Biographies that begin by the letter: Y Approximately 80 results

Yaga Ben Ali Ben Aby Manzur Abu-Mansur

(855-?)

Arab astronomer, born the year 855. The Caliph Mamun appointed him President of the astronomers Asso...

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Yaacov Agam

(1928-VVVV)

Israeli artist, born in Rishon le-Zion, Palestine, in 1928. A pioneer of kinetic art, is a versatile...

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Yuri Algaroff

(1918-1995)

Dancer and Russian businessman, born in Simferopol (Crimea), on March 28, 1918 and died in Paris on ...

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Yves Allégret

(1907-1987)

Director of French cinema, born in Paris (France) on October 13, 1907 and died in the same city on J...

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Yehuda Amijai

(1924-2000)

Jewish poet, born in Würzburg (Germany) in 1924 and died in Jerusalem on September 22, 2000. In 193...

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Yaroslawitch Andreiev

(¿-1264)

Prince of Wladimir. He was born at the beginning of the 13th century and died in 1264. He was son of...

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Yurevitch Andreiev

(1110-1174)

Grand Duke of Russia. He was born in 1110, and was murdered in 1174. He was the son of Yuri, Soverei...

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Yuri Andropov

(1915-1984)

Russian politician born in Moscow on June 15, 1914, died in Moscow on February 9, 1984. In his youth...

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Yasir o Yasser Arafat

(1929-2004)

Yasser Arafat.Palestinian politician, historical leader of the struggle of his people against the i...

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Yamila Azize Vargas

(1953-VVVV)

Writer, activist and tireless fighter of the feminist movement in Puerto Rico, born on November 29, ...

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Yevgueni Abrámovich Baratynsky

(1800-1844)

Famous Russian poet, born in Tambov in 1800 and died in Naples in 1844. Accused of having committed ...

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Yolanda Barcina

(1960-VVVV)

Yolanda BarcinaSpanish politics, born in Burgos, on April 4, 1960. President of the Government of N...

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Yolanda Bedregal de Cónitzer

(1916-1999)

Poet, Narrator and Bolivian sculptor, born in La Paz in 1916 and died in his hometown in 1999. Outst...

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Yitzhak Ben Zvi

(1884-1963)

Israeli politician, President of the Estado de Israel between 1952 and 1963, born 24 November 1884 i...

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Yogi Berra

(1925-VVVV)

Baseball player American, born in San Luis (Missouri) on 12 May 1925, considered one of the best cat...

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Yves Boisset

(1939-VVVV)

Director of French cinema, born in Paris on March 14, 1939.Writer and film critic, after passing by ...

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Yves Bonnefoy

(1923-VVVV)

French poet. He was born in Tours in 1923. In his lyrical poems try to perceive the whole of reality...

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Yury Borzakovski

(1981-VVVV)

Russian athlete born in Joukovski, a location near Moscow, on April 12, 1981.Despite his youth, he h...

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Yul Brynner

(1920-1985)

Yul Brynner.Film actor American of Russian origin (also, producer and television director), whose r...

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Yvonne de Carlo

(1922-2007)

Film actress Canadian, whose real name was Margaret Yvonne Middleton, born in Vancouver (Canada) on ...

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Yolanda Castaño Pereira

(1977-VVVV)

Poet and Spanish literary critic, born in Santiago de Compostela (La Coruña) in 1977. Author of a b...

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Yussef Chahine

(1926-2008)

Film director born in Alexandria (Egypt) on January 25, 1926 and died in Cairo, July 27, 2008.LifeBo...

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Yves Chauvin

(1930-VVVV)

French chemist born in 1930. He is Honorary research director at the French Institute of petroleum i...

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Yvette Chauviré

(1917-VVVV)

Dancer, teacher and artistic director born in Paris on April 22, 1917, well known in the world of da...

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Yevgueni Nikoláyevich Chírikov

(1864-1932)

Narrator, dramatist and Russian journalist, born in Kazan (in the Republic of Tatarstan) in 1864, an...

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Yves Congar

(1904-1995)

French Dominican Eclesiologo, pioneer of ecumenism and Cardinal. He was born the year 1904 in the bu...

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Yolanda Corsen

(1918-1969)

Curaçao poetess, born in Willemstad (capital of the island of Curaçao and the Netherlands Antilles...

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Yuli "Arzhak" Daniel

(1925-1988)

Russian Narrator, born in Leningrad in 1925 and died on December 30, 1988. His first contact with li...

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Yákov Fiódorovich Dolgoruki

(1659-1720)

Milter and Russian politician, born in Moscow in 1639, and died in Petersburgo in 1720. He was in th...

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Yekaterina Dolgoruki

(1848-1922)

Morganatic wife of the zar Alejandro II, born in 1848 and died in Cannes in 1922. It was Lady of hon...

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Yuri Dolgoruki

(¿-1682)

Russian General killed in 1682 during the revolt of the streltsy in defense of Pedro el Grande....

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Yevgueni Alexándrovich Evtushenko

(1933-VVVV)

See Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Alexandrovich....

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Yasuo Fukuda

(1936-VVVV)

Japanese politician, born on July 16, 1936. In September 2007 he was elected President of the Libera...

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Yuri Gagarin

(1934-1968)

Russian astronaut born near Moscow on March 9, 1934 and died in 1968. Was the first human being who ...

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Yolanda García Serrano

(1958-VVVV)

Actress and playwright Madrid. His work will emphasize there is no function by death (1984) and the ...

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Yvan Goll

(1891-1949)

Poet, storyteller, and French playwright, born in Saint-Dié (in the region of the Vosges) on March ...

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Yuri Nikolaievich Grigorovich

(1927-VVVV)

Dancer, choreographer and artistic director Russian, born January 2, 1927 in Leningrad. He studied a...

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Yilmaz Güney

(1937-1984)

Director, screenwriter and actor of Turkish cinema, born in 1937 in Adana (Turkey) and died in Paris...

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Yoshua Ha-Lorqui

(ca.1350-ca. 1419)

Joshua has-Lorquí, physician and writer that the preaching of Vicente Ferrer and the conversion of ...

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Yolanda Ingianna Mainieri

(s. XX)

Narrator, philosopher and Costa Rican University Professor, born in San José in the second half of ...

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Yelena Isinbayeva

(1982-VVVV)

Russian athlete, specialist in pole-vaulting, born June 3, 1982 in Volgograd. It was gold medal pole...

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Yolanda Izard Anaya

(1959-VVVV)

Spanish writer, born in 1959 in Béjar (Salamanca). To date (1998), has published two volumes of poe...

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Yousuf Karsh

(1908-2002)

Canadian photographer of Turkish origin born in Mardin in 1908 and died in Boston (USA).UU.) on July...

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Yaak Karsune

(1934-VVVV)

German writer, born in Berlin in 1934.After completing his high school studies completed between 195...

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Yasar Kemal

(1923-VVVV)

Turkish writer whose real name is Kemal Sadik Gögkceli born in Hemite, South of the region of Anato...

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Yrjö Kilpinen

(1892-1959)

Composer finladés. She studied in Helsinki, Vienna, and Berlin. He worked as a music critic, and te...

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Yves Klein

(1928-1962)

French artist, born in Nice on April 28, 1928 and died of a heart in Paris attack, on June 6, 1962, ...

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Yousif Kuwa Mekki

(1945-2001)

Sudanese political leader, Commander in Chief of the SPLA (Sudan People Liberation Army, 'Popular Su...

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Yago Lamela

(1977-2014)

Yago Lamela.Spanish athlete, born July 24, 1977 in Avilés (Asturias) and died on May 8, 2014, in t...

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Yura Lazowski

(1917-1980)

Dancer character and American Professor of Polish origin, born in Warsaw in 1917 and died in Los Ang...

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Yuan Tseh Lee

(1936-VVVV)

American chemist, born November 19 in Hsinchu (Taiwan), in 1936. He graduated in 1959 in Taiwan and ...

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Yves Leterme

(1960-VVVV)

Belgian politician, born on October 6, 1960 in Wervik, province of West Flanders, Belgium. He took o...

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Yves Lion

(1945-VVVV)

Moroccan architect, born in Casablanca in 1945. In 1972 he obtained the title of architect specializ...

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Yuri Liubímov

(1917-VVVV)

Director of Russian Theatre, born in 1927. In Moscow Taganka square, founded in 1964, the famous the...

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Yogui Maharishi Mahesh

(1911-2008)

Hindu Yogi born in Madhya Pradesh State of central India, and deceased in Vlodrop, Holland, on Febru...

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Yakov Malkiel

(1914-1998)

Philologist and linguist American of Jewish origin, who was born in Kiev (Ukraine) in 1914 into a fa...

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Yngwie Malmsteen

(1963-VVVV)

Swedish guitarist born in Stockholm in 1963. Considered a virtuoso of the guitar, he has managed to ...

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Yuli Mártov

(1873-1923)

The name of this Russian politician was Yuli Ósipovich Tsederbaum Mártov, although it was called L...

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Yehudi Menuhin

(1916-1999)

Violinist and associate director of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, born on April 22, 1916 in New ...

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Yolandita Monge

(1955-VVVV)

Singer and Puerto Rican actress, born in Trujillo Alto on September 16, 1955, one of the greatest ex...

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Yves Montand

(1921-1991)

Actor and singer, whose real name is Ivo Livi Montand. See the entry for Ivo Livi Montand....

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Yusuf al. Califa de Bagdad Mostandjed

(¿-1170)

Thirty second Caliph Abbasid Baghdad, that happened to Mocta and his father in 1160. It submitted on...

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Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

(1944-VVVV)

Ugandan politician, President of the Republic since 1986, born in 1944 in Ntungamo (Mbarara).After r...

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Youssou N'Dour

(ca.1959-VVVV)

Senegalese singer born about 1959 in Dakar, known as author of a mix of Senegalese traditional techn...

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Yitzhak Navon

(1921-VVVV)

Israeli politician, President of the State between April 1978 and May 1983, born April 19, 1921 in J...

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Yuri Alexándrovich Neledinski-Meletski

(1751-1828)

Russian poet, born in 1751 in Petersburgo, and died in Kaluga in 1828. Belonging to a family of high...

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Yannick Noah

(1960-VVVV)

French tennis player, born in Sedan (Department of the Ardennes) on May 18, 1960, champion individua...

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Yolanda Pallín

(1965-VVVV)

Spanish playwright, born in Madrid in 1965. Inclined from an early age towards humanistic knowledge,...

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Yakov Isidorovich Perelman

(1882-1942)

Belarusian scientist born on December 4, 1882 in Bielostock (Grodniy) and died on March 16, 1942 in ...

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Yves Préfontaine

(1937-VVVV)

French Canadian poet, born in Montreal in 1937. He studied anthropology and sociology in Montreal an...

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Yvonne Rainer

(1934-VVVV)

Dancer, actress, choreographer and American Director, born in San Francisco in 1934.Engaged since hi...

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Yolanda Reyes

(s. XX)

Poet and Colombian Narrator of the second half of the 20th century, born in Bucaramanga (Santander D...

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Yolanda del Riego

(1943-VVVV)

Painter, draughtsman and Spanish designer, born on August 7, 1943 in Santo Domingo, in the family of...

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Yannis Ritsos

(1909-1990)

Greek writer, born in Monenvasia, in a noble family who suffered different avatars to the loss of al...

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Yolanda Lins d'Augsburg Rodrigues

(1942-VVVV)

Painter, sculptor and Brazilian Designer, born in Rio de Janeiro on 27 January 1942, known also as C...

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Yves Saint-Laurent

(1936-2008)

Ives Saint-LaurentFrench Couturier of Algerian origin born on August 1, 1936, in Oran, in the bosom...

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Yuri Sedij

(1955-VVVV)

Pitcher of Soviet hammer, born in Novocherkassk (Caucasus), who was Olympic champion in Montreal (19...

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Yurek Shabelevsky

(1911-VVVV)

Dancer and ballet master Polish, born in Warsaw in 1911, whose original name is Jerzy Szabelevski.He...

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Yevgeni Lvóvich Shvarc

(1896-1958)

Soviet dramatist, who was born in Kazan in 1896 and died in Leningrad in 1958. She learned journalis...

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Yuri Vladimirovich Soloviev

(1940-1977)

Soviet dancer, born in Leningrad on August 19, 1940 and died in Sosonora on 15 January 1977. He stud...

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