Biographies that begin by the letter: A Approximately 6037 results

Abenmasarra

(883-931)

Arab philosopher, born in Córdoba in 883 and died in 931. The two books in which exposes its doctri...

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Abentofail o Ibn Tufayl

(1109-1185)

Real name Abu Baker Muhammad ibn Abd al - Malik ibn Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Tufayl. Doctor, philos...

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Antonio Aberastain

(1810-1861)

Argentine politician, Governor of San Juan. He was shot by defending the autonomy of the province....

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Andrés Aberasturi

(1948-VVVV)

Born in Madrid, Spanish journalist on 28 July 1948, which reached a significant notoriety in the lat...

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Abercombry

(1726-1806)

Horticulturist and Scottish agronomist, born in 1726 and died in 1806. He was the son of a gardener ...

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Abgar

(75 a.C.-35 a.C.)

Name of a series of princes who reigned in the city of Edessa in Mesopotamia, from the second centur...

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Abia

(¿-955 a.C.)

King of Judah, died the year 955 b.c. 957 succeeded his father Roboam and Jeroboam King of Israel in...

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Abiatar.

(???)

Name of a Hebrew priest that Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of San Marcos (II, 23-28), assayed...

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Abiathar

(1050 a.C.-1000 a.C.)

High priest of the Jews, which was spared the revenge of Saul. He did kill his father Abimelek. Abia...

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Abideno.

(???)

Greek historian who attributed two works, a titled Assyriaca and another Chaldaica. Fragments that c...

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Abido

(s. IV)

Martyr of the Christian faith at the end of the fourth century, during the reign of Honorius. His me...

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Abigail

(s. XI a.C.)

Biblical person, wife of Nabal, whose rich possessions were extended by the Carmel. According to the...

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Andrés Abillon

(s. XVII)

French theologian who lived in the first half of the 17TH century. The following works are known fro...

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Abimelech

(¿-1255 a.C.)

The Bible quotes several characters of this name, which means father of the King, and seems to have ...

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Abiram

(1315 a.C. -1295 a.C.)

Son of Hillel, who rebuilt the city of Jericho by the year 1313 BC, as some 137 after its destructio...

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Abiron

(1450-1489 a.C.)

Young Levite who together with Dathan and Korah rebelled against Moses and Aaron, so the Earth swall...

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Abiru

(ca. 710 a.C.)

(A-bi-ru or ABALE) Nubian Princess, daughter of Kashta, King of Napata, and his wife Pebatma. Abiru ...

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Abisai

(s. XI a.C.)

General Jew who became famous during the reign of David. He slew three hundred men, did flee to thou...

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Abiu

(¿-1490 a.C.)

Levite, son of Aaron, eaten alive by heavenly fire, the year 1490 b.c., by putting profane fire into...

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Ablavio

(¿-350)

Prefect of the praetorium, died in the year 350 A.D. Constantine the great appointed him to Director...

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Alexandr Onísimovich Ablésimov

(1742-1783)

Poet, playwright and Russian journalist, born in Kostroma in 1742 and died in Moscow in 1783. To sig...

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Abner

(s. XI a.C.)

Hebrew name ('the father is luminar') of a Biblical character repeatedly mentioned in the books of S...

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Abner de Burgos o Maestro Alfonso de Valladolid

(ca. 1270-ca. 1340)

Spanish doctor of Jewish origin born at Burgos about 1270 and died to 1340. Converted to Christianit...

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Abon

(¿-250)

Martyr of Persian origin, killed by the Christian faith in the year 250 Rome was under the reign of ...

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Abradato

(525-575)

Governor of the Iranian around the year 550 b.c. he abandoned his Lord, King of Syria, to Ciro, who ...

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Abraham

(ca. 1850 a.C.)

Spiritual Patriarch of three religions, traditionally designated as the first follower and as the fo...

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Abraham-Ben-Dior

(¿-1199)

Spanish Rabbi called Harishn (the eldest), died in 1199. He was born in Toledo and the synagogue in ...

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Abraham Levita Ben Hasday

(s. XII)

The 12th century Spanish Rabbi; translated from the Arabic into Hebrew a piece that looks like an im...

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Abrahán Abulafia

(1240-1291)

Jewish mystic and Kabbalist, born in Zaragoza, which initiated a new orientation of the Kabbalah, Ka...

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Abrahán bar Hiyya

(¿-ca.1136)

Astronomer and mathematician of the King Alfonso I the Battler Jew. It is very likely to be form in ...

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Abrahán Bedersi

(ca.1230-ca.1300)

Jewish poet, born at Béziers around 1230, and died around the year 1300. He spent much of his life ...

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Abrahán Ben Hasday

(s. XII-XIII)

Jewish magnate, poet and translator Spanish, probably born in Barcelona at the end of the 12th centu...

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Abrahán Ben Isaac ha-Leví

(¿-1393)

Expert Jewish rabbinical science, exegete, and liturgical poet, possibly born in Barcelona at the be...

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Abrahán Ben Moisés Ben Maimón

(1186-1237)

Spain hails Jewish jurist and thinker. Only son of Maimonides and, like it, doctor and philosopher, ...

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Abrahán Benveniste

(ca.1406-ca.1454)

Rabbi and Court Jew born in Soria, who dealt, along with Juan Hurtado de Mendoza and Don Álvaro de ...

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Abrahán Bibago

(¿-ca. 1489)

Thinker, translator and Jewish commentator of the works of Aristotle, also known as Abrahán Bivach....

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Abrahán Crescas

(s. XIV)

Jewish cartographer, born in Mallorca. In time the Kings Pedro IV of Aragon and his son Juan achieve...

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Abrahán de Toledo

(s. XIII)

Physician and Jewish translator, named Don Abraham the Alfaquin romance sources. It has been suggest...

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Abrahán de Torrutiel

(1482-?)

Jewish, a native historian of Utiel (Valencia). In 1492, still a child, was forced to leave Spain an...

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Abrahán el Barchilón

(s. XIII)

Court Jew who lived in Toledo, though, as his name suggests, his family came from Barcelona. He held...

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Abrahán ibn Alfacar

(¿-ca.1240)

Rabbi Jewish, Member of a prominent family of Grenadian origin that settled in Toledo after the arri...

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Abrahán ibn Daud

(ca.1110-1180)

Jewish philosopher, born in Córdoba under the Almoravids. In his formative years became familiar wi...

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Abrahán ibn Ezra

(1089-ca. 1164)

Poet, philologist and exegete scientist Jewish, born in Tudela when it was still the city under the ...

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Abrahán ibn Muhayir

(s. XI-XII)

Physician, astronomer and Court Jew, a distinguished Sevillian family and leader of the Jewish commu...

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Abrahán ibn Sahl

(ca. 1212-ca. 1260)

Jewish poet, born in Seville and converted to Islam. Already in his youth won deserved fame with his...

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Abrahán Rimok

(s. XIV)

Teacher and Jewish exegete, born in Barcelona in the middle of the 14th century. His family, fleeing...

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Abrahán Saba

(¿-ca.1508)

Jewish biblical commentator and preacher, Kabbalist, who probably lived in Zamora. His brother was s...

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Abrahán Salom

(¿-1492)

Thinker and Jewish writer, born in Cervera, that the Christian inhabitants of the city elected physi...

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Abrahán Senior

(ca.1412-ca.1493)

Court Jew who played an important role in the administration of the Kingdom of Castile in the second...

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Alejo Abreu

(¿-1630)

Portuguese doctor, died in 1630. He spent nine years in Angola, as a military physician. In 1622 pub...

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Alexei A. Abrikosov

(1928-VVVV)

Russian physicist born on June 25, 1928 in Moscow, former Soviet Union. Nobel Prize in physics won t...

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Andrés José Abriol

(1750-1828)

French judge, born in Annovay in 1750 and died in Paris in 1828. After being director of a factory i...

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Absalom

(ca. 1000 a.C.)

(Abessalom) Third son of David and Maaka, daughter of Talmay, King of Guesur. To avenge the honour o...

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Absalon

(1964-1993)

Israeli sculptor born in Ashdod in 1964 and died in Paris in 1993.He discovered his vocation in Fran...

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Absalón de Lund

(1128-1201)

Archbishop of Lund, Primate of the Scandinavian Islands. Noted not only in the Church, but in State ...

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Absalón

(s. XI a.C.) .

One of the sons of David, who lived in the 11th century BC. Rebelled repeatedly against his father, ...

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Abu 'Ali al-Husayn ibn 'Abd Allah ibn Sina

(980-1037)

Philosopher and Arab scientist better known as Avicenna....

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Abu Baker Ibn Omar

(¿-1088)

Almoravid leader, he succeeded his brother Yahya Ibn Omar in the year 1056, at the head of the polit...

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Abu Bakr

(570-634)

First Arab Caliph, a successor to his father-in-law, Mahoma, born in the year 570 in Mecca and died ...

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Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Yahya bn al-sa 'ig Ibn Bayya

(1090-1138)

Better known as AvempaceArab philosopher....

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Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi

(865-925)

Philosopher and physician known as Rhazes....

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Abu-Bekr

(573-634)

Father-in-law of Mahoma, born in Mecca in 573 and died in Medina in 634; He was appointed Caliph in ...

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Abu-Ghaza-Behader

(1605-1664)

Tatar monarch Genjis Khan, born in 1605 and died in 1664. She abdicated shortly before his death and...

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Abu Hamid Muhahmmad ibn Muhahmmad al-Gazali

(1058-1111)

Philosopher, theologian and mystic Arab, better known as Algazel....

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Abu Hanifa ibn Thabet

(699-767)

Doctor of the Muslim law (alfaqui) belonging to the orthodox Islamic school of the hanifies, born in...

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Abu-Ibn-Hámid-Mohamed-Ebn-Mohamed Algazzali

(1658-?)

See: Algazzali, Abu-ibn-hamid-mohamed-ebn-mohamed....

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Abu-Jafar-Harun

(¿-847)

Caliph of Baghdad, who succeeded his father Almutasem in 842 and died in 847. His nickname was Alwat...

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Abu Jihad

(1935-1988)

Palestinian politician, whose real name was Jalil al - Wazir, born in Ramleh in 1935 and died in Tun...

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Abú-l-Ula al-Watiq

(ca. 1230-1269)

Last Almohad Caliph of Morocco and Al - Andalus born in Baeza about 1230 and died in Wadí Agfú (Mo...

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Abú-l-Ula Idris al-Mamoun

(ca. 1184-1232)

Almohad Caliph of Morocco and Al - Andalus born in 1184 and died 17 October 1232 in Morocco.Son of Y...

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Abu-Mohamed Abd-al-Aziz Ben-Abd-al-Selam

(1181-1261)

See Ezz-Ed-Din....

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Abu-Mohamed-Abd-el-nahed

(s. XIII)

Ruler of the Arab Spain. Happened to Almostanserbila in 1224; It was discontinued that same year....

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Abú Muhammad Abdallah I al-Adil

(ca. 1192-1227)

Almohad Caliph born about 1192 and died 4 October 1227 in Morocco. As the Caliphate of Al - Andalus ...

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Abú Nasr Futuh. King of la taifa de Ronda

(¿-ca. 1066)

King of the taifa of Ronda born date unknown and died in 1065 or 1066. He held the Government since ...

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Abu Nasr Muhammad bn Tarjan bn Uzlag al-Farabi

(¿-950)

Better known as AlfarabiArab philosopher....

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Abu Nur ibn Qurra. King of la taifa de Ronda

(¿-1057)

First King of the taifa of Ronda born date unknown and died in 1057. His real name was Abu Nur Hilal...

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Abu Nuwas

(s. VIII)

Arabic poet, born in Iranian territory between 747 and 762, and died between 813 and 815. His father...

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Abul Abras Muwaffec Eddyn Ahmed Abu Osaibah

(964-1039)

Arab philosopher and astronomer. It was by your spirit of controversy the nickname of Al - Mohacca (...

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Abu-Said-Mirza

(1427-1469)

Last sovereign of the Empire of Tamerlane, who was grandson, born in 1427 and died in 1469. Winner o...

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Abd El Rahasan Ben Muza Abu Tachefyn

(s. XII)

Last member of the dynasty of the Zyanzy, who occupied the throne of Tlemcen the year 1318. Was ambi...

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