Encyclopédistes
The encyclopédistes were a group of 18th-century writers in France who compiled and wrote the Encyclopédie, edited by Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d'Alembert. More than a hundred encyclopédistes hav...
Awn Alsharif Qasim
Awn Al-Sharif Qasim (Arabic: عون الشريف قاسم ‎) (June 16, 1933 – January 19, 2006) - *website - was a prolific Sudanese writer, encyclopedist, a prominent scholar, a powerful community lead...
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John Marius Wilson
Rev. John Marius Wilson was a British writer and an editor, most notable for his gazettes. The Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (published 1870–72), was a substantial topographical dictionary i...
William Robertson Smith
William Robertson Smith FRSE (8 November 1846 – 31 March 1894) was a Scottish orientalist, Old Testament scholar, professor of divinity, and minister of the Free Church of Scotland. He was an editor o...
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Robert Gordon (minister)
The Rev. Dr Robert Gordon FRSE (1786–1853) was a Scottish minister and writer. He was a prominent minister in the Disruption of the Free Church of Scotland from the Church of Scotland on18 May 1843.He...
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Simon Pulsifer
Simon Edward Pulsifer (born September 11, 1981 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) is a contributor to the English-language Wikipedia whose prolific participation made him a "minor media celebrity".
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Yongle Emperor
The Yongle Emperor (2 May 1360 – 12 August 1424), formerly romanized as the Yung-lo or Yonglo Emperor, was the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty in China, reigning from 1402 to 1424.Born as Zhu D...
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George Don
George Don (29 April 1798 – 25 February 1856) was a Scottish botanist.George Don was born at Doo Hillock, Forfar, Angus, Scotland on 29 April 1798. His father, also named George Don, was Superintenden...
Carl Günther Ludovici
Carl Günther Ludovici (or Ludewig) (7 August 1707 in Leipzig - 5 July 1778 in Leipzig) was a German philosopher, lexicographer and economist.He edited a large part of the Grosses vollständiges Univers...
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Franklin Henry Hooper
Franklin Henry Hooper (January 28, 1862, Worcester, Massachusetts – August 14, 1940, Bedford Hills, New York) was a U.S. editor. His older brother Horace Everett Hooper was publisher of the Ency...
Muhammed Hamdi Yazır
Muhammed Hamdi Yazır also known as Elmalılı Hamdi Yazır and Elmalılı (1878, Antalya - 27 May 1942, İstanbul) was a Turkish theologian, logician, Qur'an translator, Qur'anic exegesis scholar, Islamic l...
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Syed Qasim Mahmood
Syed Qasim Mahmood (Urdu: سید قاسم محمود‎; 17 November 1928 – 31 March 2010) was a Pakistani intellectual and Urdu short story writer, novelist, researcher, editor, publisher, translator and...
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Vytenis Rimkus
Vytenis Rimkus (born January 17, 1930) is a Lithuanian painter and encyclopedist from the Siauliai district municipality. He was sent to the gulag for anti-Soviet activity. After his release he at...
Philipp Andreas Nemnich
Philipp Andreas Nemnich (1764–1822), German encyclopaedist, lexicographer and travel writer
Nemnich was born at Dillenburg in Nassau, Germany on 3 January 1764. He became a Licentiate in Law (I.U....
Gershon ben Solomon of Arles
Gerson ben Solomon of Arles (flourished in the second half of the 13th century) was a Provençal Jewish philosopher; he is said to be the father of Gersonides. He was the author of "Sha'ar ha-Shamayim"...
Alexander Peli
Alexander Peli (1915–2007) was a Ukrainian-born Israeli encyclopedist, the supervising editor of the Encyclopaedia Hebraica. The project began using his mother's publishing house in 1946 with Peli sup...
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Richard Appleton
Richard Appleton (17 January 1932 – 27 April 2005) was an Australian poet, raconteur and editor who became editor-in-chief of the Australian Encyclopaedia and, in 1987, was co-editor with Alex G...
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William Elford Leach
William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836) was an English zoologist and marine biologist.
Elford Leach was born at Hoe Gate, Plymouth, the son of an attorney. At the age of t...