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Vyacheslav Volodin

Vyacheslav Viktorovich Volodin is a Russian politician. He is the 10th Chairman of the State Duma since 5 October 2016.

Grigory E. Volovik

Grigory Efimovich Volovik is a Russian theoretical physicist. He is known for his work on solid-state physics and astroparticle physics. His series work in 1970s-2000s about semi metal and topologically protected spinor/femionic excitations in to ...

Reto Von Arx

Reto von Arx is a Swiss professional ice hockey left winger that currently plays for the HC Davos of the Swiss National League A. von Arx also played in the NHL for 1 season with the Chicago Blackhawks and also for their farm team at the time, th ...

Erik von Detten

Erik Thomas von Detten is a American actor and voice actor. He is known for his roles as Danny in the television movie, Escape to Witch Mountain, the voice of the toy-destroyer Sid Phillips in Toy Story, Andy Brinker in the Disney Channel origina ...

Einaras von Gravrock

Einaras von Gravrock is an American-Lithuanian entrepreneur based in Greater Los Angeles Area. Einaras is better known as the co-founder of CUJO AI. In March 12, 2019, he was granted a patent for Network security analysis for smart appliances alo ...

Karl-Gunther von Hase

Karl-Gunther Paul Otto von Hase is a former German diplomat. He served as Ambassador of West Germany to the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1977. He also served as director-general of the ZDF, the German public-service television broadcaster, from 19 ...

Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn is an American athlete who competes in alpine skiing. She has won four Overall World Cup titles in the Audi Alpine Ski World Cup, three Downhill, two Super-G, and one Combined title. These titles were won in the 2008, 2009, 2010, and ...

Klaus Voormann

Klaus Voormann is a German artist and musician. He was born and raised in Berlin. He was a friend of The Beatles. He met them when they played in Hamburg, where he was going to art school. Voormann designed the cover of their Revolver album, and ...

Carol Vorderman

Carol Jean Vorderman is a British television presenter. She was born in Bedford and raised in Prestatyn, North Wales. Her father was Dutch; her mother is Welsh. She studied engineering at Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge. She is bes ...

Isaac Vorsah

He began his career at Oscar FC in Kpando, Ghana and FC Maamobi. He transferred to Gamba All Blacks F.C. in 2005. In January 2007 Asante Kotoko bought Vorsah. The German team TSG 1899 Hoffenheim offered him a trial. After the trial he was loaned ...

Joey Votto

Joseph Daniel "Joey" Votto is a Canadian baseball player. He currently plays as a first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball. He made his MLB debut for the Cincinnati Reds on September 4, 2007. In 2010, he won the National Lea ...

Russell Vought

Russell T. Vought is an American political aide and government official. He was the Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget. Before this, he was the vice president of Heritage Action for seven years. He also was a legislative assis ...

Andrew Vowles

Andrew Lee Isaac Vowles, also known as Mushroom, is a founding member of British trip-hop band Massive Attack.

Slava Voynov

Vyacheslav Leonidovich Voynov is a Russian ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League. He is currently suspended indefinitely from the National Hockey League.

Jouke de Vries

Jouke de Vries is a Dutch academic. He studied political sciences at the University of Amsterdam and has been working at the group Leaderships Art at the University of Leiden since 1984. De Vries was promoted and got his degree in 1989 from H. Da ...

Aleksandar Vucic

Aleksandar Vucic is a Serbian politician. He has been the President of Serbia since 31 May 2017. He is also the chairman of the Serbian Progressive Party. Before he became president, Vucic served as Prime Minister of Serbia from 2014 until 2017. ...

Michel Wachenheim

Michel Wachenheim, born the 16th of January 1951 at Saint-Maur-des-Fosses, is a French ambassador and permanent representative of France at the International Civil Aviation Organization. Graduate from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole nationale de la ...

The Wachowskis

Lana Wachowski and Lilly Wachowski, known together professionally as the Wachowskis and formerly as the Wachowski Brothers, are Polish American movie directors, writers and transgender women, most famous for creating The Matrix series. Their othe ...

Cynthia Wade

Cynthia Wade is an American movie director. She makes documentary movies. She directed a short movie in 2007 called Freeheld which won an Academy Award. She lives in New York City with her husband and children.

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Tyrone Wade Jr. is an American basketball player. He was born in Chicago, Illinois. His parents divorced a short time after he was born. He attended college at Marquette University on a scholarship. He was on scholarship for basketball but ...

Nicolas Wadimoff

Wadimoff was born in 1964 in Geneva, Switzerland. 1983: Graduated from the College de Geneve 1987: Degree in Communication from the University of Quebec, Montreal UQAM, specialisation in cinema. 1983-1990: Guitarist in an alternative rock group a ...

Jaques Wagner

Jaques Wagner is a Brazilian politician. He was Governor of Bahia from 2007 to 2015 and Minister of Defence in 2015. He was born in Rio de Janeiro. Since 2019, he has been a Senator for the state of Bahia.

Louis C. Wagner Jr.

General Louis Carson Wagner Jr. is a retired United States Army four-star general. He was Commanding General, United States Army Materiel Command from 1987 to 1989.

Robert Wagner

His career began in 1950 as an extra in the movie The Happy Years. Then he got a role in the war films Halls of Montezuma 1951, and The Frogmen 1951, with Richard Widmark, What Price Glory? 1952 with James Cagney and directed by John Ford. In 195 ...

Mark Wahlberg

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg is an American actor and television and movie producer. His father was of Swedish and Irish descent, and his mother is of Irish, Scottish, English, and French-Canadian ancestry. He has been nominated for an Academy Aw ...

Pernilla Wahlgren

Pernilla Nina Elisabeth Wahlgren, born 24 December 1967 in Gustavsberg, Sweden, is a Swedish singer, actress and presenter. In 2004, she was awarded the Ulla Billquist Award. Her parents are actors Christina Schollin and Hans Wahlgren.

Theo Waigel

Theo Waigel is a German Politician. He was the Finance Minister between 1988 and 1999 and the Chairman of the CSU, respectively.

Martha Wainwright

Martha Wainwright is a Canadian-American folk-rock singer. She is the daughter of singers Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle. Her brother Rufus Wainwright is also a well known singer.

Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright is a Canadian-American singer. He is the son of singers and performers Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle. His sister Martha Wainwright is also a well known singer. In 2009 he wrote his first opera, Prima Donna, which was ...

Taika Waititi

Taika David Waititi, also known as Taika Cohen, is a New Zealand filmmaker, actor and comedian. He has been awarded with a BAFTA and an Academy Award. He often acts in the movies he writes and directs.

Rick Wakeman

Richard Christopher "Rick" Wakeman is a British rock musician. Wakeman was born in Perivale, Middlesex. He has been a keyboardist with Yes and Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe. He is the father of musicians Oliver Wakeman and Adam Wakeman.

Jan-Ove Waldner

Jan-Ove Waldner is a male Table tennis player from Sweden. He was the third man in table tennis history to become Grand-Slam champion. He played to 2012 in the German club TTC Rohn-Sprudel Fulda Maberzell and was the best Swedish table tennis player.

Jimmy Wales

Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales is an American-Born British Internet entrepreneur. He is one of the people who started Wikipedia and Wikia. Wales was born in Huntsville, Alabama, United States. There, he went to Randolph School. He then earned bachelor ...

Alexander Walke

Alexander Walke is a German professional football goalkeeper who is playing for FC Red Bull Salzburg in the Austrian Bundesliga.

Christopher Walken

Ronald Walken, simply known as Christopher Walken, is an American movie, television, and theatre actor. He is best known for playing evil or mentally damaged characters. He has sometimes used that image for comedic effect. He was born in Queens, ...

Alan Walker

Alan Walker is a British-Norwegian music producer. He is best known for his song "Faded." The song got good ratings worldwide and became a platinum single in 14 countries. The magazine DJ Mag said Walker was 27th on their Top 100 DJs list of 2019 ...

Alice Walker

Alice Malsenior Walker is an American author, poet, and activist. She has written both fiction and essays about race and gender. She is best known for the novel The Color Purple. She won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for the novel.

Angela Nicole Walker

Angela Nicole Walker is an American school bus driver and labor organizer. Walker is the vice-presidential nominee of the Socialist Party USA for the 2020 election. She is also Howie Hawkins running mate for the Green Party nomination. They were ...

David Walker (journalist)

David Edward Walker is an award-winning former television news anchor at KCRA in Sacramento, California. Walker first worked at WESH-TV in Orlando, Florida. He then moved to Sacramento in the 1970s with KOVR and KCRA. In 1980, Walker and co-ancho ...

Kemba Walker

Kemba Hudley Walker is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. Walker was drafted ninth overall by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2011 NBA draft. Walker grew up in The Bronx, New Yor ...

Scott Walker

Scott Kevin Walker is an American Republican politician. He was the 45th Governor of Wisconsin from 2011 to 2019. He was a two-term Governor, elected in 2010 and 2014, but losing in 2018 to Tony Evers.

Stan Walker

Stan Walker is an Australian-New Zealand recording artist, actor and television personality. In 2009, Walker was the winner of the seventh and last season of Australian Idol. He has released 29 singles, including "Black Box", "Unbroken" and "Choo ...

Summer Walker

Summer M. Walker is an American singer-songwriter. She is signed to Interscope Records and Love Renaissance, the latter is a record label. Her commercial mixtape, Last Day of Summer, was released on October 19, 2018. Her first studio album, Over ...

John Wall

John Wall is an American basketball player who plays the position of point guard for the Washington Wizards of the NBA. He is 64", and played college basketball for the University of Kentucky before joining the NBA. On April 7, 2010, he announced ...

Ben Wallace (politician)

Robert Ben Lobban Wallace is a British politician. He has been the Secretary of State for Defence since 24 July 2019. He was the UK’s longest-serving Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime from 2016 to 2019. Wallace is a member of the ...

Emilee Wallace

Wallace began her acting career in 2005. She has appeared in episodes of the television series Judging Amy 2005, Greys Anatomy 2006, Cold Case 2008, Boston Legal 2008, Glee 2009, 2013, Ghost Whisperer 2010, Workaholics 2012, Rizzoli & Isles 2012– ...

Gerald Wallace

Gerald Jermaine Wallace is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. He plays the position of small forward. He has been nicknamed "Crash" for his aggressive style of play, and is kn ...

Rusty Wallace

Russell William Wallace, Jr. is a retired American race car driver. Wallace won the 1989 NASCAR Cup Series. In 2013 Wallace was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. He is known for driving the number 2 Miller Lite/Miller Genuine Draft car for T ...

Sue Wallace

Sue Wallace is a British character actress. Wallace studied Drama and English at the University of Birmingham, where she met Victoria Wood, with whom she later would go on to work in acting. She was a teacher originally but went on to have a leng ...

Nik Wallenda

Nikolas "Nik" Wallenda is an American acrobat, aerialist, daredevil, high wire artist, and author. He is known for his high-wire performances without a safety net. He holds nine Guinness World Records for various acrobatic feats, but is best know ...

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