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Philip VI

(Encyclopedia) Philip VI, 1968–, king of Spain (2014–). The only son and youngest child of Juan Carlos I , he was created prince of Asturias in 1977. As heir apparent, he traveled…

Philip Emeagwali

Philip Emeagwali won the Gordon Bell supercomputing prize in 1989 for applying the power of networked computers to analysis of oil field reserves. The award came with a $1000 prize. The child of a…

Philip Glass

Philip Glass is a New York-based composer of avant-garde music, known for an elaborately structured and repetitive style that has been ironically dubbed "minimalist." Trained on violin as a child,…

Philip

(Encyclopedia) Philip (King Philip), chief of the Wampanoags: see King Philip's War .

Philip

(Encyclopedia) Philip, half-brother of Herod Antipas, called Herod Philip: see Herod , dynasty.

Philip V

(Encyclopedia) Philip V (Philip the Tall), c.1294–1322, king of France (1317–22), son of King Philip IV . He became regent in 1316 on the death of his brother Louis X , who…

Philip

(Encyclopedia) Philip or Philip the Arabian (Marcus Julius Philippus), 204?–249, Roman emperor (244–49). He served under Gordian III against the Persians, instigated the…

Philip I

(Encyclopedia) Philip I (Philip the Handsome), 1478–1506, Spanish king of Castile (1506), archduke of Austria, titular duke of Burgundy, son of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I…

Philip I

(Encyclopedia) Philip I, 1052–1108, king of France (1060–1108), son and successor of Henry I . He enlarged, by arms and by diplomacy, his small royal domain. In order to prevent…

Philip V

(Encyclopedia) Philip V, 238–179 BC, king of Macedon (221–179), son of Demetrius II , successor of Antigonus III . He won fame in a war in Greece (220–217), in which he…