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Anna Harrison

Anna Symmes Harrison was the wife of U.S. president William Henry Harrison, but he died before she arrived in Washington to serve as the first lady. Anna was the daughter of Judge John Symmes, a prosp…

Anna Kournikova

Anna Kournikova was a tennis sensation in the late 1990s, when her good looks and big blonde hair made her a fan favorite and a popular Internet pinup. Anna Kournikova was a prodigy who played for Ru…

Anna Hazare

Name at birth: Kisan Baburao HazareAnna Hazare is the activist whose hunger strike in 2011 forced the Indian parliament to consider a serious anti-corruption bill after decades of delay. The moment ca…

Anna Paquin

Anna Paquin is the actress who stars as Sookie Stackhouse in the cable TV series True Blood. Paquin, a Canadian native who grew up in New Zealand, was only 11 when she won an Oscar as best supporting …

Anna and the King

Director:Andy TennantWriter:Steve MeersonFox 2000; R; 140 minutesRelease:12/99Cast:Jodie Foster, Chow Yun-Fat, Bai Ling If the name sounds familiar, you're right: Anna and the King is indeed…

Anna Kendrick

Actress Anna Kendrick earned an Oscar nomination in 2010 for her role in the Jason Reitman movie Up in the Air. In the film she plays George Clooney's buttoned-down colleague -- as opposed to his unbu…

William Henry SEWARD

Senate Years of Service: 1849-1861Party: Whig; RepublicanSEWARD, William Henry, a Senator from New York; born in Florida, Orange County, N.Y., on May 16, 1801; after preparatory studies, gradua…

William Seward Burroughs

William Seward Burroughs Born: 1857Birthplace: Rochester, N.Y Calculating machine—In 1885 Burroughs submitted his first patent for his “calculating machine. ” This first mode…

Seward Henry WILLIAMS

WILLIAMS, Seward Henry, a Representative from Ohio; born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y., November 7, 1870; attended the common schools, the Amsterdam Academy, Williams College, Williamst…

James Lindsay SEWARD

SEWARD, James Lindsay, a Representative from Georgia; born in Dublin, Laurens County, Ga., on October 30, 1813; attended the common schools; moved with his parents to Thomas County in 1826; stu…