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I Ching

The I Ching or Yì Jīng, also known as the Classic of Changes, Book of Changes or Zhouyi, is one of the oldest of the Chinese classic texts. The book contains a divination system comparable to Western geomancy or the West African Ifá system; in Western cultures and modern East Asia, it is still widely used for this purpose.

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I. F. Stone

Isidor Feinstein Stone was an iconoclastic American investigative journalist. He is best remembered for his self-published newsletter, I. F. Stone's Weekly which was ranked 16th in a poll of his fellow journalists of The Top 100 Works of Journalism in the United States in the 20th Century.

Type: JournalistNationality: American

I. J. Good

Irving John Good was a British mathematician who worked as a cryptologist at Bletchley Park with Alan Turing. After World War II, Good continued to work with Turing on the design of computers and Bayesian statistics at the University of Manchester. Good moved to the United States where he was professor at Virginia Tech.

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I. King Jordan

Irving King Jordan (born June 16, 1943 in Glen Riddle, Pennsylvania), in 1988, became the first deaf president of Gallaudet University, the world's only university with all programs and services designed specifically for students who are deaf and hard of hearing. That year Gallaudet students, with support from many alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the University, protested the Board of Trustees' appointment of a hearing person to the presidency.

Type: educatorNationality: United States of America

I. M. Pei

Ieoh Ming Pei, FAIA, RIBA (born 26 April 1917), commonly known as I. M. Pei, is a Chinese American architect. Born in Guangzhou and raised in Hong Kong and Shanghai, Pei drew inspiration at an early age from the gardens at Soochow. In 1935, he moved to the United States and enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania's architecture school, but quickly transferred to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was unhappy with the focus at both schools on Beaux-Arts architecture, and spent his free time researching emerging architects, especially Le Corbusier. After graduating, he joined the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) and became a friend of the Bauhaus architects Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer. In 1948, Pei was recruited by New York City real estate magnate William Zeckendorf, for whom he worked for seven years before establishing his own independent design firm I. M. Pei & Associates in 1955, which became I. M. Pei & Partners in 1966 and later in 1989 became Pei Cobb Freed & Partners. Pei retired from full-time practice in 1990. Since then, he has taken on work as an architectural consultant primarily from his sons' architectural firm Pei Partnership Architects.

Type: architectNationality: United States of America,Taiwan

Iain Banks

Iain Banks is a Scottish writer. He writes mainstream fiction under the name Iain Banks, and science fiction as Iain M. Banks, including the initial of his adopted middle name Menzies. In 2008, The Times named Banks in their list of The 50 greatest British writers since 1945.

Type: WriterNationality: Scottish

Iain De Caestecker

Iain De Caestecker ( də KAS-kər; born 29 December 1987) is a Scottish actor. He is known for his roles in the films Shell (2012), In Fear (2013), Not Another Happy Ending (2013), and Lost River (2014). Since 2013, he has portrayed Leo Fitz in the television series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Type: actorNationality: United Kingdom

Iain Duncan Smith

George Iain Duncan Smith is a British Conservative politician. He is currently the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and was previously leader of the Conservative Party from September 2001 to October 2003.

Type: PoliticianNationality: British

Iain Glen

Iain Glen (born 24 June 1961) is a Scottish film, television, and stage actor. Glen is known for his roles as Dr. Alexander Isaacs / Tyrant in the Resident Evil film series and as Ser Jorah Mormont in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones. Other notable roles include John Hanning Speke in Mountains of the Moon, Sir Richard Carlisle in Downton Abbey, the title role in Jack Taylor, and Jarrod Slade in Cleverman.

Type: actor,stage actor,film actorNationality: United Kingdom

Iain Macleod

Iain Norman Macleod was a British Conservative Party politician and government minister.

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Iain McGilchrist

Iain McGilchrist is a psychiatrist, writer, and former Oxford literary scholar. McGilchrist came to prominence after the publication of his book The Master and His Emissary, subtitled The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World.McGilchrist read English at New College, Oxford, but having published Against Criticism in 1982, he later retrained in medicine and has been a neuroimaging researcher at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and a Consultant Psychiatrist at the Maudsley Hospital in south London. McGilchrist is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and has three times been elected a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.According to his web site, McGilchrist currently works privately as a consultant psychiatrist in London, and otherwise lives on the Isle of Skye, off the coast of Scotland.

Type: psychiatristNationality: United Kingdom

Iain Sinclair

Iain Sinclair FRSL is a British writer and filmmaker. Much of his work is rooted in London, most recently within the influences of psychogeography.

Type: WriterNationality: British

Iamblichus

Iamblichus, also known as Iamblichus Chalcidensis, or Iamblichus of Apamea was a Syrian Neoplatonist philosopher who determined the direction taken by later Neoplatonic philosophy. He is perhaps best known for his compendium on Pythagorean philosophy.

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Ian Allison

Ian Alistar Allison was a Canadian basketball player who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. His is the only Canadian basketball team to date to win a medal at the Olympics, a silver and also the last to win a team medal. He played all six matches including the final.

Type: ScientistNationality: American

Ian Anderson

Ian Scott Anderson, MBE is a Scottish singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for his work as the leader and flautist of British rock band Jethro Tull.

Type: Musician, flautist, guitarist, composer, songwriterNationality: British

Ian Anthony Dale

Ian Anthony Dale (born July 3, 1978) is an American actor. He has a main role as Adam Noshimuri, husband of former main character Kono Kalakaua, on Hawaii Five-0. Other notable roles include Simon Lee on The Event, Davis Lee on Surface, Avatar Gamma on Charmed and Kazuya Mishima in Tekken. He has also appeared on shows such as Las Vegas, JAG, Day Break, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Criminal Minds; in 2007 he appeared in 24 as the minor character Zhou.

Type: actor,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Ian Axel

Ian Axel is an American singer and songwriter. After becoming well-known with his song "This Is the New Year", he developed a solo career, eventually joining forces with long-time writing partner, Chad King, to form the duo band A Great Big World in 2012.

Type: singer,singer-songwriterNationality: United States of America

Ian Baker-Finch

Ian Michael Baker-Finch is an Australian professional golfer, who is best known for winning The Open Championship in 1991.

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Ian Beattie

Ian Beattie (born 3 March 1965) is a Northern Irish actor.

Type: actor,film actorNationality: United Kingdom

Ian Botham

Sir Ian Terence Botham OBE is a former England Test cricketer and Test team captain, and current cricket commentator. He was a genuine all-rounder with 14 centuries and 383 wickets in Test cricket, and remains well-known by his nickname Beefy.

Type: AthleteNationality: English