A famous American singer and choreographer and did choreography for Jackson's singing group and others.
Pakistani Urdu poet. Parvin, a Fulbright scholar, has left behind four collections of Urdu poetry. Parvin Shakir was born in Karachi and she died of a car crash in Islamabad.
A modern Iranian poetess who wrote mainly on the exploitation of the poor and downtrodden.
A Turkish historian. In 1845 he was appointed Qazi and then adviser to the grand vizier Mustafa Rashid Pasha from 1846 to 1858. He served as governor of many provinces and was finally appointed minister of Justice and was the guiding force behind the codification of Ottoman law. He authored Tarih I Ceydet ...