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1629–79, Spanish general and statesman; illegitimate son of Philip IV. He helped put down Masaniello’s revolt (1647) in Naples, was viceroy of Sic...
1875–1956, American archaeologist, historian, and statesman, b. Honolulu; son of Hiram Bingham (1831–1908). He was educated at Yale (B.A., 1898), ...
1631–1718, English philosopher. He was bishop of Peterborough from 1691. In his De legibus naturae [on natural laws] (1672) he first propounded the ...
(both: zhäN fräNswä´ m l ´) (KEY) , c.1642–1679, French landscape painter, known as Francisque, b. Antwerp. The Arcadian and imaginary Italian ...
( s´t r) (KEY) , 1763–1848, American merchant, b. Walldorf, near Heidelberg, Germany. At the age of 16 he went to England, and five years later, in...
1663–1752, British pioneer printer in the American colonies. Born in Leicestershire, England, he served an apprenticeship under a London printer bef...