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Chaim Potok 2002 Deaths

Chaim PotokAge: 73 novelist and rabbi whose best-selling book The Chosen, about a young man struggling with his obligation to follow in his father's footsteps and become a rabbi, offered the…

Potok, Chaim

authorBirthplace: New York CityBorn: 1929Died: 2002

Grade, Chaim

(Encyclopedia) Grade, Chaim khīəm gräd´ə [key], 1910–82, Lithuanian novelist and poet. Grade, who wrote in Yiddish, became one of the prominant members of an experimental writers…

Weizmann, Chaim

(Encyclopedia) Weizmann, Chaim khīm´ vīts´män [key], 1874–1952, scientist and Zionist leader, first president (1948–52) of Israel, b. Russia, grad. Univ. of Freiburg, 1899. He lectured…

Soutine, Chaïm

(Encyclopedia) Soutine, Chaïm khī´yĭm so͞otēn´ [key], 1893–1943, French expressionist painter, b. near Minsk, Russia (now Belarus). He went to Paris in 1913 and joined the bohemian…

Chaim Herzog Biography

Chaim HerzogAge: 78 Israeli statesman. Served as President from 1983 to 1993, chief delegate to United Nations from 1975 to 1978, as well as many other high-ranking positions. Died: April 17…

Stern, Isaac

(Encyclopedia) Stern, Isaac, 1920–2001, American violinist, b. Kremenets, in what is now Ukraine. Brought to the United States as an infant, Stern began piano lessons at the age of six…

Aleksandr Prokhorov 2002 Deaths

Aleksandr ProkhorovAge: 85 Russian physicist who won a 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work in the field of quantum electronics. Died: Moscow, Jan. 8, 2002Chaim PotokM - QHenry Quadracci…

George Porter 2002 Deaths

George PorterAge: 81 British scientist who shared the 1967 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Manfred Eigen and Ronald George Wreyford Norrish for their studies of “extremely fast chemical…

2002 Deaths: M - Q

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