People by name, X with Quotes

8 people with 55 quotes

Name Quotes Bio
Xenakis, Iannis3Iannix Xenakis (May 29, 1922 – February 4, 2001) was a Greek composer and architect and major contributor to musical modernism.
Xenophanes3Xenophanes of Colophon (Greek Ξενοφάνης ὁ Κολοφώνιος, Xenophánes; 570 – 480 BC) was a Greek philosopher, poet, and social and religious critic. Our knowledge of his views comes from his surviving poetry, all of which are fragments passed down as quotations by later Greek writers.
Xenophon12Xenophon (c. 431 BC – c. 355 BC) was an Athenian author, historian and mercenary, who led the epic retreat of the Ten Thousand from Mesopotamia to the Black Sea coast. He knew Socrates, Cyrus the Younger and Agesilaus II of Sparta, and wrote about all of them.
Xenophon, Nick4Nicholas (Nick) Xenophon (born Nicholas Xenophou on 29 January 1959) is a South Australian barrister, anti-gambling campaigner and politician. He attended Prince Alfred College, and studied law at the University of Adelaide, attaining his Bachelor of Laws in 1981. Xenophon established and became principal of his own law firm, Xenophon & Co. in 1984. Between 1994 and 1997 he served as president of the South Australian branch of the Australian Plaintiff Lawyers' Association.
Xi Jinping11Xi Jinping (习近平) (born June 15, 1953) is the current General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, President of the People's Republic of China and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, serving as the Paramount leader of China.
Xin, Bing1Bing Xin (Chinese: 冰心) (1900–1999) was one of the most prolific writers of 20th-century Chinese literature. She is known for her philosophy of love and optimism.
Xuesen, Qian8Qian Xuesen (in English Hsue-Shen Tsien or H.S. Tsien; December 11, 1911 – October 31, 2009) was a Chinese scientist and pioneer for engineering cybernetics, who made important contributions to the missile and space programs of both the United States and People's Republic of China.
Xun Zi13Xún Zǐ or Hsün Tzu (荀子; born Zhao c.312 BC - 230 BC) was a Chinese Confucian philosopher.
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