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Chea Sim

Chea Sim was a Cambodian politician. He was the President of the National Assembly of Cambodia from 1981 to 1998 and President of the Senate from 1999 until his death.

                                               

Daviz Simango

Daviz Mbepo Simango was a Mozambican politician and environmentalist. He was Mayor of Beira from 2003 until his death. He was also the President of the Democratic Movement of Mozambique. Simango was born in Tanganyika. Simango died on 22 February ...

                                               

Georges Simenon

Georges Joseph Christian Simenon was a Belgian writer. He published nearly 200 novels and many short works. Simenon is best known as the creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret.

                                               

Edmond Simeoni

Edmond Simeoni was a French politician. He was born in Corte, Corsica, France. From 1981 to 1992, he was a member of the Corsican Assembly. He resigned in 1992 due to his controversial support of the militant group National Liberation Front of Co ...

                                               

Louis Siminovitch

Louis Siminovitch, was a Canadian molecular biologist. He was a known figure in human genetics, researcher into the genetic basis of muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis, and helped create Ontario programs about roots of cancer. Siminovitch was ...

                                               

Isabel-Clara Simo

Isabel-Clara Simo i Monllor was a Spanish journalist and writer. She was born in the town of Alcoi, Valencian Community. She was thought to be one of the most important writers in the Catalan language. Simo was awarded several prizes, including t ...

                                               

Hippolyte Simon

Hippolyte Simon was a French Roman Catholic archbishop. He was Bishop of Clermont from 1996 to 2002 before becoming Archbishop, serving until 2016. He was Vice-President of the Bishops Conference of France from 2007 to 2013. He was born in Saint- ...

                                               

Jean-Daniel Simon

Jean-Daniel Simon was a French movie director, screenwriter and actor. He directed eight movies between 1968 and 1985. He was known for his movies Vice and Virtue, Love at Sea, Adelaïde and Camp de Thiaroye. Simon was born in Salon-de-Provence, B ...

                                               

Pal Simon (politician)

Pal Simon was a Hungarian chemical engineer and politician. He was the last Minister of Heavy Industry in the cabinet of Prime Minister Gyorgy Lazar from 1975 to 1980. He was also Hungarian Ambassador to Yugoslavia between 1981 and 1985. Simon di ...

                                               

Pedro Ercilio Simon

Pedro Ercilio Simon was a Brazilian Roman Catholic archbishop. He was born in Ibiaça, Rio Grande do Sul. He was bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Uruguaiana from 1995 to 1998. Simon then was coadjutor bishop, diocese bishop, and then archbi ...

                                               

Pierre Simonet

Pierre Adrien Simonet was a French militant and senior official. He was with the Free French Forces before becoming a colonial administrator and international official. He was born in Hanoi, French Indochina. Simonets brigade was engaged in the S ...

                                               

Francine Simonin

Francine Simonin was a Swiss-Canadian painter, engraver, and designer. She was seen to be an expressionist. Simonin was born in Lucerne, Switzerland. From 1971 to 1994, she taught at the Universite du Quebec in Trois-Rivieres. Simonins works were ...

                                               

Adrianus Johannes Simonis

Adrianus Johannes Simonis was a Dutch Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He was Archbishop of Utrecht from 1983 to 2007, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1985. He was born in Lisse, Netherlands. In 2010, Simonis was accused of protecting prie ...

                                               

Roger Simons

Roger Simons was a Belgian journalist, reporter and correspondent. Simons was the correspondent of the BRT, between 1961 and 2002. He was also the correspondent for the Dutch newspaper Leidsche Courant. He retired in 1992. He became an Officer of ...

                                               

Walter Simons

Walter Simons was a German politician. He was president of the German Supreme Court from 1922-1929. After the death of Friedrich Ebert in February 1925 he was the second acting president of the Weimar Republic from 12 March 1925 until 12 May 1925 ...

                                               

Jan Simonsen

Jan Simonsen was a Norwegian journalist and politician. He was a member of Storting from 1989 to 2005. He was a member of the Progress Party until he was removed from the party in 2001. From 2003 to 2004 he was deputy leader of the Democrats part ...

                                               

Alan Simpson (scriptwriter)

Alan Simpson, OBE was an English scriptwriter. He was born in London. He was best known for the Galton and Simpson comedy writing partnership with Ray Galton. He wrote the BBC sitcom Steptoe and Son, Hancocks Half Hour and the first two series of ...

                                               

Dudley Simpson

Dudley Simpson was an Australian composer and conductor. He was born in Melbourne. He was the Principal Conductor of the Royal Opera House orchestra for three years. He was best known for his work as a composer on British television. He worked on ...

                                               

Nicole Brown Simpson

Nicole Brown Simpson was a German-American model. She was the ex-wife of retired professional football player and actor O. J. Simpson. They were married from 1985 to 1992. She was the mother of their two children, Sydney and Justin. She was murde ...

                                               

Thomas Joseph Simpson

Thomas Joseph Simpson was a Canadian Royal Navy veteran. He was one of only 114 Canadians to receive the Distinguished Service Medal for World War II service. He was born in Windsor, Ontario. Simpson died on January 28, 2017 in Windsor at the age ...

                                               

Anicetus Bongsu Antonius Sinaga

Anicetus Bongsu Antonius Sinaga, was the Indonesian Roman Catholic bishop of the Diocese of Sibolga and then Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Medan from 2009 to 2018. On 20 October 2020, it was reported that Sinaga had tested positive for the COV ...

                                               

Khosrow Sinai

Khosrow Sinai was an Iranian movie director, screenwriter, music composer and scholar. He was born in Sari, Iran. He was known for his movie In the Alleys of Love. Sinai died on 1 August 2020 in Tehran from COVID-19, aged 79.

                                               

Andrew Sinclair

Andrew Annandale Sinclair was a British novelist, historian, screenwriter and movie director. He was born in Oxford. He was a founding member of Churchill College, Cambridge. He published many fiction and non-fiction books, including biographies ...

                                               

Sine

Maurice Sinet, known as Sine, was a French political cartoonist. His work was known for its anti-capitalism, anti-clericalism, anti-colonialism, antisemitism and anarchism. He worked for LExpress and Charlie Hebdo. Sine died from lung surgical co ...

                                               

Jill Singer

Jill Singer was an Australian journalist, columnist and television presenter. She was born in Korumburra, Victoria. Singer began her career in journalism as an ABC radio trainee in 1984. She eventually became a senior reporter for The 7.30 Report ...

                                               

Paul Singer (economist)

Paul Israel Singer was an Austrian-born Brazilian economist and scholar. From 1979 he returned to teaching, as a professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, where he remained for four years, having been head of the Department of ...

                                               

Amar Singh (politician)

Amar Singh was an Indian politician. He was one of the leaders of the Samajwadi Party. He was a member of the Rajya Sabha from 2016 until his death. On August 1, 2020, at the age of 64, Singh died from kidney failure at a hospital in Singapore.

                                               

Anand Singh

Anand Singh Bisht was a Fijian lawyer and politician. He was born in Bombay, India. Singh was a member of the Labour Party. From 1999 to 2000, he was a member of the House of Representatives and Attorney General. From 2001 to 2006, Singh was a me ...

                                               

Anshuman Singh

Anshuman Singh was an Indian politician. He was Governor of Rajasthan from 1999 until 2003. He also was Governor of Gujarat from 1998 until 1999. He died from COVID-19 during the COVID-19 pandemic in India.

                                               

Arjan Singh

Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, DFC was an Indian Air Force Officer. He served as Chief of the Air Staff from 1964 to 1969. He was born in Lyallpur, Punjab, British India. After retiring from the IAF, he served as a diplomat, politic ...

                                               

Baba Hardev Singh

Baba Hardev Singh was an Indian spiritual guru. He was the chief leader of the Sant Nirankari Mission from 1980 until his death in 2016. He was born in Delhi. Singh died on 13 May 2016 in a car accident near Montreal, Canada, aged 62.

                                               

Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh 1907 – 23 March 1931) was an Indian socialist and a revolutionary. He is considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian Independence Movement.

                                               

Buta Singh

Buta Singh was an Indian politician. He was a senior leader of the Indian National Congress. He was the Union Home Minister of India, Governor of Bihar from 2004 to 2006 and was chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes from 2007 t ...

                                               

Charan Singh

Chaudhary Charan Singh was an Indian politician. He was the 5th Prime Minister of India from 28 July 1979 until 14 January 1980. Many people called him the champion of Indias peasants. He was born in Noorpur, United Provinces, British India. He w ...

                                               

Doodhnath Singh

Doodhnath Singh was an Indian Hindi language writer, critic, playwright, editor and poet. He was born in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh. Singh did his masters in Hindi from the University of Allahabad. He served as an assistant professor there ...

                                               

Harkishan Singh

Professor Harkishan Singh was an Indian chemist. He was a Professor Emeritus at the Panjab University. He was a well known pharmaceutical academic, medicinal chemistry researcher and science historian. He had worked at the Banaras Hindu Universit ...

                                               

Hukum Singh

Hukum Singh was an Indian politician. He served as the Member of Parliament from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh. He was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was a member of the Panel of Chairpersons of the 16th Lok Sabha, and the Chairperson of t ...

                                               

Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh was an Indian singer. He was known as the "Ghazal King". Ghazal is a classical type of song, dating back to ancient Persia. It uses a special rhyming pattern and the words are written using a special pattern of stanzas. The songs are ...

                                               

Jaswant Singh

Jaswant Singh was an Indian politician. He was a founding member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was one of Indias longest serving parliamentarians serving as an member of parliament between 1980 and 2014. He was the Minister of Finance, Extern ...

                                               

Karpal Singh

Karpal Singh s/o Ram Singh was a Malaysian lawyer and politician. He served as a Member of Parliament of Bukit Gelugor. He served as a MP from March 2004 until his death in April 2014. Singh was a member of the Democratic Action Party. He was bor ...

                                               

Kedarnath Singh

Kedarnath Singh was an Indian poet. He was one of the most known modern poets writing in Hindi. He was also a critic and essayist. He was awarded the Jnanpith Award, Sahitya Akademi Award in Hindi for his poetry collection, Akaal Mein Saras.

                                               

Khushwant Singh

Khushwant Singh was an Indian writer, poet and journalist. His work was mostly in English. He was best known for his secularism. He was born in Hadali, British India, which is now Sargodha District, Pakistan. Singh died from natural causes on the ...

                                               

Lalji Singh

Lalji Singh was an Indian scientist. He was best known for his the field of DNA fingerprinting technology in India. He was popularly known as the "Father of Indian DNA fingerprinting". He also worked in the areas of molecular basis of sex determi ...

                                               

Namvar Singh

Namvar Singh was an Indian literary critic, linguist, academician and theoretician. He was a professor of Hindi literature in several other universities. He was the founder and first chairman of Jawaharlal Nehru Universitys Centre of Indian Langu ...

                                               

Raghuvansh Prasad Singh

Raghuvansh Prasad Singh was an Indian politician. In the Lok Sabha, represented the Vaishali constituency of Bihar between 1996 to 2014. He was the national vice president of the Rashtriya Janata Dal political party until 2010. He was born in Vai ...

                                               

Ram Awadhesh Singh

Ram Awadhesh Singh Yadav was an Indian politician. He was a member of the Lok Sabha from 1977 to 1979 and of the Rajya Sabha from 1986 to 1992. He was a well-known socialist leader. Singh died on July 20, 2020 at a hospital in Patna, India, aged 83.

                                               

Ranjit Singh

Maharaja Ranjit Singh was the founder of the Sikh Empire, which came to power in the Indian subcontinent in the early half of the 19th century. This was based in the Punjab region, from around 1799 to 1849. The capital was at Lahore. After Ranjit ...

                                               

Rudratej Singh

Rudratej Singh was an Indian businessman. He was the first Indian president and CEO of BMW India from 2019 until his death in 2020. Singh is also known for positions as global president of Royal Enfield and vice-president of Unilever in Singapore ...

                                               

Satish Prasad Singh

Satish Prasad Singh was an Indian politician. He was the Chief Minister of Bihar for just five days in 1968. He was supported by the Indian National Congress. He was elected to the Lok Sabha in 1980. He retired in 1984. Singh was born in Korchakk ...

                                               

Satya Deo Singh

Satya Deo Singh was an Indian politician. He was elected to the Lok Sabha in 1991 and resigned in 1998. He was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha from 1980 to 1985. Singh was born in Kolkata, ...

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