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Aníbal Acevedo Vilá

Aníbal Salvador Acevedo Vilá is a Puerto Rican politician and lawyer. He served as the eighth Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, a Commonwealth of the United States, from 2005 to 2009. He is a Harvard University alumnus and a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor degree.

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Anibal Cavaco Silva

Aníbal António Cavaco Silva, GCC, is the 19th and current President of Portugal. He won the Portuguese presidential election on 22 January 2006 and was re-elected on 23 January 2011, for a second five-year term. Cavaco Silva was sworn in on 9 March 2006.

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Anika Noni Rose

Anika Noni Rose (born September 6, 1972) is an American actress and singer known for her Tony Award-winning performance in the Broadway production of Caroline, or Change and her starring role as Lorrell Robinson in the 2006 film Dreamgirls. She also voiced Tiana, Disney's first African-American princess in Walt Disney Pictures' 2009 animated film The Princess and the Frog. In 2014, Rose played the role of Beneatha Younger in the Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun, for which she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play. She was named a Disney Legend in 2011.

Type: singer,stage actor,voice actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Anil Ambani

Anil Dhirubhai Ambani (born 4 June 1959) is an Indian businessman. He is the chairman of Reliance Group (also known as Reliance ADA Group), which came into existence in June 2005 following a demerger from Reliance Industries Limited. He leads a number of stock listed corporations including Reliance Capital, Reliance Infrastructure, Reliance Power and Reliance Communications. As of October 2018, Ambani's net worth was $2.1 billion.His major business interests in entertainment include 44 FM radio stations, nationwide DTH business, animation studios, and several multiplex cinemas throughout India. He is married to former Bollywood actress Tina Munim and has two sons.After his father's death in 2002, Anil Ambani took over the reins of Reliance Group with interests in telecom, entertainment, financial services, power and infrastructure.Ambani is also credited with India's largest IPO, that of Reliance Power, which in 2008 was subscribed in less than 60 seconds, the fastest in the history of Indian capital markets to date.In 2005 Ambani made his debut in the entertainment industry with an acquisition of a majority stake in Adlabs Films, a company with interests in film processing, production, exhibition and digital cinema. The company was renamed Reliance MediaWorks in 2009.In 2008 a joint venture worth US$1.2 billion with Steven Spielberg's production company DreamWorks cast Ambani's entertainment business on to a global platform. Through this link he has contributed to the production of a number of Spielberg films, including the Academy Award-winning Lincoln.Ambani earned a Master in Business Administration at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1983.

Type: politician,entrepreneur,chairperson,chief executive officerNationality: India

Anil Kapoor

Anil Kapoor is an Indian actor and producer who has appeared in many Bollywood films and more recently international films.

Type: Actor, producerNationality: Indian

Anish Kapoor

Anish Kapoor, CBE, RA, Padma Bhushan is an Indian-born British sculptor. Born in Mumbai, Kapoor has lived and worked in London since the early 1970s when he moved to study art, first at the Hornsey College of Art and later at the Chelsea School of Art and Design.

Type: ArtistNationality: Indian

Anita Baker

Anita Baker is an American R&B/soul jazz singer-songwriter. To date, Baker has won eight Grammy Awards, and has four platinum albums and two gold albums to her credit.

Type: MusicianNationality: American

Anita Borg

Anita Borg was an American computer scientist. She founded the Institute for Women and Technology and the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. She was born Anita Borg Naffz in Chicago, Illinois. She grew up in Palatine, Illinois; Kaneohe, Hawaii; and Mukilteo, Washington.

Type: ScientistNationality: American

Anita Brookner

Anita Brookner CBE is an English language novelist and art historian who was born in Herne Hill, a suburb of London.

Type: Historian, novelistNationality: English

Anita Bryant

Anita Jane Bryant is an American singer, former Miss Oklahoma beauty pageant winner, and outspoken critic of homosexuality. She scored four Top 40 hits in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s, including Paper Roses, which reached #5.

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Anita DeFrantz

Anita DeFrantz is an American Olympic Athlete, member of the International Olympic Committee, and former Vice-President of FISA.

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Anita Desai

Anita Mazumdar Desai is an Indian novelist and the Emeritus John E. Burchard Professor of Humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Type: Novelist, author, professorNationality: Indian

Anita Dunn

Anita Dunn is a political strategist who served as White House Communications Director from April through November 2009. She is a senior partner at SKDKnickerbocker, a strategic communications firm in Washington, D.C., and has recently become a contributor for NBC News CNBC.

Type: Public ServantNationality: American

Anita Ekberg

Kerstin Anita Marianne Ekberg is a Swedish-American actress, model, and cult sex symbol. She is best known for her role as Sylvia in the 1960 Federico Fellini film La Dolce Vita, which features the legendary scene of her cavorting in Trevi Fountain alongside Marcello Mastroianni.

Type: Actress, modelNationality: Swedish

Anita Elberse

Anita Elberse is a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School. She is a leading expert on the entertainment, media and sports sectors. She has published her research in top academic and practitioner journals in the fields of marketing, economics, and management. According to the Wall Street Journal, "[Elberse] takes the same statistically rigorous approach to entertainment and cultural industries that sabermetricians do to baseball."She teaches a popular second-year MBA course at Harvard on the “creative industries,” covering the businesses of media, entertainment, and sports. Her work was featured in Variety, which heralded her “series of fresh, entertainment-focused cases for future execs and management students.” The series includes studies on soccer clubs FC Barcelona and Boca Juniors, top athletes LeBron James and Maria Sharapova, superstars Beyoncé and Lady Gaga, comic-book giant Marvel Enterprises, premium online content platform Hulu, film studio MGM, the Metropolitan Opera, indie label Octone Records, the NFL, and MLB. Elberse was named one of the 40 best business school professors under the age of 40. She won the HBS Faculty Teaching Award and the Case Centre’s “Outstanding Case Teacher” award. Elberse was promoted to full professor with tenure at age 38, making her one of the youngest female professors to achieve that honor in Harvard Business School's history.

Type: economist,university teacherNationality: Kingdom of the Netherlands

Anita Hill

Anita Faye Hill is an American attorney and academic, currently a professor of social policy, law and women's studies at Brandeis University's Heller School for Social Policy and Management. She became a national figure in 1991 when she alleged that U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had made harassing sexual statements when he was her supervisor at the U.S.

Type: Celebrity, attorney, professorNationality: American

Anita Loos

Anita Loos was an American screenwriter, playwright and author, best known for her blockbuster comic novel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.

Type: Writer, actress, novelist, screenwriterNationality: American