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Aramburu, Pedro Eugenio

(Encyclopedia)Aramburu, Pedro Eugenio pāˈthrō āo͞ohāˈnyō ärämbo͞oˈro͞o [key], 1903–70, president of Argentina (1955–58). An army general, he participated in the overthrow of Juan Perón in Sept., 1...

Beltrami, Eugenio

(Encyclopedia)Beltrami, Eugenio āo͞ojĕˈnyō bālträˈmē [key], 1835–99, Italian mathematician. He is famous for his work on non-euclidean geometry, electricity, and magnetism. ...

Montale, Eugenio

(Encyclopedia)Montale, Eugenio āo͞ojĕˈnyō mōntäˈlā [key], 1896–1981, Italian poet, critic, and translator. After working as an editor, Montale became chief librarian of the Gabinetto Vieusseux in Florenc...

Pedro

(Encyclopedia)Pedro. For Spanish and Portuguese rulers thus named, use Peter.

Pedro I

(Encyclopedia)Pedro I (Dom Pedro de Alcântara) pāˈdrō [key], 1798–1834, first emperor of Brazil (1822–31); son of John VI of Portugal. Dom Pedro was a child when the Portuguese royal family, fleeing from Na...

Montero Ríos, Eugenio

(Encyclopedia)Montero Ríos, Eugenio āo͞ohāˈnyō mōntāˈrō rēˈōs [key], 1832–1914, Spanish statesman and jurist. He was professor of canon law at the universities of Oviedo, Santiago, and Madrid. He ent...

Ors, Eugenio d'

(Encyclopedia)Ors, Eugenio d' āo͞ohāˈnyō dôrs [key], 1882–1954, Spanish writer. His works include Glosari, brief essays in which he attempted to relate passing events to aesthetic and intellectual concepts;...

Fages, Pedro

(Encyclopedia)Fages, Pedro pāˈᵺrō fäˈhās [key], fl. 1767–96, Spanish governor of Alta California (1782–91). In Mexico in 1767, he was ordered to accompany the expedition of Gaspar de Portolá, which est...

Almodóvar, Pedro

(Encyclopedia)Almodóvar, Pedro pāˈᵺrō älmōᵺōˈbär [key], 1951–, Spanish film director. Almodóvar began making short films using an inexpensive Super 8 camera in the early 1970s, graduated to longer 1...

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