People

Ingus Baušķenieks

born December 30th, 1956

Ingus Baušķenieks is a Latvian musician known as a member of Dzeltenie Pastnieki and as a solo artist. He is a multi-instrumentalist, with the bass guitar being his primary instrument in band engagements. He is also known for his proficiency in home recording and tape editing.

Ingvar Kamprad

March 30th, 1926 - January 27th, 2018

Feodor Ingvar Kamprad was a Swedish billionaire business magnate best known for founding IKEA, a multinational retail company specialising in furniture. He lived in Switzerland from 1976 to 2014.

Íñigo López de Mendoza, 1st Marquis of Santillana

died March 25th, 1458

Íñigo López de Mendoza, 1st Marquess of Santillana was a Castilian politician and poet who held an important position in society and literature during the reign of John II of Castile.

Innocent (actor)

died March 26th, 2023

Innocent Vareed Thekkethala, known mononymously as Innocent, was an Indian actor, film producer, writer and politician. He predominantly worked in Malayalam films in addition to few Tamil, Kannada, Hindi and English films, mostly in comedic roles. In a career spanning more than five decades, he acted in more than 700 films and is considered one of the best comedians in Malayalam cinema. He also appeared in roles with negative shades such as in Mazhavilkavadi, Ponmuttayidunna Tharavu and Ganamela. Innocent had won several awards, including Kerala State Film Award and Kerala Film Critics Award. He served as the Member of Parliament in the 16th Lok Sabha (2014-2019) of India representing Chalakudy constituency.

Innokenty Smoktunovsky

born March 28th, 1925

Innokenty Mikhailovich Smoktunovsky was a Soviet and Russian stage and film actor. He was named a People's Artist of the USSR in 1974 and a Hero of Socialist Labour in 1990.

Inoue Kowashi

born February 6th, 1843

Viscount Inoue Kowashi (Japanese: 井上 毅, February 6, 1844 – March 15, 1895) was a Japanese statesman of the Meiji period.

Intikhab Alam

born December 28th, 1941

Intikhab Alam Khan is a Pakistani cricket coach and former cricketer who played in 47 Test matches and four One Day Internationals from 1959 to 1977. He captained Pakistan in 17 Tests between 1969 and 1975. He also played in English county cricket for Surrey between 1969 and 1981. Prior to this, Intikhab was professional for several years at West of Scotland Cricket Club in Glasgow and also coached at The Glasgow Academy. In August 1967, at the Oval, he joined Asif Iqbal for a ninth-wicket stand of 190 runs. This remained a world record for around 30 years.

Inzamam-ul-Haq

born March 3rd, 1970

Syed Inzamam-ul-Haq SI, also known as Inzi, is a former Pakistan cricketer and captain of Pakistan national cricket team. He is regarded as one of the best middle-order batsmen of all time. He is the former chief selector of the Pakistan cricket team before resigning in 2023.

Ioan Gruffudd

born October 6th, 1973

Ioan Gruffudd (Welsh: [ˈjɔan ˈɡrɪfɪð]; /ˈjoʊɑːn ˈɡrɪfɪθ/ (born 6 October 1973) is a Welsh actor. He first came to public attention as Fifth Officer Harold Lowe in Titanic (1997), and then for his portrayal of Horatio Hornblower in the Hornblower series of television films (1998–2003). Subsequent roles have included Lancelot in King Arthur (2004), Reed Richards / Mister Fantastic in Fantastic Four (2005) and its 2007 sequel, William Wilberforce in Amazing Grace (2006), and Tony Blair in W. (2008).

Ioan Mihai Cochinescu

born April 16th, 1951

Ioan Mihai Cochinescu is a Romanian novelist and essayist. He is also a film script author and director, an art photographer, teacher, musicologist and composer.

Ioan Nicolidi of Pindus

born March 14th, 1737

Ioan Nicolidi of Pindus was an Aromanian physician and noble. Being born in Gramos, he would migrate to Siatista and then to Vienna to complete his studies in medicine. He gained great popularity as a physician in Vienna, being awarded the nobiliary particle von Pindo for his services.

Ioan Petru Culianu

born January 5th, 1950

Ioan Petru Culianu or Couliano was a Romanian historian of religion, culture, and ideas, a philosopher and political essayist, and a short story writer. He served as professor of the history of religions at the University of Chicago from 1988 to his death, and had previously taught the history of Romanian culture at the University of Groningen.

Ioan Slavici

born January 18th, 1848

Ioan Slavici was a Romanian writer and journalist from Austria-Hungary, later Romania.

Ioannis Alevras

died April 6th, 1995

Ioannis Alevras, sometimes spelled Yannis Alevras, was a Greek Panhellenic Socialist Movement politician and Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament, who served as acting President of Greece in March 1985.

Ioannis Athanasoulas

born January 21st, 1987

Ioannis Athanasoulas is a Greek professional basketball player for Psychiko of the Greek A2 Basket League. He is a 2.02 m tall small forward–power forward.

Ioannis Banias

died March 28th, 2012

Ioannis (Yannis) Banias was a Greek politician, and former member of the Hellenic Parliament for the Coalition of Radical Left (2007–2009).

Ioannis Charalambopoulos

born February 10th, 1919

Ioannis Charalambopoulos was a Greek Army officer and socialist politician who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of National Defence of Greece.

Ioannis Drymonakos

born January 18th, 1984

Ioannis Drymonakos is a Greek swimmer from Athens. He became the first ever Greek swimmer to hold a European swimming record by clocking a time of 1:54.16 seconds in 200 m butterfly event of the 2008 European Aquatics Championships final on 21 March 2008.

Ioannis Grivas

born February 23rd, 1923

Ioannis Grivas was a Greek judge, who served as President of the Court of Cassation and served as the Prime Minister of Greece at the head of a non-party caretaker government in 1989.

Ioannis Kapodistrias

born February 11th, 1776

Count Ioannis Antonios Kapodistrias, sometimes anglicized as John Capodistrias, was a Greek statesman who was one of the most distinguished politicians and diplomats of 19th-century Europe.

Ioannis Kefalogiannis

died January 20th, 2012

Ioannis Kefalogiannis was a Greek politician who served as a Member of Parliament from 1958 to 1964, and again from 1974 to 2004. During this time he was briefly Minister of Public Order, Minister for Tourism, and Minister of the Interior. His daughter is the Cabinet Minister Olga Kefalogianni.

Ioannis Melissanidis

born March 27th, 1977

Ioannis Melissanidis is a retired Greek artistic gymnast and the 1996 Olympic champion on the floor exercise. He was also the first Greek gymnast ever to medal at the World Championships. He was named one of the 1996 Greek Male Athletes of the Year.

Ioannis Metaxas

April 12th, 1871 - January 29th, 1941

Ioannis Metaxas was a Greek military officer and politician who was Prime Minister of Greece from 1936 until his death in 1941. He governed constitutionally for the first four months of his tenure, and thereafter as the strongman leader of the 4th of August Regime following his appointment by King George II.

Ioannis Palaiokrassas

born March 27th, 1934

Ioannis Palaiokrassas was a Greek politician.

Ioannis Patakis

died April 10th, 2009

Ioannis Patakis was a Greek politician who was a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2001 to 2004 for the Communist Party of Greece (KKE).

Ioannis Potouridis

born February 27th, 1992

Ioannis Potouridis is a Greek professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for the Greek club Panionios.

Ioannis Tsangaridis

died March 31st, 1939

Ioannis Tsangaridis was a Greek Cypriot General of the Hellenic Army.

Iolanda Balaș

died March 11th, 2016

Iolanda Balaș was a Romanian athlete, an Olympic champion and former world record holder in the high jump. She was the first Romanian woman to win an Olympic gold medal and is considered to have been one of the greatest high jumpers of the twentieth century.

Ion Caramitru

born March 9th, 1942

Ion Horia Leonida Caramitru, OBE was a Romanian stage and film actor, stage director, and political figure. He was Minister of Culture between 1996 and 2000, in the Romanian Democratic Convention (CDR) cabinets of Victor Ciorbea, Gavril Dejeu, Radu Vasile, Alexandru Athanasiu, and Mugur Isărescu. He was married to actress Micaela Caracaș and had three sons: Ștefan, Andrei, and Matei Caramitru. He was a relevant figure of the Aromanian community of Romania.

Ion Iliescu

born March 3rd, 1930

Ion Iliescu is a Romanian politician and engineer who served as President of Romania from 1989 until 1996 and from 2000 until 2004. Between 1996 and 2000 and also from 2004 to 2008, the year in which he retired, Iliescu was a senator for the Social Democratic Party (PSD), of which he is the founder and honorary president to this day.

Ion Inculeț

born April 5th, 1884

Ion Inculeț was a Bessarabian and Romanian politician, the President of the Country Council of the Moldavian Democratic Republic, Minister, full member of the Romanian Academy. He was buried in the Church of St. Ioan Botezătorul of Bârnova, located on the outskirts of Iași. He was married to Princess Roxana Cantacuzino. His children from this marriage were Ion I. Inculeț, Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Western Ontario (Canada), NASA consultant, Honorary Member of the Romanian Academy, director of the Center of Applied Electrostatics of the University of Western Ontario, and his brother, George I. Inculeț.

Ion Minulescu

born January 6th, 1881

Ion Minulescu was a Romanian avant-garde poet, novelist, short story writer, journalist, literary critic, and playwright. Often publishing his works under the pseudonyms I. M. Nirvan and Koh-i-Noor, he journeyed to Paris, where he was heavily influenced by the growing Symbolist movement and Parisian Bohemianism. A herald of Romania's own Symbolist movement, he had a major influence on local modernist literature, and was among the first local poets to use free verse.
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