Biographies that begin by the letter: U Approximately 69 results

Urbano Bruan Aascow

(1749-1800)

Very distinguished Dutch physician, who served in the Royal Navy of Denmark. Published in Copenhagen...

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Ulises Albergotti

(s. XVII)

Physicist and Italian astrologer who lived at the beginning of the 17TH century. He wrote a book whi...

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Ulises Aldrovandi

(1522-1605)

Famous Italian naturalist, called the modern Plinio. He was born in Bologna, in 1522, and died in 16...

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Ulnio Joaquin Amtor

(s. XVII)

German physician of the seventeenth century, one of the first to write about Teratology; He publishe...

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Ursula Andress

(1936-VVVV)

Swiss film actress born on March 19, 1936 in Berne (Switzerland).With just eighteen years he appeare...

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Ulrich El Viejo Apt

(1460-1522)

German painter, son of the painter Peter Apt. He was born around 1460 and died in Augsburg in 1522. ...

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Ulrico Ayta

(1507-1577)

Diplomat, man of State and Dutch jurist, individual of the Council of States, and one of the most co...

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Ugo Betti

(1892-1953)

Italian poet and dramatist. He was born in Camerino, and died in Rome. In Caporetto was taken prison...

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Umberto Boccioni

(1882-1916)

Painter and Italian Futurist sculptor, born on October 19, 1882 in Reggio Calabria and died near Ver...

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Usain "Lightning Bolt" Bolt

(1986-VVVV)

Jamaican athlete born in Trewlany Parish, Jamaica, on August 21, 1986. Since his childhood, Bolt was...

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Ulrich Boner

(s. XIV)

Swiss poet, who lived during the 14th century. Religious era belonging to the order of the Dominican...

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Ulrich Bräker

(1735-1798)

Swiss writer, born in Wattwil in 1735, and died in 1798. In his most famous work, his autobiography ...

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Ulpiano Checa y Sanz

(1860-1916)

Spanish painter; He was born in Colmenar de Oreja (Madrid) and died in Dax (France). He studied at t...

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Ulrico Clanricard

(1604-1657)

Man of the English State. He was born in 1604 and died in 1657. He was member of Parliament and Gove...

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Usevolodowich Constantino

(1186-1219)

Russian Tsar, born in 1186 and died in 1219. He was the son of Usevolod III, Grand Prince of Uladimi...

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Uriel da Costa

(1585-ca. 1647)

Gabriel (Uriel) da Costa, born in Oporto of judeoconversa family; as he himself says, he was educate...

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Ulysses Dove

(1947-1996)

Dancer and choreographer American, born in Columbia (South Carolina) on 17 January 1947 and died in ...

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Umberto Eco

(1932-VVVV)

Semiotic, essayist and Italian novelist, born on January 5, 1932 in Alessandria. He has taught at th...

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Ulises Espaillat

(1823-1878)

Dominican politician born in Santiago de los Caballeros in 1823 and died in the same city in 1878, t...

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Ulises Estrella

(1939-VVVV)

Poet, dramatist, Narrator, essayist and Ecuadorian film director, born in Quito on July 4, 1939. It ...

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Ulf Svante Von Euler

(1905-1983)

Swedish physiologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology and medicine in 1970 for his research on the chemica...

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Uguccione della Faggiuola

(ca. 1250-1319)

Noble and Italian military born in Massa Trabaria about 1250 and died in Vicenza the 1 of November 1...

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Ugo Foscolo

(1778-1827)

Poet and Italian man of letters, born on the island of Zakynthos in 1778 and died in 1827. When the ...

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Ulrich Fugger

(1441-1510)

Dealer and German banker born in 1441 and died in 1510. He belonged to the famous lineage Augsburg o...

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Uriel Gatti

(s. XVII)

Painter of the school of Cremona. He lived at the beginning of the 17TH century. One of his best pai...

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Ulrico Gering

(¿-1510)

Famous Swiss, natural printer of Constanza, where was born around 1444, and died in Paris in 1510. H...

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Ugolino della Gherardesca

(ca. 1205-1289)

Aristocrat and Italian politician, born in Pisa to 1205 and died in his hometown in March 1289. Very...

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Umberto Giordano

(1867-1948)

Italian composer, born in Foggia in 1867, and died in Milan in 1948. He was a pupil of the Conservat...

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Urbano González Serrano

(1848-1904)

Caceres essayist, born in Navalmoral de la Mata, who was among the ranks of Spanish krausism and who...

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Urs Graf

(ca. 1485-1527)

Painter, engraver, and Swiss artist, born in Soleure to 1485 and died in Basel at the end of 1527. O...

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Urbano Grandier

(1590-?)

French clergyman who was born around 1590. He was priest of San Pedro in Loudun, and Canon of the Ch...

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Ulysses Simpson Grant

(1822-1885)

Ulisses Grant.General and American politician, Secretary of war (1868) under the Presidency of Andr...

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Uri Sebí Greenberg

(1894-1981)

Jewish poet born in Bialykamien, in Galicia, of a very traditional religious family. You are bound t...

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Ulu Grosbard

(1929-VVVV)

Born in Antwerp on January 9, 1929 Belgian film director.LifeTheatrical tradition, he studied at the...

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Ulisses Guimarães

(1916-1992)

Brazilian politician, born in 1916, in clear River (State of São Paulo), and died on 13 October 199...

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Ulla Hahn

(1946-VVVV)

German poet, born in 1946 in Brachthausen (Sauerland).He studied German Philology, and subsequently ...

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Ulises Heureaux

(1844-1899)

Military and Dominican politician born in 1844 and died in Moca on July 26, 1899. Popularly known as...

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Urbano Hjorne

(1641-1724)

Swedish naturalist who was born in 1641 and died in 1724. He was member of the Royal Society of Lond...

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Ulrico Huber

(1636-1694)

Jurisconsult and Frisian publicist, was born in 1636 and died in 1694. He was Professor of eloquence...

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Ulrich Reichsritter von Hutten

(1488-1523)

German writer born in Burg Steckelberg (Fulda) in 1488 and died on the island of Ufenau, in Lake Zur...

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Ulrich "El King of los Alpes" Inderbinen

(1900-2004)

Swiss alpinist, born on December 3, 1900 (canton of Valais) Zermatt and died in the same town on 14 ...

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Ub Iwerks

(1901-1971)

CTO of cinema, animation technician, producer, designer of cameras, special effects and of the Ameri...

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Urs Jaeggi

(1931-VVVV)

Swiss writer, born in 1931 in Solothurn.After working for five years in a Bank, he began studying ec...

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Uwe Johnson

(1934-1984)

German novelist, born in Cammin (Pomerania, near Stettin, currently known as Szczecin Polish city) i...

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Urho Kaleva Kekkonen

(1900-1986)

Finnish politician, President of the Republic Finnish between 1956-1981, born on 30 September 1900 i...

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Ulrico Federico Kopp

(1762-1834)

Jurisconsult and German paleographer. His most notable works are: clarification of the history of Ge...

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Urbano Leblanc

(1796-?)

French veterinary school of Alfort teacher and member of the Academy of medicine, born in 1796. His ...

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Ulpio Cornelio Leliano

(?-267)

One of the thirty tyrants who rose in the Empire under the reign of Gallienus. Young was proclaimed ...

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Urraca López de Haro y Ruiz de Castro

(1170-1262)

Abbess of the monastery of Cañas, called the blessed Doña Urraca. He was possibly born in Nájera,...

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Ulrich Friedrich Lowendail

(1700-1755)

Marshal of France. He was born in 1700 and died in 1755. He was descended from an illegitimate son o...

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Ulpio Marcelo

(s. II)

Famous Jurisconsult Roman, Member of the sect of the proculeyos, who lived in the 2nd century in the...

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Ulpia Marciana Augusta

(ca. 50-112)

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Umberto Mastroianni

(1910-1998)

Italian sculptor, born in Fontana Liri on September 21, 1910, and died in San Marino (Rome) on Febru...

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Ulrich Johann Megerle

(1644-1709)

Priest and German writer, born at Kreenheinstetten bei Messkirch (Swabian) in 1644 and died in Vienn...

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Ulrike Meyfarth

(1956-VVVV)

German athlete, born in Frankfurt, West Germany's financial capital, on May 4, 1956. In the Munich O...

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Ugolino di Nerio

(s. XIV)

Painter known as Ugolino da Siena. Appears between the closest to Duccio disciples, although Vasari ...

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Umberto. Nobile

(1895-1978)

Italian polar Explorer born on June 21, 1885 in Lauro (Avellino, town near Salerno) and died on July...

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Uxío Novoneyra

(1930-1999)

Spanish writer in the Galician language (only in his youth wrote also in Castilian), born in a famil...

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U Nu

(1907-VVVV)

Burmese politician, born at Wakema in 1907, who was leader of the Burmese nationalist movement since...

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Ulrico Obrecht

(1646-1701)

Jurisconsult and French philologist, Professor of eloquence and history in Strasbourg, born in 1646 ...

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Urbano Pardo Agúndez

(1944-VVVV)

Spanish writer, born in Aranda de Duero (Burgos). He studied theology and Philology Spanish in Spain...

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Ulises Petit de Murat

(1907-?)

Writer, poet, essayist, playwright and screenwriter of Argentine cinema, born in 1907. He also worke...

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Ulrich Plenzdorf

(1934-VVVV)

German writer born in Berlin in 1934. Raised in a family of workers, Plenzdorf witnessed how his par...

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Ulrico Schmidel

(s. XVI)

16th century German traveler. He accompanied Pedro de Mendoza to America, from 1534 to 1553, and con...

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Uwe Scholz

(1958-2004)

Dancer, choreographer and artistic director German, born in Jugenheim on December 31, 1958 and died ...

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Ulrico Seetzer

(s. XIX)

Dutch traveler of the nineteenth century. He was born in East Friesland. He toured Syria and Arabia ...

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Uliana Semenova

(1952-VVVV)

Soviet basketball player of Latvian origin. Its spectacular height (2.11 meters) became the undisput...

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Uday Shankar

(1900-1977)

Dancer and Indian master, born in Udaipur on 8 December 1900 and died in Clacuta on September 26, 19...

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Upton Beall Sinclair

(1878-1968)

American writer, born in Baltimore (Maryland) in 1878, and died in 1968. He studied at the universit...

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