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Botsaris, Markos

(Encyclopedia) Botsaris, Markos b?z?r?s, ?zr?s, Gr. btsr?s, c.1788?1823, Greek patriot. Exiled from his native Epirus in 1803, he joined Ali Pasha in 1820 and later was prominent in the Greek?

Bozzaris, Marcos

(Encyclopedia) Bozzaris, Marcos b?z?r?s, ?zr?s, Gr. btsr?s, c.1788?1823, Greek patriot. Exiled from his native Epirus in 1803, he joined Ali Pasha in 1820 and later was prominent in the Greek?

Bottrop

(Encyclopedia) Bottrop btrp, city (1994 pop. 119,680), North Rhine?Westphalia, W Germany, in the Ruhr district. It was a small town until 1863, when it began to develop as a coal-mining center. In?

Bttger, Johann Friedrich

(Encyclopedia) Bttger, Johann Friedrich y?hn fr?dr?kh btg?r, 1682?1719, German chemist and originator of Dresden china. When the Swedish invasion of Saxony occurred (1706), Bttger and his?

Botticelli, Sandro

(Encyclopedia) Botticelli, Sandro sndr? bt?t?ch?ll?, c.1444?1510, Florentine painter of the Renaissance, whose real name was Alessandro di Mariano Filipepil?ssndr? d? mr?n? f?l?p?p?. He?

Durrell, Lawrence

(Encyclopedia) Durrell, Lawrence d?r?l, dr?l, 1912?90, British author, b. India, of Irish parents. Durrell traveled widely, often serving in diplomatic positions; most of his works are set in?

recognition

(Encyclopedia) recognition, acknowledgment of the admission of new states into the international community by political action of states that are already members. Its derivation is found in the?

Humboldt, Alexander, Freiherr von

(Encyclopedia) Humboldt, Alexander, Freiherr von h?mb?lt, Ger. l?ksnd?r fr?h?r f?n ho?omblt, 1769?1859, German naturalist, inventor, explorer, and author, the most eminent scientist of his?

Olivia Wilde

Name at birth: Olivia Jane CockburnOlivia Wilde is an American actress best known as "Thirteen" in the TV series House M.D. and the warrior-bot Quorra in the 2010 film TRON: Legacy. She is also a?

Brewer's: Trinoda Necessitas

The three contributions to which all lands were subject in Anglo-Saxon times, viz.- (1) Bryge-bot, for keeping bridges and high roads in repair; (2) Burg-bot, for Fyrd, for maintaining the?