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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,…

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 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…

Victor Borge

Name at birth: Børge Rosenbaum.Victor Borge was once called "the funniest pianist on Earth" by The Washington Post. He toured the world for decades with his popular one-man show, which mixed classical…

Victor Borge

Victor Borge(Borge Rosenbaum)pianist, comedianBorn: 1/3/1909Birthplace: Copenhagen Danish-born musical comedian who combined virtuosic piano skills, a sharp wit, sight gags, and an irrepressib…

Victor Borge

Victor Borge(Borge Rosenbaum)pianist, comedianBorn: 1/3/1909Birthplace: Copenhagen Danish-born musical comedian who combined virtuosic piano skills, a sharp wit, sight gags, and an irrepressib…

Bjorn Borg

Bjorn BorgBorn: June 6, 1956Swedish tennis player 2-time Player of Year (1979-80); won 6 French Opens and 5 straight Wimbledons (1976-80); led Sweden to 1st Davis Cup win in 1975; retired in 1…

Luis Singson

president of the Philippines, was impeached in November on charges of bribery, corruption, betraying public trust, and violating the constitution. The accusations stem from a senate hearing i…

Luis Figo

Name at birth: Luis Filipe Madeira Caeiro FigoFigo is a football hero who began his professional career in Portugal, his native land, then made his name in Spain playing for powerhouse teams FC Barcel…