautus..
Dram 54 18 Tibullus..

Poet. 65 8 Horace .... Poet.

23 79 Pliny.
Natur 70) 19 Vergil......

Poet. 60 1401 Juvenal..... Gatir. 621 113! Pliny the Youn'r. Essays. 701 16 Vitruvius...

Vius........ 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.

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Illustrious Men and Women of Russia

Sources: Soviet Government Records

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Name
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Subject 1817 1900 Alvazovsky, Ivan K....Painter

16637|1729 Menshikov, Alex. D... Statesinan 1791 1859 Aksakov, Sergei T..... Author

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

1845 J1900 Muraviev, Michael N..Statesman 1843 1902 Antokolsky. Mark M... Sculptor

li835 (1881/Mussorgsky, Modest P. Composer 1671 1728 Apraksin, Feodor M.... Statesman 1862 1887 Nadson, Sernen Y...... Poet 1841 1893 Apukhtin, Alexei N.... Poet

11821 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

J1824 1861 Nikitin, Ivan 8........ Poet 1866 ?/1924 Bakst. Leon S......... Painter

1605 1681 Nikon (Nikita Minin).. Patriarch 1836 11910 Balakirev, Mlly A..... Composer 11744 1818 Novikov, Nicholas I... Statesman 1746 11819 Baranov, Alexander A. Statesman

11808 Orlov, Alexei G., Count 1761 1818 Barclay de Tolly, M. A. Soldier

1886 Ostrovky, Alexander... Dramatist 1860 1884 Bashkirtseva. Maris. ... Author: Painterll1743 1181710ushakov. Feodor F.... Admiral 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 Bestuzhev-Ryumin, K. . Historian 1822 1910 Petipa, Marius I.. Ballet-master 1880 1921 Blok, Alexander A..... Poet

1810 1881 Pirogov, Nicholas I. Surgeon 1834 11887 Borodin, Alexander P.. Composer |1820 1881 Pisensky, Alexei F... Author 1751 11825 (Bortnyansky Dimitri. Composer 11857 1918 Plekhanov, Georgt v...Writer 1799 1852 Brullov, Karl P....... Painter

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

1739 11791 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. ...Con poser

1866 |1920 Rebikov, Vladimir I....Composer 1744 |1810 Dashkova, Ekaterina R. Littérateur | 1844 1930 Repin, Ilya Y..... Painter 1743 1816 Derzhavin, Gavrila R... Poet

1844

11908 Rimsky-Korsakov, N...(Composer 1872 J1929 Diaghilev, Sergei P..... Ballet Producerll1856 (1919 Rozanov. Vasili y...... Author 1821 1881 Dostoyevsky, Feodor M.Author

I 1848 1909 Rozhestvensky. Zinovil 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 11936 |Glazunov, Alexander K. Composer ||1370 1430 Rublyov, Andrei..... Ikons Painter 1803 1857 | Gunka, Michael I...... Composer 1725 1796 Rumyantsev-Zadunal1809 1852 Gogol. Nicholas V..... Author

sky, Peter A., Count. Statesinan 1870 1940 Goldman, Emma...... Anarchist (1854 1915 Savina, Maria Ġ...... Actress 1862 (19161Golitzin, Boris, Prince.. (Physicist \/1871 1915 Scriabin, Alexander N. Composer 1643 1714 Golitzin, Vasil, Prince.. Statesman 11763 1831 Senyayin, Dimitri N...JAdmiral 1776 (1831 |Golovniu, Vasil M..... Admiral

1820 11871 Serov, Alexander N....IComposer 1812 1891 Goncharov, Ivan A..... Author

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

1788 11863 Shchepkin, Michael S.. Actor 1795 (1829 Griboyedov, Alex. S.... Dramatist 1652 1719 Sheremetev, Boris, count Soldier 1853 1934 Grot, Konstantin Y.... Lexicographer | 1844 11918 Sheremetev, Serg., count|Historian 1780 1853 Haas, Feodor P........ Philanthropist ||1814 1861 Shevchenko, Taras..... Ukraine's Poet 1812 11870 Herzen, Alexander I. ... Author

11831 1898 Shishkin, Ivan I.. Painter 1859 1935 Ippolitov-Ivanov, M... Composer

1843 (1882 Skobelev, Michael D... Soldier 1765 11826 Karamzin, Nicholas M. Historian

1820 1879 Soloviev, Sergei M..... Historian 1818 11882 Kautio ann, Konstantin. Statesman

1853 1900 Soloviev, Vladimir s.... Pullosopher 1783 (1836 Kiprensky, Orest A....Painter

1772 1839 Speransky, Mich., Count/Statesinan 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, Vasili I...... Painter 1844 1927 Koni, Anatoli F....... Jurist

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

1729 1800/Suvorov, Alexander V.. Soldier 1817 11885 Kostomarov, Nicholas.. Historian

1843 1923 Tagantsev, Nicholas S. Jurist 1850 |1891 Kovalevskaya, Sophia.. Mathematician ll1856 1915 Taneyev, Sergel I...... Composer 1842 1921 Kropotkin, Peter, Prince Geographer 1686 1750 Tatishchev, Vasili N... Historian 1770 (1846|Krusenstern, A. J. von. . Admiral

| 1860 1904 Tcbekhov, Anton P... Author 1768 1844 Krylov. Ivan A........ Fabulist

1817 11875 Tolstoy, Alexel, Count Author 1870 11938 Kuprin, Alexander I... Author

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

11776 1857 Tropinin, Vasili A..... Painter 1745 11813 Kutuzov, M.L, Prince.. I 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 11895 Leskov, Nicholas S..... Author

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

1818 1883 Turgenev, Ivan S...... Author 1793 |1856 Lobachevsky, Nicholas Mathematician ll 1848 11926 Vasnetsov, Viktor M... Painter 1711c. 1765 Lomonosov, Michael V. Scientist

1842

11904) Veresh chagin, Vaslll.... Painter 1855 1914 Lyadov, Anatol K... ... Composer

1782 11856 Vorontsov, Mich., Count Soldier 1857 (1918 Lyapunov, Alexand'r M.Mathematician ll 1794 11832 Vorontsov, Semen,count Statesman 1821 1897 Maikov, Apollon N.... Poet

1856 119101 Vrubel, Michael A.P.. Painter 1848 |1904 Makarov, Stepan 0.... Admiral

1849 11915 Witte, Sergei Y., Count.Statesman 1916 Mechnikov, Ilya I ..... Biologist

1847 11894| Yablochkoy, Paul N.... Inventor 1819 1883 Melnikov, Paul I...... Author

1847 1921 Zhukovsky, Nicholas E. Mathematician 1834 1907 Mendeleyev, Dimitri 1. Chem ist

1783 11852 Zhukovsky, Vasıll 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, Turgeniev. Chekhov, Gorky. I posers began to transform the material of Rusand Andreyev. 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.

Moussorgsky, Borodin, and Rimsky-Korsakoff Although one of Russia's youngest arts, music is based much of their music on Russian folk songs. among those most highly developed. It originally I 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, I dies. The symphonies of the modern Russian comserving at the Tsar's court, produced Russia's first I 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
Born Dled
Name
Subject BornDied

Name

Subject 1079 1142 Abelard, Pierre... Philosophy. 1743 1794 Lavoisier. Antoine L....Chemist. 1820 1889 Augler, (Emile)... Drama

1621 1695 La Fontaine, Jean de... |Fables. 1799] 1850 Balzac, Honore.... Fiction.

18181 1894 Le Cointe de Lisle...... Poetry. 1594 1654 Balzac, Honore. ... Morals.

1853 1914 Lemaitre, Jules..

Literatura 1823 1891 Banville, Theodore de.. Poetry.

1668 1747 Le Sage, A. R....

Fiction. 1862 1923 Barres, Maurice .... Literature. 1850 1923 Lotl, Pierre....

Fiction. 1473 1524 Bayard, Pierre T.... Knight

1635 1719 Maintenon (Mn

Letters. 1821 1867 Beaudelaire, Charles. ... Poetry

1555 1628 Malherbe,

Poetry 1732 1799 Beautnarchals. P.... Drama.

1688 1763 Marivaux. Plerre..... Drama 1780 1857 Beranger, Pierre..... Poetry

1637

1675 Marquette, Jacque.... Explorer, 1859) 1941 Bergson,'Henri..... Phllos.

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

1803) 1870 Merimee. Prosper.......Fiction. 16361 1711 Boileau, Nicolas.... Poetry.

1798 1874 Michelet, Jules. ... History. 1825 1901 Bornler. Henri de..... Drama.

1796 1884 Mignet...........

History. 16271 1704 Bossuet. Jacques B.. Religion.

1622) 1673 Moliere, Jean B.... Drama 1852 1935 Bourget, Paul.....

Fiction.

1533 1592 Montagne, Michael de.. Essays 1845/ 1921 Boutroux, Emile.. Philosophy. 16891 1755 Montesquleu, 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 Buiton, George L Nat. History. 1839| 1903 Paris, Gaston....

Literature, 1509 1564 Calvin, Jean.....

Religion.

1623) 1662p.
1662 Pascal, Blaise. ...

Essays. 18451 1935 Cambon, Jales M.. Diplomat 1822 1895 Pasteur. Louis..

Science. 1857 1922 Capus. ..........

Drama.
1848 1932 Pau, Paul G...

Soldier 1491 1557 Cartier, Jacques ... Navigator

1624 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

Statesman 1762 1794 Chenier, André.... Poetry.

1814 1867 Ponsara......

. Drama. 1786 1889 Chevreud, Michael.. Chemist.

1849 1930/Porto-Riche, de... Drama 16191 1683 Colbert, Jean B...... Statesman. 1697) 1765 Prévost (l'abbe).

Fiction. 1445/ 1509 Comines, Philip..... History.

1803 1875 Quinet, Edgard.

History. 1798) 1857 Compte, Auguste.... Philosophy. 14951 1553 Rabelals, Franco

Stories. 1621 1686 Conde, Prince de.... Soldier.

1639 1699 Racine, Jean ....

Drams. 1743 1794) Condorcet, Marquis de.. Poilosophy. 1875 1937 Ravel, Maurice.

Music. 1767 1830 Constant, Benjamin.... Literature

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

1823 1893 Renan, Ernest..

Religion. 1606) 1684 Cornellle, Pierre..... Drama

1585) 1642 Richelieu, Cardina Statesmaa. 1792 1867 Cousin, Victor ....

Metaphysics. 1849 1926 Richepin, Jean... Poetry. 1674 1762 Crebillon......

Poetry.

1613] 1680 Rochefoucauld, Du Morals 1854 1928 Curel, Francols de.. Drama.

16611 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, Rene..

Phllosophy. 1760) 1836 Rouget de Lisle. ... Literature. 1713 1784 Diderot, Denis. .. Encyclopedia. 1712 1778 Rousscau, Jean J.... Philos. 1935 Dreyfus, Col. Alfred Boldler.

16161 1703 Saint-Evremond..... Literaturu. 1803 1870 Dumas, Alexander ... Fiction.

1737| 1814 Saint Pierre Bernardi Fiction. 1824 1895 Dumas, Alexander. Jr... Drama.

1675 1755 Saint-Simon.....

History, 1651] 1715 Fenelon, Francola de s.. Relig., Liter. 1804 1869 Sainte-Beuve....

Criticism. 1821 1890 Feuillet, Octave..... Fiction

1567| 1622 Sales (St. Franco

Relig.. Liter. 1821 1880 Flaubert, Gustave... Novelist.

1804 1876 Sand, George....

Fiction, 1851) 1929 Foch, Ferdinand... Soldier

1831 1908 Sardou. Victorien. Drapas 1844 1924 France, Anatole....

Fiction

1696 1750 Saxe, Maurice de. Soldier. 1337| 1410 Froissart. Jean..... Chronicles 1791) 1861/Scribe, Eugenie.... prana 1838 1882 Gambetta, Leon... Statesman. 1626 1696 Sevigne (Mme. de) letters. 1811 1872 Gautier, Theophile. Poetry.

1766 1817 Stael, Mme de... Author. 18921 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, 15601 1631 Hardy, Alexandre... Poetry, Dr. 1795 1856 Thierry, Augustin..... Hlytory. 1851 1935 Hennique, Leon... Dram., Flot. 1797 1877 Thiers, Adolphe.... History 1842) 1905 Heredia, Joseph M

Poetry.

1805 1859 Tocqueville. A C. de.. History. 18571 1915 Hervieu........

Drama.

1611 1675 Turenne, Vicomte de... Soldier. 1802 1885 Hugo, Victor...

Poetry, Flot. 1828 1905 Verne, Jules ...... Fiction 1848 1907 Huvernans, Joris K Fiction

1799 1863 Vigny. Alfred de ....... Poetry. 1852) 1931 Joffre, Joseph J. C Soldier

1431 1484 Villon, (Corbier) Francois Poetry. 1753 1800 Kleber, Jean B..... Soldier.

1598/ 1648 Volture...

Poetry 1530 1563 La boetie, Etienne de .. Morals.

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

1840 1902 Zola, Emile............ Fiction 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,

1573)

French Painters

Source: Biographical Records
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Name
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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, Rosa 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, Benj. 18241904 Gerome, J. L

1840|1917 Rodin, Auguste 17961875 Corot, J. B. C. 16281715 Girardon, Fr.

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

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

1863/1935 Signsc, Paul 1748 1825 David, Louis J. 1741 1828 Houdon, J. A.

1813 1865 Troyon, Constant 17831856 David d'Angers, P. J. lli780 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 ll1600 1682 Lorrain, Claude

|18681940 Vuillard, Edouard 1807 1876 |Dlaz de la Pena, N. V. lli815 1891 Meissonier. J L. E. J1684 1721 Watteau, Antoine

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

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1840 1905 Abbe, Ernst ........ Physicist 1812 1887 Krupp, Alfred..... Industry 1207 1280 Albertus, Magnus....... Scientist

1827 1891 Lagarde, Paul de..... Patriot 17691 1860 Arndt. Ernst Morits..... (Poet, Patriot 1741| 1801 Lavater, Johann K... Essays 16861 1739 Asar, 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 Lelbalta, Gottfried. Philosophy 1476 1545 Baldung, Hans...

Painter

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

1847) 1935 Llebermann, Max....... Painter 1844 1929 Benz, Carl .............

Engineer

1803) 18731 Liebig. Justus von....... Chemistry 18361 1907 Bergmann, 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. Religion, Edu. 1483 1546 Luther, Martin ..... Religion 1575 1624 Boehme, Jakob...... Mystic

1837 1887 Marees, Hans von.. Painter 17711 1848Boyen, Hermann von.... Soldler

1818 1883] Marx, Karl........ Soc. Economy 1833 1897 Brahms, Johannes..... Music

12601 1327 Meister, Eckehart... Mystic, Phil 1829 1884 Brehm, Alfred.......... Zoologist 1497) 1560 Melanchton, Phil..... Reformer 1778 1842 Brentano, Clemens. .

Poet
14401 1494 Merling, Hans...

Palnter 1824 1896 Bruckner, Anton.... Music

1822 1884 Mendel, Gregor..... Science 1811 1899 Bunsen, Robert..... Physicist 1815 1905 Menzel, Adoll von.... Painter 1473 1531 Burkmalr, Hans ... Painter

17331 1815 Mesmer. Friedrich A.. Magnetism 1832 1908 Busch, Wilhelm..... Poet, Painter 1800 1891 Moltke, Helmuth v...... Soldier 1754 17981 Carstens, Jakob A... Painter

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

Painter
1817 1908 Mommsen, Theodor....

History 1740) 18151 Claudius, Matthias...... Poet

1756 1791 Mozart, Wolgang A.. Music 1780) 1831 Clausewita, Carl von.... Military

1844 1900 Nietzsche, Friedrich.... Phllosophy 1783 1867) Cornelius, Peter ...... Painter

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

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

1831) 1910 Raabe, wilhelm...... Novelist 1858 1913 Diesel, Rudoll..... Engineer

17951 1886| Ranke, Leopold voa. ....

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 Dulsberg, Carl. ...... Chemist

1873 1916) Reger, Max.....

Music 1854 1915 Ehrlich, Paul...... Science

1816 1859 Rethel, Alfred...

Painter 17881 1857 Eichendorff, Joseph..... Poet

1810 1874 Reuter, Fritz .....

Poet 11701 1220) Eschenbach, Wolfram von Poet

1803 1884 Richter, Ludwig .. Painter 1861 1922 Falkenhayn, Erich von. , Soldier

1468 1531| Riemenschnelder. Tilman Sculpture 18291 1880 Feuerbach, Anselm...... Painter

1875 1926 Rilke, Rainer 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 18101 Runge, Philipp 0....... Painter 1816 1895 Freytag, Gustav..... Novelist

1494 1576) Sachs, Hans .....

Poet 1774 1840 Friedrich, Kaspar Da Painter

1779 1861 Savigny, Fried. Carl von. Jurist 1782 1852 Froebel, Friedrich.... Educator

16631 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

17751 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 17761 1848 Goerres, Jos. VOD...... Writer

1767 1845 Schlegel, August W...... Poet, Transl't 17491 1832 Goethe, Joh. Woltg. Von Poet, Drama. ll 1768) 1834 Schleiermacher, Fried. D. Philosophy 1801 1836 Grabbe, Chr. Dieter... Drama

18331 1913 Schlieffen, Alfred von.... Soldier 1791) 1872 Grillparzer, Franz... Drama

18221 1892 Schlemann, Heinrich.... Archaeology 1785 1863 Grimm, Jakob........ Essays, Fict. 18621 1931Schnitzler, Artur........ Drama, Nov 1786 1859 Grimm, Wilhelm.... Essays, Fict. 1445) 1488 Schongauer, Martin.... Painter 1503 1529 Gruenewald, Matthias... Painter

1788\ 1866 Schopenhauer, Arthur. Philosophy 14001 1468Gutenberg. Johannes.... Inventor

17971 1828 Schubert, Franz...... Music 1834 1919 Haeckel, Ernst .........Philos., Scien. 1810 1856 Schumann, Robert ...... Music 1685 1759 Haendel, Georg Friedrich Music

1804 1871 Schwind, Moritz von.... Painter 1844 1913 Hagenbeck, Carl.. Zoologist 18161 1892 Siemens, Werner von.... Physicist 1730/ 1788) Hainann, 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 yon... Postmaster 1770 1831 Hegel, Georg W.F. Philosophy

1805

1868 Stifter, Adalbert..... Novelist 1797| 1856 Heine, Heinrich, ........ Poet

1817 1888 Storin, Theodor...... Poet 1821 1894 Helmholtz, Hermann von Physics

14551 1533 Stoss, Velt.......

Sculpture 1744) 1803 Herder, Joh. G. yon.....Writer

1825 1899 Strauss, Johann..... Music 1847| 1921 Hildebrand, Adolf von... Sculpture 1857] 1928 Sudermann, Herman Drama, Nov. 18471 1934 Hindenburg, Paul von...Soldier

1839 1924|Thoma, Hang....... 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 17671 1810 Hofer, Andreas .......

Patriot

1834 1896| Treltschke, Heinrich von. History 1497 1543 Holbein, Hans...... Painter

1848 1911 Uhde, Fritz von... Painter 1770 1843 Hoelderlin, Friedrich .... Poet

1787 1862 Uhland, Ludwig ... Poet 1769| 1859/Humboldt, Alexander von Scientist

1821 1902 Virchow, Rudolf.

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 17781 1852 Jahn, Friedrich Ludwig .. Patriot

1165

1230 Walther v. d. Vogelwelde Poet 1763 1825 Jean, Paul,.,,...

Novelist

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

Engineer

15831 1634 Wallenstein, Albrecht von Soldier 18321 1912 Justi, Carl......

Art, Critic 18731 1934 Wassermann, Jakob..... Novellst 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) Kleist, Heinrich von... Drama, Nov. 18601 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 Kraft, Adam..... Sculpture

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

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