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Anaswara Kumar

born January 1st, 1994

Anaswara Kumar is an Indian actress, who works in the Tamil film industry. She started her career with Arivazhaghan's sports thriller Vallinam (2014), though the romantic comedy Ego (2013) released first. She made her breakthrough portraying Mohini in the black comedy film Yaamirukka Bayamey, which became a commercial success.

Anaswara Rajan

born September 8th, 2002

Anaswara Rajan (born 8 September 2002) is an Indian actress who works mainly in Malayalam film . She made her acting debut in the Malayalam short film Globe. Her first feature film was Udaharanam Sujatha (2017). Anaswara gained popularity through the commercially successful Malayalam films Thanneer Mathan Dinangal (2019) and Super Sharanya (2022).

Anatol E. Baconsky

died March 4th, 1977

Anatol E. Baconsky, also known as A. E. Bakonsky, Baconschi or Baconski, was a Romanian modernist poet, essayist, translator, novelist, publisher, literary and art critic. Praised for his late approach to poetry and prose, which transgresses the genres and introduces an aestheticized, original and progressively dark perspective to Romanian literature, he was also criticized for his early commitment to Socialist Realism and communism. Much of his work belongs to the field of travel literature, recording his experiences in the Eastern Bloc, the Far East and Soviet Union, and finally Central Europe. He was also a critically acclaimed translator of foreign works, including the Mahābhārata and poems by Jorge Semprún, Artur Lundkvist and others, the author of world literature anthologies, and the editor of monographs on Romanian and foreign painters.

Anatole France

born April 16th, 1844

Anatole France was a French poet, journalist, and novelist with several best-sellers. Ironic and skeptical, he was considered in his day the ideal French man of letters. He was a member of the Académie Française, and won the 1921 Nobel Prize in Literature "in recognition of his brilliant literary achievements, characterized as they are by a nobility of style, a profound human sympathy, grace, and a true Gallic temperament".

Anatoli Boukreev

January 16th, 1958 - December 25th, 1997

Anatoli Nikolaevich Boukreev was a Soviet and Kazakh mountaineer who made ascents of 10 of the 14 eight-thousander peaks—those above 8,000 m (26,247 ft)—without supplemental oxygen. From 1989 through 1997, he made 18 successful ascents of peaks above 8000 m.

Anatoli Kozhemyakin

born February 24th, 1953

Anatoli Yevgenyevich Kozhemyakin was a Soviet football player. He died in a freak accident: he was stuck in an elevator, but was able to open the elevator doors; as he tried to climb out, the elevator started moving again and crushed him to death.

Anatoli Lvovich Kaplan

born December 26th, 1902

Anatoli Lvovich Kaplan, was a Soviet-era Russian painter, sculptor and printmaker, whose works often reflect his Jewish origins.

Anatoliy Tymoshchuk

born March 30th, 1979

Anatoliy Oleksandrovych Tymoshchuk is a Ukrainian football coach and former midfielder, currently an assistant coach of the Russian Premier League club Zenit Saint Petersburg. Tymoshchuk is regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of Shakhtar Donetsk and Zenit Saint Petersburg, and is also a former captain of the Ukraine national team.

Anatoly Berezovoy

born April 11th, 1942

Anatoly Nikolayevich Berezovoy was a Soviet cosmonaut.

Anatoly Fomenko

born March 13th, 1945

Anatoly Timofeevich Fomenko is a mathematician, professor at Moscow State University, well-known as a topologist, and a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He is the author of a fictitious pseudoscientific history known as New Chronology, based on works of Russian-Soviet writer Nikolai Alexandrovich Morozov. He is also a member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (1991).

Anatoly Komm

born January 26th, 1967

Anatoly Anatolyevich Komm ; is a Russian chef and restaurateur. He is the first Russian to have an establishment listed in the Michelin Guide.

Anatoly Kuznetsov (actor)

died March 7th, 2014

Anatoly Borisovich Kuznetsov was a Soviet and Russian actor, best known for his role of the Red Army soldier Fyodor Sukhov in White Sun of the Desert (1970). His cousin Mikhail was also an actor. Anatoly Kuznestov was named as People's Artist of the RSFSR in 1979. He lived and worked in Moscow.

Anatoly Lunacharsky

died December 26th, 1933

Anatoly Vasilyevich Lunacharsky was a Russian Marxist revolutionary and the first Bolshevik Soviet People's Commissar (Narkompros) responsible for the Ministry of Education as well as an active playwright, critic, essayist and journalist throughout his career.

Anatoly Rybakov

born January 14th, 1911

Anatoly Naumovich Rybakov was a Soviet and Ukrainian writer, the author of the anti-Stalinist Children of the Arbat trilogy, the novel Heavy Sand, and many popular children books including Adventures of Krosh, Dirk and Bronze Bird. One of the last of his works was his memoir The Novel of Memoirs (Роман-Воспоминание) telling about all the different people he met during his long life. Writer Maria Rybakova is his granddaughter.

Anawrahta

died April 11th, 1077

Anawrahta Minsaw was the founder of the Pagan Empire. Considered the father of the Burmese nation, Anawrahta turned a small principality in the dry zone of Upper Burma into the first Burmese Empire that formed the basis of modern-day Burma (Myanmar). Historically verifiable Burmese history begins with his accession to the Pagan throne in 1044.

Ancel Keys

born January 26th, 1904

Ancel Benjamin Keys was an American physiologist who studied the influence of diet on health. In particular, he hypothesized that replacing dietary saturated fat with polyunsaturated fat reduced cardiovascular heart disease. Modern dietary recommendations by health organizations, systematic reviews, and national health agencies corroborate this.

Anchee Min

born January 14th, 1957

Anchee Min is a Chinese-American author who lives in San Francisco and Shanghai. Min has published two memoirs, Red Azalea and The Cooked Seed: A Memoir, and six historical novels. Her fiction emphasizes strong female characters, such as Jiang Qing, the wife of chairman Mao Zedong, and Empress Dowager Cixi, the last ruling empress of China.

Anders Aalborg

died February 13th, 2000

Anders Olav Aalborg was a teacher and a politician from Alberta, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1948 to 1971 as a member of the Social Credit caucus, and served in the cabinets of Premier Ernest Manning and Harry Strom from 1952 to 1971.

Anders Behring Breivik

born February 13th, 1979

Fjotolf Hansen, better known by his birth name Anders Behring Breivik, is a Norwegian neo-Nazi terrorist. He is known primarily for committing the 2011 Norway attacks on 22 July 2011, in which he killed eight people by detonating a van bomb at Regjeringskvartalet in Oslo, and then killed 69 participants of a Workers' Youth League (AUF) summer camp, in a mass shooting on the island of Utøya.

Anders Borg

born January 11th, 1968

Anders Erik Borg is a Swedish politician who served as Minister for Finance in the Swedish government from 2006 to 2014. He is a member of the Swedish Moderate Party.

Anders Celsius

died April 25th, 1744

Anders Celsius was a Swedish astronomer, physicist and mathematician. He was professor of astronomy at Uppsala University from 1730 to 1744, but traveled from 1732 to 1735 visiting notable observatories in Germany, Italy and France. He founded the Uppsala Astronomical Observatory in 1741, and in 1742 proposed the Centigrade temperature scale which was later renamed Celsius in his honour.

Anders Chydenius

February 26th, 1729 - February 1st, 1803

Anders Chydenius was a Swedish-Finnish Lutheran priest and a member of the Swedish Riksdag, and is known as the leading classical liberal of Nordic history.

Anders Eliasson

born April 3rd, 1947

Anders Erik Birger Eliasson was a Swedish composer.

Anders Fannemel

born May 13th, 1991

Anders Fannemel is a Norwegian ski jumper. He is a former ski flying world record holder, with 251.5 m (825 ft) set in Vikersund on 15 February 2015.

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

born January 26th, 1953

Anders Fogh Rasmussen is a Danish politician who was the 24th Prime Minister of Denmark from November 2001 to April 2009 and the 12th Secretary General of NATO from August 2009 to October 2014. He became CEO of political consultancy Rasmussen Global and founded the Alliance of Democracies Foundation. He serves as a senior adviser to Citigroup. He also served as a senior advisor at The Boston Consulting Group.

Anders Fridén

born March 25th, 1973

Pär Anders Fridén is a Swedish vocalist, best known as the lead singer of the melodic death metal band In Flames. He was also the vocalist of Dark Tranquillity and side project Passenger.

Anders Graneheim

born May 3rd, 1962

Anders Graneheim is a Swedish bodybuilder. He was Swedish and Nordic Bodybuilding Champion during the 1980s. After a nine-year absence from competitive bodybuilding he competed in the "Sweden Grand Prix" in Gothenburg in 1997, where he placed third after two professional bodybuilders.

Anders Grøndal

born March 4th, 1984

Anders Grøndal is a Norwegian rally and hill climb driver. His co-driver is Trond Svendsen.

Anders Isaksson

born May 9th, 1943

Rolf Anders Isaksson was a Swedish journalist, writer, and historian, possibly best known for his four-volume biography of Swedish social democratic politics and Prime Minister Per Albin Hansson's life.

Anders Jacobsen (ski jumper)

born February 17th, 1985

Anders Jacobsen is a Norwegian former ski jumper. He competed at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics and won a team bronze medal in the large hill event in 2010. He is the youngest Norwegian winner of Four Hills Tournament.

Anders Kjølholm

born March 4th, 1971

Anders Nielsen, known professionally as Anders Kjølholm, is a Danish musician, best known as the former bassist of the rock band Volbeat. Before Volbeat, he was the bassist in Dominus, which also featured Volbeat founding member Michael Poulsen. He primarily uses Ernie Ball Music Man StingRay basses, but is also seen playing a black Fender Jazz Bass and uses TC Electronic amps.

Anders Odden

born December 20th, 1972

Anders Odden is a Norwegian musician. He is the co-founder and guitarist of the early Norwegian death metal band Cadaver and is considered to be one of the pioneers of Norwegian metal. Odden is also one of the founders of industrial rock band Magenta, heavy metal band Doctor Midnight & The Mercy Cult, and black metal band ORDER. He has also been a member of synth-pop band Apoptygma Berzerk, touring member of Satyricon and Celtic Frost, and appeared as a guest with several different bands, including The Young Gods and Ministry. In addition to his work as a musician, Odden has worked as a consultant in the music business, seminar speaker, tour manager, and festival and conference organizer.
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