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Fray Agustín Íñigo Abbad y Lasierra

(1754-1813)

Spanish religious, born in Estadilla (Huesca) 19 April 1745 and died 13 October 1813 in Ribarroja (Valencia).LifeSon of Francisco Abbad and María Teresa Lasierra, historian younger brother Manuel Abbad y Lasierra, studied philosophy at the University of Zaragoza, became Benedictine in the monastery...

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Fray Manuel Abbad y Lasierra

(1729-1806)

Spanish religious, born in Estadilla (Huesca) in 1729 and brother of fray Iñigo. He studied at Calatayud and Huesca, taking his degree in Canon law. He entered the Benedictine order at the monastery of San Juan de la Peña. By Real on June 1, 1771 cell authorized you to examine the archives and lib...

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Claudio Abbado

(1933-2014)

Italian Orchestra conductor born in Milan on June 26, 1933 and died in Bologna on January 20, 2014.After discovering his musical vocation at the age of eight, he joined the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory of his native city, where he followed studies in piano, composition and conducting. After completin...

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Nicola Abbagnano

(1901-1990)

Italian Existentialist philosopher. He studied in Naples, as a disciple of A. Aliotta. After teaching for three years, he taught history of philosophy in the University of Turin. Was one of the first who faced Italy in the themes of Existentialism, contributing thus to overcome the dominance of idea...

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Abbas-Ben-Abdelmottalib

(566-652)

Uncle and disciple of Muhammad, born in Mecca by the years of 566 and died in 652. It is celebrated in Muslim history by his private virtues, for the support that provided his nephew Mohammed, and glory find his descendants the illustrious dynasty of the Abbasids. At the age of fourteen years, he lo...

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Abbas El Fassi

(1940 -VVVV)

Moroccan politician, born in Berkane, Morocco, on September 18, 1940. Prime Minister of Morocco since September 17, 2007.He studied primary and secondary in Kenitra and Tangier. Later, he studied law at Mohamed V University in Rabat, which came to preside over the General Union of students in Morocc...

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Farhat Abbas

(1894-1985)

Pharmacist and Algerian politician born on August 24, 1894 in Taher, near Constantine, and died on December 24, 1985 in Algiers. He was one of the top leaders of the nationalist movement in his country, and played an outstanding role in the prolonged struggle that held Algeria to independence from F...

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Abbas Hilmi II

(1874-1944)

Last Egyptian khedive born in Alexandria on July 14, 1874 and died in Geneva in 1944. It was khedive of Egypt between 1892 and 1914. For the most part his Government was a mere puppet, subjected to the direct control of the British authorities. His full name was Abbas Hilmi Pasha.He was son of Mehem...

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Sha de Persia Abbas I

(1571-1629)

Fifth sovereign of Persia belonging to the dynasty Safawi, called the great, born January 27, 1571 and died January 19, 1629. Son of Shah Mohamed Khodabendeh.In 1576, when Abbas was only seven years old, the ThamaspShah, died. Thamasp was a sovereign victorious but cruel; fearful, it did lock up you...

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King of Persia Abbas II

(1629-1666)

Sovereign of Persia, born in 1629 and died in 1666. He succeeded his father Sefy I, at the age of 13 in 1642. His reign, which lasted 24 years, was peaceful. That monarch loved arts and pleasures, painted quite well and was also an excellent Turner, and calligrapher, but surrendered to drunkenness, ...

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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. Give...

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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 a...

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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...

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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 exec...

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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....

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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...

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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....

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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 brill...

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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 d...

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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....

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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 th...

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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...

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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 eighte...

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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....

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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....

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