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Abramovich, Roman

Abramovich was born in Saratov in southern Russia. His mother died when he was 18 months old, and his father was killed in a construction accident when he was four. He was first taken to li... [more]

Acre, Mark

Acre was an outstanding baseball and basketball player in high school in Corning, California. He then played basketball for the College of the Siskiyous and baseball and basketball for New ... [more]

Agnelli, Umberto

Agnelli was the youngest of seven children of the third generation of the greatItalian Fiat automobile manufacturing dynasty.  The children's father died in 1935 ina plane crash and their mo... [more]

Akabusi, Kriss

Akabusi was born an Igbo prince in Nigeria, but taken to England as a child, where he went into care when his mother returned to Nigeria. He spent time in a children's home and also had mul... [more]

Baiul, Oksana

Baiul was born in Dnepropetrovsk. Different sources give the year as 1977 or 1978 and the date as 26 February, 16 October and 16 and 26 November. Her surname is spelled Bayul or Baiul, acco... [more]

Banks, John

Banks was a New Zealand National Party MP from 1981 to 1999 and has been Minister of Tourism; Sport, Fitness and Leisure; Local Government; and Civil Defence (he resigned his cabinet posts ... [more]

Baulch, Jamie

Baulch was adopted at six months of age by a white family from a South Wales valley village. He was not an academic child at school but loved athletics, so his parents took him to the Newpo... [more]

Beachley, Layne

Beachley was born to an unmarried 17-year-old Scot living in Australia and given up for adoption at birth. She was adopted by a couple with a born-to son living in Manly, near Sydney. Fr... [more]

Bellwood, James Charles

Bellwood was born James Charles Robertson to an unmarried Maori woman and a European salesman. He was fostered or adopted by the Bellwood family of Christchurch, who emotionally and physica... [more]

Bonaly, Surya

Bonaly, born in Nice (but some sources say on Réunion Island), was adopted by a white French family. She began ice skating aged 10, but was already a trampoline champion (she won the world ... [more]

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