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Marian Anderson

born February 27th, 1897

Marian Anderson was an American contralto. She performed a wide range of music, from opera to spirituals. Anderson performed with renowned orchestras in major concert and recital venues throughout the United States and Europe between 1925 and 1965.

Marian Biskup

died April 16th, 2012

Marian Biskup was a Polish historian, author and academic, who specialized in the history of the Baltics, Pomerelia, Teutonic Order, Prussia, Toruń and Copernicus. He was a member of the International Commission for the study of the Teutonic Order.

Marian Dawkins

born February 13th, 1945

Marian Stamp Dawkins is a British biologist and professor of ethology at the University of Oxford. Her research interests include vision in birds, animal signalling, behavioural synchrony, animal consciousness and animal welfare.

Marián Gáborík

born February 14th, 1982

Marián Gáborík is a Slovak former professional ice hockey right winger. He began his playing career in the Slovak Extraliga with Dukla Trenčín for two seasons before being drafted third overall in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft by the Minnesota Wild, becoming the highest-drafted Slovak player in National Hockey League (NHL) history until Juraj Slafkovský, who was drafted 1st overall by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. He was the Wild's first-ever draft pick and would score the team's first-ever regular season goal.

Marián Hossa

born January 12th, 1979

Marián Hossa is a Slovak former professional ice hockey right winger. Hossa was drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the first round, 12th overall, of the 1997 NHL Entry Draft. After spending his first seven NHL seasons with the Senators, he played for the Atlanta Thrashers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Detroit Red Wings, and Chicago Blackhawks. Over the course of his career, he made five NHL All-Star Game appearances and played in three consecutive Stanley Cup Finals with three different teams, finally winning the Stanley Cup in 2009–10 with Chicago. He won two additional Stanley Cup championships with Chicago during the 2012–13 and 2014–15 seasons. Hossa's playing career ended prematurely in 2017, when he announced he was suffering from a progressive skin disorder. His contract was traded to the Arizona Coyotes in 2018 and he formally retired in 2022. Hossa accumulated 525 goals and 609 assists for 1,134 points in 1,309 regular-season games over his 19-year NHL career. He was the 44th player in...

Marian McPartland

born March 20th, 1918

Margaret Marian McPartland OBE, was an English–American jazz pianist, composer, and writer. She was the host of Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz on National Public Radio from 1978 to 2011.

Marian Mercer

November 26th, 1935 - April 27th, 2011

Marian Ethel Mercer was an American actress and singer.

Marian Seldes

August 23rd, 1928 - October 6th, 2014

Marian Hall Seldes (August 23, 1928 – October 6, 2014) was an American actress. A five-time Tony Award nominee, she won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for A Delicate Balance in 1967, and received subsequent nominations for Father's Day (1971), Deathtrap (1978–82), Ring Round the Moon (1999), and Dinner at Eight (2002). She also won a Drama Desk Award for Father's Day.

Marián Varga

born January 29th, 1947

Marián Varga was a Slovak musician, composer and organist.

Mariana of Austria

December 24th, 1635 - May 16th, 1696

Mariana or Maria Anna of Austria,, was Queen of Spain from 1649, when she married her uncle Philip IV of Spain, until his death in 1665. She was then appointed regent for their three-year-old son Charles II, and due to his ill health remained an influential figure until she died in 1696.

Mariana Seoane

born June 10th, 1976

Mariana Seoane (born Mariana Alejandra Seoane García on June 10, 1976 in Mexico City, Mexico) is a Mexican actress, model and singer.

Mariana Victoria of Spain

born March 31st, 1718

Mariana Victoria of Spain was an Infanta of Spain by birth and was later the Queen of Portugal as wife of King Joseph I. She acted as regent of Portugal in 1776–1777, during the last months of her husband's life and as advisor to her daughter, Maria I of Portugal, in her reign.

Mariangela Giordano

September 2nd, 1937 - July 16th, 2011

Mariangela Giordano (2 September 1937 – 16 July 2011) was an Italian film and television actress.

Mariangela Melato

September 19th, 1941 - January 11th, 2013

Mariangela Melato (19 September 1941 – 11 January 2013) was an Italian cinema and theater actress. She began her stage career in the 1960s. Her first film role was in Thomas e gli indemoniati (1969), directed by Pupi Avati. She played in many memorable films during the 1970s, a period which was considered her golden age, and she received much praise for her roles in films like The Seduction of Mimi (1972), Love and Anarchy (1973), Nada (1974), Swept Away (1974), Todo modo (1976), Caro Michele (1976) and Il gatto (1978). Melato also starred in several English-language productions as well, notably Flash Gordon (1980). She died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 71.

Mariann Aalda

born May 7th, 1948

Mariann Aalda is an American television, stage, film actress, performance artist, and stand-up comic.

Marianna Hill

born February 9th, 1942

Marianna Hill (née Schwarzkopf, February 9, 1942) is an American actress. She predominantly worked in American television and is known for her starring roles in the Western films El Condor and High Plains Drifter and the cult horror film Messiah of Evil (both 1973), as well as many roles on television series in the 1960s and '70s. She was sometimes credited as Mariana Hill.

Marianna Zachariadi

died April 29th, 2013

Marianna Zachariadi was a Greek pole vaulter who later competed for Cyprus.

Marianne Cope

born January 23rd, 1838

Marianne Cope, TOSF, also known as Saint Marianne of Molokaʻi, was a German-born American religious sister who was a member of the Sisters of St Francis of Syracuse, New York, and founding leader of its St. Joseph's Hospital in the city, among the first of 50 general hospitals in the country. Known also for her charitable works, in 1883 she relocated with six other sisters to Hawaiʻi to care for persons suffering leprosy on the island of Molokaʻi and aid in developing the medical infrastructure in Hawaiʻi. Despite direct contact with the patients over many years, Cope did not contract the disease.

Marianne Denicourt

born May 14th, 1966

Marianne Denicourt is a French actress, director and screenwriter who has appeared in more than 50 films and television productions since 1986.

Marianne Elliott

born December 27th, 1966

Marianne Phoebe Elliott is a British theatre director and producer who works on the West End and Broadway. She has received numerous accolades including three Laurence Olivier Awards and four Tony Awards.

Marianne Faithfull

born December 29th, 1946

Marianne Evelyn Gabriel Faithfull is an English singer. She achieved popularity in the 1960s with the release of her hit single "As Tears Go By" and became one of the lead female artists during the British Invasion in the United States.

Marianne Ferber

born January 30th, 1923

Marianne A. Ferber was an American feminist economist and the author of many books and articles on the subject of women's work, the family, and the construction of gender. She held a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

Marianne Fortier

born November 2nd, 1993

Marianne Fortier (born 2 November 1993 in Quebec City, Quebec) is a Canadian actress. Her breakthrough came with a leading role in the film Aurore.

Marianne Grunberg-Manago

born January 6th, 1921

Marianne Grunberg-Manago was a Soviet-born French biochemist. Her work helped make possible key discoveries about the nature of the genetic code. Grunberg-Manago was the first woman to lead the International Union of Biochemistry and the 400-year-old French Academy of Sciences.

Marianne Hagan

born December 8th, 1966

Marianne Louise Hagan (born December 8, 1966) is an American actress and writer. She played Kara Strode in the 1995 horror sequel Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, her film debut.

Marianne Hoppe

born April 26th, 1909

Marianne Hoppe was a German theatre and film actress.

Marianne Jean-Baptiste

born April 26th, 1967

Marianne Raigipcien Jean-Baptiste is an English actress. She is known for her role in the 1996 film Secrets & Lies, for which she received acclaim and earned nominations for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and the Golden Globe and BAFTA Award in the same category. Baptiste is also known for her role as Vivian Johnson on the television series Without a Trace from 2002 to 2009, and has since starred in television shows such as Blindspot (2015–2016) and Homecoming (2018).

Marianne Moore

died February 5th, 1972

Marianne Craig Moore was an American modernist poet, critic, translator, and editor. Her poetry is noted for its formal innovation, precise diction, irony, and wit.

Marianne St-Gelais

born February 17th, 1990

Marianne St-Gelais is a Canadian former short track speed skater. She won two silver medals in the 500 m and 3,000 m relay at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, and a third silver in the 3,000 m relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Marianne von Werefkin

died February 6th, 1938

Marianne von Werefkin was a Russian artist, whose work is celebrated as a central part of German Expressionism.

Marianne Vos

born May 13th, 1987

Marianne Vos is a Dutch multi-discipline cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's WorldTeam Visma–Lease a Bike.

Marianne Weber

died March 12th, 1954

Marianne Weber was a German sociologist, women's rights activist and the wife of Max Weber.
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