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Kádár, János (1912 - 1989)

( yä'nôsh kä'där ), 1912–89, Hungarian Communist leader. In 1932 he joined the then illegal Communist party and held high government and party posts

Open Kagan, Elena, 1960-
Kagan, Elena, 1960-

Elena Kagan (1960-) joined the Supreme Court after a career in law, politics, and academia but with limited experience in the courtroom and no prior

Kane, Elisha (Kent) (1820 - Feb 16, 1857)

1820–57, American physician and arctic explorer, b. Philadelphia. Seeking adventure after medical school, Kane entered naval service and before he was

Kansa

( kăn'sô ), people whose language belongs to the Siouan branch of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock (see Native American languages ), also known as

Kansas-Nebraska Act

bill that became law on May 30, 1854, by which the U.S. Congress established the territories of Kansas and Nebraska. By 1854 the organization of the

Open Karzai, Hamid (1957-)
Karzai, Hamid (1957-)

Afghan politician, president from 2001. A Pashtun from southern Afghanistan, he helped organize Pashtun resistance to the Soviet occupation of

Kaufman, Gerald (1930 - 2017)

UK Labour Party politician and a long-serving member of Parliament from 1970. Described as a moderate, he has opposed the influence of the left-wing

Kaunda, Kenneth (1924 - )

Zambian politician, president 1964–91. Imprisoned 1958–60 as founder of the Zambia African National Congress, in 1964 he became the first president of

Keating, Paul (1944 - )

Australian politician, Labor Party (ALP) leader, and prime minister 1991–96. As prime minister he introduced labour market and training reforms and

Open Keller, Helen (1880 - 1968)
Keller, Helen (1880 - 1968)

C redit : Associated Press I n 2009 a bronze statue of Helen Keller was unveiled at the US Capitol. The statue shows the blind Keller standing at a