Encyclopedism
Encyclopedism is the production of encyclopedias. Though the term can be used to describe any combination of authoring, editing, compiling, indexing, systematizing, publishing, and/or financing an enc...
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Pierre Grégoire (jurist)
Pierre Grégoire (also Pedro Gregoire, Petrus Gregorius Tholosanus) (c.1540–1597) was a French jurist and philosopher
He was born at Toulouse around 1540. After studies at Toulouse, he became an a...
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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Pasquale Tola
Pasquale Tola (Sassari, November 30, 1800 - Genoa, 25 August 1874) was an Italian judge, politician and historian.Issue of an ancient and noble Sardinian family, he studied in Sassari, where he obtain...
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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"...
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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Isaac Lampronti
Isaac Lampronti (February 3, 1679 – November 16, 1756) was an Italian rabbi and physician, best known as author of the rabbinic encyclopedia Paħad Yitzħak.Lampronti was born at Ferrara. His great-gra...
Jock Phillips
John Oliver Crompton (Jock) Phillips (born 1947) is a New Zealand historian, author and encyclopedist. He is the general editor of Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand, the official encyclopedia of...
Heinrich Joseph Wetzer
Heinrich Joseph Wetzer (Anzefahr, Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), 19 March 1801 – Freiburg, Baden, 5 November 1853) was a German Orientalist. His greatest achievement was the part he took in the...
Isidore of Seville
Saint Isidore of Seville (Latin: Isidorus Hispalensis; c. 560 – 4 April 636) served as Archbishop of Seville for more than three decades and is considered, as the 19th-century hist...
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Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Khwarizmi
Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn Yūsuf al-Kātib al-Khwārizmī, also referred to as al-Balkhī, was a 10th-century Persian encyclopedist and the author of the early encyclopedia Mafātīḥ al-ʿulūm (“Ke...
Philip Weilbach
Philip Weilbach (5 August 1834, Usserød – 22 November 1900, Copenhagen) was a Danish art historian and encyclopedian. He is remembered above all for his pioneering work on the early editions of the bi...
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Amos Urban Shirk
Amos Urban Shirk (1890? – October 20, 1956) was an American businessman, author and reader of encyclopedias.As a businessman he worked in the food industry. He wrote Marketing Through Food Broke...
Empress Xu (Ming Dynasty)
Empress Xu (徐皇后) (1362 – July 1407), formally Empress Renxiaowen (仁孝文皇后), birth name Xu Yihua (徐儀華), was the empress consort to the Yongle Emperor and the third empress of China's Ming dynasty. S...
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Louis Heilprin
Louis Heilprin (1851–1912) was a Hungarian American author, historian, and encyclopedia editor. He was born in Miskolc, Hungary in 1851. His father, Michael, son of Phineas Mendel, was also an encyclo...
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Anthony Judge
Anthony Judge, (Port Said, 21 January 1940) is mainly known for his career at the Union of International Associations (UIA), where he has been Director of Communications and Research, as well as Assis...
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Jiang Tingxi
Jiang Tingxi (simplified Chinese: 蒋廷锡; traditional Chinese: 蔣廷錫; pinyin: Jiǎng Tíngxí; Wade–Giles: Chiang T'ing-hsi, 1669–1732), courtesy name Yangsun (杨孙), was a Chinese painter, and...
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Shen Kuo
Shen Kuo or Shen Gua (Chinese: 沈括; pinyin: Shěn Kuò; Wade–Giles: Shen K'uo) (1031–1095), courtesy name Cunzhong (存中) and pseudonym Mengqi (now usually given as Mengxi) Weng (夢溪翁), was a Ha...
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Pavao Tijan
Pavao Tijan (born in Senj in 1908 - died in Madrid in 1997) was a Croatian encyclopaedist who spent the latter half of his life in Spain. Tijan was born in Senj in 1908. He attended the University of ...
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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Joseph Jacobs
Joseph Jacobs (29 August 1854 – 30 January 1916) was an Australian folklorist, literary critic, historian and writer of English literature who became a notable collector and publisher of English Fol...
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Lawrence Henry Yaw Ofosu-Appiah
Lawrence Henry Yaw Ofosu-Appiah (18 March 1920 – 1 June 1990) was a Ghanaian academic who taught classics at the University of Ghana and was subsequently Director of the Encyclopedia Africana.
Ofo...
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