Sheepskin and mutton - OUPblog (blog)
Sheepskin and muttonOUPblog (blog)John Minsheu (1617) cited Hebrew kespebh or kesebakh “lamb.” He followed his predecessor Helvigius, the author of the first etymological dictionary of German, who, while searching .... After Kluge's death, his amanuensis (Kluge was blind for many years ...
Posted on 11 October 2017 | 4:30 am
First lot from former Kluge estate sells for
The Real Deal MagazineFirst lot from former Kluge estate sells for $6.99MThe Real Deal MagazineSir Peter Wood got $6.99 million for selling the first of five lots in Palm Beach he subdivided from the estate of late billionaire John Kluge. Wood sold the 20,361-square-foot lot for approximately $343 per square foot to a Palm Beach couple who own ...
Posted on 8 October 2017 | 1:34 pm
Up in smoke - Sandusky Register
Sandusky RegisterUp in smokeSandusky Register25 years ago, 1992: Computer software inventor and college dropout Bill Gates replaced entertainment mogul John Kluge atop the Forbes annual list of richest Americans. At age 36, Gates became the youngest person to reach the No. 1 ranking. 10 years ago ...
Posted on 8 October 2017 | 6:36 am
Judge finds enough evidence to charge man
Oroville Mercury RegisterJudge finds enough evidence to charge man for Ponderosa FireOroville Mercury RegisterFollowing a preliminary hearing, Judge Tamara Mosbarger found there was probable cause to charge John Ballenger, 29, with a felony count of recklessly causing a forest fire and a felony count of recklessly causing a fire that destroyed an inhabited ...
Posted on 4 October 2017 | 6:31 pm
Neighbor buys first lot in subdivision of
Palm Beach Daily NewsNeighbor buys first lot in subdivision of former John Kluge estatePalm Beach Daily NewsA Palm Beach couple has expanded their Estate Section property by buying an adjacent vacant lot in a new five-lot subdivision carved from land once owned by late billionaire John W. Kluge. The lot on El Bravo Way sold for just under $7 million ...
Posted on 4 October 2017 | 3:13 pm
North End mansion listed at $84.5M
Priced at $84.5 million, a direct-oceanfront mansion under construction on the North End has entered the market as the island’s most expensive property, according to the local multiple listing service. Sporting its own bowling alley, the French-style house is rising on the double lot – expansive even by Palm Beach standards – that measures about 2 acres with 242 feet of beachfront at 1071 N ...
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 2:15 pm
2 philosophers share $1.5 million Kluge
It was endowed by philanthropist John Kluge and honours achievement in fields including history, philosophy, anthropology, sociology and religion. Habermas and Taylor will split the $1.5 million award. Habermas is an 86-year-old German whose books include ...
Posted on 10 August 2015 | 4:02 pm
The art of the steal
Trump paid just a fraction of the assessed worth of the property, which has a tangled history. John Kluge and his third wife, Patricia, build Albemarle House on 22 acres south of Charlottesville. The 23,500-square foot manor boasts 45 rooms, a helipad ...
Posted on 29 June 2015 | 1:13 pm
A 'Philanthropunk' on Potty Humor
"You have a toilet, and I have a toilet," said John Kluge, the philanthropist who founded the organization Toilet Hackers last year. "It's one of the most important, if not the most important, innovations for how we live, but almost half...
Posted on 6 August 2013 | 1:10 pm
Kluge v. Trump: Lawsuit alleges land-deal
Both land and mansion are now owned by Donald Trump. A lawsuit filed April 5 in Albemarle Circuit Court contends that Trump "fraudulently acquired" the separate front yard and is now stiffing John Kluge's trust for more money promised if Albemarle House ...
Posted on 18 April 2013 | 3:25 am
Trump fires Kluge from her own winery
Kluge famously received a US$100 million divorce settlement in 1990 from broadcasting billionaire John Kluge, the richest man in America in the ‘80s. She declared bankruptcy in June 2011.
Posted on 20 June 2012 | 8:49 pm
Va. philanthropist, billionaire John Kluge
John Kluge, once listed as the wealthiest man in America, who built an investment in a radio station into a broadcasting empire that was the forerunner to Fox Television, has died. He was 95.
Posted on 8 September 2010 | 4:11 pm