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Robert Menzies

He was Prime Minister for a total of 18 and half years which is the longest in Australias history. After the death of Joseph Lyons he was elected leader of the United Australia Party and became Prime Minister in 1939. He resigned in 1941 after a ...

                                               

Mompati Merafhe

Lt. Gen. Mompati Sebogodi Merafhe was a Botswanan politician. He was Vice-President of Botswana from 2008 to 2012. He was a Lieutenant-General and was Botswanas Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1994 to 2008.

                                               

Icchokas Meras

Icchokas Meras was a Lithuanian-Israeli writer and screenwriter. On 6 December 2010, he was awarded the Lithuanian National Prize. He was born in Kelme, Siauliai County. He was Jewish and survived the Holocaust. Meras died in Tel Aviv, Israel. He ...

                                               

Tibor Meray

Tibor Meray was a Hungarian journalist and writer. He worked for many newspapers such as for Szabad Nep and Csillag. He was a war correspondent for Szabad Nep during the Korean War. He co-wrote the 1969 comedy spy novel Catch Me a Spy, which was ...

                                               

Luis Enrique Mercado

Luis Enrique Mercado Sanchez was a Mexican journalist and politician. He was a member of the National Action Party. From 2009 to 2012 he was Deputy of the Mexican Congress representing Zacatecas. He began his career as a journalist for El Univers ...

                                               

Ivan Mercep

Ivan Mercep was a New Zealand architect. Mercep spent six years working and travelling overseas, before returning to New Zealand in 1960. In 1964, he became a registered architect in New Zealand. He helped design Hoani Waititi Marae in West Auckl ...

                                               

Tomislav Mercep

Tomislav Mercep was a Croatian politician, convicted war criminal and paramilitary. He was active during the Croatian War of Independence. He was born in Vukovar, Croatia. He was a member of the Croatian Democratic Union. He was a member of the C ...

                                               

Antonio Mercero

Antonio Mercero Juldain was a Spanish movie and television director and screenwriter. He was born in Lasarte-Oria, Spain. Mercero was best known as the director of a 1972 surrealist short horror movie titled La cabina. He won an Emmy Award. His 1 ...

                                               

Ismail Merchant

Ismail Merchant was an Indian movie producer and director. He worked for many years with Merchant Ivory Productions. He was the domestic partner of James Ivory. Merchant was born in Bombay, Bombay Presidency. Merchant died in Westminster, England ...

                                               

Joseph Mercieca

Joseph Mercieca was a Maltese prelate. He served as Archbishop of Malta from 1976 to 2006. He was born in Gozo, Malta. He was known for restoring stability in the Maltese church following his predecessor Mikiel Gonzis dispute with the Malta Labou ...

                                               

Pierre Mercier (politician)

Pierre Mercier was a Canadian politician. He was a member of the Quebec Liberal Party. Mercier was born in Montmagny, Quebec. He was a member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Bellechasse from 1973 to 1976. Mercier died on 13 November 2020 i ...

                                               

Claude Mercier-Ythier

Claude Mercier-Ythier was a French harpsichord maker. He was born in Cannes. In 1962, Mercier-Ythier opened his first workshop in Paris, working in the production of harpsichords. He was the first Frenchman since the reign of Louis XVI to work on ...

                                               

Meresankh I

Meresankh I was Ancient Egyptian queen of the 3rd dynasty of Egypt. She was a lesser ranked wife of Pharaoh Huni, mother of Pharaoh Sneferu, grandmother of Pharaoh Khufu. One of her great-granddaughters was named Meresankh II. Name of Meresankh a ...

                                               

Lennart Meri

Lennart Georg Meri was an Estonian politician, writer, and movie director. He was the second President of Estonia from 1992 to 2001.

                                               

Veijo Meri

Veijo Vaino Valvo Meri was a Finnish writer. His work was mainly about World War II and the Cold War. The work is anti-war and has dark humor. He was born in Viipuri, Finland. He wrote novels, short stories, poetry, and essays. He was known for h ...

                                               

Aarre Merikanto

Aarre Merikanto was a Finnish composer. His parents were Liisa Hayrynen and composer Oskar Merikanto. Merikanto was born in 1893. He studied music in Helsinki 1911, Leipzig 1912-1914 and Moscow 1916-1917. He tried composing an opera for the first ...

                                               

Aila Meriluoto

Aila Meriluoto was a Finnish poet, writer and translator. She was born in Pieksamaki, Finland. She became the most celebrated and widely read female poet of post-war Finland. The themes of her poems were art and femininity. In collection Pahat un ...

                                               

Prosper Merimee

Prosper Merimee was a French writer. He was also a historian and an archaeologist. He is probably best known for writing the short story "Carmen". "Carmen" became the basis for the opera Carmen by Georges Bizet.

                                               

Pavle Merkù

Pavle Merkù was a Slovene composer and a scientist researching folk music, Slovene language and the origin of words. Merkù received the Preseren Award for lifetime achievement in 2014. He was known for composing Ljudsko izrocilo Slovencev v Itali ...

                                               

Francesco Saverio Merlino

Francesco Saverio Merlino was an Italian lawyer, anarchist activist and theorist of libertarian socialism.

                                               

Vittorio Merloni

Vittorio Merloni was an Italian entrepreneur and industrialist. He was the honorary chairman of Indesit. Merloni died on 18 June 2016 in Fabriano, Italy, aged 83.

                                               

Muhammad Mustafa Mero

Muhammad Mustafa Mero was a Syrian politician. He was Prime Minister of Syria from 7 March 2000 to 10 September 2003. Mero was a member of the Baath Party. He was born in Al Tall, Syria. Mero died in Al-Tall at age 79 on 22 December 2020, from CO ...

                                               

Alexis Merodack-Jeanneau

Alexis Merodack-Jeanneau was a French painter from Angers. He was born in Angers in 1873, and died there in 1919. He is associated with the Fauvist movement.

                                               

Max Merritt

Maxwell James Merritt was a New Zealand-born singer-songwriter and guitarist. He was known as an interpreter of soul music and R&B. As leader of Max Merritt & The Meteors his best known hits are "Slippin Away", which reached No. 2 on the 1976 ...

                                               

Marin Mersenne

Marin Mersenne, was a French theologian and mathematician. He developed the first laws of acoustics, which was known by his name for a long time. Today, he is mainly remembered for the Mersenne primes. Together with Galileo Galilei he built the l ...

                                               

Claudio Merulo

                                               

Jeroen van Merwijk

Jeroen van Merwijk was a Dutch comedian, painter, and songwriter. He was born in Bilthoven, Netherlands. He was mainly known for his theatre performances between 1986 and 2019. A singer, his best known singles were "Zuid Afrika" and "Dat vinden j ...

                                               

Louise Merzeau

Sylvie Merzeau was a French academic, university professor at the Paris Nanterre University, specializing on communication studies, as well as a photographer. She was a trustee of Wikimedia France. She was born in Paris. Merzeau died in Paris on ...

                                               

Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi

Ayatollah Taqi Mesbah, commonly known as Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi was an Iranian Shii cleric, philosopher and conservative political theorist. He was a spiritual leader of the Front of Islamic Revolution Stability. From 1999 to 2016, he was a m ...

                                               

Seyoum Mesfin

Seyoum Mesfin Gebredingel was an Ethiopian politician. He was Ethiopias Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1991 until September 2010. He was Ethiopias Ambassador to the Peoples Republic of China from 2010 until 2017. Mesfin was born in Adigrat, Eth ...

                                               

Yuriy Meshkov

Yuri Alexandrovich Meshkov ; October 25, 1945 – September 29, 2019) was a Crimean politician. He was a leader of the pro-Russian movement in Crimea. Meshkov was the only President of Crimea from 1994 to 1995. Yuri Meshkov was born on October 25, ...

                                               

Franz Mesmer

Franz Anton Mesmer was a German physician with an interest in astronomy. He had a theory that there was a natural transfer of energy between all animated and inanimate objects. He called this animal magnetism, sometimes later referred to as mesme ...

                                               

Mady Mesple

Mady Mesple was a French opera singer. She was a well known coloratura soprano in France. She was born in Toulouse, France. Her career lasted from 1953 to 1985.

                                               

Joan Mesquida

Joan Mesquida Ferrando was a Spanish politician. He was a member of the Congress of Deputies for a short time in 2019. He was the Director-General of the Spanish National Police and Civil Guard from 2006 to 2008. Mesquida was a member of the Span ...

                                               

Saint Mesrob

Saint Mesrop Mashtots was an Armenian monk. He invented the Armenian alphabet in the year 406. He was a theologian and linguist. That was a basic and important step in strengthening three things: the Armenian Church, the government of the Armenia ...

                                               

Olivier Messiaen

Olivier Messiaen was a French composer and organist. He is the most famous French composer of the mid-20th century and one of the most important and original composers of his time. He was a brilliant organist and played the organ at the church of ...

                                               

Pierre Messmer

Pierre Joseph Auguste Messmer was a French Gaullist politician. He was Minister of Armies under Charles de Gaulle from 1960 to 1969 and then as Prime Minister under Georges Pompidou from 1972 to 1974.

                                               

Zbigniew Messner

Zbigniew Stefan Messner was a Polish economist and politician. He was a member of the Central Committee of Polish United Workers Party from 1981 until 1988. This is a Communist party. Messner was deputy prime minister from 1983 to 1985, and Prime ...

                                               

Philippe Mestre

Philippe Mestre was a French high-ranking civil servant, media executive and politician. He was born in Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, Vendee. Mestre was the prefect of Gers, Basse-Normandie, Calvados, Pays de la Loire and Loire-Atlantique. He was the ch ...

                                               

Josep Mestres Quadreny

Josep Maria Mestres Quadreny was a Catalan composer. He taught at the Darmstadt New Music Courses and the Latin American Course of Contemporary Music in Brazil. He was chairman of the Joan Brossa Foundation and an emeritus member of the board of ...

                                               

Methuselah

Methuselah was the son of Enoch and the father of Lamech in Genesis chapter 5. He is stated as having lived to the age of 969 and so his name in English is proverbial for great age.

                                               

Quentin Matsys

                                               

Ralf Metzenmacher

Ralf Metzenmacher was a German painter and designer. He was an expert Retro-Art, a mixture between art and product design. He was born in Aachen, Germany. Between 1991 and 2004 he worked as a designer for Puma. As director, towards the end of his ...

                                               

Gustav Metzger

Gustav Metzger was a British artist and political activist. He was best known for developing the concept of auto-destructive art and the Art Strike. He was also one of the starters of the Destruction in Art Symposium in September 1966. Metzger wa ...

                                               

Nelson Meurer

Nelson Meurer, was a Brazilian Progressistas politician. He represented the state of Parana at national level. From 1995 to 2019, he was a member of the Chamber of Deputies. From 1989 to 2013, he was Mayor of Francisco Beltrão. Meurer was born in ...

                                               

Soledad Mexia

Soledad Mexia was a Mexican-American supercentenarian who at the time of her death was the worlds fifth-oldest living person and the oldest living resident of California. She is the oldest Mexican-born person ever. Soledad Mexia was born in La No ...

                                               

Adolfo Mexiac

Adolfo Mexiac was a Mexican graphic artist. He was known for his politically and socially themed work, especially with the Taller de Grafica Popular. He also painted several murals, the most important of which deals with the history of human law ...

                                               

Gilbert Meyer

Gilbert Meyer was a French politician. He was a deputy in the National Assembly from 1993 to 2007. He was the Mayor of Colmar from 1995 to 4 July 2020. He was a member of the Rally for the Republic RPR and Union for a Popular Movement UMP. Meyer ...

                                               

Hajo Meyer

Hajo Meyer was a German-Dutch physicist and Jewish political activist. He was born in Bielefeld. In 1938, Meyer escaped from Nazi Germany to the Netherlands alone, without his parents. He went into hiding in 1943, but was arrested after a year an ...

                                               

Julius Lothar Meyer

Julius Lothar von Meyer was a German chemist. He worked with Dmitri Mendeleev and helped him draw up the first periodic table of chemical elements. He also worked with Robert Bunsen.

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