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Benno Pludra

Benno Pludra) was a German childrens author. He was born in Muckenberg, now Lauchhammer-West. Pludra wrote narratives and novels for children and teenagers. His books in total sold more than five million times, which made him one of the most succ ...

                                               

Plutarch

Mestrius Plutarchus, better known in English as Plutarch, was a Greek historian, and writer of biographies and essays. Plutarch was born into a well-known family in Chaeronea, Boeotia Greece, a town about twenty miles east of Delphi. His works ar ...

                                               

Ivan Plyushch

Ivan Stepanovych Plyushch was a Ukrainian politician. He served as the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada three times. He served as chairman from July 9, through July 23, 1990 acting, from December 5, 1991 through May 11, 1994 and from February 1, 20 ...

                                               

Boris Podolsky

Boris Yakovlevich Podolsky was a Russian-American physicist of Russian Jewish descent. He was known for his work with Albert Einstein and Nathan Rosen on entangled wave functions and the EPR paradox.

                                               

Sascha Pohflepp

Sascha Pohflepp was a German artist, designer, and writer. He was born in Cologne. His works focused on the role of technology to influence the environment, often in working with artists and scientists. His best known works were Growth Assembly ; ...

                                               

Akilisi Pōhiva

Samiuela Akilisi Pōhiva was a Tongan pro-democracy activist and politician. Pohiva was the leader of the Democratic Party of the Friendly Islands. He was the Prime Minister of Tonga from 2014 to his death in 2019. Pōhiva died of pneumonia and liv ...

                                               

Karl Otto Pohl

Karl Otto Pohl was a German economist. He served as President of the Bundesbank and Chairman of its Central Bank Council from 1980 to 1991. He was born in Hanover, Lower Saxony. Pohl died in Zurich, Switzerland, aged 85.

                                               

Raymond Poincare

Raymond Poincare was a French politician of the Third Republic. He was a cousin of the mathematician Henri Poincare. He was president of France from 1913 to 1920, and Foreign minister several times. He had studied law at the Sorbonne and was trai ...

                                               

Kallen Pokkudan

Kallen Pokkudan, also known as Kandal Pokkudan, was an Indian environmental activist and writer. He was best known for helping to protect mangrove forests in Kerala from 1989 until his death. He also wrote several books even his basic literacy, i ...

                                               

Petr Pokorny (theologian)

Petr Pokorny was a Protestant theologian. He was a professor at Charles University in Prague, and pastor of the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren. He was one of the leading biblical scholars in the Czech Republic.

                                               

Kirill Pokrovsky

Kirill Vladimirovich Pokrovsky was a Russian composer and performer. He wrote the soundtrack for the Divinity series of video games produced by Larian Studios. He was born in Moscow. Pokrovsky died on 1 June 2015 in Belgium, aged 53.

                                               

Valentin Pokrovsky

Valentin Ivanovich Pokrovsky was a Russian medical scientist, epidemiologist and infectionist. He was President of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences from 1987 to 2006. He was an Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences from 2013 until ...

                                               

Boguslaw Polch

Boguslaw Polch was a Polish comic book artist. His noted works including artwork of Funky Koval and Wiedzmin. Polch also created the cover art of some of Sapkowskis first edition books in The Witcher series. Polch died on 2 January 2020 at the ag ...

                                               

Rogelio Polesello

Rogelio Polesello was an Argentine painter, muralist and sculptor. He was best known for making Op art known in Latin America. He won two Konex Awards; one in 1982 and another in 2012. He was born in Buenos Aires. Polesello died from a heart atta ...

                                               

Eugenio Polgovsky

Eugenio Polgovsky was a Mexican movie director, cinematographer and editor. He was born in Mexico City, Mexico. Polgovsky was known for the Mexican documentaries "Tropic of Cancer" and Los Herederos "The Inheritors". Polgovsky died in London on A ...

                                               

Christopher Polhem

Christopher Polhammar, better known as Christopher Polhem, which he took after his ennoblement in 1716, was a Swedish scientist, inventor, and industrialist. He made large contributions to the economic and industrial development of Sweden, mainly ...

                                               

Paolo Poli

Paolo Poli was an Italian theatre actor. He has also acted in movies and on television. He starred in many famous operas such as Aldino mi cali un filino, Rita of Cascia, Caterina de Medici, Lasino doro, Gullivers Travels, La leggenda di San Greg ...

                                               

Germaine Poliakov

Germaine Poliakov was an Ottoman-born French music teacher and Holocaust survivor. She went into hiding from the Gestapo in Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne, and worked as a teacher for a hidden colony of Jewish children. Germaine Poliakov died on 19 Februa ...

                                               

Elisabeta Polihroniade

Elisabeta Polihroniade was a Romanian chess player and journalist. She became a Woman Grandmaster in 1982. She was also an International Arbiter. She won the Romanian Womens Championship in 1966, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1976 and 1977. She was bor ...

                                               

Antonio del Pollaiuolo

Antonio del Pollaiuolo, also known as Antonio di Jacopo Pollaiuolo or Antonio Pollaiolo was an Italian 15th century painter. He painted The Martyrdom of St. Sebastian. The painting is at The National Gallery in Trafalgar Square, London.

                                               

Ida Pollock

Ida Julia Pollock was a British writer of many romance novels. She has also written short stories. She has used ten pen names. Her books have mostly been about romance and love, but sometimes about historical subjects. In 1964, she published a no ...

                                               

Augusto Polo Campos

Augusto Armando Polo Campos was a Peruvian composer. His vals "Regresa" was a number one hit internationally for Peruvian singer Lucha Reyes, and again in an instrumental form for Peruvian electronic band Madre Matilda. One of his songs was inclu ...

                                               

Karel Poma

Karel Emiel Hubert, Baron Poma was a Belgian liberal and politician. He served as a minister of state. Poma later served as Mayor of Wilrijk from 1953 to 1958. He later served in the Belgian Federal Parliament from 1965 through 1985. He was born ...

                                               

Julio Pomar

Julio Pomar, GOL, GCM was a Portuguese painter. He was born in Lisbon. Pomar worked in the neo-realist movement from 1945-1957 and later became a neo-expressionist. He illustrated a childrens book by American-Portuguese novelist Richard Zimler. P ...

                                               

Yuri Pomomarev

Yuri Ivanovich Ponomarev was a Russian politician and economist. He was a member of the Federal Assembly between December 28, 2001 to January 1, 2003. Pomomarev was born in Petrozavodsk, then-Soviet Union. Pomomarev died on October 29, 2020 at a ...

                                               

Jerzy Mikulowski Pomorski

Jerzy Mikulowski Pomorski was a Polish sociologist and professor. He was a doctor honoris causa of Grand Valley State University and Teesside University. He was a rector of Cracow University of Economics in years 1990–1996. Pomorski died on 12 De ...

                                               

Georges Pompidou

Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou was a French politician. He was the President of the French Republic from 20 June 1969 until 2 April 1974. He was born in Cantal. He fought in World War II. He also was Prime Minister of France from 14 April 1962 unt ...

                                               

Brunhilde Pomsel

Brunhilde Pomsel was a German broadcaster and secretary. She was born in Berlin. She was known as a personal secretary to politician Joseph Goebbels. She began work in the news department of the Third Reichs radio station in 1933. After World War ...

                                               

Maurice Pon

Maurice Marie Jean Pon was a French lyricist. He was best known for his work with Henri Salvador. He also wrote for artists such as Bourvil, Fernandel, Jean Sablon, Andre Claveau and Les Freres Jacques. He was born in Bordeaux. Pon died on 3 Apri ...

                                               

Christian Poncelet

Christian Poncelet was a conservative French politician. He was a member of President Nicolas Sarkozys Union for a Popular Movement. He was President of the Senate from 1998 to 2008. He was Mayor of Remiremont and has been the President of the Ge ...

                                               

G. G. Ponnambalam

Ganapathipillai Gangaser Ponnambalam, QC, known as G. G. Ponnambalam, was a Sri Lankan Tamil politician, during the British colonial period and the war for independence. He founded the first Sri Lankan Tamil political party, the All Ceylon Tamil ...

                                               

Melanmai Ponnusamy

Melanmai Ponnusamy was a Tamil writer and journalist. He was born in Melanmarainadu, Tamil Nadu, India. He was a Marxist by political orientation and a member of Communist Party of India. His first short story was published in 1972 in the literar ...

                                               

Antonio Pons

Antonio Pons Campuzano was acting President of Ecuador from August to September 1935. Pons died in January 1980 from pneumonia, aged 82.

                                               

Gunilla Ponten

Ellen Gunilla Margareta Ponten was a Swedish fashion designer. She was born in Stockholm. Ponten designed clothes with the base colours of grey, white or black. In 1983, she was awarded the Damernas Varld design award Guldknappen, in 2003 she was ...

                                               

Henrik Ponten

Henrik Ponten was a Swedish jurist. He was born in Kalmar, Sweden. He worked for the organization Svenska antipiratbyrån, and was often seen representing the organization in the media. He became well known in Swedish media during the Bahnhof raid ...

                                               

Eve Poole

She was born in Germany and fled with her family to Mandatory Palestine in 1932. During the war she served in the British army. She married a New Zealand tank commander and after the war she moved to New Zealand. Being trained in theatre skills i ...

                                               

Victor Popa

Victor Popa was a Moldovan politician. He was a member of the Parliament of Moldova from 2010 until 2013. He left office when he was named a Justice of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova. Popa died on 15 November 2020 at the age ...

                                               

Pope Anacletus

Pope Anacletus, also sometimes referred to as Pope Cletus, was the third Pope of the Catholic Church. He served from 76-88 C.E. He established a Christian community in Ruvo, Apulia, where he baptized Christian followers in secret. After the death ...

                                               

Pope Anicetus

Pope Anicetus, was the tenth Pope of the Catholic Church, the official title is the Bishop of Rome. During his time as Pope, Rome became a center of Christian knowledge with the teachings of St. Hegesippus, St. Justin Martyr and St. Polycarp, a f ...

                                               

Pope Boniface VI

Pope Boniface VI was the bishop of Rome. He was Pope of the Papal States in April 896. He was from Rome. His election came about as a result of riots soon after the death of Pope Formosus. After a pontificate of fifteen days, he is said by some t ...

                                               

Pope Clement VI

Pope Clement VI, born Pierre Roger, was Pope of the Catholic Church from 7 May 1342 to his death in 1352. He was the fourth Avignon pope. Clement reigned during the Black Death 1348–1350, during which he said all who died of the plague would not ...

                                               

Pope Formosus

Pope Formosus was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from 6 October 891 to his death. His reign as pope was troubled, marked by power struggles over the Patriarchate of Constantinople, the Kingdom of West Francia, and the Holy Roman Empire.

                                               

Pope Hyginus

Pope Hyginus was the eighth Pope of the Catholic Church. He served around 138–142 AD. Hyginus was a Greek born in Athens. He served as Pope during the heretical teachings of the Gnostics. Heresy is a belief or opinion that does not agree with the ...

                                               

Pope Sixtus I

Pope Sixtus I was the sixth successor to Saint Peter as the Bishop of Rome of the Catholic Church. He served from approximately 116-125 C.E. He decreed that the people should chant with the priest during the Sanctus at the Holy Communion section ...

                                               

Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope is usually thought of as the greatest English poet in the eighteenth century. He is best known for his satirical writing and for his translation of Homer. He is the third most often quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotati ...

                                               

Alexander Stepanovich Popov

Alexander Stepanovich Popov was a Russian physicist and inventor who first showed how to use electromagnetic waves, although he did not apply for a patent for his invention.

                                               

Dimitar Iliev Popov

Dimitar Iliev Popov was a leading Bulgarian judge and politician. He was the first Prime Minister of the country not to be a member of the Bulgarian Communist Party since 1946.

                                               

Ljubomir Popovic

Ljubomir Ljuba Popovic is a Serbian-born French surrealist painter. He was known for his many erotic and unusual subject matters. He was also known for his short documentary movie Lamour monstre de tous les temps by Walerian Borowczyk. He was bor ...

                                               

Marina Popovich

Marina Lavrentievna Popovich was a Soviet Air Force colonel, engineer, and legendary Soviet test pilot. She held 102 aviation world records set on over 40 types of aircraft. She was one of the most famous pilots in Russian history, and one of the ...

                                               

Vladimir Popovkin

Vladimir Aleksandrovich Popovkin was a Russian military person. He was the General Director of the Russian Federal Space Agency and former First Deputy Defense Minister of Russia. He was a General of the Army and former commander of the Russian S ...

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