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Henri de Baillet-Latour

Count Henri II de Baillet-Latour, 1 March 1876 – 6 January 1942) was a Belgian aristocrat. He was the third President of the International Olympic Committee. Baillet-Latour was born in Brussels and died there from a heart attack, aged 65.

                                               

William Baillie

Captain William Baillie was an Irish military man and artist. Baillie went to London at age of 18 to study law, but liked art more. Shortly after getting to London, he joined the army. He served at the Battle of Culloden the Battle of Minden and ...

                                               

Jimmy Bain

James Stewart Bain was a Scottish musician. He was best known as a bassist for the rock bands Rainbow and Dio with Ronnie James Dio. He also works with the Scorpions, John Cale, Gary Moore and wrote for Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott. He was bor ...

                                               

Edward Bairstow

Sir Edward Bairstow was an English composer and organist. He was an important influence in 20th century Anglican church music. Bairstow learned the organ at Balliol College, Oxford, and while articled under Frederick Bridge of Westminster Abbey h ...

                                               

Abdul Qadir Bajamal

Abdul Qadir Bajamal was a Yemeni politician. He was the Prime Minister of Yemen from 31 March 2001 to 7 April 2007. He was a member of the General Peoples Congress party. He also was Minister of Foreign Affairs of Yemen from 1998 to 2001. Bajamal ...

                                               

Bak Jega

Bak Jega was a Korean politician, writer, and scholar in the Joseon Dynasty. He is best known as a Neo-Confucian scholar and as an early Silhak scholar.

                                               

Wladyslaw Baka

Wladyslaw Baka was a Polish economist, politician, and banker. He was the President of the National Bank of Poland from 1985 to 1988 and again from 1989 to 1991. He was a member of the Politburo of the Polish United Workers Party from 1988 to 198 ...

                                               

Hamed Bakayoko

Hamed Bakayoko was an Ivorian politician. He served as Prime Minister of the Ivory Coast from 8 July 2020 until his death on 10 March 2021. He was also the Minister of Defence from 2017 until his death. Bakayoko was born in Abidjan. Bakayoko had ...

                                               

Alan Baker (mathematician)

Alan Baker, FRS was an English mathematician. He was known for his work on effective methods in number theory, in particular ideas from transcendental number theory. He was born in London. He worked at the University of Cambridge. In 1970, Baker ...

                                               

Ginger Baker

Peter Edward Ginger Baker was an English drummer. He was a founder of the rock band Cream. His work in the 1960s earned him the title of "rocks first superstar drummer". Baker is known for his musical genres jazz fusion, heavy metal and world mus ...

                                               

Pip and Jane Baker

Philip and Jane Baker, professionally known as Pip and Jane Baker, were an English husband-and-wife team of television writers. They were known mainly for their works to the BBC science-fiction series Doctor Who. The Bakers worked on four serials ...

                                               

Richard Baker (broadcaster)

Richard Douglas James Baker OBE RD was an English broadcaster. He was best known as a newsreader for BBC News from 1954 to 1982. He was the first reader of the BBC Television News in 1954. Baker made cameo appearances in three episodes 30, 33 and ...

                                               

Dagfinn Bakke

Dagfinn Bakke was a Norwegian painter, illustrator and graphical artist. He was born in Lodingen, Norway. From 1952 he worked as illustrator for the magazine Magasinet For Alle, and from 1956 to 1992 for the newspaper Lofotposten. He was represen ...

                                               

Ernst Bakker

Ernst Carel Bakker was a Dutch politician of Democrats 66. Bakker was merely active in local politics. He served as a councillor of Amsterdam for several years, and was also an alderman from 1992 to 1998. Afterwards he was mayor of Hilversum from ...

                                               

Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron

Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron was an Israeli rabbi. He was Rishon LeZion from 1993 to 2003. He was Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Bat Yam from 1972 and Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Haifa from 1972 to 1990. He was born in Jerusalem. Bakshi-Doron died on April 12, 2020 ...

                                               

Leon Bakst

Leon Samoilovitch Bakst was a Russian painter. He designed the sets and costumes for some of Diaghilevs Ballets Russes productions. These were Cleopatra, Scheherazade, Carnaval, Narcisse, Le Spectre de la Rose, and Daphnis et Chloe. Bakst died in ...

                                               

Balabhaskar

Balabhaskar Chandran was an Indian violinist, composer and record producer. He was born in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. He was best known for promoting fusion music in South India. He had composed the soundtrack for the Malayalam movie Mang ...

                                               

K. Balachander

Kailasam Balachander was an Indian movie director, screenwriter and producer. He was born in Nannilam, Madras presidency, British India. Balachander was known for directing Neerkumizhi. Balachander died from a urinary tract infection in Chennai, ...

                                               

Joaquin Balaguer

Joaquin Antonio Balaguer Ricardo was the President of the Dominican Republic. He served three non-consecutive terms for that office. His first term was from 1960 to 1962, for his second term from 1966 to 1978, and again for his third and final te ...

                                               

Mily Balakirev

Mily Alexanyevich Balakirev was a Russian composer. His music sounds very Russian, and he was a very important influence on other Russian composers such as Modest Mussorgsky, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Alexander Borodin and Cesar Cui. These five co ...

                                               

C. N. Balakrishnan

C. N. Balakrishnan was an Indian politician. He was the minister for Co-operation, Khadi and Village Industries and Pollution Control -Government of Kerala under the Oommen Chandy Ministry. He became the representative in the Wadakkanchery consti ...

                                               

Franck Balandier

Franck Balandier was a French writer. He was a member of the Societe des gens de lettres. Balandier wrote his first novel in 1988. Balandier died on 17 December 2020 in Paris at the age of 68.

                                               

Egon Balas

Egon Balas was a Romanian applied mathematician. He was a professor of industrial administration and applied mathematics at Carnegie Mellon University. He was the Thomas Lord Professor of Operations Research at Carnegie Mellons Tepper School of B ...

                                               

Dorde Balasevic

Dorde Balasevic was a Serbian and Yugoslav singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Novi Sad, PR Serbia. His genres were folk, soft rock, pop and chanson.

                                               

Norbert Balatsch

Norbert Balatsch was an Austrian conductor. He was known as a choral conductor, who began as a baritone choir singer. He was the long-term choir director of both the Vienna State Opera and the Bayreuth Festival. He won two Grammy Awards. Balatsch ...

                                               

Hakam Balawi

Hakam Umar Asad Balawi was a Palestinian politician and writer. He was an Ambassador to Libya and Tunisia from 1973 to 1975 and from 1983 to 1984. He also was the Interior Minister from 2003 to 2005 during the Yasser Arafat cabinet. Balawi was bo ...

                                               

Junrey Balawing

Junrey Balawing ; born June 12, 1993 – July 28, 2020) was a Filipino record holder at the Guinness World Records for the worlds shortest man alive measuring at 60.00 centimetres tall. The declaration came during Balawings 18th birthday celebratio ...

                                               

Raffaele Baldassarre

Raffaele Baldassarre was an Italian politician. He was a member of the European Parliament from 2009 to 2014. He was a member of the European Peoples Party. He was born in Lecce, Italy. Baldassarre died in a hospital in Rome from a heart attack o ...

                                               

Stanley Baldwin

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, was a Prime Minister of the United Kingdom three times. He presided over the economic crisis of the 1930s and abdication of King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom.

                                               

Nanni Balestrini

Nanni Balestrini was an Italian experimental poet, author and visual artist. He was active in the Neoavanguardia movement. His works were written in Italian and were sometimes translated to English. He published many poetry collections and novels ...

                                               

Arthur Balfour

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, KG OM PC was a British Conservative statesman and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1902 until 1905. He was minister of Foreign Affairs from 1916 to 1919. In this capacity he wrote the so-called ...

                                               

Nurlan Balgimbayev

Nurlan Utebovich Balgimbayev served as the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan from 10 October 1997 to 1 October 1999. He was the President of the Kazakhstan Oil Investment Company from February 2002. On 14 October 2015 Balgimbayev died in Atyrau at the ...

                                               

Dick Balharry

Richard Dick Balharry MBE was a Scottish conservationist, writer, and wildlife photographer. He was known for improving and protecting Scotlands natural landscapes. Just days before his death, he was given an award by the Royal Scottish Geographi ...

                                               

Bali Nine

The Bali Nine is the name of the nine Australian citizens arrested and convicted for drug trafficking on April 17, 2005, in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. The group tried to smuggle 8.3 kg of heroin valued at about 4 million AUD from Indonesia to Aus ...

                                               

Dariusz Baliszewski

Dariusz Baliszewski was a Polish historian, journalist and writer. He wrote the screenplay for Rewizja nadzwyczajna. He wrote many historical articles to one of the biggest Polish magazines, Wprost. In 1999, for his television creativity and prof ...

                                               

Balkavi Bairagi

Balkavi Bairagi was an Indian poet and politician. He was born in Manasa, Madhya Pradesh. He was a member of the Indian National Congress party. He was the Member of Parliament of Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh from 1998 to 2004. He died on 13 M ...

                                               

Murray Ball

Murray Hone Ball ONZM was a New Zealand cartoonist. He became known for his Stanley the Palaeolithic Hero, Bruce the Barbarian, All the Kings Comrades and the long-running Footrot Flats comic series. In 2002 Ball became an officer of the New Zeal ...

                                               

Peter Ball (bishop)

Peter Wilfred Ball CGA was a British bishop in the Church of England and convicted sex offender. In 1960, he created a monastic community, the Community of the Glorious Ascension. He was the suffragan Bishop of Lewes from 1977 to 1992 and the dio ...

                                               

Frederick Ballantyne

Sir Frederick Nathaniel Ballantyne, GCMG was the Governor-General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from 2002 to 2019. He was a cardiologist and former chief medical officer.

                                               

Milton Ballantyne

Milton James Ballantyne was an Australian politician. He was a member of the Country Liberal Party. He served as a member of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly for Nhulunbuy from 1974 to 1980. Ballantyne died on 15 December 2015, at the ...

                                               

Hugo Ballesteros Reyes

Hugo Eugenio Ballesteros Reyes was a Chilean politician and diplomat. He served as a member of the Senate from 1957 to 1965. He was also a member of the Chamber of Deputies from 1969 to 1977. He served as his countrys ambassador to the United Nat ...

                                               

Rene Ballet

Rene Ballet was a French journalist and author. He was a communist and a member of the French Communist Party. He started his career as a civil servant in Paris in 1961. He was first a civil servant in finance and later in national education. He ...

                                               

Michael Ballhaus

When his career began, Ballhaus became known for his works with Rainer Werner Fassbinder beginning with Whity 1971 and, including The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant 1972, Chinese Roulette 1976 and The Marriage of Maria Braun 1978. After settling ...

                                               

Camillo Ballin

Camillo Ballin was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop, writer, missionary, and educator. He was the Roman Catholic Vicar Apostolic of the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia from 2001 until his death. He was born in Padua, Italy. Ballin died on ...

                                               

Jose Manuel Balmaceda

Balmaceda was born in Bucalemu, in 1838. In 1865, he became one of the representatives of the government of Chile at the South American General Congress at Lima, and after his return, he obtained great distinction as an orator in the national ass ...

                                               

Pierre Balmain

Pierre Alexandre Claudius Balmain, 18 May 1914 – 29 June 1982) was a French fashion designer. He was born in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, Savoie. He founded the fashion house Balmain. Known for sophistication and elegance, he once said that "dressmak ...

                                               

Jose Balmes

Jose Balmes Parramon was a Spanish-born Chilean. He received Chiles National Prize for Plastic Arts in 1999. He was the husband of artist Gracia Barrios. He was born in Montesquiu, Spain. Balmes died on 28 August 2016 at a hospital in Santiago de ...

                                               

Gyorgy Balo

Gyorgy Balo was a Hungarian broadcast journalist and academic lecturer. He was an anchorman for many political talk shows and worked for the Hungarian public television channel Magyar Televizio since the 1970s. He was born in Budapest. Balo died ...

                                               

Istvan Balsai

Istvan Akos Balsai was a Hungarian politician and jurist. He was Minister of Justice between 1990 and 1994. He was a Member of Parliament from 1990 to 2011, when he was elected a member of the Constitutional Court of Hungary. Balsai died on 1 Mar ...

                                               

Honore de Balzac

Honore de Balzac was a French novelist and playwright. His most famous work is La Comedie humaine. It is a collection of novels and short stories and is about French life after 1815. La Peau de chagrin, Eugenie Grandet and Le Pere Goriot are some ...

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