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Inder Sen

Inder Sen is an Indian Bengali film director, producer and screenwriter. He directing several films since the 1960s and making his directorial debut in the film Pratham Kadam Phool, which was written based on the story of the same name, by Achint ...

Senecas of Jerusalem

Senecas of Jerusalem was a 2nd century Jewish Christian bishop of Jerusalem. According to Eusebius of Caesarea, there were thirteen bishops of Jerusalem, between the fall of the Jewish temple and the Bar Kokhba revolt, all were Jewish Christians. ...

Senekerim-Hovhannes Artsruni

Senekerim-Hovhannes Artsruni, also known variously as Senekerim-John, Sennecherim or Sennacherib-John, known in Byzantine sources simply as Senachereim, was the sixth and last King of Vaspurakan, from the Artsruni dynasty. In 1021/22, he surrende ...

Senusret II

Khakheperre Senusret II was the fourth pharaoh of the Twelfth Dynasty of Egypt. He ruled from 1897 BC to 1878 BC. His pyramid was constructed at El-Lahun. Senusret II took a great deal of interest in the Faiyum oasis region and began work on an e ...

Senusret I

Senusret I also anglicized as Sesostris I and Senwosret I, was the second pharaoh of the Twelfth Dynasty of Egypt. He ruled from 1971 BC to 1926 BC, and was one of the most powerful kings of this Dynasty. He was the son of Amenemhat I. Senusret I ...

Senusret III

Khakaure Senusret III was a pharaoh of Egypt. He ruled from 1878 BC to 1839 BC during a time of great power and prosperity, and was the fifth king of the Twelfth Dynasty of the Middle Kingdom. He was a great pharaoh of the Twelfth Dynasty and is ...

Sergius II of Naples

Sergius II was Duke of Naples from 870 to 877. He continued the policies of his father, Gregory III, and grandfather, Sergius I. He maintained good relations with the Franks or the Byzantines only as it suited Neapolitan interests. He was briefly ...

Pere Serra

Pere Serra was a painter in Gothic-Italian style, who was active in Catalonia in 1357–1406. He was born into a family of painters, including his brothers Jaume, Francesc and Joan. Like most of the Catalan painters of the period, he was influenced ...

Seti I

Menmaatre Seti I was a pharaoh of the New Kingdom Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt, the son of Ramesses I and Sitre, and the father of Ramesses II. As with all dates in Ancient Egypt, the actual dates of his reign are unclear, and various historians c ...

Seti II

Seti II was the fifth pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt and reigned from c. 1203 BC to 1197 BC. His throne name, Userkheperure Setepenre, means "Powerful are the manifestations of Re, the chosen one of Re." He was the son of Merneptah an ...

Setnakhte

Userkhaure-setepenre Setnakhte was the first pharaoh of the Twentieth Dynasty of the New Kingdom of Egypt and the father of Ramesses III.

Marina Severa

Marina Severa was the Empress of Rome and first wife of Emperor Valentinian I. She was the mother of later Emperor Gratian. Her full name is unknown. Marina Severa is a combination of the two names given in primary sources. Socrates of Constantin ...

Severus of Trier

Severus von Trier was Bishop of Trier from about 445/446. He proselytized to and contributed to the conversion of Germanic peoples living in the regions of the lower Moselle and Middle Rhine.

Shabaka

The archaeological evidence now in 2016/2017 firmly favours a Shebitku-Shabaka succession. Gerard Broekmans GM 251 2017 paper shows that Shebitku reigned before Shabaka since the upper edge of Shabaka’s NLR #30’s Year 2 Karnak quay inscription wa ...

Shah e Alam

Syed Sirajuddin Muhammad, the son and successor of Hazrath Syed Burhanuddin Qutub e Alam, came to be called by the title of Shah e Alam, king of the world. His father Sheikh Burhanuddin, also known as Qutub-e-Alam, was the grandson of the celebra ...

Shahralanyozan

The Middle Persian word Shahrālānyōzān is actually an honorific title which, according to Saeid Jalalipour, means "the one who combats the Alans". According to Ilya Gershevitch, the title means "most powerful of commanders". The name is recorded ...

Nikita Shalaurov

Nikita Shalaurov was a merchant from Veliky Ustyug, Russia and an Arctic explorer. Nikita Shalurov took part in the Arctic expedition of Afanasy Bakhov 1748-1749 as Bakhovs assistant. Then he took part in another polar expedition of Bakhov 1757-1 ...

Shalmaneser I

Shalmaneser I was a king of Assyria during the Middle Assyrian Empire. Son of Adad-nirari I, he succeeded his father as king in 1265 BC. According to his annals, discovered at Assur, in his first year he conquered eight countries in the northwest ...

Shalmaneser II

Salmānu-asarēd II, inscribed md SILIM -ma-nu- MAS / SAG, meaning Salmānu is foremost," was the king of Assyria 1030–1019 BC, the 93rd to appear on the Khorsabad copy of the Assyrian Kinglist, although he has been apparently carelessly omitted alt ...

Shalmaneser III

Shalmaneser III was king of Assyria, and son of the previous ruler, Ashurnasirpal II. His long reign was a constant series of campaigns against the eastern tribes, the Babylonians, the nations of Mesopotamia and Syria, as well as Kizzuwadna and U ...

Shalmaneser V

Shalmaneser V was king of Assyria and Babylon from 727 to 722 BC. He first appears as governor of Zimirra in Phoenicia in the reign of his father, Tiglath-Pileser III. Evidence pertaining to his reign is scarce. On the death of Tiglath-Pileser, h ...

Shamshi-Adad I

Shamshi-Adad was an Amorite who had conquered lands across much of Syria, Anatolia, and Upper Mesopotamia for the Old Assyrian Empire.

Shamshi-Adad IV

Samsi-Adad IV, inscribed md sam-si- d IM, was the king of Assyria, 1054/3–1050 BC, the 91st to be listed on the Assyrian Kinglist. He was a son of Tukultī-apil-Esarra I, the third to have taken the throne, after his brothers Asarēd-apil-Ekur and ...

Shamshi-Adad V

Shamshi-Adad was a son and successor of King Shalmaneser III, the husband of Queen Shammuramat by some identified with the mythical Semiramis, and the father of Adad-nirari III, who succeeded him as king. He was also a grandfather of Shalmaneser IV.

Shebitku

Shebitku was the second king of the Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt who ruled from 714 BC-705 BC, according to the most recent academic research. He was a son of Piye, the founder of this dynasty. Shebitkus prenomen or throne name, Djedkare, means ...

Shensheng

Shensheng, ancestral name Ji, was the eldest son of Duke Xian of Jin and the Crown Prince of the State of Jin before being replaced by his half-brother Xiqi. One of his sisters, Lady Mu, later became the wife of Duke Mu of Qin.

Sheshi

Maaibre Sheshi was a ruler of areas of Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period. The dynasty, chronological position, duration and extent of his reign are uncertain and subject to ongoing debate. The difficulty of identification is mirrored by ...

Princess Shi

Princess Shi, who might have taken the title Empress Shi at one point, was the wife of Lu Guang, the founder of the Chinese/Di state Later Liang. Very little is known about her. What is known is that when Lu Guang, who was then a Former Qin gener ...

Shibtu

Shibtu was the wife of Zimrilim and queen consort of the ancient city-state of Mari in modern-day Syria. Historian Abraham Malamat described her as "the most prominent of the Mari ladies."

George Shoreswood

George Shoreswood or Schoriswood, was a prelate active in the Kingdom of Scotland during the 15th century. He appears to have been of English-speaking origin, from the family of Bedshiel in Berwickshire. Shoreswood was a clerk of William Douglas, ...

Shoshenq II

Heqakheperre Shoshenq II or Shoshenq IIa was a pharaoh of the 22nd dynasty of Egypt. He was the only ruler of this Dynasty whose tomb was not plundered by tomb robbers. His final resting place was discovered within an antechamber of Psusennes Is ...

Shoshenq III

King Usermaatre Setepenre/Setepenamun Shoshenq III ruled Egypts 22nd Dynasty for 39 years according to contemporary historical records. Two Apis Bulls were buried in the fourth and 28th years of his reign and he celebrated his Heb Sed Jubilee in ...

Shoshenq IV

Hedjkheperre Setepenre Shoshenq IV ruled Egypts 22nd Dynasty between the reigns of Shoshenq III and Pami. In 1986, David Rohl proposed that there were two king Shoshenqs bearing the prenomen Hedjkheperre – the well-known founder of the dynasty, H ...

John de Shriggeley

Sir John de Shriggeley, whose family name is also spelled Shirggeley and Shryggeley was an Irish judge who held several important judicial offices, including Chief Justice of the Irish Common Pleas. Despite committing two murders, he was a valued ...

Pushyamitra Shunga

Pushyamitra Shunga was the founder and first ruler of the Shunga Empire in East India. He was a follower of Hinduism. Pushyamitra was originally a Senapati "General" of the Maurya Empire. In 185 BCE he assassinated the last Mauryan Emperor, Briha ...

Siamun

Neterkheperre or Netjerkheperre-Setepenamun Siamun was the sixth pharaoh of Egypt during the Twenty-first dynasty. He built extensively in Lower Egypt for a king of the Third Intermediate Period and is regarded as one of the most powerful rulers ...

Sichfrith Jarl

Sichfrith or Sigfrith, also known as Sichfrith Jarl, was a ninth-century Norse or Norse-Gael Jarl who claimed the kingship of Dublin in 893, but it is unclear if he ever ruled. Later historians have linked him with two individuals of the same nam ...

Sigeberht of East Anglia

Sigeberht of East Anglia, was a saint and a king of East Anglia, the Anglo-Saxon kingdom which today includes the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. He was the first English king to receive a Christian baptism and education before his succe ...

Sigefroi

Sigefroi or Sifroi was a prelate of the early eleventh century. He was probably installed in the bishopric of Sees by the lords of Belleme around 1017. They restore some of the property of the bishopric they had monopolized to restore the chapter ...

Brusi Sigurdsson

Brusi Sigurdsson was one of Sigurd Hlodvirssons four sons. He was joint Earl of Orkney from 1014. His life is recorded in the Orkneyinga Saga.

Sumarlidi Sigurdsson

Sumarlidi Sigurdsson was jointly Earl of Orkney with his brothers Brusi and Einar Wry-Mouth following the death of their father, Sigurd Hlodvisson at the battle of Clontarf. Their half-brother, Thorfinn, was at that time very young, perhaps only ...

Silas

Silas or Silvanus was a leading member of the Early Christian community, who accompanied Paul the Apostle on parts of his first and second missionary journeys.

Simeon of Kiev

Simeon of Kiev was an Eastern Orthodox primate of the Metropolitan see of Kiev. Simeon served as a bishop of Polotsk when he was elected as the metropolitan bishop by the council of bishops and later confirmed by the Ecumenical Patriarch of Const ...

Blagoy Simeonov

Blagoy Simeonov, known by the name of Blagoje "Blaze" Simonovic, was playing along with his brother, Kiril Simonovski Kiril Simeonov, in Gradanski Skoplje in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Gradanski was the dominant club of the Skoplje Football Subas ...

Simon of Dunblane

Simon is the third known 12th century Bishop of Dunblane. Nothing is known of Simons background as there are numerous Simons in Scotland in this period, both native and foreign. There is a Symon de Liberatione who witnessed a charter of King Will ...

Gonçalo de Sintra

Gonçalo de Sintra or de Cintra, was a 15th-century Portuguese explorer and slave raider. According to chronicler Zurara, Gonçalo de Sintra was a young squire escudeiro or stirrup boy in the household of Portuguese prince Henry the Navigator, Duke ...

Siyah al-Uswari

Siyah, known in Arabic sources as Siyah al-Uswari was an Iranian nobleman, who served as the commander of a faction of the Sasanian asbaran unit, but later defected to the Rashidun Caliphate, where he continued serving as the commander of the asb ...

Skarbimir

Skarbimir of the Clan Awdaniec was a Medieval Polish magnate, tutor, advisor and count palatine of Polish monarch Boleslaw III Wrymouth.

William de Skipwith

William de Skipwith was a fourteenth-century English judge, who also served as a judge in Ireland. He held the office of Chief Baron of the Exchequer 1362-5. He suffered temporary disgrace when he was removed from office for corruption, but he wa ...

Smendes

For other bearers of the name see Smendes disambiguation. Hedjkheperre Setepenre Smendes was the founder of the Twenty-first dynasty of Egypt and succeeded to the throne after burying Ramesses XI in Lower Egypt – territory which he controlled. Hi ...