Centenarians

2017-07-28T20:22:02+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Dorotheus of Tyre, Christopher Hornsrud, Celâl Bayar, Anthony the Great, Kazuo Ohno, Esteban Reyes, Strom Thurmond, Jacqueline Piatigorsky, Abune Phillipos, Marina Semyonova, Rose Kennedy, Joseph Weil, Alypius the Stylite, Elizabeth Bagshaw, Dazu Huike, Go Seigen, Oscar Niemeyer, Godfrey Rampling, Ljerko Spiller, Isaac of Armenia, Maurice Journeau, Manuel Gómez-Moreno Martínez, Émile Allais, Frances Adaskin, Sabinus of Canosa, Edward Bernays, Terentia, Sidonie Goossens, Jacques Roitfeld, Chen Hansheng, Alice Chalifoux, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Charles Hartshorne, Robert Soetens, Mordecai Kaplan, Nichidatsu Fujii, Jolie Gabor, Margaret Murray, Nellie Tayloe Ross, Leon Štukelj, Peter Leo Gerety, Edvin Wide, Dragutin Tadijanović, Roswell K. Colcord, Géry Leuliet, Gustav Lantschner, Corrado Bafile, Giuseppe Alessi, Moses Montefiore, Yitzhak Kaduri, Kinsan Ginsan, Grete von Zieritz, Sun Simiao, Yosef Shalom Eliashiv, Koloman Sokol, Theodosius the Cenobiarch, Sanzō Nosaka, Marta Krūmiņa-Vitrupe, Lucien Démanet, Jimmie Davis, Ramón Serrano Suñer, Attilio Pavesi, Augoustinos Kantiotes, Hugues Cuénod, Alf Landon, Ruth Munce, Constance Kent, Anton Nilson, Paul Pietsch, Pepi II Neferkare, Nicola da Forca Palena, Marian Tumler flashcards Centenarians
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  • Dorotheus of Tyre
    Saint Dorotheus bishop of Tyre (ca. 255 – 362) is traditionally credited with an Acts of the Seventy Apostles (which may be the same work as the lost Gospel of the Seventy), who were sent out according to the Gospel of Luke 10:1.
  • Christopher Hornsrud
    Christopher Andersen Hornsrud (15 November 1859 – 12 December 1960) was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.
  • Celâl Bayar
    Mahmut Celâl Bayar (16 May 1883 – 22 August 1986) was a Turkish politician who was the third President of Turkey from 1950 to 1960; previously he was Prime Minister of Turkey from 1937 to 1939.
  • Anthony the Great
    Saint Anthony or Antony (Greek: Ἀντώνιος, Antṓnios; Latin: Antonius, Coptic: Ⲁⲃⲃⲁ Ⲁⲛⲧⲱⲛⲓ ; c. 251–356) was a Christian monk from Egypt, revered since his death as a saint.
  • Kazuo Ohno
    Kazuo Ohno (大野 一雄 Ōno Kazuo, October 27, 1906 – June 1, 2010) was a Japanese dancer who became a guru and inspirational figure in the dance form known as Butoh.
  • Esteban Reyes
    Esteban Reyes González (22 July 1913 – 19 March 2014) also known as Pajarito (little bird) was Mexican tennis player who represented his country during the 1935 International Lawn Tennis Challenge (nowadays known as the Davis Cup) and won a silver medal during the 1935 Central American and Caribbean Games.
  • Strom Thurmond
    James Strom Thurmond (December 5, 1902 – June 26, 2003) was an American politician who served for 48 years as a United States Senator from South Carolina.
  • Jacqueline Piatigorsky
    Jacqueline Piatigorsky (November 6, 1911 – July 15, 2012) was a French-born American chess and tennis player, author, sculptor, philanthropist, and arts patron.
  • Abune Phillipos
    Abune Phillipos was the first Patriarch of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church.
  • Marina Semyonova
    Marina Timofeyevna Semyonova (Russian: Марина Тимофеевна Семёнова, 12 June [O.S. 30 May] 1908 – 9 June 2010) was the first Soviet-trained prima ballerina.
  • Rose Kennedy
    Countess Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy (July 22, 1890 – January 22, 1995) was an American philanthropist and socialite.
  • Joseph Weil
    Joseph "Yellow Kid" Weil (July 1, 1875 – February 26, 1976) was one of the best known American con men of his era.
  • Alypius the Stylite
    Saint Alypius the Stylite (Greek: Ἀλύπιος ὁ Στυλίτης) was a seventh-century ascetic saint.
  • Elizabeth Bagshaw
    Elizabeth Catherine Bagshaw, CM (October 1881 – January 5, 1982) was one of Canada's first female doctors and the medical director of the first birth control clinic in Canada.
  • Dazu Huike
    Dazu Huike (487–593; Chinese: 大祖慧可; pinyin: Dàzǔ Huìkě; Wade–Giles: Ta-tsu Hui-k'o; Japanese pronunciation: Taiso Eka) is considered the Second Patriarch of Chinese Chán and the twenty-ninth since Gautama Buddha.
  • Go Seigen
    Wu Qingyuan (Chinese: 吳清源) (June 12, 1914 – November 30, 2014), better known by the Japanese pronunciation of his name, Go Seigen (ご せいげん), was a Chinese-born Japanese master of the game of Go.
  • Oscar Niemeyer
    (For the First World War Iron Cross recipient, see Oskar Niemeyer.) Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida Niemeyer Soares Filho (December 15, 1907 – December 5, 2012) — known as Oscar Niemeyer (Brazilian Portuguese: [ɔʃˈkaʁ ˈniemajeʁ]) — was a Brazilian architect who is considered to be one of the key figures in the development of modern architecture.
  • Godfrey Rampling
    Godfrey Lionel Rampling (14 May 1909 – 20 June 2009) was an English athlete and army officer who competed for Great Britain in the 1932 Summer Olympics and in the 1936 Summer Olympics.
  • Ljerko Spiller
    Ljerko Spiller (July 22, 1908 – November 9, 2008) was a famous Croat and Argentine violinist.
  • Isaac of Armenia
    Isaac or Sahak of Armenia (354–439) was Catholicos (or Patriarch) of the Armenian Apostolic Church.
  • Maurice Journeau
    Maurice Journeau (17 November 1898 – 9 June 1999) was a French composer born in Biarritz.
  • Manuel Gómez-Moreno Martínez
    Manuel Gómez-Moreno Martínez (Granada, Spain, 21 February 1870 - Madrid, Spain, 7 June 1970), was a Spanish archaeologist and historian.
  • Émile Allais
    Émile Allais (25 February 1912 – 17 October 2012) was a champion alpine ski racer from France; he won all three events at the 1937 world championships in Chamonix and the gold in the combined in 1938.
  • Frances Adaskin
    Frances Marr Adaskin, CM (August 23, 1900 – March 8, 2001) was a Canadian pianist.
  • Sabinus of Canosa
    Saint Sabinus of Canosa (Italian: San Sabino) (461 – 9 February 566), venerated as a saint in the Roman Catholic church, was bishop of Canosa di Puglia from 514.
  • Edward Bernays
    Edward Louis James Bernays (/bərˈneɪz/; German: [bɛɐ̯ˈnaɪs]; November 22, 1891 − March 9, 1995) was an Austrian-American pioneer in the field of public relations and propaganda, referred to in his obituary as "the father of public relations".
  • Terentia
    Terentia (/təˈrɛnʃiə, -ʃə/; 98 BC – 6 AD) was the wife of the renowned orator Marcus Tullius Cicero.
  • Sidonie Goossens
    Annie Sidonie "Sid" Goossens OBE (19 October 1899 – 15 December 2004) was one of Britain's most enduring harpists.
  • Jacques Roitfeld
    Jacques Roitfeld (1889–1999) was a Russian-born French film producer.
  • Chen Hansheng
    Chen Hansheng (Chinese: 陈翰笙; pinyin: Chén Hànshēng; February 5, 1897 – March 13, 2004), also known as Chen Han-seng and Geoffrey Chen, was a Chinese sociologist and considered a pioneer of modern Chinese social science, and also a member of legendary Soviet master-spy Richard Sorge's Tokyo ring.
  • Alice Chalifoux
    Alice Chalifoux (January 22, 1908 – July 31, 2008) was Principal Harpist with the Cleveland Orchestra from 1931–1974 and, for many years, was its only female member.
  • Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
    Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002) was the wife of King George VI and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon.
  • Charles Hartshorne
    Charles Hartshorne (/ˈhɑːrtsˌhɔːrn/; June 5, 1897 – October 9, 2000) was an American philosopher who concentrated primarily on the philosophy of religion and metaphysics.
  • Robert Soetens
    Robert Soetens (19 July 1897 – 22 October 1997) was a French violinist, remembered particularly for premiering the Violin Concerto No.
  • Mordecai Kaplan
    Mordecai Menahem Kaplan (June 11, 1881 – November 8, 1983), was a rabbi, essayist and Jewish educator and the co-founder of Reconstructionist Judaism along with his son-in-law Ira Eisenstein.
  • Nichidatsu Fujii
    Nichidatsu Fujii (藤井 日達 Fujii Nichidatsu, August 6, 1885 – January 9, 1985) was a Japanese Buddhist monk, and founder of the Nipponzan-Myōhōji order of Buddhism.
  • Jolie Gabor
    Jolie Gabor, Countess de Szigethy (September 30, 1896 – April 1, 1997) was a Hungarian-born American socialite, jeweler and memoirist, best known as the mother of actresses and socialites Magda, Zsa Zsa, and Eva Gabor.
  • Margaret Murray
    (For other people named Margaret Murray, see Margaret Murray (disambiguation).) Margaret Alice Murray (13 July 1863 – 13 November 1963) was an Anglo-Indian Egyptologist, archaeologist, anthropologist, historian, and folklorist.
  • Nellie Tayloe Ross
    Nellie Davis Tayloe Ross (November 29, 1876 – December 19, 1977) was an American politician, the 14th Governor of Wyoming from 1925 to 1927 and director of the United States Mint from 1933 to 1953.
  • Leon Štukelj
    Leon Štukelj (12 November 1898 – 8 November 1999) was a Yugoslav gymnast of Slovene ethnicity, Olympic gold medalist and athlete.
  • Peter Leo Gerety
    Peter Leo Gerety (July 19, 1912 – September 20, 2016) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Edvin Wide
    Emil Edvin Wide (22 February 1896 – 19 June 1996) was a Swedish middle-distance and long-distance runner.
  • Dragutin Tadijanović
    Dragutin Tadijanović (4 November 1905 – 17 June 2007) was a Croatian poet, and in his native Croatia he is referred to as a "Bard.
  • Roswell K. Colcord
    Roswell Keyes Colcord (April 25, 1839 – October 30, 1939) was an American politician.
  • Géry Leuliet
    Géry-Jacques-Charles Leuliet (12 January 1910 – 1 January 2015) was a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church and at the time of his death, was the oldest bishop of the Catholic Church, at 104 years of age.
  • Gustav Lantschner
    Gustav "Guzzi" Lantschner (August 12, 1910 – March 19, 2011) was an Austrian-born German alpine skier turned actor.
  • Corrado Bafile
    Corrado Bafile (4 July 1903 – 3 February 2005) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints from 1975 to 1980, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1976.
  • Giuseppe Alessi
    Giuseppe Alessi (29 October 1905 – 13 July 2009) was an Italian politician.
  • Moses Montefiore
    Sir Moses Haim Montefiore, 1st Baronet, FRS (24 October 1784 – 28 July 1885) was a British financier and banker, activist, philanthropist and Sheriff of London.
  • Yitzhak Kaduri
    Yitzchak Kaduri (Hebrew: יצחק כדורי‎‎, Arabic: يسحاق كدوري‎‎), also spelled Kadouri, Kadourie, Kedourie; "Yitzhak" (died January 28, 2006), was a renowned Mizrahi Haredi rabbi and kabbalist who devoted his life to Torah study and prayer on behalf of the Jewish people.
  • Kinsan Ginsan
    “Kinsan Ginsan” (きんさんぎんさん) was the affectionate name given to twin sisters from Japan widely known for their longevity, and to be the oldest lived twins.
  • Grete von Zieritz
    Grete von Zieritz (10 March 1899 – 26 November 2001) was an Austrian-German composer and pianist.
  • Sun Simiao
    Sun Simiao (simplified Chinese: 孙思邈; traditional Chinese: 孫思邈; pinyin: Sūn Sīmiǎo; Wade–Giles: Sun Ssu-miao; died 682) was a famous traditional Chinese medicine doctor of the Sui and Tang dynasty.
  • Yosef Shalom Eliashiv
    Yosef Shalom Elyashiv (Hebrew: יוֹסֵף שָׁלוֹם אֶלְיָשִׁיב‎‎; April 10, 1910 – July 18, 2012) was a Haredi rabbi and posek (arbiter of Jewish law) who lived in Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Koloman Sokol
    Koloman Sokol (12 December 1902 in Liptovský Mikuláš – 12 January 2003 in Tucson, Arizona) was one of the most prominent Slovak painters, graphic artists and illustrators.
  • Theodosius the Cenobiarch
    Theodosius the Cenobiarch (c. 423–529) was a monk, abbot, and saint who was a founder and organizer of the cenobitic way of monastic life.
  • Sanzō Nosaka
    Sanzō Nosaka (野坂 参三 Nosaka Sanzō, March 30, 1892 – November 14, 1993) was a founder of the Japanese Communist Party (JCP) who worked for periods as a writer, editor, labor organizer, communist agent, politician, and university professor.
  • Marta Krūmiņa-Vitrupe
    Marta Krūmiņa-Vitrupe (March 29, 1908, Vitrupe, Limbaži District, Latvia as Marta Legzdiņa – February 6, 2010, New York City, US) was a Latvian poet, writer and chess master who won the Latvian Chess Championship for women in 1941.
  • Lucien Démanet
    Lucien Démanet (December 6, 1874 – March 16, 1979) was a French gymnast who competed at the turn of the 20th century.
  • Jimmie Davis
    James Houston "Jimmie" Davis (September 11, 1899 – November 5, 2000) was a singer and songwriter of both sacred and popular songs who served for two nonconsecutive terms from 1944–48 and from 1960–64 as the governor of his native Louisiana.
  • Ramón Serrano Suñer
    (This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Serrano and the second or maternal family name is Suñer.) Ramón Serrano Suñer (12 September 1901 – 1 September 2003), was a Spanish politician during the first stages of General Francisco Franco's dictatorship, the Spanish State, between 1938 and 1942, when he held the posts of President of the Spanish Falange caucus (1936), and then Interior Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister.
  • Attilio Pavesi
    Attilio Pavesi (1 October 1910 – 2 August 2011) was an Italian cyclist who won the individual and team road races at the 1932 Olympics.
  • Augoustinos Kantiotes
    Metropolitan Augoustinos Kantiotes (Greek: Αυγουστίνος Καντιώτης, 20 April 1907 – 28 August 2010) was the Greek Orthodox bishop of Florina.
  • Hugues Cuénod
    Hugues-Adhémar Cuénod (French pronunciation: ​[yɡ kɥeˈno]; 26 June 1902 – 6 December 2010) was a Swiss tenor known for his performances in international opera, operetta, both traditional and musical theatre, and on the concert stage, where he was particularly known for his clear, light, romantic and expressive poised interpretation of mélodie (French art song).
  • Alf Landon
    Alfred Mossman "Alf" Landon (September 9, 1887 – October 12, 1987) was an American Republican politician, who served as the 26th Governor of Kansas from 1933 to 1937.
  • Ruth Munce
    Ruth H. Munce (January 24, 1898 – May 23, 2001) was an American romance novelist, mission teacher and founder of Keswick Christian School in St.
  • Constance Kent
    Constance Emily Kent (6 February 1844 – 10 April 1944) was an English woman who confessed to a notorious child murder that took place when she was 16 years old.
  • Anton Nilson
    Anton Nilson (11 November 1887 – 16 August 1989) was a Swedish militant socialist and convicted murderer.
  • Paul Pietsch
    Paul Pietsch (20 June 1911 – 31 May 2012) was a racing driver, journalist and publisher from Germany, who founded the magazine Das Auto.
  • Pepi II Neferkare
    Pepi II (also Pepy II; 2284 BC – after 2247 BC, probably either c. 2216 or c. 2184 BC) was a pharaoh of the Sixth Dynasty in Egypt's Old Kingdom who reigned from c.
  • Nicola da Forca Palena
    Blessed Nicola da Forca Palena (10 September 1349 - 1 October 1449) was an Italian Roman Catholic professed member of the Third Order of Saint Francis and the co-founder of the Poor Hermits of Saint Jerome - founded alongside Blessed Pietro Gambacorta.
  • Marian Tumler
    Marian Tumler (21 October 1887 – 18 November 1987) was an Austrian theologian who served as the 62nd Grand Master of the Teutonic Order from 1948–1970.