Albrecht Durer
a leading German painter and engraver of the Renaissance (1471-1528)
Siamese twin
one of a pair of identical twins born with their bodies joined at some point
Ray Douglas Bradbury
United States writer of science fiction (born 1920)
someone who takes part in an activity
(Buddhism) an adherent of Lamaism
a presocratic Greek philosopher who said that fire is the origin of all things and that permanence is an illusion as all things are in perpetual flux (circa 500 BC)
an offspring of a quadroon and a white parent; a person who is one-eighth black
a biologist who studies the structure and function of cells
a lathe operator
Hugo De Vries
Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935)
Karl von Clausewitz
Prussian general and military theorist who proposed a doctrine of total war and war as an extension of diplomacy (1780-1831)
Nelson Algren
United States writer (1909-1981)
a conqueror who defeats and enslaves
informal terms for a (young) woman
a person who keeps a devotional vigil by a sick bed or by a dead body
Catherine the Great
empress of Russia who greatly increased the territory of the empire (1729-1796)
a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
Andrew Marvell
English poet (1621-1678)
Sir Ralph David Richardson
British stage and screen actor noted for playing classic roles (1902-1983)
Ely Culbertson
United States authority on contract bridge whose books helped to popularize the game (1891-1955)
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