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Antonio Abacco - (s. XVI)
Architect and Italian printmaker who lived in Rome in the second half of the 16th century. He was disciple of Antonio di San Gallo and recorded levels of the Church of San Pedro in Rome by drawings made by him. Also made the blades of his work entitled book di Antonio Abacco, appartenente all' architectura, nel quale si figurano alcune nobili antichista Rome. The date of his death is unknown. Read more...

Sani Abacha - (1943-1998)
Politician and Nigerian military, born in the State of Kanu on September 20, 1943 and died on July 8, 1998.He studied primary and secondary until in 1962 he entered the Military Academy in Kaduna. A year later he moved to a higher military institution and in 1965 completed basic military training in his country. In 1971 he traveled to the United Kingdom to expand knowledge in the infantry Academy in Westminster, and on his return to Nigeria, studied general staff in the town of Jaji. Later, he j Read more...

Agustín Abad - (1714-1971)
Essayist, philosopher, theologian, teacher and Spanish religious born in Estadilla (Huesca) from January 14, 1714 and died in Ferrara (Italy) on April 15, 1791. At fifteen years of age (1729) he entered the society of Jesus, although not professed until 2 February 1747. Humanist fruitful and multi-faceted, taught rhetoric and philosophy in the school of Huesca, to later go to Seminary of Nobles Calatayud, where he taught as a Professor of Theology and finished occupying some time during his rect Read more...

Antón Abad - (s. XVIII)
Bullfighter Spanish, born in Granada in the first half of the century of the lights. It is one of the older bullfighters who have passed to the history of the art of Cúchares with name and surname; Unfortunately, have just come other news about his person and his bullfighting. Only known with certainty that he took part in a bullfight held in his native Granada on 18 June of 1764, accompanied by a Diego Castilla (which it is not known just nothing) and on posters by the Ronda Juan Romero, son o Read more...

Antoni Abad - (1956-VVVV)
Sculptor, engraver and Spanish painter born in Lleida in 1956. He graduated in history of art in Barcelona and expanded its formation in Cuenca, where he attended classes in engraving.In 1989, he got the Endesa Visual Arts scholarship. It originated in the art world with a series called vegetations, where strips of paper with natural dyes played with a same chromatic tonality, and three-dimensional objects (scubidus). In 1985 he joined the foam work, material flexibility that allowed him to carv Read more...

Diego José Abad - (1729-1779)
Mexican poet, born in Jiquilpan, Mexico, and died in Bologna. Under the name of Didacius Josephus Abadius, wrote in latin Deo Deoque Homine Carmina Heroica, poem divided into two parts. When the Jesuits were expelled from Mexico in 1767, Abad moved to Ferrara and Bologna, the city where he died. Read more...

Eugenio Abad - (1957-VVVV)
Ecuadorian painter born in Cuenca, in 1957. He studied at the Faculty of architecture of the State University of his native city (1975-1982), and in the Massana School of Barcelona, Spain (1990-1991). Since 1986 he has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Ecuador, and has won several awards, such as the Silva Coloma, in the third biennial international painting (basin 1991), second prize in the architects Hall of Ambato (1992) and mention of honour Prize Paris (1992). The work of Abbot Read more...

Francesc Abad - (1944-VVVV)
Spanish painter, born in Terrassa (Barcelona) in 1944. He studied at the school of Arts and crafts in Terrassa and in the Centre of pedagogical documentation of Paris. He started his artistic activity within the painting and sculpture with works ranging from gestural abstraction and geometric shapes. After his trip to New York in 1972, he was assigned to the conceptual movement and joined the Group of Treball, who tried to distance themselves from international models to focus on the search for Read more...

Francisco "Chaleco" Abad - (1788-1827)
Spanish guerrilla, born in Valdepeñas (Ciudad Real) from April 24, 1788 and died in Granada on September 21, 1827, popularly known by his nickname of "Vest".As head of a hundred guerilleros it hindered significantly, for three years (1810-1812), French troops stationed in La Mancha in the Spanish war of independence, and after this was pursued by Fernando VII because of their constitutionalism.Son of José Abad, after their parents die during the Napoleonic invasion and the attack on 6 June 180 Read more...

Fray Antonio Abad - (¿-1712)
He was born in Cardona, and took the habit of the order of preachers in Barcelona from October 10, 1678. He was Professor at that University, and five years at the Minerva in Rome; in 1705 he returned to his homeland, refusing the honor of staying in College Casanate. His works are Theolgia, moralis, 6 vol., Philosophia, vol. 1, and several sermons. He died in 1712. Read more...

Fray Buenaventura Abad - (¿-1766)
Friar of the order of children, born in Cardona. He studied at the school of Marseille, where he to mathematics. He wrote Amusemens philosophiques sur diverses parties de sciences et principalemnet de phisique et de mathématiques, Amsterdam, 1768 in 8th. He died in Marseilles in 1766. Read more...

Fray Matías Abad - (1550-1649)
Religious Spanish Franciscan, town of Cueto, province of Santander (Spain), whose date of birth is unknown. He died January 30, 1649 martyred on the shores of Urabá. Fray Matias was the founder of the missions of the Chocó, and is considered the "promartir" of the Franciscan province of Santa Fe of Colombia. Before joining the Franciscan order, he worked as a miner in the mines of Santa Ana, jurisdiction of Ladybug. Finding fray Matías in Cartagena as an inhabitant of the convent of Loreto in Read more...

Héctor Abad Gómez - (1921-1987)
Colombian physician specialist. He was born in Jerico municipality, Antioquia, and died in Medellín in 1987. He married Cecilia Faciolince who had six children. He studied high school at the General Santander school, of Sevilla, Valle. Identifies Héctor Abad Gómez in Colombia as the defender of human rights. He was researcher in health sciences, political, Democrat integral, journalist, writer and essayist. In addition expressed as a sociologist and anthropologist. It carried out studies of m Read more...

Abul-Cacem-Mohamed Abad I - (¿-1042)
First Moorish King of Seville, founder of the dynasty of the Abaditas; He died in 1042. His father Ismael-ben - ABad was originally from Syria. It reached as the confidence of the King of Córdoba Al - Cacém - Al - Mamun, and got the job of great cadi Seville with the Government of the province. When this lost the throne of Cordoba for the second time, Abbot became independent the year 413 of the Hegira (A.D. 1023), aided by the sheikhs and viziers who had won with their larguezas. He then retu Read more...

Abad II - (1012-1069)
Moorish King of Seville, son and successor Abbot I, born in 1012 and died in 1069. He was proclaimed King the year 1042, and passed through a Muslim unorthodox, because in twenty-five cities that formed their States, he founded no more than a mosque. He continued the war against the King of Carmona and the Allied sovereigns of Granada and Malaga. This relentless war served as an excuse to delay helping the King of Cordoba against the Toledo. But at the behest of the King of Badajoz was held in S Read more...

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