A Dictionary of Twentieth-Century World Biography

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Oxford University Press, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 615 pages
This authoritative biographical dictionary covers the lives and the claim to fame of 1,750 famous men and women who by deed or thought have set their mark on our century. Entries include a sketch of the family background and education of the subject, followed by a description of the events that have brought them to fame or infamy, and a summary of their achievements or misdemeanors.

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
30
Section 3
99
Section 4
142
Section 5
172
Section 6
186
Section 7
212
Section 8
245
Section 13
411
Section 14
425
Section 15
433
Section 16
462
Section 17
463
Section 18
492
Section 19
542
Section 20
568

Section 9
285
Section 10
301
Section 11
326
Section 12
356
Section 21
607
Section 22
608
Section 23
612
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About the author (1993)


About the Editor: Asa Briggs is the author of a number books including The BBC: The First Fifty Years and Victorian Things.

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