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Victor Hugo

Victor-Marie Hugo was one of France's most distinguished writers: a poet, dramatist and novelist of the romantic school of the 19th century. His most famous works in English are his two epic novels, T…

France

France country profile, with map and flag of France; geography, history, politics, government, economy, population, culture, religion, languages, and largest cities.

Coleridge: France: an Ode

LoveDejection: an OdeFrance: an Ode I Ye Clouds! that far above me float and pause, Whose pathless march no mortal may control! Ye Ocean-Waves! that, wheresoe'er ye roll, Yie…

Samuel Fuller

Samuel Fuller was a maverick filmmaker who wowed critics in the 1950s and '60s with low-budget movies such as Pickup on South Street (1953), House of Bamboo (1955) and The Naked Kiss (1964). He starte…

George FULLER

FULLER, George, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Norwich, Conn., November 7, 1802; attended the public schools; moved to Pennsylvania and resided in Montrose; engaged in mercantile p…

Timothy FULLER

FULLER, Timothy, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Chilmark, Dukes County, Mass., July 11, 1778; received a classical education and was graduated from Harvard University in 1801; tau…

Victor Borge

Name at birth: Børge Rosenbaum.Victor Borge was once called "the funniest pianist on Earth" by The Washington Post. He toured the world for decades with his popular one-man show, which mixed classical…

Victor Mature

Victor MatureactorBorn: 1/29/1913Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky This hunky Hollywood leading man and supporting actor tackled many genres—westerns, crime and costume dramas, comedy, an…

Victor HEINTZ

HEINTZ, Victor, a Representative from Ohio; born on a farm near Grayville, White County, Ill., November 20, 1876; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of Cincinnati in…

Victor MURDOCK

MURDOCK, Victor, a Representative from Kansas; born in Burlingame, Osage County, Kans. March 18, 1871; moved with his parents to Wichita in 1872; attended the common schools and Lewis Academy a…