Paul William "Bear" Bryant (September 11, 1913 - January 26, 1983) was an American college football coach and owner of 323 victories. He was best known as the longtime head coach of the University of Alabama football team, and is the namesake of the Paul W. Bryant Museum. Before Alabama, Bryant was also head coach at the University of Maryland, the University of Kentucky, and Texas A&M University.
Ecology or ecological science, is the scientific study of the distribution and abundance of living organisms and how these properties are affected by interactions between the organisms and their environment. The environment of an organism includes both the physical properties, which can be described as the sum of local abiotic factors like climate and geology, as well as the other organisms that share its habitat.
Hermann Wilhelm Göring (also spelled Goering ) (January 12, 1893 - October 15, 1946) was a German politician, military leader and a leading member of the Nazi Party. Among many offices, he was Hitler's designated successor and commander of the Luftwaffe (German Air Force). He was a veteran of the First World War with twenty-two confirmed kills as a fighter pilot, and recipient of the coveted Pour le Mérite ("The Blue Max").
Ptolemy , or in Latin Claudius Ptolemaeus (ca. 90 - ca. 168 C.E.), was a mathematician, philosopher, geographer, map maker, astronomer, theologian, and astrologer who lived in Alexandria, Egypt. He is most remembered because of his development of the geocentric (Earth-centered) cosmological system, known as the Ptolemaic system or Ptolemaic cosmology, which was one of the most influential and longest-lasting, intellectual-scientific achievements in human history.
São Tomé and Príncipe , officially the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe , is an island nation in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western equatorial coast of Africa. It consists of two islands, São Tomé and Príncipe, both part of an extinct volcanic mountain range. São Tomé, the sizable southern island, was named after Saint Thomas by Portuguese explorers who discovered the island on his feast day.
Previous (Richard Baxter) Next (Richard Brinsley Sheridan) Richard Gary Brautigan (January 30, 1935 - September 14, 1984) was an American writer, best known for the novel Trout Fishing in America. Brautigan wrote ten novels, two collections of short stories and over 500 poems. Most of his novels employed satire, black comedy, and featured his interest in Zen Buddhism.