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Lovecraft, H. P.

(Encyclopedia) Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips Lovecraft), 1890–1937, American writer, b. Providence, R.I. A master of Gothic horror, fantasy, and science fiction of a most rococo…

Schwarzkopf, H. Norman

(Encyclopedia) Schwarzkopf, H. Norman (Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr.), 1934–2012, U.S. army general, b. Trenton, N.J. He graduated from West Point (1956) and served two tours of duty…

Wells, H. G.

(Encyclopedia) Wells, H. G. (Herbert George Wells), 1866–1946, English author. Although he is probably best remembered for his works of science fiction, he was also an imaginative…

Lawrence, D. H.

(Encyclopedia) Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert Lawrence), 1885–1930, English author, one of the primary shapers of 20th-century fiction. Life The son of a Nottingham…

Deve Gowda, H. D.

(Encyclopedia) Deve Gowda, H. D. (Haradanahalli Dodde Gowda Deve Gowda) här˝ədän˝əhä´lē dō´dā dā´vā gou´də [key], 1933–, Indian political leader, prime minister of India (1996–97), b.…

Munro, H. H.

(Encyclopedia) Munro, H. H. (Hector Hugh Munro), pseud. Saki sä´kē [key], 1870–1916, English author, b. Burma (now Myanmar). He began his career writing political satires for…

Edward H. Harriman Biography

Edward H. Harrimanfinancier, railroad executiveBorn: 2/25/1848Birthplace: Hempstead, N.Y. He began his career on Wall Street, but became involved in railroads when he married Mary Averell,…

H.P. Lovecraft

Name at birth: Howard Phillips LovecraftOne of the 20th century's most influential horror writers, H.P. Lovecraft is most famous for his stories involving a slimy alien god named Cthulhu. Lovecraft…

H. D.

(Encyclopedia) H. D.: see Doolittle, Hilda .

F. P. A.

(Encyclopedia) F. P. A.: see Adams, Franklin Pierce .