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1) Bowring, Sir John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...British diplomat, linguist, and writer. An extraordinarily versatile linguist, he is remembered for his anthologies and translations of poetry from many European...

2) Mori Ogai. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Japanese army physician, medical researcher, literary critic, novelist, translator, scholar, and playwright, he is now primarily remembered for his fiction. After...

3) Murasaki Shikibu. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Japanese novelist, court figure at the height of the Heian period (795-1185). Known also as Lady Murasaki, she is celebrated as the author of the romantic novel Genji-Monogatari...

4) Haidar Ali. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Muslim of peasant stock, he rose by military brilliance to command the army of the Hindu state of Mysore. By 1761 he was virtual ruler of Mysore and began expanding...

5) Heine, Heinrich. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...One of the greatest of German lyric poets, he had a varied career. After failing in business he tried law but found it uncongenial and finally turned to history and...

6) Thailand. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kingdom of Thailand, constitutional monarchy (1995 est. pop. 60,271,000), 198,455 sq mi (514,000 sq km), Southeast Asia. Occupying a central position on the Southeast...

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