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Albert Camus

Albert Camus was one of the most highly-regarded French writers while he was alive, and today his books continue to be bestsellers in France and staples of university courses in Western literature and…

Albert

(An) A chain from the waistcoat pocket to a button in front of the waistcoat. So called from Prince Albert, the consort of Queen Victoria. When he went to Birmingham, in 1849, he was presen…

Prince Albert

Albert was the beloved husband and trusted advisor of Britain's Queen Victoria. First cousins, they were married on 10 February 1840, two years after Victoria became queen at age 18. Despite public …

Fat Albert

Fat Albert was the central character of the 1970s TV cartoon series Fat Albert and The Cosby Kids, created by stand-up comedian Bill Cosby. The first appearance of an animated Fat Albert was in 1969,…

Albert Salmi

Albert Salmi studied at the prestigious Actors Studio in the 1950s and got his first big break in 1955, when he starred as Bo, the brash young cowboy, in the original Broadway production of Bus Stop. …

Albert Berry

The idea of parachutes had been around a long time, with the original credit going to either the Chinese or to Leonardo da Vinci, but the first man to ever jump out of an airplane with a parachute was…

Albert Einstein

Thanks to his theory of relativity, Albert Einstein became the most famous scientist of the 20th century. In 1905, while working in a Swiss patent office, Albert Einstein published a paper proposing …

Albert GALLATIN

GALLATIN, Albert, a Representative and Senator-elect from Pennsylvania; born in Geneva, Switzerland, January 29, 1761; was graduated from the University of Geneva in 1779; immigrated to the Uni…

Albert Ellis

psychologistBorn: September 27, 1913Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pa.Died: July 24, 2007 Albert Ellis introduced a new approach to the field of psychology in the 1950s call…

Eddie Albert

Eddie Albert(Edward Albert Heimberger)actorBorn: 4/22/1906Birthplace: Rock Island, Illinois A stage, screen, and television actor whose film credits include Roman Holiday (1953) and I'll Cry …