MacDiarmid [mək dʉr′mid]
Hugh (pseud. of Christopher Murray Grieve) 1892-1978; Scot. poet

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a Scottish poet. He wrote in the Scottish dialect known as Lallans and is best known for his poem A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle (1926). He was a Communist and a supporter of Scottish independence, and was one of the first members of the Scottish National Party.

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  • MacDiarmid, Hugh — orig. Christopher Murray Grieve born Aug. 11, 1892, Langholm, Dumfriesshire, Scot. died Sept. 9, 1978, Edinburgh Scottish poet. In 1922 he founded the monthly Scottish Chapbook, in which he published his lyrics and sparked the Scottish literary… …   Universalium

  • MacDiarmid, Alan G. — born April 14, 1927, Masterson, N.Z. U.S. chemist. He earned Ph.D. s in chemistry at the University of Wisconsin at Madison (1953) and the University of Cambridge (1955). He then began teaching at the University of Pennsylvania, becoming… …   Universalium

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