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Saina Nehwal

born March 17th, 1990

Saina Nehwal is an Indian professional badminton player. A former world no. 1, she has won 24 international titles, which includes ten Superseries titles. Although she reached the world's 2nd in 2009, it was only in 2015 that she was able to attain the world no. 1 ranking, thereby becoming the only female player from India and thereafter the second Indian player – after Prakash Padukone – to achieve this feat. She has represented India three times in the Olympics, winning a bronze medal in her second appearance at London 2012.

Saint Berardo

died December 19th, 1123

Berardo is an Italian saint, patron saint of the city and diocese of Teramo.

Saint Casimir

died March 4th, 1484

Casimir Jagiellon was a prince of the Kingdom of Poland and of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The second son of King Casimir IV Jagiellon, he was tutored by Johannes Longinus, a Polish chronicler and diplomat. After his elder brother Vladislaus was elected as King of Bohemia in 1471, Casimir became the heir apparent. At the age of 13, Casimir participated in the failed military campaign to install him as King of Hungary. He became known for his piety, devotion to God, and generosity towards the sick and poor. He became ill and died at the age of 25. He was buried in Vilnius Cathedral. His canonization was initiated by his brother King Sigismund I the Old in 1514 and the tradition holds that he was canonized in 1521.

Saint David

died March 1st, 0589

David was a Welsh bishop of Mynyw during the 6th century. He is the patron saint of Wales. David was a native of Wales, and tradition has preserved a relatively large amount of detail about his life. His birth date, however, is uncertain: suggestions range from 462 to 512. He is traditionally believed to be the son of Non and the grandson of Ceredig ap Cunedda, king of Ceredigion. The Welsh annals placed his death 569 years after the birth of Christ, but Phillimore's dating revised this to 601.

Saint Galdino

died April 18th, 1176

Galdino della Sala, Galdinus or Galdimus, was a Roman Catholic saint from Milan in northern Italy. He was a cardinal elevated in 1165 and he also served as Archbishop of Milan from 1166 to his death in 1176. He was a staunch supporter both of Pope Alexander III, and of Milan and its neighbours in Lombardy, in their joint and parallel struggles against the Antipope Victor IV, supported by Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa.

Saint Isabelle of France

died February 23rd, 1270

Isabelle of France was a French princess and daughter of Louis VIII of France and Blanche of Castile. She was a younger sister of King Louis IX of France and of Alfonso, Count of Poitiers, and an older sister of King Charles I of Sicily. In 1256, she founded the nunnery of Longchamp in part of the Forest of Rouvray, west of Paris. Isabelle consecrated her virginity and her entire life to God alone. She is honored as a saint by the Franciscan Order. Her feast day is 22 February.

Saint Naum

died December 23rd, 0910

Naum (Bulgarian and Macedonian: Свети Наум, Sveti Naum, also known as Naum of Ohrid or Naum of Preslav, was a medieval Bulgarian writer and missionary among the Slavs, considered one of the Seven Apostles of the First Bulgarian Empire. He was among the disciples of Cyril and Methodius and is associated with the creation of the Glagolitic and Cyrillic script. Naum was among the founders of the Pliska Literary School. Afterwards Naum worked at the Ohrid Literary School. He was among the first saints declared by the Bulgarian Orthodox Church after its foundation in the 9th century. The mission of Naum played significant role by transformation of the local Early Slavs into Bulgarians.

Saint Philotheos

died May 5th, 1380

Saint Philotheos was a Coptic Orthodox martyr and saint.

Saint Thorlak

died December 23rd, 1193

Thorlak Thorhallsson is the patron saint of Iceland. He was Bishop of Skálholt from 1178 until his death. Thorlak's relics were translated to the Cathedral of Skalholt in 1198, not long after his successor, Páll Jónsson, announced at the Althing that vows could be made to Thorlak.

Sair Khan

born February 11th, 1988

Sair Khan (born 11 February 1988) is an English actress, known for playing the role of Alya Nazir in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street since 2014. In 2018, she competed in the ITV reality series I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!.

Saira Banu

born August 23rd, 1944

Saira Banu (born 23 August 1944) is an Indian actress who mainly works in Hindi language films. She is one of the most popular actresses in Indian film history.

Sait Maden

born May 3rd, 1931

Sait Maden was a Turkish translator, poet, painter and graphic designer.

Saitō Makoto

died February 26th, 1936

Viscount Saitō Makoto, GCB was a Japanese naval officer and politician. Upon distinguishing himself during his command of two cruisers in the First Sino-Japanese War, Saitō rose rapidly to the rank of rear admiral by 1900. He was promoted to vice admiral during the Russo-Japanese War in 1904. After serving as Minister of the Navy from 1906 to 1914, Saitō held the position of Governor-General of Korea from 1919 to 1927 and again from 1929 to 1931. When Inukai Tsuyoshi was assassinated in May 1932, he took his place as prime minister and served one term in office. Saitō returned to public service as Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal in February 1935 but was assassinated only a year later during the February 26 Incident. Saitō along with Takahashi Korekiyo were the last former prime ministers of Japan to be assassinated until 2022, with the assassination of Shinzo Abe.

Sajal Aly

born January 17th, 1994

Sajal Aly (Urdu: سجل علی; born 17 January 1994) is a Pakistani actress noted for playing a variety of characters in a range of serials—from contemporary social to romantic dramas.

Sakamoto Ryōma

born January 3rd, 1836

Sakamoto Ryōma was a Japanese samurai, a shishi and influential figure of the Bakumatsu, and establishment of the Empire of Japan in the late Edo period.

Sakhi Gokhale

born July 27th, 1993

Sakhi Gokhale (born 27 July 1993) is a Marathi television and theatre actress. She known for her portrayed in Dil Dosti Duniyadari as Reshma Inamdar and Dil Dosti Dobara as Pari.

Saki Aibu

born June 20th, 1985

Saki Aibu (相武 紗季, Aibu Saki, born June 20, 1985) is a Japanese actress. She is represented by Box Corporation.

Sakis Rouvas

born January 5th, 1972

Anastasios "Sakis" Rouvas, also known mononymously as Sakis, is a Greek singer, actor, businessman and former pole vaulter. He is noted for avoiding domestic music, attaining success for a non-laïko or -éntekhno artist, and for breaking cultural, social, artistic, and generational barriers in Greece and Cyprus.

Sakıp Sabancı

April 7th, 1933 - April 10th, 2004

Sakıp Sabancı was a Turkish business tycoon and philanthropist.

Sakura Ando

born February 18th, 1986

Sakura Ando (安藤 サクラ, Andō Sakura, born February 18, 1986) is a Japanese actress.

Sakura Miyawaki

born March 19th, 1998

Sakura Miyawaki (宮脇 咲良, Miyawaki Sakura, born March 19, 1998) is a Japanese singer and actress based in South Korea. She is a member of the South Korean girl group Le Sserafim. Miyawaki began her music career with the girl group HKT48 in 2011, and was a concurrent member of their sister group AKB48 from 2014 to 2018. During her tenure, she held center positions for the singles "Kimi wa Melody" and "No Way Man". Miyawaki took a hiatus from HKT48 in 2018 after placing second in the reality competition show Produce 48, joining the girl group Iz*One until 2021.

Sakurako Konishi

born March 29th, 1998

Sakurako Konishi (小西 桜子 Konishi Sakurako) (born 29 March 1998) is a Japanese actress from Saitama.

Sakurako Ohara

born January 10th, 1996

Sakurako Ohara (大原櫻子, Ōhara Sakurako, born January 10, 1996) is a Japanese actress and pop singer under Victor Entertainment. Her father is narrator Naochika Hayashida.

Sal Buscema

born January 26th, 1936

Sal Buscema is an American comics artist, primarily for Marvel Comics, where he enjoyed a ten-year run as artist of The Incredible Hulk and an eight-year run as artist of The Spectacular Spider-Man. He is the younger brother of comics artist John Buscema.

Sal Maglie

April 26th, 1917 - December 28th, 1992

Salvatore Anthony Maglie was an American Major League Baseball pitcher and later, a scout and a pitching coach. He played from 1945 to 1958 for the New York Giants, Cleveland Indians, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees, and St. Louis Cardinals. Maglie was known as "Sal the Barber", because he gave close shaves—that is, pitched inside to hitters. A gentle personality off the field went unnoticed during games, his foreboding physical appearance contributing to his menacing presence on a pitcher's mound. He was the last of 14 players to play for the Giants, Dodgers and Yankees at a time when all three teams were in New York City. During a 10-year major league baseball career, Maglie compiled 119 wins, 862 strikeouts, and a 3.15 earned run average.

Sal Mineo

January 10th, 1939 - February 12th, 1976

Salvatore Mineo Jr. was an American actor. He was best known for his role as John "Plato" Crawford in the drama film Rebel Without a Cause (1955), which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor at age 17, making him the fifth-youngest nominee in the category.

Saladin

died March 4th, 1193

Salah ad-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub, commonly known as Saladin, was the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty. Hailing from a Kurdish family, he was the first sultan of both Egypt and Syria. An important figure of the Third Crusade, he spearheaded the Muslim military effort against the Crusader states in the Levant. At the height of his power, the Ayyubid realm spanned Egypt, Syria, Upper Mesopotamia, the Hejaz, Yemen, and Nubia.

Salah Ahmed Ibrahim

died May 15th, 1993

Salah Ahmed Ibrahim, was a Sudanese literary writer, poet and diplomat. He is considered one of the most important Sudanese poets of the first generation after the country's independence, marking the transition from literary romanticism to social realism.

Salah Jahin

died April 21st, 1986

Muhammad Salah Eldin Bahgat Ahmad Helmy, known as "Salah Jaheen" or "Salah Jahin" was a leading Egyptian poet, lyricist, playwright and cartoonist.

Saleem Malik

born April 16th, 1963

Saleem Malik, is a Pakistani former cricketer. He played for the Pakistan national cricket team between 1981/82 and 1999, at one stage captaining the side. He was a wristy, right-handed middle-order batsman who was strong square of the wicket. His off break bowling was also quite effective. Despite playing more than 100 Tests he would go down in cricket history as the first of a number of international cricketers to be banned for match fixing around the start of the 21st century. Saleem is the brother-in-law of former teammate Ijaz Ahmed.

Salem al-Hazmi

born February 2nd, 1981

Salem Muhammed al-Hazmi was a Saudi terrorist hijacker who assisted in the hijacking of American Airlines Flight 77 as part of the 11 September attacks. The aircraft was deliberately crashed into the Pentagon near Washington, D.C., killing al-Hazmi and everyone else aboard the flight.

Salif Diao

born February 10th, 1977

Salif Alassane Diao is a Senegalese former professional footballer who played as a defensive midfielder.
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