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Elisabeth Farnese

Elisabetta Farnese was the second wife of Philip V of Spain. Phillips first wife, Maria Luisa of Savoy, had died in February 1714. Elisabetta married the king in December 1714. She had lots of influence over the state till her husbands death in 1 ...

                                               

Marie Josephine Gaudette

Marie-Josephine Clarice Gaudette was an American-born Italian supercentenarian. She was the oldest living person in Italy from the death of Emma Morano, who was the oldest living person in the world and the oldest Italian person ever on 15 April ...

                                               

Carlotta Grisi

Grisi was born in Visinada, Istria now part of Croatia. Her real name was Caronne Adele Josephine Marie Grisi. She was trained at the ballet school of Teatro alla Scala in Milan.

                                               

Ilaria Latini

Ilaria Latini is an Italian voice actress. She is the voice of Asuka Soryu Langley in the original Italian dub of Neon Genesis Evangelion.

                                               

Pierina Legnani

Pierina Legnani was an Italian ballerina who introduced the 32 fouettes en tournant to the ballet world in 1893. She was born on 30 September 1863 in Milan, Italy. From 1893 until 1901, she was Prima Ballerina Assoluta at the Mariinsky Theatre, S ...

                                               

Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer. He was a pioneer of long-distance radio transmission. which he used to build up a radio telegraph system. Marconi is often named as the inventor of radio. He shared the 1909 Nobel ...

                                               

Maria Luisa of Parma

Maria Luisa of Parma was Queen consort of Spain from 1788 to 1808 as the wife of King Charles IV of Spain. She was the youngest daughter of Duke Philip of Parma and his wife, Louise Elisabeth of France, the eldest daughter of King Louis XV.

                                               

John Roselli

John "Handsome Johnny" Roselli, sometimes spelled Rosselli, was an Italian-American mobster was part of the Chicago Outfit. He helped that organization control Hollywood and the Las Vegas Strip. He was born in Esperia, Lazio. In the early 1960s, ...

                                               

Bruno Sammartino

Bruno Sammartino was an Italian-American retired wrestler. He was born on October 6, 1935 in Italy. He became a wrestler in 1959. He would often beat opponents with his bearhug. On May 17, 1963, Bruno beat Buddy Rogers to become the second World ...

                                               

Carlo Tresca

Carlo Tresca was an Italian-born American anarchist, newspaper editor, and labor agitator. Tresca was famous for the fight and the opposition to the fascism, stalinism, and the mafia. Tresca was part of the defense committee for accused murderers ...

                                               

Stuart Hall (theorist)

Stuart McPhail Hall was a Jamaican-born cultural theorist and sociologist. Hall, with Richard Hoggart and Raymond Williams, was one of the founding figures of British Cultural Studies. He was President of the British Sociological Association 1995 ...

                                               

Tamara Natalie Madden

Tamara Natalie Madden was a Jamaican-born American painter and mixed-media artist working. Maddens paintings are allegories whose subjects are the people of the African diaspora. After her solo exhibition in 2004, Madden relocated near Atlanta, G ...

                                               

Paul Bogle

Paul Bogle was a Jamaican Baptist deacon and activist. He is a National Hero of Jamaica. He was a leader of the 1865 Morant Bay protesters, who marched for justice and fair treatment for all the people in Jamaica. After leading the Morant Bay reb ...

                                               

Kiminori Matsuyama

Matsuyama Kiminori is a Japanese economist. He is a professor of economics at Northwestern University and, since December 2018, the chief scientific adviser of the Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research. in 2011.

                                               

Nakahama Manjirō

In this Japanese name, the family name is Nakahama. Nakahama Manjiro, also known as John Manjiro or John Mung, was a Japanese sailor, educator, and interpreter.

                                               

Matsukata Kojiro

In this Japanese name, the family name is Matsukata. Matsukata Kōjirō was a Japanese businessman and art collector. His collection of French art is the core of Japans National Museum of Western Art in Ueno, central Tokyo.

                                               

Ogyū Sorai

In this Japanese name, the family name is Ogyū. Ogyū Sorai was a Japanese philosopher who used the pen name Butsu Sorai in many of his writings. He has been described as the most influential Confucian scholar during the Tokugawa period. His main ...

                                               

Takeo Hoshi

Takeo Hoshi is an economist. He is Henri and Tomoye Takahashi Senior Fellow at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University. He also works at several other institutions. He is an expert on how to control banks and ...

                                               

Toshizo Hijikata

Toshizo Hijikata lived in Japan during the late Edo period. He was a member of Shinsengumi. They guarded the Shogun. And he was a Vice President of Shinsengumi. He supported the president, Isami Kondo. He was a very strict person. So he was feare ...

                                               

Ushiro Keisuke

When he was in elementary school, he belonged to the dodgeball club. He ​belonged ​to the track and field club at Oasa Higashimachi Junior High School, engaged in hurdle running in the first grade, 100m, push out and high jump in the second grade ...

                                               

Borat Sagdiyev

Borat Sagdiyev is a fictional Kazakh journalist, created and portrayed by the English comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. Humor is often derived from Borat being a foreigner and having strange customs, thoughts, and behavior. There is also a lot of toile ...

                                               

Ben Jipcho

Benjamin Wabura Jipcho was a Kenyan track and field athlete. He won the silver medal in the 3000 metres steeplechase at the 1972 Summer Olympics. He was born in Mount Elgon District, Western Province in Kenya. Jipcho died on 24 July 2020 from pro ...

                                               

Kikuyu

There are two theories explaining where the Kikuyu came from. First, it is believed the Kikuyus came from Central Africa, where all the Bantus once lived. They then moved south towards present day Tanzania where the migrating group separated agai ...

                                               

Mary Leakey

Mary Leakey was a British archaeologist and anthropologist, who spent much of her life working in East Africa, in Tanzania and Kenya. She discovered the first fossilized Proconsul skull, an extinct primate. They had a mixture of Old World monkey ...

                                               

Maasai

The Maasai are an ethnic group of people that live in Kenya and in the north of Tanzania. They are well known for the way that they dress and because they live near some national parks in Africa that a lot of tourists go to. They speak a language ...

                                               

Edmund Morris (writer)

Arthur Edmund Morris was a Kenyan-born British-American writer. He was born in Nairobi, Kenya. Morris was best known for his biographies of United States Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan. Morriss first book, The Rise of Theodore Ro ...

                                               

Swahili people

The Swahili are a people and culture found on the East coast of Africa, mainly the coastal regions and the islands of Kenya and Tanzania, and north Mozambique. The Swahili number is at around 1.328.000. The number of Swahili speakers, on the othe ...

                                               

Gunnar Birkerts

Gunnar Birkerts was a Latvian-American architect. He was born in Riga, Latvia. Birkerts, for most of his career, was based in the metropolitan area of Detroit, Michigan. Some of his designs include the Corning Museum of Glass and the Corning Fire ...

                                               

Konstantīns Konstantinovs

Konstantīns Konstantinovs was a Latvian-Russian powerlifter. His raw deadlift of 426 kg, set in 2009, was formerly the raw deadlift world record. It is still the world record for the biggest raw deadlift without a belt in an official competition. ...

                                               

Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko was a Latvian-American modern artist. He was born in a part of the Russian Empire that is now in Latvia, but lived in America for most of his life. He was Jewish. He committed suicide in New York City, at the age of 66, by taking an o ...

                                               

Michael X. Mockus

Michael X. Mockus was a Lithuanian-American Unitarian minister. Mockus is remembered for having been convicted in nationally publicized trials for having violated Connecticut and Maine state laws prohibiting blasphemy as a result of his public ch ...

                                               

Vyda Ragulskiene

Vyda Kesgailaite-Ragulskiene was a Lithuanian scientist, inventor, and professor. She was the first woman to attain habilitation in engineering in Lithuania.

                                               

Maltese people

The Maltese people, or Maltese, are a nation and ethnic group native to Malta, an island country made of a group of seven islands in the Mediterranean Sea.

                                               

Med Hondo

He moved to France in 1959 and began to work in movies during the 1960s. In 1967, critics praised for the first movie he directed, Soleil O. It won a Golden Leopard Award at the Locarno International Film Festival in Italy. When American movies a ...

                                               

Mexican Americans

Mexican Americans are Americans of Mexican ancestry. They account for 9% of the countrys population: about 28.3 million Americans listed their ancestry as Mexican as of 2006. They form the largest Hispanic or Latino group in the United States and ...

                                               

Chicano

A Chicano is a person who has a mixed ancestry and/or citizenship of the United States and usually Mexico. Often, Chicano and Mexican-American are used to mean the same thing. People from Central or South America and United States could also be c ...

                                               

Juan Corona

Juan Vallejo Corona was a Mexican-born American serial killer who was convicted of the murders of 25 migrant farm workers. They were found buried in shallow graves in peach orchards along the Feather River in Sutter County, California, in 1971. A ...

                                               

Tim Means (environmentalist)

Timothy "Timoteo" Irwin Means Heinemann was an American-Mexican ecotourism and environmentalist. He was born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. He was known for his works for the protection and preservation of the Baja California peninsula and its wi ...

                                               

Enrique Moreno

Enrique Moreno was a Mexican-American attorney. His career was based in El Paso, Texas. Moreno was once a federal judicial nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit by President Bill Clinton in 1999. The Republican controlled Uni ...

                                               

Grigoriy Bronza

Grigoriy Zakharovich Bronza was an artist of Transnistria. He was an art restorer and an honorary member of the Transnistria Union of Artists. Bronza was a designer of postage stamps of Transnistria and Moldova. He also helped create a number of ...

                                               

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan was a Mongolian ruler who became one of the worlds most powerful military leaders, who joined with the Mongol tribes and started the Mongol Empire. He was a Mongol Emperor who was very successful in battles, conquering many other peo ...

                                               

Ogedei Khan

Ogedei was the third son of Genghis Khan and second Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, after his father. He continued to make his fathers empire bigger. Like all of Genghis sons, he helped to conquer Western China and Central Asia. Ogedei was thoug ...

                                               

Mario Coluna

Mario Esteves Coluna was a Portuguese footballer. He played mainly as a central midfielder. He spent most of his career with Benfica, appearing in 525 official games and scoring 127 goals during 16 professional seasons. Dubbed Monstro Sagrado Sac ...

                                               

Ricardo Rangel

Rangel died in his sleep at his home in Maputo, Mozambique, on June 11, 2009, at the age of 85. He was survived by his Swiss wife, Beatrice. Rangels funeral, which was held at Maputo City Hall on June 15, 2009, was attended by several dignitaries ...

                                               

Bhim Singh Thapa

Bhim Singh Thapa known popularly as Bagh Buda was a Nepalese military officer. He commanded the battle of Palanchowk in 1959 AD. He died in the battle. After his death, his 11-year-old son Amar Singh Thapa was installed in the army under Marwat p ...

                                               

Gurkha

Gurkhas are Nepali citizens of Khas origin recruited into the British Army, and now also recruited into the modern Nepali and Indian Armies. They come from the mountains of Nepal and are best known for their courage, honesty, and loyalty. The Bri ...

                                               

Khas people

Khas people are people of Indo-Aryan ethno-linguistic group. They are indigenous native speakers of Nepali language which is an Indo-Aryan language. Khas people have been referred as Parbatiya and Pahari or Gorkhali. Khas are most dominant factio ...

                                               

Tenzing Norgay

Tenzing Norgay was a Sherpa climber. During his life he had several wives, as it is part of Sherpa lifestyle. Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary were the first people to reach the top of Mount Everest on May 29, 1953. Norgay was born in Kharta Valley, ...

                                               

Shreepali Basnet

Shreepali Basnet or Sripali Basnet, sometimes spelled as Sirupali is a prominent Hindu Kshatriya clan in Nepal. It is a clan among Basnets. A branch of Shreepalis were prominent nobles and warriors of the Gorkha Kingdom.

                                               

Jane Maria Atkinson

Maria grew up in a Unitarian household. The early death of her father, Christopher Richmond, caused financial trouble for the family. At the age of 28, Maria and her family left for New Zealand along with the Hursthouses, Richmonds, and Ronalds. ...

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