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Abbé de Saint-Pierre

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.

Charles François Irénée Castel Abbé de Saint-Pierre (1658–1743) was born on 13 February 1658 at château Saint-Pierre-Eglise situated between Cherbourg and Barfleur in Normandy, France....

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Adams, James Truslow

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 246 words.

MA, LLD, LittD, LHD, FRSL

Born 18 Oct. 1878; s of William Newton Adams and Elizabeth Harper Truslow; m 1927, Kathryn M. Seely; no c; died 18 May 1949

Brookly...

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Addison, Henry Robert

John Russell Stephens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 766 words.

Addison, Henry Robert (1805–1876), playwright and army officer, was born of Irish parentage in 1805 at Calcutta, and spent his early life in India. He acquired on 12 July 1827 a commission...

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Alan Seeger

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Literature.

(1888–1916),

New York-born poet, graduated from Harvard (1910), went to Paris (1913), and at the beginning of World War I enlisted in the French Foreign Legion. He was killed at...

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Albemarle

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 194 words.

MC

Born 28 Feb. 1882; e s of 8th Earl and Lady Gertrude Lucia Egerton (d 1943), only children of 1st Earl Egerton of Tatton; ...

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Aldington, Edward Godfree [Richard]

Max Saunders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Literature. 2475 words.

Aldington, Edward Godfree [Richard] (1892–1962), writer, was born on 8 July 1892 at 50 High Street, Portsmouth, the eldest among the two sons and two daughters of Albert Edward Aldington...

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Alexander, Alexander

Matthew Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Biographical Studies; Literature. 974 words.

Alexander, Alexander (b. 1781/2), soldier and writer, was born in Dundonald, Ayrshire, the illegitimate son of a wealthy Scottish merchant. Almost everything known about him comes from his...

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Allbeury, Theodore Edward Le Bouthillier [Ted]

Alex May.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literature. 834 words.

Allbeury, Theodore Edward Le Bouthillier [Ted] (1917–2005), intelligence officer and novelist, was born on 24 October 1917 at 478 Manchester Road, Stockport, Lancashire, the son of Theodore...

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Allhusen, Beatrice May

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 42 words.

Born d of late Col Thomas Bromhead Butt, 79th Highlanders; m 1876, William Hutt Allhusen; died 29 July 1918

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Allison, Air Chief Marshal Sir John (Shakespeare)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Literature; Publishing; Music; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 198 words.

KCB 1995; CBE 1986 (MBE 1971)

Born 24 March 1943; o s of Walter Allison and Mollie Emmie Allison (née Poole); m 1966, Gillian Patricia Middleton; two s...

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