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...
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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History of Beijing
The city of Beijing has a long and rich history that dates back over 3,000 years. Prior to the unification of China by the First Emperor in 221 BC, Beijing had been for centuries the capital of the an...
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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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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...
Jens Braage Halvorsen
Jens Braage Halvorsen (1845 – 1900) was a Norwegian librarian, magazine editor and literary historian. He edited the magazine Ny Illustreret Tidende from 1880 to 1883. He is particularly known f...
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...
Anthony Winkler Prins
Anthony Winkler Prins (Voorst, 30 or 31 January 1817 – Voorburg, 4 January 1908) was a Dutch writer. He is remembered mostly for being chief editor of the Winkler Prins encyclopedia.Besides bein...
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Samuel Orgelbrand
Samuel Orgelbrand (1810-1868) was one of the most prominent Polish-Jewish printers, booksellers, and publishers of the 19th century. He is best known as the initiator, organizer, and publisher of the ...
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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"...