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When a top Mobutu confidant named Colonel Alphonse Bangala purchased the island, Lometcha bought shares.
Pennsylvania played host to the most infamous criminal in history: Alphonse ‘Scarface’ Capone.Jerry Sandusky Sentenced: Eight Facts About Pennsylvania Prisons|Abby Haglage|October 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mucha, the son of the iconic Art Nouveau poster artist Alphonse Mucha, was a man with a lot of secrets to keep.
So Alphonse Giraud was to follow me and watch my every movement, treating me like a servant unworthy of trust.Dross|Henry Seton Merriman
Monsieur, Alphonse was never deaf, and he has trained his ears to catch the sound of bare feet.Under the Chinese Dragon|F. S. Brereton
I bought this specimen from the late Alphonse Boucard, together with the bulk of the birds of the Riocour collection.Extinct Birds|Walter Rothschild
Paul was very glad to find himself with Devereux and Alphonse, as also with Reuben, on board the prize.Paul Gerrard|W.H.G. Kingston
Alphonse and Frederic would have rushed into each other's arms and shrieked Ce bon coeur!The History of Pendennis|William Makepeace Thackeray
masc. proper name, from Spanish Alfonso, from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German Adalfuns, from adal "noble;" see atheling + funs "ready"). The Alphonsine tables are named for Alphonso the Wise, 13c. king of Castile.