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Lange, Dorothea(Encyclopedia)Lange, Dorothea, 1895–1965, American photographer, b. Hoboken, N.J. as Dorothea Nutzhorn, adopted her mother's maiden name in her twenties. From 1916 until 1932, Lange operated a portrait studio. Du...
Sophia Dorothea(Encyclopedia)Sophia Dorothea sf´ drth´ [key], 1666–1726, electress of Hanover, wife of Elector George Louis (later King George I of England); sometimes called Sophia Dorothea of Celle. Married to...
Dix, Dorothea Lynde(Encyclopedia)Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802–87, American social reformer, pioneer in the movement for humane treatment of the insane, b. Hampden, Maine. For many years she ran a school in Boston. In 1841 she visited ...
Lange, Christian Louis(Encyclopedia)Lange, Christian Louis krs´tyän loo´ läng´ [key], 1869–1938, Norwegian pacifist. In his youth he joined the Young Norway movement and worked for the separation of Norway from Sweden. He...
Lange, Friedrich Albert(Encyclopedia)Lange, Friedrich Albert fr´drkh äl´brt läng´ [key], 1828–75, German neo-Kantian philosopher. He accepted the materialistic method of investigating phenomena but rejected its concept of ...
Lange, David Russell(Encyclopedia)Lange, David Russell lng [key], 1942–2005, New Zealand politician. After receiving his law degree (LL.M., 1970) he fought for the rights of the underprivileged in Auckland, and was elected to the ...
Branting, Hjalmar(Encyclopedia)Branting, Hjalmar yäl´mär brän´tng [key], 1860–1925, Swedish premier. A leader of the Social Democratic party, he was finance minister in 1917. As premier (1920, 1921–23, 1924–25) he was ...
Rockburne, Dorothea(Encyclopedia)Rockburne, Dorothea, 1932–, American artist, b. Quebec, Canada. The configurations of Rockburne's constructions are predetermined by the nature of her materials and by various limiting rules of her ...
Hemans, Felicia Dorothea (Browne)(Encyclopedia)Hemans, Felicia Dorothea (Browne) hm´nz [key], 1793–1835, English poet. She married Capt. Alfred Hemans in 1812, had five children, and separated from him in 1818. Although she wrote much mild ...
Lieven, Dorothea, Princess(Encyclopedia)Lieven, Dorothea, Princess l´vn [key], 1785–1857, Russian noblewoman; wife of the Russian ambassador to London (1812–34). After her husband's recall she settled in Paris. A brilliant personal...
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