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Andre Delvaux

Andre, Baron Delvaux was a Belgian movie director. He is widely called the founder of the Belgian national cinema. Born in Heverlee, he died in Valencia, Spain. He received the Magritte Honorary Award at the Magritte Awards 2011.

                                               

Paul Delvaux

Paul Delvaux was a Belgian painter. He is known for his Surrealism, famous for his paintings of female nudes. Delvaux was born in Antheit. The young Delvaux took music lessons, studied Greek and Latin, and read the fiction of Jules Verne and the ...

                                               

Adem Demaçi

Adem Demaçi was a Kosovo-Albanian politician, writer and activist. He was born in Podujeve, Yugoslavia. Demaçi was first arrested for his opposition to the authoritarian government of Josip Broz Tito in 1958, serving three years in prison. He was ...

                                               

Denny DeMarchi

Denny DeMarchi was a Canadian multi-instrumental musician and singer-songwriter. He was born in Toronto. He was a tour musician for the well-known Irish band The Cranberries during their reunion tour 2009–11. DeMarchi was also known for his role ...

                                               

Guido de Marco

Guido de Marco KUOM was a Maltese politician. He served as the sixth President of Malta from 1999 to 2004. de Marco also served as Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Interior, Justice, and Minister for Foreign Affairs. He was elected Presiden ...

                                               

Ewa Demarczyk

Ewa Maria Demarczyk is a Polish singer. She started singing in 1961. Two years later she won an award at the National Festival of Polish Song in Opole. Demarczyk ended her career in 1999. She has 3 albums.

                                               

Andrey Dementyev

Andrey Dmitriyevich Dementyev was a Russian and Soviet poet, a laureate of Lenin’s Young Communist League Award, a USSR State Prize, and Bunin Prize. In October 1993, he signed the Letter of Forty-Two. Dementyev died on June 16, 2018 in Moscow fr ...

                                               

Stefan Demert

Stefan Demert was a Swedish singer-songwriter and musician. Demert was born in Nykoping. His best-known songs include ”Balladen om den kaxiga myran”, ”Till SJ”, and ”Anna Anaconda” Several of his songs charted on Svensktoppen in the 1970s. Demert ...

                                               

Jeanne Demessieux

Jeanne Demessieux, was a French organist and composer. She started to learn the piano when she was very young, before taking up the organ. Her family moved to Paris so that she could continue to have music lessons there. She became an organ stude ...

                                               

Anna Demidova

Anna Demidova was a Lady in Waiting for Tsarina Alexandra of Russia. She was exiled with the Romanov family to Tobolsk and Ekaterinburg after the Russian Revolution of 1917. She was also killed with them on July 17, 1918. She was later canonized ...

                                               

W. Edwards Deming

William Edwards Deming was an American engineer who improved how companies manage making products. He was a statistician, professor, author, lecturer, and consultant. He is perhaps best known for his work in Japan. Starting in 1950, he taught top ...

                                               

Suleyman Demirel

Suleyman Gundoğdu Demirel, better known as Suleyman Demirel, was a Turkish politician. He was Prime Minister of Turkey seven times. He was the ninth President of Turkey from 1993 to 2000. Demirel was born on 1 November 1924 in Islamkoy, Atabey, I ...

                                               

Erdoğan Demiroren

Erdoğan Demiroren is Turkish industrialist and businessman. He is owner, founder, and Chairman of the Board of Demiroren Holding. Demiroren also is a member of the High Advisory Council of Rumeli Administrators and Businessmens Association. He di ...

                                               

Sandor Demjan

Sandor Demjan was a Hungarian businessman and entrepreneur. According to Forbes the second richest person in Hungary with a net worth of 192.0 billion HUF. He was the chairman of TriGranit. His wealth has been estimated to HUF 300 billion in asse ...

                                               

Democritus

Democritus was an ancient Greek philosopher. He was born in Thrace, Greece, circa 460 BC. He was a rich citizen of Abdera, in Thrace, and a student of Leucippus, another Greek philosopher. He studied natural philosophy in Thrace, Athens and Abder ...

                                               

Jorg Demus

Jorg Demus was an Austrian pianist and composer. He had his first piano lesson at the age of six. From the age of 11, he studied piano and conducting at the Vienna Academy of Music. He graduated at the age of 17. He won the Ferruccio Busoni Inter ...

                                               

Bob Denard

"Colonel" Robert "Bob" Denard, also known as Gilbert Bourgeaud and Saïd Mustapha Mahdjoub, was a French mercenary. He was one of the most famous mercenaries after World War II. During his time in the French Navy Denard fought in Indochina and in ...

                                               

Marco Aurelio Denegri

Marco Aurelio Denegri Santagadea was a Peruvian intellectual, literature critic and sexologist. He made many important works to the linguistics of Spanish. During the 1970s, Denegri was the director of the magazine Revista Cientifica y Artistica ...

                                               

Anton Ivanovich Denikin

Anton Ivanovich Denikin was Lieutenant General of the Imperial Russian Army and one of the foremost generals of the White Russians in the civil war.

                                               

Denis Mack Smith

Denis Mack Smith CBE FBA FRSL was a British historian. He has written many books and articles on the history of Italy from the Risorgimento onwards. He wrote biographies of famous Italians in history: Giuseppe Garibaldi, Camillo Cavour, Victor Em ...

                                               

Saint Denis

Saint Denis is the patron saint of France. Saint Denis was the first bishop of Paris. He supposedly went there between 250 and 270. He was executed in 272. According to legend, he was beheaded. After his beheading, he walked away, his head under ...

                                               

Sergio Denis

Hector Omar Hoffmann Fenzel, better known as Sergio Denis was an Argentine pop singer-songwriter, pianist and actor. He was born in Coronel Suarez, Argentina. His best known songs were Yo nunca supe mas de ti, Cada vez que sale el sol, Como estas ...

                                               

Dennis Prager

Dennis Prager is an American Jewish author and radio host who co-wrote a book about questions people ask about Judaism with an Orthodox Jewish rabbi named Joseph Telushkin. They also wrote a book about anti-Semitism and the reason for it. Prager ...

                                               

Harita Kaur Deol

Flt. Lt. Harita Kaur Deol is a pilot with the Indian Air Force. She was the first woman pilot to fly solo in the IAF. The flight was on 2 September 1994. She was 22 years old at the time. Harita is originally from Chandigarh. She joined the Air F ...

                                               

Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby

Edward George Geoffrey Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, KG, PC was an English statesman. He served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom three times. To date, Derby was the longest serving leader of the Conservative Party. Derby is one of onl ...

                                               

Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby

Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby was the Governor General Of Canada from 1888–1893. In North America, he is best known for donating a trophy to be given to Canadas best amateur hockey club. That trophy, a silver cup now known as the Stanley ...

                                               

Ema Derossi-Bjelajac

Ema Derossi-Bjelajac was a Croatian politician. She served as the President of the Presidency of the Socialist Republic of Croatia from 1985 until 1986. She was the first woman to hold a title equivalent to a head of state in modern day Croatia.

                                               

Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida was a French philosopher. He was born in El Biar, French Algeria into a Sephardic Jewish family originally from Toledo, Spain. He developed a form of semiotic analysis known as deconstruction. His work is called post-structualism ...

                                               

Jan des Bouvrie

Jan des Bouvrie was a Dutch architect, interior and product designer. He was best known for his 1969 "kubusbank sofa", now considered a design classic. Des Bouvrie was known as a distinguished lecturer at various design academies. The design coll ...

                                               

Charles des Moulins

Charles Robert Alexandre des Moulins was a French botanist who also studied molluscs. In 1830, he proposed to introduce plants into aquaria so that the animals in the aquarium could breathe better. He described many species of snails, for example ...

                                               

Ashok Desai

Ashok H. Desai was an Indian politician and lawyer. He was the Attorney General of India from 9 July 1996 to 6 May 1998. He also was the Solicitor General of India from 18 December 1989 to 2 December 1990. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan. Desai ...

                                               

Morarji Desai

Morarji Ranchhodji Desai was an Indian activist and politician. Between 1977 and 1979, he was the 4th Prime Minister of India.

                                               

Louis Charles Antoine Desaix

Louis Charles Antoine Desaix was a general of France. Napoleon Bonaparte created two monuments in the memory of Desaix; they are Desaix on the Place Dauphine and Place des Victoires in Paris.

                                               

Paul Deschanel

Paul Eugene Louis Deschanel was a French statesman. He was President of France from 18 February to 21 September 1920.

                                               

Karlheinz Deschner

Karl Heinrich Leopold Deschner was a German researcher, humanist, activist and writer. He was known in Europe for his in-depth and strong dislike towards Christianity in general and the Catholic Church. This was the subject of many of his article ...

                                               

Catherine Deshayes

Caterine Deshayes, sometimes known as Catherine Monvoisin, or simply La Voisin was a French serial killer. She was born around 1640, and executed as a witch on 16 February 1680, in Paris; together with several others. She played an important role ...

                                               

Roza Vidyadhar Deshpande

Roza Vidyadhar Deshpande was an Indian politician. She was a member of the United Communist Party of India. Deshpande was born in Bombay Presidency, British India. Deshpande was a member of Lok Sabha from 1973 to 1977. Deshpande died on 19 Septem ...

                                               

Anselme Gaetan Desmarest

Anselme Gaetan Desmarest was a French zoologist and author. He was the son of Nicolas Desmarest. Desmarest published Histoire Naturelle des Tangaras, des Manakins et des Todiers 1805, Considerations generales sur la classe des crustaces 1825, Mam ...

                                               

Eugene Desmarest

Partial list: Sixieme ordre. Hymenopteres. In: Jean-Charles Chenu, Encyclopedie dhistoire naturelle ou traite complet de cette science dapres les travaux des naturalistes les plus eminents de touts les pays et de toutes des epoques. Marescq et Co ...

                                               

Roland Desne

Roland Desne was a French writer, philosopher, and historian. In the 1960s, he worked with Pierre Abraham to publish Histoire litteraire de la France published in 12 volumes by Editions sociales. Desne became involved with study and research for ...

                                               

Janine Despinette

Janine Despinette was a French researcher and critic of childrens literature. She was born in Aix-les-Bains, France. She was known for creating the idea of "color literature" which says that illustrations have as much power to the reader as words ...

                                               

Leandro Despouy

Leandro Despouy was an Argentine human rights lawyer and politician. He was born in San Luis, Argentina. He was the United Nations Commission on Human Rights Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers from August 2003 until July ...

                                               

Sophie Dessus

Sophie Dessus was a French Socialist politician. She was born in Suresnes, France. She represented Correzes First Constituency in the National Assembly, the first woman to represent Correze in the National Assembly. She served from 20 June 2012 u ...

                                               

Lucette Destouches

Lucette Destouches was a French dancer. She was married to the writer Louis-Ferdinand Celine until his death in 1961. In his novels, she inspired the character Lili. The character appeared in Castle to Castle, North, and Rigadoon. Destouches bega ...

                                               

Auguste Deter

Auguste Deter was a German woman. She is the first person to be diagnosed with Alzheimers disease. Auguste had a normal life. However, during the late 1890s, she started showing symptoms of dementia, such as: loss of memory, delusions, and even t ...

                                               

Detsl

Kirill Aleksandrovich Tolmatsky, better known by his stage name Detsl, was a Russian hip hop artist. In 2000, he released his debut album Who? You to massive success and quickly became a teen idol of the early 2000s in Russia. In 2001, his second ...

                                               

Bruno Dettori

Bruno Dettori was an Italian politician. He was born in Sassari, Italy. He began his political career in 1990 becoming a city councilor in Sassari under the Christian Democrats. He was elected senator at the end of the 2001 general election on 13 ...

                                               

Cristina Deutekom

Cristina Deutekom, also known as Christine Deutekom and Christina Deutekom was a Dutch coloratura soprano opera singer. Deutekoms stage career ended in 1986, when she suffered a heart attack. She sang with all the leading tenors of her time, incl ...

                                               

Santosh Mohan Dev

Santosh Mohan Dev, was a Indian political leader and a key member of the Indian National Congress. Dev was first elected to the Parliament in 1980, the first of his seven terms in office as the Member Of Parliament. Out of these seven, he has rep ...

                                               

M. V. Devan

Madathil Vasudevan, popularly known as M. V. Devan was an Indian painter, sculptor, writer, art critic and orator. He was made the Chairman of Kerala Lalithakala Akadem, an art institute, from 1974 to 1977. He was born in Panniyannur village in T ...

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