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Irsen Kuçuk

Irsen Kuçuk was a Turkish Cypriot politician. He was the Prime Minister of Northern Cyprus from 2010 to 2013. He was the nephew of Republic of Cypruss first Vice-President Dr Fazıl Kuçuk. Kuçuk died on 10 March 2019 in North Nicosia, Northern Cyp ...

                                               

Jurgen Kuhling

Jurgen Kuhling was a German judge and politician. He was a judge in the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany between 1989 and 2001. He was born in Osnabruck, Germany. Kuhling died on December 16, 2019 in Hamburg at the age of 85.

                                               

Franz Josef Kuhnle

Franz Josef Kuhnle was a German Roman Catholic auxiliary bishop. He became a priest in 1952. He was titular bishop of Sorres and as auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rottenburg-Stuttgart, Germany from 1976 to 1990. Kuhnle died on ...

                                               

Pim de Kuijer

Pim de Kuijer Wilhelm Leonard was a Dutch columnist and lobbyist. He worked as a lobbyist for the organization STOP AIDS NOW!. Kuijer was with dozens of others on their way to an international AIDS conference in Melbourne, when the plane he was o ...

                                               

Willy Kuijpers

Willy Kuijpers was a Belgian politician. He was born in Leuven, Belgium. He was a member of the Peoples Union Party and the New Flemish Alliance. Kuijpers was a member of the Chamber of Representatives from 1971 to 1984. He also was a MEP from 19 ...

                                               

Karel Kuklik

Karel Kuklik was a Czech photographer. He was born in Prague. He was one of the representatives of Informel in Czech fine art photography. He was an artist influenced by abstract and surrealist. In 2000 he co-founded the photographic group Česky ...

                                               

Jan Kulczyk

Jan Jerzy Kulczyk was a Polish businessman. He was the founder and owner of Kulczyk Holding and international investment house Kulczyk Investments. He was the richest man in Poland. Kulczyk died on 28 July 2015 at the age of 65 due to surgery com ...

                                               

Eldar Kuliev

Eldar Kaisynovich Kuliev was a Soviet movie director and screenwriter. He was born in Frunze, in present day Kyrgyz Republic. He was a writer of original script for the TV miniseries The Wounded Stones. Kuliev died at his home in Moscow, Russia o ...

                                               

Viktor Kulikov

Viktor Kulikov was a Marshal of the Soviet Union and commander-in-chief of the Warsaw Pact from 1977 until 1989. Kulikov first served in the military during the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945. After that, he was given the title of Hero of the Sovi ...

                                               

Ananth Kumar

Ananth Kumar was an Indian politician. He was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. From 1996 until his death, he had represented the Bengaluru South constituency in the Lok Sabha. He was born in Bengaluru, Mysore State. Kumar was in charge of ...

                                               

M. P. Veerendra Kumar

M. P. Veerendra Kumar was an Indian politician, writer and journalist. He was a Member of Parliament for Lok Sabha from 1996 to 1998 and again from 2004 to 2009. He was also a member of Rajya Sabha from 2016 to 2017 and again from 2019 to 2020. H ...

                                               

Mahendra Kumar

Mahendra Kumar was an Indian activist. He was in charge of the Karnataka branch of the Bajrang Dal, an Indian Hindu youth organisation. He was said to have been involved in the 2008 Christian attacks in Karnataka on 14 September 2008. He said he ...

                                               

Narendra Kumar (mountaineer)

Narendra "Bull" Kumar, PVSM, KC, AVSM, was an Indian soldier-mountaineer. He was deputy leader of the first Indian successful Everest Expedition in 1965. In 1965, Narendra was awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, and Ar ...

                                               

Reghu Kumar

Reghu Kumar was a famous music composer from Kerala, India. His compositions became famous across India since the 1980s. He died on 20 February 2014, due to kidney failure, aged 60.

                                               

Sushil Kumar (admiral)

Admiral Sushil Kumar Isaac, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, NM was a Chief of Naval Staff in the Indian Navy. A native of Nagercoil, he ceased to use his surname of Isaacs because it caused confusion with his brother, who shares the same initials and is also a ...

                                               

Jesus Kumate Rodriguez

Jesus Kumate Rodriguez was a Mexican physician and politician. He was born in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico. He served as the Secretary of Health during the Presidency of Carlos Salinas de Gortari from 1988 to 1994. He was awarded Legion of Honour, C ...

                                               

Eberhard Kummer

Eberhard Kummer was an Austrian folk singer and lawyer. He was an expert of medieval music. Kummer was born in Krems an der Donau, Austria. He played the hurdy-gurdy, the harp and the guitar, and made important works to medieval music and the Aus ...

                                               

Ernst Kummer

Ernst Eduard Kummer was a German mathematician. At first he was a school teacher, teaching in a German high school gymnasium, where he inspired the Leopold Kronecker to become a mathematician. He became professor of mathematics in Breslau and the ...

                                               

Gunter Kunert

Gunter Kunert ; 6 March 1929 – 21 September 2019) was a German writer and political commentator. Born in Berlin, he left the German Democratic Republic to live in the Federal Republic of Germany. He joined the main political party of East Germany ...

                                               

Joachim Kunert

Joachim Kunert was a German movie director and screenwriter. He directed more than 20 movies between 1954 and 1989. His 1965 movie The Adventures of Werner Holt was entered into the 4th Moscow International Film Festival. He was born in Berlin. K ...

                                               

Punathil Kunjabdulla

Punathil Kunjabdulla was a well-known Indian Malayalam language novelist and poet from Kerala state, South India. He was a medical doctor by profession. Kunjabdulla was a modernist in Malayalam literature. His novel Smarakasilakal won the Kendra ...

                                               

Harry Kupfer

Harry Kupfer was a German opera director and academic. He was born in Berlin. Kupfer was a long-time director at the Komische Oper Berlin. He worked at major opera houses and at festivals internationally. He was trained by Walter Felsenstein. He ...

                                               

Kuranosuke Hamaguchi

Kuranosuke Hamaguchi was a Japanese songwriter and jazz musician. His songs were a mixture of Japanese lyrics and American popular melody. In this way, he became popular in song making. It is said that he made around 4.000 songs during his lifetime.

                                               

Valentin Kurbatov

Valentin Yakovlevich Kurbatov was a Russian literary critic and writer. He was a member of the Yasnaya Polyana Literary Award, member of the Writers Union of Russia. He was also member of the Public Chamber of Russia from 2010 to 2014 and member ...

                                               

Abdulkadir Kure

Abdulkadir Kure was a Nigerian politician. He was a member of the Peoples Democratic Party. He served as Governor of Niger State from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007. Kure was born in Lapai, Niger State. He was married to Zainab Abdulkadir Kure. They ...

                                               

Maki Kureishi

Maki Kureishi was a Pakistani poet writing in English, known for her delicate and highly sensitive poetry. She taught for many years at the University of Karachi in Karachi, Pakistan. She was the aunt of English writer Hanif Kureishi.

                                               

Erkki Kurenniemi

Erkki Juhani Kurenniemi was a Finnish designer, philosopher and artist. He was best known for his electronic music works and the electronic instruments he has designed. He is called as one of the leading early pioneers of electronic music in Finl ...

                                               

Igor Kurnosov

Igor Dmitrievich Kurnosov was a Russian chess grandmaster. In 2008, he won the Arctic Chess Challenge. He was also the winner of 2008/9 Hastings Masters tournament. Kurnosov died after he was hit by a car in the early hours of 8 August 2013 in hi ...

                                               

Akira Kurosawa

Akira Kurosawa was a Japanese movie director. Kurosawas movies are liked in Japan. Kurosawas movies are also liked by people in other countries. He made 30 movies in 50 years. He is thought to be one of the most important movie directors. In many ...

                                               

Marta Kurtag

Marta Kurtag, nee Marta Kinsker, often Marta Kurtag ; 1 October 1927 − 17 October 2019) was a Hungarian classical pianist and academic piano teacher. In 1947, she married composer Gyorgy Kurtag. They often played from his collection Jatekok, whic ...

                                               

O. N. V. Kurup

Ottaplakkal Neelakandan Velu Kurup, popularly known as O. N. V. Kurup or simply O. N. V., was a Indian poet and lyricist. He won Jnanpith Award, the highest literary award in India in 2007. He was born in Chavara, Kollam. Kurup wrote lyrics for m ...

                                               

Rudi Kurz

Rudi Kurz was a German actor, screenwriter and movie director. He was born in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany. He is known for directing Das grune Ungeheuer and Die Spur fuhrt in den 7. Himmel. He also directed television shows such as Es geht nic ...

                                               

Thomas Kurzhals

Thomas Kurzhals was a German keyboardist, composer and musician. He was best known as a member of the rock bands Stern-Combo MeiSen and Karat. He was born in Ronneburg, Thuringia, East Germany. Kurzhals died from liver cirrhosis on 2 January 2014 ...

                                               

Mykhailo Kushnerenko

Mykhailo Kushnerenko was an Ukrainian politician. He was Governor of Kherson Oblast from 1997 to 1998. He was a member of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union and the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic from 1989 to 1991. ...

                                               

Fela Kuti

Fela Anikulapo Kuti, or just Fela, was a Nigerian musician and composer who was very important in a genre called afrobeat. He played the saxophone, guitar, drums, keyboards and trumpet, and he sang. He was also a human rights activist. The Americ ...

                                               

Taras Kutovy

Taras Viktorovych Kutovy was a Ukrainian economist and politician. He was born in Kiev. He was a member of the Verkhovna Rada from 2012 through 2014. He was Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food from 2016 through 2018. Kutovy was killed in a helic ...

                                               

Giorgio Kutufà

Giorgio Kutufà was an Italian Democratic Party politician. He was the President of the Province of Livorno from June 13, 2004, to October 14, 2014. He also was in the Regional Council of Tuscany from 1985 to 1995. He was born in Livorno. Kutufà d ...

                                               

Andriy Kuzmenko

Andriy Kuzma Kuzmenko was a Ukrainian singer. He was best as the lead singer of the rock band Skryabin, founded in 1989. Kuzmenko was born in Sambir, Lviv Oblast. He was married to Svetlana and had a daughter, Maria-Barbara, born in 1997. Kuzmenk ...

                                               

Vadim Kuzmin

Vadim Alexeevich Kuzmin was a Russian theoretical physicist, meaning he worked on using mathematical processes to develop the theories used to explain data. He was known for working in the elektroweak baryogenesis field.

                                               

Konstantin K. Kuzminsky

Konstantin Konstantinovich Kuzminsky was a Russian-American performance poet. He published The Blue Lagoon Anthology of Modern Russian Poetry as well as other publications including a collection of Russian poetry The Living Mirror. He also appear ...

                                               

Burhan Kuzu

Burhan Kuzu was a Turkish politician. He was born in Kayseri, Turkey. He was a former deputy in the Turkish Parliament from 2002 to 2018 representing the Justice and Development Party. Kuzu died of COVID-19 on 1 November 2020 in Istanbul, aged 65.

                                               

Leonid Kvinikhidze

Leonid Aleksandrovich Kvinihidze was a Russian screenwriter and movie director. He was known for his movies Failure of Engineer Garin, The Straw Hat, Heavenly Swallows and Mary Poppins, Goodbye. Kvinihidze died in St. Petersburg on 13 March 2018 ...

                                               

Kwok Tak-seng

Kwok Tak-seng OBE was a Hong Kong businessman. He was the founder of Sun Hung Kai Properties, one of the major property developers in Hong Kong.

                                               

Kwon Ri-se

Kwon Ri-sae or Kwon Ri-se, better known by her stage name Rise, was a South Korean singer. She was a member of the K-pop girl group Ladies Code under Polaris Entertainment. Ladies Code was in a car accident in the early morning hours of September ...

                                               

Kwon Sang-ha

Kwon Sang-ha was a politician and Neo Confucian scholar, teacher, and writer of the Joseon Dynasty. He was second leader of Noron Partys, disciple of Song Siyeol, Song Jun-gil and ideological successor of founder Noron Partys and his teacher Song ...

                                               

Sik Kok Kwong

Sik Kok Kwong, GBM GBS was a Tiantai Buddhist monk from Hong Kong. He was the first president of the Hong Kong Buddhist Association. He was also the Honorary Vice-President of the World Buddhist Sangha Council, a member of the Hong Kong Basic Law ...

                                               

Abba Kyari (politician)

Abba Kyari OON was a Nigerian politician. He was Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. He was Chief of Staff from 2015 to 2020. Kyari was born in Borno State, Nigeria. Kyari was diagnosed with COVID-19 on 24 March 2020 in Lagos, Nigeria. ...

                                               

Joseph Kyeong Kap-ryong

Joseph Kyeong Kap-ryong was a South Korean Roman Catholic bishop. Kyeong Kap-ryong was born in Seoul, South Korea. He became a priest in 1962. He was titular bishop of Buffada and auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Seoul from 1 ...

                                               

Joshua Kyeremeh

Joshua Kyeremeh was a Ghanaian politician and administrator. He was a member of the New Patriotic Party. He was a National security coordinator for the President of Ghana. Kyeremeh was Director of the Bureau of National Investigations from 2005 t ...

                                               

Spyros Kyprianou

Spyros Achilleos Kyprianou was an Cypriot politician. He was one of the most important politicians of modern Cyprus. He served as the second President of the Republic of Cyprus from 1977 to 1988. Spyros Kyprianou died on 12 March 2002 after a lon ...

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