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Jim Harvey (firearms)

Jim Harvey was an American designer of firearms, cartridges, and fishing lures, based out of Lakeville, Connecticut. Among his firearms innovations, Harvey invented the.224 Harvey Kay-Chuck handgun cartridge, a wildcat cartridge based on the.22 H ...

Hồ Nguyên Trừng

Hồ Nguyên Trừng, was a Vietnamese scholar, official, and engineer in exile in China. He was the oldest son of Emperor Hồ Quy Ly and older brother of Emperor Hồ Han Thương. Under the pen-name Nam Ong, he wrote the Nam mong luc.

Hoodoo Brown

Hyman G. Neill, better known as Hoodoo Brown, was the leader of the Dodge City Gang in Las Vegas, New Mexico in 1879 and early 1880. According to Harold Thatcher, curator of the Rough Rider Museum in Las Vegas, Hoodoo was "the baddest cowboy of t ...

Lige Gardner

Elijah Gardner, known as Lige Gardner, was a Texas gunfighter sketched in the book titled Pages from a Workers Life by William Z. Foster.

List of cultural depictions of Wild Bill Hickok

Wild Bill Hickok, lawman, gunfighter and gambler, of the American Wild West has been depicted many times and in many forms of media. It is difficult to separate the truth from fiction about Hickok who was the first "dime novel" hero of the wester ...

Hickok45

Hickok45 is a YouTube channel, also appearing on Full 30, featuring videos about firearms. The videos are hosted by Greg Kinman, a retired middle-school English teacher and former sheriffs auxiliary officer with a tour of ten years residing in Te ...

Linda-Gail Bekker

Linda-Gail Bekker MBChB, DTMH, DCH, FCP is a Professor of Medicine and Chief Operating Officer of the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation. She is also Director of the Desmund Tutu HIV Centre at the University of Cape Town. She is President of the Interna ...

Danny Dias

Danny Dias was an American activist and reality television personality. Dias starred on season 13 on MTVs Road Rules, Road Rules: X-Treme, in 2004. In 2005, he returned to MTV in Bunim/Murray Productions spinoff Real World/Road Rules Challenge, T ...

Kemba Smith Foundation

The Kemba Smith Foundation is an American charitable organization which aims to raise awareness of certain social issues, including drug abuse, violence, AIDS, teenage pregnancy, and abuse. It was founded by Kemba Smith Pradia, who was convicted ...

Princy Mangalika

Princy Mangalika is a Sri Lankan social activist and a HIV/AIDS victim who is also well known for her efforts in fighting AIDS infection in Sri Lanka. She is the founder of Positive Womens Network, a NGO which helps people who are infected by the ...

Caitlin Ryan (social worker)

Dr. Caitlin Ryan is a clinical social worker who is considered a pioneer in research related to LGBTQ health and mental health. Ryan is the director of the Family Acceptance Project® FAP," a research, intervention, education and policy initiative ...

Suniti Solomon

Suniti Solomon was an Indian physician and microbiologist who pioneered AIDS research and prevention in India after having diagnosed the first Indian AIDS cases among the Chennai sex workers in 1986 along with her student Sellappan Nirmala. She f ...

Elizabeth Ngugi

Elizabeth Ngugi was a Kenyan Professor of Community Health at the University of Nairobi, and a nurse by trade. She made major contributions to her universitys program with local prostitutes to prevent HIV/AIDS transmission. Ngugi is described as ...

Thumbi Ndungu

Thumbi Ndungu is a Kenyan-born HIV/AIDS researcher. He heads the HIV Pathogenesis Programme at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, a province of South Africa. In 2012 Ndungu was awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institutes International Early Career ...

Alma the Younger

According to the Book of Mormon, Alma, the son of Alma was a Nephite prophet often referred to as "Alma the Younger" to distinguish him from his father, who is often referred to as "Alma the Elder". These appellations, "the Younger" and "the Elde ...

Aminadab

For the Israeli village, see Aminadav. According to the Book of Mormon, Aminadab was a Nephite who fell away from the church, and became associated with the Lamanites. In the Book of Helaman, after Nephi abdicated the Chief Judgment Seat to Cezor ...

Ammon (Book of Mormon missionary)

In the Book of Mormon, Ammon is a prominent Nephite missionary and a son of King Mosiah. He originally opposes the church but, along with his brothers and Alma the Younger, is miraculously converted. Following his conversion he serves a mission t ...

Saint Anne

According to apocryphal Christian and Islamic tradition, Saint Anne was the mother of Mary and the maternal grandmother of Jesus. Marys mother is not named in the canonical gospels. In writing, Annes name and that of her husband Joachim come only ...

Antoninus of Pamiers

Saint Antoninus of Pamiers was an early Christian missionary and martyr, called the "Apostle of the Rouergue". His life is dated to the first, second, fourth, and fifth century by various sources, since he often confused with various other venera ...

Araunah

Araunah was a Jebusite mentioned in the Second Book of Samuel, who owned the threshing floor on Mount Moriah which David purchased and used as the site for assembling an altar to God. The First Book of Chronicles, a later text, renders his name a ...

Balaam

Balaam is a diviner in the Torah whose story begins in Chapter 22 of the Book of Numbers. Every ancient reference to Balaam considers him a non-Israelite, a prophet, and the son of Beor, though Beor is not clearly identified. Though some sources ...

Behnam, Sarah, and the Forty Martyrs

Saints Behnam, Sarah, and the Forty Martyrs were 4th-century Christians who suffered martyrdom during the reign of Shapur II. They are venerated as saints in the Oriental Orthodox Church and their feast day is 10 December.

Christina of Bolsena

Christina of Bolsena, also known as Christina of Tyre, or in the Eastern Orthodox Church as Christina the Great Martyr, is venerated as a Christian martyr of the 3rd century. Archaeological excavations of an underground cemetery constructed at he ...

Demiana

Saint Demiana and the 40 Virgins, also known as the Chaste Martyr Saint Demiana, is a Coptic martyr of the early fourth century.

Dwynwen

Saint Dwynwen, sometimes known as Dwyn or Donwen, is the Welsh patron saint of lovers. She is celebrated throughout Wales on 25 January.

Ezekiel

Ezekiel is the central protagonist of the Book of Ezekiel in the Hebrew Bible. In Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Ezekiel is acknowledged as a Hebrew prophet. In Judaism and Christianity, he is also viewed as the 6th-century BCE author of the B ...

Ezra

Ezra, also called Ezra the Scribe and Ezra the Priest in the Book of Ezra, was a Jewish scribe and priest. In Greco-Latin Ezra is called Esdras. According to the Hebrew Bible he was a descendant of Sraya the last High Priest to serve in the First ...

Fintan of Taghmon

Saint Fintan, or Munnu is one of the saints of Ireland and Britain who served in Ireland and Scotland being the founder and abbot of the abbey at Teach-Mhunn - The House of Saint Munn - where his bed may be visited is a pilgrimage site; today Tag ...

Gad (prophet)

Gad was a seer or prophet mentioned in the Hebrew Bible and the writings of Jewish historian Josephus. He was one of the personal prophets of King David of Israel and, according to the Talmudic tradition, some of his writings are believed to be i ...

Gideon

Gideon or Gedeon, also named Jerubbaal and Jerubbesheth, was a military leader, judge and prophet whose calling and victory over the Midianites are recounted in chapters 6 to 8 of the Book of Judges in the Hebrew Bible. Gideon was the son of Joas ...

Gobnait

Saint Gobnait, also known as Gobnat or Mo Gobnat or Abigail or Deborah, is the name of a medieval, female Irish saint whose church was Moin Mor, later Bairnech, in the village of Ballyvourney, County Cork in Ireland. She was associated with the M ...

Habakkuk

Habakkuk, who was active around 612 BC, was a prophet whose oracles and prayer are recorded in the Book of Habakkuk, the eighth of the collected twelve minor prophets in the Hebrew Bible. He is revered by Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Almost all ...

Hafez

Khwāja Shams-ud-Dīn Muhammad Hāfez-e Shīrāzī, known by his pen name Hafez keeper; 1315-1390) and as "Hafiz", was a Persian poet who "lauded the joys of love and wine but also targeted religious hypocrisy". His collected works are regarded as a pi ...

Hakim ibn Hizam

He was the son of Khadijas brother, Hizam ibn Khuwaylid, and of Fakhita bint Zuhayr. Fakhita and Hizam had 10 children: Hakim Fakhita took by her kunya Umm Hakim and Hizam took by his kunya Abu Hakim, Hizam, Hisham, Khalid, Abdullah, Yahya, Umm H ...

Hermes of Philippopolis

Hermes of Philippopolis was one of the Seventy Disciples and was bishop in Philippopolis in Thrace. The Shepherd of Hermas is also traditionally ascribed to him. He is referenced in Romans 16:14, and his feast day is celebrated on May 31, on Nove ...

Idris (prophet)

ʾIdrīs is an ancient prophet and patriarch mentioned in the Quran, whom Muslims believe was the second prophet after Adam. Islamic tradition has unanimously identified Idris with the biblical Enoch, although many Muslim scholars of the classical ...

Isaiah

Isaiah was the 8th-century BC Israelite prophet after whom the Book of Isaiah is named. Within the text of the Book of Isaiah, Isaiah himself is referred to as "the prophet", but the exact relationship between the Book of Isaiah and any such hist ...

Joanna, wife of Chuza

Joanna is a woman mentioned in the gospels who was healed by Jesus and later supported him and his disciples in their travels, one of the women recorded in the Gospel of Luke as accompanying Jesus and the twelve and a witness to Jesus resurrectio ...

Julian the Hospitaller

The earliest known reference to Julian dates to the late twelfth century. There are three main theories of his origin: Born in Ath, Belgium, around 7 AD Born in Naples, Italy Born in Le Mans, France, possibly from confusion with Saint Julian of L ...

Laman and Lemuel

In the Book of Mormon, Laman and Lemuel are the two eldest sons of Lehi and the older brothers of Sam, Nephi, Jacob, and Joseph. According to the text, they lived around 600 BC. They were notable for their rebellion against Lehi and Nephi, becomi ...

Lehi, son of Helaman

According to the Book of Mormon, Lehi was a son of Helaman and was a Nephite missionary. He and his elder brother Nephi lived in the 1st century BC and had many missionary experiences together. The main events of their missions are recorded in th ...

Leontius, Hypatius and Theodulus

Saints Leontius, Hypatius and Theodolus were Roman soldiers who, according to Christian tradition, were martyred for their faith. Leontius was Greek by origin, and served as an officer of the imperial army in the Phoenician city of Tripoli during ...

Mac Creiche

Mac Creiche of Liscannor is described by various old texts as an early Irish saint, a hermit who slew monsters and persuaded kings to submit to him through miracles. He was probably not a historical figure. The stories of his life are most likely ...

Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene, sometimes called simply the Magdalene or the Madeleine, was a Jewish woman who, according to the four canonical gospels, traveled with Jesus as one of his followers and was a witness to his crucifixion, burial, and resurrection. S ...

Mary, mother of James

Mary is identified in the synoptic gospels as one of the women who went to Jesus tomb after he was buried. Mark 16:1 and Luke 24:10 refer to "Mary the mother of James" as one of the women who went to the tomb. Matthew 27:56 says that "Mary the mo ...

Mary, mother of Jesus

Mary was a first-century BC Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth, and the mother of Jesus, according to the New Testament and the Quran. The gospels of Matthew and Luke in the New Testament and the Quran describe Mary as a virgin. In Matthew and Luk ...

Nebuchadnezzar II

Nebuchadnezzar II, also Nebuchadrezzar II, king of Babylon c. 605 BC – c. 562 BC, was the longest-reigning and most powerful monarch of the Neo-Babylonian Empire. His father Nabopolassar was an official of the Neo-Assyrian Empire who rebelled in ...

Neot

Neot is a saint of the ninth century who lived as a monk and hermit in Cornwall. He is mentioned in an interpolated passage in Assers Life of King Alfred and died around AD 870. He is venerated as a saint in the Roman Catholic and Western Orthodo ...

Nephi, son of Helaman

According to the Book of Mormon Nephi, along with his brother Lehi, was a Nephite missionary. His father was Helaman, and his sons include two of the twelve Nephite disciples at the time that Christ visited the Americas.

Nephi, son of Lehi

Nephi is one of the central figures described in the Book of Mormon. He was the son of Lehi, a prophet, founder of the Nephite people, and author of the first two books of the Book of Mormon, First and Second Nephi.