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Alain Berberian

Alain Berberian was a French movie director and screenwriter. He was born in Beirut, Lebanon. He was known for directing La Cite de la peur, Le Boulet, and The Corsican File. He was also known writing the screenplay of Paparazzi. Berberian died o ...

                                               

Arthur Berckmans

Arthur Berckmans, better known as Berck, was a Belgian comics writer. He wrote Sammy. He was born in Leuven, Belgium. He retired in 1994. He also worked on Zonneland. Berckmans died on 28 December 2020 at the age of 91.

                                               

Pierre Beregovoy

Pierre Eugene Beregovoy was a French socialist politician. Beregovoy was born to a French mother and Ukrainian father in Deville-les-Rouen. Beregovoy was Prime Minister of France from 1992-1993. He shot himself dead in Nevers.

                                               

Berengaria of Navarre

Berengaria, was the oldest daughter of Sancho VI of Navarre and Sancha of Castile. Her mothers parents were Alfonso VII of Leon and Berenguela of Barcelona. She was the wife of Richard I of England. They had no children.

                                               

Solomon Berewa

Solomon Ekuma Dominic Berewa was a Sierra Leonean politician. He was Vice-President of Sierra Leone from May 2002 to September 2007. He was the president candidate of the Sierra Leone Peoples Party, but lost in the second round of the 2007 electi ...

                                               

Irina Berezhna

Irina Berezhna, Russian: Irina Berezhnaya was a Ukrainian politician. She was born in Luhansk, Ukraine. She member of Party of Regions, a former Peoples Deputy of Ukraine, member of the fraction of the Party of Regions. Berezhna died in a car acc ...

                                               

Anatoly Berezovoy

Anatoly Nikolayevich Berezovoy was a Soviet cosmonaut. Berezovoy was born in Enem, Adyghe Autonomous Oblast, Russian SFSR in a Ukrainian family. He had two children. On 27 April 1970 he was selected as a cosmonaut and flew as Commander on Soyuz T ...

                                               

Koos van den Berg

Jacobus Teunis Koos van den Berg was a Dutch politician. He was born in The Hague. He was a member of the Reformed Political Party. He served as a member of the House of Representatives from 1986 to 2002. On 21 April 2020, during the COVID-19 pan ...

                                               

Elisabeth Berge

Elisabeth Berge was a Norwegian businessperson and politician. She worked in the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy from 1981 to 1990. She then worked in Statoil from 1990 to 2004. Beginning in 2001, she was chief of communications. In 2004 she was ...

                                               

Pierre Berge

Pierre Berge was a French industrialist and patron. He was the co-founder of Yves Saint Laurent Couture House and onetime life partner and longtime business partner of the late fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent. Berge was recognized with the Or ...

                                               

Erika Berger

Erika Berger was a German television presenter and author. She was born in Munich, Germany. Berger worked as television presenter on German television broadcaster RTL. As writer, she wrote several books over sexuality. Berger has two children. Be ...

                                               

John Berger

John Peter Berger was an English art critic, novelist, painter and poet. Berger was born in Hackney, London, England. He was the son of Miriam nee Branson and Stanley Berger. Berger served in the British Army from 1944 to 1946. He studied at the ...

                                               

Klaus Berger (theologian)

Klaus Berger was a German academic theologian. Berger was Professor of New Testament Theology at the University of Heidelberg. He was born in Hildesheim, Germany. He was known for his study and publications on the New Testament. Berger died on 8 ...

                                               

Grete Berget

Grete Anni Berget was a Norwegian politician. She was a member of the Labour Party. She was born in Vinstra, Nord-Fron, Oppland. Berget was private advisor to the Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland from 1990 to 1991 and served as Minister of Ch ...

                                               

Inger Berggren

Inger Berggren was a Swedish singer. Her biggest hits were "Sol och vår" and "Elisabeth serenad", both in 1962. She participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 1962. She was the mother of the actress Gunilla Roor. Berggren was born in Stockholm. ...

                                               

Harry van den Bergh

Harry Jacob van den Bergh was a Dutch politician of Jewish descent. He was a member of the Labour Party. In 1977–1987 van den Bergh was a member of the lower house. Later he became a councilor in Amstelveen. He was born in Amsterdam and died in A ...

                                               

Theodor Bergmann

Theodor Bergmann was a German agronomist and published author. He was born in Berlin. Until 1981, he was Professor for international comparisons in agrarian policy at University of Hohenheim. He was born in Berlin and of Jewish descent. Bergmann ...

                                               

Yosl Bergner

Yosl Bergner was an Israeli painter. He was best known for his art which had people with long pale faces, pointed chins and huge dark, soulful eyes. This was said to show joy and sadness of being Jewish. He was awarded the Israel Prize in 1980. B ...

                                               

Leo Bergoffen

Leo Bergoffen was a German Jew who emigrated to France in 1938. He was deported to Auschwitz. He was born in Berlin. In June 1942, Bergoffen went to the zone libre, but was arrested by the Gendarmerie de France in August. He was deported from the ...

                                               

Sune Bergstrom

Karl Sune Detlof Bergstrom was a Swedish biochemist. He was Dean of the Karolinska Institute Medical Department in Stockholm. In 1969 he became the Rector. Bergstrom was best known for his work with lipid compounds. For his work on prostaglandins ...

                                               

Elio Berhanyer

Elio Berenguer ubeda, known as Elio Berhanyer was a Spanish fashion designer. He won several prizes in his career. His designs were worn by actresses such as Ava Gardner and Cyd Charisse and royals like Queen Sofia and Infanta Pilar. He was born ...

                                               

Georgy Beriev

                                               

George Berkeley

George Berkeley, or Bishop Berkeley, was an Irish bishop and philosopher. Berkeley was one of the three British Empiricists, philosophers around the late 1600s and 1700s who believed in empiricism, the philosophy that everything we learn comes th ...

                                               

Isaiah Berlin

Sir Isaiah Berlin OM, FBA was a British philosopher. He was born in Riga, Latvia, which at the time was a part of the Russian Empire. He was Jewish, and was the first Jew to win the prize of a fellowship at All Souls College, Oxford University. I ...

                                               

Giovanni Berlinguer

Giovanni Berlinguer, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI, was an Italian politician and Professor of Social Medicine. He was born in Sassari, Sardinia, the son of Mario Berlinguer. He ran for the secretarship of the Democrats of the Left DS in 2001, bei ...

                                               

Bermudo III

                                               

Gerard Bernacki

Gerard Bernacki was a Polish Roman Catholic bishop. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1967. He was titular bishop of Sala Consilina and as auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Katowice, Poland, from 1988 to 2012. Bernacki died ...

                                               

Vinicio Bernardini

Vinicio Bernardini was an Italian politician and businessman. He was a member of the Chamber of Deputies. Bernardini was a member of Italian Communist Party from 1976 until 1983. He was also Mayor of Pisa in 1971 and again from 1983 to 1985. Bern ...

                                               

Bernard of Clairvaux

Bernard of Clairvaux was a French theologian. He is a Roman Catholic saint. He was an Abbot in the Cistercian order. He was also the patron of the Knights Templar.

                                               

Jean-Louis Bernard

Jean-Louis Bernard was a French politician. He was a member of the National Assembly of France and represents the Loiret department from 1993 to 2012. He was a member of the Radical Party. He was the mayor of Orleans from 1988 to 1989. Bernard wa ...

                                               

Michel Bernard (politician)

Michel Bernard was a French politician. He was born in La Villedieu, France. Bernard was a member of the National Assembly of France from 1986 until 1988. Bernard died on 19 February 2021, aged 88.

                                               

Pierre Bernard (Tarn politician)

Pierre Bernard was a French politician. He was born in Alban, France. He was a member of the Socialist Party. He was Mayor of Trebas from 1970 to 2001. From 1980 to 1993, he was a member of the National Assembly. Bernard died on 5 December 2020 i ...

                                               

Marie Louise Berneri

She was born in Arezzo, Italy, and she was the daughter of Camillo & Giovanna Berneri. The family went into exile in 1926 for resisting Mussolini. In 1936 her father went to Spain, to fight against the fascists in the Spanish Civil War. He was as ...

                                               

Conway Berners-Lee

Conway Maurice Berners-Lee was an English mathematician and computer scientist. He worked as a member of the team that developed the Ferranti Mark 1, the worlds first commercial stored program electronic computer. He was born in Birmingham in 192 ...

                                               

Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands

Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands was the prince consort of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands. He was the father of Beatrix of the Netherlands. He was born in Jena, Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, German Empire. He died of lung cancer in Utrecht, Netherlan ...

                                               

Emmanuele Bernheim

Emmanuele Bernheim was a French author and screenwriter. He won the Prix Medicis in 1993 with her book Sa femme. She wrote the screenplay of feature movies Swimming Pool and 5x2, both directed by François Ozon. She lived in Paris and also worked ...

                                               

Giorgio Bernini

Giorgio Bernini was an Italian jurist, academic and politician. He was the father of Anna Maria Bernini. Bernini was born in Bologna, Italy. He was a member of the Chamber of Deputies between 1994 to 1996. Bernini died on 21 October 2020 in Bolog ...

                                               

Johann Bernoulli

Johann Bernoulli was a Swiss Calvinist mathematician. Several men in his family were mathematicians, including his brother Jacob Bernoulli. He is known for his work on infinitesimal calculus, and teaching Leonhard Euler when he was young.

                                               

F. W. Bernstein

F. W. Bernstein was a German poet, cartoonist, satirist and academic. He worked for the satirical monthly Pardon. He was professor of caricature and comics at the Berlin University of the Arts from 1984 to 1999. He was one of the founding members ...

                                               

Nedelcho Beronov

Nedelcho Krumov Beronov was a Bulgarian jurist, right-wing politician and Constitutional Court chairman. He was a presidential candidate in the 2006 presidential elections.

                                               

Max Berru

Max Berru was a Ecuadorian-Chilean singer and musician. He was one of the two founders of Inti-Illimani and sang the bands famous song "Viva Chile!". He was born in Cariamanga, Loja Province. president Ricardo Lagos awarded him with the "Orden al ...

                                               

Michel Berson

Michel Berson was a French politician. He was Mayor of Crosne, Essonne from 1977 until 1998. He was a Deputy from 1981 until 1997. Berson was a Senator from 2011 until 2017. Berson died on 8 April 2021, aged 75.

                                               

Bernardo Bertolucci

Bernardo Bertolucci was an Italian director and screenwriter. His most well known works were The Conformist, Last Tango in Paris, 1900, The Last Emperor, The Sheltering Sky, Stealing Beauty and The Dreamers. In 1979, he was married to screenwrite ...

                                               

Pierre Berton

Pierre Francis de Marigny Berton was a Canadian author of non-fiction, especially Canadiana and Canadian history. He was a television personality and journalist. He won many honours and awards for his books. He was born in Whitehorse, Yukon. Betw ...

                                               

Mario Bertoncini

Mario Bertoncini was an Italian composer, pianist, and music educator. He was born in Rome. In 1962 he was awarded the Nicola dAtri Prize by the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia for his Sei Pezzi per orchestra and in 1965 he was awarded both ...

                                               

Alain Bertrand

Alain Bertrand was a French politician. He was born in Saint-Juery, Tarn. He was a member of the Socialist Party before switching to LREM. At the time of his death, Bertrand had served as the Senates representative of the Lozere department since ...

                                               

Claude Bertrand (neurosurgeon)

Claude Bertrand was a Canadian neurosurgeon. Bertrand was born in Sherbrooke, Quebec. He received a Bachelor of Arts in 1934 and a Doctor of Medicine from Universite de Montreal in 1940. He went to Oxford in 1946. In 1971, he was made a Companion ...

                                               

Franz Berwald

Franz Adolf Berwald was a Swedish composer of the 19th Century. He was born in Stockholm on 23 July 1786. He died in Stockholm on 3 April 1868. While he was alive, people generally ignored his composing work, so he had to do other things to gain ...

                                               

Annie Besant

Annie Besant was a British woman who became one of the leaders of the Indian freedom struggle. In 1885, Annie Besant joined the Fabian Society and later became a member of Marxist Social Democratic Federation. She joined the Theosophical Society, ...

                                               

Norma Bessouet

Norma Bessouet was an Argentine painter and sculptor. Bessouets work was mainly about around portraits, domesticity and the female nude. Her paintings were abstract in their style and she also created equally as abstract wooden dolls. She was bor ...

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