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Abbot, Francis Ellingwood

Robert Bruce Mullin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1005 words.

Abbot, Francis Ellingwood (06 November 1836–23 October 1903), Unitarian clergyman and philosopher, was born in Boston, the son of Joseph Hale Abbot and Fanny Ellingwood Larcom. The senior...

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Abell, Adam

Stephanie M. Thorson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education; History. 1078 words.

Abell, Adam (1475x80?–1537?), Franciscan friar and chronicler, was born in Salt Preston, Haddingtonshire, but the names and occupations of his parents are not recorded and details of his...

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Abingdon, Henry

Margaret Harvey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 531 words.

Abingdon, Henry (d. 1437), ecclesiastic and college head, probably came from Abingdon in Berkshire. He was first elected a fellow of Merton in 1390 and spent most of his later career either...

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Abrahams, Israel

Bryan Diamond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Religious Studies. 1172 words.

Abrahams, Israel (1858–1925), Jewish scholar and historian, was born on 26 November 1858 at 10 Finsbury Square, London, the second son in the family of four sons and two daughters of...

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Abramsky, Yehezkel

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics; Education. 914 words.

Abramsky, Yehezkel (1886–1976), rabbinic scholar and Orthodox Jewish leader, was born on or about 7 February 1886 in Dashkovtsy, near Most and Grodno, Lithuania, the third child and eldest...

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Abulafia, Prof. Anna Brechta Sapir

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Religion. 220 words.

DTh, LittD; FRHistS

Born New York, 8 May 1952; d of Boris and Berti Sapir; m 1979, David Samuel Harvard Abulafia, qv; two d

Professor of the...

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Acharya, Prof. Diwakar Nath

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Religion. 151 words.

PhD

Born Kathmandu, 6 Nov. 1969; s of Loknath Acharya and Durga Devi Acharya; m 1997, Shobha; one s one d

Spalding Professor of Eastern Religions...

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Ackroyd, Rev. Prof. Peter Runham

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Religion. 499 words.

PhD, DD

Born 15 Sept. 1917; s of Jabez Robert Ackroyd and Winifred (née Brown); m 1st, 1940, Evelyn Alice Nutt (d 1990), BSc (Manch.), d of William Young Nutt; two ...

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Acrelius, Israel

Thaddeus Russell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education; History. 610 words.

Acrelius, Israel (04 December 1714–25 April 1800), Lutheran clergyman and author, was born in Öster-Âker, Sweden, the son of Johan Acrelius, a pastor, and Sara Gahm. At the age of twelve he...

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Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg, first Baron Acton

Josef L. Altholz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Education; History. 4652 words.

Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg, first Baron Acton (1834–1902), historian and moralist, was born at Naples on 10 January 1834, the only child of Sir Ferdinand Richard Edward Acton,...

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