- Bertrand (Arthur William), 3rd Earl,1872–1970, English philosopher, mathematician, and author: Nobel Prize in literature 1950.
- Charles Edward,1860–1941, U.S. journalist, sociologist, biographer, and political leader.
- Charles Taze [teyz] /teɪz/, Pastor Russell, 1852–1916, U.S. religious leader and publisher: founder of Jehovah's Witnesses.
- Elizabeth Mary, CountessMary Annette BeauchampElizabeth, 1866–1941, Australian novelist.
- George WilliamÆ, 1867–1935, Irish poet and painter.
- Henry Norris,1877–1957, U.S. astronomer.
- John Russell, 1st EarlLord John Russell, 1792–1878, British statesman: prime minister 1846–52, 1865–66.
- LillianHelen Louise Leonard, 1861–1922, U.S. singer and actress.
- William Fel·ton [fel-tn] /ˈfɛl tn/, Bill, born 1934, U.S. basketball player and coach.
- Mount, a mountain in E California, in the Sierra Nevada. 14,088 feet (4294 meters).
- a mountain in S central Alaska, in the Alaska Range. 11,670 feet (3557 meters).
- a male given name.
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The city of Cleveland recently reached a $3 million settlement with the Russell and Williams families.The Cleveland Cops Who Fired 137 Shots and Cried Victim
December 2, 2014
Murphy took him under his wing, and one day he gave Rock To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With.Why Comedians Still Think Bill Cosby Is a Genius
October 5, 2014
Construction of the Russell Building began in 1906 during the “Progressive” Era.My Coffee Klatch With Rand Paul
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September 27, 2014
After the rampage, Demetrius Hewlin, 16, Daniel Parmertor, 16, and Russell King Jr., 17, lay dead.How To Plan A Jailbreak
September 13, 2014
Founded by Will Russell and Scott Shuffitt, it has since spread all over the United States, and even as far as London.Dudes and Maudes Abide at New York City Lebowski Fest
August 25, 2014
"But you know language is conventional, especially in gallantry," said Russell.
He went in search of Russell, but in no fit mood to speak to him as he ought.
Before he could decide this point, his friend Russell returned from riding.
He had not now the advantage of Russell's firmness to support him in this emergency.
Pre-occupied with this notion, Russell was now omitted in all her combinations.
- Bertrand (Arthur William), 3rd Earl. 1872–1970, British philosopher and mathematician. His books include Principles of Mathematics (1903), Principia Mathematica (1910–13) with A. N. Whitehead, Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy (1919), The Problems of Philosophy (1912), The Analysis of Mind (1921), and An Enquiry into Meaning and Truth (1940): Nobel prize for literature 1950
- George William pen name æ . 1867–1935, Irish poet and journalist
- Henry Norris . 1877–1957, US astronomer and astrophysicist, who originated one form of the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram
- John, 1st Earl. 1792–1878, British statesman; prime minister (1846–52; 1865–66). He led the campaign to carry the 1832 Reform Act
- Ken . 1927–2011, British film director. His films include Women in Love (1969), The Music Lovers (1970), The Boy Friend (1971), Valentino (1977), Gothic (1986), and The Rainbow (1989)
Word Origin and History for russell
masc. proper name, from Old French rous-el, diminutive of rous "red," used as a personal name. See russet.
- American astronomer who studied binary stars and developed methods to calculate their mass and distances. Working independently of Ejnar Hertzsprung, Russell also demonstrated the relationship between types of stars and their absolute magnitude. This correlation is now known as the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram.