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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...

Comodoro Rivadavia

(Encyclopedia)Comodoro Rivadavia kōmōᵺōˈrō rēväᵺaˈvyä [key], city, Chubut prov., S Arg...

Dorrego, Manuel

(Encyclopedia)Dorrego, Manuel mänwĕlˈ dôr-rāˈgō [key], 1787–1828, Argentine statesman and soldier, governor of Buenos Aires province (1820, 1827–28). After serving for a time in the War of Independence, ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Bahía Blanca

(Encyclopedia)Bahía Blanca blängˈkä [key], city, Buenos Aires prov., SE Argentina, a port near the head of the ...

Rodríguez, Martín

(Encyclopedia)Rodríguez, Martín rôᵺrēˈgās [key], 1771–1844, Argentine general, governor of Buenos Aires prov. (1820–24). With Juan Martín de Pueyrredón, he organized a force to expel the British invad...

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