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Ole Henrik Laub

Ole Henrik Laub was a Danish novelist and childrens writer. He was also an art painter and cartoonist. He was born in Aarhus, Denmark. Laub made his debut in 1967 with Et Sværd Dyppet i Honning, a collection of short stories. He wrote more than f ...

                                               

William Laud

William Laud was a close advisor of Charles I of England. He was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1633. He was executed in 1645, 5 years after his initial arrest. He was born in Reading, Berkshire and died in London.

                                               

Karl Fritz Lauer

Karl Fritz Lauer was a Romanian-German Agricultural Scientist in Phytopathology and Herbology. He was born in Sacalaz, Kingdom of Romania. After relocation to the German Federal Republic in 1981 he first worked as a scientist at the Botanical Ins ...

                                               

Jose P. Laurel

Jose Paciano Laurel y Garcia was a Filipino politician and judge. He was the third President of the Philippines from 1943 to 1945.

                                               

Salvador Laurel

Salvador Roman Hidalgo Laurel, also known as Doy Laurel, was a Filipino lawyer and politician. He was Vice President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992 under President Corazon Aquino and was Prime Minister from 25 February to 25 March 1986. He ...

                                               

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Rose Laurens

Rose Laurens, previously billed as Rose Merryl, was a French pop singer-songwriter. She was known for her songs "Africa" and the French concept album of Les Miserables, a song later adapted into English as "I Dreamed a Dream". Laurens died on 30 ...

                                               

Rene Laurentin

Father Rene Laurentin was a French theologian. He was born in Tours, France. Laurentin was known as an expert in the field of Mariology and is the author of numerous books and scholarly articles on topics including Marian apparitions such as Lour ...

                                               

Wilfrid Laurier

Sir Henri Charles Wilfrid Laurier, known as Wilfrid Laurier, was the seventh Prime Minister of Canada from 11 July 1896 to 6 October 1911.

                                               

Paul Lauterbur

Paul Christian Lauterbur was an American chemist. Lauterbur won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2003 with Peter Mansfield "for their discoveries concerning magnetic resonance imaging".

                                               

Hersch Lauterpacht

Sir Hersch Lauterpacht – 8 May 1960 in London) was an Austrian-born British jurist of Jewish descent. He was a legal scholar, specialized in international law and a philosopher of law, and also a judge and a lawyer. Lauterpacht was born in Austri ...

                                               

Toaripi Lauti

Sir Toaripi Lauti was a Tuvaluan politician. He was chief minister of the Colony of Tuvalu, as the first prime minister following Tuvalus independence and governor-general of Tuvalu.

                                               

Andre Lavagne

Andre Lavagne was a French composer. He mostly worked on short movies, such as: Lamour maternel chez les animaux and Un amour de parapluie. He was born in Paris. Lavagne died from natural causes on 21 March 2014 in Paris. He was 100 years old.

                                               

Rene Lavand

Hector Rene Lavandera, usually known as Rene Lavand, was a magician from Argentina. He appeared in Ed Sullivans and Johnny Carsons television shows as well as shows at Hollywoods Magic Castle. Lavand died of pneumonia at the Chacabuco Clinic in T ...

                                               

Alphonse Laveran

Alphonse Laveran was a French military doctor. He won the 1907 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on the way protozoa can cause disease.

                                               

Landelino Lavilla Alsina

Landelino Lavilla Alsina was a Spanish lawyer and politician. He was born in Lerida, Spain. Lavilla Alsina was a member of the Union of the Democratic Centre. Lavilla Alsina was the Minister of Justice from 1976 to 1979. He was a Senator from 197 ...

                                               

Joy Laville

Joy Laville was an English-Mexican artist. Her art career began and mostly developed in Mexico when she came to the country to take art classes in San Miguel de Allende.

                                               

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John Jacob Lavranos

John Jacob Lavranos was a South African-Portuguese insurance broker and botanist. He had a special interest in succulents. He was born in Corfu, Greek Island. He settled in Loule, Portugal a small town near Faro in southern Portugal in 1995 and d ...

                                               

Bonar Law

Andrew Bonar Law, commonly called Bonar Law, served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Law was elected to Parliament in 1900 as a member of the Conservative Party. He became leader of the Party in 1911. He was Lloyd Georges Chancellor of th ...

                                               

John Law

John Law was a Scottish economist who believed that money was only a means of exchange that did not have wealth in itself, and that national wealth depended on trade. He is said to be the father of finance, responsible for the adoption or use of ...

                                               

D. H. Lawrence

David Herbert Lawrence was an English writer. He was born in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire. He wrote under the pen name D. H. Lawrence. He wrote Sons and Lovers, The Rainbow, Odour of Chrysanthemums’, The Virgin and The Gypsy’, Women in Love and Lady ...

                                               

Derek Lawrence

Derek John Lawrence was an English record producer. He was famous for his work for Joe Meeks Outlaws, Deep Purple, Flash, Machiavel and Wishbone Ash. Lawrence died on 13 May 2020 in Peterborough, England at the age of 78.

                                               

Henry Lawrence

Sir Henry Lawrence was a senior British officer and administrator of British India. He was the first Chief Commissioner of the Punjab after its annexation by the British, following the Second Anglo-Sikh War. He died whilst defending Lucknow again ...

                                               

Ian Lawrence

Ian William Lawrence was an Australian-born New Zealand lawyer and politician. He was the Mayor of Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand, from 1983 to 1986. Lawrence was born in Sydney, New South Wales. He was a member of the conservative W ...

                                               

John Lawrence

Sir John Laird Mair Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence, GCB, GCSI, PC, better known as Lawrence of the Punjab was a famous British colonial officer, administrator and statesman in British India. He had the distinction of serving as the Lieutenant-Gover ...

                                               

T. E. Lawrence

Colonel T.E. Lawrence, better known in history as Lawrence of Arabia, was a British Army officer, explorer, scholar, writer, military strategist and linguist. He was born in Tremadog, Caernarfonshire, Wales. He studied History at University of Ox ...

                                               

John Laws (judge)

Sir John Grant McKenzie Laws was a British judge. He served as a Lord Justice of Appeal and as a High Court judge. Laws was married to Sophie Marshall from 1973 until her death in 2017. The couple had one daughter. He was also the uncle of Domini ...

                                               

Henry Lawson

Henry Lawson was an Australian writer and poet. Along with Banjo Paterson, he is remembered as one of the best Australian writers. He wrote about life in the Australian bush. Lawson was an nationalist and republican, and he wanted Australia to be ...

                                               

William Lawson (explorer)

William Lawson was an explorer of New South Wales, Australia. He helped discover a passage inland through the Blue Mountains from Sydney. Lawson was born in Finchley, Middlesex, England. He is the son of Scottish parents. Lawson came to Sydney as ...

                                               

James Laxer

James Robert Laxer, also known as Jim Laxer, was Canadian political economist and professor at York University. He was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In 1971, Laxer ran for the leadership of the federal NDP and shocked the convention by winnin ...

                                               

Bangaru Laxman

Bangaru Laxman was an Indian politician. He was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was President of the party from 2000 to 2001. Laxman was also the minister of state for railways in Government of India from 1999 to 2000. He was sentenced ...

                                               

R. K. Laxman

Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Laxman was an Indian cartoonist, writer, illustrator, and humorist. He was best known for his creation The Common Man. It was for his daily cartoon strip, "You Said It" in The Times of India. It started in 1951. Laxman died ...

                                               

Gyorgy Lazar

Gyorgy Lazar was a former Hungarian Communist politician. He served as Chairman of the Council of Ministers from 1975 to 1987. He retired in 1988. Lazar died on 2 October 2014 in Budapest, Hungary, aged 90. His death was announced on 30 October 2014.

                                               

Gilbert Lazard

Gilbert Lazard 4 February 1920 – 6 September 2018) was a French linguist and iranologist. He was born in Paris. His works include the study of many Iranian languages, translations of classical Persian poetry, and research on linguistic typology. ...

                                               

Milunka Lazarevic

Milunka Lazarevic was a Serbian chess player and journalist. She was the most known female player of Yugoslavia and became a contender for the Womens World Chess Championship. Lazarevic qualified as a Woman International Master in 1954 and a Woma ...

                                               

Les Lazarowitz

Leslie Les Lazarowitz was an American sound engineer. He was active between 1971 and 1999. He was nominated for two Academy Awards in the Best Sound category. He was best known for movies including Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Tootsie, Carlitos Way ...

                                               

Catie Lazarus

Catherine Simone Avnet Lazarus was an American writer, comedian, and talk show host. Lazarus was best known as creator and host of the Employee of the Month, a monthly comedy show and podcast filmed live at Joes Pub in New York City. Lazarus died ...

                                               

Rina Lazo

Rina Lazo Wasem was a Guatemalan-Mexican painter. Lazo was born Guatemala City. She began her career in mural painting with Diego Rivera as his assistant. She worked with him from 1947 until his death in 1957. Lazo was known for her mural works t ...

                                               

Firmin Le Bourhis

Firmin Le Bourhis was a French detective writer. He authored 32 detective novels over the course of 18 years. He wrote many novels regarding romance and politics. He was born in Finistere, France. Le Bourhis died of a heart attack on his way to t ...

                                               

John le Carre

John le Carre was an English novelist. He was born in Poole, Dorset. He wrote many spy novels. The name is a pseudonym. His real name is David John Moore Cornwell. Le Carre graduated from Lincoln College, Oxford with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Le ...

                                               

Lê Dức Anh

Lê Dức Anh was an Vietnamese general and politician. He was President of Vietnam from 1992 until 1997. He became President after leading the Vietnamese forces in Cambodia throughout the 1980s. He was regarded as a conservative. He supported maint ...

                                               

Le Duc Tho

Lê Dức Tho, born Phan Dình Khải in Hà Nam Province, was a Vietnamese revolutionary, general, diplomat, and politician. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize jointly with United States Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in 1973. He declined it sayi ...

                                               

Jacques Le Goff

Jacques Le Goff was a French historian and author. He wrote many books about the Middle Ages. Mostly during the 12th and 13th centuries. Le Goff was known for arguing that the Middle Ages created a new civilization. In 1984, he wrote The Birth of ...

                                               

Richard Le Hir

Richard Le Hir was a French-born Canadian politician and lawyer. He was born in Versailles, France, but was raised in Montreal, Quebec. He represented Iberville in the National Assembly of Quebec from 1994 to 1998. He was a member of the Parti Qu ...

                                               

Claude Le Jeune

Claude Le Jeune was a composer of the Renaissance. His most famous music was "Revecy venir du printemps". He was a Franco Flemish, possibly French composer. He was born in Valenciennes, and died in Paris.

                                               

James Le Mesurier

James Gustaf Edward Le Mesurier was the British military personnel, humanitarian and volunteer worker. He co-founder of the White Helmets, a volunteer civil defence organisation in the Syrian Civil War. He was a British Army officer in the 1990s ...

                                               

Andre Le Notre

Andre Le Notre was a French landscape architect and gardener serving King Louis XVI of France. He designed and constructed the formal gardens at the Palace of Versailles. Other gardens and parks in France he designed include those of Vaux-le-Vico ...

                                               

Jean-François Le Sueur

Jean-François Le Sueur was born in a tiny village called Plessiel, near Abbeville. His great-uncle was the painter Eustache Le Sueur. He started his musical training by singing in the choir at the church of Abbeville, then at the cathedral of Ami ...

                                               

Urbain Le Verrier

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