ⓘ Free online encyclopedia. Did you know? page 178

Stephen Downes

Stephen Downes is a Canadian philosopher and expert in online learning and new media. Downes has worked with computers and online technologies in education since 1995. Downes gave the 2004 Buntine Oration. He spoke at the February 2007 Online Con ...

Aaron Downey

Aaron Downey is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey right winger that played 10 seasons in National Hockey League. He was one of few people that was not drafted by an NHL team or a major junior team. Downey played in the NHL for six teams, ...

Robert Downey Jr.

Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor. One of his most famous roles is Tony Stark in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Stewart Downing

Stewart Jason Downing is an English footballer. He started playing for the Middlesbrough first team in 2001. He went on loan to Sunderland in 2003, and spent the next six years at Boro. When Boro were relegated, in 2009 he left to join Aston Vill ...

Lila Downs

Lila Downs is a Mexican/American singer-songwriter. She performs her own compositions as well as Mexican traditional and popular music. She also incorporates indigenous Mexican influences and have recorded songs in indigenous languages such as Mi ...

Mario Doyon

Mario Doyon is a Canadian retired ice hockey defenceman that played a total of 28 games in the NHL. Before he played in the NHL, Doyon played 3 seasons in the QMJHL with the Drummondville Voltigeurs. He was drafted #119 overall by the Chicago Bla ...

Peter Dragone

Peter B. Dragone is an American entrepreneur based in Greater Boston. Peter is well-known for founding Keurig, Inc., a commercial beverage brewing company. In November 1998, he was granted two patents for Beverage filter cartridge, along with Joh ...

Drake (musician)

Aubrey Drake Graham is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, actor, and entrepreneur who has sold over five million album copies. He was born in Toronto, Ontario. He was the character Jimmy Brooks for eight seasons on the television sh ...

Frank Drake

Frank Donald Drake PhD is an American astronomer and astrophysicist. He is most famous for joining in the first new SETI experiment in 1960 and for making the Drake equation.

Mark Drakeford

Mark Drakeford is a Welsh Labour politician. He has been First Minister of Wales and leader of the Welsh Labour Party since 2018. He served as Cabinet Secretary for Finance in the Jones Government from 2016 to 2018, Minister for Brexit from 2017 ...

John Draper

John Draper is an American computer programmer. In his 20s Draper worked for the US Air Force. There, he learned how to break into telephone networks. Apple Computer hired him because of these skills. Later, other companies such as IBM and Micros ...

Julian Draxler

Julian Draxler is a German association football attacking midfielder. He plays for the Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain F.C. and the Germany national football team. He made his first national appearance in a loss against Switzerland. He scored hi ...

Dr. Dre

Andre Young, known as Dr. Dre is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He has had many records and songs throughout the years and is one of the most famous producers in hip-hop. He has made albums for many rappers through their c ...

Tommy Dreamer

Thomas James "Tom" Laughlin is an American professional wrestler, promoter and actor. He is better known by his ring name, Tommy Dreamer. He is best known for his time in Extreme Championship Wrestling and World wrestling Entertainment. He has al ...

Sara al-Drees

Sara al-Drees or Sara Abd al-Wehab al-Drees is a Kuwaiti teacher. She is Kuwaits first political detainee.

Jorge Drexler

Jorge Drexler is an Uruguayan musician, actor, and doctor. In 2004, Drexler become the first Uruguayan ever to win an Academy Award. He won for composing the song "Al Otro Lado del Rio" from The Motorcycle Diaries.

Richard Dreyfuss

Dreyfuss was born on October 29, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York to Norman Dreyfuss, a lawyer, and to Geraldine Dreyfuss, a peace activist. Dreyfuss was raised Bayside, Queens, New York. Dreyfuss and his family first moved to Europe, because his fathe ...

Marc Drillech

Marc Drillech is a French sociologist and President of universities. He is the current Vice-President of IONIS Education Group, the first group in France for private higher education. Drillech graduated from Lille University of Science and Techno ...

Ryan Driller

Ryan Driller is an American pornographic actor, director, and model that has appeared in both straight and gay pornography.

Mark Driscoll

Mark Driscoll is an American pastor and author. He is the co-founder and pastor for preaching of Mars Hill Church in Seattle, Washington. Driscoll also co-founded the Acts 29 Network Church Building Network, and has written articles for the "Fait ...

Didier Drogba

He lived in Abidjan until he was 5 years old and then he moved to France to live with his uncle, Michael Goba. His uncle had been a professional football player in Cote dIvoire.

Ivan Droppa

Ivan Droppa is a retired Slovak professional ice hockey player that played 2 seasons in the NHL for the Chicago Blackhawks. Droppa was drafted 37th overall in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. Droppa mainly played in Europe duri ...

Shawn Drover

Shawn Drover is a Canadian musician. He is best known as the drummer of the American heavy metal band Megadeth. He also played for the Canadian power metal band Eidolon with his brother Glen Drover.

Amber Drury

Amber Drury-Pinto is an American water polo player, coach, and referee. She played for the United States womens national water polo team. She participated at the 1991 World Aquatics Championships and 1994 World Aquatics Championships. She was ind ...

Dave Dryden

David Murray "Sod" Dryden is a Canadian retired ice hockey goaltender. Dryden was known for the distinction of creating the modern day goaltending mask consisting of a fiberglass mask with a cage.

Ken Dryden

Kenneth Wayne "Ken" Dryden, PC OC, is a Canadian retired NHL goaltender. Born in Hamilton, Ontario, on August 8, 1947, Dryden was originally drafted by the Boston Bruins in 1964. Rather than play in Boston, Dryden decided to pursue a Bachelor of ...

Pete du Pont

Pierre Samuel "Pete" du Pont IV is an American lawyer and politician. He was born in Rockland, in New Castle County, Delaware, near Wilmington. He was the United States Representative for Delaware from 1971 to 1977. He then served as the 68th Gov ...

Marc du Pontavice

Marc du Pontavice is a French animator who is the producer of Oggy and the cockroaches, The Magician, Space Goofs, Kaena: The Prophecy, Mr. Baby, Les Dalton, and Ratz. He was an executive producer from Gaumont, which is based in France. After lea ...

Claude Dubar

After his teaching experience at Beirut, Lebanon in 1974, he became professor at the Lille University of Science and Technology in 1977. His thesis focuses on vocational training in France In 1988, he joined the Centre detudes et de recherches su ...

Steve Dubinsky

Steven Dubinsky is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey centre. He played a total of 12 seasons in the National Hockey League. He played for the Chicago Blackhawks, Calgary Flames, Nashville Predators, and St. Louis Blues

Devan Dubnyk

Devan Dubnyk is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. He currently plays for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League. He has also played for the Edmonton Oilers, Nashville Predators, and Arizona Coyotes. He was born in Regina, S ...

Gilles Duceppe

Gilles Duceppe is a Canadian politician. He was leader of the Quebec sovereignty movement and former leader of the Bloc Quebecois. He was a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons of Canada for over 20 years and has been the leader of the so ...

Duchess Elisabeth of Wurttemberg (b. 1933)

Duchess Elisabeth of Wurttemberg is a member of the House of Wurttemberg and a Duchess of Wurttemberg. She was married to Prince Antoine of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, a member of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies and a Princess of Bourbon-Two Sicilies.

Tammy Duckworth

Ladda Tammy Duckworth is an American politician. She is the United States senator from Illinois. She was a U.S. Representative for Illinoiss 8th congressional district from 2013 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, she is the first Asian Am ...

Anthony Duclair

Anthony Duclair is a Canadian ice hockey left winger. He currently plays for the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League. He has also played for the New York Rangers, Arizona Coyotes, Chicago Blackhawks, and Columbus Blue Jackets. He was bo ...

Gustavo Dudamel

Gustavo Dudamel is a Venezuelan conductor and violinist. He became famous as the conductor of the Venezuelan youth orchestra Orquesta Sinfonica Simon Bolivar. Today he is the principal conductor of the Gothenburg Symphony in Gothenburg, Sweden, a ...

Milan Dudic

Milan Dudic is a football player from Serbia. He is now playing for SK Sturm Graz as defender in the Austrian t-mobile Liga, the highest division in Austrian football. He started playing football with amateur teams and began 1998 with FK Cukarick ...

Dudley Dudley

Dudley Webster Dudley is a political activist in the American state of New Hampshire. Dudley was born in Exeter, New Hampshire. Dudley is known for her legislation that stopped Aristotle Onassis from building an oil refinery in Durham, New Hampsh ...

Spike Dudley

Matthew "Matt" Hyson is a semi-retired American professional wrestler. He was best known for wrestling with Extreme Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment under the ring name, Spike Dudley. He also wrestled for Total Nonstop Act ...

Haylie Duff

Haylie Katherine Duff is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her supporting role on the television series 7th Heaven. She is the sister of Hilary Duff. Duff was born in Houston, Texas. Her mother, Susan Duff, is a producer. Robe ...

Hilary Duff

Hilary Erhard Duff is an American actress and singer. She got famous by being in the television show Lizzie McGuire. Since then, she has gone onto a movie career, with roles in mainstream pictures. Among the movies she plays in are Cheaper by the ...

Duffy

Amiee Ann Duffy, usually known as just Duffy, is a Welsh singer, songwriter and actress from Bangor, Gwynedd. Her first album, Rockferry, sold more than 6.5 million copies. Rockferry, and a song from the album, "Mercy", both reached number one on ...

Maureen Duffy

Duffy graduated from Kings College London. Her degree was in English. She became a schoolteacher in 1956. She left that work in 1961. In 1961, she became a fulltime poet and writer of plays. Her first novel was Thats How It Was. It was published ...

Sean Duffy

Sean Patrick Duffy is an American politician, prosecutor, former sports commentator, and personality. He is a CNN contributor. He was a cast member on The Real World: Boston, 1998s Road Rules: All Stars, and 2002s Real World/Road Rules Challenge: ...

Esther Duflo

Esther Duflo, FBA is a French-American economist. She is the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is the co-founder and co-director of the Abdul Latif Jame ...

Antoine Dufour

Antoine Dufour is a French-Canadian guitarist. Dufour is famous for his fingerstyle guitar playing. Until now Dufour has made 3 studio albums, Naissance, Development and Existence. He has a strong fanbase because of his YouTube videos.

Justine Dufour-Lapointe

Justine Dufour-Lapointe is a Canadian freestyle skier. She skied in the moguls events for Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi where she won a gold medal. Her sister Chloe Dufour-Lapointe also won a silver medal in the event which was the ...

Jim Duggan

James Stuart Duggan, better known by his ring name "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan, is an American professional wrestler, who is best known for wrestling for World Wrestling Federation/Entertainment. Duggan will also be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in ...

Josh Duhamel

Joshua David "Josh" Duhamel is an American actor and former fashion model. He is well known for his role in the movie Transformers. From 2009 to 2017, he was married to singer Fergie.

Michael Dukakis

Michael Stanley Dukakis served as the 65th and 67th Governor of Massachusetts, from 1975 to 1979 and 1983 to 1991. He is the longest-serving Governor in Massachusetts and only the second Greek-American governor in United States history, after Spi ...

Free and no ads
no need to download or install

Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

online intellectual game →