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Paul Virilio

Paul Virilio was a French cultural theorist, urbanist, and aesthetic philosopher. He was best known for his writings about technology and movie culture. He was born in Paris. He was best known for his book War and Cinema. Virilio died of a heart ...

Artturi Ilmari Virtanen

Artturi Ilmari Virtanen was a Finnish biochemist. He received the 1945 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his research and inventions in agricultural and nutrition chemistry, especially for his fodder preservation method". He was born in Helsinki, Rus ...

Jukka Virtanen

Jukka Jalmari Virtanen was a Finnish entertainer and author. He won the Rose dOr in 1965 for the entertainment program Lumilinna. He starred in the movies Millipilleri, Pahkahullu Suomi and Noin 7 Veljesta. Virtanen was the host of Levyraati from ...

Tessa Virtue

Tessa Virtue is an ice dancer from Canada. Her skating partner is Scott Moir. Virtue and Moir have been skating together since 2008. In the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, the duo won the gold medal in the ice dancing competition; which was not o ...

Daniel Vischer

Daniel Vischer was a Swiss politician for the Green Party. He was a member of the National Council from 2003 to 2015. Vischer was born in Basel. He was the son of jurist Frank Vischer 1923–2015. He was married and had two children. Vischer died f ...

Luchino Visconti

Luchino Visconti di Modrone, Count of Lonate Pozzolo, was an Italian theatre, opera and movie director, as well as a screenwriter. He was best known for his movies The Leopard and Death in Venice. Visconti died from a stroke in Rome, Italy, aged 69.

Anatoliy Vishnevskiy

Anatoliy Vishnevskiy was a Russian demographer and economist. He was born in Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast. He was a visiting professor at Lumiere University Lyon 2, the University of Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis, and Sciences Po. Vishnevskiy was edit ...

Carel Visser

Carel Nicolaas Visser was a Dutch sculptor. Visser was born in 1928 in Papendrecht, South Holland. He was known for turning useless pieces of metal and concrete into statues. Visser died in Le Fousseret, France, aged 86.

M. S. Viswanathan

Manayangath Subramanian Viswanathan, also known as M.S.V., was an Indian music director, composer, and singer. He was popularly known as Mellisai Mannar. He composed songs in 1200 movies from Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi languages ...

Albert Vitali

Albert Vitali was a Swiss FDP politician. He was born in Oberkirch, Switzerland. From 2011 until his death, National Council. Before from 1995 to 2011, he was a member of the Lucerne parliament. Vitali died on 12 June 2020 from cancer, aged 64.

Vitruvius

Vitruvius was an Ancient Roman architect and engineer who lived in the 1st century BC. Neither his name, Marcus, nor his cognomen Pollio are certain. His main work is called De architectura. There are ten books in it. He was probably born between ...

Victor Emmanuel III of Italy

Victor Emmanuel III was king of Italy from 29 July 1900 to 9 May 1946. He was the son and successor of King Umberto I. He was a member of the House of Savoy.

Cesar Bosco Vivas Robelo

Cesar Bosco Vivas Robelo was a Nicaraguan Roman Catholic prelate. He was born in Masaya, Nicaragua. He was ordained a priest in 1970 by Pope Paul VI. In 1991, he became Diocese of Leon. He retired in 2019. Vivas Robelo died on 23 June 2020 at a h ...

Dario Vivas

Dario Ramon Vivas Velasco was a Venezuelan politician. He was a member of the National Assembly between 2006 until 2020. He was the Head of Government of the Distrito Capital between January 2020 until his death. Vivas died on 13 August 2020 from ...

Juan Luis Vives

Juan Luis Vives, also Joan Lluis Vives i March, was a Valencian Spanish scholar and humanist. He lived during the reign of Charles I of Spain. He caused great upset during this period of time, as the Church wanted religious unity and his beliefs ...

Roger Vivier

Born on November 13, 1903 in Paris, France and died on October 2, 1998 in Toulouse, France. His best-known creation was the stiletto heel. Orphan at the age of nine, Vivier studied sculpture at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and his compositio ...

Samane Viyaket

Lieutenant General Samane Viyaket was a Laotian national politician. He was the President of the National Assembly of Laos from 1993 to 2006. He was born in Phichit Province, Siam. He was in charge of ideological and cultural works of the Lao Peo ...

Ned Vizzini

Edison Price "Ned" Vizzini was an American writer. He is best known for writing Its Kind of a Funny Story. In 2010 a movie of the novel was released. Vizzini had depression. He spent a week in a psychiatric hospital in 2004 after he called a suic ...

Miloslav Vlk

Miloslav Vlk was a Czech prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Prague from 1991 to 2010. He was made a cardinal in 1994. Vlk has been sharply critical of the rise of far-right and xenophobic sentiment in Central Europe, ...

Vo Chi Cong

In this Vietnamese name, the family name is Võ, but is often changed to Vo in English-language text. According to Vietnamese custom, this person should be called by the given name Cong. Võ Chi Cong was a Vietnamese politician, a founding member o ...

Joachim Vobbe

Joachim Gerhard Vobbe was a German bishop for the Catholic Diocese of the Old Catholics in Germany. He was born in Bad Honnef, Germany. Vobbe was ordained a priest on 14 June 1972. After serving as a chaplain Kaplan for five years in Catholic par ...

Vodka (horse)

Vodka was a Japanese Thoroughbred racemare which won the 2007 Group One Tokyo Yūshun. She won seven G1 races in Japan and was the highest earning racemare in Thoroughbred history at the time. Vodka died on 1 April 2019, from laminitis in Newmarke ...

Ezra Vogel

Ezra Feivel Vogel was an American scholar and japanologist. He was the Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University. He wrote about modern Japan, China, Korea, and Asia. He was known for his 1978 volume Japan as Number One: Lessons for ...

Hans-Jochen Vogel

Hans-Jochen Vogel was a German politician. Vogel was born in Gottingen. In December 1972, Chancellor Willy Brandt made Vogel Minister for Regional Planning, Building, and Urban Development. Brandts successor, Helmut Schmidt, made him Minister of ...

Ella Vogelaar

Catharina Pieternella "Ella" Vogelaar was a Dutch politician. She was a member of the Labour Party and trade union leader. Vogelaar was born in Steenbergen, Netherlands. She was the Minister for Housing, Communities and Integration from February ...

Bernard Vogler

Bernard Vogler was a French academic and historian. He was a professor at the University of Strasbourg. He was a specialist in the History of Alsace from the 15th to the 20th Centuries. Vogler was born in Obermodern-Zutzendorf, France. Vogler was ...

Roland Vogt

Roland Vogt was a German politician. He was the first member of the German Green Party to be elected to the Bundestag from Rhineland-Palatinate serving from 1983 to 1987. He was born in was born in Gelnhausen, Hesse-Nassau. Vogt died on 20 May 20 ...

Jean-François Voguet

Jean-François Voguet was a French politician. He was a member of the Senate of France, representing the Val-de-Marne department. He was a member of the Communist, Republican, and Citizen Group. Voguet died from COVID-19 during the COVID-19 pandem ...

Raj Mohan Vohra

Lieutenant General Raj Mohan Vohra, PVSM, MVC was a General Officer of the Indian Army. He was awarded the Maha Vir Chakra for his leadership in the Battle of Basantar during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. He was born in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh ...

Vladimir Voinovich

Vladimir Nikolayevich Voinovich, also spelled Voynovich was a Russian writer, poet, playwright and journalist. He was a member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Department of Language and Literature. He was known for his works The Li ...

Pierre Viot

Pierre Viot was a French executive. He was a Senior Advisor on the French Court of Audit. He was born in Bordeaux, France. Viot headed the Centre national du cinema et de limage animee from 1973 to 1984. Viot was President of the Paris Opera betw ...

Igor Volk

Igor Petrovich Volk was a Soviet cosmonaut and test pilot. He was best known for his involvement as a research cosmonaut in the Soyuz T-12 in 1980. It was seventh manned spaceflight to the Soviet space station Salyut 7. He bomber pilot in the Sov ...

Alexander Alexandrovich Volkov

Alexander Alexandrovich Volkov was the President of the Udmurt Republic. As President, Volkov was the highest official in the Udmurt Republic, the head of the republics highest executive body, and leader of its two million citizens. Volkov took o ...

Larissa Volpert

Larisa Ilinichna Volpert was a Soviet-Russian chess Woman Grandmaster and Soviet-Russian-Estonian philologist of Jewish descent. She was three times Soviet womens chess champion 1954, 1958, and 1959. She earned the Woman International Master titl ...

Georg von Bekesy

Georg von Bekesy was an Hungarian biophysicist. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1961 for his findings on the function of the cochlea in the mammalian inner ear. He was born in Budapest, Hungary and died in Honolulu, Hawaii, Un ...

Vicco von Bulow

Bernhard-Victor Christoph-Carl von Bulow, short: Vicco von Bulow, alias Loriot was a German comedian, humorist, cartoonist, movie director, actor and writer. He is best known for his cartoons, the sketches from his 1976 television series Loriot, ...

Fre Vooys-Bosma

Fre Vooys-Bosma was a Dutch politician. Vooys-Bosma became the first female Labour Party councilor in The Hague in 1982. She retired in 1990. Fre Vooys-Bosma died in The Hague on 25 April 2020, aged 93.

Petr Vopenka

Petr Vopenka was a Czech mathematician. In the early 1970s, he established the alternative set theory. Since the mid-eighties he concerned himself with philosophical questions of mathematics.

Motilal Vora

Motilal Vora was an Indian politician. He was a member of the Indian National Congress. He was the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh from 1985 through 1988 and again in 1989. He was born in Nimbi Jodha, Jodhpur State, British India. He was also Go ...

Vaclav Vorlicek

Vaclav Vorlicek was a Czech movie director. He was born in Prague. His best known works were Who Wants to Kill Jessie?, The End of Agent W4C and The Girl on the Broomstick. His career began in 1953. He worked with screenwriter Milos Macourek many ...

Denis Voronenkov

Denis Nikolayevich Voronenkov was a Russian politician. He was a member of the State Duma. After stepping down as a member of the parliament in 2016, Voronenkov left Russia and settled in Ukraine with his wife Maria Maksakova Jr. After settling i ...

Kliment Voroshilov

Kliment Yefremovich Voroshilov, was a Soviet military officer and politician during Joseph Stalins era. He was one of the original five Marshals of the Soviet Union. It is considered the highest military rank of the Soviet Union.

Henning Voscherau

Henning Voscherau was a German politician. He was a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany. He was the first mayor of Hamburg from 1988 until 1997. He was the President of the Bundesrat from 1990 until 1991. Voscherau died from brain ca ...

Wolf Vostell

Wolf Vostell was a German artist who made arts in many forms including sculpture, video art, and installations. He was an important artist in the second half of the 20th century. He believed that art should take place in the street, and that the ...

Rudolf Vrba

Rudolf "Rudi" Vrba, was a Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of British Columbia in Canada. His birth name was Walter Rosenberg. In April 1944, he escaped from the Auschwitz concentration camp. After es ...

Mischa de Vreede

Mischa de Vreede was a Dutch poet and writer. She was born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies. She made her debut in the collection of poetry Morgen mooi weer maken in 1957. In 1959 she was awarded the Herman Gorterprijs for the poem Een jong meisje d ...

Erwin de Vries

Erwin de Vries was a Surinamese painter and sculptor. He was born in Paramaribo. His work had been displayed at the Stedelijk Museum and the Nationaal Monument Slavernijverleden in Amsterdam. De Vries also exhibited a great deal in Jamaica. De Vr ...

Hugo de Vries

Hugo Marie de Vries was a Dutch botanist and one of the first geneticists. He suggested the concept of genes, rediscovered Gregor Mendels laws of heredity, and introduced the term mutation. He developed a mistaken mutation theory of evolution, ma ...

Ivan Vsevolozhsky

Prince Ivan Aleksandrovich Vsevolozhskii was a Russian diplomat, theatre director, librettist, and designer. He served as Director of the Imperial Theatres for Saint Petersburg from 1886 to 1899. He commissioned Tchaikovsky to compose the ballets ...

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