John (Baron Tweedsmuir) 1875–1940, Scottish novelist and historian: governor general of Canada 1935–40.
Baron, Buchan, John.
John, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir. 1875–1940, Scottish statesman, historian, and writer of adventure stories, esp The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915) and Greenmantle (1916); governor general of Canada (1935–40)
Baron Tweedsmuir, the title of Scottish novelist John Buchan See Buchan
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Gertrude, 1874–1946, U.S. author in France. Heinrich Friedrich Karl [hahyn-rikh free-drikh kahrl] /ˈhaɪn rɪx ˈfri drɪx kɑrl/ (Show IPA), Baron vom und zum [fawm oo nt tsoo m] /fɔm ʊnt tsʊm/ (Show IPA), 1757–1831, German statesman. William Howard, 1911–80, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in chemistry 1972. Contemporary Examples This Regular version sometimes sounds like the […]
Karl Friedrich Hieronymus [kahrl free-drikh hee-ey-roh-ny-moo s] /kɑrl ˈfri drɪx ˌhi eɪˈroʊ nüˌmʊs/ (Show IPA), Baron von [fuh n] /fən/ (Show IPA), 1720–97, German soldier, adventurer, and teller of tales.
Richard [rich-erd;; German rikh-ahrt] /ˈrɪtʃ ərd;; German ˈrɪx ɑrt/ (Show IPA), Baron von, 1840–1902, German neurologist and author of works on sexual pathology. Historical Examples Maudsley gives this instance as an example of the latter, while Krafft-Ebing gives it as an example of the former. Religion and Lust James Weir Casper, continues Krafft-Ebing, thoroughly diagnosed […]
noun Sacha. born 1970, British television and film comedian, best known for his creation of the characters Ali G and Borat