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Famous People with Name Michael

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Michael Winston "Mike" Melvill     Michael Winston "Mike" Melvill        Origin/Culture/Country: African

Michael Winston "Mike" Melvill: is one of the test pilots for SpaceShipOne, the experimental spaceplane developed by Scaled Composites. Melvill piloted SpaceShipOne on its first flight past the edge of space, flight 15P on June 21, 2004, thus becoming the first commercial astronaut and

Michaël Basser Chrétien     Michaël Basser Chrétien        Origin/Culture/Country: African

Michaël Basser Chrétien: is a French-Moroccan professional football player. Born to a Moroccan father and a French mother, he is a right-sided fullback who plays for Ligue 1 side AS Nancy.Chrétien has only ever played for his local club, having been linked with AS Nancy since the age of five. After leaving for two years to attend the Medina academy in Meuse, FC Metz and AJ Auxerre showed an interest in signing him, but he chose to remain loyal to Nancy.

Michael Allan Lapsley     Michael Allan Lapsley        Origin/Culture/Country: African

Michael Allan Lapsley: is a South African Anglican priest and social activist. He was born in New Zealand and in the early 1970s trained as an Anglican priest in Australia before coming to South Africa in 1973. Lapsley's visa was not renewed in 1976 due to his affiliations with the banned African National Congress and he went to Lesotho on the 30 September of that same year. He later moved to Harare in Zimbabwe. On 28 April 1990, Lapsley was the victim of a letter bomb sent to him by an operative of the Civil Cooperation Bureau which resulted in the loss of both hands and an eye. He had just returned from a speaking tour of Canada and a visit to Cuba. He started the association Friends of Cuba shortly after the bombing.

Michael Skapinker     Michael Skapinker        Origin/Culture/Country: African

Michael Skapinker: journalist and an Associate Editor of the Financial Times and a columnist.Skapinker began his career as a Foreign Correspondent in Athens for CBS Radio News and Independent radio News, moving to the London Bureau of McGraw-Hill World News, then on the International Management Magazine as senior editor before joining the Financial Times in 1986 as a management writer. He held several positions at the Financial Times, including aerospace correspondent, leisure industry correspondent and electronics writer. In July 2005 Skapinker was appointed editor of the FT’s weekend edition.

Michael Brimer     Michael Brimer        Origin/Culture/Country: African

Michael Brimer: is a pianist, organist, conductor, composer, and academic.He continued studies at the University of Cape Town, the Royal College of Music, the Royal School of Church Music in London and at the University of Cambridge. He also studied in Vienna and Australia, where he now lives. He was music master at Brisbane’s Church of England Grammar School in the late 1950s. During that time, he staged Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado, the first time an out-of-copyright G&S production had been staged in Queensland.[1] His academic career included appointments at the University of Western Australia, Monash University and the University of Natal as Foundation Professor of Music, the University of Cape Town as Dean of the Faculty of Music. and the University of Melbourne where he was for nine years the Ormond Professor of Music. He was appointed Professor Emeritus on leaving Melbourne and subsequently has been based in Sydney while performing and lecturing.

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Michael as Last Name

David Moritz Michael     David Moritz Michael       Origin/Culture/Country: German

David Moritz Michael: was a composer. Born and educated in Germany, David Moritz Michael became a member of the Moravian Church when he was thirty years old. He taught in the Moravian school at Niesky and, in 1795, he emigrated to Pennsylvania. Moritz Michael's official church position was as a worker with the young men of the Moravian congregations in Nazareth and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and his contributions to the musical life of the Moravian settlements in Pennsylvania was great. In addition to his wind ensemble works -- the most famous of which, Die Wasserfahrt (The Water Journey)' is currently available in a number of recordings -- and fourteen "Parthien", he wrote a number of anthems and arias for church services. Moritz Michael returned to Germany in 1815 and died in Neuwied, Germany, on February 26, 1827.

Jere Michael     Jere Michael       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Jere Michael: is an American retired competitive figure skater. He represented the Broadmoor Figure Skating Club in Colorado Springs, Colorado before moving to his current location at the University of Delaware Figure Skating Club.

Jimmy Michael     Jimmy Michael       Origin/Culture/Country: Welsh

Jimmy Michael: was a Welsh world cycling champion and one of the top riders in the sport for several years. His first successes were at sports meetings in Glynneath and Mountain Ash. He went on to win larger meetings in Cardiff, Newport and Merthyr. He also won Welsh ch

Lorraine Michael     Lorraine Michael       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Lorraine Michael: is a social democratic Canadian politician from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Since 2006 Michael has been the leader of the Newfoundland and Labrador New Democratic Party (NDP). She is a former nun, teacher, and social activist. On November 1, 2006, she was elected Member of the House of Assembly (MHA) for the district of Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi, and re-elected the following year in the provincial election.

Heather Blaine Mitts Feeley     Heather Blaine Mitts Feeley       Origin/Culture/Country: Nigerian

Heather Blaine Mitts Feeley: is a Nigerian football striker, currently playing for KIF Örebro in the Swedish Damallsvenskan. She is a member of the Nigerian national team, and took part in the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2011 World Cup.

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