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1814–72, American publisher, b. Brunswick, Maine; grandnephew of Israel Putnam. A member of the New York City bookselling firm of Wiley and Putnam, ...
(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...
(k l´ s) (KEY) , fl. 449 B.C., Athenian statesman; he was related to Cimon and also to Aristides. He distinguished himself at the battle of Marathon...
1545–78, Spanish admiral and general; illegitimate son of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. He was acknowledged in his father’s will and was recognize...
1814–75, French painter. He was born into a poor farming family. In 1837 an award enabled him to go to Paris, where he studied with Delaroche. In 18...
(both: zhäN fräNswä´ m l ´) (KEY) , c.1642–1679, French landscape painter, known as Francisque, b. Antwerp. The Arcadian and imaginary Italian ...