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Bahmani

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Art.

A dynasty of sultans who controlled the Deccan plateau in central India from 1347 to 1518. The dynasty was founded by Ala‐ud‐din Bahman Shah, who in 1347 rebelled against his Delhi...

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BARCLAY, Colville Herbert Sanford (1913 - 2010), painter

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art; Art Forms; Painting; Diplomatic History; Politics; International Relations; World History; History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours. 170 words.

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BAYLISS, Jeremy David Bagot (<i>born</i> 1937), Chief Executive, The Foundation, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1997–2002; President, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 1996–97

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History; Economics; Insurance; History of Art; Arts and Humanities; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; World History; Historical Geography. 193 words.

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Bijapur

Overview page. Subjects: Art — World History.

A city and former state on the Deccan plateau, south-western India. It was the capital of a Muslim kingdom, founded by the Yadava dynasty in the 12th century. It fell under the control of...

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BONINGTON, Christian (John Storey) (<i>born</i> 1934), mountaineer, writer and photographer

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Labour History; Distribution; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; History of Art; Art Forms; Photography and Photographs; Literature. 488 words.

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BUCHANAN, Andrew (George) (<i>born</i> 1937), farmer; Lord-Lieutenant and Keeper of the Rolls for Nottinghamshire, 1991–2012

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge; History of Art; Arts and Humanities; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; World History; Historical Geography. 200 words.

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Carsten Niebuhr

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Art.

(1733–1815),

German traveler in Arabia. Niebuhr was born on March 17, 1733, in Friesland, Germany, to a poor farming family. Though his parents died while he was still a child ...

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de BELLAIGUE, Geoffrey (1931 - 2013), Director of the Royal Collection, 1988–96; Surveyor of the Queen’s Works of Art, 1972–96, then Surveyor Emeritus

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Historical Geography; History of Art; Arts and Humanities; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections. 209 words.

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Hausa

Overview page. Subjects: Art — World History.

The people of north-western Nigeria and southern Niger. The original Hausa states, which included Kano and Zaria, were for many years the vassals of Bornu (see Kanem-Bornu). Muslim...

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hieroglyph

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A stylized picture of an object representing a word, syllable, or sound, as found in ancient Egyptian and certain other writing systems.

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