[ah-le-ksahn-duh r fuh n] /ˌɑ lɛˈksɑn dər fən/ (Show IPA), 1846–1934, German general.
cluck, dumb cluck
Sir Alexander (Sándor Kellner) 1893–1956, British film producer, born in Hungary. Contemporary Examples Korda argues convincingly that Lee was ambivalent about slavery. How I Learned to Hate Robert E. Lee Christopher Dickey June 21, 2014 But, as Korda clearly recognizes, Lee himself could be almost as impenetrable as stone. How I Learned to Hate Robert […]
Albrecht [ahl-brekht] /ˈɑl brɛxt/ (Show IPA), 1853–1927, German chemist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1910.
Alfred, 1883–1966, U.S. poet, playwright, and critic. Historical Examples Mr. Kreymborg is a rebel against all conventions of form and content in poetry. Contemporary American Literature John Matthews Manly and Edith Rickert Mr. Kreymborg is a skilled musician and he composes his lines with musical rhythm in mind. Contemporary One-Act Plays Sir James M. Barrie […]
Alfred Louis, 1876–1960, U.S. anthropologist. Historical Examples The upshot of these last papers has been to double Kroeber’s estimates in the areas under consideration. California Athabascan Groups Martin A. Baumhoff I have accepted Kroeber’s line because it follows the drainage pattern. California Athabascan Groups Martin A. Baumhoff The fact that the estimates run so high […]
Alfred [al-frid;; German ahl-freyt] /ˈæl frɪd;; German ˈɑl freɪt/ (Show IPA), 1812–87, German industrialist and manufacturer of armaments. Historical Examples Possibly Krupp had overheard the conversation, or divined its nature. The Price of Love Arnold Bennett Would it help Belgium if you and I were replaced by men from Krupp’s? Two Daring Young Patriots W. […]