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Abbott, George

Stephen K. Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Literature. 734 words.

Abbott, George (1604–1649), writer and politician, was born in 1604 and baptized on 13 March at St Mary Bishophill Junior, York, the son of George Abbott (d. 1607) of York and Joan, the...

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Abbott, Hon. Anthony John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing. 182 words.

Born 4 Nov. 1957; s of Richard Abbott and Fay Abbott; m 1988, Margaret Aitken; three d

MP (L) Warringah, New South Wales, since 1994; Prime Minister of...

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Abdela, Lesley Julia

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing. 323 words.

MBE 1990

Born London, 17 Nov. 1945; d of late Frederick Abdela and Henrietta (née Hardy); m 1972 (marr. diss.); one s; partner, Tim Symonds

journalist and...

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Abigail Adams

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Politics.

(1744–1818),

wife of John Adams, from whom she had to be separated for long periods during the Revolution, occasioning her frequent, loving, lively, and outspoken letters. She also...

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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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Adam [née King], Ruth Augusta

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literature. 839 words.

Adam [née King], Ruth Augusta (1907–1977), writer and feminist, was born on 14 December 1907 at the vicarage in Arnold, a mining parish in Nottinghamshire, the second of the four children...

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Adams, Abigail

Nancy Neims Parks.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); US Politics. 1520 words.

Adams, Abigail (11 November 1744–28 October 1818), first lady and woman of intellect, was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts, the daughter of William Smith, a Congregational minister, and...

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Adams, Gerard, (Gerry)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing; Business Finance. 164 words.

Born 6 Oct. 1948; s of late Gerard Adams and Annie (née Hannaway); m 1971, Colette McArdle; one s

Member of the Dáil (TD) (SF) Louth, since 2011; President,...

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Adams, Richard George

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing. 200 words.

Born 10 May 1920; s of Evelyn George Beadon Adams, FRCS, and Lilian Rosa Adams (née Button); m 1949, Barbara Elizabeth Acland; two d...

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Addison, Charlotte

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Social and Cultural History; Education; UK Politics. 3 words.

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