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Pulcheria

born January 19th, 0399

Aelia Pulcheria was an Eastern Roman empress who advised her brother emperor Theodosius II during his minority and then became wife to emperor Marcian from November 450 to her death in 453.

Pumwaree Yodkamol

born February 9th, 1982

Pumwaree Yodkamol (Thai: ภุมวารี ยอดกมล; RTGS: Phum-wari Yotkamon; born February 9, 1982 in Bangkok) is a Thai film and television actress. She co-starred in Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior, portraying Muay Lek alongside Tony Jaa. Other roles include The Bodyguard, where she played Pok, and Pisaj, in the role of Oui. Yodkamol appears on the Channel 3 (Thailand) variety show In the Dark and other shows.

Punch Imlach

born March 15th, 1918

George "Punch" Imlach was a Canadian ice hockey coach and general manager best known for his association with the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Buffalo Sabres. He is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, and the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame (2004).

Puneeth Rajkumar

born March 17th, 1975

Dr. Puneeth Rajkumar, colloquially known as Appu was an Indian actor, philanthropist, playback singer, television presenter and producer, who worked in Kannada cinema. He was the youngest son of actor and matinee idol Dr. Rajkumar. He was one of the most popular actors in Kannada cinema. He appeared as a lead in 32 films. As a child, he appeared in many films. His performances as a child actor in Vasantha Geetha (1980), Bhagyavantha (1981), Chalisuva Modagalu (1982), Eradu Nakshatragalu (1983), Bhakta Prahaladha (1983), Yarivanu (1984) and Bettada Hoovu (1985) were praised. He won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist for his role of Ramu in Bettada Hoovu. He also won Karnataka State Award Best Child artist for Chalisuva Modagalu and Eradu Nakshatragalu. Puneeth's first lead role was in 2002's Appu. In a career spanning three decades, he has won one National Film Award, four Karnataka State Film Awards, six Filmfare Awards South and five SIIMA awards. He was conferred with the...

Punky Meadows

born February 6th, 1950

Punky Meadows is an American guitarist best known for his glam rock image and as a member of the band Angel between 1975 and 1980.

Punyawee Jungcharoen

born September 20th, 1995

Punyawee Jungcharoen (Thai: ปุณยวีร์ จึงเจริญ, IPA: [pun.já.wiː t͡ɕɯŋ.t͡ɕà.rɤːn]; born 20 September 1995), or nickname Aom (ออม, IPA: [ʔɔːm]), is a member of the Thai idol girl group CGM48, an international sister group of the Japanese idol girl group AKB48, where she is the captain of the group and concurrently a member of CGM48's Team C. Previously, she was one of the second generation members of BNK48

Pupella Maggio

April 24th, 1910 - December 8th, 1999

Pupella Maggio (born Giustina Maria Maggio) (24 April 1910 – 8 December 1999) was an Italian film actress.

Pura Santillan-Castrence

born March 24th, 1905

Pura Santillan-Castrence was a Filipino writer and diplomat. Of Filipino women writers, she was among the first to gain prominence writing in the English language. She was named a Chevalier de Légion d'honneur by the French government.

Purbi Joshi

born August 19th, 1974

Purbi Joshi (born 19 August 1974) is an Indian television actress and voice-dubbing actress who speaks Hindi, comedian, performer and anchor of television shows.

Pusha T

born May 13th, 1977

Terrence LeVarr Thornton, better known by his stage name Pusha T, is an American rapper. He rose to prominence as one-half of the Virginia-based hip hop duo Clipse, which he formed with his older brother No Malice. Mainly active from 1994 to 2010, the duo were discovered by fellow Virginia-based act Pharrell Williams and signed with his record label Star Trak Entertainment, an imprint of Arista Records to release three studio albums—Lord Willin' (2002), Hell Hath No Fury (2006) and Til the Casket Drops (2009)—to mild commercial success. The former spawned the Billboard Hot 100-top 40 singles "Grindin'" and "When the Last Time", for which they became best known.

Pushpavalli

January 3rd, 1926 - April 28th, 1991

Pushpavalli (3 January 1926 – 28 April 1991) was an Indian actress who predominently worked in Telugu and Tamil films. She entered the film industry as a child actress with a small role as young Sita in the film Sampoorna Ramayanam (1936). This was followed by a few more roles as child star. Pushpavalli later graduated to doing roles as an adult. Her biggest hit was the Telugu film Bala Nagamma (1942), where she played an important supporting role. Her 1947 film Miss Malini, where she played the lead role, received great critical acclaim from the intelligentsia, but flopped at the box office. She continued playing supporting roles well into the late 1960s.

Puyi

born February 7th, 1906

Puyi, was the final emperor of China, reigning as the eleventh and final monarch of the Qing dynasty. He was later ruler of the puppet state of Manchukuo under the Empire of Japan from 1934 to 1945. He became emperor at the age of two in 1908, but was forced to abdicate at the age of six in 1912 during the Xinhai Revolution. During his first reign he was known as the Xuantong Emperor, with his era name meaning "proclamation of unity".

Pye Hastings

born January 21st, 1947

Julian Frederick Gordon 'Pye' Hastings is a British musician. Born in Scotland and raised in Canterbury, Kent, he is the guitarist and vocalist of the Canterbury scene band Caravan and brother of Jimmy Hastings.

Pyotr Bolotnikov

died December 20th, 2013

Pyotr Grigoryevich Bolotnikov was a Soviet Track and field athlete who competed mainly in long-distance running events. He was the winner of the 10,000 metres at the 1960 Summer Olympics.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

born May 7th, 1840

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was a Russian composer of the Romantic period. He was the first Russian composer whose music would make a lasting impression internationally. Tchaikovsky wrote some of the most popular concert and theatrical music in the current classical repertoire, including the ballets Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, the 1812 Overture, his First Piano Concerto, Violin Concerto, the Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy, several symphonies, and the opera Eugene Onegin.

Pyotr Konchalovsky

died February 2nd, 1956

Pyotr Petrovich Konchalovsky was a Russian and Soviet painter, a member of the Knave of Diamonds group.

Pyotr Masherov

born February 26th, 1918

Pyotr Mironovich Masherov was a Soviet partisan, statesman, and one of the leaders of the Belarusian resistance during World War II who governed the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic as First Secretary of the Communist Party of Byelorussia from 1965 until his death in 1980. Under Masherov's rule, Belarus was transformed from an agrarian, undeveloped nation which had not yet recovered from the Second World War into an industrial powerhouse; Minsk, the capital and largest city of Belarus, became one of the fastest-growing cities on the planet. Masherov ruled until his sudden death in 1980, after his vehicle was hit by a potato truck.

Pyotr Nesterov

born February 27th, 1887

Pyotr Nikolayevich Nesterov was a Russian pilot, an aircraft designer and an aerobatics pioneer.

Pyotr Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky

born January 2nd, 1827

Pyotr Petrovich Semyonov or Semenov was a Russian geographer and statistician who managed the Russian Geographical Society for more than 40 years. He gained international fame for his pioneering exploration of the Tian Shan mountains. He changed his surname to "Semyonov of Tian Shan" at the age of 79.

Pyotr Stolyarsky

died April 29th, 1944

Pyotr Solomonovich Stolyarsky was a Soviet violinist and eminent pedagogue, honored as People's Artist of UkSSR (1939). He was a member of CPSU from 1939.

Pyotr Wrangel

died April 25th, 1928

Baron Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel, also known by his nickname the Black Baron, was a Russian officer of Baltic German origin in the Imperial Russian Army. During the final phase of the Russian Civil War, he was commanding general of the anti-Bolshevik White Army in Southern Russia.

Pyrros Spyromilios

died March 31st, 1961

Pyrros Spyromilios was a Greek officer of the Greek Navy in World War II and later director of the Greek Radio Orchestra.

Pythagoras Papastamatiou

born April 12th, 1930

Pythagoras Papastamatiou, mainly known by the mononym Pythagoras, was a Greek lyricist and playwright.

Q-Tip (musician)

born April 10th, 1970

Kamaal Ibn John Fareed, better known by his stage name Q-Tip, is an American rapper, record producer, singer, and DJ. Nicknamed the Abstract, he is noted for his innovative jazz-influenced style of hip hop production and his philosophical, esoteric and introspective lyrical themes. He embarked on his music career in the late 1980s, as an MC and main producer of the influential alternative hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest. In the mid-1990s, he co-founded the production team The Ummah, followed by the release of his gold-certified solo debut Amplified in 1999. In the following decade, he released the Grammy Award-nominated album The Renaissance (2008) and the experimental album Kamaal the Abstract (2009).

Qadry Ismail

born November 8th, 1970

Qadry Rahmadan Ismail (born November 8, 1970), nicknamed "the Missile", is a former American football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the second round (52nd overall) of the 1993 NFL draft. He played college football at Syracuse. He also played for the Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, Baltimore Ravens (with which he won Super Bowl XXXV), and the Indianapolis Colts.

Qasem Soleimani

born March 11th, 1957

Qasem Soleimani was an Iranian military officer who served in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). From 1998 until his assassination by the U.S. in 2020, he was the commander of the Quds Force, an IRGC division primarily responsible for extraterritorial and clandestine military operations. In his later years, he was considered by some analysts to be the right-hand man of the Supreme Leader of Iran, Ali Khamenei, as well as the second-most powerful person in Iran behind him.

Qateel Shifai

born December 24th, 1919

Muhammad Aurangzeb or Qateel Shifai was a Pakistani Urdu poet and lyricist.

Qayyum Chowdhury

born March 9th, 1932

Qayyum Chowdhury was a Bangladeshi painter. Along with Zainul Abedin, Quamrul Hassan and Safiuddin Ahmed, he is considered as a first generation artist of Bangladesh. He was awarded the Ekushey Padak in 1984 and the Independence Day Award in 2014 by the Government of Bangladesh.

Qazi Hussain Ahmad

born January 12th, 1938

Qazi Hussain Ahmad was an Islamic scholar, democracy activist, and former Emir of Jamaat-e-Islami, the socially conservative Islamist political party in Pakistan.

Qemal Stafa

died May 5th, 1942

Qemal Stafa was a founding member of the Albanian Communist Party, and the leader of its youth section.

Qi Baishi

born January 1st, 1864

Qi Baishi was a Chinese painter, noted for the whimsical, often playful style of his works. Born to a peasant family from Xiangtan, Hunan, Qi taught himself to paint, sparked by the Manual of the Mustard Seed Garden. After he turned 40, he traveled, visiting various scenic spots in China. After 1917 he settled in Beijing. Qi was the master of Hu Jieqing, the wife of Lao She.

Qian Liu

died May 6th, 0932

Qian Liu, courtesy name Jumei, childhood name Poliu, also known by his temple name as the King Taizu of Wuyue (吳越太祖), was the founding king of Wuyue during the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period of China. He was originally a warlord of the late Tang dynasty.
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