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Bartholdi, Frédéric Auguste b. August 2, 1834 d. October 4, 1904 French sculptor renowned for his monumental works, the most famous being the Statue of Liberty. Frederic Auguste Bartholdi was born at Colmar, in Alsace, France, on April 2, 1834. At first he studied painting, but soon abandoned it for sculpture under the influence of the Parisian, Jean Francois Soitoux, working from the very first on a colossal scale and with architectural effects. When Bartholdi was 20 years old he traveled in Egypt and studied Egyptian art. He made a second trip to Egypt in...[Read More] (Bio by: Edward Parsons) Cause of death: Tuberculosis Cimetière de Montparnasse, Paris, City of Paris, Ile-de-France, France Plot: Division 28
Renoir, Auguste (Pierre-Auguste) b. February 25, 1841 d. December 3, 1919 Internationally famous French painter, printmaker, and sculptor - One of the founders and leading exponents of Impressionism. Renoir's paintings of women and landscapes were characterized by his brilliant use of vibrant colors and intricate compositions. He was born in Limoges, France to a poor Taylor, one of five sons. The family moved to Paris when he was four. At thirteen, Renoir was sent to work as an apprentice in a porcelain factory where he decorated china. Here his life's path...[Read More] (Bio by: Paul S.) Essoyes Cimetière, Essoyes, Departement de l'Aube, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Clesinger, Auguste b. 1814 d. January 8, 1883 Sculptor. His full name was Jean-Baptiste (Auguste) Clésinger, he studied under his father, the sculptor Georges-Philippe Clésinger. Born in Besançon, in the Doubs department of France. Auguste first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1843 with a bust of vicomte Jules de Valdahon and last exhibited there in 1864. In 1847 at the Salon, he created a sensation with his Woman bitten by a serpent, produced from life-casts from his model Apollonie Sabatier (the pose being particularly suitable for such...[Read More] (Bio by: Shock) Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, City of Paris, Ile-de-France, France Plot: Division 10
Van Pels, Auguste b. September 29, 1900 d. May 8, 1945 Famous Holocaust Victim. Mother of Peter van Pels. When "The Diary of Anne Frank" was published in 1947, Auguste van Pels was given the name "Petronella van Daan". Born in Buer, Auguste Rottgen wed Hermann van Pels on December 5, 1925. One year later, their only child, Peter van Pels, was born. The van Pels relocated to Amsterdam in 1937. In July of 1942, the family went into hiding with the Frank family in Otto Frank's office building. Throughout their time in hiding, Auguste was flirtatious...[Read More] (Bio by: Genosleuth29) Body lost or destroyed
Comte, Auguste b. January 17, 1798 d. September 5, 1857 French philosopher and sociologist. Born Isidore Marie Auguste François Xavier, is considered the founder of a pragmatic ideology, known as Positivism. In contrast to the metaphysical claims of Hegelian Idealism, he enunciated the theory of the priority of Scientific Knowledge in his work "Cours de philosophie positive". His doctrine is far removed from materialism and to spiritualism, that are founded on the opposition absolute and static between matter and spirit. He has published numerous...[Read More] (Bio by: Lucy Caldarelli) Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, City of Paris, Ile-de-France, France Plot: Division 17, #1
Preault, Auguste b. October 6, 1809 d. January 11, 1879 Sculptor. Born Antoine-Augustin Préault in Marais, France, he was one of the great sculptors of the 19th Century, noted for the expression of intense personal emotion in the form of his art. Known during his lifetime as "Auguste Préault’, he first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1833, but he was not favorably looked upon by some of the artistic community's elite due to his circle of activists who participated in the French Revolution in 1830. However, his following exhibitions allowed the...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France Plot: Division 49
Maugham, Frederic Herbert b. October 20, 1866 d. March 23, 1958 Lord High Chancellor of Great Britian. 1st Viscount Maugham. Frederic (or F.H., as he preferred to be called) served as Britain's Lord Chancellor from 1938 to 1939. Educated at Dover College and Trinity Hall, Cambridge, he began his legal career in 1890, becoming a King's Counsel in 1913. He was knighted in 1928, and in 1935 he entered the House of Lords as Baron Maugham of Hartfield in the county of Sussex. He was made Lord Chancellor in 1938 by Neville Chamberlain. Upon his retirement he took...[Read More] (Bio by: Jennifer M.) St Mary the Virgin Churchyard, Hartfield, Wealden District, East Sussex, England
Thompson, Frederic b. October 31, 1873 d. June 6, 1919 Acclaimed Architect of New York City. Architect of the magnificent Luna Park at Coney Island, The Hippodrome Theatre, Manhattan, and Toyland Park, San Francisco. With Luna Park, he became the owner/creator of one of the earliest amusement parks in the world and rode a rollercoaster of fame, wealth and misfortune. First wife was silent film/Broadway star Mabel Taliaferro. Died after surgery (his 14th operation in four years) at the age of 45. His monument reads: Sacred to the memory of Frederic...[Read More] (Bio by: J. Boadway) Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Mariette, Auguste b. February 11, 1821 d. January 19, 1881 French Egyptologist. He founded the Egyptian Antiquities Service and the famous Egyptian Museum. He is best known for his four year excavations of the Serapeum at Saqqara. He died at Bulaq in 1881 and was buried in a sarcophagus which was later moved to the forecourt in Egyptian Museum in El Cairo. (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Egyptian Museum of El Cairo, Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt Plot: In the garden of the museum, left in the entrance