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  • Hangmen Also Die! (film by Lang [1943])

    Fritz Lang: Films of the 1940s: …Brecht on the independent production Hangmen Also Die! (1943), another World War II-related film, this time an account of the assassination of SS leader Reinhard Heydrich in Prague.

  • Hangö, battle of (Russian history)

    Peter I: The Northern War (1700–21): …took part in the naval battle of Gangut (Hanko, or Hangö) in 1714, the first major Russian victory at sea.

  • Hangongqiu (play by Ma Zhiyuan)

    Chinese literature: Drama: …which the most celebrated is Hangongqiu (“Sorrow of the Han Court”). It deals with the tragedy of a Han dynasty court lady, Wang Zhojun, who, through the intrigue of a vicious portrait painter, was picked by mistake to be sent away to Central Asia as a chieftain’s consort.

  • hangover (pathology)

    alcoholism: Acute diseases: …of these syndromes is the hangover—a general malaise typically accompanied by headache and nausea. After a prolonged bout of drunkenness, however, severe withdrawal phenomena often supervene. These phenomena include tremulousness, loss of appetite, inability to retain food, sweating, restlessness, sleep disturbances, seizures, and abnormal changes in body chemistry (especially electrolyte…

  • Hangover Part II, The (film by Phillips [2011])

    Bradley Cooper: …can remember; sequels followed in 2011 and 2013. Cooper earned notice for work in He’s Just Not That into You (2009) and the ensemble comedy Valentine’s Day (2010). Action roles followed, notably in Limitless (2011), Hit and Run (2012), and The Place Beyond the Pines (2012).

  • Hangover Part III, The (film by Phillips [2013])

    Bradley Cooper: …sequels followed in 2011 and 2013. Cooper earned notice for work in He’s Just Not That into You (2009) and the ensemble comedy Valentine’s Day (2010). Action roles followed, notably in Limitless (2011), Hit and Run (2012), and The Place Beyond the Pines (2012).

  • Hangover, The (film by Phillips [2009])

    Bradley Cooper: …breakthrough with the highly lucrative The Hangover, which centres on a group of men who search for their lost friend after waking from a bachelor party that none can remember; sequels followed in 2011 and 2013. Cooper earned notice for work in He’s Just Not That into You (2009) and…

  • Hanguana (plant genus)

    Commelinales: …relatives of the tropical Asian Hanguana, the only genus in Hanguanaceae, were unclear. Molecular evidence suggests that this family is closest to Commelinaceae, although some contradictory morphological evidence suggests a relationship to the ginger order, Zingiberales.

  • Hanguanaceae (plant family)

    Commelinales: …Hanguana, the only genus in Hanguanaceae, were unclear. Molecular evidence suggests that this family is closest to Commelinaceae, although some contradictory morphological evidence suggests a relationship to the ginger order, Zingiberales.

  • Hanguk (historical nation, Asia)

    Korea, history of the Korean peninsula from prehistoric times to the 1953 armistice ending the Korean War (1950–53). For later developments, see North Korea: History; and South Korea: History. Archaeological, linguistic, and legendary sources support the view that the Korean peninsula was settled

  • Hangul (Korean alphabet)

    Hangul, (Korean: “Great Script”) alphabetic system used for writing the Korean language. The system, known as Chosŏn muntcha in North Korea, consists of 24 letters (originally 28), including 14 consonants and 10 vowels. The consonant characters are formed with curved or angled lines. The vowels are

  • Hangzhou (China)

    Hangzhou, city and capital of Zhejiang sheng (province), China. The city is located in the northern part of the province on the north bank of the Qiantang River estuary at the head of Hangzhou Bay. It has water communications with the interior of Zhejiang to the south, is the southern terminus of

  • Hangzhou Bay (bay, China)

    Zhejiang: …River at the estuary of Hangzhou Bay but historically called the Zhe Jiang (“Crooked River”). Zhejiang is among the leading Chinese provinces in farm productivity and leads in the production of tea and in fishing. Area 39,300 square miles (101,800 square km). Pop. (2010) 54,426,891.

  • Hangzhou Bay Bridge (bridge, Cixi-Haiyan, China)

    Zhejiang: Transportation: The Hangzhou Bay Bridge between Cixi (south) and Haiyan (north) opened in 2008; it considerably reduces the travel distance between Ningbo and northern Zhejiang and Shanghai. Several cities in the province have airports with service to domestic destinations; those at Hangzhou, Ningbo, and Wenzhou also handle…

  • Hani (people)

    Hani, an official nationality of China. The Hani live mainly on the high southwestern plateau of Yunnan province, China, specifically concentrated in the southwestern corner. There are also several thousands of Hani or related peoples in northern Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam and in eastern Myanmar

  • Hani language

    Sino-Tibetan languages: Tibeto-Burman languages: …widest application) includes Yi (Lolo), Hani, Lahu, Lisu, Kachin (Jingpo), Kuki-Chin, the obsolete Xixia (Tangut), and other languages. The Tibetan writing system (which dates from the 7th century) and the Burmese (dating from the 11th century) are derived from the Indo-Aryan (Indic) tradition. The Xixia system (developed in the

  • Hani, Chris (South African political activist)

    Martin Thembisile Hani, ("CHRIS"), South African political activist (born June 28, 1942, Cofimvaba, South Africa—died April 10, 1993, Boksburg, South Africa), was secretary-general (1991-93) of the South African Communist Party (SACP) and chief of staff (1987-91) of Umkhonto we Sizwe ("Spear of t

  • Hani, Martin Thembisile (South African political activist)

    Martin Thembisile Hani, ("CHRIS"), South African political activist (born June 28, 1942, Cofimvaba, South Africa—died April 10, 1993, Boksburg, South Africa), was secretary-general (1991-93) of the South African Communist Party (SACP) and chief of staff (1987-91) of Umkhonto we Sizwe ("Spear of t

  • hanif (Islām)

    Hanif, in the Qurʾān, the sacred scripture of Islām, an Arabic designation for true monotheists (especially Abraham) who were not Jews, Christians, or worshipers of idols. The word appears to have been borrowed from a Syriac word meaning “heathen” and, by extension, designating a Hellenized person

  • Hanif Mohammad (Pakistani cricketer)

    Hanif Mohammad, (“Little Master”), Pakistani cricketer (born Dec. 21, 1934, Junagadh, Gujarat, British India—died Aug. 11, 2016, Karachi, Pak.), was a mainstay opening batsman for Pakistan from 1952, when the country was granted Test status, until he retired in 1969, a year after having been named

  • Ḥanifī school (Islamic law)

    Ḥanafī school, in Islam, one of the four Sunni schools of religious law, incorporating the legal opinions of the ancient Iraqi schools of Kūfah. The Ḥanafī legal school (madhhab) developed from the teachings of the theologian Imām Abū Ḥanīfah (c. 700–767) as spread by his disciples Abū Yūsuf (died

  • Hanigalbat (ancient empire, Mesopotamia, Asia)

    Mitanni, Indo-Iranian empire centred in northern Mesopotamia that flourished from about 1500 to about 1360 bc. At its height the empire extended from Kirkūk (ancient Arrapkha) and the Zagros Mountains in the east through Assyria to the Mediterranean Sea in the west. Its heartland was the Khābūr

  • Hanisch, Carol (American feminist)

    the personal is political: …same name by American feminist Carol Hanisch, who argued that many personal experiences (particularly those of women) can be traced to one’s location within a system of power relationships. Hanisch’s essay focused on men’s power and women’s oppression; for example, if a particular woman is being abused by a male…

  • Ḥanīsh Islands (islands, Red Sea)

    Ḥanīsh Islands, archipelago in the southern Red Sea that as of November 1, 1998, was officially recognized as sovereign territory of Yemen. Long under Ottoman sovereignty, the island group’s political status was purposely left indeterminate by the Treaty of Lausanne (1923), under which Turkey

  • haniwa (Japanese sculpture)

    Haniwa, (Japanese: “circle of clay”) unglazed terra-cotta cylinders and hollow sculptures arranged on and around the mounded tombs (kofun) of the Japanese elite dating from the Tumulus period (c. 250–552 ce). The first and most common haniwa were barrel-shaped cylinders used to mark the borders of

  • Haniya, Ismail (prime minister of Palestinian Authority)

    Ismail Haniyeh, Palestinian politician and Hamas leader who served as prime minister of the Palestinian Authority (PA) in 2006–07, after Hamas won a majority of seats in the 2006 Palestinian legislative elections. After interfactional fighting with rival Fatah led to the dissolution of the

  • Haniyeh, Ismail (prime minister of Palestinian Authority)

    Ismail Haniyeh, Palestinian politician and Hamas leader who served as prime minister of the Palestinian Authority (PA) in 2006–07, after Hamas won a majority of seats in the 2006 Palestinian legislative elections. After interfactional fighting with rival Fatah led to the dissolution of the

  • Haniyyah, Ismāʿīl (prime minister of Palestinian Authority)

    Ismail Haniyeh, Palestinian politician and Hamas leader who served as prime minister of the Palestinian Authority (PA) in 2006–07, after Hamas won a majority of seats in the 2006 Palestinian legislative elections. After interfactional fighting with rival Fatah led to the dissolution of the

  • Hanjung nok (work by Lady Hong)

    Korean literature: Later Chosŏn: 1598–1894: Hanjung nok (1795–1805; “Record of Sorrowful Days”) is an elegant account of the tragic experiences of Lady Hong, princess of Hyegyŏng Palace, and carries on a tradition of palace memoirs written by Korean women. Pak Tu-Se wrote stories in the vernacular that describe contemporary manners.…

  • hank (textile)

    Hank, in textile manufacture, unit of measure applied to a length of yarn or to a loose assemblage of fibres forming a single strand, and varying according to the fibre origin. A hank of cotton or of the spun silk made from short lengths of waste silk is 840 yards (770 m) long. A hank of linen is

  • Hank González, Carlos (Mexican politician)

    Carlos Hank González, Mexican politician (born Aug. 28, 1927, Santiago Tianguistenco, Mex.—died Aug. 11, 2001, Santiago Tianguistenco), was a highly influential member of Mexico’s long-ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party and held public office almost continuously from 1955 to 1994. During h

  • hanka (Japanese poetry)

    Japanese literature: The significance of the Man’yōshū: …concluded with one or more hanka (“envoys”) that resume central points of the preceding poem. The hanka written by the 8th-century poet Yamabe Akahito are so perfectly conceived as to make the chōka they follow at times seem unnecessary; the concision and evocativeness of these poems, identical in form with…

  • Hankey, Maurice Pascal Alers Hankey, 1st Baron (British soldier and politician)

    Maurice Pascal Alers Hankey, 1st Baron Hankey, soldier and politician, first holder of the office of secretary to the British Cabinet. He also was British secretary at several international conferences, notably at Versailles (1919), Washington (1921), Genoa (1922), London (1924), The Hague

  • hankō (Japanese school)

    education: Education in the Tokugawa era: …following the same policy, built hankō, or domain schools, in their castle towns for the education of their own retainers.

  • Hanko Peninsula (peninsula, Finland)

    Russo-Finnish War: …Soviet naval base on the Hanko Peninsula.

  • Hanko, battle of (Russian history)

    Peter I: The Northern War (1700–21): …took part in the naval battle of Gangut (Hanko, or Hangö) in 1714, the first major Russian victory at sea.

  • Hankou (China)

    Hankou, large urban area and river port, east-central Hubei sheng (province), central China. Located on the left bank of the Han River at its confluence with the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), it is the largest of the three former cities (the other two being Hanyang and Wuchang) now constituting the

  • Hankow (China)

    Hankou, large urban area and river port, east-central Hubei sheng (province), central China. Located on the left bank of the Han River at its confluence with the Yangtze River (Chang Jiang), it is the largest of the three former cities (the other two being Hanyang and Wuchang) now constituting the

  • Hanks, Nancy (American public official)

    Nancy Hanks, American public official whose position as chair of the National Endowment for the Arts allowed her to dramatically increase funding for and programs in the arts. Hanks graduated from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, in 1949 and two years later settled in Washington, D.C. In

  • Hanks, Nancy (American pioneer)

    Abraham Lincoln: Life: …June 12, 1806, he married Nancy Hanks. The Hanks genealogy is difficult to trace, but Nancy appears to have been of illegitimate birth. She has been described as “stoop-shouldered, thin-breasted, sad,” and fervently religious. Thomas and Nancy Lincoln had three children: Sarah, Abraham, and Thomas, who died in infancy.

  • Hanks, Thomas C. (American seismologist)

    Richter scale: Moment magnitude scale: …Hiroo Kanamori and American seismologist Thomas C. Hanks, became the most popular measure of earthquake magnitude worldwide during the late 20th and early 21st centuries. It was designed to produce a more-accurate measure of the total energy released by an earthquake. The scale abandoned the use of peak wave amplitudes…

  • Hanks, Thomas J. (American actor)

    Tom Hanks, American actor whose cheerful everyman persona made him a natural for starring roles in many popular films. In the 1990s he expanded his comedic repertoire and began portraying lead characters in dramas. After a nomadic childhood, Hanks majored in drama at California State University and

  • Hanks, Tom (American actor)

    Tom Hanks, American actor whose cheerful everyman persona made him a natural for starring roles in many popular films. In the 1990s he expanded his comedic repertoire and began portraying lead characters in dramas. After a nomadic childhood, Hanks majored in drama at California State University and

  • Hankyū Electric Railway (railway, Japan)

    Ōsaka-Kōbe metropolitan area: Settlement patterns: The Hankyū Electric Railway was particularly instrumental in developing the city of Toyonaka northwest of Ōsaka. Two of the large postwar housing developments are Senri New Town and Senboku New Town, started in 1961 and 1965, respectively.

  • Hanlin Academy (scholarly institution, China)

    Hanlin Academy, elite scholarly institution founded in the 8th century ad in China to perform secretarial, archival, and literary tasks for the court and to establish the official interpretation of the Confucian Classics, which were the basis of the civil-service examinations necessary for entrance

  • Hanlin Yuan (scholarly institution, China)

    Hanlin Academy, elite scholarly institution founded in the 8th century ad in China to perform secretarial, archival, and literary tasks for the court and to establish the official interpretation of the Confucian Classics, which were the basis of the civil-service examinations necessary for entrance

  • Hanlon Brothers (acrobatic troupe and pantomime producers)

    Hanlon Brothers, acrobatic troupe and theatrical producers in the mid-19th and early 20th centuries who greatly influenced modern popular entertainment. All six Hanlon Brothers were born in Manchester, England. Five were biological siblings—Thomas (1833–68), George (1840–1926), William (1842–1923),

  • Hann, Julius von (Austrian meteorologist)

    Earth sciences: Composition of the atmosphere: Austrian meteorologist Julius von Hann, working with data from balloon ascents and climbing in the Alps and Himalayas, concluded in 1874 that about 90 percent of all the water vapour in the atmosphere is concentrated below 6,000 metres—from which it follows that high mountains can be barriers…

  • Hanna (film by Wright [2011])

    Cate Blanchett: Hepburn, Dylan, and Academy Awards: In the thriller Hanna (2011), Blanchett portrayed a CIA agent in pursuit of a former agent and his teenage daughter, whom he has trained to be an assassin. Blanchett again assumed the role of Galadriel in the Hobbit trilogy—An Unexpected Journey (2012), The Desolation of Smaug (2013), and…

  • Hanna and Barbera (American animators)

    Hanna and Barbera, American motion-picture animators and partners in Hanna-Barbera Productions, founded in 1957. William Hanna (in full William Denby Hanna; b. July 14, 1910, Melrose, New Mexico, U.S.—d. March 22, 2001, Hollywood, California) and Joseph Barbera (in full Joseph Roland Barbera; b.

  • Hanna, Jack (American zoologist and television personality)

    Jack Hanna, American zoologist who served as director of the Columbus (Ohio) Zoo (1978–92) and became a well-known animal expert through his frequent television appearances. Hanna was raised on a farm in Tennessee and showed an early interest in pursuing a career with animals, volunteering to work

  • Hanna, Jack Bushnell (American zoologist and television personality)

    Jack Hanna, American zoologist who served as director of the Columbus (Ohio) Zoo (1978–92) and became a well-known animal expert through his frequent television appearances. Hanna was raised on a farm in Tennessee and showed an early interest in pursuing a career with animals, volunteering to work

  • Hanna, Marcus Alonzo (American industrialist)

    Mark Hanna, American industrialist and prototype of the political kingmaker; he successfully promoted the presidential candidacy of William McKinley in the election of 1896 and personified the growing influence of big business in American politics. The prosperous owner of a Cleveland coal and iron

  • Hanna, Mark (American industrialist)

    Mark Hanna, American industrialist and prototype of the political kingmaker; he successfully promoted the presidential candidacy of William McKinley in the election of 1896 and personified the growing influence of big business in American politics. The prosperous owner of a Cleveland coal and iron

  • Hanna, Ruth (American public official)

    Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms, American public official, an activist on behalf of woman suffrage, and a Republican representative to the U.S. Congress. Ruth Hanna was the daughter of industrialist and political kingmaker Mark Hanna, and she often accompanied her father as he attended to business and

  • Hanna, Sir Roland Pembroke (American pianist)

    Sir Roland Pembroke Hanna, American jazz pianist (born Feb. 10, 1932, Detroit, Mich.—died Nov. 13, 2002, Harris, N.Y.), fused classical music bravura and bop-era sophistication as a versatile accompanist, leader, and soloist. While attending the Juilliard School in New York City (M.A., 1960), H

  • Hanna, William (American animator)

    William Hanna, American animator who, as part of the team of Hanna and Barbera, created popular cartoon characters such as Tom and Jerry, the Flintstones, and Scooby-Doo. Hanna had dropped out of college and was working as a construction engineer when he lost his job during the Great Depression,

  • Hanna, William Denby (American animator)

    William Hanna, American animator who, as part of the team of Hanna and Barbera, created popular cartoon characters such as Tom and Jerry, the Flintstones, and Scooby-Doo. Hanna had dropped out of college and was working as a construction engineer when he lost his job during the Great Depression,

  • Hanna-Barbera Marineland (former oceanarium, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, United States)

    Marineland of the Pacific, former large, commercially operated oceanarium at Rancho Palos Verdes near Los Angeles. It was opened in 1954 following the overwhelming success of Marineland in Florida. The aquarium had the world’s largest holding tank, with a circumference of 76 metres (250 feet) and

  • Hannah (mother of Virgin Mary)

    Saints Anne and Joachim: Traditional account and legends: According to these noncanonical sources, Anne (Hebrew: Ḥannah) was born in Bethlehem in Judaea. She married Joachim, and, although they shared a wealthy and devout life at Nazareth, they eventually lamented their childlessness. Joachim, reproached at the Temple for his sterility, retreated into the countryside to pray, while Anne, grieved…

  • Hannah (United States ship)

    Beverly: …shipping centre, and the schooner Hannah, claimed to be the first ship of the U.S. Navy, was commissioned (September 5, 1775) at Glover’s Wharf in Beverly by George Washington. One of New England’s first successful cotton-weaving mills was built there in 1789. From 1903 until the early 1970s, the city…

  • Hannah (Old Testament figure)

    Hannah, (11th century bc), mother of Samuel, the Jewish judge. Childless as one of the two wives of Elkanah, she prayed for a son, promising to dedicate him to God. Her prayers were answered, and she brought the child Samuel to Shiloh for religious training. In the Talmud she is named as one of s

  • Hannah and Her Sisters (film by Allen [1986])

    Woody Allen: The 1980s: …award for his next film, Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), a complex modern romance that examined the travails of three couples. Its superb ensemble cast included Farrow as Hannah; Michael Caine as her husband, who is smitten by one of Hannah’s sisters (Barbara Hershey); Dianne Wiest as another sister; and…

  • Hannah Arendt (film by von Trotta [2012])

    Janet McTeer: …Woman in Black (2012); and Hannah Arendt (2012), in which she was cast as the American writer Mary McCarthy, a close friend to Arendt. She narrated the Disney live-action feature Maleficent (2014), about the villain from Sleeping Beauty (Angelina Jolie), and appeared as Edith Prior, an ancestor of the protagonist,…

  • Hannah Arendt Institute of Artivism (Cuban organization)

    Tania Bruguera: …activist who founded (2015) the Institute of Artivism/Instituto de Artivismo Hannah Arendt (INSTAR) in order to “foster civic literacy and policy change.” Her advocacy of free speech often ran afoul of the Cuban government.

  • Hannah Arendt on the conquest of space

    In the wake of the earliest human expeditions to space, the 1963 edition of The Great Ideas Today—an Encyclopædia Britannica publication released each year between 1961 and 1998—contained a topical “Symposium on Space.” The editors asked five thinkers, including the German-born political theorist

  • Hannah Duston Memorial Historic Site (site, New Hampshire, United States)

    Merrimack: The Hannah Duston Memorial Historic Site commemorates a clash between settlers and Abenaki Indians in Boscawen in 1697. Daniel Webster was born near Franklin in 1782. The village of Canterbury, founded in the late 18th century, contains a re-created Shaker community with 25 original buildings dating…

  • Hannah Montana (American television series)

    Miley Cyrus: …performance on the television show Hannah Montana (2006–11) and its related soundtrack albums catapulted her into stardom.

  • Hannah, Barry (American writer)

    Barry Hannah, American author of darkly comic, often violent novels and short stories set in the Deep South. Hannah was educated at Mississippi College (B.A., 1964) and the University of Arkansas (M.A., 1966; M.F.A., 1967). He taught writing at many schools, including the universities of Alabama,

  • Hannah, Howard Barry (American writer)

    Barry Hannah, American author of darkly comic, often violent novels and short stories set in the Deep South. Hannah was educated at Mississippi College (B.A., 1964) and the University of Arkansas (M.A., 1966; M.F.A., 1967). He taught writing at many schools, including the universities of Alabama,

  • Hannah, John (American football player)

    John Hannah, American professional gridiron football player whose combination of size, strength, and athleticism helped him redefine the guard position. Hannah played for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL) from 1973 to 1985 and was named All-Pro on seven occasions.

  • Hannah, John Allen (American football player)

    John Hannah, American professional gridiron football player whose combination of size, strength, and athleticism helped him redefine the guard position. Hannah played for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL) from 1973 to 1985 and was named All-Pro on seven occasions.

  • Hannahanna (Anatolian goddess)

    Anatolian religion: The pantheon: There was a mother goddess, Hannahanna “the grandmother,” closely associated with birth, creation, and destiny, but the theologians appear to have regarded her as a minor deity.

  • Hannan’s Find (Western Australia, Australia)

    Kalgoorlie-Boulder, city, south-central Western Australia. Formed by the administrative merger of the neighbouring towns of Boulder and Kalgoorlie in 1989, it is the principal settlement of the East Coolgardie goldfield, on the western fringe of the Nullarbor Plain and the Great Victoria Desert.

  • Hannan, Michael T. (American sociologist)

    organizational analysis: Challenges to contingency theory: …Ecology (1989), the American sociologists Michael T. Hannan and John Freeman argued that reliability and accountability—the very properties that make organizations the favoured social forms in modern society—also discourage, and in some cases even prevent, organizations from changing their core features. The authors suggested that large changes in the world…

  • Hannan, Paddy (Australian prospector)

    Kalgoorlie-Boulder: …gold by a prospector named Paddy Hannan at a site 25 miles (40 km) northeast of Coolgardie. The main deposit of deep rich ores came to be known as the Golden Mile reef, and the area developed as Hannan’s Find. Kalgoorlie, the name given in 1894 to the town that…

  • Hannara Dang (political party, South Korea)

    Liberty Korea Party, conservative political party in South Korea. It advocates fiscal responsibility, a market-based economy, and caution in dealing with North Korea. The party was originally formed (as the Grand National Party [GNP]) in 1997 through the merger of the New Korea Party (NKP; formerly

  • Hannay, James Ballantyne (Scottish chemist)

    synthetic diamond: In 1880 the Scottish chemist James Ballantyne Hannay claimed that he had made diamonds by heating a mixture of paraffin, bone oil, and lithium to red heat in sealed wrought-iron tubes. In 1893 the French chemist Henri Moissan announced he had been successful in making diamonds by placing a crucible…

  • Hannibal (Carthaginian general [247-c.181 BC])

    Hannibal, Carthaginian general, one of the great military leaders of antiquity, who commanded the Carthaginian forces against Rome in the Second Punic War (218–201 bce) and who continued to oppose Rome and its satellites until his death. Hannibal was the son of the great Carthaginian general

  • Hannibal (film by Scott [2001])

    Ridley Scott: His next film, Hannibal (2001), was a box-office hit despite poor reviews, and his military drama Black Hawk Down (2001) was nominated for four Academy Awards, including best director.

  • Hannibal (Missouri, United States)

    Hannibal, city, Ralls and Marion counties, northeastern Missouri, U.S., on the Mississippi River, 100 miles (160 km) north of St. Louis. Noted as the boyhood home of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), Hannibal was the setting for some of his books, including his classics about Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn.

  • Hannibal (Carthaginian general [circa 409 BC])

    Himera: …in 409 by Hamilcar’s grandson Hannibal.

  • Hannigan, Alyson (American actress)

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer: …Gang”), including Willow Rosenberg (Alyson Hannigan), an initially shy, intelligent nerd who becomes a formidable lesbian witch, and Xander Harris (Nicholas Brendan), who has no supernatural talents and provides the audience with an identifiable “human” perspective, as well as Buffy’s watcher, Rupert Giles (Anthony Stewart Head, later known for…

  • Hannington, James (British missionary)

    James Hannington, English Anglican missionary and first bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa. Educated at St. Mary Hall, Oxford, and ordained in 1874, Hannington became curate at Hurstpierpoint in 1875. In 1878 his thoughts were turned to mission work by the murder of two missionaries on the shores

  • Hannity (American television show)

    Fox Broadcasting Company: …& Colmes was replaced by Hannity when Colmes left the show in 2009. A radio division, Fox News Radio, was introduced in 2003. Despite its slogan “fair and balanced,” however, the network’s coverage was widely perceived as favouring politically conservative viewpoints.

  • Hannity & Colmes (television show)

    Alan Colmes: … News Channel’s political debate show Hannity & Colmes. He is also host of The Alan Colmes Show, a nationally syndicated late-night talk radio program on Fox News Radio.

  • Hannity, Sean (American television and radio personality)

    Sean Hannity, American television and radio personality and conservative political commentator. Hannity was best known for his role as cohost of the Fox News Channel’s liberal-conservative debate show Hannity & Colmes (1996–2009). He also hosted the Fox News shows Hannity’s America (2007–09) and

  • Hanno (Carthaginian explorer)

    Hanno, Carthaginian who conducted a voyage of exploration and colonization to the west coast of Africa sometime during the 5th century. Setting sail with 60 vessels holding 30,000 men and women, Hanno founded Thymiaterion (now Kenitra, Mor.) and built a temple at Soloeis (Cape Cantin, now Cape

  • Hanno (Carthaginian ruler)

    Hanno, leader of the aristocratic pro-Roman faction at Carthage during the Second Punic War (218–201) between Rome and Carthage. In 241 Hanno was given command against the Carthaginian mercenaries who had raised a rebellion among the native North African peoples subject to Carthage. Nevertheless,

  • Hanno the Great (Carthaginian ruler)

    Hanno, leader of the aristocratic pro-Roman faction at Carthage during the Second Punic War (218–201) between Rome and Carthage. In 241 Hanno was given command against the Carthaginian mercenaries who had raised a rebellion among the native North African peoples subject to Carthage. Nevertheless,

  • Hanno, Saint (archbishop of Cologne)

    Saint Anno, ; canonized 1183; feast day December 4), archbishop of Cologne who was prominent in the political struggles of the Holy Roman Empire. Educated at Bamberg, Anno became confessor to the Holy Roman emperor Henry III, who appointed him archbishop in 1056. He was the leader of the party that

  • Hannon, Ezra (American author)

    Evan Hunter, prolific American writer of best-selling fiction, of which more than 50 books are crime stories published under the pseudonym Ed McBain. Hunter graduated from Hunter College (1950) and held various short-term jobs, including playing piano in a jazz band and teaching in vocational high

  • Hannong, C. F. (French potter)

    pottery: Faience, or tin-glazed ware: Hannong in 1709. The wares—painted in blue, in other faience colours, and in overglaze colours—were much copied elsewhere. Overglaze colours were introduced about 1740, their first recorded use in France. (For the first use in Europe, see below Germany and Austria.) Brilliant indianische Blumen (flower…

  • Hannong, Joseph-Adam (French pottery manufacturer)

    arcanist: …Paul-Antoine Hannong and his sons Joseph-Adam and Pierre-Antoine.

  • Hannong, Paul-Antoine (French pottery manufacturer)

    arcanist: …Jakob Ringler, Robert Dubois, and Paul-Antoine Hannong and his sons Joseph-Adam and Pierre-Antoine.

  • Hannong, Pierre-Antoine (French pottery manufacturer)

    arcanist: … and his sons Joseph-Adam and Pierre-Antoine.

  • Hannover (administrative district, Germany)

    Lower Saxony: Its capital is Hannover.

  • Hannover (Germany)

    Hannover, city, capital of Lower Saxony Land (state), northwestern Germany. It lies on the Leine River and the Mittelland Canal, where the spurs of the Harz Mountains meet the wide North German Plain. First mentioned in documents in 1100, Hannover was chartered in 1241 and joined the Hanseatic

  • Hannover (historical state, Germany)

    Hanover, former state of northwestern Germany, first an electorate (1692–1806) of the Holy Roman Empire, then a kingdom (1814–66), and finally a Prussian province (1866–1945). After World War II the state was administratively abolished; its former territory formed about 80 percent of the Land

  • Hannover Principles

    world's fair: Later years: …of ideas known as the Hannover Principles, first promulgated in 1992 by the architectural firm of William McDonough in preparation for the exposition, argued that future expositions should focus on the realistic presentation of contemporary social and environmental problems and their possible solutions.

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