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George E. Felton

George Eric Felton was a British computer scientist. He is most noted for his work in the field of operating systems and programming software. He was behind the creation of the GEORGE Operating System. He held the world record for the computation ...

                                               

Inge Feltrinelli

Inge Feltrinelli was a German-born Italian photographer and director. She ran the Italian publishing house Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore. In 1952, during a long stay in New York City, she was able to photograph Greta Garbo, Elia Kazan, John Fit ...

                                               

Feng Duan

Feng Duan was a Chinese physicist and politician. He was an expert in solid-state physics. He was a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences from 1980 until his death. He was a delegate to the National Peoples Congress from 1983 to 1994. Feng wa ...

                                               

Feng Ting-kuo

Feng Ting-kuo was a Taiwanese politician. He served on the Taipei City Council from 1985 to 1988, and was a member of the National Assembly between 1992 and 1996. He then represented Taichung County in the Legislative Yuan until 2008. In the earl ...

                                               

John B. Fenn

John Bennett Fenn was an American analytical chemist. He was awarded a share of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2002. Fenn shared half of the award with Koichi Tanaka for their work in mass spectrometry.

                                               

Frank Fenner

Frank Fenner was an Australian scientist. He was famous for his work on smallpox and the myxoma virus, which had been deadly for rabbits in Australia. Fenner was born in Ballarat, Victoria in 1914. He studied for a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachel ...

                                               

Dennis Fentie

Dennis G. Fentie was a Canadian politician. He was the seventh Premier of Yukon and leader of the Yukon Party from 2002 to 2011. He worked on the MLA for Watson Lake from 1996 through 2011. Fentie died of cancer at the age of 68 on August 30, 2019.

                                               

Rob Fenwick

Sir Robert George Mappin Fenwick was a New Zealand environmentalist, businessman and professional director. He was born in Auckland, New Zealand. Fenwick co-founded the organic composting service Living Earth Ltd, the NZ Natural bottled water bra ...

                                               

Feodor III of Russia

                                               

Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies

Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies was the first King of the united Kingdom of the Two Siclies. The Kingdom was created on 12 December 1816 having united the separate crown of Naples and Sicily. He was a member of the House of Bourbon. Before that h ...

                                               

Ferdowsi

Hakīm Abul-Qāsim Firdawsī Tūsī or Ferdowsi is a Persian poet. Ferdowsi was born in Tus. He wrote the Shāhnāma. Shahnama is the national epic of Iran.

                                               

Gerard Ferey

Gerard Ferey was a French chemist. He was a member of the French Academy of Sciences, teacher at the Universite de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. He is specialized in the physical chemistry of solids and materials. In September 2010, he re ...

                                               

Maynard Ferguson

Maynard Ferguson was a Canadian jazz musician and bandleader. He was born in Verdun, Quebec. He came to prominence playing in Stan Kentons orchestra, before forming his own band in 1957. He was noted for being able to play accurately in a remarka ...

                                               

Ralph Ferguson

Ralph Ferguson, was a Canadian farmer and politician. He was born in Ontario. He was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 1980 federal election as the Liberal Member of Parliament for Lambton--Middlesex. He lost his MP re-electi ...

                                               

James Ferguson-Lees

Ian James Ferguson-Lees was a British ornithologist. He became known as a member of the British Birds Rarities Committee who was responsible, with John Nelder and Max Nicholson, for publicly debunking the Hastings Rarities. Ferguson-Lees was born ...

                                               

Alex Fergusson (politician)

Sir Alexander Charles Onslow Fergusson was a Scottish politician. He was a member of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party and Scottish Parliament from 1999 to 2016. He was the third Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament from 2007 u ...

                                               

Pierre de Fermat

Pierre de Fermat was a French lawyer at the Parlement of Toulouse, southern France, and a mathematician. Many people see him as the father of modern calculus. His method of finding the biggest and smallest ordinates of curved lines also makes him ...

                                               

George Fernandes

George Fernandes was the former Indian trade unionist, politician, journalist, agriculturist, and member of Rajya Sabha from Bihar. He was a key member of the Janata Dal, and is the founder of the Samata Party. Fernandes suffered from Alzheimers ...

                                               

Anthony Soter Fernandez

He was the first Malaysian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Archbishop Emeritus of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was appointed on 30 July 1983 by Pope John Paul II, and became the Archdioceses second Archbi ...

                                               

Irene Fernandez

Irene Fernandez was a Malaysian human rights activist. She was a PKR supreme council member. She was the director and co-founder of the non-governmental organization Tenaganita. She helped the rights of migrant workers and other oppressed and poo ...

                                               

Jose Ramon Fernandez

Jose Ramon Fernandez Alvarez was a Cuban Communist leader. He was a Vice-President of the Council of Ministers from 1976 until his death in 2019.

                                               

Nilda Fernandez

Nilda Fernandez was a Spanish-born French singer. His first album was recorded in 1981. He became known for his 1987 album Madrid, Madrid. He might be best known for his 1991 single "Nos fiancailles". He became popular in Russia and also worked i ...

                                               

Neville Fernando

Dr. Sirikkaththuge Neville Arthur Fernando was a Sri Lankan doctor and a politician. He was born in Panadura, Sri Lanka. He was a member of the Sri Lankan Parliament from 1977 to 1989. Fernando was a member of the United National Party. He founde ...

                                               

Joan Ferner

Eleanor Joan Ferner was a Canadian-born New Zealand womens rights activist. She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. She became a naturalised New Zealand citizen in 1978. Ferner worked as a policy advisor in the New Zealand public service. Sh ...

                                               

Edouard Ferrand

Edouard Ferrand was a French politician. He was born in Lyon, France. He was a member of National Front. He was a Front National MEP and regional councillor in Burgundy. He was elected to the European Parliament in May 2014. Ferrand died on 1 Feb ...

                                               

Sotir Ferrara

Sotir Ferrara was an Italian-Albanian religious leader. He was the Bishop of the Eparchy of Piana degli Albanesi, a diocese of the Italo-Albanian Catholic Church in Sicily, Italy. He was born in Piana degli Albanesi, Italy. On 15 October 1988 he ...

                                               

Marco Ferrari

Marco Virgilio Ferrari was an Italian Roman Catholic prelate. He was the Auxiliary Bishop of Milan from 1987 to 2009. Ferrari was born in Bergamo, Italy. Ferrari died in Cassano Magnago, Italy on 23 November 2020, just four days before his 88th b ...

                                               

Darsi Ferrer Ramirez

Darsi Ferrer Ramirez, was a Cuban doctor, journalist, director of Juan Bruno Zayas Health and Human Rights Center, and a dissident. He put in jail by President Fidel Castro. He organized protests at the UNESCO headquarters in Havana and published ...

                                               

Aldo Ferrer

Aldo Ferrer was an Argentine economist and policy maker. Ferrer was one of the leading figures of economic nationalism in Argentina. He served as Minister of Economy from 1970 through 1971. He later served as an ambassador to France from Argentin ...

                                               

Horacio Ferrer

Horacio Ferrer is a Uruguayan poet, broadcaster, reciter and tango lyricist. He is known for the lyrics he wrote for Astor Piazzolla’s tangos such as Balada para un loco and Chiquilin de Bachin.

                                               

Michele Ferrero

Michele Ferrero was an Italian businessman. He was born in Dogliani, Piedmont, the son of Pietro Ferrero. He had two sons: Pietro Ferrero Jr. and Giovanni Ferrero. He was the owner of the eponymous chocolate maker Ferrero SpA, one of Europes larg ...

                                               

Marc Ferrez

Marc Ferrez was a Brazilian photographer born in Rio de Janeiro. Ferrezs life was dedicated to the art of photography and he is considered one of the greatest photographers of his time. His production was massive, and his photographs document the ...

                                               

Enrico Ferri (politician)

Enrico Ferri was an Italian politician and lawyer. He was born in La Spezia, Italy. Ferri was a member of the Italian Democratic Socialist Party. Ferri was Minister of Public Works from 1988 to 1989 during the Ciriaco De Mita cabinet. From 1992 t ...

                                               

Gallieno Ferri

Gallieno Ferri was an Italian comic book artist and illustrator. In 1960, he met writer Sergio Bonelli. His partnership with Bonelli lead to the creation of the comic books Zagor and Mister No. He was born in Genoa. Ferri died on 2 April 2016 in ...

                                               

Johan Ferrier

Johan Henri Eliza Ferrier was the last governor of Suriname, and then became its first president in 1975. Ferrier was a teacher, a trade union leader and a radio pioneer. In 1946 he helped start the National Party of Suriname.

                                               

Kathleen Ferrier

Kathleen Ferrier was an English contralto singer. She got an international reputation for being a concert, stage and recording artist. Ferrier was born in Higher Walton, Lancashire. Ferrier was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1951. She died from ...

                                               

Gabo Ferro

Fernando Gabriel "Gabo" Ferro was an Argentine singer-songwriter, poet and historian. Ferro was born in Buenos Aires. His career began in 1994. His solo career began in 2004. He played the guitar and most of his songs were rock. Many of his songs ...

                                               

Igor Fesunenko

Igor Fesunenko was a Soviet and Russian journalist and writer. He was a professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. He was born in Orenburg. From 1975 to 1979, he worked in Portugal. He then worked as a political columnist ...

                                               

Iring Fetscher

Iring Fetscher was a German academic, political scientist and researcher on Hegel and Marxism. Fetscher was born at Marbach am Neckar. He was raised in Dresden. After World War II, he studied at Tubingen and Paris. He belatedly published his thes ...

                                               

Reuven Feuerstein

Reuven Feuerstein was an Israeli clinical, developmental, and cognitive psychologist. He is known for his theory of intelligence which states" it is not fixed’, but rather modifiable ”. He was born in Botosani, Romania. Feuerstein died in Israel ...

                                               

Johannes Fibiger

Johannes Fibiger was a Danish doctor. He won the 1926 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his discovery that an infection could lead to cancer.

                                               

Johann Gottlieb Fichte

Johann Gottlieb Fichte, was a German philosopher. He was one of the first philosophers of the movement known as German idealism. He died of typhus in Berlin.

                                               

Brian Field

Brian Field was a British clerk and criminal. He was one of the people who organised the Great Train Robbery of 1963. Fields died in a car crash in London. He was aged 44. His wife also died in the crash.

                                               

Henry Fielding

Henry Fielding was an English writer and magistrate. He was born in Sharpham, Somerset. He wrote many plays from 1728 until 1737. Then, he wrote many famous novels such as Tom Jones, Joseph Andrews, and Amelia. He was friends with the writers Sam ...

                                               

João Figueiredo

João Baptista de Oliveira Figueiredo was a Brazilian military leader and politician. He was the 30th President of Brazil from 1979 to 1985. He was the last of the military regime that ruled the country following the 1964 coup detat.

                                               

Alex Figueroa

Alex Adolfo Figueroa Muñoz was a Chilean politician and physician. He was Minister of Health from 1996 to 2000 during the Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle presidency. He was born in Santiago de Chile. Figueroa was a member of the Christian Democratic Part ...

                                               

Otavio Frias Filho

Octavio Frias de Oliveira Filho, known as Otavio Frias Filho, was a Brazilian newspaper editor. He was Folha de S.Paulo s editorial director from 1984 until his death in 2018, as well as Grupo Folhas editorial director. He was born in São Paulo, ...

                                               

Rolando Filidei

Rolando Filidei was an Italian artist. Filidei went to the school of art to Florence, until 1937 when he finished school. After school he became a soldier. After serving as a soldier he returned in Rosignano where he worked with wood, stone and b ...

                                               

Frantisek Filip

Frantisek Filip was a Czech movie and television director. Filip was born in Pisek, Czechoslovakia. He was known for directing Tei chlapi v chalupe, Chalupaei and Utrpeni mladeho Bohacka. Filip died on 9 January 2021 at the age of 90 from COVID-1 ...

                                               

Ota Filip

Ota Filip was a Czech novelist and journalist. He has written in both German and Czech. During the communist era government of Czechoslovakia his works were banned or censored by the authorities, and after the occupation of Czechoslovakia by the ...

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