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Marge Schott 2004 Deaths

Marge SchottAge: 75 former owner of the Cincinnati Reds. She bought the team in 1984, becoming the first woman to buy a Major League team. Her downfall began in 1992, when colleagues…

Champion, Marge

(Marjorie Celeste Belcher)actress, dancerBirthplace: Los AngelesBorn: 9/2/23

Santa Margherita Ligure

(Encyclopedia) Santa Margherita Ligure sän´tä märgərē´tä lēgo͝o´rā [key], town (1991 pop. 11,077), Liguria, NW Italy, on the Ligurian Sea. It is a winter health resort and tourist…

Guadet, Marguerite Élie

(Encyclopedia) Guadet, Marguerite Élie märgərēt´ ālē´ güädā´ [key], 1758–94, French revolutionary. A leader of the Girondists , he was outlawed (1793) for his attacks on…

Frederick IX

(Encyclopedia) Frederick IX, 1899–1972, king of Denmark (1947–72), son and successor of Christian X . He married (1935) Princess Ingrid of Sweden. Because he did not have a son…

Kalmar Union

(Encyclopedia) Kalmar Union, combination of the three crowns of Denmark, Sweden, and Norway, effected at Kalmar, Sweden, by Queen Margaret I in 1397. Because the kingship was…

Caylus, Marie Marguerite, comtesse de

(Encyclopedia) Caylus, Marie Marguerite, comtesse de märē märgərēt´ kôNtĕs´ də kālüs´ [key], 1673–1729, French writer and actress. A noted beauty and wit, she was lauded for her…

Yourcenar, Marguerite

(Encyclopedia) Yourcenar, Marguerite märgərēt´ yo͞orsənär´ [key], 1903–87, French writer, b. Belgium as Marguerite de Crayencour. The first woman elected (1980) to the prestigious…

Carnot, Lazare Nicolas Marguerite

(Encyclopedia) Carnot, Lazare Nicolas Marguerite läzär´ nēkôlä´ märgərēt´ kärnō´ [key], 1753–1823, French revolutionary, known as the organizer of victory for his role in the…

Waldemar IV

(Encyclopedia) Waldemar IV (Valdemar Atterdag), c.1320–1375, king of Denmark (1340–75). He became king of a land completely dismembered by foreign rulers, but his ambition,…