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Denis Diderot

Denis Diderot is one of the towering figures of the 18th century Enlightenment period, thanks largely to his editorship of the Encylopédie, one of the great attempts to catalog human knowledge. A pro…

Denis Villenueve

Denis Villenueve is the French-Canadian film director whose string of successes include the kidnapping thriller Prisoners (2013), the drug war drama Sicario (2015), and the Oscar-nominated sci-fi epic…

Denis Johnson

Denis Johnson was an American writer whose 2007 novel Tree of Smoke won the National Book Award. He was also a poet, journalist and playwright whose work is often described as stories of lost and des…

Denis Potvin

Denis PotvinBorn: Oct. 29, 1953Hockey D won Norris Trophy 3 times (1976,78-79); 5-time All-NHL 1st-team; led NY Islanders to 4 Stanley Cups.Sam PollockN - QMike Powell

Denis Leary

Denis Leary was an acerbic Boston comedian until 2004, when he refashioned himself as a serious dramatic actor in the cable TV series Rescue Me. A graduate of Boston's Emerson College, he worked the c…

Powers Denied the Government

Learn what the national and state governments are not allowed to do in the United States. Source: The U.S. Government Printing OfficeNational Government State Governments* May not violate the…

Denis Compton Biography

Denis ComptonAge: 78 one of Britain's greatest cricket players; had a career of just over 20 years; set record after record, including, most runs scored 3,816 and most centuries (100–ru…

Denis Michael HURLEY

HURLEY, Denis Michael, a Representative from New York; born in the city of Limerick, Ireland, March 14, 1843; immigrated to the United States in 1850 with his parents, who settled in Brooklyn, …

Denis O'LEARY

O'LEARY, Denis, a Representative from New York; born in Manhasset, Queens County, N.Y., January 22, 1863; attended the public schools; taught in the public schools; was graduated from the law s…

O’LEARY, Denis

O’LEARY, Denis, a Representative from New York; born in Manhasset, Queens County, N.Y., January 22, 1863; attended the public schools; taught in the public schools; was graduated from the l…