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Habermas, Jürgen

German philosopher and sociologist, a student of Theodore Adorno. Habermas can perhaps be thought of as a second generation member of the Frankfurt

Habré, Hissein

Context: Other Africa Hissène Habré is a former leader of the African country of Chad, which he ruled from 1982 until deposed in 1990. He was born

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Hadrian's Wall (England)

Line of fortifications built by the Roman emperor Hadrian across northern Britain from the Cumbrian coast on the west to the North Sea on the east.

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Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, 1892-1975

His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I, King of Kings, Lord of Lords, and the Lion of Judah, was emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. He was

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There are many names for Halloween, including Halloweve, Halleve, Hallowtide, Hollandtide, Hallowmas, November Eve, Holy Eve, Whistle Wassail Night,

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Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891

Hannibal Hamlin served as vice president under Abraham Lincoln from 1860 to 1864. Dropped from the ticket for the 1864 presidential race, he missed

Hancock, John 1737-1793

1737–93, political leader in the American Revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b. Braintree, Mass. From an uncle he inherited

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759

( hăn'dəl ), 1685–1759, English composer, b. Halle, Germany. Handel was one of the greatest masters of baroque music, most widely celebrated for his

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Hanseatic League

The Hanseatic League (the “Hanse”) was a regional alliance of North German cities and towns that operated to control trade along the Baltic and North

Hanson, Victor Davis

In the decades around the turn of the 21st century, the historian, classicist, and opinion journalist Victor Davis Hanson emerged as one of the