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Eric Koch

Eric Otto Koch was a German-born Canadian author, broadcaster and academic. He retired from the broadcaster in 1979 in order to focus on writing books and teaching at York University where he was a course director in the Social Science Division a ...

                                               

Hans-Reinhard Koch

Hans-Reinhard Koch was a German Roman Catholic bishop. He was born in Leinefelde-Worbis, Germany. Koch was ordained to the priesthood in 1955. He served as titular bishop of Mediana and as auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erfurt, ...

                                               

Emil Theodor Kocher

Emil Theodor Kocher was a Swiss doctor. He won the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on the thyroid gland".

                                               

Janez Kocijancic

Janez Kocijancic was a Slovene politician and lawyer. He was also the President of the Slovenian Olympic Committee from 1991 to 2014. From 1993 to 1996, he was Deputy. Kocijancic died on June 1, 2020 in Ljubljana, aged 78.

                                               

Edem Kodjo

Edouard Kodjovi Kodjo, better known as Edem Kodjo, was a Togolese politician and diplomat. He was Secretary-General of the Organisation of African Unity from 1978 to 1983; later. He was Prime Minister from 1994 to 1996 and again from 2005 to 2006 ...

                                               

Wolf Koenig

Wolf Koenig was a German-born Canadian movie director, producer, animator and cinematographer. He was a founder of Direct Cinema at the National Film Board of Canada. For NFB, he worked on movies such as Neighbours and Lonely Boy. His animations ...

                                               

Eberhard von Koerber

Eberhard Ebbo von Koerber was a German manager. He was a member of the Board of Management of BMW. He was responsible for sales and marketing from 1984 to 1986. Between 1988 and 1998, he was responsible for the activities of Asea Brown Boveri in ...

                                               

Sarah Kofman

Sarah Kofman was a French philosopher and writer. She wrote many books about many topic. She committed suicide at age 60.

                                               

Dmitri Kogan

Dmitri Pavlovich Kogan was a Russian violinist and an Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation. He was born in Moscow. He began playing the violin at the age of 6 in the Central Music School of Moscow State P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory. Kogan h ...

                                               

Stanislaw Kogut

Stanislaw Kogut was a Polish politician and trade union activist. He was a member of the Polish Senate between 2005 to 2019. He also was a member of the Law and Justice party. Kogut was born in Biala Nizna, Poland. Kogut died from COVID-19 on 18 ...

                                               

Erazim Kohak

Erazim Kohak was Czech philosopher and writer. He was born in Prague. After communists took over Czechoslovakia in 1948, his family escaped to the United States. He also worked at Gustavus Adolphus College and Boston University. After the Velvet ...

                                               

Helmut Kohl

Helmut Josef Michael Kohl was a German CDU politician. He was the last Chancellor of West Germany, and he stayed in office after reunification as the first Chancellor of a united Germany. From 1969 to 1976 he was the Minister President of the sta ...

                                               

Lawrence Kohlberg

Lawrence Kohlberg was an American psychologist. Today, he is mostly known for his theory, that the development of a sense of what is morally right or wrong occurs in different stages. There are three main stages, which are subdivided: Self-intere ...

                                               

Emmy Kohler

Emmy Kohler, born 22 May 1858 in Stockholm, Sweden, died 2 February 1925 in Fresta, Sweden was a Swedish hymnwriter and writer. Among her more famous works is the Christmas carol Nu tandas tusen juleljus and the music for the childrens Christmas ...

                                               

Erich Kohler

Erich Kohler was a German politician. He was the 1st President of the Bundestag from 7 September 1949 to 18 October 1950.

                                               

Siegfried Kohler

Siegfried Kohler was a German conductor and composer of classical music. He worked as general music director of opera houses such as Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden and the Royal Swedish Opera. He conducted premieres of works by Hans Werner He ...

                                               

F. C. Kohli

Faqir Chand Kohli, popularly known as F. C. Kohli, was an Indian engineer and software businessman. He was known as the Father of the Indian Software Industry. He was the founder and first CEO of Tata Consultancy Services, Indias largest software ...

                                               

Jaromir Kohlicek

Jaromir Kohlicek was a Czech politician. He was a Member of the European Parliament for the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia from 2004 to 2019. He was born in Teplice. From 1998 to 2004, he was a member of the Chamber of Deputies of the Cze ...

                                               

Walter Kohn

Walter Kohn was an Austrian-born American theoretical physicist of Jewish descent. He was awarded, with John Pople, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1998. Kohn was one of 20 Nobel Laureates who signed the "Stockholm memorandum" at the 3rd Nobel La ...

                                               

Yasutaro Koide

Yasutaro Koide was a Japanese tailor and supercentenarian who was the oldest living man in the world at the time of his death at age 112 years, 312 days. He was the oldest living person in Aichi Prefecture from Tsuya Miuras death on March 31, 201 ...

                                               

Kazuo Koike

Kazuo Koike was a Japanese manga writer and businessman. He was best known for his series Lone Wolf and Cub and Lady Snowblood. He was added to the Eisner Award Hall of Fame in 2004. He was born in Daisen, Akita Prefecture. Koike died of pneumoni ...

                                               

Girija Prasad Koirala

Nepal Ratna Girija Prasad Koirala, was a Nepalese politician. He was the Prime Minister of Nepal four times, including from 1991 to 1994, 1998 to 1999, 2000 to 2001, and from 2006 to 2008. He was the Acting Head of State of Nepal between January ...

                                               

Madis Kõiv

Madis Kõiv was an Estonian writer and physicist. His first published work was a play called Kuuni taitmine. Kõiv was also the author of several novels. Widow and Aporia of Attica, Tragedy of Elea are two of his best known works. He was born in Ta ...

                                               

Mauno Koivisto

Mauno Koivisto was a Finnish politician. He was the ninth President of Finland and the 32nd Prime Minister of Finland.

                                               

Brita Koivunen

Brita Koivunen-Einio was a Finnish jazz and schlager singer. Some of her most famous songs include "Suklaasydan", "Savel rakkauden" and "Mamma, tuo mies minua tuijottaa" all from the 1950s. She was born in Helsinki. Koivunen died on 12 April 2014 ...

                                               

Hakob Kojoyan

Hakob Karapetovich Kojoyan was an Armenian artist. He worked in genres of painting, landscapes, and applied art. Hakob Kojoyan was awarded the designation of "Peoples Artist of the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic." He helped Armenian architect ...

                                               

Wim Kok

Willem "Wim" Kok was a politician and former trade unionist from the Netherlands. He represented the Labour Party. He served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from August 22, 1994 until July 22, 2002. Kok was born in Bergambacht in South Holla ...

                                               

Koko (gorilla)

Hanabiko "Koko" was a female Western lowland gorilla, cared for by Penny Paterson. She was known for having learned a large number of hand signs from a modified version of American Sign Language. Koko was able to understand more than 1.000 signs ...

                                               

Alessandro Kokocinski

Alessandro Kokocinski was an Italian-Argentine painter, sculptor and set designer, of Polish-Russian origin. He was born in the refugee camp at Porto Recanati, Italy. His family survived the Holocaust. He was raised in Buenos Aires. Kokocinski wo ...

                                               

Maximilian Kolbe

Maximilian Maria Kolbe is a Catholic saint. He was a Polish Franciscan who worked in Poland and Nagasaki, Japan. He died in Auschwitz because he wanted to save another prisoner. Maximilian saved the life of that prisoner. Maximilian is remembered ...

                                               

Erland Kolding Nielsen

Erland Kolding Nielsen was a Danish librarian and academic. He was best known as director of The Royal Library. He was also the president of the library organisation LIBER from 2003 to 2006. He was born in Frederiksberg. Kolding Nielsen died on 2 ...

                                               

Todor Kolev (actor)

Todor Kolev was a Bulgarian actor, singer, comedian, and television presenter. He appeared in more than 30 movies and more than 50 television shows. Kolev was born on August 26, 1939 in Shumen, Bulgaria. On February 15, 2013, he died in Sofia fro ...

                                               

Teddy Kollek

Theodor "Teddy" Kollek was a Hungarian-born Israeli Labor politician. He was the mayor of Jerusalem from 1965 to 1993. He was the founder of the Jerusalem Foundation. Kollek was re-elected five times, in 1969, 1973, 1978, 1983 and 1989. He lost h ...

                                               

Alfred Kolleritsch

Alfred Kolleritsch was an Austrian journalist, poet and philosopher. He was born in Eichfeld, Austria. He was the founder of the literary magazine manuscripts. He was the President of the Forum Stadtpark, a cultural center in Graz. Kolleritsch di ...

                                               

David Koloane

David Nthubu Koloane was a South African artist and political writer. In his drawings, paintings and collages they are about the actual questions of political injustice and human rights. Koloane was called "an influential artist and writer of the ...

                                               

Arnulf Kolstad

Arnulf Kolstad was a Norwegian social psychologist. He was born in Oslo. He was a professor emeritus of Social Psychology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He was appointed by the King-in-Council at the then-University of Tro ...

                                               

Sakyo Komatsu

In this Japanese name, the family name is Komatsu. Sakyō Komatsu was a Japanese novelist and science fiction writer. He is best known for a 1973 book, Japan Sinks.

                                               

Ferenc Koncz

Ferenc Koncz was a Hungarian teacher and politician. He was a member of the National Assembly for Szerencs from 2010 to 2014 and for Tiszaujvaros from 2018 until his death. He was also a Member of Parliament from the Fidesz Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen C ...

                                               

Antonio Carlos Konder Reis

Antonio Carlos Konder Reis was a Brazilian politician. He was born in Itajai, Santa Catarina. He served as Senator from 1963 to 1975, a Deputy, and Governor of Santa Catarina from 1975 to 1979 and briefly again from 1994 to 1995. Konder Reis died ...

                                               

Toshinori Kondo

Toshinori Kondo was a Japanese avant-garde jazz and jazz fusion trumpeter. He was born in Ehime Prefecture, Japan. In 1979, he released his first recording, toured Europe with Eugene Chadbourne, and collaborated with European musicians such as Pe ...

                                               

Helga Konigsdorf

Helga Konigsdorf was a German author and physicist. Her writings helped womens rights in Germany during the 1970s and 1980s. She worked with Christa Wolf, Brigitte Reimann and Maxie Wander. She retired in 1990. Konigsdorf was born in Gera, German ...

                                               

Martin Konings

Martinus Johannes "Martin" Konings was a Dutch Labour politician. He was a member of the House of Representatives between 1973 and 1986. He was born in s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. Konings died on 28 July 2020 in Maastricht, Netherlands at the a ...

                                               

Kalle Konkkola

Kalle Kustaa Topias Konkkola was a Finnish politician and human rights activist. He was a member of the Green League party. He was a member of Finnish Parliament from 1983 to 1987. He was the second Green politican to become an MP, even before th ...

                                               

Istvan Konkoly

Istvan Konkoly was a Hungarian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Szombathely from 1987 to 2006. He was born in Kerkaszentmiklos, Kingdom of Hungary. Konkoly died on 20 November 2017 in Szombathely, Hungary at the age of 87.

                                               

Gyorgy Konrad

Gyorgy Konrad was a Hungarian novelist and essayist. He was known as a supporter of individual freedom. He was born in Berettyoujfalu, Hungary. He was President of PEN International from 1990 through 1993. Konrad died on 13 September 2019 in Buda ...

                                               

Ventseslav Konstantinov

Ventseslav Konstantinov was a Bulgarian writer and aphorist. He was well-known as a translator of German and English writing. He taught the translation of German-language poetry at Sofia University from 1987. He spent 1993 to 1994 at the State Un ...

                                               

Stanislaw Konturek

Stanislaw Jan Konturek was a Polish physiologist and gastroenterologist. He was a member of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Polish Academy of Learning from 1986 until his death in 2019. He was a professor at the Jagiellonian University Col ...

                                               

Devanand Konwar

Devanand Konwar was an Indian politician. In 2009, he became the Governor of West Bengal and Bihar. In 2010, he retired as West Bengal Governor. In 2013, he retired as Bihar Governor to become Governor of Tripura. He retired in 2014. Konwar died ...

                                               

Tadeusz Konwicki

Tadeusz Konwicki was a Polish screenwriter and movie director. He was a member of the Polish Language Council. He was known for his movies A Tale of Adam Mickiewiczs Forefathers Eve, Kronika wypadkow milosnych and Mother Joan of the Angels. Konwi ...

                                               

Koo Bon-moo

Koo Bon-moo was a South Korean business executive. He was born in Jinju, South Korea. In 1995, Koo replaced his father Koo Cha-kyung as chairman of LG Group. Koo Bon-moo adopted his nephew Koo Kwang-mo in 2004. Koo died of brain cancer on 20 May ...

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