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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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Tom Freston

Tom Freston — Thomas E. Freston was born on November 22, 1945. He is an American entertainment industry executive. He currently is a principal in Firefly3 LLC, a consulting and investment company. Currently he consults Oprah Winfrey, among others. Personal Life and Career Freston began his career advertising at Benton & Bowles (which later merged with D’Arcy). In 1972, after …

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Tom Anderson and Chris DeWolfe

Tom Anderson and Chris DeWolfe — Early Life of Thomas “Tom” Anderson and Chris DeWolfe Thomas “Tom” Anderson (born November 8, 1970) is an American entrepreneur. He co-founded the social networking website MySpace in 2003 with Chris DeWolfe. Anderson was previously president of MySpace, and is now a strategic adviser for the company. Because newly created MySpace accounts previously included …

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Tiruvenkata Rajendra Seshadri

Tiruvenkata Rajendra Seshadri — In 1927 a young Indian started research under Robert Robinson, who later won the Noble prize, at Manchester University. Within a few a months he had his first test. He was asked to prepare in the laboratory some chemical compounds found in the rose and another flower. Seeing that he was not familiar with such work, …

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Tillakaratne Dilshan

Tillakaratne Dilshan — Tillakaratne Mudiyanselage Dilshan is a Sri Lankan cricketer and member of the Sri Lankan national cricket team since November 1999. Known as Tuwan Mohammad Dilshan prior to his conversion from Islam to Buddhism, an aggressive right-hand batsman, he is also a capable spin bowler and his off breaks are mostly used in the one-day arena. T.M. Dilshan …

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Tiago

Tiago — Atletico Madrid midfielder Tiago is an experienced campaigner whose career has taken him across Europe. In a fine top-flight career, the 29 year-old has tasted domestic success in some of the continent’s most competitive leagues and this summer will be hoping to add international success with Portugal to that glittering tally. Tiago made his top-flight debut for Braga …

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Thomas Pogge

Thomas Pogge, is a philosopher who currently occupies the Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs chair at Yale University. He is also Professorial Fellow at the ANU Centre for Applied Philosophy and Research Director at the Centre for Study of Mind in Nature, University of Oslo. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University. Pogge is a prolific writer and lecturer, …

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