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Achebe, Prof. Chinua

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing. 438 words.

FRSL 1983

Born 16 Nov. 1930; s of Isaiah and Janet Achebe; m 1961, Christiana Okoli; two s two d; died 21 March 2013

author; Professor Emeritus, University...

Adams, William Davenport (1851–1904), journalist and compiler of reference works

Lewis Melville.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Journalism; Education. 378 words.

Adams, William Davenport (1851–1904), journalist and compiler of reference works, was born at Park Terrace, New Park Road, Brixton, on 28 December 1851, the elder surviving son of William...

Aiken, Joan Delano, (Mrs Julius Goldstein)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing. 647 words.

MBE 1999

Born 4 Sept. 1924; d of Conrad Potter Aiken and Jessie McDonald; m 1st, 1945, Ronald George Brown (d 1955); one ...

Alexander, Prof. (John) David

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing. 305 words.

Hon. CBE 1998; DPhil

Born 18 Oct. 1932; s of John David Alexander, Sr and Mary Agnes McKinnon; m 1956, Catharine Coleman; one s two d; died 25 July 2010...

Alston, Prof. Robin Carfrae

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing. 794 words.

OBE 1992; FSA

Born 29 Jan. 1933; s of late Wilfred Louis Alston; m 1st, 1957, Joanna Ormiston (marr. diss. 1996; she d 2009); one s one d (and one ...

Andreski, Prof. Stanislav Leonard

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing. 436 words.

Born 18 May 1919; m 1977 Ruth Ash; two s two d from a former marriage; died 26 Sept. 2007

Professor of Sociology, University of Reading, 1964–84, then Emeritus;...

Andrews, William

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing. 225 words.

Born Kirkby Woodhouse, Notts, 11 Aug. 1848; y s of Edward and Sarah Andrews; m 1st, 1874, Jeanie Leslie Carnie (d 1892); two ...

Angelou, Marguerite Annie, (Maya)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 294 words.

Born St Louis, 4 April 1928; d of Bailey Johnson and Vivian Baxter Johnson; one s; died 28 May 2014

writer, singer and actress

George Washington High Sch.,...

Anstee, Dame Margaret (Joan)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Education; Literature; Publishing. 711 words.

DCMG 1994

Born 25 June 1926; d of Edward Curtis Anstee and Anne Adaliza (née Mills); died 25 Aug. 2016

lecturer, writer and consultant on UN issues and...

Arnell, Richard Anthony Sayer

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literature; Publishing; Music. 474 words.

Born 15 Sept. 1917; s of late Richard Sayer Arnell and Hélène Marie Scherf; m 1992, Joan Heycock; one s three d from former marriages; died 10 April 2009

composer;...