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Open Palin, Sarah, 1964-
Palin, Sarah, 1964-

Sarah Palin (1964–) was Alaska's first female governor and also the youngest person ever elected governor in the state. She became a national

Open Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580
Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580

Italian Renaissance architect (1508-1580). Thanks to his own study of Roman antiquities, Palladio achieved a profound understanding of the legacy of

Palmer, George Herbert (1842 - 1933)

American, b: 19 March 1842, Boston, Masachusetts. d: 7 May 1933, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cat: Idealist. Ints: Moral theory. Educ: Harvard; two years

Palmer, Samuel (1805 - 1881)

English landscape painter and etcher. His early works, small pastoral scenes mostly painted in watercolour and sepia, have an intense, visionary

Palmerston, 3rd Viscount Palmerston Henry John Temple (1784 - 1865)

1784–1865, British statesman. His viscountcy, to which he succeeded in 1802, was in the Irish peerage and therefore did not prevent him from entering

Pamuk, Orhan (Jun 7, 1952 - )

( ôr'hän pä'muk ), 1952–, Turkey's most celebrated contemporary novelist, studied Robert College (now Univ. of the Bosporus) and İstanbul Univ. Pamuk

Pandora (Greek mythology)

The first woman, and the cause of all mankind's woes – the nearest thing the Greek tradition has to the biblical Eve. The earliest story of her

Open Pankhurst, Emmeline (1858 - 1928)
Pankhurst, Emmeline (1858 - 1928)

English suffragette . Founder of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) in 1903, she launched the militant suffragette campaign in 1905. In

Paoli, Pasquale (1725 - 1807)

( päskwä'lā pä'ōlē ), 1725–1807, Corsican patriot. He shared the exile (1739–55) of his father, Giacinto Paoli, who had fought against the Genoese

Paolozzi, Eduardo, 1924-2005

1924-2005 Scottish sculptor and printmaker Born in Leith, Edinburgh, of Italian parentage, he studied at Edinburgh College of Art and the Slade School