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Maupassant, Guy de(Encyclopedia)Maupassant, Guy de g d mpäsäN´ [key], 1850–93, French novelist and short-story writer, of an ancient Norman family. He worked in a government office at Paris and became known c.1880 as the ...
Boyd, Ernest(Encyclopedia)Boyd, Ernest, 1887–1946, American critic and author, b. Dubin, Ireland. In the British consular service, he resigned in 1920 and settled in New York City, where he became an important literary figur...
Beauchamp, Guy de(Encyclopedia)Beauchamp, Guy de: see Warwick, Guy de Beauchamp, earl of.
Chauliac, Guy de(Encyclopedia)Chauliac, Guy de g d shlyäk´ [key], c.1300–1368, French surgeon. At Avignon he was physician to Pope Clement VI and to two of his successors. His Chirurgia magna (1363) was used as a manual ...
Mollet, Guy(Encyclopedia)Mollet, Guy g môl´ [key], 1905–75, French politician. A former schoolteacher and a wartime resistance fighter, he rose to prominence in the Socialist party after World War II. He served as min...
Guy of Chauliac(Encyclopedia)Guy of Chauliac: see Chauliac, Guy de.
Fawkes, Guy(Encyclopedia)Fawkes, Guy: see Gunpowder Plot.
Chamberlin, Guy(Encyclopedia)Chamberlin, Guy (Berlin Guy Champ Chamberlin), 1894–1967, American football coach and player, b. Blue Springs, Neb., grad. Univ. of Nebraska, 1916. Chamberlin was one of the greatest ends of his tim...
Guy, Thomas(Encyclopedia)Guy, Thomas g [key], 1645?–1724, English philanthropist, founder of Guy's Hospital, London (1721). As a printer and bookseller, Guy amassed a fortune, which he devoted to private and institutional...
Johnson, Guy(Encyclopedia)Johnson, Guy, c.1740–1788, Loyalist leader in colonial New York, b. Ireland. He emigrated to America as a boy and married (1763) a daughter of Sir William Johnson, whom he succeeded as superintenden...
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