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Arnold

of Melchthal, patriarch of the forest cantons of Switzerland. He was in love with Matilda, a sister of Gessler, the Austrian governor of the district. When the tyranny of Gessler drove the …

Matthew

Matthew Ch. 1: The book of the generation of Jesus Christ… Ch. 2: Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in… Ch. 3: In those days came John the Baptist, preaching…

Matthew

(St.) in Christian art is represented (1) as an evangelist- an old man with long beard; an angel generally stands near him dictating his Gospel. (2) As an apostie, in which capacity he bear…

Benedict Arnold

One of history's best-known traitors, Benedict Arnold was a successful general from Connecticut during the American Revolutionary War -- until he switched sides and was caught trying to help the Briti…

Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer was one of the world's best golfers, an icon of the 1960s and one of America's first celebrity athletes. Arnold Palmer grew up in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, right next to the golf course wh…

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Once the world's leading bodybuilder, Arnold Schwarzenegger went on to become one of Hollywood's biggest stars and then the governor of California from 2003-2011. Nicknamed "The Austrian Oak," Arnold…

Jonathan ARNOLD

ARNOLD, Jonathan, (father of Lemuel Hastings Arnold and great-great-grandfather of Theodore Francis Green), a Delegate from Rhode Island; born in Providence, R.I., December 3, 1741; studied med…

Peleg ARNOLD

ARNOLD, Peleg, a Delegate from Rhode Island; born in Smithfield, R.I., June 10, 1751; attended the common schools and Brown University, Providence, R.I.; studied law; was admitted to the bar an…

Arnold Palmer

Arnold PalmerBorn: Sept. 10, 1929Golfer winner of 4 Masters, 2 British Opens and a U.S. Open; 2-time PGA Player of Year (1960,62); 1st player to earn over $1 million in career (1968); annual P…

Benedict ARNOLD

ARNOLD, Benedict, (brother-in-law of Matthias J. Bovee), a Representative from New York; born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y., October 5, 1780; attended the common schools; engaged in mer…