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Caxton, William (1415x24–1492), printer, merchant, and diplomat

N. F. Blake.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Publishing. 4557 words.

Caxton, William (1415x24–1492), printer, merchant, and diplomat, was the first Englishman to print books, bringing the printing press to England in 1475 or 1476.

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Coggeshall, William Turner

Leigh Johnsen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Journalism; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1000 words.

Coggeshall, William Turner (06 September 1824–02 August 1867), journalist, state librarian, and diplomat, was born in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, the son of William C. Coggeshall, a...

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Hurst, Brian Desmond (1895–1986), film director

Lance Pettitt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Literature; Publishing. 1213 words.

Hurst, Brian Desmond (1895–1986), film director, was born Hans Moore Hawthorn Hurst at 23 Ribble Street, off the Newtonards Road in east Belfast, on 12 February 1895, the son of Robert...

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Huxley, Michael Heathorn (1899–1979), diplomatist and editor

Felix Driver.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Literature; Publishing. 1750 words.

Huxley, Michael Heathorn (1899–1979), diplomatist and editor, was born on 9 August 1899 at 39 Leinster Gardens, Bayswater, London, the third child of Henry Huxley (1865–1946), general...

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