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Brian Browne

Brian Browne was a Canadian jazz pianist and composer. Browne began performing in popular jazz venues in Ottawa and Toronto, and appearing in national weekly CBC Radio programs Adventures in Rhythm, The Browne Beat, Nightcap, Jazz Canada and othe ...

                                               

Garech Browne

The Hon. Garech Domnagh Browne was an Irish arts patron. He was a member of the titled family of Oranmore and Browne in the West of Ireland. He was a wealthy patron of Irish arts, mainly towards traditional Irish music. He was often known by the ...

                                               

Anna Brownell Jameson

Anna Brownell Jameson was an English author. She wrote several books. She wrote Characteristics of Women in 1832. In 1842 she wrote Companion to the Private Galleries. Jameson was born in Dublin, Ireland. She died in 1860, age 65.

                                               

Frederick Brownell

Frederick Gordon Brownell was a South African herald, vexillologist and genealogist. He is best known for designing the flags of Namibia and South Africa. He also designed many coats of arms. He served as the Herald of South Africa from 1982 to 2 ...

                                               

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, born on 6 March 1806, was an English poet of the Victorian era. She began writing poetry at the age of six. She was born in Kelloe, County Durham. Her parents were Edward Barrett Moulton Barrett and Mary Graham Clarke. ...

                                               

Jack Bruce

John Symon Asher "Jack" Bruce was a Scottish musician and composer. He was known as a founder member of the British psychedelic rock power trio, Cream, in the late 1960s. Whilst in the band, Bruce played a fretless bass guitar. Bruce died on 25 O ...

                                               

Stanley Bruce

Stanley Melbourne Bruce was the eighth Prime Minister of Australia from February 1923 until October 1929. He became Prime Minister when the Country Party asked Billy Hughes to resign. His government won elections in 1925 and 1928 but lost the 192 ...

                                               

Alwin Bruck

Alwin Bruck was a German politician. He was a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany. He was Parliamentary Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development from 1974 to 1982. He also was Deputy of the Bundestag ...

                                               

Markus Bruderlin

Markus Bruderlin was a Swiss art historian, curator and writer. From 2006 to his death, he was the director of the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg. He was born in Basel. Bruderlin died unexpectedly on 16 March 2014 at his home in Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany. ...

                                               

Adolph Cornelis van Bruggen

Adolph Cornelis Dolf van Bruggen was a Dutch malacologist, entomologist and botanist. His works were about the tropics and tropical Africa. His career lasted over 50 years. He was an expert especially in the land snail families Streptaxidae, Acha ...

                                               

Wibke Bruhns

Wibke Gertrud Bruhns was a German journalist and author. She was born in Halberstadt, Germany. Bruhns began work in the media at age 22. She became known as the first female news presenter in West German television. She was moderator of the ZDF n ...

                                               

Hannie Bruinsma-Kleijwegt

Johanna "Hannie" Bruinsma-Kleijwegt was a Dutch politician. She was a member of the Labour Party. She was a member of the municipal council of East-Dongeradiel, of the provincial council of Friesland, and a Friesland provincial executive. She was ...

                                               

Bruno Brun

Bruno Brun was Yugoslavian clarinet player and professor at the Music Academy in Belgrade. He graduated from the Belgrade Music Academy in 1945 and continued his education in Paris. He played as a soloist in Yugoslavia and other countries. He was ...

                                               

Dick Bruna

Hendrik Magdalenus Dick Bruna was a Dutch writer, illustrator and graphic designer. He wrote and illustrated over 200 childrens books. He was best known for his creating the character Miffy. His last book, Queen Miffy, was published in 2007. He w ...

                                               

Avery Brundage

Avery Brundage was the fifth President of the International Olympic Committee from 1952 to 1972. He was born in Detroit, Michigan. Brundage died in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, West Germany on May 8, 1975 from complications of surgery, aged 87. He is ...

                                               

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel was an English engineer. He was born in Portsea, Portsmouth. He created the Great Western Railway. He built many steamships and several bridges and tunnels. His designs revolutionised public transport and modern engineerin ...

                                               

Jacques Brunhes

Jacques Brunhes was a French politician. He was a member of the French Communist Party. Brunhes was born in Paris. He represented Hauts-de-Seine in the National Assembly from 1978 to 2007. Between 2001 to 2002, he was the Minister of Tourism. Bef ...

                                               

Jorge Bruni

Jorge Bruni was an Uruguayan politician. He was the Minister of the Interior from 2009 to 2010 during the Tabare Vazquez presidency. He was a member of the Broad Front Party. Bruni died on 13 December 2020 in Montevideo at the age of 79.

                                               

Elfriede Bruning

Elfriede Bruning, also known as Elke Klent, was a German communist journalist and novelist. She worked for newspapers such as the Berliner Tageblatt, the Berliner Borsen-Courier and the Vossische Zeitung. Bruning was born in Berlin. In 1930, she ...

                                               

Heinrich Bruning

Heinrich Aloysius Maria Elisabeth Bruning was a German politician during the Weimar Republic. Between 1930 and 1932 he was the Chancellor of Germany. Bruning opposed Nazism and stayed during the Nazi period in the United States, where he taught p ...

                                               

Joseph Bruno

Joseph Louis Bruno was an American businessman and Republican politician. He was born in Glens Falls, New York. From 1977 to 2008, he was a member of the New York State Senate. Between March to June 2008, he was Acting Lieutenant Governor of New ...

                                               

Rafael Addiego Bruno

Rafael Addiego Bruno was a Uruguayan jurist and political figure. He was President of Uruguay from February to March 1985.

                                               

Manfred Bruns

Manfred Bruns was a German federal attorney and LGBTQ activist. He worked at the Federal Court of Justice of Germany. Until 2016, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Lesbian and Gay Association. Bruns was born in Linz am Rhein, Germa ...

                                               

Gordon Brunton

Brunton served as Chief Executive of Thomson Newspapers & International Thomson Organisation Ltd ITOL Thomson Corporation from 1966-1984 during the Thomson period of global expansion. He retired from Thomson in 1985. Afterwards, he became chairma ...

                                               

Gunter de Bruyn

Gunter de Bruyn was a German author. He was born in Berlin. He trained as a librarian and worked at the Zentralinstitut fur Bibliothekswesen Central Institute for Library Knowledge in East Berlin from 1953 to 1961. From 1965 to 1978, he was a mem ...

                                               

Gyude Bryant

Charles Gyude Bryant was a Liberian politician and businessman. He was the Chairman of the Transitional Government of Liberia. He served as chairman from 2003 to 2006. He was a member of the Liberian Action Party. Bryant died at the John F. Kenne ...

                                               

John Bryant (journalist)

John Bryant was a British journalist. He was the editor of The Daily Telegraph from 2005 to 2007. He was also was editor of The European, editor of The Sunday Correspondent, deputy editor of The Times and executive editor of the Daily Mail. He he ...

                                               

Michael Bryce

Michael John Strachan Bryce was an Australian architect and graphic and industrial designer. He was the husband of the 25th Governor-General of Australia, Dame Quentin Bryce. He was born in Brisbane, Australia. Bryce died on 16 January 2021 after ...

                                               

Robert Brylewski

Robert Maksymilian Brylewski, also known as. Afa and Robin Goldroker, was a Polish musician and singer-songwriter. He was born in Warsaw. Brylewski was the co-founder of bands Kryzys, Brygada Kryzys, Izrael and Armia. Brylewski died in Warsaw on ...

                                               

Oleg Bryjak

Oleg Bryzhak was a Kazakhstani-German bass-baritone opera singer. He was born in Jezkazgan, Kazakh SSR. Bryzhak had been a protodeacon in an Ukrainian Orthodox church in Krefeld. Bryzhak died on March 24, 2015 along with fellow singer Maria Radne ...

                                               

Janusz A. Brzozowski

Janusz John Antoni Brzozowski was a Polish-Canadian computer scientist. He was a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloos David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science. From 1967 to 1996 he was Professor at the University of ...

                                               

Bu Bing

King Bu Bing of Shang of China, in Chinese:" 卜丙 ", born Zi Sheng, in Chinese:" 子勝 ". He was the third king of the Shang Dynasty. He was the second son of King Tang. In Records of the Grand Historian, he was recorded as the second king of the ...

                                               

Freddy Buache

Freddy Buache was a Swiss journalist, movie critic and historian. He was the director of the Swiss Film Archive from 1951 to 1996. He was a privatdozent at the University of Lausanne. Buache was born in Lausanne. Buache died on 28 May 2019 at the ...

                                               

France Bucar

France Bucar was a Slovenian politician, legal expert and author. From 1990 through 1992, he served as the first chairman of the freely elected Slovenian Parliament. He was the one to formally declare independence for Slovenia on June 25, 1991. H ...

                                               

Anker Buch

Anker Buch was a Danish violinist. He was born in Vejgaard. He gained international recognition and played more than 7.000 concerts in most parts of the world. When Buch was 10 years old, he made his debut as a soloist at the Odd Fellow Palace in ...

                                               

John Buchan

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir was a British statesman and writer, today mostly remembered for his fine adventure stories. Buchan was educated at the University of Glasgow and Oxford, and began to write and publish stories from his college day ...

                                               

John Buchanan

John MacLennan Buchanan, was a Canadian lawyer and former politician. He was the 20th Premier of Nova Scotia from 1978 to 1990 and as a member of the Senate of Canada from 1990 to 2006. Buchanan was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Buchanan died on O ...

                                               

Markus Buchel

Markus Buchel was a Liechtenstein politician. He was in office from May to December 1993. He won the elections in 1993 as a candidate for the conservative FBP Fortschrittliche Burgerpartei Progressive Citizens Party. In 2002, he became Honorary C ...

                                               

Ludwig Buchner

Friedrich Karl Christian Ludwig Buchner was a German philosopher, physiologist and physician who became one of the exponents of 19th century scientific materialism. Buchner was born at Darmstadt, Germany, on 29 March 1824. From 1842 to 1848 he st ...

                                               

Matthew Buckland

Matthew Buckland was a South African Internet entrepreneur and businessman. He was the founder of digital agency and publisher Creative Spark. He was head of Mail & Guardian online. Buckland was also the founder of Burn Media, which publishes tec ...

                                               

Terry Buckle

Terrence Owen Buckle was a Canadian Anglican bishop. He was Archbishop of Yukon from 1995 to 2010 and Metropolitan of British Columbia and Yukon from 2005 until 2010, in the Anglican Church of Canada. He was born in Ontario. Buckle died on 10 Sep ...

                                               

Segun Bucknor

Segun Bucknor was a Nigerian journalist and musician active during the 1960s. He was a pianist and guitarist specializing in genres ranging from Soul music to Pop music and to Funk. He was the father of media personality Tosyn Bucknor. He was the ...

                                               

Harold Budd

Harold Montgomory Budd was an American avant-garde composer and poet. He was known for his works with Brian Eno and Robin Guthrie. Budd died on December 8, 2020 from COVID-19 in Los Angeles at the age of 84.

                                               

Yama Buddha

Anil Adhikari was a Nepalese rapper. He was better known by his stage name Yama Buddha. He was a Nepalese hip hop artist, also known as "NepHop". He was known for his songs "Mero Juttama", "Saathi, Aaudaichu Ma", "Footpath mero ghar" and "Yo pras ...

                                               

François Budet

François Budet was a French singer-songwriter, novelist and poet. He was known for his songs "Loguivy-de-la-mer", "Chante: Loguivy de la mer" and "Caledonie". He was born in Plaine-Haute, Cotes-dArmor. Budet died on 5 July 2018 in Plaine-Haute, C ...

                                               

Hauk Buen

Hauk Buen was a Norwegian hardingfele fiddler and fiddle maker. Buen was born in Kongsberg. His best known albums are Fykerud n from 1992 in cooperation with his brother Knut, which was awarded Spellemannprisen, and Feledåm from 2000. He was awar ...

                                               

Zev Buffman

Zev Buffman was an Israeli Broadway producer. He was President and CEO of Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida. He made more than 40 Broadway shows. He partnered with Elizabeth Taylor to present her in her Broadway debut, The Little Foxes. Buf ...

                                               

Ryszard Bugajski

Ryszard Bugajski was a Polish movie director and screenwriter. He was born in Warsaw. He directed 23 movie and television shows, starting in 1972. He directed and co-wrote the anti-communist movie Interrogation. It was entered into the 1990 Canne ...

                                               

Buhe (politician)

Buhe or Bu He, also known as Yun Shuguang, was a Chinese politician. The eldest son of the powerful Inner Mongolia leader Ulanhu. Buhe served as Chairman of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region between 1982 and 1993. Between 1993 and 2003 he was Vice ...

                                               

Klaus Buhler

Klaus Buhler was a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union. He was member of the German Bundestag from 1976 to 2002. He was born in Bad Sachsa, West Germany. Buhler died on 3 February 2021, aged 80.

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