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Sade, Marquis de, 1740-1814

( dônäsyăN' älfôNs' fräNswä' kôNt də säd ), 1740–1814, French writer and libertine. He is known as the marquis de Sade —the title he held before

Saint-Simon, duc de Louis de Rouvroy (1675 - 1755)

( lwē də ruvrwä' dük də săN-sēmôN' ), 1675–1755, French writer of memoirs and courtier. He resigned (1702) from the army after his arrogance had

Saladin (c.1138-1193)

( săl'ədĭn ), Arabic Salah ad-Din, 1137?–1193, Muslim warrior and Ayyubid sultan of Egypt, the great opponent of the Crusaders, b. Mesopotamia, of

Salisbury, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil (1830 - 1903)

( sôlz'bərē ), 1830–1903, British statesman. He entered Parliament in 1853 as a Conservative and devoted himself for 50 years to a program of cautious

Open Same-Sex Marriage
Same-Sex Marriage

Same-sex marriage is the union of two people of the same sex that is sanctioned by the state. The term is often deployed to talk about legally

Samuel, Viscount Herbert Louis (1870 - 1963)

British Liberal politician and administrator. He was leader of the Liberal Party 1931–35, held several ministerial offices, and served as high

Sanctions

in law and ethics, any inducement to individuals or groups to follow or refrain from following a particular course of conduct. All societies impose

Open Sand Creek Massacre
Sand Creek Massacre

Slaughter of 450 Cheyenne and Arapaho by the 3rd Colorado Volunteers under Col John Chivington , during an unprovoked attack on Cheyenne peace chief

Open Sanders, Bernard
Sanders, Bernard

Bernard Sanders (1941–), more commonly known as Bernie Sanders, is currently the junior U.S. senator from Vermont. He was elected to the U.S. Senate

Santa Anna, Antonio López de (1794 - 1876)

( äntō'nyō lō'pās dā sän'tä ä'nä ), 1794–1876, Mexican general and politician. He fought in the royalist army, but later joined Iturbide in the