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Pierre Jean Baptiste Evariste BOSSIER

BOSSIER, Pierre Jean Baptiste Evariste, a Representative from Louisiana; born in Natchitoches, La., March 22, 1797; received a classical education; engaged as a sugar and cotton planter; member…

Jean Baptiste Point du Sable

Jean Baptiste Point du Sablefounder of ChicagoBorn: c. 1750Birthplace: St. Marc, Saint-Domingue (present-day Haiti) Du Sable had a French father and an African-born slave mother. He was educat…

Molière

The Italian Molière. Carlo Goldoni (1707-1793). The Spanish Moliére. Leandro Fernandez Moratin (1760-1828). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Molini…

Turlupin

a punster or farceur, with turlupinade, and the verb turlupiner. It was usual in the 17th century for play-writers in Italy and France to change their names. Thus Le Grand called himself B…

Django Reinhardt

Name at birth: Jean-Baptiste ReinhardtDjango Reinhardt grew up a talented musician in a Gypsy caravan, traveling around France. He began playing American jazz in French clubs, along with Stéphane Grap…

Sacagawea

Sacagawea was a Shoshone Indian who traveled with the Lewis and Clark expedition from 1804-1806. Sacagawea was the slave wife of the expedition's French-Canadian guide, Touissaint Charbonneau; the on…

Secrets & Lies

FoxVideo; rental pricingFeature; RDirector: Mike LeighCast: Brenda Blethyn, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Phyllis Logan and Timothy Spall A perfect pick to watch with your family. Director Leigh's f…

Camille Pissarro

Name at birth: Jacob Abraham Camille PissarroPainter Camille Pissarro was one of the primary figures of French Impressionism in the last half of the 19th century. Born and raised in the Dutch West Ind…

Secrets and Lies

Director/Writer: Mike Leigh Director of Photography: Dick Pope Editor: John Gregory Music: Andrew Dickson Production Desig…

The 24–Hour Woman

Director: Nancy SavocaWriters: Nancy Savoca and Richard GuayArtisan Entertainment; R; 95 minutesRelease:1/99Cast: Rosie Perez, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Patti LuPone, Karen Duffy, Diego Serrano …