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Robert Titus

For the 19th-century New York politician, see Robert C. Titus. Robert Titus was the first Titus immigrant from England to America and is the progenitor of many of the Tituses in America today. After living 19 years in Brookline, Weymouth and Reho ...

Jenny Tomasin

Tomasin was born in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, Northern England, in 1938 to working class parents. She knew from an early age she wanted to be an actress, although her parents did not support her goal.

Jose de Toro

Jose de Toro was Mayor of Ponce, Puerto Rico, in two occasions: 1814 and in 1820. In 1814, he performed as a teniente a guerra mayor, while from 3 June 1820 until later that year he performed as Alcalde ordinario.

Pasa Tosusu

Pasa Tosusu was a Vanuatuan civil servant who served as the countrys fourth Ombudsman. Tosusu, who was from the island of Espiritu Santo, was a longtime civil servant. He spent fifteen years working as a government auditor. He then joined the omb ...

James Travers (journalist)

James Travers was a Canadian journalist, best known as an editor and political correspondent for the Toronto Star. Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Travers began his journalism career in 1972 with the Oakville Journal Record in Oakville. He later joine ...

Peter Tsiamalili

Peter Sobby Tsiamalili was the Papua New Guinean civil servant who served as the first chief administrator of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville following successful elections in June 2005. Tsiamalili also served as a diplomat and ambassador r ...

Mazen al-Tumeizi

Mazen al-Tumeizi was a Palestinian journalist, killed on-camera in Baghdad, Iraq by U.S. helicopter gunfire while covering the Haifa Street helicopter incident. His last moments were recorded by the camera he had been reporting into, including hi ...

Ed Turner (television executive)

Ed Turner was a CNN executive vice president and one of the first people Ted Turner hired in 1980 to help make his dream of a 24/7 news network a reality. Turner - no relation to Ted Turner - was a well-known figure throughout the industry for hi ...

Muireadhach Ua Dubhthaigh

A member of a Connacht ecclesiastical family, Ua Dubhthaigh was born during the reign of King Aed Ua Ruairc r. 1067–1087. His family were natives of Lissonuffy in what is now north-east County Roscommon, and produced a number of abbots and bishop ...

Nicol Uddert

He was elected Provost of Edinburgh in 1592 in succession to William Little of Liberton. He was succeeded in 1593 by Alexander Home of North Berwick. During his period as Provost he hosted King James VI and his queen at his house. His magnificent ...

Migliorino Ubaldini

Migliorino Ubaldini, known also as "Captain Mellerin," was an Italian military engineer working in Scotland. He designed new fortifications at the entrances of Edinburgh Castle, Dunbar Castle, and possibly the walled town of Leith.

Ulrich II von Graben

Ulrich II von Graben was a Styrian noble, a member of the edelfrei Graben von Stein family. He held the titles as Lord of Kornberg and Graben Castle, as well as burgrave of Gleichenberg, Rothenfels and Hohenwang.

Ulrich von Turheim

Ulrich von Turheim was a German writer from the Augsburg area writing during the first half of the 13th century. Three of his works have survived: a conclusion to the version of the Tristan legend left unfinished by Gottfried von Strassburg; Renn ...

Fernando Diez de Ulzurrun y Somellera

Fernando Diez de Ulzurrun y Somellera was Mayor of Ponce, Puerto Rico, from 10 July 1887 to 4 January 1888. Ulzurrun y Somellera mayored a city of 42.388 inhabitants.

Uthman Mukhtari

Abū Umar Uthmān b. Umar Mukhtārī Ghaznavī was a Persian poet of the Ghaznavids, an empire originating from Ghazna located in Afghanistan. He had patrons at the courts of the Qarakhānids, the Seljūqs of Kirman, and the Ismaili ruler of Tabas. In t ...

Joaquin Valenzuela

Joaquin Valenzuela was a Sonoran fortyniner who came to California in 1849, during the California Gold Rush, with a small band of people from the vicinity of their hometown with Joaquin Murrieta. He subsequently became one of the leaders of the F ...

Priscus Valerianus

Priscus Valerianus was a Roman praetorian prefect of patrician rank, connected to both the emperor Avitus and Bishop Eucherius of Lyons. Valerianus served as praetorian prefect of Gaul sometime prior to 456, when Sidonius Apollinaris sent him a s ...

Manasa Vaniqi

Manasa Ramasirai Vaniqi was a Fijian civil servant and lieutenant colonel. He was appointed Fijis first Permanent Secretary for Sugar in 2009. As Permanent Secretary, Vaniqi oversaw reforms within the countrys sugar industry. Under Vaniqi, the Mi ...

Varaztirots II Bagratuni

Varaztirots II Bagratuni was an Armenian nakharar from the Bagratuni family, the son of Smbat IV Bagratuni. He was marzpan of Armenia c. 628, fled to the Byzantine Empire soon thereafter and was exiled for several years to Africa for his particip ...

Vincent "Rocco” Vargas

Vincent "Rocco" Vargas is an American Entertainer, producer and writer, known for Helen Keller vs. Nightwolves, Range 15, Mayans MC, the MBest11x YouTube channel and the VinnyRoc podcast.

Paolo Veneziano

Paolo Veneziano, also Veneziano Paolo or Paolo da Venezia was a medieval painter from Venice. He has been called the most important Venetian painter of the 14th century. Many signed and dated works of this artist are known. He was regarded as the ...

Jan van de Venne

Jan van de Venne or Jan van der Venne, also known as Pseudo van de Venne, was a Flemish painter of genre, religious scenes, and cabinets who was court painter to the governors of the Southern Netherlands. Many of his works depict "low-life" genre ...

Beatrix de Vesci

Daughter and sole heir of Ivo de Vesci, Builder and first Baron and his wife, Alda, Beatrix de Vesci was one of the richest heiresses of her time. She was the first wife of Eustace Fitz John, also known as Eustacius fitz John de Burgo, Constable ...

Dennis L. Via

Dennis L. Via is a former United States Army four-star general who last served as the 18th commanding general of the United States Army Materiel Command from August 7, 2012 to September 30, 2016, which is headquartered at Redstone Arsenal, AL. He ...

Jan Carel Vierpeyl

Jan Carel Vierpeyl or Jan Carel Vierpyl was a Flemish painter known mainly for his family portraits and genre scenes of merry and gallant companies.

Hovenden Walker

Rear-Admiral Sir Hovenden Walker was a British naval officer noted for, during Queen Annes War, having led an abortive 1711 expedition against Quebec City, then the capital of New France.

Thomas Walton

Sir Thomas Walton was an English MP and Speaker of the House of Commons. He was born the son of John de Walton of Great Staughton, Huntingdonshire, who was a previous MP for Huntingdonshire. Thomas first entered Parliament as MP for Huntingdonshi ...

Mark Ward (politician)

Mark Ward is an Irish Sinn Fein politician who has been a Teachta Dala for the Dublin Mid-West constituency since the by-election in November 2019.

Murray Ward

Murray Ward was an Australian rules footballer with the Claremont Football Club during the 1950s and 60s. Murray broke the Australian Junior hurdles record while he was still attending Aquinas as a school boy. "CLASSY HURDLING BY 15-YR OLD". Sund ...

Don Warhurst

Don Warhurst was an American football coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona from 1957 to 1966, compiling record of 56–33–2. Warhurst was the athletic dir ...

Yannima Tommy Watson

Yannima Tommy Watson known as Tommy Watson was an Indigenous Australian artist, of the Pitjantjatjara people from Australia’s central western desert. He was described by one critic as "the greatest living painter of the Western Desert".

Susan Weiner

Susan Scher Weiner was a politician from Georgia, USA, and was the first woman to become Mayor of Savannah. She was a Republican.

William de Westbury

William de Westbury was for many years the Steward of the Manor of Castle Combe, Chippenham, Wiltshire. William was noted as being a lawyer by profession whilst the Steward. He was also active in the Assize Court, Common Pleas circa 1406 when des ...

Christopher White (technician)

Christopher White was a chemist and laboratory technician based in London and Oxford. He was selected to run one of the first purpose built university laboratories in the UK and has been referred to as the "first professional technician"

Wilgils

Wilgils of Ripon, also known as Wilgisl and Hilgis, was a seventh century saint and hermit of Anglo-Saxon England, who was the father of St Willibrord. His feast day is 31 January.

Norma-Jean Wofford

Norma-Jean Wofford was an American guitarist who played with Bo Diddley and his band from 1962 to 1966. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Wofford was Bo Diddleys second female guitarist, replacing Peggy Jones a.k.a. Lady Bo. When Jones left the b ...

Wu Faxiang

Wu Faxiang was a printer and publisher in late Ming dynasty China. Wu hailed from Nanjing, and lived near Tianque Mountain. He was a scholar of Confucianism. Wu is known for a single publication, the Luoxuan biangu jianpu, or Wisteria Pavilion Ca ...

John Wylie (actor)

John Wylie Thomas was an American actor, who appeared in many live theater performances, television programs, and films. He was born in Peacock, Texas, and died of natural causes in New York City. Wylie created the role of Col. Doctor Otternshlag ...

Andrew of Wyntoun

Andrew Wyntoun, known as Andrew of Wyntoun, was a Scottish poet, a canon and prior of Loch Leven on St Serfs Inch and, later, a canon of St. Andrews. Andrew Wyntoun is most famous for his completion of an eight-syllabled metre entitled, Orygynale ...

Xie Daoyun

Born in Yangxia County, Henan, Daoyun belonged to the Xie clan and was a sister of the general Xie Xuan. Though her mother is unknown, it is known that she gave birth to five more children. She was also the favourite niece of prime-minister Xie A ...

Yahya bin Ahmad Sirhindi

Yahya bin Ahmad Sirhindi was a 15th century Indian chronicler who wrote Tarikh-i-Mubarak Shahi, a Persian language chronicle of the Delhi Sultanate. Written during the reign of Mubarak Shah, his work is an important source of information for the ...

Dimitrion Yordanidis

Dimitrion Yordanidis was a Greek runner, who, according to Guinness World Records, completed the 26-mile marathon course from Marathon, Greece to Athens on October 10, 1976 in 7 hours 33 minutes, aged 98. Guinness World Records considered him to ...

Rafael de Zarate y Sequera

During his two-year mayoral term, Zarate y Sequera is credited with placing fire hydrants along the route from downtown Ponce to its Port at Playa de Ponce and enlarging Calle Leon further up northbound, both completed in 1884. He is also credite ...

Najwa Zebian

Najwa Zebian is a Lebanese-Canadian activist, author, poet, educator, inspirational speaker, and social media influencer based in London, Ontario. She has self-published 2 books of poetry and one book compilation that reflects on life. She has sp ...

Safet Zhulali

Safet Zhulali was the Minister of Defence of Albania from 1992 to 1997. Zhulali was present for the signing of an historic memorandum of agreement between the United States of America and Albania in 1993, the first agreement between the United St ...

Giovanni Battista Abbatessa

Giovanni Battista Abatessa was an Italian composer and Baroque guitarist, likely born in Bitonto in the Kingdom of Naples. His compositional output consists of four books of pieces for five-course Baroque guitar. While many of Abatessas contempor ...

Abd al-Razzaq Maymandi

Abd al-Razzaq Maymandi was a Persian vizier of the Ghaznavid Sultan Mawdud Ghaznavi and Abd al-Rashid.

Abd Allah al-Qaysi

Having been born in Islamic Spain, Ibn Qasim moved to Iraq for a time, studying directly under Dawud al-Zahiri. He ended up leaving the Malikite rite of Muslim jurisprudence for the Zahirite branch, and was considered by Christopher Melchert to b ...

Abibaal

Abibaal was a king of Tyre in the 10th century BC, father of the famous Hiram I. The only information known about him is derived from two passages in Josephuss Against Apion, i.17 and i.18. All that is said in these passages is that he preceded h ...

Abibion

Abibion was one of the founders of Bet-Coryph monastery in Byzantine Syria, together with Eusebonas. He also served as first abbot of that monastery. He is included in the Heiligen-Lexicon. He received his instruction from Eusebius. His feast day ...