[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. […]
Akira [ah-kee-rah] /ɑˈki rɑ/ (Show IPA), 1910–1998, Japanese film director. Contemporary Examples Conan the Barbarian wants to talk about Baudelaire, Kurosawa, his hopes and dreams. Conan Gets Emotional Adam Auriemma August 20, 2011 Lots of Citizen Kane, plenty of Kurosawa and Fellini, not quite as much French New Wave as you might think. Confession: I […]
Aleksander [ah-lek-sahn-der] /ˌɑ lɛkˈsɑn dɛr/ (Show IPA), born 1954, Polish journalist and politician: president of Poland 1995–.