Authors

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K'naan

Keinan Abdi Warsame (Somali: Keynaan Cabdi Warsame, Arabic: كَينَان عَبدِ وَرسَمَ‎ Kaynān ʿAbdi Warsama), better known by his stage name K'naan (), is a Somali Canadian poet, rapper, singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist. He rose to prominence with the success of his single "Wavin' Flag", which was chosen as Coca-Cola's promotional anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Besides hip-hop, K'naan's sound is influenced by elements of Somali music and world music. He is also involved in various philanthropic initiatives.

Type: writer,poet,singer,musician,children's writerNationality: Canada,Somalia

K. A. Applegate

Katherine Alice Applegate (born October 9, 1956) is an American young adult and children's fiction writer, best known as the author of the Animorphs, Remnants, Everworld, and other book series. She won the 2013 Newbery Medal for her 2012 children's novel The One and Only Ivan. Applegate's most popular books are science fiction, fantasy, and adventure novels. She won the Best New Children's Book Series Award in 1997 in Publishers Weekly. Her book Home of the Brave has won several awards. She also wrote a chapter book series in 2008–09 called Roscoe Riley Rules.

Type: science fiction writer,writer,children's writer,novelistNationality: United States of America

K. Barry Sharpless

Karl Barry Sharpless is an American chemist known for his work on stereoselective reactions.

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K. D. Lang

Kathryn Dawn Lang, OC, known by her stage name k.d. lang, is a Canadian pop and country singer-songwriter and occasional actress.

Type: MusicianNationality: Canadian

K. Eric Drexler

Kim Eric Drexler is an American engineer best known for popularizing the potential of molecular nanotechnology, from the 1970s and 1980s.

Type: ScientistNationality: American

K. Patricia Cross

Kathryn Patricia Cross is a scholar of educational research. Through her career, she has explored adult education and higher learning, discussing methodology and pedagogy in terms of remediation and advancement in the university system.

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K. Pattabhi Jois

Krishna Pattabhi Jois was an Indian yoga teacher who developed the popular and gymnastic style of yoga referred to as Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga or Ashtanga Yoga. In 1948, Jois established the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute in Mysore, India. He was also a student of Tirumalai Krishnamacharya.

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K. S. Ranjitsinhji

Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji, Maharaja Jam Sahib of Nawanagar GCSI, GBE was an Indian prince and Test cricketer who played for the English cricket team. He also played first-class cricket for Cambridge University, and county cricket for Sussex.

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K. V. Thomas

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Type: politicianNationality: India,British Raj

Kaavya Viswanathan

How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life is a young adult novel by Kaavya Viswanathan, an Indian-American woman who wrote it just after she graduated from high school. Its 2006 debut was highly publicized while she was enrolled at Harvard University, but the book was withdrawn after allegations that portions had been plagiarized from several sources.

Type: WriterNationality: Indian

Kabir

Kabīr was a mystic poet and sant of India, whose writings have greatly influenced the Bhakti movement. The name Kabir comes from Arabic al-Kabīr which means 'The Great' the 37th name of God in Islam.

Type: Weaver, poetNationality: Indian

Kabir Bedi

Kabir Bedi is an Indian television and film actor. His career has spanned three continents including India, the United States and many European countries in three mediums: film, television and theatre. He is noted for his role as Emperor Shah Jahan in Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story.

Type: ActorNationality: Indian

Kacey Musgraves

Kacey Lee Musgraves (born August 21, 1988) is an American country music singer and songwriter. She self-released three albums before appearing on the fifth season of the USA Network's singing competition Nashville Star in 2007, where she placed seventh. In 2008, Kacey recorded two singles for Triple Pop in Austin, Texas.She later signed to Mercury Nashville in 2012 and released two critically acclaimed albums on the label, Same Trailer Different Park (2013) and Pageant Material (2015). Her first Christmas-themed album, A Very Kacey Christmas, was released on October 28, 2016. Her third studio album, Golden Hour, was released on March 30, 2018, to widespread critical acclaim.

Type: composer,singer,record producer,singer-songwriter,guitaristNationality: United States of America

Kacy Catanzaro

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Type: artistic gymnastNationality: United States of America

Kacy Hill

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Type: composer,singer,songwriter,modelNationality: United States of America