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Open Nader, Ralph
Nader, Ralph

US lawyer and consumer advocate. Called the ‘scourge of corporate morality’, he led many major consumer campaigns. His book Unsafe at Any Speed (1965)

Open Naidu, Sarojini, 1879-1949
Naidu, Sarojini, 1879-1949

Sarojini Naidu, born on February 13, 1879, in Hyderabad, India, was the eldest daughter of Aghornath Chattopadhyaya, a scientist-philosopher, and

Nansen, Fridtjof, 1861-1930

( frĭt'yôf nän'sən ), 1861–1930, Norwegian arctic explorer, scientist, statesman, and humanitarian. The diversity of Nansen's interests is shown in

Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Napoleon's spectacular career, which took him from the ranks of the impoverished nobility on the island of Corsica to ruler of territories that at

Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873

(Louis Napoleon Bonaparte), 1808–73, emperor of the French (1852–70), son of Louis Bonaparte (see under Bonaparte , family), king of Holland. The


any of a number of substances that have a depressant effect on the nervous system. The chief narcotic drugs are opium , its constituents morphine and

Narragansett Indians

The Algonkian people who once occupied the whole of the present state of Rhode Island west of Narragansett Bay are known by that name. They seem to

Open Nasser, Gamal Abdel, 1918-1970
Nasser, Gamal Abdel, 1918-1970

An Egyptian military commander and president of Egypt (1956–70), Nasser became a heroic figure whose charisma and nationalistic ideals moved the

Open National Archives and Records Administration
National Archives and Records Administration

The National Archives is commonly associated with the center in Washington, D.C., that houses such historical documents as the Declaration of

National Assembly for Wales

Following the affirmative vote in the 1997 devolution referendum, the first National Assembly election was held on 6 May 1999, and the Assembly was