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eugenics

(Encyclopedia) eugenics yo͞ojĕn´ĭks [key], study of human genetics and of methods to improve the inherited characteristics, physical and mental, of the human race. Efforts to…

Eugene

(Encyclopedia) Eugene, city (1990 pop. 112,669), seat of Lane co., W Oregon, on the Willamette River; inc. 1862. A processing and shipping center in a farming area, the Emerald…

Eugene III

(Encyclopedia) Eugene III, d. 1153, pope (1145–53), a Pisan named Bernard (probably in full Bernardo dei Paganelli di Montemagno); successor of Lucius II. Before his election he was…

Eugene of Savoy

(Encyclopedia) Eugene of Savoy, 1663–1736, prince of the house of Savoy , general in the service of the Holy Roman Empire. Born in Paris, he was the son of Eugène, comte de…

Eugene IV

(Encyclopedia) Eugene IV, 1383–1447, pope (1431–47), a Venetian named Gabriele Condulmer; successor of Martin V. He was of exemplary character and ascetic habits. Gregory XII, his uncle…

Eugene Debs

Name at birth: Eugene Victor DebsEugene V. Debs was a union organizer in the late 19th century who became a five-time presidential candidate in the early 20th century as a socialist. Eugene "Gene"…

Eugene Levy

Eugene Levy is a comedy veteran and now Canadian TV royalty, thanks to dozens of screen appearances, from the comedy hit American Pie (1999) to the Emmy-winning TV series Schitt's Creek. Levy has…

Eugene Chung

Eugene ChungBorn: June 14, 1969Football OL first player of Asian descent to be selected in the first round of the NFL draft (1992, 13th overall by New England); All-Big East Conference…

Eugene Garfield

Dr. Eugene Garfield is the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) and a pioneer in the field of citation analysis. Garfield studied at the University of Colorado and Berkeley…

Eugene Onegin

Music:Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyLibretto:Tchaikovsky and K. S. Shilovsky, based on the poem by PushkinPremiere:Moscow, March 29, 1879 Tchaikovsky himself is said to have been enamored of the…