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Bourbon, Antoine de(Encyclopedia)Bourbon, Antoine de äNtwän´ d boorbôN´ [key], 1518–62, duc de Vendôme, king of Navarre through his marriage to Jeanne d'Albret; father of Henry IV of France. He converted to Protestantism ...
Étex, Antoine(Encyclopedia)Étex, Antoine äNtwän´ tks´ [key], 1808–88, French sculptor, painter, and architect. A pupil of Ingres, he is best known as a sculptor. Among his works are two large groups, Resistance and P...
Antoine, Père(Encyclopedia)Antoine, Père pr ntwän´ [key], 1748–1829, Spanish priest in New Orleans, a Capuchin friar. His family name was Mareno, and the Spanish name given to him by the church was Antonio de Sedella. ...
Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de(Encyclopedia)Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de (Antoine-Marie-Roger de Saint-Exupéry)äNtwän´-mär´-rôzh´ d sNtgzüpr´ [key], 1900–1944, French aviator and writer. He became a commercial pilot and ...
Granvelle, Antoine Perrenot de(Encyclopedia)Granvelle, Antoine Perrenot de äNtwän´ prn´ d gräNvl´ [key], 1517–86, statesman in the service of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V and of King Philip II of Spain; cardinal of the Roman C...
Baïf, Jean Antoine de(Encyclopedia)Baïf, Jean Antoine de zhäN äNtwän´ d bäf´ [key], 1532–89, French poet of the Pléiade (see under Pleiad). He wrote sonnets, didactic and satirical poems, and plays. ...
Bougainville, Louis Antoine de(Encyclopedia)Bougainville, Louis Antoine de lw äNtwän´ d boogNvl´ [key], 1729–1811, French navigator. He accompanied Montcalm to Canada as aide-de-camp, and he later (c.1764) established a colony o...
Silvestre de Sacy(Encyclopedia)Silvestre de Sacy: see Sacy, Antoine Isaac, Baron Silvestre de.
Jomini, Antoine Henri(Encyclopedia)Jomini, Antoine Henri äNtwän´ äNr´ zhômn´ [key], 1779–1869, Swiss general and military writer. He organized (1799) the militia of the Helvetic Republic and after 1804 served as staff of...
Carême, Marie Antoine(Encyclopedia)Carême, Marie Antoine mär´ äNtwän´ kärm´ [key], 1784–1833, celebrated French cook and gastronomist. He was chef for Talleyrand, Czar Alexander I, George IV, and Baron Rothschild. His wri...
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