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Bill Stone

William Frederick "Bill" Stone was a British veteran of World War I who served in the Royal Navy. He died on 10 January 2009.

                                               

Willi Stoph

Willi Stoph was an East German politician. Stoph was Prime Minister of East Germany from 1964 to 1973 and from 1976 to 1989. In between, from 1973 to 1976, he was Chairman of the State Council of the German Democratic Republic President.

                                               

Andre Stordeur

Andre Stordeur was a Belgian electronic music composer. He was born in Haine-Saint-Paul, Belgium. His musical career started in 1977. In 1979, he worked with Paul-Baudouin Michel on an electroacoustic music composition titled Phraseologie. Also i ...

                                               

Mike Storen

Mike Storen was an American sports executive in basketball, baseball, and football. He began his career with the Chicago Zephyrs and became their promotions director. He was the first general manager of the Indiana Pacers from 1967 to 1969. He wa ...

                                               

Bobby Storey

Robert Storey was an Irish Sinn Fein politician. He was a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army from Belfast, Northern Ireland. He was sentenced to a total of 25 years in jail but was released early under the terms of the Belfast Agreem ...

                                               

David Storey

David Malcolm Storey was an English playwright, screenwriter, award-winning novelist and a former professional rugby league player. He was known for writing This Sporting Life and for screenwriting movie version. He also wrote plays most notably: ...

                                               

Anna Stout

Anna Paterson Stout nee Logan was a social reformer in New Zealand. The Girls Provincial School let Anna study at age 12. After completing her schooling she returned home to Dunedin. She married Robert Stout at age 18. In 1885 she helped form the ...

                                               

Peter van Straaten

Peter van Straaten was a Dutch cartoonist and comics artist. He was best known for his political cartoons as well as his satirical observations of everyday people. He also had a newspaper comic strip Vader & Zoon, which ran in Het Parool for almo ...

                                               

Harold Strachan

Robert Harold Lundie "Jock" Strachan was a South African writer and anti-apartheid activist. He flew for the South African Air Force during World War II. He became Umkhonto we Sizwes first explosives expert. He put in jail for sabotage, and after ...

                                               

Friedrich August Kekule von Stradonitz

Friedrich August Kekule von Stradonitz was a German organic chemist. Kekule was born in Darmstadt, the son of a civil servant. After graduating from secondary school, in 1847 he entered the University of Giessen, with the intention of studying ar ...

                                               

Steve Strange

Steve Strange was a Welsh pop singer. He was born in Newbridge, Caerphilly. He was best known as the lead singer and frontman of the 1980s pop group Visage. From the late 1970s he was also a very well known nightclub host and promoter. He died of ...

                                               

Gianfrancesco Straparola

Giovanni Francesco Gianfrancesco Straparola was a writer from Caravaggio, Italy. His principal work is Le piacevoli notti, a collection of 75 stories. Modelled on Decamerone, it has participants of a 13-night party in the island of Murano, near V ...

                                               

Jan Strasky

Jan Strasky was a Czech politician. He was the last Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia serving in 1992. He died on November 6, 2019 in the Czech capital at age 78.

                                               

Fritz Strassmann

Friedrich Wilhelm "Fritz" Strassmann was a German chemist. In 1939, he worked with Otto Hahn, to find out that barium was a product of the bombardment of uranium with neutrons.

                                               

Ida Straus

Rosalie Ida Straus was a German-American homemaker and wife of the co-owner of the Macys department store. She and her husband Isidor died on board the RMS Titanic.

                                               

Eduard Strauss

Eduard Strauss was a Viennese composer of light music. He was also a conductor. He was the brother of the more famous composers Johann Strauss II and Josef Strauss, the son of Johann Strauss I, and the father of Johann Strauss III.

                                               

Johann Strauss I

Johann StrauS I was as Austrian composer, conductor and violinist. He and his family were famous composers of dance music, especially waltzes. He is usually known as Johann Strauss I or Johann Strauss Sr, while his son, who was also called Johann ...

                                               

Johann Strauss III

Johann Strauss III was an Austrian composer and conductor. He was the son of Eduard Strauss, the nephew of Johann Strauss II, and grandson of Johann Strauss I. He wrote several waltzes, as well as an operetta, Katze und Maus.

                                               

Leo Strauss

Leo Strauss was a German-American political philosopher and classicist who became an expert on political philosophy. He was born in Germany to Jewish parents and later went to the United States. He spent most of his time as a teacher of political ...

                                               

Michael Strauss

Michael Strauss was a German-born Israeli businessman. He was born in Ulm, Germany. His career began in 1958 and he retired in 2001. He was Chairman and President of Strauss Group. His net worth was US0 million in 2006. Strauss died on 17 October ...

                                               

Richard Strauss

Richard Strauss was a German composer. He soon became very famous when he was a young man. His tone-poems were played by orchestras all over Europe. After 1900 he spent most of his time writing operas including Salome. His opera Der Rosenkavalier ...

                                               

Signe Marie Stray Ryssdal

Signe Marie Stray Ryssdal was a Norwegian lawyer and politician. She was a member of the Liberal Party. She served as a deputy representative of the Storting, the parliament of Norway, from 1965 to 1973. She served as a member of Oslos city counc ...

                                               

Tony Streather

Lieutenant Colonel Harry Reginald Anthony "Tony" Streather OBE was a British army officer. He served in the Gloucestershire Regiment. He was one of the mountaineers who first-ascended Tirich Mir and Kangchenjunga.

                                               

Olivier Strebelle

Olivier Strebelle was a Belgian sculptor. He was born in Brussels on 20 January 1927. His monumental usually bronze sculptures adorn many public places in Brussels as well as in Germany, Israel, Italy, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, and the Unit ...

                                               

Brian Street

Brian Vincent Street was an British professor of language education at Kings College London and visiting professor at the Graduate School of Education in University of Pennsylvania. During his career, he mainly worked on literacy in both theoreti ...

                                               

Laurence Street

Commodore Sir Laurence Whistler Street, AC, KCMG, KStJ, QC was an Australian jurist. He was born in Sydney. He served as the fourteenth and second youngest Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales from 1974 to 1988 and Lieutenant-Gov ...

                                               

Jan Strelau

Jan Strelau was a Polish psychologist. He was born in Free City of Danzig, now Gdansk, Poland. Strelau was best known for his studies on temperament. He was professor of psychology at Warsaw University from 1968 to 2001. In 2001, he became a prof ...

                                               

Alexandra Strelchenko

Alexandra Ilinichna Strelchenko was an Ukrainian actress and singer. She was a performer of Russian folk songs, Russian romances and pop songs. She was awarded the Peoples Artist of the RSFSR in 1984. From 1976 to 1980 she studied at the Gnessin ...

                                               

Carlo Strenger

Carlo Strenger was a Swiss-Israeli psychologist, philosopher, existential psychoanalyst and public intellectual. He was professor of psychology and philosophy at Tel Aviv University. He was a senior research fellow at the Center for the Study of ...

                                               

Hans Streuli

Hans Streuli was a Swiss politician. He was elected to the Swiss Federal Council representing the Canton of Zurich on 22 December 1953. He served until 31 December 1959 when Willy Spuhler took office. He was a member of the Free Democratic Party. ...

                                               

Alessandro Striggio

Alessandro Striggio was an Italian composer and Musician of the Renaissance period. His music was well known throughout Europe and he was very influential in England.

                                               

Alfredo Stroessner

Alfredo Stroessner Matiauda was a dictator of Paraguay from 35 years. His entire career started after school at age 16 when he joined the Paraguayan army. He continued to aspire in the Military until 1951. In 1951 when he was commander in chief o ...

                                               

David Stronach

David Bruce Stronach June 10, 1931 – June 27, 2020) was a British archeologist of ancient Iran and Iraq. He was an emeritus professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He was recipient of the 2004 Archaeological Institute of America Gold ...

                                               

Joe Strummer

John Graham Mellor, better known by his stage name, Joe Strummer, was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the British punk rock band The Clash. He was also member of The 101ers, Latino Rockabilly War, The Mescaleros an ...

                                               

John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh

John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, OM was an English Physicist. He won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1904. He discovered argon and Rayleigh scattering.

                                               

Joseph Strutt

Joseph Strutt was an English engraver in 1749. He put patterns into objects and collected things from the past. He died in 1802.

                                               

Otto Struve

Struve should not be confused with his grandfather, Otto Wilhelm von Struve 1819-1905. Otto Struve was a Russian astronomer. He was the grandson of Otto Wilhelm von Struve and the great-grandson of Friedrich Wilhelm von Struve. Struves education ...

                                               

Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba

Maria del Rosario Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva, Duchess of Alba de Tormes, Grandee of Spain was a Spanish aristocrat. She was the head of the House of Alba. Stuart was the third woman to carry the title in her own right. She was born in Liria Pal ...

                                               

James Francis Edward Stuart

James, Prince of Wales was the son of James II of England and his second wife, Mary of Modena. Because of this, he claimed the English, Scottish and Irish thrones from the death of his father in 1701. He was proclaimed king of England, Scotland a ...

                                               

Louisa Maria Teresa Stuart

                                               

Zeljko Sturanovic

Zeljko Sturanovic was a Montenegrin politician and lawyer. He was a member of the Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro. He was the Prime Minister of Montenegro from 10 November 2006 to 29 February 2008. He stepped down from the job becaus ...

                                               

Thomas Stuttaford

Irving Thomas Stuttaford, OBE was a British physician, author, and medical columnist of The Times. He served as a Conservative Member of Parliament from 1970 to 1974. In 2002, he retired as Senior Medical Advisor for Barclays Bank. In the years t ...

                                               

Peter Stuyvesant

Peter Stuyvesant, served as the last Dutch Director-General of the colony New Netherland from 1647 to 1664, when the English took control of the island. He was born in Peperga. He is a major figure in the early history of New York City. In Brookl ...

                                               

Su Yu-chang

Su Yu-chang 24 June 1940 – 29 April 2019) was a Chinese martial artist, scholar and physician. He spent his life teaching Kung Fu, traditional Chinese philosophy and medicine all over the world. He was born in Dongshan, Taiwan. Su died at a hospi ...

                                               

Mariano Suarez Veintimilla

Mariano Suarez Veintimilla was Ecuadorian politician. He served as Velascos Vice President from 1946 until he was ousted in 1947 by Carlos Mancheno Cajas. Soon Mancheno was ousted and Suarez served briefly as President of Ecuador from 2 September ...

                                               

Ariano Suassuna

Ariano Suassuna was a Brazilian playwright and author. He is in the "Movimento Armorial". He founded the Student Theater at Federal University of Pernambuco. He is the author of, among other works, the "Auto da Compadecida" and "A Pedra do Reino" ...

                                               

M. S. Subbulakshmi

Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi was a Tamil Carnatic singer and actress. She sung in lots of different languages. Her first performance was at the Madras Music Academy. Her first recording was released when she was 10 years old. Her first fi ...

                                               

Josep Maria Subirachs

Josep Maria Subirachs i Sitjar was a Spanish sculptor and painter of the late 20th century. His best known work is probably the Passion Façade of the basilica of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Subirachs was born in Barcelona. He died there fro ...

                                               

Vi Subversa

Frances Sokolov, better known by her stage name Vi Subversa, was a British singer and guitarist. She was a member of the anarcho-punk band Poison Girls. She was born in London, England. Subversa died of cancer at her home in London on 19 February ...

                                               

Vladimir Suchanek

Vladimir Suchanek was a Czech graphic artist and postage stamp designer. He was born in Nove Mesto nad Metuji, Czechoslovakia. He was President of the Hollar Society, the leading Czech graphic art organisation. He was the designer of several stam ...

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