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Jules Barbey d’ Aurevilly

Jules Barbey d’ Aurevilly

| 23 kwietnia 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

125 years ago, on April 23rd 1889, at the age of 80, Jules (Amédée) Barbey d' Aurevilly died in Paris, a Norman aristocrat, novelist, a poet, an essayist and literary critic called the "constable of literature", a representative of the "black " Romantic fantasy and horror,a theorist of dandyism and a precursor of decadence and […]

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

| 23 kwietnia 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

450 years ago, (probably) on April 23rd 1564, William Shakespeare (Shakspere / Shakspear / Shakespere / Shakspere / Shaxper / Shake- speare , polonised – Szekspir) was born in Stratford -upon-Avon, a poet (author of 154 sonnets and several poems), a playwright and an actor, a member of the Lord Chamberlain's Men troupe, since 1603 […]

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Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon

| 22 kwietnia 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

20 years ago, April 22nd 1994, Richard Milhous Nixon died in New York at the age of 81, a lawyer and a politician; he came from a poor family of Quakers; a Republican conservative; 1947-1951 congressman on behalf of the Republican Party (worked in the Un-American Activities Committee), 1951-1953 a Senator from California, from 1953 […]

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Hermann Wagener

Hermann Wagener

| 22 kwietnia 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

125 years ago, on 22nd of April 1889 22 at the age of 74, ( Friedrich Wilhelm ) Hermann Wagener died in Friedenau (now a district of Berlin), a lawyer, journalist, a columnist and a conservative politician; a monarchist, founder (1848) and chief editor of the " Neue Zeitung Preußische” newspaper (of the Prussian “old […]

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Louis Rougier

Louis Rougier

| 10 kwietnia 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

125 years ago, April 10th 1889, Louis Rougier was born in Lyon, a philosopher, journalist and historian of civilisation, for many decades a professor of philosophy at prestigious colleges’, and a lecturer at the University of Caen; since 1940 in exile, whilst in New York he published the "pour la Victoire", where from 1943 he […]

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Luís Cabral de Moncada

Luís Cabral de Moncada

| 9 kwietnia 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

40 years ago on April 9th 1974, at the age of 85 years Luís Cabral de Oliveira de Moncada died in Coimbra, a lawyer, historian and a philosopher of law and State, since 1924 a Professor, the Head of the Department of History of Law (1932-1940) a Vice-Rector at the University of Coimbra, 1934-1936 a […]

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John II of France

John II of France

| 8 kwietnia 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

650 years ago, April 8th 1364 at the age of 44 John II of France (the Good) of the House of Valois, the second son of the King of France Philip VI and Joan of Burgundy, Count of Anjou, the Duke of Normandy from 1332, since 1344 a Count of Poitiers, from 1345 a Prince […]

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El Greco

El Greco

| 7 kwietnia 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

400 years ago on April 7th 1614 El Greco (born : Dominikos Theotokopulos , gr. Δομήνικος Θεοτοκόπουλος ) had died in Toledo at the age of 72, a painter, sculptor and an architect, representative of Mannerism, one of the greatest artists in history, reflecting in his works the ideals of the Catholic Counter-Reformation and visions […]

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Antonio Starabba, marquis di Rudinì

Antonio Starabba, marquis di Rudinì

| 6 kwietnia 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

175 years ago, on April 6th 1839 Antonio Starabba, marquis (marchese) di Rudinì was born in Palermo, a landowner and a politician, a conservative and a supporter of decentralisation , since 1886 the leader of the so-called historical right ( destra storica ); twice the Minister of Interior, once of justice and foreign affairs, twice […]

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Antonio Starabba, marquis di Rudinì

Antonio Starabba, marquis di Rudinì

| 6 kwietnia 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

175 years ago, on April 6th 1839 Antonio Starabba, marquis (marchese) di Rudinì was born in Palermo, a landowner and a politician, a conservative and a supporter of decentralisation , since 1886 the leader of the so-called historical right ( destra storica ); twice the Minister of Interior, once of justice and foreign affairs, twice […]

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