Biographies that begin by the letter: S Approximately 2264 results

San Adon


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


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

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Sesto Julio Africano


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

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Salomón Agilgon


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

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Spiro Theodor Agnew


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

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Shemuel Yosef Agnon


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


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


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


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

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Sebastián Ágreda


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


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

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santa Águeda


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


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

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sor Vicenta Rita Aguilar


Religious agustina, born in Valencia in April 23, 1716. He/She left manuscripts several notebooks an...

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Sebastián Aguirre del Pozo


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

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Severo Aguirre


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

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Sor Margarita Agulló


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

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San Agustín de Canterbury


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


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


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

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San. Obispo de Lindisfarne Aidán


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

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San Aidano


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

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Salvatore Aiello


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

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Sir George Biddel Airy


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

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Sebastián Ajello


Famous Neapolitan physician of you sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. He/She published in 1575 a r...

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Serguéi Timoféyevich Aksakov


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

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Sebastián Alarcón


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

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Sealtiel Alatriste


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

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Sermena Alba


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


Spanish politician, born in Zamora on December 24, 1872 and died in 1949. He/She was Secretary in th...

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San Albano

(s. IV)

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

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Salomón Alberti


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

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San. Príncipe Obispo de Lieja Alberto I


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

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San Alberto Magno


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

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San Alberto


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

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Sigismundo Albicus


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

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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


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/She was a disciple of Siloé Diego. He/She worked at th...

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Simón de Alcazaba Sotomayor


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


Writer and Spanish anthropologist born and died in Barcelona. He/She studied medicine and natural sc...

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sor Mariana Alcoforado


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

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Santa Aldegunda


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


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


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

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San. Patriarca de Alejandría Alejandro


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

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Sulpicio Alejandro

(s. IV)

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

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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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Samuel Alexander


English neo-realist philosopher. He/She was born in Sydney (Australia). He/She taught for some time ...

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San Alfonso María de Ligorio


Aristocrat and Catholic theologian, born in Naples in 1696 and died, already nonagenarian, in 1787. ...

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Samuel-Ben-Isaac Algazi

(s. XVI)

Rabbi of the sixteenth century, native of Condia. It is the author of several works, including a tit...

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Sergio Algora


Poet and Spanish musician, born in Zaragoza in 1969 and died on July 9, 2008. He/She broke into the ...

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Sahim Ali


Indian zoologist. He/She was born and died in Bombay. He/She studied economy and Zoology, and specia...

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Salvador Allende Gossens


Chilean politician, leader of the Socialist Party, he/she also co-founded in 1933. He/She was Presid...

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Sara Allgood


American actress, born on October 15, 1879 in Dublin (Ireland) and died on September 13, 1950 in Woo...

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Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema


British painter of Dutch origin. He/She was born in Dronrijp, Leeuwarden, in 1836 and died in Wiesba...

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Sebastián de Almonacid

(s. XV-XVI)

Spanish sculptor. He/She lived in late 15th century and early 16th. In 1500, he/she made statues for...

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San Alonso Rodríguez


Spanish Jesuit, born in Segovia in the year 1531 and died in Palma de Mallorca in 1617. Their parent...

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Sidney Altman


Chemical Canadian, born in Montreal in 1939. Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded the in 1989 along ...

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Salvador Alvarado


Political and military Mexican, Culiacan (Sinaloa)-born in 1897 and died in Tabasco in 1924.In 1910 ...

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Sebastián. Alvarado y Alvear


Was born in Burgos; He/She was Professor of rhetoric and published in Burgos a paraphrase of Dido to...

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Serafín Álvarez Quintero

(1871-1938) y Joaquín

Spanish comediografos born in Utrera (Seville) and deceased in Madrid. Serafin (1871-1938) and Joaqu...

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Santiago Álvarez


Director of Cuban cinema, born in Havana (Cuba) on May 8, 1919 and died on May 20, 1998 at the hospi...

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Santiago Álvarez


Revolutionary and Philippine independence military, born in Imus (Cavite, Luzon) on July 25, 1872 an...

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San Álvaro de Córdoba


Spanish Saint born in the Córdoba Caliphate of the 9th century, also known by the name of Paulo Ál...

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Sancho Alvear

(s. XVI)

Spanish historian, author of the genealogy of the Kings of Navarre, who wrote for the years of 1520 ...

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san Amable

(s. V)

Healing of Riom, Auvergne in the fifth century and patron of the town. They have had great power ove...

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Saray Amador Hernández


Narrator and Costa Rican publicist, born in 1945 in San José. He/She grew up during his childhood i...

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Sixtino Amama

(s. XVI-1629)

Protestant theologian, was born in West Friesland in the mid-16th century, and died in 1629. He/She ...

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San. Obispo de Burdeos Amando

(s. V)

Bishop of Bordeaux, which happened at the headquarters to San Dolphin year 402 or 403. That church w...

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San. Obispo de Tongres Amando


Bishop of Tongres in Belgium; He/She was born in 594 and died in 684. In the 7th century the mission...

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San Ambrosio de Sena


Italian religious, was born in the castle of the Sansedoni, in the Italian town of Sena, in the year...

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San Ambrosio


It is considered one of the most important Latin Church fathers. Born in Trier, in the bosom of a fa...

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Santa Amelia


Belgian Nun from the 7th century. Amelia, also known as Amelberga, was the niece of Pepin the elder....

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Santiago Amengual Balbontín


Military chileno, known as the one-armed man. He/She was born in Quillota in 1815 and died in 1898. ...

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Santiago Amersfoordt


Dutch philologist, who was born in Amsterdam in 1786 and died in 1824. He/She was one of the founder...

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Samir Amin


Egyptian Economist born in Cairo in 1931, which has stood by its struggle for development in the cou...

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Sir Kingsley William Amis


British writer, novelist, poet, literary critic, and Professor. Born in London on April 16, 1922, an...

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