Search

Search results

Displaying 1 - 10

Wedekind, Frank

(Encyclopedia) Wedekind, Frank frngk v?d?k?nt, 1864?1918, German dramatist. He was also a journalist and publicist, and he worked on the staff of Simplicissimus. A forerunner of the expressionists?

Franzen, Jonathan

(Encyclopedia) Franzen, Jonathan, 1959?, American novelist, b. Western Springs, Ill., B.A. Swarthmore College, 1981. His first two novels, The Twenty-Seventh City (1988) and Strong Motion (1992),?

Frank, Barney

(Encyclopedia) Frank, Barney, 1940?, American congressman, b. Bayonne, N.J., grad. Harvard (B.A., 1962; J.D., 1977). A liberal Democrat, he began his political career as chief assistant to Boston?

Frank, Anne

(Encyclopedia) Frank, Anne, 1929?45, German diarist, b. Frankfurt as Anneliese Marie Frank. In order to escape Nazi persecution, her family emigrated (1933) to Amsterdam, where her father Otto became?

Frank, Joachim

(Encyclopedia) Frank, Joachim, 1940?, German-American physicist and biochemist, b. Siegen, Germany, Ph.D., Technical Univ. of Munich 1970. He became a U.S. citizen in 1997. Following several?

Frank, Jacob

(Encyclopedia) Frank, Jacob, c.1726?1791, Polish Jewish sectarian and adventurer, b. Podolia as Jacob Ben Judah Leib. He founded the Frankists, a heretical Jewish sect that was an anti-Talmudic?

Leslie, Frank

(Encyclopedia) Leslie, Frank, 1821?80, American engraver and publisher, b. England. He learned his trade on the Illustrated London News, but in 1848 immigrated to New York City, where in 1855 he?