Biographies that begin by the letter: A Approximately 6037 results

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/she abandoned his Lord, King of Syria, to Ciro, ...

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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/She was born in Toledo and the synagogue...

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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/She spent much of his l...

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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/She ...

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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/She spent nine years in Angola, as a military physician. In 1622...

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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/she succeeded his brother Yahya Ibn Omar in the year 1056, at the head of the p...

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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/She was appointed Caliph...

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Abu-Ghaza-Behader

(1605-1664)

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

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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/She held the Government si...

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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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Abu Teman Habir Ben Aws

(806-845)

Arabic poet who was born in Djacem, village located between Tiberiada and Damascus, the year 806, an...

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Abu Yacub Yusuf III. Emir de Marruecos

(1286-1307)

Emir of Morocco (1286-1307), belonging to the dynasty of the marinids. He/She succeeded his father A...

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Abu Yusuf II Yacub. Emir de Marruecos

(1258-1286)

Emir of Morocco (1258-1286), belonging to the dynasty of the marinids, best known for the laqah ('na...

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Abu Yusuf Ya 'Qub ibn Ishaq al-Kindi

(800-873)

Philosopher, scientist and Arabic polygraph, better known as Alkindi....

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Abul Abbas Ahmed Ibn Muhammad al-Mekhari

(1577-1632)

Famous Muslim historian, born in Tlemcen (Algeria), in the year 1577, and died in Cairo (Egypt), in ...

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Apelchasen Abul Cacem

(s. XI)

Turkish General who lived in the middle of the 11th century. It seized Nicaea after the battle that ...

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Abul Farax

(897-967)

Famous Arab writer, descendant of the ommiadas Caliphs, born in Isfahan in 897 and died in Baghdad i...

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Abul-Fazel

(¿-1608)

Vizier and historian of the Emperor Akbar, born in the second half of the 16th century and died in 1...

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Abul Hasán

(s. XV)

Ruler of the Arabic Spain since the year 1465 at the 1485, son and successor of Mohamed XI. Just fin...

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Ali Abul-Hasan

(s. XIII)

Morocco astronomer, who lived at the beginning of the 13th century. He/She traveled the vast state o...

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Abul Hassan al-Mutamid. Emir de Marruecos

(1242-1248)

Twelfth Almohad emir of Morocco (1245-1248). During his short reign he/she had to helplessly assisti...

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Abul Hassan Ali al-Fasi

(s. XIV)

Real name Abul Hassan Ali Ibn Muhammad Ibn Ahmed Ibn Omar Ali Zara al - member to Al - Fasi. Histori...

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Abul Jatar

(s. VIII)

Ruler of the Arabic Spain since the year 743 to the 747. He/She was sent to Spain by the emir of Afr...

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Abul Wefa Al Buzdjani

(939-998)

Mathematician and Arab astronomer, was born at Buzdjan in 939 and died in Baghdad in 998. He/She is ...

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Abzan

(s. XII a.C.)

One of the judges of Israel, of the tribe of Judah, and successor to Jephthah....

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Academo.

(???)

Athenian mythical hero which he/she described to Castor and Pollux, when they invaded Attica to libe...

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Acamapixtli

(1350-1403)

First King of Tenochtitlan (now Mexico D. F.), whose name means that wielding the cane. After more t...

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Acamas

(s. XIII a.C.)

Son of Theseus and Phaedra, who attended the site of Troy and was sent with Diomedes to ask Elena. H...

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Acaro

(gramático francés, 1720-1796)

French grammarian who was born in 1720 and died in 1796. Protected by Ferron, was very weighted by t...

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Acayo

(¿-819)

King of Scotland, son of Etwin or Etfin, who was born in the middle of the 8th century and died in 8...

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