People

Pi Guangye

died March 16th, 0943

Pi Guangye, courtesy name Wentong (文通), was an official of the Chinese Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period state Wuyue, serving as a chancellor during the reign of its second king Qian Yuanguan.

Piá (footballer, born 1982)

born March 22nd, 1982

João Batista Inácio, commonly known as Piá, is a Brazilian former footballer who played as a forward.

Pia Giancaro

born March 12th, 1950

Pia Giancaro (born 12 March 1950) is an Italian former actress and television personality.

Pia Guanio

born October 24th, 1974

Liana Pia Coronado Guanio-Mago (Tagalog pronunciation: [ˈpɪjɐ ˈgwɐnjɔ]; born October 24, 1974) is a Filipina actress and television presenter. She is head anchor for the entertainment program Showbiz Central. She is also the former showbiz segment anchor for the GMA Network primetime newscast 24 Oras and one of the co-host of the longest-running noontime show Eat Bulaga!.

Pia Kjærsgaard

born February 23rd, 1947

Pia Merete Kjærsgaard is a Danish politician who was Speaker of the Danish Parliament from 2015 to 2019, and former leader of the Danish People's Party.

Pía Sebastiani

born February 27th, 1925

Olimpia Ana Pía Sebastiani was an Argentine pianist and composer.

Pia Wurtzbach

born September 24th, 1989

Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach (/wɜːrtsbæk, -bɑːk/ Tagalog: [ˈpɪjɐ ɐˈlɔnsɔ ˈwuɾtsbɐk]; German: [ˈvʊʁtsbax]; born September 24, 1989), formerly known professionally as Pia Romero, is a Filipino model, actress and beauty queen who is known for being crowned Miss Universe 2015.

Pia Zadora

born May 4th, 1953

Pia Zadora is an American actress and singer. She debuted a child actress on Broadway, in regional theater, and in the film Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964). She came to national attention in 1981 when, following her starring role in the highly criticized Butterfly, she won a Golden Globe Award as New Star of the Year while simultaneously winning the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress and the Worst New Star for the same performance.

Picabo Street

born April 3rd, 1971

Picabo Street is an American former World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist. She won the super G at the 1998 Winter Olympics and the downhill at the 1996 World Championships, along with three other Olympic and World Championship medals. Street also won World Cup downhill season titles in 1995 and 1996, the first American woman to do so, along with nine World Cup downhill race wins. Street was inducted into the National Ski Hall of Fame in 2004.

Picander

born January 14th, 1700

Christian Friedrich Henrici, writing under the pen name Picander, was a German poet and librettist for many of the cantatas which Johann Sebastian Bach composed in Leipzig.

Pichichi (footballer)

died March 1st, 1922

Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, known as Pichichi, was a Spanish footballer who played as a forward.

Pick Withers

born April 4th, 1948

David "Pick" Withers is an English rock and jazz drummer. He was the original drummer of the rock band Dire Straits and played on their first four albums, which included hit singles such as "Sultans of Swing", "Romeo and Juliet" and "Private Investigations". Withers was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Dire Straits in 2018.

Pidge Browne

March 21st, 1929 - June 3rd, 1997

Prentice Almont "Pidge" Browne (March 21, 1929 – June 3, 1997) was an American professional baseball player. A first baseman, he was a longtime minor league star who had a half-season trial in Major League Baseball in 1962 in his 13th and final professional season at the age of 33. That year, as a member of the first-ever Houston Colt .45s squad, he participated in another unusual feat, representing a Houston-based professional baseball team at three different levels — Double-A (with the 1956–57 Houston Buffaloes of the Texas League), Triple-A (with the 1959 and 1961 Buffs of the American Association) and MLB (with the 1962 Colt .45s, known as the Astros since 1965).

Pie Traynor

died March 16th, 1972

Harold Joseph "Pie" Traynor was an American third baseman, manager, scout and radio broadcaster in Major League Baseball (MLB) who played his entire career between 1920 and 1937 for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Traynor batted over .300 ten times, posting a career average of .320, and had seven seasons with over 100 runs batted in (RBI). With home runs limited by playing in Forbes Field, the most difficult park for power hitting in the National League (NL), he compensated by reaching double digits in triples eleven times, leading the league in 1923. He batted .346 in the 1925 World Series to help the Pirates take their first championship in 16 years.

Pier Angeli

June 19th, 1932 - September 10th, 1971

Pier Angeli (19 June 1932 – 10 September 1971), also credited under her real name, Anna Maria Pierangeli, was an Italian-born television and film actress who starred in American, British and European films throughout her career. Her American motion picture debut was in the starring role of the film Teresa (1951), for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Young Star of the Year - Actress. She also worked as a singer and model.

Pier Giorgio Frassati

born April 6th, 1901

Pier Giorgio Frassati was an Italian Catholic activist and a member of the Third Order of Saint Dominic. He was dedicated to Catholic social justice issues and joined several charitable organizations, including Catholic Action and the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, to better aid the poor and less fortunate living in his hometown of Turin; he put his own pious beliefs into practice to cater to their needs and was best known for his devotion and amiable character.

Pier Paolo Pasolini

born March 5th, 1922

Pier Paolo Pasolini was an Italian poet, film director, writer, screenwriter, actor and playwright. He is considered one of the defining public intellectuals in 20th-century Italian history, influential both as an artist and a political figure.

Pier-Luc Funk

born May 5th, 1994

Pier-Luc Funk (born May 5, 1994) is a Canadian film and television actor from Quebec. He is most noted for his role as Maxime in the 2018 film Genesis (Genèse), for which he received a Prix Iris nomination for Best Supporting Actor at the 21st Quebec Cinema Awards. Funk had his first acting role in childhood, as the protagonist of the 2008 film A No-Hit No-Run Summer (Un été sans point ni coup sûr). Following that he joined the cast of the teen drama series , in which he played Samuel Langevin from 2009 to 2013.

Piera Degli Esposti

March 12th, 1938 - August 14th, 2021

Piera Degli Esposti (12 March 1938 – 14 August 2021) was an Italian actress. She appeared in more than 70 films and television shows from 1966 to 2020. In 2009, she won the David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mrs. Enea in Il Divo.

Piercarlo Ghinzani

born January 16th, 1952

Piercarlo Ghinzani is a former racing driver from Italy. He currently manages his own racing team, Team Ghinzani, which was created in 1992 and is currently involved in several Formula Three championships.

Pierce Brosnan

born May 16th, 1953

Pierce Brendan Brosnan OBE (/ˈbrɒsnən/; born 16 May 1953) is an Irish actor and film producer. He is best known as the fifth actor to play secret agent James Bond in the Bond film series, starring in four films from 1995 to 2002 (GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough and Die Another Day) and in multiple video games.

Pierce Butler (judge)

born March 17th, 1866

Pierce Butler was an American jurist who served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1923 until his death in 1939. He was a staunch conservative and was regarded as a part of the Four Horsemen, the conservative bloc that dominated the Supreme Court during the 1930s. A devout Catholic, he was also the sole dissenter in the later case Buck v. Bell, though he did not write an opinion.

Pierino Belli

born March 20th, 1502

Pierino Belli was an Italian soldier and jurist.

Pierluigi Casiraghi

born March 4th, 1969

Pierluigi Casiraghi is an Italian professional football coach and former player who played as a striker.

Pierluigi Collina

born February 13th, 1960

Pierluigi Collina is an Italian former football referee. He was named "The World's Best Referee" by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics six consecutive times from 1998 to 2003.

Pierluigi Martini

born April 23rd, 1961

Pierluigi Martini is an Italian former racing driver. He won the 1999 24 Hours of Le Mans and participated in 124 Formula One Grands Prix between 1984 and 1995.

Piermario Morosini

died April 14th, 2012

Piermario Morosini was an Italian professional footballer who played as a midfielder. On 14 April 2012, during a match between Pescara and Livorno, Morosini suffered a fatal cardiac arrest on the pitch.

Piero de Palma

died April 5th, 2013

Piero de Palma was an Italian operatic tenor, particularly associated with comprimario roles.

Piero di Cosimo

born January 2nd, 1462

Piero di Cosimo, also known as Piero di Lorenzo, was an Italian painter of the Renaissance.

Piero Manzoni

died February 6th, 1963

Piero Manzoni di Chiosca e Poggiolo, better known as Piero Manzoni was an Italian artist best known for his ironic approach to avant-garde art. Often compared to the work of Yves Klein, his own work anticipated, and directly influenced, the work of a generation of younger Italian artists brought together by the critic Germano Celant in the first Arte Povera exhibition held in Genoa, 1967. Manzoni is most famous for a series of artworks that call into question the nature of the art object, directly prefiguring Conceptual Art. His work eschews normal artist's materials, instead using everything from rabbit fur to human excrement in order to "tap mythological sources and to realize authentic and universal values".

Piero the Unfortunate

February 15th, 1472 - December 28th, 1503

Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici, called Piero the Fatuous or Piero the Unfortunate, was the lord of Florence from 1492 until his exile in 1494.

Pierre André Latreille

died February 6th, 1833

Pierre André Latreille was a French zoologist, specialising in arthropods. Having trained as a Roman Catholic priest before the French Revolution, Latreille was imprisoned, and only regained his freedom after recognising a rare beetle species he found in the prison, Necrobia ruficollis.
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