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Andrey Nikolayevich Sakharov

Andrey Nikolayevich Sakharov was a Soviet-Russian historian. His best known works were the monographs The Diplomacy of Ancient Rus and its sequel, The Diplomacy of Svyatoslav. He was a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He was born in Kul ...

                                               

Sakura (mansa)

Mansa Sakura was the sixth emperor of the Mali Empire. He was born a slave, but was later freed. Soon after he was freed he became a general in the army of Sundiata Keita. When Sundiata Keita died, there was a struggle between his sons over who w ...

                                               

Laurie Salas

Dame Margaret Laurence Laurie Salas was a New Zealand womens rights and peace activist. She was born in Wellington, New Zealand. Salas was involved with the Playcentre movement, and became that organisations first representative on the National C ...

                                               

Margarita Salas

Margarita Salas Falgueras, 1st Marchioness of Canero was a Spanish scientist. She worked in the fields of Biochemistry, and Molecular genetics. Salas was born in Valdes, Asturias, Spain. In 1998, she won the Premio Mexico de Ciencia y Tecnologia. ...

                                               

Jose Salcedo

Jose Salcedo was a Spanish movie editor with over 120 feature movie credits. He had an extended collaboration with the director Pedro Almodovar, having edited all of Almodovars movies since 1980. He was born in Ciudad Real, Spain. Salcedo had bee ...

                                               

Albert Salvado

Albert Salvado i Miras was an Andorran writer and industrial engineer. He wrote in both Catalan and Spanish. Salvado wrote childrens stories, essays and novels, often focusing on historical fiction. He was born in Andorra la Vella. Salvado died o ...

                                               

Salvatore Petruolo

Salvatore Petruolo was an Italian painter. He was born on January 4, 1857 in Catanzaro, He died on 1946 in Naples, Italy. Petruolo was a pupil of Gabriele Smargiassi at the Institute of Fine Arts in Naples. He is famous for his coastal landscapes ...

                                               

Maulana Sami-ul-Haq

Maulana Sami ul Haq was a Pakistani religious scholar and Senator. He was member of the Senate of Pakistan from 1985 to 1991 and again from 1991 to 1997. He was born in Akora Khattak, British India. Sami-ul-Haq was thought as the "Father of the T ...

                                               

Yevgeny Samoteykin

Yevgeny Matveyevich Samoteykin ; 18 October 1928 – 20 July 2014) was a Soviet Russian diplomat. He was a member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. He was the Ambassador of the Soviet Union to Australia and to a lesser-degree, Nauru, Fiji ...

                                               

Henry Samson

Henry Samson was a passenger on the Mayflower in 1620. Samson was baptized in Henlow, Bedfordshire, England on 15 January 1603/04. He was a son of James Samson and his wife Martha Samson. At about sixteen, Henry Samson sailed on the Mayflower in ...

                                               

Rafael Sanchez Ferlosio

Rafael Sanchez Ferlosio was a Spanish writer. In 2004, he was awarded the Premio Cervantes for his written work in the Spanish language. He also won a Premio Nadal for his novel El Jarama. He helped writing in Spain to become popular again after ...

                                               

Salustiano Sanchez

Salustiano Sanchez Blazquez was a Spanish-born American supercentenarian. Born in El Tejado de Bejar, Spain, on 8 June 1901 he claimed to be born in 1902, Sanchez emigrated to Cuba at age 17 and worked as a farmer, before emigrating in 1920 to th ...

                                               

Sangharakshita

Sangharakshita was a British Buddhist teacher and writer. He was born in Tooting, London. He was the founder of the 10 precept Triratna Buddhist Community, which was known until 2010 as the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order, or FWBO.

                                               

Giacomo dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto

Fra Giacomo dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto was an Italian nobility. He was the 80th Prince and Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta in 2008 and again from 2017 until his death. His full title His Most Eminent Highness Fra ...

                                               

Thomas Sankara

Thomas Isidore Noel Sankara was a Burkinabe revolutionary. He was President of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987. He was a Marxist and pan-Africanist. His supporters viewed him as a charismatic and iconic figure of revolution. For this reason, he is ...

                                               

Carles Santos

Carles Santos was a Spanish artist. He began his career as a pianist and later worked in many other creative areas, including musical composition, filmmaking, screenwriting, acting, scenic musical shows, graphics, montage, sculpture, photography, ...

                                               

Marcelino dos Santos

Marcelino dos Santos was a Mozambican poet, revolutionary, and statesman. He was born in Lumbo. He was a founding member of the Frente de Libertação de Moçambique FRELIMO - Mozambican Liberation Front, in 1962, and served as the partys deputy pre ...

                                               

Nelson Pereira dos Santos

Nelson Pereira dos Santos was a Brazilian movie director. He directed movies such as Vidas Secas. He also directed Rio 40° and How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman. In 1963, Pereira dos Santos was a member of the jury at the 3rd Moscow International ...

                                               

Rufino Santos

Rufino Jiao Santos was a Filipino priest of the Roman Catholic Church. He is known as the first Filipino Cardinal.

                                               

Iman Budhi Santosa

Iman Budhi Santosa, commonly known as IBS, was an Indonesian author. Many of his poems and novels were based on Javanese cultural. He published Ziarah Tanah Jawa, a collection of poems written between 2006 and 2012, in 2013. Santosa died on 10 De ...

                                               

Lorenzo Sanz

Lorenzo Sanz Mancebo was a Spanish businessman. He served as president of Real Madrid Club de Futbol between 1995 and 2000. In 2006, Sanz purchased Malaga Club de Futbol. He sold the club in 2010 to a Qatari investor. His son, Fernando Sanz, play ...

                                               

Saori Minami

Minami was born on July 2, 1954 in Okinawa, Japan. She is bilingual in English and Japanese as her father-in-law was of the Philippine origin. In 1971, at age 17, her talent in music was discovered by a manager who worked for music company. She w ...

                                               

Mrinalini Sarabhai

Mrinalini Sarabhai was an Indian classical dancer, choreographer and instructor. She was the founder of the Darpana Academy of Performing Arts in the city of Ahmedabad. She received many awards and citations in recognitions of her work to art. Sh ...

                                               

Sarah Lincoln Grigsby

Sarah Lincoln was born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, on February 10, 1807. On February 12, 1809, her younger brother Abraham Lincoln was born. A third sibling, brother Thomas "Tommy", lived for only about three days in 1812. On October 5, 1818, her ...

                                               

Juan Francisco Sarasti Jaramillo

Juan Francisco Sarasti Jaramillo was a Colombian Roman Catholic archbishop. He became a priest in 1963. Sarasti Jaramillo was titular bishop of Egara and as auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cali, Colombia, from 1978 to 1983. ...

                                               

Jayendra Saraswathi

Jagadguru Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya was an Indian guru. He was the 69th Shankaracharya Guru and head or pontiff of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham. He served as head from 22 March 1954 until his death in 2018. He was born in Irulneeki, T ...

                                               

Paulette Sarcey

Paulette Sarcey was a French resistant. She was a member of the French Resistance in World War II. She was born in Paris. She changed her name to Martine while in hiding, but was captured by police of the Vichy Regime on 23 March 1943. She was ta ...

                                               

Carl Sargeant

Carl Sargeant was a Welsh politician. He was born in St Asaph, Denbighshire. He was the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children from 2016 through his resignation in 2017. He represented the constituency of Alyn and Deeside in the National ...

                                               

Sargon II

Sargon II was an Assyrian king. Sargon II became co-regent with Shalmaneser V in 722 BC. Shalmaneser V died in 722 BC. From then on, Sargon II was the only ruler of Assyria. It is not clear if he was the son of Tiglath-Pileser III or a usurper un ...

                                               

Zoltan Sarosy

Zoltan Sarosy was a Canadian chess master. He was born in Budapest. He won numerous tournaments in his native country, before immigrating to Toronto in the early 1950s. Sarosy won chess tournaments in several cities in Hungary including Nagykaniz ...

                                               

Martiros Saryan

Martiros Saryan was a Russian-born Armenian painter. He was born into an Armenian family in Nor Nakhijevan now part of Russia. In 1895, he was 15, he finished the Nakhichevan school and from 1897 to 1904 learned at the Moscow School of Arts, also ...

                                               

Vidal Sassoon

Vidal Sassoon was a British hairdresser. He was born in Hammersmith, London to Sephardi Jewish parents. He moved to New York in the late 1960s. He later moved to Los Angeles, California. Sassoon was married four times. The first three marriages e ...

                                               

Eisaku Satō

Eisaku Satō‏ was a Japanese politician and the 39th Prime Minister of Japan. He was first elected in December 1964. He was the first Prime Minister to have been born in the 20th century. Satō shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Sean MacBride in 197 ...

                                               

Bandar bin Khalid Al Saud

Bandar bin Khalid Al Faisal Al Saud/ Bandar bin Khalid bin Faisal Al Saud is a Saudi businessman. He is a member of House of Saud. He is chairman of Al Watan, a reformist newspaper. He is the eldest son of Khalid bin Faisal Al Saud and the brothe ...

                                               

Mishaal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

Mishaal bin Abdulaziz was a Saudi Arabian prince and politician. Mishaal bin Abdulaziz served as Chairman of the Allegiance Council from 2007 until his death in 2017 and a senior member of the House of Saud. He held different cabinet posts in the ...

                                               

Kaja Saudek

Kaja Saudek was a Czech comics illustrator. He was one of the most important figures of the Czech comics. His career began in the late 1960s. He was the twin brother of the photographer and painter Jan Saudek.

                                               

Conway Savage

Conway Victor Savage was an Australian rock pianist and singer-songwriter. He was a member of Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds from 1990 until his retirement in 2017. Savage had a solo career and released albums, Nothing Broken 2000, Wrong Mans Hands ...

                                               

Anatoly Savin

Anatoly Ivanovich Savin was a Russian scientist. He is a specialist in the field of information and control automation systems. He is also a doctor in Technical Science. Savin is the chairman of the Council on the problems of image processing and ...

                                               

John Scaddan

John Scaddan was the 10th Premier of Western Australia from 7 October 1911 to 27 July 1916. He was from the Labor Party. He was only 35 when he won a record majority of seats in the 1911 elections, making him the youngest premier of Western Austr ...

                                               

Domenico Scarlatti

Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti was an Italian composer and harpsichordist. He was the son of the famous composer Alessandro Scarlatti. Part of his life he spent in Venice and Rome. His father Alessandro was a famous composer who wrote many operas. D ...

                                               

Gunter Schabowski

Gunter Schabowski was an East German journalist and politician. He was an official of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany, the ruling party during most of the existence of the German Democratic Republic. Schabowski gained worldwide fame in Novem ...

                                               

Udo Schaefer

Udo Schaefer was a German lawyer and a Bahai writer. He was born in Heidelberg, Germany. He was known for his writing Bahai Ethics in Light of Scripture and Beyond the Clash of Religions: The Emergence of a New Paradigm. Schaefer died on August 3 ...

                                               

Boguslaw Schaeffer

Boguslaw Julien Schaeffer was a Polish composer, musicologist and graphic artist. He a member of the avant-garde "Cracow Group" of Polish composers alongside Krzysztof Penderecki and others. He was a lecturer at the Academy of Music in Krakow fro ...

                                               

Jules Schelvis

Jules Schelvis was a Dutch historian, writer, Holocaust survivor and Nazi hunter. He lost his wife and most of his family during The Holocaust. Schelvis was a plaintiff and expert witness during the trial of John Demjanjuk.

                                               

Anna Pendleton Schenck

Anna Pendleton Schenck was an architect. She was the business partner of Marcia Mead and they started the first female architectural firm in New York City in 1914. They were successful from the very start. They won the City Club prize which gave ...

                                               

Peter Schidlof

Peter Schidlof was an Austrian-British violist. He played the viola in the Amadeus Quartet. Schidlof was born in Gollersdorf near Vienna, but had to leave Austria when the Nazis came. He went to Great Britain. Because he was musically talented he ...

                                               

Oskar Schindler

Oskar Schindler was a Sudeten German industrialist. He was born in Zwittau, Moravia, Austria-Hungary and was a Roman Catholic. Schindler was a member of the NSDAP. He saved almost 1.200 Jews during the Holocaust by making them work his enamelware ...

                                               

Heinrich Rudolf Schinz

Heinrich Rudolf Schinz was a Swiss physician and naturalist. Schinz was born at Zurich and studied medicine at Wurzburg and Jena. In 1798 he returning to Zurich to work as a doctor. In 1804 he became a teacher at the medical school. In 1833 he be ...

                                               

Kristofer Schipper

Kristofer Marinus Schipper, also known as Rik Schipper and by his Chinese name Shi Zhouren, was a Dutch sinologist. He was an emeritus professor of Oriental studies at Leiden University. Schipper has worked as researcher for Ecole française dExtr ...

                                               

John Schlesinger

John Richard Schlesinger, CBE was a British movie director. He was born into a Jewish family in London. He was openly gay. He died of a stroke in Palm Springs, California, United States. Schlesingers acting career began in the 1950s. He started t ...

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