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Givenchy, Hubert de

(Encyclopedia)Givenchy, Hubert de (Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy)übr´ d zhväNsh´ [key], 1927–2018, French fashion designer. An assistant designer to Schiaparelli, he opened his own hous...

Burgh, Hubert de

(Encyclopedia)Burgh, Hubert de hyoo´brt d bûrg, bûr´ [key], d. 1243, chief justiciar of England under kings John and Henry III. Having served as a royal minister and commander in France, he was appointe...

Walter, Hubert

(Encyclopedia)Walter, Hubert, d. 1205, English archbishop and statesman. He was clerk to his uncle, Ranulf de Glanvill, and in 1186 he was made dean of York. In 1189 he was appointed bishop of Salisbury, and he acc...

Drouais, François-Hubert

(Encyclopedia)Drouais, François-Hubert fräNswä´-übâr´ droo´ [key], 1727–75, French painter, a follower of François Boucher, whose style he imitated. Under the patronage of the court he painted portra...

Maga, Hubert

(Encyclopedia)Maga, Hubert (Hubert Coutoucou Maga)übâr´ mä´gä [key], 1916–2000, political leader in Dahomey (now Benin). A teacher, he became active in politics and was (1951–58) a representative in the F...

Saint-Hubert

(Encyclopedia)Saint-Hubert sNtübr´ [key], town (1991 pop. 5,689), Luxembourg prov., SE Belgium, in the Ardennes. It is a tourist resort. Of note is a former Benedictine abbey (reputedly founded in the 7th cen...

Gravelot, Hubert

(Encyclopedia)Gravelot, Hubert übr´ grävl´ [key], 1699–1772, French engraver. Gravelot was instrumental in introducing the French rococo pictorial tradition to England. The books he illustrated include th...

Work, Hubert

(Encyclopedia)Work, Hubert, 1860–1942, American cabinet officer, b. Marion Center, Pa. A practicing physician in Colorado, he became prominent in state and then in national Republican politics. He was Postmaster ...

Robert, Hubert

(Encyclopedia)Robert, Hubert übâr´ rôbr´ [key], 1733–1808, French painter and landscape architect. A follower of Piranesi and Pannini, Robert was known as a painter of idealized landscapes, fantastic ruins...

Roches, Peter des

(Encyclopedia)Roches, Peter des d rsh [key], d. 1238, English churchman and statesman, b. Poitou. A chamberlain under Richard I of England, then entered the service of King John, who gave him rich estates and m...

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