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Kristine Miller

Kristine Miller was an American movie actress. She was known for her appearances in film noir and Western movies. She appeared in I Walk Alone with Lizabeth Scott and Burt Lancaster, Jungle Patrol, Too Late for Tears, Shadow on the Wall, and the ...

                                               

Carl-Henning Pedersen

Carl-Henning Pedersen was a Danish painter and a key member of the COBRA movement which existed from 1948 to 1951. He was known as the "Scandinavian Chagall", and was one of the leading Danish artists of the second half of the 20th century. Peder ...

                                               

Minik Wallace

Minik Wallace was an Inuit from Greenland. He was brought to New York City as a child in 1897, by the explorer Robert Peary. His father and four others were also brought. The six of them were studied by staff at the American Museum of Natural His ...

                                               

Aron Nimzowitsch

Aron Nimzowitsch was a Jewish Latvian-born Danish chess grandmaster, and a very influential chess writer. He was the foremost figure amongst the hypermoderns. "As a player he ranked third in the world. from about 1925 to 1930; as an innovator he ...

                                               

Line of succession to the Danish throne

Since 2009, Danish law identifies the eldest child of a Danish monarch the royal heir. The first-born child follows his or her parent on the throne. This is known as full or equal primogeniture.

                                               

Yordano Ventura

Yordano Ventura Hernandez was a Dominican professional baseball pitcher. He played for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball from 2013 through 2016. He was twice named to the All-Star Futures Game. He was born in Samana, Dominican Repub ...

                                               

Alexandrine Tinne

Alexandrine Petronella Francina Tinne was a Dutch explorer. She used her money to satisfy her curiosity about Africa. Her father died when she was ten, and she became one of the richest people in the Netherlands. Tinne is said to have been beauti ...

                                               

Harry Mulisch

Harry Kurt Victor Mulisch was writer from the Netherlands. He wrote more than 30 works. His books were translated into more than 20 languages. His most famous book is The Discovery of Heaven. Mulisch was born in Haarlem and lived in Amsterdam fro ...

                                               

Leon Febres Cordero

Leon Esteban Febres-Cordero Ribadeneyra was an Ecuadorian politician. He served as President of Ecuador from 1984 to 1988.

                                               

Sixto Duran Ballen

Sixto Alfonso Duran-Ballen Cordovez was an American-born Ecuadorian political figure and architect. He served as Mayor of Quito between 1970 and 1978, and as President of Ecuador between 1992 and 1996. He served as congressman in 1984 and again i ...

                                               

Jose Maria Velasco Ibarra

Jose Maria Velasco Ibarra was an Ecuadorian political figure. He was elected five times to the post of president of Ecuador: 1934–1935, 1944–1947, 1952–1956, 1960–1961, and 1968–1972. But only once did he complete the constitutional mandate.

                                               

Gamal Abdel Nasser

Gamal Abdel Nasser Hussein was the second President of Egypt from 1956 until his death. Along with Muhammad Naguib, the first President, he led the Egyptian Revolution of 1952 which overthrew the monarchy of Egypt and Sudan, and brought in a new ...

                                               

Origen

Origen Adamantius) was an early Christian scholar. He lived in Alexandria in the 3rd century. He was born in the year 185 or 186, and proably died around the year 254. Today, he is regarded as one of the Church Fathers, but not as a Saint. This i ...

                                               

Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Boutros Boutros-Ghali was an Egyptian politician and diplomat. He was the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations from January 1992 to December 1996.

                                               

Salama Moussa

Salama Moussa was a notable Egyptian journalist and reformer in the 1920s. He was born in Zagazig. His family was Coptic Christian. Moussa was interested in many areas of science and culture. He strongly believed that human intelligence could cre ...

                                               

Enn Vetemaa

Enn Vetemaa was an Estonian writer sometimes called as a "forgotten classic" as well as "the unofficial master of the Estonian Modernist short novel". Vetemaa published Small Novells: Tiredness Усталость 1967, Vaike reekviem suupillile written in ...

                                               

Aaron Alexandre

Aaron Alexandre was a Jewish German–French–English chess player and writer. Aaron Alexandre trained as a rabbi. He arrived in France in 1793. He taught German and was a mechanical inventor. He later became a full-time chess player. He wrote a boo ...

                                               

La Goulue

La Goulue was Louise Weber, a French can-can dancer. She was always known by her nickname. La Goulue is French slang for greedy guts. It came from her habit of picking up a customers glass and drinking it while dancing past the table. Growing up, ...

                                               

Leila Abashidze

Leila Abashidze was a Georgian actress, director and screenwriter. She was known as Meritorious Artist of Georgia, Peoples Artist of Georgia. Abashidze was awarded thr Order of the Red Banner of Labour, as well as of awards of European and Asian ...

                                               

Mikael Tariverdiev

Mikael Tariverdiev was a prominent Soviet composer. He was born of Armenian parents in Georgia but lived in Russia. He is an author of over 100 romances and 2 operas. But most of all he is known for his music in many popular Soviet movies. Mikael ...

                                               

Arkady Ter-Tadevosyan

Arkady Ivani Ter-Tadevosyan Տեր-Թադևոսյան ; Russian: Аркадий Иванович Тер-Тадевосян ; May 22, 1939 – March 31, 2021) was an Armenian military leader of the Armenian forces during the Nagorno-Karabakh War. He is best known as the commander of the ...

                                               

President of Ghana

The President of the Republic of Ghana is the elected head of state and head of government of Ghana, as well as Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces. The current President of Ghana is Nana Akufo-Addo.

                                               

Kwame Nkrumah

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was an African political leader. He was well known as the first Prime Minister, then President, of Ghana. He imagined a united Africa. On March 6, 1957, after ten years of campaigning for Ghanaian independence, Nkrumah was elect ...

                                               

Alcibiades

Alcibiades, son of Clinias, c. 450–404 BC), was a prominent Athenian statesman, orator, and general. He was the last famous member of his mothers aristocratic family, which fell from power after the Peloponnesian War. He played a major role later ...

                                               

Draco (lawgiver)

Draco was the first legislator of the city of Athens in Ancient Greece. He wrote laws that were to be enforced only by a court. This constitution replaced the system of oral law and blood feuding that had governed Athens since the city was founde ...

                                               

President of Haiti

The President of the Republic of Haiti is the head of state of Haiti. They serve as the executive power in Haiti. The power is divided between the president and the government headed by the Prime Minister of Haiti. The current President is Jovene ...

                                               

President of Honduras

The President of Honduras officially known as the President of the Republic of Honduras, is the head of state and head of government of Honduras, and the Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces. Per the 1982 Constitution of Honduras, the Governmen ...

                                               

Ladislao De Gauss

De Gauss was born in Budapest. He came from a noble family in Rijeka, a city in what is now in Croatia. After studying classics in Rijeka, he went to the Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest. He graduated from the academy with an official qualificati ...

                                               

Ferenc Fricsay

Ferenc Fricsay was a Hungarian conductor. From 1960 until his death, he was an Austrian citizen. Fricsay was born in Budapest in 1914. His music teachers were Hungarys most famous composers: Bela Bartok, Zoltan Kodaly and Ernst von Dohnanyi. He w ...

                                               

Peter Lorre

Peter Lorre Lowenstein, June 26, 1904 – March 23, 1964) was a Hungarian-American actor. He did many film noir movies from 1940s to 1950s.

                                               

Cheema

Cheema is a typical group of people of the Jat cast found in India and bordering Pakistan who are also known as warriors. Jats are a large and important group in Punjab. Cheemas are one of the few major subclans of Jats. They speak Punjabi, and u ...

                                               

Gheba tribe

The Gheba tribe are a tribe from the Punjab, mostly located in the Fateh Jang Tehsil of Attock District of Pakistan. They are generally classified as Rajput. But some of them claim that they are Barlas Mughals in Census Report 1901

                                               

Guru Arjun Dev

Guru Arjan Dev is a Sikh guru. He became a Guru on September 1st 1556. He became a Guru because of the amount he sacrificed for himself. He laid down the foundations for the Harmandir sahib, which means" The Golden Temple”. It was built in the mi ...

                                               

Jodhra

The Jodhra are a North Punjabi Rajput tribe who are located in Punjabs district of Attock, they are densely populated in Tehsil Pindi Gheb. Jodhra Rajputs are closely allied with the Ghebas, Tiwanas, Sial, Khans of Makhad and Nawab of Kalabagh. S ...

                                               

Khattar

Khattar is a tribe found in northern part of Punjab mainly in Rawalpindi and Attock districts and some parts of KPK in Pakistan.A small number of Khattars live in India. The Khattars belongs to Arora clan which is one of the branches of Khatri Ca ...

                                               

Mekan clan

The Mekan are a caste, or clan of Jat and are claimed to ancest from Jats mostly converted to Islam, around the 12th or 13th century AD. They are mostly settled in the Sargodha District of the Punjab. Whereas, the people of mekan caste in Baluchi ...

                                               

Warraich

The Warraich or Warraich are found in Pakistan and India. They mostly live in Pakistani Punjab and also in Indian Punjab. They belong to Sikh religion and people left in Pakistan converted to Muslim. Apparently, the roots are all over the Punjab ...

                                               

Vikramaditya

Vikramaditya was a legendary emperor of ancient India. He was the ideal king, known for his generosity, courage, and support of learning. Vikramaditya is featured in hundreds of traditional Indian legends, including those in Baital Pachisi and Si ...

                                               

Soyarabai

Soyarabai Bhonsle was one of the wives of Shivaji, the founder of Maratha Kingdom in western India. She was mother of Shivajis second son, Rajaram Chhatrapati. She was the younger sister of Maratha army chief Hambirrao Mohite.

                                               

Ali Amini

Ali Amini was an Iranian politician and writer. He was the Prime minister of Iran from 6 May 1961 to 19 July 1962.

                                               

Simin Behbahani

Simin Behbahāni was an Iranian writer and poet. She was Irans national poet and an icon to Iranian literature. She was called the lioness of Iran. She was nominated twice for the Nobel Prize in Literature, and "received many literary awards aroun ...

                                               

Nava Ebrahimi

She studied journalism and economics in Cologne. She worked as a journalist for the Financial Times Deutschland and the Cologne City Revue. She was a consultant for the Federal Agency for Foreign Trade. In 2007 she was a finalist in the Open Mike ...

                                               

Ardashir I

Ardashir I, founder of the Sassanid dynasty, was ruler of Istakhr, then of an important part of Persia, and finally "King of Kings of Persia". The dynasty Ardashir founded would rule for four centuries until overthrown by the Rashidun Caliphate i ...

                                               

Tajik people

Tajiks are a Persian-speaking Iranian ethnic group who are mostly found in what is now Tajikistan, including in parts of Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and China. Alternative names for the Tajiks are Persian, Dehqan, and Farsiwan. After the Soviet invas ...

                                               

Mirza Ismail Khan

Mirza Ismail Khan was a Persian politician, under Qajar dynasty who served as the Member of parliament in Iran.

                                               

Hashemi Rafsanjani

Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Hashemi Bahramani was an influential Iranian politician. He has been the Chairman of the Expediency Discernment Council of Iran from 1989 until his death in 2017. Forbes magazine listed Rafsanjani in their list of ri ...

                                               

Ali Hassan al-Majid

Ali Hassan Abd al-Majid al-Tikritieh was an Iraqi minister. He was a member of the Baath Party. During his life, he was Defense Minister, Interior Minister, military commander and chief of the Iraqi Intelligence Service. He was also the governor ...

                                               

Garret FitzGerald

Garret Desmond FitzGerald was an Irish politician who served twice as Taoiseach of Ireland, from 1981 to 1982 and again from 1982 to 1987. Elected to Seanad Eireann in 1965, and in 1969 to Dail Eireann as a Teachta Dala, he served as Irelands for ...

                                               

Sean T. OKelly

Sean Thomas OKelly was the second President of Ireland. He served two terms from 1945 to 1959. He was a member of Dail Eireann from 1918 until his election as President. During this time he had been Minister for Local Government and Minister for ...

                                               

Ezra

He is called Ezra the Scribe Hebrew: עזרא הסופר ‎, Ezra ha-Sofer and Ezra the Priest in the Book of Ezra. In an early Greek translation of the bible, the Septuagint, the name is written as Esdras Greek: Ἔσδρας, from which comes Latin: Esdras. His ...