Dalai Lama born 6 July 1935, Taktser, Tibet (now People’s Republic of China). The Dalai Lama is the head monk of Tibetan Buddhism. In 1950, at 16, His Holiness was called upon to assume full political power as Head of State and Government when Tibet was threatened by the might of China. In 1959 he was forced into exile in India after the Chinese military occupation of Tibet. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989. Lhamo Thondup Biography and Profile.
Mariia Valeryevna Butina (Russian: Maria Butina or Mariya Butina), born November 10, 1988 is a Russian woman. Butina was arrested by the FBI and charged with acting as an agent of the Russian Federation “without prior notification to the Attorney General.” Maria Butina was released from a Florida prison on Friday 25 October 2019 after serving most of her 18-month sentence. She arrived in Moscow on Saturday 26 October 2019. Mariya Butina Biography and Profile.
Ram Jethmalani was a Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), Senior Advocate (Supreme Court of India) and an eminent professor of law. Ram Jethmalani, born in Shikarpur, Sindh on September 14, 1923, started his practice in Karachi before moving to Mumbai postpartition. He published many books, namely ‘Justice Soviet Style’, ‘Big Egos Small Men’, ‘Conscience of a Maverick’, ‘Maverick: Unchanged, Unrepentant’. Ram Jethmalani Biography and Profile.
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.