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Mugabe, Robert Gabriel(Encyclopedia)Mugabe, Robert Gabriel moogä´b, –b [key], 1924–2019, president of Zimbabwe (1987–2017). A founder of the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) in 1963 and a guerrilla leader, he was imp...
Mnangagwa, Emmerson Dambudzo(Encyclopedia)Mnangagwa, Emmerson Dambudzo, 1942?–, Zimbabwean political leader. A guerrilla leader during the struggle against white-minority rule, he received military training in China and was imprisoned (1965...
Harvey, Gabriel(Encyclopedia)Harvey, Gabriel, 1545?–1630?, English author. He studied at Cambridge and became a fellow of Pembroke Hall. There he became friends with Edmund Spenser, who later celebrated Harvey as Hobbinol in Th...
Gabriel(Encyclopedia)Gabriel g´brl [key], archangel, the divine herald. In the Bible he appears to Daniel (twice), to Zacharias, and to the Virgin Mary in the Annunciation (Dan. 8.16; 9.21; Luke 1.19,26,27). Christ...
Greene, Robert(Encyclopedia)Greene, Robert, 1558?–1592, English author. His short romances, written in the manner of Lyly's Euphues, include Pandosto (1588), from which Shakespeare drew the plot for A Winter's Tale, and Menaph...
Lalemant, Gabriel(Encyclopedia)Lalemant, Gabriel (Saint Gabriel Lalemant)gäbrl´ lälmäN´ [key], 1610–49, French Jesuit missionary in North America, nephew of Charles Lalemant and Jérôme Lalemant, one of the Jesuit Marty...
Max, Gabriel(Encyclopedia)Max, Gabriel gä´brl mäks [key], 1840–1915, German painter and illustrator, b. Prague; son and pupil of the sculptor Josef Max (1803–54). A student of psychology and anthropology, Gabriel Ma...
Miró, Gabriel(Encyclopedia)Miró, Gabriel: see Miró Ferrer, Gabriel.
Téllez, Gabriel(Encyclopedia)Téllez, Gabriel: see Tirso de Molina.
Terra, Gabriel(Encyclopedia)Terra, Gabriel gäbrl´ t´rä [key], 1873–1942, president of Uruguay (1931–38). In his early career a member of the Colorado party under the leadership of Batlle y Ordóñez, Terra served i...
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