Tag: emigrant

René Descartes

(1596–1650) Renatus Cartesius Works: • A Discourse of a Method for the Well Guiding of Reason and the Discovery of Truth in the Sciences (English) • Betrachtungen über die Grundlagen der Philosophie (German) • Discours de la méthode (French) •…

Jean-Paul Marat

(1743–1793) Works: • Les aventures du jeune Comte Potowski, Vol. 1 (French) • Les aventures du jeune Comte Potowski, Vol. 2 (French) • Reprint of Two Tracts (English) Marat in Art: David, Jacques-Louis (1748-1825) Marat Assassiné 1793 Musées Royaux des…

Joseph Conrad

(1857–1924) Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski Works: • A Personal Record (1912) • A Set of Six (1908) • Almayer’s Folly (1895) • Amy Foster (1901) • An Outcast of the Islands (1896) • Chance: A Tale in Two Parts (1913)…

Tina Modotti

(1896–1942) Assunta Adelaide Luigia Modotti Mondini Tina Modotti in Film: Frida 2002 Director: Julie Taymor Starring: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina   Born August 16 (or August 17) 1896 Udine (Italia) Died January 5 1942 Mexico City (Mexico) Occupation Actress Art Model Photographer

Charles Bukowski

(1920–1994) Henry Charles Bukowski, born Heinrich Karl Bukowski Works: • Flower, Fist, and Bestial Wail (1960) • It Catches My Heart in Its Hands (1963) • Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts (1965) • Crucifix in…

Gala Dalí

(1894–1982) Елéна Ивáновна Дья́конова Elena Ivánovna Diákonova Marquesa de Dalí de Púbol Gala in Art: Dalí, Salvador (1904-1989) Le simulacre transparent de l’image feinte 1938 Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo     Dalí, Salvador (1904-1989) Sueño causado por el vuelo de una…

Maximilian I of Mexico

(1832–1867) Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph Maria von Habsburg-Lothringen Emperor of Mexico (1864–1867) Photograph of the execution of Maximilian (right) Miramón (center) and Mejía (left). Photograph of the Mexican firing squad that executed Emperor Maximilian I, commanded by Colonel Palacios (right). Maximilian…

Gertrude Stein

(1874–1946) Gertrude Stein in Art: Laurencin, Marie (1883-1956) Réunion à la campagne 1909 Musée Picasso, Paris     Picasso, Pablo (1881-1973) Gertrude Stein 1905–1906 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York   Born February 3 1874 Allegheny City, PA (USA) Died July 27 1946…

David Greene

(1921–2003) Lucius David Syms Brian Lederman Filmography as Director: The Count of Monte-Cristo 1975 Director: David Greene Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Kate Nelligan     Born February 22 1921 Manchester (England) Died April 7 2003 Ojai, CA (USA) Cause of death Cancer (pancreatic) Occupation Actor…

George Pal

(1908–1980) György Pál Marczincsak Filmography as Director: The Time Machine 1960 Director: George Pal Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young   Born February 1 1908 Cegléd (Hungary) Died May 2 1980 Beverly Hills, CA (USA) Occupation Film director Producer Award Academy Honorary Award