Biographies that begin by the letter: H Approximately 1198 results

Hernando de Ávila

(s. XVI)

Painter and Spanish sculptor, lived in Toledo in 1560. He/She was painter of Felipe II, and painted ...

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Héctor Azar

(1930-2000)

Poet, Narrator, essayist, playwright, lawyer and Mexican University Professor, born in the State of ...

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Héctor Babenco

(1946-VVVV)

Born in Buenos Aires on 7 February; nationalized Brazilian in 1970.LifeHis early years passed betwee...

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Henk Backer

(1898-1976)

Comic artist Dutch born in Rotterdam (Netherlands) on December 15, 1898 and died on June 5, 1976 in ...

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Hermann Bahr

(1863-1934)

Austrian writer born in Linz in 1863 and died in Munich in 1934. He/She studied economics, law and c...

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Hedi Bakuch Mohamed

(1930-VVVV)

Tunisian politician born in Hammam-Sousse, on January 15, 1930. Degree in letters from the Sorbonne ...

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Hans Baldung Grien

(1484-1545)

Painter and German engraver of the time of the Reformation. He/She was born around 1484 in Gmund, Sw...

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Hugo Ball

(1886 -1927)

German writer, born in Pirmasens in 1886 and died in Sant' Abbondio in 1927. Catholic family, Hugo B...

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Hugo Ballivián Rojas

(1901-1993)

Military boliviano, born in La Paz on July 7, 1901 and died on July 15, 1993. He/She was head of the...

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Hans Urs Von Balthasar

(1905-1988)

Theologian and philosopher Swiss (Jesuit from 1929 until 1948), who studied philosophy and Patristic...

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Honoré de Balzac

(1799-1850)

Honoré de Balzac.Narrator and French playwright, born in Tours on May 20, 1799 and died in Paris o...

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Hastings Kamuzu Banda

(1906-1997)

Politician and physician malavi, born on May 14, 1906 and died on 25 November 1997. Your birth date ...

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Herman Joachim Bang

(1857-1912)

Poet, Narrator, playwright, essayist, and Danish journalist, born in Adersballe (on the island of Al...

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Hugo Bánzer Suárez

(1926-2002)

Military and Bolivian politician, born in Santa Cruz on May 10, 1926, in a middle-class family of Ge...

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Henry Barakat

(1914-1997)

Film director born in Cairo (Egypt) on June 11, 1914 and died in the same city in May 1997.LifeDegre...

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Hugo D. Barbagelata

(1885-1971)

Essayist, storyteller and Uruguayan literary critic, born in Montevideo in 1885 and died in Paris (F...

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Horacio Barbato

(s. V a. C.)

Roman Patriot, was one of the most ardent opponents of the second decemvirato. The death of Virginia...

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Henri Barbusse

(1873-1935)

French writer, born at Asnières-sur-Seine in 1873 and died in Moscow in 1935. During the first worl...

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Henry Barraud

(1900-1997)

French composer, born in 1900 in Bordeaux and died on 27 December 1997. He/She studied music with Pa...

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Heinrich Barth

(1821-1865)

Explorer of German origin, born in Hamburg on February 16, 1821 and died in Berlin on November 25, 1...

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Hipólito Bartleman o Barthelmont

(1740-1800)

Violinist and composer of English music. He/She left written several operas, among them: the judgeme...

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Hanok Bartov

(1926-VVVV)

Prose writer, dramatist and israeli Jewish journalist. He/She was born in Petah Tiqwá, near Tel Avi...

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Héctor Basaldúa

(1895-1976)

Painter and Argentine production designer born in Pergamino (Buenos Aires) in 1895 and died in Bueno...

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Hugo Bassi

(s. XIX)

Italian patriot and religious. When the revolution of 1848 broke out, he/she preached in several cit...

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Henri Bataille

(1872-1922)

Poet, playwright, and French artist, born in 1872 in Nîmes and died at Malmaison (Seine-et-Oise) in...

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Henry Walter Bates

(1825-1892)

Naturalist and British entomologist, born on February 18, 1825 in Leicester and died in London on Fe...

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Hilmar Baunsgaard

(1920-1989)

Politician and Prime Minister of Denmark, born on February 26, 1920 in Slagelse and died on June 30,...

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Harry Baur

(1880-1943)

Actor of theatre and cinema French born in Montrouge on April 12, 1880 and died in Paris on April 8,...

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Hippolyte Bayard

(1801-1887)

French photographer born in Oise Nemours in 1801 and died in Seine-et-Oise in 1887.Following the foo...

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Herbert Bayer

(1900-1985)

Photographer and Austrian painter born in Hagg in 1900 and died in Montecito (USA).UU.) in 1985.Mult...

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Hervé Bazin

(1911-1996)

Poet and French Narrator, born in Angers in 1911 and died in Gennes in 1996. His real name was the J...

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Humberto de Beaujeu

(?-1250)

Constable of France. Felipe Augusto and Luis VIII served in the war against the Albigensians. He/She...

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Harry Beaumont

(1888-1966)

Director of American cinema, born in Abilene (Kansas) on February 10, 1888, and died on December 22,...

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Herman August Bebel

(1840-1913)

Politician and German Socialist writer, born in Deutz, near Cologne, on February 22, 1840, and died ...

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Hans Beck

(1861-1952)

Dancer, choreographer, teacher of ballet and Danish director, born in Haderslev on May 31, 1861 and ...

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Harold Becker

(1950-VVVV)

Director of American cinema, born in New York in 1950.LifeHe studied art history at Columbia Univers...

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Henry-François Becque

(1837-1899)

French dramatist, born in Paris on April 18, 1837 and died in his hometown on May 12, 1889. Author o...

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Henri Konan Aimé Bédié

(1934-VVVV)

Economist, politician and President of Ivory Coast, born in 1934 in Dadieko, a city located in the c...

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

(1811-1896)

Natural, American writer of Lichtfield, daughter of a Protestant pastor of a Presbyterian Church in ...

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Hans Beimler

(1895-1936)

German politician. Member of the Central Committee of the party Communist German and member of the R...

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Harry Belafonte

(1927-VVVV)

Harry BelafonteMultifaceted character, Harry Belafonte was born on March 1, 1927 in Harlem New York...

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Helmuth Bellingrodt Wolf

(1949-VVVV)

Sportsman champion shot a wild boar and Colombian architect. He/She was born in 1949 in Barranquilla...

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Hilaire Belloc

(1870-1953)

Poet, essayist, biographer, Narrator and parliamentary British, born in La Celle Saint-Cloud (Paris)...

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Hércules Bentivoglio

(1512-1573)

Italian poet born in 1512 and died in 1573. Its ease and grace put him almost to the height of Arios...

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Hans Berger

(1873-1941)

Psychiatrist and German neurologist, born in Bavaria in 1873 and died in Jena in 1941, which was the...

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Hjalmar Bergman

(1883-1931)

Swedish writer. He/She was born in Örebro and died in Berlin. He/She got the Swedish culture opens ...

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Henri-Louis Bergson

(1859-1941)

French philosopher called the philosopher of intuition, Bergson seeks the solution to the metaphysic...

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Hendrik Petrus Berlage

(1857-1934)

Dutch architect, born in Amsterdam in 1857 and died in the Hague in 1934. He/She studied architectur...

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Hector Berlioz

(1803-1869)

French composer born December 11, 1803 in Côte-Saint-André (France) and died on March 8, 1869 in P...

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Heraclio Bernal

(1855-1888)

Mexican guerrilla, born in Santiago Papasquiaro (1855) and died in Cosala (1888). Known with the nic...

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Henry Bernstein

(1876-1953)

French dramatist, born in Paris in 1876 and died in his hometown in 1953. Author of a fertile and br...

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Harry Bertoia

(1915-1978)

American furniture designer and sculptor whose most famous creation is his series of chairs, metal g...

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Henri Montan Berton

(1767-1844)

Composer and French professor. Member of a family of musicians, being most successful got. He/She st...

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Henry Sir Bessemer

(1813-1898)

Engineer and industrial English, born in Charlton (Great Britain), January 19, 1813, was the discove...

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Hans Albrecht Bethe

(1906-2005)

German physicist, later naturalized American, born in Strasbourg on July 2, 1906 and died in Ithaca,...

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Hayim Nahmán Bialik

(1873-1934)

Jewish poet born in the village of Radi, near Zhitomir (Ukraine), one of the most prominent of the n...

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Héctor Bianciotti

(1930-2012)

Argentine storyteller, born in Córdoba on March 18, 1930 and died in Paris, on June 11, 2012. Autho...

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Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber

(1644-1704)

Born in Bohemia, Austrian violinist and composer. It was probably a disciple of J. H. Schmeltzer in ...

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Herbert J. Biberman

(1900-1971)

Screenwriter and director of North American cinema, born in Philadelphia (United States) on March 4,...

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Horst Bienek

(1930 -1990)

German writer, born in Gleiwitz in 1930 and died in Munich in 1990. After the war he/she moved to Po...

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Hidelgarda Von Bigen

(1098-1179)

Medical, mysticism and German santa. He/She was born in Bermersheim and died in the convent of Ruper...

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Hildegarda de Bingen

(1098-1179)

German Abbess, visionary mystic and author of various treaties of medicine, as well as numerous musi...

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Hiram Bingham

(1875-1956)

Archaeologist and American politician, born in Honolulu (Hawaii) on November 19, 1875, and died in W...

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Harrison Birtwistle

(1934-VVVV)

English composer. He/She began his musical training in Manchester, where he/she was with Peter Maxwe...

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Hermanos. Bisson

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French photographer born in Paris (in 1814 Louis Auguste and Auguste Rosalie in 1826) and died in th...

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Henry Marie Ducrotay de Blainville

(1777-1850)

French naturalist. He/She was born in 1777 and died in 1850. He/She was a disciple of Cuvier, whose ...

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Hugh Blair

(1718-1800)

British philosopher, Professor of rhetoric and fine arts at Edinburgh, his hometown, set out to give...

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Hugo Blanco Galdós

(1934-VVVV)

He was born on November 15, 1935 in Paruro province, in the Department of Cusco. He/She completed hi...

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Hyalmar Blixen

(1917-2007)

Uruguayan writer born in Montevideo and died on February 17, 2007. He/She was Professor of literatur...

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Héctor Pedro Blomberg

(1889-1955)

Poet, Narrator, translator, playwright and Argentine journalist, born in Buenos Aires on 18 March 18...

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Harold Bloom

(1930-VVVV)

Literary critic and American author born in New York in 1930 into a Jewish family, that had yiddish ...

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Hermann Boerhaave

(1668-1738)

Physician and Dutch teacher born in Voorhout (Netherlands) on December 31, 1668 and died in Leiden S...

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Hugo Boero Rojo

(1929-1997)

Bolivian filmmaker born in Cochabamba in 1929 and died in 1997, specializing in documentary films, w...

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Humphrey Bogart

(1899-1957)

Humphrey Bogart together with Ingrid Bergman in a scene from Casablanca.Actor of American film, who...

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Henry Saint-John. Vizconde de Bolingbroke

(1678-1751)

Man of English State, man of letters and one of the most eloquent speakers of the House of Commons. ...

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Humberto "Barana Chico" Bolio Hernández

(1912-1955)

Famous chopper bulls Mexican, born in Mérida (Yucatán) on November 10, 1912, and died in the Mexic...

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Heinrich Böll

(1917-1985)

German writer, born in Cologne in 1917 and died in Langenbroich in 1985. After a happy childhood in ...

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Herbert Eugene Bolton

(1870-1953)

American historian, born in Wilton Township (Wisconsin) on July 20, 1870 and died in Berkeley (Calif...

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Helena Bonham-Carter

(1966-VVVV)

British film actress born in Golders Green (London) on May 26, 1966.LifeBorn in one of the families ...

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Hubert Cecil Booth

(1871-1955)

British engineer, inventor of the vacuum cleaner. In 1900, Booth showed a few friends that they were...

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