Tag Archives: 1900-1949

Martin Lasala Alvarez

Martin Lasala Alvarez was TangoDoc, ComposerDoc and PianoDoc

Lasala-Tango

The word “Estagiario” doesn’t appear in any Spanish dictionary. Martin Lasala Alvarez was a doctor who, for most of his life, was an official of the Uruguayan Foreign Service in Paris, where he completed his medical studies. He was also a pianist and enjoyed playing and composing tangos. Continue reading Martin Lasala Alvarez

Frederick Albert Cook

Frederick Albert Cook was ArticDoc, AntarcticDoc, EthnoDoc, ClimbingDoc, TranslatorDoc
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Frederick Albert Cook (June 10, 1865 – August 5, 1940) was an American explorer, physician, and ethnographer, noted for his claim of having reached the North Pole on April 21, 1908. This was a year before April 6, 1909, the date claimed by the American explorer Robert Peary, and the accounts were disputed for several years.[1] His expedition did discover Meighen Island, the only discovery of an island in the American Arctic by a United States expedition. Continue reading Frederick Albert Cook

William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams was WriterDoc

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William Carlos Williams (September 17, 1883 – March 4, 1963) was an American poet closely associated with modernism and imagism. Williams is often counted as being among a group of four major American poets who were all born in a twelve-year period that began in 1874. The group also consists of Robert Frost, who was born in 1874; Wallace Stevens, who was born in 1879; and Hilda “H.D.” Doolittle, who was born in 1886. Of these four, Williams died last, several weeks after Frost. (Stevens was first to die, in 1955, while H.D. lived until 1961). Continue reading William Carlos Williams

Friedrich Wolf

Friedrich Wolf was WriterDoc, DiplomatDoc, PhilosophyDoc, DirectorDoc, ArtHistoryDoc, PoliticDoc, StampDoc, CoinDoc, WriterDoc

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Friedrich Wolf (1952)

Friedrich Wolf (December 23, 1888 – October 5, 1953) was a German doctor and a politically engaged writer who at one stage, from 1949–51, served as his young country’s first ambassador to Poland.[1] Continue reading Friedrich Wolf

Heinrich Klose

Heinrich Klose was InstrumentbuilderDoc, ViolinDoc and FlyingDoc


Heinrich Klose (1937)

Heinrich Klose (* 31. August 1879 in Ibbenbüren; † 19. November 1968 in Bad Eilsen) was a german Surgeon and University Teacher. He was one of the founders of the Medical Academy Danzig.
He could fly airplanes and learnt building violins which he also played. Continue reading Heinrich Klose

Theodore Howard Somervell

Theodore Howard Somervell was EverestMountainDoc, ArtDoc, MissionaryDoc (SpiritualDoc), OlympicDoc

Theodore Howard Somervell OBE, FRCS (16 April 1890 – 23 January 1975) was an English surgeon, mountaineer, painter and missionary who was a member of two expeditions to Mount Everest in the 1920s, and then spent nearly 40 years working as a doctor in India. In 1924 he was awarded an Olympic Gold Medal by Pierre de Coubertin for his achievements in mountaineering (Alpinism). Continue reading Theodore Howard Somervell