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Arne Lyngstad

Arne Lyngstad was a Norwegian politician. He was a member of the Christian Democratic Party. Lyngstad was born in Verdal. He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Nord-Trondelag in 1997. He retired in 2005. Lyngstad died on 30 May 2019 fro ...

                                               

Phil Lynott

Philip Parris Phil Lynott was an Irish musician. He was born in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England and raised in Dublin, Ireland from age four. His mother was businesswoman Philomena Lynott. He was a rock bass guitarist and singer, and the lea ...

                                               

Philomena Lynott

Philomena Lynott was an Irish author and businesswoman. She was the mother of Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott. She was known for her autobiography My Boy. It documented the relationship between her and her son. She was the proprietor of the Clift ...

                                               

John Lyons (linguist)

Sir John Lyons FBA was a British linguist, working on semantics. He was born in Stretford, Lancashire. Between 1965 and 1969, he was the founder editor of the Journal of Linguistics. From 1964 to 1984, he was professor of linguistics at the unive ...

                                               

Joseph Lyons

Joseph Aloysius Lyons was the tenth Prime Minister of Australia. He was Premier of Tasmania in the 1920s. He was from the Labor party. In 1931 he took his supporters and joined the other side. He started a new party called the United Australia Pa ...

                                               

Keith Lyons

Keith Lyons was a Welsh-born Australian educator and sport scientist. His works were analysis of performance in sport. He was the author of the first book on the use of video in sport. He was born in Buckley, Wales. Lyons founded the Centre for N ...

                                               

Margaret Lyons

Margaret Lyons, born Keiko Margaret Inouye, was the first female vice president of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. She was known for her role in the CBCs "Radio Revolution". Lyons was designated a Member of the Order of Canada in 2010 for ...

                                               

Pyotr Lysenko

Pyotr Fyodorovich Lysenko was a Belarusian archaeologist. He was the author of over 110 scientific works, including many monographs. He is also known for opening the Berestye Archeological Museum in Brest. Lysenko died on 23 March 2020 in Minsk. ...

                                               

Oleh Lysheha

Oleh Lysheha was a Ukrainian poet, playwright, translator and intellectual. During the period 1972-1988, he was banned from official publication, but in 1989 his first book Great Bridge was published.

                                               

Wangari Maathai

Wangari Muta Mary Jo Maathai was a Kenyan environmentalist, political activist and the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004.

                                               

Harold Mabern

Harold Mabern, Jr. was an American jazz pianist and composer. He worked in the hard bop, post-bop, and soul jazz fields. He was called by The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings as "one of the great post-bop pianists". He was born in Memphis, Tennes ...

                                               

Apolinario Mabini

Apolinario Mabini was a Philippine resistance activist, lawyer, and journalist. He was the prime minister and foreign minister of the Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Philippines. He was the First Chairman of the Philippine Supreme Court.

                                               

Muiris Mac Conghail

Muiris Mac Conghail was an Irish journalist, writer, broadcaster, poet, and filmmaker. He was born in Dublin, son of artists Maurice MacGonigal and Aida Kelly.

                                               

Emanuele Macaluso

Emanuele Macaluso was an Italian trade unionist, journalist and politician. He was born in Caltanissetta, Italy. He was an editor of LUnità. Macaluso was a member of the Italian Communist Party. From 1963 to 1976, he was a member of the Chamber o ...

                                               

Diosdado Macapagal

Diosdado Pangan Macapagal was the ninth President of the Philippines. He is known for changing the countrys Independence Day from July 4 to June 12. June 12 is the day President Emilio Aguinaldo declared independence of the First Philippine Repub ...

                                               

John Macarthur (wool pioneer)

John Macarthur was a soldier, business man, politician and the man who started the Australian wool industry. His farmhouse, called Elizabeth Farm after his wife, is still standing in Parramatta, New South Wales, where it is open to the public as ...

                                               

James McAuley

James Phillip McAuley was an Australian poet who also composed hymns. He was a Catholic whose hymns were used in Catholic liturgy and now by other denominations. McAuley was born in Lakemba, Sydney. His first book of verse, Under Aldebaran, was p ...

                                               

Mungo Wentworth MacCallum

Mungo Wentworth MacCallum was an Australian political commentator and journalist. He was born in Sydney, New South Wales. MacCallum was also known for his strongly centre-left, pro-Australian Labor Party views. He worked for The Australian, The N ...

                                               

Juan Carlos Maccarone

Juan Carlos Maccarone was an Argentine Roman Catholic retired bishop. In 1996, he became bishop in Roman Catholic Diocese of Chascomus. On 18 February 1999, Maccarone was nominated as bishop in Roman Catholic Diocese of Santiago del Estero. In 20 ...

                                               

Romulo Maccio

Romulo Maccio was an Argentine painter. He worked with the local avant-garde art movement which took shape during the 1960s. He was born in Buenos Aires. Maccio described much of the genteel portrait and landscape art available at that time as "p ...

                                               

Kirsty MacColl

Kirsty Anna MacColl was a British singer and songwriter. She performed the songs "They Dont Know" and "Theres a Guy Works Down the Chip Shop Swears Hes Elvis". She also made cover versions of "A New England" by Billy Bragg and "Days" by The Kinks ...

                                               

Iain MacCormick

Iain Somerled MacDonald MacCormick was a Scottish politician. He was a member of the Scottish National Party. He was MP for Argyllshire from 28 February 1974 until 7 April 1979. He was also a member of the Social Democratic Party from 1981 until ...

                                               

Alan MacDiarmid

Alan G. MacDiarmid was a New Zealand chemist. He received the 2000 Nobel Prize in Chemistry together with Alan Heeger and Hideki Shirakawa for "the discovery and development of conductive polymers". He was born in Masterton, New Zealand and died ...

                                               

Douglas MacDiarmid

Douglas Kerr MacDiarmid was a New Zealand painter. He was known for his diversity and use of colour, and involved with key movements in twentieth-century art. He was born in Taihape, New Zealand. MacDiarmid painted the portraits of Rita Angus and ...

                                               

Ian MacDonald

                                               

John A. Macdonald

Sir John Alexander Macdonald, GCB, KCMG, PC, PC, was the first Prime Minister of Canada and was a very important person in Canadian Confederation, which happened on July 1, 1867. Macdonald was in office from 1867 to 1873 and again from 1878 to 18 ...

                                               

Margo MacDonald

Margo MacDonald was a Scottish politician and television and radio presenter. She was a member of the Scottish National Party, Member of Parliament and Deputy Leader. She was later an Independent Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Lothian ...

                                               

William MacDonald (serial killer)

William MacDonald, also known as The Mutilator, was an Australian serial killer. He murdered five men, four in Sydney, New South Wales and one in Brisbane, Queensland, between 1961 and 1962. After his murders, he lived in New Zealand for a short ...

                                               

Ian MacDougall

Vice Admiral Ian Donald George MacDougall was a retired senior commander of the Royal Australian Navy. He was Chief of Naval Staff from 1991 to 1994. He also was Commissioner of New South Wales Fire Brigades, and was Patron of the Submarines Asso ...

                                               

Georgina Mace

Dame Georgina Mary Mace, was a British ecologist and conservation scientist. She was Professor of Biodiversity and Ecosystems at University College London. She was Professor of Conservation Science and Director of the Natural Environment Research ...

                                               

Allan MacEachen

Allan Joseph MacEachen, OC was a Canadian politician. He was born in Inverness, Nova Scotia. He was the first Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, serving from 1977 to 1979 and 1980 to 1984 during Pierre Trudeau tenure as prime minister. In 2008, he ...

                                               

Ernesto Maceda

Ernesto Madarang Maceda was a Filipino columnist and a politician. He served as a Senator from 1971 to 1972 and again from 1987 to 1998. He served as Senate President from 1996 to 1998. Maceda died of multiple organ failure at a hospital in Quezo ...

                                               

Giulio Maceratini

Giulio Maceratini was an Italian politician. He was born in Rome. He was a member of the European Parliament between 6 June 1988 to 1 October 1988. Maceratini died on 25 July 2020 in Rome at the age of 82.

                                               

François N. Macerola

François N. Macerola was a Canadian lawyer and movie executive. He was born in Montreal, Quebec. Macerola worked for the National Film Board of Canada and Telefilm Canada. His career began in 1976. Macerola dealt with the controversy surrounding ...

                                               

Les MacFarlane

John Leslie Stuart MacFarlane was an Australian politician. He was a member of the Country Liberal Party. He served as a member of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly for Elsey from 1974 to 1983. He was also the assemblys speaker from 197 ...

                                               

Roderick MacFarquhar

Roderick Lemonde MacFarquhar was a British politician and journalist. He was a Harvard University professor. He was a Member of Parliament from 1974 to 1978. He was best known for his studies of Maoist China, the three-volume The Origins of the C ...

                                               

Antonio Machado

Antonio Cipriano Jose Maria y Francisco de Santa Ana Machado y Ruiz, known as Antonio Machado, was a Spanish poet and one of the leading figures of the Spanish literary movement known as the Generation of 98.

                                               

Tibor R. Machan

Tibor Richard Machan was a Hungarian-born American philosopher. He was the professor emeritus in the department of philosophy at Auburn University. Machan held the R. C. Hoiles Chair of Business Ethics and Free Enterprise at the Argyros School of ...

                                               

Samora Machel

Samora Moises Machel was a Mozambican military commander, politician and revolutionary. He served as the first President of Mozambique from the countrys independence in 1975. Machel died in office in 1986 when his presidential aircraft crashed ne ...

                                               

Nobutaka Machimura

Nobutaka Machimura was a Japanese politician. He was a member of the House of Representatives of Japan and a member of the Liberal Democratic Party. He was Chief Cabinet Secretary in the government of Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda from 2007 to 2008 ...

                                               

Roger Machin

Roger Machin was a French international football referee. Machin was born in Toulon, France. He was member of FIFA in 1964–73 and refereed six international matches. Machin died on 17 January 2021 at the age of 94.

                                               

Mario da Graça Machungo

Mario Fernandes da Graça Machungo was a Mozambican politician. He was Planning Minister from at least 1984 to 1986, when he became Prime Minister of the country from 17 July 1986 to 16 December 1994. Machungo died on 17 February 2020 at the age o ...

                                               

Marcial Maciel

Marcial Maciel Degollado was a Mexican Catholic priest. He founded the Legion of Christ and the Regnum Christi movement. He was general director of the legion from 1941 to 2005. Throughout most of his career, he was respected within the church as ...

                                               

Hamish MacInnes

Hamish MacInnes was a Scottish mountaineer, explorer, mountain search and rescuer, author and mountain safety advisor. He was called "the father of modern mountain rescue in Scotland". He made an attempt to climb Mount Everest in 1953. He helped ...

                                               

Geoff Mack

Albert Geoffrey "Geoff" McElhinney OAM, better known as Geoff Mack, was an Australian country singer-songwriter. He was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia on 13 June 2005 with the citation, For service to country music and to the community ...

                                               

David J. C. MacKay

Sir David John Cameron MacKay, FRS, FInstP, FICE was a British physicist, mathematician, and academic. He was the Regius Professor of Engineering in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge and from 2009 to 2014 was Chief Scie ...

                                               

Michael MacKellar

Michael John Randal MacKellar AM was an Australian politician and agricultural scientist. He was the Liberal Member for Warringah from 25 October 1969 until 18 February 1994. MacKellar was born in Moree, New South Wales. He had a partner and had ...

                                               

Alexander Mackenzie (explorer)

Sir Alexander Mackenzie was a Scottish explorer who explored the area that is now the Northwest Territories. Mackenzie was born in Stornoway, on the Scottish island of Lewis with Harris in 1764. Mackenzie made his fortune as a fur trader in north ...

                                               

Alexander Mackenzie (politician)

                                               

Compton Mackenzie

Sir Compton Mackenzie, OBE was a prolific writer of fiction, biography, histories, and memoir, as well as a cultural commentator, raconteur, and lifelong Scottish nationalist. He was one of the co-founders in 1928 of the Scottish National Party a ...

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