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Christopher Stewart Gray was born on April 24, 1950, and died on March 10, 2017. He was an American journalist and architectural historian. Gray was noted for his weekly New York Times column “Streetscapes”, about the history of New York City architecture, real estate, and public improvements. He wrote the “Streetscapes” column from 1986 until ..

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Prof. Dr. Hab. Irena Homola-Skąpska was born on January 12, 1929 and died on March 4, 2017 in Kraków. She was a Polish historian. Irena Homola-Skąpska graduated from the Jagiellonian University in 1951. In 1989 Homola-Skąpska gained the title of professor. Homola-Skąpska has been collaborated with Polski Słownik Biograficzny since 1955. Irena Homola-Skąpska passed away ..

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Mostafa Abdel Hamid el-Abbadi was born on October 10, 1928, Cairo, and died on February 13, 2017, Alexandria. He was a prominent historian of Greco-Roman Egypt and an Egyptian public intellectual. Before his death, he was the Emeritus Professor in Classics at the Alexandria University, he was credited with proposing the revival of the ancient ..

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Elliot Sperling was born on January 4, 1951, and died in January, 2017. He was an American historian. Sperling was one of the world’s leading historians of Tibet and Tibetan-Chinese relations, a MacArthur Fellow and a relentless advocate for human rights. Sperling spent most of his scholarly career (twenty-nine years on the faculty) at Indiana ..

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Joseph Mélèze-Modrzejewski was born Józef Mélèze-Modrzejewski on March 8, 1930, Poland, and died on January 29, 2017. He was a Polish historian and professor of ancient history at the Pantheon-Sorbonne University. Joseph Mélèze-Modrzejewski began his scientific career in Poland as a student of Rafał Taubenschlag. He had arrived in France in 1958, he taught for ..

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