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Abrahams, Israel

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 235 words.

Born London, 26 Nov. 1858; m Frederica, o d of late Rev. S. Singer, minister of New West End Synagogue; two d; died 6 Oct. 1925...

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Abrams, Harry Nathan

Anne F. Collins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Publishing. 1326 words.

Abrams, Harry Nathan (23 February 1905–25 November 1979), publisher and art collector, was born in London, England, the son of Morris Abrams, a shoe store proprietor, and Amelia Rosenberg....

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Achard, Marcel

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 171 words.

Born 5 July 1899; m 1925, Juliette Marty; died 5 Sept. 1974

Commandeur de la Légion d’Honneur; dramatic author; Member of the French Academy since ...

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Achebe, Prof. Chinua

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing. 438 words.

FRSL 1983

Born 16 Nov. 1930; s of Isaiah and Janet Achebe; m 1961, Christiana Okoli; two s two d; died 21 March 2013

author; Professor Emeritus, University...

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Ackermann, George (1803–1891), publisher and artist

John Ford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Publishing. 906 words.

Ackermann, George (1803–1891), publisher and artist, was born in London on 29 January 1803, the second surviving son of Rudolph Ackermann (1764–1834) and Martha, née Massey (1769–1811). By...

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Ackermann, Rudolph (1764–1834), publisher

John Ford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing. 1819 words.

Ackermann, Rudolph (1764–1834), publisher, was born on 20 April 1764 at Stollberg, near Leipzig, in Saxony, the sixth child of Barthel Ackermann (1723–1798), a saddler, and his wife,...

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Ackroyd, Peter

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Music; Architecture; Art. 334 words.

CBE 2003

Born 5 Oct. 1949; s of Graham Ackroyd and Audrey Whiteside

writer; Chief Book Reviewer, The Times, 1986–2010

St Benedict’s Sch., Ealing;...

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Acres, Dr Douglas Ian

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Literature; Publishing; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 352 words.

CBE 1987 (OBE 1981); JP

Born Brockley, 21 Nov. 1924; y s of Sydney Herbert and Hilda Emily Acres; m Joan Marjorie, o d...

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Acton

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Social and Cultural History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing. 346 words.

Born 30 July 1941; s of 3rd Baron Acton, CMG, MBE, TD and Hon. Daphne, o d of 4th Baron Rayleigh, FRS and Lady Mary Hilda, 2nd ...

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Adair, John Eric

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing. 456 words.

PhD

Born Luton, 18 May 1934; s of Robin and Dorothy Adair; m 1977, Thea Talbot; two s one d

author and teacher of leadership

St Paul’s...

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