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Carlo Pellegrini (caricaturist)

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The Italian Artist Who Became a British Institution in Victorian England Carlo Pellegrini, in a painting by Degas Carlo Pellegrini (Naples, 25 March 1839 – London, 22 January 1889) was an Italian artist who for many years was the leading caricaturist for the magazine Vanity Fair, and whose drawings became synonymous with the magazine’s artistic sensibility. Pellegrini was born into a family...

Frederick William I of Prussia

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Frederick the Great Frederick the Great, This is what happens when you let an AI artist create the image for this article. Early Life Friedrich Wilhelm was born on 14 August 1688 as the only son of Frederick the First and the witty, philosophically gifted Charlotte of Hanover, only a few months after the death of his grandfather, the Great Elector. Even as a child he had a robust physique, an...

Albrecht von Wallenstein

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Wallenstein Wallensteinafter an engraving by Peter de Jode. Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius Baron von Waldstein or Wallenstein (24 September 1583 – 25 February 1634) came from an old Bohemian family, whose name can already be found in the twelfth century. He was born on September 15, 1583 and was born two months prematurely. His parents were Protestants, and he soon lost both of them, his father when he...

DOSTOEVSKY – A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT

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“That you can’t end, that makes you great.”Goethe Dostoevsky Dosteovsky IT is difficult and responsible to speak worthily of Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881) and his importance for our inner world, because Dostoevsky requires a new measure of vastness and violence. An enclosed work, a poet to strives to first find the near and then discovers...

Emma Goitein Dessau (artist)

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Emma Goitein Dessau, also known as Emma Goitein, (Karlsruhe, Germany 1877 – Perugia, Italy September 17, 1968) was a German painter and woodcutter.. Emma Goitein Dessau, Self Portrait – Oil on Canvas (1918) CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons Dessau was born in Karlsuhe, which at the time was the capital of the Grand Duchy of Baden. She was related on her father’s side of the family...

Life of EMPEDOCLES

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EMPEDOCLES (494–443 BC) The Death of Empedocles – in the Style of Salvator Rosa, created using the NightCafe Art AI. See more artwork here: The SUPPOSED GOD No one knows what his birth was, or how he came to earth. He appeared near the golden banks of the river Acragas, in the beautiful city of Agrigento, a little after the time when Xerxes struck the sea with chains. Tradition only records...

Vincenzo Gagliardi – Biography

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Vincenzo Gagliardi (Venice, April 15, 1925 – Scorzè, June 22, 1968) was an Italian politician. His father was an Apulian postal worker who, for his anti-fascist ideas, was sentenced to internal exile in Venice. After obtaining his master’s degree, he entered as a clerk in Assicurazioni Generali. At the end of the Second World War, he resumed his studies at the University of Urbino...

Catharina van Hemessen: Did Sexism Keep Her from Becoming Famous?

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Catharina van Hemessen (Antwerp, c. 1527/1528-after 1578) was a Flemish painter, daughter of Jan Sanders van Hemessen. Specializing in portraits, she highlights her own Self-portrait of her before the easel dated 1548 (Basel Museum of Art and St. Petersburg Hermitage Museum), the first known female self-portrait of her . Biography and work Catharina van Hemessen Formed probably with her...

Artur Immanuel Hazelius

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Artur Immanuel Hazelius (Stockholm, November 30, 1833 – May 27, 1901) was a Swedish philologist. He was the son of Johan August Hazelius famous politician and military officer Swedish. Artur became famous for founding the island of Djurgården in the capital of Sweden (Stockholm) in 1891, the Skansen, the first open-air museums and the zoo in Sweden. He studied at the University of Uppsala...

Andrew Rock

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Andrew Rock (born January 23, 1982 in Marshfield, Wisconsin) is an American athlete. The 400-meter runner for the first time Rock took the limelight as he at the U.S. Trials in Sacramento, California was at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, finished sixth and was invited to the relay competitions of the Games. In Athens, he was then nominated for the first qualifying event of the 4 x 400-meter relay...

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