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An Irish surname from County Sligo
An English surname
Bernardo O'Higgins
born probably Aug. 20, 1776/78, Chillán, Chile, Viceroyalty of La Plata died October 1842, Peru South American revolutionary leader and first Chilean head of state (1817-23). The illegitimate son of a Spanish officer of Irish origin, he was educated in Peru, Spain, and England, where his Chilean nationalism was awakened. When Napoleon invaded Spain (1808) and Spanish control of Chile relaxed, he became a member of Chile's new congress. He led the defensive forces when Chile was invaded by royalists from Peru in 1814; defeated, he fled to Argentina. He returned in 1817 with José de San Martín and defeated the Spanish. Elected supreme director of Chile, he established a working governmental organization, but his reforms antagonized conservatives and he resigned
Professor Henry Higgins
a character in the play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw and in the film My Fair Lady, which is based on Shaw's play, who teaches a poor girl called Eliza Doolittle how to speak and behave like an upper-class lady
Terrence Higgins Trust
a British charity organization which was started in 1983 and gives help and advice to people suffering from or worried about AIDS and HIV infection
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