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Ernest

(Duke). A poetical romance by Henry of Veldig (Waldeck), contemporary with Frederick Barbarossa. Duke Ernest is son-in-law of Kaiser Konrad II. Having murdered his feudal lord, he went on a…

Christopher

(St.). The giant carried a child over a brook, and said, “Chylde, thou hast put me in grete peryll. I might bere no greater burden.” To which the child answered, “Marvel t…

Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford was the brilliant New Zealand physicist who explained natural radioactivity, determined the structure of the atom, and changed one element into another (nitrogen to oxygen) by splitt…

Ernest Gallo

vinterDied: March 6, 2007 (Modesto, California) Best Known as: vintner With little more than a high-school education, Gallo created one of the world’s …

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway is one of the most famous American writers of the 20th century, the author of A Farewell to Arms and The Sun Also Rises. He wrote novels and short stories about outdoorsmen, expatria…

Ernest Shackleton

Ernest Shackleton was a British explorer of the South Pole who is best remembered for leading his crew to safety after the failed expedition of the Endurance (1914-16). Ernest Shackleton had been a ju…

Ernest Borgnine

Name at birth: Ermes Effron BorgninoOnce one of Hollywood's busiest character actors and a frequent villain, Ernest Borgnine was best known for his good-guy roles in two television favorites, the wart…

Ernest Gross

Ernest GrossAge: 92 influential American diplomat and lawyer. He held key positions in the State Department and the U.N. during the Cold War and took significant actions against genocide and S…

Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine(Ermes Effron Borgnine)actorBorn: 1/24/1917Birthplace: Hamden, Connecticut A heavy-set veteran character actor with more than 70 movies to his credit, he earned acclaim as the l…

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest HemingwaynovelistBorn: 7/21/1899Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois Nobel Prize-winning novelist and short-story writer considered spokesman of the “lost generation.” His works,…