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Cabanel, Rudolphe (1762/3–1839), engineer and theatre designer

John Earl.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art Forms; Engineering (General). 514 words.

Cabanel, Rudolphe (1762/3–1839), engineer and theatre designer, was 'a native' of Aachen (some accounts say Liège) but lived in London for most of his life. Little is known of his family or...

Cody [formerly Cowdery], Samuel Franklin (1861–1913), showman and aeronautical designer

John A. Bagley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Performing Arts. 871 words.

Cody [formerly Cowdery], Samuel Franklin (1861–1913), showman and aeronautical designer, was born on 6 March 1861 in Davenport, Iowa, USA, the fourth of five children of Samuel Franklin...

Day, Daniel (1683–1767), engineer and founder of Fairlop fair, Essex

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Engineering (General). 564 words.

Day, Daniel (1683–1767), engineer and founder of Fairlop fair, Essex, was born in Southwark, Surrey, where his father was a prosperous brewer. Day never married, and resided all his working...

Hammarskjöld, Knut (Olof Hjalmar Åkesson)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 245 words.

Born Geneva, 16 Jan. 1922; Swedish; m Inga-Lill; four s from former marriages; died 3 Jan. 2012

Director, 1948, and Chairman, 1987–94, then Emeritus Chairman,...

Mileto [Melida, Melide], Walter of (fl. c.1170–c.1220), scribe and Augustinian canon

Andrew N. J. Dunning.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Theatre. 873 words.

Mileto [Melida, Melide], Walter of (fl. c.1170–c.1220), scribe and Augustinian canon, presumably took his name from Mileto (called Melide in the chronicle of Roger of Howden) in Calabria,...

Oman, Julia Trevelyan [married name Julia Trevelyan Strong, Lady Strong] (1930–2003), designer and gardener

Catherine A. Surowiec.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art Forms; Agriculture and Farming. 1214 words.

Oman, Julia Trevelyan [married name Julia Trevelyan Strong, Lady Strong] (1930–2003), designer and gardener, was born on 11 July 1930 at 30 Abingdon Villas, Kensington, London, the elder...

Rogers, Will

Peter C. Rollins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Radio; Literature; Humour; Journalism; Performing Arts; Theatre. 2200 words.

Rogers, Will (04 November 1879–15 August 1935), entertainer and social commentator, was born William Penn Adair Rogers near Oologah, Oklahoma, in what was then the Cooweescoowee District of...

Tilyou, George Cornelius

Judith A. Adams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Performing Arts. 1579 words.

Tilyou, George Cornelius (03 February 1862–30 November 1914), amusement park entrepreneur and inventor, was born in New York City, the son of Peter Augustus Tilyou, a hotel proprietor, and...