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'Balthazar' can also refer to...

Alexandre-Balthazar-Laurent Grimod de la Reynière (1758—1838)



Balthazar Ayala (1548—1584)

Balthazar Johannes Vorster (1915—1983)

Balthazar Lieutaud (c. 1720—1780)

Balthazar Sanchez (c. 1544—1602) confectioner

Balthazar Walter Foster (1840—1913) physician and politician

Jean-Balthazar-Marie Mallard La Varende, comte de (1887—1959)

Sir Balthazar Gerbier (1592—1667) art agent, miniature painter, and architect


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A very large wine bottle, equivalent in capacity to sixteen regular bottles. The name comes, in the 1930s, from the king of Babylon (otherwise Belshazzar), who ‘made a great feast … and drank wine before a thousand’ (Daniel 5:1).

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