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Hauk Aabel

Aabel made his debut on stage on 11 October 1897 at the Christiania Theatre in Oslo, and was a prominent actor in the Norwegian theatre. In 1917, he began appearing in silent films in Sweden. He then returned to Norway in 1927, where he worked in many films, including several after the advent of sound. He made his last film in 1939, aged 72. Hauk Aabel was a reserve officer Norwegian: vernepliktig officer in the Norwegian Army, with the rank of First Lieutenant. He was the informant who provided sounding material to the pioneering linguistic study of Haugen and Joos in 1952, called Tone an ...

Anathon Aall

Anathon August Fredrik Aall was a Norwegian academic, philosopher and psychologist. Originally educated as a theologian, he became a professor of philosophy at University of Oslo.

Howard Abbott

Howard T. Abbott was an American football player, lawyer and judge. He played college football and was the starting quarterback for both the University of Minnesota in 1886 and the University of Michigan in 1889. He was also the captain of the first Minnesota Golden Gophers football team in 1886. He was a lawyer in Duluth, Minnesota, starting in 1891 and later became a judge.

Mohammed Ali Bey al-Abed

Mohammad Ali al-Abed, also known as Mehmed Ali Bey, was appointed the first president of Syria as a nominee of the nationalist Syrian parliament in Damascus after the country received partial recognition of sovereignty from France. France agreed to recognize Syria as a nation under intense nationalist pressure but did not withdraw its troops completely until 1946.

David T. Abercrombie

David Thomas Abercrombie was the founder of the American lifestyle brand Abercrombie & Fitch. A topographer and expert in the outdoors, Abercrombie opened the Company as New Yorks outfitter for the elite and later partnered up with co-founder Ezra Fitch – both men managed the Company through great years of success. After leaving the company, Abercrombie lived the remainder of his life in California with his family until his death. Today, his company, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. remains as a prominent American clothing brand. A brand in his name was released by the company in 1998 – abercrombie.

Kote Abkhazi

Prince Konstantine Abkhazi აფხაზი), was a notable Georgian military officer, politician and public figure. During the Imperial Russian rule, he was a General-major of Artillery in the tsars army and in the national army of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, and a recognized leader of the liberal nobility of Georgia. After the Soviet Occupation of Georgia, he emerged as one of the leaders of an underground anti-Soviet, national-liberation movement. One of the founders of the Tbilisi State University in 1918 and Chairman of the Georgian National-Democratic Party in 1921-1923. In 1923, he wa ...

                                     

Afzal ul-Mulk

Afzal ul-Mulk was the Mehtar of the princely state of Chitral who briefly ruled following the death of his father the Great Mehtar Aman ul-Mulk, usurping the right of his elder brother Nizam ul-Mulk. His tenure as Mehtar was short-lived, as he was murdered by his uncle Sher Afzal within two and a half months of assuming authority.

                                     

Frans Ahlroos

Frans Fredrik Wilhelm Ahlroos was a Finnish typesetter, journalist and politician. He was a member of the Parliament of Finland from 1907 to 1909, representing the Swedish Peoples Party of Finland.

                                     

Kustaa Ahmala

Kustaa Ahmala was a Finnish factory worker, construction worker, journalist and politician, born in Lumijoki. He was a member of the Parliament of Finland from 1917 to 1918, representing the Social Democratic Party of Finland. From 1918 to 1922, Ahmala served a prison term for having sided with the Reds during the Civil war in Finland.

                                     

Jessie Aitken

Jessie Aitken was a New Zealand community worker and political activist. She was born in Ecclesmachan, West Lothian, Scotland on 14 April 1867.

                                     

Eveliina Ala-Kulju

Eveliina Ala-Kulju was a Finnish schoolteacher, farmers wife and politician. She was a member of the Parliament of Finland from 1907 to 1910 and again from 1914 to 1919. She represented the Finnish Party until 1918 and the National Coalition Party from 1918 to 1919. Reino Ala-Kulju was her son.

                                     

Willoughby Allen

Willoughby Charles Allen was an Anglican priest in the early 20th century. He was raised in an orphanage school clergy in Canterbury and Exeter College, Oxford. He was ordained in 1894 and began his theological career as a priest in South Hinksey. He was a fellow of his old College until 1908, when he became the principal of Egerton hall, Manchester. He was archdeacon of Manchester from 1909 to 1916, the archdeacon of Blackburn from 1916 to 1920, and the rector of Mar Tony from 1922 to 1932.

                                     

O. T. J. Alpers

Oscar Thorwald Johan Alpers was a New Zealand teacher, journalist, writer, poet, lawyer and judge. He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 28 January 1867. He was educated at Napier High School.

                                     

Niels Andersen (sport shooter)

Niels Andersen was a Danish sport shooter who competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics and the 1912 Summer Olympics. In 1908 he finished fourth with the Danish team in the team free rifle competition and eighth in the team military rifle event. Four years later he won a bronze medal as a member of the Danish team in the team competition rifles. In the team military rifle event he finished eighth.

                                     

Alden Anderson

Alden Anderson was a Republican politician from California. He served as the 23rd Lieutenant Governor from 1903 to 1907. Prior to that he had been a member of the California State Assembly representing Solano County, and served as Speaker from January 1899 to February 1900.

                                     

Hugh Anderson (British politician)

Hugh Alfred Anderson was an Irish Unionist politician. He was elected Member of Parliament for North Londonderry in December 1918, resigning early in 1919. He was sworn in as an MP on 10 Feb 1919, but resigned, later, his place only three days.