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Moshe Gershuni

Moshe Gershuni was an Israeli painter and sculptor. He was known for his paintings in the 1980s which recognised The Holocaust. In 2003, he was awarded the Israel Prize for his paintings. However, Gershuni wanted to get the award without going to ...

                                               

Gertrude Bell

Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell CBE was a British archaeologist, traveller, and diplomat. She explored and mapped countries in the Middle East. She influenced British imperial policy-making with her knowledge and contacts. Bell travelled mainly i ...

                                               

Roberto Gervaso

Roberto Gervaso was an Italian writer and journalist. He won the Premio Bancarella twice: for LItalia dei Comuni in 1967, and for Cagliostro in 1973. He was born in Rome. Gervaso died on June 2, 2020 in Milan at the age of 82.

                                               

Tesfaye Gessesse

Tesfaye Gessesse was an Ethiopian actor and theatre director. He was born in Addis Ababa. He became the General Director of Hager Fikir Theatre in 1974. In 1975, he was removed and sent to prison by the Derg government after his play "Iqaw" which ...

                                               

Peter van Gestel

Peter van Gestel was a Dutch writer. He was born in Amsterdam. In 1976 he published the book Ver van huis under the pseudonym Sander Joosten. He made his debut in childrens literature with Schuilen onder je schooltas in 1979. He received the Vlag ...

                                               

Svavar Gestsson

Svavar Gestsson was an Icelandic politician. He was a Minister of Social Affairs from 1980 to 1983. He was an Ambassador to Sweden from 2001 to 2005 and Ambassador to Denmark from 2005 to 2012. Gestsson died on 18 January 2021 in Reykjavik, Icela ...

                                               

Geta (emperor)

                                               

Don Getty

Donald Ross "Don" Getty, was a Canadian politician and football quarterback. He served as the 11th Premier of Alberta between 1985 and 1992.

                                               

Deniz Gezmis

Deniz Gezmis was a political activist in the late 1960s. He is one of the founders of the Marxist-Leninist organization Turkiye Halk Kurtulus Ordusu, in English Turkey Peoples Liberation Army. Gezmis was captured by the Turkish government and the ...

                                               

Abdul Ghafoor

Dr. Abdul Ghafoor: was an Indian politician. He was the Minister of Minority Welfare in Nitish Kumar government of Bihar from 2015 through 2017. He was a member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly from 1995 to 2005 and again from 2010 until his dea ...

                                               

Umar Ghalib

Umar Arteh Ghalib or Omer Carte Qalib was a Somali politician. He was Prime Minister of Somalia from January 24, 1991 to May 1993. Ghalib died on 18 November 2020 at the age of 90.

                                               

Abdelkrim Ghallab

Abdelkrim Ghallab was a Moroccan political journalist, cultural commentator, and novelist. He was born in Fes, Morocco. He was an important figure both in the literary and political field. He studied both at the University of Al-Karaouine in Fez ...

                                               

Abdul Ghani Gilong

Abdul Ghani bin Gilong was a Malaysian politician. From 1969 until 1978, he was a member of the Parliament of Malaysia. He was the Minister of Transport from 1970 until 1971. He also was the Minister of Works from 1972 until 1974 and again from 1 ...

                                               

Ritwik Ghatak

Ritwik Kumar Ghatak was a Bengali Indian filmmaker, scriptwriter and actor. He was born in Dhaka in East Bengal. He wrote his first play, Kalo sayar, in 1948. In 1951, Ghatak joined the Indian Peoples Theatre Association. Ghatak acted in the 1950 ...

                                               

Rustum Ghazaleh

Rustum Ghazaleh also transl. from Arabic as Rostom Ghazale, Rustom Ghazalah, Rustom Ghazali ; 3 May 1953 – 24 April 2015) was a Syrian military and intelligence officer. On 24 July 2012, Ghazaleh was appointed chief of political security.

                                               

Vasile Gherasim

Vasile Gherasim was a Romanian politician. He was a Deputy from 2008 to 2012. He was also Mayor of Bucharest from 2000 to 2004. Gherasim died on 7 November 2020 in Bucharest from COVID-19 at the age of 70.

                                               

Oliviu Gherman

Oliviu Gherman was a Romanian physicist, politician, university professor and diplomat. He was a member of the Romanian Senate between 1990 through 2004. He was the Senate President between 1992 to 1996. Between 2001 to 2004, he was the Romanian ...

                                               

Ferdinand Ghesquiere

Ferdinand "Fernand" Ghesquiere was a Belgian politician. He was a member of the Christian Social Party. He was a member of the Chamber of Representatives from 1985 to 1987 and between 1991 and 1999. He was a member of the Senate from 1987 to 1991 ...

                                               

Lorenzo Ghiberti

it Pierluigi De Vecchi ed Elda Cerchiari, I tempi dellarte, volume 2, Bompiani, Milan, 1999. ISBN 88-451-7212-0 it Giulia Brunetti, Ghiberti, Sansoni, Florence, 1966.

                                               

Giancarlo Ghironzi

Giancarlo Ghironzi was a Sammarinese politician. He was twice Captain Regent of San Marino from 1 April 1961 to 1 October 1961, and from 1 October 1969 to 1 April 1970. He was a member of the Sammarinese Christian Democratic Party. Ghironzi died ...

                                               

Antonio Ghislanzoni

Antonio Ghislanzoni was an Italian writer. He wrote the libretto for Verdis operas La forza del destino and Aida. He was born in Lombardy and died in Bergamo.

                                               

Gamal El-Ghitani

Gamal el-Ghitani, was an Egyptian author of historical and political novels and cultural and political commentaries. He was the editor-in-chief of the literary periodical Akhbar Al-Adab from 2011 until his death in 2015. He died on 18 October 201 ...

                                               

Arundhati Ghose

Arundhati Ghose was an Indian diplomat. She was Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations Office at Geneva and was head of the Indian delegation that participated in the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty negotiations at the Conf ...

                                               

Ashok Ghosh

Ashok Ghosh was an Indian Bengali politician. He was the senior leader of All India Forward Bloc political party. He held the position of the state general secretary of Forward Bloc in West Bengal from 1946 until his death in 2016. Ghosh died in ...

                                               

Nemai Ghosh (photographer)

Nemai Ghosh was an Indian photographer. He was most known for working with Satyajit Ray, as a still photographer for over twenty years. His best works include Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne and Agantuk. He was awarded the Padma Shri by Government of India ...

                                               

Ranjon Ghoshal

Ranjon Ghoshal was an Indian theatre director and musician. He was a founder member of the Bengali band Moheener Ghoraguli. He ran an advertising agency, Mareech Advertising in Bangalore and Forum Three, a theatre group. He was born in West Benga ...

                                               

Bruno Giacosa

Bruno Giacosa was an Italian wine producer. He was born in the village Neive in Piemonte. He produced a number of Barbaresco and Barolo wines, as well as bottlings of Arneis, Barbera, Dolcetto and a sparkling wine. Giacosa was considered a tradit ...

                                               

Giuseppe Giacosa

Giuseppe Giacosa was an Italian writer. He wrote the librettos with Luigi Illica for Puccinis operas La boheme, Tosca, and Madama Butterfly. He was born in Turin, Italy.

                                               

Domenico Giannace

Domenico Rocco Giannace, nicknamed Mingo ", was an Italian politician and trade unionist. He was a member of the Communist Party. He served as a member of the Regional Council of Basilicata from 1980 to 1985. He was also mayor of Pisticci from 19 ...

                                               

Adalberto Giazotto

Adalberto Giazotto was an Italian physicist. He was born in Genoa, Italy. He helped design the Virgo interferometer, which first detected gravitational waves in 2017. Giazotto won the Caterina Tomassoni e Felice Pietro Chisesi Prize, a Matteucci ...

                                               

Andy Gibb

Andrew Roy Gibb was an English singer popular in the 1970s. He was the younger brother of Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb, The Bee Gees. He was born in Manchester, but spent most of his childhood in Queensland. He died in Oxford of myocarditis caus ...

                                               

Maurice Gibb

Maurice Ernest Gibb, CBE was a British singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He was married to Scottish singer, Lulu, in 1969 but they split four years later.

                                               

Robin Gibb

Robin Hugh Gibb, CBE was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, best known as a member of the British-Australian pop The Bee Gees. Gibb gained worldwide fame with his brothers Barry and Maurice Gibb. Their younger brother Andy Gibb was ...

                                               

Ian Gibbons (musician)

Ian Gibbons was an English keyboardist. He was known for playing with The Kinks. Gibbons died on 1 August 2019 at the age of 67 from bladder cancer.

                                               

Marion Chesney

Marion Gibbons was a Scottish writer. She wrote romance and mystery novels from 1979 until her death. She her books under a form of her maiden name, Marion Chesney, including the Travelling Matchmaker and Daughters of Mannerling series. Her best ...

                                               

Orlando Gibbons

Orlando Gibbons was an English composer and organist. He was one of the most important composers of his day. He is famous for his church music and organ music. He lived in the late Tudor and early Jacobean periods. Gibbons was born in Oxford wher ...

                                               

Stella Gibbons

                                               

Roger Gibbs

Sir Roger Geoffrey Gibbs was a British financier. He held senior positions on the board of directors of Arsenal Football Club, the Wellcome Trust and Fleming Family & Partners. Gibbs died on 3 October 2018 at the age of 83.

                                               

Giovanni Paolo Gibertini

Giovanni Paolo Gibertini, O.S.B. was an Italian Prelate of Roman Catholic Church. He was born in Ciano dEnza, Italy. He was ordained a priest on 12 August 1945. Gibertini was appointed bishop to the Diocese of Ales-Terralba on 23 March 1983 and o ...

                                               

Benjamin F. Gibson

Benjamin F. Gibson was an American politician and lawyer. He was born in Dallas County, Alabama. He was a member of the Democratic Party. In 1979, Gibson was nominated to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan by President J ...

                                               

Delphine Gibson

Delphine Gibson was an American supercentenarian. She was born Fairfield County, South Carolina. At the age of 114 years, 265 days was the oldest person in the United States. She became the oldest living American upon the death of Adele Dunlap on ...

                                               

Graeme Gibson

Graeme C. Gibson was a Canadian novelist. He was a Member of the Order of Canada. He was one of the organizers of the Writers Union of Canada. He was also a founder of the Writers Trust of Canada. Gibson was in a partnership with fellow Canadian ...

                                               

Ian Gibson (politician)

Ian Gibson was a British Labour Party politician. He was Member of Parliament for Norwich North from 1997 to 2009. He resigned from the House of Commons on 5 June 2009.

                                               

Mike Gibson (sports journalist)

Mike Gibson, nicknamed Gibbo ", was an Australian sports journalist and television presenter. He was an original presenter of Nines Wide World of Sports and hosted The Back Page on Fox Sports for 16 years. He retired in 2013. Gibson was born in S ...

                                               

Andre Gide

Andre Paul Guillaume Gide was a French writer. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1947. Gide was born in Paris into a middle class Protestant family. During a trip to Alegeria Gide realized that he was gay. His first novel The Notebooks of A ...

                                               

Agnes Giebel

Agnes Giebel was a German classical soprano. She was born in Heerlen, the Netherlands. She studied at the Folkwang Hochschule in Essen and made her first public appearance as a singer in 1947. Her career lasted until the 1990s during which she es ...

                                               

Michael Gielen

Michael Andreas Gielen was an Austrian conductor and composer who promoted contemporary music in opera and concert. He first worked in Vienna and was Generalmusikdirektor GMD of the Royal Swedish Opera. He conducted world premieres such as Gyorgy ...

                                               

Edward Gierek

Edward Gierek was a Polish communist politician. Gierek is known for opening communist Poland to Western influence. He made economic changes. For a time these changes helped Polands economy stabilize. He modernized industry and increased access t ...

                                               

Miep Gies

Miep Gies, nee Hermine Santrouschitz, was one of the Dutch citizens who hid Anne Frank and her family from the Nazis during World War II. She found and kept Annes diary after Anne Frank was found and sent away by the Nazis. Although Gies did not ...

                                               

Helmut Giesbrecht

Helmut Giesbrecht was a Ukrainian-born Canadian educator and politician. He represented Skeena in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1991 to 2001 as a New Democratic Party member. From 1981 to 1985, he was Mayor of Terrace, British ...

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