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Ferid Murad

Ferid Murad (born September 14, 1936) is an American physician and pharmacologist, and a co-winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Type: physician,biologist,university teacher,pharmacologistNationality: United States of America

Fernán Caballero

Fernán Caballero was the pseudonym adopted from the name of a village in the province of Ciudad Real by the Spanish novelist Cecilia Francisca Josefa Böhl de Faber.

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Fernand Braudel

Fernand Braudel was a French historian and a leader of the Annales School. His scholarship focused on three main projects, each representing several decades of intense study: The Mediterranean, Civilization and Capitalism, and the unfinished Identity of France.

Type: HistorianNationality: French

Fernand Leger

Joseph Fernand Henri Léger was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. In his early works he created a personal form of Cubism which he gradually modified into a more figurative, populist style. His boldly simplified treatment of modern subject matter has caused him to be regarded as a forerunner of Pop art.

Type: ArtistNationality: French

Fernand Point

Fernand Point was a French restaurateur and is considered to be the father of modern French cuisine.

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Fernando Alonso

Fernando Alonso Díaz is a Spanish Formula One racing driver and a two-time World Champion, who is currently racing for Scuderia Ferrari.

Type: CelebrityNationality: Spanish

Fernando Botero

Fernando Botero Angulo (born 19 April 1932) is a Colombian figurative artist and sculptor. Born in Medellín, his signature style, also known as "Boterismo", depicts people and figures in large, exaggerated volume, which can represent political criticism or humor, depending on the piece. He is considered the most recognized and quoted living artist from Latin America, and his art can be found in highly visible places around the world, such as Park Avenue in New York City and the Champs-Élysées in Paris.Self-titled "the most Colombian of Colombian artists" early on, he came to national prominence when he won the first prize at the Salón de Artistas Colombianos in 1958. Working most of the year in Paris, in the last three decades he has achieved international recognition for his paintings, drawings and sculpture, with exhibitions across the world. His art is collected by many major international museums, corporations, and private collectors. In 2012, he received the International Sculpture Center's Lifetime Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award.

Type: artist,painter,sculptorNationality: Colombia

Fernando de Rojas

Fernando de Rojas was a Spanish author and dramatist, known for his only surviving work, La Celestina, first published in 1499. It is variously considered the last work of the Spanish Middle Ages or the first work of the Spanish Renaissance.

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Fernando Flores

Carlos Fernando Flores Labra is a Chilean engineer, entrepreneur and politician. He is a former cabinet minister of president Salvador Allende and was senator for the Arica and Parinacota and Tarapacá regions between 2001 and 2009. On March 31, 2010 he was designated President of Chile's National Innovation Council for Competitiveness by President Sebastián Piñera.

Type: Politician, researcher, chileNationality: Chilean

Fernando J. Corbató

Fernando José Corby Corbató is a prominent American computer scientist, notable as a pioneer in the development of time-sharing operating systems.

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Fernando Lamas

Fernando Álvaro Lamas was an Argentine-born actor and director, and the father of actor Lorenzo Lamas.

Type: Actor, director, writerNationality: Argentinian

Fernando Pessoa

Fernando Pessoa, born Fernando António Nogueira de Seabra Pessoa , was a Portuguese poet, writer, literary critic and translator, described as one of the most significant literary figures of the 20th century and one of the greatest poets in the Portuguese language. He also wrote in and translated from English and French.

Type: Author, poet, writerNationality: Portuguese

Fernando Sabino

Fernando Sabino was a Brazilian writer and journalist.

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Fernando Torres

Fernando José Torres Sanz (Spanish pronunciation: [feɾˈnando ˈtores]; born 20 March 1984) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a striker for J1 League club Sagan Tosu and the Spain national team.

Type: association football playerNationality: Spain