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Gottfried Leibniz

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was a German philosopher and mathematician whose broad knowledge made him one of the most influential European thinkers of the 18th century. The son of a philosophy?

Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Baron von

(Encyclopedia) Leibniz or Leibnitz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Baron von both: gtfr?t v?lh?lm brn fan l?pn?ts, 1646?1716, German philosopher and mathematician, b. Leipzig. Although known primarily as?


(Encyclopedia) monad: see Bruno, Giordano; Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Baron von.

Schadow, Johann Gottfried

(Encyclopedia) Schadow, Johann Gottfried y?hn gtfr?t shdf, 1764?1850, German sculptor of the neoclassical school. He studied in Rome. In 1788 he returned to Berlin, where he became court?

Sophia Charlotte

(Encyclopedia) Sophia Charlotte z?f? shrlt?, 1668?1705, first queen of Prussia, second wife of King Frederick I, daughter of Electress Sophia of Hanover, and sister of King George I of England.?

Wilhelm II

Name at birth: Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor AlbertWilhelm II ruled Germany and Prussia from 1888 until he was forced into exile at the end of World War I, in 1918. He was the grandson of Wilhelm I, the?

Hoyt Wilhelm

Hoyt WilhelmBorn: July 26, 1923Baseball RHP Knuckleballer who is 3rd all-time in games pitched (1,070) and 1st in games finished (651) and games won in relief (123); career ERA of 2.52 and?


(Encyclopedia) Wilhelm. For German rulers thus named, use William.

Gottfried Dienst 1998 Deaths

Gottfried DienstAge: 78 soccer referee who awarded England a controversial goal in its 1966 World Cup victory over Germany; Dienst awarded the goal after English linesmen protested, but?

Hoyt Wilhelm 2002 Deaths

Hoyt WilhelmAge: 79 knuckleball pitcher, who in 1985 became the first relief pitcher elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame; held the record for games pitched (1,070) when he retired in 1972 (?