Thursday, April 30, 2015

William Ellery Channing
This article is about William Ellery Channing, the Unitarian theologian. For the Transcendentalist poet, see William Ellery Channing (poet)....

George Washington Carver
George Washington Carver (c. 1860 â€" 5 January 1943), was an American botanist and inventor. The exact day and year of his birth are ...

Luther Burbank
Luther Burbank (March 7, 1849 â€" April 11, 1926) was an American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer in agricultural science. He dev...

Phillips Brooks
Phillips Brooks (December 13, 1835 â€" January 23, 1893) was an American Episcopal clergyman and author, long the Rector of Boston...

Edwin Booth
Edwin Thomas Booth (November 13, 1833 â€" June 7, 1893) was a famous 19th-century American actor who toured throughout America and the...

Daniel Boone
Daniel Boone (November 2, 1734 [O.S. October 22] â€" September 26, 1820) was an American pioneer, explorer, a woodsman, and a fronti...

Alexander Graham Bell
Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 â€" August 2, 1922) was an eminent Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who...

Henry Ward Beecher
Henry Ward Beecher (June 24, 1813 â€" March 8, 1887) was an American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker, known ...

Clara Barton
Clarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton (December 25, 1821 â€" April 12, 1912) was a pioneering nurse who founded the American Red C...

George Bancroft
George Bancroft (October 3, 1800 â€" January 17, 1891) was an American historian and statesman who was prominent in promoting secondar...

John James Audubon
John James Audubon (April 26, 1785 â€" January 27, 1851), born Jean-Jacques Audubon , was an American ornithologist, naturalist, and ...

Susan B. Anthony
Susan Brownell Anthony (February 15, 1820 â€" March 13, 1906) was an American social reformer and feminist who played a pivotal role i...

Louis Agassiz
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz ( / ˈ æ É¡ É™ s i / ) (May 28, 1807â€"December 14, 1873), commonly known as Louis Agassiz , was a Swiss-...

Jane Addams
Jane Addams (September 6, 1860 â€" May 21, 1935) was a pioneer American settlement social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, aut...

John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Adams ( / ˈ k w ɪ n z i / ; July 11, 1767 â€" February 23, 1848) was an American statesman who served as the sixth Pres...

John Adams
John Adams (October 30 [O.S. October 19]  1735 â€" July 4, 1826) was the second president of the United States (1797â€"1801), ha...

Hall of Fame for Great Americans
The Hall of Fame for Great Americans is an outdoor sculpture gallery, located on the grounds of Bronx Community College in the Bronx, New Y...

Richard M. Waugaman
Richard M. Waugaman , a Philosophy major, graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in 1970. In 1973, he received a M.D. from Duke Un...

Bernard Mordaunt Ward
Bernard Mordaunt Ward (20 January 1893 â€" 12 October 1945) was a British author and third-generation soldier most noted for his suppo...

Is Shakespeare Dead?
Is Shakespeare Dead? is a short, semi-autobiographical work by American humorist Mark Twain. It explores the controversy over the authorshi...

Roger Stritmatter
Roger A. Stritmatter (born October 21, 1958) is an American professor of Humanities at Coppin State University and the general editor of Br...

Joseph Sobran
Michael Joseph "Joe" Sobran, Jr. (February 23, 1946 â€" September 30, 2010) was an American journalist and writer, formerly ...

Henry Seymour (secularist)
Henry Albert Seymour (1861â€"1938) was a British secularist, individualist anarchist, gramophone innovator and survey author, and Baco...

James Wilde, 1st Baron Penzance
James Plaisted Wilde, 1st Baron Penzance (12 July 1816 â€" 9 December 1899) was a noted British judge and rose breeder who was also a ...

Orville Ward Owen
Dr. Orville Ward Owen (January 1, 1854 â€" March 31, 1924) was an American physician, and exponent of the Baconian theory of Shakespea...

John Orloff
John Orloff is an American screenwriter known for creating and adapting complex stories in widely disparate genres. Life and career O...

Charlton Greenwood Ogburn
Charlton Greenwood Ogburn (19 Aug 1882, Butler, Georgia â€" 26 Feb 1962) was a lawyer who served as a public official in various capac...

Charlton Ogburn
Charlton Ogburn, Jr. (15 March 1911, Atlanta, Georgia â€" 19 October 1998, Beaufort, South Carolina) was an American journalist and au...

J. Thomas Looney
John Thomas Looney (14 August 1870 â€" 17 January 1944) was an English school teacher who is notable for having originated the Oxfordi...

Abel Lefranc
Maurice Jules Abel Lefranc (27 July 1863 â€" 26 November 1952) was a historian of French literature, expert on Rabelais, and the princ...

Richard Kennedy (author)
Jerome Richard Kennedy (born December 23, 1932, in Jefferson City, Missouri), is an American writer of children's books and a supporter...

Calvin Hoffman
Calvin Hoffman (1906 â€" February 1986), born Leo Hochman in Brooklyn, NY, was an American theater critic, press agent and writer who ...

Joseph C. Hart
Joseph Coleman Hart (1798â€"1855) was an American writer. He is now best known as the first person to assert in print that William Sha...

George Greenwood
Sir Granville George Greenwood (3 January 1850 â€" 27 October 1928), usually known as George Greenwood or G. G. Greenwood , was a Bri...

Bert Fields
Bertram Fields (born March 31, 1929) is an American lawyer famous for his work in the field of entertainment law; he has represented many o...

Barry R. Clarke
Barry R. Clarke (born 14 March 1959) is a British puzzle designer, theoretical physicist, and Shakespeare authorship theorist. Born in Ll...

Alden Brooks
Alden Brooks (1882â€"1964) was an American writer, chiefly remembered for his proposal that Sir Edward Dyer wrote the works of Shakesp...

Charles Beauclerk, Earl of Burford
Charles Francis Topham de Vere Beauclerk, Earl of Burford (born 22 February 1965) is a British aristocrat who is heir to the title Duke of ...

Delia Bacon
Delia Salter Bacon (February 2, 1811 â€" September 2, 1859) was an American writer of plays and short stories and a sister of the Cong...

Mark Anderson (writer)
Mark Anderson (born August 13, 1967) is an American journalist and author. He has written for Harper's , The Boston Globe , Wired , Sci...

William Stanley, 6th Earl of Derby
William Stanley, 6th Earl of Derby , KG (1561 â€" 29 September 1642) was an English nobleman. Stanley inherited a prominent social pos...

William Nugent
William Nugent (Irish: Uilliam Nuinseann ) (1550â€"1625) was an Irish rebel, brother of Christopher, fourteenth baron of Delvin (Sixth...

Henry Neville (died 1615)
Sir Henry Neville (1564 â€" 10 July 1615) was an English courtier, politician and diplomat, noted for his role as ambassador to Franc...
 
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