Famous People Index "N"
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1 Nabis, Les A small group of artists working in Paris c.1890-c. Nabokov, Vladimir (Vladimirovich) (1899-1977) Writer, born in St Petersburg, Russia. Nachman, Moses Ben (1194-c.1270) Religious scholar, born in Girona, NE Spain. Nadar (1820-1910) Writer, artist, and photographer, born in Paris, France. Nadelman, Elie (1882-1946) Sculptor, born in Warsaw, Poland. He studied at Warsaw Art Academy... Nadel, S(iegfried) F(rederick) (1903-56) Social anthropologist, born in Vienna, Austria. Nader, Ralph 1934- Lawyer, consumer activist, author. Born February 27, 1934... Nadir Shah, Mohammed (c.1880-1933) King of Afghanistan (1929-33). Naeff, Top (1878-1953) Writer, born in Dordrecht, W Netherlands. She began writing plays... Naevius, Gnaeus (c.264-c.194 BC) Poet and playwright, probably born in Campania. Nagano, Osami (1880-1947) Admiral of the Japanese navy, born in Kochi, S Japan. Nagarjuna (c.150-c.250) Indian Buddhist monk-philosopher. Nagel, Ernest (1901-85) Philosopher of science, born in Nové Mesto... Nagel, Thomas (1937- ) Philosopher, born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Nagle, Kelvin (1920- ) Golfer, born in Sydney, New South Wales, SE Australia. Nagrella, Shemuel Ha-Levi Ben Yosef (993-1056) Poet, rabbi, and army general, born in Merida, W Spain. Nagurski, Bronislaw, (1908-90) Player of American football, born in Rainy River, Ontario, Canada. Nagy, Imre (1895-1958) Hungarian statesman and prime minister (1953-5), born in Kaposvar... Nahum (7th-c BC) Old Testament minor prophet. Nahyan, Zayed ibn Sultan al-Shaykh (?1918- ) President of the United Arab Emirates (1971- )... Naidoo, Jay (Jayaseelan) (1954- ) South African labour leader and opponent of apartheid, born in Durban... Naidu, Sarojini (1879-1949) Feminist and poet, born in Hyderabad, S India. Naipaul, Sir V(idiadhar) S(urajprasad) (1932- ) Novelist, born in Chaguanas, W Trinidad. He studied at Port of Spain... Naismith, James A (1861-1939) Physical educationist, born in Almonte, Ontario, SE Canada. Najibullah, Mohammad (1947-96) Afghan Communist leader and president (1987-92), born in Kabul... Nakashima, George (1905-90) Furniture maker, born in Spokane, Washington, USA. Nakasone, Yasuhiro (1918- ) Japanese statesman and prime minister (1982-7), born in Takasaki... Nakata, Hidetoshi, (1977- ) Footballer, born in Yamanashi, Japan. Nakian, Reuben (1897-1986) Sculptor, born in Long Island, New York, USA. Namath, Joe 1943- Professional football player. Born on May 31, 1943 in Beaver Falls... Namatjira, Albert (1902-59) Artist, born in Hermannsburg Lutheran mission, near Alice Springs... Namier, Sir Lewis (Bernstein) (1888-1960) Historian, born near Warsaw, Poland. He moved to England in 1906... Nampeyo, Dextra Quotskuyva (?1859-1942) Hopi potter, born at Hanu Pueblo in present-day Arizona, USA. Nanak (1469-1539) Religious leader, the founder of Sikhism, born at Talwandi... Nana Sahib (c.1820-c.1859) Prominent rebel of the Indian Mutiny... Nancarrow, Conlon (1912- 97) Composer, born in Texarkana, Arkansas, USA. Nanni, di Banco (c.1380-1421) Sculptor, one of the most important artists of the early Renaissance... Nansen, Fridtjof (1861-1930) Explorer, born near Oslo, Norway. Naomi Biblical character described in the stories of the Book of Ruth as... Napier, John (1550-1617) Mathematician, the inventor of logarithms, born at Merchiston Castle... Napier (of Magdala), Robert (Cornelius) Napier, 1st Baron (1810-90) British field marshal, born in Colombo, W Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon). Napier, Sir Charles (1786-1860) British naval commander, born near Falkirk, C Scotland, UK. Napier, Sir Charles James (1782-1853) British soldier, the conqueror of Sind (now part of Pakistan)... Napoleon II, (1811-32) Son of Napoleon I by the Archduchess Marie Louise, born in Paris... Napoleon III, (1808-73) Third son of Louis Bonaparte... Napoleon I (Napoleon Bonaparte) 1769-1821 Emperor of France. Narayan, R(asipuram) K(rishnaswami) (1906-2001) Novelist and short-story writer, born in Chennai (formerly Madras)... Narses (c.478-573) Persian statesman and general, born in Armenia. Nasarre y Férriz, Blas Antonio (1689-1751) Writer, born in Alquezar, Huesca, NE Spain. Nash, Charles W(illiams) (1864-1948) Automobile manufacturer, born in De Kalb Co, Illinois, USA.
2 Nashe or Nash, Thomas, (1567-1601) Playwright and satirist, born in Lowestoft, Suffolk, E England, UK. Nash, (Frediric) Ogden 1902-1971 Poet, writer. Born in Rye, New York. He studied at Harvard (1920--21)... Nash, John (1752-1835) Architect, born in London, UK. He trained as an architect... Nash, John F. (Forbes, Jr.) 1928- Mathematician. Born in Bluefield, West Virginia. Nash, Paul (1889-1946) Painter, born in London, UK. Nash, Richard, (1674-1762) Dandy, born in Swansea, SC Wales, UK. He studied at Oxford... Nash, Sir Walter (1882-1968) New Zealand politician and prime minister (1957-60)... Nasmyth, James (1808-90) Engineer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. Nasser, Gamal Abdel (1918-70) Egyptian statesman, prime minister (1954-6), and president (1956-70)... Nast, Condé (Montrose) (1873-1942) Publisher, born in New York City, USA. Nast, Thomas (1840-1902) Cartoonist, born in Landau, SW Germany. When he was five... Nathanael (fl.1st-c) New Testament character, who appears only in John (1. Nathan, Isaac (1790-1864) Composer and music teacher, born in Canterbury, Kent, SE England, UK. Nathans, Daniel (1928-99) Microbiologist, born in Wilmington, Delaware, USA. Nation, Carry (Amelia), (1846-1911) Temperance agitator, born in Garrard Co, Kentucky, USA. Natta, Giulio (1903-79) Chemist, born in Imperia, NW Italy. Professor at Pavia, Rome... Nattier, Jean-Marc (1685-1766) Painter, born in Paris, France. The son of artist parents... Natzler, Otto (1908- ) Ceramicist, born in Vienna, Austria. A self-taught glazer... Naughtie, (Alexander) James (1951- ) Journalist and broadcaster, born in Scotland, UK. Nauman, Bruce (1941- ) Sculptor, born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA. Naumann, Friedrich (1860-1919) German politician, born in Störmthal bei Leipzig, EC Germany. Navarrete, Juan Fernández de (1526-78) Painter, born in Navarra, N Spain. Navarrete y Ribera, Francisco de (c.1592-c.1652) Playwright and novelist, born in Sevilla, SW Spain. Navarre, Yves Pierre (1940-94) Novelist, born in Condom, SW France. Navarro, Fats, (1923-50) Jazz musician, born in Key West, Florida, USA. Navarro Ledesma, Francisco (1869-1905) Archivist, journalist, and university professor, born in Toledo... Navarro, Pedro (16th-c.) Playwright and actor manager, born in Toledo, C Spain. He wrote c. Navarro Villoslada, Francisco (1818-95) Historical novelist, born in Viana, Navarra, N Spain. Navier, Claude (Louis Marie Henri) (1785-1836) Civil engineer, born in Dijon, E France. Navratilova, Martina 1956- Tennis player. Born October 10, 1956 in Prague... Nazari di Calabiana, Luigi (1808-93) Prelate and politician, born in Savigliano, Piedmont, NW Italy. Nazimova, Alla (1879-1945) Actress, born in Yalta, S Ukraine. Nazor, Vladimir (1876-1949) Croatian poet, born in Postire on the island of Brac. Neagle, Dame Anna, (1904-86) Actress, born in London, UK. She studied dance as a child... Neagle, John (1796-1865) Painter, born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Neale, John Mason (1818-66) Hymnologist, born in London, UK. He studied at Cambridge... Nearchus (4th-c BC) Macedonian general, originally from Crete. Nebuchadnezzar II (c.630-562 BC) King of Babylon (605-562 BC). He succeeded his father Nabopolassar... Necker, Jacques (1732-1804) Statesman and financier, born in Geneva, SW Switzerland. Nedreaas, Torborg (1906-87) Novelist, born in Bergen, SW Norway. Needham, James Joseph (1926- ) Accountant and financier, born in Woodhaven, New York, USA. Needham, Joseph (1900-95) Historian of science, born in London, UK. He studied at Cambridge... Néel, Louis Eugčne Félix (1904-2000) Physicist, born in Lyon, SC France. Ne'eman, Yuval (1925- ) Physicist and politician, born in Tel Aviv, W Israel. Neer, Aernout or Aert van der (1603/4-77) Painter, born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Neeson, Liam 1952- Actor. Born June 7, 1952, in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. Nefertiti (14th-c BC) Egyptian queen, the consort of Akhenaton... Neff, Pat Morris (1871-1952) US governor and educator, born near McGregor, Texas, USA. An attorney... Nef, John Ulric (1862-1915) Chemist, born in Herisau, Switzerland. Negri, Ada (1870-1945) Writer, born in Lodi, Lombardy, N Italy. A primary-school teacher...
3 Neguib, Mohammed (1901-84) Egyptian general and president (1952-4), born in Khartoum, Sudan. Negus, Arthur (George) (1903-85) Broadcaster and antiques expert, born in Reading, S England, UK. Nehemiah (5th-c BC) Old Testament prophet. He was cupbearer to Artaxerxes Longimanus... Nehru, Jawaharlal (1889-1964) Indian statesman and prime minister (1947-64), born in Allahabad... Nehru, Motilal (1861-1931) Nationalist leader of India, lawyer, and journalist, born in Delhi... Neidhart (c.1180-c.1240) Poet, probably born in Bavaria. From a chivalric family... Neill, A(lexander) S(utherland) (1883-1973) Educationist and writer, born in Kingsmuir, Fife, E Scotland, UK. Neill, Sam, (1948- ) Actor, born in Omagh, Northern Ireland. Neilson, Donald, (1936- ) Convicted murderer and kidnapper, born near Bradford, West Yorkshire... Neiman, LeRoy (1927- ) Illustrator, born in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Neisser, Ulric (Richard Gustav) (1928- ) Psychologist, born in Kiel, N Germany. He studied at Harvard... Nelson, George (1907-86) Designer, architect, and writer, born in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. Nelson, Horatio (1758-1805) British admiral, born in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, E England, UK. Nelson, Jerry Earl (1944- ) Astrophysicist, born in Glendale, California, USA. Nelson, (John) Byron, Jr (1912- ) Golfer, born in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Nelson, Marjorie Maxine (1909-62) Biochemist, born in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Nelson, Nels Christian (1875-1964) Anthropologist, born near Fredericia, Jutland, Denmark. Nelson, Rick(y), (1940-85) Popular singer, born in Teaneck, New Jersey, USA. Nelson, Samuel (1792-1873) Judge, born in Hebron, New York, USA. Nelson, Thomas (1780-1861) Publisher, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. Nelson, Willie 1933- Country singer, songwriter. Born April 30, 1933... Nemerov, Howard (Stanley) (1920-91) Poet, born in New York City, USA. He studied at Harvard... Nemirovich-Danchenko, Vladimir (Ivanovich) (1858-1943) Theatre director, writer, and teacher, born in Ozurgety, Russia. Nemir, Rosa Lee, (1906-92) Paediatrician, born in Waco, Texas, USA. Nenni, Pietro (1891-1980) Italian statesman, born in Faenza, NEC Italy. An agitator at 17... Nennius (fl.796) Writer, from Wales... Neot, St (?-877) Anglo-Saxon monk. According to mediaeval legends... Nepos, Cornelius (c.99-25 BC) Roman historian, a native of Pavia or Hostilia. Nerinckx, Charles (1761-1824) Religious leader, born in Belgium. Neri, Pompeo (1706-76) Italian politician and jurist, born in Florence, Tuscany, NC Italy. Neri, St Philip (1515-95) Mystic, born in Florence, NC Italy, the founder of the Oratory. Nernst, Walther Hermann (1864-1941) Physical chemist, born in Briesen, E Germany. Nero (37-68) Emperor of Rome (54-68)... Neruda, Pablo (Neftali Reyes) 1904-1973 Poet. Born Ricardo Eliezer Neftali Reyes y Basoalto on July 12... Nerval, Gérard de (1808-55) Poet, born in Paris, France. Nerva, Marcus Cocceius (c.32-98) Emperor of Rome (96-98)... Nervi, Pier Luigi (1891-1979) Architect and engineer, born in Sondrio, N Italy. Nesbit, E(dith), (1858-1924) Writer, born in London, UK. She was educated at a French convent... Nescio (1882-1961) Writer, born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Ness, Eliot 1903-1957 Organized crime fighter. Born April 19, 1903, in Chicago, Illinois. Nesselrode, Karl (Robert) Vasilyevich, Graf (Count) (1780-1862) Russian statesman, born in Lisbon, Portugal... Nestor, Agnes (1880-1948) Labour leader, born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. Nestorius (?-c.451) Ecclesiastic, a native of Germanicia in N Syria. Nestroy, Johann Nepomuk (1801-62) Playwright, actor, and theatre manager, born in Vienna, Austria. Netanyahu, Benjamin (1949- ) Israeli politician and prime minister (1996-9), born in Tel Aviv... Neuberger, Richard Lewis (1912-60) Journalist, writer, and US senator, born in Portland, Oregon, USA. Neugebauer, Otto (1899-1990) Mathematical historian, astronomer, and editor, born in Innsbruck... Neuhaus, Richard John (1936- ) Minister and writer, born in Pembroke, Ontario, Canada. Neumann, Alfred (1895-1952) Novelist, born in Lautschin, E Germany. Neumann, Franz Leopold (1900-54) Political scientist, born in Katowice, Upper Silesia (now Poland).
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4 Neumann, (Johann) Balthasar (1687-1753) Architect, born in Cheb, W Czech Republic (formerly Eger, Bohemia). Neumann, St John (Nepomucene) (1811-60) Catholic prelate and saint, born in Prachatice... Neumeier, John (1942- ) Ballet dancer, choreographer, and artistic director... Neurath, Konstantin, Freiherr von (Baron) (1873-1956) German statesman, born in Klein-Glattbach, SW Germany. Neurath, Otto (1882-1945) Philosopher and social theorist, born in Vienna, Austria. Neutra, Richard (1892-1970) Architect and writer, born in Vienna, Austria. Neutsch, Eric (1931- ) Writer, born in Schönbeck on the Elbe, EC Germany. Neuwirth, Bebe 1958- Actor, musician. Born Beatrice Neuwirth on December 31... Nevelson, Louise, (1899-1988) Sculptor and printmaker, born in Kiev, Ukraine. Nevers, Ernie, (1903-76) Player of American football, born in Willow R, Minnesota, USA. Neville, Edgar (1898-1967) Humorous novelist, essayist, film director, and playwright... Nevin, Ethelbert (Woodbridge) (1862-1901) Composer, born in Edgeworth, Pennsylvania, USA. Nevins, (Joseph) Allen (1890-1971) Historian and journalist, born in Camp Point, Illinois, USA. Nevinson, Christopher (Richard Wynne) (1889-1946) Artist, born in London, UK. He studied at the Slade School of Art... Newberry, John Strong (1822-92) Geologist and palaeontologist, born in Windsor, Connecticut, USA. Newbery, John (1713-67) Publisher and bookseller, born in Berkshire, S England, UK. Newbigin, James Edward Lesslie (1909-98) Missionary and theologian, born in Northumberland, NE England, UK. Newbolt, Sir Henry (John) (1862-1938) Poet, born in Bilston, Staffordshire, C England, UK. Newby, Eric (1919- ) Travel writer, born in London, UK. He worked briefly in advertising... Newcombe, John (1944- ) Tennis player, born in Sydney, New South Wales, SE Australia. Newcomb, Simon (1835-1909) Astronomer and mathematician, born in Wallace, Nova Scotia, Canada. Newcomen, Thomas (1663-1729) Inventor, born in Dartmouth, Devon, SW England, UK. Newdigate, Sir Roger (1719-1806) Antiquary, born in Arbury, Warwickshire, C England, UK. Newell, Frederick Haynes (1862-1932) Civil engineer, born in Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA. Newell, Norman Dennis (1909- ) Palaeontologist and geologist, born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Newhall, Beaumont (1908-93) Photohistorian, born in Lynn, Massachusetts, USA. Newhall, Nancy, (1908-74) Writer and photographer, born in Swampscott, Massachusetts, USA. Newhart, Bob 1929- Television comedian. Born George Robert Newhart, on September 5... Newhouse, S(amuel) I(rving) (1895-1979) Publisher, born in New York City, New York, USA. Ne Win, U (1911-2002) Burmese politician and prime minister of Burma (1958-60, 1962-74)... Newlands, John (Alexander Reina) (1837-98) Chemist, born in London, UK. Newman, Alfred (1901-70) Film composer, born in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Newman, Barnett (1905-70) Painter and sculptor, born in New York City, New York, USA. Newman, Ernest (1868-1959) Music critic, born in Liverpool, Merseyside, NW England, UK. Newman, Francis William (1805-97) Scholar, born in London, UK. He studied at Oxford... Newman, John Henry, Cardinal (1801-90) Theologian, born in London, UK, into a Calvinist family. Newman, Nanette (1939- ) British actress and writer. Newman, Paul 1925- Actor, director. Born January 26, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio. Newman, Randy (1943- ) Singer and songwriter, born in Los Angeles, California, USA. Newmar, Julie 1933- Actress. Born Julie Newmeyer, on August 16, 1933... Newnes, Sir George (1851-1910) Publisher and politician, born in Matlock, Derbyshire, C England, UK. Newport, Christopher (c.1565-1617) Seaman and colonist, born in England, UK. Newton, Isaac 1643-1727 Physicist and mathematician. Born January 4... Newton, Sir Isaac (1642-1727) Physicist and mathematician, born in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire... Newton, Wayne 1942- Singer. Born April 3, 1942, in Roanoke, Virginia. Newton... Neyland, Bob, (1892-1962) Coach of American football, born in Greenville, Texas, USA. Ney, Michel, duc d' (Duke of) Elchingen (1769-1815) French marshal, born in Saarlouis, Germany (formerly NE France). Ngata, Sir Apirana Turupa Nohopari (1874-1950) New Zealand statesman and Maori scholar, born in Te Araroa... Ng Poon, Chew (1866-1931) Presbyterian minister, editor, and lecturer, born in South China. Ngugi wa Thiong'o (1938- ) Writer, born in Limuru, WC Kenya.
5 Nguyen Van Linh (1914-98) Vietnamese politician. He joined the anti-colonial Thanh Nien... Niarchos, Stavros (Spyros) (1909-96) Shipowner, born in Athens, Greece. Nicholas, Grand-Duke, (1856-1929) Russian army officer, born in St Petersburg, NW Russia... Nicholas I (1796-1855) Tsar of Russia (1825-55), born near St Petersburg, NW Russia... Nicholas II (1868-1918) The last tsar of Russia (1895-1917), born near St Petersburg... Nicholas I, St, (c.820-867) Pope (858-67), born in Rome, Italy. Nicholas, John (?1757-1819) US representative, born in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. Nicholas or Nicolaus of Cusa (1401-64) Cardinal and philospher, born in Cusa, W Germany. Nicholas, St (4th-c) Bishop of Myra, Lucia, and patron saint of Russia... Nicholas, Wilson Cary (1761-1820) US representative, senator, and governor, born in Williamsburg... Nicholls, Sir Douglas (Ralph) (1906-88) Aboriginal clergyman, activist, and administrator, born near Echuca... Nichols, Ernest F(ox) (1869-1924) Physicist, born in Leavenworth, Kansas, USA. Nichols, Kyra (1958- ) Ballet dancer, born in Berkeley, California, USA. Nichols, Mike, (1931- ) Film and theatre director, born in Berlin, Germany. Nicholson, Ben (1894-1982) Artist, born in Denham, Buckinghamshire, SC England, UK... Nicholson, Bill (1919- ) Association football player, born in Scarborough, NE England, UK. Nicholson, Francis (1655-1728) Colonial governor, born in Yorkshire, N England, UK. He had a broad... Nicholson, Jack 1937- Actor, screenwriter, producer, director. Born John Joseph Nicholson... Nicholson, Seth Barnes (1891-1963) Astronomer, born in Springfield, Illinois, USA. Nicholson, Sir William Newzam Prior, (1872-1949) Artist, born in Newark, Nottinghamshire, C England, UK... Nicholson, William (1753-1815) Chemist, born in London, UK. Nichols, Peter (Richard) (1927- ) Playwright, born in Bristol, SW England, UK. Nichols, Thomas Low (1815-1901) Dietician, writer, and reformer, born in Orford, New Hampshire, USA. Nicias (?-413 BC) Wealthy politician and general, from Athens... Nicklaus, Jack 1940- Professional golfer. Born January 20, 1940, in Columbus, Ohio. Nicks, Stevie 1948- Rock singer, born Stephanie Lynn Nicks, on May 26, 1948, in Phoenix... Nicolai, (Carl) Otto (Ehrenfried) (1810-49) Composer, born in Königsberg, Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia). Nicolau, Antonio (1853-1933) Composer, born in Spain. Nicolle, Charles (Jules Henri) (1866-1936) Physician and bacteriologist, born in Rouen, NW France. Nicolson, Marjorie Hope (1894-1981) Literary critic, born in Yonkers, New York, USA. Nicolson, Sir Harold (George) (1886-1968) British diplomat, writer, and critic, born in Teheran, Iran... Nicol, William (1768-1851) Geologist and physicist, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. Nicotera, Giovanni (1828-94) Italian politician, born in Sambiase, Calabria, S Italy. Nicot, Jean (1530-1600) Diplomat and scholar, born in Nîmes, S France. Nidetch, Jean (1923- ) Entrepreneur who founded Weight Watchers, born in Brooklyn, New York... Niebuhr, Barthold Georg (1776-1831) Historian, born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He studied at Kiel, London... Niebuhr, H(elmut) Richard (1894-1962) Protestant theologian, born in Wright City, Missouri, USA... Niebuhr, Reinhold (1892-1971) Protestant theologian, born in Wright City, Missouri, USA. Nielsen, A(rthur) C(harles, Sr) (1897-1980) Product and radio and television audience analyst, born in Chicago... Nielsen, Carl (August) (1865-1931) Composer, born in Nřrre-Lyndelse, C Denmark. Nielsen, Leslie 1926- Actor. Born on February 11, 1926, in Saskatchewan, Canada. Niemeyer, Oscar (1907- ) Architect, born in Rio de Janeiro, SE Brazil. Niemöller, (Friedrich Gustav Emil) Martin (1892-1984) Lutheran pastor and outspoken opponent of Hitler, born in Lippstadt... Niepce, (Joseph) Nicéphore (1765-1833) Chemist, born in Chalon-sur-Saône, EC France. Nier, Alfred O(tto) C(arl) (1911-94) Physicist, born in St Paul, Minnesota, USA. Nierenberg, William Aaron (1919- ) Oceanographer, born in New York City, New York, USA. Nietzsche, Friedrich (Wilhelm) 1844-1900 Philosopher. Born October 14, 1844, in Röcken, Saxony... Nieuwenhuys, Rob (1908- ) Novelist and essayist, born in Semarang... Nieuwland, Julius Arthur (1878-1936) Roman Catholic clergyman, chemist, and botanist, born in Hansbeke... Nievo, Ippolito (1831-61) Writer, born in Padova, Veneto, NE Italy.
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6 Nifo or Nipho, Francisco Mariano (1719-1803) Journalist, born in Alcańiz, E Spain... Nightingale, Florence 1820-1910 Nurse and the founder of modern nursing. Nigra, Costantino (1828-1907) Italian politician, born in Villa Castelnuovo, Piedmont, N Italy. Nijhoff, Martinus (1894-1953) Poet, born in The Hague, W Netherlands. Nijinska, Bronislava (1891-1972) Ballet dancer and choreographer, born in Minsk, Belarus... Nijinsky, Vaslav (1890-1950) Ballet dancer, born in Kiev, Ukraine... Nikodim, Boris Georgyevich Rotov (1928-78) Orthodox clergyman, and metropolitan of Leningrad, born in Frolovo... Nikolais, Alwin (1912-93) Choreographer, born in Southington, Connecticut, USA. A puppeteer... Nikon (1605-81) Patriarch of Moscow (1652-8), born in Veldemanovo... Niland, D'Arcy (Francis) (1917-67) Writer, born in Glen Innes, New South Wales, SE Australia. Niles, Daniel (Thambyrajah) (1908-70) Ecumenical leader and evangelist, born near Jaffna, N Sri Lanka. Niles, Hezekiah (1777-1839) Journalist, born in Jefferis's Ford, Pennsylvania, USA. Niles, John Jacob (1892-1980) Folksinger and song collector, born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Niles, Thomas (1825-94) Publisher, born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Nilsen, Dennis (1948- ) British convicted murderer. Nilsson, Lennart (1922- ) Photographer, born in Strängnäs, E Sweden. Nilsson, (Märta) Birgit (1922- ) Operatic soprano, born in Karup, SW Sweden. Nimitz, Chester W(illiam) (1885-1966) US admiral, born in Fredericksburg, Texas, USA. Nimoy, Leonard 1931- Actor; born on March 26, 1931, in Boston, Massachusetts to Mr. Nims, John Frederick (1913-99) Poet, born in Muskegon, Michigan, USA. Ninagawa, Yukio (1935- ) Stage director, born in Japan. Nin, Anaďs (1903-77) Writer, born in Paris, France. Ninian, St, (fl.390) Missionary, and the earliest-known Christian leader in Scotland. Nipkow, Paul (1860-1940) Engineer and inventor, born in Lauenburg, N Germany. Nirenberg, Marshall W(arren) (1927- ) Biochemist, born in New York City, New York, USA. Nisbet, Robert A(lexander) (1913- ) Sociologist, born in Los Angeles, California, USA. Niseno, Fray Diego (17th c.) Religious writer, born in Spain. Nistelrooy, Ruud van (1976- ) Footballer, born in Oss, SE Netherlands. Nitti, Francesco Saverio (1868-1953) Italian politician, prime minister (1919-20), and economist... Nivelle, Robert (1857-1924) French soldier, born in Tulle, SC France. Niven, David, (1909-83) Actor, born in Kirriemuir, Angus, E Scotland, UK. Niven, Frederick John (1878-1944) Novelist, born in Valparaiso, C Chile. Educated in Scotland... Niwano, Nikkyo (1906-99) Founder of the Rissho Kosei-kai Buddhist movement, born in Saganuma... Nixon, Pat, (1912-93) US first lady (1969-74), born in Ely, Nevada, USA. Nixon, Richard (Milhous) 1913-1994 Thirty-seventh President of the United States... Nizer, Louis (1902-94) Lawyer and writer, born in London, UK. Nkomo, Joshua (Mqabuko Nyongolo) (1917-99) Zimbabwean statesman, born in Semokwe, Zimbabwe. Nkrumah, Kwame (1909-72) Ghanaian statesman, prime minister (1957-60), and president (1960-6)... Noah Biblical character, depicted as the son of Lamech. Noah, Mordecai Manuel (1785-1851) Playwright and journalist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Noah, Yannick (1960- ) French tennis player of Cameroonian origin... Noailles, Anna de (1876-1933) Poet, born in Paris, France, the daughter of a Romanian prince. Nobel, Alfred Bernhard 1833-1896 Chemist, inventor of dynamite, and founder of the Nobel Prizes. Nobile, Umberto (1885-1978) Aviator, born in Lauro, S Italy. Nobili, Leopoldo (1784-1835) Physicist, born in Italy. Professor of physics at Florence... Noble, Adrian (Keith) (1950- ) British stage director. Noble, Thomas Satterwhite (1835-1907) Painter and teacher, born in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Nobunaga, Oda (1534-82) The first of the three great historical unifiers of Japan... Nochlin, Linda, (1931- ) Art historian, born in New York City, New York, USA. Nock, Arthur Darby (1902-63) Classicist, born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, S England, UK.
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7 Noddack, Ida Eva (1896-79) Chemist, born in Germany. Working with her husband... Nodier, Charles (1780-1844) Man of letters, born in Besançon, NE France. Noel-Baker (of the City of Derby), Philip (John) Noel-Baker, Baron (1889-1982) British statesman, born in London, UK. He studied at Cambridge... Noether, (Amalie) Emmy (1882-1935) Mathematician, born in Erlangen, SC Germany. Noguchi, Hideyo (1876-1928) Bacteriologist and immunologist, born in Inawashiro, Japan. Noguchi, Isamu (1904-88) Sculptor, born in Los Angeles, California, USA. Brought up in Japan... Nogués i Cases, Xavier (1873-1941) Engraver, ceramacist, designer, and painter, born in Barcelona... Noircarmes, Philippe de Sainte-Aldegonde (d.1574) Southern Netherlands nobleman... Noiret, Philippe (1934- ) Actor, born in Lille, N France. Noke, Charles John (1858-1941) Ceramic specialist, modeller, and designer, born in Worcester... Noland, Kenneth (1924- ) Painter, born in Asheville, North Carolina, USA. Nolan, Sir Sidney (Robert) (1917-92) Painter, born in Melbourne, Victoria, SE Australia. Nolde, Emil (1867-1956) Artist and printmaker, born in Nolde, W Germany. Nolens, Willem Hubert (1860-1931) Dutch politician, born in Venlo, SE Netherlands. Noll, Chuck, (1932- ) Player of American football, born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Noll, Dieter (1927- ) Writer, born in Riesa, E Germany. Nollekens, Joseph (1737-1823) Neoclassical sculptor, born in London, UK. Nollet, Jean Antoine (1700-70) Abbé and physicist, born in France. Noll, John (Francis) (1875-1956) Catholic prelate, born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA. Ordained in 1898... Nolte, Nick 1941- Actor, born February 8, 1941, in Omaha, Nebraska. Nolthenius, Helene (1920- ) Novelist, born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Nonell i Monturiol, Isidre (1873-1911) Catalan painter, born in Barcelona, NE Spain. Nono, Luigi (1924-90) Composer, born in Venice, NE Italy. Noonuccal, Oodgeroo (1920-93) Poet and Aboriginal rights activist, born in Brisbane, Queensland... Noordervliet, Nelleke (1945- ) Novelist, born in Rotterdam, W Netherlands. Nooteboom, Cees (1933- ) Novelist and poet, born in The Hague, W Netherlands. Noot, Jan Baptista van der (c.1539-c.95) Poet, born in Brecht, N Belgium. An aristocrat... Nordal, Sigurđur (Johannesson) (1886-1974) Scholar, born in Vatnsdalur, N Iceland. Norden, Albert (1904-82) German politician, born in Myslowice, S Poland. Norden, Carl (Lucas) (1880-1965) Mechanical engineer, born in Semarang, Java. Norden, Denis (1922- ) British script-writer and broadcaster. He was educated in London... Nordenskjöld, Nils (Adolf Erik), Baron (1832-1901) Arctic navigator, born in Helsinki, Finland. A naturalized Swede... Nordenskjöld, (Nils) Otto (Gustaf) (1869-1928) Explorer and geologist, born in Smĺland, S Sweden... Nordica, Lillian, (1857-1914) Soprano, born in Farmington, Maine, USA. Nordstrom, Ursula (1910-88) Editor and executive, born in New York City, New York, USA. Nřrgĺrd, Per (1932- ) Composer, born in Gentofte, E Denmark. Noriega, Manuel (Antonio) (1939- ) Soldier and politician, born in Panama City, Panama. Noriega Varela, Antón (1869-1947) Galician poet, born in Mondońedo, Lugo, NW Spain. Norman, Barry (Leslie) (1933- ) British writer and television film critic. Normand, Mabel, (1894-1930) Film actress, born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Norman, Greg(ory John), (1955- ) Golfer, born in Mount Isa, Queensland, NE Australia. Norman, Jessye (1945- ) Soprano, born in Augusta, Georgia, USA. Norman, Marsha, (1947- ) Playwright and director, born in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Norris, Frank, (1870-1902) Writer, born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Norris, George William (1861-1944) US representative and senator, born in Sandusky, Ohio, USA. Norrish, Ronald (George Wreyford) (1897-1978) Chemist, born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EC England, UK. Norris, Kathleen, (1880-1966) Writer, born in San Francisco, California, USA. Norris, William C (1911- ) Computer engineer and entrepreneur, born in Red Cloud, Nebraska, USA. Norstad, Lauris (1907-88) Aviator, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. North, Alex (1910-91) Film composer, born in Chester, Pennsylvania, USA.
8 Northcote, (Thomas) James (1746-1831) Painter, born in Plymouth, Devon, SW England, UK. North, Douglass C(ecil) (1920- ) Economic historian, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. North, Frederick, 8th Baron North (1732-92) British statesman and prime minister (1770-82), born in London, UK. North, John Dudley (1893-1968) Applied mathematician, aircraft engineer, and designer... North, Marianne (1830-90) British flower painter. At the age of 40... North, Oliver (1943- ) US soldier, born in San Antonio, Texas, USA. North, Robert (1945- ) Ballet dancer and choreographer, born in Charleston, South Carolina... Northrop, John (Howard) (1891-1987) Biochemist, born in Yonkers, New York, USA. Northrop, John K(nudsen) (1895-1981) Aircraft designer and manufacturer, born in Newark, New Jersey, USA. North, Simeon (1765-1852) Engineer and manufacturer, born in Berlin, Connecticut, USA. North, Sir Thomas (1523-?1601) Translator, born in London, UK. Norton, Andrew (1786-1853) Biblical scholar and Unitarian theologian, born in Hingham... Norton, Caroline (Elizabeth Sarah), (1808-77) Writer and reformer, born in London, UK... Norton, Charles (Eliot) (1828-1908) Editor, writer, and teacher, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Norton, Edward 1969- Actor. Born August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts. His father... Norton, Eleanor Holmes (1937- ) Civil-rights activist, born in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. Norton, Emperor, (?1819-80) Legendary eccentric, born in England, UK, or South Africa. Norton, Mary (1903-92) Children's novelist, born in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire... Norton, Mary Alice, (1860-1928) Home economist, born in Lanesville, Massachusetts, USA. Norton, Mary Teresa, (1875-1959) US representative, born in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. Norton, Thomas (1532-84) Lawyer and poet, born in London, UK. He was a successful lawyer... Norval, Morris (1923- ) Criminologist and scholar, born in Auckland, New Zealand. Norvo, Red, (1908-99) Jazz musician, born in Beardstown, Illinois, USA. Noske, Gustav (1868-1946) German politician and journalist, born in Brandenburg/Havel... Nossack, Hans Erich (1901-77) Writer, born in Hamburg, N Germany. Nossal, Sir Gustav (Joseph Victor) (1931- ) Immunologist, born in Bad Ischl, C Austria. Nostradamus 1503-1566 Physician, prophet. Born Michel de Notredame on December 14, 1503... Noth, Chris 1957- Actor. Born November 13, 1957, in Madison, Wisconsin... Notman, John (1810-65) Architect, born in Edinburgh, E Scotland, UK. Nott, Eliphalet (1773-1866) College president, born in Ashford, Connecticut, USA. Nott, Sir John (William Frederic) (1932- ) British statesman and merchant banker, born in Bideford, Devon... Nourse, Edwin (Griswold) (1883-1974) Economist and government official, born in Lockport, New York, USA. Nouvel, Jean (1945- ) Architect, born in Fumel, SW France. Novak, Kim 1933- Actress, born Marilyn Pauline Novak, in Chicago, on February 13, 1933... Novak, Michael (John) (1933- ) Lay Roman Catholic theologian, economist, and political philosopher... Novák, Vitezslav (1870-1949) Composer, born in Kamenitz, SC Czech Republic. Novalis (1772-1801) Romantic poet and novelist, born in Oberwiederstedt, EC Germany. Novaro, Angiolo Silvio (1866-1938) Writer, born in Diano Marina, Liguria, NW Italy. Novatian (3rd-c) Theologian and antipope, born in Rome, Italy. Novello, Antonia C. 1944- In 1990 Antonia Novello became the first female United States Surgeon... Novello, Ivor (1893-1951) Actor, composer, songwriter, and playwright, born in Cardiff, S Wales... Novello, Vincent (1781-1861) Organist, composer, and music publisher, born in London, UK. Noventa, Giacomo (1898-1960) Poet and essayist, born in Noventa di Piave, Veneto, NE Italy. Noverre, Jean-Georges (1727-1810) Dancer, choreographer, dance theorist, and ballet master... Novotný, Antonin (1904-75) Czech politician and president (1957-68), born near Prague. Noyce, Robert N (1927-90) Electrical engineer, born in Burlington, Iowa, USA. Noyes, Alfred (1880-1958) Poet, born in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, C England, UK. Noyes, Eliot (1910-77) Designer and architect, born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Noyes, John Humphrey (1811-86) Minister and social reformer, born in Brattleboro, Vermont, USA. Noyes, William Albert (1857-1941) Chemist, born in Independence, Iowa, USA.
9 Noyori, Ryoji (1938- ) Chemist, born in Kobe, C Japan. Nozick, Robert (1938-2002) Political philosopher, born in New York City, New York, USA. Nuesslein-Volhard, Christiane (1942- ) Developmental biologist, born in Magdeburg, EC Germany. Nuffield, William Richard Morris, 1st Viscount (1877-1963) Motor magnate and philanthropist, born in Worcester... Nugent, Ted 1948- Musician. Born December 13, 1948, in Detroit, Michigan. Nujoma, Sam Daniel (1929- ) Namibian nationalist leader... Nullo, Francesco (1826-63) Italian patriot, born in Bergamo, Lombardy, N Italy. Numa Pompilius (c.700 BC) The second of Rome's early kings. Núńez Cabeza de Vaca, Álvar (c.1490-c.1559) Traveller and writer, born in Jérez de la Frontera, SW Spain... Núńez de Castro, Alonso (1625-95) Historian, born in Madrid, Spain. Núńez de Cepeda, Francisco (17th-c) Jesuit priest, born in Toledo, C Spain. Núńez de Toledo y Guzmán, Hernán (1475-1553) Classical scholar, born in Valladolid, NWC Spain. Nunn, Sam(uel Augustus, Jr) (1938- ) US senator, born in Perry, Georgia, USA. Nunn, Sir Trevor (Robert) (1940- ) Stage director, born in Ipswich, Suffolk, E England, UK. Nureyev, Rudolf (Hametovich) (1938-93) Ballet dancer, born in Irkutsk, in southern Siberian Russia. Nurmi, Paavo (Johannes) (1897-1973) Athlete, born in Turku, SW Finland. Nurse, Elizabeth (1859-1938) Painter, born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Nurse, Rebecca, (1621-92) Witchcraft victim, born in Yarmouth, E England, UK. Nurse, Sir Paul M (1949- ) Biochemist and cell biologist, born in London, UK. Nuttall, Thomas (1786-1859) Botanist and ornithologist, born in Settle, North Yorkshire... Nuttall, Zelia Maria Magdalena (1857-1933) Archaeologist and ethnologist, born in San Francisco, California, USA. Nutting, Mary Adelaide (1858-1948) Nurse educator, born in Waterloo, Quebec, Canada. Nutting, Wallace (1861-1941) Congregational minister, antiquarian, photographer, and writer... Nu, U (1907-95) Burmese statesman and prime minister (1948-56, 1957-8, 1960-2)... Nuvolari, Tazio (1892-1953) Italian motor-racing driver... Nye, Gerald P(rentice) (1892-1971) US senator, born in Hortonville, Wisconsin, USA. Nye, James Warren (1815-76) US senator and senator, born in Madison Co, New York, New York, USA. Nyerere, Julius (Kambarage) (1922-99) Tanzanian statesman and president (1962-85), born in Butiama... Nyman, Michael (1944- ) Pianist and composer, born in London, UK.
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