Bryan, William Jennings

 (1860–1925) American lawyer, orator, and politician.

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  • Bryan,William Jennings — Bryan, William Jennings. Called “the Great Commoner” or “the Boy Orator of the Platte.” 1860 1925. American lawyer and politician who campaigned unsuccessfully for the presidency in 1896, 1900, and 1908. He is famous for his impassioned “Cross of …   Universalium

  • Bryan, William Jennings — born March 19, 1860, Salem, Ill., U.S. died July 26, 1925, Dayton, Tenn. U.S. politician and orator. He practiced law at Jacksonville, Ill. (1883–87), before moving to Lincoln, Neb., where he was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1890. In the U.S.… …   Universalium

  • Bryan, William Jennings — (19 mar. 1860, Salem, Ill EE.UU. –26 jul. 1925, Dayton, Tenn.). Político y orador estadounidense. Ejerció como abogado en Jacksonville, Ill 883–87), antes de trasladarse a Lincoln, Neb., donde fue elegido miembro del Congreso de EE.UU. en 1890.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • BRYAN, WILLIAM JENNINGS —    American statesman, born in Salem, Illinois; bred to the bar and practised at it; entered Congress in 1890 as an extreme Free Silver man; lost his seat from his uncompromising views on that question; was twice nominated for the Presidency in… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • William Jennings Bryan — und seine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Jennings Bryan — 41.o Secretario de Estado de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • William Jennings Bryan — For other persons of the same name, see William Bryan and William Jennings. Infobox Congressman name=William Jennings Bryan office=United States Secretary of State order= 41st term start=March 5, 1913 term end=June 9, 1915 president=Woodrow… …   Wikipedia

  • William Jennings Bryan — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bryan. William Jennings Bryan (1860 1925) William Jennings Bryan (1860–1925) était un avocat et un homm …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William Jennings Bryan House — Infobox nrhp | name =William Jennings Bryan House nrhp type = nhl caption = location= 4900 Sumner St., Lincoln, Nebraska lat degrees = 40 lat minutes = 47 lat seconds = 45 lat direction = N long degrees = 96 long minutes = 39 long seconds = 5… …   Wikipedia

  • William Jennings Bryan — noun United States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860 1925) • Syn: ↑Bryan, ↑Great Commoner, ↑Boy Orator of the Platte • Instance Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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