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Madame

So the wife of Phillipe, Duc d'Orléans was styled in the reign of Louis XIV.; other ladies were only Madame This or That. Madame la Duchessc. Wife of Henri-Jules de Bourbon, eldest so…

Madame C. J. Walker Building

Madame C. J. Walker Building Indianapolis, Indiana After moving from Denver and then to Pittsburgh, African-American hair-care mogul Madame C. J. Walker ultimately based her operations in Indi…

Madame Chiang Kai-shek

Name at birth: Soong Mei-lingBorn in China and educated in the United States, Soong Mei-ling married Chiang Kai-shek in 1927 and went on to become an internationally famous advocate for her husband's…

Madame Chiang Kai-Shek 2003 Deaths

Madame Chiang Kai-ShekAge: 105 Chinese-born, American educated politician who, with her husband, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek, led the Nationalists in their fight against the Communists for c…

Gustave Flaubert

French writer Gustave Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary is considered one of the earliest and best examples of what the literary world calls modernist realism. Flaubert was studying law in Paris when he …

Louis Jourdan

Louis JourdanLouis Gendre (or Gendice)actorBorn: 6/19/1919Birthplace: Marseilles, France This prolific French actor played urbane, charming screen heroes in his native France until his refusal…

Louis Jourdan

Louis JourdanLouis Gendre (or Gendice)actorBorn: 6/19/1919Birthplace: Marseilles, France This prolific French actor played urbane, charming screen heroes in his native France until his refusal…

Van Heflin

Van Heflin(Emmett Evan Heflin Jr.)actorBorn: 12/13/1910Birthplace: Walters, Oklahoma An Academy Award-winning actor whose career spanned 45 years and 57 films, Heflin appeared mostly in dramat…

Van Heflin

Van Heflin(Emmett Evan Heflin Jr.)actorBorn: 12/13/1910Birthplace: Walters, Oklahoma An Academy Award-winning actor whose career spanned 45 years and 57 films, Heflin appeared mostly in dramat…

Top 100 Works in World Literature

Source: Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, 2002. The editors of the Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, polled a panel of 100 authors from 54 co…