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Famous People with Name Adrian

Adrian as First Name

Adrian Paul Kuiper     Adrian Paul Kuiper        Origin/Culture/Country: African

Adrian Paul Kuiper: is a former South African cricketer who played in one Test and twenty five ODIs from 1991 to 1996.

Adrian Gore     Adrian Gore        Origin/Culture/Country: African

Adrian Gore: is a leading South African businessman. He is the CEO of Discovery Holdings Ltd. and Chairman of both Destiny Health Inc. in the USA and Prudential Health Limited in the UK.

Adrian Guelke     Adrian Guelke        Origin/Culture/Country: African

Adrian Guelke: is Professor of Comparative Politics in the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy at Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland. He was previously Jan Smuts Professor of International Relations at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg from 1993 to 1995. After attending Diocesan College, Rondebosch, Cape Town, he studied for his BA and MA at the University of Cape Town and his PhD at the London School of Economics. He specialises in the comparative study of ethnic conflict, particularly the cases of Northern Ireland, his native South Africa and Kashmir.[1] He is chair of the International Political Science Association's research committee on politics and ethnicity.[1]

Adrian Jacobs     Adrian Jacobs        Origin/Culture/Country: African

Adrian Jacobs: is a South African rugby union player who plays for the Natal Sharks provincially and The Sharks in the Super 14. He predominantly plays Centre, but is a highly versatile backline player, covering Flyhalf, Wing and even Fullback for The Sharks. A fan favourite, Adi (as he is known) is a mercurial talent, usually coming off the bench as a so-called "super-sub", adding pace of foot and mind to the backline. Adi missed out on a 2006 Currie Cup semi-final spot after sustaining an injury in the penultimate match, in a season where he gained selection in 16 matches despite being hampered by injury. He has 12 caps for the Springboks.

Adrian Dale     Adrian Dale        Origin/Culture/Country: African

Adrian Dale: was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-pace bowler who scored over 12,500 first class runs and took over 200 first class wickets. He played exclusively for Glamorgan, playing with the team between 1989 and 2004. His only other first class games

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Adrian as Last Name

Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian     Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian       Origin/Culture/Country: British

Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian: British electrophysiologist and recipient of the 1932 Nobel Prize for Physiology, won jointly with Sir Charles Sherrington for work on the function of neurons.

Max Adrian     Max Adrian       Origin/Culture/Country: Irish

Max Adrian: was an Irish stage, film and television actor.He began his career as a chorus boy at a silent moving-picture house, coming on as part of the chorus line while the reels were being changed. After a few walk-ons, he decided to become a stage actor and, in 1930, joined the weekly rep in Northampton, where he took some forty roles a year. After subsequently gaining some experience in the West End, he toured in an early Terence Rattigan comedy, First Episode (1934), which transferred to New York. He then joined a classical repertory company in London, where he appeared in Shakespeare and Shaw.

Amalio Rafael Carreño Adrián     Amalio Rafael Carreño Adrián       Origin/Culture/Country: South America

Amalio Rafael Carreño Adrián: best known as Amalio Carreño (car-RAY-nyo), is a former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher who played for the Philadelphia Phillies (1991).

Nathan Adrian     Nathan Adrian       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Nathan Adrian: is an American swimmer and Olympic gold medalist who currently holds the American record in the 50 and 100-yard freestyle (short course). At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Adrian swam in the heats of the 4×100 m freestyle relay and earned a gold medal when the

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