Biographies that begin by the letter: Z Approximately 87 results

Zine El Abidine Ben Ali

(1936-VVVV)

Politically and militarily Tunisian, born in 1936 in Hammam Sousse.Son of a port worker, was educate...

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Zanobi Acciaiuoli

(1461-1519)

Humanist and religious Dominican, born in Florence in 1461 and died in Rome in 1519. Great intellect...

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Zar de Rusia Alejandro I Paulowitch

(1777-1825)

Russia Tsar of the Romanov Dynasty, born in Petersburgo December 23, 1777 and died in Taganrog (Russ...

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Zar de Rusia Alejandro II

(1818-1881)

Russia Tsar of the Romanov Dynasty, born in Moscow on April 29, 1818 and died in Petersburgo on Marc...

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Zar de Rusia Alejandro III

(1845-1894)

Russia Tsar of the Romanov Dynasty, born in Petersburgo on March 10, 1845 and died in the Palace of ...

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Zar de Rusia Alexei o Alejo Mijailovitch

(1629-1676)

Tsar of Russia born March 10, 1629 in Moscow and died January 29, 1676. Son and successor of the Tsa...

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Zhores Alfiorov

(1930-VVVV)

Belarusian physicist born in Vitebsk (former Soviet Union) on March 15, 1930, awarded the Nobel Priz...

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Zacarías de Alkmaar

(s. XVI)

Dutch painter of the 16th century, whose real name it seems that it was Zacarías Pauluzz, who lived...

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Zarina de Rusia Ana Ivanovna

(1693-1740)

Czarina of Russia of the Romanov Dynasty, born in Moscow January 28, 1693 and died 17 October 1740 i...

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Zilda Arns Neumann

(1934-VVVV)

Brazilian pediatrician, born in Forquilhinha (Santa Catarina) on August 25, 1934, founder and nation...

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zar de Bulgaria Asparuch

(ca. 640-ca. 700)

Bulgarian Tsar who lived at the end of the 7th century and the beginning of the VIII. It has been co...

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Zacharie Astruc

(1833-1907)

Painter, sculptor and French man of letters born in Angers in 1833 and died in Paris on May 25, 1907...

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Zhanna Ismailovna Ayupova

(1966-VVVV)

Russian dancer, born in Petrosavodsk on October 12, 1966. He studied at the choreographic school in ...

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Zahir al-Din Muhammad Baber

(1483-1530)

Turcomogol conqueror, writer and poet, born on 15 February 1483 in Andijan, in the Principality of F...

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Zigmut Bauman

(1925-VVVV)

Polish sociologist, born in Poznan, on November 19, 1925.His family of Jewish non-observant, when th...

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Zulficar Ali Bhutto

(1928-1979)

Pakistani politician born in Larkana on January 5, 1928 and died on April 4, 1979. Son of aristocrat...

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Zola Budd

(1966-VVVV)

South African athlete, born in Bloemfontein, in the province of Orange (South Africa) on May 8, 1966...

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Zoila Aurora Cáceres

(1877-1958)

Zoila Aurora Cáceres writer was one of the first and most prominent feminists of the Peru in the fi...

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Zenobia Camprubí Aymar

(1887-1956)

Poet and wife of Juan Ramón Jiménez. He was born in Barcelona, and died in San Juan of Puerto Rico...

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Zarina de Rusia Catalina I

(ca. 1684-1727)

Tsarina of Russia, Jakobstadt (Jekabpils, Latvia today)-born 15 April 1684 and died at Petersburgo M...

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Zelea Corneliu Codreanu

(1899-1938)

Romanian politician, born in Lasi on September 13, 1899 and died in the forest in Jilava, near Bucha...

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Zoran Djindjic

(1952-2003)

Politician and doctor in philosophy, born on August 1, 1952 in the territory now occupied by the Rep...

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Zoltan Fabri

(1917-1994)

Hungarian filmmaker born on October 15, 1917 and died on August 23, 1994 in Budapest.LifeIn his home...

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Zar de Bulgaria Fernando I

(1861-1948)

Prince (1887-1908) and Tsar of Bulgaria (1908-1918), son of Prince August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, ...

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Zacarías Ferreri

(1749-1830)

Ecclesiastical writer and modern Latin poet, Bishop of Guardia; born in Vicenza in 1749 and died in ...

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Zdenek Fibich

(1850-1900)

Czech composer born on December 21, 1850 and died on October 15, 1900. The most important composer o...

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Zar de Rusia Feodor o Fiodor III

(1661-1682)

Tsar of Russia born in Moscow in 1661 and died in 1682. Son and successor of Alexei Mijailovitch and...

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Zsa Zsa Gabor

(1918-VVVV)

American actress of Hungarian origin, born in Budapest on February 6, 1918, whose real name is Sari ...

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Zona Gale

(1874-?)

Writer and American literata, born in 1874 in Portage. He worked as an editor at several newspapers,...

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Zoa de Gamond de Gatti

(1812-1854)

French Ingeborg, born in 1812 and died towards the year 1854. It became known by writing in the jour...

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Zoel García Galdeano

(1846-1924)

Engineer, mathematician and Spanish philosopher born in Pamplona in 1846 and died in Zaragoza in 192...

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Zacarías García Villada

(1879-1936)

Palencia Jesuit dedicated a paleographical, historical and bibliographical studies. He joined the co...

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Zinaida Nikolayevna Gippius

(1869-1945)

Russian poet, born in Belev in 1869, and died in Paris in 1945. In 1889, he married the writer Merez...

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Zacarías González Velázquez

(1763-1834)

Spanish painter, born in Madrid in 1763 and died in the same city in 1834. Eldest son of Antonio Gon...

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Zénobe Théophile Gramme

(1826-1901)

Belgian inventor born April 4, 1826 in Jehay-Bodegnee and died on January 20, 1901 in Bois-Colombes,...

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Zacarías Grappius

(1671-1712)

Theologian and German philologist, Professor of Semitic languages, theology, philosophy, physics and...

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Zane Grey

(1875-1939)

American writer. He was born in Zanesville, Ohio and died in Altadena, California. He later began hi...

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Zaha Hadid

(1950-VVVV)

Iraqi architect, based in London, born in Baghdad in 1950.He studied architecture at the Architectur...

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Zsolt Harsányi

(1887-1943)

Hungarian storyteller, born in Krompech in 1887 and died in Budapest in 1943. Author of extraordinar...

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Zbigniew Herbert

(1924-1998)

Poet and Polish playwright, born in Lvov (now Ukraine) on October 29, 1924, and died in Warsaw on 28...

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Zebi Hirsch-Chotsch

(s. XVII)

Polish Rabbi of the seventeenth century, native of Cracow; He had the reputation of a skilful preach...

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Zora Neale Hurston

(1901-1960) .

Writer and American Ethnologist, born in Eatonville (Florida) in 1901, and died in 1960. The fact of...

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Zein Ed-Din Abu-Hars Omar Ibn-Al-Wardy

(?-1349)

Jurisconsult, historian and Arab geographer, died in 1349. He was Professor of law in several cities...

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Zein Ed-Din Abul-Welid Mohamed Ibn-As-Schineh

(¿-1412)

Historian and Arab jurist, died in 1412. He was supreme judge in Aleppo and in Cairo, and after taki...

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Zarina de Rusia Isabel Petrovna

(1709-1761)

Czarina of Russia's Romanov Dynasty, born in Kolomenskoye (near Moscow) December 18, 1709 and died D...

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Zar de Rusia Iván I

(¿-1340)

First Russian sovereign, took the name of Grand Prince of all Russia. He succeeded his brother Jorge...

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Zar de Rusia Iván II

(1326-1359)

Son or grandson of Iván I, who was born in 1326 and he died in 1359. Weakly reigned six years, leav...

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Zar de Rusia Iván III

(1441-1505)

Grand Prince of Russia called the great, who was born in 1441 and died in 1505. He occupied the thro...

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Zar de Rusia Iván IV

(1530-1584)

Grand Prince of Moscow, born in Moscow from August 25, 1530, and died in 1584. He was the first to t...

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Zar de Rusia Iván V

(1666-1696)

Russia Tsar of the Romanov Dynasty, born August 27, 1666 in Moscow and died in the same city from Ja...

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Zar de Rusia Iván VI

(1740-1764)

Russia Tsar of the Romanov Dynasty, born in Petersburgo August 12, 1740 and died in the fortress of ...

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Zacharias Janssen

(1588-ca.1628)

Flamenco optical born in 1588 in the Hague, and died in 1631 or 1628 in Amsterdam, who is credited, ...

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Zizi Jaenmaire

(1924-VVVV)

Dancer and star of French music-hall, born in Paris on April 24, 1924, whose real name Renée Jeanma...

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Zeim Ed Dyn Ketbogha

(s. XIII)

Thirteenth sultan babarita of Egypt. He reigned from 1294 to 1296. He usurped the throne to Mohamed ...

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Zia Khaleda

(1945-VVVV)

Bengali politics, President of the Republic of Bangladesh between 1991 and 1996, born on August 15, ...

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Zamakschari Khovarezmi

(1074-1143)

Arabian author. Born in Zamakscher, city of Khowarezme. He lived long in Mecca and composed several ...

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Zoltán Kodály

(1882-1967)

Zoltán Kodály.Composer, pedagogue, musicologist and folklorist Hungarian. In Budapest was a disci...

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Zacarías Laudivio

(s. XV)

15th century Italian poet and philosopher. He lived at the Court of Ferrara and Naples, where it see...

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Zhen Dao Li

(1926-VVVV)

Chinese physicist, born in Shanghai. He began his Bachelor's degree in China, but his studies were i...

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Zacarías Martínez Núñez

(1864-1933)

Spanish religious, Archbishop of Santiago, born in Baños de Valdearados in 1864 and died in 1933. H...

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Zhores Medvedev

(1925-VVVV)

Russian biologist, twin brother of the famous sociologist Roy Alexandrovich. He studied medicine and...

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Zubin Mehta

(1936-VVVV)

Orchestra conductor, born in Bombay (India) on April 29, 1936. Son of the violinist and conductor, M...

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Zelmar Michelini

(1924-1976)

Politician and Uruguayan journalist, born in Montevideo in 1924 and died in Buenos Aires (Argentina)...

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Zar de Rusia Miguel o Mikhail Feodorovitch Romanov III

(1596-1645)

Tsar of Russia born in Moscow July 12, 1596 and died in the same city July 12, 1645. Son of Fiodor N...

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Zoot Money

(1942-VVVV)

Singer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist British born in Bournemouth in 1942. It was one of the mo...

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Zsigmond Moricz

(1879-1942)

Hungarian novelist, born in Tiszcsecse (province of Szatmár) on June 30, 1879, and died at Leányfa...

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Zar de Rusia Nicolás I

(1796-1855)

Russia Tsar of the Romanov Dynasty, born in Tsarskoïe Selo (near Petersburgo) June 6, 1796, and die...

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Zar de Rusia Nicolás II

(1868-1918)

Russia Tsar of the Romanov Dynasty, born in Tsarskoïe Selo (near Petersburgo) on May 6, 1868 and di...

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Zar de Rusia Pablo I

(1754-1801)

Russia Tsar of the Romanov Dynasty, born in Petersburgo 1 October 1754 and died at the Palace of San...

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Zar de Bulgaria Pedro I

(¿-969)

Tsar of Bulgaria, son of Simeon, who was succeeded in the year 927. His reign was troubled by intern...

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Zar de Bulgaria Pedro II

(¿-1196)

Tsar of Bulgaria, also called Calo-Pedro or Pedro the beautiful, who was proclaimed King with his br...

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Zar de Rusia Pedro II

(1715-1730)

Russia Tsar of the Romanov Dynasty, born in Petersburgo on 23 October 1715 and died in Moscow Januar...

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Zar de Rusia Pedro III

(1728-1762)

Russia Tsar of the Romanov Dynasty, born in Kiel (Germany) February 21, 1728 and died Petersburgo Ju...

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Ziaur Rahman

(1935-1981)

Politically and militarily bengali Shylet (East of Bengal, India)-born on January 19, 1935 and passe...

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Zeljko o "Arkan" Raznatovic

(1953-2000)

Serbian paramilitary leader, born in Slovenia in 1953 and died in Belgrade, as a result of a shootou...

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Zelmar Riccetto

(1908-VVVV)

Uruguayan poet born in Minas, author of the poetry books boys songs (1946), Ciudad del aire (1950), ...

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Zorobabel Rodríguez Benavides

(1839-1901)

Writer, journalist and prominent Chilean politician; his activity as a member of Parliament put at t...

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Zinovi Petrovich Rozhdestvenski

(1848-1909)

Russian Admiral was born in Petersburgo in 1848, where he also died in 1909, at the age of 61. He jo...

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Zorayda Salazar

(¿-VVVV)

Colombian soprano, born in Cali. Married to the Italian baritone Bruno Pola, he resides in Europe fo...

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Zono-Rodulfo Schadow

(1786-1822)

Roman sculptor, director of the Academy of fine arts in Berlin; He was born in 1786 and died in 1822...

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