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Ferdinand Lot

Ferdinand Victor Henri Lot was a French historian and medievalist. His masterpiece, The End of the Ancient World and the Beginnings of the Middle Ages, presents an alternative and possibly more objective account of the fall of the Roman Empire th ...

                                               

Joseph Loth

Loth was born in Guemene-sur-Scorff, Brittany. After his studies at Sainte-Anne-dAuray, he became a teacher at Pontivy, then Quimper and Saumur until the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War in 1870. After the end of the conflict, he worked in var ...

                                               

Frederic Madden

Born in Portsmouth, he was the son of William John Madden 1757–1833, a Captain in the Royal Marines of Irish origin, and his wife Sarah Carter 1759–1833. From his childhood he displayed a flair for linguistic and antiquarian studies. In 1826 he w ...

                                               

Kemp Malone

Kemp Malone was a prolific medievalist, etymologist, philologist, and specialist in Chaucer who was lecturer and then professor of English Literature at Johns Hopkins University from 1924 to 1956. Born in an academic family, Kemp Malone graduated ...

                                               

John Matthews (writer)

John Matthews and Caitlin Matthews are English writers. Together, they have written over 150 books, translated into more than thirty languages, including Tarot packs, a card-based storytelling system, screenplays, songs and other works. Beginning ...

                                               

Charles W. Moorman III

Charles Wickliffe Moorman III, was an American writer, and professor at the University of Southern Mississippi from 1954 to 1990. He is notable for his writings on Middle English, medieval literature, the Arthurian legends and the mythic elements ...

                                               

John Morris (historian)

John Robert Morris was an English historian who specialised in the study of the institutions of the Roman Empire and the history of Sub-Roman Britain. He is best known for his book The Age of Arthur, which attempted to reconstruct the history of ...

                                               

Lynette R. Muir

Lynette R. Muir, or Lynn Muir was reader in the Department of French Language and Literature at the University of Leeds. She was described as "one of the foremost European scholars in the fields of medieval French drama and Arthurian romance." In ...

                                               

Helaine Newstead

Helaine Newstead was a scholar of medieval literature. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1948 for her work. She was the first American and the first woman to serve as president of the International Arthurian Society.

                                               

Alfred Nutt

Nutt was born in London, the eldest son of publisher David Nutt. His mother was the granddaughter of another well-known publisher, William Miller. He was educated at the University College London School, University College London and at College d ...

                                               

Oliver Padel

Oliver James Padel is an English medievalist and toponymist specializing in Welsh and Cornish studies. He is currently Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic in the University of Cambridge. and Visiting Profe ...

                                               

Ralegh Radford

Courtenay Arthur Ralegh Radford was an English archaeologist and historian who pioneered the exploration of the Dark Ages of Britain and popularised his findings in many official guides and surveys for the Office of Works. His scholarly work appe ...

                                               

Burton Raffel

Burton Nathan Raffel was an American translator, a poet and a teacher. He is best known for his translation of Miguel de Cervantes Don Quixote, as well as classic poetry like Beowulf, poems by Horace, or Gargantua and Pantagruel.

                                               

John Rhys

Sir John Rhys, was a Welsh scholar, fellow of the British Academy, celticist and the first Professor of Celtic at Oxford University.

                                               

Marti de Riquer i Morera

Marti de Riquer i Morera, 8th Count of Casa Davalos was a Spanish–Catalan literary historian and Romance philologist, a recognised international authority in the field. His writing career lasted from 1934 to 2004. He was also a nobleman and Grand ...

                                               

Joseph Ritson

Joseph Ritson was an English antiquary who was well known for his 1795 compilation of the Robin Hood legend. After a visit to France in 1791, he became a staunch supporter of the ideals of the French Revolution. He was also an influential vegetar ...

                                               

Armitage Robinson

Joseph Armitage Robinson D.D. was a priest in the Church of England and scholar. He was successively Dean of Westminster and of Wells.

                                               

John Strong Perry Tatlock

Tatlock was born in Stamford, Connecticut, in February 1876. He attended Harvard University, receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1896 and his Ph.D. in 1903. He began his academic career at the University of Michigan 1897-1916. He later joine ...

                                               

J. R. R. Tolkien

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was an English writer, poet, philologist, and academic, who is best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. He served as the Rawlinson and Bosworth P ...

                                               

Nikolai Tolstoy

Count Nikolai Dmitrievich Tolstoy-Miloslavsky is an English-Russian author who writes under the name Nikolai Tolstoy. A member of the Tolstoy family, he is a former parliamentary candidate of the UK Independence Party.

                                               

Eugene Vinaver

Eugene Vinaver was a Russian-born British literary scholar who is best known today for his edition of the works of Sir Thomas Malory.

                                               

Kenneth G. T. Webster

Kenneth Grant Tremayne Webster was a Canadian-born American literary scholar. He was born in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, and was educated at Dalhousie University, graduating in 1892. He then took another undergraduate degree at Harvard University, fol ...

                                               

Jessie Weston

Jessie Laidlay Weston was an English independent scholar, medievalist and folklorist, working mainly on mediaeval Arthurian texts.

                                               

Astronomer

An astronomer is a scientist in the field of astronomy who focuses their studies on a specific question or field outside the scope of Earth. They observe astronomical objects such as stars, planets, moons, comets and galaxies – in either observat ...

                                               

List of women astronomers

Aglaonike Leah Allen Annapurni Subramaniam Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs Conny Aerts Madge Adam Maggie Aderin-Pocock Farzana Aslam Anja Cetti Andersen Elizabeth Alexander

                                               

List of astronomers

The following are list of astronomers, astrophysicists and other notable people who have made contributions to the field of astronomy. They may have won major prizes or awards, developed or invented widely used techniques or technologies within a ...

                                               

List of French astronomers

The following are list of French astronomers, astrophysicists and other notable French people who have made contributions to the field of astronomy. They may have won major prizes or awards, developed or invented widely used techniques or technol ...

                                               

List of Russian astronomers and astrophysicists

This list of Russian astronomers and astrophysicists includes the famous astronomers, astrophysicists and cosmologists from the Russian Empire, the Soviet Union and the Russian Federation.

                                               

Suresh Bhattarai

Suresh Bhattarai is a Nepalese Physicist, Astrophysicist who is a physics lecturer at the Department Of Physics at Tri-Chandra Multiple Campus and also is the Current Chairperson Of Nepal Astronomical Society.He was the chartered secretary of Nep ...

                                               

Michael G. Burton

Michael G. Burton is an astronomer who is director of the Armagh Observatory and Planetarium. He was previously director of teaching at the School of Physics, University of New South Wales. He is a member of the International Astronomical Union. ...

                                               

Gloria Dubner

Gloria Dubner is an Argentinian astrophysicist and Director of the Instituto de Astronomia y Fisica del Espacio in Buenos Aires and a Senior Researcher at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council. She is known for her research on su ...

                                               

Pierre Encrenaz

Pierre Encrenaz, born on 14 September 1945 in Annecy, is a professor at the Universite Pierre-et-Marie-Curie and was head of the Ecole doctorale dAstronomie et dAstrophysique dIle-de-France. He was elected a member of the French Academy of Scienc ...

                                               

Jean Christophe Fatio

Jean Christophe Fatio was a Genevan engineer, politician, and natural philosopher, who became Fellow of the Royal Society in 1706. He was the elder brother of Nicolas Fatio. He was elected F.R.S. on 3 April 1706 and published in the Philosophical ...

                                               

François Forget

Francois Forget is a French astrophysicist, specializing in the exploration of the solar system and planetary environments. He is a research director at the CNRS and a member of the French Academy of Sciences.

                                               

Ari Trausti Gudmundsson

Ari Trausti Gudmundsson is an Icelandic geologist, author, documentarian, broadcaster, journalist, lecturer, mountaineer and explorer. He worked as teacher, consultant and lecturer on: earth science, environmental and tourism issues. He served as ...

                                               

Jen Gupta

Jennifer Ann Gupta, known as Jen, is an astrophysicist and science communicator based at the University of Portsmouth. She has presented on Tomorrows World on the BBC.

                                               

Vinita Marwaha Madill

Vinita Marwaha Madill is a British Space Operations engineer and science communicator. She is based at the European Space Agency through TERMA B.V. in the Netherlands, where she is responsible for the development of the European Robotic Arm. She ...

                                               

Karlie Noon

Karlie Alinta Noon is the first indigenous woman in Australia to graduate with a double degree in maths and physics, an astronomer, of the Gamilaraay people, multiple award winner, 2019 Eureka Prize nominee, and one of the 2017 BBCs 100 Women. Sh ...

                                               

Mazlan Othman

Dato’ Seri Mazlan binti Othman is a Malaysian astrophysicist whose work has pioneered Malaysias participation in space exploration. She was her countrys first astrophysicist, and helped to create a curriculum in astrophysics at the national unive ...

                                               

Mercedes Richards

Mercedes Tharam Richards, nee Davis, was a Jamaican astronomy and astrophysics professor. Her investigation focused on computational astrophysics, stellar astrophysics and exoplanets and brown dwarfs, and the physical dynamics of interacting bina ...

                                               

Daniel Rouan

Daniel Rouan, born on 21 September 1950, is a French astrophysicist. Daniel Rouan is Director of Research Emeritus at the CNRS. He was elected to the French Academy of Sciences in 2005.

                                               

Suzanne Smrekar

Smrekar obtained her B.S. degree in geophysics and mathematics from Brown University in 1984, and her doctorate in geophysics from Southern Methodist University in 1990. She was an postdoctoral researcher at MIT before joining the Jet Propulsion ...

                                               

Mikko Tuomi

Mikko Tuomi is a Finnish astronomer from the University of Hertfordshire, most known for his contributions to the discovery of a number of exoplanets, among them the Proxima Centauri b which orbits the closest star to the Sun. Mikko Tuomi was the ...

                                               

Jeremy Walsh (astronomer)

Jeremy R. Walsh is an astronomer working for the Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility where he is leading the Advanced Data Products group. His background is mostly in astronomical spectroscopy and he supports slitless spectroscopy with ...

                                               

Ann E. Wehrle

Ann E. Wehrle is an astronomer currently studying black holes and quasars at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, CO. More specifically, she studies energy emission mechanisms from relativistic jets near black holes in quasars and active galac ...

                                               

Alycia J. Weinberger

Alycia J. Weinberger is a staff member at the Carnegie Institution of Washington. Before joining the Carnegie scientific staff in 2001, she was a Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer postdoctoral researcher and astrobiology postdoct ...

                                               

M. Athar Ali

M. Athar Ali was an Indian historian of Medieval Indian History. Throughout his career Ali was known to hold a strong stance against Hindu and Islamic extremism. He was a professor at the Centre for Advanced Studies in Medieval History at his Alm ...

                                               

Hans T. Bakker

Hans T. Bakker is a cultural historian and Indologist, currently working as researcher in Beyond Boundaries: Religion, Region, Language and the State, a project based in the British Museum that is funded by the European Research Council. Before j ...

                                               

Suraj Bhan (archaeologist)

Suraj Bhan was an Indian archaeologist and professor of archaeology. He was part of a panel of academics which contested the Vishva Hindu Parishads claim that the Babri Masjid was built on top of a Ram temple.

                                               

Koenraad Elst

Koenraad Elst is a right wing Hindutva activist, known primarily for his support of the Out of India theory and publication of Hindu Nationalist literature. He has been subject to criticism from academics for the anti-Islamic and fundamentalist t ...