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Callias, fl. 449 B.C., Athenian statesman
(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...
John of Austria, 1629–79, Spanish general and statesman
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...
Bingham, Hiram, 1875–1956, American archaeologist, historian, and statesman
1875–1956, American archaeologist, historian, and statesman, b. Honolulu; son of Hiram Bingham (1831–1908). He was educated at Yale (B.A., 1898), ...
Millet, Jean François, c.1642–1679, French landscape painter
(both: zhäN fräNswä´ m l ´) (KEY) , c.1642–1679, French landscape painter, known as Francisque, b. Antwerp. The Arcadian and imaginary Italian ...
Lindbergh, Charles Augustus, 1902–74, American aviator
1902–74, American aviator who made the first solo, nonstop transatlantic flight, b. Detroit; son of Charles A. Lindbergh (1859–1924). He left the ...