Hannah Flagg Gould

Hannah Flagg Gould, an American poetess, born at Lancaster, Mass., in 1789, died at Newburyport, Sept. 5, 1865. She was a frequent contributor to periodical literature, and published a volume of poems in 1832, a second in 1836, and a third in 1841. Her other books are: " Gathered Leaves," a collection of prose sketches (1846); "The Diosma," containing original and selected poems (1850); " The Youth's Coronal" (1851); "The Mother's Dream, and other Poems" (1853); and "Hymns and Poems for Children" (1854).

Hannibal Hamlin

Hannibal Hamlin, an American statesman, born at Paris, Maine, Aug. 27, 1809. He was admitted to the bar in 1833, and continued to practise till 1848. In 1836 he was elected a member of the legislature, of which he was speaker from 1837 to 1840. In 1842 he was elected to congress as a democrat, and reelected in 1844; and in 1848 he was chosen to fill a vacancy in the United States senate, and in 1851 was elected for a full term of six years. In 1856 he withdrew from the democratic party, and was elected by the republicans governor of Maine; but he resigned that office on being reelected senator. In 1860 he was elected vice president of the United States. In 1865 he was appointed collector of the port of Boston, but soon resigned; and in 1869 he was again elected United States senator for the term expiring March 4, 1875.

Hans Ernst Karl Ziethen

Hans Ernst Karl Ziethen, count, a Prussian soldier, born March 5, 1770, died at Warmbrunn, Silesia, May 3, 1848. He distinguished himself in the wars against Napoleon I. (1813'15), especially at Waterloo, when his corps appeared on the French right and checked Ney's advance. (See Waterloo.) Subsequently he was stationed at Sedan at the head of the Prussian army of occupation. On returning home he was made a count and commanderin-chief in Silesia, and he retired in 1835 with the rank of general field marshal.

Hans Georg Wenzeslaus Von Knobelsdorff

Hans Georg Wenzeslaus Von Knobelsdorff, baron, a German architect, born near Kros-sen, Brandenburg, Feb. 17, 1697, died in Berlin, Sept. 16, 1753. He gave up a colonelcy in 1730 to study painting and architecture, became chief director of royal buildings in Berlin, and designed the Thiergarten, the opera house, and the new wings of the palaces at Charlottenburg and Dessau. His masterpiece is the palace of Sans Souci at Potsdam.

Hans Joachim Von Ziethen

Hans Joachim Von Ziethen, a Prussian soldier, born near Ruppin, May 18, 1699, died in Berlin, Jan. 26, 1786. He became known in 1730 in connection with a regiment of hussars at Berlin which was subsequently celebrated. After a long service in the army he especially distinguished himself in 1745 at Hohenfriedberg and Hennersdorf, where he was wounded. Frederick the Great was subsequently alienated from him till 1755, after which he was his special favorite and next to Seydlitz his ablest general in the seven years' war. In his 79th year he offered to serve in the war of the Bavarian succession. Monuments have been erected to him at Rheinsberg and Berlin, the latter, by Schadow, on the Ziethenplatz. His life was written by Hahn (4th ed., 1867).