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Hans Rausing

Hans Rausing, KBE was a Swedish-British businessman. He was founder of Tetra Pak. It is the largest food packaging company in the world. In 1995 he sold his share of the company to his brother, Gad. In the Forbes world fortune ranking, Rausing wa ...

                                               

Luciano Ravaglia

He was a member of the Rotary Club of Forlì. He was known for his cutting-edge city-planning and building solutions. When Sergio Mulitsch di Palmenberg was appointed as chairman of the national PolioPlus committee of the Italian Rotary Club, Rava ...

                                               

Karl Ravens

Karl Ravens was a German politician. Ravens was a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany SPD. He served as the Federal Minister of Regional Planning, Construction and Urban Development for West Germany from 1974 to 1978. He was also a m ...

                                               

Raphael Ravenscroft

Raphael Ravenscroft was a British musician, composer and author. He was known for playing the saxophone. Ravenscroft was known for performing in Gerry Raffertys first song Baker Street. Ravenscroft died on 19 October 2014 at a hospital in Exeter, ...

                                               

Anders P. Ravn

Professor Anders Peter Ravn was a Danish computer scientist. Between 1969–73, Anders Ravn was a teaching assistant in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Copenhagen DIKU. From 1972–76, he was a systems programmer on minicomput ...

                                               

Jerry Rawlings

Jerry John Rawlings was a Ghanaian politician and military official. He served as the 1st President of the Fourth Republic Ghana serving from 1993 to 2001. Rawlings died at a hospital in Accra on 12 November 2020 from COVID-19, aged 73.

                                               

Norberto James Rawlings

Norberto James Rawlings was a Dominican Republic poet. His poetry was about the everyday life in his country’s multicultural society. His first book of poetry from 1969, "Sobre la marcha".

                                               

Terry Rawlings

Terence Rawlings was a British movie and sound editor. He was the founding member of the Guild of British Film and Television Editors. He served as editor for many movies, such as Alien, Chariots of Fire, Blade Runner, Not Without My Daughter, Al ...

                                               

Tom Raworth

Thomas Moore Raworth known as Tom Raworth, was a British poet and visual artist. He published over forty books of poetry and prose during his life. His work has been translated and published in many countries. Raworth was a key figure in the Brit ...

                                               

Ray (wrestler)

Ray was a Hong Kong professional wrestler. Ray made her professional wrestling debut in September 2003 and would for the next several years wrestle under different masks, before she began working for Smash in March 2010. She remained with Smash u ...

                                               

Rabi Ray

Rabi Ray was an Indian socialist politician. He was the Speaker of the Lok Sabha from 1989 to 1991. He joined the Socialist Party in 1948, and later became member of the Samyukta Socialist Party, the Janata Party and the Janata Dal.

                                               

Tapan Raychaudhuri

Tapan Raychaudhuri was an Indian historian. He was an expert in British Indian history, Indian economic history and the History of Bengal. He was a Reader in Modern South Asian History at University of Oxford from 1973 to 1992. He was also Fellow ...

                                               

Paul Raymond (musician)

Paul Martin Raymond was an English keyboardist, guitarist and songwriter. He was known as a member of the rock band Savoy Brown and more notably UFO. He started his career in 1964 as a jazz musician. He was born in St Albans. Raymond died of a he ...

                                               

Michel Raynaud

Michel Raynaud was a French mathematician. He worked in algebraic geometry. He was a professor at Paris-Sud 11 University. In 1987 he received the Prize Ampere from the Academie des Sciences. In 1995 he received the Cole Prize, together with Davi ...

                                               

Steve Rayner

Steve Rayner was a British sociologist. He was the James Martin Professor of Science and Civilization at Oxford University and Director of the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society. He was a member of the Oxford Martin School. He was know ...

                                               

Razia Sultana

Razia al-Din or Razia Sultana was a ruler of the Mamluk dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate. She was the first and last Muslim lady to rule Delhi. A Persian historian called her brave, kind and just. She was the daughter of Iltumish. She ascended the ...

                                               

Aharon Razin

Aharon Razin is an Israeli biochemist. He was born in Tel Aviv. He won the Israel Prize in 2004 and the Wolf Prize in Medicine in 2008. Razins works focused on the metabolism of nucleic acids and the biochemical faults in patients with gout. Razi ...

                                               

Nicolas Rea, 3rd Baron Rea

John Nicolas Rea, 3rd Baron Rea, commonly known as Nicolas Rea, was a British hereditary peer, doctor and politician. He was a member of the Labour Party. Rea was acting sergeant in the Suffolk Regiment between 1946 and 1948. From 1957 to 1962, a ...

                                               

Chopper Read

Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read was an Australian mobster who was born in Melbourne, Victoria. During his criminal career in the Melbourne mafia scene, he was convicted of many crimes, including armed robbery, assault, attempted murder, arson, impers ...

                                               

Giovanni Reale

Giovanni Reale was an Italian historian and philosopher. Reale was born in Candia Lomellina, Pavia, Italy. He mostly wrote about Greek philosophy. He was a teacher at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Italy. Reale died on 15 October 2014 in ...

                                               

Alojz Rebula

Alojz Rebula was a Slovene writer, playwright, essayist, and translator. He lived and worked in Villa Opicina in the Province of Trieste, Italy. He was a member of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts. In 1975, Pahor and Rebula published a ...

                                               

Juan Floreal Recabarren

Juan Floreal Recabarren Rojas was a Chilean politician, historian and educator. He was born in Antofagasta, Chile. From 1969 to 1973, he was a Deputy. He was a member of the Christian Democratic Party. From 1964 to 1967 and again from 1990 to 199 ...

                                               

Mahmoud Reda

Mahmoud Reda was an Egyptian dancer and choreographer. He was best known for co-founding the Reda Troupe. He was born in Cairo. The Reda brothers and Fahmy founded the state-sponsored Reda Troupe in 1959. It was made up of only twelve dancers and ...

                                               

Maria Redaelli

Maria Granoli was an Italian supercentenarian. At the time of her death, just one day shy of her 114th birthday, she was the oldest living person in Italy, the oldest living person in Europe, and the 4th oldest living person in the world. Redaell ...

                                               

B. Subhashan Reddy

B. Subhashan Reddy was an Indian judge. He served as Chief Justice of Madras High Court from 2001 to 2004. After this, he served as Chief Justice of Kerala High Court from 2004 to 2005. He became the first chairperson of the Human Rights Commissi ...

                                               

C. Narayana Reddy

C. Narayana Reddy popularly known as Cinare was an Indian Telugu and Urdu poet and writer. Reddy won the Jnanpith Award in 1988 for his poetic work, Viswambara. He had been awarded an honorary Kala Prapoorna by Andhra University in 1978, having b ...

                                               

Jaipal Reddy

Sudini Jaipal Reddy was an Indian politician. He was the member of the Lok Sabha of India for five terms. He represented the Chevella constituency of Telangana and was a member of the Indian National Congress. He was a Union Minister for Informat ...

                                               

Kesava Reddy

Kesava Reddy was a Telugu novelist. He was from Andhra Pradesh state in India. In his writings, he talked about many of the important social problems in India like poverty, prejudices, and superstitions, and encourages people to be socially respo ...

                                               

Naini Narshimha Reddy

Nayini Narsimha Reddy was an Indian politician. He was the first Home Minister of Telangana from 2014 to 2018. He was a member of the Telangana Legislative Assembly between 2004 until his death. Reddy was born in Devarakonda, Telangana. In Septem ...

                                               

Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

Neelam Sanjiva Reddy pronunciation was an Indian politician. He was the sixth President of India from 1977 to 1982. He was the Speaker of the Lok Sabha from 1967 to 1969 and again in 1977. Reddy died on 1 June 1996 from pneumonia in Bangalore, Ka ...

                                               

S. P. Y. Reddy

S. Pedda Yerikal Reddy was an Indian politician. He was a member of the Indian National Congress before becoming a Telugu Desam Party member in 2014. In 2019, he joined Jana Sena Party. He served as a member of the Lok Sabha for the Nandyal const ...

                                               

Shobha Nagi Reddy

Shobha Nagi Reddy was a Indian politician from Andhra Pradesh, India. She represented Allagadda in the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh for four terms until 2012 when she resigned due to political scandals in her party. Reddy was born in Al ...

                                               

Redoutes Choice

Redoutes Choice was a multiple Group One-winning Australian Thoroughbred racehorse. He was a champion sire. His dam is a half-sister to the Group One winners Hurricane Sky by Star Watch and Umatilla by Miswaki USA), and later produced the Group O ...

                                               

Anne Redpath

Anne Redpath was a Scottish artist. She was born in Galashiels, Scotland. She was the daughter of a tweed designer. Her fathers work had an effect on her use of colour and texture in her paintings. "I do with a spot of red or yellow in a harmony ...

                                               

Jean Redpath

Jean Redpath MBE was a Scottish folk singer-songwriter, educator and musician. She released over 23 albums between 1962 and 1995. She was worked with American folk legend such as Bob Dylan and Ramblin Jack Elliott. Her last album was The Moons Si ...

                                               

Les Reed (songwriter)

Leslie David Reed OBE was an English songwriter, arranger, musician and light orchestra leader. He was best known writing for the Tom Jones songs "Its Not Unusual" and "Delilah", and the Engelbert Humperdinck song "The Last Waltz". His main songw ...

                                               

Thomas Reed (architect)

Thomas Reed, was a Danish architect. He was born in the 19th century in the Saint Croix Island in the time when it was a dependent territory of the Kingdom of Denmark in 1817. He studied in Germany and England, and arrived to Colombia in 1847. In ...

                                               

Sandra Reemer

Barbara Alexandra "Sandra" Reemer was a Dutch Indo singer and TV presenter of Dutch, Chinese and Javanese origian. She was born in Bandung, Java, Indonesia. She has represented the Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest on three separate occa ...

                                               

Jason Reese

Jason Meredith Reese was a British engineering scientist. He was the Regius Professor of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh. His research was in multiscale flow systems. He won the Philip Leverhulme Prize. Reese died on 8 March 2019, at t ...

                                               

Paul Reeves

Sir Paul Alfred Reeves was a New Zealand politician and archbishop. He was the Archbishop and Primate of New Zealand from 1980 to 1985 and the 15th Governor-General of New Zealand from 22 November 1985 to 20 November 1990. He was the first Chance ...

                                               

Hans Reffert

Hans Reffert was a German musician and composer. He was best known for his work with Guru Guru, Reffert was involved with a number of ensembles, including Flute & Voice, Zauberfinger, Sanfte Liebe and Schrammel & Slide. Reffert studied guitar wit ...

                                               

Gerald Regan

Gerald Augustine Paul Regan was a Canadian politician. He served as the 19th Premier of Nova Scotia from 1970 to 1978.

                                               

Carlos Regazzoni

Carlos Regazzoni was an Argentine sculptor. Regazzoni was born in Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut Province. He worked in Paris during the 1990s. He was invited to exhibit at the Cent ans de laeronautique française. Regazzoni returned to Argentina and ...

                                               

Elis Regina

Elis Regina Carvalho Costa, known simply as Elis Regina was a Brazilian singer. She is hailed as the best Brazilian singer of all times by many critics, musicians, and commentators.

                                               

Anton Reicha

Anton Reicha was a Czech-born composer who became naturalized French. He was a lifelong friend of Beethoven. Reicha is now best remembered for the large number of quintets that he wrote for wind instruments, and for his work as a music teacher. F ...

                                               

Frantisek Reichel

Frantisek Reichel was a Czech politician. He was Deputy Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia from 1989 to 1990 during the Prime Ministership of Marian Čalfa. Reichel died on 20 November 2020 at the age of 82.

                                               

Carlos Reichenbach

Carlos Oscar Reichenbach Son was a Brazilian filmmaker who is known for his movies such as; Dream of Life, Forbidden Paradise, City Life, and Look and Feel. Reichenbach was born on June 14, 1945 in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, but was ...

                                               

Heinrich Reichert

Heinrich Reichert was a Swiss developmental and neurobiologist. He worked at the Biozentrum University of Basel. Reichert investigated the role of neural stem cells in the development of the brain using the fruit fly Drosophila as a model. He dis ...

                                               

Tadeus Reichstein

Tadeusz Reichstein was a Polish-born Swiss chemist, botanist and Nobel laureate. Reichstein was born into a Jewish family at Wloclawek, Congress Poland, and spent his early childhood at Kiev, where his father was an engineer. He began his educati ...

                                               

George Reid

Sir George Houston Reid was the fourth Prime Minister of Australia. He was the first Leader of the Opposition and leader of Free Trade Party. He moved to London after he retired and was elected to the House of Commons. Reid was elected to the Aus ...

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