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Gable, Clark (1901 - 1960)

Clark Gable was known as the “King of Hollywood” in the late 1930s. He acted in a vast number of films; his most famous role was that of Rhett Butler

Gabo, Naum (1890 - 1977)

Russian-born US abstract sculptor. One of the leading exponents of constructivism, he was one of the first artists to make kinetic sculpture . In

Gabor, Dennis (1900 - 1979)

Place: United Kingdom, Hungary Subject : biography, technology and manufacturing Hungarian-born British physicist and electrical engineer, famous for

Gabriel, Jacques-Ange (1698 - 1782)

( zhäk äNzh gäbrēĕl' ), 1698–1782, French architect of the classical tradition. Descendant of a long line of architects, he ranks as one of the most

Gadamer, Hans-Georg, 1900-2002

Hans-Georg Gadamer was a long-lived (1900-2002) German philosopher, best known as a student of Martin Heidegger. He developed an account of

Gaia (Greek deity)

The Greek earth goddess Gaia (also called Ge) was a primal and elemental figure, the source of almost all life, mortal and immortal. She belonged to

Open Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788

( gānz'bûr´´ō ), 1727–88, English portrait and landscape painter, b. Sudbury. In 1740 he went to London and became the assistant and pupil of the

Gairy, Eric Matthew (1922 - 1997)

Grenadian centre-left politician, chief minister 1957–62 and prime minister 1967–79. Initially a champion of the rural poor, he founded the Grenada

Gaitskell, Hugh (1906 - 1963)

1906-63 English Labour politician Born in London, he was educated at Winchester and at New College, Oxford, becoming a socialist during the 1926

Open Galbraith, John Kenneth (1908 - 2006)
Galbraith, John Kenneth (1908 - 2006)

( găl'brāth ), 1908–2006, American economist and public official, b. Ontario, Canada, grad. Univ. of Toronto (B.S., 1931), Univ. of California,