Biographies that begin by the letter: S Approximately 2264 results

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/She was born and died in ...

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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/she studied at the Massana sch...

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sor Vicenta Rita Aguilar

(1716-1785)

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

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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/She was Professor of law ...

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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/She was born by the years of 1724, between the H...

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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/She published in 1575 a r...

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Serguéi Timoféyevich Aksakov

(1791-1859)

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

(1949-VVVV)

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

(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/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

(1540-1600)

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

(¿-1192)

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

(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/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

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

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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/She studied medicine and natural sc...

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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/She spent his early years in th...

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San. Patriarca de Alejandría Alejandro

(¿-326)

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

(1859-1938)

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

(1696-1787)

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

(1969-2008)

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

(1896-1987)

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

(1908-1973)

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

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Sara Allgood

(1879-1950)

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

(1836-1912)

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

(1531-1617)

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

(1939-1989)

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

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Salvador Alvarado

(1879-1924)

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

(1919-1998)

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

(1872-1930)

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

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San Álvaro de Córdoba

(¿-861)

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

(1945-VVVV)

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

(594-684)

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

(1220-1280)

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

(330-397)

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

(¿-690)

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

(1815-1898)

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

(1786-1824)

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

(1931-VVVV)

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

(1922-1995)

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

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Scipione Ammirato

(1531-1601)

Italian historian, who was born in Lecce in 1531 and died in Florence in 1601. After an adventurous ...

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Samuel Ampzing

(s. XVII)

Dutch poet, who lived in the first half of the seventeenth century; It was Protestant pastor in Harl...

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Samuel Amsler

(1791-1849)

Swiss engraver. He/She was born in 1791 and died in 1849. He/She was a Professor of the Academy of f...

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Shelomoh An-Ski

(1863-1920)

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Santa Ana María Taigi

(¿-1837)

Woman of great patience, always accompanied her husband to the entertainment and theatre. He/She bor...

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Santa. Ana

(???)

Mother of the Virgin María. San Epifanio is the first father of the Church, which mentions his name...

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Santa Anastasia

(?-304)

Martyr of Christian faith, pupil and disciple of Saint Crisógono; was burned alive in 304 by order ...

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San Anatolio

(230-?)

Bishop of Laodicea, mathematician, and theologian born in Alexandria in the year 230, with preferenc...

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Santiago Francisco Ancelot

(1794-?)

French dramatic author born in Le Havre in 1794. His works are notable: Warbeck; Luis IX; the warden...

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Simón de Anda y Salazar

(1701-1776)

Oidor of the Royal audience of Manila, captain general and Spanish Governor-General of the Philippin...

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