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Ananda M. Chakrabarty

Ananda M. Chakrabarty — Ananda Mohan Chakrabarty, Ph.D. is an Bengali American microbiologist, scientist, and researcher, most notable for his work in directed evolution and his role in developing a genetically engineered organism using plasmid transfer while working at GE. Ananda (generally called “Al” by scientific colleagues) Chakrabarty was born in India on 4 April 1938. He attended Sainthia High …

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Amjad Ali Khan

Amjad Ali Khan (born 9 October 1945) is an Indian classical musician who plays the sarod. Khan was born into a musical family and has performed internationally since the 1960s. He was awarded India’s second highest civilian honor, the Padma Vibhushan, in 2001. Khan was born in Gwalior on 9 October 1945 as Masoom Ali Khan, the youngest of six …

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Amanda Bartrim

Amanda Bartrim represent Australia in the pole vault at the 2010 IAAF world junior championships. Competition Stats Australian Championships: Pole vault: 2009 – 5th (open), 2010 – 1st (U20), 7th (open) International Championships: Australian Youth Olympic Festival: 2009 – Pole vault 2nd Pacific Schools Games: 2008 – Pole vault 1st (3.81m) Commonwealth Youth Games: 2008 – Pole vault 4th (3.70m) Annual …

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Alvaro Pereira

Alvaro Pereira — Alvaro Daniel Pereira Barragan is another fine example of how perseverance and sacrifice are crucial ingredients for a successful football career. The Montevideo native started out with lowly Miramar Misiones where he made his debut in 2004. Two years he later he crossed the Rio de la Plata to try his luck with Argentinean outfit Quilmes, with …

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Ali Zafar

Ali Zafar — संगीत के सरताजों की बात छोड़ दी जाए तो बहुत ही कम पाकिस्तानी सितारे भारतीय दर्शकों को आकर्षित कर पाए हैं. ऐसा नहीं है कि उनमें प्रतिभा की कोई कमी है लेकिन प्राय: यही देखा गया है कि वह जिस तेजी से अपनी चमक बिखेरते हैं उतनी ही तेजी के साथ वह खो जाते हैं. लेकिन कुछ …

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Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock — Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was a British film director, producer and cameo appearance actor. He pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres. After a successful career in British cinema in both silent films and early talkies, Hitchcock moved to Hollywood. In 1956, he became an American citizen …

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Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton was born in the British West Indies in 1755 or 1757. There is some dispute of his birth year due to early records and Hamilton’s own claims. He was born out of wedlock to James A. Hamilton and Rachel Faucett Lavien. His mother died in 1768 leaving him largely an orphan. He worked for Beekman and Cruger as …

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Aleksandr Pushkin

Aleksandr Pushkin — Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin, [Born. June 6 (N.S.), 1799, Died. Feb. 10 (N.S.), 1837], was Russia’s greatest poet. His use of the vernacular as the language of poetry freed Russian writing from the constraints of tradition and set new literary standards for novelists and poets, and his preference for subjects from history and folklore brought fresh vitality to …

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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein Biography The name echoes through the language: It doesn’t take an Einstein. A poor man’s Einstein. He’s no Einstein. In this busy century, dominated like no other by science – and exalting, among the human virtues, braininess, IQ, the ideal of pure intelligence – he stands alone as our emblem of intellectual power. We talk as though humanity …

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Alarmel Valli

Alarmel Valli was born and brought up in Chennai, where she did her schooling from The Sacred Heart Matriculation School, at Church Park, Chennai and later studied at the Stella Maris College, Chennai. Alarmel Valli is a foremost exponent of the Pandanallur tradition in Bharatanatyam. She is hailed as a creative artist who brings depth, intensity and naturalness to her …

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