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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...

Carlos Abbolt - (1762-1832)
English jurist, born in a dark family in 1762 and died in 1832. During his studies of jurisprudence he contracted a friendship with Law, better known under the name of lord Ellenbrrough. In 1818 he was appointed lord Chief Justice in the Court of the Bank of the King, and in 1827, couple of the Kingdom with the title of baron of Tenserden. Abbolt published a highly esteemed treatise about the laws concerning the Merchant Navy. Read more...

Abbon - (945-1004)
Theologian and French chronicler, born in Orleans in 945 and died in 1004. He studied all the Sciences of his time. In 970 he was elected Abbot of the monastery of Fleury, which was religious. He had feuds with some bishops to defend the rights of his order. The Robert King sent him twice to Rome, to placate Gregorio V, who wanted to bring the Kingdom into question. When the Pope granted him what he requested, returned from his trip and dealt with reforming the Abbey of la Reole, in Gascony, whi Read more...

Abbon el Encorvado - (850-923)
Monk of St. Germain de los Prados, called by the Encorvado nickname (in latin Abbo cernnus), that he was born around the year 850 and died in 923. He made Latin verses that resist of the barbarity of his time, which tells the site that Paris was subjected by the Normans at the end of the 9th century (De bello Parisiacae Urbis). Abbon knew personally that site, which lasted from October of the year 886 until February of the 887. If it is not a good poet, it is at least one accurate historian. His Read more...

Antonio Abbondanti - (s. XVII)
Historian and Italian poet, also called Abundantius of Imola, who lived at the beginning of the 17TH century. With the title of Ercole Christian, public in 1630 a compliment in verse of the Juan conde de Tilly, one of the most celebrated General of the thirty years war. This very curious consult panegyric is today quite strange... Read more...

Valerio Abbondio - (1891-1958)
Swiss writer, born at Ascona in 1891, and died in Minusio in 1958. Studied in Freiburg and Milan; He subsequently returned to Switzerland and was a professor at the Institute in the Ticino. He collaborated in Lugano magazine with articles in which, in accordance with the spirit of the magazine, it was intended to a revaluation of Christian culture. Its lyrical beginnings resulted in two works: Betulle (birch, 1922) and L' eternal veglia (the eternal guard, 1928). It gradually evolved into a much Read more...

Berenice Abbot - (1898-1991)
American photographer, born in Springfield (1898) and died in Florida (1991).LifeBerenice began his professional career as a sculptor. He studied in New York and then traveled to Europe. For two years, followed his training between Paris and Berlin. He settled in the "city of light", where he began to work as Assistant to Man Ray; It began so his career as a photographer.Its relationship with important personalities from the world of art and literature enabled him, between 1923 and 1925, making Read more...

Charles Greeley Abbot - (1872-1973)
American astronomer, born at Wilton (New Hampshire) on May 31, 1872, and died in Riverdale (Maryland) on December 17, 1973, famous for his work on solar energy and the influence of this on terrestrial temperatures.He studied at the Massachusetts Institute of technology, where he graduated in 1895, and he was then appointed Assistant to Samuel p. Langley, director of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. His entire career was developed in this institution, which helped give great prestige. H Read more...

Francis Ellingwood Abbot - (1836-1903)
Philosopher and American thinker, whose most important works are: Religion and Science (1874), Scientific Theism (1885), The way out of Agnosticism, or the Philosophy of Free Religion (1890) and The syllogistic Philophy or Prolegomena to Science (2 vol., 1906). Abbot promoted a "realism" or "scientific rationalism", anticipating Peirce with an epistemology based on the analysis of the objectivity of relations and a critique of nominalism. He argued that there are realities absolute, as space and Read more...

Mauricio Abbot - (¿-1640)
Director of the East India Company, died in 1640. In 1618 he took an active part in the conclusion of the Treaty with the Dutch, concerning trade in the Moluccan Islands. In 1628 he was contractor of customs, and the following year member of the Council for the establishment in Virginia. It was the first Knight of the reign of Carlos I. In 1625 was appointed him representative of the city of London and Lord corregidor in 1638. Read more...

Roberto Abbot - (1560-1617)
English theologian, born at Ghildford in 1560 and died in 1617. King James appointed him his chaplain and was satisfied the book of Abbot De Antichristo, which had reprinted it along with his own work the revelation. In 1609 he was elected principal of Baliol College, Oxford and in 1612, Professor in theology at the University, where he published his work the supremacy of the Kings, against Bellarmine and Suárez. He died at the age of fifty-seven and was buried in Salisbury Cathedral, where he Read more...

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