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Abel Smith, Col Richard Francis

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 135 words.

Born 11 Oct. 1933; s of Col Sir Henry Abel Smith, KCMG, KCVO, DSO and late Lady May Cambridge, o d of Earl of Athlone, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, DSO, PC, FRS and Princess Alice,...

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Abercorn

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Business Finance. 191 words.

KG 1999

Born 4 July 1934; er s of 4th Duke of Abercorn, and Lady Mary Kathleen Crichton (Dowager Duchess of Abercorn, GCVO) (d...

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Abrams, Mark Alexander [formerly Max Alexander Abramowitz] (1906–1994), social scientist

Michael Warren.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education. 872 words.

Abrams, Mark Alexander [formerly Max Alexander Abramowitz] (1906–1994), social scientist, was born at 57 Balfour Road, Edmonton, London, on 27 April 1906, one of eight children born to...

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Acland, Maj.-Gen. Sir John (Hugh Bevil)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 257 words.

KCB 1980; CBE 1978

Born 26 Nov. 1928; s of late Brig. Peter Acland, OBE, MC, TD and Bridget Susan Acland; m 1953, Myrtle Christian Euing, d of Brig. and Mrs Alastair...

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Addy, Mark Anthony (1840–1890), boatman and life-saver

John Price.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1085 words.

Addy, Mark Anthony (1840–1890), boatman and life-saver, was born at 2 Stage Buildings, The Parsonage, Manchester, on 13 April 1840, the sixth of eight children of Mark Addy (1801–1865), a...

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Adebowale-Schwarte, Maria

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Business Finance. 225 words.

Born 1968; d of Ezekiel Adebowale and Grace Olurin Adebowale; m 2002, Christoph Schwarte; one s one d

Director, Living Space Project, since 2013

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Aga Khan Iv, His Highness Prince Karim

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Religion. 516 words.

granted title His Highness by the Queen, 1957, granted title His Royal Highness by the Shah of Iran, 1959; KBE 2004

Born Genthod, Geneva, 13 Dec. 1936...

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Airlie

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Business Finance. 285 words.

KT 1985; GCVO 1984; PC 1984; Royal Victorian Chain, 1997; JP

Born 17 May 1926; e s of 12th Earl of Airlie, KT, GCVO, MC, and Lady Alexandra Marie Bridget Coke (...

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Aitken, William Mackie

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 112 words.

Born 15 April 1947; s of William Aitken and Nell Aitken

JP; DL; Member (C) Glasgow, Scottish Parliament, 1999–2011

Allan Glen’s Sch., Glasgow; Glasgow Coll....

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Akroyd, Edward (1810–1887), industrialist and philanthropist

John A. Hargreaves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1549 words.

Akroyd, Edward (1810–1887), industrialist and philanthropist, was born on 28 November 1810 at Brockholes, near Brookhouse, Ovenden, Halifax, the eldest of the ten children of Jonathan...

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