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Remington, Frederic

(Encyclopedia) Remington, Frederic, 1861–1909, American painter, sculptor, illustrator, and writer, b. Canton, N.Y., studied at the Yale School of Fine Arts and the Art Students League…

Maitland, Frederic William

(Encyclopedia) Maitland, Frederic William māt´lənd [key], 1850–1906, English legal historian, educated at Cambridge. A thorough scholar, he founded the Selden Society for the…

Frederic Remington

Frederic Remington studied art at Yale University, traveled to the newly expanding western part of the United States in the 1880s and ended up illustrating outdoor scenes for Harper's and Collier's…

Frederic Chopin

Name at birth: Frederic Francois ChopinFrederic Chopin was one of the great Romantic composers of the 19th century, known especially for his pieces for solo piano. Of French parents, Chopin was born…

Newbery, John

(Encyclopedia) Newbery, John, 1713–67, English publisher and bookseller. He established juvenile literature as an important branch of the publishing business. Included among his…

Frederic Cassidy 2000 Deaths

Frederic CassidyAge: 92 lexicographer and scholar who served as editor of the Dictionary of American Regional English. Died: Madison, Wis., June 14, 2000Bonnie CashinA - GWalter Chappell…

Frédéric Dard 2000 Deaths

Frédéric DardAge: 78 prolific novelist known for his racy detective fiction. He wrote nearly 300 books, 150 of which featured Paris police superintendent San Antonio. More than 200 million…

Gerhardt, Charles Frédéric

(Encyclopedia) Gerhardt, Charles Frédéric shärl frādārēk´ zhārär´ [key], 1816–56, French chemist, b. Strasbourg. He revived the theory of acid radicals, which he called the theory of…

Bastiat, Frédéric

(Encyclopedia) Bastiat, Frédéric frādārēk´ bästyä´ [key], 1801–50, French economist. In his Harmonies of Political Economy (1850, tr. 1860) he developed the classical theories…