The Twentieth Century Home Encyclopedia and Gazetteer; Who Is Who? Embraces Over Six Thousand Short Biographies Volume 2

The Twentieth Century Home Encyclopedia and Gazetteer; Who Is Who? Embraces Over Six Thousand Short Biographies Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...it. Population, 2,729,503, not including mountain tribes or resident Japanese. Formula, in chemistry, an expression by means of symbols, especially letters and numbers, of the chemical elements contained in.a compound; in medicine a prescription. In mathe matics, a formula is the expression of a general rule or principle in algebraic symbols. Fornaris, Jose, a Cuban poet; born in Bayamo, Cuba, in 1826. He wrote dramas and volumes of verse. Forneron, Henri, a French historian; born in Troyes, France, Nov. 16, 1834. He was connected with the ministry of finance. He died in Paris, March 26, 1886. Forney, John Weiss, an American journalist; born in Lancaster, Pa., Sept. 30, 1817. He was apprenticed in the office of the Lancaster "Journal" in 1833; was clerk of the National House of Representatives from 1851 to 1855; and secretary of the United States Senate from 1861 to 1868. He was connected with several papers in Philadelphia and Washington. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 9, 1881. Forrest, Nathan Bedford, Confederate cavalry commander; born in Tennessee, July 81. 1821. He was a slave trader in Memphis, Tenn., and at the outbreak of the Civil War, joined the Confederate army as a private, rapidly rising as a commander of cavalry to the rank of lieutenantgeneral. His name became notorious in connection with the Fort Pillow Massacre (q. v.), although he always denied the charge that no quarter was allowed. He died in 1877. Forster, Friedrieh Christoph, a German author; born in Munchengosserstadt, Germany, Sept. 24, 1791. He fought in the war of liberation, and with a "Battle Cry to the Aroused Germans" won fame as a song-writer. He died in Berlin, Germany, Nov. 8, 1868. Forster, Johann Reinhold, a German naturalist; born in...show more

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 739g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236501136
  • 9781236501134