Queen Munjeong
Queen Munjeong (Hangul: 문정왕후, Hanja: 文定王后) (1 February 1502 – 29 December 1565) was the wife of King Jungjong of Joseon.She was of the Papyeong Yun clan. She was regent for her son King Myeongjong wh...
Enbaqom
Abba 'Ěnbāqom (c.1470-c.1565) was a religious leader of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, and translator and author, e.g., of the Anqaṣa Amin. As Abbot at the leading monastery of Debre Libanos ...
Keumalahayati
Keumalahayati, or Malahayati (fl. 16th century), was an admiral in the navy of the Aceh Sultanate, which ruled the area of modern Aceh Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. She was the first woman admiral in ...
Janbirdi al-Ghazali
Janbirdi al-Ghazali (Arabic: جنبريدي الغزالي‎; Jān-Birdi al-Ghazāli; died 1521) was the first governor of Damascus Province under the Ottoman Empire from February 1518 until his death in Feb...
Sulaiman Khan Karrani
Sulaiman Khan Karrani (reigned: 1566–1572) was a ruler of Bengal since the death of his elder brother Taj Khan Karrani. According to the Riyaz-us-Salatin, he shifted the seat of government from ...
Hatefi
Hatefi, 'Abd-Allah (Persian: هاتفی‎) was a Persian poet (1454–1521) and nephew of Abdul Rahman Jami.
He was born around 1454 at Khargerd, a village on the outskirts of the Khorasanian town J...
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Abbas Sarwani
Abbas Sarwani was a historian during the Mughal period in India. Little is known of his personal life, except he was a member of the Sarwani Pashtun family. Accordingly, one of his ancestors settled n...
Boris Godunov
Boris Fyodorovich Godunov (/ˈɡɒdənˌɔːf, ˈɡʊd-/; Russian: Бори́с Фёдорович Годуно́в, [bɐˈrʲis ɡədʊˈnof]; c. 1551 – 23 April [O.S. 13 April] 1605) was de facto regent of Russia fro...
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Madhavi Pattanayak
Madhavi Pattanayak (or Madhavi Dasi, 16th-century CE) is considered the first woman poet in the Oriya language. She was a contemporary of the famous Pancha Sakha poets in the fifteenth-sixteenth centu...
Patriarch Philaret of Moscow
Feodor Nikitich Romanov (Russian: Фео́дор Ники́тич Рома́нов, [ˈfʲɵdər nʲɪˈkʲitʲɪtɕ rɐˈmanəf]; 1553 – 1 October 1633) was a Russian boyar who after temporary disgrace rose to become patriarch of Mo...
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Al-Mansur al-Qasim
Al-Mansur al-Qasim (November 13, 1559 – February 19, 1620), with the cognomen al-Kabir (the Great), was an Imam of Yemen, who commenced the struggle to liberate Yemen from the Ottoman occupiers. He wa...
Ivan Vyrodkov
Ivan Grigoryevich Vyrodkov (Russian: Иван Григорьевич Выродков; ? - after 1563 or 1564) was a diak, Russian military engineer and inventor.Ivan Vyrodkov's name was first mentioned in 1538. It...
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Manohar Das
Manohar Das, also simply Manohar or Manuhar, (active 1582–1624) was an Indian Hindu painter in the Mughal style.Manohar's father Basawan was a master painter in the Mughal emperor's court, where Manoh...
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Ayşe Hafsa Sultan
Ayşe Hafsa Sultan (fully Devletlu İsmetlu Ayşe Hafsa Valide Sultan Aliyyetü'ş-Şân Hazretleri; Ottoman Turkish: عائشہ حفصہ سلطان‎; 5 December 1479 – 19 March 1534), or in short, Hafsa Sultan,...
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Sankara Variar
Sankara Variar (circa. 1500 - 1560 CE) was an astronomer-mathematician of the Kerala school of astronomy and mathematics who lived during the sixteenth century CE. His family were employed as temple-a...
Imam Birgivi
Imam Birgivi (1522–1573) was a Muslim scholar and moralist who lived during the height of the Ottoman Empire and whose texts are used to this day as manuals of spiritual practice throughout the Muslim...
Fyodor Kon
Fyodor Savelyevich Kon (Russian: Фёдор Саве́льевич Ко́нь; fl. 1585–1600) was a 16th-century Russian military engineer and architect, the builder of Smolensk Kremlin (1597–1602) and the Bely Gorod ...
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Hikita Bungoro
Hikita Bungorō (疋田 文五郎), Kagetada by his Nanori. Hikita was a swordsman during the Sengoku Period of the 16th century. Hikita Bungoro was the nephew of the famous swordsman Kamiizumi Hidetsuna, in...
Kaihime
Lady Kai (甲斐姫) ("hime" means lady, princess, woman of noble family), speculated to have been born in 1572, was the daughter of Narita Ujinaga, retainer of the Late Hōjō clan in the Kantō region. S...
Yelena Sheremeteva
Yelena Sheremeteva was the third wife of Tsarevich Ivan Ivanovich of Russia, son of Ivan the Terrible.
Yelena was the last in a long line of potential spouses and wives for the Tsar's heir. Before...