Thursday, May 10, 2007

  • LE-MAN (Le Mans), city in northwest of France, an administrative centre dep. Sarta and main city of historical region. Maine. 148 thousand inhabitants (1990). Automobile, air, textile, a chemical industry.
  • LEMAN (Lehmann) Wilhelm (1882-1968), the german poet. Collections of chamber lyrics " In glory of life " (1953), " Long day " (1954), " Visible time " (1967).
  • LEMAN (Lehman) Iogann Gotlib (1719-67), physics, the geologist, the academician Petersburg AN (1761). By origin the German, with 1761 - in Russia. Has described a number of minerals, including wolframite and natural lead chromate. Has perished in laboratory.
  • LEMAN (Lehmann) Otto (1855-1922), the german physics - experimenter. Activities on physics of crystals, molecular physics, microscopies. Has discovered liquid crystals.
  • LEMBERG, the official title (german) Lvov on Ukraine in 1772-1918.
  • LEMBERGS (Lehmbergs) Aleksandrs (1921-85), the Latvian ballet dancer, the ballet master, the teacher, the national actor of the USSR (1982). In 1940-41 and with 1943 at the Latvian theatre of opera and ballet, with 1968 main ballet master.
  • LEMBOLOVSKAJA the HIGH GROUND, in a central part of Karelian isthmus, northward from Saint Petersburg. An altitude up to 205 m.
  • LEMBRUK (Lehmbruck) Wilhelm (1881-1919), the german sculptor. From early plastic clear activities has transfered to ekspressionizmu, to tragical modes and elongated, conditional forms ("Fallen", 1915-16).
  • LEMER (Le Maire) JAkob (1585-1616), the Netherlands merchant and the seafarer. In 1615-16 together with V.K.Shautenom supervised over expedition to Indonesia during which have been open cape Horn, atolls and islands in Tuamotu archipelagos, Samoa and Bismarck.
  • LEMERSE (Lemercier) Jacque (ok. 1585-1654), the French architect. Bridged principles of a classicism and Baroque (church Sorbonny in Paris, 1635-54).
  • LEMETR (Lemaitre) George (1894-1966), Belgian astrophysicses. Has advanced (1927) theory of the extending Universe (after A.A.Fridmana, but irrespective of him) and has explained open by E.Hubble razbeganie galaxies as a result of general expansion of the Universe.
  • LEMETR Ô., see. Frederik-Lemetr.
  • SHARE, in the Russian architecture oblong tablets, often the jogged form, serving for cover of chapters, drums, tents, etc.
  • LEMESHEV Sergey Jakovlevich (1902-77), the Russian singer (lyrical. The tenor), the national actor of the USSR (1950). In 1931-56 at Major theatre. Among roles: Lensky ("Eugeny Onegin" P.I.Chajkovskogo), Vladimir ("Dubrovsky" E.F.Napravnika), Werther ("Werther" Z.Massne). Acted in film. The state premium of the USSR (1941).
  • LEMZAL, the official title of. Limbazhi in Latvia up to 1917.
  • LEMKE Michael Konstantinovich (1872-1923), the Russian historian, the publicist. Transactionses on a history of Russian revolutionary movement, public idea, censorship.
  • LEMKI, ethnographic group ukraintsev. Live in Carpathian mountains and in terrain of the Lvov, Ternopol and Nikolaev region. Ukraine.
  • LEMLEN (Lemelin) to the Erysipelas (r. 1919), the canadian writer. Writes in French. In novels " For foot of a dip-slope " (1944), "Family Pluf" (1948) from life of workers - criticism of a latin church and petty-bourgeois tempers.
  • LEMMA, the lemma used at the proof of one or several theorems.
  • LEMMINGS, group (4 stems) mammals of a subfamily of field - mouses. Length of a body of 15 sm, a tail up to 2 see. Ok. 20 kinds, in woods and tundras of Eurasia and the Sowing. America. The main nutrition of a white fox. Can be carriers of causal organisms of some virus infections. In some years are multiplied in huge quantities and undertake far migrations.
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