Uriel Ofek
Uriel Ofek (Hebrew: אוריאל אופק, born: Tel Aviv, 30 June 1926, died 23 January 1987) was an Israeli writer for children and youth, editor, lyricist, poet, translator and children's literature scholar....
Cormac McCarthy
Cormac McCarthy (born Charles McCarthy; July 20, 1933) is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. He has written ten novels, spanning the southern gothic, western, and post-apocalyptic gen...
Rose Mary Crawshay Prize
The Rose Mary Crawshay Prize is a literary prize for female scholars. It was inaugurated in 1888 and is stated by the British Academy to be the only UK literary prize for female scholars. Two prizes...
Lake Malawi National Park
Lake Malawi National Park is a national park located in Malawi at the southern end of Lake Malawi. It is the only national park in Malawi that was created to protect fish and aquatic habitats. Despite...
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Hugh Wheeler (East India Company officer)
Sir Hugh Massy Wheeler KCB (30 June 1789 – 27 June 1857) was an officer in the army of the East India Company. He commanded troops in the First Anglo-Afghan War, and the First and Second Anglo-S...
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William Schuman
William Howard Schuman (August 4, 1910 – February 15, 1992) was an American composer and arts administrator.
Schuman was born into a Jewish family in Manhattan, New York City, son o...
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Tone Pavček
Tone Pavček ([ˈtoːnɛ ˈpaːu̯tʃək]; 29 September 1928 – 21 October 2011) was one of the most influential Slovene poets, translators, and essayists from the first post-war generation. He published ...
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Leyla Zana
Leyla Zana (born May 3, 1961 in Silvan, Diyarbakır Province), is a Kurdish politician, who was imprisoned for 10 years for her political activism, which was deemed by the Turkish courts to be against ...
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David W. Blight
David William Blight (born 1949) is a Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale University and Director of the Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition. Bligh...
Die Zeit
Die Zeit ([diː ˈtsaɪt], literally "The Time") is a German national weekly newspaper well-regarded for its journalistic quality.
The first edition of Die Zeit was printed in Hamburg on 21 February ...
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Martin Agronsky
Martin Agronsky (January 12, 1915 – July 25, 1999) was an American journalist and host of the television program Agronsky & Company.
Agronsky was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on January...
Lữ Mộng Lan
Lieutenant General Lữ Mộng Lan (born September 28, 1927) served in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN).
Lữ was born in Quang Tri Vietnam.In 1944, he earned a Diplome D'Etudes Primaires Supe...
Diomedes Matos
Diomedes Matos is a Puerto Rican musician and master instrument maker who is most famous for building string instruments. He built his first guitar at age 12 and later studied and mastered constructio...
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George A. Thompson (geologist)
George A. Thompson is an American geologist.
In 1964, George Thompson and Manik Talwani used gravity data where they demonstrated how the thin crust underlying the western United States during whi...
S. R. Srinivasa Varadhan
Sathamangalam Ranga Iyengar Srinivasa Varadhan FRS (born 2 January 1940) is an Indian American mathematician who is known for his fundamental contributions to probability theory and in particular for ...
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Ray F. Smith
Ray F. Smith is an American agronomist whose research focused on biological methods of arthropod pest management. As chair of the Entomology Department at the University of California at Berkeley from...
Joanne O'Riordan
Joanne O'Riordan, one of seven currently living people born with the condition Tetra-amelia syndrome, is from Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland. She has successfully taken on Taoiseach Enda Kenny, addr...
Rhys Adrian
Rhys Adrian Griffiths (28 February 1928 – 8 February 1990) was a British playwright and screenwriter. He is best known for his radio plays, which are characterised by their emphasis upon dialogue rath...