Muzio Clementi was a celebrated Italian, classical composer, pianist, pedagogue, conductor, music publisher, editor, and piano manufacturer. He is credited with being the first to write specifically for the piano. He is best known for his piano sonatas, sonatinas, and his collection of piano studies, Gradus ad Parnassum. Nineteenth century enthusiasts called Clementi "the father of the pianoforte", "father of modern piano technique", "father of Romantic pianistic virtuosity", etc.
John Graves Simcoe (February 25, 1752 – October 26, 1806) was the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791-1796. Then frontier, this was modern-day southern Ontario and the watersheds of Georgian Bay and Lake Superior. He founded York and was instrumental in introducing institutions such as the courts, trial by jury, English common law, freehold land tenure, and in abolishing slavery.
Adrien-Marie Legendre (18 September 1752 – 10 January 1833) was a French mathematician. He made important contributions to statistics, number theory, abstract algebra and mathematical analysis. Adrien-Marie Legendre was born in Paris (or possibly, in Toulouse, depending on sources) on 18 September 1752 to a wealthy family. He was given a top quality education at the Collège Mazarin in Paris, defending his thesis in physics and mathematics in 1770.
Frances Burney (13 June 1752 – 6 January 1840), also known as Fanny Burney and, after her marriage, as Madame d’Arblay, was an English novelist, diarist and playwright. She was born in King’s Lynn, England, on 13 June 1752, to musical historian Dr Charles Burney (1726–1814) and Mrs Esther Sleepe Burney (1725–62). The third of six children, she was self-educated and began writing what she called her “scribblings” at the age of ten.
Joseph Marie Charles dit (called or nicknamed) Jacquard (7 July 1752 – 7 August 1834) played an important role in the development of the earliest programmable loom, which in turn played an important role in the development of other programmable machines, such as computers.
Humphry Repton (21 April 1752 – 24 March 1818) was the last great English landscape designer of the eighteenth century, often regarded as the successor to Capability Brown; he also sowed the seeds of the more intricate and eclectic styles of the nineteenth century. His first name is often incorrectly rendered "Humphrey".
Freiherr Adolph Franz Friedrich Ludwig Knigge (16 October 1752 – 6 May 1796) was a German writer and Freemason. Knigge was born in Bredenbeck in the Electorate of Hanover as a member of the lesser nobility. He studied law from 1769 to 1772 in Göttingen where he became a member of Corps Hannovera. He was allegedly initiated into Freemasonry in 1772 in Kassel, where he held a position as Court Squire and Assessor of the War and Domains Exchequer. In 1777 he became Chamberlain at the Weimar court.
Ponca City is a city in in Ponca and Páⁿka Chína in Otoe, the languages of two nearby tribes. Located in north central Oklahoma, it lies 18 miles (29 km) south of the Kansas border and 15 miles (24 km) east of Interstate 35. The population was 25,919 at the 2000 census, making it the largest city in Kay County. The city is near the Salt Fork of the Arkansas River and Kaw Lake, which provide recreational opportunities. Ponca City is served by Ponca City Regional Airport.
The symbol of the Coat of arms of Syria is the Syrian hawk or "hawk of Qureish", which holds a shield of the national flag (in vertical form), and a scroll with the words "Syrian Arab Republic" (in Arabic الجمهورية العربية السورية). The "eagle of Saladin" was used instead during the United Arab Republic period.
William Albert Ackman (born 11 May 1966, New York) is the major investor, founder and CEO of hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP. At one point in December 2007 his funds owned a 10% stake in Target Corporation, valued at $4.2 billion through the purchase of stock and derivatives. He now owns a 7.8% stake.
Aminadab is mentioned in . He is said to have been a righteous Nephite. However, evidently he fell away from the Church, and became associated with the Lamanites, as a guard in their prisons. In the Book of Helaman, after Nephi had given up the Chief Judgment Seat to Cezoram, he and his brother Lehi went to the land of Zarahemla to preach the Gospel to the Lamanites. They are taken prisoners by the Lamanites, and kept under guard.