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Armand Hammer Biography

Armand Hammerindustrialist, art collector, philanthropistBorn: 5/21/1898Birthplace: New York City As the son of a Russian immigrant and doctor, Hammer in many respects followed in his father?

Armand Assante Biography

Armand Assante actorBorn: 10/4/1949Birthplace: New York City A versatile leading and supporting player known for his dark, sexy good looks, he has appeared in numerous movies, including?

Schwerner, Chaney, and Goodman

(Encyclopedia) Schwerner, Chaney, and Goodman, American civil-rights workers in the South during the 1960s. Michael Schwerner (b. 1939) and Andrew Goodman (b. 1943), both white New Yorkers, went to?

Fallires, Armand

(Encyclopedia) Fallires, Armand rmN fly?r, 1841?1931, president of the French republic (1906?13). A lawyer, he became a member of the chamber of deputies in 1876. He was a member of various?

Hammer, Armand

(Encyclopedia) Hammer, Armand, 1898?1990, American business executive, b. New York City. He began in his father's pharmaceutical business and then expanded it into the Soviet Union. He returned?

Fizeau, Armand Hippolyte Louis

(Encyclopedia) Fizeau, Armand Hippolyte Louis rmN ?pl?t lw? f?z?, 1819?96, French physicist. The first to measure (1849) the velocity of light in air, he also determined its speed in water. He?

Ranc, Armand Jean le Bouthillier de

(Encyclopedia) Ranc, Armand Jean le Bouthillier de rmN zhN l? bo?ot?y? d? rNs?, 1626?1700, French religious reformer, founder of the Trappists. He was of a noble family, was well educated,?

Sully-Prudhomme, Ren Franois Armand

(Encyclopedia) Sully-Prudhomme, Ren Franois Armand r?n? frNsw rmN sl?-prdm, 1839?1907, French poet associated with the Parnassians. His early poetry, including Stances et pomes (1865?

Polignac, Jules Armand, prince de

(Encyclopedia) Polignac, Jules Armand, prince de zhl rmN pr?Ns d? pl?nyk, 1780?1847, French statesman. Belonging to one of the oldest families of France, he emigrated with them during the?