Tag: tuberculosis

Anton Chekhov

(1860–1904) Anton Pavlovich Chekhov Works: • Avioliittoja (Finnish) • Der Bär (German) • Der persische Orden und andere Grotesken (German) • Ein Heiratsantrag (German) • Eine langweilige Geschichte (German) • Eno Vanja (Finnish) • Ivanoff (English) • Kaksikymmentä (Finnish) •…

Cardinal Richelieu

(1585–1642) Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu Cardinal-Duc de Richelieu L’Éminence rouge Richelieu in Literature: • Dumas, Alexandre (1802-1870): The Three Musketeers (English) Richelieu in Art: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo (1598-1680) Cardinal Richelieu c.1642 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne   Born September 9 1585…

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…

Albert Camus

(1913–1960) Works: • Caligula (1938) • L’Étranger (1942) ◊ The Stranger (English) • La Chute (1956) ◊ The Fall (English) • La Peste (1947) ◊ The Plague (English) • Le Malentendu (1943) • Le Mythe de Sysiphe (1942) ◊ The Myth of…

Richard Harris

(1930–2002) Richard John Harris Filmography as Actor: Robin and Marian 1976 Director: Richard Lester Starring: Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn   Born October 1 1930 Limerick (Ireland) Died October 25 2002 Bloomsbury, London (England) Cause of death Cancer (Lymphoma) Occupation Actor Film director Occupation Musician Singer…

Ellen Burstyn

(1932) Edna Rae Gillooly Filmography as Actress: Providence 1977 Director: Alain Resnais Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Ellen Burstyn   Born December 7 1932 Detroit, MI (USA) Occupation Actress Awards Academy Award BAFTA Awards Emmy Golden Globe Awards Independent Spirit Award Tony Awards National Society of…

Simonetta Cattaneo Vespucci

(1453–1476) Simonetta Vespucci in Art: Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Ritratto di giovane donna c.1475–1480 Gemäldegalerie, Berlin     Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Ritratto di Simonetta Vespucci c.1480 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main     Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Prove di Mosè 1481–1482 Cappella Sistina, Vaticano     Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510)…

Edgar Allan Poe

(1809–1849) Born Edgar Poe Works: • The Raven (1845) • The Complete Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe Including Essays on Poetry Translations of his Works: • Stéphane Mallarmé (1842-1898): Le Corbeau d’Edgar Poe (1875) Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Illustration to The Raven by Edgar…

Lucrezia di Cosimo I de’ Medici

(1545–1561) Lucrezia de’ Medici Duchessa di Ferrara, Modena e Reggio (1558-1561) Born February 14 1545 Firenze (Italia) Died April 21 1561 Ferrara (Italia) Cause of death Tuberculosis Father Cosimo I de’ Medici (1519-1574) Grandfather Giovanni dalle Bande Nere (1498-1526) Grandmother…

Saskia van Uylenburgh

(1612–1642) Saskia in Art: Flinck, Govert (1615-1660) Saskia s.d. National Gallery of Art, Washington     Rembrandt (1606-1669) Bellona 1633 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York     Rembrandt (1606-1669) Young Woman in Fantasy Costume 1633 Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam     Rembrandt (1606-1669) Judith…