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Oakeshott, Michael, 1901-1990

Michael Oakeshott (1901–90) was one of the major political philosophers of the twentieth century. Since his death, there has been a tremendous growth


vocal affirmation of the truth of one's statements, generally made by appealing to a deity. From the earliest days of human history, calling upon the

Open Obama, Barack (1961 - )
Obama, Barack (1961 - )

Few Americans have risen to prominence in American politics as quickly or as dramatically as Barack Hussein Obama, the forty-fourth president of the

O'Brien, Conor Cruise, 1917-2008

Irish politician, journalist, and historian. O'Brien entered the Department of External Affairs in 1944, and was a member of the Irish delegation to

Open Occupy movement
Occupy movement

The Occupy movement is a protest movement focused on social and economic inequalities. Inspired by world events such as the Arab Spring, the Spanish

O'Connell, Daniel (1775 - 1847)

1775–1847, Irish political leader. He is known as the Liberator. Admitted to the Irish bar in 1798, O'Connell built up a lucrative law practice.

Open Odious Debts
Odious Debts

Odious debts are debts that have incurred so that the lent money has not served the needs of the local population, or so that the money has been used

O’Donnell, Peadar, 1893-1986

Irish republican activist and writer, born in Meenmore, County Donegal. Ireland's most prominent socialist republican, he campaigned for numerous

Offa, King of the Mercians, -796

( ŏf'ə ), d. 796, king of Mercia (757–96). He succeeded Æthelbald to the throne, but it was some years before he attained the power of his

Oglethorpe, James Edward, 1696-1785

( ō'gəlthôrp ), 1696–1785, English general and philanthropist, founder of the American colony of Georgia . He had some military experience before