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Andre Goosse

Andre Goosse was a Belgian grammarian. He was known for his works on Le Bon Usage. In 1988, he married the Belgian writer France Bastia. He was a professor at the Universite Catholique de Louvain. He was also the president of the Conseil internat ...

                                               

T. N. Gopakumar

T. N. Gopakumar was an Indian writer, movie director and journalist. He was the news editor in chief of Asianet News. Gopakumar was also the producer and anchorperson of the popular weekly programme Kannadi on Asianet. Gopakumar died of cancer in ...

                                               

Gopala (Pala king)

Gopala I was the founder of the Pala Empire of Bengal, Indian subcontinent. He came to power around 750 CE in Gaur after being elected by a group of regional chieftains. Pala means "protector". The word Pala comes in every Pala rulers name.

                                               

William Gopallawa

William Gopallawa was the first President of Sri Lanka. He was the General of the Ceylon Army during independence from the United Kingdom. Before he was president, he was the general of Ceylon fighting against the British. Gopallawa and his army ...

                                               

Kadri Gopalnath

Dr. Kadri Gopalnath was an Indian alto saxophonist and composer. He was known for his works towards Carnatic music. He was born in Bantwal taluk, Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka. He composed the score for the 1994 movie Duet. Gopalnath has participat ...

                                               

Gopulu

S. Gopalan, better known as Gopulu, was an Indian illustrator and cartoonist. He was best known for his work for the Tamil humour magazine Ananda Vikatan. Gopulu was born in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. He died on 29 April 2015, aged 91. His son outliv ...

                                               

Jan Gora

Jan Wojciech Gora OP was a Polish Dominican Roman Catholic Priest, Doctor of Theology, academic and chaplain. Since 1997, he had been the organiser of the Polish Youth Meeting Lednica 2000 at the Lednica Fields. He was the animator for the academ ...

                                               

Sadashiv Vasantrao Gorakshkar

Sadashiv Vasantrao Gorakshkar was an Indian writer, art critic, museologist and a director of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya. He was known for his restoration of Lakshmibai Pitre Kalasangrahalaya, a museum in Devrukh, Maharash ...

                                               

Natalya Gorbanevskaya

Natalya Yevgenyevna Gorbanevskaya was a Russian poet, journalist, translator of Polish literature and civil rights activist. She was born in Moscow. She graduated from the Saint Petersburg State University in 1964. In 2005, she became a citizen o ...

                                               

Viktor Gorbatko

Viktor Vasilyevich Gorbatko was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on the Soyuz 7, Soyuz 24, and Soyuz 37 missions. He was awarded twice for the Hero of the Soviet Union and Order of Lenin. He was born in Ventsy-Zarya, Azov-Black Sea Krai. Gorbatko died ...

                                               

Tadeusz Gorczyk

Tadeusz Gorczyk was a Polish politician. He was a member of the Sejm from 1991 to 1993. He was a member of the Centre Agreement. Gorczyk was born in Jaslo, Poland. Gorczyk died on 21 December 2020 at the age of 59.

                                               

Gordian I

Gordian I was a Roman Emperor. He was only emperor for one month, alongside his son Gordian II in 238, the Year of the Six Emperors. He was involved in a rebellion against the Emperor Maximinus Thrax. His armies were defeated by those loyal to Ma ...

                                               

Elmira Minita Gordon

Dame Elmira Minita Gordon was a Belizean politician. She was the first Governor General of Belize from its independence in 1981 until her retirement in 1993. Gordon was the only woman to have been Governor General of Belize. Gordon was replaced b ...

                                               

James Gordon, Baron Gordon of Strathblane

James Stuart Gordon, Baron Gordon of Strathblane CBE was a Scottish businessman, politician and manager. He was born in Glasgow.

                                               

John Gordon

John Gordon was an English writer of supernatural fiction. He wrote fifteen fantasy novels, four short story collections, over fifty short stories and a teenage memoir. He was born in Jarrow, Tyne & Wear. Gordon died on 20 November 2017 at his No ...

                                               

Michael J. C. Gordon

Michael John Caldwell "Mike" Gordon FRS was a British computer scientist. He was born in Ripon, Yorkshire. Gordon led the development of the HOL theorem prover. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1994, and in 2008 a two-day research ...

                                               

Charles Gordon-Lennox, 10th Duke of Richmond

Charles Henry Gordon-Lennox, 10th Duke of Richmond, 10th Duke of Lennox, 10th Duke of Aubigny, 5th Duke of Gordon, styled Lord Settrington until 1935 and Earl of March and Kinrara between 1935 and 1989, was an English peer and landowner. He was a ...

                                               

Henryk Gorecki

Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki was a Polish composer. His most famous work was his Symphony No. 3, the Symphony of Sorrowful Songs, written in 1992. More than one million recordings have been sold which makes it the most popular recording by a contempora ...

                                               

Claude Goretta

Claude Goretta was a Swiss television producer and movie director. His 1973 movie LInvitation was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. His 1981 movie La provinciale was entered into the 31st Berlin International Film Fe ...

                                               

Maria Goretti

Saint Maria Goretti is a Roman Catholic saint. She died of stab wounds when she was 11 after an attempted rape, when she refused to submit to her attackers demands. She is remembered in the Catholic church on July 6.

                                               

Gorgias

Gorgias, Greek sophist, presocratic philosopher and rhetorician, was a native of Leontini in Sicily. Along with Protagoras, he forms the first generation of sophists. Several doxographers report that he was a pupil of Empedocles, although he woul ...

                                               

Maxim Gorky

Aleksei Maksimovich Peshkov, better known as Maxim Gorky, was a Soviet/Russian author, a founder of the socialist realism literary method and a political activist. From 1906 to 1913 and from 1921 to 1929 he lived abroad, mostly in Capri, Italy; a ...

                                               

Teresa Gorman

Teresa Ellen Gorman was a British politician. She was born in Putney, London. She was Conservative Member of Parliament for Billericay, in the county of Essex in England, from 1987 until 2001, when she stood down.

                                               

Andrzej Wincenty Gorski

Andrzej Wincenty Gorski was a Polish academic and chemist. He was born in Warsaw. He was Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the Warsaw University of Technology. He was the author of a large number of research articles on the systematics of chemi ...

                                               

Artur Gorski

Artur Cezary Gorski was a Polish politician. He was elected to the Sejm on September 25, 2005, getting 2850 votes in 19 Warsaw district. He was a member of the Law and Justice ticket. He was re-elected in 2007 and was in office until his death. G ...

                                               

Alexander Gorsky

Alexander Gorsky was a Russian ballet choreographer and a contemporary of Marius Petipa. He is known for restaging Petipa’s classical ballets such as Swan Lake, Don Quixote, and The Nutcracker. Gorsky "sought greater naturalism, realism, and char ...

                                               

Assheton Gorton

Assheton Gorton was a British production designer. He was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the movie The French Lieutenants Woman. He was also given a BAFTA nomination for Michelangelo Antonionis movie Blowup. ...

                                               

Igor Gorynin

Igor Vasilievich Gorynin was a Russian metallurgist and politician. He was the creator of many new titanium and aluminium alloys, and reactor steels. He was also the inventor of the radiation hardened steels. He was the director of the Central Re ...

                                               

Ray Gosling

Raymond Arthur Ray Gosling was an English broadcaster, journalist, writer, and LGBT rights activist. He was best known for writing and presenting several hundred television and radio documentaries and regional programmes for BBC Radio 4 and Grana ...

                                               

Wayne Goss

Wayne Keith Goss was an Australian politician. He was the Premier of Queensland from 7 December 1989 until 19 February 1996. Prior to entering politics, Goss was a solicitor. After leaving politics, Goss served as Chairman of the Queensland Art G ...

                                               

William Gosse

William Christie Gosse was an explorer. He was born in Hertfordshire, England. He moved to Adelaide, Australia with his father in 1850. Gosse was one of the first Europeans to explore central Australia. He spotted Uluru on 19 July 1873 and named ...

                                               

Marthe Gosteli

Marthe Gosteli was a Swiss suffrage activist and archivist. Gosteli led the fight for womens right to vote in Switzerland. Later she focused her attention on preserving the history of Swiss women. She created an archive of womens biographies and ...

                                               

Lyuben Gotsev

Lyuben Gotsev Stoyanov was a Bulgarian politician. He was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. He was a member of the Bulgarian Communist Party and Bulgarian Socialist Party. During the Andrey Lukanov cabinet, he was the Minister of Foreign Affairs between 2 ...

                                               

Karunamaya Goswami

Karunamoy Goswami was a Bangladeshi musicologist. In 2012, he was awarded Ekushey Padak by the Government of Bangladesh for his work to fine arts in the country. He got a Ph.D. at the University of Dhaka in 1988. Goswami died on 30 June 2017 in D ...

                                               

Allan Gotlieb

Allan Ezra Gotlieb was a Canadian public servant, author and lawyer. He served as the Canadian Ambassador to the United States from 1981 to 1989. He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. On April 18, 2020, Gotlieb died due to cancer and Parkinsons dise ...

                                               

Ruth Gotlieb

Ruth Gotlieb was a British-New Zealand politician. She was born in England, but was raised in Cork, Ireland. Her career was based in Wellington, New Zealand. Gotlieb was a member of the Wellington City Council from 1983 to 2001. Gotlieb died on 2 ...

                                               

Kenji Goto

Kenji Goto was a Japanese freelance video journalist covering wars and conflicts, refugees, poverty, AIDS, and child education around the world. In October 2014, he was captured and held hostage in Syria by Islamic State militants. After being he ...

                                               

Karel Gott

Karel Gott was a Czech pop singer. He was thought to be the most successful male singer in the former Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. He was voted the countrys best male singer in the annual Česky slavik over forty times, most recently in ...

                                               

Roberto Gottardi

Roberto Gottardi was an Italian architect. He was known for designing buildings across Cuba in the aftermath of the Cuban Revolution. He designed the National Art Schools, which was commissioned by Fidel Castro.

                                               

Gerald Gotting

Gerald Gotting was a German politician. He was the East German President of the Peoples Chamber from 12 May 1969 until 29 October 1976. Gotting was born in Nietleben, Province of Saxony, now part of Halle, Saxony-Anhalt. During World War II, he s ...

                                               

Ainsley Gotto

Ainsley Gotto was an Australian public servant and interior designer. She was the private secretary to Prime Minister John Gorton in the late 1960s. She was born in Annerley, Queensland. Gotto began work as a typist at the Department of Immigrati ...

                                               

Siegfried Gottwald

Siegfried Johannes Gottwald was a German mathematician, logician and historian of science. For his work to set theory, he became well known. He taught at the Leipzig University from 1972 to his retirement in 2008. He wrote seven published books b ...

                                               

Karl Otto Gotz

Karl Otto Gotz was a German artist. He was best known for his many abstract painting in the Informel, or art without form, style. Gotz was born in Aachen, Germany.

                                               

Elizabeth Goudge

Elizabeth de Beauchamp Goudge was an English author of novels, short stories and childrens books. She wrote under the name Elizabeth Goudge. She received a Carnegie Medal for childrens books in 1946 for The Little White Horse. She became a best s ...

                                               

Olympe de Gouges

Marie Olympe de Gouges was a French activist, feminist, playwright, and political writer. She was born in Montauban, France. De Gouges never went to school. She had strong opinions about politics, and she liked to write about her opinions. In 176 ...

                                               

Felix Gouin

Felix Gouin was a French Socialist politician who was a member of the French Section of the Workers International.

                                               

João Goulart

                                               

John Gould

John Gould was an English ornithologist. The Gould League started in Australia in 1909, was named after him. His knowledge of the birds now called "Darwins finches" was a turning point in the Charles Darwins thinking about evolution by natural se ...

                                               

Gerard Gourgue

Gerard Gourgue was a Haitian politician and human rights activist. He ran for President in 1988. He was born in Port-au-Prince. He was a member of the Haitian National Council of Government from February 1986 to March 1986. Gourgue died on 4 Dece ...

                                               

Haim Gouri

Haim Gouri was an Israeli poet, novelist, journalist, and documentary filmmaker. He was born in Tel Aviv. In 1975, he won the Bialik Prize for literature and in 1988, he won the Israel Prize for Hebrew poetry. Gouri died in Jerusalem on January 3 ...

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