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Ningali Cullen

She was born in Ooldea, South Australia in 1942. When she was four years old, she was taken away from her family, with her brother and a sister. Cullen and her brother were taken to the Koonibba Lutheran Mission Home near Ceduna, South Australia. ...

                                               

Charles Perkins

Charles Nelson Perkins, AO, was an Australian activist and Aboriginal leader. He was also a professional football player. Perkins grew up in Alice Springs. His mother was Arrernte, and his father was Kalkadoon. He later moved to Sydney, and gradu ...

                                               

No Fixed Address

No Fixed Address is an Australian Aboriginal reggae rock band. It formed in 1979 in North Adelaide. The band members came from an Aboriginal mission in Ceduna. Bart Willoughby is the lead singer and played drums. Ricky Harrison plays rhythm guita ...

                                               

Archie Roach

Archie Roach, was born in 1956 at Mooroopna, Victoria, Australia. He is an aboriginal-Australian singer and songwriter. His songs are popular in the Australian Aboriginal community.

                                               

Metis people

The Metis, also known as Bois Brule, mixed-bloods, or Countryborn, are one of the three divisions of Aboriginal peoples in Canada according to the Canadian government. Their home land is in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Sas ...

                                               

Raghavendra Swami

Raghavendra Swami was a renowned Madhwa saint, philosopher and a supporter of Dvaita philosophy that was established by Swami Madhvacharya. He served as the head of the monastery in Kumbakonam from 1621 to 1671 and established Brindavan in presen ...

                                               

Appukutty

Sivabalan is an actor and comedian in Tamil cinema. He became a well known actor since his role in the movie Vennila Kabaddi Kuzhu. His role in Azhagarsamiyin Kudhirai won him National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor.

                                               

Sivaji Ganesan

Sivaji Ganesan was an actor of Tamil Cinema. He is also known as "Nadigar Thilagam", which means the pride of actors. He was one of the most respected movie actors in India. He was well known for his acting skills and versatility. He became an ac ...

                                               

Madhan Bob

S. Krishnamoorthy, better known by his screenname Madhan Bob, is a popular comedian and Tamil film actor from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He started his film career as a musician and became an actor instead. Apart from appearing in supporting rol ...

                                               

Raghava Lawrence

K. Raghava Lawrence is an Indian choreographer, an actor, director, composer and playback singer. He made his debut as a choreographer in 1993. He began his career as an actor in 1998, in a Telugu film. Most of his Telugu films were dubbed by art ...

                                               

T. S. Balaiah

Tirunelveli S. Balaiah was an Indian actor best known for playing supporting roles in the Tamil films. He was introduced to the cine field by director Ellis R. Dungan in Sathi Leelavathi, along with M. G. Ramachandran, N. S. Krishnan and M.K. Rad ...

                                               

Vinu Chakravarthy

Vinu Chakravarthy was an Indian actor, writer and director. He had acted in about 1000 movies. Muni of Raghava Lawrence is Vinu Chakravarthys 1000th movie. He acted in 900+ Tamil movies, 50 Malayalam movies, 5 Telugu movies, Some Kannada movies a ...

                                               

S. A. Chandrasekhar

S. A. Chandrasekhar is an Indian movie director, producer and writer who mostly works in Tamil movies. Chandrasekhar made his debut as a director with Sattam Oru Iruttarai and went on to direct movie with social based or society based themes.

                                               

Ilaiyaraaja

Ilayaraaja is a famous film composer and singer in South Indian cinema especially in Tamil cinema. Ilaiyaraaja is also an instrumentalist, conductor, singer, and songwriter. He has composed more than 6000 songs and provided film music or movie so ...

                                               

Yuvan Shankar Raja

Yuvan Shankar Raja is an Indian singer-songwriter, film score and soundtrack composer, and occasional lyricist from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He composed music for Tamil films like his father Ilaiyaraaja. He began his career at the age of 16, when he ...

                                               

Dalai Lama

Template:Tibetan Buddhism The Dalai Lama is a religious figure in Tibetan Buddhism. He is its highest spiritual teacher of the Gelugpa school. A new Dalai Lama is said to be the reborn old Dalai Lama. This line goes back to 1391. The 14th and cur ...

                                               

Gampopa

Gampopa Sonam Rinchen is Tibetan Buddhist teacher - lama, holder of the Kagyu school, one of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He was the most important student of Milarepa. In his young years Gampopa was a physician in Dagpo region of ...

                                               

Afro-Haitian

Afro-Haitians or Black Haitians, are Haitian people whose ancestors were Africans. Most Afro-Haitians are descended from West African slaves. The slaves were brought over to work in plantations, mainly for sugar canes. The vast majority about 90% ...

                                               

Asian Americans

Asian Americans are Americans of Asian ancestry. The term refers to a group that includes diverse populations. They have ancestral origins in South Asia, East Asia. This includes people who indicate as "Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Korean, Japanese ...

                                               

Maharbal

Maharbal was Hannibals cavalry-leader during the Second Punic War. Many times he was important in Carthages successes over Rome. In his Italian campaign, Hannibal always was able to have more cavalry than Rome, and so relied on them and Maharbal ...

                                               

Giannina Braschi

Giannina Braschi is a Puerto Rican poet, novelist, and scholar. Her best-known books are Empire of Dreams, Yo-Yo Boing!, and United States of Banana.

                                               

Albert Fish

Hamilton Howard "Albert" Fish was an American serial killer, child rapist and cannibal. He was also known as the Gray Man, the Werewolf of Wysteria, the Brooklyn Vampire, the Moon Maniac, and The Boogey Man. Fish once boasted that he "had childre ...

                                               

Klara Hitler

Klara Hitler was an Austrian woman. She was the widow of Alois Hitler and the mother of German dictator Adolf Hitler.

                                               

Jorg Haider

Jorg Haider was an Austrian politician who was often called to be off right-populism. He was born in Bad Goisern, Upper Austria, and died near Klagenfurt, Austria. At the age of 29 he became the youngest member of the Austrian parliament and in 1 ...

                                               

Princess Carolina Augusta of the Two Sicilies

Princess Carolina Augusta of the Two Sicilies was born a Princess of the Two Sicilies as a granddaughter of Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies. She was also a daughter-in-law of King Louis Philippe I of the French. As a result of her marriage she wa ...

                                               

Jacques Brel

Jacques Brel was a Belgian singer-songwriter. He was widely said to be a master of the modern chanson. Although he recorded most of his songs in French, he became a major influence on English-speaking songwriters and performers. Some of these wer ...

                                               

Herman Teirlinck

He was the son of the writer Isidoor Teirlinck and Oda van Nieuwenhove. He started studies at the universities of Brussels and Ghent, but left the universities very soon. From 1902 to 1906 he worked for the Brussels city government. As a journali ...

                                               

Stellinha Egg

Stella Maria Egg, baptismal name of Stellinha Egg, was a Brazilian singer and composer. She was married to maestro Lindolfo Gaya and musical partner of Luiz Gonzaga, Dorival Caymmi, Silvio Caldas, among others.

                                               

Chico Albuquerque

Chico Albuquerque was a Brazilian photographer. He was born in Fortaleza. His parents were also photographers. He became specialized in portraits. In 1948, he was the first Brazilian photographer to produce an advertisement campaign for J. W. Tho ...

                                               

Bonde da Stronda

Bonde da Stronda is an hip hop duo formed in 2006 at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by Mr. Thug and Leo Stronda. Their music shows the reality of their day-to-day, talking about girls, partying, dating, love and sex. They released their debut album, Nova ...

                                               

Antonio Carlos Jobim

Antonio Carlos Jobim was a Brazilian musician of the 20th century. He was a songwriter, composer, singer and pianist/guitarist. He and João Gilberto developed bossa nova as a genre of music. He is a co-creator of bossa nova. He is widely known as ...

                                               

Gugu Liberato

Antonio Augusto de Moraes Liberato, better known as Gugu Liberato or just Gugu, was a Brazilian television presenter, businessman, actor and singer. Gugu was hired by Silvio Santos after writing letters suggesting television shows to be aired. He ...

                                               

Isaac Allerton

Isaac Allerton was born in England. In 1620, he travelled on the Mayflower with his wife, three children and apprentice John Hooke. Allerton belonged to the religion which was not allowed in England. In 1614 he and his family moved to Leiden Neth ...

                                               

James Chilton

James Chilton. He was a passenger on Mayflower and was the oldest person on the ship. Chilton was probably in Canterbury, England. Chilton is a very old family name in Canterbury. Chilton married and had a total of ten children. Unfortunately man ...

                                               

Caroline Chisholm

Caroline Chisholm was an English humanitarian. She was known for her involvement with female immigrant welfare in Australia. She was named a saint of the Church of England. Her day is May 16 in the Calendar of saints.

                                               

Thomas Fuller

Thomas Fuller was an English writer, historian and clergyman. After taking a Master of Arts degree from Cambridge University he decided to join the church. He used to write to share his ideas with people. He wrote many books like The History of t ...

                                               

Christopher Jones

Jones was born about 1570 to Christopher and Sybil Jones of Harwich, co. Essex, England. The Harwich records for the year of his birth are missing. Christopher was his fathers eldest son. He lived in a house on High Street. Jones was eight years ...

                                               

Pilgrims

A pilgrimage is a journey or travel, that is often done for a religious purpose The Pilgrims is the name for the early settlers of the Plymouth Colony, which is now Plymouth, Massachusetts. These people referred to themselves as Separatists. Most ...

                                               

Alpin II of Dalriada

Alpin II was a king of Dalriada and the father of Kenneth & Donald MacAlpin, his name was Ailpin mac Echdach in Gaelic, he ruled as king of Dalriada in 834 and some even say he was king of Scots although his son was the first to be king of Scots ...

                                               

Dal Riata

Dal Riata was a Gaelic kingdom on the western coast of Scotland. Beginning in the early 5th century Dal Riata covered the area of what is now Argyll and Bute and Lochaber in Scotland. They came from the area of County Antrim in Northern Ireland w ...

                                               

James Douglas, Lord of Douglas

Sir James Douglas, was a Scottish soldier, knight and leader during the Wars of Scottish Independence. He is considered one of Scotlands greatest heroes. He was a follower and close friend of king Robert I of Scotland.

                                               

Jane Gray

Jane Jean Gray was a Scottish-Australian supercentenarian. She was, at 112 years, 188 days, the oldest living person in Australia between August 2012 and June 2014. She was born in Newtyle, Angus, Scotland. She met her future husband Jock Gray on ...

                                               

Ronald David Laing

Ronald David Laing, was a Scottish psychiatrist who described mental illness, especially psychosis. Laing is known for his theories on the causes of the mental perturbations. His theory on the "schizogenous"? parents or schizophrenia was to exclu ...

                                               

Picts

The Picts were ancient people from northern and eastern Scotland. They are first mentioned in written records in AD 297, before the Roman conquest of Britain. The name pict is from the Latin pictus meaning painted. This may have been due to the t ...

                                               

William Wallace

William Wallace was a Scottish knight who fought the King of England in the Middle Ages. He was born in c. 1270, and executed by the English on 23 August 1305. Scotland had been claimed by Edward, and Wallace refused allegiance to Edward.

                                               

Owain Glyndŵr

Owain Glyndŵr, was the last person born in Wales to be Prince of Wales. He was prince between 1401 and 1416. He started the Welsh Revolt against Henry IV of Englands rule of Wales. In the late 19th century the Young Wales movement decided that he ...

                                               

Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn

Reginald Grey, 3rd Baron Grey de Ruthyn, was a powerful Welsh marcher lord. He became Baron after his fathers death in July 1388. His main military actions were against the Welsh, during the rebellion of Owain Glyndŵr. Reginald de Grey was respon ...

                                               

Andrew Vicari

Andrew Vicari was a Welsh painter working in France. He painted portraits of the rich and famous. Despite being largely unknown in his own country, in 2004 Vicari was Britains richest living painter. At one time he was the Britain 18th richest pe ...

                                               

Amir Fryszer Guttman

Amir Fryszer Guttman was an Israeli singer, musician, choreographer, actor, and theater director. He died from drowning after being swept away with his niece, whom he had held above water; his niece survived.

                                               

Shlomo Argov

Shlomo Argov, Hebrew: שלמה ארגוב, was a well-known Israeli diplomat. He was the Israeli ambassador to the United Kingdom. On 3 June 82 three Palestinians tried to kill Shlomo Argov. This was a cause of the 1982 Lebanon War.