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  • 101Philipp August Böckh — (November 24, 1785 August 3, 1867), was a German classical scholar and antiquarian.He was born in Karlsruhe, and educated at the gymnasium there, leaving for the University of Halle (1803), where he studied theology. F.A. Wolf was teaching there …

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  • 102Hilary of Arles — Infobox Saint name= Saint Hilary of Arles birth date= 403 AD death date= 449 AD feast day= May 5 venerated in= Roman Catholic Church imagesize= 250px caption= birth place= death place= titles= beatified date= beatified place= beatified by=… …

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  • 103Cornelia Africana — Cornelia pushes away Ptolemy s crown, by Laurent de La Hyre Cornelia Scipionis Africana (born 191 or 190 BC died 100 BC) was the second daughter of Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus, the hero of the Second Punic War, and Aemilia Paulla. She is… …

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  • 104Oliver Ellsworth — 3rd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States In office March 4, 1796 – September 30, 1800[1 …

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  • 105Friedrich Ancillon — Johann Peter Friedrich Ancillon (30 April 1766 – 19 April 1837) was a Prussian historian and statesman.Ancillon was born in Berlin, and was the great grandson of French jurist and diplomat Charles Ancillon. After studying theology in Geneva, he… …

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  • 106George Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll — George John Douglas Campbell, 8th and 1st Duke of Argyll (30 April, 1823 – 24 April, 1900) was a prominent United Kingdom Liberal politician as well as a writer on science, religion, and the politics of the 19th century. LifeHe was born at… …

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  • 107Vittorio Alfieri — painted by David s pupil François Xavier Fabre, in Florence 1793. Count Vittorio Alfieri (16 January 1749 – 8 October 1803) was an Italian dramatist, considered the founder of Italian tragedy. [1] Contents …

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  • 108Mohammad Baqir al-Sadr — Muḥammad Bāqir al Ṣadr (محمد باقر الصدر) Mohammad Baqir al Sadr Full name Muḥammad Bāqir al Ṣadr (محمد باقر الصدر) …

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  • 109Robert LeFevre — (1911–1986) was an American libertarian businessman, radio personality and primary theorist of autarchism.Freedom SchoolIn 1957, LeFevre founded the Freedom School, which he ran until 1973, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In 1965, after a flood… …

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  • 110Muhammad Abduh — Religion Islam Personal Born January 1849, 1(1 01 1849) …

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  • 111David Bevington — David Martin Bevington (born May 13, 1931) is an American literary scholar. He is Professor Emeritus in the Humanities and in English Language Literature, Comparative Literature, and the College at the University of Chicago, where he has taught… …

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  • 112Subliminal self — The phrase subliminal self, which is one that has figured largely of recent years in discussions of the problems of Psychical Research, owes its wide currency to the writings of FWH Myers, especially to his posthumous work Human Personality and… …

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  • 113A Vindication of the Rights of Men — A Vindication of the Rights of Men, in a Letter to the Right Honourable Edmund Burke; Occasioned by His Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790) is a political pamphlet, written by the eighteenth century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft …

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  • 114Pro Marcello — 51 BCSPEECH IN BEHALF OF MARCUS CLAUDIUS MARCELLUSby Marcus Tullius Cicerotranslated by Charles Duke Yonge, A.B.THE ARGUMENT Marcus Claudius Marcellus was descended from the most illustrious families at Rome, and had been consul with Servius… …

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  • 115Pietro Giordani — (January 1 1774 – September 2 1848) was an Italian writer, classical literary scholar, and a close friend of, and influence on, Giacomo Leopardi. Biography Born in Piacenza, Giordani originally set out to become a monk. But after having entered… …

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  • 116Sid Waddell — (born August 10, 1940 in Alnwick, Northumberland) is a British born Geordie commentator and television personality. The son of a Northumberland miner, he attended King Edward VI School (KEVI), Morpeth, and he went on to obtain a scholarship to St …

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  • 117Saint Apollinaris — Infobox Saint name=Saint Apollinaris birth date=c. 453 death date=c. 520 feast day= venerated in=Roman Catholic Church imagesize= caption= birth place=Vienne death place=Valence titles= beatified date= beatified place= beatified by= canonized… …

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  • 118Claude François Chauveau-Lagarde — Already a respected lawyers in Paris, Claude François Chauveau Lagarde (Chartres 1756 – Paris 1841) came into the public spotlight in the early stages of the French Revolution. In 1789, at the outset, when the Estates General were convoked, he… …

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  • 119Reform and the Reformers — is an essay written by Henry David Thoreau. The essay was never published in his lifetime, and has been cobbled together from existing lecture notes that Thoreau himself picked over for his other writings, such as Walden and A Week on the Concord …

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  • 120Assembly of the French clergy — The Assembly of the French Clergy ( Assemblée du Clergé de France ) was in its origins a representative meeting of the Clergy of France, held every five years, for the purpose of apportioning the financial burdens laid upon the clergy of the… …

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