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Putnam, George Palmer, 1814–72, American publisher
1814–72, American publisher, b. Brunswick, Maine; grandnephew of Israel Putnam. A member of the New York City bookselling firm of Wiley and Putnam, ...
Boyd Orr, John Boyd Orr, 1st Baron
1880–1971, British nutritionist and agricultural scientist, b. Scotland, grad. Univ. of Glasgow. He was professor of agriculture at the Univ. of Abe...
Ernle, Rowland Edmund Prothero, 1st Baron
(pr th´ r , ûrn´l ) (KEY) , 1851–1937, British agriculturist, editor, and writer. He edited the Quarterly Review (1894–99) and was president of...
Berenice, c.273–21 B.C., queen of ancient Cyrene and Egypt
c.273–21 B.C., queen of ancient Cyrene and Egypt. She was the daughter and successor of King Magas of Cyrene. In 247 B.C. she married Ptolemy III, t...
Hasdrubal d. 221 B.C., Carthaginian general
(h z´dr b l) (KEY) , d. 221 B.C., Carthaginian general. He fought under his father-in-law, Hamilcar Barca, in Africa and in Spain, where he succeeded...
Berenice, b. c.340 B.C., d. 281 or 271 B.C., consort and half sister of Ptolemy I, king of ancient Egypt
(b r n ´s ) (KEY) , b. c.340 B.C., d. 281 or 271 B.C., consort and half sister of Ptolemy I, king of ancient Egypt. A Macedonian, she was the widow o...