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Биография Оскара Ромеро Био

Early life Oscar Romero was born into a large family on August 15, 1917 in El Salvador. Although they had more money than many of their neighbours, Oscar’s family had neither electricity nor running water in their small home, and the children slept on the floor. Oscar’s parents could not afford to send…

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Biography of Alexander Genievsky

Alexander Genievsky, a Russian-born American citizen, was graduated with a Master’s Degree from Boris Shukin Theatre Institute at Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre in Moscow. He also earned an Associate Degree as a film director from St. Petersburg State University of Culture and Arts. At the age 21, while performing military…

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Biography of BILL FONTANA / Биография Билла Фонтана

Bill Fontana (born USA 1947) is an American composer and artist who developed an international reputation for his pioneering experiments in sound. SInce the early 70’s Fontana has used sound as a sculptural medium to interact with and transform our perceptions of visual and architectural spaces. He has realized sound sculptures and radio projects…

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Biography of Mark Guiliana

Mark Guiliana (USA) is an acclaimed drummer, composer, educator, producer and founder of Beat Music Productions; through which, he released both My Life Starts Now and Beat Music: The Los Angeles Improvisations as a bandleader in 2014. In that same year, his forward-­‐thinking, conceptual approach to the instrument was featured…

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Biography of Akua Naru / Биография Акуа Нару

Having begun writing and performing rhymes as a young girl, the New Haven, CT (USA) born Akua Naru, began crafting in her early years what would later reveal to be a great talent for profound lyricism and extraordinary musical performances. Known as a traveler, as chronicled throughout her Jan. 2011…

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Biography of Daby Touré / Биография Акуа Нару

There are certain people in life who have such a unique energy that it demands to be shared. Whether he appears solo or with his full band, Daby Touré never fails to astound audiences with his ethereal voice, masterful guitar work and catchy original songs. He illuminates the darkest of concert halls…

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Biography of Helen Keller / Биография Хелен Келлер

Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was a deaf and blind American author, activist, and lecturer. Helen Keller was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama, on June 27, 1880. Her disabilities were caused by a fever in February, 1882 when she was 19 months old. Her loss of…

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Biography of William Pearce / Биография Уильяма Пирса

Bill is a senior executive with an outstanding track record of profitable business building based on exceptional strategic, analytic, and financial disciplines. He has broad marketing and general management experience in both the Consumer Products and consumer Service sectors.  Bill has both Sales and Marketing functional expertise and is recognized…

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Biography of MECHAI VIRAVAIDYA / Биография Мечай Виравайдия

Mechai Viravaidya, a well-known personality in the fight against AIDS, is a Thai Senator and the founder and Chairman of the Population and Community Development Association (PDA), one of Thailand’s largest non-profit development organizations. In the 20-year period following the initiation of community-based family planning services by PDA, the average…

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Biography of Jovan Kurbalija / Биография Йован Курбалижа

Jovan Kurbalija is the founding director of DiploFoundation. His professional and academic background is in diplomacy, international law and ICT. In 1992 he left the Yugoslav diplomatic service and established the Unit for IT and Diplomacy at the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies in Malta. The main function of the…

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Biography of Frances McElroy / Биография Френсис МакЭлрой

Frances McElroy, the founder and Executive Director of Shirley Road Productions, has produced and directed a wide range of award-winning documentaries, as well as educational and cultural videos for non-profit organizations. Founded in 1991, the mission of Shirley Road Productions is to create educational and cultural programs that are innovative…

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Biography of Wei Jingsheng / Биография Вэй Цзиншэн

Wei Jingsheng’s dissident life began with a precipitous suddenness. In just under four months, during the 1978-79 Democracy Wall movement, his unique talent as a thinker, writer and activist burst forth and blossomed. In fact, Wei did not actually go to Democracy Wall until several weeks after poster-writers in Beijing…

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Biography of John Davenport / Биография Джона Дэвенпорта

John Davenport studied Philosophy at Yale University and completed his Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame in 1998.  Since then, he has taught in the undergraduate and graduate programs at Fordham University in New York City, where he served as Associate Chair of Philosophy and Associate Director…

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Biography of John C. Vaughn / Биография Джона К. Вона

John C. Vaughn was appointed Executive Vice President of the Association of American Universities in October 1996. As Executive Vice President, he serves as deputy to the president and chief operating officer. He also serves as director of policy studies, supervising the association’s work in developing national and institutional policies…

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Biography Dr. R. V. Joshi

Dr. Rajiv V. Joshi is a research staff member at T. J. Watson research center, IBM. He received his B.Tech degree from Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay, India), M.S degree from Massachusettes Institute of Technology and Doctorate in Eng. Science from Columbia University, USA. His novel interconnects processes and structures…

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Biography of Dr. Pierre Allard / Биография Доктора Пьера Алларда

Dr. Pierre Allard is the president of Just Equipping. Pierre and his wife, Judy, actively lead Just Equipping ministries with chaplains in the African Great Lakes Region, (Rwanda, Burundiand Congo). Just Equipping organizes and sustains prison ministries by restorative justice principles and practices. As an ordained minister, and before retiring…

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Biography of Jackie Speier / Биография Джеки Шпейер

Jackie Speier was sworn into Congress on April 10, 2008 to fill the unexpired term of the late Congressman Tom Lantos. She represents California’s beautiful, diverse and economically vibrant 12th Congressional District, where she has lived her entire life. Jackie is married to Barry Dennis and has two children, Jackson,…

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Biography of Rabbi W.A. Matthew / Биография Раввина В.А. Мэтью

Matthew, Wentworth Arthur (23 June 1892-3 Dec. 1973), rabbi and educator, is believed to have been born in St. Marys, St. Kitts, in the British West Indies, the son of Joseph Matthew and Frances M. Cornelius. Matthew gave seemingly contradictory accounts of his ancestry that put his place of birth…

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Biography of Rabbi Arnold Josiah Ford / Биография Раби Арнольд Джозайи Форд

Ford, Arnold Josiah (23 Apr. 1877-16 Sept. 1935), rabbi, black nationalist, and emigrationist, was born in Bridgetown, Barbados, the son of Edward Ford and Elizabeth Augusta Braithwaite. Ford asserted that his father’s ancestry could be traced to the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria and his mother’s to the Mendi tribe of…

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Biography of Hannes Leitgeb / Биография Ханнес Ляйтгеб

Hannes completed his PhD degree (1998) in mathematics and a PhD degree (2001) in philosophy, each at the University of Salzburg. In 2003 he was research fellow at the Department of Philosophy/CSLI at Stanford University on the basis of an Erwin-Schroedinger Fellowship. In 2005 he took up a joint position…

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