Horoscopes with Neptune in Leo
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Biography of Can Yücel (excerpt)
Can Yücel (August 21, 1926 – August 12, 1999) was a Turkish poet noted for his use of colloquial language.
Yucel was a poet with a keen political and social awareness. His poetry thrives on a strong combination of lyricism, jovial irony and sarcasm.
Biography of Riet van Grunsven (excerpt)
Maria Catharina van Grunsven (1918–2004), also known as Riet van Grunsven or Riet van de Haterd-van Grunsven, was an armed member of the Dutch Resistance during World War II.
One of 21 people who became “line crossers,” special agents who helped to maintain a secret connection between occupied and liberated Netherlands across the waterways of the Biesbosch and the Merwede, she operated as a courier for part of the larger Biesbosch resistance group, and the Albrecht intelligence group.
Biography of Jerrie Mock (excerpt)
Geraldine "Jerrie" Fredritz Mock (November 22, 1925 – September 30, 2014) was an American pilot and the first woman to fly solo around the world, which she did in 1964. She flew a single engine Cessna 180 (registered N1538C) christened the "Spirit of Columbus" and nicknamed "Charlie.
Biography of Lyubov Shevtsova (excerpt)
Lyubov Shevtsova (Russian: Любовь Шевцова; September 8, 1924 – February 9, 1943) was a Soviet partisan and a member of the Young Guard, an underground anti-Nazi organization in Krasnodon during World War II.
She participated in spreading leaflets, helped Soviet prisoners of war hide from the Germans, and participated in burning down the Labour Exchange building, which contained documents with the names of people that were to be deported and forced into hard labour for Germany.
Biography of Grazyna Chrostowska (excerpt)
Grażyna Chrostowska (20 September 1921, Lublin - 18 April 1942, Ravensbrück), was a Polish poet and an activist of the Polish underground during the Second World War, She came from a Polish noble family of the Clan of Ostoja. She joied with her sister Apolonia and her father Stanisław Ostoja-Chrostowski ps.
Biography of Simone Segouin (excerpt)
Simone Segouin (born 3 October 1925), also known by her nom de guerre Nicole Minet, is a former French Resistance fighter who served in the Francs-Tireurs et Partisans group. Among her first acts of resistance was stealing a bicycle from a German female military messenger, which she then used to help carry messages.
Biography of Marianne Cohn (excerpt)
Marianne Cohn was a German-born French Resistance fighter. She was born on 17 September 1922 in Mannheim and died on 8 July 1944 in Haute-Savoie.
In 1942 Marianne began to smuggle Jewish children out of France. Threatened with deportation, she was incarcerated at Nice and released three months later.
Biography of Paulette Duhalde (excerpt)
Paulette Duhalde (July 23, 1921 – April 23, 1945) was a French Resistance fighter, who operated under the alias of "Jojo" with the Jeanne Network in France's Normandy region during World War II. Betrayed to the Gestapo by a spy within the network, she was arrested, tried, sentenced to five years in prison, and jailed at Fresnes before being deported to a prison facility in Aachen, Germany.
Biography of Gisèle Guillemot (excerpt)
Gisèle Guillemot is a French resistance fighter, born February 24, 1922 in Mondeville (Calvados) and died January 31, 2013 in Paris.
Resisting the German occupation during World War II, she became responsible for the Patriotic Youth Front for Calvados. Then a member of the FTPF, she took part in sabotage against German trains.
Biography of Münir Özkul (excerpt)
Münir Özkul (15 August 1925 – 5 January 2018) was a Turkish cinema and theatre actor. He has been awarded the title of "State Artist of Turkey". In 1972, he won a Golden Orange Award for Best Actor for his performance in Sev Kardeşim.
Biography of Mariya Smirnova (excerpt)
Mariya Vasilyevna Smirnova (Russian: Мария Васильевна Смирнова; 31 March 1920 – 10 July 2002) was a squadron commander in the 46th Taman Guards Night Bomber Aviation Regiment (nicknamed the "Night Witches") of the Soviet Air Forces during the Second World War.
Biography of Erol Tas (excerpt)
Erol Taş (28 February 1928 – 8 November 1998) was a Turkish film actor. He appeared in 220 films between 1957 and 1998. He starred in the 1964 film Susuz Yaz, which won the Golden Bear at the 14th Berlin International Film Festival.
Biography of François Gros (excerpt)
François Gros (born 24 April 1925 in Paris) is a French biologist and one of the pioneers of cellular biochemistry in France. His scientific career concerned genes and their role in regulating cellular functions.
Honorary professor at the Collège de France, member of the Institute of France, he was also director of the Pasteur Institute (1976-1982) and advisor to Prime Ministers Pierre Mauroy and Laurent Fabius (1981-1985).
Biography of Jeanne Brousse (excerpt)
Jeanne Brousse (née Maurier; 12 April 1921 – 19 October 2017), known as Jeannette, was born in Saint-Pierre-de-Curtille in the Savoie region of France. She was a member of the French Resistance during WWII and she is a member of the Righteous Among The Nations.
Biography of Andy Rooney (excerpt)
Andrew Aitken Rooney (January 14, 1919 – November 4, 2011) was an American radio and television writer who was best known for his weekly broadcast "A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney", a part of the CBS News program 60 Minutes from 1978 to 2011.
Biography of Sara Berenguer Laosa (excerpt)
Sara Berenguer Laosa (Barcelona, 1 January 1919 – Montady, 8 June 2010) was a Spanish Catalan militant anarcho-syndicalist, anarcha-feminist, and writer active in the Mujeres Libres movement.
Entre el sol y la tormenta, Barcelona, Seuba, 1988, OCLC 462218486 462218486.
Femmes d’Espagne en lutte, le courage anonyme au quotidien de la guerre civile à l’exil, Atelier de création libertaire, 2011, OCLC 780276113 780276113, notice éditeur.
Biography of Zuleykha Seyidmammadova (excerpt)
Zuleykha Seyidmammadova (22 March 1919 – 1994) was one of the first Azerbaijan female pilots and the first Azerbaijani woman to fly in combat.
Seyidmammadova was born in Baku on 22 March 1919. She gained her pilot's license in 1935 at a flying club in her hometown and later at the aviation academy in Zhukovsky near Moscow.
Biography of Alina Janowska (excerpt)
Alina Janowska (16 April 1923 – 13 November 2017) was a Polish actress. She appeared in more than 35 films and television shows between 1946 and 2017.
She debuted in theatre in 1943. From 1945 to 1965 she was employed in the Warsaw theater Teatr Syrena.
Biography of Eric Laithwaite (excerpt)
Eric Roberts Laithwaite (14 June 1921 – 27 November 1997) was a British electrical engineer, known as the "Father of Maglev" for his development of the linear induction motor and maglev rail system.
He became professor of heavy electrical engineering at Imperial College London in 1964 where he continued his successful development of the linear motor.
Biography of Polina Gelman (excerpt)
Polina Vladimirovna Gelman (Russian: Поли́на Влади́мировна Ге́льман, Ukrainian: Поли́на Володи́мирівна Ге́льман; 24 October 1919 – 25 November 2005) was a flight navigator in the all-female 46th Guards Night Bomber Aviation Regiment who was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union in 1946 for having totaled 857 sorties during World War II.
Biography of Anne Heinel (excerpt)
Anna Friedrike Heinel (1753–1808) was a German ballerina who trained in Stuttgart. She enjoyed a highly successful career both in Paris and London.
Born in Bayreuth, Heinel studied under Jean-Georges Noverre in Stuttgart where she made her début in 1767. The following year, she performed La Vénitienne in Paris where she was known as "La Reine de la danse" (Queen of the Dance).
Biography of Carolyn Cassady (excerpt)
Carolyn Elizabeth Robinson Cassady (April 28, 1923 – September 20, 2013) was an American writer and associated with the Beat Generation through her marriage to Neal Cassady and her friendships with Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and other prominent Beat figures. She became a frequent character in the works of Jack Kerouac.
Biography of Natalya Meklin (excerpt)
Natalya Fyodorovna Kravtsova née Meklin (Russian: Наталья Фёдоровна Меклин; 8 September 1922 – 5 June 2005) was a flight commander in the 46th Taman Guards Night Bomber Aviation Regiment, one of the three women's aviation regiments founded by Marina Raskova after the German invasion of the Soviet Union.
Biography of Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (excerpt)
Zoya Anatolyevna Kosmodemyanskaya (September 13, 1923 – November 29, 1941) was a Soviet partisan.
She was executed after acts of sabotage against the invading armies of Nazi Germany; after stories emerged of her defiance towards her captors, she was posthumously declared a Hero of the Soviet Union.
Biography of Yayoi Kusama (excerpt)
Yayoi Kusama (草間 彌生, Kusama Yayoi, born 22 March, 1929) is a Japanese contemporary artist who works primarily in sculpture and installation, but is also active in painting, performance, film, fashion, poetry, fiction, and other arts. Her work is based in conceptual art and shows some attributes of feminism, minimalism, surrealism, Art Brut, pop art, and abstract expressionism, and is infused with autobiographical, psychological, and sexual content.
Biography of André Dufraisse (cycling) (excerpt)
André Dufraisse (Razès, France, 30 June 1926 – 21 February 2021) was a cyclo-cross racer from France, a professional from 1950 to 1964.
Dufraisse won the World Cyclo-cross Championships five times from 1954 to 1958, and was cyclo-cross champion of France seven times between 1955 and 1963.
Biography of Monique Morelli (excerpt)
Monique Morelli, born Monique Dubois in Béthune on December 14, 1923 (according to her birth certificate, Wikipedia gives another date of birth) and died in Montmartre on April 27, 1993, is a French singer, whose repertoire of realistic inspiration at her beginnings has become an anthology of poetic song.
Biography of Lydia Litvyak (excerpt)
Lydia Vladimirovna Litvyak (Russian: Лидия Владимировна Литвяк; 18 August 1921, in Moscow – 1 August 1943, in Krasnyi Luch), also known as Lilya, was a fighter pilot in the Soviet Air Force during World War II. Historians' estimates for her total victories range from five to twelve solo victories and two to four shared kills in her 66 combat sorties.
Biography of Walter Chiari (excerpt)
Walter Annicchiarico (8 March 1924 – 20 December 1991), known as Walter Chiari , was an Italian stage and screen actor, mostly in comedy roles.
In 1951 Luchino Visconti offered him the role of the young lover, in Bellissima; he continued in the theater, in the musical comedy with Delia Scala in 1956 with Buonanotte Bettina and in 1958 with Il gufo e la gattina, and in 1960 with Sandra Mondaini, Ave Ninchi and Alberto Bonucci with Un mandarino per Teo, all by Garinei and Giovannini, but also in the prose theater, acting in 1965 with Gianrico Tedeschi in the comedy Luv by Murray Schisgal and, in 1966, with Renato Rascel in La strana coppia by Neil Simon.
Biography of Marianne Joachim (excerpt)
Marianne Joachim (born Marianna/Marianne Prager: 5 November 1921 - 4 March 1943) was a Jewish German resistance activist during the Nazi years.
She was executed at Plötzensee on 4 March 1943 following an arson attack the previous summer on the party propaganda department's (ironically named) "Soviet Paradise" exhibition in Berlin's "Lustgarten" pleasure park.
Biography of Joseph Ortiz (activist) (excerpt)
Joseph Ortiz, nicknamed Joey, born April 4, 1917 in Guyotville (Algeria)(now Aïn Benian)(birth certificate, André Barbault) and died February 15, 1995 in Toulon (Var, France), was, January 24, 1960, one of the leaders of the rioters of the Barricade Week in Algiers , with the deputy Pierre Lagaillarde, Guy Forzy, Jean-Baptiste Biaggi, Marcel Ronda and the student unionist Jean-Jacques Susini.
Biography of Franco Franchi (excerpt)
Franco Franchi (born Francesco Benenato; 18 September 1928 – 9 December 1992) was an Italian actor, comedian and singer.
He was born in Palermo, Sicily and began his career in the 1950s, although his career only really took off in the 1960s.
Biography of Léon Gautier (military) (excerpt)
Léon Charles Alexandre Gautier, born October 27, 1922 in Rennes, is a French soldier. Marine rifleman of the Free French Forces, he is the last living of the 177 French to have participated in the Normandy landings during the Second World War.
Biography of Raimondo Vianello (excerpt)
Raimondo Vianello (7 May 1922 – 15 April 2010) was an Italian film actor, comedian, humorist, and television host. He was a well-known Italian television personality.
He was born in Rome, but spent his youth in Pula, where his father, an Admiral of the Regia Marina, directed the local naval academy.
Biography of Marie Kuderíková (excerpt)
Marie Kudeříková (also known as Maruška Kudeříková) (24 March 1921, Vnorovy, today Hodonín District, Czechoslovakia – 26 March 1943 Breslau, Lower Silesia, Nazi Germany, today Poland) was a student active in the Czech resistance to Nazi occupation during World War II.
Biography of Leigh Brackett (excerpt)
Leigh Douglass Brackett (December 7, 1915 – March 18, 1978) was an American writer, particularly of science fiction, and has been referred to as the Queen of Space Opera. She was also a screenwriter, known for her work on such films as The Big Sleep (1946), Rio Bravo (1959) and The Long Goodbye (1973).
Biography of Albert Barillé (excerpt)
Albert Barillé (14 February 1920 – 5 February 2009) was a French television producer, creator, screenwriter, cartoonist, and founder of Procidis. He is the creator of the puppet animated series Les Aventures de Colargol, and the series Once Upon a Time.
Biography of Simone Le Port (excerpt)
Simone Le Port (born 3 July 1920 Inguiniel, died June 2009) was a member of the French resistance and a peace activist.
Originally from Inguiniel, Simone Le Port joined the Resistance as a liaison. Her husband Semaphorist became responsible for the air operations bureau of Morbihan (then Loire-Inferieure and Maine-et-Loire).
Biography of Ciccio Ingrassia (excerpt)
Francesco Ingrassia (5 October 1922 – 28 April 2003) was an Italian actor, comedian and film director.
He was born in Palermo, Sicily and began his career in the 1950s, although his career only really took off in the 1960s. He starred in many comedies, mainly appearing together with Franco Franchi as the comedy duo Franco and Ciccio.
Biography of Marc Ferro (excerpt)
Marc Ferro (24 December 1924 – 21 April 2021) was a French historian. Ferro worked on early twentieth-century European history, specialising in the history of Russia and the USSR, as well as the history of cinema.
His Ukrainian-Jewish mother died during the Holocaust.
Biography of June Lockhart (excerpt)
June Lockhart (born June 25, 1925) is an American actress, primarily in 1950s and 1960s television, and with performances on stage and in film. On two television series, Lassie and Lost in Space, she played mother roles. She also portrayed Dr.
Biography of Dagmar Lahlum (excerpt)
Dagmar Mohne Hansen Lahlum (10 March 1923, Norway – 28 December 1999) was a member of the Norwegian resistance in Oslo during World War II and was later recruited (unofficially) to work for MI5.
In April 1943, when British double agent Eddie Chapman was drinking with German officers in The Ritz bar at Skillebekk, which was also popular with members of the Norwegian national socialist party, his eye fell on the attractive Dagmar, who – complete with a décolletage and high heels – was smoking Craven A's with an ivory mouthpiece.
Biography of Renato Balestra (excerpt)
Renato Balestra (born May 3, 1924) is an Italian fashion designer.
Born in Trieste, Renato Balestra comes from a family of architects and engineers. After a childhood steeped in the Mid-European cultural environment of the area, he too began studying for a degree in civil engineering.
Biography of Doc Severinsen (excerpt)
Carl Hilding "Doc" Severinsen (born July 7, 1927 in Arlington, Oregon) is an American jazz trumpeter who led the band on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
Severinsen was the principal pops conductor for several American orchestras during and after his time on The Tonight Show.
Biography of Yvette Lévy (excerpt)
Yvette Henriette Lévy (née Dreyfuss; born 21 June 1926 in Paris) is a French educator and survivor of the Holocaust. In July 1944, she was arrested by the Gestapo and was eventually sent to Auschwitz concentration camp. She survived and now educates youths about her experiences.