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Nyerere, Julius Kambarage(Encyclopedia)Nyerere, Julius Kambarage kämbrä´g nr´r [key], c.1922–99, African political leader, first president (1964–85) of Tanzania. Educated at Makerere College (Uganda) and the Univ. o...
Julius(Encyclopedia)Julius, in the New Testament, centurion in whose charge Paul was sent to Rome.
Arusha(Encyclopedia)Arusha roo´sh [key], city (2012 pop. 416,442), capital of Arusha prov., NE Tanzania. It is an industrial and administrative center, connected by rail with Tanga on the Indian Ocean and with Ken...
Rosenwald, Julius(Encyclopedia)Rosenwald, Julius r´znwôld [key], 1862–1932, American merchant and philanthropist, b. Springfield, Ill. He was president (1910–25), and later chairman of the board, of the mail-order house o...
Cohnheim, Julius(Encyclopedia)Cohnheim, Julius yoo´lyoos kn´hm [key], 1839–84, German experimental histologist and pathologist. In a relatively brief life Cohnheim made a series of remarkable contributions to the rapid...
Pollux, Julius(Encyclopedia)Pollux, Julius pl´ks [key], fl. 170, Egyptian Greek lexicographer, b. Naucratis. He compiled a Greek lexicon for Emperor Commodus. ...
Plücker, Julius(Encyclopedia)Plücker, Julius yoo´lyoos plü´kr [key], 1801–68, German mathematician and physicist. He became professor of mathematics (1836) and of physics (1847) at the Univ. of Bonn. He is known for h...
Nepos, Julius(Encyclopedia)Nepos, Julius, d. 480, Roman emperor of the West (474–80). The military governor of Dalmatia, he was appointed emperor of the West by Leo I, emperor of the East. A year later he was deposed by Orest...
Wellhausen, Julius(Encyclopedia)Wellhausen, Julius yool´yoos vl´houzn [key], 1844–1918, leading German biblical scholar of the 19th cent. He is recognized for his documentary hypothesis that sought to account for both ...
Rudel, Julius(Encyclopedia)Rudel, Julius, 1921–2014, Austrian-American conductor, b. Vienna, grad. Mannes School of Music (1942). A child prodigy on the violin and piano, he studied at the Vienna Academy of Music. After his f...
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