What is Hildebrand?

  • (noun): The pope who fought to establish the supremacy of the pope over the Church and the supremacy of the Church over the state (1020-1085).
    Synonyms: Gregory, Gregory VII


Hildebrand is a character from Germanic legend. Hildebrand is the modern German form of the name: in Old High German it is Hiltibrant and in Old Norse Hildibrandr. The word hild means "battle" and brand means "sword". The name itself is very likely of Langobard origin.

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J. R. Hildebrand
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Bror Emil Hildebrand
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... One of the top players to ever wear a Liberty uniform, Matt Hildebrand excelled on and off on the court during his four-year career ... Because of his achievements over his four-year career at Liberty, Hildebrand was brought back on December 3, 1994, to have his jersey retired in front of the home fans in the Vines Center ... Hildebrand, an all-conference performer, started every game during his career at Liberty and holds numerous school and conference records ...
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Martín Von Hildebrand
... Martín von Hildebrand is an ethnologist, who has led efforts to secure indigenous territorial rights and protect the Amazon tropical forest ... Hildebrand is former Head of Indigenous Affairs and an activist for indigenous rights, cultural and ecological diversity in Colombia ... Hildebrand established the COAMA program, winner of the Right Livelihood Award, and is founding Director of Fundación Gaia Amazonas ...