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Burgess, Anthony(Encyclopedia)Burgess, Anthony bûr´js [key], 1917–93, English novelist, b. Manchester as John Anthony Burgess Wilson, grad. Manchester Univ., 1940. He taught school in England and in East Asia and pursued an ...
Burgess, Gelett(Encyclopedia)Burgess, Gelett (Frank Gelett Burgess)jlt´ [key], 1866–1951, American humorist, b. Boston. His ability as an illustrator led him into magazine work, and he was soon writing humorous articles an...
Blunt, Anthony Frederick(Encyclopedia)Blunt, Anthony Frederick, 1907–83, English art historian and Soviet spy, grad. Cambridge. Director of the Courtauld Institute of Art after 1947 and professor of the history of art at the Univ. of Lo...
Burgess, John William(Encyclopedia)Burgess, John William, 1844–1931, American educator and political scientist, b. Tennessee. He served in the Union army in the Civil War and after the war graduated from Amherst (1867). He was admitt...
Fokker, Anthony(Encyclopedia)Fokker, Anthony fôk´r [key], 1890–1939, Dutch-American aircraft manufacturer, b. Kediri, Java, as Anton Herman Gerard Fokker. He established aircraft factories in Germany before World War I and ...
Collins, Anthony(Encyclopedia)Collins, Anthony, 1676–1729, English theologian; a friend of John Locke. He set forth the position of the deists and defended the cause of rational theology. His Discourse of Free Thinking (1713) wa...
Quinn, Anthony(Encyclopedia)Quinn, Anthony (Anthony Rudolph Oaxaca Quinn), 1915–2001, American actor, b. Chihuahua, Mex. His family moved to Los Angeles when he was four years old. Quinn had a number of jobs before turning to ...
Anthony, Saint(Encyclopedia)Anthony, Saint n´tn, n´thn [key], 251?–c.350, Egyptian hermit, called St. Anthony of Egypt and St. Anthony the Abbot. At the age of 20 he gave away his large inheritance and became a h...
Anthony, Marc(Encyclopedia)Anthony, Marc: see Antony.
Trollope, Anthony(Encyclopedia)Trollope, Anthony trl´p [key], 1815–82, one of the great English novelists. After spending seven unhappy years in London as a clerk in the general post office, he transferred (1841) to Ireland ...
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