Bruno Santos

Bruno Santos

Name Bruno Santos
Profession Surfer
Date of Birth 1983-02-21
Place of Birth Niteroi,
Brazil
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Pisces

About Bruno Santos

Brazilian professional surfer who upped his celebrity status after finishing 1st at the 2008 Billabong Pro Teahupoo event. He went on to win the title at the 2009 Hang Loose Pro in Fernando de Noronha.

Early Life of Bruno Santos

He learned to surf on the beaches of Itacoatiara.

Trivia

He shares photos and videos of beaches and waves on Instagram for over 90,000 followers.

Family Life

He has two daughters.

Associated With

He competed against Kelly Slater at the Billabong Pro Tahiti event in 2015.

Lydia Simonis

Lydia Simonis

Name Lydia Simonis
Profession Model
Date of Birth 1998-04-17
Place of Birth Australia
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Aries

About Lydia Simonis

Australian model known for unique look, which comes from being half Russian and half Cook Island Polynesian. She also has over 350,000 followers on Instagram, where she shows off her sense of fashion.

Early Life of Lydia Simonis

She started doing small modeling jobs before being discovered and signed with IMG.

Trivia

She’s a professional Cook Island Tahitian dancer and instructor.

Family Life

She grew up in Australia, but spent time on her father’s island, Atiu.

Associated With

She and Megan Irwin are both Australian models who signed to IMG at a young age.

James Norman Hall

James Norman Hall

Name James Norman Hall
Profession Novelist
Date of Birth 1887-04-22
Place of Birth Colfax, IA
Age 64 yrs
Death Date 1951-07-05
Birth Sign Taurus

About James Norman Hall

An American author and World War I veteran, he co-wrote the novel Mutiny on the Bounty with Charles Nordhoff. Hall’s other works include Men Against the Sea and Pitcairn’s Island.

Early Life Experience of James Norman Hall

He pretended to be Canadian and enlisted in the British Army during World War I, serving in the Royal Fusiliers as a machine gunner.

Trivia Info

He spent most of the post-World War I years of his life in Tahiti.

Family Life and Relationship

With his wife, Sarah “Lala” Winchester, he had two children.

Close Associates

His novel Passage to Marseille was made into a film starring Humphrey Bogart.

Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin

Name Paul Gauguin
Profession Painter
Date of Birth 1848-06-07
Place of Birth Paris,
France
Age 54 yrs
Death Date 1903-05-08
Birth Sign Gemini

About Paul Gauguin

Post-Impressionist artist who depicted village life in Tahiti in such colorful works as “Spirit of the Dead Watching.” His work became popular after his death and influenced such notables as Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse.

Early Life Experience of Paul Gauguin

He grew up in Peru and France and joined the French merchant marine as a pilot’s assistant at age 17. He then worked as a stockbroker at the Paris Bourse and was a highly successful businessman for over a decade.

Trivia Info

He suffered from syphilis and alcoholism and died in French Polynesia at age 54 from a morphine overdose.

Family Life and Relationship

He married a Danish woman named Mette-Sophie Gad, with whom he had five children. His passion for art eventually consumed him, and his wife kicked him out. He returned to Paris where he spent the rest of his life battling depression.

Close Associates

He was a friend and artistic contemporary of fellow renowned painter Vincent van Gogh.

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