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British newspaper publisher and politician (born in Canada); confidant of Winston Churchill (1879-1964) 1st Baron Beaverbrook , Beaverbrook , William Maxwell Aitken
United States physicist (born in Germany) who collaborated with Morley in the Michelson-Morley experiment (1852-1931) A. A. Michelson , Albert Abraham Michelson , Albert Michelson , Michelson
United States linguist whose theory of generative grammar redefined the field of linguistics (born 1928) A. Noam Chomsky , Chomsky , Noam Chomsky
United States professional baseball player who hit more home runs than Babe Ruth (born in 1934) Aaron , Hank Aaron , Henry Louis Aaron
delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way) abdominal delivery , C-section , caesarean , caesarean delivery , caesarean section , caesarian , caesarian delivery , caesarian section , cesarean , cesarean delivery , cesarean section , cesarian , cesarian section
(Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man; Abel was killed by Cain Abel
Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198) Abul-Walid Mohammed ibn-Ahmad Ibn-Mohammed ibn-Roshd , Averroes , ibn-Roshd
American whose ancestors were born in Africa African-American , African American , Afro-American , Black American
placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled from the uterus after the baby is born afterbirth
pains felt by a woman after her baby is born; associated with contractions of the uterus afterpains
United States naturalist (born in Switzerland) who studied fossil fish; recognized geological evidence that ice ages had occurred in North America (1807-1873) Agassiz , Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz , Louis Agassiz
United States dancer and choreographer who introduced formal dance to a wide audience (born in 1905) Agnes de Mille , Agnes George de Mille , de Mille
Indian nun and missionary (born in Albania) dedicated to helping the poor in India (1910-1997) Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu , Mother Teresa , Mother Theresa , Teresa , Theresa
British writer of novels who was born in India; one of his novels is regarded as blasphemous by Muslims and a fatwa was issued condemning him to death (born in 1947) Ahmed Salman Rushdie , Rushdie , Salman Rushdie
Saudi Arabian minister of petroleum who was a central figure in the creation of OPEC (born in 1930) Ahmed Zoki Yamani , Yamani
United States choreographer noted for his use of African elements (born in 1931) Ailey , Alvin Ailey
United States evangelist (born in Canada) noted for her extravagant religious services (1890-1944) Aimee Semple McPherson , McPherson
United States singer (born in Russia) who appeared in the first full-length talking film (1886-1950) Al Jolson , Asa Yoelson , Jolson
Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040) Al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham , al-Haytham , Alhacen , Alhazen , Ibn al-Haytham
English physiologist who, with Andrew Huxley, discovered the role of potassium and sodium atoms in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1914) Alan Hodgkin , Hodgkin , Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin
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