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Gil Vicente

(Encyclopedia) Gil Vicente: see Vicente, Gil .

Gil Kane 2000 Deaths

Gil KaneAge: 73 self-taught comic-book artist who, in the late 1950s and early '60s, reprised classic superheroes, such as Green Lantern and Atom, for DC Comics and Marvel. He later…

Gil Hodges Biography

Gil HodgesBorn: Apr. 4, 1924Baseball 1B-Manager tied Major League record with four home runs in one game on Aug 31, 1950; won three Gold Gloves (1957-59); drove in 100 runs in seven…

Shaham, Gil

violinistBirthplace: Urbana, Ill.Born: 1971

Brewer's: Gil Blas

(g soft). The hero of Le Sage's novel of the same name. Timid, but audacious; well-disposed, but easily led astray; shrewd, but easily gulled by practising on his vanity; good-natured, but…

Vicente, Gil

(Encyclopedia) Vicente, Gil Port. zhēl vēsĕnt´ə, Span. hēl vēthĕn´tā [key], 1470?–1536?, Portuguese dramatist and poet, considered second only to Camões. Vicente was attached to the…

Gil Scott-Heron

Gil Scott-Heron was the poet-rapper-singer best known for the jazzy 1970 spoken-word classic "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised." Born in Chicago, Gil Scott-Heron was raised in Tennessee and then…

Gil Robles, José María

(Encyclopedia) Gil Robles, José María hōsā´ märē´ä hēl rō´blās [key], 1898–1980, Spanish politician. In 1931, after the proclamation of the Second Republic, he became leader of the…

González de Ávila, Gil

(Encyclopedia) González de Ávila, Gil hēl gōnthä´lĕth dā ä´vēlä [key], d. 1543, Spanish conquistador. Despite the opposition of Pedro Arias de Ávila , he conquered Honduras,…