Ahmadou [ah-mah-doo] /ɑ mɑˈdu/ (Show IPA), 1924–1989, statesman: president of Cameroon 1960–82.
Alvin, Jr. 1931–1989, U.S. dancer and choreographer.
Affonso de [uh-fawn-soo duh] /əˈfɔ̃ sʊ də/ (Show IPA), 1453–1515, founder of the Portuguese empire in the East. a city in central New Mexico. Contemporary Examples A week earlier, Sunni Rae Reza was shot and killed in Albuquerque two days before her ninth birthday. Six Months After Newtown, Gun Violence & Debate Continue Eliza Shapiro […]
Count Aleardo [ah-le-ahr-daw] /ˌɑ lɛˈɑr dɔ/ (Show IPA), 1812–78, Italian poet and patriot. Historical Examples It is certain that art ceases to be less, and country more, in the poetry of Aleardi from this time. Modern Italian Poets William Dean Howells Such is the spirit, such is the manner, of the Prime Storie of Aleardi. […]
A(lan) A(lexander) 1882–1956, English novelist, playwright, and author of prose and verse for children. Historical Examples A sentry tried to stop us from meeting, but Milne took no notice of him, and we shook hands. The Escaping Club A. J. Evans Milne is growing old and frail like myself, and I will need to spare […]