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Adam (c. 1152—1222) abbot of Melrose and bishop of Caithness




Adam (c. 1130—1181) theologian and bishop of St Asaph


Adam Abell (c. 1477—1537) Franciscan friar and chronicler

Adam Albright

Adam and Eva

Adam and Eve

Adam And The Ants

Adam Anderson (1692—1765) historian of commerce

Adam Anderson (1780—1846) natural philosopher and engineer

Adam Anglicus supposed theologian

Adam Ant (b. 1954)

Adam Arvidsson

Adam Averell (1754—1847) Primitive Wesleyan Methodist minister

Adam B. Becker

Adam B. Seligman

Adam Badeau (1831—1895)

Adam Baynes (c. 1622—1671) parliamentarian army officer

Adam Bede

Adam Bell

Adam Bellenden (c. 1572—1648) bishop of Dunblane and of Aberdeen

Adam Black (1784—1874) publisher and politician

Adam Blackadder (c. 1659—1701) merchant and writer on covenanting

Adam Blackadder (fl. c. 1309—1329) supposed author


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The postulated male ancestor for all modern humans, who lived in Africa between about 100 000 and 200 000 years ago. ‘Adam’ is based on a change in the human Y chromosome that occurred at that time in one descendant of Adam and is now present in all human males, except for some Africans. See also mitochondrial eve.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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