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ABSE, Dannie (1923 - 2014), Specialist in charge of chest clinic, Central Medical Establishment, London, 1954–89; writer

in Who Was Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; Physiology. 385 words.

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ACHEBE, Chinua (1930 - 2013), author; Professor Emeritus, University of Nigeria, since 1984; Charles P. Stevenson Professor of Languages and Literature, Bard College, Annandale, 1990–2009; David and Marianna Fisher University Professor and Professor of Africana Studies, Brown University, since 2009

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Intellectual History; Literature; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 449 words.

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ADAMS, Gerard (<i>born</i> 1948), Member of the Dáil (TD) (SF) Louth, since 2011; President, Sinn Féin, since 1983 (Vice-President, 1978–83)

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History; Law and Politics; Public Administration; Politics; Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 168 words.

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ADAMS, Richard George (<i>born</i> 1920), author

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History; Politics; State and Local Government; Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 191 words.

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ADCOCK, Fleur (<i>born</i> 1934), poet

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 234 words.

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AIKEN, Conrad Potter (1889 - 1973), Poet

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 430 words.

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AIKEN, Joan Delano (1924 - 2004), writer of historical, mystery and children’s novels, plays and poetry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Social and Cultural History; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Interdisciplinary Studies; Communication Studies; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 645 words.

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ALMEDINGEN, Edith Martha (1898 - 1971), novelist and poet

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 303 words.

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ALVAREZ, Al(fred) (<i>born</i> 1929), poet and author

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 314 words.

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ANGELOU, Marguerite Annie (1928 - 2014), writer, singer and actress

in Who Was Who

P ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Revolutions and Rebellions; Law and Politics; Political Behaviour; Performing Arts; Theatre; Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Musicology and Music History; Music; Applied Music. 296 words.

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