Biographies that begin by the letter: L Approximately 2155 results

Luis Adimari

(1644-1708)

Florentine poet, born in 1644 and died in 1708. He/She wrote satires, sonnets and an opera entitled ...

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Larry Adler

(1914-2001)

Harmonica virtuoso, born in Baltimore (United States) on February 10, 1914 and died 6 August 2001, w...

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Leonardo Admi

(1691-1719)

Italian philologist, born in Tuscany in 1691 and died in Rome in 1719. Having taken part in an upris...

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Luis Agustín Augusto Affry

(1713-1793)

Swiss officer in the service of France; He/She was born in Versailles in 1713 and died in 1793. Thei...

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Luis Augusto Felipe Affry

(1745-1810)

Son of Affry, Luis Agustín Augusto and first great landaman of Switzerland; He/She was born in Frei...

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Lucio Afranio

(ca. 150 a.C.-?)

Latin poet born around 150 a. C. According to data provided by Cicero, it was an admirer and imitato...

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Lucio Afranio Nepote

(s. I a.C.)

Roman Consul, born 59 years b.c. He/She was a supporter of Pompey. He/She defeated César near Léri...

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Leonardo Agostini

(s. XVII)

Italian antiquary of the 17TH century, native of Siena; papa Alejandro VI gave him the office of exa...

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Livio Agresti

(¿-1580)

History painter; He/She worked at the Vatican by Pope Gregorio XIII order; He/She died in 1580....

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Livio Agripa

(s. XVI)

Physician and astrologer of the Duchy of Montferrat, in the 16th century. Remains of a discourse on ...

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Luis Aguilé

(1941-2009)

Melodic singer and showman, real name Luis María Aguilera, born in Buenos Aires on February 24, 194...

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Luisa. Aguilera Patiño

(???)

Panamanian writer. He/She picked up the Panamanian folkloric tradition, its traditions and legends i...

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Lope de Aguirre

(1518-1561)

Spanish adventurer, called the traitor, born in 1518 and died in 1561. Of noble family, came to the ...

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Lorenzo Aguirre

(1884-1942)

Spanish painter born in Pamplona in 1884 and executed in Madrid on 6 October 1942, after two years o...

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Lars Ahlin

(1915-1997)

Swedish writer, born in Sundsvall in 1915 and died in Stockholm in 1997. Humble family, his training...

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Lorenzo o "Üñümche" Aillapán Cayuleo

(1940-VVVV)

Chilean poet of mapuche origin, considered one of the foremost representatives of the culture of the...

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Lucien Aimar

(1941-VVVV)

French cyclist, born on April 28, 1941 in Hyères. He/She worked as gregarious of the legendary Jacq...

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Leon Van Aitzema

(1600-1661)

Dutch historian, who was born in Dockum, Friesland, in 1600 and died in the Hague in 1661. Anseatica...

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Lütfi O. Akad

(1916-2011)

Turkish filmmaker born in Istanbul in 1916 and died on 19 November 2011. Graduated in economics, Lü...

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Luis Alagon

(¿-1605)

French diplomatic agent, who was born in Nerargues, in Provence, in the middle of the sixteenth cent...

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Lucas Alamán y Escalada

(1792-1853)

Historian, politician and diplomat, son of Juan Vicente Alamán and María Ignacia Escalada, was bor...

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Luigi Alamanni

(1495-1556)

Italian poet, born in Florence in 1495 and died in Amboise in 1556. Florence freedom advocate, parti...

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Lamberto Alard

(1602-1672)

Historian and German writer, who was born in the Holstein in 1602 and died in 1672. It was a Protest...

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Luis María José Alard

(1779-1850)

French physician, who was born in Tolosa in 1779 and died in Paris in 1850. He/She served in the arm...

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Leopoldo Alas

(1962-VVVV)

Poet, Narrator and Spanish essayist, born in Arnedo (La Rioja) in 1962. Belonging to a family of acc...

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Leopoldo "Clarín" Alas

(1852-1901)

Novelist and literary critic born in Zamora, Spanish on April 25, 1852 and died in Oviedo on 13 June...

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Leocadia Alba

(1866-1952)

Spanish actress born in Madrid in 1866 and died in the same city in 1952. Member of one of the most ...

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Lorenzo M. Albacete Cintrón

(1941-VVVV)

Puerto Rican religious, ninth President of the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, born o...

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Laureano Albán

(1942-VVVV)

Costa Rican poet, born in Santa Cruz de Turrialba (in the province of Cartago) on January 9, 1942. C...

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Licia Albanese

(1913-VVVV)

Licia AlbaneseItalian, nationalized American soprano, born in Bari on 22 July 1913. He/She studied ...

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Luisa María Carolina. Condesa de Albany

(1753-1824)

Woman of the suitor of England Carlos Estuard, who was born in 1753 and died in 1824. Rid of her hus...

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Luisa Alberca Lorente

(1920-VVVV)

Writer and Spanish journalist, born in 1920 in Alcázar de San Juan (Ciudad Real). In some of the ma...

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Luis de Albert de Ailly

(1741-1793)

Chemist and French archaeologist, Duke of Chaulnes, son of Ailly Albert Fernando, who was born in 17...

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Luis José Albert

(1672-1758)

Grandson of the Constable Luynes, who was born in 1672 and died in 1758. Found at the Philipsburgo s...

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Leone Battista Alberti

(1404-1472)

Leone Battista Alberti.Architect, theoretician of art and Italian writer, Alberti built the theoret...

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Luis Alberti

(siglos XVIII-XIX)

Traveller of Italian origin, who lived at the end of the 18th century and early 19th Centuries. It w...

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Luigi Albertieri

(1860-1930)

Dancer, master of ballet and Italian Professor, born in 1860 and died in New York on August 25, 1930...

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Laure Albin-Guillot

(1899-1962)

French photographer born in Paris in 1899 and died in the same city in 1962.In the 1920s, he/she led...

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Lucio Albinio

(s. IV a.C.)

Roman citizen of patrician family, which to flee from Rome the year 390 before J. C. for not falling...

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Lluis Alcanyís

(ca. 1440-1506)

Spanish doctor born in Játiva around 1440 and died in Valencia in 1506.Alcanyís was the son of a n...

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Luis Alcázar

(1554-1613)

Spanish Jesuit, who was born in 1554 and died in 1613. He/She spent his life in comment on the revel...

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Luis. Alcívar Elizalde

(???)

Ecuadorian athlete, South American swimming champion. Born in Guayaquil, he/she began his career of ...

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Luis Alcoriza

(1921-1992)

Actor, writer and director of Mexican cinema, born in Badajoz (Spain) on September 5, 1921, and died...

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Louise May Alcott

(1832-1888)

Louise May Alcott.American storyteller, born in Germantown (suburb of Philadelphia) on November 29,...

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Lorenzo de Aldana

(¿-1557)

Spanish conquistador born in Extremadura (exact date and place unknown) and died in Arequipa, in 155...

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Lucette Aldous

(1938-VVVV)

Dancer and teacher New Zealand, born on February 26, 1938 in Auckland (New Zealand).He began his stu...

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Luis Aldrete y Soto

(s. XVII)

Spanish scientist, that unknown is his date of birth and death, important for his studies of Alchemy...

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Luis Aldunate Carrera

(1842-1908)

Politician and Chilean diplomat who was born in Santiago in 1842, and died in Viña del Mar in 1908....

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Luis Alegre Núñez

(1918-1969)

Recorder and Spanish artist born in Madrid in 1918 and died in the same city in 1969. Professor at t...

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Leopoldo Carlos Alejandro

(1772-1795)

Archduke of Austria, Palatine of Hungary. He/She was born in Florence in 1772 and died in Vienna in ...

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Leandro Nicéforo Alem

(1842-1896)

Argentine politician. One of the founders of the Radical Civic Union. He/She captained the movement ...

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Luis Alemán

(1390-1459)

Bishop of Arles, and Cardinal, born in 1390 and died in 1459. He/She was successively Bishop of Magu...

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Luis Valerio Alembek

(1620-1690)

Poet panegyrist Polish, natural of Belgium, born in 1620 and died in 1690. His poems, which are many...

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Leonardo Alenza Nieto

(1807-1845)

Spanish Romantic painter who cultivated the traditional themes with satirical slant most of the time...

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Luis Alibaud

(1810-1836)

Regicide French, who was born in Nîmes in 1810 and died in Paris in 1836. He/She served as a volunt...

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Leone Allacci

(1586-1669)

Italian man of letters, born in the island of Chio in 1586 and died in Rome in 1669. Pope Gregory XV...

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Lewis Allen

(1905-1986)

British film director, born in Wellington (England), on December 25, 1905 and died in 1986.LifeGave ...

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Luis Allier

(1766-1827)

Historian and Numismatic French, named Hauteroche. He/She was born in Lyon in 1766 and died in 1827....

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Lorenzo Almeida

(¿-1508)

Military Portuguese, son of Francisco Almeida, called the Portuguese Macabeo. He/She took part in th...

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Luis Herscher de Almendingen

(1766-1827)

French Jurisconsult, born in 1766 and died in 1827. He/She was Minister of Hesse-Darmstadt in Paris....

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Luis Almodóvar

(1888-1961)

Spanish baritone, born in Aspe (Alicante) on June 29, 1888 and died in Milan on August 2, 1961. He/S...

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Luis Alonso Luengo

(1907-2003)

Writer and Spanish scholar born in 1907 and died in Madrid on April 20, 2003. Magistrate, journalist...

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Lorenzo de Alopa

(s. XV)

Venetian printer, exercised his art in Florence at the end of the 15th century. He/She published esp...

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LLhar-Ed-Din-Abu-Chudja Alp-Arslan

(1028-1072)

Second sultan of the dynasty of the selymidas of Persia. He/She was born in 1028 and died in 1072. H...

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Lluís Enric Alpera Leiva

(1938-VVVV)

Poet, essayist and Spanish philologist, born in Valencia in 1938. Dump from his early youth to the s...

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Luc Alphand

(1965-VVVV)

French skier, born in Briançon on August 6, 1965, the modalities of downhill and supergiant slalom ...

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Luis Altamirano

(1876-1938)

Military and Chilean politician, President of the Republic between 1924 and 1925, born in Concepció...

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Louis Althusser

(1918-1990)

French philosopher of Algerian origin born on October 16, 1918 in Birmandreis (Algeria), and died in...

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Luigi Alva

(1927-VVVV)

Peruvian tenor; He/She was born in Lima on April 10, 1927. His full name is Luis Ernesto Alva Talled...

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Lisandro Alvarado

(1858-1929)

Physician, naturalist, historian, Ethnologist and linguistic born in El Tocuyo (Lara) on September 1...

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Luis Álvarez Catalá

(1836-1901)

Spanish painter; He/She was born in the monastery of Helmo (Asturias) in 1836, although some sources...

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Luis Álvarez

(¿-1709)

Portuguese Jesuit, who was born in the village of Saint Rome, Bishop of Coimbra, in 1618 and died in...

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Luis Alberto Álvarez

(1945-1996)

Priest and film critic, born in Medellín in 1945 and died in the same city on May 23, 1996. He/She ...

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Luis Fernando Álvarez

(1902-1952)

Poet, Narrator, journalist and Venezuelan diplomat, born in Caracas on December 28, 1901, and died i...

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Luis Walter Álvarez

(1911-1988)

American physicist, born in San Francisco in 1911 and died on August 31, 1988.It belonged to the Uni...

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Luis Álvarez Piñer

(1910-1999)

Spanish poet born in Gijón in 1910 and died in Madrid, on 26 July 1999. Was member of the so-called...

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Luis César Amadori Ricciotti

(1903-1977)

Argentine filmmaker, born in Pescara (Italy) on May 28, 1903 and died Buenos Aires shortly after ret...

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Lope de Amaniel

(siglo XIV)

Brother Pedro Ibastard and ballestero of King Enrique II of Castile....

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Lucio Turpio Ambivio

(s. II a.C)

Actor and theatrical entrepreneur in the 2nd century BC, in ancient Rome, which happened to be one o...

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Lucio Ampelio

(s. III)

Roman writer, author of a small work in fifty chapters, entitled Liber Memorialis, dealing with astr...

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