Baron Friedrich von, 1852–1925, English theologian and writer.
George Brydges [brij-iz] /ˈbrɪdʒ ɪz/ (Show IPA), Baron, 1718–92, British admiral. a male given name: an Old English family name, taken from a placename. Contemporary Examples Many had predicted an outright acquittal and girded for the subsequent disaster of a Rodney King-level riot. Oakland’s Rodney King Moment Marcia Clark July 9, 2010 “Rodney King was […]
Georges Eugène [zhawrzh œ-zhen] /ʒɔrʒ œˈʒɛn/ (Show IPA), Baron, 1809–91, French administrator who improved the landscaping, street designs, and utilities systems of Paris. Contemporary Examples The Haussmann urban-renewal project demolished old neighborhoods. Dreaming of Paris Philip Gefter January 27, 2010 Historical Examples Paris—the Paris of the Empire and of Haussmann—is a house of cards. Diary […]
Baron Giichi [gee-ee-chee] /giˈi tʃi/ (Show IPA), 1863–1929, Japanese military and political leader: prime minister 1927–29. Contemporary Examples The TPO is also part of the Ministry of Justice, headed by Mr. Tanaka. Japan’s Justice Minister to Resign Over Yakuza Ties Jake Adelstein October 18, 2012 But Tanaka has been a little slow in obeying this […]
Baron Kolmar von der [kawl-mahr fuh n duh r] /ˈkɔl mɑr fən dər/ (Show IPA), 1843–1916, German field marshal. Historical Examples Goltz was still very sympathetic; he regarded the French desire as quite legitimate in principle. Bismarck and the Foundation of the German Empire James Wycliffe Headlam Swept into the interior Goltz was; by no […]