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Thomas Hardy

English writer Thomas Hardy is best known for his novels Far From the Madding Crowd (1874), Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891) and Jude the Obscure (1896). He spent most of his life in rural Dorset, wh…

Laurel and Hardy

The comedy team of Laurel and Hardy made hundreds of movies, both shorts and features, and the two men were among Hollywood's biggest stars from the 1930s to the 1950s. Stanley Laurel was an Englishm…

Tom Hardy

British actor Tom Hardy won early raves from critics for his physical transformations in feature films and television movies, but his turn as a dream invader in 2010's Inception brought him new attent…

John HARDY

HARDY, John, a Representative from New York; born in Scotland September 19, 1835; immigrated to the United States in 1839 with his parents, who settled in New York City; attended the public sch…

Rufus HARDY

HARDY, Rufus, a Representative from Texas; born near Aberdeen, Monroe County, Miss., December 16, 1855; attended private schools in Texas and Somerville Institute in Mississippi; was graduated …

Samuel HARDY

HARDY, Samuel, a Delegate from Virginia; born in Isle of Wight County, Va., about 1758; completed preparatory studies, and was graduated from the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.,…

Hardie SCOTT

SCOTT, Hardie, (son of John Roger Kirkpatrick Scott), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pa., June 7, 1907; graduated from Taft School, Watertown, Conn., 192…

Harriet Hardy Biography

Harriet Hardyspecialist in occupational medicineBorn: 9/23/1906Birthplace: Arlington, Massachusetts An advocate for the control of industrial hazards, Hardy was brought up in New Jersey and ed…

Oliver Hardy Biography

Oliver Hardy(Norvell Hardy)actorBorn: 1/18/1892Birthplace: Harlem, Georgia The portly half of the Laurel and Hardy comedy team, he and Stan Laurel made more than 110 films together over some twenty y…

Brewer's: Hardy

(Letitia). Heroine of the Belle's Stratagem, by Mrs. Cowley. She is a young lady of fortune destined to marry Doricourt. She first assumes the air of a raw country hoyden and disgusts the f…