Paul Henri Benjamin Balluat
[pawl ahn-ree ban-zha-man ba-lwa] /pɔl ɑ̃ˈri bɛ̃ ʒaˈmɛ̃ baˈlwa/ (Show IPA), Baron Constant de Rebecque
[duh ruh-bek] /də rəˈbɛk/ (Show IPA), 1852–1924, French diplomat: Nobel Peace Prize 1909.
Georges Léopold Chrétien Frédéric Dagobert [zhawrzh ley-aw-pawld krey-tyan frey-dey-reek da-gaw-ber] /ʒɔrʒ leɪ ɔˈpɔld kreɪˈtyɛ̃ freɪ deɪˈrik da gɔˈbɛr/ (Show IPA), Baron, 1769–1832, French naturalist: pioneer in the fields of paleontology and comparative anatomy. Contemporary Examples Linnaeus and Cuvier have been my two gods, though in very different ways, but they were mere school-boys to old […]
Sir Henry (William Henry Lytton Earle Bulwer; Baron Dalling and Bulwer) 1801–72, British diplomat and author. Historical Examples For Dickens, like the young men of the time—Disraeli, Bulwer, and the rest—was a great fop. Life of Charles Dickens Frank Marzials He is a weak imitator of Bulwer, that is all, and he has not Bulwer’s […]
Jean Baptiste du Val-de-Grâce [zhahn ba-teest dy val duh-grahs] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist dü val dəˈgrɑs/ (Show IPA), Baron de (“Anacharsis Clootz”) 1755–94, Prussian leader in the French Revolution. a cloven hoof; one of the divisions of the cloven hoof of the swine, sheep, etc. (usually initial capital letter). Often, Cloots. Satan; the devil. Historical Examples Cloots […]
Gilles de Laval [zheel duh la-val] /ʒil də laˈval/ (Show IPA), Baron de, 1404?–40, French marshal: executed for child murder. Jean François Paul de Gondi [zhahn frahn-swa pawl duh gawn-dee] /ʒɑ̃ frɑ̃ˈswa pɔl də gɔ̃ˈdi/ (Show IPA), Cardinal de, 1614–79, French politician and clergyman. Historical Examples It was M. de Nerval, the prime minister, whom […]
Johann [yoh-hahn] /ˈyoʊ hɑn/ (Show IPA), (“Baron de Kalb”) 1721–80, German general in the American Revolutionary Army. Historical Examples Charlotte von Kalb received this intelligence with so much joy, that Schiller could not help feeling pleased himself. Goethe and Schiller L. Mhlbach After a few minutes had expired, Charlotte von Kalb entered the reception-room with […]