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John II, Count of Oldenburg

John II of Oldenburg was Count of Oldenburg from 1275 until around 1301. He was the son of Christian III, Count of Oldenburg and Hedwig von Oldenburg in Wildeshausen. John married twice. His first marriage was to Elisabeth, the daughter of John, ...

John K. Burgess

John K. Burgess was a selectmen and state representative from Dedham, Massachusetts. He lived in the Broad Oak estate. At the time of his death in 1941, he was 78 years old and a retired farmer and engineer. Burgess was a selectman from 1921 to 1 ...

John of Moscow

John of Moscow also known as Blessed John the Fool for Christ was a 16th-century Russian saint. He was born on the outskirts of Vologda in Russia. He was considered a wonderworker in Moscow and spent his youth as a labourer in a local saltworks a ...

Thomas Johnes (the elder)

Thomas Johnes of Llanfair Clydogau, Cardiganshire and Dolau Cothi, Carmarthenshire, was a Welsh Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1713 to 1715. Johnes was the only surviving son of Thomas Johnes of Llanfair, Cardiganshire, and ...

Ed Johnson (broadcaster)

Johnson was the founder, president, and CEO of Agri Communicators Inc., which included the Agri Broadcasting Network ABN Radio, Ohios Country Journal, a monthly farm newspaper, and the television program AgriCountry. Following Johnsons death in 2 ...

Richard T. Johnson

Richard T. Johnson was a physician and scientist at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Johnson was a faculty member in the Department of Neurology since its inception in 1969 and was the former head of the department. His research i ...

Robert White Johnson

Robert White Johnson is an American songwriter and musician, based on Nashville, best known for co-writing "Where Does My Heart Beat Now", which was a major hit for Celine Dion.

Roosevelt Johnson

David Roosevelt Johnson was a Liberian who led a rebel group during the countrys civil war. He was a member of the Krahn ethnic group. A former teacher, Johnson joined the rebel group United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy ULIMO soon ...

Rod Johnston

Rodney Kohler Johnston was an American politician who served in the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1975 to 1979 and in the Wisconsin State Senate from 1979 to 1985. He was a Republican. In 1982, he ran for the United States House of Representative ...

Charlie Johnstone

Charlie Johnstone was a Scottish professional association footballer. He was born in Larkhall on 26 November 1911. Johnstone was in the Scottish junior football set up with Blantyre Victoria F.C. before joining Motherwell F.C. He then moved on to ...

Jim Jolley

James "Jim"/"Jimmy" Jolley was an English professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1900s and 1910s, and coached in the 1900s and 1910s. He played at representative level for Great Britain and England, and at club level for Warringto ...

Bruce Jones (surfboards)

Bruce Jones was a founding pioneer in the surfboard shaping industry. The company he founded, Bruce Jones Surfboards, has built premium surfboards since 1973. Jones developed his skills by working with industry pioneers Hobart Alter founder of Ho ...

Gary Jordan

Gary Jordan was an English professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1960s and 1970s. He played at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Featherstone Rovers and Castleford as a wing or centre, i.e. number 2 or ...

Jean Julme

Jean Julme was a former Minister of Defense and the Interior of the Republic of Haiti from 1964 to 1967 under the regime of Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier. He was also a President of the National Assembly of Haiti from 1962 to 1964.

Imran Junaidi

Imran Junaidi was a rock climber and mountaineer from Islamabad, Pakistan. He is best known for first Pakistani ascent of Malika Parbat, and a new route on little Trango in the Trango group. In 2015 Junaidi along with two other teammates went mis ...

Peter Kaberere

Peter Kaberere was a Kenyan singer mostly in Swahili Pop and Zouk and contemporary gospel music. Kaberere also known as Qabbz after his surname began career with the music group Jogg C which had Lena Ochieng and Nuvine as members and merged with ...

Phares Kashemeza Kabuye

Phares Kashemeza Kabuye was a Member of Parliament in the National Assembly of Tanzania. He died in a car crash in 2009.He was involved in a car crashhe boarded from Biharamulo to attend his Party meeting in the then Capital Dar Es Salaam. Phares ...

Abdul Kady Karim

Abdul Kady Karim was a Sierra Leonean politician, accountant and academic. He was a member of the United National Peoples Party. He ran for President in Sierra Leones August 2007 general election and finished in 7th place with 7.260 votes nationa ...

Fadi Kafisha

Fadi Kafisha was the head of the Tanzim in Nablus. Kafisha was responsible for organizing many suicide bombings and other attacks on Israelis and creating many explosive belts. In 2004 Kafisha was wounded during a confrontation with IDF soldiers ...

David Kalonymus ben Jacob

David Kalonymus ben Jacob was an Italian Jewish astrologer of the fifteenth century, and a member of the Kalonymus family. He wrote in 1464 two astrological treatises, the smaller of which is on the conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter. He dedicated ...

Hatem Kamil

Hatem Kamil Abdul Fatah albayati was the deputy governor of Iraqs Baghdad Governorate. Hatem Kamil was assassinated by gunmen in a drive-by shooting in Baghdad, in the southern district of Dura, while on his way to work. Two of his bodyguards wer ...

Gregory Kane (journalist)

Kane was born in Baltimore and grew up in West Baltimore. He attended Baltimore City Public Schools and graduated from the Baltimore City College high school in 1969.

Keith Kane

Keith Michael "Killer" Kane is an American guitarist and musician. Kane is a founding member of the band Vertical Horizon, which he formed with Matt Scannell at Georgetown University in 1991. Kane was raised in the towns of New Milford and Washin ...

Stoyan N. Karastoyanoff

Stoyan N. Karastoyanoff, AIA, was a minor American architect practicing in New York City in the early twentieth century. Little of his work is known and his career was severely affected and cut short by the Great Depression. He is best known as t ...

George Karras

George Karras was an American football player, coach, scout and executive. He served as the head football coach at Wichita State University from 1965 to 1966, compiling a record of 4–15. Karras gave Bill Parcells his first full-time coaching job ...

Aisea Katonivere

Ratu Aisea Cavunailoa Katonivere was a Fijian chief and politician who hailed from the chiefly village of Naduri from the northern Province of Macuata, where he was the Paramount Chief and Chairman of the Provincial Council. He held the title of ...

Linda Kavanagh

Linda Kavanagh was a leading member of the Workers Party of Ireland and a member of Dublin City Council. Linda Kavanagh died aged 46 on 17 March 2003 after a brief illness. A native of Inchicore she joined the Workers Party in the mid 1980s and r ...

Michael Peter Kaye

Michael Peter Kaye was an American surgeon and researcher who co-founded the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation in 1981. He developed the societys registry and edited the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Brought up ...

Eileen Keegan

Eileen Keegan was a South African ballet dancer and teacher. She initially trained in South Africa under Madge Mann and Nancy Hooper, before moving to London in 1932 to continue her training. She toured Europe with Molly Lakes company and went on ...

Samson Kehimkar

Samson Kehimkar was a Jewish violinist and sitar player from India. One of the pioneers of ethnic and world music in Israel. Before emigrating in 1976, he played in Indian classical orchestras, film and pop bands. One of the founding members of " ...

Joseph Kelly (crimper)

Joseph "Bunko" Kelly was an English hotelier of the 19th century who kidnapped men and sold them to work on ships. The terms "Shanghaiing" and "crimping" are used to describe this type of activity. By his own account, he Shanghaied about 2.000 me ...

Doug Kemister

Doug Kemister is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1960s and 1970s, playing his entire career for Newtown in the NSWRL competition.

Alex Kemp

Alex Kemp was a Scottish association football Full back who played professionally in Canada and the United States. Kemp began his career in Canada, playing for Grand Trunk Railway and Boleil. In 1922, he joined the Fall River Marksmen of the Amer ...

Kennedy Kiliku

Kennedy Kiliku was a Kenyan politician. Until his death, Kiliku was chairman of National Labour Party. He was also the Changamwe MP from 1983 to 1997 and an articulate debater and critic of the Government.

Joan Kennelly

Joan Kennelly was an Irish photographer, photojournalist and founder of the regional newspaper, Kerrys Eye. Kennelly and her husband, Padraig Kennelly, took more than 500.000 photographs of daily life in County Kerry between 1953 and 1973. The co ...

Brad Kent

Bradley Grant Brad Kent was a Canadian musician who played guitar with many of the early Vancouver punk rock bands, particularly Victorian Pork, the band which spawned D.O.A., Pointed Sticks and the Subhumans. Later he went to San Francisco to pl ...

Michael Keogh (politician)

Michael Keogh, known as Max Keogh,was a nationalist politician and journalist in Northern Ireland. Based in Newry, Keogh became the editor of the Frontier Sentinel. Keogh was elected to Newry Urban District Council, as a member of the Anti-Partit ...

Thomas William Kerry

Thomas William Kerry was a British trade unionist, who served as Chair of the National Union of General and Municipal Workers. Kerry first began union activity when he was living in Lincoln, becoming the full-time local secretary for the National ...

Raj Kishore Kesri

Raj Kishore Kesri was an Indian politician from the Bharatiya Janata Party in Bihar. He was accused of rape and sexual exploitation by school principal Rupam Pathak, who stabbed him to death in January 2011. He represented the Purnia in the state ...

Ketan Kadam

Ketan Kadam is an Indian entrepreneur and restaurateur. He is the chairman and managing director of Impresa Hospitality Management Pvt. Ltd and has owned or co-owned a number of successful businesses, including Fire n Ice nightclub, the Maroosh r ...

Khadeeja (actress)

Khadeeja was an Indian actress in Malayalam movies. She was one of the prominent lead actress during the late 1960s and 1970s in Malayalam. In 1968, she acted in Viruthan Shanku, the first full-length comedy in Malayalam cinema directed by P. Ven ...

Abbas Khalaf

Dr. Abbas Khalaf was Saddam Husseins personal Russian/Arabic interpreter and translator. He was appointed by Saddam Hussein as the Iraqi Ambassador to Russia. After the 2003 invasion of Iraq he remained in Russia with his family. He died in 2013.

Waleed Khaled

Waleed Khaled was a journalist working for the Reuters news agency. He was shot and killed by American soldiers in Iraq on August 28, 2005. Khaled and a cameraman had gone to cover an incident in which two Iraqi policemen were killed in the Hay a ...

Ghulam Ghaus Khan

Captain Ghulam Ghaus Khan of Rawalpindi District, Pakistan was an Indian freedom fighter belonging to the famous Khatar Khan family of Rawalpindi District.

Gulzar Khan (politician)

Gulzar Khan was a Pakistani bureaucrat-turned-politician who had been a Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from June 2013 to August 2017.

Hafeez Ahmed Khan

Hafeez Ahmed Khan was an Indian classical musician of Hindustani classical music. He is known as one of the leading exponents of the Rampur-Sahaswan gharana, a musical school popular in the northern parts of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. He ...

Hamid Nawaz Khan

Lieutenant General Hamid Nawaz Khan, HI, was a career Pakistan Army general who served as Federal Interior Minister from November 2007 to April 2008 and Defence Secretary of Pakistan from 2001 to 2005. He also held Chair positions at Pakistan Int ...

Rashid Khan (actor)

Rashid Khan is an Indian film actor. He appeared in more than sixty films between 1949 and 1976. His best roles were played with Dev Anand right from Afsar, Navketan Filmss first production and went on to work together in hits like Tere Ghar Ke S ...

Sultan Shahriar Rashid Khan

Sultan Shahriar Rashid Khan was a Bangladeshi army officer who was convicted for the assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founding father and then President of Bangladesh. He was executed by the government of Bangladesh for his role in the ...

Maliha Khatun

Maliha Khatun was a Bangladeshi educationist, writer and social worker. She was awarded Begum Rokeya Padak in 2001 by the Government of Bangladesh. She served as the first woman principal of Dhaka Teachers Training College.