Willy Blok Hanson
Willy Blok Hanson (1914 – December 22, 2012) was a Javanese-born Canadian dancer and choreographer. The Toronto Star has called her a "Canadian dance legend."
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Gerard de Zeeuw
Gerard de Zeeuw (born 11 March 1936) is a Dutch scientist and professor Mathematical modelling of complex social systems at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
Gerard de Zeeuw was born...
Hiroaki Hidaka
Hiroshi Hidaka (日高 広明, Hidaka Hiroaki, April 1962 – December 25, 2006) was a Japanese serial killer.
Hidaka was born in the Miyazaki Prefecture. He was originally an excellent student, but...
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Masumi Hayashi (poisoner)
Masumi Hayashi (林 眞須美, Hayashi Masumi, born July 22, 1961) is a Japanese woman convicted of putting poison in a pot of curry being served at a 1998 summer festival in the Sonobe district of Wa...
Petrus Josephus Zoetmulder
Petrus Josephus Zoetmulder S.J. (January 29, 1906 – July 8, 1995) was a Dutch expert in the Old Javanese language. He came from Utrecht and was associated with the Society of Jesus by 1925. He ...
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Hiraga Gennai
Hiraga Gennai (平賀 源内, 1728 – January 24, 1780) was an Edo period Japanese pharmacologist, student of Rangaku, physician, author, painter and inventor who is well known for his Erekiteru (electrost...
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Nicholas John Baker
Nicholas John 'Nick' Baker is a British citizen who was convicted of smuggling cocaine and ecstasy into Japan. He was arrested at Narita Airport, on April 13, 2002, and found guilty by the Chiba Prefe...
Ikuo Hayashi
Ikuo Hayashi (林 郁夫, Hayashi Ikuo, born January 23, 1947) is a former Aum Shinrikyo member indicted for participation in the Sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway.
Prior to joining Aum, Haya...
Tetsuya Shiroo
Tetsuya Shiroo (城尾 哲彌, Shiroo Tetsuya, born 1948) is the former leader of the Suishin-kai, a Nagasaki-based yakuza group affiliated with the Yamaguchi-gumi, the largest yakuza organization in ...
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Saburo Aizawa
Saburo Aizawa (Japanese: 相沢 三郎 - Aizawa Saburō) (September 6, 1889 – July 3, 1936) was a Japanese soldier born in Iwate Prefecture.He reached the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. He assassinated ...
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Ham Seok-heon
Ham Sok-hon (13 March 1901 – 4 February 1989) was a notable figure in the Religious Society of Friends (Quaker) movement in Korea, and was nicknamed the "Gandhi of Korea." Ham was an important Asian v...
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Kaoru Kobayashi
Kaoru Kobayashi (小林薫 Kobayashi Kaoru) is a Japanese personal name:
Yun Dong-ju
Yun Dong-ju ([jundoŋdʑu]; December 30, 1917 – February 16, 1945) was a Korean poet. Known for his writing of lyric poetry as well as resistance poetry, he was born in Longjing, Jilin, China.
Yun D...
William Frankland (immunologist)
Alfred William Frankland (born 19 March 1912) is a British immunologist whose achievements include the popularisation of the pollen count as a piece of weather-related information to the British publi...
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Satarō Fukiage
Satarō Fukiage (吹上 佐太郎, Fukiage Satarō, February 1889 – September 28, 1926) was a Japanese rapist and serial killer. He killed at least seven girls. He murdered his first victim in 1906, and k...
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Daisuke Mori
Daisuke Mori (守 大助, Mori Daisuke, born April 28, 1971) is a Japanese nurse, who was convicted for giving lethal doses of the muscle relaxant drug Vecuronium to his patients in a clinic in Izum...
Sakae Menda
Sakae Menda (免田栄, Menda Sakae, born November 4, 1925) is a Japanese man who was convicted of a double homicide, but was exonerated by retrial in 1983. This was the first time anyone was ever r...
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Tsuneo Mori
Tsuneo Mori (森 恒夫, Mori Tsuneo, December 6, 1944 – January 1, 1973) was a Japanese radical leftist. He was born in Osaka and entered the Osaka City University. After some members of the Red Ar...
Eric Liddell
Eric Henry Liddell (/ˈlɪdəl/; 16 January 1902 – 21 February 1945) was a Scottish athlete, rugby union international player, and missionary, who was forced to choose between his religious beliefs ...
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Futoshi Matsunaga
Futoshi Matsunaga (松永 太, Matsunaga Futoshi, born April 28, 1961) is a Japanese serial killer who both defrauded and tortured his victims in what is publicly known as the Kitakyūshū Serial Murd...
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Nabetari
Nabetari is a Gilbertese (Pacific Islands) native who impressed several senior Allied officers with his successful attempt on or about 4 April 1944 to escape from the Second World War Japanese occupat...
Kawakami Gensai
Kawakami Gensai (河上 彦斎, 25 December 1834 – 13 January 1872) was a Japanese samurai of the late Edo period. A highly skilled swordsman, he was one of the four most notable assassins of the Bakumats...
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Kiyoshi Miki
Kiyoshi Miki (三木 清, Miki Kiyoshi, January 5, 1897 – September 26, 1945) was a Japanese philosopher.
Miki was a native of what is now part of Tatsuno, Hyōgo. He studied philosophy under Nis...
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