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Gernreich, Rudi (Rudolph)(Encyclopedia)Gernreich, Rudi (Rudolph) grn´rkh [key], 1922–85, American fashion designer, b. Vienna. In 1938, he fled to California, where he studied in Los Angeles. He worked as a dancer and costume design...
Rudolph(Encyclopedia)Rudolph: see Raoul, king of France.
Schildkraut, Rudolph(Encyclopedia)Schildkraut, Rudolph shlt´krout [key], 1862–1930, Austrian actor. He was a member of Max Reinhardt's Deutsches Theater, Berlin. In 1911 he came to the United States and until 1922 was a star of t...
Valentino, Rudolph(Encyclopedia)Valentino, Rudolph vlnt´n [key], 1895–1926, American film actor, b. Italy as Rodolfo Guglielmi. He emigrated to the United States in 1913 and, after a brief career as a dancer and bit playe...
Ford, Gerald Rudolph(Encyclopedia)Ford, Gerald Rudolph, 1913–2006, 38th president of the United States (1974–77), b. Omaha, Nebr. He was originally named Leslie Lynch King, Jr., but his parents were divorced when he was two, and w...
Rudolph, Paul Marvin(Encyclopedia)Rudolph, Paul Marvin, 1918–97, American modernist architect, b. Elkton, Ky. Rudolph taught at several universities and served as chair of the Yale architecture department from 1958–65. He was one ...
Rudolph, Wilma Glodean(Encyclopedia)Rudolph, Wilma Glodean, 1940–94, American track and field athlete, b. Clarksville, Tenn. The 20th of 22 children, she overcame childhood polio to become one of the premiere athletes of her time. She...
Garfield, James Rudolph(Encyclopedia)Garfield, James Rudolph, 1865–1950, U.S. Secretary of the Interior (1907–9), b. Hiram, Ohio; son of President James A. Garfield. After being admitted to the Ohio bar in 1888, he became a lawyer in...
Marcus, Rudolph Arthur(Encyclopedia)Marcus, Rudolph Arthur, 1923–, American chemist, b. Montreal, Canada. A professor at the California Institute of Technology, he was awarded the 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a theory ...
Giuliani, Rudolph William(Encyclopedia)Giuliani, Rudolph William jool-ä´n [key], 1944–, American government official, b. Brooklyn, N.Y. He attended Manhattan College and studied law at New York Univ. In the Justice Dept. as ass...
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