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dos Santos, José Eduardo(Encyclopedia)dos Santos, José Eduardo zhooz´ wär´doo doos säN´tooz [key], 1942–, president of Angola (1979–2017). Educated in the USSR as an engineer, he was foreign minister in the first ...
Lourenço, João Manuel Gonçalves(Encyclopedia)Lourenço, João Manuel Gonçalves, 1954–, Angolan political leader and military officer. A member of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), he fought against the Portuguese in th...
Neto, Agostinho(Encyclopedia)Neto, Agostinho gooshtn´yoo n´too [key], 1927–79, first president of independent Angola. A Portuguese-educated physician and poet, he founded the Popular Movement for the Liberation of...
Eanes, António dos Santos Ramalho(Encyclopedia)Eanes, António dos Santos Ramalho äNtôn´yoo doos säN´tooz rämäl´yoo yä´nsh [key], 1935–, Portuguese military leader and politician. Eanes became disillusioned with Portugal's co...
Santos(Encyclopedia)Santos sän´toos [key], city (1996 pop. 412,288), São Paulo state, SE Brazil, on the island of São Vicente in the Atlantic just off the mainland. It is 40 mi (64 km) SE of the city of São Paulo,...
Mallea, Eduardo(Encyclopedia)Mallea, Eduardo wär´ mäy´ä [key], 1903–82, Argentine novelist and essayist. Mallea is considered one of the outstanding Latin American literary figures. Existentialist thought, pa...
Barrios, Eduardo(Encyclopedia)Barrios, Eduardo wär´ bär´ys [key], 1884–1963, Chilean novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. He was director of libraries and minister of education in Chile. As a writer he w...
Nobel Prizes(Encyclopedia)Nobel PrizesYearPeaceChemistryPhysicsPhysiology or MedicineLiterature1901J. H. DunantFrédéric PassyJ. H. van't HoffW. C. RoentgenE. A. von BehringR. F. A. Sully-Prudhomme1902Élie DucommunC. A. Goba...
Fátima(Encyclopedia)Fátima fä´tm [key], hamlet, W central Portugal, in Beira Litoral. At the nearby Cova da Iria is the national shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fátima. This became a great Roman Catholic cent...
Patos, Lagoa dos(Encyclopedia)Patos, Lagoa dos lgô´ doos pä´toos [key] [Port.,=lake of the ducks], shallow tidal lagoon, c.150 mi (240 km) long and up to 30 mi (48 km) wide, Rio Grande do Sul state, SE Brazil. A wide s...
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