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Pierre de Coubertin

Pierre de CoubertinBorn: Jan. 1, 1863French educator father of the Modern Olympic Games; IOC president from 1896-1925.Died: Sept. 2, 1937Dave DeBusschereD - FAnita DeFrantz

Pierre Samuel du PONT, IV

du PONT, Pierre Samuel, IV, a Representative from Delaware; born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., January 22, 1935; educated at Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H., 1948-1952; B.S.E., …

Pierre Boulez Biography

Pierre Boulezavant-garde conductor, composerBorn: 3/26/1925Birthplace: Montbrison, France Grammy Award-winning conductor and composer considered a leader of the avant-garde. His works include…

Brewer's: Pierre

A conspirator in Otway's Venice Preserved. He is described as a patriot of the bluntest manners, and a stoical heart. Uglier than Pierre du Coignet (French). Coignèes was an advocate-…

John Keats: Translated from Ronsard

To J. H. Reynolds, Esq.Translated from Ronsard Nature withheld Cassandra in the skies For more adornment a full thousand years; She took their cream of Beauty’s fairest dyes, And shap’d and…

Pierre Curie

Pierre Curie was a 19th century French scientist whose work with his wife, Marie Curie, led to some of the most important discoveries in modern physics and chemistry. After an unconventional education…

Pierre Trudeau

Pierre Trudeau was prime minister of Canada for nearly 16 years beginning in 1968. A professor before he jumped into politics with the Liberal party, Pierre Trudeau entered office with a brainy chari…

Pierre SOULÉ

Senate Years of Service: 1847-1847; 1849-1853 Party: Democrat; Democrat SOULÉ, Pierre, a Senator from Louisiana; born in Castillon-en-Couserans, near Bordeaux, France, August 31, 1801;…

Un Air de Famille

Director:Cédric KlapischWriters:Agnès Jaoui, Jean-Pierre Bacri and Cédric KlapischDirector of Photography:Benoit DelhommeEditor:Francine SandbergMusic:Philippe Eidel and Gae…

Cyrano de Bergerac

Name at birth: Savinien Cyrano de BergeracDe Bergerac was a real person but is still better known as the hero of Edmond Rostand's 1897 play Cyrano de Bergerac. Rostand depicts Cyrano as a brilliant a…