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buddleia

(Encyclopedia) buddleia or buddleja: see logania.

Budé, Guillaume

(Encyclopedia) Budé, Guillaume gym´ büd´, 1467–1540, French humanist, b. Paris. Budé, known also by the Latinized form of his name, Budaeus, was a towering figure of the Renaissance. He was…

Budenny, Semyon Mikhailovich

(Encyclopedia) Budenny, Semyon Mikhailovich smyôn mkh´lvch boodyô´n, 1883–1973, Russian marshal. A sergeant major in the czarist cavalry, he joined the Communist party in 1919, helped to…

Budge, Don

(Encyclopedia) Budge, Don (John Donald Budge), 1915–2000, American tennis player, b. Oakland, Calif. A powerful, consistent player, Budge was the first person to capture the sport's grand slam,…

Budgell, Eustace

(Encyclopedia) Budgell, Eustace bj´l, 1686–1737, English essayist. He as a cousin of Addison, through whose aid he obtained several public offices. Budgell contributed to the Tatler, the Spectator…

budgerigar

(Encyclopedia) budgerigar bj´rgär: see parakeet.

budget

(Encyclopedia) budget, inclusive list of proposed expenditures and expected receipts of any person, enterprise, or government for a specified period, usually one year. Budget estimates are based on…

Budweis

(Encyclopedia) Budweis: see eské Budjovice, Czech Republic.

Buell, Abel

(Encyclopedia) Buell, Abel byoo´l, 1742–1822, American silversmith, engraver, and type founder, b. Killingworth, Conn. He engraved a number of maps, including maps of the Florida coast and a large…

Buell, Don Carlos

(Encyclopedia) Buell, Don Carlos, 1818–98, Union general in the Civil War, b. near Marietta, Ohio, grad. West Point, 1841. Buell was appointed brigadier general of volunteers in the Civil War (May,…