Tula (Curaçao)
Tula (died 3 October 1795) was a Curaçaoan slave who liberated himself and led the Curaçao Slave Revolt of 1795 that convulsed the island for more than a month. He is revered on Curaçao today as a fig...
Abu Mu'az al-Jeddawi
Abu Mu'az al-Jeddawi (Arabic: ), a Saudi who reportedly lived in Yemen, is believed to have been rendered by the CIA to Jordan in early 2002. His real name is believed to be Ahmad Ibrahim Abu al-Hasa...
Ahmad Ibrahim al-Sayyid al-Naggar
Ahmad Ibrahim al-Sayyid al-Naggar was a member of Egyptian Islamic Jihad. The Jewish lobby group ADL dubbed him the "propaganda chief" of the militant organisation. He was one of 14 people subjected t...
Majid Khan (detainee)
Majid Shoukat Khan (born 28 February 1980) is the only known legal resident of the United States who is held in the Guantanamo Bay detainment camps. He was detained after returning to his native Pakis...
Katalin Karády
Katalin Karády (December 8, 1910, Budapest - February 8, 1990, New York) was a Hungarian actress and singer. A leading actress in Hungarian movies made between 1939–1945, she is best known outside Hun...
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Tanneke Sconyncx
Tanneke Sconyncx (1560 – 2 June 1603) was an alleged Flemish witch from Gottem in Flanders. Her case is among the most notable of the period in Belgium.Sconyncx was described as a wealthy beautiful me...
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Munir Mengal
Muni Mengal is the head of Baloch Voice TV, a Balochi language television channel. On 4 April 2006, 3 months before the channel was due to launch, he went missing when he arrived at Karachi Airport fr...
Ciril Kotnik
Ciril Kotnik (20 December 1895 – 29 June 1948) was a Yugoslav diplomat of Slovene ethnicity.He was born in Ljubljana, then part the Austro-Hungarian Empire, to Carinthian Slovene parents. He attended ...
Ani Pachen
Ani Pachen (Tibetan: ཨ་ནེ་དཔའ་ཆེན།, Wylie: A-ne Dpa'-chen) (1933–2002) was a Tibetan Buddhist nun who led her clan in armed rebellion against China.
Pachen Dolma was born around 1933 in G...
Hani al-Sayegh
Hani Abdel Rahim Hussein al-Sayegh (Arabic: هاني عبد الرحيم الصائغ‎) is a Saudi citizen, and alleged member of Hezbollah Al-Hejaz and accused of involvement in the 1996 Khobar Towers bombin...
Mohammad Fazl
Mullah Mohammad Fazl is the Taliban's former Deputy Defense Minister, and was held in the Guantanamo Bay detention camps in Cuba after being classified as an enemy combatant by the United States.His G...
Al-Nahdiah
Al-Nahdiah was a female Sahaba (companion of Muhammad). Other transliterations include Nadia, An-Nahdiyah or Al Nahdiah (Arabic: النهدية‎)
She had a daughter named Umm Ubays, and both o...
Makishi Chōchū
Makishi Pekumi Chōchū (牧志 親雲上 朝忠, 1818 - August 14, 1862) was a scholar-bureaucrat and diplomat of Ryūkyū Kingdom. He was also known as Itarashiki Chōchū (板良敷 朝忠), and his Chinese style name, ...
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Concubine Qi
Concubine Qi (died 194 BC), also known as Lady Qi or Consort Qi, was a consort of Emperor Gaozu, founder of the Han Dynasty. Her personal name is unknown, but Taiwanese writer Bo Yang's book Zhongguo ...
Muhammad al-Zawahiri
Muhammad Rabee al-Zawahiri (born 1953) is an Egyptian Islamist who was a member of Egyptian Islamic Jihad and one of 14 people subjected to extraordinary rendition by the CIA prior to the 2001 War on ...
Umm Shareek
Umm Shareek (Arabic: أم شريك‎) was a female Companion of Muhammad.
During the 620s, when Islam was new, the ruling class of Mecca used to torture people who accepted Islam in order to ha...
Gerry McGeough
Gerry McGeough (born 1958, near Dungannon, County Tyrone) is a prominent Irish republican who was a volunteer in the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA), a former Sinn Féin activist and editor of ...