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Gopala (Pala king)

Gopala I was the founder of the Pala Empire of Bengal, Indian subcontinent. He came to power around 750 CE in Gaur after being elected by a group of regional chieftains. Pala means "protector". The word Pala comes in every Pala rulers name.

William Gopallawa

William Gopallawa was the first President of Sri Lanka. He was the General of the Ceylon Army during independence from the United Kingdom. Before he was president, he was the general of Ceylon fighting against the British. Gopallawa and his army ...

Kadri Gopalnath

Dr. Kadri Gopalnath was an Indian alto saxophonist and composer. He was known for his works towards Carnatic music. He was born in Bantwal taluk, Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka. He composed the score for the 1994 movie Duet. Gopalnath has participat ...

James Gordon, Baron Gordon of Strathblane

James Stuart Gordon, Baron Gordon of Strathblane CBE was a Scottish businessman, politician and manager. He was born in Glasgow.

Artur Gorski

Artur Cezary Gorski was a Polish politician. He was elected to the Sejm on September 25, 2005, getting 2850 votes in 19 Warsaw district. He was a member of the Law and Justice ticket. He was re-elected in 2007 and was in office until his death. G ...

Alexander Gorsky

Alexander Gorsky was a Russian ballet choreographer and a contemporary of Marius Petipa. He is known for restaging Petipa’s classical ballets such as Swan Lake, Don Quixote, and The Nutcracker. Gorsky "sought greater naturalism, realism, and char ...

Assheton Gorton

Assheton Gorton was a British production designer. He was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the movie The French Lieutenants Woman. He was also given a BAFTA nomination for Michelangelo Antonionis movie Blowup. ...

Ray Gosling

Raymond Arthur Ray Gosling was an English broadcaster, journalist, writer, and LGBT rights activist. He was best known for writing and presenting several hundred television and radio documentaries and regional programmes for BBC Radio 4 and Grana ...

William Gosse

William Christie Gosse was an explorer. He was born in Hertfordshire, England. He moved to Adelaide, Australia with his father in 1850. Gosse was one of the first Europeans to explore central Australia. He spotted Uluru on 19 July 1873 and named ...

Karel Gott

Karel Gott was a Czech pop singer. He was thought to be the most successful male singer in the former Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic. He was voted the countrys best male singer in the annual Česky slavik over forty times, most recently in ...

Roberto Gottardi

Roberto Gottardi was an Italian architect. He was known for designing buildings across Cuba in the aftermath of the Cuban Revolution. He designed the National Art Schools, which was commissioned by Fidel Castro.

Ainsley Gotto

Ainsley Gotto was an Australian public servant and interior designer. She was the private secretary to Prime Minister John Gorton in the late 1960s. She was born in Annerley, Queensland. Gotto began work as a typist at the Department of Immigrati ...

Olympe de Gouges

Marie Olympe de Gouges was a French activist, feminist, playwright, and political writer. She was born in Montauban, France. De Gouges never went to school. She had strong opinions about politics, and she liked to write about her opinions. In 176 ...

Juan Goytisolo

Juan Goytisolo Gay was a Spanish poet, essayist, and novelist. He lived in Marrakech from 1997 until his death in 2017. He was considered Spains greatest living writer at the beginning of the 21st century, yet he lived abroad since the 1950s. His ...

Louw de Graaf

Louw de Graaf was a Dutch politician. He was a member of the defunct Anti-Revolutionary Party and later the Christian Democratic Appeal party and trade union leader. De Graaf worked as a trade Union leader for the National Christian Trade Unions ...

Johannes de Villiers Graaff

Johannes de Villiers Graaff was a South African neoclassical welfare economist. He was a former chairman of Nedbank. Graaff was known for his work on optimal savings rates and contributions to the creation of the social welfare function. Graaff g ...

Augustus FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton

Augustus Henry FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, KG, PC was a British Whig statesman. He was one of a handful of dukes who were Prime Minister of Great Britain.

John Galbraith Graham

The Reverend John Galbraith Graham MBE was a British crossword maker. He wrote his first crossword for The Guardian in July 1958. From 1970 until he died, he made crosswords for The Guardian under the name "Araucaria". Araucaria is a monkey puzzl ...

Ron Graham (actor)

Ronald Graham was a British-Australian character actor. He appeared in many theatre and television roles from 1956 until retiring in 2003. He was best known for his roles in television movies and guest roles in serials including those of Crawford ...

Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame was a Scottish childrens writer. He is best known for his book The Wind in the Willows. The Mr. Toad story from the movie The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad is based off The Wind in the Willows. He also wrote the short story T ...

Antonio Gramsci

Antonio Gramsci was an Italian writer, politician, political theorist, philosopher, sociologist, and linguist. He was a founding member and onetime leader of the Communist Party of Italy and was imprisoned by Benito Mussolinis Fascist regime. Gra ...

Alberto Granado

Alberto Granado Jimenez was an Argentine biochemist. He traveled through South America in 1951 with his friend Che Guevara on a motorcycle. They kept a journal about the trip and what they saw. These writings were the basis for Walter Salles movi ...

Romualdas Granauskas

Romualdas Granauskas was a Lithuanian author and dramaturge. He was born in Mazeikiai, Lithuania. Granauskas started publishing his stories in 1954 in his collection "Medzių virsūnes" eng. "Tops of the Trees" 1969, and in "Duonos valgytojai" eng. ...

Stephane Grappelli

Stephane Grappelli was a French jazz violinist. He was born in Paris, France to a French mother and Italian father. He got into music at a young age. When he was 12 years old, he got his own violin. Later, he met Django Reinhardt. Reinhardt was a ...

Alan Gray

Alan Gray was a British organist and composer. Gray was born in York. He went to St Peters School in York, and Trinity College, Cambridge. From 1883 to 1893, he was Director of Music at Wellington College, Berkshire. In 1893, when Stanford left t ...

Vincent R. Gray

Vincent Richard Gray was a British-born New Zealand chemist. He was a founder of the New Zealand Climate Science Coalition. He was born in London. He was known for being a critic of global warming. Gray was featured on the Australian Broadcasting ...

Georgy Grechko

Georgy Mikhaylovich Grechko was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on several space flights including Soyuz 17, Soyuz 26, and Soyuz T-14. He was twice awarded the medal of Hero of the Soviet Union. He resigned from the space programme in 1992 to lecture ...

Candida Lycett Green

Candida Lycett Green was a British author. Lycett was born in Dublin. She was the daughter of John Betjeman. She was raised in Berkshire. She married Rupert Lycett Green in 1963. She wrote sixteen books including English Cottages, Goodbye London, ...

Florence Green

Florence Green was a British supercentenarian. She was the last surviving veteran of World War I. Green was born in London and moved to Kings Lynn in 1920 after her marriage to Walter, a railway worker who died in 1970.

Peter Green (musician)

Peter Green was a British blues rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. He is one of the founders of Fleetwood Mac. He was added to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. Greens writing credits include Fleetwood Mac songs such as "Albatross", "Bla ...

Rosario Green

Maria del Rosario Green Macias was a Mexican economist, diplomat and politician. She was born in Mexico City. Green served as Secretary of Foreign Affairs in the Ernesto Zedillo cabinet from 1998 through 2000. She was also the Secretary General o ...

Graham Greene

Henry Graham Greene, OM, CH was a British writer. Greene was born in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire. His family was wealthy and had owned slave plantations in Montserrat and St. Kitts. He graduated with a second-class degree from Balliol College, Oxf ...

Bernard Greenhouse

Bernard Greenhouse was an American cellist. He was particularly famous for playing chamber music and was one of the original members of the Beaux Arts Trio.

Pope Gregory I

Pope Gregory I, better known in English as Gregory the Great, was an Italian priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 64th Pope from 3 September 590 to his death in 604. Gregory was born in Rome, but the date of his birth is not certain. He wa ...

Pope Gregory XIII

Pope Gregory XIII, born Ugo Boncompagni, was the head of the Catholic Church from 13 May 1572 to his death in 1585. He is best known for commissioning and being the namesake for the Gregorian calendar, which remains the internationally accepted c ...

Vittorio Gregotti

Vittorio Gregotti was an Italian architect and urbanist. He was head of the Gregotti Associati studio. His studio has designed several important buildings, such as the Barcelona Olympic Stadium, the Belem Cultural Center in Lisbon, the Arcimboldi ...

Wilfred Grenfell

Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, KCMG was a doctor and medical missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador. In 1892 Grenfell was sent to Newfoundland. He brought the first medical services to Newfoundland and Northern Labrador. In addition to practicin ...

Richard Grenville

Sir Richard Grenville was an English sailor, sea captain and explorer. He took part in the early English attempts to settle the New World. He was in the fight against the Spanish Armada. He died in 1591 at the Battle of Flores, fighting against o ...

Lady Mary Grey

Mary Greys parents were disappointed with her birth, because she was a girl and a hunchback. She was described as "four foot tall and hunchbacked". Marys life was not as exciting as her sisters, Jane and Katherine Grey. But after their death she ...

Ray Griff

Raymond "Ray" Griff was a Canadian country music singer-songwriter. He was from Vancouver, British Columbia. Griff began songwriting in the early 1960s. Griff moved to Nashville in 1964 to pursue his music career full-time. His first records as a ...

Clive Griffiths (politician)

Clive Edward Griffiths was an Australian politician. He was born in South Perth, Western Australia. He was a member of the Liberal Party. He was a member of the South Perth City Council from 1962 to 1966, and in 1965 was elected to the Western Au ...

Franz Grillparzer

Franz Grillparzer was an Austrian dramatist and poet. His dramas include three plays called Das Goldene Vliess.

Brothers Grimm

The Brothers Grimm were the brothers Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm. They were German academics and most famous for their collections of folktales and fairy tales, and for their work in linguistics. The Grimm brothers both became linguists. They are the ...

Anatoly Gromyko

Anatoly Andreyevich Gromyko was a Soviet and Russian scientist and diplomat. He was born in Barysaw, Soviet Union. He specialized in American and African studies as well as international relations. He was a member of the Russian Academy of Scienc ...

Gilles Grondin

Gilles Grondin was a Canadian politician. He was the mayor of Shawinigan-Sud, Quebec from 1977 to 1985. He was also a member of Parliament in the House of Commons of Canada from 1986 to 1988. He represented the electoral area of Saint-Maurice. Du ...

Anneke Gronloh

Louise Johanna "Anneke" Gronloh was a Dutch singer. She had a successful career starting in 1959. It lasted throughout the 1960s. She became famous with the song "Brandend Zand", one of the best-selling Dutch songs of all time. She was born in To ...

Hanna Gronvall

Johanna Kristina "Hanna" Gronvall was a Swedish politician and trade unionist. Gronwall worked as a maid from 1900 to 1934. In 1933, she became a member of the committee founded to examine the working conditions of domestics, and in 1934, she bec ...

Otto Grotewohl

Otto Grotewohl was an German politician. He was co-chairman of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany from 1946 to 1950, and the first prime minister of the German Democratic Republic from 1949 until his death in 1964. On behalf of the Independent ...

Jan Groth

Jan Leonard Groth was a Norwegian musician. He was active from the early 1970s onwards. He was a member of the progressive rock band Aunt Mary, where he was lead singer and keyboardist. He later moved on to Christian rock, where he most notably s ...

Colin Groves

Colin Peter Groves was an Australian Professor of Biological Anthropology at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. Groves was born in England. He emigrated to Australia in 1973 and joined the Australian National University, w ...

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