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Hisato Satō

born March 12th, 1982

Hisato Sato is a Japanese former football player. He played as a forward for the Japan national team. His brother Yuto Sato is also a footballer.

Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik

died February 6th, 0743

Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan was the tenth Umayyad caliph, ruling from 724 until his death in 743.

Hisham II

died April 19th, 1013

Hisham II or Abu'l-Walid Hisham II al-Mu'ayyad bi-llah was the third Umayyad Caliph of Spain, in Al-Andalus from 976 to 1009, and from 1010 to 1013.

Hitachiyama Taniemon

born January 19th, 1874

Hitachiyama Taniemon was a Japanese professional sumo wrestler from Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture. He was the sport's 19th yokozuna from 1903 till 1914. His great rivalry with Umegatani Tōtarō II created the "Ume-Hitachi Era" and did much to popularise sumo. He is remembered as much for his exploits in promoting the sport as for his strength on the dohyō. In his later years as head coach of Dewanoumi stable he trained hundreds of wrestlers, including three yokozuna. Many consider him the most honorable yokozuna in sumo history, which earned him the nickname "Kakusei" (角聖), or "sumo saint".

Hitoe Arakaki

born April 7th, 1981

Hitoe Arakaki is the oldest member of the Japanese pop group Speed, which disbanded in 2000 and reformed in 2009. She was born in Okinawa, Japan, and is also known purely by her first name, Hitoe.

Hitomi Kuroki

born October 5th, 1960

Hitomi Kuroki (Japanese: 黒木 瞳; Katakana: クロキヒトミ Kuroki Hitomi; born October 5, 1960, in Kurogi-Machi, Yame District, Fukuoka, Japan) is a Japanese actress and film director. Her birth name is Shoko Ichiji (伊知地 昭子 Ichiji Shōko) née Egami (江上 昭子 Egami Shōko). Kuroki was a cast member of the Takarazuka Revue, belonging to the Moon Troupe (Tsuki). Kuroki was the voice of Helen Parr/Elastigirl/Mrs. Incredible in the Japanese dub of The Incredibles. She won the award for best actress at the 22nd Hochi Film Award for Lost Paradise.

Hitomi Yoshizawa

born April 12th, 1985

Hitomi Yoshizawa is a Japanese former singer and actress. In 2000, Yoshizawa debuted as a 4th generation member of the idol girl group Morning Musume and became their leader in 2005 until leaving the group in 2007. Following her departure, Yoshizawa continued to appear in several music projects, including Hangry & Angry, Abcho, and Dream Morning Musume.

Hitoshi Sakimoto

born February 26th, 1969

Hitoshi Sakimoto is a Japanese composer and sound producer. He is best known for scoring the video games Final Fantasy Tactics and Final Fantasy XII, though he has composed soundtracks for over 80 other games. Sakimoto first played music and video games in elementary school and began composing music professionally in 1988. He joined the video game company Square in 1997. He left Square in 2002 to found Basiscape, a music and sound production company. His music has been played at concerts and published as sheet music.

Hiyasmin Neri

born July 17th, 1990

Hiyasmin Neri (born July 17, 1990) is a Filipino actress, host and musician.

Hiyori Sakurada

born December 19th, 2002

Hiyori Sakurada (桜田 ひより, Sakurada Hiyori, born December 19, 2002 in Chiba) is a Japanese actress.

Hjalmar Andersen

March 12th, 1923 - March 27th, 2013

Hjalmar "Hjallis" Johan Andersen was a speed skater from Norway who won three gold medals at the 1952 Winter Olympic Games of Oslo, Norway. He was the only triple gold medalist at the 1952 Winter Olympics, and as such, became the most successful athlete there.

Hjalmar Branting

died February 24th, 1925

Karl Hjalmar Branting was a Swedish politician who was the leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party (SAP) from 1907 until his death in 1925, and three times Prime Minister of Sweden. When Branting came to power in 1920, he was the first Social Democratic Prime Minister of Sweden. When taking office for a second term after the general election of 1921, he became the first democratic socialist head of government in Western Europe elected under universal suffrage. An early supporter of modern social democracy and democratic socialism, he led the SAP through a transformation from a radical socialist movement to Sweden's dominant party; the Social Democrats have been Sweden's largest party in every election since 1914, and formed government for 44 continuous years from 1932 to 1976.

Hjalmar Dahl

born May 15th, 1891

Hjalmar Karl Emil Dahl was a Finnish-Swedish journalist, translator and author.

Hjalmar Kiærskou

died March 18th, 1900

Hjalmar Frederik Christian Kiærskou, sometimes also stated as Hjalmar Kiaerskov, was a Danish botanist.

Hjalmar Mäe

died April 10th, 1978

Hjalmar-Johannes Mäe was an Estonian politician.

Hjalmar Mellin

died April 5th, 1933

Robert Hjalmar Mellin was a Finnish mathematician and function theorist.

Hjalmar Väre

died March 20th, 1952

Frans Albert Hjalmar Väre was a Finnish road racing cyclist who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics. He was born in Vihti and died in Turku.

Hlothhere of Kent

died February 6th, 0685

Hlothhere was a King of Kent who ruled from 673 to 685.

Ho Chi Minh

born May 19th, 1890

Hồ Chí Minh, colloquially known as Uncle Ho or just Uncle (Bác), and by other aliases and sobriquets, was a Vietnamese communist revolutionary, nationalist, and politician. He served as prime minister of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam from 1945 to 1955 and as president from 1945 until his death, in 1969. Ideologically a Marxist–Leninist, he was the Chairman and First Secretary of the Workers' Party of Vietnam, the predecessor of the current Communist Party of Vietnam.

Hoagy Carmichael

died December 27th, 1981

Hoagland Howard Carmichael was an American musician, composer, songwriter, actor and lawyer. Carmichael was one of the most successful Tin Pan Alley songwriters of the 1930s, and was among the first singer-songwriters in the age of mass media to utilize new communication technologies such as television, microphones, and sound recordings.

Hobie Landrith

born March 16th, 1930

Hobart Neal Landrith (born March 16, 1930) is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a catcher from 1950 through 1963 for the Cincinnati Reds/Redlegs, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants, New York Mets, Baltimore Orioles, and Washington Senators. He batted left-handed, threw right-handed, stood 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall and weighed 170 pounds (77 kg).

Hōchū Ōtsuka

born May 19th, 1954

Hōchū Ōtsuka is a Japanese voice actor and narrator affiliated with the talent management firm Crazy Box.

Hod Stuart

born February 20th, 1879

William Hodgson "Hod" Stuart was a Canadian professional ice hockey cover-point who played nine seasons for several teams in different leagues from 1899 to 1907. He also played briefly for the Ottawa Rough Riders football team. With his brother Bruce, Stuart played in the first professional ice hockey league, the American-based International Professional Hockey League (IPHL), where he was regarded as one of the best players in the league.

Hodding Carter III

born April 7th, 1935

William Hodding Carter III was an American journalist and politician who served as Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs under President Jimmy Carter. He frequently appeared on the news and provided updates during the Iran hostage crisis.

Hōjō Tokimasa

died February 6th, 1215

Hōjō Tokimasa was a Japanese samurai lord who was the first shikken (regent) of the Kamakura shogunate and head of the Hōjō clan. He was shikken from 1203 until his abdication in 1205, and Protector of Kyoto from 1185 to 1186.

Hōjō Tokimune

died April 20th, 1284

Hōjō Tokimune of the Hōjō clan was the eighth shikken of the Kamakura shogunate, known for leading the Japanese forces against the invasion of the Mongols and for spreading Zen Buddhism. He was the eldest son of Tokiyori, fifth shikken (regent) of the Kamakura shogunate and de facto ruler of Japan. From birth, Hojo was seen as the tokuso (head) of the clan Hōjō and rigorously groomed to become his father's successor. In 1268 AD, at the age of 18, he became shikken himself.

Hōjō Tokiyori

died December 24th, 1263

Hōjō Tokiyori was the fifth shikken (regent) of the Kamakura shogunate in Japan.

Hokusai

died May 10th, 1849

Katsushika Hokusai , known simply as Hokusai, was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist of the Edo period, active as a painter and printmaker. He is best known for the woodblock print series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji, which includes the iconic print The Great Wave off Kanagawa. Hokusai was instrumental in developing ukiyo-e from a style of portraiture largely focused on courtesans and actors into a much broader style of art that focused on landscapes, plants, and animals. His works are thought to have had a significant influence on Vincent van Gogh and Claude Monet during the wave of Japonisme that spread across Europe in the late 19th century.

Holger Badstuber

born March 13th, 1989

Holger Felix Badstuber is a German former professional footballer who played as a centre-back or left-back.

Holger Blume

born December 28th, 1973

Holger Blume is a former German sprinter who specialised in the 100 metres.

Holger Pedersen (linguist)

born April 7th, 1867

Holger Pedersen was a Danish linguist who made significant contributions to language science and wrote about 30 authoritative works concerning several languages.

Holger Stromberg

born March 15th, 1972

Holger Stromberg, is a German celebrity chef. At the age of 23 in 1994, he gained his first Michelin star whilst head chef at the restaurant Goldschmieding in Castrop-Rauxel, making him Germany's youngest Michelin starred chef. He is owner and chef patron of Restaurant G in Munich, and the chef of the Germany national football team.
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