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Getty, Jean Paul

(Encyclopedia)Getty, Jean Paul, 1892–1976, American business executive, one of the richest men in the world during his life, b. Minneapolis, Minn. He inherited his father's oil business, George F. Getty, Inc., be...

Getty Center

(Encyclopedia)Getty Center, art museum complex in Brentwood, Calif., operated by the J. Paul Getty Trust. It consists of six buildings on 124 acres (50 hectares) located on a spectacular promontory overlooking Los ...

Jean Paul

(Encyclopedia)Jean Paul: see Richter, Johann Paul Friedrich.

Paul, Jean

(Encyclopedia)Paul, Jean: see Richter, Johann Paul Friedrich.

Belmondo, Jean-Paul

(Encyclopedia)Belmondo, Jean-Paul zhäN-pl blmôNd´ [key], 1933–, French film actor, b. Neuilly-sur-Seine, studied Paris Conservatory. Belmondo made his film debut in 1957, but first gained fame in Breathl...

Sartre, Jean-Paul

(Encyclopedia)Sartre, Jean-Paul zhäN-pôl sär´tr [key], 1905–80, French philosopher, playwright, and novelist. Influenced by German philosophy, particularly that of Heidegger, Sartre was a leading exponent o...

Marat, Jean Paul

(Encyclopedia)Marat, Jean Paul zhäN pl märä´ [key], 1743–93, French revolutionary, b. Switzerland. He studied medicine in England, acquired some repute as a doctor in London and Paris, and wrote scientific ...

Millet, Jean François

(Encyclopedia)Millet, Jean François, 1814–75, French painter. He was born into a poor farming family. In 1837 an award enabled him to go to Paris, where he studied with Delaroche. In 1849 he settled in Barbizon,...


(Encyclopedia)Malibu ml´boo [key], resort and residential city (2010 pop. 12,645), S Calif., W of Los Angeles and near Santa Monica, inc. 1991. Due to its relative reclusiveness, Malibu (and the somewhat lar...

Gondi, Paul de

(Encyclopedia)Gondi, Paul de: see Retz, Jean François Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de.

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