Biographies that begin by the letter: V Approximately 708 results

Valerio Abbondio


Swiss writer, born at Ascona in 1891, and died in Minusio in 1958. Studied in Freiburg and Milan; He...

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Valí de Al-Andalus Abd al-Rahman ibn Abdallah


Wali of al - Andalus born date unknown, and died at the battle of Poitiers October 17, 733. His Gove...

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Vicente Abello

(S. XIX)

Spanish military, whose exact dates of birth and death are unknown, although it is known that he/she...

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Victorino Abente y Lago


Hispano-paraguayo poet, born in mooed (in the lands of Galicia) in 1846, and died in Asuncion in 193...

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Victoria Abril


Actress Spanish born on July 4, 1959 in Madrid. His real name is Victoria Mérida Rojas.In his child...

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Vitto Acconci


Writer, editor, painter, sculptor, photographer, video artist and American performer born in the nei...

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Victoria. Duquesa de Bracciano Accorambona

(s. XVI)

Italian poetess, Duchess of Bracciano, who lived in the second half of the 16th. He/She married Fran...

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Vicente Aciares


Poet and Chilean journalist; He/She has won awards like the Pedro of Ona and the Gabriela Mistral li...

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Valente Acidalius


Philologist and German writer, born in 1567 in the mark of Brandenburg, and died in 1595. After livi...

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Vicente Acosta


Poet, journalist, and Salvadoran politician, born in Apopa in 1867, and died on July 24, 1908 in Teg...

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Valerio Adami


Italian painter, associated with the new figuration, born in Bologna on March 17, 1935. Between 1951...

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Valdas Adamkus


Politician and Lithuanian environmental engineer, born on November 3, 1926 in Kaunas, Kauno County. ...

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Viktor Adler


Austrian Socialist politician, born in Prague on June 24, 1852 and died in Vienna on November 11, 19...

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Vicente Agnelli

(s. XVII)

Italian genealogist; He/She lived in Mantua at the beginning of the 17TH century. He/She wrote a his...

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Vicente Agrait y Salvador


Spanish religious, who was born in Valencia in 1698, and wrote several panegíricas sentences that w...

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Vilson Ahmeti


Albanian politician, interim head of Government between December 1991 and March 1992, born on Septem...

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Vasili Pávlovich Aksionov


Soviet Narrator, born in Kazan in 1932. The journal Junost was published in serials his first novel,...

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Valí de al-Andalus Al-Samh Ibn Malik al-Jawlani


Sixth Wali of al - Andalus between the year 717 and 721, born at time and place unknown and died on ...

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Vicente Albrici


Composer and Italian organist born on June 26, 1631 and died August 8, 1669. He/She was initially in...

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Vicente Alcalá Galiano


Military and Spanish politician born in Dona Mencía (Córdoba) in 1758 and died in Cádiz on 3 Nove...

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Vicente de Alcamo

(s. XII)

Italian poet of the 12th century, native of Sicily and the oldest in Italy. Not known him more than ...

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Vasile Alecsandri


Romanian writer. He/She was born in Bacau, and died in Mircesti. He/She made trips abroad and studie...

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Vicente Aleixandre y Merlo


Spanish poet, born in Seville on April 26, 1898 and died in Madrid on December 14, 1984, which is co...

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Vasily Alekseyev


Lifter of weights Russian, born in Pokrovsko-Shishkino, Ryazan, region of the former Soviet Union, o...

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Víctor Alfien


Famous poet and Italian dramatic writer. He/She was born in Asti (Piedmont) in 1749 and died in Flor...

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Vittorio Alfieri


Italian writer. He/She was born in Asti, and died in Florence. It belonged to the nobility, he/she m...

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Valentin Alkan


French pianist and composer. He/She was one of the greatest interpreters of the 19th century, althou...

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Valentí Almirall i Llozer


Spanish politician. In 1869 he/she founded the newspaper the Catalan State, from where he/she advoca...

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Vicent Alonso Catalina


Poet, philologist and Spanish University Professor, born in 1948 in Godella (Valencia). Since his ea...

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Víctor Alperi


Journalist, author of essays and novels. Among the latest are as wind (1952), within the River (1963...

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Valentín Alsina


Statesman, politician and Argentine journalist born in Buenos Aires in 1802 and died on September 6,...

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Vicente Alberto Álvarez Areces


Spanish politician, Mayor of Gijón from 1987 to 1999 and President of the Principality of Asturias ...

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Viktor Amazaspovich Ambartsumian


Armenian astronomer born in Tbilisi (Georgia) on September 18, 1908 and died in Biurakan (Armenia) o...

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Valí de al-Andalus Ambaza o Ambiza

(s. VIII)

Governor of the Arabic Spain. The death of Asama, the Army chose to Abderrahman Gafequi; He/She was ...

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Valí de al-Andalus Ambaza o Ambiza


Arab Governor of Spain, appointed shortly after the death of Al - Samah in 721. It penetrated in the...

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Vicente Amigo Girol


Guitarist, composer and Spanish producer, born in Guadalcanal (Seville) in 1967. It is one of the mo...

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Vishwanathan Anand


Indian chess player born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, on December 11, 1969, in the Madrid town of ...

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Vita Andersen


Danish Ingeborg, born in 1944, characteristic of the current generation of Nordic writers representa...

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Valentin Johannes Andreae


German scholar, who was born in Wurtemberg in 1586 and died in 1654. Was one of the most remarkable ...

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Valerius Andreas Desselius


Humanist born in Desschel (North Brabant, present Belgium) in 1588 and died at Louvain. He/She studi...

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Valentín Andrés Álvarez


Professor of Economics, Doctor in Sciences and law natural grade (Asturias), born in 1891 and died i...

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Virginia Cleo Andrews


American writer born on June 6, 1924 in Portsmouth (Virginia) and died on December 19, 1986 in Manch...

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Victoria de los Ángeles


Spanish soprano born in Barcelona on November 1, 1923 and died on January 15, 2005, in the same city...

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Vicente Ansaloni

(s. XVII)

Bolognese painter, lived at the beginning of the seventeenth century; he/she imitated to Luis Carrac...

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Valerio Antias

(s. I a.C.)

Roman historian of the period Sila. His historiographic work consisted of seventy-five books, which ...

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Vladimir Antonov-Ovseenko

(1884-ca. 1938)

Soviet politician. Member of the Bolshevik Party participated in the October 1917 Russian Revolution...

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Vasco de Aponte

(s. XV)

Native of Galicia. He/She lived at the beginning of the 15th century and was raised from the count d...

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Vasco Egidio Aponte

(s. XVI)

Historian and 16th-century Spanish genealogist; He/She held the position of notary of Granada and le...

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Vicente Aranda


Director and writer of Spanish Cinema born November 9, 1926 in Barcelona. His full name is Vicente A...

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Vicente Arias Balboa


Famous jurist who spent his life in the service of the famous Archbishop of Toledo don Pedro Tenorio...

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Virginio Arias Cruz


Chilean sculptor, born on December 8, 1855 in Ránquil and died in Santiago de Chile in January 1941...

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Víctor. Vizconde de Arlincourt


Poet and French novelist, born in 1789 near Versailles. In his youth, he/she devoted himself to Napo...

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Vicente Armann


Flemish painter, died in 1649. He/She studied in Rome; He/She distinguished himself both in easel pa...

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Vicente Antonio Arnault


French man of letters, father of Luciano Emilio Arnault, born in 1766 and died in 1834. Although in ...

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Vicente Arregui


Spanish composer born in Madrid, studied at the Conservatory. In 1899 he/she won the Rome Prize and ...

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Vladimir Arseniev

(ca. 1869-1930)

Explorer, scientist and Russian writer, born in Petersburgo on September 10, 1869 and died in Vladiv...

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Vladimir Artemov


Soviet gymnast of Russian origin, who stood out from the beginning by its frialidad in competition a...

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Vicente Asensio Sáez


Priest and Builder of telescopes Spanish born in source de la Encina (Guadalajara) and died in 1791....

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Vladimir Ashkenazy


Pianist and conductor Russian nationalized Icelandic in 1972. He/She was born on July 6, 1937 in Gor...

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Vladimir Atlantov


Russian tenor, born in Petersburgo (then Leningrad) on February 19, 1939. Son of a singer, soon stoo...

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Virginia Felicia Auber y Noya


Spanish writer, born in a Coruña in 1825 and died in Madrid on March 20, 1897. Daughter of a Profes...

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Vital de Audiguier


Literary French, born in 1569 and dead in Paris to 1624, murdered by a dispute in the game. He/She w...

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Vicente Auria


Poet and historian, born in Palermo in 1625, and died in 1710. Among his works are cited with prefer...

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Vicent Auriol


French politician, President of the Republic between 1947 and 1954, Revel (Haute-Garonne)-born 27 Au...

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Vital Aza


Playwright and poet born in Pola de Lena (Asturias) and died in Madrid. He/She studied and practiced...

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Vicente Azuero Plata


Lawyer, politician and journalist, was born on April 21, 1787 in Oiba (Santander) and died on Septem...

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Vicente marqués de San Felipe Bacallar y Sanna


Politician and historian born in Cagliari (Sardinia) in 1669 and died in the Hague in 1726, noble Sp...

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Víctor Bach


French physician. He/She exercised his profession in Paris when exploded the revolution, of which he...

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Vincenzo Baggioli


Screenwriter of Italian comics, born on July 27, 1909 in Galliate Lombardo (Italy) and died in Rome ...

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Vitor Manuel Martins Baia


Player of Portuguese football, born on October 15, 1969 in San Pedro da Afurada (Portugal). It was c...

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Víctor Balaguer y Cirera


Politician, historian, poet and Spanish prose writer, born in Barcelona in 1824 and died in 1910 in ...

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Victor Bally

(siglos XVIII-XIX)

French physician, Member of the Academy of medicine, who was born at the end of the 18th century and...

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Vincenzo Bandello


Religious Dominican, born in Castelnuovo in 1435 and Altomonte died in 1506. He/She was prior of San...

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Vicente Barbieri


Poet and Narrator Argentine, born in Alberti in 1903 and died in Buenos Aires in 1956. His work, cha...

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Vicente Barbosa


Portuguese teatino religiously. He/She left a work entitled overview of relations sent to King don P...

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Virgilio Barco Vargas


Colombian politician born in Cúcuta on September 17, 1921 and died in Bogotá on May 20, 1997. He/S...

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Vilma Bardauskiene


Athlete Soviet, born in 1954, which broke a long jump record to surpass for the first time the 7-met...

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Vicente Barrantes y Moreno


Scholar, writer and Spanish bibliographer. He/She was born in Badajoz on 24 March 1829 and died in P...

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Vicente Barrera y Cambra


Bullfighter Spanish, born in Valencia on December 24, 1908, and died in his hometown on December 11,...

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Violeta Barrios de Chamorro


Policy and Nicaraguan activist, President of Nicaragua from 1990 to 1997, born in the town of Rivas ...

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