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X. J. Kennedy

X. J. Kennedy is a poet, translator, anthologist, editor, and author of children's literature and textbooks on English literature and poetry. He was long known as Joe Kennedy; but, wishing to distinguish himself from Joseph P. Kennedy, he added an X as his first initial.

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Xander Berkeley

Alexander Xander Harper Berkeley is an American actor. His best known roles include George Mason on the political thriller series 24 and Percy on the action thriller series Nikita.

Type: ActorNationality: American

Xavi

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Xavier Becerra

Xavier Becerra is the U.S. Representative for California's 31st congressional district, serving since 2003. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district is based in Los Angeles.

Type: PoliticianNationality: American

Xavier Cugat

Xavier Cugat was a Spanish-American bandleader who spent his formative years in Havana, Cuba. A trained violinist and arranger, he was a key personality in the spread of Latin music in United States popular music. He was also a cartoonist and a successful businessman. In New York, his was the leader of the resident orchestra at the Waldorf-Astoria before and after World War II.

Type: Musician, singer, songwriter, actorNationality: Spanish

Xavier Dolan

Xavier Dolan-Tadros (French pronunciation: ​[gzavje dɔlantadʁo]; born 20 March 1989) is a Canadian actor, director, screenwriter, editor, costume designer, and voice actor. He began his career as a child actor in commercials before directing several arthouse feature films. He first received international acclaim in 2009 for his feature film directorial debut, I Killed My Mother (J’ai tué ma mère), which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in the Director's Fortnight section.

Type: screenwriter,actor,costume designer,music video director,film director,film producer,film editor,film actor,dub actorNationality: Canada

Xavier Niel

Xavier Niel (born 25 August 1967) is a French billionaire businessman, active in the telecommunications and technology industry and best known as founder and majority shareholder of the French Internet service provider and Mobile operator Iliad trading under the Free brand (France's second-largest ISP, and third mobile operator). He is also co-owner of the newspaper Le Monde, and co-owner of the rights of the song "My Way" and owner of Monaco Telecom. He is deputy chairman and chief strategy officer for Iliad.As of April 2018, his net worth is estimated at US$6.1 billion.

Type: businessperson,entrepreneurNationality: France

Xavier Rudd

Xavier Rudd (born 29 May 1978) is an Australian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Several of Rudd's songs incorporate socially conscious themes, such as spirituality, humanity, environmentalism and the rights of Indigenous Australians.

Type: singer-songwriterNationality: Australia

Xavier Samuel

Xavier Samuel (born 10 December 1983) is an Australian actor. He has appeared in leading roles in the feature films

Type: actor,musician,stage actor,television actor,film actorNationality: Australia

Xaviera Hollander

Xaviera Hollander is a former call girl, madam, and memoirist. She is best known for her best-selling memoir The Happy Hooker: My Own Story.

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Xenocrates

Xenocrates of Chalcedon was a Greek philosopher, mathematician, and leader of the Platonic Academy from 3393 BC. His teachings followed those of Plato, which he attempted to define more closely, often with mathematical elements. He distinguished three forms of being, the sensible, the intelligible, and a third compounded of the two, to which correspond respectively, sense, intellect and opinion.

Type: PhilosopherNationality: Greek

Xenophanes

Xenophanes of Colophon was a Greek philosopher, theologian, poet, and social and religious critic. Xenophanes lived a life of travel, having left Ionia at the age of 25 and continuing to travel throughout the Greek world for another 67 years. Some scholars say he lived in exile in Siciliy. Knowledge of his views comes from fragments of his poetry, surviving as quotations by later Greek writers.

Type: PhilosopherNationality: Greek

Xenophon

Xenophon, son of Gryllus, of the deme Erchia of Athens, also known as Xenophon of Athens, was a Greek historian, soldier, mercenary, philosopher and a contemporary and admirer of Socrates. He is known for his writings on the history of his own times, the 4th century BC, preserving the sayings of Socrates, and descriptions of life in ancient Greece and the Persian Empire.

Type: SoldierNationality: Greek

Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping is a high-ranking politician of the People's Republic of China. He currently serves as the top-ranked member of the Central Secretariat of the Communist Party of China, the country's Vice President, Vice-Chairman of the Central Military Commission, President of the Central Party School and the 6th ranked member of the CPC Politburo Standing Committee, China's de facto top power organ.

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Xi Zhi

Type: PhilosopherNationality: Chinese

Xochi Birch

Xochi Birch OBE is an American computer programmer and entrepreneur in San Francisco, California. She is the co-founder of several companies since 1999, most notably the online social networking website Bebo, with her husband Michael Birch. She and Michael also founded several domains, with support from Paul Birch and Morgan Sowden.

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Xosha Roquemore

Xosha Kai Roquemore (pronounced Zo-sha; born December 12, 1984) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Jo Ann in Precious and Tamra in The Mindy Project.

Type: actor,television actorNationality: United States of America

Xu Zhimo

Xu Zhimo was an early 20th century Chinese poet. He was given the name of Zhangxu and the courtesy name of Yousen. He later changed his courtesy name to Zhimo.

Type: PoetNationality: Roman

Xun Kuang

Xun Kuang (; Chinese: 荀況; pinyin: Xún Kuàng [ɕy̌n kʰwâŋ]; c. 310 – c. 235 BC, alt. c. 314 – c. 217 BC), also widely known as Xunzi (; Chinese: 荀子; pinyin: Xúnzǐ; Wade–Giles: Hsün-tzu, "Master Xun"), was a Chinese Confucian philosopher who lived during the Warring States period and contributed to the Hundred Schools of Thought. A book known as the Xunzi is traditionally attributed to him. His works survive in an excellent condition, and were a major influence in forming the official state doctrines of the Han dynasty, but his influence waned during the Tang dynasty relative to that of Mencius.Xunzi discusses figures ranging from Confucius, Mencius, and Zhuangzi, to Linguists Mozi, Hui Shi and Gongsun Long and "Legalists" Shen Buhai and Shen Dao. He mentions Laozi as a figure for the first time in early Chinese history, and makes use of Taoist terminology, though rejecting their doctrine.

Type: philosopherNationality: Zhao,Qi