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Rudolf Hoss

Rudolf Franz Ferdinand Hoss was a high-ranking member of the Nazi Schutzstaffel during World War II. He was in charge of Auschwitz concentration camp for about four years. During World War II, Nazi Germany, led by Adolf Hitler, decided to extermi ...

                                               

Roper-Curzon House

Roper-Curzon is a British aristocratic surname, with royal ancestry descended from King Charles II of England, Scotland, and Ireland, Henry VII Tudor and Queen Mary of Scots. The lineage of this family can be traced back to the early 11th century ...

                                               

House of Fieschi

The House of Fieschi were a noble merchant family from Genoa, Italy. The family was very influential in papal politics in medieval Italy. They held the fief of Lavagna under the Holy Roman Emperors. They had a close relationship with the Angevin ...

                                               

House of Tusculum

The House of Tusculum were a powerful noble family of Latium, Italy. They were the Counts of Tusculum between the 10th and 12th centuries. Several popes and an antipope during the 11th century came from their family. The counts of Tusculum were i ...

                                               

Harry Allen (trans man)

Harry Allen was a transgender man who was written about in newspaper headlines between 1900 and 1922. He was born Nell Pickerell, but was known as Harry Livingstone from 1900 until 1911, and as Harry Allen from 1911 until his death in 1922. He ha ...

                                               

Neal Cassady

Neal Cassady was an American writer. He was a member of the Beat Generation circle of writers and poets, of the 1950s and 1960s. He was a close friend of Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac, and was the main inspiration behind Kerouacs breakthrough n ...

                                               

Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn was an American actress. Her career lasted 66 years. She is thought of as one of the top screen actresses in movie history. She was nominated for 12 Academy Awards, winning four. Hepburn was born in Hartford, Connecticut and wen ...

                                               

Tomas Milian

Tomas Milian was a Cuban American-Italian actor and singer. He was known for his roles in The Big Gundown, The Ugly Ones, Django Kill. If You Live, Shoot!, Face to Face, Run, Man, Run, Death Sentence, Tepepa, Compañeros, Sonny and Jed, Life Is To ...

                                               

Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith was an American blues singer. She was sometimes called "The Empress of the Blues" and was very popular in the 1920s and 1930s. A lot of people think that she was one of the best singers of her time, and along with Louis Armstrong, sh ...

                                               

Salena Rocky Malone

Salena Rocky Malone, she was an Australian activist for human rights, and an active member of the LGBT community in Australia. She was one of the founders of IngiLez Leadership Support Group, and the manager of Open Doors Youth Service. She worke ...

                                               

Toller Cranston

Cranston was born in Hamilton, Ontario. He grew up in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. He was Canadian champion six times, and, despite never coming higher than third at a world championship, he came first in the free skate four times. He was well-respect ...

                                               

Jean-Baptiste Lully

Jean-Baptiste Lully, was an Italian composer, violinist and dancer who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France. He took on French nationality in 1661. He was the most important French composer of his time. Lully realize ...

                                               

Toby Sheldon

Tobias Toby Sheldon was a German songwriter who became a television reality star noted for having paid considerable amounts for plastic surgery in order to resemble singer Justin Bieber. He appeared on the television shows Botched on the E! netwo ...

                                               

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal OFlahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish writer, poet and playwright. He wrote The Picture of Dorian Gray, and the plays Salome, The Importance of Being Earnest, An Ideal Husband, and Lady Windermeres Fan. Wilde was bisexual. He was marri ...

                                               

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was a Russian composer who lived in the Romantic period. He is one of the most popular of all Russian composers. He wrote melodies which were usually dramatic and emotional. He learned a lot from studying the music of Wes ...

                                               

List of children of the Presidents of the United States

This is a list of children of U.S. Presidents with stepchildren, adopted children, and alleged illegitimate children included. Full names are given including middle, maiden and married names. This list also includes the childrens spouses and any ...

                                               

List of Miss America winners

Miss America is an American beauty contest. It is an annual competition open to women from the United States between the ages of 17 and 24. Contestants are judged on talent and interviews in addition to their physical attractiveness. It is run by ...

                                               

List of Canadian painters

The following is a brief alphabetical list of professional Canadian artists primarily working in watercolour or oil paint. See other articles for information on Canadian art or a List of Canadian artists for other information.

                                               

List of people from Bihar

Shakti Singh Yadav Bhai Virendra Manoj Jha Samata Party Bramhanand Mandal Uday Mandal Garhpura Namak Satyagrah Gaurav Yatra Rajeev Kumar

                                               

John Bardeen

John Bardeen was an American physicist and electrical engineer. He is the only person to win two Nobel Prizes in Physics. Bardeen was born in Madison, Wisconsin. His father, Charles Bardeen was a Professor at the Medical School of the University ...

                                               

George Beadle

George Wells Beadle was an American geneticist. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Edward Tatum; they shared the prize with Joshua Lederberg, who worked with Tatum on bacterial genetics. Beadle and Tatum discovered the role of ...

                                               

Stanley Cohen

Stanley Cohen was an American biochemist of Jewish descent. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1986. His research helped people understand how cancer starts and how to design anti-cancer drugs. He was also, with Herbert Boyer, on ...

                                               

Gerty Cori

Cori was born in Prague in 1896, which is now in the present-day Czech Republic. "Cori, Gerty Theresa." World Book Student, World Book, 2017, World Book. Accessed 10 May 2017. She was the first of three daughters. Her father was a manager at a su ...

                                               

Max Delbruck

Max Ludwig Henning Delbruck was a German-American biophysicist and Nobel laureate. Delbruck was one of the most influential people in the movement of physical scientists into biology during the 20th century. Delbrucks big idea was to explore gene ...

                                               

Gertrude B. Elion

Gertrude Belle Elion was an American biochemist and pharmacologist. In 1988, she received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Sir James Black, a British coworker.

                                               

William Faulkner

William Faulkner, was an American author. One of the most influential writers of the twentieth century, he was awarded the 1949 Nobel Prize in Literature. His reputation is based on his novels, novellas, and short stories. However, he was also a ...

                                               

Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman was an American physicist of Jewish descent. He was born in Far Rockaway, Queens, New York City. He was part of the Manhattan Project team that made the atomic bomb. Feynman won the Nobel Prize in Physics 1965. He was one of the f ...

                                               

Paul Flory

Paul John Flory was an American chemist and Nobel laureate. He worked in the field of polymers, or macromolecules. He was a leading pioneer in understanding how polymers dissolve in solutions. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1974 "for his ...

                                               

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American writer. He is generally thought to be a member of the Lost Generation. Some people say that, of the many characters he created in his books, the author himself was his best creation.

                                               

Philip Showalter Hench

Philip Showalter Hench was an American physician. Hench won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1950. He won the award along with his Mayo Clinic co-worker Edward Calvin Kendall and Swiss chemist Tadeus Reichstein. They won it for findin ...

                                               

Alfred Hershey

Alfred Day Hershey was an American Nobel Prize-winning bacteriologist and geneticist. He was born in Owosso, Michigan and received his B.S. in chemistry at Michigan State University in 1930 and his Ph.D. in bacteriology in 1934, taking a position ...

                                               

Lars Onsager

Lars Onsager was a Norwegian-born American physical chemist and theoretical physicist. He held the Gibbs Professorship of Theoretical Chemistry at Yale University. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1968.

                                               

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison was an African-American author. She was the second child in her working-class family. She normally wrote about racial discrimination racism, mainly the dislike of blacks. She won awards for writing some books and she changed African ...

                                               

H. J. Muller

Hermann Joseph Muller, generally known as H. J. Muller, was an American geneticist, educator, and Nobel Prize winner. He was best known for his work on the physiological and genetic effects of radiation, as well as his outspoken political beliefs ...

                                               

Daniel Nathans

Daniel Nathans was an American biologist. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1978. His parents were both Russian Jews who came to the U.S for a better life. Daniel Nathans parents, Samuel and Sarah Nathans met each other in the U ...

                                               

Eugene ONeill

Eugene Gladstone ONeill was an American playwright. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1936. He won four Pulitzer Prizes throughout the 1920s and one even after his death in 1957.

                                               

John Steinbeck

John Ernst Steinbeck was an American writer. Steinbeck won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1962. Some of his most famous works are Of Mice and Men and The Grapes of Wrath, which won a Pulitzer Prize. In these two books, Steinbeck writes about mi ...

                                               

James Tobin

James Tobin was an American economist. Outside academia, Tobin became widely known for his suggestion of a tax on foreign exchange transactions, now known as the "Tobin tax". This was designed to reduce speculation on currency markets, which he s ...

                                               

Robert Woodward

Robert Burns Woodward was an American organic chemist. He made many important discoveries in modern organic chemistry. He worked on the synthesis and structure of complex natural products. He worked closely with Roald Hoffmann on the theory of ch ...

                                               

Lawrence Bragg

Sir William Lawrence Bragg CH OBE MC FRS was an Australian-born British physicist and X-ray crystallographer. Bragg was always known as Sir Lawrence Bragg, and his father was Sir William Bragg. Lawrence Bragg was educated in Adelaide, Australia a ...

                                               

Konrad Lorenz

Konrad Zacharias Lorenz was an Austrian zoologist, naturalist, ornithologist and Nobel Prize winner. He is one of the founders of studies on animal behaviour. Lorenz studied instinctive behavior in animals, especially in Greylag geese and jackdaws.

                                               

Erwin Schrodinger

Erwin Schrodinger was an Austrian physicist and theoretical biologist. He was one of the founding fathers of quantum theory and won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1933.

                                               

Richard Stone

In 1984, Stone received the Nobel Prize in Economics. He won the Nobel Prize for developing an accounting model that could be used to track economic activities on a national and, later, an international scale. He is sometimes known as the father ...

                                               

Willard Boyle

Willard Sterling Boyle, CC was a Canadian physicist and co-inventor of the charge-coupled device. On October 6, 2009, he won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physics for "the invention of an imaging semiconductor circuit - the CCD sensor".

                                               

Lester B. Pearson

Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson was the 14th Prime Minister of Canada from 1963 to 1968. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957 for organizing the first peacekeeping force. As Prime Minister, Pearsons government created universal health care and the C ...

                                               

Hendrik Lorentz

Hendrik Antoon Lorentz was a Dutch physicist. In 1902, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics together with Pieter Zeeman for the discovery and theoretical explanation of the Zeeman effect. He also derived the transformation equations that wer ...

                                               

Simon van der Meer

This is a Dutch name. The family name is van der Meer, not Meer. Simon van der Meer 24 November 1925 – 4 March 2011 was a Dutch particle accelerator physicist. He won the Nobel prize in physics. Another physicist, Carlo Rubbia, also won this priz ...

                                               

Jan Tinbergen

He was awarded the first Nobel Prize in Economics in 1969. He shared the award with Ragnar Frisch for having developed and applied dynamic models for the analysis of economic processes. Tinbergen was a founding trustee of Economists for Peace and ...

                                               

Niko Tinbergen

Nikolaas Niko Tinbergen was a Dutch ethologist and ornithologist who shared the 1973 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Karl von Frisch and Konrad Lorenz. Their discoveries were about individual and social behaviour patterns, and how they ...

                                               

Pieter Zeeman

Pieter Zeeman was a Dutch physicist. In 1902, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics together with Hendrik Lorentz for the discovery and theoretical explanation of the Zeeman effect.