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Gertrude Bell

Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell CBE was a British archaeologist, traveller, and diplomat. She explored and mapped countries in the Middle East. She influenced British imperial policy-making with her knowledge and contacts. Bell travelled mainly i ...

Peter van Gestel

Peter van Gestel was a Dutch writer. He was born in Amsterdam. In 1976 he published the book Ver van huis under the pseudonym Sander Joosten. He made his debut in childrens literature with Schuilen onder je schooltas in 1979. He received the Vlag ...

Don Getty

Donald Ross "Don" Getty, was a Canadian politician and football quarterback. He served as the 11th Premier of Alberta between 1985 and 1992.

Deniz Gezmis

Deniz Gezmis was a political activist in the late 1960s. He is one of the founders of the Marxist-Leninist organization Turkiye Halk Kurtulus Ordusu, in English Turkey Peoples Liberation Army. Gezmis was captured by the Turkish government and the ...

Abdelkrim Ghallab

Abdelkrim Ghallab was a Moroccan political journalist, cultural commentator, and novelist. He was born in Fes, Morocco. He was an important figure both in the literary and political field. He studied both at the University of Al-Karaouine in Fez ...

Maurice Gibb

Maurice Ernest Gibb, CBE was a British singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He was married to Scottish singer, Lulu, in 1969 but they split four years later.

Orlando Gibbons

Orlando Gibbons was an English composer and organist. He was one of the most important composers of his day. He is famous for his church music and organ music. He lived in the late Tudor and early Jacobean periods. Gibbons was born in Oxford wher ...

Mike Gibson (sports journalist)

Mike Gibson, nicknamed Gibbo ", was an Australian sports journalist and television presenter. He was an original presenter of Nines Wide World of Sports and hosted The Back Page on Fox Sports for 16 years. He retired in 2013. Gibson was born in S ...

Andre Gide

Andre Paul Guillaume Gide was a French writer. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1947. Gide was born in Paris into a middle class Protestant family. During a trip to Alegeria Gide realized that he was gay. His first novel The Notebooks of A ...

Agnes Giebel

Agnes Giebel was a German classical soprano. She was born in Heerlen, the Netherlands. She studied at the Folkwang Hochschule in Essen and made her first public appearance as a singer in 1947. Her career lasted until the 1990s during which she es ...

Michael Gielen

Michael Andreas Gielen was an Austrian conductor and composer who promoted contemporary music in opera and concert. He first worked in Vienna and was Generalmusikdirektor GMD of the Royal Swedish Opera. He conducted world premieres such as Gyorgy ...

Miep Gies

Miep Gies, nee Hermine Santrouschitz, was one of the Dutch citizens who hid Anne Frank and her family from the Nazis during World War II. She found and kept Annes diary after Anne Frank was found and sent away by the Nazis. Although Gies did not ...

Eugene Gigout

Gigout was born in Nancy, and died in Paris. A student of Camille Saint-Saens, he served as the organist of Saint-Augustin Church in Paris for 62 years. He became known as a teacher. Also, his output as a composer was large and of high quality. R ...

W. S. Gilbert

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator. He is best known for the comic operas that he wrote with Sir Arthur Sullivan. Gilbert worked in the civil service for a few years, but he did not like it. He ...

João Gilberto

João Gilberto Prado Pereira de Oliveira was a Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist. He is known for developing the music genre of bossa nova in the late 1950s. He wrote the first bossa nova song, titled "Bim-Bom". Gilberto and Antonio Carlos ...

Ernest Giles

William Ernest Powell Giles, best known as Ernest Giles, was an Australian explorer. He led three long expeditions in central Australia.

Richard Gill (conductor)

Richard James Gill was an Australian conductor of choral, orchestral and operatic works. He was known as a music educator and for his activism for music education of children. He was born in Sydney. He was awarded Order of Australia Medal in 1994 ...

Cheryl Gillan

Dame Cheryl Elise Kendall Gillan DBE MP was a British politician. She was the Secretary of State for Wales from 2010 to 2012. She was a Conservative Party Member of Parliament for the Chesham and Amersham constituency in the House of Commons of t ...

Georges Gilles de la Tourette

Georges Albert Edouard Brutus Gilles de la Tourette was a French medical doctor. He was a neurologist, but the field did not exist during his time. His main work in medicine were in the fields of hypnotism and hysteria. He is the namesake of Tour ...

Zyta Gilowska

Zyta Janina Gilowska was a Polish economist, academic, and politician. She was born in Nowe Miasto Lubawskie, Poland. From 7 January to 23 June 2006, she was deputy prime minister and finance minister in the Law and Justice government under Kazim ...

Norman Thomas Gilroy

Sir Norman Thomas Gilroy KBE was an Australian archbishop. He was the first Australian-born cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He became a priest in 1923. He was Archbishop of Sydney from 1940 until his retirement in 1971. He was became a Kni ...

Salvador Giner

Salvador Giner i de San Julian was a Spanish sociologist. He was the president of the Institute of Catalan Studies between 2005 and 2013. He studied at the University of Chicago. He was an editor and consultant of the Great Catalan Encyclopedia a ...

Vitaly Ginzburg

Vitaly Lazarevich Ginzburg, ForMemRS was a Soviet and Russian theoretical physicist, astrophysicist, and winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physics. He was of Jewish descent. Ginzburg was a member of the Soviet and Russian Academies of Sciences an ...

Giovan Francesco Gonzaga

Attend young" Castello Sforzesco” of Milan where he enjoys copying the studies and designs of the past greats such as Leonardo and Michelangelo. Unlike other artists, and he will remain a self-taught. Gonzaga has a stylistic autonomous and recogn ...

Giovanni Colmo

Self-taught his style of painting comes from the frequentation of the masters of the time: Lorenzo Delleani and Andrea Tavernier. His painting is related to the "Piemontese Landscaping" of the nineteenth century. The artist has produced over 5.00 ...

Sri Yukteswar Giri

Sri Yukteswar Giri was an Indian guru and swami. His real name was Priya Nath Karar and was born in Serampore, West-Bengal, India. He is one of the famous people who appears on the cover of the Beatles Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band. He bec ...

Girlicious

Girlicious are a girl group that is being host by Chelsea Korka, Melissa Reyes, and Melissa Smith. After all three have failed to become members of the Pussycat Dolls, they have decided to create their own group with the approval of Robin Antin. ...

Tarcisio Gitti

Tarcisio "Ciso" Gitti was an Italian lawyer and politician. He was born in Gardone Val Trompia. He was a member of the Chamber of Deputies. He was elected to the Chamber of Deputies in 1979 and served until 1994. Gitti was Undersecretary of the T ...

Jamshid Giunashvili

Jamshid Giunashvili. He was a Georgian linguist, Iranologist, researcher, author, and diplomat. He having served as the first ambassador of Georgia to Iran for a period of ten years from 1994 through 2004.

Dinu C. Giurescu

Dinu C. Giurescu was a Romanian historian and politician. He moved to the United States in 1988. His best known work was published in the U.S. titled The Razing of Romanias Past, an analysis of the Nicolae Ceaușescu regimes policy toward Romania. ...

Anatoly Gladilin

Anatoly Tikhonovich Gladilin ; August 21, 1935 - October 24, 2018) was a Soviet-Russian writer and poet. He defected from the Soviet Union in 1976 and lived in Paris. In the 1960s, he was one of the most famous young Russian authors. In Paris, Gl ...

William Ewart Gladstone

William Ewart Gladstone was a British Victorian politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom for the Liberal Party in four terms between 1868 and 1894. His career lasted more than 60 years. He served as Liberal Prime Minister fou ...

Jackie Gleason

He was known for his role as Ralph Kramden on The Honeymooners. Among his most noted movies roles were as Minnesota Fats in the drama movie The Hustler 1961 starring Paul Newman, and as Buford T. Justice in the Smokey and the Bandit movie series. ...

Manolis Glezos

Manolis Glezos was a Greek left-wing politician and guerilla. Glezos was best known for his participation in the World War II resistance. He was a MEP from 1984 to 1985 and again from 2014 to 2015. In March 2010, Glezos was participating in a pro ...

Christoph Willibald von Gluck

Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck was a German composer. He is famous for his operas which were written in a new and exciting way. He was not interested in writing operas which were just a series of songs for singers to show off. He wanted to ...

Christian Gmelin

Christian Gottlob Gmelin was a German chemist. He was born in Tubingen, Germany. He was a grandson of Johann Konrad Gmelin and a great-grandson of Johann Georg Gmelin.

Bob Godfrey

Roland Frederick "Bob" Godfrey was an English Academy Award-winning animator. He won the Academy Award and the BAFTA Award for his animated short movie Great in 1975. Godfrey was born on May 27, 1921 in West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia t ...

Fanny Godin

Fanny Felicie Florentine Pardon-Godin was the oldest living person in Belgium since the death of Germaine Degueldre on 11 May 2012. She was born in Huy, in the province of Liege. She lived in Zoutleeuw, which is part of the province of Flemish Br ...

William Godwin

William Godwin was an English journalist, political philosopher and novelist. He is considered one of the first exponents of utilitarianism, and one of the first modern proponents of philosophical anarchism. Godwin is famous for two books that he ...

Annie Goetzinger

Annie Goetzinger was a French comics artist and graphic novelist. She was born in Paris, France. From the mid-1970s until her death in 2017, she worked on award-winning graphic novels as well as press cartoons for newspapers such as La Croix and ...

Slavko Goldstein

Slavko Goldstein was a Croatian Jewish writer, Holocaust survivor, publisher, and politician. He was born in Sarajevo, Kingdom of Yugoslavia. He was a member of the Croatian Social Liberal Party and served as the partys president from 1989 throug ...

Samuel Goldwyn, Jr.

Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. is an American movie producer. His best known movies were Mystic Pizza, Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World, and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Goldwyn was born in Los Angeles, California. He was the son of actre ...

Paul Goma

Paul Goma was a Romanian-Moldovan writer and political critic. He was known for his activities as a dissident and leading opponent of the communist regime before 1989. After 2000, Goma has expressed opinions on World War II, the Holocaust in Roma ...

Giorgio Gomelsky

Giorgio Gomelsky was a Georgian-British record producer, band manager, filmmaker and impresario. He owned the Crawdaddy Club in Richmond, London. He managed the rock bands The Rolling Stones and The Yardbirds. He also worked closely with Daevid A ...

Luiz Flavio Gomes

Luiz Flavio Gomes was a Brazilian jurist, professor and politician. He was born in Sud Mennucci, São Paulo. He was a member of the Socialist Party. He started his term in the Chamber of Deputies in February 2019. He died in office in 2020. He pub ...

Arpad Goncz

Arpad Goncz was a Hungarian liberal politician. He was President of Hungary from May 2, 1990 to August 4, 2000. He was the first democratically elected president of Hungary. Goncz played a role in the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. He was also fou ...

Ana Gonzalez de Recabarren

Ana Gonzalez Gonzalez, more commonly known by her married name Ana Gonzalez de Recabarren, was a Chilean human rights activist. She was born in Tocopilla, Chile. Gonzalez joined the Association of Relatives of the Disappeared Detainees AFDD and b ...

Raul M. Gonzalez

Raul Maravilla Gonzalez was a Filipino politician. He served as the Chief Presidential Legal Counsel and was the Former Secretary of Justice of the Philippines. Gonzalez Sr. died on September 7, 2014, of complications due to multiple organ failur ...

David Goodall (botanist)

David William Goodall was a British-Australian botanist, activist and ecologist. Goodall was born in London. He was important in the early development of statistical methods in ecology, such as the study of vegetation. He was also a pro-euthanasi ...

Jade Goody

Jade Goody was a British television personality. She became famous when she was in the third series of the reality television show Big Brother in 2002. She had been a dental nurse before she went into the Big Brother house. Goody starred in fitne ...

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