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Biographies of Activist, Architect, Artist, Businessman, Celebrity, Classical Dancer, Doctor, Economist, Educationist, Explorers, Freedom Fighter, Journalist, Musician, Philosopher, Politician, President, Scientist, Social Worker, Spiritual Guru, Sports Person, World Leaders, Writer, Yoga Experts and much more.

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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Tito Rajarshri Mokhopadhyay

Tito Rajarshri Mokhopadhyay — “Why am I autistic, and you aren’t?” He expresses himself with the help of the alphabet board. Tito’s world is different from that of other children of his age. He is 11 year old. He is an autistic boy who finds his freedom in words. He is a poet. Tito was declared “Mentally Challenged” when he …

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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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Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann, the foremost German novelist of the 20th century, was born of a patrician family in the north German city of Lubeck on June 6, 1875. The setting of his youth was one of gradual decline, especially after the death, in 1891, of his father, a respected businessman and city senator. His mother, who was of Brazilian origin, then …

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Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson, grew up in Virginia and was raised with the orphaned children of his father’s friend, William Randolph. He was educated from ages 9-14 by a clergyman named William Douglas from whom he learned Greek, Latin, and French. He then attended Reverand James Maury’s School before attending the College of William and Mary. He studied law with George Wythe, …

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The Flickr Founders

The Flickr Founders — Tom Sawyer got it right. Why paint a fence when you can get your friends to do it for you for free? He would have been the perfect new-media mogul. Spending time and money creating content on the Internet is so hopelessly dated, so dotcom, so very, very 1.0. The secret of today’s successful Web 2.0 …

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