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Hertzog, James Barry Munnik(Encyclopedia)Hertzog, James Barry Munnik hûrt´sg, hrt´sôkh [key], 1866–1942, South African military and political leader. Before the South African War, in which he commanded a division of the Boer forces...
Marshall, Barry James(Encyclopedia)Marshall, Barry James, 1951–, Australian physician, grad. Univ. of Western Australia (M.B., B.S., 1974). Marshall he was on the staff at the Royal Perth Hospital from 1977 to 1986 and on the faculty...
Barry(Encyclopedia)Barry, Welsh Barri, town (1991 pop. 45,053) and port, Vale of Glamorgan, S Wales, on the Bristol Channel. Once a major coal-exporting port, its more diversified export products include cement, flour, ...
St. Leger, Barry(Encyclopedia)St. Leger, Barry, 1737–89, British officer in the American Revolution. In the French and Indian Wars he served at Louisburg (1758) and with Gen. James Wolfe at Quebec. He was given (1777) command of...
Cornwall, Barry(Encyclopedia)Cornwall, Barry, pseud. of Bryan Waller Procter, 1787–1874, English author. His sentimental songs were much in vogue during his lifetime. Included among Cornwall's longer works are Dramatic Scenes (...
Barry, Elizabeth(Encyclopedia)Barry, Elizabeth, 1658–1713, English actress. She gained entrance to the stage through the patronage of the earl of Rochester. From the time of her appearances at the Theatre Royal (1682–95) until...
Barry, John(Encyclopedia)Barry, John, 1745–1803, U.S. naval officer in the American Revolution, b. Co. Wexford, Ireland. He went as a youth to Philadelphia, where he was a trader and a shipmaster. In the Revolution he comma...
Barry, Philip(Encyclopedia)Barry, Philip, 1896–1949, American dramatist, b. Rochester, N.Y., grad. Yale, 1919, and studied under George Pierce Baker at Harvard. He is primarily known for his satirical, somewhat unconventional...
Commoner, Barry(Encyclopedia)Commoner, Barry, 1917–2012, American biologist, educator, and activist, one of the founders of the modern environmental movement, b. Brooklyn, N.Y., grad. Columbia (B.A., 1937), Harvard (Ph.D., 1941...
Bonds, Barry Lamar(Encyclopedia)Bonds, Barry Lamar, 1964–, American baseball player, b. Riverside, Calif. Bonds grew up surrounded by baseball; his father, Bobby Bonds, was a San Francisco Giants outfielder (1968–74), and the gr...
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