Richard

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United States aviator who (with Richard E. Byrd) piloted the first flight over the North Pole (1890-1928) Bennett , Floyd Bennett
first Lancastrian king of England from 1399 to 1413; deposed Richard II and suppressed rebellions (1367-1413) Bolingbroke , Henry Bolingbroke , Henry IV
battle that ended the Wars of the Roses (1485); Richard III was killed and Henry Tudor was crowned as Henry VII Bosworth Field
United States jurist appointed chief justice of the United States Supreme Court by Richard Nixon (1907-1995) Burger , Warren Burger , Warren E. Burger , Warren Earl Burger
American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933) Curl , Robert Curl , Robert F. Curl , Robert Floyd Curl Jr.
fourth son of Edward III who was the effective ruler of England during the close of his father's reign and during the minority of Richard II; his son was Henry Bolingbroke (1340-1399) Duke of Lancaster , John of Gaunt
Scottish writer and sister of Richard Haldane and John Haldane (1862-1937) Elizabeth Haldane , Elizabeth Sanderson Haldane , Haldane
United States film actress (born in England) who was a childhood star; as an adult she often co-starred with Richard Burton (born in 1932) Elizabeth Taylor , Taylor
German composer of operas in a style that influenced Richard Wagner (1791-1864) Giacomo Meyerbeer , Jakob Liebmann Beer , Meyerbeer
widespread rebellion in 1381 against poll taxes and other inequities that oppressed the poorer people of England; suppressed by Richard II Great Revolt , Peasant's Revolt
Scottish physiologist and brother of Richard Haldane and Elizabeth Haldane; noted for research into industrial diseases (1860-1936) Haldane , John Haldane , John Scott Haldane
United States lyricist who collaborated on many musical comedies (most successfully with Richard Rodgers) (1895-1960) Hammerstein , Oscar Hammerstein , Oscar Hammerstein II
British chemist who with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1939) Harold Kroto , Harold W. Kroto , Kroto , Sir Harold Walter Kroto
United States lyricist who collaborated with Richard Rodgers (1895-1943) Hart , Lorenz Hart , Lorenz Milton Hart
first Tudor king of England from 1485 to 1509; head of the house of Lancaster in the War of the Roses; defeated Richard III at Bosworth Field and was proclaimed king; married the daughter of Edward IV and so united the houses of York and Lancaster (1457-1 Henry Tudor , Henry VII
German poet who wrote libretti for operas by Richard Strauss (1874-1929) Hoffmannsthal , Hugo von Hoffmannsthal
English explorer who with Sir Richard Burton was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika; he also discovered Lake Victoria and named it (1827-1864) John Hanning Speke , John Speke , Speke
youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216) John , John Lackland , King John
sultan of Syria and Egypt; reconquered Jerusalem from the Christians in 1187 but was defeated by Richard Coeur de Lion in 1191 (1137-1193) Saladin , Salah-ad-Din Yusuf ibn-Ayyub
Crusade from 1189 to 1192 led by Richard I and the king of France that failed because an army torn by dissensions and fighting on foreign soil could not succeed against forces united by religious zeal Third Crusade
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