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Allende, Isabel(Encyclopedia)Allende, Isabel, 1942–, Chilean novelist. Since the 1973 coup in which her cousin, President Salvador Allende Gossens, died, Isabel Allende, who is among the most notable contemporary Chilean writer...
Isabel(Encyclopedia)Isabel, 1846–1921, princess imperial of Brazil; eldest daughter of Pedro II. She acted as regent in her father's absence. Her marriage to the comte d'Eu added to her own unpopularity and probably co...
Allende, Ignacio(Encyclopedia)Allende, Ignacio gnä´sy äyn´d [key], 1779–1811, Mexican revolutionist. He was a captain in the army when he joined the movement against Spanish domination. He played a prominent part in ...
Bishop, Isabel(Encyclopedia)Bishop, Isabel, 1902–88, American painter, b. Cincinnati, Ohio. Influenced by the New York City painters of the 1930s, Bishop produced numerous paintings of working women. Her pensive nude studies, ...
Santa Isabel(Encyclopedia)Santa Isabel: see Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.
Allende Gossens, Salvador(Encyclopedia)Allende Gossens, Salvador sälvär´ äyn´d g´sns [key], 1908–73, president of Chile (1970–73). A physician, he helped found the Chilean Socialist party in 1933, was minister of hea...
Isabel of Bavaria(Encyclopedia)Isabel of Bavaria, 1371–1435, French queen, consort of Charles VI, daughter of the duke of Bavaria. After her marriage (1385) she was several times regent for her demented husband. Sympathizing with...
Cole, Margaret Isabel (Postgate)(Encyclopedia)Cole, Margaret Isabel (Postgate): see Cole, George Douglas Howard.
Lagos Escobar, Ricardo(Encyclopedia)Lagos Escobar, Ricardo rkär´d lä´gs skbär´ [key], 1938–, Chilean political leader. A lawyer and economist, he was an academic and served as secretary-general of the Univ. of Chile un...
Perón, Isabel María Martínez de(Encyclopedia)Perón, Isabel María Martínez de: see under Perón, Juan Domingo.
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