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Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977

Vladimir Nabokov is one of the most brilliant, original, and complex writers of the twentieth century. Though best known for his novels, he is the

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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)

Nagel, Ernest, 1901-1985

American philosopher, author of The Structure of Science: Problems in the Logic of Scientific Explanation (1961) and of Teleology Revisited (1982).

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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

Napier, John, 1550-1617

Place : United States of America Subject : biography, maths and statistics, computing Scottish mathematician who invented logarithmic tables. Napier

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

Nashe, Thomas, 1567-1601

Pamphleteer, poet, playwright, and wit, Nashe was omnipresent on the English literary scene in the crucial decade of the 1590s, but was most

Nash, John, 1752-1835

English architect. His large country-house practice, established about 1796 with the landscape gardener Humphry Repton , used a wide variety of