People

Juan E. Gilbert

born February 27th, 1969

Juan E. Gilbert is an American computer scientist, researcher, inventor, and educator. An advocate of diversity in the computing sciences, Gilbert's efforts to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in the computing disciplines have been recognized by professional engineering organizations and the United States government.

Juan Encarnación

born March 8th, 1976

Juan De Dios Encarnación is a Dominican former professional baseball outfielder. He played 11 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1997 to 2007 for the Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds, Florida Marlins, Los Angeles Dodgers, and St. Louis Cardinals. Encarnación suffered a career-ending injury after getting hit in the eye by a foul ball on August 31, 2007.

Juan Esnáider

born March 5th, 1973

Juan Eduardo Esnáider Belén is an Argentine football manager and former footballer who played as a striker. He was most recently manager of J2 League club Renofa Yamaguchi FC.

Juan Eusebio Nieremberg

died April 7th, 1658

Juan Eusebio Nieremberg y Ottín was a Spanish Jesuit, polymath and mystic.

Juan Gabriel

born January 7th, 1950

Alberto Aguilera Valadez, known professionally as Juan Gabriel, was a Mexican singer, songwriter and actor. Colloquially nicknamed Juanga and El Divo de Juárez, Juan Gabriel was known for his flamboyant style, which broke barriers within the Latin music industry. Widely regarded as one of the best and most prolific Mexican composers and singers of all time, he has often been referred to as a pop icon.

Juan García Esquivel

born January 20th, 1918

Juan García Esquivel, often known mononymously as Esquivel!, was a Mexican band leader, pianist, and composer for television and films. He is recognized today as one of the foremost exponents of a sophisticated style of largely instrumental music that combines elements of lounge music and jazz with Latin flavors. Esquivel is sometimes called "The King of Space Age Pop" and "The Busby Berkeley of Cocktail Music", and is considered one of the foremost exponents of a style of late 1950s-early 1960s quirky instrumental pop that became known as "Space Age Bachelor Pad Music".

Juan Gaudino

died March 25th, 1975

Juan Antonio Gaudino was an Argentine racing driver.

Juan Gelman

born May 3rd, 1930

Juan Gelman was an Argentine poet. He published more than twenty books of poetry between 1956 and his death in early 2014. He was a naturalized citizen of Mexico, country where he arrived as a political exile of the Military Junta.

Juan Gisbert Sr.

born April 5th, 1942

Juan Gisbert Sr. is a retired Spanish amateur and professional tennis player from the 1960s and 1970s. He was ranked world No. 14 in 1967.

Juan Gris

March 23rd, 1887 - May 11th, 1927

José Victoriano González-Pérez , better known as Juan Gris, was a Spanish painter born in Madrid who lived and worked in France for most of his active period. Closely connected to the innovative artistic genre Cubism, his works are among the movement's most distinctive.

Juan Guerrero

born February 1st, 1967

Juan Antonio Guerrero de la Cruz (born February 1, 1967) is a former professional baseball player. He played 79 games for the Major League Baseball Houston Astros in 1992, mostly as an infielder.

Juan Horacio Suárez

born March 12th, 1938

Juan Horacio Suárez is an Argentine Roman Catholic bishop.

Juan José Eguiara y Eguren

died January 29th, 1763

Juan José Eguiara y Eguren was a Mexican Catholic scholar and bishop. He is the author of Bibliotheca mexicana, "a pioneering bibliographical work for Mexico."

Juan José Haedo

born January 26th, 1981

Juan José Haedo is an Argentine former professional road racing cyclist and track cyclist, who rode professionally between 2003 and 2014. He is the brother of Lucas Sebastián Haedo.

Juan José Muñoz

died May 8th, 2013

Juan José Muñoz was an Argentine businessman. He was an advisor to the current Minister of Interior, Mr. Aníbal Fernández, during the period when the latter was a federal senator. Afterwards, he worked for the trade union that represents State Workers.

Juan Lezcano

born April 5th, 1937

Juan Vicente Lezcano López was a Paraguayan football defender.

Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne

born December 28th, 1943

Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne is a Peruvian prelate of the Catholic Church. He was Archbishop of Lima from 1999 to 2019. He has been a bishop since 1988 and was made a cardinal in 2001.

Juan Luis Sanfuentes

born December 27th, 1858

Juan Luis Sanfuentes Andonaegui was President of Chile between 1915 and 1920.

Juan Luis Vives

March 6th, 1493 - May 6th, 1540

Juan Luis Vives March was a Spanish (Valencian) scholar and Renaissance humanist who spent most of his adult life in the southern Hapsburg Netherlands. His beliefs on the soul, insight into early medical practice, and perspective on emotions, memory and learning earned him the title of the "father" of modern psychology. Vives was the first to shed light on some key ideas that established how psychology is perceived today.

Juan Manuel

born May 5th, 1282

Don Juan Manuel was a Spanish medieval writer, nephew of Alfonso X of Castile, son of Manuel of Castile and Beatrice of Savoy. He inherited from his father the great Lordship of Villena, receiving the titles of Lord, Duke and lastly Prince of Villena. He married three times, choosing his wives for political and economic convenience, and worked to match his children with partners associated with royalty. Juan Manuel became one of the richest and most powerful men of his time, coining his own currency as the kings did. During his life, he was criticised for choosing literature as his vocation, an activity thought inferior for a nobleman of such prestige.

Juan Manuel Bordeu

born January 28th, 1934

Juan Manuel Bordeu was a racing driver from Balcarce, Argentina. A protégé of Juan Manuel Fangio, Bordeu had a successful early career but a bad testing accident wrecked his chances in Formula One. His only World Championship Formula One entry was at the 1961 French Grand Prix in a Lotus run by the UDT Laystall team, but the car was eventually driven by Lucien Bianchi.

Juan Manuel de Rosas

March 30th, 1793 - March 14th, 1877

Juan Manuel José Domingo Ortiz de Rosas, nicknamed "Restorer of the Laws", was an Argentine politician and army officer who ruled Buenos Aires Province and briefly the Argentine Confederation. Although born into a wealthy family, Rosas independently amassed a personal fortune, acquiring large tracts of land in the process. Rosas enlisted his workers in a private militia, as was common for rural proprietors, and took part in the disputes that led to numerous civil wars in his country. Victorious in warfare, personally influential, and with vast landholdings and a loyal private army, Rosas became a caudillo, as provincial warlords in the region were known. He eventually reached the rank of brigadier general, the highest in the Argentine Army, and became the undisputed leader of the Federalist Party.

Juan Manuel Olivares

born April 4th, 1760

Juan Manuel Hermenegildo de la Luz Olivares was a Venezuelan composer from the Colonial era.

Juan Martin Goity

born May 8th, 1983

Juan Martin Goity is a German international rugby union player of Argentinian descent, playing for the German national rugby union team.

Juan Mata

born April 28th, 1988

Juan Manuel Mata García is a Spanish professional footballer. He primarily plays as an attacking midfielder, but can also play as a winger. Currently a free agent, he most recently played for J1 League club Vissel Kobe.

Juan Miranda

born April 25th, 1983

Juan Miguel Miranda Ramírez (born April 25, 1983) is a Cuban former first baseman. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees and the Arizona Diamondbacks and in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters. Listed at 6' 0" [1.83 m], 220 lb. [99 k], Miranda bats and throws left handed. He was born in Consolación del Sur, Pinar del Río Province.

Juan Montalvo

born April 13th, 1832

Juan María Montalvo Fiallos was an Ecuadorian essayist and novelist. His writing was strongly marked by anti-clericalism and opposition to presidents Gabriel García Moreno and Ignacio de Veintemilla. He was the publisher of the magazine El Cosmopolita. One of his best-known books is Las Catilinarias, published in 1880. His essays include Siete tratados (1882) and Geometría Moral. He also wrote a sequel to Don Quixote de la Mancha, called Capítulos que se le olvidaron a Cervantes. He was admired by writers, essayists, intellectuals such as Jorge Luis Borges and Miguel de Unamuno. He died in Paris in 1889. His body was embalmed and is exhibited in a mausoleum in his hometown of Ambato.

Juan Moreno

born February 28th, 1975

Juan Carlos Moreno (born February 28, 1975 in Maiquetía, Vargas State, Venezuela), is a former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Texas Rangers (2001) and San Diego Padres (2002). He batted and threw left-handed. His career lasted for two seasons. He had a 3–3 record, with 39 strikeouts and a 4.37 ERA, in 471⁄3 innings pitched.

Juan Negrín

born February 3rd, 1892

Juan Negrín López was a Spanish physician and politician who served as prime minister of the Second Spanish Republic. He was a leader of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party and of the left-leaning Popular Front government during the Spanish Civil War. He also served as finance minister. He was the last Loyalist premier of Spain (1937–1939), leading the Republican forces defeated by the Nationalists under General Francisco Franco. He was President of the Council of Ministers of the Second Spanish Republic and the Spanish Republican government in exile between 1937 and 1945. He died in exile in Paris, France.

Juan Nicasio

born August 31st, 1986

Juan Ramón Nicasio (born August 31, 1986) is a Dominican former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Seattle Mariners, Philadelphia Phillies, and Texas Rangers. Nicasio made his major league debut in 2011. In 2017, he led the National League (NL) in appearances.

Juan Pablo Carrizo

born May 6th, 1984

Juan Pablo Carrizo is an Argentine former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Juan Pablo Duarte

born January 26th, 1813

Juan Pablo Duarte y Díez was a Dominican military leader, writer, activist, and nationalist politician who was the foremost of the founding fathers of the Dominican Republic and bears the title of Father of the Nation. As one of the most celebrated figures in Dominican history, Duarte is considered a national hero and revolutionary visionary in the modern Dominican Republic, who along with military general Ramón Matías Mella and Francisco del Rosario Sánchez, organized and promoted La Trinitaria, a secret society that eventually led to the Dominican revolt and independence from Haitian rule in 1844 and the start of the Dominican War of Independence.
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