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Thomas Andrews

Thomas Andrews was an Irish businessman. He designed the RMS Titanic. He was married and had a girl who was born in 1908. He died during the sinking of the Titanic in 1912. In the movie Titanic by James Cameron, he was portrayed by actor Victor G ...

                                               

Nina Andreyeva

Nina Aleksandrovna Andreyeva was a Russian chemist, teacher, author, political activist, and social critic. She criticized General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev and his closest supporters for not being true communists. Andreyeva died in St. Petersb ...

                                               

Koos Andriessen

Jacobus Eye "Koos" Andriessen was a Dutch politician. He was born in Rotterdam. He was a member of the Christian Democratic Appeal. Andriessen was Minister of Economic Affairs from 1963 to 1965 and again from 1989 to 1994 and Minister of Transpor ...

                                               

Andre Breton

Andre Robert Breton was a French writer, poet and anti-fascist. He is known best as the co-founder and principal theorist of Surrealism. His works include the first Surrealist Manifesto of 1924, in which he defined surrealism as "pure psychic aut ...

                                               

Bob Andy

Keith Anderson CD, better known by the stage name Bob Andy, was a Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter and actor. He was widely known as one of reggaes most known songwriters. He was born in Kingston, Jamaica. His best known works was with The Parag ...

                                               

Gian Franco Anedda

Gian Franco Anedda was an Italian politician. He was born in Cagliari, Italy. He was a member of the Italian Social Movement and National Alliance. Anedda was a member of the Chamber of Deputies between 1992 to 2006. Between 1994 to 1995, he was ...

                                               

Gonzalo Anes

Gonzalo Anes Alvarez de Castrillon was a Spanish economist, professor and historian. He was the Marquis of Castrillon from 2010 until his death in 2014. He was also a director of the Royal Academy of History. He was born in Trelles, Coaña, Asturi ...

                                               

Guru Angad Dev

Guru Angad Dev is was one of the ten gurus who founded Sikhism. He became a Guru because of the obedience he showed to his Guru. Guru Angad Dev invented the present form of the Gurmukhi script.

                                               

Suresh Angadi

Suresh Angadi was an Indian politician. He was a member of parliament from 2004 until his death. He was Minister of State for Railways from 2019 until his death in 2020. He was a leader of Bharatiya Janata Party from Karnataka. He was born in Kar ...

                                               

Edgardo Angara

Edgardo Javier Angara was a Filipino politician and lawyer. He served as the President of the Senate of the Philippines from 1993 to 1995. He was a Senator from 1987 to 1998 and then served as Secretary of Agriculture from 1999 to 2001. He served ...

                                               

Rene Angelil

Rene Angelil was a Canadian singer. He was also the former manager of Celine Dion. He was married to Dion from 1994 until his death. Angelil was born in Montreal, Quebec. It was previously reported that he had throat cancer. In September 2015, Ce ...

                                               

Fiorenzo Angelini

Fiorenzo Angelini was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the former President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Health Care Workers in the Roman Curia. He was born in Rome, Italy. He was elevated to the card ...

                                               

Theodoros Angelopoulos

Theodoros "Theo" Angelopoulos was a Greek filmmaker, screenwriter, and movie producer who is known for his movie Eternity and a Day. Angelopoulos was born in Athens, Greece on April 27, 1935 and studied at the University of Paris. He was married ...

                                               

Eduardo Angeloz

Eduardo Cesar Angeloz was an Argentine politician. He was a presidential candidate and Governor of Cordoba from December 11, 1983 to December 11, 1995. He was born in Rio Tercero, Cordoba. Angeloz died on August 23, 2017 in Cordoba, Argentina fro ...

                                               

Giulio Angioni

Giulio Angioni was an Italian writer and anthropologist. He was known for his works Le fiamme di Toledo and Assandira. He was born in Guasila, Sardinia. Angioni died on 12 January 2017 in Cagliari, Sardinia, aged 77.

                                               

James Jesus Angleton

James Jesus Angleton was chief of CIA counterintelligence from 1954 to 1975. His official title was Associate Deputy Director of Operations for Counterintelligence. He started towards the end of World War II, and worked in Italy for the OSS after ...

                                               

Julio Anguita

Julio Anguita Gonzalez was a Spanish Communist politician. He was born in Fuengirola, Spain. Anguita was Secretary General of the Communist Party from 1988 to 1998. He was also Mayor of Cordoba from 1979 to 1986. From 1989 to 2000, he was a Congr ...

                                               

Ezekiel Anisi

Ezekiel Anisi was a Papua New Guinean politician. He was a member of the National Parliament of Papua New Guinea from August until October 2012, when he was unseated by the National Court, and from a December 2013 by-election until his death, rep ...

                                               

Anisuzzaman

Anisuzzaman was a Bangladeshi academic of Bengali literature. He was born in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India. He was an activist who took part in the Language Movement 1952. He was a member of the Planning Commission to the Government ...

                                               

Anita Lee

Anita Yuen Wah Lee is a Hong Kong-Canadian actress, radio host and YouTuber. She went to Yaumati Catholic Primary School and Pentecostal School. In 1986, she got into the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. She later ended her studies because ...

                                               

Anna Maria Luisa de Medici

Anna Maria Luisa de Medici was the last of the House of Medici. A patron of the arts, she gave the Medicis large art collection which she inherited upon her brother Gian Gastone’s death in 1737, and her Palatine treasures to the Tuscan state, on ...

                                               

Anne of Bohemia

Anne of Bohemia was the queen of Richard II of England. She was the oldest daughter of Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor and Elizabeth of Pomerania. Many people did not like the marriage. It did not bring money and very little other benefits. Richar ...

                                               

Anne of Brittany

Anne was the daughter of Francis II of Brittany and Margaret of Foix. She was born in Nantes then in Brittany, now officially outside that Region on January 25, 1477.

                                               

Anne of Cleves

She was the daughter of John III, Duke of Cleves and Maria of Julich Berg. She was born in Dusseldorf on 22 September 1515. She was betrothed to Francis, the Duke of Lorraine, but she ended up marrying Henry VIII in January of 1540. When the coup ...

                                               

Princess Anne of England

Princess Anne of England was the daughter of Charles I of England and his queen, Henrietta Maria of France. She was born at St. Jamess Palace, and died of natural causes at Richmond Palace, at the age of three. She was buried at Westminster Abbey.

                                               

Anne, Queen of Great Britain

Anne of Great Britain became Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland on 8 March 1702. On 1 May 1707, when England and Scotland combined into a single kingdom, Anne became the first sovereign of the Kingdom of Great Britain.

                                               

Anne of York, Duchess of Exeter

Anne of York was a member of the House of York in England, a branch of the English Royal Family. She was the second and eldest surviving daughter of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York and Cecily Neville, Duchess of York.

                                               

Raymon Anning

Raymon Harry Anning was a British police officer and civil servant. He was the Commissioner of Police of Hong Kong. In the early 1970s, he was a commander of the Metropolitan Police in Greater London. He was Hong Kong Police commissioner from 198 ...

                                               

Lev Anninsky

Lev Alexandrovich Anninsky was a Soviet and Russian literary critic, historian, publicist, essayist and author of more than 30 books. The 1970s saw the publication of several books by Anninsky, among them Betrothed to the Idea on Nikolai Ostrovsk ...

                                               

Dmitri Anosov

Dmitri Victorovich Anosov was a Soviet and Russian mathematician. He was known for his work in dynamical systems theory. He was a full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and a winner of the USSR State Prize 1976. He was a student of Lev Po ...

                                               

Viktor Anpilov

Viktor Anpilov was a Russian hardline Communist politician and trade unionist. He was born in Belaya Glina, Krasnodar Krai. Anpilov joined the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in 1972. He worked as a Soviet journalist in Latin America. In 1990 ...

                                               

Iftikhar Hussain Ansari

Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari, مولوی افتخار حسین ااری) was a Kashmiri Shia cleric, politician and a businessman. He succeeded his father Molvi Muhammad Jawad Ansari as president of All Jammu and Kashmir Shia Association in Jammu & Kashmir in 1962 ...

                                               

Margaret Anstee

Margaret Anstee was a British diplomat. She worked with the United Nations for over 40 years, and became the first woman to reach the post of Under-Secretary-General. She was the Director-General of the UN office in Vienna. She also worked as the ...

                                               

Jonas Algirdas Antanaitis

Jonas Algirdas Antanaitis was a Lithuanian politician. He was a long term member of Seimas. He was born in Rimsiniai village, Pakruojis district, Lithuania. He was arrested in 1944 and deported to Siberia. He returned to Lithuania in 1954, workin ...

                                               

Anthony of Padua

Anthony of Padua, O.F.M., was a Portuguese Catholic priest. He was a friar of the Franciscan Order. He was born and raised in a rich family in Lisbon. Anthony was canonised as a saint on 30 May 1232, less than a year after his death. He is consid ...

                                               

Doug Anthony

John Douglas Anthony was an Australian politician. He was leader of the National Party from 1971 to 1984, and Deputy Prime Minister from 1971 to 1972 and again from 1975 to 1983. In 1981 Anthony was appointed a Companion of Honour CH. In 2003 he ...

                                               

Richard Anthony

Richard Anthony, also known as Ricardo Anthony Btesh, was a French singer from Cairo, Egypt. He was known for singing the soundtrack of A Good Year and for his small acting roles in Dallas and Star Trek: The Original Series. Anthony died in Pegom ...

                                               

Princess Antoinette, Baroness of Massy

Princess Antoinette of Monaco, Baroness of Massy, was a member of the princely family of Monaco. She was the elder sister of Prince Rainier III and aunt of Albert II, Prince of Monaco. Her parents were Count Pierre de Polignac and Princess Charlo ...

                                               

Ion Antonescu

Ion Victor Antonescu was the fascist prime minister of Romania from 4 September 1940 to 23 August 23 1944. After the war he was tried and executed by firing squad for war crimes.

                                               

Dario Antoniozzi

Dario Antoniozzi was an Italian Christian Democrat politician. He was in the Chamber of Deputies of Italy. He worked in the Government of Italy in the cabinet of Prime Minister of Italy Giulio Andreotti. He was a recipient of the Italian Order of ...

                                               

Irina Antonova

Irina Aleksandrovna Antonova was a Russian art historian. He was a Director of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow for 52 years, from 1961 to 2013. She was the oldest and the longest serving director of a major art museum in the world. Anto ...

                                               

Giorgio Antonucci

Giorgio Antonucci was an Italian physician. He was born in Tuscany, Italy. He was known for his questioning of the basis of psychiatry. In 1969 he worked at the psychiatric hospital of Gorizia. From 1970 to 1972 he directed the mental hygiene cen ...

                                               

Nikolay Antoshkin

Nikolay Timofeyevich Antoshkin was a Russian Air Force colonel general and politician. He was born in Kuzminovka, Soviet Union. He was known for being in charge over the Chernobyl disaster response. He was a member of the State Duma from 2014 unt ...

                                               

Anvari

Hakīm Awhad ad-Din Ali ibn Mohammad Khavarani Anvari Abivardi or Anvari is a Persian poet. He was born in Abivard and died in Balkh. He studied science and literature in Tun, a city in Iran. He studied science, astronomy, medicine and literature. ...

                                               

Dani Anwar

Dani Anwar was an Indonesian PKS politician. He was a Senator from 2009 to 2014. He was also a member of the Jakarta Regional Peoples Representative Council from 2019 until his death. He was born in Jakarta. Anwar died on 3 August 2020 in Jakarta ...

                                               

Gloria E. Anzaldua

Gloria Evangelina Anzaldua was an award-winning American radical feminist writer. She died from diabetes. Before she died she had been writing a book. She edited This Bridge Called My Back: Writings By Radical Women of Color with Cherrie Moraga. ...

                                               

Ricardo de Aparici

Ricardo de Aparici was an Argentinian politician. He was Governor of the province of Jujuy between 1987 and 1990. He was born in Buenos Aires. Aparici died from a fall in Buenos Aires on 19 December 2019 at the age of 79.

                                               

Luis Delgado Aparicio

Luis Humberto Delgado Aparicio Porta was a Peruvian politician. He served in the Congress of the Peruvian Government from 1995 to 2001. Before serving as a congressman, Aparicio was a delegate from 1990 through 1992. He was born in Callao, Peru. ...

                                               

Apollonius of Rhodes

Apollonius of Rhodes was a Greek poet. He wrote Argonautica. This is an epic poem. It is about Jason, the Argonauts, and the Golden Fleece. His other poems survive only in small pieces. These poems are about the beginnings of cities. Apollonius w ...

                                               

Aharon Appelfeld

Aharon Appelfeld was a Romanian-born Israeli novelist and Holocaust survivor. He lived in Mevaseret Zion and taught literature at Ben Gurion University of the Negev and was often writing in Jerusalems Ticho House. In 2007, Appelfelds Badenheim 19 ...