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Leo Baeck Day School The Leo Baeck Day School is a Greater Toronto Area Reform Jewish day school comprised of eight hundred students from Junior Kindergarten to grade eight. Named in honour of Leo Baeck, it has two campuses, in Thornhill and Toronto.
Leo Baekeland Leo Hendrik Baekeland (November 14, 1863 - February 23, 1944) was a Belgian-American chemist who invented Velox photographic paper (1893) and Bakelite (1907), an inexpensive, nonflammable, versatile, and popular plastic.
Leo Baxendale Leo Baxendale (born October 27, 1930) is a British cartoonist, who was the creator of the classic Beano strips "Little Plum" (1953), "Minnie the Minx" (1953), "The Bash Street Kids" (1954) and "The Three Bears" (1959).
Leo Bernier Leo Edward Bernier (born 1929) is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1966 to 1987, and was a cabinet minister in the governments of Bill Davis and Frank Miller.
Leo Blech Leo Blech (1871-1958) was a German opera composer and conductor who is perhaps most famous for his work at the KĂ¶nigliches Schauspielhaus (later the Staatsoper Unter den Linden) from 1906 to 1937, and later as the conductor of Berlin's StĂ¤dtische Oper from 1949 to 1958. Blech was known for his reliable, clear, and elegant performances, especially of works by Wagner, Verdi, and Bizet's Carmen (which he conducted over 600 times), and for his sensitivity as an accompanist.
Leo Boivin LĂ©o Joseph Boivin (Born - August 2, 1932 in Prescott, Ontario, Canada is a retired Canadian Professional Hockey Defenceman who played 19 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins and Minnesota North Stars.
Leo Breiman Leo Breiman (January 27 1928â€“July 7 2005) was a distinguished statistician at the University of California, Berkeley. He was the recipient of numerous honors and awards, and was a member of the United States National Academy of Science.
Leo Burmester Leo Burmester (born February 1, 1944 in Louisville, Kentucky) is an actor who who oft plays cops and rural types on TV and in films, but on stage has performed as Osric in Hamlet (Kevin Kline in title role) for the New York Shakespeare Festival, as well as in such Broadway hits as Big River, and as the heartless innkeeper, Thenardier, in the original Broadway cast of Les MisĂ©rables.
Leo Burnett Worldwide Leo Burnett Worldwide, generally referred to simply as Leo Burnett, is the organization overseeing all the regionally based advertising agencies in the family of advertising agencies created by Chicago ad man Leo Burnett.
Leo Burt Leo Frederick Burt (born April 18, 1948) was an anti-Vietnam war protester known for his involvement in the Sterling Hall bombing in 1970. Burt fled to Canada where he and his fellow bombers were tracked by the FBI.
Leo Butler Leo Butler (1974 - )is a British playwright whose work has been predominantly staged at the Royal Court Theatre in London. His plays have been praised for their dissection of working class contemporary life, often in hyper-real or expressionistic settings, with a beautiful ear for dialogue, an astute attention to detail, and an often bleakly humorous view of the world.
Leo Carle Leo Carle (born June 6 1980 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) is an Australian football (soccer) player. He is an attacking midfielder, currently unattached, having been released by the Australian A-League club the Central Coast Mariners.
Leo Carrillo State Beach Leo Carrillo State Beach, Malibu, California is the closest Pacific Ocean beach to Thousand Oaks, California. To get to this beach from inland, one must travel a mountain road (either Decker Canyon Road (Highway 23) or Mulholland Highway) which can be quite hazardous.
Leo Castelli Leo Castelli (born September 4, 1907 at Trieste as Leo Krauss â€“ died August 21, 1999) was an art dealer of Italian and Austro-Hungarian Jewish origin. He was best known to the public as the art dealer who showed Andy Warhol's paintings, and whose gallery showcased cutting edge Contemporary art for five decades.
Leo CĂˇrdenas Leonardo Lazaro CĂˇrdenas Alfonso (born December 17, 1938 in Matanzas, Cuba) was a prominent shortstop in American Major League Baseball for 16 years (1960-75). A righthanded batter and thrower, CĂˇrdenas was a dangerous hitter in his prime and a superior fielder.
Leo Clarke Leo Clarke, VC (December 1, 1892 â€“ October 19, 1916) was a Canadian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Leo Clarke (bishop) Bishop Leo Clarke (August 29, 1923 - June 3, 2006) was Bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, Australia from 1976-1995. Bishop Clarke was ordained the sixth bishop of the Newcastle diocese in June 1976, after 27 years of service in the Archdiocese of Melbourne, where he served as priest and Master of Ceremonies at St Patrick's Cathedral under Archbishop Daniel Mannix.
Leo de Benedicto Christiano Leo de Benedicto Christiano, or just Benedictus Christianus, was a Jew of Trastevere in the late eleventh century. He converted to Christianity and was baptised by Pope Leo IX, whence he took his Christian name.
Leo Dandurand Trophy The Leo Dandurand Trophy is a Canadian Football League trophy is awarded to the Most Outstanding Lineman in the East Division. The winner of this trophy is chosen from a group of nominees, one from each team in the East Division.
Leo Dashefsky Leo Dashefsky (1908-1983) was married to the Polish Sylvia (Sheina) Effron, born about 1914 and the couple had two children: Arnold, born 1942, and Batya, or Beth, born 1947 He was a colleague of Shlomo Kleit].
Leo Deutsch Lev Grigoriyevich Deich, also known as Leo Deutsch (Russian: Đ›ĐµĐ˛ Đ“Ń€Đ¸ĐłĐľŃ€ŃŚĐµĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡ Đ”ĐµĐąŃ‡) (September 26, 1855 - August 4, 1941) was a Russian revolutionary, member of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party and one of the leaders of the Mensheviks.
Leo Durocher Leo Ernest Durocher (July 27 1905 â€” October 7 1991), nicknamed "Leo the Lip", was an American infielder and manager in Major League Baseball. Upon his retirement, he ranked 5th all-time among managers with 2,008 career victories, and second only to John McGraw in National League history.
Leo E. Allen Leo Elwood Allen, (October 5 1898 â€“ January 19 1973), American politician, was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives for fourteen terms, 1933â€“1961, representing the 13th District of Illinois 1933â€“1949, and the 16th District of Illinois 1949â€“1961. He was born in Elizabeth, Illinois,
Leo Echegaray Leo Echegaray y Pilo was the first Filipino to be meted the death penalty (by lethal injection) in 1999 after its reimposition in the Philippines in 1995, and 23 years after the last execution was carried out under Philippine law. His death sparked debates about the legality and morality of the death penalty in the Philippines.
Leo Eitinger Leo Eitinger (1912-1996) was a Holocaust Psychiatrist who studied the late-onset psychological trauma experienced by people who went through separation and psychological pain early in life only to show traumatic experience decades later. He devoted a long period studying late-onset psychological trauma amongst Holocaust survivors, wherein Holocaust survivors like Paul Celan, Primo Levi and many others committed suicide due to holocaust trauma, several decades after the experience, towards late adulthood.
Leo Esaki Leo Esaki (ć±źĺ´Ž çŽ˛ć–ĽĺĄ; correct transcription Esaki Reona; also known as Esaki Leona) (born March 12, 1925) is a Japanese physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Ivar Giaever and Brian David Josephson for his discovery of the phenomenon of electron tunneling. He is known for his invention of the Esaki diode, which exploited that phenomenon.
Leo F. Rayfiel Leo Frederick Rayfiel (March 22, 1888 - November 18, 1978) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in New York City, he attended the grade and high schools, and was graduated from the New York University Law School in 1908.
Leo Fender Clarence Leonidas Fender (August 10, 1909 - March 21, 1991), also known as Leo Fender, was an American luthier who founded Fender Electric Instrument Manufacturing Company, now known as Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, and later founded G&L Musical Products (G&L Guitars). His guitar, bass, and amplifier designs from the 1950s continue to dominate popular music more than half a century later.
Leo Fitzpatrick Leo Fitzpatrick (born August 10th, 1978 in West Orange, New Jersey, United States) is an American actor who has appeared in such films as Kids, Storytelling, Bully and City of Ghosts. He also appeared in the HBO series CarnivĂ le and The Wire.
Leo Ford (porn star) Leo Ford (July 5, 1957 - July 17, 1991), born Leo John Hilgeford in Dayton, Ohio, was a 1980s pornographic actor (porn star) who appeared in gay and bi-sexual pornographic movies and magazines. He was considered a twink, and was at one time romantically linked to porn star Jamie Wingo .
Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge The Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge (formerly Tower Drive Bridge) is a bridge along I-43 over the Fox River at the point it meets the Bay of Green Bay. It was named "in recognition and appreciation of Leo Frigo, a civic and philanthropic leader in the Green Bay area whose legacy includes one the largest food pantry programs [Paul's Pantry] in the nation for feeding the hungry.
Leo Frobenius Leo Viktor Frobenius (29 June 1873 - 9 August 1938) was an ethnologist and archaeologist and a major figure in German ethnography. He was born in Berlin as the son of a Prussian officer and died in Biganzolo, Lago Maggiore, Piedmont, Italy.
Leo Gamez Silvio Rafael Gamez (born August 8, 1963), better known as Leo Gamez, is a former boxer from Venezuela. A former world Flyweight champion, Gamez became the first Flyweight boxer in history to win world titles in four different divisions.
Leo Garel Leo Garel (1917â€“July 4, 1999) was an American artist. He illustrated cartoons for such notable magazines as The New Yorker, The Saturday Evening Post, and Playboy; his works are currently on display at the Canfield Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Leo Geter Leo Geter is an American character actor who has appeared in many films,he has appeared is such films as Single Bars, Single Women, the 1984 hit film Footloose, also that year he appeared in Silent Night, Deadly Night. Some of his other films include, Near Dark, The Stand and played in Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers.
Leo Goldseed Leo Goldseed (born August 26, 1979) is a Colombian - American musician who mixes classical, electronic, ethnic, and ambient music to create his new age or new instrumental music style. He combines piano solo performances with simphonic arrangements on his works.
Leo Hancock Leo Hancock was a fictional character in the Australian soap opera Neighbours, played by first by Josh Jay in the character's arrival in 2000 and then by Anthony Hammer from 2001 until the departure of his family in 2002. He blamed himself for the death of his sister Francesca as she drowned and he was helpless to save her.
Leo Hayes High School Leo Hayes High School is a public high school in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, serving students between grades 9 and 12 on the city's north side. The school's motto is Dreams are the Seedlings of Reality.
Leo HernĂˇndez Leonardo JesĂşs HernĂˇndez (born November 6, 1959), commonly known as Leo Hernandez (er-NAN-dez), is a former Major League Baseball third baseman and right-handed batter who played for the Baltimore Orioles (1982-83, 1985) and New York Yankees (1986).
Leo I (emperor) Flavius Valerius Leo (401â€“18 January 474), known in English as Leo the Thracian or Leo I, was a Byzantine Emperor who ruled from 457 to 474. He was the last of a series of emperors placed on the throne by Aspar, the Alan serving as commander-in-chief of the army.
Leo II of Gaeta Leo IIThe enumeration of the rulers of Gaeta is not standardised and Leo sometimes appears as Leo I. was the regent and tutor of John V of Gaeta in opposition to his own mother, Emilia, from 1014 to January 1025.
Leo II of Halych Leo II of Halych (), Lev Yuriyovich, Lev II, Lev II of Galich, Leo II of Galicia, Lev II Halytskyi, Lev II of GaliÄŤ, Lew II Halicki (unknown - 1323) was the last Ruthenian (Ukrainian) king of Galicia-Volhynia in 1308-1323 (according to other sources since 1315). He was the son of George I of Halych (1252-1308) whom he succeeded on the royal throne of Galicia. After the death of his father, he ruled the kingdom together with his brother Andrew. Though the kingdom was one being managed together, there are sources informing that Andrew was seated in Volodymyr and Leo II in Halych.
Leo IV of Armenia Leo (or Leon) IV of Armenia (1289-1307) was king of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, ruling from 1303 to 1307, along with his uncle Hethum II. He was the son of Thoros III of Armenia and Margaret de Lusignan, daughter of King Hugh III of Cyprus.
Leo Jogiches Leo Jogiches, also known by his party name Tyska or Tyshko (was born 17 July 1867 in the multi national city of Vilnius and died 10 March 1919 in Berlin). He was a Marxist revolutionary active in Lithuania, Poland and Germany.
Leo Joseph Suenens Cardinal Leo Joseph Suenens (Ixelles, 16 July, 1904-Mechelen, 6 May, 1996) was a leader at the Second Vatican Council and an advocate of reform in the Catholic Church. He was ordained as a priest on 4 September 1927, appointed Archbishop of Mechelen on 24 November 1961, and elevated to Cardinal on 19 March 1962.
Leo Jozef Suenens Cardinal Leo Jozef Suenens (Belgium, Ixelles, 16 July, 1904-Mechelen, 6 May, 1996), was Archbishop of Mechelen, Belgium. He was ordained priest on 4 September, 1927, and he was appointed Archbishop on 24 November 1961.
Leo Kadanoff Leo Kadanoff is a professor of physics (emeritus as of 2004) at the University of Chicago. He is widely acknowledged for his contributions to statistical physics, chaos theory, and theoretical condensed matter physics.
Leo Kahn Leo Kahn (1894-1983) was a German-Israeli painter, born in 1894 in Bruchsal, Germany. He served in the German army in 1914, then studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe between 1919-1920 under the tutelage of Albert Hueinsen.
Leo KĂ¶nigsberger Leo KĂ¶nigsberger (October 15, 1837â€“December 15, 1921) was a German mathematician, and historian of science. He is best known for his three-volume biography of Hermann von Helmholtz, which remains the standard reference on the subject.
Leo Kereselidze Leo Kereselidze (Georgian: ášá”áť á™á”á á”áˇá”ášáá«á”) (1878-1942) was a Georgian general and politician involved in the national liberation movement against the Russian and later Soviet occupation.
Leo Kinlen Leo Kinlen is a British cancer researcher. His hypothesis, explaining the higher rate of leukemia in the areas around the British Sellafield nuclear complex, than in other parts of the country, is that the mixing of the population, which occurred when people started moving into the area to work at the facility, resulted in the spreading of a virus that could cause leukemia.
Leo Komarov Leo Komarov (born 23 January, 1987 in Narva, Estonia) is a Finnish hockey player in Finland's top professional ice hockey league (SM-Liiga). He was chosen in the 6th Round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, with the 180th overall choice, by the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Leo Kottke Leo Kottke (born September 11, 1945, in Athens, Georgia, USA) is an acoustic guitarist. He is widely known for his idiosyncratic fingerpicking style, which draws on blues, jazz, and folk music influences, and his syncopated, polyphonic melodies.
Leo Ku Leo Ku Kui-Kei (Chinese: ĺŹ¤ĺ·¨ĺźş; pinyin: GÇ” JĂąjÄ«; born 18 August 1972) is a Hong Kong Cantopop singer and actor. He was an entertainment news programme (ĺ¨›ć¨‚ć–°čžçśĽ) presenter at TVB as well as host of the music show Jade Solid Gold in 1992 before releasing his first album (ć„›çš„č§Łé‡‹) in 1994 to become a Cantopop singer. He is one of the few Cantopop artists who employ the use of falsetto (ĺ‡éźł) - Because of this, many people, including David Tao, have praised this unique talent. He is the first singer to have won all four newcomer gold awards from Hong Kong's radio/television stations.
Leo Kuvayev Leo Kuvayev is believed to be the ringleader of one of the world's biggest spam gangs. He and six business partners were fined $37 Million as a result of a lawsuit brought by the Massachusetts attorney general.
Leo Lalonde Memorial Trophy The Leo Lalonde Memorial Trophy is awarded each year to the best overage player in the Ontario Hockey League. The Leo Lalonde Memorial Trophy was donated by the trainers of the Ontario Hockey League in memory of the late Leo Lalonde, former chief scout of OHL Central Scouting.
Leo Landreville Leo Landreville (1910 - 1996) was a Canadian politician and lawyer, who served as mayor of Sudbury, Ontario in 1955 and 1956 before being appointed to the Supreme Court of Ontario as a judge. He later became the first Ontario Supreme Court justice ever to be removed from the bench, after being implicated in the Northern Ontario Natural Gas scandal.
Leo Lewis Leo Lewis (born February 4, 1933) was a famed American College football player (Running Back) for Lincoln University of Missouri in the 1950s (1951-54), who continued his success with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (1955-1966).
Leo Linkovesi Leo Linkovesi (born 8 April 1947, died 7 November 2006) was a Finnish speedskater who specialised on the shorter distances 500-m and 1000-m. He won the first ever official International Skating Union World Sprint Speed Skating Championships in 1972.
Leo Lionni Leo Lionni (May 5, 1910 - October 11, 1999) was an author and illustrator of children's books. Born in Amsterdam, he moved to Italy and lived there before moving to the United States in 1939, where he worked as an art director for several newspapers.
Leo Major Private LĂ©o Major was a soldier from Montreal in the Regiment de la Chaudiere in World War II. One of only three Canadian soldiers in the British Commonwealth and the only Canadian who won the Distinguished Conduct Medal twice in separate wars.
Leo Mansell Leo Mansell (born 4 January 1985 on the Isle of Man, England) is an English racing driver. He is the son of the Formula One world champion, Nigel Mansell, and elder brother of fellow racing driver Greg Mansell.
Leo Martello Leo Martello (1931-2000) was an author, lecturer, gay civil rights activist, and an early voice in the American Neopagan movement. He drew heavily on his Sicilian heritage, teaching the Strega Tradition which was named after the Italian word for Witch.
Leo Mazzone Leo Mazzone (born October 16, 1948 in Keyser, West Virginia) is a former pitcher in minor league baseball and a current coach in Major League Baseball. He began working with the Atlanta Braves' organization in 1979 and is currently employed as the Baltimore Orioles' pitching coach.
Leo McCarey Thomas Leo McCarey (October 3, 1898 - July 5, 1969) was a film director, screenwriter and producer. During his lifetime he was involved in almost 200 movies, especially comedies, where he demonstrated his great elegance and his fine sense of humour.
Leo McKern Leo McKern, AO (March 16, 1920 â€“ July 23, 2002), born Reginald McKern, was an Australian actor who appeared in numerous British television programs, movies and in over 200 stage roles. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1983.
Leo Mechelin Leopold Henrik Stanislaus Mechelin (Leo Mechelin, 24 November 1839 â€” January 26 1914) was a Finnish professor, statesman, leading defender of Finnish autonomy and the rights a minorities and women, leading opponent of repression and a liberal reformer. His government ("Mechelin's senate", 1905-08) made Finland the first country in the world with the universal right to vote and to be voted, as well as gave its people the freedoms of expression, press, assembly and association, in the constitutional laws of 1906.
Leo Michelson Leo Michelson was born in Riga, Latvia in 1887 and died in New York, New York in 1978. Michelson was a Russian-American artist considered part of the Ă‰cole de Paris, although his works span many periods and styles.
Leo Minor Leo Minor (IPA: , ) is a rather dim constellation that can barely be recognized as a triangle and lies between the easily discerned constellations Ursa Major and Leo. In contrast to Leo it does not belong to the ancient list of 48 constellations drawn up by Ptolemy in the 2nd century AD, but was instead created by Johannes Hevelius in 1687.
Leo Mustonen Leo Mustonen was a Finnish-American World War II Army Air Corps cadet who was reported missing after a plane crash on November 18, 1942 until his frozen remains were found in October 2005 at the bottom of a glacier in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, 63 years later. He was 22 at the time of his death.
Leo Najo Leo Najo, whose birth name was Leonardo Alanis, was one of the most outstanding baseball players of the early 20th century. The tale of a young immigrant from an impoverished background who rose to prominence in American professional baseball seems interesting enough.
Leo of Ostia Leo Marsicanus (meaning of the Marsi) was of noble birth and became a monk in Monte Cassino around 1061. In Monte Cassino, he became a friend of Desiderius of Benevento, later Pope Victor III, and it was to him that Leo dedicated his most famous work as an historian and chronicler: the Chronicon Monasterii Casinensis, usually called the Montecassino Chronicle in English.
Leo of Tripoli Leo of Tripoli was a Greek pirate serving Saracen interests in the early tenth century. Born in Greece to Christian parents, he later converted to Islam and took employment with his former captors as an admiral.
Leo Passianos Leo Passianos (died 22 June 1017) was the Byzantine general sent by the catapan of Italy Leo Tornikios to fight the Lombard rebel Melus of Bari in 1017. He is not to be confused with the other Passianos killed in Melus' first rebellion while fighting the Saracens under Ishmael of Montepeloso.
Leo Pinsky Leo Pinsky (born 28 September 1926 in Hartford, Connecticut) is a member of the Connecticut High School Coaches Hall of Fame and was the first Connecticut coach to win three state baseball championships (1957, 1965, 1978). He won 411 games in 31 seasons.
Leo Pinto Leo Pinto (born April 11, 1914) was a field hockey goalkeeper from India, who won the golden medal with the Men's National Team at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. He started his hockey career in Mumbai at the age of thirteen, when he played for the Byculla Rovers in the 1927 Aga Khan Hockey Tournament.
Leo Rautins Leo R. Rautins (born 20 March 1960 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian former professional basketball player, the current head coach of the Canadian national men's basketball team, and an NBA analyst for the Toronto Raptors.
Leo Rich Lewis Leo Rich Lewis (1864 or 1865-1945) was an American composer. He graduated from Tufts College in Massachusetts in 1887 and later served as Fletcher Professor of Music and chairman of the music department there from 1892 to 1945.
Leo Robin Leo Robin (6 April, 1900 â€“ 29 December, 1984) was an American composer, lyricist and songwriter. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Robin studied at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and Carnegie Tech's drama school, and later worked as a reporter and as a publicist.
Leo Scheffczyk Leo Cardinal Scheffczyk (born February 21, 1920 - died December 8, 2005) He was born in the city of Beuthen, which is now called Bytom, Poland on February 21, 1920. Was ordained as a priest for the Archdiocese of Munich on June 29, 1947.
Leo Sowerby Leo Sowerby (May 1 1895â€“July 7 1968), American composer and church musician, was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for music in 1946, and was often called the â€śDean of American church musicâ€ť in the early to mid 20th century.
Leo Stein Leo Stein (born 1872 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania; died July 29, 1947, in Florence, Italy) was an American art collector and critic. In addition to being elder brother to Gertrude Stein, he is also remembered as an influential promoter of 20th-century paintings.
Leo Stein (writer) Leo Stein (born Leo Rosenstein in Lemberg, Poland on 25 March 1861) was a playwright and lyricist of operettas in the latter part of the 19th and early 20th Centuries including work on a number of Broadway productions.
Leo Strauss Leo Strauss (September 20, 1899 â€“ October 18, 1973), was a German-born Jewish political philosopher who specialized in the study of classical philosophy. He spent most of his career as a Political Science Professor at the University of Chicago, where he taught several generations of devoted students, as well as publishing fifteen books.
Leo the Lion (British singer) Leo Ihenacho (also known as 'Leo The Lion') is a British singer and songwriter. The 29 year old first came to fame when he began singing with The Streets and has recently been on a tour throughout Europe and the USA with the group.
Leo Terrell Leo James Terrell, the self proclaimed "Fair Minded Civil Rights Attorney," is an african american Los Angeles, California based attorney and television personality whose law practice is devoted to civil rights and discrimination.
Leo Tolstoy Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (, IPA: ), commonly referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy ( â€“ ) was a Russian novelist, writer, essayist, philosopher, Christian anarchist, pacifist, educational reformer, vegetarian, moral thinker, and an influential member of the Tolstoy family.
Leo von Caprivi Georg Leo Graf von Caprivi de Caprara de Montecuccoli (en: Count George Leo of Caprivi, Caprara, and Montecuccoli) (February 24, 1831 â€“ February 6, 1899) was a German major general and statesman, who succeeded Otto von Bismarck as Chancellor of Germany. Caprivi served as German Chancellor from March 1890 to October 1894.
Leo von Klenze Leo von Klenze (Franz Karl Leopold von Klenze, February 29 1784 - January 27 1864) was a German neoclassicist architect, painter and writer. Court architect of Bavarian King Ludwig I, Leo von Klenze was one of the most prominent representatives of Greek revival style.
Leo V of Armenia Leo (also Leon or Levon) V of Armenia (1309 â€“ August 28, 1341) was king of the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia, ruling from 1320 to 1341. He was the son of Oshin of Armenia and Isabel of Korikos, and came to the throne on the death of his father.
Leo Visser Leendert ("Leo") Visser (born January 13, 1966 in Haastrecht, Zuid-Holland) is s a former Dutch Speed skater, who in 1989 won the World Allround champion the same year Visser also became European champion.
Leo VI the Wise Leo VI "the Wise" or "the Philosopher" (Greek: Î›ÎĎ‰Î˝ ÎŁÎ¤Î„, LeĹŤn VI), (September 19, 866 â€“ May 11, 912) was Byzantine emperor from 886 to 912 during one of the most brilliant periods of the state's history.
Leo Wanta Leo Emil Wanta, born 1940, is an American businessman who claims to be the Reagan-appointed trustee of potentially trillions of dollars. He also claims to have been accredited in 1993 as the ambassador of Somalia (which, at that time, had no functioning internationally-recognized government) to Canada and Switzerland.
Leo White Leo White (1882-1948) was a stage performer and appeared as a character actor in many Charlie Chaplin films. He started with Chaplin's Essanay comedies in 1915 and continued through Chaplin's Mutual Film comedies.
Leo Willis Leo Willis (1890 - 1952) was an American actor in films from the silent days. He played mainly tough guys and comic villains, notably opposite Harold Lloyd, Charley Chase and Laurel and Hardy at the Hal Roach Studios.
Leo Wright Leo Wright (December 14, 1933 in Wichita Falls, Texas - January 4, 1991 in Vienna) was an American jazz musician who played alto saxophone, flute and clarinet. He played with Charles Mingus and Dizzy Gillespie in the late 1950s , early 1960s and in the late 1970s.
Leo Yankevich A critic, editor, poet and translator associated with The New Formalist movement, Leo Yankevich was born into a family of Roman Catholic Irish-Polish immigrants on October 30, 1961. He grew up and attended high school in Farrell, PA, a small steel town in the Rust Belt of middle America.
Leodegar Saint Leodegar or Leger, Bishop of Autun (ca 615 â€“ Sarcing, Somme October 2, 679), was the great opponent of Ebroinâ€” the mayor of the Palace of Neustriaâ€” and the leader of the faction of Austrasian great nobles in the struggles for hegemony over the waning Merovingian dynasty. His torture and death made him a martyr and saint of the Roman Catholic Church, which embraced the cause of the Austrasian mayors of the palace, the Arnulfings, in the following century, anointed as the Carolingian dynasty.
Leokadija PoÄŤikovska Leokadija PoÄŤikovska-JanuĹˇauskienÄ— (; born on September 24, 1955 near Hrodna in Belarus) is a Lithuanian politician of Polish nationality and a public activist. A deputy chairman of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania, she is currently the mayor of the Vilnius district municipality