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Avo Uvezian

Avo Uvezian was an Armenian-American jazz pianist and cigar manufacturer. He was born in Beirut, French Lebanon. He performed with Bob Hope and Dean Martin during his musician career. In the 1980s, he created a brad of cigars called "Avo Cigars". ...

                                               

Joop den Uyl

Johannes Marten "Joop" den Uyl was a Dutch politician of the Labour Party. Den Uyl was Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 1973 to 1977, the so-called Den Uyl cabinet. He was als a member of the Second Chamber, an alderman of Amsterdam, and a ...

                                               

Saskia van Uylenburgh

Saskia van Uylenburgh was the wife of the Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn and the model for some of the great artists paintings and drawings.

                                               

Ilse Uyttersprot

Ilse Uyttersprot was a Belgian politician. She was a member of the Chamber of Representatives from 2007 to 2010. From 2007 to 2013, she was mayor of Aalst, Belgium. Uyttersprot was murdered by her boyfriend with a hammer on 4 August 2020 in Aalst ...

                                               

Uzziah

Uzziah, also known as Azariah, was the king of the ancient Kingdom of Judah, and one of King Amaziahs sons, whom the people chose to rule after his father. He was 16 years old when he became king of Judah and ruled for 52 years. He "did that whic ...

                                               

Antonio Vacca

Antonio Vacca was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop. He became a priest in 1957. He was bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Alghero-Bosa, Italy, from 1994 to 2006. Vacca died of throat cancer on 22 December 2020 at the age of 86.

                                               

Gian Carlo Vacchelli

Gian Carlo Vacchelli Corbetto was a Peruvian sports commentator and politician. He presented the sports program El angel del deporte. Between 2011 and 2016, Vacchelli was a Force 2011 member of the Congress of the Republic of Peru for the distric ...

                                               

Daniel Vachez

Daniel Vachez was a French politician. He was born in Lyon. He was a member of the Socialist Party. He was Mayor of Noisiel from 1980 to 2017. From 1997 to 2002, he was a member of the National Assembly for Seine-et-Marnes 8th constituency. Vache ...

                                               

Ludvik Vaculik

Ludvik Vaculik was a Czech writer and journalist. He was born in Brumov. He was a known samizdat writer. He was the most known as the author of the "Two Thousand Words" manifesto of June 1968. Vaculik died at the age of 88 on 6 June 2015.

                                               

Carl Værnet

Carl Vaernet was a doctor in the Buchenwald concentration camp. He is infamous for doing barbaric medical experiments on gay prisoners. The these crimes were hidden from history for over 50 years. With help from the British military, he was not p ...

                                               

Liladhar Vaghela

Liladhar Vaghela was an Indian politician. He was born in Gujarat, Indian. He was a member of Lok Sabha between 2014 to 2019 as a member of the Indian National Congress. He was also a member of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly betweem 1975 to 198 ...

                                               

Vahe

Vahe was a legendary king of Armenia. He was the last offspring of the Hyke dynasty. He revolted against Alexander the Great and fought a war for Darius the Great of Persia.

                                               

Andrew G. Vajna

Andrew G. Vajna was a Hungarian-American movie producer. He was born in Budapest. Vajna studied at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was known for his works in Nixon, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines and Medicine Man. Vajna died at ...

                                               

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was an Indian politician. He served as the 10th Prime Minister of India for six years from 1998 through 2004. He was also serving as Prime Minister from May 1996 through June 1996. He founded the Bharatiya Janata Party. Vajpa ...

                                               

Ivan Vakarchuk

Ivan Vakarchuk was a Ukrainian physicist and politician. From 1990 to 2007 and again between 2010 and 2013, he was rector of the University of Lviv. He served as Minister of Education and Science from 2007 to 2010. He was the father of Svyatoslav ...

                                               

Ricky Valance

Ricky Valance was a Welsh pop singer. He was best known for the UK number one single "Tell Laura I Love Her", which sold over a million copies in 1960. He was the first male Welsh singer to have a UK number one single hit. Valance was born in Yny ...

                                               

Gustavo Alessandri Valdes

Gustavo Alessandri Valdes was a Chilean politician and lawyer. He was born in Santiago de Chile. He served as Mayor of Central Commune of Santiago de Chile from 1987 through 1989. He served as MP from 1961 through 1965, again from 1969 through 19 ...

                                               

Javier Valdez Cardenas

Javier Valdez Cardenas was a Mexican journalist and founder of Riodoce, a newspaper based in Sinaloa. He received several international awards for his writings on drug trafficking and organized crime in the Mexican Drug War. On May 15, 2017, Vald ...

                                               

Roger Vale

Roger William Stanley Vale was an Australian politician. He was a member of the Country Liberal Party. He served as a member of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly from 1974 to 1994. He represented Stuart and Braitling. Vale also served a ...

                                               

Kåre Valebrokk

Kåre Valebrokk was a Norwegian journalist, editor and television executive. He was editor-in-chief and administrative director of TV 2 from October 1999 until June 2007, when he retired. He was the father of economist and editor Per Valebrokk. He ...

                                               

Victor Valencia de los Santos

Victor Valencia de los Santos was a Mexican politician. He was a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party. Between 2006 and 2008, he was a deputy in the Chamber of Deputies of Chihuahua. He was born in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua. Valencia de ...

                                               

Dacia Valent

Dacia Soraya Valent was a Somali-born Italian politician. She was a Member of the European Parliament from 1989 through 1994. She was born in Mogadishu, Somalia. Valent died in Rome, Italy from a heart attack, aged 51.

                                               

Pope Valentine

                                               

Hilton Valentine

Hilton Stewart Paterson Valentine was an English musician and songwriter. He was the original guitarist in The Animals. He was born in North Shields, Northumberland. In 1994, he was added into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Valentine died on 29 ...

                                               

Keith Valigura

Keith Valigura was an American Republican politician. He was a member of the Texas House of Representatives from the 16th district from 1985 to 1991. He was born in College Station, Texas. Valigura died on January 12, 2021, in Conroe, Texas at ag ...

                                               

Sifis Valirakis

Iosif "Sifis" Valirakis Βαλυράκης, 12 March 1943 – 24 January 2021) was a Greek politician. He was a member of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement. Valirakis was born in Chania, Crete. From 1995 to 1996, he was Minister of Public Order. On 24 Janu ...

                                               

Ely Ould Mohamed Vall

Colonel Ely Ould Mohamed Vall was a political and military figure in Mauritania. He served as the transitional military leader of Mauritania following a coup detat in August 2005 until 19 April 2007, when he gave up his power to an elected govern ...

                                               

Jean Vallee

Jean Vallee was a Belgian singer and songwriter. He was made Knight in the Order of the Crown by HM Albert II in 1999. He was born in Verviers, Liege. Vallee died after a long illness on 12 March 2014. He was 72 years old.

                                               

Julio Vallejo Ruiloba

He was Chairman of the Psychiatry Department at the University of Barcelona. He was President of the Spanish Psychiatry Society, and Academician of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Catalonia. He wrote 56 books about psychiatry and more than 350 s ...

                                               

Carlos G. Valles

Carlos Gonzalez Valles S. J., popularly known as Father Valles was a Spanish-Indian Jesuit priest and author. He lived in India for fifty years. He wrote in Gujarati and on mathematics. He was born in Logroño, Spain. He wrote for the Indian newsp ...

                                               

Gunnel Vallquist

Gunnel Vallquist was a Swedish writer and translator. She became a member of the Swedish Academy in 1982. She wrote over twenty books. She also translated In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust from French into Swedish. She was born in Stockholm ...

                                               

Albert Vallve

Albert Vallve i Navarro was a Spanish politician. He was a member of the Senate of Spain from 1993 until 1996. He was born in Tarragona, Spain. He was a member of the Democratic Union of Catalonia. Vallve died on 7 March 2021 in Tarragona, aged 75.

                                               

Valmiki

Maharishi Valmiki is celebrated as the poet harbinger in Sanskrit literature. He is the author of the epic Ramayana, based on the attribution in the text of the epic itself. He is revered as the Adi Kavi, which means First Poet, for he discovered ...

                                               

Henri Valois

Henri Valois was also the name of Henry III of France Henri Valois, sometimes called Henricus Valesianus, was a medieval scholar. He was born in 1606 and died in 1676. His family belonged to nobility, and was established in Bayeux and Lisieux. He ...

                                               

Guido van den Berg

Guido van den Berg was a German politician and economist. He was a member of the Social Democratic Party. He served as a member of the Landtag of North Rhine-Westphalia from 2012 until his death. At the time of his death, he was also the deputy d ...

                                               

Lode Van Den Bergh

Lode Van Den Bergh, pseudonym Aster Berkhof and Piet Visser, was a Belgian writer. He was married to Nora Steyaert. He was born in Rijkevorsel. He started his career as a monitor at the Catholic University of Leuven. He also worked as a teacher a ...

                                               

Hugo van der Goes

Hugo van der Goes was a famous painter of the late 15th century He was probably born in Ghent, Belgium. He painted altarpieces and portraits. He painted his masterpiece, the Portinari Tryptich for a church in Florence. The painting shows the Ador ...

                                               

Rudy Van Gelder

Rudolph "Rudy" Van Gelder was an American recording engineer who specialized in jazz. He has been described as the most important recording engineer of jazz. Over a period of more than 50 years, Van Gelder recorded several thousand jazz sessions. ...

                                               

Terry Van Ginderen

Esther Van Ginderen-Verbeeck, also known as Aunt Terry was a Flemish television presenter and businesswoman. She was born in Hoboken, Antwerp. From 1989, when she founded VTM she worked for this channel, again for childrens programs. Van Ginderen ...

                                               

Flor Van Noppen

Florentinus Ludovicus Leopoldus Eduard Van Noppen was a Belgian politician. He was a member of the N-VA. Van Noppen was the brother of veterinarian Karel Van Noppen, who was murdered by the hormone mafia. Van Noppen was elected as a member of the ...

                                               

Harry van Raaij

Hendrikus Jacobus Maria "Harry" van Raaij was a Dutch businessman. He was the chairman of PSV Eindhoven, a Dutch sports club, between 1996 and 2004. Van Raaij was born in Haps, Netherlands. He was a manager at Philips. Van Raaij died on 16 Novemb ...

                                               

Theo van Rysselberghe

Theophile Theo van Rysselberghe was a Belgian painter. He played an important role in the neo-impressionist and pointilist art movements. He was a founding member of Les XX.

                                               

John Vanbrugh

Sir John Vanbrugh was an English writer, dramatist and architect. His main literary works include The Relapse 1696, The Provokd Wife 1697, The Country House 1703, The Confederacy 1705 and The Provokd Husband left incomplete and later completed by ...

                                               

Jos Vandeloo

Josephus Albertus "Jos" Vandeloo was a Belgian writer and poet. His career began in the 1950s. He became well known with the stories De muur en Het gevaar.

                                               

Charles Vandenhove

Charles, Knight Vandenhove was a Belgian architect. His company Charles Vandenhove et associes is based in Liege, Belgium. He was known for his work in Belgium, the Netherlands and Paris ranging from the 1950s to the 2010s. Vandenhove died of pne ...

                                               

Philippe Vandevelde

Philippe Vandevelde, working under the pseudonym Tome, was a Belgian comics script writer. He was known for works with Janry on Spirou et Fantasio and Le Petit Spirou, and with Luc Warnant and later Bruno Gazzotti on Soda. He also worked with Ral ...

                                               

Jean Vanier

Jean Vanier CC GOQ was a Canadian Catholic philosopher, theologian and humanitarian. He was the son of the 19th Governor General of Canada, Georges Vanier, and Pauline Vanier. He is best known as the founder of LArche. He founded the internationa ...

                                               

Vanity (singer)

Denise Katrina Matthews, also known as Vanity, was a Canadian-American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and model. She was the lead singer of the female trio Vanity 6 between 1981 until it disbanded in 1983. The group was well known for their ...

                                               

Jesus Vaquero

Jesus Vaquero Crespo was a Spanish neurosurgeon. He was a known person on the treatment of medullary injuries. He was born in Madrid. He became chief of Neurosurgery of the Hospital Puerta de Hierro in 1992. He was a professor of the Autonomous U ...

                                               

K. Varadarajan

K. Varadarajan was an Indian politician and activist. He was a Politburo member of the Communist Party of India from Tamil Nadu of India. He also was Leader of All India Kisan Sabha. Varadarajan died on May 16, 2020 at his home in Karur, Tamilnad ...

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