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third year of the Hejrah he completely routed the army



a German historian, born in 1589, rose to be imperial
minister of state. lie wrote "Annales Ferdinandei," a



of Mohammed at the battle of Ohod. He subsequently history of the reign of Ferdinand II. Died in 1650.
embraced the Moslem faith, gained numerous important Khilkof or Khilkov, Kil'kof, (ANDREI YAKOF LE-
victories over its enemies, and received from the prophet , VITCH,) a Russian prince, sent as ambassador to Sweden
the title of "The Sword of God." Eastern writers ascribe by Peter the Great in 1700. War having been soon
to this warrior almost superhuman valour, which, how- ; after declared between the two countries, Charles XII.
ever, was often stained with cruelty. Died about 642 A.D. ' ordered Khilkof to be thrown into prison. During his

)te his celebrated
isle of Aland, on



Khaled-Ben(or-Ibn) -Barmek. See BARMECIDES, confinement of eighteen years he wrote his celebrated
Khaleel (Khalil) or Chalil, Ka-leel', (Aboo-Abd- " History of Russia." He died at the i
er-Rahrnau, a'boo abd-er-ran'man,) a celebrated Arabic His return to Russia, in 1718.



grammarian of Bassora, born about 719 A.D. ; died in 786.
Khaleel, (Khalil,) surnamed MELIK-AL-ASHRAF,
mil'ik al-ash'raf, (i.e. the "Illustrious King,") eighth



Khnopff, (FERNAND,) a Belgian painter, born in
1858. He received the Order of Leopold in recogni-
tion of his great merit as a painter, and became a



Sultan of Egypt and Syria, succeeded his father Kelaoon ! leading spirit in the Societe de Beaux Arts at Brussels.
(Kelafln) A.D. 1290. He took Acre from the European Khbda-Bendeh, Ko'dah beVdeh, ( MOHAMMED, )
Christians, whom he finally drove from Syria. He was sovereign of Persia, of the dynasty of the Sofees, (or
assassinated by his ameers, A.D. 1293. I Sofys,) began to reign in 1578. He was a weak and

Khaleel- (Khalil- or Chalil-) Beg, Ka-leel' beg, of i effeminate prince. During his reign the Turks and Tar
the Turkoman dynasty, succeeded his father, Oozoon j tars ravaged his dominions. Died about 1587.
(Uzun) Hassan, on the throne of Persia, A.D. 1478. His Khomarooyah or Khomarouyah, Ko-ma-roo'yah,
excessive cruelty and oppression caused several revolts . succeeded his father, Ahmed, as Sultan of Egypt and
among his subjects, during one of which he was slain Syria, 884 A.D., at the age of fifteen. He carried on a
on the field of battle. ( war with the caliph Mootamed, whom he obliged to sue

Khaleel ( Khalil or Chalil) Pasha, grand vizier to ! for peace, and invaded the Greek empire, from which
the Ottoman Sultan Amurath II. In 1444 he gained | he carried a rich booty. He was assassinated in 896.
at Varna a decisive victory over the Christian allies. 1 Khomiakof, Ko-me-a'kof, Khomiakov, or Khomi-
In this battle Ladislaus, King of Hungary, fell. Upon akow, Ko-me-a'kov,(Al,EXis STEFANOVITCH,) a popular
the accession of Mahomet II. Khaleel still retained his ! Russian poet, born about 1802. He published historical
power, and commanded the Turkish army at the capture dramas, called " V'ermak" (or " lermak") and " The False
of Constantinople, in 1453. He was a few days after Demetrius," also iyrical poems, and some able prose
condemned on a charge of bribery, and executed. I works.

Khalifa Abdullah!, the chief general of the Mahdi, j Khondemeer, Khoudemir, or Khondemyr, Ron-
was born in Darfur about 1840. The massacre at j dS-meeR', a surname of Giyas-ed-Deen* (Giyas-
Khartoum is attributed to him. He continued in arms eddm) Mohammed, ge-iss' ed-deen' mo-hSm'med, a
after the death of the Mahdi, resisted for two years Persian historian, and a son of the eminent historian



the advance of Lord Kitchener, but was finally over-
thrown at the battle of Omderman, in 1898. At a sub-
sequent engagement on November 25, 1899, he was
defeated and killed, with his principal emirs and thou-



Mirkhond, was born at Herat in the second half of the
fifteenth century. He wrote a valuable universal his-
tory, extending from the creation to 1471, also a work
called "The Friend of Biographies and Eminent Men,"



sands of his troops. which is highly commended. Died after 1522.

Khallikan. See IFN-KHAI.LIKAN. Khoong-Foo-tse. See CONFUCIUS.

Khan Arzu, kin a R -zoo', (or simply Arzu,) an Urdu Kh s r or Khosru, Kos'roo', written also Khos-
(Oordoo), or Hindustanee, poet, born in 1689. He lived ^ou, Khosrau, Kos'row, and Khosrew, Gr. Xoopow,
at Delhi, and at Lucknow, where he died in 1716 He L , a t. CMOS 'ROES,] surnamed m Persian NOUSHIRVAN,
wrote good poems both in Urdu and in Persian, and lefl : w^riflMfa'. or NOOSHIRVAN, (NuscniRWAN,) said to
an excellent Persian dictionary. signify " Generous Soul," the greatest of the Sassamde

. . , sovereigns, was the son of Kobad, (Cabades,) whom

e, (or -Hi,) k hlnghee, Emperor r' ^ v:



Khatchadoor, Khatchadour,




or Khatchadui



,

Ka-chi-dooR', an Armenian poet and bishop, born at



Csesarea, in Cappadocia, about 1600. His poems are
chiefly of a religious and moral character.



were promulgating doctrines immoral and dangerous to
the state. He also concluded a peace with the emperor



1 Written also Gaiatheddin. See Introduction, p.



fast; jasj; %hard; gas/;G, H,n,guttural; x,nasa!; R, trilled; sasz; thasinMu.



e Explanations, p. 23.)



KHOSROO



M3 6



KIELHORN



Justinian, who paid the Persian monarch ten thousand
pounds of gold. He afterwards carried on wars with
various Asiatic nations, extending his empire as far as
the Indus. Alarmed at the successes of Belisarius in
Italy and Africa, he resolved to strike a sudden blow.
In 540 he invaded Syria, pillaged and burned several
cities, including Antioch, and took a multitude of pris-
oners and an immense amount of booty. The next yeai
he was opposed by Belisarius, one of the greatest gene-
rals of that or of any age. The Roman commander, with
a small number of ill-disciplined soldiers, succeeded in
holding in check the innumerable hosts of Persia. But
in 542 this great general was recalled, and Khosroo,
having now nothing to fear, went from victory to victory.
The war continued until 562, when Justinian purchased
a treaty for thirty thousand pieces of gold. Hostilities
were again renewed under the emperor Justin, and the
King of Persia met at length with a total defeat, in 578,
from Justinian, the general of the emperor Tiberius.
Khosroo died in 579. The long and beneficent reign of
this prince is mentioned by Oriental poets as the golden
age of Persia. His virtues, his wise and efficient meas-
ures for the welfare of his subjects, his conquests, his
liberal encouragement of literature and science, attested
by the numerous colleges and libraries which he founded,
all rendered it worthy of this eminent distinction. A
Pehlvi translation of the celebrated Bidpay or Pilpay
Fables of India was made under the auspices of this
prince. He was succeeded by Hormisdas IV.

See GIBBON, "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire;" MIRK-
HOND, "Histoire des Sassanides," translated by DE SACT: D HER-
BBLOT, " Bibliotheque Orientals," article " Nouschirvan.

Khosroo, Khosru, or Khosrau (or Chosroes) U,
surnamed PARVEEZ or PARW!Z, par'veez', i.e. the " Gene-
rous," son of Hormisdas IV., and grandson of Khosroo
I , was raised to the throne of Persia upon the deposition
of his father, A.D. 590. He was soon after driven from
his capital by the rebel Bahrain, and obliged to seek the
protection of Maurice, the Emperor of the East. This
sovereign, with a powerful army, overthrew the rebels
and reinstated Khosroo. In 602 Maurice was assassin-
ated by the usurper Phocas. Khosroo immediately took
up arms to avenge his death, and by a series of victories
in a few years subjugated the greater part of the Greek
empire, and at length appeared before the gates of Con
stantinople. Heraclius, the successor of Phocas, having
vainly attempted to obtain a favourable peace, resolvec
nravely to meet his foe in the field. He gained repeater,
victories, and in five years drove the Persians out of
every province which they had wrested from the empire
Khosroo was assassinated in 628. He had married a
Christian lady named Shereen, (Shirin,) distinguished fo
her exquisite beauty. She poisoned herself at his grave
The romantic and unchanging affection of these roya
lovers, together with their tragic end, has furnished tht
subject of many an Oriental poem.

See MALCOLM, "History of Persia;" LB BEAU, "Histoire d
Bas- Empire."

Khosroo, Khosrou, or Khosru I., King of Armenia
gurnamed THE GREAT, a brave prince and able genera
ascended the throne 198 A.D. He conquered the nation
of the Khazars and Basiliens, and overran the greater par
of the Persian dominions. He was assassinated in 232

Kliosroo, Khosrou, or Khosru H-, the secoiv
Christian King of Armenia, and a contemporary an
ally of Constantine the Great, ascended the throne i
314. Died in 325.

Khosroo, Khosrou, or Khosru HL was place
upon the throne of Persian Armenia by the King o
Persia in 387, whilst the legitimate king Arsaces rule
that part of Armenia which belonged to the Romans
Khosroo gained several important victories over th
neighbouring nations, and upon the death of Arsaces
annexed Roman Armenia to his own dominions. In 392
the King of Persia, suspecting Khosroo of the design
to render himself independent, took him prisoner, and
placed another prince on his throne. After remaining
in captivity twenty-one years, he was restored to his
kingdom. His death occurred soon after.

See LE BBAU, " Histoire du Bas-Empire."

Khoung-Fou-Tseu or Khoung-Tseu. See CON-



Khowarezmi See AL-KHOWAREZMI.

Khulleel. See KHALEEL,

Khuns, khoons, a god of the ancient Egyptians, was

e son of Amen (Ammon) and Mut. He was the moon-
od.

Kick, kik, (CORNELIS,) an artist, celebrated as a
ainter of flowers and portraits, was born in Amsterdam
n 1635 ; died in 1675.

Kidd. (BENJAMIN,) an English author, born in
858. He entered the Inland Revenue department in
877 and resigned in 1897. His "Social Evolution,"
1894,) attracted wide attention, and has been fre-
uently reprinted and translated. It was followed by
'The Control of the Tropics," (1898.)

Kidd, (JOHN,) an English chemist, born in 1775, was
rofessor of chemistry, or medicine, at Oxford. He
rote, besides other works, the Bridgewater Treatise
On the Adaptation of External Nature to the Physical
londition of Man." Died in 1851.

Kidd, (SAMUEL,) an English Orientalist, born at Hull
n iSoi. He went as missionary to Malacca, and after
is return was professor of Chinese in the University of
Condon. He published " Illustrations of the Symbols
f China," (1841.) Died in 1843.

Kidd, (WILLIAM,) a pirate, born in Scotland about
650. He is known to local tradition as ROBERT KIDD.
n 1696 he was intrusted by the British government with
he command of a privateer, and sailed from New York
or the purpose of suppressing the numerous pirates
hen infesting the seas. He went to the East Indies,
where it was believed that he began a career of piracy,
le was arrested at Boston in 1699, and a large amount
of his plunder was afterwards recovered. He was soon
sent to England for trial, and was executed in 1701.

Kid'der, ( DANIEL PARISH, ) D.D., an American
Methodist clergyman, born in Genesee county, New
York, in 1815. He graduated at the Wesleyan Uni-
versity, Connecticut, and in 1836 settled as a pastor at
Rochester, New York. In 1837 he went as a missionary
to Brazil, where he introduced the Scriptures in the
Portuguese language. He published, besides other
works, " Sketches of a Residence and Travels in Bra-
zil," (1845.) Died in 1891.

Kid'der, (RICHARD,) a learned English theologian,
entered Cambridge University in 1649, and, after various
preferments, was appointed Dean of Peterborough in 1689.
He was raised by William III. to the see of Bath and
Wells in 1691, as successor to Bishop Ken. He wrote
"A Commentary' on the Pentateuch," a "Demonstrauon
of the Messias," and several other works. Died in 1703.
Sec MACACLAY, " History of England." vol. v.

Kid'der-min'ster or Kyd'er-myn'ster, (RICH-
ARD,) an English monk, distinguished as a preacher
and scholar, was born in Worcestershire. He published
a Latin treatise against the doctrines of Luther. Died
in 1531.

Kief'fer, (MoSES,) D.D., an American divine, was
born near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, May 5, 1814.
lit graduated at Marshall College in 1838, was ordained
to the ministry of the German Reformed Church in
1839 and held various successful pastorates. He was
president of Heidelberg College, and professor in the
theological school at Tiffin, Ohio, 1855-64, and retained
the professorship until 1867. He afterwards held an
honorary professorship at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Kiel, (CORNELIS VAN.) See KILIAN.

Kiel, keel, (FRIEDRICH,) a Prussian musician and
composer, born at Puderbach, on the Lahn, October 7,
1821 He is a professor of music at Berlin. Kiel ranks
as one of the ablest contrapuntists of the present century.
His " Canons and Fugues," his " Missa Solemnis," (1866,)
and his " Requiem," (1862,) are excellent, |D. in 1885.)

Kielhorn, keel'hoRn, (FRANZ LORENZ,) a German
Sanscrit scholar, born at Osnaburg, May 31, 1840. He
studied at Gbttingen, Breslau, London, Berlin, and Ox-
ford. In 1866 he was appointed professor of Sanscrit in
the Deccan College at Poonah, and in 1882 he became
nmlessor at Gotlingen. Besides editions and translations
,<l various texts, he published a "Sanscrit Grammar,
(1870; 2d edition, 1880.)



I, 5, u, y, long; 4, e, 6, same, less prolonged; a, e, I, o, u, y, short; a, e. i, 9, **/ r, ", *; met; n8t; gc



KIELLAND



1437



KILIJ-ARSLAN



Kieilaud, kyeVland, (ALEXANDER L.,) a Norwegian
author, born at Stavanger, February 18, 1849. He was
educated at the University Christiania, and became a
manufacturer. He published "Garman og Worse," a
romance, " Arbeidsfolk," (a novel, 1881,) many short
tales, several bright and lively pieces for the stage, and a
" Life of Kristian Elster," (1882.) His earlier works are
in the manner of Zola; his later ones are better and
more original.

Kielmeyer, von, fon keel'mi'er, (KARL FRIEDRICH,)
a German naturalist and professor, born near Tubingen
in 1765. He published a "Treatise on the Relations of
Organic Forces," (1793.) Cuvier, who was his pupil,
speaks of him as the founder of the modern philosophical
school. Died in 1844.

See VON MARTIUS, " Denkrede aufC. F. von Kielmeyer," 1845.

Kielsen, keel'sen or ke-Sl'sen, (FREDERIC CHRIS-
TIAN,) a Danish naturalist, born at Copenhagen in
1774, wrote on zoology and botany, a "Natural History
of Birds," (1810,) and other works.

Kien-Loong, (or -Lung,) ke-en'loong, written also
Kien-Loug, born in 1710, succeeded his father, Yung-
Tching, on the imperial throne of China in 1735. He
reduced Calmuck Tartary and Thibet to subjection, and
established numerous fortresses throughout his vast em-
pire. It was in 1770, during the reign of this emperor,
that the Torgoots, a Mongolian tribe numbering about
300,000 and inhabiting the country near the Volga, left
their homes, and, travelling eastward, after incredible
sufferings, finally reached the confines of China. Kien-
Loong welcomed them warmly, and allotted them ample
territory for their future home. As a prince, he was wise,
just, and beneficent. He was noted for his love of lite-
rature, and for the liberal encouragement which he gave
to learned men of every nation. Died in 1799.

See FORTIA D'URBAN, "Discours sur 1'Empereur Kien-Long,"
1841; ABEL RKMUSAT, " Nouveaux Melanges Asiatiques," tome
ii. ; " Nouvelle Biographic G^n^rale." For an interesting account
of the migration of the Torgoots, see DH QUINCBY, " Narrative and
Miscellaneous Papers," etc., vol. L

Kien-Lung. See KIEN-LOONG.

Kieou, (pronounced almost kew,) a name given to
Confucius in his childhood. (See CONFUCIUS.)

Kiepert, kee'peRt, (HEINRICH,) a German geogra-
pher, born in Berlin in 1818, published a number of
excellent maps, among which are the "Atlas of Hellas
[Greece] and the Hellenic Colonies," " Maps of Asia
Minor," and an "Historical-Geographical Atlas of the
Ancient World." Died April 21, 1899.

Kierings, kee'rings, (ALEXANDER,) a skilful land
scape-painter, born in Holland in 1590; died in 1646.

Kierkegaard, kyeVke-goRd', (SOREN AABYE,) an
eminent Danish philosopher, born at Copenhagen, May
5, 1813. He studied at the university of that town, and
became a theologian, but was never ordained. He left
some thirty books, and many manuscript writings ; but
his most noteworthy book is " En ten Ellor," (" Either
Or,") a philosophical defence of Christianity. Died at
Copenhagen, November n, 1855. His "Life," by G.
Brandes, (1877,) is a very brilliant and able work.

Kierman, keeR'mln, (GusTAF,) a Swedish patriot,
born in 1702. He was elected seven times a member of
the Diet. Died in 1766.

Kiernander or Kjernander, kyeR'nan'der, (JoHAN
ZECHARTAS,) a missionary, born in Sweden in 1711,
was sent to India by the English Society for Promoting
Christian Knowledge. Died at Calcutta in 1799.

Kieser, kee'zer, (DIETRICH GEORG,) a German naiu
ralist and medical writer, born at Harburg, in Hanover,
in 1779 ; died in 1862.

Kiesewetter, kee'zeh-wet'ter, (JOHANN CHRISTOPH,)
a learned German writer, born at Oberweissbach in 1666.
He wrote, in Latin, many works. Died in 1744

Kiesewetter, (RAFAEL GEORG,) a German writer on
music, born in Moravia in 1773. Among his productions
are treatises "On the Music of the Modern Greeks" and
" On the Music of the Arabians." He was an uncle of
Ambros, the historian of music. His musical composi-
tions are very numerous. Died in 1850.

Kiesling, kees'ling, (JoHANN RUDOLPH,) a German
Protestant theologian, born at Erfurt in 1706; died in
1778.



Kaesliug, (LEOPOLD,) an eminent German sculptor,
born at Schoneben, in Austria, in 1770. He worked in
Vienna, and became sculptor to the court Among his
works are a bust of the Archduke Charles, and the
monument of Von Hammer-Purgstall. Died in 1827.

See NAGLER, "Allgemeines Kiinstler-Lexikon."

Kif'fin or Kif'fen, (WILLIAM,) an English merchant
and preacher, born in 1616. He amassed a large fortune
by trade, and afterwards became a dissenting minister.
Died in 1701.

See MACAULAY, "History of England," vol. ii. chap, vii

Kik'kert, (ANTOON,) a Dutch admiral, born at Vlie-
land in 1762 j died about 1835.

Kilbourne, kil'burn, (JAMES,) an American pioneer,
born in New Britain, Connecticut, in 1770. He organized
about 1802 the Scioto Company which settled in Ohio,
and was a member of Congress from 1813 to 1817. He
was a clergyman of the Episcopal Church. Died at
Worthington, Ohio, April 9, 1850.

Kilbye, kil'be, ? (RICHARD,) an English divine, born
at Ratcliffe, in Leicestershire, about 1550. He was pro-
fessor of Hebrew at Oxford, and one of the translator!
of the Bible. Died in 1620.

KUbye, (RICHARD,) an English minister, author of
"The Burden of a Loaded Conscience." Died in 1617.

Kil-dare', (THOMAS FITZGERALD,) EARL OF, an Irish
nobleman, born about 1514, was a son of Gerald, Earl
of Kildare. He rebelled against the King of England
in 1534, and was taken prisoner, sent to England, and
executed at Tyburn in 1537.

Kilian, kee'le-an' or kil'e-an, (BARTOLOMAUS,) a skil-
ful engraver, born in Augsburg in 1630, was the son and
pupil of Wolfgang, noticed below. Died in 1696.

Kilian, kee'le-an, or van Kiel, (vSn keel,) (CoRNE-
LIS,) a learned author, born in Brabant Among his
works are an " Etymology of the Teutonic Languages,
or a Teutonic-and-Latin Dictionary," and several pieces
of Latin poetry. Died in 1607.

Kilian, (GEORG CHRISTOPH,) an engraver, bom ax
Augsburg in 1709, was a brother of Philipp Andreas,
noticed below. Died in 1781.

Kilian, (LUCAS,) one of the most distinguished of
German engravers, born at Augsburg in 1579. He en-
graved with uncommon ease and rapidity. Among his
best works are "The Resurrection," by Paul Veronese,
and "Christ after Death," by Michael Angelo. Died
in 1637.

TTilian, (PHILIPP ANDREAS,) an eminent engraver,
was born in Augsburg in 1714. Augustus III., King of
Poland and Elector of Saxony, appointed him his court
engraver, and Kilian executed several designs at Dres-
den, though he continued to spend most of his time at
Augsburg. Among his works are the " Adoration of
the Kings," by Paul Veronese, and portraits of Francis
t. and Maria Theresa. Died in 1759.

See NAGLER, "Allgemeines Kunstler-Lexikon."

TCilian, (WOLFGANG,) brother of Lucas, noticed above,
was born in 1581. He studied engraving at Augsburg
and Venice. The most important of his numerous works
is the "Celebration of the Westphalian Peace in Augs-
burg in 1649," which contains about fifty portraits. Died
in 1662.

See NAGLER, " Allgemeines Kiinstler-Lexikoo."

Kilij- (or Kilidj-) Arslan, kil'lij aR'slln', written
also Kelij-Arslan, L, Sultan of Iconium, began to reign
in 1092. He was defeated by the crusaders under God-
frey of Bouillon at Nicsea in 1097. In 1101 he gained a
complete victory over a large army of crusaders. Having
revolted against the Sultan of Persia, he was killed in
battle in 1107.

See ABOOLFEDA, "Annales."

Kilij- (or Kilidj-) Arslan IX, surnamed AZZ-ED
DEEN or AZZEDDYN, az'ed-deen', (" Splendour of the
Faith,") Sultan of Anatolia,commenced his reign at Ico-
nium in 1155 A.D. He carried on long and doubtful
wars against the Greek empire, but finally succeeded in
annexing several provinces to his dominions. He was
distinguished for his skill, energy, and generosity. 1 ~ >;/ " ?
in 1192.

See MICHAUD, " Histoire des Croisades."



Dierf



as k; 9 as s; g hard; g as/'; G, H, K.,gvttural; N, nasal; R, trilled; s as *; th as in this. (jJJjp'See Explanations, p. 23.



KILLIGREW



A'AYG



KilTI-grew, (ANNE,) an English lady, to whom Dry-
den has addressed his most beautiful elegy, was cele-
brated for her virtues and accomplishments. She was
the daughter of Dr. Henry Killigrew, and was born in
1660. She excelled both as a poetess and as an artist.
A volume of her poems was published shortly after
her death, which occurred in 1685. She executed por-
traits of James II. and his queen, and several historical
paintings.

Killigrew, (CATHERINE,) the wife of Sir Henry Kil-
ligrew, was born about 1530. She was distinguished for
her poetical effusions and for her knowledge of the
classical and Oriental languages. She was a daughter
of Sir Anthony Cooke, and a sister of Lord Bacon's
mother. Died in 1600.

Killigrew, (THOMAS,) an English dramatist, born in
Middlesex in 1611, was a page to Charles I. After the
commencement of the rebellion he accompanied Charles
II. on the continent, and married one of the queen's
m^ids of honour. Upon the restoration he was made
groom of the bed-chamber, and, on account of his wit
and oddities, became a highly-privileged person at court
lie wrote several plays. Died in 1682.

See BAKKR, " Biographia Dramatica."

Killigrew, (Sir WILLIAM,) a brother of the preceding,
was born in 1605. For his faithful adherence to Charles
I. he was knighted at the restoration, and was soon after
appointed vice-chamberlain. He wrote several plays,
and two works entitled "Midnight and Daily Thoughts"
and " Artless Midnight Thoughts of a Gentleman at
Court." Died in 1693.

See BAKER, " Biographia Dramatica."

Kilmaine. kit-man', (CHARLES JOSEPH,) a general,
born in Dublin in 1754, entered the French army, and
served with distinction under Bonaparte in Italy. Died
in 1799.

Kilmarnock, EARL OF. See BOYD, (WILLIAM.)

Kil-pat'rick, (JunsoN,) an American general, born
in New Jersey in 1836, graduated at West Point in April,
1861. He served as captain at the battle of Big Bethel,
and in the autumn of 1861 became a lieutenant-colonel
of cavalry. In 1862 he took part in various operations of
the army of the Potomac. He was appointed a brigadier-
general of volunteers in May, 1863, after which he was
employed in a raid to Richmond for the release of Federal
prisoners. He commanded the cavalry of Sherman's
army in its march from Atlanta to Savannah, November-
December, 1X64. He was minister to Chili from 1865 to
1870, was reappoimed in 1881, and clied there December
4 of the same year.

KUwardeby, kil-w5rd'be, (ROBERT,) an English
prelate, became Archbishop of Canterbury in 1272, and
cardinal in 1277. Died in 1279.

Kim'ball, (HARRIET McEwEN,) an American poetess,
born at Portsmouth, New Hampshire. She has pub-
lished "Hymns," (1867,) "Swallow Flights of Song,"
(1874,) and "The Blessed Company of all Faithful
People," (1879.)

Kimball, (RICHARD BURLEIGH,) an American writei


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