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Abbot, Gorham Dummer

Patrick G. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Education. 945 words.

Abbot, Gorham Dummer (03 September 1807–03 August 1874), educator of women and clergyman, was born in Brunswick, Maine, the son of “Squire” Jacob Abbot, a land trustee and sometime...

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Abdin, Dr Hasan

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Education. 123 words.

Born 1 Jan. 1939; m 1966, Manahil A. Abu Kashwa; two s three d

Ambassador of Sudan to the Court of St James’s, 2000–06

Univ. of Khartoum (BA 1965);...

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Abraham, Roy Clive

Philip J. Jaggar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Education. 928 words.

Abraham, Roy Clive (1890–1963), scholar of African languages and colonial administrator, was born on 16 December 1890 in Melbourne, Australia. From a Jewish background, he studied at...

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Abrahams, Prof. (Ian) David

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Medicine and Health; Education. 205 words.

PhD

Born Manchester, 15 Jan. 1958; s of late Harry Abrahams and of Leila Abrahams; m 2004, Penelope Lawrence Warwick; one d and two step ...

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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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Acheson, Sir (Ernest) Donald

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Medicine and Health; Education. 496 words.

KBE 1986

Born 17 Sept. 1926; s of Malcolm King Acheson, MC, MD, and Dorothy Josephine Rennoldson; m 1st, Barbara Mary Castle (marr. diss. 2002); one s four d...null...

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Acland, Sir Arthur Herbert Dyke, thirteenth baronet

Anne Ockwell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Education. 2792 words.

Acland, Sir Arthur Herbert Dyke, thirteenth baronet (1847–1926), politician and educational reformer, was born at Holnicote, near Porlock, Somerset, on 13 October 1847, the third son of Sir...

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Acland, Sir John

Mary Wolffe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; UK Politics. 809 words.

Acland, Sir John (c. 1552–1620), politician and benefactor, was the younger son of John Acland (d. 1553) of Acland Barton in the parish of Landkey, north Devon, and Margaret, daughter and...

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Acland, Sir Thomas Dyke, eleventh baronet

A. F. Pollard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Education. 1034 words.

Acland, Sir Thomas Dyke, eleventh baronet (1809–1898), politician and educational reformer, born at Killerton, Devon, on 25 May 1809, was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Dyke Acland...

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Acworth, George

Ronald H. Fritze.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 709 words.

Acworth, George (1534–1581x6), administrator and scholar, was born in London in 1534, the son of Thomas Acworth, a merchant taylor of London, and his wife, Anne. Thomas came from...

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