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(Encyclopedia) grub: see larva .

Grubbs, Robert Howard

(Encyclopedia) Grubbs, Robert Howard, 1942–, American chemist, b. near Possum Trot, Ky., Ph.D. Columbia, 1968. Grubbs was on the faculty at Michigan State Univ. from 1969 to 1978 before becoming a professor...

Gruber, Franz

(Encyclopedia) Gruber, Franz fränts´ gro͞o´bər [key], 1787–1863, Austrian organist. On Christmas Eve in 1818 he composed his one published work, the music for the poem Silent Night by the local...

Grudziądz

(Encyclopedia) Grudziądz gro͞o´jôNts [key], Ger. Graudenz, city (1993 est. pop. 103,300), Kujawsko-Pomorskie prov., N central Poland, a port on the Vistula River. Industries include lumber milling...

Gruen, Victor

(Encyclopedia) Gruen, Victor gro͞o´ən [key], 1903–80, American architect, often called the inventor of the modern shopping mall, b. Vienna as Viktor David Grünbaum. In Vienna, he studied at the Technol...

Gruenberg, Louis

(Encyclopedia) Gruenberg, Louis gro͞o´ənbûrg [key], 1884–1964, American composer, b. Russia; pupil of Busoni. After concert tours as a pianist in Europe and America, he settled in the United States as ...

Gruening, Ernest Henry

(Encyclopedia) Gruening, Ernest Henry grēn´ĭng [key], 1887–1974, American political leader, governor of Alaska (1939–53), and U.S. Senator (1959–69), b. New York City. He became interested in journa...

Gruenther, Alfred Maximilian

(Encyclopedia) Gruenther, Alfred Maximilian, 1899–1983, U.S. general, b. Platte Center, Nebr. A brilliant staff officer, during World War II he was deputy chief of staff to Dwight D. Eisenhower in London (1...

Gruffydd ap Llywelyn

(Encyclopedia) Gruffydd ap Llywelyn or Llewelyn grĭf´ĭᵺ äp hləwĕl´ĭn, lo͞oĕl´ĭn [key], d. 1063, ruler of Wales (1039–63). A series of campaigns against other Welsh princes made him ...