from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Paul I 1 1754-1801. Russian czar (1796-1801) who led the first Russian military campaigns against Napoleonic France (1798-1800). His tyrannical reign was ended the following year in a coup d'état.
  • Paul I 2 1901-1964. King of Greece (1947-1964). After taking refuge in South Africa during World War II he returned to Greece in 1946 and succeeded to the throne the following year.


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  • “Well, it couldn’t have been Mr. Paul I had in mind,” he said, “because this sort of relation of Miss Agatha Dawson’s that I heard about was a real foreigner — in fact a very dark-complexioned man — almost a black man, or so I was told.”

    Unnatural Death

  • 2047: Off with his Head; now by Saint Paul I sweare,

    Richard III (1623 First Folio Edition)

  • And my father had to have run off from his lunch with Pope John Paul I or some king from the Jagiellonian dynasty, and he had to have peered through the hole in the sky, and he had to have said slowly and with great pride, Will you look at that!

    Hoopi Shoopi Donna

  • Another known, but unfortunately no longer extant, memorial was the marble sacrophagus which contained her remains, under Paul I translated to St. Peter's.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • In New England, fans were transfixed; theGlobe was covering the Sox on page one every day, and after Pope John Paul I died on the 28th, Charles Laquidara of radio station WBCN began his broadcast, “Pope dies, Sox still alive.”

    The Greatest Game


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