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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

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

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Daimler, Gottlieb (1834 - 1900)

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

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Dalai Lama

An honorific title given to members of a prominent Tibetan incarnation ( sprul sku ) lineage belonging to the Dge lugs sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The

Dalglish, Kenny (1951 - )

Scottish footballer and football manager. A prolific goal scorer for Glasgow Celtic and then Liverpool, he was the first player to score 100 goals in

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Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989

Salvador Dali was an artist, self-publicist, showman, screenplay writer, poet, and clothing designer. His many occupations and interests took on his

Dallaglio, Lawrence Bruno Nero (1972 - )

English rugby union player. A powerful and highly mobile flank forward, he was appointed England captain in 1997, just two years after making his full

Dallapiccola, Luigi (1904 - 1975)

Italian composer. Initially a neoclassicist, he adopted a lyrical 12-tone style after 1945. His works include the operas Il prigioniero/The Prisoner

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Dallas, George Mifflin, 1792-1864

1792–1864, American statesman, vice president of the United States (1845–49), b. Philadelphia; son of Alexander James Dallas . He read law, was