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Du Pont Family
The Du Pont family
Du Pont family
is an American family descended from Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739–1817). Since the 19th century, the Du Pont family has been one of the richest families in America.[1] Many former Du Pont family
Du Pont family
estates have been opened to the public as museums, gardens, or parks, such as Nemours Mansion and Gardens, Longwood Gardens, and Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library. The family's first American estate, located at Hagley Museum and Library, has been designated a National Historic Landmark. In recent years, the family has continued to be known for its association with political and business ventures, as well as philanthropic efforts on behalf of various organizations such as The Jockey Club,[2] the Philadelphia Orchestra,[3] the Delaware
Delaware
Art Museum, and the Grand Opera House.[4] Two family members were the subjects of well-publicized criminal cases
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Motto
Heraldry
Heraldry
portalv t eA motto (derived from the Latin
Latin
muttum, 'mutter', by way of Italian motto, 'word', 'sentence')[1][2][3] is a maxim; a phrase meant to formally summarize the general motivation or intention of an individual, family, social group or organization.[2][3] Mottos are usually not expressed verbally,[clarification needed] unlike slogans, but are expressed in writing and usually stem from long traditions of social foundations, or also from significant events, such as a civil war or a revolution. A motto may be in any language, but Latin
Latin
has been widely used, especially in the Western world.Contents1 Heraldry 2 Literature 3 See also 4 ReferencesHeraldry[edit] In heraldry, a motto is often found below the shield in a banderole; this placement stems from the Middle Ages, in which the vast majority of nobles possessed a coat of arms and a motto
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Huguenot
Huguenots
Huguenots
(/ˈhjuːɡənɒt, -noʊ/; French: Les huguenots [yɡ(ə)no]) are an ethnoreligious group of French Protestants
Protestants
who follow the Reformed
Reformed
tradition. The term was used frequently to describe members of the Reformed Church of France
France
from the early 1500s until around 1800. The term has its origin in France. Huguenots
Huguenots
were French Protestants mainly from northern France, who were inspired by the writings of theologians in the early 1500s, and who endorsed the Reformed tradition of Protestantism, contrary to the largely German Lutheran population of Alsace, Moselle, and Montbéliard
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Philadelphia Orchestra
The Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Orchestra
Orchestra
is an American symphony orchestra, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. One of the "Big Five" American orchestras, the orchestra is based at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, where it performs its subscription concerts, numbering over 130 annually, in Verizon Hall. From its founding until 2001, the Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Orchestra
Orchestra
gave its concerts at the Academy of Music. The orchestra continues to own the Academy, and returns there one week per year for the Academy of Music's annual gala concert and concerts for school children. The Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Orchestra's summer home is the Mann Center for the Performing Arts. It also has summer residencies at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, and since July 2007 at the Bravo! Vail Valley Festival in Vail, Colorado
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Delaware Art Museum
The Delaware Art Museum is an art museum located on the Kentmere Parkway in Wilmington, Delaware, which holds a collection of more than 12,000 objects
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Grand Opera House (Wilmington, Delaware)
The Grand Opera House, also known as The Grand or Masonic Hall and Grand Theater, is a 1,208-seat theater for the performing arts in Wilmington, Delaware, United States. The four-story building was built in 1871 by the Delaware Grand Lodge of Masons to serve as a Masonic Temple and auditorium. The construction cost was $100,000.[2] It was designed in Second Empire style by Baltimore architect Thomas Dixon and incorporates symbolism from Freemasonry into the cast-iron facade. Its central pediment contains an Eye of Providence. Historically, the Grand hosted a variety of operas, symphonies, Victorian melodramas, minstrel shows, burlesque, vaudeville, and other exhibitions, including performers such as Ethel Barrymore, "Buffalo Bill" Cody and John Philip Sousa. For most of the twentieth century the Grand was operated exclusively as a movie theater, run by Warner Brothers from 1930 and eventually closing in 1967
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Dave Schultz (wrestling)
David Leslie "Dave" Schultz (June 6, 1959 – January 26, 1996) was an American Olympic and world champion freestyle wrestler, a seven-time World and Olympic medalist. He coached individuals and teams at the college level and also privately. He was murdered by John Eleuthère du Pont, a millionaire philanthropist who sponsored the private Foxcatcher
Foxcatcher
wrestling team at an amateur sports center, known as Foxcatcher
Foxcatcher
Farm, he set up on his estate in Pennsylvania. Dave and his brother Mark Schultz, also a wrestler, were noted for both winning gold at the same Olympics (1984). The Schultzes were one of three sets of brothers (the others are Buvaisar and Adam Saitiev, and Anatoli and Sergei Beloglazov), to win both World and Olympic championships. The Schultz brothers won more NCAA, U.S
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Robert H. Richards IV
Robert H. Richards IV is a convicted child rapist and great-grandson of chemical magnate Irénée du Pont and heir to the du Pont family fortune.[1][2] Biography[edit] Richards, 48, is the son of Robert H. Richards III and Mariana, daughter of Mariana DuPont Stillman.[3] He lives in Delaware, and owns three homes, located in Greenville and North Shores.[4] He married Tracy Richards, but they later divorced.[5] Rape conviction and allegations[edit] In 2009, he entered a guilty plea and was convicted of raping his 3-year-old daughter,[2][6][7][8][9][10] after the girl reported the abuse to her grandmother.[5] Instead of serving out his eight-year prison sentence, the sentencing order signed by Delaware Superior Court Judge Jan R. Jurden said that the "defendant will not fare well" in prison and thus the eight-year sentence was suspended.[6][8][10][11] Delaware Public Defender Brendan J
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Foxcatcher
Foxcatcher is a 2014 American biographical sports true crime drama film produced and directed by Bennett Miller. Written by E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman, the film stars Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, and Mark Ruffalo. The film's plot is loosely based on the events surrounding multimillionaire E.I. du Pont family heir and wrestling enthusiast John E. du Pont's 1986 recruitment of two 1984 U.S. Olympic gold medalist wrestlers, Mark Schultz and his older brother David, to help coach U.S. wrestlers for participation in national, world, and Olympic competition, and the subsequent murder of David by John du Pont in January 1996. Foxcatcher received critical acclaim for the three lead actors' performances, Miller's direction, and the film's visual style and tone. It was nominated for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, where Miller won the Best Director Award
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Steve Carell
Steven John Carell (/kərˈrɛl/; born August 16, 1962)[3] is an American actor, comedian, producer, writer and director. Carell is known for playing a variety of characters, including Michael Scott on the American version of The Office (2005–2013), on which he also worked as an occasional producer, writer and director. Carell was a correspondent on The Daily Show
The Daily Show
with Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart
from 1999 to 2005. He starred in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Evan Almighty
Evan Almighty
(2007), Get Smart (2008), Crazy, Stupid, Love
Crazy, Stupid, Love
(2011), The Incredible Burt Wonderstone and The Way, Way Back (both 2013)
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Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
CBE (born 30 January 1937) is an English actress of stage, screen and television, and a political activist. She is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee,[1] and received the 2010 BAFTA Fellowship.[2] Redgrave rose to prominence in 1961 playing Rosalind in As You Like It with the Royal Shakespeare Company
Royal Shakespeare Company
and has since starred in more than 35 productions in London's West End and on Broadway, winning the 1984 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Revival for The Aspern Papers, and the 2003 Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Actress in a Play for the revival of Long Day's Journey into Night
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William Du Pont, Jr.
William du Pont Jr. (February 11, 1896 – December 31, 1965) was an American businessman and banker and a prominent figure in the sport of Thoroughbred horse racing.[1] He developed and designed more than 20 racing venues, including Fair Hill at his 5,000-acre estate in Maryland. A member of the Delaware Du Pont family, he was the son of William du Pont and Annie Rogers Zinn, and brother to Marion duPont Scott, a noted horsewoman and breeder.Contents1 Early life and education 2 Marriages, family, and career 3 Foxcatcher Farm 4 Montpelier 5 Legacy and honors 6 References 7 External linksEarly life and education[edit] William (also called Willie) was born at Loseley Park, a 16th-century manor in Surrey, England. He was the second child and only son of Annie Zinn (née Rogers) and William du Pont Sr
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Duchy Of Burgundy
The Duchy of Burgundy
Burgundy
(Latin: Ducatus Burgundiae; French: Duché de Bourgogne, Dutch: Hertogdom Bourgondië) emerged in the 9th century as one of the successors of the ancient Kingdom of the Burgundians, which after its conquest in 532 had formed a constituent part of the Frankish Empire. Upon the 9th century partitions, the French remnants of the Burgundian kingdom were demoted to a ducal rank by King Robert II of France
France
in 1004 and in 1032 awarded to his younger son Robert via Salic law – other portions had passed to the Imperial Kingdom of Arles and the County of Burgundy
County of Burgundy
(Franche-Comté). Robert became the ancestor of the ducal House of Burgundy, a cadet branch of the royal Capetian dynasty, ruling over a territory which roughly conformed to the borders and territories of the modern region of Burgundy
Burgundy
(Bourgogne)
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Nobility
Nobility
Nobility
is a social class in aristocracy, normally ranked immediately under royalty, that possesses more acknowledged privileges and higher social status than most other classes in a society and with membership thereof typically being hereditary. The privileges associated with nobility may constitute substantial advantages over or relative to non-nobles, or may be largely honorary (e.g., precedence), and vary by country and era
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National Historic Landmark
A National Historic Landmark
National Historic Landmark
(NHL) is a building, district, object, site, or structure that is officially recognized by the United States government for its outstanding historical significance. Of over 90,000 places listed on the country's National Register of Historic Places, only some 2,500 are recognized as National Historic Landmarks. A National Historic Landmark
National Historic Landmark
District may include contributing properties that are buildings, structures, sites or objects, and it may include non-contributing properties
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Victor Marie Du Pont
Victor Marie du Pont de Nemours (October 1, 1767 – January 30, 1827) was a French American
French American
diplomat, politician and businessman. He was a member of the Delaware
Delaware
General Assembly, the founder of the Du Pont, Bauduy & Co., wool manufacturers, and brother of Éleuthère Irénée du Pont, the founder of the E.I. du Pont de Nemours Company.Contents1 Early life and family 2 Professional career 3 Death and legacy 4 See also 5 References 6 External links6.1 Places with more informationEarly life and family[edit] Victor du Pont was born October 1, 1767 in Paris, France, son of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and Nicole Charlotte Marie Louise le Dée
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