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Lange, Dorothea(Encyclopedia)Lange, Dorothea, 1895–1965, American photographer, b. Hoboken, N.J. as Dorothea Nutzhorn, adopted her mother's maiden name in her twenties. From 1916 until 1932, Lange operated a portrait studio. Du...
Sophia Dorothea(Encyclopedia)Sophia Dorothea sf´ drth´ [key], 1666–1726, electress of Hanover, wife of Elector George Louis (later King George I of England); sometimes called Sophia Dorothea of Celle. Married to...
Rockburne, Dorothea(Encyclopedia)Rockburne, Dorothea, 1932–, American artist, b. Quebec, Canada. The configurations of Rockburne's constructions are predetermined by the nature of her materials and by various limiting rules of her ...
Lange, Christian Louis(Encyclopedia)Lange, Christian Louis krs´tyän loo´ läng´ [key], 1869–1938, Norwegian pacifist. In his youth he joined the Young Norway movement and worked for the separation of Norway from Sweden. He...
Lange, David Russell(Encyclopedia)Lange, David Russell lng [key], 1942–2005, New Zealand politician. After receiving his law degree (LL.M., 1970) he fought for the rights of the underprivileged in Auckland, and was elected to the ...
Lange, Friedrich Albert(Encyclopedia)Lange, Friedrich Albert fr´drkh äl´brt läng´ [key], 1828–75, German neo-Kantian philosopher. He accepted the materialistic method of investigating phenomena but rejected its concept of ...
Kielland, Alexander Lange(Encyclopedia)Kielland, Alexander Lange älksän´dr läng´ khl´län [key], 1849–1906, Norwegian novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. Two early volumes of short stories—Tales of Two Countries...
Dix, Dorothea Lynde(Encyclopedia)Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802–87, American social reformer, pioneer in the movement for humane treatment of the insane, b. Hampden, Maine. For many years she ran a school in Boston. In 1841 she visited ...
Lieven, Dorothea, Princess(Encyclopedia)Lieven, Dorothea, Princess l´vn [key], 1785–1857, Russian noblewoman; wife of the Russian ambassador to London (1812–34). After her husband's recall she settled in Paris. A brilliant personal...
Hemans, Felicia Dorothea (Browne)(Encyclopedia)Hemans, Felicia Dorothea (Browne) hm´nz [key], 1793–1835, English poet. She married Capt. Alfred Hemans in 1812, had five children, and separated from him n 1818. Although she wrote much mild ...
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