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Maria Piechotka

Maria Piechotka was a Polish politician and architect. She was a member of the Sejm from 1961 to 1965, representing the Warsaw district of Wola. She was a liaison officer during the Warsaw Uprising. Piechotka was born in Krakow, Poland. Piechotka ...

                                               

Jose de Jesus Pimiento Rodriguez

Jose de Jesus Horacio Pimiento Rodriguez was a Colombian Prelate of the Catholic Church. At the age of 100, he was the oldest living cardinal at the time of his death. Rodriguez was born in Zapatoca, Colombia. He was ordained a priest on December ...

                                               

Bernardino Piñera

Bernardino Piñera Carvallo was a Chilean prelate of the Catholic Church. He was born in Paris, France. At the age of 105, he is the oldest living Catholic bishop. Piñera was ordained a priest on 5 April 1947 and worked for the Catholic Action. On ...

                                               

Tom Pritchard

Thomas Leslie "Tom" Pritchard was a New Zealand cricketer. He was born in Kaupokonui, Taranaki, New Zealand. Pritchard played most of his first-class cricket in England. Pritchard was a genuinely fast right-arm bowler and a useful lower order rig ...

                                               

Susanna Ramel

Susanna Ragnarsdotter Ramel was a Swedish actress. She appeared in many movies like Skanor-Falsterbo and Livet på en pinne. Her daughter is actress Lotta Ramel. She was born in Stockholm. She starred in the 1986 television series Affaren Ramel. R ...

                                               

V. K. Rao

Valluri Kameswara Rao, ICS was a former Indian Civil Service officer and former Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh. He was the oldest living former officer of the Indian Civil Service. He turned 100 in July 2014. Rao entered the service of the cen ...

                                               

Joana Raspall i Juanola

Joana Raspall i Juanola was a Spanish writer and librarian. She was born in Barcelona on 1 July 1913. Juanola died on 4 December 2013 from natural causes, aged 100.

                                               

Ren Xinmin

Ren Xinmin was a Chinese rocket scientist. He was a specialist in astronautics and liquid rocket engine technology. He worked at the University at Buffalo.

                                               

Fazlollah Reza

Fazlollah Reza was an Iranian university professor. He was born in Rasht. He was a Fellow of the IEEE and AAAS for his works to network and information theory. He was an honorary member of the Academy of Persian Language and Literature and had wr ...

                                               

George Rosenkranz

George Rosenkranz was a Hungarian-born Mexican scientist in the field of steroid chemistry. He used native Mexican plant sources as raw materials. He was born in Hungary, studied in Switzerland and emigrated to the Americas to escape the Nazis, e ...

                                               

V. V. Sadagopan

V. V. Sadagopan is an Indian movie actor, music teacher, performer and composer. He was a prolific writer in English and Tamil. Apart from articles on music, he has written poetry, lyrics and even a number of stories in Tamil, that were published ...

                                               

Nagindas Sanghavi

Nagindas Sanghavi was an Indian political professor, author and columnist. His works were written in English, Hindi and Gujarati. He received Padma Shri, Indias fourth highest civilian honour in 2019. Sanghavi started his teaching career at Bhava ...

                                               

Jorge Sanjinez Lenz

Jorge Sanjinez Lenz was a Peruvian military veteran. He participated as a military volunteer in World War II, on the side of the Allies for the liberation of Europe from the Axis Powers. He was part of the foreign troops of the Piron Brigade. He ...

                                               

Alan Sayers

Alan John Sayers was a New Zealand journalist, photographer and athlete. He was born Onehunga, New Zealand. Sayers represented The New Zealand Herald prior to World War II. When the war was over he was invited to join the Auckland Star where he w ...

                                               

Zbigniew Scibor-Rylski

Zbigniew Scibor-Rylski was a Polish brigadier general and aviator. He was a participant of the Warsaw Uprising during the World War II. He was a Polish Air Force officer. Scibor-Rylski retired with the rank of brigadier general in the Polish Land ...

                                               

Zohra Sehgal

Zohra Begum Mumtaz-ullah Khan, was better known by her stage name Zohra Sehgal. She was an Indian actress and choreographer. Sehgal started her career as dancer with Uday Shankar in 1935. She also worked with him for the next eight years. She has ...

                                               

Run Shaw

Sir Run Shaw CBE, GBM was an important name in Hong Kong cinema. He made many films with his brother Runme Shaw. Later in life, he has donated a lot of money to charity, schools, and hospitals. He died at his residence on the morning of 7 January ...

                                               

Alejandra Soler

Alejandra Soler Gilabert was a Spanish politician and teacher. She also worked for the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. She was born in Valencia, Spain. She took part in the revolts against Miguel P ...

                                               

Song Ping

Song Ping is a Chinese Communist revolutionary. He is a retired high-ranking politician. He was a member of the CPC Politburo Standing Committee. He is thought to be the only living member of the Second Generation of Chinese Leadership. Song was ...

                                               

Margarita Stāraste-Bordevīka

Margarita Stāraste-Bordevīka ; 2 February 1914 – 18 February 2014) was a Russian-born Latvian author and illustrator. She was known for her books for children. Her most popular books are Balti tīri sniega vīri 1942, Ziemassvētku pasakas 1943, Zīļ ...

                                               

Wolfgang Suschitzky

Wolfgang Suschitzky, BSC, was an Austrian photographer and cinematographer. He was best known for his works with Paul Rotha in the 1940s and his work on Mike Hodges 1971 movie Get Carter. He was born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary.

                                               

Sandor Tarics

Sandor Tarics was a Hungarian water polo player. He won a gold medal in the 1936 Summer Olympics. He was born in Budapest. He attended the 2012 London Olympics as the oldest living Olympic champion and turned 100 in September 2013. Tarics died in ...

                                               

Juan Vicente Torrealba

Juan Vicente Torrealba was a Venezuelan harpist and composer of popular music. Torrealba died at the age of 102 from heart failure on 2 May 2019, aged 102.

                                               

Ignacio Trelles

Ignacio Nacho Trelles Campos was a Mexican football player and coach. He had five tenures as coach of the Seleccion de futbol de Mexico in 106 international matches, and was in charge of the Mexico squads at FIFA World Cup tournaments: 1962 and 1 ...

                                               

Ivan Ustinov

Ivan Lavrentevich Ustinov was a Soviet intelligence officer. He had many posts in Soviet military counterintelligence, reaching the rank of general-lieutenant. He was Third Directorate of the KGB and Office of Special Divisions of the KGB for the ...

                                               

Telmo Vargas

General Telmo Oswaldo Vargas Benalcazar was an Ecuadorian politician. He served as President of Ecuador. He was Chief of Staff of Armed Forces of Ecuador. His army overthrew the military of Ramon Castro Jijon on 29 March 1966.

                                               

Anton Vratusa

Anton Vratusa, born Vratussa Antal was a former politician and diplomat. He was Prime Minister of Slovenia and Yugoslavias ambassador to the United Nations. Vratusa died on 30 July 2017 at the age of 102.

                                               

Wang Dingguo

Wang Dingguo was a Chinese Red Army veteran and politician. She was the wife of Xie Juezai, president of the Supreme Peoples Court. She was a member of the Chinese Peoples Political Consultative Conference from 1978 to 1993. She was a member of t ...

                                               

Mary Ward (actress)

Mary Ward Breheny is an Australian former actress and radio announcer. She was trained in acting in Australia and Britain, and appeared in many British stage and movie productions before moving back to Australia. She was one of the first female r ...

                                               

Whang-od

Whang-od Oggay is a Filipina tattoo artist from Buscalan, Tinglayan, Kalinga, Philippines. She is thought as the last mambabatok traditional Kalinga tattooist from the Butbut people in Buscalan Kalinga and the oldest tattoo artist in the Philippi ...

                                               

Xu Jiatun

Xu Jiatun was a Chinese communist politician and dissident. He was the Chinese Communist Party secretary of Jiangsu Province from 1977 to 1983 and the Governor of Jiangsu from 1977 to 1979. After supporting the 1989 Tiananmen Square student prote ...

                                               

Yang Jiang

This is a Chinese name; the family name is Yang. Yang Jiang, born Yang Jikang, was a Chinese playwright, author, and translator. She wrote several successful comedies. She was the first Chinese person to produce a complete Chinese version of Don ...

                                               

Yi Hae-won

Princess Yi Haewŏn was a descendant of the Joseon dynasty. She was the second daughter of Prince Imperial Ui of Korea, the fifth son of Emperor Gojong of Korea. Yi was the eldest of the surviving daughters of Prince Imperial Ui, and one of severa ...

                                               

Yuan Baohua

This is a Chinese name; the family name is Yuan. Yuan Baohua was a Chinese economic official and academic administrator. He was Vice Minister of the Ministry of Metallurgy Industry, Minister of the Ministry of Materials, Executive Vice Director o ...

                                               

Silvio Zavala

Silvio Arturo Zavala Vallado was a Mexican historian. He was an expert in law studies and Mexicos history. Zavala born in Merida, Yucatan on February 7, 1909. He studied at the National University of Mexico and at the University of Madrid. Zavala ...

                                               

Vladimir Zeldin

Vladimir Mikhailovich Zeldin was a Russian theatre and cinema actor. Zeldin was born in the town of Kozlov. He is, as of 2014, the oldest living Peoples Artist of the USSR. He turned 100 in 2015. Zeldin died in Moscow, Russia on 31 October 2016 a ...

                                               

Zhang Tianfu

Zhang Tianfu was a Chinese agronomist and expert in tea processing, known for promoting processing of oolong. In 1936, he introduced the tea processing machines from Japan, facilitating the automation of the domestic tea industry. From 1942 to 19 ...

                                               

Zhang Zhen (general)

Zhang Zhen was a general of the Peoples Liberation Army of China, and a former member of the Central Military Commission of the Communist Party of China. Zhang was born in Pingjiang County, Hunan Province. His original name was Zhang JianshengChi ...

                                               

Nikolai Zhugan

Nikolai Pavlovich Zhugan was an Air Force Major General. He was a member of the Great Patriotic War, and Hero of the Soviet Union. He was born in Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire. Zhugan died on 22 June 2017 in Krasnodar, Russia at the age of 100.

                                               

Izabella Zielinska

Izabella Jadwiga Zielinska was a Polish pianist and educator. She was with one of the longest artistic biographies in Poland, starting back in 1935. She was born in Klimkowka, Austria-Hungary. In 2016 she celebrated her 106th birthday. Zielinska ...

                                               

Child

A child is someone who is not an adult yet, or a person who has not reached puberty, which usually happens in adolescence. Sometimes, teenagers are also called children. A baby that is not yet born is often called a child, too. A person can be ca ...

                                               

Adoption

In English, adopt may mean 1) to take something up, such as an opinion, or 2) for a grown person to care for another persons child as if it was their own. This article is about the adoption of children.

                                               

AMBER Alert

An AMBER Alert is a system that warns people about children who have been kidnapped. It started in the United States in 1996. It was named for Amber Hagerman, a nine-year-old girl who was kidnapped and killed in Arlington, Texas. It is a backrony ...

                                               

Babysitter

A babysitter, or sitter, is a person paid to look after a familys child or children when the parents are away for a short time. Babysitters are often teenage females. Babysitters are different than nannies in that they only supervise, or look aft ...

                                               

Bipolar disorder in children

Bipolar disorder in children, more well known as pediatric bipolar disorder, is a very serious condition that affects children and adolescents. Identifying bipolar disorder for children and teenagers may be challenging-certain symptoms are very d ...

                                               

Child labour in India

Child labour in India is when Indian children work for money, on a part or full-time basis. The practice deprives children of their childhood, and is harmful to their physical and mental development. Various things lead to children working. Pover ...

                                               

Childrens Hearing

A Childrens Hearing is a legal hearing for children in Scotland. It is part of the countrys justice and welfare systems. It takes into account the fact that children who commit crimes need the same sort of care as those who are victims of an offe ...

                                               

Foster care

Foster care is a term used to describe when a child is living and looked after by a family which is not their own. The child may be put into foster care because their own parents are not able to look after them. When it comes to making sure that ...

                                               

Fosterage

Fosterage is an arrangement in which a child is brought up with a family that is not their own. It is different from foster care, which is a legal arrangement made for a childs safety. Fosterage can describe many different arrangements according ...

                                               

Hague Adoption Convention

The Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in Respect of Intercountry Adoption, provides certain protections to children. It guarantees the protection of children from child trafficking. It also guarantees them safe adoption ...

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