Oskar Ernst Bernhardt, also known as Abd-ru-shin or Abdruschin (April 18, 1875, Bischofswerda, Saxony, Germany - December 6, 1941, Kipsdorf, Ore Mountains, Germany) is best known as the author of the "In the Light of Truth: The Grail Message".
(陳儒) (d. 885) was a warlord late in the Chinese dynasty Tang Dynasty, who ruled Jingnan Circuit (荊南, headquartered in modern Jingzhou, Hubei) from 882 to 885, most of that time as its military governor (Jiedushi). He was eventually imprisoned by Zhang Gui and put to death.
(alias of Jeffrey Prothero) is an American computer programmer. He is the author of Citadel, arguably the first virtual world system and one of the longest-running open source projects; the Digital Anatomist software, better known as the Visible Human Project; the original Pascal strek.pas Star Trek game program; the first Loglan parsers; and Mythryl, a production-grade port of SML/NJ.
Rudolf "Ru" Jacob van der Haar (October 6, 1913 in Banjoemas, Java, Dutch East Indies – May 15, 1943 in Maoemere, Dutch East Indies) was a Dutch field hockey player who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics.
(孫儒) (died July 3, 892 Academia Sinica Chinese-Western Calendar Converter. Zizhi Tongjian, vol. 259.), formally the Prince of Le'an (樂安王), was a warlord late in the Chinese dynasty Tang Dynasty who initially served as a general under the pretender emperor Qin Zongquan. After Qin's defeat, he nominally submitted to Tang imperial authority and contended for control of the central-lower Yangtze River region with Yang Xingmi; he was eventually defeated by Yang and executed. His subordinate Ma Yin was the eventual founder of the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period state Chu.
, also known as Ryuko, Ryuru Ko, Liu Liu Gung, Liu Liu Ko, To Ru Ko, was a teacher of a style possibly Fujian White Crane, notable for instructing many of the founders of Okinawan martial arts which later produced Karate. The kata Sanchin, taught in Gōjū-ryū and most other styles of Karate, was originally taught by Ryū Ryū Ko.
Ku Yu Cheung (Chinese: 顾汝章; Yale Cantonese: Gu Yu-jeung; Pinyin Mandarin: Gù Rǔzhāng) (1894–1952) was a Chinese martial artist who disseminated the Bak Siu Lahm (Northern Shaolin) martial arts system across southern China in the early 20th century. Ku was known for his expertise in Iron Palm hand conditioning among other Chinese Martial Art training exercises. Ku Yu Cheung has become a legendary heroic figure in some Chinese Martial Arts communities.
Nina Wang (née Kung) or Kung Yu Sum (29 September 1937 – 3 April 2007) was Asia's richest woman, with a recent estimated net worth of US$4.2 billion at the time of her death. Wang was the widow of Hong Kong chemical magnate Teddy Wang (Wang Teh Huei, 王德輝), who disappeared in 1990 after a kidnapping.
Fish Leong (born June 16, 1978) in Bahau, Seremban, Malaysia with family roots in Shunde, Guangdong, China) is the stage name of Jasmine Leong, a Malaysian Chinese singer in the Mandarin pop scene who has had much success in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and Japan. Leong, known as "the Queen of Love Songs", is famous for her love-themed ballads, many of which have become popular karaoke hits.
Puru (August 30, 1896 - November 18, 1963), also known as Pu Xinyu, was a painter and calligrapher. He was a member of the Manchu Aisin Gioro clan, the ruling house of the Qing Dynasty. He was a cousin to Puyi, the final ruler of the Qing Dynasty and last Emperor of China. It is speculated that Puru would have succeeded to the Chinese imperial throne if Puyi and the Qing government was not overthrown after the 1911 Xinhai Revolution. Puru was reputed to be as talented as the artist Chang Dai-chien.
R. U. Sirius (born Ken Goffman in 1952) is an American writer, editor, talk show host, musician and cyberculture celebrity. He is best known as co-founder and original editor-in-chief of Mondo 2000 magazine from 1989 to 1993. Sirius was also chairman and candidate in the 2000 U.S. presidential election for the Revolution Party. The party's 20-point platform was a hybrid of libertarianism and liberalism.
RuPaul Andre Charles (born November 17, 1960), best known as simply RuPaul, is an American actor, drag queen, model, author, and recording artist, who first became widely known in the 1990s when he appeared in a wide variety of television programs, films, and musical albums. Previously, he was a fixture on the Atlanta and New York City club scenes during the 1980s and early 90s. RuPaul has on occasion performed as a man in a number of roles, usually billed as RuPaul Charles. RuPaul is noted among famous drag queens for his indifference towards the gender-specific pronouns used to address him—both "he" and "she" have been deemed acceptable. "You can call me he. You can call me she. You can call me Regis and Kathie Lee; I don't care! Just as long as you call me." She hosted a short-running talk show on VH1, and currently hosts reality television shows RuPaul's Drag Race and RuPaul's Drag U. Rupaul is also known for his hit song "Supermodel (You Better Work)".