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King of Persia Abbas III - (1732-1736)
King of Persia born in 1732 and died in March 1736. He was the son of the also King Tahmasp II; It was proclaimed monarch by the Nadir Kuli Turkmen general when just he had a few months of age, after the forced abdication of his father having lost several Northwest Territories before the Turks. Given the low age of Abbas III, who was also ill-health, own Nadir was proclaimed Regent after sending the child to the region of Jurasan, dedicating it to recover the lands conquered by the Turks. Finall Read more...

Mahmud Abbás - (1935 -VVVV)
Lawyer and Palestinian politician, born on March 26, 1935 in Safed, Galilee. He was President (rais) of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA).In 1948, in the midst of the Arab-Israeli conflict which led to the creation of the State of Israel, the family of Abbas moved to Syria. There he studied and graduated from the University of Damascus, before going to Egypt to study law. In the 1970s used a grant for studies at the Moscow State University where he received a doctorate for his controversi Read more...

Abbas-Mirza - (1783-1833)
Crown Prince to the throne of Persia, son of Feth-Ali, born in 1783 and died in 1833. Despite being the third child, his father declared him successor, as his mother, a Princess of the Royal tribe of the Kadjars, and their rights were guaranteed by Russia, in 1814. Commanded the armies of his father in the wars with Russia and, when peace was agreed, went to Tehran a Russian Embassy, whose individuals perished mostly killed by the people. Then, Abbas-Mirza traveled to Russia to surrender in expi Read more...

Per Abbat - (ca. s. XII-ca. s. XIII)
Scribe that could live the final years of the 12th century and the beginning of the 13th. His name appears on the explicit or closure of the manuscript of the Cantar de Mio Cid, so it does correspond to this scribe who copied the model part of the preserved Codex; that primitive copy would have executed in 1207. Today seem to forgotten the theses of Ramón Menéndez Pidal (who thought Per Abbat was the copyist's manuscript preserved, belonging to the 14th century) and of the neoindividualista Co Read more...

Balde-Angelo de Abbate - (s. XVI)
Italian, natural doctor of Gubbio, who lived at the end of the 16th century. Practiced his profession, first in his hometown and then in Pesaro, where he received the title of first doctor of the Duke of Urbino. Some of his works are preserved. Read more...

Niccolo dell Abbate - (1512-1571)
Italian painter, born in Modena in 1512 and died in Paris in 1571. It is known for its frescoes, executed in the Palace of Fontainebleau on the drawings of Primaticcio. All his works, with the exception of pictures depicting the history of Alejandro Magno, were destroyed in 1738 by indication of the architect in charge of enlarge the Palace. Read more...

Antonio María Abbatini - (1605-1675)
Music of Italian composer, born about 1605 and died in 1675. He was music director of the Church of San Juan de Letran in Rome. It has a large number of motets and other church music compositions, which appeared on from 1630 to 1670. Read more...

Carlos Abbatucci - (1771-1796)
French General, born in 1771 and died in 1796. At the age of sixteen he left school military Metz as a Lieutenant of artillery. It began with the rank of Captain 1792 campaign, getting to the end of it the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and in 1794 he was appointed assistant general Pichegrú. His brilliant conduct in the first step of the Rhine employment of Brigadier General, earned him and, finally, 20 October 1796 protected the withdrawal of the French near Neubourg and rejected to the Prince de Read more...

Santiago Abbatucci - (1726-1812)
French General, father of Carlos Abbatucci, born in 1726 and died in 1812. He was one of the leaders of the insurrection of Corsica against Genoa; It also resisted the yoke of the France, so it was prosecuted and sentenced, but the France Court reversed the ruling, and Luis XVI confirmed him their degrees, making him Knight of San Luis and field marshal. In 1793 he defended the island of Corsica against the English and Paoli, Chief of the disaffected. He then returned to France and was employed Read more...

Abbaud - (s. XII)
French theologian of the 12th century, contemporary of Berenguer and Abelardo. There is no news about his life. He is the author of a work entitled Tractatus de Fractione corporis Christi in Eucharistia. Read more...

Shadi Abbdessalam - (1930-1986)
Film director born in Alexandria (Egypt) on March 9, 1930 and died in Cairo in 1986.LifeAfter studying architecture at the University of Oxford and the Institute of fine arts in Cairo, Abdessalam was oriented towards the art direction in the film industry. In addition to designing the costumes of the local Blockbuster An-nasir Salah ad-Din (Yussef Chahine, 1963), collaborated in the artistic direction of different foreign films shot in Egypt, Cleopatra (Joseph l. Mankiewicz, 1963), Pharaoh (Jerz Read more...

Ernst Abbe - (1840-1905)
German physicist born on January 23, 1840 in Eisenach and died on January 14, 1905 in Jena, author of important advances in microscopy.He began studies of Physics in 1863 at the University of Jena, and at the end of his studies was associated with the German optical Carl Zeiss in 1866 as director of research. In 1868 he invented the apocromaticas lenses, which eliminate chromatic aberration present in microscopes. By then developed a theory about the formation of the image in these devices that Read more...

James Abbe - (1883-1973)
American photographer born in Alfred in 1883 and died in Maine (California) in 1973.LifeAlthough he was educated in the public school of Newpost News (Virginia), his literary training was le family. His father owned a bookstore in which James worked from the age of fifteen (1898) until he was eighteen (1901). There are completed his training and was born of his passion for literature and art.He made his first photographs with only twelve years: sailors that were at the port needed pictures for t Read more...

Guillermo Abbes - (s. XVII)
French theologian who lived in the first half of the 17TH century. It was the first Canon of San Sebastián in Narbonne, after the Church of St. Paul and pronounced the funeral oration of Rebbe Caludio, Archbishop of Narbonne. Read more...

José Abbiati - (s. XVIII)
Italian engraver who lived in Milan at the beginning of the 18th century. There are recorded his very dear depicting battles especially. Read more...

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