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Barry Norman

Barry Leslie Norman, CBE was a British movie critic, journalist and television presenter. He was best known for presenting Film. on BBC One from 1972 to 1998, the programmes longest-running host. He was the brother of script editor and director V ...

                                               

John Roxborough Norman

John Roxborough Norman was a British ichthyologist. He was born in 1898 and died on 26 May 1944 in London. He started as a clerk in a bank. He was in the military during the First World War. He got rheumatic fever during this time, and had it his ...

                                               

Hosei Norota

Hosei Norota was a Japanese politician. He was a member of the Peoples New Party. He served in the House of Representatives in the Diet. He was the Director-General of the national Defense Agency from 1998 to 1999. From 1995 to 1996, he served as ...

                                               

Astrid North

Astrid North was a German soul singer and songwriter. She was the singer of the German band Cultured Pearls. She released five albums with them. She was also a guest singer of the band Soulounge for which she published three albums. North was bor ...

                                               

Frederick North, Lord North

Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford, KG, PC, more often known by his courtesy title, Lord North, was Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1770 to 1782. North also had a major part in the American Revolution.

                                               

Christopher James, 5th Baron Northbourne

Christopher George Walter James, 5th Baron Northbourne, 6th Baronet, DL, FRICS was a British farmer and aristocrat. He was one of the ninety hereditary peers elected to remain in the House of Lords after the passing of the House of Lords Act 1999 ...

                                               

Henry Northcote, 1st Baron Northcote

Henry Stafford Northcote, 1st Baron Northcote GCMG GCIE CB PC was a British Conservative politician. He served as the third Governor-General of Australia from January 1904 to September 1908. Before this, he served as Governor of Bombay from 1900 ...

                                               

Thomas Norton

Thomas Norton was a lawyer, a statesman, and a politician who wrote Gorboduc, the first English tragedy in blank verse. Norton was born in London to Thomas Norton, a merchant, and Elizabeth Merry Norton. He went to the University of Cambridge. In ...

                                               

Kaare R. Norum

Kaare Reidar Norum was a Norwegian educator and nutritionist. He was born in Oslo. He was hired as a docent at the University of Oslo in 1969. He became a professor in 1972. He was vice dean of the Faculty of Medicine from 1983 to 1985, dean from ...

                                               

John Julius Norwich

John Julius Cooper, 2nd Viscount Norwich, known as John Julius Norwich, was an English popular historian, travel writer and television personality. He was a member of the House of Lords from January 1952 to November 1999. In 1964, Norwich left th ...

                                               

Rolf Noskwith

Rolf Noskwith was a British businessman. During the Second World War, he worked under Alan Turing as a cryptographer at the British military base Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Noskwith was born in Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany. Hi ...

                                               

Anton Nossik

Anton Borisovich Nossik was a Jewish-Russian start-up manager, journalist, social activist and popular Russian blogger. Sometimes he is called one of the fathers of the Russian Internet or the first Russian-language blogger in the history. He was ...

                                               

Christine Nostlinger

Christine Nostlinger was an Austrian childrens writer. She was born in Vienna. She was best known for work to "childrens and young adult literature in the broadest sense". She won two inaugural Astrid Lindgren Memorial Awards from the Swedish Art ...

                                               

Nostradamus

Michel de Nostredame, also known as Nostradamus, was a French apothecary and allegedly a doctor. He was born in Provence. He is famous as a seer who wrote collections of prophecies that have since become famous around the world. His best known bo ...

                                               

Lola Novakovic

Zorana "Lola" Novakovic was a Serbian singer. She was popular during the 1960s and the 1970s. She was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

                                               

Novalis

Novalis is the pseudonym of Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg, who was a writer and philosopher of the early German Romanticism.

                                               

Jean-Georges Noverre

Jean-Georges Noverre was a French dancer and ballet master. He is considered the creator of the ballet daction. He performed or held posts across Europe. His first great success was the ballet Les Fêtes Chinoises. Other ballets include Jason et M ...

                                               

Valeriya Novodvorskaya

Valeriya Ilyinichna Novodvorskaya was a liberal Russian politician and Soviet dissident. She was the founder and the chairwoman of the "Democratic Union" party and a member of the editorial board of the news magazine The New Times. Novodvorskaya ...

                                               

Genrikh Novozhilov

Genrikh Vasilevich Novozhilov was a Soviet and Russian aircraft designer. He was an important part of the design of many Ilyushin passenger aircraft, including the Il-18, Il-62, Il-76 and Il-96. He was the main designer and head of Ilyushin for a ...

                                               

Jacques Noyer

Jacques Moïse Eugene Noyer was a French Roman Catholic prelate. He was Bishop of Amiens from 31 October 1987 to 10 March 2003. He was born in Le Touquet, France. He was a Knight of the Legion of Honour in 1993. Noyer died on 2 June 2020 in Le Tou ...

                                               

Bernard Nsayi

Bernard Nsayi was a Congolese Roman Catholic prelate. He was bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nkayi, Republic of the Congo from 1990 to 2001. He became a priest in 1971. Nsayi died on 12 February 2021, aged 77.

                                               

Ben Nsibandze

Benjamin Mshamndane Nsibandze was a Swazi politician. He was Deputy Prime Minister. He was acting Prime Minister of Swaziland from 25 October 1979 to 23 November 1979. Nsibandze died on 13 January 2021 at the age of 89.

                                               

Bheki Ntuli

Muntukayise Bhekuyise Ntuli was a South African politician. He was a member of the African National Congress. He was a Member of the National Assembly of South Africa from 1999 to 2003. Ntuli was born in Mtubatuba, South Africa. Ntuli died on 16 ...

                                               

Nubar Pasha

Nubar Pasha was an Egyptian-Armenian politician. He was the first Prime Minister of Egypt. He was Prime Minister three times during his career. His first term was between August 1878 and 23 February 1879. His second term was served from 10 Januar ...

                                               

Michael Nudelman

Michael Nudelman was an Ukrainian-born Israeli politician. He was a member of the Knesset for Yisrael BaAliyah, Aliyah, the National Union, Yisrael Beiteinu and Kadima between 1996 and 2009. He was born in Kiev. Nudelman died in Kiryat Shmona, Is ...

                                               

Harald Nugiseks

Harald Nugiseks was an SS-Oberscharfuhrer in World War II. He served at his own free will in the 20th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS of the Waffen SS. He was also one of the four Estonian soldiers who received the Knights Cross of the Iron C ...

                                               

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho was an Indonesian civil servant and academic. He was born in Boyolali, Central Java. He served as the head of public relations for the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management. He began working for the government in ...

                                               

Charles-Louis-Etienne Nuitter

Charles-Louis-Etienne Nuitter was a French librettist, translator, and librarian. He is best remembered for having written the libretto for the ballet, Coppelia and for having helped translate Richard Wagners earliest operas into French.

                                               

Francisco Nuñez Olivera

Francisco Nuñez Olivera, age 113 years, 47 days, for a brief time was recognized as the oldest man in the world. He was born at Extremadura, and joined the army at 19 to fight in the Rif War. Nuñez Olivera had his kidney removed when he was 90 an ...

                                               

Josep Lluis Nuñez

Jose Luis Nuñez Clemente was a Spanish businessman and politician. He was president of FC Barcelona between 1978 and 2000. Nuñez used to own the Nuñez i Navarro construction company and Nuñez i Navarro Hotels chain. He was elected club president ...

                                               

Kjell Nupen

Kjell Nupen was a Norwegian contemporary artist. During the 1980s the people disappeared from his pictures and were replaced by motifs from nature. His later paintings are focused on themes such as calmness. He became especially known for the col ...

                                               

Nur Jahan

Begum Nur Jahan, also known as Mehr-un-Nisaa Khanam, was a Mughal Empress and wife of the Emperor Jahangir. She was also an aunt of the later Empress Mumtaz Mahal. She is buried in Shah Dara, near Lahore, Pakistan. With Nur Jahans help, her fathe ...

                                               

Rudolph Nureyev

Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev was a Russian ballet dancer. He was one of the most celebrated dancers of the 20th century. In 1961 he defected to the West, despite KGB efforts to prevent him. For some years he partnered Dame Margot Fonteyn. The Dicti ...

                                               

Amrozi bin Nurhasyim

Ali Amrozi bin Haji Nurhasyim was an Indonesian who was convicted for his part in the 2002 Bali terrorist bombing. He was executed along with two other men involved in the bombing in early November 2008. Ali was executed on November 9 by a firing ...

                                               

Nursholeh

Nursholeh was an Indonesian politician. He was Mayor of Tegal between 2017 and 2019. He lost his re-election bid in 2018. He was born in Tegal, Central Java. He was a member of the Golkar Party. Nursholeh died on 23 August 2020, one day after his ...

                                               

Mart Nutt

Mart Nutt was an Estonian politician and historian. He served as a member of the Riigikogu, the parliament of Estonia, since the countrys independence in 1991. From 1991 to 1992, he was head of department of Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He became ...

                                               

Abu Nuwas

Abu-Nuwas al-Hasan ben Hani al-Hakami, or Abū-Nuwās, was a classical Arabic poet. He was born in Persia. He is in The Book of One Thousand and One Nights.

                                               

Simeon Nyachae

Simeon Nyachae was a Kenyan politician and businessman. From 1998 to 1999, he was the Minister for Finance during the Daniel arap Moi presidency. He was born in Nairobi, Kenya. Nyachae died on 1 February 2021 in Nairobi, aged 88.

                                               

John Obiero Nyagarama

Nyagarama, formally known as John Obiero Nyagarama, was a Kenyan politician. He was the first Governor of Nyamira County from 2013 until his death. He was a member of the Orange Democratic Movement. Nyagarama was born in Nyamira County, Kenya. Ny ...

                                               

Robert Nye

Robert Nye FRSL was an English poet and author. His bestselling novel Falstaff was published in 1976. It was described by Michael Ratcliffe as "one of the most ambitious and seductive novels of the decade", and went on to win both The Hawthornden ...

                                               

Julius Nyerere

Julius Kambarage Nyerere, also known as Mwalimu, was President of Tanzania from 1964 to 1985. He was born in Butiama, Tanganyika. Nyerere led Tanganyika to independence from the United Kingdom in 1961. He became the new countrys first Prime Minis ...

                                               

Rezso Nyers

Rezso Nyers was a former Hungarian politician. He served as Minister of Finance of Hungary from 1960 to 1962. For a few months in 1989, he was the countrys last Communist leader serving as President of the Hungarian Socialist Workers Party. Nyers ...

                                               

Knut Nystedt

Knut Nystedt was a Norwegian orchestral and choral composer. He was also a musician and played the Organ. Nystedt was born in Oslo, Norway. Nystedt founded and conducted Det Norske Solistkor from 1950 to 1990. He also founded and conducted Schola ...

                                               

Louis Nzala Kianza

Louis Nzala Kianza was a Democratic Republic of the Congo Roman Catholic bishop. He became a priest in 1927. He was bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Popokabaka from 1996 until his retirement in 2020. He also was the apostolic administrator ...

                                               

John Nzenze

John Amutabi Nzenze was a Kenyan guitarist. He was born in Nairobi. He had performed the twist dance style. Some of his most popular songs were "Angelike", "Julieta Rudi Tuone" and "Habari za Nairobi ". He toured Japan, Britain and various East A ...

                                               

Keith OBrien

Keith Michael Patrick OBrien was a Scottish Catholic cardinal. He was the Archbishop of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh from 1985 to 2013. OBrien was opposed to homosexuality and same-sex marriage, which he described as "moral degradation". OBriens r ...

                                               

Michael OHalloran (British politician)

Michael Joseph OHalloran was a British politician. He was a member of the Labour Party and the Social Democratic Party. He was elected Member of Parliament MP for Islington North in a by-election in 1969 after the death of MP Gerry Reynolds. He w ...

                                               

Bill OHerlihy

Bill OHerlihy was an Irish television broadcaster and public relations executive. His career began in 1965. He worked for Raidio Teilifis Eireann, and was best known for his work on RTE Sport. He presented for 10 FIFA World Cups and 10 Summer Oly ...

                                               

Bob Oatley

Robert Ian Bob Oatley AO was an Australian businessman, winemaker and yachtsman. He was perhaps best known for owning the Sydney to Hobart-winning yacht Wild Oats XI. He bought Hamilton Island, Queensland in 2003 for 0 million. He was also respon ...

                                               

Barack Obama Sr.

Barack Hussein Obama Sr. was a Kenyan economist. He was the father of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. He is an important character in Dreams from My Father. Obama married in 1954 and had two children with his first wife, Ke ...

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