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Diego Maria de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez MP (1886 - 1957)

He was a prominent Mexican painter born in Guanajuato, Gto, an active communist, and husband of Frida Kahlo (1929–1939 and 1940–1954). His large wall works in fresco helped establish the ...

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Marcela Paz (1902 - 1985)

"Marcela Paz", n. Santiago 28 febrero 1902, + Santiago 12 junio 1985; estudios primarios y secundarios en colegios particulares y simultáneamente aprendió inglés, francés y ...

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Sir Edmond Halley II, FRS MP (1656 - 1742)

Edmond Halley FRS Biography from: Biography of Edmond Halleyl Edmond (or Edmund) Halley's father was also called Edmond (or Edmund) Halley. He came from a Derbyshire family and was a wealthy so...

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Anna Pavlova MP (1881 - 1931)

Anna Pavlova Even if you are not a ballet enthusiast, chances are you have heard of Anna Pavlova, the physically tiny Russian ballerina who rocked the world of classical ballet at the turn of the cen...

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Christopher Polhem MP (1661 - 1751)

Polhem var son till Christina Eriksdotter Schening från Vadstena och Wulf Christopher Polhammar, en tysk köpman som invandrat till Visby. Han hade åtminstone två bröd...

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Louis Daguerre MP (1787 - 1851)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre (18 November 1787 – 10 July 1851) was a French artist and physicist, recognized for his invention of the daguerreotype...

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Владимир Семёнович Высоцкий (1938 - 1980)

ВЫСОЦКИЙ ВЛАДИМИР СЕМЕНОВИЧ...

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Mark Twain MP (1835 - 1910)

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by the pen name Mark Twain, wrote grand tales about Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, and the mighty Mississippi River. He became nothing less than a national treasur...

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Heinrich Rudolf Hertz MP (1857 - 1894)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Heinrich Rudolf Hertz (February 22, 1857 – January 1, 1894) was a German physicist who clarified and expanded the electromagnetic theory of light that had ...

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Gioacchino Rossini MP (1792 - 1868)

William Tell Overture Finale The Barber Of Seville - Overture La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie) Overture Gioachino Rossini , in full Gioachino Antonio Rossini (born Feb. 29, 1792, Pesaro, Pa...

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Antero de Quental MP (1842 - 1891)

Antero Tarquínio de Quental (Ponta Delgada, 18 de abril de 1842 — Ponta Delgada, 11 de setembro de 1891) foi um escritor e poeta de Portugal que teve um papel importante no movimento da G...

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Alessandro Manzoni MP (1785 - 1873)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Manzoni (7 March 1785 – 22 May 1873) was an Italian poet and novelist. He is famous for the novel The Betrothed (orig. Italian...

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Heitor Villa-Lobos MP (1887 - 1959)

Heitor Villa-Lobos (March 5, 1887 – November 17, 1959) was a Brazilian composer, described as "the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music". Villa-Lobos has b...

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Владимир Иванович Вернадский (1863 - 1945)

Wikipedia: Вернадский, Владимир Ивано&#x...

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Gideon Sundback (1880 - 1954)

Gideon Sundbäck föddes 1880 nära Vaggeryd i Småland. Fadern var en välbärgad skogsägare. Gideon Sundbäcks stora insats skulle bli att radikalt ...

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Perito Moreno (1852 - 1919)

Francisco Pascasio Moreno (Buenos Aires, 31 de mayo de 1852 — Buenos Aires, 22 de noviembre de 1919) fue un científico, naturalista y explorador argentino. Contenido 1 Biografí...

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Robert Moog MP (1934 - 2005)

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Jean Jacques Rousseau MP (1712 - 1778)

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778) was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism of French expression. His political philosophy influenced the Frenc...

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Władysław Stanisław Reymont, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1924 MP (1867 - 1925)

Władysław Stanisław Reymont (May 7, 1867 in Kobiele Wielkie – December 5, 1925) was a Polish novelist and Nobel laureate. His best-known work is the novel Chłopi (Pea...

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Luigi Pirandello, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1934 MP (1867 - 1936)

Luigi Pirandello (28 June 1867 – 10 December 1936) was an Italian dramatist, novelist, and short story writer awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1934, "for his bold and ingenious revival o...

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Omar Khayyám MP (1048 - 1131)

Omar Khayyám, ‏عمر خیام x (1048–1131) was a Persian polymath: philosopher, mathematician, astronomer and poet. He also wrote treati...

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Carl Peter Fabergé (1846 - 1920)

One of the greatest goldsmiths, jewelers, and designers. Author Fabergé eggs, More: Faberge jewelry history-

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Zoltán Kodály (1882 - 1967)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Zoltán Kodály (Hungarian: Kodály Zoltán; 16 December 1882 – 6 March 1967) was a Hungarian composer, ethnomusicologist, pedagogu...

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Salomea Krushelnytsky (1872 - 1952)

Salomea Krushelnytska was born on September 23, 1872 in the village of Biliavyntsi near Buchach, Ukraine (Ternopil region), daughter of Amvroziy Krushelnytskyi (the village priest) and Teodora (a daugh...

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Muhammad ibn Zakariyā Rāzī MP (865 - 925)

Muhammad ibn Zakariyā Rāzī (Mohammad-e Zakariā-ye Rāzi: Persian: محمد زکریای را&#x...

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Clara Josephine Schumann MP (1819 - 1896)

Clara Schumann (née Clara Josephine Wieck; 13 September 1819 – 20 May 1896) was a German musician and composer, considered one of the most distinguished pianists of the Romantic era. She ...

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Gustav Klimt MP (1862 - 1918)

From Wikipedia Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918) was an Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. His major works include...

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Alicia Moreau de Justo MP (1885 - 1986)

ALICIA MOREAU DE JUSTO, nació en 1885 en Londres, donde se encontraban exiliados sus padres. Armando Moreau —comunero de París— llegó a Bs As después de recorr...

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Adolfo Bioy Casares MP (1914 - 1999)

Adolfo Bioy Casares (nació en Buenos Aires el 15 de septiembre de 1914 - murió en Buenos Aires el 8 de marzo de 1999) fue un escritor argentino. Tabla de contenidos 1 Biografía...

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Amelia Earhart MP (1897 - 1937)

Amelia Earhart was a noted aviation pioneer. Hilary Swank portrays her in the movie Amelia released October 23, 2009. Amelia Mary Earhart (pronounced /ˈɛərhɑrt/ AIR-hart...

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Santos Dumont, o Pai da Aviação MP (1873 - 1932)

Alberto Santos-Dumont (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐwˈbɛʁtu ˈsɐ̃tuz duˈmõ]; 20 July 1873 – 23 July 1932) was a Brazilian aviation pi...

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Julia Child MP (1912 - 2004)

Julia Child (August 15, 1912 – August 13, 2004) was a famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream thr...

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Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky MP (1857 - 1935)

Konstantin E. Tsiolkovsky (1857 - 1935) , scientist, inventor, teacher, and pioneer in rocket and space research, was born on 17 September 1857, in the village of Izhevskoye, in Ryasan Province, Russia...

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Edgar Valter MP (1929 - 2006)

Edgar Valter (21. september 1929 – 4. märts 2006[1]) oli eesti lastekirjanik ja kunstnik. Edgar Valter on illustreerinud selliseid tegelaskujusid nagu Krõll, naksitrallid, Sipsik j...

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Anton Bernolak (1762 - 1813)

Knaz, reformator slovenskej gramatiky. Jeho otec, Bernolak mal okrem tohto Antona i dceru Mariu Bernolakovu,,ktora sa vydala za Radlinskeho.

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Auguste Rodin MP (1840 - 1917)

François-Auguste-René Rodin (12 November 1840 – 17 November 1917), known as Auguste Rodin ( /oʊˈɡuːst roʊˈdæn/ oh-goost roh-dan; Fr...

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Ada Lovelace MP (1815 - 1852)

Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852), born Augusta Ada Byron, was an English writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's early mechanical gen...

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Niels Henrik David Bohr, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1922 MP (1885 - 1962)

Niels Bohr has been described as one of the most influential scientists of the 20th century. In 1922, Bohr was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics "for his services in the investigation of the str...

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Eliezer Ben Yehuda MP (1858 - 1922)

Eliezer Ben‑Yehuda אליעזר בן־יהודה‎ ; (7 January 1858 – 16 December 1922) was a Li...

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Ivan Ivo Andrić, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1961 MP (1892 - 1975)

Ivo Andrić (Dolac kod Travnika, 9. listopada 1892. - 13. ožujka 1975., Beograd) srpski[1][2] i hrvatski[3][1][4] pjesnik, prozaik, književnik i diplomat iz Bosne i Hercegovine,...

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Roberto Antonio Sebastian Matta Echaurren MP (1911 - 2002)

fue un arquitecto, pintor, filósofo y poeta chileno. Considerado el último de los representantes del surrealismo. Matta tenía ascendencia vasca.2 Luego de titularse de arquitecto...

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Odysseus Elytis, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1979 MP (1911 - 1966)

Odysseas Elytis (Οδυσσέας Ελύτηςborn - Οδυσσέας...

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Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson MP (1832 - 1910)

OVERSIKT over hendelser i Bjørnstjerne Bjørnsons liv: Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson (1832-1910) var en norsk forfatter, dikter og samfunnsdebattant. Han skrev teksten ...

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Luiz Gonzaga MP (1912 - 1989)

Biografia Cantor. Compositor. Sanfoneiro. Conhecido como o Rei do Baião. Sua mãe Ana Batista, conhecida como Santana, era descendente, embora não totalmente reconhecida, dos Al...

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Ramanujan Srinivasa Iyengar MP (c.1887 - c.1920)

Ramanujan (disambiguation). Srinivasa Ramanujan Born 22 December 1887(1887-12-22) Erode, Indian Empire Died 26 April 1920 (aged 32) Chetput, (Madras), Indian Empire Residence Tamil Nadu, India Field...

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Sophie Scholl (1921 - 1943)

English: Sophie Scholl= Sophia Magdalena Scholl (9 May 1921 – 22 February 1943) was a German student, active within the White Rose non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany. She was c...

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Jackie Robinson MP (1919 - 1972)

Jackie Robinson was the first black Major League Baseball (MLB) player of the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. As the first black ma...

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Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp MP (1888 - 1923)

Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp Murry (14 October 1888 – 9 January 1923) was a prominent modernist writer of short fiction who was born and brought up in colonial New Zealand and wrote under the...

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Søren Aabye Kierkegaard MP (1813 - 1855)

Teolog og filosof, regnes ofte som den største danske filosof, fader til eksistentialismen. -------------------- Profilfoto: Kilde: Den Store Danske: : Søren Kierkegaard. Maleri fra 1902 ...

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Felix Rubén García Sarmiento, "Rubén Darío" MP (1867 - 1916)

Principe de las Letras Castellanas

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Antonio Berni (1905 - 1981)

Delesio Antonio Berni (14 May 1905 – 13 October 1981) was a figurative artist, born in Rosario, province of Santa Fe, Argentina. He worked as a painter, an illustrator and an engraver. His fathe...

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Maria Elena Walsh MP (1930 - 2011)

Wikipedia Cónyuge Sara Facio (1978- 2011)1 2 Ocupación poetisa, escritora, cantautora. Información artística Período de actividad 1945 - 2008 Discográfica...

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Bernardo Alberto Houssay Laffont, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1947 MP (1887 - 1971)

Bernardo Houssay, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 1947 1. Articulo de Wikipedia 2. Biografía de la Nobel Foundation (en inglés). 3. Entrevista con su esposa ____________...

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Emma Gad (1852 - 1921)

Look here where she and her family are buried: Also see and Emma Gad (1852 - 1921) Gad, Emmarenze Henriette Margrethe 1852-1921, forfatter. 21.1.1852 i Kbh., †8.1.1921 smst. For&#x...

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Ella Fitzgerald MP (1917 - 1996)

Ella Fitzgerald was one of the most famous American jazz vocalist in the United States for more than half a century. She was dubbed "The First Lady of Song." In her lifetime, she won 13 Grammy awards a...

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Amália Rodrigues MP (1920 - 1999)

Amália da Piedade Rodrigues (Lisboa, 1 de Julho de 1920 — Lisboa, 6 de Outubro de 1999) foi uma fadista, cantora e actriz portuguesa, considerada o exemplo máximo do fado, comummen...

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Tom Jobim MP (1927 - 1994)

Biography in English see Wikipedia Ver Biografía en español Wikipedia Listen and see Tom Jobim Antônio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim (Rio de Janeiro, 25 de janeiro de ...

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Almeida Garrett MP (1799 - 1854)

João Baptista da Silva Leitão de Almeida Garrett e mais tarde 1.º Visconde de Almeida Garrett, (Porto, 4 de fevereiro de 1799 — Lisboa, 9 de dezembro de 1854) foi um escrito...

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Vinícius de Moraes MP (1913 - 1980)

Biography in English see: Wikipedia Ver Biografía en español: Wikipedia Vinicius de Moraes (Rio de Janeiro, 19 de outubro de 1913 — Rio de Janeiro, 9 de julho de 1980) foi um...

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Carlos Fuentes MP (1928 - 2012)

El Premio Cervantes muere a las 12:15 horas Ciudad de México (15 mayo 2012).- Carlos Fuentes Macías, el escritor mexicano nacido en Panamá, autor de La región má...

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Fyodor Chaliapine (1873 - 1938)

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Nicolaus Copernicus MP (1473 - 1543)

Mikołaj Kopernik Nicolaus Copernicus (19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543) was the first astronomer to formulate a comprehensive heliocentric cosmology, which displaced the Earth from the ce...

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Henrik Ibsen MP (1828 - 1906)

Henrik Johan Ibsen (Norwegian pronunciation: ˈhɛnɾɪk ˈɪpsən ; 20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906) was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre...

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Elsa Beskow (Maartman) (1874 - 1953)

Elsa Beskow, född Maartman 11 februari 1874 i Stockholm, död 30 juni 1953 i Djursholm, Stockholms län, är en av Sveriges mest kända barnbokskonstnärer. Bland...

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Shoshana Damari Buscemi MP (1923 - 2006)

Flickr - Government Press Office (GPO) - Shoshana Damari singing during a Druze Evening in the Tsavta Club in Tel Aviv.jpgCBSNMCShoshana DamariFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaShoshana DamariPikiWi...

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Edward Gorey MP (1925 - 2000)

Edward St. John Gorey (February 22, 1925 – April 15, 2000) was an American writer and artist noted for his macabre illustrated books. Early life Edward St. John Gorey was born in Chicago...

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Jorge Isaacs Ferrer (1837 - 1895)

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Maria Sibylla Merian MP (1647 - 1717)

Life and work of Maria Maria Sibylla Merian was born on April 2, 1647 in Frankfurt, Germany, into the family of Swiss engraver and publisher Matthäus Merian the Elder. Her father died three ye...

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Satyajit Ray (1921 - 1992)

Satyajit Ray (Bengali: সত্যজিত রায় or সত্যজিৎ রায�...

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Mihailo 'Alas' Petrović (1868 - 1943)

Mihailo Petrović Alas (Serbian Cyrillic: Михаило Петровић Ала&...

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Carl Gustaf Patrik de Laval (1845 - 1913)

-------------------- Gustaf de Laval var en av våra stora uppfinnare.--------------------

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Aleksander Fredro h. Bończa, hrabia (1793 - 1876)

Aleksander Fredro hrabia herbu Bończa – polski komediopisarz, pamiętnikarz, poeta, wolnomularz. Uczestnik wojen napoleońskich, odznaczony Złotym Krzyżem Virtut...

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Maria Wisława Anna Szymborska-Włodek, Nobel Prize in Literature 1996 MP (1923 - 2012)

Wisława Szymborska w Wikipedii po Polsku Wisława Szymborska (born July 2, 1923, in Prowent, now part of Kórnik, Poland) is a Polish poet, essayist and translator. Many of her poe...

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Federico García Lorca (1898 - 1936)

Federico García Lorca (Fuente Vaqueros, Granada, 5 de junio de 1898 – entre Víznar y Alfacar, Granada, 18 de agosto de 1936) fue un poeta, dramaturgo y prosista español, tam...

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Henry Archibald Hertzberg Lawson (1867 - 1922)

Henry Lawson - Australian Writer and Poet - was born in a town on the Grenfell goldfields of New South Wales. His father was Niels Herzberg Lawson, a Norwegian-born miner who went to sea at 21 and arri...

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Franz Amshel Kafka MP (1883 - 1924)

Franz Kafka ; ( 3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-language novelist, one of the most influential of the 20th century, whose works came to be regarded after his death as one of the major ac...

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Claude Debussy MP (1862 - 1918)

Claude Debussy, Prélude à l'Après-midi d'un faune Claude-Achille Debussy (22 August 1862 – 25 March 1918) was a French composer. Along with Maurice Ravel, he was one of th...

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Maria Mitchell MP (1818 - 1889)

Maria Mitchell (August 1, 1818 – June 28, 1889) was an American astronomer, who in 1847, by using a telescope, discovered a comet which as a result became known as the "Miss Mitchell's Comet"....

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Abebe Bikila MP (1932 - 1973)

Abebe Bikila (አበበ ቢቂላ) (August 7, 1932 – October 25, 1973) was a two-time Olympic marathon champion from Ethiopia. Abebe Bikila grew up in a typical v...

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Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1933 MP (1887 - 1961)

Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger (12 August 1887, Erdberg – 4 January 1961, Vienna) was an Austrian theoretical physicist who was one of the fathers of quantum mechanics, and is f...

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Jane Addams, Nobel Peace Prize, 1931 MP (1860 - 1935)

Jane Addams (September 6, 1860 – May 21, 1935) was the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In a long, complex career, she was a pioneer settlement worker, founder of Hull...

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Edith Nesbit (1858 - 1924)

Edith Nesbit (married name Edith Bland; 15 August 1858 – 4 May 1924) was an English author and poet; she published her books for children under the name of E. Nesbit. She wrote or collaborat...

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Henry Clement van de Velde (1863 - 1957)

Henry Clemens van de Velde (Antwerp, 3 April 1863 – Zurich, 15 October 1957) was a Belgian painter, architect and interior designer. Together with Victor Horta and Paul Hankar he could be consid...

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Prof. Dr. Friedrich Nietzsche MP (1844 - 1900)

Nietzsche Wikipedia - German Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900) was a German philologist, philosopher, cultural critic, poet and composer. He wrote several...

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Mary Ann Anning MP (1799 - 1847)

Mary Anning (21 May 1799 – 9 March 1847) was a British fossil collector, dealer, and paleontologist who became known around the world for a number of important finds she made in the Jurassic m...

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning MP (1806 - 1861)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Elizabeth Barrett Browning (6 March 1806 – 29 June 1861) was one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both En...

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Ary Barroso MP (1903 - 1964)

Ary de Resende Barroso (Ubá, 7 de novembro de 1903 — Rio de Janeiro, 9 de fevereiro de 1964) foi um compositor brasileiro de música popular. Vida 1903 - Em 7 de novembro nasce,...

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Raymond Fernand Loewy (1893 - 1986)

Raymond Loewy (November 5, 1893 – July 14, 1986) was an industrial designer, and the first to be featured on the cover of Time Magazine, on October 31, 1949. Born in France, he spent most of h...

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Emile Berliner MP (1851 - 1929)

Visit library of congress website: -------------------- Information courtesy of Wikipedia: cf. "Emil Berliner (englisch Emile Berliner; * 20. Mai 1851 in Hannover; † 3. August 1929 i...

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Charles Robert Darwin MP (1809 - 1882)

Charles Robert Darwin From Wikipedia FRS (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist.[I] He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancesto...

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Albert Camus, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1957 MP (1913 - 1960)

Albert Camus (French pronunciation: [albɛʁ kamy] (7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French author, journalist, and key philosopher of the 20th century. In 1949, Camus founded...

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Rachel Carson MP (1907 - 1964)

Rachel Louise Carson (May 27, 1907 – April 14, 1964) was an American marine biologist and conservationist whose writings are credited with advancing the global environmental movement. Cars...

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José Rafael de Pombo Rebolledo (1833 - 1912)

José Rafael de Pombo y Rebolledo (November 7, 1833 – May 5, 1912) was a Colombian poet born in Bogotá. Trained as a mathematician and an engineer in a military school, Rafael Pom...

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Zora Neale Hurston MP (1891 - 1960)

from: Google Zora Neale Hurston was an American folklorist, anthropologist, and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance. Wikipedia Born: January 7, 1891, Notasulga, AL Died: January 28, 1960...

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Carlos Juan Finlay Wilson (1833 - 1915)

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Kristian Olaf Bernard Birkeland (1867 - 1917)

Kristian Birkeland, Olaf Kristian Bernhard Birkeland, født 13. desember 1867, fødested Christiania, død 15. juni 1917, dødssted Tokyo, Japan, urnen satt ned 1919.9.22 p�...

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Emily Carr MP (1871 - 1945)

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Claude Lévi-Strauss MP (1908 - 2009)

Claude Levi Strauss - Wikipedia French Anthropologue et ethnologue Français Claude Lévi-Strauss (28 November 1908 – 30 October 2009) was a French anthropologist and ethnologi...

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Selma Ottiliana Lovisa Lagerlöf, Nobel Prize in Literature 1909 MP (1858 - 1940)

Selma Ottiliana Lovisa Lagerlöf received the Alfred Nobel prize in Literature in 1909. She was the first Swedish person and also the very first woman awarded with the prestigious prize. Th...

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Rear Adm. Grace Hopper MP (1906 - 1992)

Click here to view information about Grace Hopper from Wikipedia. Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906 – January 1, 1992) was an American computer scientist and United States N...

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