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Open Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916
Eakins, Thomas, 1844-1916

( ā'kĭnz ), 1844–1916, American painter, photographer, and sculptor, b. Philadelphia, where he worked most of his life. Eakins is considered the

Open Earhart, Amelia (1897 - 1937)
Earhart, Amelia (1897 - 1937)

A pioneering aviator, Amelia Earhart became a symbol of both women’s growing independence and the rising prominence and importance of the airplane in

Early, Jubal (Anderson) (1816 - 1894)

1816–94, Confederate general, b. Franklin co., Va., grad. West Point, 1837. After fighting against the Seminole in Florida he resigned from the army

Open Eastwood, Clint (1930 - )
Eastwood, Clint (1930 - )

(Clinton Eastwood, Jr.), 1930–, American actor and director, b. San Francisco. Eastwood, who began his acting career in 1955, came to public attention

Ebbinghaus, Hermann (1850 - 1909)

Hermann Ebbinghaus was one of the first scientists to study memory experimentally. He is known for his methodical experiments using nonsense

Eberhart, Richard, 1904-2005

( ĕb'ərhärt´´ ), 1904–2005, American poet, b. Austin, Minn., grad. Dartmouth (1926) and Cambridge (1929, 1933). He taught at various universities

Open Eckhart, Johannes (c. 1260-c. 1327)
Eckhart, Johannes (c. 1260-c. 1327)

German theologian and philosopher, regarded as the first of the great speculative mystics and the founder of mysticism in Germany. Johannes Eckhart,

Eco, Umberto (1932 - 2016)

Umberto Eco, semiotician and novelist, was born in Alessandria, Italy in 1932. Eco graduated from the University of Turin with a thesis on Thomas

Open Eddy, Mary Baker (1821 - 1910)
Eddy, Mary Baker (1821 - 1910)

Mary Baker Eddy was an American religious leader and author of the book Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures . Known to her followers as the

Open Edelman, Gerald Maurice (1929 - 2014)
Edelman, Gerald Maurice (1929 - 2014)

Abstract 1929- American molecular biologist pioneer in the study of the molecular structures of antibodies. keywords immunoglobulins R. R. Porter