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Ă‰cole SupĂ©rieure d'Optique The Ă‰cole SupĂ©rieure d'Optique (Higher School of Optics informally SupOptique) also known as Institut d'optique, is a French institution of higher education in optical sciences. It is one of the French grandes Ă©coles.
Ă‰cole SupĂ©rieure de Commerce de Dijon Bourgogne Ă‰cole SupĂ©rieure de Commerce de Dijon Bourgogne or ESC Dijon Bourgogne or Burgundy School of Business was founded in 1900. It has gone from strength to strength, embracing tradition and innovation combined with clear values and ambitious goals.
Ă‰cole SupĂ©rieure de Commerce de Pau The Ă‰cole SupĂ©rieure de Commerce de Pau (or ESC Pau) is a French business school. ESC Pau's quality is recognised at European level through its EQUIS accreditation (thanks to its partnership with the Stockholm School of Economics).
Ă‰cole SupĂ©rieure de Commerce Et de Management de Tours-Poitiers The Ă‰cole SupĂ©rieure de Commerce Et de Management de Tours-Poitiers or ESCEM (ESCEM School of Business and Management) is a French business school accredited by AACSB and EQUIS. It results from the merger of Tours and Poitiers business schools in 1998.
Ă‰cole SupĂ©rieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles de la Ville de Paris The Ă‰cole SupĂ©rieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles de la Ville de Paris or ESPCI (Higher School of Industrial Physics and Chemistry of the City of Paris) is an elite chemistry and physics engineering college run by the city of Paris, France. It conducts high level research in those fields.
Ă‰cole SupĂ©rieure des Sciences Ă‰conomiques et Commerciales The ESSEC (Ă‰cole SupĂ©rieure des Sciences Ă‰conomiques et Commerciales) is the leading business school in France with HEC. The ESSEC was created by Jesuits in 1907 in Paris, next to University of Paris II: PanthĂ©on-Assas, rue d'Assas.
Ă‰criture fĂ©minine Ă‰criture fĂ©minine, literally women's writing, is a philosophy that promotes women's experiences and feelings to the point that it strengthens the work. Helene Cixous first uses this term in her essay, "The Laugh of the Medusa," in which she asserts, "Woman must write her self: must write about women and bring women to writing, from which they have been driven away as violently as from their bodies.
Ă‰douard AndrĂ© Ă‰douard FranĂ§ois AndrĂ© - (born 17 July 1840 in Bourges - died 25 October 1911 in La Croix) was a French horticulturalist as well as a leading landscape architect of the late 19th century, famous for designing city parks and public spaces of Monte Carlo and Montevideo.
Ă‰douard CissĂ© Ă‰douard CissĂ© (born March 30, 1978 in Pau, France) plays football for Paris Saint Germain in Ligue 1, the top league in French football. He was born in Pau, PyrĂ©nĂ©es-Atlantiques, southwest France and wears the number eight shirt for PSG.
Ă‰douard de NiĂ© Port Ă‰douard de NiĂ© Port (1875 - 1911) was the co-founder (with his brother Charles) of the eponymous Nieuport aircraft manufacturing company, SociĂ©tĂ© Anonyme Des Ă‰tablissements Nieuport, formed in 1909 at Issy-les-Moulineaux.
Ă‰douard Dujardin Ă‰douard Dujardin (1861â€“1949) was one of the early pioneers of the literary technique Stream of consciousness, exemplified in his 1888 novel Les lauriers sont coupĂ©s (which remains in print into the 21st century).
Ă‰douard Herriot Ă‰douard Herriot (July 5, 1872 at Troyes, France - March 26, 1957 at Lyon, France) was a French Radical politician of the Third Republic who served three times as Prime Minister and for many years as President of the Chamber of Deputies. He is buried at the CimetiĂ¨re de loyasse in Lyon.
Ă‰douard Manet Ă‰douard Manet (January 23 1832 â€“ April 30 1883) was a French painter. One of the first nineteenth century artists to approach modern-life subjects, he was a pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism.
Ă‰douard Michelin (born 1963) Ă‰douard Michelin (August 13, 1963 â€“ May 26, 2006), was managing partner and co-chief executive of the Michelin Group. He was the great-grandson of Ă‰douard Michelin (1859â€“1940), a co-founder of the company.
Ă‰douard-Alfred Martel Ă‰douard-Alfred Martel (1859 - 1938), the 'father of modern speleology', was a world pioneer of cave exploration, study, and documentation. Martel explored thousands of caves in his native France and many other countries, popularized the pursuit of cave exploration, introduced the concept of speleology as a distinct area of study, maintained an extensive archive, and in 1895 founded the SociĂ©tĂ© de SpĂ©lĂ©ologie, the first organization devoted to cave science in the world.
Ă‰dson Ribeiro Ă‰dson Luciano Ribeiro (born December 8, 1972) is a Brazilian sprinter competing mostly in 100 metres. He has been successful on regional level, and won two Olympic medals with the Brazilian 4 x 100 metres relay team.
Ă‰gig Ă©rĹ‘ fa Ă‰gig Ă©rĹ‘ fa ("the Tree Reaching into the Sky") is a typical element of Hungarian folk art and folk tales and a distinct folk tale type. In Hungarian it has several other names like "vilĂˇgfa" (world tree), "tetejetlen fa" (tree without a top), "Ă©letfa" (life tree).
Ă‰glise de la Madeleine L'Ă©glise de la Madeleine, or L'Ă©glise Sainte-Marie-Madeleine (or simply "La Madeleine"), is a church in a commanding position in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, in its present form designed as a temple to the glory of Napoleon's army.
Ă‰glise de la Sainte-TrinitĂ© The Ă‰glise de la Sainte-TrinitĂ© is a Catholic church located in the IXe arrondissement in Paris, France. The church is an edifice of the Second Empire period, built between 1861 and 1867 at a cost of almost 4 million francs.
Ă‰glise Sainte-GeneviĂ¨ve, MontrĂ©al L'Ă‰glise Sainte-GeneviĂ¨ve, in English the Holy Genevieve Church, is a parish church located in the French speaking village of Sainte-GeneviĂ¨ve, QuĂ©bĂ©c on the north-west shore of the Island of Montreal overlooking the RiviĂ¨re des Prairies (River of Meadows or Back River). Its affiliation is Roman Catholic and is administered under the DiocĂ¨se de MontrĂ©al by La Paroisse Sainte-GeneviĂ¨ve de Pierrefonds (Holy Genevieve Parish of Pierrefonds), founded by Antoine FauconAccording to L'Ă‰glise Sainte-GeneviĂ¨ve's official website, Antoine Faucon registered the first baptisms, marriages and burials in January of 1741 in 1741.
Ă‰chele Cabeza al casco de Juan Pablo Montoya Ă‰chele Cabeza al casco de Juan Pablo Montoya (Design Juan Pablo Montoya's helmet) is a yearly competition since 2002, held by Formula Smiles Foundation that gives opportunity to Colombian children to design a helmet paint job for Formula One driver, Juan Pablo Montoya. The winners will have the opportunity to travel to a Formula One Grand Prix and have Montoya race in one of the children's designs.
Ă‰ire Ă“g (band) Ă‰ire Ă“g (Irish for: Young Ireland), formed in Glasgow in the early 1990s, was a modern Irish rebel band that toured the UK, Ireland, Europe and the USA extensively through the mid to late nineties. The band was led by an Irish republican supporter, Glasgow-born folk rock singer Gary Og, who is now a solo artist.
Ă‰ire Nua Ă‰ire Nua, or "New Ireland", was a political strategy of the Provisional IRA and its political wing Sinn FĂ©in during the 1970s and early 1980s. It was particularly associated with the Dublin based leadership group centred around RuairĂ Ă“ BrĂˇdaigh.
Ă‰lan vital An idea created by French philosopher Henri Bergson in the late 18th century, that was then spread by the belief in alchemy that was taking the world by storm. Ă©lan vital is usually translated as "vital force".
Ă‰lĂ©azar-FranĂ§ois des Achards de la Baume Ă‰lĂ©azar-FranĂ§ois des Achards de la Baume, or des Achards de Ferrus (1679â€”1741), a native of Avignon, France, and a titular bishop of Halicarnassus, Asia Minor, passed many laborious years as a missionary in his own country; but he found many obstacles from the rivalship of different ecclesiastical orders.
Ă‰lĂ©ments de gĂ©omĂ©trie algĂ©brique The Ă‰lĂ©ments de gĂ©omĂ©trie algĂ©brique ("Elements of Algebraic Geometry") by Alexander Grothendieck (assisted by Jean DieudonnĂ©), or EGA for short, are an unfinished 1500-page treatise, in French, on algebraic geometry that was published (in eight parts or fascicles) from 1960 through 1967 by the Institut des Hautes Ă‰tudes Scientifiques. In it, Grothendieck attempted to establish systematic foundations of algebraic geometry, building upon the concept of schemes, which he defined.
Ă‰lĂ©onore Duplay Ă‰lĂ©onore Duplay (1768â€“26 July 1832), called CornĂ©lie, after Cornelia Africana of Ancient Rome, was the daughter of Maurice Duplay, a master carpenter, and FranĂ§oise-Ă‰lĂ©onore Vaugeois. She was the eldest of five children (four girls and a boy) and was born in 1768, two years after her parents' marriage, in Paris, where she would live all her life.
Ă‰lie Cartan Ă‰lie Joseph Cartan (9 April 1869 â€“ 6 May 1951) was an influential French mathematician, who did fundamental work in the theory of Lie groups and their geometric applications. He also made significant contributions to mathematical physics, differential geometry, and group theory.
Ă‰lie HalĂ©vy Ă‰lie HalĂ©vy (September 6, 1870 - August 21, 1937) was a French philosopher and historian who wrote studies of the British utilitarians, a history of 19th-century England and the acclaimed book of essays, Era of Tyranny.
Ă‰lie Lacerte Ă‰lie Lacerte (November 21 1821 â€“ April 24 1898) was a Quebec physician and political figure. He represented Saint Maurice in the Canadian House of Commons as a Conservative member from 1868 to 1874 and in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1875 to 1878.
Ă‰lie-Abel CarriĂ¨re Ă‰lie-Abel CarriĂ¨re (1818â€“1896) was a French botanist, based in Paris. He was a leading authority on conifers in the period 1850-1870, describing many new species, and the new genera Tsuga, Keteleeria and Pseudotsuga.
Ă‰lisabeth Philippine Marie HĂ©lĂ¨ne of France Ă‰lisabeth Philippine Marie HĂ©lĂ¨ne of France (May 3, 1764 â€“ May 10, 1794), commonly called Madame Ă‰lisabeth, was a French princess, the daughter of Louis, dauphin de France and Marie-JosĂ¨phe of Saxony and the younger sister of King Louis XVI. Having lived through the Revolution beside the king and his family, she was executed during the Terror.
Ă‰lise Turcotte Ă‰lise Turcotte is a Canadian writer born in Sorel, Quebec on June 26, 1957. She completed her BA and MA in literary studies at the University of Quebec and later received her doctorate at the University of Sherbrooke.
Ă‰llim Ă‰llim was a legendary king of Ulster and High King of Ireland of the 1st century AD. He either led the revolt of the "subject peoples" against the Milesian nobility, or was their second king after Cairbre Cinnchait.
Ă‰loa, ou La sĹ“ur des anges Ă‰loa, ou La sĹ“ur des anges, 1824, is Alfred de Vigny's epic tripartite philosophic poem of Eloa, a simple girl who falls in love with a stranger at odds with God. It is made clear that the stranger is Lucifer.
Ă‰lodie Bouchez Ă‰lodie Bouchez (born April 5, 1973 in Montreuil-sous-Bois, Seine-Saint-Denis, ĂŽle-de-France) is a CĂ©sar Award winning French actress. She resides in Beverly Hills, California with her husband Thomas Bangalter.
Ă‰lysĂ©e Palace The Ă‰lysĂ©e Palace (Palais de l'Ă‰lysĂ©e, located 55, rue du Faubourg Saint HonorĂ© in Paris, not far from the Champs-Ă‰lysĂ©es), is the official residence of the President of France, where his office is located and the Council of Ministers meets.
Ă‰mile Allais Ă‰mile Allais (born in February 25, 1912 in MegĂ¨ve) is a former French Alpine skiier who realised at hat-trick of victories in the 1937 championships in Chamonix. He is considered as the very first well-known French Alpine skiier.
Ă‰mile AndrĂ© FranĂ§ois-Ă‰mile AndrĂ© (1871 - 1933), was a French architect, artist, and furniture designer. He was the son of the architect of Charles AndrĂ© and the father of two other architects, Jacques and Michel AndrĂ©.
Ă‰mile Bernard Ă‰mile Bernard (April 28, 1868 â€“ April 16, 1941), born in Lille, France, was a Post-Impressionist painter. He began his studies at the Ă‰cole des Beaux-Arts, befriending fellow artists Louis Anquetin and Henri Toulouse-Lautrec.
Ă‰mile Bougnol Ă‰mile Bougnol was a French professional fencer who competed in the late 19th century and early 20th century. He participated in Fencing at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris and won the silver medal in the masters Ă©pĂ©e.
Ă‰mile Brugsch Ă‰mile Brugsch was a German-born Egyptologist whose career spanned the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is best known as the official who "evacuated" the mummies from the Deir el-Bahri Cache in 1881.
Ă‰mile Cohl Ă‰mile Cohl (January 4, 1857 â€“ January 20, 1938), born Ă‰mile EugĂ¨ne Jean Louis Courtet, was a French caricaturist of the largely-forgotten Incoherent movement, cartoonist, and animator, called "The Father of the Animated Cartoon" and "The Oldest Parisian".
Ă‰mile Coste Ă‰mile Coste was a French fencer who competed in the late 19th century and early 20th century. He participated in Fencing at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris and won the gold medal in the foil, defeating fellow French fencer Henri Masson in the final.
Ă‰mile Driant Ă‰mile Augustin Cyprien Driant (September 11, 1855 - February 22, 1916) was a French Army Officer and first high ranking casualty of the Battle of Verdun during the First World War. He showed great potential but ruined this during the 1880s by first marrying the daughter of General Boulanger, a figure who had been cast as a new Napoleon in the Paris press, and then by criticising the holding of government files in the French Third Republic on openly Catholic Army Officers.
Ă‰mile Durkheim Ă‰mile Durkheim (15 April, 1858 â€“ 15 November, 1917) was a French sociologist and anthropologist who was decisive in shaping modern sociology. His work, lectures, and editorship of the first journal of sociology helped establish it within the academy as an accepted "science sociale" (social science).
Ă‰mile Girardeau Ă‰mile Girardeau (1882-1970) was a French engineer, famous for being the first person to patent the original system of frequencies that is used today and known as the radar. He was born in 1882 at LuĂ§on, France (the VendĂ©e).
Ă‰mile Chartier Among his most important publications, there are "The Dreamer", "81 chapters about the spirit and passions", "About Hapiness", "Mars", and "The citizen against powers"
Ă‰mile Jaques-Dalcroze Ă‰mile Jaques-Dalcroze (July 6, 1865 â€“ July 1, 1950), was a Swiss musician and educator who developed eurhythmics, a method of learning and experiencing music through movement. (The influence of Eurhythmics can be seen in the Orff Schulwerk pedagogy, common in public schools throughout the United States.
Ă‰mile Krieps Ă‰mile Krieps (4 January 1920 â€“ 30 September 1998) was a Luxembourgian resistance leader, soldier, and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, Krieps served in cabinets under Pierre Werner and Gaston Thorn.
Ă‰mile Lahoud General Ă‰mile Geamil Lahoud (, Armenian: Ô»Ő´Ő«Ő¬ ÔĽŐˇŐ°Ő¸Ö‚Őż; born January 12, 1936) is the President of Lebanon. He is the son of General Jamil Lahoud (a Maronite Christian), a leader in the independence movement.
Ă‰mile Louis Ă‰mile Louis (born 1934) is a retired French bus driver and prime suspect in the disappearance of seven young women in the dĂ©partement of Yonne, Burgundy, in the late 1970s. In 2000 Louis confessed to their murders; he retracted this confession one month later.
Ă‰mile Muselier Emile Henry Muselier (Marseilles, 17 April 1882 - Toulon, 2 September 1965) was a French admiral who led the naval forces of the Free French Forces during World War II. He was responsible for the idea of distinguishing his fleet from that of Vichy France by adopting the Cross of Lorraine, which later became the emblem of all of the Free French.
Ă‰mile Zinsou Ă‰mile Derlin Henri Zinsou (March 23 1918-) was the President of Dahomey (now Benin) from July 17 1968 until December 10 1969. He was previously the foreign minister of Dahomey from 1962 to 1963 and from 1965 to 1967.
Ă‰mile Zola Ă‰mile Zola (2 April, 1840 â€“ 29 September, 1902) was an influential French novelist, the most important example of the literary school of naturalism, and a major figure in the political liberalization of France.
Ă‰mile-Jacques Ruhlmann Ă‰mile-Jacques Ruhlmann (28 August 1879, Paris - 1933), his first names often seen reversed as Jacques-Ă‰mile, was a renowned French designer of furniture and interiors, epitomising for many the glamour of the French Art Deco style of the 1920s.
Ă‰nergie Ă‰nergie is a network of French-language Top 40 outlets broadcasting throughout the province of Quebec and portions of eastern Ontario, in Eastern Canada. They offer a personality-driven mix of francophone and anglophone pop hits and cutting-edge programs, catering to a young adult audience.
Ă‰pater la bourgoisie "Ă©pater la bourgoisie" or "Ă©pater le bourgeois" means "to shock the middle-classes" or "to shock the middle-class" respectively (Merriam-Webster OnLine - http://www.m-w.
Ă‰pĂ®tre Ă l'Auteur du Livre des Trois Imposteurs Ă‰pĂ®tre Ă l'Auteur du Livre des Trois Imposteurs (1770) (English title: Letter to the author of The Three Impostors) is an epistle in verse form written by Voltaire. It is a letter to the anonymous writers and publishers of The Treatise of the Three Impostors.
Ă‰pinal print Ă‰pinal prints were prints on poplular subjects rendered in bright sharp colours, sold in France in the 19th Century. They owe their name to the fact that the first publisher of such images â€” Jean-Charles Pellerin â€” having been born in Ă‰pinal, named the printing house he founded in 1796, Imagerie d'Ă‰pinal.
Ă‰quateur Equateur is a province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is in the north of the country, and borders the Republic of the Congo to the west, the Central African Republic to the north, to the east the province of Orientale, and to the south the provinces of Kasai-Oriental, Kasai-Occidental, and Bandundu.
Ă‰quiterre Based in Montreal (Quebec, Canada), Ă‰quiterre is a non-profit and non-govermental organization. Ă‰quiterre's mission is to contribute to the construction of a citizens' movement by advocating individual and collective choices that are both ecologically and socially fair.
Ă‰ric BĂ©dard Ă‰ric BĂ©dard (born December 17, 1976 in Saint-Thecle, Quebec) is a Canadian short track speed skater who has won 4 Olympic medals (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze). He participated in three individual events at the 2006 Winter Olympics and finished fourth in the 500 meters.
Ă‰ric Caritoux Ă‰ric Caritoux (born August 16, 1960) is a French former professional road cyclist who raced between 1983 and 1994. He had 22 victories in his career, the highlights of which were winning the Vuelta a EspaĂ±a in 1984 and taking the French road race championships in 1988 and 1989.
Ă‰ric Dumont Ă‰ric Dumont is a French horticulturalist and nursery gardener in Troyes in the French dĂ©partement Aube. He is the son of the pilot Charles Dumont and great-grandson of the famous horticulturist Charles Baltet.
Ă‰ric GagnĂ© Ă‰ric Serge GagnĂ© (born January 7, 1976 in Montreal, QuĂ©bec, Canada), pronounced "GAHN-yay", is a right-handed relief pitcher for the Texas Rangers. For three years (2002-2004), he was statistically the most outstanding closer in the game, winning the Cy Young Award in 2003 (a rare feat for a reliever).
Ă‰ric Rohmer Ă‰ric Rohmer (born Jean-Marie Maurice Scherer, April 4, 1920, Nancy, France) is a French film director and screenwriter. He is regarded as a key figure in the post-war New Wave cinema and is a former editor of influential French film journal Cahiers du cinĂ©ma.
Ă‰rik Orsenna Ă‰rik Orsenna is the pen-name of Ă‰rik Arnoult (born March 22, 1947 in Paris), a French politician and novelist. After studies in philosophy and political science at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris or Sciences Po, Orsenna specialized in economy at the London School of Economics.
Ă‰tale cohomology In mathematics, the Ă©tale cohomology theory of algebraic geometry is a refined construction of homological algebra, introduced in order to attack the Weil conjectures. This eventually proved successful as a strategy, although Dwork managed to prove the rationality part of the conjectures in 1960 using p-adic methods; the remaining conjectures awaited the development of Ă©tale cohomology.
Ă‰tale morphism In algebraic geometry, a field of mathematics, an Ă©tale morphism is an algebraic analogue of the notion of a local isomorphism in the complex analytic topology. They satisfy the hypotheses of the implicit function theorem, but because open sets in the Zariski topology are so large, they are not necessarily local isomorphisms.
Ă‰tang de Berre The Ă‰tang de Berre (in ProvenĂ§al Occitan: estanh de BĂ¨rra / mar de BĂ¨rra according to classical orthography, estang de Berro / mar de Berro according to Mistralian orthography) is a body of water adjacent to the Mediterranean to the west of Marseille.
Ă‰tang de Thau Ă‰tang de Thau or Bassin de Thau is the largest of a string of Ă©tangs (lakes) that stretch along the Languedoc-Roussillon, French coast from the RhĂ´ne River to the foothills of the Pyrenees which form the border to Spain. It is the second largest lake in France.
Ă‰tang de VaccarĂ¨s Ă‰tang de VaccarĂ¨s resembles a 750 kmÂ˛ island within the mainland, embraced by the two branches of the RhĂ´ne River and the Mediterranean Sea. A smaller area, west of the Petit Rhone branch of the river, is called the Petite Camargue.
Ă‰taples Ă‰taples or Ă‰taples-sur-Mer (Dutch: Stalpel) is a commune and the chief town of a canton, in the arrondissement of Montreuil-sur-Mer, in the Pas-de-Calais dĂ©partement of northern France. It is a fishing and leisure port on the Canche river.
Ă‰tienne Aymonier Ă‰tienne FranĂ§ois Aymonier (February 26 1844 - January 21 1929) was a French linguist and explorer. He was the first archaeologist to survey] the ruins of the [[Khmer empire in today's Cambodia, Thailand and Laos.
Ă‰tienne Balibar Ă‰tienne Balibar (born April 23, 1942 in Avallon, Bourgogne, France) is a French Marxist philosopher. After the death of his teacher Louis Althusser's, Balibar quickly became the leading exponent of French Marxist philosophy.
Ă‰tienne Bazeries Ă‰tienne Bazeries (21 August 1846 - 7 November 1931) was a French military cryptanalyst active between 1890 and the First World War. He is best known for developing the "Bazeries Cylinder", an improved version of Thomas Jefferson's cipher cylinder.
Ă‰tienne de La BoĂ©tie Ă‰tienne de La BoĂ©tie (November 1, 1530 - August 18, 1563) was a French judge, writer, political philosopher and friend of Montaigne, author of the Discourse of Voluntary Servitude (Discours de la servitude volontaire).
Ă‰tienne de Poncher Ă‰tienne de Poncher (1446-1524) was a French prelate and diplomat. After studying law he was early provided with a prebend, and became councillor at the parlement of Paris in 1485 and president of the Chambre des EnquĂŞtes in 1498.
Ă‰tienne de Vesc Ă‰tienne de Vesc (ca 1445 â€” 6 October 1501),Baron de Grimaud, seigneur de Caderousse, de Caromb, de Saint-Hippolyte, de Suzette, de ChĂ˘teauneuf-Redotier, and de Savigny-sur-Orge by right of his wife, with lands at Forcalqueiret, ChĂ˘teaurenard, and Boulbon-ChĂ˘teauneuf; he was fifty-six at the time of his death. was a courtier of Louis XI of France and a formative influence on Charles VIII, whom he strongly encouraged in the French adventure into Italy in the First Italian War, 1494-95.
Ă‰tienne Decroux Ă‰tienne Decroux (July 19, 1898 in Paris, France - March 12, 1991 in Billancourt, Somme, Picardie) studied at Jacques Copeau's Ecole de Vieux-Colombier, where he saw the beginnings of what was to become his life's obsession--Corporeal Mime. During his long career as a film and theatre actor, he created many pieces, taking the human body as the main means of expression.
Ă‰tienne Desmarteau Ă‰tienne Desmarteau (4 February 1873 - 29 October 1905) was a Canadian athlete, winner of the weight throwing event at the 1904 Summer Olympics. For some time, it was thought that Desmarteau was the first Olympic champion from Canada, but it was later discovered that 1900 champion George Orton, who ran for an American university, was also Canadian.
Ă‰tienne Didot Ă‰tienne Didot (born July 24 1983 in Paimpol, France) is a French footballer. Currently playing in midfield for Rennes (aka Stade Rennais), Didot made his debut for the club on January 82002 at home to Le Havre AC.
Ă‰tienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire Ă‰tienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (April 15,1772 - June 19, 1844) was a French naturalist who established the principle of "unity of composition". He was a colleague of Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and expanded and defended Lamarck's evolutionary theories.
Ă‰tienne Chauvin Ă‰tienne Chauvin (April 18, 1640-1725), French Protestant divine, was born in NĂ®mes. At the revocation of the Edict of Nantes he retired to Rotterdam, where he was for some years preacher at the Walloon church; in 1695 the elector of Brandenburg appointed him pastor and professor of philosophy, and later inspector of the French college at Berlin, where he enjoyed considerable reputation as a representative of Cartesianism and as a student of physics.
Ă‰tienne Laspeyres (Ernst Louis) Ă‰tienne Laspeyres (Halle an der Saale, November 28, 1834 â€“ August 4, 1913) was Professor ordinarius of Economics and Statistics or State Sciences and cameralistics in Basel, Riga, Dorpat (now Tartu), Karlsruhe and finally for 26 years in GieĂźen. Laspeyres was the scion of a Huguenot family of originally Portuguese descent which had settled in Berlin in the 17th century, which has confused pronunciation of his name to this day.
Ă‰tienne LĂ©opold Trouvelot Ă‰tienne LĂ©opold Trouvelot (December 26, 1827â€“April 22, 1895) was a French artist, astronomer and amateur entomologist. He is most noted for the unfortunate introduction of the Gypsy Moth into North America.
Ă‰tienne Nzabonimana Ă‰tienne Nzabonimana (born 1950), formerly a small businessman in Kirwa, Rwanda, was convicted in Belgium on June 29, 2005 for his role in the Rwandan genocide of 1994. Specifically, eyewitnesses argued that he was a leader of the Kibungo Club, which was allegedly planning the genocide in advance, and that he had overseen certain massacres in the Kibungo region.
Ă‰tienne Pasquier Ă‰tienne Pasquier (June 7, 1529 - September 1, 1615), French lawyer and man of letters, was born at Paris, on the 7th of June 1529 by his own account, according to others a year earlier. He was called to the Paris bar in 1549.
Ă‰tienne Tshisekedi Ă‰tienne Tshisekedi wa Mulumba is the leader of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS), a political party in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He has also been Prime Minister of the country (then Zaire) on three separate occasions.
Ă‰toilĂ© Ă‰toilĂ© intends to be an innovative GNUstep based desktop environment built from the ground up on highly modular and light components with project and document orientation in mind, in order to allow users to create their own workflow by reshaping or recombining provided Services (aka Applications), Components, etc... Flexibility and modularity on both user interface and code level should allow it to be scaled from PDA to computer environment.
Ă‰toile Nord-Africaine The Ă‰toile Nord-Africaine or ENA (French for The North African Star) was an early Algerian nationalist organization, and a forerunner of the FLN and MNA, who fought France and each other during the Algerian War of Independence (1954-62).
Ă‰toile Sportive du Sahel The Ă‰toile Sportive du Sahel (, often referred to as Ă‰toile du Sahel) is a sports club from Sousse in the Sahel region of Tunisia, known primarily for its football team. The club also has sections for handball, volleyball, basketball, judo and wrestling.
Ă‰tude An etude (from the French word Ă©tude meaning "study") is a short musical composition designed to provide practice in a particular technical skill in the performance of a solo instrument. For example, FrĂ©dĂ©ric Chopin's etude Op.
Ă‰tude sur lâ€™argot franĂ§ais Ă‰tude sur l'argot franĂ§ais ("Study of French slang") was the first publication in book form by the French linguist and author of short stories, Marcel Schwob. The book's co-author was Georges Guieysse.
Ă‰va NovĂˇk-Gerard Ă‰va NovĂˇk-Gerard (January 8, 1930 â€“ June 30, 2005) is a former swimmer from Hungary, and the younger sister of Ilona NovĂˇk, who was also a famous swimmer for her native country. She won three medals at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, after a bronze four years earlier in London.
Ă‰va PĂłcs Ă‰va PĂłcs is associate professor in the Department of Ethnography and Cultural Anthropology at Janus Pannonius University, PĂ©cs, Hungary, and president of the Folklore Section of the Hungarian Ethnographic Society. She is one of the most highly respected scholars of historical anthropology, and author of several books dealing with supernatural beliefs and patterns of communication in early modern Europe.
Ă‰variste Galois Ă‰variste Galois (October 25, 1811 â€“ May 31, 1832) was a French mathematician born in Bourg-la-Reine. While still in his teens, he was able to determine a necessary and sufficient condition for a polynomial to be solvable by radicals, thereby solving a long-standing problem.
Ă‰variste Kimba <B>Evariste Kimba</B> (July 16, 1926 - Kinshasa, May 30, 1966) served briefly as the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Prime Minister from October 18 to November 14, 1965. A protĂ©gĂ© of President Joseph Kasavubu, he fell foul of Kasavubu's main enemy Joseph Mobutu (later Mobutu Sese Seko), who became the chief Congolese strongman in November 1965.