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Aagaard, Robert, (27 June 1932–1 April 2001), Partner, R. & F. C. Aagaard, Designers and Decorators of Historic House Interiors, since 1980  

OBE 1993

Born 27 June 1932; s of Villien Valdemar Aagaard and Florence (née Brooke); m 1960, Fiona Christine Drury; two s one d...

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Aalto, Prof. (Hugo) Alvar (Henrik), (3 Feb. 1898–11 May 1976), Finnish Architect; furniture designer; Founder-Director, Aalto Architectural Office, since 1923  

Born 3 Feb. 1898; m 1924, (wife d 1949); one s one d; m 1952; died 11 May 1976

Finnish Architect; furniture designer; Founder-Director, Aalto Architectural Office, since ...

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Aaltonen, Prof. Wāinō (Valdemar), (8 March 1894–29 May 1966), Finnish sculptor and painter; Hon. Prof. Finland, 1940; Commander of White Rose of Finland (1st cl.)  

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Aaron, Richard Ithamar, (6 Nov. 1901–29 March 1987), Professor of Philosophy, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1932–69  

MA, DPhil; FBA 1955

Born 6 Nov. 1901; s of William and Margaret Aaron, Ynystawe, Swansea; m Rhiannon, d of Dr M. J. Morgan, Aberystwyth; two ...

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Aarons, Sir Daniel (Sidney), (1 Aug. 1885–23 June 1983), retired  

Kt 1970; OBE 1966; MC 1917 and Bar, 1918

Born 1 Aug. 1885; s of Solomon Aarons and Hannah Hart; m 1925, Jessie Chaddock Stronach; no ...

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Aarvold, His Honour Sir Carl (Douglas), (7 June 1907–17 March 1991), DL; Recorder of London, 1964–75  

Kt 1968; OBE 1945; TD 1950

Born 7 June 1907; s of late O. P. and J. M. Aarvold, West Hartlepool, County Durham; m 1934...

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Abadie, Major Eustace Henry Egremont, (24 Jan. 1877–30 Oct. 1914), 9th Lancers  

DSO 1900

Born 24 Jan. 1877; s of Maj.-Gen. Henry Richard Abadie, CB; died 30 Oct. 1914

9th Lancers

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Abadie, Captain George Howard Fanshawe, (20 Aug. 1873–11 Feb. 1904), Manchester Regt; Resident, 2nd Class, N Nigeria  

CMG 1903

Born 20 Aug. 1873; s of Maj. Gen. Henry Richard Abadie, CB; died 11 Feb. 1904

Manchester Regt; Resident, 2nd Class, N Nigeria...

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Abadie, Maj.-Gen. Henry Richard, (25 March 1841–9 May 1915), retired  

CB 1891

Born 25 March 1841; s of Louis Pascal Abadie of Chateau de Pellepoix, France; m 1st, Kate (d 1883), d of G. Sandeman; four ...

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Abady, Jacques, (2 Oct. 1872–15 April 1964), QC 1935  

Born Manchester, 2 Oct. 1872; m (wife decd); one s; died 15 April 1964

QC 1935

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Abayomi, Sir Kofo Adekunle, (10 July 1896–1 Jan. 1979), Member Privy Council, Nigeria, 1951; Chief Ona Ishokun of Oyo since 1949; Chief Baba Isale of Lagos since 1952; is an Eye Specialist  

Kt 1951; MD, ChB, DTM&H; DOMS (Eng.); FRSA

Born 10 July 1896; s of Joseph N. John and Aiyelagbe Davies; m 1932, Oyinkan Morenikeji, MBE, ...

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Abbado, Claudio, (26 June 1933–20 Jan. 2014), Artistic Director, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, 1989–2002; Generalmusikdirektor of Vienna, since 1987  

Born Milan, 26 June 1933; m 1st, 1956, Giovanna Cavazzoni (marr. diss. 1968); one s one d; 2nd, Gabriella Cantalupi; one s; died 20 Jan. 2014

Artistic Director, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, ...

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Abbas, Kuli Khan (Nawab), (1864–21 Oct. 1938)  

CMG 1903

Born 1864; s of Jafer Kuli Khan (Nawab); died 21 Oct. 1938

England

Interpreter to HM’s Legation at Tehran, 1885; Assistant Oriental Secretary, with the local rank of 3rd Secretary in the Diplomatic Service, ...

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Abbay, Col Bryan Norman, (6 June 1881–19 Jan. 1947), retired to East Africa  

CB 1931

Born 6 June 1881; s of Canon Richard Abbay of Earl Soham and Janet, d of Canon Norman, Mistley; one d; died 19 Jan. 1947

retired to East Africa...

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Abbay, Rev. Richard, (11 Feb. 1844–11 Dec. 1924), Hon. Canon of Norwich since 1906; Rector of Earl Soham, Suffolk, 1880–1912  

MA

Born Aldborough, Yorkshire, 11 Feb. 1844; m 1880, Janet Norman, d of Canon C. F. Norman, Mistley Place, Essex; two s three d; died...

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Abbe, Prof. Cleveland, (3 Dec. 1838–1916), Member, US National Acad. of Science; Professor of Meteorology, US Weather Bureau, since 1871; Lecturer on Meteorology, Johns Hopkins University, since 1895  

AM, LLD; FRAS, FRMetS

Born New York City, 3 Dec. 1838; s of George Waldo Abbe and Charlotte Colgate, and descended from purely English families; ...

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Abbey, Lt-Col Walter Bulmer Tate, (8 Aug. 1872–29 March 1949), Indian Army, retired  

CBE 1919

Born 8 Aug. 1872; surv. s of late Walter Abbey of Wellingborough Grange, Northants; died 29 March 1949

Indian Army, retired

Monkton Combe; Sandhurst

Joined 2nd Durham Light Infantry, ...

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Abbey, Edwin Austin, (1 April 1852–2 Aug. 1911), Hon. Mem. Royal Bavarian Acad. and Madrid Society of Artists  

RA, ARWS; painter; Member National Academy of Design, NY; Chevalier Legion d’Honneur; Corresponding Member Institut de France; President Artists Cricket Club; Hon. ARIBA, FSA, Hon. MA Yale Univ.; Hon. Mem. Am. Inst. Architects; Member of the Société Nationale des Beaux Arts, Paris; LLD Univ. of Penn...

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Abbey, William Henry, (1864–23 Dec. 1943), President of Horsham and Worthing Division of Conservative Association  

Born 1864; s of H. Abbey, Brighton; m 1888, Florence, d of H. Belcher, Hove; one s (one s killed in war); died 23 Dec. 1943

President of Horsham and Worthing Division of Conservative Association...

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Abbiss, Sir George, (1884–6 Oct. 1966), Knight of Order of St John, 1941  

Kt 1941; OBE 1933

Born 1884; s of John Abbiss, Pirton, Hitchin; m 1908, Alice Elizabeth (d 1946), d of Charles Day, Pirton, Hitchin; ...