Abel Alejandre Abel Alejandre is a Mexican-born, United States-based hyperrealist artist, best known for his explorations of masculinity and vulnerability. Working primarily in pencil, Alejandre creates intricately cross-hatched drawings that can take months to complete.
Abraham Quintanilla Jr. Abraham Quintanilla Jr. is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. He is the father of singer Selena, and co-produced the 1997 biographic film Selena.
Ad Melkert Adrianus Petrus Wilhelmus "Ad" Melkert is a Dutch politician and diplomat of the Labour Party.
Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
Adolf Schärf Adolf Schärf was an Austrian politician of the Socialist Party of Austria. He served as Vice-Chancellor from 1945 to 1957 and as President of Austria from 1957 until his death.
Aesop Rock Ian Matthias Bavitz, better known by his stage name Aesop Rock, is an American hip hop recording artist and producer residing in Portland, Oregon. He was at the forefront of the new wave of underground and alternative hip hop acts that emerged during the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Alan Alda Alan Alda is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he is widely known for his roles as Captain Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series M*A*S*H, hosting of Scientific American Frontiers, and as Arnold Vinick in The West Wing.
Albert Baez Albert Vinicio Báez was a prominent Mexican-American physicist, and the father of singers Joan Baez and Mimi Fariña. He was born in Puebla, Mexico, and his family moved to the United States when he was two years old because his father was a Methodist minister.
Alborosie Alberto D'Ascola, better known by his stage name Alborosie, and sometimes styled as AlBorosie, is an Italian reggae artist.
Alexis Toth Saint Alexis Toth was a Russian Orthodox church leader in the Midwestern United States who, having resigned his position as a Byzantine Catholic priest in the Ruthenian Catholic Church, became responsible for the conversions of approximately 20,000 Eastern Rite Catholics to the Russian Orthodox...
Alex Rocco Alessandro Federico Petricone, Jr., known professionally as Alex Rocco, was an American actor. Often cast as a villain, he is best known for his portrayal of Moe Greene in The Godfather. He did a significant amount of voiceover work later in his career, and was known for his gravelly voice.
Al Rantel Alfred Anthony Quarantello Jr., better known by his professional name Al Rantel, is a conservative talk show host. Rantel's most recent contract was with KABC radio, Los Angeles, California. He retired for medical reasons in June, 2009.
Álvaro Cunhal Álvaro Barreirinhas Cunhal, who used the name Álvaro Cunhal, was a Portuguese communist revolutionary and politician. He was one of the major opponents of the dictatorial regime of Estado Novo. He served as secretary-general of the Portuguese Communist Party from 1961 to 1992.
Amanda Donohoe Amanda Donohoe is an English actress. She had a four-year relationship with popstar Adam Ant and appeared in the music videos for the Adam and the Ants singles "Antmusic" and "Stand and Deliver".
Amber Heard Amber Laura Heard is an American actress. She made her film debut in 2004 in the sports drama Friday Night Lights. After small roles in North Country and Alpha Dog, Heard played her first leading role in All the Boys Love Mandy Lane and appeared in The CW television show Hidden Palms.
Amos Yee Amos Pang Sang Yee is a Singaporean YouTube personality, blogger and former child actor.
Anaïs Nin Anaïs Nin was an essayist and memoirist born to Cuban parents in France, where she was also raised. She spent some time in Spain and Cuba, but lived most of her life in the United States, where she became an established author.
Andy Serkis Andrew "Andy" Clement Sarkisian is an English film actor and director.
Anna Nolan Anna Nolan is an Irish television presenter, producer and former business manager, waitress and Irish international basketball player. She has presented numerous television programmes in Ireland and the UK.
Anne Hathaway Anne Jacqueline Hathaway is an American actress and singer. Her breakthrough debut film role was as Mia Thermopolis in the Disney comedy The Princess Diaries.
Anne Meara Anne Meara was an American actress and comedian. Along with her husband, Jerry Stiller, she was one-half of a prominent 1960s comedy team, Stiller and Meara. She was also featured on stage, television, in numerous films, and later became a playwright.
Annie Dillard Annie Dillard is an American author, best known for her narrative prose in both fiction and non-fiction. She has published works of poetry, essays, prose, and literary criticism, as well as two novels and one memoir.
Anouk Aimée Anouk Aimée is a French film actress, who has appeared in 70 films since 1947, having begun her film career at age 14. In her early years she studied acting and dance besides her regular education.
Anthony Kenny Sir Anthony John Patrick Kenny is an English philosopher whose interests lie in the philosophy of mind, ancient and scholastic philosophy, the philosophy of Wittgenstein and the philosophy of religion.
Anthony Quinn Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca, more commonly known as Anthony Quinn, was an American actor, painter and writer.
Antonio Francisco Xavier Alvares Antonio Francisco Xavier Alvares was initially a priest in the Roman Catholic Church in Goa. He converted to the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church and was elevated to Metropolitan of Goa, Ceylon and Greater India in the Malankara Orthodox Church.
Ariana Grande Ariana Grande-Butera, known as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She began her career in 2008 in the Broadway musical 13, before playing the role of Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon television series Victorious, and in the spinoff Sam & Cat until 2014.
Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. Originally a physician, in 1887 he published A Study in Scarlet, the first of four novels about Holmes and Dr. Watson.
Augustus Sol Invictus Augustus Sol Invictus, born Austin Gillespie, is a Republican politician and attorney.
Azim ud-Din I of Sulu Muhammad Azim ud-Din I was Sultan of Sulu from 1735 to 1748, and again from 1764 until his abdication in 1774. He was briefly converted to Catholicism under the name Fernando until he returned to Sulu and reverted to Islam, dying as a Muslim.
Babaji Singh Babaji Singh Khalsa was a Mexican Sikh who is credited for translating Guru Granth Sahib, the holy text of the Sikhs into Spanish.
Barbara Gittings Barbara Gittings was a prominent American activist for LGBT equality.
Bay Buchanan Angela Marie "Bay" Buchanan is a prominent conservative political commentator who served as Treasurer of the United States under President Ronald Reagan. She is also the sister of conservative political commentator Pat Buchanan.
Bernadette Devlin McAliskey Josephine Bernadette McAliskey, usually known as Bernadette Devlin or Bernadette McAliskey, is an Irish civil rights leader and former politician. She served as Member of Parliament for Mid Ulster from 1969 to 1974.
Bertrand Delanoë Bertrand Delanoë is a French politician who was mayor of Paris from 25 March 2001 to 5 April 2014. He is a member of the Socialist Party.
Beth Taylor Beth Taylor is an American author, public relations practitioner and journalist who has worked as a television sportscaster, newscaster, producer and director, as well as a general assignment reporter in both print and broadcast mediums.
Betty Hester Hazel Elizabeth "Betty" Hester was an American correspondent of influential twentieth-century writers, including Flannery O'Connor and Iris Murdoch. Hester wrote several short stories, poems, diaries, and philosophical essays, none of which were published.
Bill de Blasio Bill de Blasio is an American politician who is the 109th and current mayor of New York City. Runs adderall tv show Little nwmo.on abc*From 2010 to 2013, he was New York City's public advocate.
Bill Hayden William George "Bill" Hayden is a former Australian politician who served as the 21st Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1989 to 1996. He had earlier been leader of the Labor Party from 1977 to 1983, as well serving as a cabinet minister in the Whitlam and Hawke Governments.
Bill Maher William Maher is an American comedian, political commentator, and television host. He is well known for the HBO political talk show Real Time with Bill Maher and the similar late-night show called Politically Incorrect, originally on Comedy Central and later on ABC.
Billy Connolly Sir William Connolly, CBE is a Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor from Glasgow, Scotland. He is sometimes known, especially in his native Scotland, by the nickname "The Big Yin".
Bob Marley Robert Nesta Marley, OM was a Jamaican singer-songwriter, musician and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim, blending mostly reggae, ska and rocksteady in his compositions.
Brendan Bracken Brendan Bracken, 1st Viscount Bracken, PC, was an Irish-born businessman and a minister in the British Conservative cabinet.
Brian Eno Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, RDI is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, writer, and visual artist. He is best known for his pioneering work in rock, ambient, pop, and electronic music.
Camille Paglia Camille Anna Paglia is an American academic and social critic. Paglia has been a professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, since 1984.
Carlos Almaraz Carlos Almaraz was a Mexican-American artist and an early proponent of the Chicano street arts movement.
Carlos Duarte Costa Carlos Duarte Costa was a Brazilian Roman Catholic bishop who became the founder and first patriarch of the Brazilian Catholic Apostolic Church, an independent Catholic church, and its international extension, the Worldwide Communion of Catholic Apostolic National Churches.
Carlos Gaviria Díaz Carlos Emilio Gaviria Díaz was a Colombian lawyer, professor and politician. He served as the 5th Chief Magistrate of the Constitutional Court of Colombia, where he served as a Magistrate from 1993 to 2001.
Carlo Tresca Carlo Tresca was an Italian-American newspaper editor, orator, and labor organizer who was a leader of the Industrial Workers of the World during the decade of the 1910s. He is remembered as a leading public opponent of fascism, Stalinism, and Mafia infiltration of the trade union movement.
Carroll Baker Carroll Baker is a retired American actress of film, stage, and television. Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Baker's range of roles from naive ingénues to brash and flamboyant women established her as both a serious dramatic actress and a pin-up.
Chris Evans (actor) Christopher Robert "Chris" Evans is an American actor and filmmaker. Evans is known for his superhero roles as the Marvel Comics characters Steve Rogers / Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Johnny Storm / Human Torch in Fantastic Four and its 2007 sequel.
Chris Rush Chris Rush is an American comedian, writer, actor, radio personality and author. He is best known for his stand-up routines and albums, along with having been a writer and editor on the satirical publication National Lampoon magazine.
Christian de Duve Christian René Marie Joseph, Viscount de Duve was a Nobel Prize-winning Belgian cytologist and biochemist. He made serendipitous discoveries of two cell organelles, peroxisome and lysosome, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1974 with Albert Claude and George E. Palade.
Christopher Caudwell Christopher Caudwell is the pseudonym of Christopher St John Sprigg, a British Marxist writer, thinker and poet.
Christopher Durang Christopher Ferdinand Durang is an American playwright known for works of outrageous and often absurd comedy. His work was especially popular in the 1980s, though his career seemed to get a second wind in the late 1990s.
Christopher Lawford Christopher Kennedy "Chris" Lawford is an American author, actor, and activist. He is a member of the prominent Kennedy family, and son of actor Peter Lawford.
Christy Lemire Christy Lemire is a film critic formerly with the Associated Press and Ebert Presents at the Movies. She also co-hosts the weekly online movie review show, What The Flick?!.
Chuck Hagel Charles Timothy "Chuck" Hagel is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Nebraska from 1997 to 2009 and as the 24th United States Secretary of Defense from 2013 to 2015 in the Obama administration.
Chuck Klosterman Charles John "Chuck" Klosterman is an American author and essayist who has written books and essays focused on American popular culture. He has been a columnist for Esquire and ESPN.com and wrote "The Ethicist" column for The New York Times Magazine.
Chun Doo-hwan Chun Doo-hwan is a former South Korean army general who served as the leader of South Korea from 1979 to 1988, ruling as an unelected Coup leader from December 1979 to September 1980, and President of South Korea from 1980 to 1988.
Cillian Murphy Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor of stage and screen. Since making his debut in his home country in the late 1990s, Murphy has also become a presence in British and American cinemas noted by critics for his performances in many independent and mainstream films.
Clare Short Clare Short is a British politician, and a member of the Labour Party. She was the Member of Parliament for Birmingham Ladywood from 1983 to 2010; for most of this period she was a Labour Party MP, but she resigned the party whip in 2006 and served the remainder of her term as an Independent.
Conor Oberst Conor Mullen Oberst is an American singer-songwriter best known for his work in Bright Eyes. He has also played in several other bands, including Desaparecidos, The Faint, Commander Venus, Park Ave., Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, and Monsters of Folk.
Courtney Love Courtney Michelle Love is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and visual artist. Prolific in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990s, Love has enjoyed a career that spans four decades. She rose to prominence as the frontwoman of the alternative rock band Hole, which she formed in 1989.
Craig J. N. de Paulo Craig John Neumann de Paulo is an American Old Catholic bishop. He is the primate of the Old Catholic Confederation and its archbishop in the United States.
Credonia Mwerinde Credonia Mwerinde was the high priestess and co-founder of the Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God, a sect that splintered from the Roman Catholic Church in Uganda. Before founding the movement she was a shopkeeper, brewer of banana beer, and a prostitute.
Dan Halloran Daniel J. Halloran III, known simply as Dan Halloran, is a former member of the New York City Council, where he was the first adherent of Theodism ever elected to the council.
Danielle Spera Danielle Spera is an Austrian journalist, writer, and the current director of the Jewish Museum Vienna.
Danny Boyle Danny Boyle is an English director, producer, screenwriter and theatre director, known for his work on films including Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, The Beach, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, and Steve Jobs.
Dan Savage Daniel Keenan "Dan" Savage is an American author, media pundit, journalist, and activist for the LGBT community. He writes Savage Love, an internationally syndicated relationship and sex advice column.
Dara Ó Briain Dara Ó Briain is an Irish comedian and television presenter in the United Kingdom and Ireland. He is noted for hosting topical panel shows such as Mock the Week, The Panel, and The Apprentice: You're Fired!.
Dashiell Hammett Samuel Dashiell Hammett was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories, screenwriter, and political activist. Among the enduring characters he created are Sam Spade, Nick and Nora Charles, and the Continental Op.
David Frawley David Frawley, born 1950, is an American Hindu teacher and author, who has written more than thirty books on topics such as the Vedas, Hinduism, Yoga, Ayurveda and Vedic astrology, published both in India and in the United States.
David Hasselhoff David Michael Hasselhoff, nicknamed "The Hoff", is an American actor, singer, producer, and businessman, who set a Guinness World Record as the most watched man on TV.
David Miscavige David Miscavige is the leader of the Church of Scientology. His official title is Chairman of the Board of the Religious Technology Center, a corporation that controls the trademarks and copyrights of Dianetics and Scientology.
David Plouffe David Plouffe is an American political strategist best known as the campaign manager for Barack Obama's successful 2008 presidential campaign.
David Yallop David Anthony Yallop is a British author who writes chiefly about unsolved crimes. In the 1970s he contributed scripts for a number of BBC comedy shows. In the same decade he also wrote 10 episodes for the ITV court drama, Crown Court.
Diane Farr Diane Farr is an American actress, producer, and writer. She is known for her roles as the FBI agent Megan Reeves in the CBS television series Numb3rs and the firefighter Laura Miles in Rescue Me.
Diane Kruger Diane Kruger is a German-American actress and former fashion model.
Doris Day Doris Day is a retired American actress, singer, and animal welfare activist. After she began her career as a big band singer in 1939, her popularity increased with her first hit recording "Sentimental Journey".
Eddie Buczynski Edmund "Eddie" Buczynski was a prominent American Wiccan and archaeologist who founded two separate traditions of Wicca: Welsh Traditionalist Witchcraft and The Minoan Brotherhood.
Edir Macedo Edir Macedo Bezerra is a Brazilian evangelical leader and media mogul; he is the owner and chairman of the second-largest television network in Brazil, Rede Record, since 1989 with its parent Central Record de Comunicação, which he also founded after he bought the network.
Edna O'Brien Edna O'Brien is an Irish novelist, memoirist, playwright, poet and short story writer. Philip Roth has described her "the most gifted woman now writing in English", while former President of Ireland Mary Robinson has cited her as "one of the great creative writers of her generation."
Efraín Ríos Montt José Efraín Ríos Montt is a Guatemalan career military officer and politician; he served as President of Guatemala from 1982 to 1983. He was an army general during his time in office, following a coup d'état in 1982.
Elio Di Rupo Elio Di Rupo is a Belgian social-democratic politician. He served as the Prime Minister of Belgium from 6 December 2011 to 11 October 2014 and headed the Di Rupo Government.
Elisabeth Hasselbeck Elisabeth DelPadre Hasselbeck is an American television personality and talk show host. Born and raised in Cranston, Rhode Island, she attended St. Mary Academy – Bay View as a teenager and graduated from Boston College in 1999.
Emile Roemer Emile Gerardus Maria Roemer is a Dutch politician of the Socialist Party. He has been the parliamentary leader of the Socialist Party in the House of Representatives and the leader of the Socialist Party since 5 March 2010, as well as a member of the House of Representatives since 30 November 2006.
Emily Deschanel Emily Erin Deschanel is an American actress and producer. She is best known for starring in the Fox crime procedural comedy-drama series Bones as Dr. Temperance Brennan from 2005 to 2017.
Emmanuel Okwi Emmanuel Arnold Okwi is a Ugandan professional football player who plays as a striker for Simba and the Uganda national football team. He played football as a boy while at St. Henry's College Kitovu. In July 2015, he signed a five-year contract with the Danish Supaliga club, SønderjyskE Fodbold.
Empress Michiko Michiko, born Michiko Shōda on 20 October 1934, is the Empress of Japan as the wife of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan reigning from 7 January 1989. She succeeded her mother-in-law, Empress Nagako, consort of Emperor Hirohito.
Etienne Vermeersch Etienne Vermeersch is a Belgian philosopher, skeptic, opinion maker and debater. He is one of the founding fathers of the abortion and euthanasia law in Belgium. He is also former Vice-Rector of the Ghent University.
Eugen Drewermann Eugen Drewermann is a German church critic, theologian, peace activist and former Roman Catholic priest. His work has been translated into more than a dozen languages.
Eugène Guillevic Eugène Guillevic was one of the better known French poets of the second half of the 20th century. Professionally, he went under just the single name "Guillevic".
Everlast (musician) Erik Francis Schrody, known by his stage name Everlast, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter, commonly known for his solo song "What It's Like" and as the front-man for rap group House of Pain.
Fabian Fucan Fabian Fucan was a Japanese writer who converted from Christianity to Japanese Zen Buddhism in his youth. He was an apostate. He wrote tracts at first advocating and later criticizing Christianity in comparison to the other religions of Japan.
Felix Dzerzhinsky Felix Edmundovich Dzerzhinsky, nicknamed Iron Felix, was a Polish and Soviet Bolshevik revolutionary and a Soviet statesman. His party pseudonyms were Yatsek, Yakub, Pereplyotchik, Franek, Astronom, Yuzef and Domanski.
Felix Manalo Felix Ysagun Manalo, also known as Ka Félix, was the first Executive Minister of the Iglesia ni Cristo and incorporated it with the Philippine Government on July 27, 1914.
Fidel Castro Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was a Cuban revolutionary and politician who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008.
François Hollande François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande, GColL is a French politician who was the President of France and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra from 2012 to 2017.
François Mitterrand François Maurice Adrien Marie Mitterrand was a French statesman who was President of France from 1981 to 1995, the longest time in office of any French president. As leader of the Socialist Party, he was the first figure from the left elected president under the Fifth Republic.
Frankie Boyle Francis Martin Patrick "Frankie" Boyle is a Scottish comedian and writer, well known for his pessimistic and often controversial sense of humour.
Frank Wilczek Frank Anthony Wilczek is an American theoretical physicist, mathematician and a Nobel laureate.
Friedrich Heiler Friedrich Heiler was a German theologian and historian of religion.
Fuad Stephens Tun Muhammad Fuad Stephens, was the first Chief Minister of the state of Sabah in Malaysia, and the first Huguan Siou or Paramount Leader of the Kadazandusun community. He played a fundamental role in bringing the state of Sabah into the Federation of Malaysia in 1963.
Gary Valenciano Edgardo Jose "Gary" Santiago Valenciano, also known as Gary V. and Mr. Pure Energy, is a multi-awarded Filipino- Puerto Rican, singer-songwriter, musician, actor, music producer and TV host. Valenciano has released 39 albums, and won the Awit Awards for "Best Male Performer" twelve times.
Geert Wilders Geert Wilders is a Dutch politician who is the founder and the current leader of the Party for Freedom. Wilders is the parliamentary group leader of his party in the House of Representatives.
Gene Kelly Eugene Curran Kelly — known as Gene Kelly — was an American dancer, actor of film, stage and television, singer, film director, producer, and choreographer. He was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks, and the likeable characters that he played on screen.
George Carlin George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American stand-up comedian, actor, author and social critic.
George Clooney George Timothy Clooney is an American actor, director, producer, screenwriter, activist, businessman, and philanthropist. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards, one for acting in Syriana and the other for co-producing Argo.
George R. R. Martin George Raymond Richard Martin, often referred to as George R. R. Martin, is an American novelist and short-story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, screenwriter, and television producer.
George (Schaefer) Bishop George is bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, bishop of Canberra, vicar of the Australian and New Zealand Diocese, and former abbot of the Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, West Virginia.
Germaine Greer Germaine Greer is an Australian-born writer and public intellectual. She is regarded as one of the major voices of the second-wave feminist movement in the latter half of the 20th century.
Gerry Robinson Sir Gerrard Jude "Gerry" Robinson is an Irish-born British business executive and television presenter. He is the former non-executive Chairman of Allied Domecq and the ex-Chairman/chief executive of Granada.
Getúlio Vargas Getúlio Dornelles Vargas was a Brazilian lawyer and politician, who served as President of Brazil during two periods: the first was from 1930-1945, when he served as interim president from 1930-1934, President from 1934-1937, and dictator from 1937-1945.
Géza Vermes Géza Vermes was a British scholar of Jewish Hungarian origin—one who also served as a Catholic priest in his youth—and writer on religious history, particularly Jewish and Christian.
Glenn Beck Glenn Lee Beck is an American talk show host, political commentator, and producer. He is the CEO, founder, and owner of Mercury Radio Arts, the parent company of his television and radio network TheBlaze.
Gordon Klingenschmitt Gordon James Klingenschmitt is an American evangelical activist, former American Navy military chaplain and elected official. A Republican, he served one term in the Colorado House of Representatives for the 15th district from 2015-17.
Greg Boyd (theologian) Gregory A. "Greg" Boyd is an American theologian, pastor, and author. Boyd is Senior Pastor of Woodland Hills Church in St. Paul, Minnesota and President of Reknew.org.
Greg Gutfeld Gregory John Gutfeld is an American television personality, author, magazine editor, and blogger. Since May 2015, he has hosted The Greg Gutfeld Show on the Fox News Channel. Gutfeld was the host of Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld on the Fox News Channel from 2007 to 2015.
Gregorio Aglipay Gregorio Aglipay Cruz y Labayan was a former Catholic priest who became the first head of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente, an independent Catholic Church in the form of a national church in the Philippines.
Guðni Th. Jóhannesson Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson is the current President of Iceland. He took office on 1 August 2016, after receiving the most votes in the 2016 election. A historian, he was a docent at the University of Iceland until his election.
Guy Spitaels Guy Gustave Arthur Ghislain Spitaels was a Belgian politician of the Socialist Party. He was Minister-President of Wallonia from 1992 to 1994 and president of his party for thirteen years, until he was succeeded by Philippe Busquin.
Hans Söllner Johann Michael Söllner, better known as Hans Söllner, is a German singer-songwriter, who sings in Bavarian-German. Throughout German-speaking countries, especially in Bavaria and Austria, he is famous for publicly criticizing the German government and political systems in general to a vast extent.
Hans van Mierlo Henricus Antonius Franciscus Maria Oliva "Hans" van Mierlo was a Dutch politician of the Democrats 66 party.
Harold Keke Harold Keke is a Solomon Islands warlord involved with the Guadalcanal Revolutionary Army.
Harry Sylvester Harry Ambrose Sylvester was an American short-story writer and novelist in the first half of the 20th century. His stories were published in popular magazines such as Collier's, Esquire and Commonweal, publishing over 150 short stories.
Heinrich Himmler Heinrich Luitpold Himmler was Reichsführer of the Schutzstaffel, and a leading member of the Nazi Party of Germany.
Helena Sheehan Helena Sheehan is an academic philosopher, historian of science, and writer on communication studies, politics, and philosophical subjects. Sheehan is a retired Communications lecturer at Dublin City University and has been a visiting professor at the University of Cape Town.
Henk Kamp Henricus Gregorius Jozeph "Henk" Kamp is a Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy. He is the Minister of Economic Affairs in the Cabinet Rutte II since 5 November 2012.
Henk Krol Henricus Cornelis Maria "Henk" Krol is a Dutch journalist, publisher, entrepreneur, activist, and politician of 50PLUS. He is the parliamentary leader of 50PLUS in the House of Representatives and a Member of the House of Representatives since 10 September 2014.
Henk van Gerven Henricus Petrus Johannes van Gerven is a Dutch politician and general practitioner. As a member of the Socialist Party he was an MP from November 30, 2006 to March 23, 2017. He focused on matters of health care, natural environment and public expenditure.
Henry VIII of England Henry VIII was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. Henry was the second Tudor monarch, succeeding his father, Henry VII.
Hilary Mantel Dame Hilary Mary Mantel, is an English writer whose work includes personal memoirs, short stories, and historical fiction.
H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. Hugo Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. is an American philosopher, holding doctorates in both philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin and medicine from Tulane University.
Hwang Woo-suk Hwang Woo-suk is a South Korean veterinarian and researcher. He was a professor of theriogenology and biotechnology at Seoul National University who became infamous for fabricating a series of experiments, which appeared in high-profile journals, in the field of stem cell research.
Ingrid Mattson Ingrid Mattson is a Muslim religious leader, a professor of Islamic Studies and an interfaith activist. She is the London and Windsor Community Chair in Islamic Studies at Huron University College at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada.
Isaac Bonewits Phillip Emmons Isaac Bonewits was an American Druid who published a number of books on the subject of Neopaganism and magic.
Isabelo de los Reyes Isabelo de los Reyes, Sr. y Florentino, also known as Don Belong, was a prominent Filipino politician, writer and labor activist in the 19th and 20th centuries. He was the original founder of the Aglipayan Church, an independent Christian Protestant church in the catholic tradition.
Jack Clayton Jack Clayton was a British film director and producer, who specialised in bringing literary works to the screen.
Jack Miles John R. "Jack" Miles is an American author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship and the MacArthur Fellowship.
Jakob Herzog Jakob Herzog was a Swiss Socialist. Originally a member of the Social Democratic Party of Switzerland, Herzog was expelled in 1918 for supporting the October Revolution.
James Comey James Brien Comey Jr. is an American lawyer who served as the seventh Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from September 4, 2013 until May 9, 2017. Comey has been a registered Republican for most of his life, but is now independent.
James Gunn James Gunn is an American screenwriter, director, producer, novelist, actor, and musician. He started his career as a screenwriter in the mid-1990s, writing the scripts for Tromeo and Juliet, Scooby-Doo and its sequel Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, and the 2004 version of Dawn of the Dead.
James Poniewozik James Poniewozik is an American journalist and television critic. Currently the chief TV critic for The New York Times, he previously wrote Time's Tuned In column for 16 years.
James Scudamore (courtier) Sir James Scudamore was a gentleman usher at the court of Queen Elizabeth I. Born at Holme Lacy, Herefordshire, he was the eldest son of John Scudamore, Custos Rotulorum of Herefordshire and his first wife Eleanor Croft, daughter of former Lord Deputy of Ireland James Croft.
James Watson James Dewey Watson is an American molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist, best known as one of the co-discoverers of the structure of DNA in 1953 with Francis Crick and Rosalind Franklin.
Jan de Wit Johannes Marijnus Antonius Maria "Jan" de Wit is a former Dutch politician and lawyer. As a member of the Socialist Party he was an MP from May 19, 1998 to April 1, 2014. He focused on matters of judiciary and aliens policy. From 1995 to 1998, he was a Senator.
Janice Raymond Janice G. Raymond is an American lesbian radical feminist activist known for her work against violence, sexual exploitation and the medical abuse of women, as well as for her controversial writings and work in opposition to the transgender community.
Jan Marijnissen Johannes Guillaume Christianus Andreas "Jan" Marijnissen is a retired Dutch politician of the Socialist Party.
Janusz Palikot Janusz Marian Palikot is a Polish politician, activist and businessman. Palikot studied philosophy and became wealthy as a businessman who dealt with crates and distilled beverages.
Javier Bardem Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem is a Spanish actor. Bardem won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as the psychopathic assassin Anton Chigurh in the 2007 Coen brothers film No Country for Old Men.
Jean-Marc Ayrault Jean-Marc Ayrault is a French politician who was Prime Minister of France from 16 May 2012 to 31 March 2014. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2016 to 2017.
Jenna Elfman Jennifer Mary Elfman is an American television and film actress. She is best known for her role as Dharma on the 1997–2002 American television sitcom Dharma & Greg.
Jeong Yol Jeong Yol is a South Korean LGBT rights activist. Since the foundation of Solidarity for LGBT Human Rights of Korea in 1997, he has been an early member of SLRK. From 1998 to 2012, he had been a representative of SLRK. His real name is Jeong Min-suk.
Jeroen Dijsselbloem Jeroen René Victor Anton Dijsselbloem is a Dutch Labour Party politician who has been Minister of Finance since 5 November 2012 and a member of the House of Representatives since 23 March 2017.
Jerome Tuccille Jerome Tuccille was an American writer and activist usually associated with the libertarian movement of American politics. In 1974, Tuccille ran for Governor of New York on the ticket of the Free Libertarian Party.
Jerry McAuley Jerry McAuley, along with his wife, Maria, was the founder of the McAuley Water Street Mission in Lower Manhattan.
Jerzy Neyman Jerzy Neyman, born Jerzy Spława-Neyman, was a Polish mathematician and statistician who spent the first part of his professional career at various institutions in Warsaw, Poland and then at University College London, and the second part at the University of California, Berkeley.
Jesse Duplantis Jesse Duplantis is an Evangelical Charismatic Christian minister based in New Orleans, Louisiana, US, and the founder of Jesse Duplantis Ministries. Duplantis is strongly identified with preaching a prosperity and abundance message, sometimes referred to as prosperity gospel.
Jessica Alba Jessica Marie Alba is an American actress and businesswoman. She has won various awards for her acting, including the Choice Actress Teen Choice Award and Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television, and a Golden Globe nomination for her lead role in the television series Dark Angel.
J. Frank Hickey John Frank Hickey was an American child molester and serial killer. Due to his tendency to taunt the parents of his victims by mail, he was dubbed "The Postcard Killer."
Jim Carroll James Dennis Carroll was an American author, poet, autobiographer, and punk musician. Carroll was best known for his 1978 autobiographical work The Basketball Diaries, which inspired the 1995 film of the same name, starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Carroll.
Jim Goad Jim Goad is an American author and publisher. Goad co-authored and published the cult zine ANSWER Me! and The Redneck Manifesto.
Jimmy Carr James Anthony Patrick "Jimmy" Carr is an English stand-up comedian, television host and actor, known for his signature laugh, deadpan delivery, dark humour, and heckler interaction. He is also a writer, actor, and presenter of radio and television. Carr moved to a career in comedy in 2000.
Jimmy Dore James Patrick Anthony Dore is an American stand-up comedian, political commentator, host of The Jimmy Dore Show and co-host of The Aggressive Progressives on The Young Turks Network.
Joan Crawford Joan Crawford born Lucille Fay LeSueur; was an American film and television actress who began her career as a dancer and stage showgirl. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Crawford tenth on its list of the greatest female stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema.
Joe McKinney Joseph Anthony "Joe" McKinney is an Irish stage, screen/television actor and voice-over artist.
Joe Rogan Joseph James Rogan is an American stand-up comedian, color commentator, podcast host, and retired martial artist. A fan of comedy since his youth, Rogan began a career in stand-up in August 1988 in the Boston area, developing a blue comedy act. He moved to New York City two years later.
Johann Esch and Heinrich Voes Johann Esch and Heinrich Voes were the first two Lutheran martyrs executed by the Council of Brabant for their adherence to Reformation doctrine. They were burned at the stake in Brussels on 1 July 1523.
Johannes Gossner Johannes Evangelista Gossner, German divine and philanthropist, was born at Hausen near Augsburg.
John Anthony McGuckin John Anthony McGuckin is a theologian, church historian, Orthodox Christian priest and poet.
John Corvino John Corvino is an American author, lecturer, and professor of philosophy at Wayne State University.
John Daido Loori John Daido Loori was a Zen Buddhist rōshi who served as the abbot of Zen Mountain Monastery and was the founder of the Mountains and Rivers Order and CEO of Dharma Communications.
John Desmond Bernal John Desmond Bernal FRS was a scientist who pioneered the use of X-ray crystallography in molecular biology. He published extensively on the history of science. In addition, Bernal was a political supporter of Communism and wrote popular books on science and society.
John Dominic Crossan John Dominic Crossan is an Irish-American New Testament scholar, historian of early Christianity, and former Catholic priest who has produced both scholarly and popular works.
John Fogerty John Cameron Fogerty is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He was the lead singer, lead guitarist and principal songwriter of the band Creedence Clearwater Revival. The group had nine top-ten singles and eight gold albums between 1968 and 1972.
John Harsanyi John Charles Harsanyi was a Hungarian-American economist and Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences winner.
John Kasich John Richard Kasich is an American politician, former television host, and the 69th and current Governor of Ohio. First elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014, Kasich is a member of the Republican Party. His second term ends on January 14, 2019; he cannot stand for reelection due to term limits.
John Travolta John Joseph Travolta is an American actor, producer, dancer, and singer. Travolta first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter and starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever and Grease.
John Walker Lindh John Phillip Walker Lindh is a U.S. citizen who was captured as an enemy combatant during the United States' invasion of Afghanistan in November 2001. He was captured and detained at Qala-i-Jangi fortress, used as a prison.
Jon Bon Jovi John Francis Bongiovi Jr., known as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American singer-songwriter, a record producer, a philanthropist, and an actor. Bon Jovi is best known as the founder and frontman of the rock band Bon Jovi, that was formed in 1983.
Joop Haex Joseph Constant Eugène "Joop" Haex was a Dutch politician of the defunct Christian Historical Union now merged into the Christian Democratic Appeal, a retired army officer and lieutenant general of the Royal Netherlands Army he served during World War II and the post-war years.
Jorge Ramos (news anchor) Jorge Gilberto Ramos Ávalos is a Mexican-American journalist and author. Regarded as the best-known Spanish-language news anchor in the United States of America, he has been referred to as "The Walter Cronkite of Latin America".
Josef Bürckel Joseph Bürckel was a Nazi Germany politician and a member of the German parliament. He was an early member of the Nazi party and was influential in the rise of the National Socialist movement.
Joseph Goebbels Paul Joseph Goebbels was a German politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda of Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945.
Joseph Ma Yinglin Joseph Ma Yinglin is the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association-sponsored Bishop of the diocese of Kunming, China. He was consecrated a bishop on 30 April 2006, at age 41. The diocese had been vacant for 11 years.
Josip Broz Tito Josip Broz; 7 May 1892 – 4 May 1980, commonly known as Tito, was a Yugoslav communist revolutionary and statesman, serving in various roles from 1943 until his death in 1980.
Judy Greer Judith Therese Evans, known as Judy Greer, is an American actress, model and author, known for several television and film roles.
Julian Morrow Julian Francis Xavier Morrow is an Australian comedian and television producer from Sydney. He is best known for being a member of the satirical team The Chaser.
Julia Sweeney Julia Anne Sweeney is an American actress, comedian and author. She is known for her role as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and for her autobiographical solo shows. She played Mrs. Keeper in the film Stuart Little and voiced Brittany in Father of the Pride.
Julius Streicher Julius Streicher was a prominent member of the Nazi Party prior to World War II. He was the founder and publisher of the anti-Semitic newspaper Der Stürmer, which became a central element of the Nazi propaganda machine.
Jürgen Stroop Jürgen Stroop was an SS General during World War II. He was in command against the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and wrote the Stroop Report, a book-length account of the operation.
Justin Green (cartoonist) Justin Considine Green is an American cartoonist who is known as the "father of autobiographical comics." A key figure and pioneer in the 1970s generation of underground comics artists, he is best known for his 1972 comic book Binky Brown Meets the Holy Virgin Mary.
Justin Raimondo Justin Raimondo is an American author and the editorial director of Antiwar.com. He describes himself as a "conservative-paleo-libertarian."
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers.
Karl Hess Karl Hess was an American speechwriter and author. He was also a political philosopher, editor, welder, motorcycle racer, tax resister, atheist, and libertarian activist. His career included stints on the Republican right and the New Left before embracing free-market anarchism.
Kathy Griffin Kathleen Mary Griffin is an American stand-up comedian and actress. She has starred in several comedy specials for cable TV and has released several comedy albums. In 2007 and 2008, Griffin won Primetime Emmy Awards for her reality show Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List.
Kenneth Burke Kenneth Duva Burke was an American literary theorist, as well as poet, essayist, and novelist, who had a powerful impact on 20th-century philosophy, aesthetics, criticism, and rhetorical theory. As a literary theorist, Burke was best known for his analyses based on the nature of knowledge.
Leo Igwe Leo Igwe is a Nigerian human rights advocate and humanist. Igwe is a former Western and Southern African representative of the International Humanist and Ethical Union, and has specialized in campaigning against and documenting the impacts of child witchcraft accusations.
Leo Martello Leo Martello was an American Wiccan priest, gay rights activist, and author. He was a founding member of the Strega Tradition, a form of the modern Pagan new religious movement of Wicca which drew upon his own Italian heritage.
Leonardo Morizio Domínguez Leonardo Morizio Domínguez was an Argentine former Roman Catholic priest who was the first archbishop and primate of the Argentine Catholic Apostolic Church, an independent Catholic Church in Argentina.
Lionel Hampton Lionel Leo Hampton was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor. Hampton worked with jazz musicians from Teddy Wilson, Benny Goodman, and Buddy Rich to Charlie Parker, Charles Mingus, and Quincy Jones.
Lisa Lampanelli Lisa Lampanelli is an American stand-up comedian and insult comic. Much of her material is racy and features ethnic humor, centering on various types of minority groups, most notably racial minorities and homosexuals.
Louis C.K. Louis C.K. is a Mexican-American comedian, actor, writer, producer, director, and editor. He began his career writing for several comedy shows in the 1990s and early 2000s for comedians, including David Letterman, Conan O'Brien, Dana Carvey, and Chris Rock.
Louis Zamperini Louis Silvie "Louie" Zamperini was a US prisoner of war survivor in World War II, a Christian evangelist and an Olympic distance runner.
Luigi Mascolo Luigi Mascolo was an Italian former Roman Catholic priest who converted to and became a bishop of the Brazilian Catholic Apostolic Church, an independent Catholic Church in Brazil.
Luís de Menezes Bragança Luís de Menezes Bragança, alternatively spelled as Luís de Menezes Braganza, was a prominent Indian journalist, writer, politician and anti-colonial activist from Goa. He was one of the few Goan aristocrats who actively opposed the Portuguese colonisation of Goa.
Luis Fernando Castillo Mendez Luis Fernando Castillo Méndez was a Venezuelan Roman Catholic priest and the 1st Patriarch of the Igrejas Catolicas Apostolicas Nacionales, an Independent group of National Catholic and Apostolic Churches.
Maeve Binchy Maeve Binchy Snell, known as Maeve Binchy, was an Irish novelist, playwright, short story writer, columnist, and speaker best known for her sympathetic and often humorous portrayal of small-town life in Ireland, her descriptive characters, her interest in human nature, and her often clever...
Magdi Allam Magdi Cristiano Allam, is an Egyptian-born Italian journalist and politician, noted for his criticism of Islamic extremism and his articles on the relations between Western culture and the Islamic world.
Malachi O'Doherty Malachi John O'Doherty is a journalist, author and broadcaster in Northern Ireland. He is the producer and presenter of the audio blog Arts Talk.
Manoel Ceia Laranjeira Manoel Ceia Laranjeira was a Brazilian Bishop of the Independent Catholicism movement, particularly the Brazilian Catholic Apostolic Church.
Marcelo Crivella Marcelo Bezerra Crivella is a Brazilian bishop of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God an international evangelical church founded by his uncle Edir Macedo in 1977; a gospel singer, and a politician.
Marcel van Dam Marcel Parcival Arthur van Dam is a former Dutch politician and television presenter. As a member of the Labour Party he was Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment from 1981 to 1982.
Margaret Court Margaret Court, also known as Margaret Smith Court, is a retired Australian tennis player and former world No. 1. She is currently a Christian minister in Perth, Western Australia. In tennis, she amassed more major titles than any other player in history.
Marie Curie Marie Skłodowska Curie was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity.
Mário Soares Mário Alberto Nobre Lopes Soares, GColTE, GCC, GColL was a Portuguese politician who served as Prime Minister of Portugal from 1976 to 1978 and from 1983 to 1985, and subsequently as the 17th President of Portugal from 1986 to 1996.
Mark Goddard Mark Goddard is an American actor who has starred in a number of television programs. He portrayed Major Don West, the adversary of Dr. Zachary Smith in the 1960s CBS television series, Lost in Space, and young Detective Sgt. Chris Ballard on The Detectives starring Robert Taylor.
Mary Johnson (writer) Mary Johnson is a writer and director of A Room of Her Own Foundation. She worked and served with the Missionaries of Charity, the order of nuns founded by Mother Teresa, for twenty years before leaving the order.
Mata'pang Mata'pang is best known for resisting the Spanish invasion of his country and for his conflict with a Spanish priest Diego de San Vitores, an early missionary of the colonial Spanish empire on Guam, and his Filipino associate, Pedro Calungsod, resulting in the deaths of the foreigners at the...
Maxine Sanders Maxine Sanders is a key figure in the development of modern pagan witchcraft and Wicca and, along with her late husband, Alex Sanders, the co-founder of Alexandrian Wicca.
Meg Ryan Meg Ryan is an American actress, director, and producer. Ryan began her acting career in 1981 in minor roles, before joining the cast of the CBS soap opera As the World Turns in 1982.
Melchora Aquino Melchora Aquino de Ramos was a Filipina revolutionary who became known as "Tandang Sora" because of her age.
Meredith Vieira Meredith Louise Vieira is an American journalist, talk show and game show host. She is known for serving as the original moderator of the ABC talk show, The View, and for co-hosting the long-running NBC News morning news program, Today.
Michael Coren Michael Coren is a British-Canadian columnist, author, public speaker, radio host and television talk show host.
Michael Dowd Michael Dowd is an American Progressive Christian minister, author, and eco-theologian known as an advocate of Big History, religious naturalism, sustainability, climate activism, and the epic of evolution.
Michael O'Keefe Michael O'Keefe is an American film and television actor, known for his roles as Danny Noonan in Caddyshack and Ben Meechum in The Great Santini — for which he received a Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year, as well as a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Michael Woroniecki Michael Peter Woroniecki is an independent, non-denominational Christian missionary. Woroniecki is well known for his ministry on college campuses and at various public events across the US over the span of the last 30 years.
Michał Czajkowski Michał Czajkowski, or Mykhailo Chaikovsky, or Sadyk Pasha was born 19 September 1804 in Halchyn, near the town of Berdychiv in the Province of Volhynia, in right-bank Ukraine, which had been annexed to the Russian Empire at the end of the eighteenth century.
Michèle Roberts Michèle Brigitte Roberts is a British writer, novelist and poet. She is the daughter of a French Catholic teacher mother and English Protestant father, and has dual UK–France nationality.
Michel Foucault Paul-Michel Foucault, generally known as Michel Foucault, was a French philosopher, historian of ideas, social theorist, and literary critic.
Miguel de Unamuno Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo was a Spanish Basque essayist, novelist, poet, playwright, philosopher, professor of Greek and Classics, and later rector at the University of Salamanca.
Mike Gravel Maurice Robert "Mike" Gravel is an American politician who was a Democratic United States Senator from Alaska from 1969 to 1981 and a candidate in the 2008 U.S. presidential election.
Mike Pence Michael Richard Pence is an American politician, lawyer, and the 48th and current Vice President of the United States. He previously served as the 50th Governor of Indiana from 2013 to 2017.
Montel Williams Montel Brian Anthony Williams is an American television personality, radio talk show host, and actor.
Myrthe Hilkens Myrthe Hilkens is a Dutch journalist, non-fiction writer, and politician. As a member of the Labour Party, she was a temporary member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands from April till August 2011, replacing Nebahat Albayrak, who was on maternity leave.
Nancy Cartwright Nancy Jean Cartwright is an American voice actress, film and television actress, and comedian. She is known for her long-running role as Bart Simpson on the animated television series The Simpsons.
Nancy Wood (author) Nancy Wood was an American author, poet, and photographer. Wood published numerous collections of poetry as well as children's novels, fiction, and nonfiction. Major themes and influences in her work were Native American culture of the Southwestern United States.
Nathaniel Popp Archbishop Nathaniel is a Romanian Orthodox clergyman, the current Archbishop of the Orthodox Church in America's Romanian Episcopate of America.
Nazario Moreno González Nazario Moreno González, commonly referred to by his alias El Chayo and/or El Más Loco, was a Mexican drug lord who headed La Familia Michoacana before heading the Knights Templar Cartel, a drug cartel headquartered in the state of Michoacán. He was one of Mexico's most-wanted drug lords.
Neil Jordan Neil Patrick Jordan is an Irish film director, screenwriter, novelist and short-story writer. His first book, Night in Tunisia, won a Somerset Maugham Award and the Guardian Fiction Prize in 1979. He won an Academy Award for The Crying Game.
Nick Frost Nicholas John Frost is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer and author. He is best known for his work in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy of films, consisting of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World's End, and the television comedy Spaced.
Nicolás Zamora Nicolás Villegas Zamora was a Methodist minister who is credited with the foundation of the first indigenous evangelical church in the Philippines, known as Iglesia Evangelica Metodista en las Islas Filipinas. Zamora is also recognized as the first Filipino Protestant minister in the Philippines.
Oz Fox Richard Alfonso Martinez, better known by the stage name Oz Fox, is the lead guitarist of the Christian glam metal band Stryper.
Paolo Bediones Paolo Bediones is a Filipino television host, newscaster, and radio commentator.
Pat Condell Patrick Condell is a writer, polemicist, and former stand-up comedian. In his early career he wrote and performed in alternative comedy shows during the 1980s and 1990s in London, winning the Time Out Comedy Award in 1991.
Pat Dodson Patrick Lionel Djargun Dodson is a Yawuru man from Broome, Western Australia, the former chairman of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation, a former Commissioner into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, former Roman Catholic priest and a Senator for Western Australia.
Patricia Krenwinkel Patricia Dianne Krenwinkel is an American murderer and a former member of Charles Manson's "Family". During her time with Manson's group, she was known by various aliases such as Big Patty, Yellow, Marnie Reeves and Mary Ann Scott, but to The Family she was most commonly known as Katie.
Patrick Cosgrave Patrick John Francis Cosgrave was an Anglophile Irish journalist and writer, and a staunch supporter of the British Conservative Party. He was an advisor to future Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher whilst she was Leader of the Opposition.
Pattie Mallette Patricia "Pattie" Mallette is a Canadian author and film producer. She is the mother of Canadian singer Justin Bieber and was the manager of his early singing career.
Paul Kelly (Australian musician) Paul Maurice Kelly is an Australian rock music singer-songwriter, guitarist, and harmonica player. He has performed solo, and has led numerous groups, including the Dots, the Coloured Girls, and the Messengers.
Paulus Jansen Paulus Fredericus Cornelius Jansen is a Dutch politician and civil engineer. As a member of the Socialist Party he was an MP between 30 November 2006 and 14 April 2014.
Paul Weyrich Paul Michael Weyrich was an American religious conservative political activist and commentator, most notable as a figurehead of the New Right. He co-founded the conservative think tanks The Heritage Foundation, the Free Congress Foundation, and the American Legislative Exchange Council.
Pete Dominick Peter J. Dominick is an American comedian and talk radio personality.
Peter Dinklage Peter Hayden Dinklage is an American actor and film producer. He has received numerous accolades, including a Golden Globe Award and two Primetime Emmy Awards.
Philip DeFranco Philip James DeFranco Jr. is an American video blogger and YouTube personality.
Philip Kerr, 11th Marquess of Lothian Philip Henry Kerr, 11th Marquess of Lothian, known as Philip Kerr until 1930, was a British politician, diplomat and newspaper editor. He was private secretary to Prime Minister David Lloyd George between 1916 and 1921.
Pierre Bayle Pierre Bayle was a French philosopher and writer best known for his seminal work the Historical and Critical Dictionary, published beginning in 1697.
Piolo Pascual Piolo Jose Nonato Pascual is a Filipino film and television actor, musician, model, and producer.
Rafael Bienvenido Cruz Rafael Bienvenido Cruz y Díaz is a Cuban-American Christian preacher, public speaker, and father of Texas Senator and former presidential candidate Ted Cruz. He is described by various media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, as an acting surrogate in his son's political campaigns.
Raúl Castro Raúl Modesto Castro Ruz is a Cuban politician who has been President of the Council of State of Cuba and the President of the Council of Ministers of Cuba since 2008. Castro previously exercised presidential powers in an acting capacity from 2006 to 2008.
Reinhard Heydrich Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich was a high-ranking German Nazi official during World War II, and a main architect of the Holocaust. He was an SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Polizei as well as chief of the Reich Main Security Office.
Renske Leijten Renske Maria Leijten is a Dutch politician. As a member of the Socialist Party she has been an MP since November 30, 2006. She focuses on matters of public health, quality of life and sports.
Richard Kuklinski Richard Leonard Kuklinski was an American contract killer and serial killer who was convicted of murdering five people, though he likely killed at least several dozen more.
Richard Ramirez Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramírez, known as Richard Ramirez, was an American serial killer, rapist, and burglar. His highly publicized home invasion crime spree terrorized the residents of the greater Los Angeles area, and later the residents of the San Francisco area, from June 1984 until August 1985.
Rita Verdonk Maria Cornelia Frederika "Rita" Verdonk is a Dutch former politician. She was a leader of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy for some time, and later founded a new party, Proud of the Netherlands. In 2011 she retired from politics.
Robert Altman Robert Bernard Altman was an American film director, screenwriter, and film producer.
Robert Anton Wilson Robert Anton Wilson was an American author, novelist, essayist, editor, playwright, poet, futurist, and self-described agnostic mystic. Recognized as an Episkopos, Pope, and saint of Discordianism, Wilson helped publicize the group through his writings and interviews.
Robert Goss Robert E. "Bob" Shore-Goss is a theologian and author.
Roberto Baggio Roberto Baggio is an Italian former professional footballer who mainly played as a second striker, or as an attacking midfielder, although he was capable of playing in several offensive positions. He is the former president of the technical sector of the Italian Football Federation.
Robert Smith (musician) Robert James Smith is an English singer, songwriter and musician. He is the lead singer, guitarist, lyricist and principal songwriter of the rock band the Cure. He is the band's only constant member since its formation in 1976. He has also played guitar in the band Siouxsie and the Banshees.
Robert Todd Carroll Robert Todd Carroll was an American writer and academic. Carroll is best known for his contributions in the field of skepticism; he achieved notability by publishing The Skeptic's Dictionary online in 1994. He was elected a fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry in 2010.
Robin King Robin Andrew "Billy" King, is a Northern Irish loyalist paramilitary leader who, despite having been born into a Catholic family, served as the commander of the Ulster Protestant Loyalist Volunteer Force.
Rodrigo de Triana Rodrigo de Triana was a Spanish sailor, believed to be the first European since the Vikings to have seen the Americas. Born as Juan Rodrigo Bermejo, Triana was the son of hidalgo and potter Vicente Bermejo and Sereni Betancour.
Rodrigo Duterte Rodrigo "Rody" Roa Duterte, also known as Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician who is the 16th and current President of the Philippines. He is the first Mindanaoan to hold the office.
Roger Ebert Roger Joseph Ebert was an American film critic and historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author. He was a film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1967 until his death in 2013. In 1975, Ebert became the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism.
Roger Zelazny Roger Joseph Zelazny was an American poet and writer of fantasy and science fiction short stories and novels, best known for The Chronicles of Amber.
Roh Moo-hyun Roh Moo-hyun GOM was a South Korean politician who served as President of South Korea. Roh's pre-presidential political career was focused on human rights advocacy for student activists in South Korea.
Roland van Vliet Rudolf Aleida "Roland" van Vliet is a Dutch independent politician. He was a Member of the House of Representatives between 17 June 2010 and 23 March 2017. Previously a member of the Party for Freedom until he left the party 20 March 2014.
Ronald Plasterk Ronald Hans Anton Plasterk is a Dutch politician of the Labour Party.
Russell Peters Russell Dominic Peters is a Canadian comedian and actor of Indian descent. He began performing in Toronto in 1989 and won a Gemini Award in 2008. He currently lives in Los Angeles.
Sabina Guzzanti Sabina Guzzanti is an Italian satirist, actress, writer and producer whose work is devoted to examining social and political life in Italy.
Sally Gross (South African activist) Sally Gross was an anti-apartheid and intersex activist. A member of the African National Congress during the apartheid era, and the founder of Intersex South Africa, Gross acted as a mentor to intersex activists around the globe.
Satsvarupa dasa Goswami Satsvarupa das Goswami is a senior disciple of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, who founded the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, better known in the West as the Hare Krishna movement.
Sean Murphy (artist) Sean Patrick Murphy is an American animator and comic book creator known for work on books such as Batman/Scarecrow: Year One, Teen Titans, Hellblazer: City of Demons, Shaun of the Dead, Joe the Barbarian, American Vampire: Survival of the Fittest, Punk Rock Jesus, The Wake and Tokyo Ghost.
Sebastián Velásquez Sebastián Velásquez is a Colombian professional footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Real Monarchs in the United Soccer League.
Seth MacFarlane Seth Woodbury MacFarlane is an American actor, filmmaker, comedian, and singer, working primarily in animation and comedy, as well as live-action and other genres.
Sharon Corr Sharon Helga Corr MBE is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician and television personality. She is best known as a member of the pop-rock band The Corrs, which she co-founded in 1990 with her elder brother Jim and younger sisters Caroline and Andrea.
Sharon Gesthuizen Sharon Maria Jacoba Gerarda Gesthuizen is a Dutch politician and former businesswoman and trade unionist. As a member of the Socialist Party she was an MP between 30 November 2006 and 23 March 2017. She focused on matters of economic affairs, asylum and immigration policy, and judiciary.
Sheena Halili Sheena Halili is a Filipino actress. She became popular when she played the role of Monica in the 2007 series, MariMar. She also became a Regal contract star because of Marimar.
Sheila Cassidy Sheila Cassidy is an English doctor, known for her work in the hospice movement, as a writer and as someone who, by publicising her own history as a torture survivor, drew attention to human rights abuse in Chile in the 1970s.
Sidney Poitier Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE is a Bahamian-American actor, film director, author and diplomat.
Simone de Beauvoir Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir was a French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist. Though she did not consider herself a philosopher, she had a significant influence on both feminist existentialism and feminist theory.
Skanderbeg George Castriot, known as Skanderbeg, was an Albanian nobleman and military commander, who served the Ottoman Empire in 1423–43, the Republic of Venice in 1443–47, and lastly the Kingdom of Naples until his death.
S. R. Furtado S. R. Furtado ' was the first Bishop - in - Karnataka Southern Diocese of Church of South India headquartered in Mangalore.
Stephen Baldwin Stephen Andrew Baldwin is an American actor, producer and author. He is known for appearing in films, including Born on the Fourth of July, Posse, Threesome, The Usual Suspects, Bio-Dome and The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas.
Stephen J. Dubner Stephen J. Dubner is an American journalist who has written seven books and numerous articles.
Stephen Kaminski Stephen Kaminski was the bishop of an independent Christian diocese known as the Polish Independent Catholic Church of America.
Stephen Mangan Stephen James Mangan is a British actor, best known for his roles as Guy Secretan in Green Wing, Dan Moody in I'm Alan Partridge, Sean Lincoln in Episodes and Postman Pat in Postman Pat: The Movie.
Steve Allen Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen was an American television personality, musician, composer, actor, comedian, writer, and advocate of scientific skepticism. He achieved notability as the first host of The Tonight Show, the first late night talk show, in 1954.
Steve Coogan Stephen John Coogan is an English actor, stand-up comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and producer. He began his career in the 1980s, working as a voice artist on the satirical puppet show Spitting Image and providing voiceovers for television advertisements.
Steve McQueen Terence Steven "Steve" McQueen was an American actor. Called "The King of Cool," his "anti-hero" persona developed at the height of the counterculture of the 1960s and made him a top box-office draw of the 1960s and 1970s.
Suha Arafat Suha Arafat is the widow of former Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat.
Susan Jacoby Susan Jacoby is an American author. Her 2008 book about American anti-intellectualism, The Age of American Unreason, was a New York Times best seller. She is an atheist and a secularist. Jacoby graduated from Michigan State University in 1965.
Susan Sarandon Susan Abigail Sarandon is an American actress and activist. She is an Academy Award and BAFTA Award winner who is also known for her social and political activism for a variety of causes.
Terry Wogan Sir Michael Terence Wogan, better known as Terry Wogan, was an Irish radio and television broadcaster who worked for the BBC in the UK for most of his career.
Theodore Maly Theodore Maly was a former Roman Catholic priest and Soviet intelligence officer during the 1920s and 1930s. He lived illegally in the countries where he worked and was one of Russia's most effective illegal recruiters and controllers.
Tito Lara Tito Lara, was considered by many to be Puerto Rico's first television singing idol.
Tom Baker Thomas Stewart Baker is an English actor. He is known for his portrayal of the fourth incarnation of the Doctor in the science fiction series Doctor Who from 1974 to 1981, a longer tenure than any other actor, and for the narration of the comedy series Little Britain.
Tom Baker (English actor) Thomas Stewart "Tom" Baker is an English actor. He is known for his portrayal of the fourth incarnation of the Doctor in the science fiction series Doctor Who from 1974 to 1981, a longer tenure than any other actor, and for the narration of the comedy series Little Britain.
Tom Conti Thomas Antonio Conti is a Scottish actor, theatre director and novelist of Italian Scots descent. He won a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play in 1979 for his performance in Whose Life Is It Anyway? He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1983 film, Reuben, Reuben.
Tom Hanks Thomas Jeffrey Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker.
Tom Leykis Thomas Joseph "Tom" Leykis is an American talk radio personality best known for hosting The Tom Leykis Show from 1994 to 2009, and April 2012 to the present. The show follows the hot talk format, which brought Leykis much success, particularly in the Southern California radio market.
Tom Tancredo Thomas Gerard Tancredo is an American politician from Colorado, who represented the state's sixth congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1999 to 2009, as a Republican.
Ton Elias Ton Maarten Christofoor Elias is a Dutch politician and former journalist. As a member of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy he was an MP between December 18, 2008 and March 23, 2017. He focused on matters of education and the Dutch House of Representatives.
Tonette Walker Tonette Marie Tarantino Walker is the First Lady of Wisconsin, serving alongside her husband, Governor of Wisconsin Scott Walker.
Tony Humphreys Tony Humphreys is an Irish educator and the author of eleven self-help books translated into 15 languages and available in 28 countries. They notably include A Different Kind of Teacher, Self-esteem: the Key to your Child's Future, The Power of "Negative" Thinking and Children Feeling Good.
Umberto Eco Umberto Eco was an Italian novelist, literary critic, philosopher, semiotician, and university professor. He is best known internationally for his 1980 novel Il nome della rosa, a historical mystery combining semiotics in fiction with biblical analysis, medieval studies, and literary theory.
Vic Damone Vic Damone is an American traditional pop and big band singer, songwriter, actor, radio and television presenter, and entertainer who is best known for songs such as "You're Breaking My Heart", the number four hit "On the Street Where You Live", and "My Heart Cries for You".
Victor Hugo Victor Marie Hugo was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. Hugo is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writers. Outside of France, his most famous works are the novels Les Misérables, 1862, and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, 1831.
Víctor Jara Víctor Lidio Jara Martínez was a Chilean teacher, theater director, poet, singer-songwriter, and political activist.
Victor J. Stenger Victor John Stenger was an American particle physicist, philosopher, author, and religious skeptic.
Vince Gilligan George Vincent Gilligan, Jr. is an American writer, producer, and director. He is known for his television work, specifically as creator, head writer, executive producer, and a director of Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul.
Vincent Kwabena Damuah Reverend Father Dr. Vincent Kwabena Damuah was a Catholic priest, theologian and politician in Ghana. He was a member of the Provisional National Defence Council government and was also the founder of the Afrikania Mission. He was also referred to as Osɔfo Okɔmfo Damuah.
Vivian Campbell Vivian Patrick Campbell is a Northern Irish rock guitarist. He came to prominence in the early 1980s as a member of Dio, and has been a member of Def Leppard since 1992. Campbell has also worked with Thin Lizzy, Whitesnake, Sweet Savage, Trinity, Riverdogs, and Shadow King.
William Carleton William Carleton was an Irish writer and novelist. He is best known for his Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry, a collection of ethnic sketches of the stereotypical Irishman.
Wolfgang Pauli Wolfgang Ernst Pauli was an Austrian-born Swiss and American theoretical physicist and one of the pioneers of quantum physics.
Xavier Cortada Xavier Cortada is an American painter who now resides in Miami, Florida. His work has been exhibited in museums, galleries and cultural venues across the Americas, Europe, and Africa.
Yeng Constantino Josephine "Yeng" Eusebio Constantino Asuncion is a Filipina pop-rock singer-songwriter and occasional actress. In 2006, she won the title "Grand Star Dreamer" in the inaugural season of Pinoy Dream Academy, the Philippine edition of Endemol's reality TV show Star Academy.
Youp van 't Hek Joseph Jacobus Maria "Youp" van 't Hek is a Dutch comedian, author, columnist, singer-songwriter, playwright and critic.
Yun Hyon-seok Yun Hyon-seok was a South Korean LGBT poet, writer and LGBT activist.
Zach Johnson Zachary Harris Johnson is an American professional golfer who has 12 victories on the PGA Tour, including two major championships, the 2007 Masters and the 2015 Open Championship.