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Luis de Jesus Lima

Luis de Jesus Lima was a Guatemalan radio journalist and personality for the Radio Sultana de Oriente in Zacapa, Zacapa Department, Guatemala. He was killed right outside of the station. His death focused the attention given to the safety of Guat ...

George Livingston

George Livingston was an American politician who served as the first elected African American Mayor of Richmond, California, from 1985 to 1993. Livingston was appointed Mayor in 1985 by the city council. He won election as Richmonds first elected ...

Bartolome Lloveras

Lloveras began his career at Club Atletico Banfield, in December 1910 had been part of the Banfield team who played twice for a place in the final for promotion to first division against Racing Club de Avellaneda. The first match ended goalless, ...

Osbert de Longchamp

Osbert de Longchamp or Osbert de Longo Campo was an Anglo-Norman administrator. He was born in Wilton Castle, near Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, the son of Hugh de Longchamp. One of his brothers, William, was to become Chancellor of England and Bis ...

Louis-Theandre Chartier de Lotbiniere

Louis-Theandre Chartier de Lotbiniere, considered by some sources to have been the Father of the Canadian Magistrature, was in fact the disreputable Lieutenant-General of the Provosts Court of New France. In 1667, he gave the first official Ball ...

Lu Tang

Lu Tang, courtesy name Ziming, was an army officer of the Ming dynasty in China. He participated in the suppression of the Jiajing wokou raids from 1547 to 1562, during which he fought the Portuguese smugglers who settled in pirate havens on the ...

Lubentius

Lubentius is a Christian saint, venerated by the Catholic Church. A patron saint of the boatmen on the River Lahn, his feast day is 13 October.

Timoteo Luberza

Timoteo Luberza de San Martin was a nineteenth-century Puerto Rican engineer from Ponce, Puerto Rico. He was responsible for the 1875 Ponce water supply system, including the dam in Rio Portugues, and the Calle del Agua masonry arch aqueduct in b ...

Luo Guanzhong

Luo Ben, better known by his courtesy name Guanzhong, was a Chinese writer who lived during the Ming Dynasty. He was also known by his pseudonym Huhai Sanren. Luo was attributed with writing Romance of the Three Kingdoms and editing Water Margin, ...

Fearghal Og Mac an Bhaird

A member of the Donegal branch of the learned Mac an Bhaird family, he was the son of Fearghail mheic Dhomhnaill Ruaidh Mac an Bhaird, who died in 1550. He visited Scotland and enjoyed the patronage of James VI. Red Hugh ODonnell accorded him hig ...

Fiachra Mac Bradaigh

Fiachra Mac Bradaigh was an Irish poet and scribe, Mac Bradaigh was a descendant of one of the leading families of Breifne. A Gaelic poet and one of the finest products of, and teachers in, the hedge schools before the introduction of formal educ ...

John Mackenzie, 9th of Kintail

John was the son of Kenneth Mackenzie, 7th of Kintail d.1492 by his second wife, or reputed wife, Agnes Fraser. The Mackenzies origins lay in the Northwest Highlands, but the centre of their power had by the end of the 15th century shifted to Eas ...

Màiri nighean Alasdair Ruaidh

Born at Rowdil, Harris, she was a daughter of Red Alastair, and through him connected with the chiefs of the Macleods. In one of her poems, she claims to have nursed five lairds of the Macleods and two lairds of Applecross. Most of her life was s ...

Valiullah Faiz Mahdavi

Valiullah Faiz Mahdavi was a member of the Peoples Mujahedin of Iran who died in prison in Iran in September 2006. He died after a nine-day hunger strike without medical attention. His death followed that of another political prisoner, Akbar Moha ...

Giovanni da Maiano

Giovanni da Maiano II was an Italian sculptor employed by Henry VIII of England and Cardinal Wolsey to decorate their palaces. Maiano, from which village Giovanni took his name, is near Fiesole and Florence. He was the son of Benedetto da Maiano.

Johan Makeleer

Sir Johan Makeleer, 2nd Baronet or Johan Macklier was a member of the Maclean clan of Scotland in Sweden and a member of the Goteburg Court of Justice from 1639 to 1696.

Biff Manard

Born in either 1939 or 1943 according to certain sources, Manard appeared in numerous movies and making guest spots on popular TV shows for many decades, such as The Flash, but he is perhaps best known for his role as "Hap" Ashby in the low budge ...

Mark Mandala

Mark Mandala was an American television executive who served as the President of the American Broadcasting Company from 1985 until 1994. He retired in 1994 after a 32-year career with ABC. Mandala worked in a number of sales positions in Los Ange ...

Pablo Manfredi

Pablo Manfredi was one of five interim mayors of Ponce, Puerto Rico, during the period of 14 February 1854 to 24 July 1854. The other four interim mayors during that six-month period were Julio Duboc, Escolastico Fuentes, Jose Benito Paz Falcon, ...

Mangalesha

Mangalesha was a king of the Chalukya dynasty of Vatapi in Karnataka, India. He succeeded his brother Kirttivarman I on the throne, and ruled a kingdom that stretched from southern Gujarat in north to Bellary-Kurnool region in the south, in the w ...

Margaret Dymoke

Margaret Dymoke was a lady-in-waiting at the court of Henry VIII of England. Her married names were Vernon, Coffin and Manners. She was born around 1500 in Scrivelsby, Lincolnshire, the daughter of Sir Robert Dymoke of Scrivelsby and Jane Cressne ...

Margaret of Masovia

Margaret of Masovia Polish: Malgorzata was Duchess of Pomerania and Brzeg, by her marriages to Casimir IV, Duke of Pomerania and then to Henryk VIII with a Scar. She was a member of the House of Piast. Margaret was a daughter of Siemowit III of M ...

Christopher Martin (Mayflower passenger)

Christopher Martin and his family embarked on the historic 1620 voyage of the Pilgrim ship Mayflower on its journey to the New World. He was initially the governor of passengers on the ship Speedwell until that ship was found to be unseaworthy, a ...

Mike Martineau

Mike Martineau was an American television writer and stand-up comedian. His writing credits included episodes of The Larry Sanders Show, Mad About You, and The Job. Most recently, Martineau wrote for Rescue Me, which aired on the FX Network betwe ...

Benito Martinez

Benito Martinez Abrogan was a Haitian Cuban who claimed to be the worlds oldest living person. He claimed to have been born on June 19, 1880, near Cavaellon, Haiti; however, he had no documents to verify this and was thus never an officially elig ...

Joaquin Martinez (mayor)

Martinez is best remembered as the mayor who on 24 May 1820 reinstated into their respective jobs the municipal employees who had been laid off since 1814. Records show their names were Josef del Toro, Antonio Algarra, Juan Bautista Villafañe, Fe ...

Peter Martyn (judge)

Peter Martyn was an Irish barrister, landowner and judge. He was one of the Roman Catholic judges appointed to the Irish Bench by King James II, as part of Jamess policy of creating an exclusively Catholic Irish administration. After the downfall ...

Marion Massey

Marion Massey was a British talent manager. She discovered singer Lulu, at the age of fourteen, and managed her for twenty-five years thereafter.

Christopher Matthews (businessman)

Christopher Matthews was a British businessman, principally in internet services and dating agencies. He died in a helicopter crash in Wisconsin in August 2004. Matthews, the son of a statistician, was born in Cheshire. After education at St John ...

Arthur May (historian)

Arthur James May was an historian, a professor, and "an authority on the history of modern Europe." May was born in Rockdale, Pennsylvania. He received a Bachelors Degree from Wesleyan University and a Masters and Doctorate from the University of ...

Jake McCandless

Joey Leigh "Jake" McCandless was an American football and basketball coach. He served as the head football coach at Princeton University from 1969 to 1972, compiling a record of 18–17–1. McCandless also served as acting head basketball coach for ...

Daniel McCarthy (producer)

Daniel McCarthy was a Canadian radio and television producer and the former head of childrens programming at CBC Television. He worked at the CBC for thirty-three years, including a twelve-year tenure as the head of the CBCs childrens programming ...

Tara McGowan

Tara McGowan is an American political strategist and journalist. She is the co-founder and CEO of multiple digital advertising organisations which have been noted for large expenditures on digital advertising in preparation for the 2020 United St ...

Florence McPherran

By 1903, McPherran was well known in Chicago as a pianist and composer. Published works by McPherran included "The Spinning Song" 1900, "Sweet Barbara Dale" 1900, "Is Got No Use Foh Show Folks" 1901, lyrics by Richard Hanch, "Eugenia Waltzes", "L ...

Mike McQueen (journalist)

Mike McQueen was an American journalist who served as the Associated Press bureau chief for Louisiana and Mississippi. McQueen graduated from Florida State University. He later earned his masters degree in communications from Florida Atlantic Uni ...

Maximo de Meana y Guridi

Maximo de Meana y Guridi was a Spanish soldier and Mayor of Ponce, Puerto Rico, from 28 September 1882 until 31 May 1884. Meana y Guridi was interim mayor of Ponce from 28 September 1882 until 2 February 1883, and then mayor from 2 February 1883 ...

Meinhard VI of Gorizia

His parents were Count Albert II of Gorizia and Euphemia of Matsch. From 1338 to 1365, he ruled Gorizia jointly with his brothers Albert III and Henry V, after inheriting the county from their uncle John Henry IV. From 1362 when Henry V of Gorizi ...

Oda of Meissen

Oda of Meissen, was a German noblewoman member of the Ekkehardiner dynasty and by marriage firstly Duchess and later the first Queen of Poland. She was the youngest daughter of Eckard I, Margrave of Meissen by his wife Suanhilde, daughter of Herm ...

Luis Ernesto Mendoza Cerrato

Luis Ernesto Mendoza Cerrato was the owner of the Channel 24 broadcast facilities in Danli, Honduras. Mendoza was murdered outside the TV station and became one of 13 Honduran media workers and journalists to be murdered in a years time, only two ...

Tugdual Menon

Menon was born in Brittany before 1502, and in the early 1520s he went to Italy, residing in Correggio, a small town near Reggio Emilia. He was married with a woman called Giulia, and in 1521 he had a daughter, Margherita, baptized with count Sig ...

John Graham, 6th Earl of Menteith

John Graham, 6th Earl of Menteith, was a Scottish nobleman. A minor when he succeeded as Earl of Menteith, he was involved in several lawsuits.

Lord Messam

Augustus "Lord" Messam was a Jamaican mento singer who performed throughout the 1950s up until the mid 1960s. With his band, Messam released several records that consisted of a mixture of original and traditional material on the Stanley Motta rec ...

Jan Baptist van Meunincxhove

Jan Baptist van Meunincxhove was a Flemish painter of cityscapes, architectural paintings, marine views and group portraits who was active in Bruges. Without being original, he maintained a high standard of painting at a time when art in Flanders ...

Carlo Milanuzzi

Carlo Milanuzzi was born in Santa Natoglia, or Esanatoglia in the Marche region, to Milanuzzo and donna Felice, probably around 1590, but not after 1592, the starting-date of the Baptismal Books of the town, in which no documentation of his birth ...

Dan Mills

Dan Mills was an American animator and layout artist. Mills long career in animation spanned from 1956 until he retired from the industry in 2002. His credits included work for Walt Disney Animation Studios, Hyperion Pictures, Universal, Hanna-Ba ...

Jose Mirelis

Jose Mirelis was Mayor of Ponce, Puerto Rico, from 1 May 1880 to 31 January 1881. He was a Spanish soldier with the rank of colonel.

Habib Miyan

Rahim "Habib Miyan" Khan – 19 August 2008), of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, was an Indian man who claimed to have lived to 138 years of age, though this claim is disputed. He holds the Guinness World record for the Longest retirement pension. The Li ...

Moduin

Moduin, Modoin, or Mautwin was a Frankish churchman and Latin poet of the Carolingian Renaissance. He was a close friend of Theodulf of Orleans, a contemporary and courtier of the emperors Charlemagne and Louis the Pious, and a member of the Pala ...

Minod Moktan

Minod Moktan, better known as Minu was a Nepali human rights activist and singer. In 2003, he founded the rock band Stop Crackdown, which became a cultural symbol of migrant workers struggles within the broader social movements of South Korea. Th ...

Jan de Molder

Jan de Molder was a Northern Renaissance wood carver active in Antwerp in the early 16th century. His work represents the beginnings of Antwerp Mannerism.