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Adams, Grizzly

Richard H. Dillon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; World History. 913 words.

Adams, Grizzly (22 October 1812–25 October 1860), mountain man and wild animal tamer, was born John Adams in Medway, Massachusetts, the son of Eleazar Adams and Sybil Capen. Adams...

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Alexander, Michael Charles

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; World History; Travel and Holiday. 216 words.

Born 20 Nov. 1920; s of late Rear-Adm. Charles Otway Alexander and Antonia Geermans; m 1963, Sarah Wignall (marr. diss.); one adopted d; died 19 Dec. 2004

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Attenborough, Sir David (Frederick)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Science and Mathematics; Literature; Publishing; World History; Travel and Holiday. 755 words.

OM 2005; CH 1996; Kt 1985; CVO 1991; CBE 1974; FRS 1983; FLS; FSA

Born 8 May 1926; s of late Frederick Levi Attenborough and Mary Attenborough (née Cleggs); ...

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Bhutan

Overview page. Subjects: World History — Theatre.

Bhutan's development objective is to maximize ‘gross national happiness’

Bhutan has three main geographical zones. The north falls within the high Himalayas which reach altitudes...

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Blessed, Brian

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Literature; Publishing; World History; Travel and Holiday. 334 words.

OBE 2016

Born 9 Oct. 1936; s of William Blessed and Hilda Blessed (née Wall); m 1st, Anne Bomann (marr. diss.); one d; 2nd, 1978, Hildegard Neil (née...

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Brown, Joe

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics; Education; World History; Travel and Holiday; Business Finance. 161 words.

CBE 2011 (MBE 1975)

Born 26 Sept. 1930; s of J. Brown, Longsight, Manchester; m 1957, Valerie Gray; two d

freelance guide and climber, and film...

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Cody, William Frederick

Rick Ewig.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Social and Cultural History; Theatre; World History. 1735 words.

Cody, William Frederick (26 February 1846–10 January 1917), frontiersman and entertainer, better known as “Buffalo Bill,” was born in Scott County, Iowa, the son of Isaac Cody and Mary Ann...

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Cooper, Thomas Thornville (1839–1878), traveller and promoter of trade

Robert Bickers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1224 words.

Cooper, Thomas Thornville (1839–1878), traveller and promoter of trade, the eighth son of John Ibbetson Cooper, coal fitter and shipowner, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Douglas, was born on...

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Grylls, Edward, (Bear)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; World History; Travel and Holiday. 280 words.

Born 7 June 1974; s of Sir (William) Michael (John) Grylls and Sally Grylls; m 2000, Shara Cannings Knight; three s

television presenter and author; Chief...

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Ingrams [née Shortt], Doreen Constance (1906–1997), actress and traveller

Roger T. Stearn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; World History; Travel and Holiday. 756 words.

Ingrams [née Shortt], Doreen Constance (1906–1997), actress and traveller, was born on 24 January 1906 at 70 Onslow Gardens, Kensington, London, the youngest daughter of Edward Shortt...

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