Biographies for Kids

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Vikram Seth

Vikram Seth (born 20 June 1952) is an Indian poet, novelist, travel writer, librettist, children’s writer, biographer and memoirist. Vikram Seth was born in a Punjabi family to Leila and Prem Seth in Calcutta (now Kolkata). His family lived in many cities including the Bata Shoe Company town of Batanagar, Danapur near Patna, and in London. His younger brother, Shantum, …

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Vasileios Torosidis

Vasileios Torosidis — Versatile full-back Vasileios Torosidis had his first professional outing as a 17-year-old with hometown club Skoda. His composed displays over the next four years had Greece’s biggest clubs trailing his signature. In 2007 he made the move to Olympiakos, where he has occupied virtually every position apart from goalkeeper, although he is best known for his qualities …

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Varahamihira — Can it be true?” King Vikramaditya asked in anguish, looking around the well-lit and crowded court. No one replied. All were shocked by the royal astrologer’s prediction. “Yes, my lord, this is so, however bitter it may be for you,” replied the royal astrologer, breaking the silence. His voice was full of grief. Yet it was authoritative. “This …

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Vaclav Havel

Vaclav Havel is a Czech writer and dramatist. He was the tenth and last President of Czechoslovakia (1989-1992) and the first President of the Czech Republic (1993-2003). A leading dissident and repeated political prisoner during the Soviet era, Havel became president of Czechoslovakia after the Velvet Revolution of 1989, saw his country through a transition to a democratic market economy, …

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