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Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov was born in the former Soviet Union, but grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He taught biochemistry at Boston University until he retired in 1958 to become a full-time writer. Asimov had been …

Isaac

Reliable but not brilliant, Isaac plays an important torch-passing role between his father, Abraham, and son, Jacob, in the biblical book Genesis. As told in chapters 21-28, Isaac is born to the elde…

Isaac

A hedge-sparrow, a corruption of Chaucer's word, heisuagge. (Anglo-Saxon, heag, hedge; sugga, the sugga bird.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Isaac of YorkI…

Oscar Isaac

Name at birth: Oscar Isaac Hernandez EstradaStage and screen leading man Oscar Isaac is known for his intense dramatic performances, as well as for his role as fighter pilot Poe Dameron in Star Wars: …

Isaac Gimbel

Isaac GimbelretailerBorn: 1857Birthplace: Vincennes, Ind. Began working in his father's retailing enterprise at age 13. With his seven brothers, formed the Gimbel Brothers chain of stores in M…

Isaac HILL

Senate Years of Service: 1831-1836Party: Jacksonian; DemocratHILL, Isaac, a Senator from New Hampshire; born in West Cambridge, near Arlington, Mass., on April 6, 1789; attended the common scho…

Isaac STEPHENSON

Senate Years of Service: 1907-1915Party: RepublicanSTEPHENSON, Isaac, (brother of Samuel Merritt Stephenson), a Representative and a Senator from Wisconsin; born in Yorkton near Fredericton, in…

Isaac TELLER

TELLER, Isaac, (nephew of Abraham Henry Schenck), a Representative from New York; born in Matteawan, Dutchess County, N.Y., February 7, 1799; completed preparatory studies; held several local o…

Isaac of York

The Jew in Ivanhoe, and father of Rebecca. (Sir Walter Scott.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894IsabelIsaac A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q …

Isaac ANDERSON

ANDERSON, Isaac, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born at “Anderson Place,“ in Charlestown Township, near Valley Forge, Chester County, Pa., November 23, 1760; as a mere youth was the carrie…