Tag: Baron

Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton

(1803–1873) Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton, PC Works: • A Strange Story (English) • Athens: Its Rise and Fall (English) • Devereux (English) • Ernest Maltravers (English) • Eugene Aram (English) • Falkland (English) • Godolphin (English)…

Antoine-Jean Gros

(1771–1835) Baron  Antoine-Jean Gros The artist’s works: Autoportrait c.1790 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Bonaparte, Premier Consul, après la bataille de Marengo 1803 Musée du Louvre, Paris Bonaparte visitant les pestiférés de Jaffa 1804 Musée du Louvre, Paris Napoléon sur le champ…

James Ensor

(1860–1949) James Sidney Edouard, Baron Ensor The artist’s works: Marine grise 1880 Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp L’après-midi à Ostende 1881 Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp La Dame en détresse 1882 Musée d’Orsay, Paris La mangeuse d’huîtres 1882 Koninklijk Museum voor…

Montesquieu

(1689–1755) Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu Works: • Esprit des lois (French) • Le temple de Gnide (French) • Lettres persanes, tome I (French) • Lettres persanes, tome II (French) • Persialaisia kirjeitä (Finnish) Born…

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

(1809–1892) Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS Works: • Beauties of Tennyson (English) • Becket and other plays (English) • Elaine (French) • Énide (French) • Enoch Arden, &c. (English) • Genièvre (French) • Idylls of the King (English) •…

Isidore Justin Séverin Taylor

(1789–1879) Isidore Taylor in Art: Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) La Musique aux Tuileries 1862 National Gallery, London   Born August 5 1789 Brussels (Belgium) Died September 6 1879 Paris (France) Buried Cimetière du Père Lachaise (Paris) Occupation Philanthropist Playwright Occupation Senator Writer Award…

Georg von Trapp

(1880–1947) Georg Ludwig Ritter von Trapp Georg von Trapp in Film: The Sound of Music 1965 Director: Robert Wise Starring: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer   Born April 4 1880 Zadar (Croatia) Died May 30 1947 Stowe, VT (USA) Cause of death Cancer (lung)…

Laurence Olivier

(1907–1989) Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM Filmography as Actor: Rebecca 1940 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine     That Hamilton Woman 1941 Director: Alexander Korda Starring: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier     Spartacus 1960 Director: Stanley Kubrick Starring: Kirk…

Richard Attenborough

(1923–2014) Richard Samuel Attenborough, Baron Attenborough, CBE Filmography as Actor: Elizabeth 1998 Director: Shekhar Kapur Starring: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush     Born August 29 1923 Cambridge (England) Died August 24 2014 London (England) Occupation Actor Entrepreneur Occupation Film director…

Lord Byron

(1788–1824) George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron, FRS Works: • A Day with Lord Byron (English, as Contributor) • Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage (English) • Don Juan (English) • Fugitive Pieces (English) • Korinton piiritys (Finnish) • Letters and Journals.…