53 relations: A Treatise on the Binomial Theorem, Adam Worth, Air gun, Archenemy, Arthur Conan Doyle, Astronomy, Boss (crime), Carl Friedrich Gauss, Character (arts), Des MacHale, Dr. Watson, Durham University, Fenian, Genius, George Boole, His Last Bow (short story), Irish name, Jean-Baptiste Greuze, John O'Connor Power, Jonathan Wild, Kuusankoski, Moran (surname), Moriarty (name), Napoleon, Portrait of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, Preparatory school (United Kingdom), Professor, Reichenbach Falls, Scotland Yard, Sebastian Moran, Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes (play), Sidney Paget, Simon Newcomb, Sniper, Society of Jesus, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Stage management, Station master, Stonyhurst, Stonyhurst College, Stonyhurst Saint Mary's Hall, The Adventure of the Empty House, The Adventure of the Illustrious Client, The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter, The Adventure of the Norwood Builder, The Dynamics of an Asteroid, The Final Problem, The Lost Special, The Man Who Knew Infinity, ..., The Valley of Fear, Thomas Agnew & Sons, University of Leeds. Expand index (3 more) » « Shrink index
A Treatise on the Binomial Theorem is a fictional work of mathematics by the young Professor James Moriarty, the criminal mastermind and archenemy of the detective Sherlock Holmes in the fiction of Arthur Conan Doyle.
Adam Worth (18448 January 1902) was a German-born American criminal.
An air gun (or airgun) is any kind of gun that launches projectiles pneumatically with compressed air or other gases that are pressurized mechanically without involving any chemical reactions, in contrast to a firearm, which relies on an exothermic chemical oxidation (deflagration) of combustible propellants to generate propulsive energy.
An archenemy (sometimes spelled arch-enemy) is the main enemy of someone.
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes.
Astronomy (from ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.
A crime boss, crime lord, mob boss, kingpin, or Don, is a person in charge of a criminal organization.
Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss (Gauß; Carolus Fridericus Gauss; 30 April 177723 February 1855) was a German mathematician and physicist who made significant contributions to many fields, including algebra, analysis, astronomy, differential geometry, electrostatics, geodesy, geophysics, magnetic fields, matrix theory, mechanics, number theory, optics and statistics.
A character (sometimes known as a fictional character) is a person or other being in a narrative (such as a novel, play, television series, film, or video game).
Desmond "Des" MacHale (born 28 January 1946) is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at University College Cork, Ireland.
John H. Watson, known as Dr.
Durham University (legally the University of Durham) is a collegiate public research university in Durham, North East England, with a second campus in Stockton-on-Tees.
Fenian was an umbrella term for the Fenian Brotherhood and Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB), fraternal organisations dedicated to the establishment of an independent Irish Republic in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
A genius is a person who displays exceptional intellectual ability, creative productivity, universality in genres or originality, typically to a degree that is associated with the achievement of new advances in a domain of knowledge.
George Boole (2 November 1815 – 8 December 1864) was a largely self-taught English mathematician, philosopher and logician, most of whose short career was spent as the first professor of mathematics at Queen's College, Cork in Ireland.
"His Last Bow", published in September 1917, is one of 56 short stories about Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
A formal Irish-language personal name consists of a given name and a surname.
Jean-Baptiste Greuze (21 August 1725 – 4 March 1805) was a French painter of portraits, genre scenes, and history painting.
John O'Connor Power (13 February 1846 – 21 February 1919) was an Irish Fenian and a Home Rule League and Irish Parliamentary Party politician and as MP in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland represented Mayo from June 1874 to 1885.
Jonathan Wild also spelled Wilde (1682 or 1683 – 24 May 1725) was a London underworld figure notable for operating on both sides of the law, posing as a public-spirited crimefighter entitled the "Thief-Taker General".
Kuusankoski is a neighborhood of city of Kouvola, former industrial town and municipality of Finland, located in the region of Kymenlaakso in the province of Southern Finland.
Moran (Ó Móráin) is a modern Irish surname and derived from membership of a medieval dynastic sept.
The name Moriarty is an Anglicized version of the Irish name Ó Muircheartaigh which originated in County Kerry in Ireland.
Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.
Portrait of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire is a painting by the English painter Thomas Gainsborough of the political hostess Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire.
A preparatory school (or, shortened: prep school) in the United Kingdom is a selective, fee-charging independent primary school that caters primarily for children up to approximately the age of 13.
Professor (commonly abbreviated as Prof.) is an academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries.
The Reichenbach Falls (Reichenbachfälle) are a waterfall cascade of seven steps on the creek called Rychenbach in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland.
Scotland Yard (officially New Scotland Yard) is a metonym for the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS), the territorial police force responsible for policing most of London.
Colonel Sebastian Moran is a character in the stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Sherlock Holmes is a four-act play by William Gillette and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, based on Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes.
Sidney Edward Paget (4 October 1860 – 28 January 1908) was a British illustrator of the Victorian era, best known for his illustrations that accompanied Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories in The Strand magazine.
Simon Newcomb (March 12, 1835 – July 11, 1909) was a Canadian–American astronomer, applied mathematician and autodidactic polymath, who was Professor of Mathematics in the U.S. Navy and at Johns Hopkins.
A sniper is a military/paramilitary marksman who operates to maintain effective visual contact with the enemy and engage targets from concealed positions or at distances exceeding their detection capabilities.
The Society of Jesus (SJ – from Societas Iesu) is a scholarly religious congregation of the Catholic Church which originated in sixteenth-century Spain.
Srinivasa Ramanujan (22 December 188726 April 1920) was an Indian mathematician who lived during the British Rule in India. Though he had almost no formal training in pure mathematics, he made substantial contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions, including solutions to mathematical problems considered to be unsolvable.
Stage management is a broad field that is generally defined as the practice of organization and coordination of an event or theatrical production.
The station master (or stationmaster) is the person in charge of a railway station, particularly in the United Kingdom and many other countries outside North America.
Stonyhurst is the name of a rural estate owned by the Society of Jesus near Clitheroe in Lancashire, England.
Stonyhurst College is a coeducational Roman Catholic independent school, adhering to the Jesuit tradition, on the Stonyhurst Estate, Lancashire, England.
Stonyhurst St Mary's Hall (commonly known as S.M.H.) is the preparatory school to Stonyhurst College.
"The Adventure of the Empty House", one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is one of 13 stories in the cycle collected as The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
"The Adventure of the Illustrious Client" (1924) is one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and one of the 12 stories collected as The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes.
"The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter", one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by the British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is one of 13 stories in the cycle collected as The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
"The Adventure of the Norwood Builder", one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the second tale from The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
The Dynamics of An Asteroid is a fictional book by Professor James Moriarty, the implacable foe of Sherlock Holmes.
"The Final Problem" is a short story by British writer Arthur Conan Doyle featuring his detective character Sherlock Holmes.
"The Lost Special" is a short story by Arthur Conan Doyle first published as part of the Round the Fire series in The Strand Magazine of August 1898.
The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan is a biography of the Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, written in 1991 by Robert Kanigel and published by Washington Square Press.
The Valley of Fear is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Thomas Agnew & Sons is a fine arts dealer in London.
The University of Leeds is a Russell Group university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.