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BORX DIRD Gr. Aristophanes, an Athenian comic poet.
B. 0, 889 Gr. Aristotle, philosopher, founder of the Peripatetics
B, 0. 384 Gr. Arius, of Alexandria, the founder of the Arian sect
438 Span. Montanus, Benedict, orientalist
1527 1598 Eng. Arkwright, Sir Richard, inventor of spinning jennies
1732 1792 Fr. Arlincourt, Victor, vicomte d', novelist
1789 1856 Ger. Arminius, the deliverer of Germany
20 Dutch. James, a celebrated divine, founder of a sect
1560 1610 Eng. Armströng, John, M D., poet
1779 Amer. , John, general, statesman, and historian
1758 1843 Ital. Arnaud, Daniel, troubadour .
1220 r. - Francis Baculard, dramatist and poet
1718 1805 Eng. Arne, Thomas Augustus, musical composer
1710 1778 Gr. Arnobius, a defender of Christianity
1. 303 Prues. Arnim, L. A., poet and novelist
1781 1831 Amer. Arnold, Benedict, major-general, the traitor to his country. 1740 1801 Ital. of Brescia, a learned monk, disciple of Abelard
1555 Eng. , Matthew, poet, professor of poetry, Oxon.
1822 Thomas, D. D., theologian, historian, and philologist 1795 1812 Eng. Thomas K., author of classical text-books .
1800 1853 Scut. Arnot, I'iel, popular scientific writer.
1788 Gr. Arrian, historian, disciple of Epictetus
1. 140 Eng. Arrowsmith, Aaron, constructor of inape and charts
1823 Bar. Arsaces I., the founder of the Parthian monarchy.
f. B. 6. 250 Bar. Artaxerxes I., king of Persia
B. 0. 425 Bar.
--, founder of the new Persian kingdom Flem Arteve! e, Philip van, revolutionary popular leader
1832 Eng. Arthur, a prince celebrated in fable
472 542 Amer Arthur, Timothy S., author of tales and essays
1809 Eng. Arundel, Thos. H., earl of, importer of the Arundelian marbles
1646 Eng. Asbury, Francis, first Methodist bishop in the United States 1745 1816 Eng. Aschaia, Poger, a learned writer.
1515 1568 Bar. Asdrubal, a Carthaginian general
B. C. 220 Eng. Ashburton, Alex. Baring, lord, statesman
1774 1848 Amer. Ashman, Johp K., jurist, professor of law
1800 1833 Eng. Askew, Anne, protestant, burned at Smithfield
Aspasia, the accomplished wife (?) of Pericles .
109 Ger. Ast, George A. F., philologist, Lexicon Platonicum'.
1778 1941 Ger. Astor, John Jacob, wealthy merchant at New York
1763 1848 Amer. Atchison, David L., senator, United States, from Missouri 1807 Gr. Athanaeius, St., Oze of the fathers of the church
296 871 Gr. Athenagoras, philosopher
L 177 Gr. Athenais, Empress of the West and authoress, called also Eu
doxia G;. Athenæus, a celebratec grammarian, the Greek Vairo.
1. 190 Bar. Attalus, founder of the monarchy of Pergamus, inventor of parchment
B. C. 1 -, Rhodius, mathenatician .
1 B. 0. 173 Erg. Atterbury, Francis, bishop of Rochester, exiled for conspiracy . 1662 1731 Rom. Atticus, a knight and author (works lost)
B. 0. 109 B. 0. 89 Auber, D. F. E., famous musical composer
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Auckland, William, lord, statesman Fr. Audoin, J. F. zoologist
1197 Fr. Augereau, Castiglione, duke of, mil.com
1157 G. Jew. Auerbach, Berthold, novelist
1 12 Augustine, St., a celebrated father of the church
354 the Apostle of the English-1st archbishop of Cante:5.53 Rom. Augustulus Romulus, the last emperor of the West Rom. Augustus, Caius Julius Cæsar Octavius-1st emperor
30. 63 Aurungzebe, last Mogul emperor in India
2018 Rom. Ausonius, Decimus Magnus, poet Eng. Austen, Jane, novelist
1775 Eng. Sarah, essayist and trans'ntor
(abt) 1800 Ainer. Austin, Stephen F., founder of first American colony in Texas . Fr. Auvergne, Theophilus-republican-military commander
173 Ara. Averroes, philosopher, physician, and author Ital. Avezzana, Joseph, patriot soldier, refugee in New York
1797 Ara. Avicenna, philosopher, physic'an and author
980 Eng. Ayscough, Samuel, compiler of Irdex to Shakespeare, &c. Boot. Aytoun, Wm. E., professor, poot, and essayist
1813 Fr. Azais, Pierre H, philosophic writer
1736 Ital. Azeglio, Massimo T. marquis d', statesman and author
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183e 1800 1197
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170 Fr. Babeuf, Franc. N. agrarian and socialist author
1732 Port. Baccellar, a civilian, historian, and lyric poet
1724 Gr. Bacchylides, lyric poet
1). S. 450 Amer. Bache, Alex. D. scientific engineer and writer
1806 Amer. Bachman, John, naturalist and theologian
1790 Eng. Back, Geo. Capt. R. N., Polar navigator and author
1796 amer. Backus, Isaac, a divine and historian
1724 Amer. Bacon, Delia, writer on Shakespeare Amer. Bacon, Leonard, theological writer and preacher
Roger, a monk celebrated for his scientific knowledge 1214
1561 Dan. Baden, James, one of the founders of Danish literature
1735 Eng. . Baffin, Wr., navigator, discoverer of Baffin's Bay
1584 Ger. Bähr, John C. F., classical philologist
1793 Amer. Bailey, Jacob W., professor of chemistry, botany, &c.
Nathan, a grammarian and lexicographer
1787 Fr. Baillet, a learned theologian, historian, and miscellaneous writer
1619 Eng. Baillie, Joanna, poet and novelist
1762 Sot Matthew, physician and anatomist.
Bailly, John Silvain, a learned author, and a leader in the revo-
1736 Eno, Baily, Francis, astronomer and mathematician
1774 Amer. Bainbridge, William, naval commander
DI ED 1862 1829 1013 1861
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1641 1842 1862
1798 Beste - Sir David, military commander
1757 Tark. Bajazet, sultan--conquered by Tamerlane Amor. Baker, Edward D., U S. senator and general (Ball's Bluts) 1811 lial. Balbi, Adrian, geographer and ethnographer
1782 Span. Balboa, Vasco Nunez de, early navigator to South America Fr.
Baldwin, who became emperor of the East Irish. Balfe, im. Michael, musical composer
180S Scot. Baliol, intriguing rival of Robert Bruce
1:259 Scot. Ballantyne, Jas., printer, publisher for Sir Walter Scott Amer. Ballou, Hosea, universalist minister and author
1771 Eng. Baltimore, Geo. Calvert, løt lord, founder of Maryland
Balue, Jean de la, cardinal, premier of Louis XI. • Fr. Balzac, Houvro de, novelist
1799 Amer. Bancroft, Georgo, historian of the U. S., secretary of navy,
&c. 1800 Swe, Banier or Banner, a celebrated military commander .
1596 Irish. Banim, John, novelist
1800 Amer. Bangs, Nathan, D. D., minister of Methodist church and author 1778 Amer. Banks, Nath, P., speuker of House of Rep., U. S., gov, of Mass. 1816 Eng Banks, Sir Joseph, navigator, president Royal Society
1713 Fr. Baraguay d'Hilliers, Achille, marshal of France
1795 Fr. Barante, A. G. P. B., baron, histori'ın
1782 Pruse. Baratier, a Hebrew lexicographer before ten years of age
1721 Eng. Barbauld, Anna Letitia, a popular miscellaneous writer
1713 Turk. Barbarossa, the celebrated corsair, usurper of Algiers Amer. Barber, Francis, officer in revolutionary army
1751 Fr. Barbeyrac, John, mircellaneous writer
1674 Amer. Barbour, James, statesman and diplomatiet
Va. 1775 Amer. Barbour, P. P., statesman and judge of Supreme Court . Va, 1783 Eng. Barclay, Robert, the celebrated vindicator of the Quakers
1648 Ital. Baretti, Joseph, lexicographer-author of Travels, &c.
1716 Eng. Barham, Richard Henry, humorist Ingoldsby Legends'
1788 Amer. Barker, Joseph, noted financier
1779 Amer. Barlow, Joel, a statesman and poet
1756 Amer, Barnard, Henry, distinguished educator
1811 Amer. Barnes, Albert, theologian and commentator
1798 Ing. - Joshua, an eminent Greek scholar
Daniel H. a distinguished conchologist Dutch. Barneveldt, John, statesman, (beheaded)
1547 Amer. Barney, Joshua, a distinguished naval commander
1 759 Fr. Barras, Paul, count de, mcm. of the direct, in tbe Revolution
1735 Eng. Barré, Isaac, colonel, M, P., friend of America
1726 Irish. Barrington, Sir Jonah, lawyer and anthor
1767 Amer. Barron, James, commodore (in the affair of the Chesapeake) 1768 Eng. , Isaac, a divine and mathematician
Sir John, traveller, author, secretary to Admiralty 1764 I.ish, Barry, John, the first American coinmodore
1745 Eng. Sir Charles, architect of houses of parliament
1795 Amer. W. T., statesman and diplomatist,
VA, 1785 Ger. Barth, Henry, traveller in Africa
1821 Fr. Barthelemy, John James, author of ' Anacharsis,' &o.
1716 Amer. Bartlett, John R., author of explorations, &o
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1864 1764 1775 1780 1854 1849
1691 1524 1515 1627 1738
1729 Eng. Wm. H., artist and author
1809 Amer. Barton, Benj. Smith, M. D., a learned physician and botanist 1766 Eng. , Bernard, the Quaker poet
174 Amer. Bartram, John, an eminent botanist
11-1 Gr. Basil, St., a celebrated father of the Greek church
326 Eng. Baskerville. John, eminent printer and publisher
1706 Fr. Basnage, de Beauval, James, historian
1653 Bassano, H. B. M., duke of, political writer and statesman
1758 Fr. Bastiat, Frederick, political economist
1. 01 amer. Bates, Edward, statesman and jurist .
1780 Amer. Bates, Joshua, banker, (Baring Bros.) in England,
17-8 Eng. Bath, William Pulteney, earl of, statesman
1682 Eng. Bathurst, earl of, statesman, friend of Pope, &o.
1684 Fr. Batteux, Charles, rhetorician and miscellaneous writer
1713 Hung. Batthyani, Kasimir, count, statesman
107 Hung. „Lajos, statesman, (shot by Haynau)
1802 Ger. Bauer, Btuno, an audacious opposer of Christianity
180° Ger. Baur, Ferd. Christ., professor of theology and author
1792 Eng. Baxter, Richard, an eminent divine and author
1615 Fr. Bayard, Peter, military commander
1617 Eng. Bayly, Thos. Haines, poet
1797 Eng. Beattie, James, L.L.D., poet
1735 Fr. Beauharnais, Hortense, ex-queen of Holland
, Eugene, son of the Empress Josephine, mil. com., viceroy of Italy, &c.
270 Fr. Beaumarchais, P. A. C. de, an eminent dramatist
1733 Fr. Beaumont, Elie de, mineralogist and geologist .
1748 Eng. Francis, dramatic writer
1955 Fr. Beauzée, Nicholas, an eminent grammarian .
1.4 Ital. Beccaria, John Baptist, an ecclesiastic and philosopher
Marquis, professor of political rconomy and author 1735 Amer. Beck, Lewis C., chemist and mineralogist
1800 Amer. Theo. Romeyn, author of medical jurisprudence .
1791 Eog. Becket, Thomas à, celebrated prelate and statesman
1119 Eng. Beckford, Wm., traveller and novelist (* Vathek)
1760 Ger. Beckmann, Johann, “ History of Inventions,' &c.
1706 1839 1803 1837
1616 1789 1781 1743 1858 1855 1170 1844 1811
1739 Fr. Becquerel, Antoine Cæsar, natural philosopher
1788 Brit. Bede, styled the Venerable, a learned Saxon monk and historian 672 Amer. Bedell, Gregory T., D. D., eloquent pulpit orator
-, Henry Ward, theologian and politician Amer.
Lyman, theologian and preacher
1796 Pruss. Beer, Michael, dramatic poet, (brother of Meyerbeer)
1800 Qer. Beethoven, Ludwig von, celebrated musical composer
185 1834 1435
1868 1856 1833 1827
1459 1506 Elg. Behn, Aphra, dramatic writer
16 10 1689 Russ Behring, Vitus, Arctic vavigator
1680 1701 Gur. Bekker, Emmanuel, philologist
1785 Eng. Belcher, Sir Edward, admiral, Arctio navigator
1799 Scot. Bell, Henry, first successful steam navigator in Europe
1767 1830 Amer. John, statesman
1797 6co.. John, surgeon, anatomist, and physiologist
1763 1825 Scot Sir Charles, anatomist and physiologist .
1781 1812 Arcer. Bellamy, Joseph, D. D., a learned divine and author
1719 1790 Ita.
Bellarmin, cardinal, the champion of the Roman Catholic church 1542 1626 Fr. Bellau, Remi, poet
1533 1577 Fr. Beileisle, count de, military commander
16:4 17 1 Bog. Bellingham, Richard, royal governor of Massachusetts
1634 1.72 Itel. Belini, Vincenzo, musical composer
1808 1:35 Amer. Belɔws, Henry W., Unitarian clergyman and author
1814 Eng. Beloe, Wm., a divine and critic, translator of Herodotus, &c., 1756 1817 Fr. Belcn, William, naturalist and traveller
1518 1564 Eng. Belskam, William, historical, political and miscellaneous writer 1752 1827 Ital. Balzoni, the celebrated traveller in Egypt
1778 1823 Pol, Bem, Josef, general in Hungarian war against Austria
1795 139 Ital. Bemio, cardinal, one of the restorors of literature
1542 Eng. Bemb:7, John, a gallant admiral
1650 Ital. Benedict, St., one of the originators of monasteries
480 547 Ital. , XIII., pope, theological writer
1649 1728 Ital.
1675 1758 Fr. Benezet, Antony, pbilanthropist and historian, (died in America) 1713 1754 Ger. Bengal, Johann A., Lutheran theologian and philologist
1687 1752 Eng. Benger, Elizabeth Ogilvy, author of historical memoirs
1778 1827 Amer. Benjamin, Park, poet, lecturer and journalist .
1809 1864 Sp. Jew of Tudela, rabbi, traveller in the East
1173 Bar. Benkadad, king of Syria
B. 0. 895 Scotch. Bennett, James Gordon, journalist
1800 Fr. Benserade, Isaac, wit and poet
1612 1601 Eng. Bentham, Jeremy, a political and philosophical writer
1742 1832 Eng. Bentley, Richard, an eminent critic and scholar
1662 1742 Amer. Benton, Thomas Hart, statesman and historian
1782 1858 Fr. Béranger, Pierre Jean de, lyrical poet
1857 Fr. Bérenger, A. M. M. F., statesman and jurist
1.85 Egypt. Berenice, the name of seven different queens of Egypt and Syria B. O. Ist to 3d cent Gor. Berghaus, Henry, mathematician and geographer,
1797 Swe. Bergman, professor of chemistry at Upsal
1786 1784 Bel. Beriot, Charles A. de, violinist and composer
1803 Irish. Berkley, George, bishop, an eminent prelate and philosopher 1684 1753 A mer. , William, governor of Virginia
1867 Er. Berlioz, Hector, musical composer
1903 Fr. Bernadotte, J. B. J., elected king of Sweden, as Charles XIV.
1844 Eng. Bernard, Edward, divine, Astronomer and author
1638 1897 Amer. Francis, governor of Massachusetts