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Frei Montalva, Eduardo Nicanor

(Encyclopedia)Frei Montalva, Eduardo Nicanor āˌᵺwärˈᵺō nēkänōrˈ frā mōntälˈvä [key], 1911–82, president of Chile (1964–70). A lawyer and editor, he was a founder (1938) of the National Falange...

Parra, Nicanor

(Encyclopedia)Parra, Nicanor nēkänōrˈ päˈrä [key], 1914–2018, Chilean poet, grad. Univ. of Chile (1938), studied at Brown, Oxford. A poet who was also a mathematician and physicist and a professor of theor...

Barrios, Eduardo

(Encyclopedia)Barrios, Eduardo āᵺwärˈᵺō bärˈyōs [key], 1884–1963, Chilean novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. He was director of libraries and minister of education in Chile. As a writer he w...

Mallea, Eduardo

(Encyclopedia)Mallea, Eduardo āˌᵺwärˈᵺō mäyāˈä [key], 1903–82, Argentine novelist and essayist. Mallea is considered one of the outstanding Latin American literary figures. Existentialist thought, pa...

Otto, Frei Paul

(Encyclopedia)Otto, Frei Paul ôˈtō [key], 1925–2015, German architect. Most notable for his tensile and pneumatic structures, Otto was among the first major architects to experiment with lightweight design. H...

Piñera, Sebastián

(Encyclopedia)Piñera, Sebastián (Miguel Juan Sebastián Piñera Echenique) mēgĕlˈ hwän sābästyänˈ pēnyāˈrä āchāˈnēkā [key], 1949–, Chilean business executive and politician, president of Chile ...

De Filippo, Eduardo

(Encyclopedia)De Filippo, Eduardo ādwärˈdō dā fēlĭpˈpō [key], 1900–1984, Neapolitan playwright and actor. In his scores of plays he combined pathos and farce. Napoli milionaria (1946) depicts postwar Nap...

Torroja y Miret, Eduardo

(Encyclopedia)Torroja y Miret, Eduardo āˌdwärˈᵺō tō-rōˈhä ē mērĕtˈ [key], 1900–1961, Spanish structural architect. With José Maria Aguirre he founded (1934) an experimental institute to develop ne...

dos Santos, José Eduardo

(Encyclopedia)dos Santos, José Eduardo zho͞ozĕˈ ēᵺwärˈdo͞o do͞os säNˈto͞oz [key], 1942–, president of Angola (1979–2017). Educated in the USSR as an engineer, he was foreign minister in the first ...

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