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Isabella I
Spanish Royalty
Isabella I , also known as Isabella the Catholic, was queen of Castile and León . She and her husband, Ferdinand II of Aragon, brought stability to the kingdoms that became the basis for the unification of Spain. Wikipedia
Lee Iacocca
American Businessman
Lido Anthony "Lee" Iacocca is an American businessman known for engineering the Ford Mustang and Ford Pinto cars, being let go from Ford Motor Company, and his revival of the Chrysler Corporation in the 1980s. Wikipedia
Janis Ian
American Musician
Janis Ian is an American songwriter, singer, musician, columnist and science fiction author. Wikipedia
Scott Ian
American Musician
Scott Ian Rosenfeld , known by the stage name Scott Ian, is an American musician, best known as the rhythm guitarist for the thrash metal band, Anthrax. Ian is the guitarist and a founding member of the crossover thrash band Stormtroopers of Death. Wikipedia
Dolores Ibarruri
Spanish Politician
Isidora Dolores Ibárruri Gómez , known more famously as "La Pasionaria", was a Spanish Republican leader of the Spanish Civil War and communist politician of Basque origin. Wikipedia
Jacques Ibert
French Composer
Jacques François Antoine Ibert was a French composer. Wikipedia
Abdullah Ibrahim
South African Musician
Abdullah Ibrahim formerly known as Dollar Brand, is a South African pianist and composer. Wikipedia
Henrik Ibsen
Norwegian Poet
Henrik Johan Ibsen was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in the theatre. Wikipedia
Masaru Ibuka
Japanese Businessman
Masaru Ibuka was a Japanese electronics industrialist. He co-founded what is now Sony. Wikipedia
Carl Icahn
American Businessman
Carl Celian Icahn is an American business magnate and majority shareholder of Icahn Enterprises, a diversified holding company. Wikipedia
Miguel de Icaza
Mexican Scientist
Miguel de Icaza is a Mexican free software programmer, best known for starting the GNOME and Mono projects. Wikipedia
David Icke
English Athlete
David Vaughan Icke is an English writer and public speaker, best known for his views on what he calls "who and what is really controlling the world. Wikipedia
Harold L. Ickes
American Politician
Harold Lill Ickes was a United States administrator and politician. Wikipedia
Jacky Ickx
Belgian Celebrity
Jacques Bernard "Jacky" Ickx is a Belgian former racing driver who achieved 25 podium finishes in Formula One and six wins in the 24 hours of Le Mans. Wikipedia
Eric Idle
English Comedian
Eric Idle is an English comedian, actor, author, singer, writer and comedic composer. Idle was a member of the British surreal comedy group Monty Python, a member of the Rutles on Saturday Night Live, and the author of the Broadway musical Spamalot. Wikipedia
Billy Idol
British Musician
William Michael Albert Broad , known professionally as Billy Idol, is an English rock musician. A member of the Bromley Contingent of Sex Pistols fans, Idol first achieved fame in the punk rock era as a member of the band Generation X. Wikipedia
Frank Iero
American Musician
Frank Anthony Iero Jr is the rhythm guitarist and backup vocalist of the alternative rock band My Chemical Romance as well as the vocalist of the post-hardcore band Leathermouth and electronic-hardcore act Death Spells. Wikipedia
Rhys Ifans
Welsh Actor
Rhys Ifans is a Welsh actor and musician. He is known for his portrayal of characters such as Spike in Notting Hill and Jed Parry in Enduring Love and as a member of the Welsh rock groups Super Furry Animals and The Peth. Wikipedia
Gwen Ifill
American Journalist
Gwendolyn L. "Gwen" Ifill is an American journalist, television newscaster and author. She is the managing editor and moderator of Washington Week and a senior correspondent for the PBS NewsHour, both of which air on PBS. Wikipedia
Bob Iger
American Businessman
Robert A. "Bob" Iger is an American businessman and the current chairman and chief executive of The Walt Disney Company. Wikipedia
Robert Iger
American Businessman
Robert A. "Bob" Iger is an American businessman and the current chairman and chief executive of The Walt Disney Company. Wikipedia
Enrique Iglesias
Spanish Musician
Enrique Iglesias is a Spanish singer-songwriter, model, actor, and record producer. Wikipedia
Julio Iglesias
American Musician
Julio Iglesias is a Spanish singer and songwriter who has sold over 300 million records worldwide in 14 languages and released 80 albums, and more than 2,600 gold and platinum records certified. Wikipedia
Michael Ignatieff
Canadian Politician
Michael Grant Ignatieff P.C. is a Canadian author, academic and former politician. He was the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada and Leader of the Official Opposition from 2008 until 2011. Wikipedia
Saint Ignatius
Spanish Saint
St. Ignatius of Loyola was a Spanish knight from a local Basque noble family, hermit, priest since 1537, and theologian, who founded the Society of Jesus and was its first Superior General. Wikipedia
James Iha
American Musician
James Yoshinobu Iha is an American rock musician. Wikipedia
Daisaku Ikeda
Japanese Writer
Daisaku Ikeda is president of Soka Gakkai International , a Nichiren Buddhist lay association which claims 12 million members in 192 countries and territories, and founder of several educational, cultural and peace research institutions. Wikipedia
Robert Iler
American Actor
Robert Michael Iler is an American actor, known for his portrayal of A.J. Soprano on The Sopranos which aired on HBO from 1999-2007. Wikipedia
Ivan Illich
American Sociologist
Ivan Illich was an Austrian philosopher, Roman Catholic priest, and "maverick social critic" of the institutions of contemporary Western culture and their effects on the provenance and practice of education, medicine, work, energy use,... Wikipedia
Josefa Iloilo
Fijian Statesman
Ratu Josefa Iloilovatu Uluivuda, CF, MBE, MSD, KStJ was the President of Fiji from 2000 until 2009, excluding a brief period from 5 December 2006 until 4 January 2007 . Wikipedia
Chanel Iman
American Model
Chanel Iman Robinson is an American model, known professionally as Chanel Iman. She is best known for her work as a Victoria's Secret model. Wikipedia
Natalie Imbruglia
Australian Musician
Natalie Jane Imbruglia is an Australian singer-songwriter, model and actress. In the early 1990s, Imbruglia was known to audiences as Beth Brennan in the popular Australian soap Neighbours. Wikipedia
Michael Imperioli
American Actor
James Michael Imperioli is an American actor and television writer. He is perhaps best known for his role as Christopher Moltisanti on The Sopranos for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2004. Wikipedia
Don Imus
American Celebrity
John Donald "Don" Imus, Jr. is an American radio host, humorist, philanthropist and writer. Wikipedia
Paul Ince
English Athlete
Paul Emerson Carlyle Ince is an English football manager and a former professional footballer who played as a midfielder from 1982 to 2007. He was appointed manager of Blackpool on 18 February 2013. Wikipedia
Robert Indiana
American Artist
Robert Indiana, also known as Robert Clark is an American artist associated with the Pop Art movement. Wikipedia
Miguel Indurain
Spanish Athlete
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
Cuban Novelist
Guillermo Cabrera Infante was a Cuban novelist, essayist, translator, screenwriter, and critic; in the 1950s he used the pseudonym G. Caín. Wikipedia
John James Ingalls
American Politician
John James Ingalls was an American politician. Wikipedia
Dean Inge
English Author
William Ralph Inge KCVO was an English author, Anglican priest, professor of divinity at Cambridge, and Dean of St Paul's Cathedral, which provided the appellation by which he was widely known, "Dean Inge." Wikipedia
William Ralph Inge
English Clergyman
William Ralph Inge KCVO was an English author, Anglican priest, professor of divinity at Cambridge, and Dean of St Paul's Cathedral, which provided the appellation by which he was widely known, "Dean Inge." Wikipedia
Jean Ingelow
English Poet
The High Tide on the Coast of Lincolnshire is referred to in a story of Rudyard Kipling's, My Son's Wife. A reading of the same poem forms a scene in chapter 7 of D. H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers. Wikipedia
Robert Green Ingersoll
American Lawyer
Robert Green "Bob" Ingersoll was a Civil War veteran, American political leader, and orator during the Golden Age of Freethought, noted for his broad range of culture and his defense of agnosticism. He was nicknamed "The Great Agnostic." Wikipedia
Bob Inglis
American Politician
Robert Durden "Bob" Inglis, Sr. is a former U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district, serving from 1993 to 1999, and then again from 2005 until 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party. Wikipedia
Charles Inglis
Canadian Clergyman
Laura Ingraham
American Celebrity
Laura Anne Ingraham is an American radio host, best-selling author, and conservative political commentator. Wikipedia
Helge Ingstad
Norwegian Explorer
Helge Marcus Ingstad was a Norwegian explorer. After mapping some Norse settlements, Ingstad and his wife Anne Stine, an archaeologist, in 1960 found remnants of a Viking settlement in L'Anse aux Meadows in the Province of Newfoundland in Canada. Wikipedia
James Inhofe
American Politician
James Mountain "Jim" Inhofe is the senior United States Senator from Oklahoma and a member of the Republican Party. Wikipedia
Andres Iniesta
Spanish Athlete
Andrés Iniesta Luján is a Spanish footballer who plays as a central midfielder for La Liga club FC Barcelona and the Spanish national team. Wikipedia
Bobby Ray Inman
American Soldier
Bobby Ray Inman is a retired United States admiral who held several influential positions in the U.S. Intelligence Community. Wikipedia
Laura Innes
American Actress
Laura Elizabeth Innes is an American actress and television director, best known for her role as Dr. Kerry Weaver on ER, and most recently, as Sophia on the NBC thriller The Event. Wikipedia
Neil Innes
British Writer
Neil James Innes is an English writer and performer of comic songs, best known for his collaborative work with Monty Python, and for playing in the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and later The Rutles. Wikipedia
Daniel Inouye
American Politician
Daniel Ken "Dan" Inouye was a Medal of Honor recipient and a United States Senator from Hawaii, a member of the Democratic Party, and the President pro tempore of the United States Senate from 2010 until his death in 2012, making him the... Wikipedia
Jay Inslee
American Politician
Jay Robert Inslee is the 23rd Governor of Washington, in office since January 16, 2013. Wikipedia
Tony Iommi
English Musician
Anthony Frank "Tony" Iommi is an English guitarist and songwriter. Best known as a founder member of the pioneering heavy metal band Black Sabbath, he is the group's sole continual member. Wikipedia
Eugene Ionesco
French Dramatist
Eugène Ionesco was a Romanian and French playwright and dramatist, and one of the foremost playwrights of the Theatre of the Absurd. Wikipedia
Muhammad Iqbal
Pakistani Poet
Sir Muhammad Iqbal , also known as Allama Iqbal , was a philosopher, poet and politician in British India who is widely regarded as having inspired the Pakistan Movement. Wikipedia
Jill Ireland
English Actress
Jill Dorothy Ireland was an English actress, best known for her many films with her second husband, Charles Bronson. Wikipedia
Kathy Ireland
American Model
Kathleen Marie "Kathy" Ireland is an American model, actress, entrepreneur and designer. She rose to fame in the 1980s and 1990s as a swimsuit model who appeared in 13 consecutive Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues. Wikipedia
Patricia Ireland
American Activist
Patricia Ireland is a U.S. administrator and feminist. She served as president of the National Organization for Women, from 1991 to 2001 and published an autobiography, What Women Want, in 1996. Wikipedia
Donnie Iris
American Musician
Donnie Iris is an American rock musician known for his work with the Jaggerz and Wild Cherry during the 1970s, and for his solo albums since the 1980s with his backing band, the Cruisers. Wikipedia
Jack Irons
American Musician
Jack Steven Irons is an American musician, best known as the founding drummer of American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, and the former drummer of both Pearl Jam and Eleven. Wikipedia
Jeremy Irons
English Actor
Michael Ironside
Canadian Actor
Michael Ironside is a Canadian actor. He has also worked as a voice actor, producer, film director, and screenwriter in movie and television series in various Canadian and American productions. Wikipedia
Michael Irvin
American Athlete
Michael Jerome Irvin is a former American football player for the Dallas Cowboys, and an actor. He is also a former broadcaster for ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown and currently an analyst for NFL Network. Wikipedia
Robert Irvine
English Chef
Robert Irvine is a British celebrity chef who has appeared on a variety of Food Network programs, including Dinner: Impossible, Worst Cooks in America, and Restaurant: Impossible. Wikipedia
Amy Irving
American Actress
Amy Davis Irving is an American actress, who appeared in the films Crossing Delancey, The Fury, Carrie, and Yentl as well as on Broadway and Off-Broadway. She has been nominated for an Academy Award, two Golden Globes, and has won an Obie award. Wikipedia
Clifford Irving
American Writer
Clifford Michael Irving is an American investigative reporter and writer. He is known for a fake "autobiography" of Howard Hughes in the early 1970s. Wikipedia
David Irving
British Author
David John Cawdell Irving is an English writer and Holocaust denier, who specialises in the military and political history of World War II, with a focus on Nazi Germany. Wikipedia
Edward Irving
Scottish Clergyman
Edward Irving was a Scottish clergyman, generally regarded as the main figure behind the foundation of the Catholic Apostolic Church. Wikipedia
Henry Irving
English Actor
Sir Henry Irving , born John Henry Brodribb, was an English stage actor in the Victorian era, known as an actor-manager because he took complete responsibility for season after season at the Lyceum Theatre, establishing himself and his company as... Wikipedia
John Irving
American Novelist
John Winslow Irving is an American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. Wikipedia
Julius Irving
American Athlete
Julius Winfield Erving II , commonly known by the nickname Dr. J, is a retired American basketball player who helped launch a modern style of play that emphasizes leaping and play above the rim. Wikipedia
Washington Irving
American Writer
Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. Wikipedia
Bill Irwin
American Entertainer
William Mills "Bill" Irwin is an American actor and clown noted for his contribution to the renaissance of American circus during the 1970s. Wikipedia
Bindi Irwin
Australian Celebrity
Bindi Sue Irwin is the daughter of The Crocodile Hunter star Steve Irwin, and Terri Irwin. Irwin is a child celebrity who has been involved in acting, singing, songwriting, dancing, rapping, and a fitness DVD. Wikipedia
Hale Irwin
American Athlete
Hale S. Irwin is an American professional golfer. He was one of the world's leading golfers from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s. He is one of the few players in history to have won three U.S. Opens, becoming the oldest ever U.S. Wikipedia
James Irwin
American Astronaut
James Benson Irwin was an American astronaut. He served as Lunar Module pilot for Apollo 15, the fourth human lunar landing. He was the eighth person to walk on the Moon and the first, and youngest, of those astronauts to die. Wikipedia
Steve Irwin
Australian Scientist
Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin , nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian wildlife expert, television personality, and conservationist. Wikipedia
Jason Isaacs
English Actor
Jason Isaacs is an English actor born in Liverpool. Wikipedia
Walter Isaacson
American Writer
Walter Isaacson is a writer and biographer. He is the President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C. Wikipedia
Chris Isaak
American Musician
Christopher Joseph "Chris" Isaak is an American rock musician and occasional actor. Wikipedia
Johnny Isakson
American Politician
John Hardy "Johnny" Isakson is the junior United States Senator from Georgia and a member of the Republican Party. Previously, he represented Georgia's 6th Congressional district in the House. Wikipedia
Christopher Isherwood
American Author
Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood was a British novelist. Wikipedia
Kazuo Ishiguro
Japanese Author
Kazuo Ishiguro is a Japanese-born British novelist. He was born in Nagasaki, Japan, and his family moved to England in 1960 when he was 5 years old. Wikipedia
Shintaro Ishihara
Japanese Politician
Shintaro Ishihara is a Japanese politician and author who was Governor of Tokyo from 1999 to 2012. Wikipedia
Michael Isikoff
American Journalist
Michael Isikoff is an investigative journalist for NBC News, formerly with the United States magazine Newsweek. He joined Newsweek as an investigative correspondent in June, 1994, and has written extensively on the U.S. Wikipedia
Marvin Isley
American Musician
Marvin Isley was the youngest member of the family music group the Isley Brothers and its bass guitarist. Wikipedia
Isocrates
Greek Writer
Isocrates , an ancient Greek rhetorician, was one of the ten Attic orators. Among the most influential Greek rhetoricians of his time, Isocrates made many contributions to rhetoric and education through his teaching and written works. Wikipedia
Steve Israel
American Politician
Steven J. "Steve" Israel is a U.S. Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district, serving since 2001. He is a member of the Democratic Party and head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Wikipedia
Darrell Issa
American Politician
Darrell Edward Issa is the U.S. Representative for California's 49th congressional district, serving since 2001. Wikipedia
Alec Issigonis
Greek Designer
Sir Alexander Arnold Constantine Issigonis, CBE, FRS was a Greek-British designer of cars, now remembered chiefly for the groundbreaking and influential development of the Mini, launched by the British Motor Corporation in 1959. Wikipedia
Ernest Istook
American Politician
Ernest James Istook Jr. is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Oklahoma's 5th congressional district. He held his congressional seat for 14 years, completing seven terms in the House. Wikipedia
Silius Italicus
Poet
Silius Italicus, in full Tiberius Catius Asconius Silius Italicus , was a Roman consul, orator, and Latin epic poet of the 1st century CE, . Wikipedia
Joichi Ito
Japanese Businessman
Joichi "Joi" Ito is a Japanese-American activist, entrepreneur, venture capitalist and Director of the MIT Media Lab. Wikipedia
Lance Ito
American Judge
Lance Allan Ito is an American Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, best known for his presiding decision during the O. J. Simpson murder trial. Wikipedia
Goran Ivanisevic
Croatian Athlete
Goran Ivanisevic is a retired Croatian professional tennis player. He is the only person to win the men's singles title at Wimbledon as a wildcard. Wikipedia
Igor Ivanov
Russian Statesman
Igor Sergeyevich Ivanov is a Russian politician who was Foreign Minister of Russia from 1998 to 2004. Wikipedia
Jonathan Ive
American Designer
Sir Jonathan Paul "Jony" Ive, KBE is an English designer and the Senior Vice President of Industrial Design at Apple Inc. He also provides leadership and direction for Human Interface software teams across the company. Wikipedia
Allen Iverson
American Athlete
Allen Ezail Iverson is an American professional basketball player, playing both the point guard and shooting guard positions. Wikipedia