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Aaron, Hank

Aaron, Hank (b. 5 February 1934)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
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(b. 5 February 1934),

baseball player, baseball executive, civil rights advocate, and businessman. Henry

Abacha, Sani

Abacha, Sani (1943)   Reference library

Dictionary of African Biography

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Current Version:
2011
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1,272 words

Nigerian military officer and military head of state, was born on 20 September 1943 to the Abacha family in the

Abacha, Sani

Abacha, Sani (1943–1998)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Africa

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Current Version:
2010

Sani Abacha attended primary and secondary school in his home state of Kano and then joined the army in 1962

Abacus

Abacus   Reference library

Margaret SANKEY

Berkshire Encyclopedia of China

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Current Version:
2016
Considered to be the first computer, the abacus has been used since ancient times by a number of civilizations for basic arithmetical calculations. It is still used as a ... More
Abani, Chris

Abani, Chris (1966)   Reference library

Dictionary of African Biography

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2011
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Nigerian novelist, poet, dramatist, educator, and political activist, was born Christopher Uchechukwu Andrew Abani, on 27 December 1966, in

Abar

Abar (fl. seventh century BCE)   Reference library

Dictionary of African Biography

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2011
Subject:
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1,254 words

queen of Kush, was the mother of Taharqa (ruled c. 690–664 BCE), the most remarkable king of the period of

Abba, Bagibo I

Abba, Bagibo I (1802)   Reference library

Dictionary of African Biography

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2011
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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857 words

king of one of the five Oromo states of the Gibe region in southwestern Ethiopia during the first half of

Abba, Jifar II

Abba, Jifar II (1861)   Reference library

Dictionary of African Biography

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2011
Subject:
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1,216 words

Oromo king of the Gibe region, in southwestern Ethiopia, was crowned in 1878. A year after his accession to

Abba, Jobir

Abba, Jobir (1900)   Reference library

Dictionary of African Biography

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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781 words

last king of the kingdom of Jimma in Ethiopia, scholar, was born in Jiren, the political capital and commercial center

Abbadie de Saint-Castin, Jean-Vincent d'

Abbadie de Saint-Castin, Jean-Vincent d' (1652–1707)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

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2004
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History, Regional and National History
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127 words

(1652–1707), nobleman, soldier, chief of the Abenaki.

Poet Alden Nowlan vividly sketches Saint-Castin's contradictions: ‘you exile from the

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