People by name, T with Quotes

423 people with 7,578 quotes

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T-Pain3Faheem Rasheed Najm (born September 30, 1985), who is better known by his stage name T-Pain, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actor, currently signed to Young Money Entertainment. His debut album, Rappa Ternt Sanga, was released in 2005.
T, Mr.63Mr. T (born Laurence Tureaud on May 21, 1952) is an actor principally known for his roles in the 1980s television series The A-Team and as boxer James Clubber Lang in the 1982 film Rocky III.
T.I.3Clifford Joseph Harris Jr., better known by his stage name T.I. (born September 25, 1980), is a professional rapper.
T'ao Ch'ien24Tao Yuanming (Chinese: 陶渊明) (365–427), also known as T'ao Ch'ien, was a Chinese poet.
Tabb, John Bannister2John Banister Tabb (22 March 1845 – 19 November 1909) was an American poet, Catholic priest, and professor of English, chiefly remembered today as educator of Jack London's friend, Californian poet George Sterling.
Tabor, Al1Al Tabor (1898–1983), born Alfred Taboriwsky, was a British bandleader.
Tabrizi, Qatran1Abū-Mansūr Qatrān-i Tabrīzī (1009-1072), (Persian: قطران تبريزى), was a royal Persian poet.
Tabrizi, Shams10Shams-e-Tabrīzī (or in full, Shams al-Din Mohammad, literally: Sun of Islam, died 1248) was an Iranian Sufi mystic born in the city of Tabriz in Iranian Azerbaijan. He introduced Mawlānā Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhi, usually known as Rumi in the West, to Islamic mysticism, for which he was immortalized in Rumi's poetry collection Diwan-e Shams-e Tabriz-i ("The Works of Shams of Tabriz"). Shams lived together with Rumi in Konya, in present-day Turkey, for several years, and is also known to have traveled to Damascus in present-day Syria.
Tacitus33Publius Tacitus (or Gaius Cornelius Tacitus; ca. 56 – ca. 117), Roman orator, lawyer, and senator. He is considered one of antiquity's greatest historians.
Tadic, Boris4Boris Tadić (In Serbian: Борис Тадић; born 15 January 1958) has been the President of Serbia since the year 2004.
Taft, Robert2Robert Alphonso Taft (September 8, 1889 – July 31, 1953), of the Taft political family of Ohio, was a United States Senator and sought to be the Presidential candidate of the Republican Party in 1940 and 1952. As a U.S. senator, he was given the nickname "Mr. Republican."
Taft, William Howard31William Howard Taft (15 September 1857 – 8 March 1930) was the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and 10th Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930). He also served as an associate judge on the Sixth Circuit, Governor-General of the Philippines, Secretary of War to Theodore Roosevelt and Solicitor General. Between 1914 and 1920 he was the Kent Professor of Law at Yale University.
Tagore, Rabindranath58Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), also known as Rabi Thakur, was a Bengali philosopher, poet, and winner of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913.
Taheri-azar, Mohammed Reza2Mohammed Reza Taheri-azar (born May 5, 1983 in Tehran) is an Iranian-born American citizen who confessed to intentionally hitting people with a car on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to "avenge the deaths of Muslims worldwide" and to "punish" the United States government. While no one was killed in the attack, nine people were injured (none seriously). Shortly after the attack, he turned himself in and was arrested. He currently awaits trial. Here is a list of quotes by Mohammed Reza Taheri-azar.
Taheri, Amir63Amir Taheri (born 9 June 1942) is an Iranian-born writer and journalist.
Taibbi, Matt5Matthew C. Taibbi (born 2 March 1970) is an American journalist.
Taine, Hippolyte1Hippolyte Adolphe Taine (21 April 1828 – 5 March 1893) was a French critic and historian.
Tait, Peter Guthrie3Peter Guthrie Tait (28 April 1831 – 4 July 1901) was a Scottish mathematical physicist, best known for the seminal energy physics textbook Treatise on Natural Philosophy, which he co-wrote with Kelvin, and his early investigations into knot theory, which contributed to the eventual formation of topology as a mathematical discipline.
Taizong1Emperor Taizong of Tang China (January 23, 599 – July 10, 649), born Li Shimin (李世民), was the second emperor of the Tang Dynasty of China from 626 to 649.
Takei, George3George Hosato Takei (born April 20, 1937) is an American actor of Japanese decent. He is best known for playing the role of Mr. Sulu on the television series Star Trek.
Takuboku Ishikawa4Takuboku Ishikawa (石川 啄木) (February 20, 1886 – April 13, 1912) was a Japanese poet.
Talabani, Jalal20Jalal Talabani (born November 12, 1933) is the current President of Iraq and a leading Kurdish politician. Talabani is the founder and secretary general of one of the main Iraqi Kurdish political parties, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK). He was a prominent member of the Interim Iraq Governing Council, which was established following the overthrow of the Saddam Hussein regime by the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.
Talal Abu-Ghazaleh28Talal Abu-Ghazaleh (Arabic: طلال أبوغزاله) (born 22 April 1938 in Jaffa, Palestine) is the Chairman and Founder of international Jordan-based group Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAGorg).Dubbed as the godfather of Arab accounting, Abu-Ghazaleh has also been credited for promoting the significance of Intellectual Property in the Arab region.
Talal bin Abdul Aziz1Talal bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (born 1931), sometimes called "The Red Prince", is a member of the House of Saud and a half brother to King Abdullah.
Talat, Mehmed|Mehmed Talat9Mehmed Talat (August 20, 1874 – March 15, 1921), also known as "Talat Pasha", was one of the first important members of the Committee of Union and Progress. He played an increasingly important part in Ottoman politics becoming deputy for Edirne, minister and finally in 1917 Grand Vizier. Mehmed Talat was the interior minister who ordered the arrest of Armenian leaders with a order on April 24, 1915 and sent a request for the Tehcir Law on May 29, 1915, which initiated the large scale Armenian Genocide. After the courts gave him a sentence of death in absentia, he left the empire with Enver and Djemal Pashas in 1918. He was assassinated in Berlin in 1921 as a response for evading the war crimes committed under his order.
Taleb, Nassim Nicholas141Nassim Nicholas Taleb (born 1960) is a essayist, epistemologist, researcher, and former practitioner of mathematical finance.
Talfourd, Thomas Noon5Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd (May 26, 1795 – March 13, 1854) was an English judge and author.
Taliesin104Taliesin (or Taliessin; c. 534 – c. 599) is the earliest poet in any Brittonic language whose work has survived. Although he probably composed in Cumbric, since the songs most surely attributed to him are praise poems to Urien Rheged, a warrior monarch of the Old North, these poems survive in Middle Welsh in the so-called Book of Taliesin, written down around the 13th century, along with about forty more of more dubious attribution. His name means "Radiant Brow" (tal iesin in Welsh). The book was translated by Robert Williams and published in The Four Ancient Books of Wales (1858) by W. F. Skene. These translations are notoriously unreliable, but few better have since appeared, due to the obscurity and compression of the verse.
Talleyrand-Perigord, Charles Maurice De8Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (2 February 1754 – 17 May 1838) was a French diplomat. He worked successfully from the regime of Louis XVI, through the French Revolution and then under Napoleon I, Louis XVIII, Charles X, and Louis-Philippe. Known since the turn of the 19th century simply by the name Talleyrand, he remains a figure that polarizes opinion. Some regard him as one of the most versatile, skilled and influential diplomats in European history, and some believe that he was a traitor, betraying in turn, the Ancien Régime, the French Revolution, Napoleon, and the Restoration.
Talmage, Thomas De Witt7Thomas De Witt Talmage (7 January 1832 – 12 April 1902) was an American Presbyterian preacher, clergyman and divine. One of the most prominent religious leaders in the United States during the mid-to late 19th century, equaled as a pulpit orator perhaps only by Henry Ward Beecher, he was also a well-known reformer in New York City and was often involved in crusades against vice and crime during the 1860s and 70s.
Tamm, Igor1Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm (July 8, 1895 – April 12, 1971) was a Soviet physicist, mathematician and a Nobel laureate.
Tammet, Daniel4Daniel Tammet (born 31 January 1979) is a British high-functioning autistic savant gifted with a facility for mathematical and natural language learning. In his memoir, Born on a Blue Day, he wrote of how having epilepsy, synaesthesia and Asperger Syndrome all affected his childhood.
Tammy Smith4Tammy Smith (born 1963) is a Brigadier General of the U.S. Army Reserve. Smith was nominated to the Brigadier General position on 10 May 2012, and was formally promoted to the position in a private ceremony at the Women’s Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. She currently serves as deputy chief in the Army Reserve Office of the Chief, and served for a year in the Afghanistan War.
Tan Zuoren2Tan Zuoren (Chinese: 譚作人; born 15 May 1954) is a Chinese environmentalist, social activist, writer, and former editor of Literati magazine.
Tan, Amy35Amy Tan (譚恩美 Tán Ēnměi) (born 19 February 1952) is a Chinese-American writer and member of the Rock Bottom Remainders, most famous for her novel The Joy Luck Club.
Tancredo, Tom13Thomas Gerard "Tom" Tancredo (born December 20, 1945) is an American politician from the Republican Party. He has been a member of the United States House of Representatives since 1999, representing the 6th Congressional District of Colorado, which includes most of Denver's southern suburbs.
Tanenbaum, Andrew S.20Andrew Stuart "Andy" Tanenbaum (born 1944) is an American computer scientist living in the Netherlands. He is best known as the author of Minix, a free Unix-like operating system for teaching purposes, and for his computer science textbooks.
Tapies, Antoni16Antoni Tàpies (13 December 1923 – 6 February 2012) was a Spanish Catalan artist, born in Barcelona, who from 1947 on, started to paint in a surrealistic style. Through "Arte Povare", under the influence of Eastern calligraphy among other things, he soon developed a spontaneous abstract-expressionism with its own symbolic language.
Taraki, Nur Muhammad10Nur Muhammad Taraki (15 July 1917 – 14 September 1979) was the president of the communist Democratic Republic of Afghanistan.
Tarantino, Quentin10Quentin Tarantino (born 27 March 1963 in Knoxville, Tennessee) is an American screenwriter, film director and actor. His films include Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill Volumes 1 and 2, Inglorious Basterds and Django Unchained.
Taranto, James3James Taranto (born 1966) is an American writer for The Wall Street Journal. He is best known for his daily online column, called Best of the Web Today, in which he comments on politics and journalism.
Tarbuck, Liza3Liza Tarbuck (born 21 November 1964, Liverpool, United Kingdom) is an English actress and television presenter, daughter of Jimmy Tarbuck.
Tarkan24Tarkan Tevetoğlu (born October 17, 1972), more commonly known as Tarkan, is a German born Turkish songwriter, singer and performer. He is one of the biggest pop stars in Turkey; and often regarded as the greatest and most popular Turkish singer of the past decade.
Tarkovsky, Andrei45Andrei Arsenyevich Tarkovsky (Russian: Андрей Арсеньевич Тарковский) (April 4 1932 – December 29 1986) was a Soviet and Russian filmmaker, writer, film editor, film theorist and opera director.
Tarn, Nathaniel3Nathaniel Tarn (born 1928) is an American poet, essayist, anthropologist, and translator.
Tarrasch, Siegbert11Siegbert Tarrasch (March 5, 1862 – February 17, 1934) was a leading chess player.
Tart, Charles1Charles T. Tart Ph.D. (born 1937) is internationally known for his psychological work on the nature of consciousness (particularly altered states of consciousness), as one of the founders of the field of transpersonal psychology, and for his research in scientific parapsychology.
Tarzi, Mahmud5Mahmud Beg Tarzi (1865–1933) was one of Afghanistan's greatest intellectuals. He is known as the father of Afghan journalism and poetry. A great modern thinker, he became a key figure in the history of Afghanistan, leading the charge for modernization and being a strong opponent of religious obscurism. As a member of the royal house, diplomat, and Minister of Foreign Affairs during a war and independence, his footprint on the history of Afghanistan is large.
Tas, Marcelo2Marcelo Tristão Athayde de Souza (born 10 November, 1959), better known as Marcelo Tas, is a Brazilian director, writer, actor and television host.
Taseer, Salmaan1Salmaan Taseer (31 May 1944, Shimla – 4 January 2011, Islamabad) was a Pakistani businessman and politician who served as the Governor of Punjab the province of Pakistan from 2008 until his assassination in 2011.
Taslima Nasrin3Taslima Nasrin (born 1962) is a Bangladeshian writer.
Tasso, Torquato53Torquato Tasso (March 11 1544 – April 25 1595) was an Italian epic poet and dramatist, best known for his Rinaldo (1562), Aminta (1573) and Gerusalemme Liberata (1580).
Tata, J.R.D.12Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata (29 July 1904 – 29 November 1993) was a French-born Indian aviator and business tycoon. He was the former Chairman of Tata Sons. He became India's first licensed pilot in 1929. In 1983, he was awarded the French Legion of Honour and, in 1992, India's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna.
Tatchell, Peter6Peter Gary Tatchell (born January 25, 1952) is a human rights activist.
Tate, Allen3John Orley Allen Tate (November 19, 1899 – February 9, 1979) was an American poet, essayist, and social commentator, and Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, 1943–1944.
Tate, Nahum4Nahum Tate (1652–1715) was an Irish Protestant poet, hymnist and lyricist, who became Poet Laureate in 1692.
Tate, Sharon29Sharon Marie Tate (24 January 1943 – 9 August 1969) was an American actress, model, wife of Roman Polański, and the most famous murder victim of Charles Manson and his followers.
Tauler, Johannes27Johannes Tauler (c.1300 – 1361), also known as John Tauler, was a priest and German mystic of the Catholic Church, born in Strasbourg. He belonged to the Dominican order and was a prolific preacher. Along with his friend and contemporary Henry Suso he was one of a triumvirate of thinkers belonging to the Rhineland school, also called The Rheno-Flemish school, of which Meister Eckhart was the founder and supreme proponent. Blessed John Ruysbroeck is also sometimes held to be a mystical teacher of this school and Tauler once travelled to Groenendaal for a meeting with Ruysbroeck.
Taupin, René4René Taupin (1905 – 13 February 1981) was a French translator, critic, and academic who lived most of his life in the United States and is best known for heading the Romance Languages department at Hunter College.
Tawakkol Karman81Tawakkol Karman (born 7 February 1979) is a Yemeni journalist, politician and senior member of the of Al-Islah political party, and human rights activist. She was co-recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, along with Leymah Gbowee and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Tawney, R. H.26Richard Henry Tawney (1880–1962) was an English writer, economist, historian, social critic and university professor and a leading advocate of Christian Socialism.
Taylor, A. J. P.14A. J. P. Taylor (March 25 1906 – September 7 1990) was a British historian, journalist, broadcaster and scholar. His approachably written and sometimes contentiously revisionist studies of 19th and early 20th-century subjects brought academic history to a new audience.
Taylor, Anne4Ann Taylor (June 30 1782 – December 20 1866) was a writer of hymns and nursery rhymes. Her sister was Jane Taylor.
Taylor, Bayard12Bayard Taylor (11 January 1825 – 19 December 1878) was a U.S. poet and writer.
Taylor, Brook15Brook Taylor (August 18, 1685 – December 29, 1731) was an English mathematician and secretary of the Royal Society of London, best known for Taylor's theorem and the Taylor series.
Taylor, Cecil2Cecil Percival Taylor (born March 15, 1930, in New York City) is an American pianist and poet now generally acknowledged to be one of the great innovative sources of free jazz (along with the better known Ornette Coleman).
Taylor, Charles1Charles Margrave Taylor (born November 5, 1931) is a Canadian philosopher from Montreal, Quebec and professor emeritus at the McGill University best known for his contributions to political philosophy, the philosophy of social science, history of philosophy and intellectual history.
Taylor, Edward3Edward Taylor (c. 1642 – 1729) was a colonial American poet and Puritan minister. His poems, unpublished and all but forgotten for 200 years, were discovered in 1937 by Thomas H. Johnson in several manuscript books at Yale University Library. Johnson published a selection of the poems in The New England Quarterly that year and, says biographer Norman S. Grabo, "established Taylor almost at once and without quibble as not only America's finest colonial poet but as one of the most striking writers in the whole range of American literature."
Taylor, Elizabeth7Elizabeth Taylor (27 February 1932 – 23 March 2011) was an English-born Academy Award winning actress.
Taylor, Frederick Winslow17Frederick Winslow Taylor (March 20, 1856 – March 21, 1915) was an American mechanical engineer, one of the first management consultants, and is regarded as the father of scientific management.
Taylor, Henry34Sir Henry Taylor KCMG (18 October 1800 – 27 March 1886) was an English civil servant, author and dramatist.
Taylor, Isaac1Isaac Taylor (17 August 1787 – 28 June 1865) was an English philosophical and historical writer, artist, and inventor.
Taylor, James24James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, Taylor was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2000
Taylor, James Hudson90James Hudson Taylor (May 21, 1832 – June 3, 1905), Christian missionary to China in the Methodist tradition, and founder of the China Inland Mission (renamed as Overseas Missionary Fellowship, OMF International in 1964). He served there for 51 years, bringing over 800 missionaries to the country resulting in 18,000 Chinese converts to Christianity. He was famous for his commitment to cultural sensitivity, wearing Chinese dress even though this was rare among missionaries of that time.
Taylor, Jane7Jane Taylor (September 23, 1783 – April 13, 1824) was an English poet and novelist. Her sister was Ann Taylor.
Taylor, Jeremy10Jeremy Taylor (1613 – August 13 1667) was a clergyman in the Church of England who achieved fame as an author during the Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell. He is sometimes known as the "Shakespeare of Divines" for his poetic style of writing.
Taylor, Jill Bolte2Jill Bolte Taylor (born 1959) is an American neuroanatomist.
Taylor, John4On the appearance of God the Father, Jesus Christ and Moroni to Joseph Smith, Jr.
Taylor, Laurette4Laurette Taylor (April 1, 1884 – December 7, 1946) was an American actress, primarily on stage, with some forays into silent film. She is considered by many a leading figure of the twentieth century theater.
Taylor, Lawrence19Lawrence Taylor (born February 4, 1959) is a retired Hall of Fame American football player, who played his entire professional career as linebacker for the NFL's New York Giants. Taylor, who is widely considered to be one of the greatest defensive players of all time, won a record three Defensive Player of the Year awards and was named league MVP in 1986.
Taylor, Telford6Telford Taylor (24 February 1908 – 23 May 1998) was an American lawyer best known for his role in the Counsel for the Prosecution at the Nuremberg Trials after World War II, his opposition to Senator Joseph McCarthy in the 1950s, and his outspoken criticism of U.S. actions during the Vietnam War in the 1960s and 1970s.
Taylor, William Mackergo15William Mackergo Taylor (1829–1895) was an American Congregational minister.
Taylor, Zachary1Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850), also known as "Old Rough and Ready," was the twelfth President of the United States, serving from 1849 to 1850. Taylor was noted for his extensive military career, becoming the first president not previously elected to any other public office. He was the second president to die in office.
Taymor, Julie31Julie Taymor (born 15 December 1952) is an American director of theater, opera and film. She is widely known for directing the stage musical The Lion King, for which she became the first woman to win the Tony Award for directing a musical. She is currently working on the upcoming Broadway-musical, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich4Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; Пётр Ильи́ч Чайко́вский (1840-05-07 - 1893-11-06) or 1840-04-25 – 1893-10-25 (O.S.) was a Russian Romantic era composer. Variant transliterations or anglicizing of his names include Piotr, Pyotr, Peter, Ilich, Ilyich, Il'yich, Ilyitch, Tchaikovsky, Tchaikovski, Tchaikowsky, Tschaikovsky, and Tschaikowsky.
Tead, Ordway10Ordway Tead (10 September 1891 - 1973) was an American organizational theorist, adjunct professor of industrial relations.
Teasdale, Sara38Sara Teasdale (August 8, 1884 – January 29, 1933) was an American poet.
Tebbitt, Norman29Norman Beresford Tebbit, Baron Tebbit CH PC (born 29 March 1931) is a British Conservative politician.
Tecumseh30Tecumtha (or Tekamthi) (March 1768? – 5 October 1813), usually known as Tecumseh, was a Native American mystic, warrior, and military leader of the Shawnee and a large tribal confederacy that opposed the United States during Tecumseh's War and the War of 1812.
Ted Ginn, Jr.13Ted Ginn, Jr. (born April 12, 1985 in Cleveland, Ohio) is a wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League.
Ted Nelson18Theodore H. Nelson (born 1937) coined the word "hypertext" in the sixties and envisioned a global network similar to (though arguably superior to) the Web in the seventies.
Tegan and Sara30Tegan and Sara (Tegan Rain Quin and Sara Kiersten Quin) (born September 19 1980, identical twins) are Canadian singer-songwriters. They have released seven studio albums, most recently Heartthrob
Tegmark, Max3Max Tegmark (born 5 May 1967) is a Swedish-American cosmologist and Associate Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he belongs to the scientific directorate of the Foundational Questions Institute.
Tegner, Esaias7Esaias Tegnér (13 November 1782 – 2 November 1846) was a Swedish writer, professor of Greek language, and bishop. He was during the 19th century regarded as the father of modern poetry in Sweden, mainly through the national romantique epos Frithjof's Saga. He has been called Sweden's first modern man.
Teitur Lassen2Teitur Lassen (born 1977) is a singer-songwriter from the Faroe Islands.
Tejinder Virdee10Sir Tejinder Singh Virdee, FRS (born October 13, 1952) is an experimental physicist and Professor of Physicsat Imperial College London. He is best known for originating the concept of Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) with a few other colleagues and has been referred to as one of the 'founding fathers' of the project.
Telegdi, Valentine2Valentine Telegdi (January 11, 1922 – April 8, 2006) was a Hungarian-born U.S. experimental physicist.
Teller, Edward32Edward Teller (original Hungarian name Teller Ede) (15 January 1908 – 9 September 2003) was an American nuclear physicist, known as "the father of the hydrogen bomb."
Temple, Shirley2Shirley Jane Temple (April 23, 1928 – February 10, 2014), later known as Shirley Temple Black, was a child actress starring in over 40 films during the 1930s. She later became a diplomat and United States ambassador.
Temple, William4Sir William Temple (25 April, 1628 – 27 January, 1699) was a statesman and essayist, who successfully negotiated the marriage of William, Prince of Orange and Princess Mary of England.
Templeton, John21Sir John Marks Templeton (29 November 1912 – 8 July 2008) was an American-born British stock investor, businessman, philanthropist and founder of the John Templeton Foundation and the Templeton Prize for Progress Toward Research or Discoveries about Spiritual Realities.
Tendulkar, Sachin53Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (Hindi: सचिन रमेश तेंडुलकर; born 24 April 1973), often referred to as The Little Master is a former Indian cricketer.
Tenet, George2George John Tenet (born January 5, 1953) is Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University and was previously the Director of Central Intelligence for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Tenet held that position from July 1997 to July 2004, making him the second-longest serving director in the agency's history — behind Allen Dulles — as well as one of the few CIA directors to serve under two US presidents of opposing political parties.
Teng-hui, Lee2Lee Teng-hui (Simplified Chinese: 李登辉; Traditional Chinese: 李登輝; Pinyin:Lǐ Dēnghuī; born 15 January 1923) is a politician in the Republic of China (ROC). He was the President of the Republic of China and Chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) from 1988 to 2000. His tenure was marked with major extensions to the democratic reforms initiated by Chiang Ching-kuo. He also promoted the Taiwan localization movement and led an aggressive foreign policy to gain diplomatic allies. His critics accused him of black gold politics and being a secret supporter of Taiwan independence who was trying to undermine the party he headed. After leaving office, Lee has confirmed some of these accusations by emerging as a radical Taiwan independence activist, and currently serves as the "spiritual leader" of the pro-independence Taiwan Solidarity Union.
Tennant, David8David Tennant, the stage name of David John McDonald (born 18 April 1971) is a Scottish television, film and stage actor from Bathgate in West Lothian, best known as the tenth actor to portray the Doctor in the television series Doctor Who.
Tenniel, John9Sir John Tenniel (28 February 1820 – 25 February 1914) was a British illustrator, graphic humorist and political cartoonist, most famous for his association with Lewis Carroll and his works.
Tennyson, Alfred188Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1st Baron Tennyson) (August 6 1809 – October 6 1892) was the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom, after William Wordsworth, and is one of the most popular English poets.
Tennyson, Lionel1Lionel Hallam Tennyson, 3rd Baron Tennyson (7 November 1889 – 6 June 1951) was a cricketer who captained England. He was the grandson of Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama79His Holiness, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama (born 6 July 1935) Head of state and spiritual leader of the people of Tibet; Awarded the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize; born Lhamo Dhondrub, renamed Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso (Holy Lord, Gentle Glory, Compassionate, Defender of the Faith, Ocean of Wisdom) upon being officially recognized as the Dalai Lama. Tibetans often refer to him as Yeshe Norbu, the "Wishfulfilling Gem" or just Kundun - "The Presence."
Tepper, Sheri S.23Sheri Stewart Tepper (born July 16, 1929) is a prolific author of science fiction, horror and mystery novels, frequently with a feminist slant. She has written under several pseudonyms, including A. J. Orde, E. E. Horlak, and B. J. Oliphant. Her early work was published under the name Sheri S. Eberhart.
Tepper, Sid2Sid Tepper (born June 25, 1918) is an American songwriter. Most of his songs had music by Roy C. Bennett.
Tequila, Tila2Tila Tequila (born October 24, 1981) is a Singaporean-born American model and television personality.
Terence48Publius Terentius Afer (195/185–159 BC), more commonly referred to as Terence, was a comic playwright of the Roman Republic. A Berber born in or near Carthage, his comedies were first performed between 170 BC-160 BC.
Terence Ranger2Terence Osborn Ranger (born 1929) is a prominent African historian, focusing much of his work on the colonial History of Zimbabwe. Much of his work was conducted in the 1960s and '70s, as part of the post-colonial generation of historians.
Terence Tao1Terence "Terry" Chi-Shen Tao (simplified Chinese: 陶哲轩; traditional Chinese: 陶哲軒; pinyin: Táo Zhéxuān) (born 17 July 1975, Adelaide), is a Chinese Australian mathematician.
Teresa of Ávila19Saint Teresa of Avila (Teresa de Jesús) (28 March 1515 – 4 October 1582), born Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada, was a Spanish mystic philosopher and Catholic saint.
Teresa, Mother35Mother Teresa of Calcutta (August 26, 1910 – September 5, 1997), born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, was an Albanian-born Indian citizen, Roman Catholic Sister, and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
Terkel, Studs16Louis "Studs" Terkel (1912-05-16 – 2008-10-31) was an American author, historian and broadcaster.
Terman, Frederick2Frederick Emmons Terman (June 7, 1900 – December 19, 1982) was an American academic. He is widely credited (together with William Shockley) with being the father of Silicon Valley.
Terre'Blanche, Eugene5Eugène Ney Terre'Blanche (January 31, 1941 – April 3, 2010) was a Boer-Afrikaner who founded the Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging during the apartheid era in South Africa.
Terry McAuliffe4Terry McAuliffe (born February 9, 1957) is an American businessman, Democratic Party politician and the 72nd Governor of Virginia.
Terry, Ellen2Ellen Terry (27 February 1847 – 21 July 1928) was an English stage actress who became the leading Shakespearean actress in Britain. Her son was Edward Gordon Craig and her great-nephew was John Gielgud.
Terry, John6John Terry (born December 7, 1980) is an English professional footballer. He is captain of the Chelsea football club and of the England national team.
Terry, Randall1Randall Terry (born 1959) is an American political and conservative religious activist and musician. He founded the pro-life organization Operation Rescue in 1987 and led the group for its first 10 years.
Tertis, Lionel2Lionel Tertis (29 December 1876 – 22 February 1975) was an English violist and one of the first viola players to find international fame.
Tertullian22Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus (born ca. 150-160, died ca. 220-240) was a major theologian in the early Christian church, known for his powerful denunciations of many influences he considered heretical, including the widespread admiration of pagan philosophers and many Gnostic ideas, yet in later life a Montanist, and thus he himself an embracer of beliefs that came to be declared heretical.
Tesla, Nikola93Nikola Tesla (10 July 1856 – 7 January 1943) was a physicist, inventor, and electrical engineer. An ethnic Serb born in the Military Frontier (present-day Croatia), he was a subject of the Austrian Empire who later became an American citizen.
Tetlock, Philip3Philip E. Tetlock (born 1954) is a Canadian psychologist and political science writers, and currently the Annenberg University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania.
Tetzel, Johann1Johann Tetzel (1465 in Pirna – 11 August 1519 in Leipzig) was a Dominican preacher accused of selling indulgences.
Teutul, Jr., Paul1Paul "Paulie" Michael Teutul (born October 2, 1974) is one of the stars of the American reality television program American Chopper. He co-founded Orange County Choppers along with his father, Paul Teutul, Sr. in 1999.
Thackeray, William Makepeace53William Makepeace Thackeray (18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was an English Victorian writer.
Thaer, Albrecht Daniel38Albrecht Daniel Thaer (14 May 1752 – 26 October 1828) was a renowned German agronomist and an avid supporter of the humus theory for plant nutrition.
Thalberg, Irving1Irving Grant Thalberg (May 30, 1899 – September 14, 1936) was an American film producer during the early years of motion pictures.
Thales14Thales (Θαλῆς; c. 624 BC – c. 546 BC) was a Greek philosopher and one of the Seven Sages of Greece. He is also coined as the "father of science"
Than Shwe2Than Shwe (born 3 February 1933) was chairman from 1992 to 2011 of the State Peace and Development Council, a military junta that ruled the Union of Myanmar. He resigned after transferring formal power to a civilian government.
Thanissaro Bhikkhu3Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu, also known as Ajaan Geoff (born 1949), is an American Theravada Buddhist monk of the Thai forest kammatthana tradition.
Thanos10Thanos is a fictional character that appears in Marvel Comics publications. The character's name is a derivation of Thanatos, the personification of death and mortality in Greek mythology. Thanos first appears in Iron Man #55 (vol. 1, Feb. 1973) and was created by Jim Starlin.
Thant, U5U Thant (22 January 1909 – 25 November 1974) was a Burmese diplomat, who served as the third Secretary-General of the United Nations (1961–1971).
Thatcher, Margaret144Margaret Thatcher (13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1979–1990).
Thaves, Bob1Bob Thaves (5 October 1924 – 1 August 2006) was a cartoonist known for his comic strip Frank and Ernest.
Thaxter, Celia7Celia Thaxter (June 29 1835 – August 25 1894) was an American writer of poetry and stories.
Thayer, Ernest4Ernest Lawrence Thayer (Lawrence, Massachusetts, August 14, 1863 - August 21, 1940) was an American writer and poet who wrote "Casey at the Bat". Raised in Worcester, he graduated magna cum laude in philosophy from Harvard in 1885, where he was editor of the Harvard Lampoon. Its business manager, William Randolph Hearst, hired Thayer as humor columnist for the San Francisco Examiner 1886-88.
Thayer, W. W.1William Wallace Thayer (July 15, 1827 – October 15, 1899) was a Democratic politician active in U.S. states of Idaho and Oregon. Most notably, he served as the sixth Governor of Oregon from 1878 to 1882 and Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court from 1888 to 1889.
Thayer, William Roscoe1William Roscoe Thayer (1859–1923) was an American author and editor. He graduated from Harvard in 1881, and became editor of the Harvard Graduates' Magazine in 1892. In 1914 he was elected to The American Academy of Arts and Letters, and he received honorary degrees from Harvard, Yale, Brown, and other universities.
Thayil, Jeet27Jeet Thayil (born October 13, 1959) is an Indian poet, novelist, librettist and musician. He is most famous as a poet and is the author of four collections. His first novel, Narcopolis, which won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, was also shortlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize and the Hindu Literary Prize.
The Amazing Criswell1Jeron Criswell King (August 18, 1907 – October 4, 1982) born Jeron Criswell Konig, and known by his stage-name The Amazing Criswell, was an American psychic who was famous for his wildly inaccurate predictions.
The Notorious B.I.G.44The Notorious B.I.G. (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997) was a rapper.
Theano (philosopher)1Theano (Greek: Θεανώ; 6th-century BC) is the name given to perhaps two Pythagorean philosophers. She has been called the pupil, daughter and wife of Pythagoras, although others made her the wife of Brontinus.
Themistocles8Themistocles (Greek: Θεμιστοκλῆς; "Glory of the Law"; c. 524 – 459 BC) was an Athenian politician and general. He was one of a new breed of politicians who rose to prominence in the early years of the Athenian democracy.
Theo Walcott6Theo Walcott (born 16 March 1989, Stanmore, London, England) is an English football player with Arsenal FC.
Theobald, Lewis1Lewis Theobald (baptised April 2, 1688 – September 18, 1744), British textual editor and author, was a landmark figure both in the history of Shakespearean editing and in literary satire. He was vital for the establishment of fair texts for Shakespeare, and he was the first avatar of Dulness for Alexander Pope.
Theocritus7Theocritus (fl. c. 270 BC) was a Greek poet of the 3rd century BC, probably a Syracusan who later lived in Kos and Alexandria. He invented the genre of pastoral poetry.
Theognis of Megara12Theognis of Megara (fl. 6th century BC) was an ancient Greek poet. More than half of the elegiac poetry of Greece before the Alexandrian period is included in the 1,400 lines ascribed to Theognis.
Theophrastus6Theophrastus (c. 370 BC – c. 286 BC) was a Greek ethical, metaphysical and natural philosopher. He was a follower of Aristotle, and succeeded him as head of the Peripatetic school.
Theremin, Léon2Lev Sergeyevich Termen (Russian: Ле́в Серге́евич Терме́н; 27 August 1896 – 3 November 1993; Léon Theremin in America) was a Russian and Soviet inventor. He is most famous for his invention of the theremin, one of the first electronic musical instruments, and the first to be mass produced.
Thérèse of Lisieux10Thérèse of Lisieux (2 January 1873 – 30 September 1897) was a French Discalced Carmelite nun. She was canonized in 1925.
Theron, Charlize1Charlize Theron (born August 7, 1975) is a South African actress; she received an Academy Award as best actress for her portrayal of Aileen Wuornos in the film Monster.
Theroux, Paul22Paul Edward Theroux (born April 10, 1941) is an American travel writer and novelist.
Theuninck, Jan2Jan Theuninck (born 7 June 1954, Zonnebeke) is a Belgian painter and poet.
Thierry Henry36Thierry Henry (born 17 August 1977) is a French football player who currently plays as a striker for the French national team and for Red Bull New York
Thiry, Kent9Kent "KT" Thiry (born February 2, 1956) is Chairman and CEO of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500 company that, through its operating divisions, provides a variety of health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and abroad. The management philosophy that Kent has created has been discussed and shared in various forums including business school case studies, national periodicals and speeches.
Tholuck, Friedrich3Friedrich August Gottreu Tholuck (March 30, 1799 – June 10, 1877), known as August Tholuck, was a German Protestant theologian and church leader.
Thom Yorke84Thomas Edward Yorke (born October 7, 1968 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England) is a musician and the lead singer of the English rock band Radiohead.
Thomas Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill2Thomas Henry Bingham, Baron Bingham of Cornhill, KG PC QC FBA (13 October 1933 – 11 September 2010), was a British judge and jurist.
Thomas Binkley1Thomas Binkley, musicologist and instumentalist in the field of early music. Director of the Studio der Frühen Musik, also known as the Early Music Quartet.
Thomas Cahill56Thomas Cahill (born 1940 in New York City) is an American scholar and writer. He is best known for The Hinges of History series, a prospective seven-volume series in which the author recounts formative moments in Western civilization.
Thomas D'Arcy McGee11Thomas D'Arcy Etienne Hughes McGee, PC (April 13, 1825 – April 7, 1868) was an Irish Nationalist, Catholic spokesman, journalist, and a Father of Canadian confederation. He is, to date, the only Canadian victim of political assassination at the federal level.
Thomas Deloney1Thomas Deloney (c. 1543 – April 1600) was an English novelist and balladist. The lavish diversity of his characters, has led to him being viewed as a precursor of Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, and Charles Dickens.
Thomas Fuller33Thomas Fuller (1608 – August 16, 1661) was an English preacher, historian, and scholar.
Thomas Gainsborough11Thomas Gainsborough (baptised 1727-05-14; died 1788-08-02) was one of the most famous portrait and landscape painters of 18th century Britain.
Thomas Malory20Sir Thomas Malory (c. 1405 - 14 March 1471) was an English author. His prose epic Le Morte d'Arthur, written during a long imprisonment in Newgate Prison as a captured partisan of the Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick during the Wars of the Roses, covers the careers of King Arthur and his knights. It is largely a free translation of various French romances.
Thomas the Apostle35Thomas the Apostle, also called Doubting Thomas or Didymus (meaning "Twin," as does "Thomas" in Aramaic), was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. He is most famous for questioning Jesus' resurrection when first told of it, then proclaiming "My Lord and my God" on seeing Jesus in John 20:28.
Thomas, Brandon1Walter Brandon Thomas (24 December 1848 – 19 June 1914) was an English actor, playwright and song writer, best known as the author of the farce Charley's Aunt.
Thomas, Clarence97Clarence Thomas (born 23 June 1948) is an American judge and the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He is the second African-American to serve on the nation's highest court.
Thomas, David9David Thomas (1813–1894) was an English preacher and publisher of The Homilist, a magazine of liturgical thought.
Thomas, Dylan21Dylan Marlais Thomas (27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953) was a Welsh poet and writer.
Thomas, Edward6Philip Edward Thomas (3 March 1878 – 9 April 1917) was an English poet, critical biographer and topographical writer. Some of his poems were published under the name Edward Eastaway.
Thomas, Evan3Evan Thomas (born 25 April 1951 at Huntington, New York) is an American journalist and author. Since 1991 he has been the assistant managing editor at Newsweek.
Thomas, Frederick William1Frederick William Thomas (1806–1866) was an American writer.
Thomas, Helen37Helen Thomas (4 August 1920 – 20 July 2013) was an American reporter who worked for the Hearst News Service, as a dean of the White House press corps, as a White House correspondent, and King Features Syndicate columnist. Thomas covered every President of the United States from John F. Kennedy Barack H. Obama II. Perhaps her most famous quote is "Thank you Mister President." This is how practically every presidential news conference was traditionally ended for over 40 years, from Kennedy to Clinton, and the honor was reserved for Helen Thomas to say. The tradition was started by UPI's Merriman Smith during the presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.Allen, Mike (February 20, 2007), Helen Thomas Moving Back After 46 Years Down Front, work: Politico, retrieved: June 12, 2010 In 2003, the George W. Bush administration put an end to this tradition.
Thomas, Lewis20Lewis Thomas (November 25, 1913 - December 3, 1993) was a physician, author, administrator, educator, policy advisor and researcher. He served as Dean of Yale Medical School, Dean of the New York University School of Medicine and President of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Institute.
Thomas, Marlo1Margaret Julia "Marlo" Thomas (born November 21, 1937) is an American actress, producer, and social activist known for her starring role on the TV series That Girl (1966–1971) and her award-winning feminist children's franchise, Free to Be... You and Me.
Thomas, Michel4Michel Thomas (February 3, 1914 – January 8, 2005) was a polyglot linguist, language teacher and decorated war veteran.
Thomas, Norman10Norman Thomas (November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968) was a long-time leader of the Socialist Party in the United States, and a six-time candidate for President.
Thomas, R. S.66Ronald Stuart Thomas (29 March 1913 – 25 September 2000), published as R. S. Thomas, was a Welsh poet and Anglican clergyman, noted for his intense Welsh nationalism and spirituality.
Thomas, Rob8Robert Kelly "Rob" Thomas (February 14, 1972– ) is an American recording artist. He is the lead singer of his self-titled band, the band Matchbox Twenty, and formerly of the band Tabitha's Secret.
Thompson, Clive1Clive Thompson (born 1968) is a Canadian freelance journalist, blogger and science and technology writer.
Thompson, Dorothy8Dorothy Thompson (July 9, 1893 – January 30, 1961) was an American journalist.
Thompson, Emma6Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actress.
Thompson, Francis19Francis Thompson (December 18, 1859 – November 13, 1907) was an English poet.
Thompson, Fred23Fred Dalton Thompson (born August 19, 1942) is an American lawyer, lobbyist, character actor and former Republican Senator from Tennessee (now residing in McLean, Virginia).Locker, Richard (14 March, 2007), Thompson may house hunt in Tenn., work: Knoxville News Sentinel, retrieved: 2007-04-08 He was an unsuccessful candidate for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination.
Thompson, Hugh Jr.22Hugh C. Thompson, Jr. (April 15, 1943 – January 6, 2006) was a US Army helicopter pilot who rescued Vietnamese civilians during the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam war and campaigned to bring those responsible to justice. After receiving the prestigious Soldier's Medal he became a popular speaker on military ethics.
Thompson, Hunter S.138Hunter Stockton Thompson (18 July 1937 – 20 February 2005) was an American journalist and author famous for his flamboyant writing style, known as Gonzo Journalism, which blurred the distinctions between writer and subject, fiction and non-fiction. At the age of 67, suffering a bout of health problems, Thompson died at his home in Woody Creek, Colorado, of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
Thompson, John Sparrow1Sir John Sparrow David Thompson (November 10, 1845 – December 12, 1894) was a Canadian lawyer and judge who served as the fourth Prime Minister of Canada from December 5, 1892 to December 12, 1894 as well as Premier of Nova Scotia in 1882.
Thompson, Kenneth26Kenneth Lane Thompson (born 4 February 1943) is a computer scientist and winner, with Dennis Ritchie, of the 1983 Turing Award. He is notable for his work on the Unix operating system.
Thompson, Maurice3James Maurice Thompson (b. September 9 1844, Fairfield, Indiana – d. February 15 1901) was an American novelist.
Thompson, William Irwin2William Irwin Thompson (born July 16, 1938) is a social philosopher, cultural critic, poet, and the founder of the Lindisfarne Association.
Thomson (B.V.), James15James Thomson (November 23, 1834 – June 3, 1882) was a Scottish poet and essayist, best known for his The City of Dreadful Night. His pseudonyms B.V. and Bysshe Vanolis were chosen in tribute to Percy Bysshe Shelley and Novalis.
Thomson, A. A.1Arthur Alexander Thomson MBE (7 April 1894 – 2 June 1968) was an English writer best known for his books on cricket. He was born at Harrogate, Yorkshire, and died near Lord's in London.
Thomson, Andrew2Andrew Thomson (1814 - 1901) was a British biographer, well known for his books on the lives of pre-eminent ministers, and for his book on his travels in the Holy Land.
Thomson, Charles6Charles Thomson (born 6 February 1953) is an English artist, photographer, poet and writer. He is a co-founder of the Stuckists art group.
Thomson, Edward15Edward Thomson (October 12, 1810 – March 21, 1870) was an American Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church (and therefore also of the United Methodist Church), elected in 1864.
Thomson, Elihu1Elihu Thomson (March 29, 1853 – March 13, 1937) was an engineer and inventor who was instrumental in the founding of major electrical companies in the United States, United Kingdom and France.
Thomson, James38James Thomson (September 11, 1700 – August 27, 1748) was a Scottish poet and playwright.
Thomson, Joseph John15Sir Joseph John Thomson, OM, FRS (18 December 1856 – 30 August 1940), often known as J. J. Thomson, was a British scientist. Thomson is credited with the discovery of the electron and isotopes, and the invention of the mass spectrometer.
Thomson, William16William Thomson (June 26, 1824–December 17, 1907), 1st Baron Kelvin, often referred to simply as Lord Kelvin, was a Scottish physicist.
Thoreau, Henry David209Henry David Thoreau (12 July 1817 – 6 May 1862) was an American writer and philosopher; born David Henry Thoreau
Thornbury, George Walter2George Walter Thornbury (1828 – June 11 1876) was an English author. He was the son of a London solicitor. A journalist by profession, he also wrote verse, novels, art criticism and popular historical and topographical sketches. He began his career in 1845 with contributions to Bristol Journal and wrote later mainly for the Athenaeum. He is said to have died in a lunatic asylum.
Thorne, Dyanne3{{PAGENAMEDyanne Thorne (born October 14, 1932) is an American film actor, iconed for her character of large breasted warden Ilsa in the Ilsa series of women-in-prison films.
Thorne, Kip1Kip Stephen Thorne Ph.D. (born June 1, 1940) is an American physicist at the California Institute of Technology who specializes in the cosmological implications of the general theory of relativity.
Thornton, Melanie1Melanie Thornton (May 13, 1967 – November 24, 2001) was an American pop singer who fronted the Eurodance group La Bouche, who formed hits such as "Be My Lover" and "Sweet Dreams" in the mid-1990s.
Thorpe, Adam3Adam Thorpe (born 5 December 1956, Paris, France) is a British poet, novelist, and playwright whose works also include short stories and radio dramas.
Thorpe, Rose Hartwick1Rose Hartwick Thorpe (July 18, 1850, Mishawaka, Indiana – July 19, 1939, San Diego, California) was an American poet.
Thrale, Hester4Hester Lynch Thrale, née Hester Lynch Salusbury, (January 16, 1741 – May 2, 1821) was a British diarist, author, and patron of the arts, and a friend and biographer of Dr. Johnson. She is often known by her second married name, Hester Lynch Piozzi.
Thucydides67Thucydides (or Thoukydides) (c. 460 BC – c. 400 BC) was an ancient Greek historian, author of the History of the Peloponnesian War, which recounts the 5th century BC war between Sparta and Athens. This work is widely regarded a classic and represents the first work of its kind.
Thune, John2John Thune (born 7 January 1961) is the Republican junior U.S. Senator from the state of South Dakota.
Thurber, James65James Grover Thurber (8 December 1894 – 2 November 1961) was an American humorist and cartoonist.
Thurman, Howard10Howard Thurman (1899 – April 10, 1981) was an influential American author, philosopher, theologian, educator and civil rights leader. He was Dean of Chapel at Howard University and Boston University for more than two decades, wrote 21 books, and in 1944 Thurman cofounded San Francisco’s Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples, the first integrated, interfaith religious congregation in the United States.
Thurman, Uma7Uma Thurman (born 29 April 1970) is an iconic American film actress, starring in popular films such as Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill.
Thurrott, Paul8Paul Brian Thurrott (born October 29, 1966) is a technology blogger and published author who primarily covers Microsoft products.
Tibbets, Paul1Paul Warfield Tibbets, Jr. (February 23, 1915 – November 1, 2007) was a brigadier general in the United States Air Force and the pilot of the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb.
Tiberius8Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar (November 16, 42 BC – March 16, 37 AD) was a Roman emperor (14 AD – 37 AD) and general.
Tibullus11Albus Tibullus (c. 54 BC – 19 BC) was a Roman elegiac poet of the Golden Age of Latin literature.
Tickell, Thomas5Thomas Tickell (December 17, 1685 – April 23, 1740) was a minor English poet and man of letters.
Tidwell, Daniel Arnold11Daniel Arnold Tidwell (born August 1, 1984) is an American dance choreographer, contemporary and ballet dancer, known for being the runner-up on Fox's third season of So You Think You Can Dance. He is the adopted brother of Travis Wall, also a runner-up of the second season of So You Think You Can Dance.
Tieck, Ludwig3Johann Ludwig Tieck (May 31, 1773 – April 28, 1853) was a German poet, translator, editor, novelist, critic. He was one of the leading figures in the early Romantic movement.
Tiefenbrun, Ivor18Ivor Sigmund Tiefenbrun MBE (born March 1946) is the Glasgow, Scotland-born founder and Chairman of Linn Products Ltd, UK-based manufacturers of audio equipment and home theatre equipment. Having almost single-handedly caused the renaissance of the British audio industry, he is a very influential figure in Scottish and hi-fi manufacturing, and was appointed MBE by HM Queen Elizabeth II in 1992.
Tiesto5Tiësto (born Tijs Verwest on January 17, 1969) is a Dutch DJ and producer.
Tiffany, Louis Comfort3Louis Comfort Tiffany (February 18, 1848 – January 17, 1933) was an American artist and designer who worked in the decorative arts and is best known for his work in stained glass and is the American artist most associated with the Art Nouveau and Aesthetic movements.
Tijerina, Reies2Reies López Tijerina (born September 26, 1926, in Falls City, Texas) is an American activist for the cause of Hispanic rights.
Tilak, Bal Gangadhar15Bal Gangadhar Tilak (23 July 1856 – 1 August 1920), born Keshav Gangadhar Tilak, was a popular leader of the people who fought for Indian independence during the Indian Independence Movement. He was a journalist, teacher, social reformer, playwright, and lawyer. He was also a political extremist. He founded the Home Rule League in 1915. He was given the epithets "Father of the Indian unrest" by the British colonial authorities and “Father of Indian Consciousness”. Tilak was also addressed by the honorific "Lokmanya" (meaning: "Accepted by the people as their leader). A coin bearing Lokmanya's image has been issued.
Tilbrook, Glenn1Glenn Tilbrook (born Glenn Martin Tilbrook on 31 August 1957) is the lead singer, composer and guitarist of Squeeze.
Tiller, George5George Tiller (August 8, 1941 – May 31, 2009) was an American physician and abortion provider. He was murdered on May 31, 2009.
Tillich, Paul35Paul Johannes Tillich (20 August 1886 – 22 October 1965) was one of the most influential Protestant theologians and existentialist philosophers of the 20th century, famous for his works The Courage to Be (1952) and Dynamics of Faith (1957). In his major three-volume work Systematic Theology (1951–63), he developed his "method of correlation": an approach of exploring the symbols of Christian revelation as answers to the problems of human existence raised by contemporary existential philosophical analysis.
Tillman, Benjamin Ryan, Jr.9Benjamin Ryan Tillman, Jr. (11 August 1847 – 3 July 1918) was a politician of the Democratic Party who was Governor of South Carolina from 1890 to 1894, and a United States Senator from 1895 until his death. A white supremacist who often spoke out against black people, Tillman led a paramilitary group of Red Shirts during South Carolina's violent 1876 election.
Tillotson, John2John Tillotson (October 1630 – 22 November 1694) was an Archbishop of Canterbury (1691–1694).
Tilopa1Tilopa (988–1069) was an Indian tantric practitioner and mahasiddha. He discovered the mahamudra process, a set of spiritual practices that greatly accelerated the process of attaining bodhi (enlightenment).
Tilton, Theodore7Theodore Tilton (2 October, 1835 – 29 May, 1907) was an American newspaper editor, poet and Abolitionist.
Tim Parks3Timothy Harold "Tim" Parks (born 19 December 1954) is a British novelist, translator and author.
Timbaland2Timothy Z. Mosley, better known as Timbaland (born March 10, 1971), is an American musical composer and R&B record producer and rapper whose style influenced both genres even helping to blur the distinction between R&B and hip-hop, as well as pop and dance music.
Timberlake, Justin4Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31 1981) is an American pop singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. He came to fame as one of the lead singers of pop boy band 'N Sync and has won six Grammy Awards as well as an Emmy Award. In 2002, he released his debut solo album, Justified, which sold over 7 million copies worldwide. Later in 2006 he released his second solo album, FutureSex/LoveSounds.
Timoshenko, Semyon10Semyon Konstantinovich Timoshenko (February 18 O.S. February 6 1895 – March 31, 1970) was a Soviet military commander and senior professional officer of the Red Army at the beginning of the German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941. Timoshenko was twice a Hero of the Soviet Union, in March 1940 and 1965. Amongst his other orders were the highest Order of Victory (1945), five times Order of Lenin, Order of the October Revolution, five times Order of the Red Banner and three times Order of Suvorov. In 1960, he was appointed Inspector-General of the Defence Ministry, a largely honorary post. From 1961 he chaired the State Committee for War Veterans. He died in Moscow in 1970.
Timrod, Henry4Henry Timrod (December 8, 1828 – October 7, 1867) was an American poet from South Carolina, often called the Poet Laureate of the Confederacy.
Tinbergen, Jan23Jan Tinbergen (April 12, 1903 – June 9, 1994) was a Dutch economist. He was awarded the first Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel in 1969, which he shared with Ragnar Frisch for having developed and applied dynamic models for the analysis of economic processes. Tinbergen was a founding trustee of Economists for Peace and Security.
Tinctoris, Johannes2Johannes Tinctoris (c. 1435 – 1511) was a Flemish composer and music theorist of the Renaissance.
Ting, Samuel1Samuel Chao Chung Ting (born January 27, 1936) is an American physicist who received the Nobel Prize in 1976, with Burton Richter, for discovering the subatomic J/ψ particle.
Tinguely, Jean17Jean Tinguely (22 May 1925 – 30 August 1991) was a Swiss painter and sculptor, married to Niki de Saint Phalle. He is best known for his sculptural machines or kinetic art, in the Dada tradition; known officially as metamechanics. Tinguely's art satirized the mindless overproduction of material goods in advanced industrial society.
Tintoretto3Tintoretto (born Jacopo Comin, late September or early October, 1518 – May 31, 1594) was an Italian painter and a notable exponent of the Renaissance school.
Tiptree Jr, James3James Tiptree Jr (24 August 1915 – 19 May 1987) was the pen name of American science fiction author Alice Bradley Sheldon, used from 1967 to her death. She also occasionally wrote under the pseudonym Raccoona Sheldon (1974–77).
Tipu Sultan4Sultan Fateh Ali Tipu (20 November 1750 – 4 May 1799), also known as the Tiger of Mysore, was the de facto ruler of the Indian Kingdom of Mysore from 1782 until his death in 1799. He was a scholar, soldier and poet. Tipu was the eldest son of Sultan Hyder Ali of Mysore and his wife Fatima Fakhr-un-Nisa. His administrative actions involved introduction of a number of administrative innovations such as the minting a new coinage, new Mauludi lunisolar calendar, new land revenue system, and initiating the growth of Mysore silk industry. In military weaponry, he was instrumental in expanding the iron-cased Mysorean rockets which he used against military advances of the British.
Tisdale, Ashley4Ashley Michelle Tisdale (born July 2, 1985) is an American singer and actress.
Tisza, László1László Tisza (July 7, 1907 – April 15, 2009) was Professor of Physics Emeritus at MIT. He was a colleague of famed physicists Edward Teller, Lev Landau and Fritz London, and initiated the two-fluid theory of liquid helium.
Titian16Tiziano Vecelli or Vecellio (c. 1488-90 – 27 August 1576), better known as Titian, was the leader of the 16th-century Venetian school of the Italian Renaissance. He was born in Pieve di Cadore, in the Cadore territory, near Belluno (Veneto), in Italy, and died in Venice.
Tito, Josip Broz26Josip Broz (7 May 1892 – 4 May 1980), known as Tito, was a Second World War Yugoslavian resistance leader and charismatic Socialist President of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from 1943 to 1980.
Titus, Christopher42Christopher Todd Titus (born 1966-03-10) is an American comedian and actor who had a well-received yet short-lived show entitled Titus.
Toaff, Elio1Elio Toaff (born 1915) is the former chief rabbi of Rome.
Tobey, Mark21Mark George Tobey (December 11, 1890 – April 24, 1976) was one of the earliest American abstract expressionist painters, widely recognized and noted among the "mystical painters of the Northwest."
Tobias, Andrew19Andrew Tobias (born 20 April 1947) is an American journalist, author, and columnist. His main body of work is on investment, but he has also written on politics, insurance, and other topics.
Tobin, James26James Tobin (March 5, 1918 – March 11, 2002) was an American economist, who developed the ideas of Keynesian economics, and advocated government intervention to stabilize output and avoid recessions. His academic work included pioneering contributions to the study of investment, monetary and fiscal policy and financial markets. He also proposed an econometric model for censored endogenous variables, the well-known "Tobit model". Tobin received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1981.
Tobin, John2John Tobin (January 28, 1770 – December 7, 1804) was a British playwright, who was for most of his life unsuccessful, but in the year of his death made a hit with The Honey Moon.
Tobolowsky, Stephen5Stephen Harold Tobolowsky (born May 30, 1951) is an American actor and author. He played annoying insurance salesman Ned Ryerson in the Bill Murray film, Groundhog Day, as well as such television characters as Commissioner Hugo Jarry in Deadwood and Bob Bishop in Heroes. He has had recurring roles as Sandy Ryerson on Glee, and as Stu Beggs on Californication.
Tocqueville, Alexis de131Alexis-Charles-Henri Clérel de Tocqueville (29 July 1805 – 16 April 1859) was a French political thinker and historian, most famous for his work Democracy in America.
Todorov, Tzvetan6Tzvetan Todorov (born March 1, 1939) is a French philosopher of Bulgarian origin.
Todt, Fritz7Fritz Todt (September 4, 1891 – February 8, 1942) was a German engineer and senior Nazi figure, the founder of Organisation Todt. He died in a plane crash during World War II. On February 8, 1942, while flying away from the conclusion of a meeting with Hitler at the Wolfsschanze ("Wolf's Lair") at Rastenburg, his aircraft exploded and crashed. He was succeeded as Reichsminister by Albert Speer, who had narrowly missed being on the same aircraft. He was buried in the Invalidenfriedhof, located in the Scharnhorst-Strasse in Berlin and became the first holder, albeit posthumously, of the German Order.
Toffler, Alvin7Alvin Toffler (born October 3, 1928) is an American writer and futurist, known for his works discussing the digital revolution, communications revolution, corporate revolution and technological singularity. A former associate editor of Fortune magazine, his early work focused on technology and its impact (through effects like information overload). His later focus has been on the increasing power of 21st century military hardware, weapons and technology proliferation, and capitalism.
Tohei, Koichi1Koichi Tohei (20 January 1920 – 19 May 2011) was a 10th Dan aikidoka and founder of the Ki Society and its style of aikido, officially Shin Shin Toitsu Aikido (literally "aikido with mind and body unified"), but commonly known as Ki-Aikido.
Tóibín, Colm11Colm Tóibín (Irish pronunciation: ˈkɔl̪ˠəmˠ t̪ˠoːˈbʲiːnʲ Kol-um toe-BEEN; born May 30, 1955) is an Irish novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, journalist, critic and poet. He is currently Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University and succeeded Martin Amis as professor of creative writing at the University of Manchester. In 2011, he was named one of Britain's Top 300 Intellectuals by The Observer, despite being Irish.
Tojo, Hideki8Hideki Tōjō (December 30, 1884 – December 23, 1948) was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army, a nationalist thinker, and the 40th Prime Minister of Japan.
Toland, Gregg2Gregg Toland (May 29, 1904 – September 26, 1948) American cinematographer, noted for his innovative use of lighting and techniques such as deep focus in films such as Wuthering Heights, The Long Voyage Home and Citizen Kane.
Tolkien, J. R. R.75John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (January 3 1892 – September 2 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, most famous for his classic high fantasy works.
Tolle, Eckhart58Eckhart Tolle (born Ulrich Tolle on 16 February 1948) is a German / Canadian spiritual teacher, motivational speaker, and writer.
Tolstoy, Leo209Lev Nikolayevitch Tolstoy Ле́в Никола́евич Толсто́й, usually rendered Leo Tolstoy, or sometimes Tolstoi (9 September 1828 – 20 November 1910) was a Russian writer, philosopher and social activist who was a major influence in developments of Christian anarchism, nonviolent resistance movements such as those of as Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., and James Bevel, and the political strategies of Nelson Mandela.
Tom Ford1Tom Ford (born 1962-08-27) is an American fashion designer.
Tom Hurndall1Thomas "Tom" Hurndall (November 29, 1981 – January 13, 2004) was a British photographer, member of the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) and an activist against the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories.
Tom Lehrer60Thomas Andrew Lehrer (born 9 April 1928) American singer-songwriter, satirist, pianist, and mathematician.
Tomjanovich, Rudy1Rudolph Tomjanovich, Jr. (born November 24, 1948), nicknamed Rudy T, is an American basketball player and coach who won two NBA Championships as the head coach of the Houston Rockets, in 1994 and 1995
Tomlin, Lily47Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin (born 1 September 1939) is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer who has been a major force in American comedy since the late 1960s, when she began a career as a stand-up comedian and became a featured performer on television's Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. She is married to her longtime companion and collaborator Jane Wagner.
Tomlin, Mike9Mike Tomlin (born 15 March 1972) is an American football head coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League.
Tomlinson, H. M.1Henry Major Tomlinson (21 June 1873 – 5 February 1958) was a British writer and journalist. He was known for anti-war and travel writing, novels and short stories, especially of life at sea.
Tommy Lasorda6Thomas Charles Lasorda (born 22 September 1927 in Norristown, Pennsylvania) was a Major League baseball player and manager. In 1999 he marked his 50th year of involvement, in one capacity or another, with the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers organization, the longest tenure of any individual in the Dodgers baseball organization.
Tomonaga, Sin-Itiro2Sin-Itiro Tomonaga or Shin'ichirō Tomonaga (朝永 振一郎 Tomonaga Shin'ichirō, March 31, 1906 – July 8, 1979) was a Japanese physicist, influential in the development of quantum electrodynamics, work for which he was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965 along with Richard Feynman and Julian Schwinger.
Tompkins, Paul F.3Paul F. Tompkins (born 12 September 1968) is an American actor and comedian.
Tone, Theobald Wolfe6Theobald Wolfe Tone (June 20, 1763 – November 19, 1798), commonly known as Wolfe Tone, was a leading figure in the United Irishmen Irish independence movement and is regarded as the father of Irish republicans.
Tong Tekong1Tong Tekong (23 August 1920-26 October 2009)
Tonks, Rosemary4Rosemary Tonks (17 October 1928 – 15 April 2014) is an English poet. She published her adult poetry from about 1960 to 1972 and subsequently disappeared.
Tonna, Charlotte Elizabeth1Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna (October 1, 1790 – July 12, 1846) was an English evangelical Protestant writer and novelist who wrote as Charlotte Elizabeth.
Tony Hey1Professor Anthony John Grenville Hey (born 17 August 1946) was Vice President of Microsoft Research Connections, a division of Microsoft Research, until his departure in 2014.
Tony Judt1Tony Robert Judt (2 January 1948 – 6 August 2010) was a British historian, essayist, and university professor who specialized in European history.
Toole, John Kennedy6John Kennedy Toole (December 17, 1937 – March 26, 1969) was an American novelist best known for his posthumously published comic novel A Confederacy of Dunces, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1981.
Toomer, Jean4Jean Toomer (December 26, 1894 – March 30, 1967) was an American poet and novelist and an important figure of the Harlem Renaissance.
Toplady, Augustus Montague4Augustus Montague Toplady (November 4, 1740 – August 11, 1778) was an Anglican clergyman and hymn-writer. He was a major Calvinist opponent of John Wesley, but is now most remembered as the author of the hymn "Rock of Ages".
Tora, Apisai5Apisai Mohammad Tora (born 1934) is a controversial Fijian politician, who was imprisoned in 2005 for offences related to the coup that overthrew the elected government in 2000.
Toriyama9Akira "Tori" Toriyama (born April 5, 1955) is a widely known and acclaimed mangaka best known for his work in the Dr. Slump and Dragon Ball manga series. Recently he has worked on some of the games Dragon Quest, Tobal and Chrono Trigger. He helped produce the character drawings for Blue Dragon as well as the anime.
Torresani, Alessandra1Alessandra Torresani (born May 29, 1987) is an American actress. She is credited as Alessandra Toreson for her work prior to 2007.
Torvalds, Linus134Linus Benedict Torvalds (born 28 December 1969) is a computer programmer, best known as the creator of the Linux kernel.
Toscanini, Wanda2Wanda Giorgina Toscanini (December 7, 1907 – August 21, 1998) was the daughter of the Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini and the wife of Ukrainian–American pianist Vladimir Horowitz.
Tosh, Daniel29Daniel Tosh (born 29 May 1975) is an American comedian.
Totti, Francesco80Francesco Totti, Cavaliere Ufficiale OMRI, (born 27 September 1976 in Rome) is an Italian World Cup-winning footballer. He plays for A.S. Roma in Italy's Serie A, a league where he also stands as the top active scorer, with over two hundred goals. Between 1998 and 2006 he was a regular member of the Italian national team, with whom he won the 2006 FIFA World Cup. He is considered as one of the finest players in his generation.
Touil-Tartour, Laurent1Laurent Touil-Tartour (born November 23, 1971) is an award-winning French film director, screenwriter, producer. He is known for writing, directing and producing the critically acclaimed webseries Urban Wolf (2010). His works have been described by the American Film Institute, Wired Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and others as "original and visionary". In 2010 Touil-Tartour licensed the worldwide distribution rights of Urban Wolf to Sony Pictures Entertainment. In 2011 Touil-Tartour has signed with blockbuster film director\producer Michael Bay's multi platform Emmy Award-winning production company The Institute, aka The Institute for the Development of Enhanced Perceptual Awareness, to direct feature films, commercials, video games, web content and/or TV shows.
Toulet, Paul-Jean4Paul-Jean Toulet (1867–1920) was a French poet. He is famous for a book of verse, Les Contrerimes.
Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de4Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (24 November 1864 – 9 September 1901) was a French painter, printmaker, draftsman, and illustrator, whose immersion in the decadent and theatrical life of fin de siècle Paris yielded an oeuvre of provocative images of modern life.
Tourneur, Cyril1Cyril Tourneur (1575 – February 28, 1626) was an English dramatist who enjoyed his greatest success during the reign of King James I of England.
Townes, Charles Hard2Charles Hard Townes (born July 28, 1915- January 2015) was an American Nobel Prize-winning physicist and educator. Townes is known for his work on the theory and application of the maser, on which he got the fundamental patent, and other work in quantum electronics connected with both maser and laser devices. He received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1964.
Townley, James2James Townley (6 May 1714 – 5 July 1778) was an English dramatist and anonymous playwright, second son of Charles Townley, merchant.
Townsend, John30Dr. John Townsend (born 1956) is an American clinical psychologist, leadership consultant, and best-selling author. He has written or co-written more than 20 books including Boundaries, Who’s Pushing Your Buttons?, It’s Not My Fault, Leadership Beyond Reason: How Great Leaders Succeed by Harnessing the Power of Their Values, Feelings and Intuition, and, most recently, Where is God? published by Thomas Nelson.
Toynbee, Arnold16Arnold Toynbee (August 23, 1852 – March 9, 1883) was an English economic historian noted for his social commitment and desire to improve the living conditions of the working classes; he was the uncle of Arnold J. Toynbee.
Toynbee, Arnold J.15Arnold Joseph Toynbee (April 14, 1889 – October 22, 1975) was a British historian and the nephew of Arnold Toynbee.
Tozer, Aiden Wilson31Aiden Wilson Tozer (April 21, 1897 – May 12, 1963), also known as A.W. Tozer, was an American Protestant pastor, preacher, author, magazine editor, Bible conference speaker and spiritual mentor.
Trace, Christopher2Christopher Trace (21 March 1933 – 5 September 1992) was an English actor and television presenter, best remembered for his nine years as a presenter of the BBC children's programme Blue Peter.
Trachtenberg, Michelle10Michelle Christine Trachtenberg (born October 11, 1985, in New York, United States) is an American television and movie actress best known for her role as Dawn Summers in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Trachtenburg, Rachel25Rachel Piña Trachtenburg (born December 10, 1993) is the drummer and backup singer for the Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players.
Tracy, Paul1Paul Tracy (born December 17, 1968 in Scarborough, Ontario, Candada) is a professional automobile racer who has competed in CART, the ChampCar World Series and the IndyCar Series. He is nicknamed "PT" and also goes by the nickname "The Thrill from West Hill".
Tracy, Spencer1Spencer Tracy (April 5, 1900 – June 10, 1967) was an actor of stage and screen, who appeared in 74 films from 1930 to 1967. Tracy is generally regarded as one of the finest actors in motion picture history. In 1999, the American Film Institute named Tracy among the Greatest Male Stars of All Time, ranking 9th on the list of 100. He was nominated for nine Academy Awards for Best Actor.
Trader, Bill3Bill Trader (1 May 1922 - 26 October 2003) was an American song-writer and singer most famous for writing the ballad "(Now and Then There's) A Fool Such as I" which became a hit for Hank Snow, Jo Stafford and Elvis Presley and has since been covered by numerous other artists.
Traficant, James5James Anthony "Jim" Traficant, Jr. (May 8, 1941 – September 27, 2014) was a Democratic Representative in the United States Congress from 1981 to 2002. He was expelled from Congress after being convicted of accepting bribes, filing false tax returns, and racketeering.
Traherne, Thomas16Thomas Traherne (1636 or 1637 – c. September 27 1674) was an English clergyman, mystical writer and poet, sometimes seen as belonging to the Metaphysical school though he belonged to a later generation than most of its other members. Almost all of his works remained unpublished until the 20th century.
Trainor, Meghan1Meghan Elizabeth Trainor (born December 22 1993) is an American singer-songwriter and record producer.
Traki, Georg5Georg Trakl (3 February 1887, Salzburg – 3 November 1914, Kraków) was an Austrian poet. He is considered one of the most important Austrian Expressionists.
Tranströmer, Tomas6Tomas Gösta Tranströmer (Swedish pronunciation: ˈtʊːmas ˈjœsˈta ˈtrɑːnˈstrœmər; born 15 April 1931) is a Swedish writer, poet, translator and recipient of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Travers, Ben1Ben Travers AFC CBE (12 November 1886 – 18 December 1980) was a British playwright most famous for his farces.
Travers, P. L45Pamela Lyndon Travers (August 9 1899 – April 23 1996) was a British author, born Helen Lyndon Goff in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia, most famous as the creator of the "Mary Poppins" series of stories.
Travolta, John3John Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954) is an American actor, dancer and singer. He first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter and starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever and Grease. Travolta's career re-surged in the 1990s, with his role in Pulp Fiction, and he has since continued starring in Hollywood films, including, Face/Off, Ladder 49 and Wild Hogs.
Tré Cool11Tré Cool (born Frank Edwin Wright III on December 9, 1972, in Frankfurt, Germany) is the drummer of Green Day.
Trebek, Alex3George Alexander Trebek (born Giorgi Suka-Alex Trebek on July 22, 1940) is an Emmy Award-winning Canadian-American television personality and game show host, best known as the host of the game show Jeopardy! since 1984.
Tree, Herbert Beerbohm11Herbert Draper Beerbohm (17 December 1852 – 2 July 1917) was an English actor-manager and wit, whose professional name was Herbert Beerbohm Tree. He was knighted in 1909.
Trefusis, Violet5Violet Trefusis (née Keppel) (6 June 1894 – 29 February 1972) was an English and French writer. Trefusis is best known for her relationship with novelist Vita Sackville-West. Their relationship was written under disguise in Virginia Woolf's Orlando: A Biography. She appeared in the novel as Princess Sasha.
Trenchard, Hugh Montague, 1st Viscount3Marshal of the Royal Air Force Hugh Montague Trenchard (3 February 1873 - 10 February 1956) was a commander of the Royal Flying Corps in the Field and British Chief of the Air Staff during World War I and the 1920s.
Trenet, Charles3Charles Trenet (18 May 1913 – 19 February 2001), born Louis Charles Auguste Claude Trenet, was a French singer and songwriter
Tresckow, Henning von11Henning Hermann Robert Karl von Tresckow (January 10, 1901 – July 21, 1944) was a Major General in the German Wehrmacht who organized German resistance against Hitler. He attempted to assassinate Hitler in March 1943 and drafted Valkyrie plan for coup against Nazi regime. He was described by the Gestapo as the "prime mover" and the "evil spirit" behind the July 20 plot to assassinate Hitler.
Trevelyan, G. M.10George Macaulay Trevelyan (16 February 1876 – 21 July 1962) was an English academic historian whose works reached a wide readership.
Trevelyan, Julian2Julian Otto Trevelyan RA (20 February 1910 – 12 July 1988) was an English artist and poet.
Trevor Baylis5Trevor G. Baylis (born May 13, 1937 in Kilburn, London) is an English inventor. He is best known for inventing a wind-up radio.
Trevor Phillips3Trevor Phillips OBE (born 31 December 1953) is a British broadcaster, politician, and civil servant. He was born in London to Guyanan parents and was elected President of the National Union of Students from 1978 to 1980. During the 1980s and 1990s he worked as a television journalist in London. He was elected to the London Assembly in 2000 and was its Chair, but stood down in 2003 when appointed to chair the Commission for Racial Equality. In 2006 he was named as Chair of the Commission for Equalities and Human Rights, the new 'single equality body'.
Trilling, Lionel30Lionel Trilling (July 4, 1905 – November 5, 1975) was an American literary critic, author and educator.
Trist, Eric14Eric Trist (September 11, 1909 – June 4, 1993) was a British psychologist, organizational theorist, and leading figure in the field of Organizational Development (OD). He was one of the founders of the Tavistock Institute for Social Research in London.
Trittin, Jürgen1Jürgen Trittin (born 25 July 1954) is a German Green politician, and a former Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety in Germany.
Trivers, Robert2Robert L. Trivers (born 19 February 1943) is an American evolutionary biologist and sociobiologist, most noted for proposing the theories of reciprocal altruism (1971), parental investment (1972), and parent-offspring conflict (1974).
Trohman, Joe20Joseph Mark Trohman (born September 1, 1984) is the lead guitarist for the Chicago-based pop-punk band Fall Out Boy.
Trollope, Anthony236Anthony Trollope (April 24 1815 – December 6 1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era.
Tropper, Jonathan3Jonathan Tropper (born 19 February 1970) is an American writer and a professor of English at Manhattanville College.
Trotsky, Leon80Leon Trotsky Лев Давидович Троцкий; born Lev Davidovich Bronstein; Лев Давидович Бронштейн (26 October O.S., 7 November) 1879 - 21 August 1940) Russian Marxist, intellectual, and revolutionary. In the early Soviet Union, he founded the Politburo, served as People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs, and created and led the Red Army. After Lenin's death, Trotsky was exiled for his opposition to Joseph Stalin's policies. His 1940 assassination in Mexico was carried out by a Soviet agent at Stalin's behest.
Troup, Bobby3Bobby Troup (October 18, 1918 – February 7, 1999) was an American actor, jazz pianist and songwriter.
Trow, George W. S.23George W. S. Trow (September 28, 1943 – November 24, 2006) was an American essayist, novelist, playwright, and media critic.
Trowbridge, John Townsend11John Townsend Trowbridge (September 18, 1827 – 1916) was a popular American author born in Ogden, New York to Windsor Stone Trowbridge and Rebecca Willey. His papers are located at the Houghton Library at Harvard University.
Trudeau, Garry2Garretson Beekman Trudeau (born July 21, 1948) is an American cartoonist, best known for the Doonesbury comic strip.
Trudeau, Justin2Justin Trudeau (born 25 December 1971 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian teacher, activist, and politician. He is the eldest son of former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, and only the second child in Canadian history to be born during a father's term as Prime Minister; he was preceded by John A. Macdonald's youngest daughter Margaret Mary Macdonald.
Trudeau, Pierre61Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau (October 18, 1919 – September 28, 2000) was a Canadian politician. He was Prime Minister of Canada from April 20, 1968 to June 4, 1979, and again from March 3, 1980 to June 30, 1984. His eldest son is Justin Trudeau, a teacher and politician.
Trueman, Fred1Frederick Sewards Trueman OBE (6 February 1931 – 1 July 2006) was a Yorkshire and England cricketer, regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers in history. Known as Fiery Fred, he was first man to take 300 Test wickets, and later became a popular and outspoken radio summariser.
Truman, Harry S.86Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the thirty-third President of the United States (1945–1953); as vice president, he succeeded to the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Trumbo, Dalton10Dalton Trumbo (December 9, 1905 – September 10, 1976) was an American screenwriter and novelist, and a member of the Hollywood Ten, a group of film professionals who testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) in 1947 during the committee's investigation of Communist influences in the motion picture industry.
Trumbull, Henry Clay14Henry Clay Trumbull (1830–1903) was an American clergyman who became a world famous editor, author, and pioneer of the Sunday School Movement.
Trumbull, John4John Trumbull (April 24, 1750 – May 11, 1831) was an American poet born in what is now Watertown, Connecticut, where his father was a Congregational preacher.
Trump, Donald69Donald John Trump, Sr. (born June 14, 1946) is a business executive and the founder of Trump Organization of the USA, mainly involved in the premium American real estate segment. In addition to his role as a high-ranking business executive, Mr. Trump is also an executive producer in television shows produced by Trump Productions, and is the host of the business reality show, The Apprentice.
Truscott, Lucian4Lucian King Truscott, Jr. (January 9, 1895 – September 12, 1965) was a successful U.S. Army General during World War II and CIA's Deputy Director for Coordination after the war.
Truth, Sojourner6Sojourner Truth (c.1797 – 1883), originally named Isabella Bomefree, then Baumfree, was a black woman who was born into slavery, and later became a prominent author, and social activist.
Tsai, Ing-wen2Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文; born August 31, 1956) is a former Vice Premier of the Republic of China (Taiwan). She was the chairperson of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).
Tsai., Wen-Ying3Wen-Ying Tsai (October 13, 1928 – January 2, 2013) was an American pioneer cybernetic sculptor and kinetic artist best known for creating sculptures using electric motors, stainless steel rods, stroboscopic light, and audio feedback control.
Tschichold, Jan1Jan Tschichold (2 April 1902 Leipzig, Germany – 11 August 1974 Locarno, Switzerland) was a typographer, book designer, teacher and writer.
Tshabalala-Msimang, Manto1Manto Tshabalala-Msimang (9 October 1940 – 16 December 2009) was the Minister of Health for South Africa 1999–2008.
Tsiolkovsky, Konstantin Eduardovich6Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky (Konstanty Ciołkowski, Константин Эдуардович Циолковский; September 17 (old style: September 5) 1857 - September 19 1935) was a Soviet Russian rocket scientist and pioneer of cosmonautics.
Tsipras, Alexis1Alexis Tsipras (Greek: Αλέξης Τσίπρας) (born 28 July 1974) is a Greek socialist politician, member of the Hellenic Parliament, president of the Synaspismós political party and head of the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) parliamentary group.
Tsiteladze, Rati7Rati Tsiteladze (Georgian: რატი წითელაძე born November 7, 1987), is a Georgian Martial artist, actor and director.
Tsongas, Paul3Paul Tsongas (14 February 1941 – 18 January 1997) was a United States Senator from Massachusetts and a member of the United States Democratic Party.
Tsunetomo, Yamamoto46Yamamoto Tsunetomo (12 June 1659 – 1719) was a samurai of the Saga domain in the Hizen Province of Japan, famous for his sayings in Hagakure In the Shadow of Leaves, a controversial exposition of his views on Bushido (the "Way of the Warrior"). He is also known as Yamamoto Jocho, the name he took after becoming a monk.
Tsvangirai, Morgan3Morgan Tsvangirai (born 10 March 1952) is the Prime Minister of Zimbabwe.
Tsvetaeva, Marina4Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva (8 October 1892, Moscow – 31 August 1941, Yelabuga, Tatarstan) was a Russian poet and writer.
Tuan, Yi-Fu2Yi-Fu Tuan (born 5 December 1930) is a Chinese-American writer and geographer.
Tuchman, Barbara39Barbara Wertheim Tuchman (January 30, 1912 – February 6, 1989) was an award-winning American historian and author.
Tucholsky, Kurt5Kurt Tucholsky (9 January 1890 – 21 December 1935) was a German journalist, satirist and lyricist.
Tucker, Benjamin45Benjamin Ricketson Tucker (April 17, 1854 – June 22, 1939) was a journalist, socialist, and the leading proponent of American individualist anarchism in the 19th century.
Tucker, Gideon1Gideon J. Tucker (February 10 1826 – July 1899) was a lawyer, newspaper editor and politician.
Tucker, Max18Tucker Tibor Max (born September 27, 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American author and public speaker. He chronicles his drinking and sexual encounters in the form of short stories on his website, which has received millions of visitors since Max launched it as the result of a bet in 2000.
Tuckerman, Frederick Goddard4Frederick Goddard Tuckerman (1821–1873) was an American poet. He gave up a law practice to pursue studies in astronomy, botany, and literature. He was recognized as an authority on local flora.
Tucović, Dimitrije4Dimitrije Tucović (13 May 1881 – November 1914) was a Serbian socialist theorist and leader of the Social Democratic Party of Serbia. He was journalist and the editor of Radničke novine and Borba, the organ of the SDPS.
Tueni, Gebran7Gebran Tueni (September 15, 1957 – December 12, 2005) was a Lebanese politician, famous for his editorials in the An Nahar daily newspaper in Beirut, Lebanon. He was assassinated by a car bomb on 12 December 2005.
Tukey, John3John Tukey (16 June 1915 – 26 July 2000) was an American statistician.
Tukhachevsky, Mikhail5Mikhail Nikolayevich Tukhachevsky (February 16 O.S. February 4 1893 – June 12, 1937) was a Soviet military commander, chief of the Red Army (1925–1928), and one of the most prominent victims of Stalin's Great Purge of the late 1930s. In 1935 Tukhachevsky was made a Marshal of the Soviet Union, aged only 42. It was subsequently alleged that during these visits he contacted anti-Stalin Russian exiles and began plotting against Stalin. Tukhachevsky was arrested on May 22, 1937, and charged with organization of "military-Trotskyist conspiracy" and espionage for Nazi Germany. After a secret trial, Tukhachevsky and eight other higher military commanders were convicted, and executed on June 12, 1937.
Tullock, Gordon10Gordon Tullock (February 13, 1922– November 3, 2014) was an economist and retired Professor of Law and Economics at the George Mason University School of Law.
Tulsidas37Tulsidas Hindi pronunciation: t̪ʊls̪iːd̪aːs̪, also known as Goswami Tulsidas; (1532–1623) was a Hindu poet-saint, reformer and philosopher renowned for his devotion to the god Rama. A composer of several popular works, he is best known as the author of the epic Ramcharitmanas, a retelling of the Sanskrit Ramayana in the vernacular Awadhi. He was acclaimed in his lifetime to be a reincarnation of Valmiki, the composer of the original Ramayana in Sanskrit. He is also considered to be the composer of the Hanuman Chalisa, a popular devotional hymn dedicated to Hanuman, the divine devotee of Rama. Tulsidas spent most of his life in the city of Varanasi. The Tulsi Ghat on the Ganges River in Varanasi is named after him.
Tuly, Mark 24Mark Tully or Sir William Mark Tully, KBE (born 1935) is the former Bureau Chief of BBC, New Delhi. He worked for BBC for a period of 30 years before resigning in July 1994.
Tunick, Spencer4Spencer Tunick (born January 1, 1967) is an American photographer best known for organizing large-scale nude shoots. Since 1994 he has photographed over 75 human installations around the world.
Tunstall, KT21Kate "KT" Tunstall (born 23 June 1975) is a Grammy nominated, BRIT Award-winning singer-songwriter from St Andrews, Scotland.
Tupper, Martin Farquhar30Martin Farquhar Tupper (July 17, 1810 – November 1880) was an English writer, and poet, and the author of Proverbial Philosophy.
Turgenev, Ivan5Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (Russian: Ива́н Серге́евич Турге́нев IPA: ɪˈvan sʲɪrˈgʲeɪvʲɪtɕ turˈgʲenʲɪf) (November 9 O.S. October 28 1818 – September 3 O.S. August 22 1883) was a Russian novelist and playwright. His novel Fathers and Sons is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction.
Turgot, Anne Robert Jacques23Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Baron de Laune (10 May 1727 – 18 March 1781), usually referred to as simply "Turgot", was a French economist and statesman.
Turing, Alan27Alan Turing (23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954) was a British mathematician and cryptographer who is considered to be one of the fathers of modern computer science.
Turk, Roy6Roy Turk (September 20, 1892, New York City – November 30, 1934, in Hollywood, California) was a U.S. songwriter.
Turmel, Nycole17Nycole Turmel (born September 1, 1942) is the interim leader of the New Democratic Party and acting Leader of the Official Opposition in Canadian Parliament.
Turner, Adair7Jonathan Adair Turner, Baron Turner of Ecchinswell (born 5 October 1955, Ipswich) is a British businessman, academic, a member of the UK's Financial Policy Committee, and was Chairman of the Financial Services Authority until its abolition in March 2013. He is the former Chairman of the Pensions Commission and the Committee on Climate Change.
Turner, J. M. W.6Joseph Mallord William Turner, RA (baptised 14 May 1775 - 19 December 1851) was a British Romantic landscape painter, water-colourist, and printmaker. Turner was considered a controversial figure in his day, but is now regarded as the artist who elevated landscape painting to an eminence rivalling history painting.
Turner, John7John Napier Wyndham Turner (born June 7, 1929) is a retired Canadian politician. He was Prime Minister of Canada from 1984-06-30 to 1984-09-17.
Turner, Kathleen1Kathleen Turner (born June 19, 1954) is an Academy Award-nominated American actress.
Turner, Megan Whalen87Megan Whalen Turner (born 1965) is an American fantasy fiction author. Her series, the Queen's Thief series, includes The Thief, The Queen of Attolia, The King of Attolia, and A Conspiracy of Kings. She also has a book of short stories, Instead of Three Wishes (1995).
Turner, Nat10Nat Turner (2 October 1800 – 11 November 1831) was an American slave who led a 1831 slave rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia.
Turner, Stansfield3Stansfield M. Turner (born 1 December 1923) is a former United States Navy admiral, Director of the CIA, and President of the Naval War College. He is currently a senior research scholar at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy.
Turner, Ted1Ted Turner (born 19 November 1938) is an American media mogul, founder of CNN, TBS Superstation and Turner Classic Movies.
Turner, Tina3Anna Mae Bullock (born November 26, 1939), known by her stage name Tina Turner, is a singer, dancer, actress, and author, whose career has spanned more than half a century, earning her widespread recognition and numerous awards. Born and raised in the American South, she is now a Swiss citizen.
Turse, Nick3Nick Turse (born 1975) is an investigative journalist, historian, and author. He is the managing editor of the blog and a fellow at The Nation Institute.
Turtledove, Harry6Harry Norman Turtledove (born 14 June 1949) is an American novelist, best known for his works in several genres, including that of alternate history, historical fiction, fantasy, and science fiction.
Tusk, Donald4Donald Franciszek Tusk (born 22 April 1957) was Prime Minister of Poland from 2007 to 2014, having also been co-founder and former chairman of the Civic Platform (Platforma Obywatelska) party. He became President of the European Council on 1 December 2014.
Tusser, Thomas11Thomas Tusser (1524–1580), born in Rivenhall, Essex, was an English poet and farmer.
Tustin, Arnold 24Arnold Tustin (July 16, 1899 – January 9, 1994) was a British engineer, and Professor of Engineering at the University of Birmingham and at Imperial College London, who made important contributions to the development of control engineering and its application to electrical machines.
Tuttle, Will7Will Tuttle (born 1953) is an American writer, speaker, musician and educator.
Tutu, Desmond62Desmond Mpilo Tutu (born October 7, 1931) is a South African cleric and activist who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid. Tutu was the first black South African Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa, and primate of the Church of the Province of Southern Africa. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984.
Twain, Mark270Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American humorist, novelist, writer, and lecturer.
Tweed, William Marcy ("Boss Tweed")3William Magear Tweed (3 April 1823 – 12 April 1878), known as Boss Tweed and often erroneously referred to as William Marcy Tweed, was an American politician and political boss of Tammany Hall who became an icon of urban political machines.
Tweedy, Jeff1Jeff Tweedy (born August 25, 1967) is an American poet, songwriter and musician. He is the lead singer of the popular band Wilco.
Twiggy1Lesley Lawson (née Hornby; born 19 September 1949), widely known by the nickname Twiggy, is an English model, actress, and singer
Tyagaraja11Kakarla Tyagabrahmam (Telugu: కాకర్ల త్యాగబ్రహ్మం) (May 4, 1767 – January 6, 1847), popularly called as Tyāgarāju (Telugu: త్యాగరాజు)or Tyāgayya and Tyāgarājar in Tamil, was most honoured saintly composer of South India. He was given the exalted status as one of the greatest composers of Carnatic music, one of the forms of Indian classical music. He composed thousands of devotional compositions, most in praise of Lord Rama, many of which remain popular today. Of special mention are five of his compositions called the Pancharatna Kritis (English: "five gems"), which are often sung in programs in his honor. Tyagaraja Aradhana, the commemorative music festival is held every year at Thiruvaiyaru in the months of January to February in his honour. A crater on the planet Mercury is named Tyagaraja.
Tyler, John8John Tyler (March 29, 1790 – January 18, 1862) was the tenth (1841) Vice President of the United States, and the tenth (1841–1845) President of the United States. He was the second President born after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, and the first to assume the office of President following the death of his predecessor.
Tylicki Jacek5Jacek Tylicki (born in 1951 in Sopot, Poland) is an artist who settled in New York City in 1982. Tylicki works in the field of Land art, Installation, and Site-specific art. His conceptual art projects often raise social and environmental issues.
Tymoshchuk, Anatoliy30Anatoliy Oleksandrovych Tymoshchuk (born 30 March 1979) is an Ukrainian footballer who plays for Russian Premier League club Zenit St. Petersburg and the Ukrainian national team as a holding midfielder.
Tynan, Katharine1Katharine Tynan (23 January 1861 – 2 April 1931) was an Irish-born writer, known mainly for her novels and poetry. After her marriage in 1898 to the writer and barrister Henry Albert Hinkson (1865–1919) she usually wrote under the name Katharine Tynan Hinkson (or Katharine Tynan-Hinkson or Katharine Hinkson-Tynan).
Tynan, Kenneth33Kenneth Tynan (4 March 1927 – 26 July 1980) was a British author most famous for his theatre criticism.
Tyndale, William37William Tyndale (sometimes spelled Tindale, Tindall, Tindill, or Tyndall) (c. 1494 – 1536-09-06) was a 16th-century religious reformer and scholar who translated the Bible into the Early Modern English of his day. On 6 September 1536, he was executed in Belgium by strangulation and then burned at the stake. Much of Tyndale's work eventually found its way to the King James Version (or Authorised Version) of the Bible, published in 1611, which, though the work of 54 independent scholars, is based primarily on Tyndale's translations.
Tyndall, John10John Tyndall (August 2, 1820 – December 4, 1893) was an Irish physicist.
Tyrone Guthrie2Sir William Tyrone Guthrie (2 July 1900 – 15 May 1971) was an English theatrical director instrumental in the founding of the Stratford Festival of Canada, the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at his family's ancestral home, Annaghmakerrig, near Newbliss in County Monaghan, Ireland.
Tyson, Mike94"Iron" Mike Tyson (born June 30, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York) is a former American heavyweight boxing champion often known for biting off the tip of Evander Holyfield's ear on June 28, 1997.
Tyson, Neil deGrasse37Neil deGrasse Tyson (born October 5, 1958) is an American astrophysicist, science communicator, Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space, and since 2006 host at PBS's educational television show NOVA scienceNOW.
Tytler, Alexander Fraser4Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee (October 15, 1747 – January 5, 1813) was a Scottish-born British lawyer and writer.
Tyutchev, Fyodor5Fyodor Ivanovich Tyutchev; Фёдор Иванович Тютчев December 5 (November 23 O.S.) 1803 - July 27 (July 15 O.S.) 1873 Russian poet
Tzara, Tristan2Tristan Tzara (Samuel Rosenstock/Rosenstein) (16 April 1896 – 25 December 1963) was a French-Romanian poet and essayist. He was one of the founders of the Dada movement, known best for his manifestos. He was a collaborater with Marcel Janco.
Tzipi Livni2Tzipporah Malkah "Tzipi" Livni (born 8 July 1958) is an Israeli lawyer and politician. She is the current Israeli Opposition Leader and leader of Kadima, the largest party in the Knesset.
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