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Don Dunstan

Donald Allan Don Dunstan AC, QC was a South Australian politician. He was the leader of the states Labor Party from 1967, and was Premier of South Australia between June 1967 and April 1968, and again between June 1970 and February 1979. Dunstan ...

                                               

François Dupeyron

François Dupeyron was a French movie director and screenwriter. He directed 17 movies since his career began in 1977. His movie La Chambre des officiers was entered into the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. He was born in Tartas, Landes, France. Dupeyr ...

                                               

Patrick Dupond

Patrick Dupond was a French ballet dancer and artistic director. He was named danseur etoile of the Paris Opera Ballet in 1980. He worked with eminent dancers such as Rudolf Nureyev, Maurice Bejart and Alvin Ailey. In 1990, he became dance direct ...

                                               

Jacques-Charles Dupont de lEure

Jacques-Charles Dupont de lEure was a French lawyer and statesman. He is best known as the first head of state of the Second Republic.

                                               

Muhanna Al-Dura

Muhanna Durra, was a Jordanian painter. He was well known in the Jordanian Arts Movement. He was the first to add Cubism and abstract art into the Jordanian visual arts community. He was a professor at the Faculty of Fine Art and Design at Univer ...

                                               

Alfred Duraiappah

Alfred Thambirajah Duraiappah was a Sri Lankan politician. He was a Member of Parliament and mayor of Jaffna. He was assassinated by the Tamil Tigers.

                                               

Marguerite Duras

Marguerite Duras was a French writer and movie director. She first used the surname Duras on her 1943 novel Les Impudents. She wrote The Lover, which was later made into a 1992 movie. Duras was born in Saigon, Vietnam. She died in Paris from thro ...

                                               

Mihailo Duric

Mihailo Duric was one of Serbias most prominent philosophers, a professor at the University of Belgrades Law School, and a member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

                                               

Rajko Duric

Raјko Duric was a Serbian Romani writer and academic. He was also politically active. Has the leader of one of Romani parties in Serbia, the Roma Union of Serbia. He was the President of the International Romani Union. He was born in Malo Orasje, ...

                                               

Emile Durkheim

David Emile Durkheim was a French sociologist. He is known for his contributions to sociology and anthropology. He is considered as one of the founding fathers of sociology. He thought that sociology should be scientific. Durkheim was born in the ...

                                               

Hans-Peter Durr

Hans-Peter Durr was a German physicist. He worked on nuclear and quantum physics, elementary particles and gravitation, epistemology, and philosophy. He was born in Stuttgart and died in Munich.

                                               

Ayatullah Durrani

Ayatullah Durrani was a Pakistani Politician. He was a Member of National Assembly of Pakistan from 2008 to 2013 and Minister of State for Industries and Production from 2008 to 2011. Durrani was a member of the Pakistan Peoples Party. He was bor ...

                                               

Lawrence Durrell

Lawrence George Durrell was an expatriate British novelist, poet, dramatist, and travel writer. He resisted affiliation with Britain and preferred to be considered cosmopolitan.

                                               

Buenaventura Durruti

Buenaventura Durruti Dumange was a Spanish anarchist leader. He was born in the town of Leon. Durruti was a central figure of Spanish anarchism during the countrys civil war of 1936-1939. He helped to fight against fascism. He robbed banks to use ...

                                               

Seyfi Dursunoğlu

Seyfi Dursunoğlu, also known by his stage name Huysuz Virjin, was a Turkish comedian and television presenter. He was born in Trabzon, Turkey. He was known for hosting Huysuzla Dans Eder misin? on Show TV. He also was a judge on Benzemez Kimse Sa ...

                                               

Petros Duryan

                                               

Jan Ladislav Dussek

Jan Ladislav Dussek was a Bohemian composer of the Classical period. He travelled a lot, living in Holland, Lithuania, Italy, France and England. He lived nearly twelve years in London where he was a fashionable teacher and famous composer. He is ...

                                               

Jose Eduardo Dutra

Jose Eduardo Dutra was a Brazilian businessman and politician. He was born in Rio de Janeiro. He joined Petrobras in 1983, and served as CEO from 2003 to 2005. He returned to the company in 2012, after a two year stint as the president of the Wor ...

                                               

Rudi Dutschke

Rudi Dutschke born Alfred Willi Rudi Dutschke was a spokesperson of the left-wing German student movement of the 1960s. He famously split from those who went on to form the violent Red Army Faction. Instead he wanted to have a long march through ...

                                               

Batukeshwar Dutt

Batukeshwar Dutt was an Indian revolutionary. He created and planned bombings across India. He was sent to jail for life. He went on many hunger strikes, even when he was in jail. He was abused by many prisoners. He was born in Kanpur, British In ...

                                               

Chitta Ranjan Dutta

Chitta Ranjan Dutta, Bir Uttom, also known as C R Dutta, was a Bangladeshi Major-General of the Bangladesh Army. He was a key commander of the Mukti Bahini during the Bangladesh Liberation War. After independence, he was the armed forces commande ...

                                               

Erik Duval

Erik Duval was a Belgian scientist. Duval chaired the informatics section of the computer science department of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. He also chaired the research unit on human-computer interaction. His research was situated in the ...

                                               

François Duvalier

François Duvalier, known as "Papa Doc" because he was once a doctor, was the President and Head of State of Haiti from 1957 until his death. He was excommunicated from the Catholic Church for expelling foreign-born bishops. Like many rulers of Ha ...

                                               

Jean-Claude Duvalier

Jean-Claude Duvalier, nicknamed Bebe Doc or Baby Doc was the President of Haiti from 1971 until his overthrow by a popular uprising in 1986. He succeeded François "Papa Doc" Duvalier, his father, as the ruler of Haiti. Duvalier died of a heart at ...

                                               

Freimut Duve

Freimut Duve was a German politician and writer. He was born in Wurzburg. He was a member of the Social Democratic Party. He served as a member of the national Bundestag from 1980 to 1990. He was also the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Med ...

                                               

Vincent du Vigneaud

Vincent du Vigneaud was an American biochemist. He won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1955 for his work on oxytocin. Du Vigneaud was born in Chicago, Illinois. He studied chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and then worked ...

                                               

Abbas Duzduzani

Abbas Duzduzani was an Iranian politician. He was in the Mohammad-Ali Rajai cabinet. He was founder and first commander Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. He was born in Tabriz, Iran. He was the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance from 1980 ...

                                               

Pumza Dyantyi

Pumza Patricia Dyantyi was a South African politician and anti-apartheid activist. She was a member of the African National Congress. Dyantyi was elected to the Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature in 2014. She was the Member of the Executive Coun ...

                                               

Lone Dybkjær

Lone Dybkjær was a Danish politician and environmentalist. She was a member of the Social Democrats. During the Poul Schluter cabinet, she was Minister for the Environment from 1988 to 1990. Between 1973 to 1977, 1979 to 1994 and 2005 to 2011, sh ...

                                               

Judy Dyble

Judith Aileen Dyble was an English singer-songwriter and pianist. She was known for being a vocalist and a founding member of Fairport Convention and Trader Horne. She and Ian McDonald joined and recorded several tracks with Giles, Giles and Frip ...

                                               

Anthony van Dyck

Sir Anthony van Dyck was a Flemish Baroque artist. He was the leading court painter in England. He is most famous for his portraits of Charles I of England and his family and court. His style of painting was used for the next 150 years. He also p ...

                                               

Adam Dyczkowski

Adam Feliks Dyczkowski was a Polish Roman Catholic bishop. He was born in Kety, Poland. He became a priest in 1957. Dyczkowski was titular bishop of Altava and was auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Wroclaw from 1978 to 1992. H ...

                                               

Yevgeny Dzhugashvili

Yevgeny Yakovlevich Dzhugashvili was a Soviet Air Force colonel. He was the grandson Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, and gained notice as a defender of his grandfathers reputation. In the 1999 elections of the Russian State Duma, he was one of the c ...

                                               

Janusz Dzieciol

Janusz Andrzej Dzieciol was a Polish politician. He was known as the Big Brother Winner. From 2007 until 2015, he was a member of Sejm of Poland from Torun constituency. Between 2002 and 2007, he was a Grudziadz City Councillor.

                                               

Admir Dzubur

Admir Dzubur was a Bosnian businessman and football administrator. He was the chairman of the board of Bosnian Premier League club Zeljeznicar from 29 June 2019 until his death. He was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He was also the dir ...

                                               

Carlos Davila

Carlos Gregorio Davila Espinoza, was a Chilean politician and journalist. He was the Chairman of Government Junta of Chile in 1932, and Secretary General of the Organization of American States from 1954 until his death in 1955.

                                               

Agustin Edwards Eastman

Agustin Ivan Edmundo Edwards Eastman was a Chilean newspaper publisher. He was one of the richest people in Chile. He inherited his familys newspaper company El Mercurio SAP, which publishes Chiles leading national dailies El Mercurio and La Segu ...

                                               

Francis Eaton

Eaton was the son of John Eaton and his wife Dorothy Smith Eaton. He was baptized on 11 September 1596 at St. Thomas church in Bristol, England. Eaton was a house carpenter. He married Sarah about 1618 and had a son named Samuel. The family left ...

                                               

Bernard Ebbers

Bernard John "Bernie" Ebbers was a Canadian-American businessman and criminal. He was convicted of fraud and conspiracy as a result of WorldComs false financial reporting. He co-founded WorldCom and was chief executive officer. Ebbers was born in ...

                                               

Hermann Ebbinghaus

Hermann Ebbinghaus was a German psychologist. Today, he is mostly known for his work regarding learning and forgetting. He was the first to do experiments to explore how memory works. He first described the forgetting curve, the learning curve an ...

                                               

Friedrich Ebert

This article is about Friedrich Ebert Senior. For his son, who helped to found the GDR see Friedrich Ebert junior Friedrich Ebert was a German politician. He died on 28 February 1925 from Septic Shock. He was Chancellor of Germany and its first p ...

                                               

Friedrich Ebert Jr.

Friedrich "Fritz" Ebert Jr. was a German politician and East German communist official. He was the son of Germanys first President Friedrich Ebert. He was the 1st Lord Mayor of East Berlin.

                                               

Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim

Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim, TI was a Pakistani politician and lawyer. He was born in Ahmedabad, Bombay Presidency, British India. He was the 24th Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan on 14 July 2012 and resigned on 31 July 2013. From 1989 through 1 ...

                                               

Currimbhoy Ebrahim

Sir Currimbhoy Ebrahim, 3rd Baronet, JP, was a prominent businessman, philanthropist and political leader from Bombay, British India. He succeeded his father Sir Mohamedbhoy Ebrahim as Baronet, and as managing director of many family-owned firms. ...

                                               

Louise Ebrel

Louise Ebrel was a French singer and guitarist. She was born at Treffrin in the Cotes-du-Nord. From 1991 to 2006 she worked with singer-poet Denez Prigent in concerts, both as a duo and with his musical group. Beginning in 1996 she performed with ...

                                               

John Eccles (neurophysiologist)

Sir John Carew Eccles AC was an Australian neurophysiologist and philosopher. He was awarded the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on the synapse. He shared the Nobel Prize with Andrew Huxley and Alan Lloyd Hodgkin. Before t ...

                                               

Chris Eccleshall

Christopher J. Eccleshall was an English luthier, guitar designer and guitar dealer. He worked with Martin, Gibson and Guild guitars. He was also known for making Selmer-Maccaferri jazz guitars. Eccleshall originally trained as a violin maker wit ...

                                               

Rahsan Ecevit

Rahsan Ecevit was a Turkish politician. She was the widow of Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit. She was the founder of the Democratic Left Peoples Party. From 1985 through 1987, she was the partys leader. In 2010, she was the partys chairman. Ecevit w ...

                                               

Patricio Echegaray

Patricio Echegaray was an Argentine politician. He was born in San Jose de Jachal, Argentina. He served as Secretary General of the Communist Party of Argentina from 1986 until his death in 2017. Before, he served as the 26th Secretary General of ...

                                               

Tom Eckersley

Take your gas mask everywhere poster image Brief biography with design examples Online exhibit from Eckersleys archival collection Archived 2009-03-04 at the Wayback Machine Visual database of Eckerlsey work commissioned by Transport for London A ...

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