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Jumper

Jumper was a pop group in Kristinehamn, Sweden. The group active between 1996 and 2001. The group scored single chart successes in Sweden with songs like Nar hela varlden står utanfor, Tapetklister, Valkommen hit and Miljonar. The band won a 1996 ...

Traudl Junge

Traudl Junge was Adolf Hitlers youngest private secretary. She was his secretary from December 1942 to April 1945. She was hired by Hitler in November 1942. She married Hans Hermann Junge, under encouragement from Hitler. Hans Junge died while fi ...

Udo Jurgens

Udo Jurgens was an Austrian composer and singer of popular music whose career spans over fifty years. He wrote more than 800 songs and sold over 100 million records. In 2007 he additionally obtained Swiss citizenship. He was known for his song "R ...

Justinian I

Justinian I, commonly known as Justinian the Great, was Eastern Roman Emperor from 527 until his death. He is considered a saint by Eastern Orthodox Christians. Justinian simplified Roman laws. These are now called Corpus Juris Civilis.

Ain Kaalep

He was born in Tartu, Estonia. Kaalep was a member of the Congress of Estonia. From 1989 to 2001, Kaalep was the editor-in-chief of the journal Akadeemia. In 2002, he was briefly a professor of Liberal Arts at the University of Tartu. Kaalep died ...

Dmitri Kabalevsky

Dmitri Kabalevsky was a Russian Soviet composer. Kabalevsky is particularly well known as a composer of childrens music. He wrote a lot of piano music. Many of these pieces are short pieces for children who are learning the piano. He also wrote l ...

Kabir

Kabir also known as Kabir Das was born and brought up in a Muslim weavers family by Niru and Nima. He was a mystic poet and a musician and was one of the important saints of Hinduism and also considered a Sufi by Muslims. He is respected by Hindu ...

Maria Kaczynska

Maria Helena Kaczynska was the First Lady of Poland from 2005 through 2010. She was the wife of President Lech Kaczynski. On 10 April 2010, 10:41 MSD 06:41 UTC, Maria Kaczynska, and her husband, Polish President Lech Kaczynski, died when the Poli ...

Jean-Pierre Kahane

Jean-Pierre Kahane was a French mathematician. He was born Paris, France. Kahane attended the Ecole normale superieure and obtained the agregation of mathematics in 1949. He then worked for the CNRS from 1949 to 1954, first as an intern and then ...

Motojirō Kajii

In this Japanese name, the family name is Kajii. Motojirō Kajii was a Japanese author of the Shōwa period. He wrote several famous poetic short stories such as "The Lemon", "Winter Days", and "Under the Cherry Trees". He died at young age and wro ...

Akbar Kakkattil

Akbar Kakkattil was an Indian short-story writer and novelist. He was born in Kerala state. His works are known for their unique narrative style which has been seen as full of humour. His work, "Sarga Sameeksha", a creative and critical interface ...

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam usually know as A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, was a famous Indian aerospace engineer. He was born in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu. His father’s name was Jainulabdin and mother’s name was Aashiyamma. He was the 11th President o ...

Mikhail Kalashnikov

Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov was a Russian designer who is known for designing the AK-47, AKM, and AK-74 assault rifles when he served in the Soviet Army during World War II. He had the rank of lieutenant general. Kalashnikov was born on 10 N ...

Dominique Kalifa

Dominique Kalifa was a French historian, educator and columnist. He was born in Vichy, France. Kalifa was professor at the University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. He was a member of the Institut Universitaire de France. He also taught at the Ins ...

Joseph Kamaru

Joseph Kamaru was a Kenyan rock and gospel musician and political activist. He was a leading Kikuyu musician, who has sold about half a million records. He was known for his politically motivated songs. His music covered the teachings of life and ...

Michael Kamen

Michael Arnold Kamen was an American composer, orchestral arranger and conductor, songwriter, and session musician.

Bert van de Kamp

Bert van de Kamp was a Dutch music journalist. He was known for his interviews with pop stars in the Dutch Muziekkrant OOR. He was born in Rotterdam. In 1972 van de Kamp won the prize: Wordt Popjournalist en Vlieg naar Londen!. From 1973 to 1977 ...

Ingvar Kamprad

Feodor Ingvar Kamprad was a Swedish business magnate. He was the founder of IKEA, a Swedish retail company specialising in furniture. Kamprad died on 27 January 2018 in Småland, Sweden of pneumonia at the age of 91.

Ata Kando

Ata Kando, born as Etelka Gorog, was a Hungarian-Dutch photographer of Jewish descent. She was born in Budapest, Hungary. Beginning her photography practice in the 1930s with childrens photography, Kando later worked as a fashion photographer, ph ...

Sarah Kane

Sarah Kane was an English playwright. Her writings dealt with the themes of desire, pain, love, torture and death. Her five plays are Blasted, Phaedras Love, Cleansed, Crave and 4.48 Psychosis. In 1995, she wrote the screenplay for the short movi ...

Thomas L. Kane

Thomas L. Kane was an American lawyer. He was friends with Brigham Young, a leader in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or Mormon church, or LDS Church. Kane helped Brigham Young and the Mormons travel to Utah.

Tōta Kaneko

Tōta Kaneko, was a Japanese writer. He was born in Chichibu, Saitama. He studied at the University of Tokyo and worked for the Bank of Japan. Kaneko started to write poems haiku helped by his father Mitsuharu Kaneko. In his career, he won Cikada ...

Kang Gyeong-ae

Kang Gyeong-ae was a Korean novelist, poet and feminist. She was a labor activist and a writer for the political resistance movement.

Kanjar

The Kanjar are a nomadic tribe or group of people of North India, Kashmir and Pakistan. The Mirasi tribes are also probably related to them. These people are also sometimes called by the names of Nath, Banchra and Gashtay. These names are not nic ...

Thampi Kannanthanam

Thampi Kannanthanam was an Indian movie director, screenwriter, producer and actor. He worked in Malayalam cinema. He directed 16 movies. He was born in Kanjirappally, Kottayam, India. His first directorial movie was Thavalam. He has also acted i ...

Soumaoro Kante

Soumaoro Kante was a king of the Sosso people during the 13th century. The Sosso formed their kingdom in the 1180s, after the collapse of the Ghana Empire. In the Epic of Sundiata, Soumaoro is portrayed as a villain. He is said to have been a sup ...

Leonid Kantorovich

Leonid Vitaliyevich Kantorovich) was a Soviet mathematician and economist. He was the winner of the Stalin Prize in 1949 and the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1975. After 1960, Kantorovich lived and worked in Novosibirsk, where he created a ...

Jan Kanturek

Jan Kanturek was a Czech translator of fantasy, science fiction, comics and westerns from English. He was born in Zlin. His most known translations are Discworld by Terry Pratchett and books about Conan the Barbarian by Robert E. Howard and his s ...

Sandor Kanyadi

Sandor Kanyadi was an Romanian-born Hungarian poet and translator. He was born in Porumbeni, Romania. He was a major contributor to Hungarian childrens literature. His works have been translated into many languages ranging from English to French. ...

Chun-Ming Kao

Kao Chun-ming was a minister of the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan. He was born in Tainan. He was the General Secretary of the PCT from 1970 to 1989, during which period he became a political prisoner for helping participants in the Kaohsiung Inci ...

Frankie Kao

Kao Ling-feng or Kao Ling-feng was a Taiwanese singer. He was best known for the song "Flaming Phoenix". His birth name was 葛元誠. He used the nickname The Frog Prince for more than three decades. The name was given to him by his close friend, c ...

Ivan Kapitanets

Ivan Matveyevich Kapitanets was a Russian admiral of the fleet. He was in the Soviet Navy. In 1973 Kapitanets was assigned to the Pacific Fleet and commanded the Kamchatka squadron. He was promoted to Vice Admiral in 1975.

Nikolai Kapustin

Nikolai Girshevich Kapustin was a Ukrainian composer and pianist. He was born in Horlivka, Ukrainian SSR. His works are 20 piano sonatas, six piano concerti, other instrumental concert, sets of piano variations, and concert studies. Kapustin died ...

Silva Kaputikyan

Silva Barunaki "Sirvard" Kaputikyan was a 20th century prominent Armenian poet, writer, academic, and public activist. In February 1988, during a reception in Kremlin, Mikhail Gorbachev said that he and his wife, Raisa, greatly admired Kaputikyan ...

Vladimir Kara-Murza Sr.

Vladimir Alexeyevich Kara-Murza was a Russian journalist and television host. He was born in Moscow. Kara-Murza died on 28 July 2019 in Moscow at the age of 59. In 1992, with the onset of President Boris Yeltsins democratic reforms, he joined the ...

Samvel Karapetyan (author)

Samvel Karapetian was an Armenian historian, researcher, author, and expert of medieval architecture. His works were on the study of the historical monuments of Armenia, Nagorno Karabakh and other regions of the Southern Caucasus. He surveyed and ...

Hellmuth Karasek

Hellmuth Karasek was a German journalist, literary critic and novelist. He wrote over 25 books on literature and movies. He was well known for being on the panel of the show Das Literarische Quartett, with Marcel Reich-Ranicki. In 1968, he became ...

Uladzimir Karatkievich

Uladzimir Karatkievich or Vladimir Korotkevich was a Belarusian romantic writer. Karatkievich was born in 1930 in Orsha, Viciebsk region. In 1954 he graduated from Kiev University. Later, he completed advanced literature courses 1960, and then ci ...

Kardam, Prince of Turnovo

Kardam, Prince of Turnovo, Duke of Saxony, was the eldest son of Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria and his wife Doña Margarita Gomez-Acebo y Cejuela. Kardam was born after the unseating of the Bulgarian monarchy. He was sometimes styled as if her were a ...

Allan Kardec

Allan Kardec was a French philosopher and teacher. He dedicated the last 15 years of his life to organise a philosophical doctrine called Spiritism. He spread the educational ideas of Pestalozzi in the 19th century. He published books on grammar, ...

Nissim Karelitz

Rabbi Shmaryahu Yosef Nissim Karelitz Was a Lithuanian-born Israeli rabbi. He was the chairman of the beis din tzedek of Bnei Brak. He was born in Vilnius, Lithuania. He was one of the most highly respected Orthodox rabbis in the world and one of ...

Nosrat Karimi

Nosrat Karimi was an Iranian actor, director, make-up artist, professor, scriptwriter, and sculptor. His career lasted for sixty years from 1965 through 2019. He was best known for his role as Agha Joon in My Uncle Napoleon and The Carriage Drive ...

Islam Karimov

Islam Abduganievitj Karimov was the first president of Uzbekistan from 1990 to 2016. On 29 August 2016 he was reported to be in intensive care, after suffering a stroke. It was announced that Karimov died on 2 September 2016. The government confi ...

Wojciech Karpinski

Wojciech Karpinski was a Polish writer, historian of ideas and literary critic. He was born in Warsaw. Karpinski made his writing debut in 1964 with an essay on François de La Rochefoucauld. He went on to publish in Kultura, Res Publica, Tygodnik ...

M. Karunanidhi

Muthuvel Karunanidhi born Dakshinamurthy ; 3 June 1924 – 7 August 2018 was an Indian politician. He has served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu five different times. He is the head of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam DMK, a Dravidian political pa ...

Matti Kassila

Matti Uolevi Kassila was a Finnish movie director. He was born in Keuruu, Finland. He was popular in the 1950s and 1960s. He was most famous for the series of four Inspector Palmu movies, based on the character created by Mika Waltari. During his ...

Ahmed Kathrada

Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada, sometimes known by the nickname Kathy ", was a South African politician and former political prisoner and anti-apartheid activist. Kathradas involvement in the anti-apartheid activities of the African National Congress ANC ...

Katsushika Hokusai

In this Japanese name, the family name is Katsushika. Katsushika Hokusai, also called Hokusai, was a Japanese artist. He was a master of the ukiyo-e style of woodblock prints and painting. The artist is best known for The Great Wave off Kanagawa, ...

Katsyaryna Barysevich

Katsyaryna Barysevich is a journalist from Belarus. She worked for the website TUT.BY, European Radio for Belarus and other media. She wrote about the death of Raman Bandarenka in 2020. She was arrested on November 19, 2020, in Minsk.

Gerald Kaufman

Sir Gerald Bernard Kaufman was a British Labour politician. Kaufman served as a Member of Parliament MP from 1970 until his death in 2017. He served first for Manchester Ardwick and then for Manchester Gorton. He was a government minister in the ...

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