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Ethel Anderson

born March 16th, 1883

Ethel Campbell Louise Anderson was an early twentieth century Australian poet, essayist, novelist and painter. She considered herself to be mainly a poet, but is now best appreciated for her witty and ironic stories. Anderson has been described as "a high-profile author, artist, art commentator and emissary for modernism".

Ethel Barrymore

August 15th, 1879 - June 18th, 1959

Ethel Barrymore (born Ethel Mae Blythe; August 15, 1879 – June 18, 1959) was an American actress and a member of the Barrymore family of actors. Barrymore was a stage, screen and radio actress whose career spanned six decades, and was regarded as "The First Lady of the American Theatre". She received four nominations for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, winning for None but the Lonely Heart (1944).

Ethel Booba

born December 17th, 1976

Ethyl Gabison-Salazar (born December 17, 1976), also known by her stage name Ethel Booba, is a Filipina TV personality, author, singer, and comedienne. She has also worked in the recording industry. She was the first been crowned as the celebrity champion at Tawag ng Tanghalan of the noon-time television show It's Showtime.

Ethel Catherwood

born April 28th, 1908

Ethel Hannah Catherwood was a Canadian athlete.

Ethel D. Allen

born May 8th, 1929

Ethel D. Allen was an African-American politician and physician from the Republican Party, who served as the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania under governor Dick Thornburgh for 10 months, between January and October 1979. Prior to serving in the state cabinet, Allen was a member of the Philadelphia City Council from 1972 until 1979, representing both the 5th and At-Large Districts.

Ethel Johnson (wrestler)

born May 14th, 1935

Ethel Blanche Hairston was an American professional wrestler whose ring name was Ethel Johnson. She debuted at age 16, becoming the first African-American women's champion. She was a fan favorite, billed as "the biggest attraction to hit girl wrestling since girl wrestling began."

Ethel Kennedy

born April 11th, 1928

Ethel Kennedy is an American human rights advocate. She is the widow of U.S. senator Robert F. Kennedy, a sister-in-law of President John F. Kennedy, and the sixth child of George and Ann (Brannack) Skakel. Shortly after her husband's assassination in 1968, Kennedy founded the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, a non-profit charity working to reach his goal of a just and peaceful world. In 2014, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama. She is the oldest living member of the Kennedy Family.

Ethel Merman

January 16th, 1908 - February 15th, 1984

Ethel Merman was an American actress and singer. Known for her distinctive, powerful voice, and her leading roles in musical theater, she has been called "the undisputed First Lady of the musical comedy stage." She performed on Broadway in Anything Goes, Annie Get Your Gun, Gypsy, and Hello, Dolly!

Ethel Shutta

December 1st, 1896 - February 5th, 1976

Ethel Shutta (pronounced "shoo-TAY"; December 1, 1896 – February 5, 1976) was an American actress and singer, who came to prominence through her performances on Jack Benny's radio show, her role in the early Eddie Cantor musical Whoopee!, and her Broadway comeback in Follies at the age of 74. In a 1934 vote held by Radio Stars, she came in second place, behind Annette Hanshaw, as the best "female popular singer."

Ethel Smyth

born April 22nd, 1858

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth was an English composer and a member of the women's suffrage movement. Her compositions include songs, works for piano, chamber music, orchestral works, choral works and operas.

Ethel Waters

October 31st, 1896 - September 1st, 1977

Ethel Waters (October 31, 1896 – September 1, 1977) was an American singer and actress. Waters frequently performed jazz, swing, and pop music on the Broadway stage and in concerts. She began her career in the 1920s singing blues. Her notable recordings include "Dinah", "Stormy Weather", "Taking a Chance on Love", "Heat Wave", "Supper Time", "Am I Blue?", "Cabin in the Sky", "I'm Coming Virginia", and her version of "His Eye Is on the Sparrow". Waters was the second African American to be nominated for an Academy Award, the first African American to star on her own television show, and the first African-American woman to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award.

Étienne Aignan

born April 9th, 1773

Étienne Aignan was a French translator, political writer, librettist and playwright. In 1814 he was made a member of the Académie française, succeeding Bernardin de Saint-Pierre in Seat 27. He died on 21 June 1824 aged 51 years old.

Étienne Bacrot

born January 22nd, 1983

Étienne Bacrot is a French chess grandmaster, and as a child, a chess prodigy.

Étienne Bézout

born March 31st, 1730

Étienne Bézout was a French mathematician who was born in Nemours, Seine-et-Marne, France, and died in Avon, France.

Étienne Bobillier

April 17th, 1798 - March 22nd, 1840

Étienne Bobillier was a French mathematician.

Étienne Boulay

born March 10th, 1983

Étienne Boulay is a former Canadian football safety. He most recently played for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League, with whom he won the 100th Grey Cup championship. He previously played for the Montreal Alouettes from 2006 to 2011 where he won two more Grey Cup championships. He was drafted 16th overall by the Alouettes in the 2006 CFL Draft. He played college football for the New Hampshire Wildcats.

Étienne Constantin de Gerlache

born December 26th, 1785

Étienne Constantin, Baron de Gerlache was a lawyer and politician in the United Kingdom of the Netherlands, and later became in 1831 the first prime minister of the newly founded Belgian state.

Étienne Daho

born January 14th, 1956

Étienne Daho is a French singer. He has released a number of synth-driven and rock-surf influenced pop hit singles since 1981.

Etienne De Wilde

born March 23rd, 1958

Etienne De Wilde is a Belgian former professional road bicycle racer. De Wilde won races on the road and on the track. He won a silver medal in the madison at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Étienne Desmarteau

born February 4th, 1873

Joseph-Étienne Desmarteau was a Canadian athlete, winner of the weight throwing event at the 1904 Summer Olympics.

Étienne François de Choiseul, Duke of Choiseul

died May 8th, 1785

Étienne François de Choiseul, Marquis of Stainville, Duke of Choiseul, KOHS, OGF was a French military officer, diplomat and statesman. From 1758 to 1761 and from 1766 to 1770, he was Foreign Minister of France and had a strong influence on France's global strategy throughout the period. He is closely associated with France's defeat in the Seven Years' War and subsequent efforts to rebuild French prestige.

Étienne François Geoffroy

born February 13th, 1672

Étienne François Geoffroy was a French physician and chemist, best known for his 1718 affinity tables. He first contemplated a career as an apothecary, but then decided to practice medicine. He is sometimes known as Geoffroy the Elder.

Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire

born April 15th, 1772

Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire was a French naturalist who established the principle of "unity of composition". He was a colleague of Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and expanded and defended Lamarck's evolutionary theories. Geoffroy's scientific views had a transcendental flavor and were similar to those of German morphologists like Lorenz Oken. He believed in the underlying unity of organismal design, and the possibility of the transmutation of species in time, amassing evidence for his claims through research in comparative anatomy, paleontology, and embryology. He is considered as a predecessor of the evo-devo evolutionary concept.

Étienne Lenoir

born January 12th, 1822

Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir, also known as Jean J. Lenoir, was a Belgian-French engineer who developed the internal combustion engine in 1858. Prior designs for such engines were patented as early as 1807, but none were commercially successful. Lenoir's engine was commercialized in sufficient quantities to be considered a success, a first for the internal combustion engine.

Étienne Martellange

born December 22nd, 1569

Étienne Martellange was a French Jesuit architect and draftsman. He travelled widely in France as an architect for the Jesuit order and designed more than 25 buildings, mostly schools and their associated chapels or churches. His buildings reflect the Baroque style of the Counter-Reformation and include the Chapelle de la Trinité in Lyon and the church of Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis in Paris. In the course of his travels he made almost 200 detailed pen drawings depicting views of towns, buildings and monuments. These pictures have survived and provide an important historical record of French towns in the first third of the 17th century.

Etiënne Reijnen

born April 5th, 1987

Etiënne Reijnen is a retired Dutch footballer. He played as a centre back.

Étienne-Jules Marey

born March 5th, 1830

Étienne-Jules Marey was a French scientist, physiologist and chronophotographer.

Étienne-Louis Boullée

February 12th, 1728 - February 4th, 1799

Étienne-Louis Boullée was a visionary French neoclassical architect whose work greatly influenced contemporary architects.

Étienne-Louis Malus

died February 24th, 1812

Étienne-Louis Malus was a French officer, engineer, physicist, and mathematician.

Etika

May 12th, 1990 - June 19th, 2019

Desmond Daniel Amofah, better known as Etika, was an American YouTuber and live streamer. He became known online for his enthusiastic reactions to Super Smash Bros. character trailers and Nintendo Direct presentations, and for playing and reacting to various games. The son of Ghanaian politician Owuraku Amofah, he resided in Brooklyn, New York.

Etsushi Toyokawa

born March 18th, 1962

Etsushi Toyokawa is a Japanese actor.

Etta Baker

born March 31st, 1913

Etta Baker was an American Piedmont blues guitarist and singer from North Carolina.
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