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Gilbert John

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1810–89)

American comedian and manager. Gilbert began his stage career at the Tremont Theatre in his home town of Boston in 1828 and worked the frontier circuit until his debut ...

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John Gilbert

Eve Golden.

March 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Film. 384 pages.

A biography of the man the 2011 Oscar-winning The Artist was based on, the dazzling comet of the silent screen, John Gilbert (1897-1936). MGM's hottest male sex symbol of the 1920s, her...

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Gilbert, John

Thomas W. Collins.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film. 2116 words.

Gilbert, John (10 July 1899–09 January 1936), actor, was born John Cecil Pringle in Logan, Utah, the son of John Pringle, a theatrical producer, and Ida Adair Apperly, an actress. His...

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Halkett, John Gilbert Hay

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 85 words.

Born 12 May 1863; o s of late John Gilbert Halkett of Balendoch, Perthshire, and Isabel, d of Rev. Robert Wallace; m 1908, Mary Jessie Muriel, ...

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Gilbert, Sir John Thomas

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 221 words.

Kt 1897; LLD; FSA, MRIA

Born Dublin, 1829; s of John Gilbert, Consul for Portugal; m 1891, Rosa, d of Joseph Stevenson Mulholland, MD, Belfast; ...

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Crompton, John Gilbert Frederic

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 40 words.

Born 1869; o s of late John Gilbert Crompton and 2nd wife Caroline Georgiana, o d of late Frederick Chaplin of Tathwell Hall, Lincolnshire; died 31 March 1919

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Winant, John Gilbert

Sylvia B. Larson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1918 words.

Winant, John Gilbert (23 February 1889–03 November 1947), governor and ambassador, was born in New York City, the son of Frederick Winant, a real estate broker, and Jeanette Laura Gilbert....

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Gilbert, John Gibbs

Kent Neely.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 899 words.

Gilbert, John Gibbs (27 February 1810–17 June 1889), actor, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of John Neal Gilbert and Elizabeth Atkins. His interest in the stage began while he...

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Gilbert, John (Sir)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; 19th-Century Art. 1196 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 21 July 1817, in Blackheath; died 5 October 1897.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Historical subjects, military...

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Graham, John Gilbert

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Religious Art; Christian Art; 19th-Century Art. 389 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 1794, in Glasgow; died 4 June 1866, in Yorkhill.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

John Gilbert Graham...

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Gilbert, John Wesley

Michele Valerie Ronnick.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1191 words.

professor of ancient Greek, philologist, ordained Methodist minister in the Colored Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church, and missionary to the Congo, was born in Hephzibah, Georgia, not far...

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John Gilbert Cooper

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

John Gilbert Cooper was born in Nottinghamshire and died in Mayfair, London, in April 1769. Born of an ancient family whose loyalties to the Crown during the reign of Charles I considerably...

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Gilbert, John (Sir) (21 July 1817)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 1116 words.

John Gilbert was a pupil of George Lance, who had himself been a pupil of Haydon. At the age of

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Cooper, John Gilbert (1723–69)

John Valdimir Price.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 436 words.

John Gilbert Cooper was born in Nottinghamshire and died in Mayfair, London, in April 1769. Born of an ancient

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Cooper, John Gilbert (1722–1769), writer

Robin Dix.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature. 904 words.

Cooper, John Gilbert (1722–1769), writer, was born on 24 August 1722 at Lockington, Leicestershire, the eldest of five children of John Gilbert (bap. 1672?, d. 1773) and Dorothy (bap. 1695, null...

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Baker, John Gilbert (1834–1920), botanist

Ray Desmond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Botany. 1170 words.

Baker, John Gilbert (1834–1920), botanist, was born on 13 January 1834 at Guisborough, Yorkshire, the son of John Baker, draper and grocer, and his wife, Mary Gilbert. In August 1834 his...

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Hurst, John Gilbert (1927–2003), archaeologist

Christopher Dyer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology. 1193 words.

Hurst, John Gilbert (1927–2003), archaeologist, was born on 15 August 1927 at the Brunswick Nursing Home, Cambridge, the only son of Charles Chamberlain Hurst (1870–1947), a plant...

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Gilbert, Sir John (1817–1897), illustrator and painter

Lisa Small.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1253 words.

Gilbert, Sir John (1817–1897), illustrator and painter, was born on 21 July 1817 at Blackheath, London, one of six children of George Felix Gilbert, a retired militiaman and a land and...

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Gilbert, John (1693–1761), archbishop of York

M. E. Clayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1454 words.

Gilbert, John (1693–1761), archbishop of York, was born on 18 October 1693, and baptized on 24 October at Christ Church Greyfriars, London. He was the son of John Gilbert of London, a...

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Gilbert, Sir Martin John (1936–2015), historian

Richard J. Evans.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Education; History. 2323 words.

Gilbert, Sir Martin John (1936–2015), historian, was born at 87 Fordwych Road, West Hampstead, London, on 25 October 1936, the son of Peter Gilbert (1902–1976), manufacturing jeweller, and...

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Gilbert John

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1810–89)

American comedian and manager. Gilbert began his stage career at the Tremont Theatre in his home town of Boston in 1828 and worked the frontier circuit until his debut ...

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