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Open Saarinen, Eero (1910 - 1961)
Saarinen, Eero (1910 - 1961)

( ā'rō sä'rĭnĕn ), 1910–61, Finnish-American architect, grad. Yale (B.A., 1934), became an American citizen in 1940; son of Eliel Saarinen .

Sabin, Albert Bruce (1906 - 1993)

Russian-born US microbiologist who developed a highly effective, live vaccine against polio. The earlier vaccine, developed by physicist Jonas Salk ,

Sacchi, Andrea (1599 - 1661)

Italian painter and mosaicist. He represents the more classic aspect of the baroque style, based on the art of Raphael Sanzio , both in his own art

Open Sacks, Oliver (1933 - 2015)
Sacks, Oliver (1933 - 2015)

1933- ♦ English neurologist and writer Born in London, the son of physicians, he graduated from Oxford and studied for his medical degree at Middlesex

Sackville-West, Vita (1892 - 1962)

also called Vita 1892-1962 English poet and novelist Born in Knole, Kent, she was educated privately, and started writing novels and plays as a child.

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

Open Sagan, Carl (1934 - 1996)
Sagan, Carl (1934 - 1996)

Place: United States of America Subject : biography, astronomy US astronomer and popularizer of astronomy whose main research was on planetary

Sagan, Françoise, 1935-2004

pseudonym of Françoise Quoirez 1935-2004 French novelist Born in Cajarc, Lot, she was educated at a convent in Paris and in private schools. At the

Open Said, Edward (1935 - 2003)
Said, Edward (1935 - 2003)

Born in Jerusalem in 1935, the literary critic, campaigner, and postcolonial scholar, Edward Said, spent his early childhood in Jerusalem and Cairo,

Sainte-Beuve, Charles Augustin

1804-69 French writer and critic Born in Boulogne-sur-Mer, he was educated at the Collège Charlemagne in Paris, and then studied medicine (1824-27).