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Davies, Daniel John

Davies was born in Pentregalar, Pembrokeshire, South Wales. His father was killed in an accident when he was young, and his mother and his two brothers all died soon afterwards, leaving him... [more]

Dahlberg, Edward

Dahlberg was the son of a married hairdresser who had been kicked out of the house before he was born by her husband for being unfaithful. He and his older brother were sent to a Jewish orp... [more]

Dalai Lamas

The Dalai Lamas - supreme heads of Tibetan Buddhism and also the secular rulers of Tibet before the Chinese invasion - as well as some other important leaders of the religion (such as the P... [more]

d'Alembert, Jean le Rond

d'Alembert was a foundling , discovered near the church of St. Jean-le-Rond in Paris (hence his name), but he was in fact the son of Madame de Tencin and General Destouches-Canon. His fath... [more]

Damodar Rao (under India - Princely States: 7)

Until the 19th century what is now India (like Europe) was a patchwork of over 650 princely states, like kingdoms, ranging from the small and relatively unimportant, to the large, immensely... [more]

Daniels, Faith

Daniels was conceived as a result of a rape and her mother asked that she be adopted. She graduated from Bethany College. She joined CBS News as one of the youngest ever news anchors; in... [more]

Danilova, Alexandra Dyonysievna

Danilova was born near St. Petersburg and both her parents died when she was three. She and her older sister were then brought up either by relatives, her godmother and foster parents, and ... [more]

Danson, Ted

Danson was the star of the long-running TV sitcom Cheers, playing Sam Malone, for which he won two Emmys and two Golden Globes. His film credits include Jerry and Tom, Gulliver's Travels, G... [more]

Dante Alighieri

Dante was from a noble family, orphaned as a boy and educated by the Dominicans. (According to the Encarta Encyclopedia his father did not die until he was 18, which would put him beyond th... [more]

Davidson, Tommy

Davidson's mother was a Black civil rights activist in Mississippi. Unable to raise him herself, she gave him to a white friend, also a civil rights worker, who adopted him. He has suffered... [more]

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