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Jorge Amado

Jorge AmadoNovelistBorn: 8/10/1912Birthplace: Itabuna, Bahia, Brasil Brazilian novelist whose political and comic novels have been translated into 50 languages. A former communist, Amado lampo…

Jorge Amado 2001 Deaths

Jorge AmadoAge: 88 Brazilian novelist whose political and comic novels have been translated into 50 languages. A former communist, Amado lampooned Brazil's politicians, and as a result spent t…

Jorg Haider

Austrian politicianDied: October 11, 2008Best Known as: popular Austrian governor and the leader of the right-wing Alliance for Austria’s Future Deathpl…

Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges is one of the great literary heroes of Argentina. Born in Argentina, Borges spent several years in Europe as a child and was educated in English as well as Spanish. As an adult he …

Jorge Luis CÓRDOVA DÍAZ

CÓRDOVA DÍAZ, Jorge Luis, a Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico; born in Manatí­, P.R., April 20, 1907; A.B., Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, 1928; LL.B., Harvard University,…

Jörg Haider,

Austrian politician, sent shockwaves through Europe and beyond when his far-right Freedom Party joined the government. His party formed a coalition with the conservative People's Party and am…

A. R. Ammons 2001 Deaths

A. R. AmmonsAge: 75 award-winning poet whose simple verse often disguised the depth of his work. Ammons wrote nearly 30 books of poetry and won scores of awards, including two National Book Aw…

Great Alzana 2001 Deaths

Great Alzana(Harold Davis)Age: 82 daredevil high-wire artist who was the top-billed act for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus for 20 years. Although he was quite accident pr…

Christiane Amanpour

Christiane AmanpourTV news correspondentBorn: 1958Birthplace: London After earning a BA in journalism from the University of Rhode Island, Amanpour worked as an electronic graphics designer at…

Christiane Amanpour

Christiane AmanpourTV news correspondentBorn: 1958Birthplace: London After earning a BA in journalism from the University of Rhode Island, Amanpour worked as an electronic graphics designer at…