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Max Ernst

A German artist who spent most of his career in France, Max Ernst was an influential figure in the Dada and Surrealist movements of the 1920s and '30s, known especially for his experimental collage wo…

Ernst Mach

Ernst Mach is best known for an 1877 paper on supersonic velocity in which he gave his name to the ratio of an object's speed to the speed of sound (an object moving at the speed of sound is at Mach 1…

Ernst Jaffé Biography

hematologistDied: February 16, 2008 (Port Washington, New York) Best Known as: a doctor and groundbreaking hematologist Ernst Jaffé was a doctor and hematolo…

Ernst Alexanderson

Ernst Alexanderson Born: 1872 Birthplace: Sweden High frequency alternator—Alexanderson built a high …

Ernst Lubitsch

Ernst Lubitsch was a German-born filmmaker who had great success in Hollywood from the 1920s through the 1940s as a specialist in sophisticated comedies of manners. Originally a cabaret performer in B…

Ernst Stavro Blofeld

Ernst Stavro Blofeld is the longtime nemesis of secret agent James Bond in the novels of Ian Fleming. Blofeld is the mastermind behind the super-secret organization SPECTRE -- the Special Executive f…

Ernst Mayr 2005 Deaths

Ernst MayrAge: 100 top evolutionary biologist who developed the synthetic theory of evolution, which combined Darwin's theory of evolution with genetics. The theory, now widely accepted as tru…

Fred Ernst BUSBEY

BUSBEY, Fred Ernst, a Representative from Illinois; born in Tuscola, Douglas County, Ill., February 8, 1895; attended the public schools, Armour Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill., and Nort…

Richard Pretlow ERNST

Senate Years of Service: 1921-1927Party: RepublicanERNST, Richard Pretlow, a Senator from Kentucky; born in Covington, Ky., February 28, 1858; attended the public schools; graduated from Chicke…

Teasdale, Sara (Mrs. Ernst B. Filsinger)

Teasdale, Sara (Mrs. Ernst B. Filsinger)[1884-1933](3)Born in St. Louis, Missouri, August 10, 1884. Educated at private schools. She is the author of "Sonnets to Duse", 1907; "Helen of Troy, …