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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' archi...

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Sani Abacha


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...

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Agustín Abad


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-f...

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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 certa...

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Antoni Abad


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,...

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Diego José Abad


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....

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Eugenio Abad


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...

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Francesc Abad


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...

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Francisco "Chaleco" Abad


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 w...

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Fray Antonio Abad


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...

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Fray Buenaventura Abad


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....

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Fray Matías Abad


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 o...

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Héctor Abad Gómez


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 h...

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Abul-Cacem-Mohamed Abad I


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. Wh...

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Abad II


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 ...

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Abad III


Son of Abbot II, born in 1039 and died in 1095. He was proclaimed King of Seville in 1069 with the titles of Al - Motamed, Al - Jafer and Al - Mowaiad, a nickname that you have confused with other princes. Courageous and prudent, magnificent and ambitious like his father, was not cruel or bloody, an...

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Fray Manuel Abad Illana


Spanish religious, born January 1, 1716 in Valladolid. At the age of thirteen he took the habit of regular clerics of the Premonstratensian order candido. He studied philosophy in the convent of San Cristóbal of Ibeas and theology in the University of Salamanca, where he graduated as a doctor. I kn...

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Mercedes Abad


Spanish Narrator, born in Barcelona in 1961.He became known as a writer in the mid-1980s, when his collection of stories entitled light sabbatical debauchery (1986) won the VIII Premio de Narrativa erotic "La Sonrisa Vertical".Within coordinates issues imposed by gender, this opera prima of the Barc...

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Antonio Abad Ojuel


Journalist and Spanish essayist, born in Tudela (Navarra) and died in Madrid on June 26, 1989. Linking the world of bulls from a young age, he won prestige of bullfighting critic for journalistic contributions which, under the pseudonym of Don Antonio, published in the magazine El Ruedo. His Agile p...

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José Abad Santos


Lawyer and filipino politician, born in San Fernando (Pampanga, Luzon province) on February 19, 1886 and died in Malabang (Mindanao) on May 2, 1942, Secretary of Justice of the Commonwealth of the Philippines during the 1930s, whose tragic death during the Japanese occupation made him a national her...

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Pedro Abad Santos


Filipino revolutionary politician, born in San Fernando (Pampanga, Luzon province) in 1875 and died in Manila in 1944, founding Socialist Party, which joined the defense of the filipino peasantry independence aspiration and introduced the idea of the Marxist revolution as a way to solve social injus...

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Manuel Abad y Queypo


Spanish Bishop, born in Villapedre (Asturias) in 1751 and died in Santa María de la Sisla (Toledo) in 1825.LifeIt followed an ecclesiastical career, going on to Guatemala and in 1784 in Michoacan (Mexico), where he defended the rights of the Church and attacked the confiscation of Godoy in 1804. Ho...

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Ramón D' Abadal i Vinyals


Historian and Spanish politician, born in the town of Vich (Barcelona), on 1 October of the year 1888, and died in Barcelona, on January 17, the year 1970, after a bright and extensive professional experience. A member of an old family with a great presence and projection in the agricultural sector ...

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Francisco Javier Abadía Como

(ca. 1770-1830)

Spanish General, born in Valencia in to 1774 and died in 1830.He joined as a cadet in the Toledo infantry regiment September 5, 1785. According to sources spent three years in Ceuta, Melilla eight and took part in the war of 1793, which was taken prisoner (1794), until the signing of the peace. He w...

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Guillermo Abadía Morales


Colombian folklorist, born in the city of Santafé de Bogotá in 1912 and died in Bogotá, Colombia on January 21, 2010. Guillermo Abadía Morales was a prolific researcher of the Colombian folklore. He was a Professor of folklore at the Department of music of the National University, Coordinator an...

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