Biographies that begin by the letter: S Approximately 2264 results

San Aaron

(51-98)

Saint who suffered martyrdom during the persecution of Domitian; his body is buried in fall-Leon, me...

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San Aaron

(s. VI)

Saint who lived at the beginning of the 6th century, in Britain, where he founded the first monaster...

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Samuel Owon o Aba

(¿-1044)

Brother-in-law of San Esteban, and first Christian King of Hungary, elected in 1041 after having bee...

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Sani Abacha

(1943-1998)

Politician and Nigerian military, born in the State of Kanu on September 20, 1943 and died on July 8...

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Sha de Persia Abbas I

(1571-1629)

Fifth sovereign of Persia belonging to the dynasty Safawi, called the great, born January 27, 1571 a...

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Santiago Abbatucci

(1726-1812)

French General, father of Carlos Abbatucci, born in 1726 and died in 1812. He was one of the leaders...

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Shadi Abbdessalam

(1930-1986)

Film director born in Alexandria (Egypt) on March 9, 1930 and died in Cairo in 1986.LifeAfter studyi...

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Samuel Abbot

(1762-1803)

English painter, born in 1762 and died in 1803. It applied exclusively to the painting of portraits....

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Sultán Otomano Abdul Medjid I o Abdulmecit I

(1823-1861)

Ottoman Sultan born April 25, 1823 and died on June 25, 1861. He was the son of sultan Mahmud II and...

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Sir Frederick Augustus Abel

(1827-1902)

Chemical English inventor of the cordite, a type of explosive, born in London on July 17, 1827 and d...

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San Abelardo

(¿-827)

Also called Adelardo and Alardo, was grandson of Carlos Martel and nephew of King Pipino the brief. ...

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San Abilio

(¿-97)

Apostle in Egypt and the Pentapolis, in the second half of the 1st century. As well, he worked in th...

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San Abraham

(¿-472)

Cenobite in Syria, died in the year 472. He was prisoner by the Saracens to go to Egypt to visit the...

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Shalom Jaaqov o Mendele Mokher Sefarim Abramowich

(ca. 1835-1917)

Narrator and Russian essayist of Jewish origin, born in Kopyl (in Minsk, Belarus) around 1835 (his v...

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Sultán de Granada Abu al-Hassan Ali

(¿-1485)

Real name Abu Al - Hassan Ali Ibn Nasr, twentieth Nasrid sultan of Granada (1464-1482, 1483-1485). H...

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Salah Abu Seyf

(1915-1996)

Film director, born in Cairo (Egypt) on May 10, 1915 and died in that same city in June 1996.LifeFig...

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San Abundio

(¿-854)

Cordovan priest, martyred in the year 854. He studied in Córdoba, a city in which was ordered pries...

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Santiago Accaisi

(¿-1654)

Italian scholar born in Bologna; He was Professor of rhetoric at Mantua, and died as Bishop of Vesta...

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Salvatore Accardo

(1941-VVVV)

Italian violinist, born in Turin on September 26, 1941. He studied with Lugi d'Ambrosio at the Naple...

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Sebastián Fabián Acernus

(1551-1608)

The Latinized name of Polish Klonowicz. Latin and Polish, poet named the Ovid sarnata, born in the P...

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Septimio Acindino

(s. IV)

Roman Consul by the 340 years after J.C. being Governor of Antioquia, made to fire a man who did not...

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Soledad Acosta de Samper

(1833-1913)

Colombian writer, born on May 5, 1833 and died on March 17, 1913 in Santafe de Bogota. He studied fi...

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San Adalberto

(ca. 956-997)

Bishop of Prague, born about the year 956 in Libice (Bohemia) and died in 997. Son of Slacnik, came ...

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Santiago Adam

(s. XVIII-XIX)

German printmaker who lived in Vienna in late 18th century and early 19th. Among his best works are ...

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Serafín Adame

(1901-1982)

Journalist and Spanish writer born in Madrid in 1901 and died in the same city on January 4, 1979. I...

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Samuel Adams

(1722-1803)

Samuel Adams.American politician, born in Boston (Massachusetts) September 27, 1722 and died in his...

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Santa Adela

(s. XI)

Princess and religious Italian, born in the middle of the 11th century. The death of the Prince of S...

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Santa. Emperatriz del Sacro Imperio Adelaida

(940-999)

Daughter of the King of Burgundy, Rodolfo II, born towards the year 940. Very young he married and l...

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Santiago Adlung

(1699-1762)

Organist of the Lutheran Church of Erpurt, born in 1699 and died in 1762. A guide to musical science...

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San Adolfo

(s. XIII)

Bishop of Osnabrück, Westphalia, from 1202 to 1222. He founded several charitable institutions. The...

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San Adon

(799-875)

Archbishop of Vienna in the Dauphiné, chronicler and sacred, born in the 799 and died in the 875. H...

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St. Aethelwold

(ca. 908- ca. 984)

Writer and translator English, born in Winchester towards the year 908 and died in lathe to the 984....

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Sexto Afranio Burro

(¿-62)

Roman general, tutor of Nero, whose perverse character contained for some time, aided by Seneca; but...

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Sesto Julio Africano

(¿-252)

Griego-cristiano historian; born in Emmaus, Palestine, in the middle of the second century, and died...

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Salomón Agilgon

(¿-1728)

Rabbi, died in the 1728. He was successively head of the synagogue in Amsterdam and London. He wrote...

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Spiro Theodor Agnew

(1918-1996)

American politician, born in Baltimore, on November 9, 1918. He was the son of an owner of a restaur...

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Shemuel Yosef Agnon

(1888-1970)

Jewish writer born in Buczac (Polish Galicia) in 1888 and died in Tel-Aviv (Israel) in the 1970s, wh...

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Sofonisba Agnosciola

(¿-1620)

Famous Italian painter, who was born in Cremona in the middle of the 16th century, and died in 1620....

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Silvano Agosti

(1938-VVVV)

Director of Italian cinema, born in Brescia on March 23, 1938.Life.Perhaps it was one of his most au...

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Sor Teresa Agramunt

(1664-1728)

Religious of Santo Domingo, Valencia-born 4 August 1664. Manuscript left a book of nuns who died in ...

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Sebastián Ágreda

(1791-1872)

Military and Bolivian politician born in Potosi in 1791 and died in La Paz in 1872. Joined the troop...

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Sor María de Jesús de Ágreda

(1602-1665)

Spanish religious and mystical writer, declared Venerable by Clement X. He was born and died in Ágr...

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santa Águeda

(230-251)

Virgin and martyr Sicilian, born in Catania to the 230 and about died in 251, in the same city. Prom...

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Sergi Aguilar

(1946-VVVV)

Spanish sculptor, born in Barcelona in 1946. Between 1962 and 1967 he studied at the Massana school ...

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sor Vicenta Rita Aguilar

(1716-1785)

Religious agustina, born in Valencia in April 23, 1716. He left manuscripts several notebooks and ma...

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Sebastián Aguirre del Pozo

(1590-1647)

Poet and playwright, born in Calatayud, around 1590. His work is collected in a miscellany entitled ...

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Severo Aguirre

(1768-1803)

Spanish jurist. Born in Soria around 1768 and died in Zaragoza to 1803. He was Professor of law at t...

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Sor Margarita Agulló

(1536-1600)

Religious Franciscan, born in Játiva in 1536, enjoyed fame of sanctity. By order of their confessor...

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San Agustín de Canterbury

(¿-604)

Holy regarded as the Apostle of England. The date of his birth is unknown and it is believed that he...

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San Agustín de Hipona

(354-430)

San Agustín.Called by some the first modern man and the last old wise, San Agustín was the genius...

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Schad-Duri-Duran Ahmad-Sahah

(1724-1772)

Founder of the Afghan monarchy or Empire Durani; He was born by the years of 1724, between the Herat...

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San. Obispo de Lindisfarne Aidán

(¿-651)

Ecclesiastical and English Saint born in date and place unknown and died 31 August 651 at Bamhoraugh...

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San Aidano

(¿-651)

Monk, Apostle and Irish Bishop in the first half of the 7th century. Aidano embraces the religious l...

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Salvatore Aiello

(1944-1995)

Dancer, choreographer, teacher of ballet, and American director, born in Herkimer, New York (New Yor...

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Sir George Biddel Airy

(1801-1892)

Geophysical and English astronomer, born in 1801 and died in 1892. Proposed a model isostatic for th...

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Sebastián Ajello

(s. XVI-XVII)

Famous Neapolitan physician of you sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. He published in 1575 a relat...

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Serguéi Timoféyevich Aksakov

(1791-1859)

Russian novelist, born in Ufa in 1791, and died in Moscow in 1859. He was a writer of late vocation,...

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Sebastián Alarcón

(1949-VVVV)

Director of Chilean cinema, born in Santiago de Chile in 1949. He has worked in his country, France ...

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Sealtiel Alatriste

(1949-VVVV)

Mexican Narrator, born in Mexico City in 1949. Author of a brilliant narrative production characteri...

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Sermena Alba

(s.XIX)

Spanish writer of the 19th century, possibly born in Catalonia, of which further details are not kno...

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Santiago Alba y Bonifaz

(1872-1949)

Spanish politician, born in Zamora on December 24, 1872 and died in 1949. He was Secretary in the As...

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San Albano

(s. IV)

First martyr of England, called the proto-martyr par excellence. He received a secular education. He...

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Salomón Alberti

(1540-1600)

Anatomic German, who was born in Namburgo in 1540 and died in Dresden in 1600. He was Professor at t...

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San. Príncipe Obispo de Lieja Alberto I

(¿-1192)

Prince Bishop of Liège, who died in 1192. He was the son of Godofredo the bouncy, Duke of Brabant, ...

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San Alberto Magno

(1206-1280)

San Alberto Magno.German theologian and philosopher. Known as Bollstadt Alberto or Cologne and San ...

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San Alberto

(?-1307)

Religious Italian, born in Sicily, entered the order of Carmelites and was canonized by Sixto IV in ...

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Sigismundo Albicus

(?-1427)

Archbishop of Prague, who died in 1427. He had studied medicine and was Venceslao IV in Bohemia, whi...

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Santa Albina

(s. III)

Christian Virgin born in Forni who was martyred at Caesarea at the time of the Emperor Decius. His f...

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San Diego de Alcalá

(¿-1463)

Friar, Franciscan, born in Sevilla and famous for his virtue, who died in 1463, and was canonized by...

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Sebastián Alcántara

(s. XVI)

Spanish stonemason from the 16th century. He was a disciple of Siloé Diego. He worked at the Cathed...

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Simón de Alcazaba Sotomayor

(¿-1535)

Explorer and Portuguese Governor of the date and place of birth are unknown and who died in 1535, in...

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Santiago Alcobé Noguer

(1903-1977)

Writer and Spanish anthropologist born and died in Barcelona. He studied medicine and natural scienc...

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sor Mariana Alcoforado

(1640-1723)

Religious Portuguese Franciscan, known under the pseudonym of a religious Portuguese, which was born...

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Santa Aldegunda

(630-684)

Princess of the family of the Kings of France born in 630 Hainaut and died in 684 in a convent of nu...

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St. Aldhelm

(ca. 639-709)

English writer, born about the year 639 and died in the year 709.Educated under the tutelage of Theo...

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Silvestre Aldobrandini

(1499-1558)

Jurist born in Florence in 1499, and died in Rome, in 1558. It was from a famous family of Tuscany w...

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San Aldrico

(?-836)

French, originally from a German family, prelate died in the 836. He spent his early years in the Co...

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San. Patriarca de Alejandría Alejandro

(¿-326)

Patriarch of Alexandria, who died in the 326. He gathered a Council of all the Bishops of Egypt, in ...

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Sulpicio Alejandro

(s. IV)

French or franco of the 4th century historian. He wrote a story in that it portrays the nation of th...

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San Alejo

(ca. 350-?)

Italian Saint born in Rome around the year 350 A.d. and died in date unknown.A member of a noble and...

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