casino online vietnam

?21-40 of 43 results ?for:

Clear all

Article

Hearn, (Patricio) Lafcadio Carlos [Yakumo Koizumi] (1850–1904), author and translator, was born on the Ionian island of Santa Maura, Greece, on 27 June 1850, the eldest surviving child of Surgeon-Major Charles Bush Hearn (d. 1866), later of the East India Company...

Article

Humphreys, (Travers) Christmas (1901–1983), judge, was born in Ealing, Middlesex, on 11 February 1901, the younger son (there were no daughters) of Sir (Richard Somers) Travers Christmas Humphreys (1867–1956), a barrister, and his wife, Zo? Marguerite (d. 1953), the daughter of Henri Philippe Neumans...

Article

Koizumi, Gunji (1885–1965), judo master and oriental art expert, was born into a Buddhist family on 8 July 1885 in Komatsuka Oaza, Takadamura (later Edosakimachi), Inashiki Gun, Ibaraki province, Japan, a village about 20 miles north of Tokyo. He was the second son of ...

Article

Leggett, Trevor Pryce (1914–2000), judo master, was born on 22 August 1914 at 39 The Avenue, Brondesbury, London, the third son of Lewis Ernest Leggett (1885/6–1943) and his wife, Isabel Mabel, née Pryce (1885/6–1965). His father, a child prodigy pianist, was a professional violinist and for some years led the orchestra at ...

Article

Lincoln, Ignatius Timotheus Trebitsch [formerly Ignácz Trebitsch; name in religion Chao Kung] (1879–1943), political adventurer, was born in Paks, Hungary, on 4 April 1879, the second son of Nathan Trebitsch (d. 1899), a merchant, and his wife, Julia, née Freund (...

Image

William Staite Murray (1881–1962) by unknown photographer, c. 1930 ? reserved; unknown collection; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Murray, William Staite (1881–1962), potter and teacher of pottery, was born on 9 September 1881 at 103 High Street, Deptford, London, the third son of the six children of James Murray, merchant, and his wife, Arabella, daughter of Abel Staite, cheesemonger, of London...

Image

Ne Win (1911–2002) by unknown photographer, 1958 Getty Images

Article

Ne Win (1911–2002), military ruler of Burma, was born Shu Maung on 14 May 1911 in Paungdale, central Burma, the son of Po Kha, a revenue surveyor, and his wife, Mi Le. His father's home was said to be a frequent stop for touring nationalist politicians despite his employment by the British colonial government. Having attended ...

Article

Needham, Rodney (1923–2006), anthropologist, was born Rodney Needham Green on 15 May 1923 at The Limes, Belle Grove Road, Welling, Bexley, Kent, the only son and eldest of three children of Horace Edward Green, a clerk in the War Office (later an official in the ...

Article

Nu, U (1907–1995), prime minister of Burma, was born on 25 May 1907 in Wakema, Myaungmya, Burma, the elder son of U San Htun, merchant, and his wife, Daw Saw Khin. His parents were prosperous traders, selling monks' robes from a drapery store in the ...

Article

See Pallis, Alexander

Image

Ernst Friedrich Schumacher (1911–1977) by Sophie Baker ? Sophie Baker

Article

Schumacher, Ernst Friedrich [Fritz] (1911–1977), economist and writer, was born in Bonn, Germany, on 16 August 1911, the third of the five children of Hermann Albert Schumacher (1868–1952), professor of economics at Bonn and Berlin universities, and his wife, Edith Zitelmann (1884–1975). Having been educated at the ...

Article

Senanayake, Don Stephen (1884–1952), prime minister of Ceylon, was born in Colombo, Ceylon, on 20 October 1884, the youngest of the three sons of Mudaliyar Don Spater Senanayake and his wife, Elizabeth Catherine. His eldest brother was groomed for public life and sent to an English university. ...

Image

Don Stephen Senanayake (1884–1952) by Vandyk, 1949 ? National Portrait Gallery, London

Article

Tani, Yukio (1881–1950), judo master, was almost certainly born in Tokyo. It is known that his father and grandfather were both teachers of ju-jitsu, but there are no further details of his early life in Japan.

On 26 September 1900 Yukio Tani and his elder brother ...

Article

Tear, Robert (1939–2011), singer, was born on 8 March 1939 at 346 Barry Road, Barry, Glamorgan, the son of Thomas Arthur Tear (1908–1988), railway clerk, and his wife, Edith Marion, née Dodds (1910–1995). He grew up in a council house and attended Barry grammar school...

Image

Robert Tear (1939–2011) by Godfrey MacDomnic, late 1960s Lebrecht Music & Arts

Article

Tenzing Norgay [known as Sherpa Tenzing] (1914–1986), mountaineer, was born in late May 1914 at Tsa-chu, in the Kharta valley of Tibet, the son of Ghang-La Mingma (d. 1949) and his wife, Kinzom. He was the eleventh of thirteen children. His family lived at ...