(Israel ben Eliezer”Besht”) c1700–60, Ukrainian teacher and religious leader: founder of the Hasidic movement of Judaism.
Burt, born 1929, U.S. songwriter. Historical Examples Bacharach (ba˙ha˙-ra˙h), a small place of 2000 inhabitants on the Rhine, 12 miles S. of Coblenz. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3 Various At Bacharach, “the poor people are found dead with grass in their mouths.” The Thirty Years’ War Samuel Rawson Gardiner Instead of floating […]
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Sir Benjamin, 1840–1907, English engineer. George (“Father Divine”) 1877–1965, U.S. religious leader. George Pierce, 1866–1935, U.S. critic, author, and professor of drama. Howard H(enry), Jr. born 1925, U.S. politician: senator 1967–85. Dame Janet, born 1933, English mezzo-soprano. Josephine, 1906–75, French entertainer, born in the U.S. Newton Diehl [deel] /dil/ (Show IPA), 1871–1937, U.S. lawyer: Secretary […]
Baccio [baht-chaw] /ˈbɑt tʃɔ/ (Show IPA), or Bartolommeo [bahr-taw-lawm-me-aw] /ˌbɑr tɔ lɔmˈmɛ ɔ/ (Show IPA), 1493–1560, Italian sculptor. Historical Examples Some of the work of Bandinelli and Bronzino had to be removed. Donatello David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford She comes of the Bandinelli family, and was baptized with water from the “Fonte Gaja.” The Child […]
Bernardo de [ber-nahr-doh duh;; Spanish ber-nahr-th aw th e] /bərˈnɑr doʊ də;; Spanish bɛrˈnɑr ðɔ ðɛ/ (Show IPA), 1568–1627, Mexican poet and priest, born in Spain.