Norman Borlaug

Norman Borlaug

Name Norman Borlaug
Profession Biologist
Date of Birth 1914-03-25
Place of Birth Cresco, IA
Age 95 yrs
Death Date 2009-09-12
Birth Sign Aries

About Norman Borlaug

American biologist and humanitarian whose work producing and promoting hardier strains of cereal crops to feed more people won him the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize. His introduction of the Green Revolution also won him the Congressional Gold Medal.

Early Life of Norman Borlaug

He joined the Rockefeller foundation in 1944 to work on ways to cultivate wheat in Mexico, a problem that occupied him for the next 16 years.

Trivia

His new strains of crops were introduced to great success in developing countries like Pakistan, India and Mexico, where they saved millions from starvation.

Family Life

He grew up in a small farming town in Iowa, his family raising both cattle and crops.

Associated With

Madame Curie, who discovered the radioactivity of polonium and radium, also won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping to save countless lives.

Nadia Khan

Nadia Khan

Name Nadia Khan
Profession TV Show Host
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth Pakistan
Age
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Birth Sign Gemini

About Nadia Khan

Most well known for hosting Pakistan’s Nadia Khan Show, this popular television personality is also notable for her roles in the soap opera Koi To Ho and in the Lollywood movie Bol.

Early Life of Nadia Khan

For her portrayal of Rameen in her first television series, Pal Do Pal, she won a 1997 PTV Award.

Trivia

She received several Masala Lifestyle Awards for her television hosting work.

Family Life

A member of an Islamic family, she spent her youth in Islamabad, Pakistan.

Associated With

She and Sanam Baloch are both well known Pakistani television hosts.

Nadia Hussain

Nadia Hussain

Name Nadia Hussain
Profession TV Actress
Date of Birth 1979-01-11
Place of Birth Pakistan
Age
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Birth Sign Capricorn

About Nadia Hussain

Known for her starring roles in Sitamgar, Ladies Park, and other Pakistani television series, this popular entertainer also became one of her country’s most in-demand fashion models.

Early Life of Nadia Hussain

She began modeling in her late teens and later pursued a career as a dentist.

Trivia

She was the sole Pakistani model to walk the runway at Sarajevo Fashion Week.

Family Life

Her marriage to financier Atif Khan resulted in children named Sasha, Shadal, Shanza and Sherdad.

Associated With

She and Ahsan Khan were both in the cast of the 2012 Pakistani series Omar Dadi aur Gharwalay.

Natasha Khan

Natasha Khan

Name Natasha Khan
Profession World Music Singer
Date of Birth 1979-10-25
Place of Birth England
Age
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Birth Sign Scorpio

About Natasha Khan

Musician better known as Bat for Lashes who was nominated for an MTV Video Music Award in 2009 for the song “Daniel.”

Early Life of Natasha Khan

She studied music at the University of Brighton, and she then taught at a nursery school.

Trivia

She released her first album in 2006 titled Fur and Gold; the album received a Mercury Prize nomination.

Family Life

Her dad, Rehmat Khan, is a famous former squash player from the country of Pakistan.

Associated With

Her music style has been compared to that of Tori Amos.

Denis McDonough

Denis McDonough

Name Denis McDonough
Profession Politician
Date of Birth 1969-12-02
Place of Birth Minnesota
Age
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Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Denis McDonough

Politician who became the 26th White House Chief of Staff in 2013, the fourth in the Obama administration.

Early Life of Denis McDonough

He graduated summa cum laude in history and Spanish in 1992 from Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, where he played safety on the Johnnies football team and won two conference titles in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Trivia

He can be seen in photos of the White House Situation Room, sitting next to Hillary Clinton, that were taken during the monitoring of the SEAL operation in Pakistan that resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden in May 2011.

Family Life

He was one of eleven children born to William and Kathleen McDonough.

Associated With

He succeeded Jack Lew as the White House Chief of Staff.