A(lfred) E(lton) 1912–2000, U.S. science-fiction writer, born in Canada.
Amelia (Mary) 1897–1937, U.S. aviator: vanished in flight over Pacific Ocean. Contemporary Examples In the years that I was writing my biography of Earhart, I became smitten with her personality. Is Amelia Earhart Mystery Solved? Why the Aviator Lifts Our Hearts Susan Butler June 3, 2012 What happened to Earhart when she disappeared while attempting […]
Adolf, 1906–62, German Nazi official: executed for war crimes. Contemporary Examples A brilliant new film presents Hannah Arendt in the midst of the Eichmann trial and the controversy around her reporting. The Importance of Being Hannah Arendt Daphne Merkin June 3, 2013 As with the Eichmann trial, the legal details of the Mohammed trial will […]
Alexandre Gustave [a-lek-sahn-druh gys-tav] /a lɛkˈsɑ̃ drə güsˈtav/ (Show IPA), 1832–1923, French civil engineer and pioneer aerodynamic researcher. Contemporary Examples Today in Tokyo, beneath the Eiffel Tower, in Ghana’s Black Star Square. Best of the Memorial Service The Daily Beast July 6, 2009 From Paris, there came a dispatch of a commemoration of the 10th […]
Alfred, 1898–1995, U.S. news photographer, born in Germany. noun Alfred. 1898–1995, US photographer, born in Germany; noted for his photograph of a sailor kissing a woman in Times Square, New York on V-J Day in 1945