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Astrid Noklebye Heiberg

Astrid Noklebye Heiberg was a Norwegian politician. She was a member of the Conservative Party. She was the state secretary to the Minister of Social Affairs from 1981 to 1985, and Minister of Administration and Consumer Affairs in 1986. Heiberg ...

Martin Heidegger

Martin Heidegger was a German philosopher. His best known book, Being and Time, is considered one of the most important philosophical works of the 20th century. It is a very difficult book, even for the German reader. In it, and later works, Heid ...

Herberto Helder

Herberto Helder was a Portuguese poet. He was born in Funchal, Madeira. He was thought to be one of the most important Portuguese poets. His poetry is not yet enough studied by academics because he does not like the attention and refused several ...

Princess Helen of Serbia

Princess Helen of Serbia was the daughter of King Peter I of Yugoslavia and his wife Princess Zorka of Montenegro. She was the older sister of George, Crown Prince of Serbia and Alexander I of Yugoslavia. Helen was also a niece of Anastasia of Mo ...

Princess Helena of the United Kingdom

The Princess Helena was the third daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Helena was interested in nursing, needlework and writing, and she founded several nursing hospitals. In 1866, she married Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein, a mi ...

Stephen Heller

Stephen Heller was a Hungarian pianist, teacher and composer. Heller was an important figure for later Romantic composers.

Bert Hellinger

Anton "Bert" Hellinger was a German psychotherapist. He worked with a therapeutic method best known as Family Constellations and Systemic Constellations. He was born in Leimen, Baden, Germany. In 1973, he left Germany for a second time and travel ...

Ellen Hellmann

She graduated from University of Witwatersrand in 1940. She was a member of the Joint Council of Europeans and Bantu and South African Institute of Race Relations. She provided evidence to the Tomlinson Committee and the Cillie Committee.

Lennart Hellsing

Paul Lennart Hellsing was a Swedish writer and translator. His lasting contribution as a childrens writer, Helsing was a finalist in 2010 for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest recognition available to creators ...

Laurie Hendren

Laurie Jane Hendren was a Canadian computer scientist. She was a graduate of Queens University and Cornell University. She is noted for her research in programming languages and compilers. McGill University. In 1990, she began working as an assis ...

Sonja Henie

Sonja Henie was a famous Norwegian ice skater and movie star who was born in Oslo. She was a three-time Olympic Champion in Ladies Singles, a ten-time World Champion and a six-time European Champion. In 1936 she became a professional skater. Late ...

Peter Henlein

Peter Henlein, was a locksmith and watchmaker from Nuremberg. He is often said to be the inventor of the watch. This is disputed. Henlein was certainly one of the first makers of the watch. Although many say that Henlein invented the mainspring, ...

Alan Henning

Alan Henning was a British taxicab driver-turned-humanitarian aid worker. He was the fourth Western hostage killed by Islamic State. Henning was captured during ISs occupation of the Syrian city of Al-Dana in December 2013, where he was helping w ...

Henri, Count of Paris (1933–2019)

Henri dOrleans, Count of Paris, Duke of France, was head of the House of Orleans. He was one of the pretenders to the defunct French crown as Henry VII. Henri was a descendant in the male-line of Frances "Citizen-King" Louis-Philippe dOrleans rul ...

Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark

Prince Henrik of Denmark, was the husband and consort of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark from 1972 until his death in 2018.

Henry II of France

Henry II of France was a King of France and a member of the house of Valois. Henry was crowned King in Rheims, France, on July 25, 1547.

Henry III of England

Henry III became King of England in 1216 when he was 9 years old, after the early death of his father King John. He would end up ruling as king for 56 years. He would be married to Eleanor of Provence, who bore him 5 children, for 36 years. Durin ...

Henry III of France

Henry was born in Fontainbleau, France, on September 19, 1551. His parents were Henry II of France and Catherine de Medici. He was Catherine de Medicis favourite son.

Henry V of England

Henry V, was the King of England from 1413 to 1422. He was born at Monmouth, Wales. It is not known whether he was born on 9 August 1386 or 16 September 1387. Henry V was the son of Henry Bolingbroke, later Henry IV, and Mary de Bohun, who died b ...

Henry de Bohun

Sir Henry de Bohun was an English knight, the nephew of Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford. He was killed on the first day of the Battle of Bannockburn by King Robert the Bruce. Riding in the vanguard of heavy cavalry, de Bohun caught sight of t ...

Henry the Navigator

Prince Henry the Navigator was a prince from Portugal, the third son of King John I of Portugal. He was called Infante Dom Henrique in Portuguese. He was never a navigator himself. He got his name because he organized many ocean voyages on which ...

Avril Henry

Avril K. Henry was an English activist. She wanted the legalization of assisted suicide by euthanasia. She was a retired professor of English medieval culture at the University of Exeter. Henry committed suicide by euthanasia at her home in Bramp ...

Pierre Henry

Pierre Henry was a French composer. He was considered a pioneer of the musique concrete genre of electronic music. He was born in Paris. Among Henrys works is the 1967 ballet Messe pour le temps present. In 1970 Henry collaborated with British ro ...

Ken Hensley

Kenneth William David Hensley was an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He was best known for his work with Uriah Heep during the 1970s. He wrote or co-wrote the majority of Uriah Heeps songs such as the hit singles "L ...

Heo Jeong

Heo Jeong was a South Korean politician and independence activist. In 1948 he was the second Transportation Minister of South Korea. In 1950 he was Social Affairs Minister, in 1951 Prime Minister of South Korea, and in 1952 Government Services Mi ...

Heo Jong-suk

Heo Jong-suk was a Korean politician, journalist and independence activist. One of her main topics of interest was feminism. Her courtesy name was Jongja and her pen name was Sukayi.

Robin Herd

Robin Herd CBE was a British engineer, designer and businessman. He was born in Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire. He studied at St Peters College, Oxford. He is best known as a co-founder of March Engineering, a Formula One constructor. Before March ...

Herge

Georges Prosper Remi, also known as Herge, was a Belgian cartoonist. Herge was born in Etterbeek, Brussels from a group of people in Belgium called Walloons. Hes best known for his 23 completed comics, The Adventures of Tintin. Herge first made T ...

Carl-Henrik Hermansson

Carl-Henrik C H. Hermansson was a Swedish politician. He was born in Bollnas, Sweden. He was chairman of the Communist Party of Sweden from 1964 to 1975 and member of parliament from 1963 to 1985. He was a major force in redirecting the Left Part ...

Clodovil Hernandes

Clodovil Hernandes was a Brazilian fashion designer, television host and politician. A designer in the 60s and 70s, he was invited to work in television, where he hosted numerous programs on several stations. He launched congress election in 2006 ...

Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba (Yucatan conquistador)

Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba was a Spanish conquistador, known to history mainly for the ill-fated expedition he led in 1517, in the course of which the first European accounts of the Yucatan Peninsula were compiled.

Hero of Alexandria

Hero of Alexandria was an ancient Greek mathematician and engineer. He lived and worked in Alexandria when Alexander the Great ruled. He is known for his inventions and experiments. One of his well known inventions was the Aeolipile. He also disc ...

Tiede Herrema

Dr Tiede Herrema was a Dutch businessman. He was kidnapped by the Provisional Irish Republican Army in 1975. He was born in present-day Utrecht. In the 1970s, Herrema ran a wire factory, Ferenka, in the city of Limerick, Ireland. On the morning o ...

Ernestina Herrera de Noble

Ernestina Herrera de Noble was an Argentine publisher and executive. She was the largest shareholder of the Grupo Clarin media conglomerate and director of the flagship Clarin newspaper. She was the first woman to become director of a mainstream ...

Marcel Herriot

Marcel Paul Herriot was a Roman Catholic bishop. He was born in Moussey, Vosges, France. Herriot was ordained to the priesthood in 1960. He served bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Verdun, France, from 1987 to 1999. He then served as bishop ...

John Herschel

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Baronet was an English mathematician, astronomer, chemist, and experimental photographer/inventor. He was the son of astronomer Sir William Herschel and the father of 12 children.

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz was a German physicist. In 1888 he discovered the radio waves previously predicted by Maxwells equations. He also proved that light is a kind of electromagnetic waves. The unit for frequency is named after him. Hertz was bor ...

Theodor Herzl

Theodor Herzl was the founder of the modern political Zionism that established the modern state of Israel. He died of cardiac sclerosis in 1904 in Austria. He was buried in 2064 in Mount Herzl, which was named for him. Until 1949, Mount Herzl was ...

Hesiod

Hesiod was an Ancient Greek poet. He is probably the second Greek poet whose work has survived; like Homer, his dates are not known for certain. As with Homer, there are numerous legends, none of which are supported by hard evidence. He may have ...

Rudolf Hess

Walter Richard Rudolf Hess was a high ranking Nazi leader, and one of Adolf Hitlers closest men. He was the third man after Hermann Goring in the Third Reich from 1933 to 1941.

Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse was a German-Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature. His best known works include Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game.

Hessie

Carmen Lydia Djuric, known by her artist name Hessie, was a Cuban textile artist. She lived in France from 1962 until her death. Her creative work was mainly focused on using fabrics, although she also used the technique of collage with waste mat ...

Hetepheres I

Hetepheres I was a Queen of Ancient Egypt. She lived during the 4th dynasty of Egypt, but she was born at the end of the 3rd dynasty.

Heungseon Daewongun

Heungseon Daewongun was the title of Korean politician and regent of the Joseon dynasty Yi Ha-eung. Yi Ha-eung received the title when he became regent for King Gojong who was a child when he became King of Korea. Yi ruled between 1863 and 1874, ...

Theodor Heuss

Theodor Heuss was a German politician. He was the first person elected to a regular term as President of the Federal Republic of Germany. Heuss was born in Brackenheim, near Heilbronn. He studied art history and state studies in Munich and Berlin ...

Jeremy Heywood

Jeremy John Heywood, Baron Heywood of Whitehall, was a senior British civil servant. He was Cabinet Secretary from 1 January 2012, and Head of the Home Civil Service from September 2014, until stepping down in October 2018. He was the Principal P ...

Hezekiah

Hezekiah or יְחִזְקִיָּ֫הוּ Hizqiyyāhu, also translated as Hizkiyyahu, Khizkiyahu, Yəhizqiyyāhu, Ykhizkiyahu), was a king of Judah that appears in the book of 2 Chronicles, chapters 18 to 32, and the book of 2 Kings chapters 18 to 20. He was one ...

Wild Bill Hickok

James Butler Hickok was a figure in the American Old West. He was also known as "Wild Bill" Hickok. He was a gunfighter, gambler, and lawman.

John Richard Hicks

Sir John Richard Hicks was a British economist. He contributed to the fields of consumer demand theory in microeconomics. In 1937, he developed the IS/LM model which summarizes a Keynesian view of macroeconomics. His book Value and Capital signif ...

Miguel Hidalgo

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla was a Mexican priest. He started Mexicos war of independence against Spain. Hidalgo made a speech in 1810 now called the Grito de Dolores. He called on the people to support the King of Spain against the rebellious Vicer ...

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