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A patronymic surname derived from the given name Stephen
British writer of essays, poetry, and novels, including Treasure Island (1883), The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886), and Kidnapped (1886). Stevenson Adlai Ewing Stevenson Robert Louis Balfour Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson
{i} family name; Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), Scottish author and poet, author of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"; Adlai Ewing Stevenson (1835-1914), vice President of the United States (from 1893 to 1897) under Grover Cleveland; town in Alabama (USA)
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Scottish author (1850-1894)
United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968) Scottish author (1850-1894)
United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
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Adlai E Stevenson
born Feb. 5, 1900, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S. died July 14, 1965, London, Eng. U.S. politician and diplomat. The grandson of a vice president of the U.S., he practiced law in Chicago from 1926. During World War II he was assistant to the secretary of the navy (1941-44) and to the secretary of state (1945). He served as a U.S. delegate to the UN (1946-47). As governor of Illinois (1949-53), he introduced liberal reforms. Noted for his eloquence and wit, he was twice the Democratic candidate for president (1952, 1956) but lost both times to Dwight D. Eisenhower. He later served as chief U.S. representative to the UN (1961-65)
Adlai Ewing Stevenson
born Feb. 5, 1900, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S. died July 14, 1965, London, Eng. U.S. politician and diplomat. The grandson of a vice president of the U.S., he practiced law in Chicago from 1926. During World War II he was assistant to the secretary of the navy (1941-44) and to the secretary of state (1945). He served as a U.S. delegate to the UN (1946-47). As governor of Illinois (1949-53), he introduced liberal reforms. Noted for his eloquence and wit, he was twice the Democratic candidate for president (1952, 1956) but lost both times to Dwight D. Eisenhower. He later served as chief U.S. representative to the UN (1961-65)
Adlai Ewing Stevenson
{i} (1835-1914) vice President of the United States (from 1893 to 1897) under President Grover Cleveland
Adlai Stevenson
a US politician in the Democratic Party who competed in the elections for President in 1952 and 1956, but was beaten by Eisenhower both times. He helped to establish the UN (=United Nations) in 1946, and was the US delegate (=elected representative) to the UN from 1961 to 1965 (1900-65)
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
He became known for accounts such as Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes (1879) and essays in periodicals, first collected in Virginibus Puerisque (1881). His immensely popular novels Treasure Island (1883), Kidnapped (1886), and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886), and The Master of Ballantrae (1889) were written over the course of a few years. A Child's Garden of Verses (1885) is one of the most influential children's works of the 19th century. In his last years he lived in Samoa and produced works moving toward a new maturity, including the story "The Beach of Falesá" (1892) and the novel Weir of Hermiston (1896), his unfinished masterpiece
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson
born Nov. 13, 1850, Edinburgh, Scot. died Dec. 3, 1894, Vailima, Samoa Scottish essayist, novelist, and poet. He prepared for a law career but never practiced. He traveled frequently, partly in search of better climates for his tuberculosis, which would eventually cause his death at age
Robert Louis Stevenson
a Scottish writer whose books Treasure Island and Kidnapped are among the best-known adventure stories in English. He also wrote The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1850-94). born Nov. 13, 1850, Edinburgh, Scot. died Dec. 3, 1894, Vailima, Samoa Scottish essayist, novelist, and poet. He prepared for a law career but never practiced. He traveled frequently, partly in search of better climates for his tuberculosis, which would eventually cause his death at age
Robert Louis Stevenson
He became known for accounts such as Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes (1879) and essays in periodicals, first collected in Virginibus Puerisque (1881). His immensely popular novels Treasure Island (1883), Kidnapped (1886), and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886), and The Master of Ballantrae (1889) were written over the course of a few years. A Child's Garden of Verses (1885) is one of the most influential children's works of the 19th century. In his last years he lived in Samoa and produced works moving toward a new maturity, including the story "The Beach of Falesá" (1892) and the novel Weir of Hermiston (1896), his unfinished masterpiece
Robert Louis Stevenson
{i} (1850-1894) Scottish author and poet, author of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" and "Treasure Island
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