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Leguía, Augusto Bernardino

(Encyclopedia)Leguía, Augusto Bernardino ougo͞osˈtō bārnärdēˈnō lāgēˈä [key], 1863–1932, president of Peru (1908–12, 1919–30). In his second administration Leguía promulgated a new constitution ...

Ochino, Bernardino

(Encyclopedia)Ochino, Bernardino bārnärdēˈnō ōkēˈnō [key], 1487–1564, Italian religious reformer. Ochino was a Capuchin friar, a popular preacher, and vicar general of the Capuchins in 1538 and 1541. Inf...

Luini, Bernardino

(Encyclopedia)Luini, Bernardino bārnärdēˈnō lo͞oēˈnē [key], c.1480–1532, b. Luino, Italian painter, son of Giovanni Lutero. Among the extant works of his early years (before 1510) are a Pietà (Santa Mar...

Ramazzini, Bernardino

(Encyclopedia)Ramazzini, Bernardino bārnärdēˈnō rämät-tsēˈnē [key], 1633–1717, Italian physician. He was professor at Modena (1682–1700) and at Padua until 1714. He is often called the father of indus...

Rivadavia, Bernardino

(Encyclopedia)Rivadavia, Bernardino bārnärᵺēˈnō rēväᵺäˈvyä [key], 1780–1845, Argentine statesman and diplomat, first president of the United Provinces of La Plata (1826–27). He served (1806–7) u...

Telesio, Bernardino

(Encyclopedia)Telesio, Bernardino bĕrnärdēˈnō tālāˈzyō [key], 1509–88, Italian philosopher, one of the leaders in the attack on that part of Aristotelian philosophy that had furnished the foundation for ...

Franco, Itamar Augusto

(Encyclopedia)Franco, Itamar Augusto, 1930–2011, Brazilian political leader. He began his political career as mayor (1966–74) of his hometown, Juiz de Fora, and was subsequently (1974, 1982) elected to the Braz...

Sandino, Augusto César

(Encyclopedia)Sandino, Augusto César ougo͞osˈtō sāˈsär sändēˈnō [key], 1895–1934, Nicaraguan revolutionary general. A farmer and a mining engineer, he joined the liberal revolution (1926) against the c...

Pinochet Ugarte, Augusto

(Encyclopedia)Pinochet Ugarte, Augusto ougo͞osˈtō pēnōchāˈ o͞ogärˈtā [key], 1915–2006, president and dictator of Chile (1973–90). An army general who served as chief of staff (1972–73) and commande...

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