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Robert Blake


  1. Robert Blake is an American actor having starring roles in the film In Cold Blood and the U.S. television series Baretta.
  2. Robert Blake was one of the most important military commanders of the Commonwealth of England and one of the most famous English admirals of the 17th century, whose successes have "never been excelled, not even by Nelson" according to one biographer. Blake is recognised as the chief founder of England's naval supremacy, a dominance subsequently inherited by the British Royal Navy into the early 20th century. Despite this, due to deliberate attempts to expunge the Parliamentarians from history following the Restoration, Blake's achievements tend not to receive the full recognition that they deserve.
  3. Robert Blake: Robert Norman William Blake, Baron Blake was an English historian. He is best known for his 1966 biography of Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, and for The Conservative Party from Peel to Churchill, which grew out of his 1968 Ford lectures. He was created a life peer in 1971 as Baron Blake, of Braydeston in the County of Norfolk.
    • also known as Robert Blake, Baron Blake
    • born on (99 years ago)
    • nationality: England
    • education: Magdalen College, Oxford
    • died on (12 years ago)
    • written works: "Gladstone, Disraeli, and Queen Victoria", "The decline of power, 1915-1964", "A century of achievement", "Unrepentant Tory", "The Conservative Party from Peel to Thatcher", "The unknown Prime Minister", "The world since Smuts", "A history of Rhodesia", "Disraeli's grand tour", "Jardine Matheson", "The pioneer column its origins and implications"
  4. Robert Blake a.k.a. Robert R. Blake: Dr. Robert R. Blake was an American management theoretician. He did pioneer work the field of organizational dynamics.
  5. Robert Blake a.k.a. Robert Sarazin Blake, now more commonly known by his middle name and surname, Sarazin Blake, is an American singer-songwriter hailing from Bellingham, WA. Blake is generally considered a folk musician, though his music incorporates elements of traditional Celtic songwriters, modern punk rock, country, and blues all blended together with a heavy dose of improvisation. This melding of varying genres produces a "speed strumming style" that functions as a backdrop to Blake's narrative style of songwriting. Although Blake also writes songs centered on love and his personal life, his leftist-anarchist politics feature prominently in many of his works. Examples of this can be found in songs such as "Didn't We," "Culture of Resistance," and "Philadelphia;" all of which promote the values of an anti-consumerist and independent spirit. He is known for his extensive touring; often traversing the entire United States and Ireland for much of the year.
  6. Robert Blake was a Union Navy sailor during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor. Blake was the second African American to perform a Medal of Honor action; William Harvey Carney was the first. Blake was the first African American to actually receive a Medal of Honor - his was presented to him in 1864, while Carney did not receive his until 1900. But, because Carney's Medal of Honor action occurred first, Carney, not Blake, is usually credited with being the first African American Medal of Honor recipient.
  7. Robert Blake a.k.a. Robert O. Blake, Jr.: Robert Orris Blake, Jr. is a career diplomat and the U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia since November 2013. He formerly served as the Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs from 2009 to 2013 and U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives from 2006 to 2009.
  8. Robert Blake a.k.a. Robert O. Blake: Robert Orris Blake was born in Los Angeles, California to Frank Orris and Marjorie Edwards. Blake is a retired United States Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. During his 30-year career in United States Foreign service, Blake served as ambassador to Mali from December 10, 1970 until May 20, 1973 as a member of the Nixon administration, serving under U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. From August 1968 until December 1970, Blake Deputy Chief of Mission, Paris. Prior to Paris Blake served in Managua, Nicaragua, Moscow, Russia, Tokyo, Japan, Tunis, Tunisia, and as Deputy Chief of Mission in Kinshasa. He was also the Officer in Charge of U.S.S.R. Affairs, and Advisor on Political and Security Affairs, United States Mission to the United Nations, and United States Representative to the Joint Commission on the Environment.
  9. Robert Blake graduated from the Department of Physics at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in September 1798, having trained to be a dentist for his uncle, Edward Hudson.
    • born in (243 years ago)
    • died on (193 years ago)
    • written works: "An essay on the structure and formation of the teeth in man and various animals", "Joan of Arc"
  10. Robert Blake a.k.a. Robby Blake is a pornographic actor.
  11. Robert Blake a.k.a. Rob Blake is a film producer, film director and a screenwriter.
  12. Robert Blake is an author.
    • born in (54 years ago)
    • written works: "An Enactment of Science", "Reading, Writing and Interpreting Literature", "Efficiency and Economy in Animal Physiology"


"Robert Blake" is a book by Roger Hammet Beadon.

  • also known as "Robert Blake, sometime commanding all the fleets and naval forces of England"

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Google previewThe Rough Guide to Bath, Bristol & Somerset (2016)

by Rough Guides

uk Beside the River Parrett, the probable birthplace of local hero Robert Blake is a sixteenthcentury building now housing the Blake ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Military History (2004)

by James C. Bradford

General-at-Sea: Robert Blake and the Revolution in Seventeenth- Century.

Google previewA General dictionary of the English language, etc. A facsimile of the edition of 1780 (1784)

by Thomas SHERIDAN (M.A., Teacher of Elocution.)

Bland Robert Blake, Esq. J'nes Byme, ...

Google previewA John Steinbeck Encyclopedia (2006)

by Brian E. Railsback, Michael J. Meyer

Bo Best, Marshall Beswick, Kate Between Pacific Tides Bible, The Biddle Ranch, The Biggers Bill, the Bombardier Black Hat “Black Man's Ironic Burden” Blaikey, Joe Blaine, Mahlon Blake, Robert Blake, William Blanco Blankens Bleoberis, ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of the Revolutions and Wars of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1639-1660 (2004)

by Stephen C. Manganiello

TAUNTON II Date: Location: Parliamentarians: Royalists: Tactical Results: July 10, 1644 Somerset Robert Blake Lieutenant Reeve Parliamentarian victory Taunton was the first stronghold in Somerset to be recaptured by Parliament and it was ...

Google previewWorld Encyclopedia of 20th Century Murder (1992)

by Jay Robert Nash

" One week after writing the above report, Robert Blake himself walked ...

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