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Alvar Aalto - (1898-1976)
Architect, urbanist, theorist, sculptor, designer and Finnish painter born on February 3, 1898 in Kuortane and died on May 11, 1976, in Helsinki. Son of the surveying Johan Henrik Aalto, his full name was Hugo Alvar Henrik.The importance of Aalto for modern architecture lies in having synthesized the functionalism with the organic architecture and regional forms, to reach a very personal and individual international style in this way. As a sculptor, he is the first Finnish artist who created abs Read more...

Kjetil-Andre Aamodt - (1971-VVVV)
Norwegian alpine skier, born in Oslo on September 2, 1971, Olympic and world champion, has been one of the skiers more highlights and winners during the 1990s, with a total of fifteen medals at Olympics and World Championships.Together with his friend and teammate Lasse Kjus, who already agreed children's competitions, Aamodt headed the ascent of the Norwegian Alpine skiing at the beginning of the 1990s, in men's category, which placed his country among the major powers of the discipline. Champi Read more...

Hans Aanrud - (1863-1953)
Narrator and Norwegian playwright, born in Vestre Gausdal in 1863 and died in Oslo in 1953. Born in the bosom of a rural family, soon gave signs of an unusual interest towards the study of the living conditions of the Nordic peasantry, interest that reflected in its extensive novels and his short stories. In the whole of his narrative production, notably the title of his most important work, in Vinternat (a winter's night and other stories, 1896), as well as another piece which enjoyed wide acce Read more...

King of Egipto Aaqen - (ca. 1744 a.C.)
(Aaqn) The first half of the 13th dynasty Egyptian King, documented only in the priestly genealogical table of Memphis, pick up a trail of Berlin. The name Aaqen could have been one alteration of other connected with the God Seth (identify with the King Seth I?) either the transformation of the name Aaqenenre. Read more...

Dirk Aare - (¿-1212)
Bishop and Lord of Utrecht, died in 1212, ignoring the date of his birth. As a temporal Prince was pointed out by the bloody strife that it maintained with the counts of Holland, especially with Guillermo, who tried uselessly to remove their States. Read more...

Aarón - (1574 -1452 a.C.)
(Aaron or Aharon) First high priest of the old law and brother of Moses. Son of Amram and Yokebed, of the tribe of Levi, is espoused with Elisheba, which had four sons (Aaronidas). Endowed with exceptional powers taumaturgicos, it was present and accompanied his brother on the occasion of the plagues that God punished Egypt, so this power left at liberty to the people of Israel. He later climbed with Moses at Mount Sinai, and had the happiness of seeing God; However, in the absence of his brothe Read more...

Aaron Abiob - (s. XVI)
Rabbi of Thessaloniki, who lived at the end of the 16th century. A literal commentary on the book of Esther, with the title of Oleum Myrrhoe there is the former ravvinorum commentariis, etc. Read more...

Aaron-Acharon - (s. XIV)
Rabbi, native of Nicomedia, who lived in the first half of the 14th century. It was of the sect of the Karaites, and there are several books his Mystical Theology, and a literal commentary on the Pentateuch, with the title of Cether Torah (Crown of the law). Read more...

Aaron-Ariscon - (s. XIII)
Karaite Rabbi exercised medicine in Constantinople at the end of the 13th century. He enjoyed the reputation of great philosopher and honest man. Commentary on the Pentateuch, with the title of Hammuchbar (the chosen one), unpublished; Comment on the first prophets; Comment on Isaiah and the Psalms; Comment on Job; Treaty of grammar and Hebrew critic; Kelil Iophi, i.e. perfection of beauty; Sepher-tephiloth, work written in Hebrew as the previous ones, and whose Latin title is: Ordo precum juxta Read more...

Aarón Ben Aser - (s. X)
Jewish masoreta, born in Tiberias. He was a member of a family dedicated to the study and transmission of vocalization and accentuation of the Hebrew language for several generations. He was son and disciple of Moses ben Asher, another of the big men tiberienses, which was also formed Ben Naftali, head of a school that is slightly different from the Aaron ben Asher in matters of punctuation and accentuation of the Hebrew text of the Bible.Aaron ben Asher reach its full maturity the system develo Read more...

Aaron-Ben-Chaim - (s. XVI)
Famous rabbi born in Fez in the middle of the 16th century, who was head of the synagogues of Fez and Morocco. To care personally for the printing of his works, he took a trip to Venice in 1609, where he died shortly afterwards. Among his most important works, it is worth highlighting the heart of Aaron, with commentary on the books of Joshua and judges; The offering of Aaron, or observations about the book of Siphra, which is an ancient commentary on Leviticus; The ways of Aaron, or Treaty of t Read more...

Aaron-Ben-Josef-Sason - (s. XVI-XVII)
Rabbi of Thessaloniki, also called Schascon, who lived in late 16th century and early 17th century. Became notable for their writings, among which are cited: Torath Emeth (the law of truth) and Sephat Emeth (the book of truth). Read more...

Aaron de Alejandría - (610-641 d.C)
Physician and philosopher born in the year 610 in Alexandria, and died in his hometown in 610-641 A.d., during the reign of Emperor Heraclio. He wrote a work of medicine divided into thirty treated, under the name of Pandects, which is nothing more than a collection of the writings of the Greek doctors in Syrian language. In that work, translated into Arabic by Maserdjoniah the year 683, speaks for the first time, smallpox disease who was born in Egypt, from where the Arabs spread it by countrie Read more...

Pedro Pablo Aaron de Bistricz - (¿-1760)
Religious of the order of St. Basil and Bishop of Fogaras in Transylvania; in the opinion of Holiness died the year 1760. His works on the Ecumenical Council of Florence are written in language valaca. Read more...

Pisaurensis Aaron de Pesaro - (s. XVI)
Italian Rabbi who lived at the end of the 16th century. With the title of generations of Aaron, he left a general index of all the passages of Scripture cited and explained in the Babylonian Talmud. Read more...

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