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Marco Pannella

Marco Pannella was an Italian politician and political and human rights activist. He was the leader of the Radical Party. Between 1979 and 2009, he was a Member of the European Parliament, where he sat as a full member in the Committee on Legal A ...

Wolfhart Pannenberg

Wolfhart Pannenberg was a German theologian. He made a number of significant contributions to modern theology. He created his concept of history as a form of revelation mostly about the Resurrection of Christ. Pannenberg was born in Stettin, Germ ...

Sam Panopoulos

Sotirios "Sam" Panopoulos was a Greek-born Canadian cook and businessman. He was born in Vourvoura, Greece. He was known as the inventor of Hawaiian pizza. With his brothers Elias and Nikitas, Panopoulos owned the Satellite Restaurant in Chatham, ...

Tzimis Panousis

Tzimis Panousis was a Greek musician and stand-up comedian. His albums were rock albums. Panousis has been accused by the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece of expressing antisemitic views. Panousis died on 13 January 2018 after suffer ...

Pantelis Pantelidis

Pantelis Pantelidis was a Greek singer and songwriter. He was born in Athens and grew up in Nea Ionia. He worked in the Greek Navy, but left this job for a musical career. He learned music by himself. He became known from some YouTube videos. He ...

Alfredo Panzini

Alfredo Panzini was an Italian novelist, or book writer. He was born in Senigallia, Italy. Panzini was the student of Giosue Carducci at the University of Bologna. Panzini worked as a secondary school teacher before becoming a writer.

Arturo Paoli

Arturo Paoli was an Italian priest and a missionary. He was a member of the congregation of the Little Brothers of the Gospel. Paoli helped saved Jewish Italians during World War II. He was born in Lucca, Italy. Paoli died of natural causes in Lu ...

Franz von Papen

Franz Joseph Hermann Michael Maria von Papen zu Koningen was a German nobleman, Catholic monarchist politician, General Staff officer, and diplomat. He was Chancellor of Germany in 1932 and as Vice-Chancellor in 1933-1934. He was a member of the ...

Paracelsus

Paracelsus was a Swiss-Austrian alchemist, physician, astrologer, and general occultist. The name "Paracelsus" was a nickname: it means "equal to or greater than Celsus", and refers to his medical skill. He was born Phillip von Hohenheim. He gain ...

Sergei Parajanov

Sergei Parajanov, is considered by many to be one of the most original and critically-acclaimed filmmakers of the 20th century. His work reflected the ethnic diversity of the Caucasus where he was raised.

Arvi Parbo

Sir Arvi Hillar Parbo was an Estonian-born Australian business executive. He was the chairman of three of Australias largest companies at the same time. Parbo was born in Tallinn, Estonia. Parbo joined Western Mining Corporation in 1956 and over ...

Derek Parfit

Derek Parfit was a British philosopher. He specialized in problems of personal identity, rationality, ethics, and the relations among them.

Park Jung-yang

Park Jung-yang was a Korean bureaucrat, politician and scholar, popular rights activist and liberalism activist. He lived during the Joseon Dynasty and Japanese rule of Korea. He was an active pro-Japanese collaborator. His pen name was Haeahk Il ...

Park Yeong-hyo

Park Yeong-hyo was a politician and independence activist during the Joseon dynasty of Korea. He was one of the organizers of the Gapsin coup in 1884. His nickname was Chungo, Hyunhyungeosa. His real name was Muryang. His Japanese name was Yamaja ...

Alan Parker

Sir Alan William Parker, was a British movie director from Islington, London. One of his best known movies is Bugsy Malone.

Parmenides

Parmenides was an ancient Greek philosopher born in Elea, Italy and was the founder of the Eleatic school of philosophy. His only known work is a poem, but only bits and pieces have survived. In it, he describes two views of reality. These though ...

Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, philosopher, writer and Catholic theologian. He was born in Clermont-Ferrand, France. His mother died when he was three years old. His fathers name was Etienne. He had two sisters, Ja ...

Laszlo Paskai

Laszlo Paskai, O.F.M. was a Hungarian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as the archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest from 1987 to 2002. He was one of the cardinal electors who participated in the 2005 papal conclave that elected Pope Be ...

Pier Paolo Pasolini

Pier Paolo Pasolini was an Italian movie director, poet and writer. Pasolini was born in Bologna and raised in Veneto and Fruili. His poetry was first published when he was 19 years old. He wrote many novels and essays. He wrote his first screenp ...

Jarbas Passarinho

Jarbas Gonçalves Passarinho was a Brazilian military officer and politician. Passarinho began his political career when he was appointed Governor of Para. He served as head of several government ministries during both the Brazilian military gover ...

Luisa Pastor Lillo

Luisa Pastor Lillo, was a Spanish politician. In the Spanish local elections, 2003, Luisa Pastor obtained the absolute majority for the first time for her party in San Vicente, taking 11 of the 21 council members of the Plenary. In the 2015 munic ...

Misael Pastrana Borrero

Misael Eduardo Pastrana Borrero was the 23rd President of Colombia from 1970 to 1974. During his four years in office, Pastrana was cautiously progressive. He sought to increase employment opportunities with a famous four-point strategy. He attem ...

Ram Vilas Paswan

Ram Vilas Paswan was an Indian politician. He was born in Khagaria, Bihar. He was a member of the Janata Party. He was a member of the Lok Sabha between 1977 to 1984, 1989 to 1991, 1991 to 1996, 1996 to 2009 and from 2014 to 2019. He was also a m ...

Dossibai Patell

Dossibai Rustomji Cowasji Patell MBE was a Parsi obstetrician and gynaecologist from Bombay, who in 1910 became the first woman to become a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Banjo Paterson

Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson was a famous Australian bush poet, journalist and author. He wrote many ballads and poems about Australian life. He wrote about life in the country and outback areas of Australia. Much of his work was about the area ...

Janaki Ballabh Patnaik

Janaki Ballabh Patnaik was an Indian politician. He was the Governor of Assam from 27 November 2009 to 11 December 2014. He was Chief Minister of Odisha from 9 June 1980 to 7 December 1989 and again from 15 March 1995 to 17 February 1999. He was ...

Gabriele Patriarca (painter)

Catalog, Pittori e pittura contemporanea, Edizioni IL QUADRATO, 1970, Milano, pp. 487. Catalog, IV Rassegna di Arti Figurative di Roma e del Lazio, Edizioni dellAteneo, 1963, Roma, pp. 24. Catalog, Gabriele Patriarca, CIDA Edizioni dArte, 1986. C ...

Lynda Patterson

Lynda Jane Patterson was a New Zealand Anglican priest and educator. She was the 13th dean of ChristChurch Cathedral in Christchurch from 2013 until her death in 2014. She was the first woman to hold that position. Patterson was born in Northern ...

Seamus Pattison

Seamus Patrick Pattison was an Irish Labour Party politician. He was born Kilkenny, Ireland. Pattison served as Leas-Cheann Comhairle of Dail Eireann from 2002 to 2007, Ceann Comhairle of Dail Eireann from 1997 to 2002, Minister of State for Soci ...

Pope Paul III

Pope Paul III, born Alessandro Farnese, was an Italian priest of the Roman Catholic Church and the 221st Pope from 1534 to 1549.

Wolfgang Paul

Paul was born on August 10 of 1913 in the German city of Lorenzkirch, Saxony. When he was young, his family moved to Munich, where his father taught pharmaceutical chemistry at the University of Munich. In 1932, he began his studies of physics at ...

Freya Pausewang

Freya Pausewang was a German author and sociology educator. She was a younger sister of Gudrun Pausewang. She was born in Mladkov, Czech Republic. Pausewang was known for her works in Ziele suchen 1994, Dem Spielen Raum geben 1997, Ins Leben begl ...

Gudrun Pausewang

Gudrun Pausewang was a German writer for children and teens. She was also known in science fiction for Young-Adult novels such as The Last Children of Schewenborn. She was born in Mladkov, Czech Republic and was a teacher and emptied at German Sc ...

Pavle, Serbian Patriarch

Patriarch Pavle was the 44th Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church. He was the spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodox Serbs from 1990 to his death. His full title was His Holiness the Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade and Karlovci, Ser ...

Oleg Pavlov

Oleg Pavlov was a Russian novelist. From Moscow, he was the winner of the Russian Booker Prize. Pavlov went on to win the Prize in 2002 with his next book, the second novel in what would become the trilogy Tales from the Last Days. His first nove ...

David Pawson

John David Pawson was an English evangelical minister, writer, theologian and Bible. He was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. He was the pastor of Guildford Baptist Church. In The Normal Christian Birth, Pawson argued that for a person to beg ...

Catherine Paysan

Annie Hausen, known by her pen name Catherine Paysan, was a French writer. She won the Grand prix de litterature de la SGDL for her lifetime’s writing. Paysan wrote novels, poems, screenplays and plays. Paysan was born in Aulaines, France. She pu ...

Octavio Paz

Octavio Paz Lozano was a Mexican writer, poet, and diplomat. He won the 1990 Nobel Prize in Literature. On April 19, 1998, Paz died of cancer in Mexico City, Mexico.

Valentin Paz-Andrade

Valentin Paz-Andrade was a Galician lawyer, writer, politician, journalist, poet, businesspeople and economist. Galician Literature Day is dedicated to him in 2012.

Neil Peart

Neil Ellwood Peart was a Canadian musician and author. He was best known as the drummer and lyricist for the rock band Rush. He was also an author of 4 books, including Ghost Rider, a book about his life after both his daughter and his wife died ...

Jean-Claude Pecker

Jean-Claude Pecker was a French astronomer, astrophysicist and author. He was born in Reims, Grand Est, France. Pecker was a member of the Academie des Sciences and director of the Nice Observatory. He was the secretary-general of the Internation ...

Pedro Pedrossian

Pedro Pedrossian was a Brazilian politician. He was born in Miranda, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Pedrossian was a member of the Party of National Mobilization. He served two terms as the Governor of Mato Grosso do Sul. The first term, from 1980 t ...

Robert Peel

Sir Robert Peel was a British politician. He established many well-known laws in Britain including the police force and had a brief term as Prime Minister. In 1834, he founded the Conservative party out of the old Tory party which was founded in ...

Joachim Peiper

Joachim Peiper, also known as Jochen Peiper, was a military officer of Nazi Germany during World War II. He was a field officer of the Waffen-SS he had the rank of SS-Standartenfuhrer der Waffen-SS, comparable with the rank of colonel. He was per ...

Cesar Pelli

Cesar Pelli was an Argentine-American architect. He was known for designing some of the worlds tallest buildings and other major urban landmarks. In 1991, the American Institute of Architects AIA listed Pelli among the ten most influential living ...

Krzysztof Penderecki

Krzysztof Eugeniusz Penderecki was a Polish composer and conductor. The Guardian called him Polands greatest living composer in 2012. He was born in Debica, Poland. His best known works are Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima, Symphony No. 3, hi ...

Peng Xiaolian

Peng Xiaolian was a Chinese movie director, scriptwriter and author. She graduated from the Beijing Film Academy in 1982. She was considered a member of the Fifth Generation. She moved to the U.S. to live in New York in 1989, and before moving ba ...

Gomez Pereira

Gomez Pereira was a Spanish philosopher, doctor, and humanist from Medina del Campo. He was most famous for his work in medicine, but he did many different things such as business, engineering, and especially philosophy. As a doctor, he was in fa ...

Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres was a Polish-born Israeli statesman. He was the President of the State of Israel. Peres served twice as the Prime Minister of Israel. He also served as Interim Prime Minister twice. Peres has been a member of 12 cabinets. His politic ...

Peret

Pedro Pubill Calaf 24 March 1935 – 27 August 2014), better known as Peret, was a Spanish gypsy singer, guitarist and composer of Catalan rumba. He was born in Mataro, Catalonia. Peret was known for his 1971 single, Borriquito Ariola Records. Pere ...

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