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Nabokov, Vladimir(Encyclopedia)Nabokov, Vladimir vläd´mr näbô´kf [key], 1899–1977, Russian-American author, b. St. Petersburg, Russia. He emigrated to England after the Russian Revolution of 1917 and graduated from Cam...
Vladimir I(Encyclopedia)Vladimir I vld´mr, Rus. vldy´mr [key], Volodymyr Ivldy´myr [key], or Saint Vladimir, d. 1015, first Christian grand duke of Kiev (c.980–1015); son of Sviatoslav. In 970, V...
Vladimir(Encyclopedia)Vladimir vldy´mr [key], city (1989 pop. 350,000), capital of Vladimir region, W central European Russia, on the Klyazma River. A rail junction, it has industries producing machinery, chemicals,...
Igor(Encyclopedia)Igor (Igor Sviatoslavich)´gr svyätslä´vch [key], 1151–1202, Russian prince. In 1185 he was defeated by the Cumans in an expedition that was immortalized in the epic Slovo o polku Igore...
Ussachevsky, Vladimir(Encyclopedia)Ussachevsky, Vladimir vldy´mr ooschf´sk [key], 1911–90, Russian-American composer, b. Manchuria. Ussachevsky emigrated to the United States in 1931 and studied at the Eastman School....
Meiar, Vladimír(Encyclopedia)Meiar, Vladimír, 1942–, Slovakian political leader. A member of the Communist party of Czechoslovakia, Meiar was ousted in 1970 after having supported party reforms following the Warsaw Pact in...
Nazor, Vladimir(Encyclopedia)Nazor, Vladimir vldy´mr nä´zôr [key], 1876–1949, Yugoslav poet and novelist, b. Croatia. Nazor's early career paralleled the emergence of the Young Croatian literary movement. His verses i...
Maek, Vladimir(Encyclopedia)Maek or Machek, Vladimir both: vläd´mr mä´chk [key], 1879–1964, Croatian political leader. He headed the Croatian Peasant party from 1928. A vigorous opponent of the dictatorship of King...
Machek, Vladimir(Encyclopedia)Machek, Vladimir: see Maek, Vladimir.
Tatlin, Vladimir(Encyclopedia)Tatlin, Vladimir tät´lyn [key], 1885–1953, Russian painter and sculptor, known as the Father of Russian constructivism. After graduating (1910) from the Moscow Academy of Fine Arts, he traveled ...
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