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Open Maat (Egyptian deity)
Maat (Egyptian deity)

Maat was the goddess of cosmic order or balance, as well as truth. She was the foundation of Egyptian religion ( see Religion, Pharaonic Egypt ),

Maathai, Wangari

Wangari Muta Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement, is an activist for environmental conservation, democracy, and women's rights; a professor;

Open Macarthur, Douglas (1880 - 1964)
Macarthur, Douglas (1880 - 1964)

1880–1964, American general, b. Little Rock, Ark.; son of Arthur MacArthur . MacArthur was reared on army posts and attended military school in Texas.

Macaulay, Thomas (1800 - 1859)

1800–1859, English historian and author, b. Leicestershire, educated at Cambridge. After the success of his essay on Milton in the Edinburgh Review

MacBride, Seán

Irish revolutionary, politician, lawyer, and peace campaigner. He became chief of staff of the IRA in 1936 but left the movement after the 1937

Open MacDonald, George, 1824-1905
MacDonald, George, 1824-1905

The literary career of George MacDonald (1825–1905) was prolific and diverse. After his heterodox religious beliefs cost him his first and only

Macdonald, Sir John (1815 - 1891)

1815–91, Canadian statesman, first prime minister of the Dominion of Canada, b. Glasgow. His parents settled in 1820 in Kingston, Ont. Macdonald first

MacDowell, Edward (Alexander) (Dec 18, 1860 - Jan 23, 1908)

US Romantic composer. While his music is essentially European-Romantic, he also flirted with American nationalistic materials in works such as the

Machen, Arthur (1863 - 1947)

Welsh writer. His stories of horror and the occult include The Great God Pan 1894 and The Terror 1917. Partly autobiographical, The Hill of Dreams

Mach, Ernst (1838 - 1916)

Place : Austria Subject : biography, physics Austrian physicist whose name was given to the Mach number, the velocity of a body in a medium relative