Encyclopedia of World Biography. Supplement by Andrea Henderson

By Andrea Henderson

The learn of biography has regularly held a major, if now not explicitly said, position in class curricula. The absence in faculties of a category particularly dedicated to learning the lives of the giants of human background belies the point of interest such a lot classes have consistently had on humans. From precedent days to the current, the area has been formed via the selections, philosophies, innovations, discoveries, inventive creations, scientific breakthroughs, and written works of its myriad personalities. Librarians, lecturers, and scholars alike realize that our lives are immensely enriched after we find out about these people who have made their mark at the international we are living in this present day.

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Twenty years later, in 1967, he was awarded the Hammarsjkold Prize; he also received an honorary doctorate from Mills College. A member of the Academia Colombiana de la Lengua, he was also president of the Colombian Academy of History from 1980 until his death and was a corresponding member of the academy of letters in Cuba, Mexico, Spain, and Venezuela. Retiring from his ambassadorship in 1978, Arciniegas moved back to the academic realm he had worked in five decades before. At Bogota’s Universidad de los Andes, he joined the faculty of Philosophy and Letters as dean, a position he held for the remainder of his life.

S. Field Hockey Association Hall of Fame and the International Women’s Sports Hall of Fame. Books Layden, Joe, Women in Sports: The Complete Book on the World’s Greatest Female Athletes, General Publishing Group, 1997. Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia, edited by Anne Commire, Yorkin Publications, 1999. , Oryx Press, 1988. Periodicals New York Times, January 28, 1981. K. Applebee,’’ Biography Resource Center, The Gale Group (November 8, 2003). Ⅺ Abbas Mahmud al-Aqqad Egyptian Abbas Mahmud al-Aqqad (1889–1964) was a largely self-educated writer, historian, poet, philosopher, translator, and journalist.

Although he generally stayed away from active politics and literary societies, he was often seen walking in the city or lecturing in classrooms. A N DR I C´ Volume 24 Body of Work Grew Rapidly Amichai was a prolific author. He wrote poems, plays, children’s books, essays, radio shows, and short stories. Despite continuing his work as an educator (serving as a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1971 and 1976) and serving in the army again in 1973, he published numerous works in quick succession: Mi Yitneni Malon (Hotel in the Wilderness, 1971—his second novel); Poems of Jerusalem and of Myself (1973); Amen (1977); Time (1979); Love Poems (1981); The Great Tranquility: Questions and Answers (1983); The World Is a Room and Other Stories (1984); Poems of Jerusalem (1988); and Even a Fist Was Once an Open Palm with Fingers (1989).

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