The Pocket Guide to World History

Pirandello, Luigi. 1867-1936. Italian dramatist:Six Characters in Search of an Author 1921. [Read more ...]

Piranesi, Giambattista. 1720-78. Italian architect and engraver. Views of Rome 1740s. [Read more ...]

Pisa, Council. 1409. Elected Alexander V as third pope in failed attempt to end Great Schism. [Read more ...]

Pisano, Andrea. 1270/90-1348/9. Italian sculptor. Florence Baptistery doors. [Read more ...]

Pisano, Giovanni. c1254-1314. Italian Gothic sculptor, son of Nicola Perouse Fountain 1278. Pistoia Cathedral pulpit 1301. PIsa Cathedral pulpit 1302-10. [Read more ...]

Pisano, Nicola. 1220-84. Founded school of sculpture at Pisa. Influenced Renaissance. Pisa Baptistery pulpit 1255-60. [Read more ...]

Pissarro, Camille. 1830-1903. French Impressionist painter of street scenes. Boulevard Montmartre 1897. [Read more ...]

Pitmann, Isaac. 1813-97. English shorthand inventor 1837. [Read more ...]

Pitt, William, the Elder. 1708-78. English statesman, Prime Minister 1756~68. Pursued Seven Years War. “The Great Commoner”. [Read more ...]

Pitt, William, the Younger. 1759-1806. English foe of Napoleon. Tory Prime Minister 1783~. Laissez-faire. Repressive measures 1793-1800. [Read more ...]

Pius VII. 1742-1823. Pope 1800-. Excommunicated Napoleon after French annexed Papal States. Imprisoned 1809-14. [Read more ...]

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