500 results found
Nguema, Francisco Macias(Encyclopedia)Nguema, Francisco Macias fränss´k mäsh´ys ngw´mä [key], 1924–79, first president of Equatorial Guinea (1968–79). Leading the leftist party for independence from Spain, he was vice pr...
Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Teodoro(Encyclopedia)Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Teodoro, 1942–, Equatoguinean military and political leader, president of Equatorial Guinea (1979–). He graduated (1963) from Spain's Zaragoza Military Academy while Equator...
Equatorial Guinea(Encyclopedia)Equatorial Guinea gn´ [key], officially Republic of Equatorial Guinea, republic (2015 est. pop. 741,000), 10,830 sq mi (28,051 sq km), W central Africa. It includes the islands of Bioko (formerly...
Romero, Francisco(Encyclopedia)Romero, Francisco fränss´k rm´r [key], 1891–1962, Argentine philosopher and essayist, b. Seville, Spain. One of the most prominent philosophers of Latin America, he was the leading repr...
Villa, Francisco(Encyclopedia)Villa, Francisco fränss´k v´yä [key], c.1877–1923, Mexican revolutionary, nicknamed Pancho Villa. His real name was Doroteo Arango. When Villa came of age, he declared his freedom from the...
Franco, Francisco(Encyclopedia)Franco, Francisco fränths´k fräng´k [key], 1892–1975, Spanish general and caudillo [leader]. He became a general at the age of 32 after commanding the Spanish Foreign Legion in Morocco. Du...
Pizarro, Francisco(Encyclopedia)Pizarro, Francisco pzä´r, Span. fränths´k pthär´r [key], c.1476–1541, Spanish conquistador, conqueror of Peru. Born in Trujillo, he was an illegitimate son of a Spanish gentleman a...
San Francisco(Encyclopedia)San Francisco sn frnss´k [key], city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are co...
São Francisco(Encyclopedia)São Francisco souN frssh´koo [key], river, c.1,800 mi (2,900 km) long, rising in the Serra de Canastra, SW Minas Gerais state, Brazil, and flowing northeast, then southeast through the sertão...
Toledo, Francisco(Encyclopedia)Toledo, Francisco, 1940–2019, Mexican artist and activist, b. Francisco Benjamín López Toledo. He drew upon his Zapotec heritage for his paintings, drawings, prints, collages, ceramics, and tapest...
Browse by Subject
- Earth and the Environment +-
- History +-
- Literature and the Arts +-
- Medicine +-
- People +-
- Philosophy and Religion +-
- Places +-
- Australia and Oceania
- Britain, Ireland, France, and the Low Countries
- Commonwealth of Independent States and the Baltic Nations
- Germany, Scandinavia, and Central Europe
- Latin America and the Caribbean
- Oceans, Continents, and Polar Regions
- Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, and the Balkans
- United States, Canada, and Greenland
- Plants and Animals +-
- Science and Technology +-
- Social Sciences and the Law +-
- Sports and Everyday Life +-