Famous People with Name Raphael

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Famous People with Name Raphael

Raphael as First Name

Raphael Pumpelly     Raphael Pumpelly        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Raphael Pumpelly: was an American geologist and explorer.Invited by the respective governments, he surveyed parts of Japan and China. He made the first extensive survey of the Gobi Desert, and explored Mongolia and Siberia.Later he was Professor of Mining Science at Harvard University. Among his scientific accomplishments was a theory of secular rock disintegration. He was influenced by Louis Agassiz.The mineral Pumpellyite, a variety of "greenstone" found only in Keweenaw County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, was named in his honor.

Raphael Soyer     Raphael Soyer        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Raphael Soyer: was a Russian-born American painter, draftsman, and printmaker. Soyer was referred to as an American scene painter. He is identified as a Social Realist because of his interest in men and women viewed in contemporary settings which included the streets, subways, salons and artists' studios of New York City, although he avoided subjects that were particularly critical of society. He also wrote several books on his life and art.

Raphael Finkel     Raphael Finkel        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Raphael Finkel: is an American computer scientist and a professor at the University of Kentucky. He compiled the first version of the Jargon File. He is the author of An Operating Systems Vade Mecum, a textbook on operating systems, and Advanced Programming Language Design, an introductory book on programming paradigms. Raphael Finkel and J.L. Bentley created the data structure called the quadtree.

Raphael Mitchel Robinson     Raphael Mitchel Robinson        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Raphael Mitchel Robinson: was an American mathematician.Robinson worked on mathematical logic, set theory, geometry, number theory, and combinatorics. Robinson (1937) set out a simpler and more conventional version of John Von Neumann's 1923 axiomatic set theory. Soon after Alfred

Raphael Butler     Raphael Butler        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Raphael Butler: is heavyweight professional boxer from the United States. Butler now resides in Rochester, Minnesota. He had a stellar amateur career, winning the 2004 National Golden Gloves Super Heavyweight Championship. Butler represented the 4th Street Gym in his hom

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Raphael as Last Name

Sally Jessy Raphael     Sally Jessy Raphael       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Sally Jessy Raphael: is an American talk show host, known for the eponymous Sally talk show she hosted for two decades.Raphael was born in Easton, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. Raphael was raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico where her father, Jesse Lowenthal, was in the rum exporting business and her mother, Dede Lowry (née Raphael), an artist, ran an art gallery.[1] She also spent part of her teenage years in Scarsdale, in Westchester County, New York, where one of her first media jobs was at the local AM radio station, WFAS. The station did a program by and for junior high school students, and Sally, who was 14 at the time, read the news (Ames, 1990). She attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and the University of Puerto Rico in Puerto Rico. She earned a BFA from Columbia University in New York City, although some sources say her degree was in journalism.

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