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...Hemsterhuis, Tiberius Tiberius Hemsterhuis was born in the city of Groningen, University of Groningen, where he was baptized on 8 January 1685. His father was a local physician. Tiberius studied theology at the Leiden, University...
...Hildreth, Richard Hildreth, Ezekiel Ezekiel Hildreth was born in Westford, Massachusetts on 18 July 1784. After preparing for college at Westford Academy, he attended Harvard University like several other Hildreths. One notable relative...
...Dalgarno, George George Dalgarno was born in Aberdeen and educated at the University there before becoming a schoolmaster. He taught mainly in Oxford but was the schoolmaster of Elizabeth School, Guernsey for a decade from around 1662–72...
...Saumaise, Claude Châlons-sur-Marne Perrot d’Ablancourt, Nicolas Sorbonne Vaugelas, Claude Favre de Nicolas Perrot d’Ablancourt was born in Châlons-sur-Marne on 23 February 1606 and died in Paris on 17 November 1664. He came from a family...
...Zellig Sabettai Harris was born on 23 October 1909 in Balta, Ukraine, and died on 21 May 1992 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His birth name is not known; when his family emigrated to the United States in 1913, his name for his American life...
...Nicolas Le Gras was born in Champcueil, in Basse-Bourgogne, in around 1600, on land belonging to the king of France. His parents were wealthy labourers who decided to provide him with a solid education. His training led him to the college...
...Vaugelas, Claude Favre de Claude Favre de Vaugelas was born in Meximieux Meximieux on 6 January 1585 and died on 26 February 1650 in Paris Paris. He wrote the Remarques sur la langue française (1647) and was the first and most illustrious...
...Kók, Allardus Lodewijk A(l)lardus (Alart, Alhard) Lodewijk Kók was baptized on 17 March 1616 in the Lutheran Church of Amsterdam. On 3 June 1612, his father Gillis Reynartszoon, an Amsterdam draper from Stickhausen (East Friesland...
...Antoine Furetière was born in Paris on 28 December 1619 and died in the same city on 14 May 1688. He was from a lower middle-class family. He initially considered a legal career (in 1645, he was admitted to the Paris bar), but then took...
...Ménage, Gilles Besnier, Pierre Béthune, Philippe de Rome Sully, Maximilien de Béthune, duc de Pierre Besnier was born in Tours Tours in 1648 and died in Constantinople Constantinople in 1705. He entered the probationary in 1663. He became...