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Markku Into

Markku Vesa Milton Into was a Finnish poet. He was one of the main members in Finnish 1960s underground movement of Turku. Into wrote a collections of poetry, prose and plays. He has also translated into Finnish such American Beat generation writ ...

Eugene Ionesco

Eugene Ionesco was a Romanian playwright. He wrote in French. He was born in Slatina, Romania. He was one of the most important people in French avant-garde theatre. His best-known play is La Cantatrice Chauve. It has often been acted on stage an ...

Muhammad Iqbal

Sir Muhammad Iqbal, widely known as Allama Iqbal, was a Muslim poet and philosopher. Allama Iqbal gave the idea of Pakistan. He became the national poet of Pakistan. He is also known as the poet of East. He wrote poetry in Urdu and Persian. His p ...

Toshio Irie

Toshio Irie was a Japanese politician and bureaucrat. He was born in Tokyo. He went to college at Tokyo University. After he graduated from college he joined Japans Ministry of Home Affairs. He then worked for the Cabinet Legislation Bureau as Co ...

Rhys Isaac

Rhys Llywelyn Isaac was a South African-born Australian historian of American history. Isaac won the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for History for his book The Transformation of Virginia, 1740–1790. He is the only Australian historian to win a Pulitzer Pri ...

Isaac Isaacs

Sir Isaac Alfred Isaacs GCB GCMG KC was an Australian judge and politician. He served as the Chief Justice of Australia from 2 April 1930 until 21 January 1931. He also served as the 9th, and first Australian-born, Governor-General from 21 Januar ...

Peter Isaacson

Peter Stuart Isaacson, AM, DFC, AFC, DFM was an Australian publisher and decorated military pilot. Isaacson was owner of Peter Isaacson Publications, the publisher of various trade publications and suburban newspapers including the Southern Cross ...

Isabel Abedi

Isabel Abedi was born in Munich in 1967 and grew up in Dusseldorf. After graduating from high school, she went to Los Angeles for an internship in film production. She came back to Germany, where she trained as a copywriter in Hamburg.

Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi

Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi Lasa was a Spanish movie director, producer, screenwriter and movie editor. He was born in Madrid, Spain. In the mid-1960s he directed a series of action movies designed for the wider European market including Scaramouche ...

Iskandar of Johor

Sultan Iskandar Ibni Almarhum Sultan Ismail was the sultan of the southern Malay state of Johor. He had held this position since 1981. In the 1960s he won the first Johor Grand Prix. In 1977 he shot and killed a man he thought was a smuggler. Isk ...

Ismail Petra of Kelantan

Sultan Ismail Petra ibni Almarhum Sultan Yahya Petra was the Sultan of Kelantan, Malaysia from 30 March 1979 until 13 September 2010. He was replaced by his son, Tengku Muhammad Faris Petra, as Sultan Muhammad V. Sultan Ismail Petra died on 28 Se ...

Yusuf Mohamed Ismail

Yusuf Mohamed Ismail, also known as Bari-Bari, was a Somali politician and diplomat. He joined diplomatic services in 2007. At the time of his death, he was the Ambassador to Switzerland and the Permanent Representative to the United Nations in G ...

Ito Hirobumi

In this Japanese name, the family name is Itō. Ito Hirobumi was a Japanese politician and thinker. He served as the 1st, 5th, 7th, 10th Prime Minister of Japan. Ito was the first Japanese Governor General of Korea 1896–1909.

Lev Ivanov

Lev Ivanovich Ivanov was a Russian ballet dancer and choreographer. He became Second Balletmaster of the Imperial Ballet. Ivanov is credited with choreographing The Nutcracker in 1892 due to the ill health of Ballet Master Marius Petipa. The exte ...

Vyacheslav Vsevolodovich Ivanov

Vyacheslav Vsevolodovich Ivanov was a Soviet/Russian historical linguist. His main topic of study is Indo-European languages.

Oliver Ivanovic

Oliver Ivanovic was a Kosovo Serb politician. He was the president of the civic initiative SDP operating in Kosovo. Ivanovic served as the State Secretary of the Ministry for Kosovo and Metohija from 2008 to 2012. He was also member of the Coordi ...

Ion Ivanovici

Ion Ivanovici was a Romanian military band leader and composer. Today Ivanovici is especially remembered for his waltz The Waves of the Danube, Donauwellen in German, in his lifetime he composed over 350 dances, and his works were published by ov ...

Ignatius Zakka I Iwas

Ignatius Zakka I Iwas was an Iraqi Christian religious leader. He was the 122nd Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East from 1980 until his death. He was also Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church. He was born in Mosu ...

Nickey Iyambo

Nickey Iyambo was a Namibian politician and physician. He was a member of SWAPO. He served as the Namibias first Vice-President, serving from 2015 to 2018. Iyambo was a member of the Cabinet of Namibia since independence in March 1990. He was the ...

B. K. S. Iyengar

B. K. S. Iyengar, or Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar was an Indian yoga teacher and writer. He founded the style of yoga known as "Iyengar Yoga". He was thought to be one of the foremost yoga teachers in the world. He was awarded the Pad ...

Muzaffer Izgu

Muzaffer Izgu was a Turkish writer and teacher. He was known for his childrens books and works of humour, and had authored 154 books, 98 of which were for children. He was born in Adana, Turkey. His first book, Gecekondu, was published in 1970 by ...

Stefania Jablonska

Stefania Jablonska was a Polish physician and professor, specializing in dermatology. She worked at the Medical University of Warsaw. In 1972, she theorized the association of human papilloma viruses with skin cancer in epidermodysplasia verrucif ...

Arvid Jacobsen

Arvid Jacobsen was a Norwegian newspaper editor. Jacobsen was born in Oslo. He started off his career with the Labour newspaper Dagsavisen then Arbeiderbladet. He was a journalist for Arbeiderbladet from 1967 to 1977 and editor-in-chief in presse ...

Aleksander Jackowski

Aleksander Jackowski was a Polish cultural anthropologist, ethnographer, and art critic. He worked at the University of Warsaw until his death in 2017.

Michael Jackson (writer)

Michael Jackson nicknamed "Beer Hunter" was a famous British writer. He was known for being an expert about beer. It was revealed in December 2006 that Michael Jackson "is and has been suffering for at least a decade from Parkinsons Disease." He ...

J. F. R. Jacob

Jacob Farj Rafael Jacob was an Indian Army Lieutenant General. He was best known for the role he played in Indias victory in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and the Liberation of Bangladesh. Jacob, then a Major General, served as the Chief of Staf ...

Wilfred Jacobs

Sir Wilfred Ebenezer Jacobs was the first Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda. He appointed Attorney General of the Leeward Islands for 1957 to 1959 and for Antigua in 1960. From 1960 to 1967 he was in a number of Colonial offices. He was mad ...

Cornelius Jakobs

Metropolitan Cornelius Jakobs was the Metropolitan bishop of Tallinn and All Estonia, the head of the Estonian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate from 1992 until his death in 2018. He was born in Tallinn. He became the oldest bishop of the Ru ...

Brian Jacques

James Brian Jacques was an English author. He is best known for his Redwall series of books, as well as the Tribes of Redwall and Castaways of the Flying Dutchman series. He also wrote two books of short stories called, The Ribbajack & Other Curi ...

Jadwiga of Poland

Jadwiga Andegawenska became the King of Poland on 16 October 1384 at the age of eleven. She was crowned as a king, not queen. Her royal title was: Hedvigis Dei Gracia Rex Poloniae, necnon terrarum Cracoviae, Sandomiriae, Syradiae, Lanciciae, Cuya ...

Sung Jae-ki

Sung Jae-ki was a South Korean human- and civil-rights activists, Liberalism thinkers. From 2008 to 2013, he was the first leader of Man of Korea, a mens rights and mens liberalism civic group. he was abolition activity of ministry of woman. He w ...

Willigis Jager

Willigis Jager was a German Benedictine monk, mystic, and Zen master. He was trained and taught in the Sanbo Kyodan tradition. He was born in Hosbach, Germany. From 1960, he was responsible for the topics mission and development at in Bund der De ...

Jahangir

Nuruddin Muhammad Jahangir was the fourth Mughal Emperor from 1605 to 1627. Jahangir was the eldest son of Emperor Akbar the Great. He was married to Queen Nur Jahan Light of the World and was much under her influence. she handled court matters a ...

Asma Jahangir

Asma Jilani Jahangir was a leading Pakistani lawyer. Born in Lahore, she was an advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, President Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan and a human rights activist who works both in Pakistan and internationa ...

Philip Jaisohn

Philip Jaisohn was a Korean doctor, surgeon, journalist, politician and educator. His Korean name was Seo Jae-pil. It was anglicized. His nicknames were Songjae, Ssanggyeong and his Chinese style name was Yun Kyung. His other name was Philip Jaso ...

Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley was an Indian politician. He was the Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs from 2014 to 2019. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was the Minister of Defence from in 2014 and in 2017. From 2009 to 2014 he ...

Milos Jakes

Milos Jakes was a Czechoslovak politician. He was the first General Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia from 1987 until 1989. He resigned from his position in late November 1989, during the so-called "Velvet Revolution". Jakes died ...

Jameel Jalibi

Muhammad Jameel Khan was a Pakistani linguist, critic, writer, and scholar. His works were based on Urdu literature and linguistics. He also was Vice-Chancellor at the University of Karachi. He was born in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, British India. J ...

James I of Scotland

James I was King of Scots from April 4, 1406, and ruled as King of Scots from May 1424 until February 21, 1437.

James IV of Scotland

James IV was King of Scotland from 1488 through 1513. He was an effective ruler and popular king unlike his unpopular father James III of Scotland

Jimmy James

Jimmy James OAM was an Aboriginal Australian tracker. He helped the police of South Australia in tracking criminals. He worked with the police for 40 years. James was born near Ernabella now Pukatja in central Australia, and was a member of the P ...

P. D. James

Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park, OBE, FRSA, FRSL was an English writer of crime fiction. She was commonly known as P. D. James, which was the name her books are published under. She was most famous for a series of detective ...

Miklos Jancso

Miklos Jancso was a Hungarian movie director and screenwriter. Jancso became famous during the mid-1960s. His famous works were The Round Up Szegenylegenyek, 1965, The Red and the White and Red Psalm Meg ker a nep, 1971. Jancso died on 31 January ...

Jane Slavin

Jane Slavin is an English actress and novelist. Slavin was the winner of the 1989 BBC Radio Drama Carleton Hobbs Award. She has appeared on television in Lewis, Doctors, Peak Pratice, Cathy Jordan, Ward Sister in the ITV medical drama series Alwa ...

Ratko Janev

Ratko Janev was a Macedonian atomic physicist. He was a member of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Greville Janner

Greville Ewan Janner, Baron Janner of Braunstone was a British politician, barrister and writer. He was QC since 1971, he was a Labour MP from 1970 to 1997; and then a member of the House of Lords until he died. He was associated with a number of ...

Mariss Jansons

Mariss Ivars Georgs Jansons was a Latvian-Russian conductor. Jansons was seen as one of the worlds top living conductors. He was best known for his versions of Mahler, Strauss and Russian composers such as Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and Shostakovi ...

Tove Jansson

Tove Marika Jansson ; 9 August 1914 – 27 June 2001) was a Finnish-born novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. For her contribution as a childrens writer she received the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1966. Jansson is best known ...

Adib Jatene

Adib Domingos Jatene was a Brazilian physician, university professor, cardiologist and thoracic surgeon. He was one of the founders of the University of São Paulo Heart Institute. He was known for creating the Jatene operation. Jantene was born i ...

Wojciech Jaruzelski

Wojciech Witold Jaruzelski was a Polish military officer and politician. He was the first President of Poland from July 1989 to December 1990.

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