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Peter Yariyok Jatau

Peter Yariyok Jatau was a Nigerian Roman Catholic archbishop. Jatau was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He became a priest in 1963. He was coadjutor archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna, Nigeria, from 1972 to 1975 and as archbishop of t ...

                                               

Jatin Lalit

Jatin Lalit are a music director duo of Bollywood. The duo consists of brothers, Jatin Pandit and Lalit Pandit. They started their music career in 1991. Their first breakthrough came a year later, when they composed the music for Jo Jeeta Wohi Si ...

                                               

Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi

Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi was Prime Minister of Pakistan for 3 months, from August 6, 1990 to November 6, 1990.

                                               

B. D. Jatti

Basappa Danappa Jatti pronunciation was an Indian politician. He was the fifth Vice President of India from 1974 to 1979. He was Acting President of India from 11 February to 25 July 1977. He was a member of the Indian National Congress. Jatti wa ...

                                               

Talib Jauhari

Talib Jauhari was a Pakistani Islamic scholar, poet, historian and philosopher. His works focused on the Shia Sect of Islam. Jauhari was born in Patna, Bihar. Jauhari was known for his interpretations of the Quran His best known book was Hadees e ...

                                               

Dawda Jawara

Sir Dawda Kairaba Jawara, GCMG was an Gambian politician. He was the first leader of the Gambia, serving first as Prime Minister from 1962 to 1970. Then, he served as President from 1970 to 1994. Jawara died on August 27, 2019 in Bakau, The Gambi ...

                                               

Marian Jaworski

Marian Franciszek Jaworski was an Ukrainian-born Polish Cardinal Priest. He was Archbishop of Lviv of the Latins in the Roman Catholic Church from 1991 until 2008. He was born in Lviv, Ukraine. Jaworski died on 5 September 2020 in Krakow, aged 94.

                                               

Jayakanthan

Jayakanthan was a Tamil writer, essayist, journalist, pamphleteer, filmmaker and critic. He was a recipient of both Jnanpith and Sahitya Akademi awards. Jayakanthan died on 8 April 2015 in Chennai after a long-illness, at the age of 80.

                                               

D. M. Jayaratne

Dissanayaka Mudiyanselage Jayaratne known as D. M. "Di Mu" Jayaratne was a Sri Lankan politician. He was Prime Minister of Sri Lanka from 2010 to 2015. He was a founding member of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party. Jayaratne was first elected to parlia ...

                                               

J. R. Jayewardene

Junius Richard JR Jayewardene was the second president of Sri Lanka. Jayewardene introduced the Executive Presidency in 1978, and assumed the position of President of Sri Lanka.

                                               

Jean de La Fontaine

Jean de La Fontaine was the first of the French fabulist. He was one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century. He is known for his fables. These provided a model for later fabulists across Europe. They were also an example for num ...

                                               

Jean Jaures

Jean Jaures, or Jean Leon Jaures is a French politician. He was assassinate by a nationalist fanatic, Raoul Villain. Jaures was a pacifist in Europe and was against any war. He was a socialist in France.

                                               

Jean Nicot

Jean Nicot, sieur de Villemain was a French nobleman, and diplomat. He was the French ambassador in Lisbon, from 1559 to 1561. He also negotiated the marriage of princess Margaret of Valois, who was five years old at the time, with prince Sebasti ...

                                               

Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg

Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg ruled Luxembourg from 1964 to 2000. He was the father of the current ruler, Grand Duke Henri. He was the son of Grand Duchess Charlotte and Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma.

                                               

Claude Jeancolas

Claude Jeancolas was a French writer, art historian and journalist. He was best known for his expertise on Arthur Rimbaud. He was born in Nancy, France. Jeancolas died in Paris, France from cancer on 17 February 2016. He was aged 66.

                                               

Zizi Jeanmaire

Renee Marcelle Jeanmaire, known as Zizi Jeanmaire, was a French ballet dancer. She was the wife of dancer and choreographer Roland Petit. She became famous in the 1950s after playing the title role in the ballet Carmen in 1949. She was born in Pa ...

                                               

Stanislaw Jedryka

Stanislaw Jedryka was a Polish movie director and writer. He might be best known for directing The Impossible Goodbye. He directed 25 movies between 1954 and 1992. Jedrykas movies were mostly aimed at children and young adults. He was born in Sos ...

                                               

Ghulam Shah Jeelani

Ghulam Shah Jeelani was a Pakistani politician. He was a member of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh from 2008 through May 2018 and again from August 2018 until his death. Jeelani was born in Dadu, Pakistan. Jeelani died on 13 September 2019 in a ...

                                               

Pir Noor Muhammad Shah Jeelani

Pir Noor Muhammad Shah Jeelani was a Pakistani politician. He was a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from August 2018 until his death. He was also a member of the assembly from June 2013 to May 2018. Jeelani was a member of the Pakista ...

                                               

Surendra Singh Jeena

Surendra Singh Jeena was an Indian politician. He was member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Jeena was a member of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly from 2007 until his death. Jeena died of COVID-19 on 12 November 2020, aged 50.

                                               

John Jeffries

Sir John Francis Jeffries was a New Zealand politician and judge. He was a judge on the High Court from 1976 until his retirement in 1992. He was the 14th Deputy Mayor of Wellington City from 1971 to 1974. Jeffries was born in Wellington. He was ...

                                               

Jo-Jo the Dog-Faced Boy

Fedor Jeftichew, better known as Jo-Jo the Dog-Faced Boy was a Russian sideshow performer. Like his father, Adrien, with whom he performed, Jo-Jo was afflicted with hypertrichosis, an abnormal growth of hair over the face and body. Jo-Jo was cove ...

                                               

Noor Jehan

Noor Jehan was the adopted stage name for Allah Wasai. She was a Pakistani singer and actress. She is renowned as one of the greatest singers of her time in the Indian subcontinent and was given the honorific title of Mallika-e-Tarranum. She achi ...

                                               

Jehoahaz of Judah

Jehoahaz was a king of Judah. His birth name was Shallum. He is thought to be an evil king. Jehoahaz began his rule at age 23 in 609 BC when his father, King Josiah was killed by the king of Egypt. Necho. He only ruled for 3 months in Jerusalem b ...

                                               

Zoltan Jeney

Zoltan Jeney was a Hungarian composer. Jeney was a professor at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, where he was Head of the Department of Composition. Several of his compositions were released on the Hungaroton label.

                                               

John Jenkins (American politician)

John Jenkins was an American martial artist, motivational speaker, community organizer, and politician. He was born in Newark, New Jersey. He was the first African American Mayor of Lewiston, Maine from 1994 to 1998, a Member of the Maine Senate ...

                                               

John Jenkins (composer)

John Jenkins was an English composer. He became famous for writing music for small groups for amateurs and gentlemen to perform in their houses. He performed at court for King Charles I. After the Restoration he was appointed as a court musician. ...

                                               

Roy Jenkins

Roy Harris Jenkins, Baron Jenkins of Hillhead, was a British Labour Party, SDP and Liberal Democrat politician, and biographer of British political leaders. Jenkins was elected to Parliament as a Labour MP in 1948. He served as Home Secretary fro ...

                                               

Philipp Jenninger

Philipp Jenninger was a German politician. He was a member of the Christian Democratic Union and diplomat. Jenninger was the President of the Bundestag from 1984 to 1988. He also served as Member of the German Parliament, the Bundestag 1969–1990, ...

                                               

Arne A. Jensen

Arne Agnar Jensen was a Norwegian media and corporate executive. He was born in Bergen, Norway. From 1989 to 1993, he was the chief executive of BSB Bates Group. He then became chief executive of TV 2, and then chief executive of the airline Braa ...

                                               

William Duborgh Jensen

William Duborgh Jensen was a Norwegian fashion and costume designer. He was Norways first "haute couturier" with his own collection in 1958. He later worked in television and movie as a costume designer. He was appointed as a Knight, First Class ...

                                               

Jeong Gu

Jeong Gu was a Korean politician and philosopher, historian, writer, Confucian scholar and poet of the Joseon Dynasty. a penname was Hangang, Chinese style name was Dogah or Gabo.

                                               

Jeong In-ji

Jeong In-ji was a Korean Joseon Dynasty politician, scholar, writer, historian. His nickname was Hakyeokjae. His son Jeong hyun-jo married Princess Uisuk, daughter of Joseon Dynasty 7th king Sejo of Joseon. Great granddaughter Grandlady Jeong, mo ...

                                               

Jeong Yak-yong

Jeong Yak-yong, also called Jeong Yag-yong, was a Korean philosopher in the Joseon Dynasty. He was also a thinker in the "Practical Learning". Jeong Yak-yong was also one of the earliest Korean Catholic people.

                                               

Jeong Do-jeon

Jeong Do-jeon - August 26, 1398) was a Korean Goryo Dynasty politician, educators and Joseon Dynasty politician, educator, writer, poet and thinker. First Prime minister of Joseon Dynastys 1392 to 1398. In 1398 he was murdered by Lee Bang-won. An ...

                                               

Jeong Mong-Ju

Jeong Mong-ju was a Korean Goryo Dynasty politician, writer, poet and thinker. The last Prime Minister of Goryo Dynastys 1390 to 1392. He was murdered by Lee Bang-won and Jo yeong-mu, in Sunjukkyo. Another name was Mongran and Mongryong, nickname ...

                                               

Richard Jeranian

Richard Jeranian 17 July 1921 – 10 October 2019) was an Armenian painter, draftsman and lithographer active in France. His works were figurative, surrealist, cubist or abstract periods covering the themes of music, woman and Armenia through figur ...

                                               

Anri Jergenia

Anri Mikhail-ipa Jergenia was an Abkhazian politician. From June 2001 to November 2002 he was the Prime Minister. He was a presidential candidate for the 2004 election. He was born in Leningrad, Russian SFSR. He was a member of the Amtsakhara. Je ...

                                               

Angela Jeria

Angela Margarita Jeria Gomez was a Chilean archaeologist and human rights activist. She was born in Talca, Chile. She was the mother of the President of Chile Michelle Bachelet. She was the wife of the Brigadier-general of the Chilean Air Force A ...

                                               

Niels Kaj Jerne

Niels Kaj Jerne FRS was a Danish immunologist. Jerne won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Georges J. F. Kohler and Cesar Milstein in 1957. They won it "or theories concerning the specificity in development and control of the immune ...

                                               

Jerome

Jerome was a Christian priest, theologian and historian. He lived in the Roman Empire. He is best known for translating the Bible into Latin. He is recognised as a saint by the Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Lutheran Church, an ...

                                               

Jerome K. Jerome

Jerome K. Jerome was an English novelist, playwright and humorist. He wrote books that were very funny and won him a wide public following.

                                               

Wolfgang Jeschke

Wolfgang Jeschke was a German sci-fi author and editor. He was best known for his novel The Last Day of Creation. In 1987, he won the Harrison Award for international achievements in science fiction. His works were published at Heyne publishing h ...

                                               

Alain Jessua

Alain Jessua was a French movie director and screenwriter. He was born in Evreux, France. He directed ten movies between 1956 and 1997. He worked as assistant director for Jacques Becker on the set of Casque dor, with Max Ophuls for Madame de. an ...

                                               

Antonio de Jesus Dias

Antonio de Jesus Dias was a Brazilian politician. He was born in Anapolis, Goias. He was a member of the Chamber of Deputies three separate times. Jesus Dias was Deputy between 1980 to 1981, again from 1987 to 1991 and again from 1991 to 1993. He ...

                                               

Gregoria de Jesus

Gregoria de Jesus was a Philippine nationalist. She was the second wife of Andres Bonifacio, a Philippine nationalist. She founded Katipunan. She was the first vice president of the Philippine revolutionary government.

                                               

Ram Jethmalani

Ram Boolchand Jethmalani was an Indian lawyer and politician. He was born in Shikarpur, Bombay Presidency. Jethmalani was a member of the Rashtriya Janata Dal. Until 2016, he was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Jethmalani MP from 1977 thr ...

                                               

Michel Jeury

Michel Jeury, also known by his pseudonym Albert Higon, was a French science fiction writer. He wrote over seventy books between 1958 and 2013. Jeury was born in Razac-dEymet, Dordogne. Jeury died on 9 January 2015 in Vaison-la-Romaine, Vaucluse, ...

                                               

Atanasije Jevtic

Atanasije Jevtic was a Serbian Orthodox prelate. He was the bishop of Banat from 1991 until 1992, and the bishop of Zahumlje and Herzegovina from 1992 until his retirement in 1999.

                                               

D. N. Jha

Dwijendra Narayan Jha was an Indian historian of ancient and medieval India. He was a professor of history at Delhi University. He was a member of the Indian Council of Historical Research. He was a known critic of against Hindu nationalist ideol ...

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