Oswald (c. 604–August 5, 642) was King of Northumbria from 634 until his death, and was subsequently venerated as a Christian saint. He was the son of Æthelfrith of Bernicia and came to rule after spending a period in exile; after defeating the British ruler Cadwallon ap Cadfan.
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T is of Germanic origin. It might be derived from the Old English elements os god and weald rule. It was the name of two saints, including Saint Oswald king of Northumbria. He participated in spreading Christianity to northeast England in the 7th century.
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Saint Oswald of Worcester, who was of Danish ancester in 10th-century this name had died end of the Middle Ages, it was revived in the 19th century.
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was a Canadian-born American physician and medical researcher. The major part of his career was spent at the Rockefeller University Hospital in New York City. Avery was one of the first molecular biologists and was a pioneer in immunochemistry, but he is best known for his discovery in 1944 with his co-workers Colin MacLeod and Maclyn McCarty that DNA is the material of which genes and chromosomes are made.The Nobel laureate Arne Tiselius said that Avery was the most deserving scientist not to receive the Nobel Prize for his work.
a NASA Astronaut.Oswald graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1973, and was designated a naval aviator in September 1974. Following training in the A-7 Corsair II aircraft, he flew aboard the USS Midway from 1975 through 1977. In 1978, Oswald attended
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