Biographies that begin by the letter: B Approximately 1446 results

Bernabé Ayala

(?-1670)

Spanish painter who lived in Seville in the 17TH century and died in 1670 or 1671. He/She was a pupi...

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Ba Jin o Pa Chin

(1904-2005)

Chinese writer born on November 25, 1904 in Chengdu, Sichuan province, and died in Shanghai on Octob...

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Baana

(s. XI a. C.)

Head of bandits, killed Ishbosheth, Saul's son, and sent the head to David, thinking to please him, ...

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Baba

(s. XIII)

Sectarian Turk, was presented at Amasia in 1240, and brought together a large number of henchmen, wh...

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Babchelym de Guzarate

(s. XI)

Indian Prince, who lived in the 11th century. He/She was placed on the throne of Guzarate by Mahmud ...

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Babe Zaharias

(1914-1956)

Nickname of the American athlete Mildred Zaharias-Didrikson....

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Babek

(siglos VIII y IX)

Sectarian Persian, called the libertine because their doctrines were murder and debauchery. He/She w...

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Babrio

(s. I-II)

Fabulist and Greek poet, was born in Greece at the end of the first century of our era and lived dur...

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Babyface

(1959-VVVV)

Singer-songwriter, musician and producer of pop music and rhythm and blues American, born with the r...

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Bacchelli

(1977-1981)

A singer who represented Spain in the festival de Eurovision de 1981, whose full name is José Marí...

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Benito Bacchini

(1651-1721)

Italian man of letters, born in 1651 and died in 1721. He/She entered the order of St. Benedict, and...

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Baccio da Monte Lupo

(1445-1533)

Sculptor and Florentine architect, born in 1445 and died in 1533. His most notable works include scu...

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Burt Bacharach

(1928-VVVV)

Musical author, arranger and producer American, born in Kansas City (United States) in May 1928, tho...

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Bacis.

(???)

Greek poet of unknown age; be attributed to secret wills, which are cited in the report of Dinara ag...

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Baco de la Chapelle

(¿-1801)

French judge, born in date unknown and died in 1801. He/She was a member of the States-General in 17...

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Bacquides

(s. I a. C.)

Eunuch of Mithridates, killed the wife and children of this order, when he/she was defeated by Lucul...

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Bacquides

(s. II a. C.)

General Demetrius Soter. He/She went to Judea to restore Alcimo in the dignity of the sacrificer, an...

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Bacquilides

(450 a.C.)

Greek lyric poet, Simonides of Cos nephew. He/She composed a large number of Odes, hymns and epigram...

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Bacquilo

(s. II a. C.)

Bishop of Corinth. He/She wrote, according to Eusebius and Jerome, on the so controversial issue of ...

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Bacquio de Antiguo

(s. IV a. C.)

Greek musician. He/She is the author of a book entitled introduction to the musical art, which is ha...

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Bacquio el Tanagra

(300 a.C.)

Alexandria physician, disciple of Hierofilo. Galen quotes from it an epitome of pulse, reviews of se...

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Bacurio

(s. IV)

King of the Iberians. He/She reigned in the peoples inhabiting the Caucasus, beside the Caspian Sea....

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Baden Powell

(1937-2000)

Brazilian musician born on August 6, 1937 in Varre-e-Sai, a small town next to Rio de Janeiro and di...

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Baden-Powell

(of Gilwell), Robert Stephenson Smyth

Lieutenant general British, born on 22 February of the year 1857 in London, England and died on Janu...

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Badona

(s. VI)

Queen of Spain, reccared I, converted to Catholicism with the woman. It makes mention of it the Act ...

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Buenaventura Báez

(1812-1884)

Politician and Dominican military in the small town of Rincon, in the Department of Neiba (today Cab...

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Baltasar Baeza

(s. XVII)

Spanish preacher, of Portuguese origin. He/She was a preacher of the King of Spain. He/She left writ...

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Baffo

(s. XVI)

Favourite Sultana of Amurates III, called Saffiie (the pure). He/She was the daughter of a Venetian ...

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Bartolomé Ramenghi Bagnacavallo

(1484-1542)

Italian painter of the Bolognese School, was a disciple of France and then entered the school of Raf...

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Bagoas

(ca. 350 a.C.)

Eunuch in the service of the Persian King Artaxerxes III, who poisoned in 338 BC to proclaim himself...

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Bagoas-Caro

(s. I a. C)

Followers of Herodes the great, King of Judea, which conspired because of the atrocities committed. ...

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Bagófanes

(s. IV a. C)

Babylonian General who ordered the Citadel of Babylon, and handed to Alejandro Magno along with all ...

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Baha Allah

(1817-1892)

Nickname of the founder of the Islamic religious observance called the Bahá ' í faith. (See Mirza ...

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Baharam-Euri

(s. V)

Sultan of Persia, was tutor to Noaman Sage. Having usurped their States such a Kesra, agreed that wo...

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Bahram o Varanes.

(???)

Name of several Sassanian Kings of Persia:-Bahram or Varanes I, King of Persia. King of Persia, who ...

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Bahya Ben Aser

(s. XIII)

Jewish exegete, Kabbalist, who lived in Zaragoza. He/She was a pupil of Solomon ben Adret in Barcelo...

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Bahya ibn Paquda

(ca.1040-ca.1110)

Jewish philosopher. He/She lived and wrote in the Muslim Zaragoza which, by that time, was an import...

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Benito Bails

(1730-1797)

Spanish mathematician, born in Barcelona in 1730, and died in Madrid in 1797. He/She studied first a...

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Bajón

(médico francés del s. XVIII)

French naturalist and doctor. He/She was sent as a greater surgeon to Cayenne, where he/she was a co...

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Baka

(ca. 2495 a.C.)

(Ba-ka) Egyptian Prince, eldest son of Djedefre, King of the fourth dynasty. It is mentioned in a st...

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Bakenkhonsu I

(ca. 1310-1225 a.C.)

(Bak-n-Khnsw) First Prophet of Amun during the reign of Rameses II, the 19th Egyptian dynasty. Such ...

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Bakenkhonsu II

(ca. 1186-1172)

(Bak-n-Khnsw) First Prophet of Amun, son of Amenemope, head of the cams of the domain of Amun, and t...

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Bakennefy I

(ca. 815-790 a.C.)

(Bak-n-nfy) Monarch in the Egyptian area of Athribis and Heliopolis and son of Pharaoh Shoshenq III,...

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Bakennefy II

(ca. 750-728 a.C.)

(Bak-n-nfy) Monarch in the Egyptian area of Athribis and Heliopolis, mentioned in the stele of Piank...

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Bakennefy III

(ca. 700-665 a.C.)

(Bak-n-nfy) Monarch of the Egyptian region of Athribis and Heliopolis, son of Padiiset, who succeede...

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Bakenptah

(ca. 790-785 a.C.)

(Bak-n-Ptah) Son of Pharaoh Takelot II, the XXII dynasty and younger brother of Prince and high prie...

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Bakenrenef

(ca. 660 a.C.)

(Bak-n-rnf) Egyptian vizier, who lived in the time of Psammético I, Pharaoh of the 26TH dynasty. Ba...

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Bakhdi-Lim

(ca. 1765 a.C.)

(Ba-akh-di-li-im) Senior official of the Palacio de Mari (Tell Hariri, Syria), which served the King...

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Balaam

(s. XIV a. C.)

Famous soothsayer. It was commissioned by the King of Moab to pronounce against the Israelites the c...

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Balakirev Milij Alexeievitch

(1837-1910)

Composer, conductor and pianist Russian. From 1855 he/she settled in Petersburgo, where he/she was a...

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Balano

(s. I a. C.)

Gallic Chief, offered the Romans their aid against the Macedonians. The Senate, in gratitude, sent h...

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Béla Balázs

(1884-1949)

Poet, Narrator, essayist and film theorist Hungarian, born in Szeged in 1884 and died in Prague in 1...

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Balban-Shah

(s. XIII)

King of Delhi. He/She succeeded Nasser Eddin in 1265. He/She beat the newatis which ravaged the coun...

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Balbi.

(???)

Ancient Sardinian, descendant family of romano Balbo, who founded the Republic at the end of the 6th...

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Balbo di Vinadio. Conde Cesare

(1789-1853)

Italian politician born in Turin on November 21, 1789 and died in the same city on 3 June 1853.Son o...

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Bernardo de Balbuena

(1568-1627)

Poet and Spanish novelist, born in Valdepeñas and died in Puerto Rico, being Bishop of the city. Wh...

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Balcells. Jacqueline

(1945-VVVV)

Chilean writer, born in 1945, considered one of the best narrators of children's literature of the c...

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Balda Pinto

(s. XIX)

Name of a guerrilla who rose in Spain against the constitutional Government in 1822, after the celeb...

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Balderico

(s. XI)

French chronicler called El Rojo, Bishop of Noyon and Tournay. He/She is known for his Chronicle of ...

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Baldi

(¿-1645)

Florentine physician Professor of medicine at the College of the wisdom of Rome and the Popes Urban ...

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Bernardino Baldi

(1553-1617)

Sage mathematical and natural writer of Urbino, Abbot of Guastalla, Ambassador of the Duke of Urbino...

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Baccio Baldini

(¿-1585)

Doctor and Italian speaker. He/She held several positions: Professor of medicine at Pisa, first doct...

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Balf de Baldock

(s. XIV)

English theologian, dean of Saint Paul and Bishop of London. In 1306 he/she was appointed by the Pop...

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Balduino [Reyes de Jerusalén].

(???)

Name of five Kings of Jerusalem:- Baudouin I, King of Jerusalem, called Bologna (c. 1058-1118) Baldw...

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Balduino II

(¿-918)

Son and successor of Balduino I of Flanders. He/She gave battle unto the King Eudes who tried in vai...

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Baleg

(s. VIII)

Ruler of the Arabic Spain in the year 741 the 743. He/She was appointed to the death of Abd-el-Melek...

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Baltasar

(???)

The King Wizard Balthazar (Center), along with King Melchior and Gaspar King.One of the three Magi ...

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Balthus

(1908-2001)

Pseudonym of Balthazar Klossowski de Rola, French painter of Polish origin born on February 29, 1908...

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Ban Gu o Pan Ku

(ca. 32-92)

Scholar and official historian of the dynasty china Han, born in Ch'ang - a towards the 32 year and ...

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Ban Ki-moon

(1944-VVVV)

South Korean politician, born on June 13, 1944 in Eumseong. Career diplomat, spent much of his life ...

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Banayas o Benayah

(ca. 975 a.C.)

(Banaia or Benayah) Famous warrior of King David. Son of the priest Qabseel Joyada, was the most ill...

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Bancbano

(s. XIII)

Magnate of Hungary and Regent of the Kingdom by the years of 1217 during the crusade of Andrés III....

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Bancroft.

(???)

Pair of British actors who introduced several important reforms in the production of mid century XIX...

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Baccio Bandinelli

(1493-1560)

Sculptor and Italian architect, born in Florence in 1493 and died in the same city in 1560. He/She w...

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Bandt

(s. XVII)

Hamburg Alchemist discovered phosphorus in hermetic works and sold the secret to Krafft, of Dresden....

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Bernhard Laurits Frederik Bang

(1848-1932)

Veterinary and physical Danish born in Sorø (today Sjælland) the 7 of June of 1848 and died in Cop...

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Benjamín Bannaker

(1734-1807)

Natural American astronomer from Maryland. It was a black slave who came to emancipate his talent. S...

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Bannum

(ca. 1780 a.C.)

(Ba-an-num) Prime Minister of King Zimri-Lim of Mari (Tell Hariri, in Syria), in the first year of t...

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Banquo

(?-1050)

Governor of a province in Scotland in the reign of Duncan. That King he/she helped repel the invasio...

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Bant-Anta o Bent-Anat

(ca. 1265-1223 a.C.)

(Bnt-ant) Eldest daughter of Rameses II, third King of the 19th dynasty, and his wife, Iset-neferet....

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