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Hugenberg, Alfred(Encyclopedia)Hugenberg, Alfred äl´frt hoo´gnbrkh [key], 1865–1951, German financier and politician. He was president of the directorate of the Krupp firm (1909–18), entered the Reichstag in 1919, an...
Alfred(Encyclopedia)Alfred, 849–99, king of Wessex (871–99), sometimes called Alfred the Great, b. Wantage, Berkshire. Early Life The youngest son of King Æthelwulf, he was sent in 853 to Rome, where the pope gave h...
Rosenberg, Alfred(Encyclopedia)Rosenberg, Alfred äl´frt r´znbrk [key], 1893–1946, German Nazi leader. He was born in Reval (now Tallinn, Estonia), and studied architecture in Riga, and later in Moscow. Returning to Rev...
Beit, Alfred(Encyclopedia)Beit, Alfred bt [key], 1853–1906, South African financier, b. Hamburg. He went to South Africa in 1875, grew rich from the development of diamond mines, and was a colleague and lieutenant of Cecil...
Tarski, Alfred(Encyclopedia)Tarski, Alfred tär´sk [key], 1901–83, Polish-American mathematician and philosopher, Ph.D. Univ. of Warsaw, 1924, b. Alfred Teitelbaum, changed his named 1923. He lectured at Warsaw until 1939, ...
Döblin, Alfred(Encyclopedia)Döblin, Alfred äl´frt döbln´ [key], 1878–1957, German novelist and physician. His experiences as a psychiatrist in the workers' district of Berlin served as the basis for his experimental n...
Pleasonton, Alfred(Encyclopedia)Pleasonton, Alfred, 1824–97, Union general in the American Civil War, b. Washington, D.C. He served in the Mexican War and in the Indian wars on the frontier. In the Civil War, he distinguished hims...
Newton, Alfred(Encyclopedia)Newton, Alfred, 1829–1907, English zoologist, b. Geneva. He studied (1854–65) ornithology in Lapland, Iceland, the West Indies, and North America and in 1866 became the first professor of zoology ...
Noyes, Alfred(Encyclopedia)Noyes, Alfred noiz [key], 1880–1958, English poet, best known for his poems The Highwayman and The Barrel-Organ. His first volume of verse, Loom of Years, appeared in 1902. It was followed by such p...
Henschke, Alfred(Encyclopedia)Henschke, Alfred: see Klabund.
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