ⓘ Free online encyclopedia. Did you know? page 298

William Simpson

William T. Simpson 1886–1980, New York politician William John Simpson 1851–1901, journalist and political figure in Quebec William Dunlap Simpson 1823–1890, Governor of South Carolina from 1879

Architect (disambiguation)

Architect magazine, an American magazine Architect The Matrix, a character in the latter two Matrix films

Radboud van Beekum

Born in Rijswijk, Van Beekum studied architectural design at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. After his studies, he worked for his own design agency in Amsterdam as a maker of furniture and designed interiors and furniture for private i ...

VCM

VCM may refer to: Variable Cylinder Management, Hondas term for a variable-displacement technology Vecima networks, a maker of telecommunications equipment Victoria Coren Mitchell, Born 18 August 1972 an English writer, presenter and professional ...

Paul Anderson

Paul Lewis Anderson 1880–1956, American historical novelist and photographer Paul Anderson, author of Hungers Brides Paul Anderson actor born 1978, British actor Paul Anderson, producer of the musical group The Piano Guys Paul Anderson UK writer ...

Maila Paloheimo

Eeva Maila Kaarina Paloheimo was a Finnish teacher and author. She was best known as wife of writer Oiva Paloheimo. Paloheimo graduated in 1936 from the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture. She worked as a visual arts lecture ...

Wolf Von Eckardt

Wolf Von Eckardt was born in Berlin on March 6, 1918. His mother, Gertrude von Eckardt-Lederer, was Jewish, and his father Emil Lederer was a socialist professor of political economy. His parents divorced when he was a boy. Von Eckardt was exclud ...

Hema Sankalia

Sankalia began working and teaching modern architecture at the new Academy of Architecture, giving her the education she felt she missed from school. She credits Vina Mody as a guru in the field, who hired Sankalia to work in construction sites a ...

Ann Henning Jocelyn

Ann Margareta Maria Henning was born in Gothenburg in 1948. She was raised in Dalsland, on the Norwegian border, and Molndal, outside Gothenburg. While in school she discovered that her love of literature got her bullied, but her ability to write ...

Airey

Carl Airey born 1965, a professional football player from Yorkshire Jim Airey born 1941, Australian motorcycle speedway rider Airey Neave 1916–1979, a British politician Frank Airey 1887–?, footballer who played in The Football League for Gainsbo ...

Fennec Shand

Fennec Shand is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise who appears in the Disney+ television series The Mandalorian. An elite mercenary and assassin, she is sought by the bounty hunters "Din Djarin" and Toro Calican in "Chapter 5: The G ...

Marmol (disambiguation)

Marmol is a town and seat of Marmul District in Balkh Province in northern Afghanistan. Marmol or Marmol may refer to: People Oliver Marmol born 1986, first base coach of the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball Ruben Perez del Marmol bor ...

Chamara Janaraj Peiris

Chamara Janaraj Peiris, is a Sri Lankan journalist, screenplay writer, television director and filmmaker. He has produced several critically acclaimed television serials such as Piyavi, Ayal, Batahira Ahasa and Raahu. Currently he is the Creative ...

Gillespie

Gillespie Lake, a dried lake on planet Mars near Yellowknife Bay

Portrait of Giovanni Battista Caselli

The Portrait of Giovanni Battista Caselli is a half-length portrait executed by the Italian sixteenth-century artist Sofonisba Anguissola. Caselli was a poet from Cremona, the same city as the Anguissola. Executed in 1559, it was one of her last ...

Portrait of Juana of Austria and a Young Girl

The Portrait of Juana of Austria and a Young Girl is a full-length portrait executed by the Italian sixteenth-century artist Sofonisba Anguissola. It was one of Anguissolas first paintings after arriving at the Spanish court, where she was offici ...

OLO

Audovald and Olo, two generals in the Frankish campaign against the Lombards under kings Guntram and Childebert II Olo, Ale the Strong, a mythological king of Sweden

Fountain of Domenica Calubina

The Fountain of Domenica Calubina is a small hexagonal fountain in the piazza Dallo in the center of the town of Castiglione delle Stiviere, province of Mantua, region of Lombardy, Italy. In the center, atop a pillar is a worn marble statue of a ...

Jylian Gustlin

Jylian Gustlin is a San Francisco Bay Area painter in a contemporary redefinition of the 1960s - 70s San Francisco Bay Area Figurative artists, their styles and techniques. Although using traditional painterly techniques, her vibrant paintings ex ...

Shinkot casket

The Shinkot casket, also Bajaur reliquary of the reign of Menander, is a Buddhist reliquary from the Bajaur area in Gandhara, thought to mention the reign of the 2nd century BCE Indo-Greek king Menander I. The steatite casket is said to have cont ...

Axia

Axia may refer to: Axia3 ProDigestive, Heartburn Relief is the best selling natural heartburn relief for pregnant women that don’t want extra sugar and who understand how nutrient absorption is important for the development of the baby. Axia albu ...

Nitiobroges

The Nitiobroges were a Gaulish tribe, dwelling around their capital Aginnum on the middle Garonne river, where they settled during the 4th century BCE.

Bark River

Bark River may refer to the following places or geographical features in the United States: Rivers Bark River Michigan, a river in Michigan Bark River Rock River, a river in Wisconsin, tributary of the Rock River Bark River Lake Superior, a river ...

Great Southern Hotels

Great Southern Hotels was a chain of hotels owned by Irish semi-state airport operator Aer Rianta; and eventually broken up in 2006. The chain was bought by Aer Rianta from fellow semi-state company CIE for IE£10m in 1990. CIE, as operators of th ...

Novel (disambiguation)

Novel film, a 2008 Malayalam film The Novel, a 1991 novel by James A. Michener Novel: A Forum on Fiction, an academic journal

The Chicago Painter (vase painter)

The Chicago Painter was an ancient Greek vase painter, active in Athens, Greece, in the middle of the 5th century BCE. His real name is unknown, but like many other ancient Greek vase painters, his style was recognized in several works by the Bri ...

Cherish Parrish

Cherish Nebeshanze Parrish is a black ash basket maker and birchbark biter. She is a member of the Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan and of Odawa descent. Parrish is a sixth generation black ash basket weaver, havin ...

Ars nova (disambiguation)

Ars Nova Copenhagen, a Danish choir conducted since 2002 by Paul Hillier Project Ars Nova, a medieval ensemble featuring Crawford Young Ars Nova American band, a classical-rock group, based in New York City, 1967–1969 Ensemble Ars Nova, a French ...

NGEN

NGEN or Ngen or variant, may refer to: Native Image Generator NGen of the.NET Framework Ngen language Mande, a language found in the Ivory Coast NGEN Radio, Christian music radio station in Humble, Texas, USA Ngen language Santo, a language found ...

51st NAACP Image Awards

The 51st NAACP Image Awards, presented by the NAACP, honored outstanding representations and achievements of people of color in motion pictures, television, music, and literature during the 2019 calendar year. The ceremony took place on February ...

Proper

Proper subset Proper map, in topology, a property of continuous function between topological spaces, if inverse images of compact subsets are compact Proper transfer function, a transfer function in control theory in which the degree of the numer ...

Morgenstern der finstern Nacht

Morgenstern der finstern Nacht is a Christian poem in German by Angelus Silesius, first published in his poetry collection Heilige Seelen-Lust in 1657. It became a hymn with a melody written for it by Georg Joseph the same year. It is part of the ...

Aeroflot Flight 846

Aeroflot Flight 846 was a scheduled passenger flight from Pulkovo Airport, St Petersburg, to Sheremetyevo International Airport, Moscow. On 30 June 2008, the Tupolev Tu-154M aircraft operating the route suffered an engine failure during takeoff f ...

Barque of St. Peter

The term Barque of St. Peter or Ship/Boat of St. Peter or Barque of the Church, symbolises the Roman Catholic Church as a barque. The symbolism refers to St. Peter, the first Pope, a fisherman who became one of the 12 Apostles of Jesus. The Roman ...

Luis Fernandez de Cordoba, 17th Duke of Medinaceli

Luis Jesus Fernandez de Cordoba y Salabert, 17th Duke of Medinaceli, GE, OM, OL, was a Spanish nobleman and distinguished hunter. He was born the worlds most titled person since his father, the 16th Duke, had died months before in a hunting accid ...

David Walsh

Dave Walsh esports player born 1984, American professional gamer Dave Walsh Australian footballer 1898–1975, Australian rules footballer David Walsh rugby league born 1970, Australian rugby league footballer David Walsh Donegal Gaelic footballer, ...

Robyn Stacey

Stacey was born in 1952. She has worked with major natural history collections since the mid-1980s, reworking and developing the still life genre. Stacey is the recipient of major awards and research grants including the Samstag Scholarship in 19 ...

Mimili Maku Arts

Mimili Maku Arts, often known simply as Mimili Maku, is an Aboriginal owned and lead arts centre located in the remote community of Mimili in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands in the remote north-west of South Australia. The name of ...

Kuffner

Kuffner or Kuffner may refer to: Moriz von Kuffner 1854–1939, Jewish-Austrian industrialist, art collector, mountaineer and philanthropist 12568 Kuffner 1998 VB5, a Main-belt Asteroid discovered in 1998 James Kuffner 1971-, Robotics Professor and ...

James Edward Cottrell

James Edward Cottrell is the Chair Emeritus, Department of Anesthesiology at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York City. He serves as a member of the New York State Board of Regents and is an avid collector of contemporary fine-art. Dr. Cottr ...

Wetryk

Wetryk was the stage name of Antonio Pastacaldi, a successful Italian practitioner of stage magic in the period between World War I and World War II.

Levin Art Community & Culture

Levin Art Community & Culture holds the collection purchased from the Israeli art critic Gideon Ofrat. Ofrat started his collection in 1970. As of today the collection includes around 3000 works spanning over one hundred years of Israeli art. Amo ...

Shumiatcher

Shumiatcher is the surname of a Russian Jewish family whose members achieved prominence in law, business, and the arts in Canada and the United States. Family members include: Minuetta Shumiatcher Kessler 1914–2002, Canadian-American concert pian ...

Eating (performance art)

Eating is a conceptual and performative work of critical, polemical and political content by artist Abel Azcona. Also known as Eating a Koran, Eating a Torah and Eating a Bible.

Galina Osetsimskaya

The emergence of Soviet Nonconformist Art started in the 1950s with the death of Joseph Stalin and the relaxation of censorship during Nikita Khrushchevs cultural thaw. The underground art wasnt prosecuted anymore, though the artists who were exp ...

DOrsay (disambiguation)

dOrsay usually refers to the Musee dOrsay, an art museum in Paris. dOrsay may also refer to: Publications Mathematiques dOrsay - Mathemathical publications from University of Paris-Sud in Orsay, France Quai dOrsay, quay in the VII e arrondissemen ...

4E

GURPS 4e Basic Set, an edition of the GURPS role-playing system NJS4E New Jack Swing For Ever, a company, network, events, and on-air programming honoring new jack swing 4E TV, a Greek TV station based in Thessaloniki 4E, the production code for ...

Nicolas M. Salgo

Nicolas M. Salgo was a non-career appointee who served as the American Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Hungary from 1983 until 1986. His nomination, in 1992, to be Ambassador to Sweden, was not acted upon by the Senate.

Ardi (disambiguation)

Ardi is the designation of the fossilized skeletal remains of an Ardipithecus ramidus, believed to be an early human-like female anthropoid 4.4 million years old. Ardi may also refer to:

William Archibald Wall

William Archibald Wall was an American painter, born in New York in 1828. Details of his death are unclear but it is believed to have been in 1878. He specialized in waterscapes, landscapes and rural and urban views. Although American by birth, W ...