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Open Kagan, Elena, 1960-
Kagan, Elena, 1960-

Elena Kagan (1960-) joined the Supreme Court after a career in law, politics, and academia but with limited experience in the courtroom and no prior

Open Kahlo, Frida
Kahlo, Frida

Although she was born on July 6, 1907, in Coyoacán, the historic suburb of Mexico City, Frida Kahlo publicly declared her birth date 1910 so that she

Open Kālidāsa (5th century AD)
Kālidāsa (5th century AD)

( kä´´lĭdä'sə ), fl. 5th cent.?, Indian dramatist and poet. He is regarded as the greatest figure in classical Sanskrit literature. Except that he was

Open Kamikaze

Kamikaze is the popular name given to World War II Japan's Special Attack Squads ( Tokubetsu kōgekitai ), commonly referred to by the abbreviation


( kăn'sô ), people whose language belongs to the Siouan branch of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock (see Native American languages ), also known as

Kansas-Nebraska Act

bill that became law on May 30, 1854, by which the U.S. Congress established the territories of Kansas and Nebraska. By 1854 the organization of the

Open Kawabata, Yasunari (1899 - 1972)
Kawabata, Yasunari (1899 - 1972)

( yäsunä'rē käwä'bätä ), 1899–1972, Japanese novelist. His first major work was The Izu Dancer, (1925). He came to be a leader of the school of

Open Kazantzákis, Níkos (1883 - 1957)
Kazantzákis, Níkos (1883 - 1957)

( nē'kôs kä´´zändzä'kēs ), 1883?–1957, Greek writer, b. Crete. After obtaining a law degree he studied philosophy under Henri Bergson in Paris and

Kellogg-Briand Pact

( brēäN' ), agreement, signed Aug. 27, 1928, condemning "recourse to war for the solution of international controversies." It is more properly known

Kelmscott Press

printing establishment in London. There William Morris led the 19th-century revival of the art and craft of making books (see arts and crafts ). The