Biographies that begin by the letter: F Approximately 3209 results

Franz Alexander

(1891-1964)

American psychiatrist of Hungarian origin, born in Budapest on 22 January 1891 and died in Palm Spri...

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Fray Alonso de Alfama

(¿-1435)

Carmelite friar, who was born in Lisbon. He/She wrote a treatise under the name of Doctrinale patriu...

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Franco Alfano

(1876-1954)

Italian composer born in Posillipo (Napoli) on March 8, 1875 and died in San Remo (Italy) on October...

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Francisco [jurisconsulto español] Alfaro

(ca. 1575-?)

Spanish jurist born about 1575 in Seville and Madrid died in date unknown. He/She acted in several I...

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Francisco [platero español] Alfaro

(s. XVI)

The second half of the 16th century, native of Seville Spanish Platero. In 1586 he/she made a silver...

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Felipe Alfau

(1902-1999)

Spanish writer in English and Spanish, born in Barcelona on August 24, 1902 and died on February 18,...

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Francisco Alfonso

(1906-1990)

Cuban playwright, born in Havana in 1906 and died in his hometown in 1990. In the Cuban artistic and...

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Francisco Algarotti

(1712-1764)

Venetian writer, born in 1712 and died in 1764. He/She studied in Rome, Venice and Bologna. He/She m...

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Fray Luis de Aliaga

(ca. 1555- ca. 1626)

Spanish religious of the order of Santo Domingo of Guzmán born about 1555 in Aliaga (Zaragoza) and ...

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Fray Antonio Alicante

(1607-1663)

Spanish religious, he/she was born in Valencia and took the habit of cappuccino in 1607. He/She wrot...

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Francisco Aliot

(s. XIX)

Valencian engraver. A unique performance as a painter is known: helping the teacher don Vicente Cast...

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Francesc Allegre

(s. XV)

Spanish humanist, born in Barcelona in the second half of the 15th century. He/She was consul and Ro...

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Francisco Allegrini

(1587-1663)

Italian painter who was born in Gubaio in 1587 and died in Rome in 1663. There are a large number of...

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Franz Allers

(1905-1995)

Director of Orchestra Czech born American; He/She was born in the city of Carlsbad on August 6, 1905...

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Floyd H. Allport

(1890-?)

American psychologist, born in Milwaukee in 1890. For his work in Social Psychology, he/she is consi...

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Félix Almagro González

(1909-1939)

Bullfighter Spanish, born in Torrijos (Toledo) on June 11, 1909, and died in the Bullring of Madrid ...

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Fray Rafael Almanza Riaño

(1840-1927)

Colombian Franciscan priest. He/She was born on August 2, 1840 in Santafe de Bogota. He/She died in ...

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Francisco de Almeida

(1450-1510)

Portuguese Admiral. He/She participated in the conquest of Granada. It happened to Tristán da Cunha...

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Fray Cristóbal Almeida

(¿-1679)

Augustinian friar, was born in the village of Gollega, Portugal. Great lawyer and one of the most ce...

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Fray Fernando Almeida

(¿-1660)

Celebrated composer and Portuguese musician, born in Lisbon. He/She was one of the best disciples of...

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Francisco Almela y Vives

(1901-1967)

Writer, journalist and Spanish anthropologist, in Castilian and Catalan languages, Vinaroz (Castell...

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Fray Miguel Almenara

(s. XVII)

Spanish religious, born in Valencia in the 17TH century. He/She was a Franciscan friar and for the e...

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Fray José Almonacid

(s. XVII)

Cistercian monk, preacher of Felipe IV and Carlos II. He/She wrote several works of mysticism, publi...

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Felipe van Almonde

(1646-1711)

Vice-Admiral Dutch who was distinguished for his bravery and talent in the wars which held its homel...

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Fernando [bailarín] Alonso

(1914-2013)

Dancer, teacher and director of Cuban ballet, brother of Alberto Alonso, born in Havana on December ...

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Ferdinand Alquié

(1906-1985)

French philosopher, born in Carcassonne in 1906 and died in Montpellier in 1985. He/She was Professo...

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Felipe de. Conde de Flandes Alsacia

(s. XII)

Count of Flanders, son of Thierry and successor in 1169; It acquired the Vermandois by marriage in 1...

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Francisco Altés y Casals

(¿ - 1838)

Spanish writer died in Marseilles on October 27, 1838, of which are unknown to the place and the dat...

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Francisco Alunno

(s. XV)

Italian mathematician and philosopher 15th century, native of Ferrara. There are the following works...

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Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl

(1578- ca.1650)

Historian and Mexican translator, born in Teotihuacan in 1578 and died around 1650. A descendant of ...

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Fray Antonio Alvarado

(s. XVII)

Spanish Benedictine monk. He/She wrote several works of mysticism that were printed in Valladolid by...

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Fray Francisco de Alvarado y Téllez

(1756-1814)

Religious dominico, philosopher and Spanish writer, born in Marchena (Sevilla) on April 25, 1756 and...

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Fernão Álvares do Oriente

(ca. 1540-ca. 1600)

Writer and Portuguese military which are known few secure data and who thought that maybe born in th...

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Frei João Álvares

(¿-1484)

Intellectual, religious, and Portuguese writer born on date unknown and who died in 1484. He/She wor...

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Fernando Álvarez Cabral

(¿-1636)

Portuguese physician born in the city of Santarém. One of the most celebrated of his profession, ab...

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Francisco Álvarez-Cascos Fernández

(1947-VVVV)

Francisco CascosPolitician and Spanish engineer, Secretary general of the PP (1989-1999), first Vic...

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Fernando Álvarez D'Oriente

(s. XVI o XVII)

Portuguese poet, who was born in Goa. He/She published in imitation of the Diana of Jorge de Montema...

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Francisco Álvarez de Ribera

(1530-1605)

Spanish jurist born in 1530 and died in 1605. He/She served in the army, and then was President of t...

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Fernando Álvarez de Sotomayor

(1875-1960)

Spanish painter, born in Ferrol (La Coruña) in 1875 and died in Madrid in 1960. Galician noble line...

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Fadrique. II Duque de Alba Álvarez de Toledo

(¿-1531)

Spanish caudillo. He/She fought in the wars of Granada and signed the capitulation of the city; in 1...

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Fadrique. IV Duque de Alba Álvarez de Toledo

(¿-1585)

Fourth Duke of Alba, son of Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, third Duke of Alba. During the tenure of hi...

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Fernando III Duque de Alba Álvarez de Toledo y Pimentel

(1507-1582)

Spanish nobleman born in Piedrahíta (Ávila) from October 29, 1507 and died in Lisbon on December 1...

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Francisco Álvarez de Toledo y Figueroa

(1515-1582)

Noble and Spanish administrator born in the castle of Oropesa (Toledo) from July 10, 1515 and died i...

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Francisco Álvarez de Villanueva

(s. XVIII)

Spanish religious, born in Asturias, and died in Madrid. It belonged to the Franciscan province of C...

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Francisco Álvarez

(ca. 1465-ca. 1540)

Famous traveller, Explorer and missionary of Portuguese origin, born in Coimbra in 1465 and died aro...

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Francisco Álvarez

(s. XVI)

Madrid silversmith of the sixteenth century; built in 1568 the silver monstrance of the parish of Sa...

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Fray Juan Álvarez Sotelo

(s. XVII-XVIII)

Jesuit, born in Perrelos, in the Limia (Galicia), lived at the end of the 17TH century and early 18t...

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Felipe Alvensleben

(1745-1802)

Man of Prussian State, born in 1745 and died in 1802. He/She served diplomatic missions in Bavaria, ...

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Francisco de Paula Rodrigues Alves

(1848-1919)

Politician and Brazilian lawyer, born on July 7, 1848 in Guaratinguetá (São Paulo) and died in Rio...

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Fernando Alvia de Castro

(s. XVI-XVII)

Late 16th century and early 17th century Spanish writer, supplier of the marina on the shores of Can...

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Fernando de Amárica

(1866-1956)

Spanish painter, born in Vitoria in 1866 and died in the same city in 1956. He/She received his firs...

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Félix Amat de Palou y Pont

(1750-1824)

Spanish prelate, ecclesiastical historian, born in Sabadell (Barcelona) 10 August 1750 and died in B...

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Frederic Amar

(1952-VVVV)

Spanish painter, born in Barcelona in 1952. He/She studied painting in Barcelona, and scenery with F...

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Francisco Amaya

(s. XVII)

Spanish, natural jurisconsult of Antequera, flourished in the first half of the 17TH century. He/She...

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Francisco de Amberes

(s. XV)

Painter and sculptor of the 15th century, native of Antwerp; He/She is known for the works he/she di...

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Florentino Ameghino

(1854-1911)

Naturalist, anthropologist and Argentine palaeontologist, was born in 1853 in Sardinia and died in 1...

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Faraón de Egipto Amenemnisu

(1043-1039 a.C.)

(Imn-m-nsw) Second Pharaoh of the twenty-first dynasty Egyptian, successor of Smendes, who apparentl...

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Francisco Amerigo y Aparici

(s. XIX)

Spanish painter of the 19th century, disciple of the school of San Carlos. Early in its production, ...

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Fischer Ames

(1758-1808)

Jurisconsult and American orator, was born in 1758 and died in 1808. He/She was Deputy in the Congre...

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Fikret Amirov

(1922-1984)

Azerbaijan composer. He/She studied at the Conservatory of Baku with B. I. Zeïdman. He/She received...

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Fernando Amor y Mayor

(1822-1863)

Spanish biologist, born in Madrid in 1822, and died in San Francisco, California, in 1863. He/She st...

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Francisco Marqués de Sotelo Amorós y Ondeano

(1740-1848)

;Military Spanish, born in Valencia in 1740 and died in Paris in 1848.LifeIn 1794 he/she participate...

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Francisco Claudio. Marqués de Bouille Amour

(1739-1800)

French General, Marquis de Bouillé. He/She distinguished himself in the wars of America. He/She was...

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Federico Amutio y Amil

(1869-1942)

Architect, sculptor, and Spanish painter born in Madrid in 1869 and died in the same city in 1942. H...

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Federico Ancillon

(1766-1837)

Historian and Prussian statesman. He/She was born in 1766 and died in 1837. He/She embraced the eccl...

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Federico Andahazi

(1963-VVVV)

Argentine writer born in Buenos Aires on June 6, 1963.Before beginning his university studies, Carlo...

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Frank Andersen

(1953-VVVV)

Dancer, teacher of ballet and artistic director Danish, born in Copenhagen on April 15, 1953.He stud...

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Fernan Pérez de Andrada

(s. XIV)

Companion and friend of Henry of Trastamara I, after Enrique II of Castile, in the 14th century. He/...

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Fernan Pérez de Andrada

(marino portugués de los ss. XV-XVI)

Portuguese sailor, who lived at the end of the fifteenth century and beginning of the 16th. He/She a...

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Francisco Andrada

(s. XVI-XVII)

Portuguese poet, who lived at the end of the 16th century and early 17th century; He/She was appoint...

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Francisco Sades de Andrada

(s. XVI)

Spanish, natural historian of Toledo, who lived in the second half of the 16th century; He/She was p...

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Francisco Andrade Marín

(1841-1935)

Ecuadorian politician, in charge of the Presidency of the Republic from March until August 1912. He/...

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Francisco Andreini

(s. XVI)

16th century Italian actor; he/she acquired a great reputation and composed some pieces....

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Francisco Andreossi

(1633-1688)

Mathematician and French engineer, who was born in Paris in 1633, and died in 1688. Biquet helped in...

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Fray Andrés de San Nicolás

(s. XVII)

Spanish writer of the 17TH century and Augustinian Friar in Peru; He/She was rector of the College o...

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Felipe Andreu

(1780-1830)

Spanish sculptor, born at the end of the 17TH century and died in 1830. He/She was a disciple of San...

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François Guillaume Andrieux

(1759-1833)

Poet and dramatic author, perpetual Secretary of the Académie française and Professor of literatur...

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Francisco Androsi

(?-1780)

Natural, Italian sculptor from Padua, died in 1780; in 1762 he/she made for the Cathedral of Padua, ...

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Felice Anerio

(1560-1630)

Italian musician. He/She was born in Rome around 1560 and died at about 1630. On the death of Palest...

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Félix Ángel Vallejo

(1903-1996)

Colombian politician and writer. Born in Rionegro (Antioquia) in 1903 and died in Medellín on May 1...

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