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Cecil B. De Mille

(Cecil Blount De Mille), 1881–1959, American movie director and producer, b. Ashfield, Mass. In 1914, together with Samuel Goldwyn , he made the first


Nazi concentration camp situated 12 miles northwest of Munich in Bavaria. Dachau was initially a makeshift holding pen that was set down amid the

Open Dadaism

( dä'dä ) or Dadaism dä'däĭzӘm , international nihilistic movement among European artists and writers that lasted from 1916 to 1922. Born of the

Daedalus (Greek mythology)

A brilliant inventor and master-craftsman. He was an Athenian, either the grandson or great-grandson of King ERECHTHEUS , and his father was

Dafoe, Willem (1955 - )

US actor. He is known for his characterizations of disturbed, tightly sprung eccentrics, but has acted in a wide range of roles, from the title role


Autonomous republic in the southwestern Russian Federation, in northern Caucasia; area 50,300 sq km/19,421 sq mi; population (2002) 2,576,500; (2006

Dahl, Roald

( rō'äl däl ), 1916–90, British writer known for inventive, often macabre children's books and horror-tinged adult fiction. Dahl spurned a university

Open Daimler, Gottlieb (1834 - 1900)
Daimler, Gottlieb (1834 - 1900)

Place : Germany Subject : biography, technology and manufacturing German engineer who designed internal-combustion engines of relatively advanced

Open Dairy farming
Dairy farming

Throughout the world, especially in the Northern Hemisphere, milk, cheese, butter, ice cream, and other dairy products, have been central elements of


business of producing, processing, and distributing milk and milk products. Ninety percent of the world's milk is obtained from cows; the remainder