Babrak [bah-brahk] /bɑˈbrɑk/ (Show IPA), 1929–1996, Afghan political leader: president 1979–86.
For seven days, he sat in the presidential palace and discussed with Karmal what could be done to bring peace to the Pech Valley.
Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman November 14, 2014
Sir Bernard [bur-nerd] /ˈbɜr nərd/ (Show IPA), 1911–2003, British biophysicist, born in Germany: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1970. Contemporary Examples Burton and Katz—and Zuckoff, in fact—all recognize that what happened in Libya in 2012 was not really that exceptional. This Sexy Thriller Is Just the Document the Benghazi Commission Needs Christopher Dickey September 14, 2014 […]
Buster (Joseph Francis Keaton) 1895–1966, U.S. film comedian and director. Contemporary Examples But Obama was interested in something else: Why Keaton had disappeared from the spotlight. Michael Keaton, Newly Relevant, Soars Into the Spotlight in ‘Birdman’ Alex Suskind October 11, 2014 But the director Tim Burton had worked with Keaton on Beetlejuice and knew the […]
Bruno, 1911–90, Austrian diplomat and political leader: chancellor 1970–83.
Béla [bey-lo] /ˈbeɪ lɒ/ (Show IPA), 1885–1937, Hungarian Communist leader. Historical Examples Je tre frua horo matene mi iras al la lernejo, Kun miaj fratoj kaj fratinoj. A Complete Grammar of Esperanto Ivy Kellerman Reed Per and Kun represent different uses of our word “with,” so care must be taken to use the correct word. […]