Anita Nair was born 26 January 1966 in Shoranur, Kerala. She grew up in Chennai and later moved to Kerala, where she did her BA in English language and literature. Nair is the author of several works of fiction and nonfiction: Satyr of the Subway and Eleven Other Stories, The Better Man, Ladies Coupé, Mistress, and Goodnight and God Bless. Anita Nair Biography and Profile.
Naomi Osaka was born 16 October 1997 to a Japanese mother and a Haitian father. In the 2016 US Open, a serve by her was timed at 201.1km/h. At 18, Osaka was the youngest player inside the world’s top 50 when she signed with IMG Tennis in the summer of 2016. Osaka embodies her sport – multiracial, multinational, multilayered. Naomi Osaka Biography and Profile.
Joshua Wong, political activist and politician, was born 13 October 1996 in Hong Kong to middle-class Christian parents Grace and Roger Wong, eight months before control of Hong Kong was handed over from the UK to China. His major influence on Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement resulted in his inclusion in TIME magazine’s Most Influential Teens of 2014 and nomination for its Person of the Year 2014, recognition by Fortune magazine as one of the world’s greatest leaders in 2015, and, in 2017, plans for nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize. Joshua Wong Biography and Profile.
Narendra Modi was born on 17 September 1950 to Damodardas Modi and Hiraba Modi. Shri Narendra Modi was sworn-in as India’s Prime Minister on 30th May 2019, marking the start of his second term in office. The first ever Prime Minister to be born after Independence, Shri Modi has previously served as the Prime Minister of India from 2014 to 2019. Narendra Modi Biography and Profile.
Emma Goldman, Anarchist and activist, was born June 27, 1869, Kovno in the Russian Empire (present-day Kaunas, Lithuania). She immigrated to the U.S. in 1885, where she worked in clothing factories. Goldman emigrated to the US in 1885 and lived in New York City, where she joined the burgeoning anarchist movement. Emma Goldman criticism of mandatory conscription of young men into the military during World War I led to a two-year imprisonment, followed by her deportation in 1919. Emma Goldman Biography and Profile.
Israel Folau, a member of famous Rugby Player list, was born on April 3, 1989 in Minto, Australia. Israel Folau’s made one of the most incredible transitions to rugby and still there’s no stopping the superstar that is Israel Folau. Following his impressive second year with the Waratahs, which ended triumphantly with the Super Rugby trophy, the skilled back continued to contribute to his beloved Waratahs in 2015. Israel Folau Full Biography and Profile.
Robert James Lee (Bob) Hawke was born in Bordertown, South Australia on 9 December 1929, the son of a minister of religion and a former teacher. Hawke brought the ALP back into government at the general election on 5 March 1983, gaining a 15-seat majority over the Liberal-National coalition in the House of Representatives. Under Hawke’s leadership, changes to Australia’s education and training system began in 1984 and continued over the following years. Hawke took the ALP to a record third term in office at the general election on 8 July 1987. Robert James Lee Hawke biography and profile.
Many believe Prayuth’s coup was meant to ensure that Thailand’s elites remained in control during a sensitive time of royal succession. Thailand’s new King, Maha Vajiralongkorn, leads an unconventional lifestyle and does not command the same respect that his father did. Prayuth says simply that he took control to restore order. “I could not allow any further damage to be done to my country,” he says, with a dash of histrionics. “It was at the brink of destruction.”
Prayut Chan-o-cha was born on March 21 in Nakhon Ratchasima Province. Focused and driven by his commitment to serve the country, he joins the Army the moment he completes his studies. The General’s career starts at the 21st Infantry Regiment, commonly known as the “Queen’s Guard”. This is where he starts a series of training programs, dedicating his life to the wellbeing of Thailand and to protecting the Monarchy. Prayut Chan-o-cha biography and profile.
Koizumi Shinjiro, born in Yokosuka City on April 14, 1981. After graduating from Kanto Gakuin University, he earned a master’s degree in political science from Columbia University, USA. After working as a researcher at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), he has been a member of the House of Representatives since 2009. Koizumi Shinjiro Biography and Profile.