Authors

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Nils Bohlin

Nils Ivar Bohlin was a Swedish inventor who invented the three-point safety belt while working at Volvo.

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Nils-Axel Morner

Nils-Axel Mörner, born 1938, is the former head of the Paleogeophysics and Geodynamics department at Stockholm University. He retired in 2005. He was president of the International Union for Quaternary Research Commission on Neotectonics. He headed the INTAS Project on Geomagnetism and Climate. He is a critic of the IPCC and the notion that the global sea level is rising.

Type: ScientistNationality: American

Nimrat Kaur

Nimrat Kaur (born 13 March 1982) is an Indian actress. She began her career as a print model and went on to act in theater. After brief appearances in a few films, Kaur starred in Anurag Kashyap's production Peddlers, which was screened at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. She followed it with her breakthrough role in The Lunchbox, a critically acclaimed drama co-starring Irrfan Khan, which was screened at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

Type: actor,stage actorNationality: India

Nina Arianda

Nina Arianda Matijcio (born September 18, 1984) is an American actress. She won the 2012 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performance as Vanda Jordan in Venus in Fur, and was nominated for the 2011 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for portraying Billie Dawn in Born Yesterday. In 2016, she began starring in Amazon Studios' legal series Goliath. In 2018, she appeared in the biographical film Stan & Ollie.

Type: actor,stage actorNationality: United States of America

Nina Bawden

Nina Bawden CBE FRSL JP (19 January 1925 – 22 August 2012) was an English novelist and children's writer. She was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1987 and the Lost Man Booker Prize in 2010. She is one of very few who have both served as a Booker judge and made a Booker shortlist as an author. She was a recipient of the Golden PEN Award.

Type: writer,children's writer,novelistNationality: United Kingdom

Nina Berberova

Nina Nikolayevna Berberova was a Russian Empire-born writer who chronicled the lives of Russian exiles in Paris in her short stories and novels. She visited post-Soviet Russia and died in Philadelphia.

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Nina Blackwood

Nina Blackwood is an American disc jockey and music journalist, who was the first of the original five MTV VJs. She has also been an actress and model.

Type: Celebrity, actress, modelNationality: American

Nina Conti

Nina Margarita Conti (born 5 June 1972) is an English actress, comedian, and ventriloquist. Her primary on-stage puppets are a white-haired Scottish grandmother named Granny and a deadpan monkey named Monk.

Type: comedian,ventriloquist,stand-up comedianNationality: United Kingdom

Nina Dobrev

Nikolina Konstantinova Dobreva (born January 9, 1989), known professionally as Nina Dobrev (), is a Canadian actress. Her first acting role was as Mia Jones in the drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation. She later became known for portraying Elena Gilbert and Katherine Pierce, along with two other characters on The CW's supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries.

Type: actor,model,television actor,film actor,freediver,scuba diverNationality: Canada,Bulgaria

Nina Easton

Nina Jane Easton (born October 27, 1958) is an American author, journalist, TV commentator, and entrepreneur. In 2016, she co-founded SellersEaston Media, a private-client storytelling service that preserves the legacies of leaders in business, public service, and philanthropy. A former senior editor and award-winning columnist for Fortune Magazine, she now chairs Fortune Most Powerful Women International, with live events in Asia, Europe, and the U.S., and she co-chairs the Fortune Global Forum, which brings together top business leaders from around the world. At the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), she hosts a live event and iTunes podcast series on global affairs called "Smart Women Smart Power." She is a frequent political analyst on television and was a 2012 fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Type: writer,biographer,journalistNationality: United States of America

Nina Fedoroff

Nina Vsevolod Fedoroff is an American professor known for her research in life sciences and biotechnology, especially transposable elements or jumping genes and plant stress response.

Type: ScientistNationality: American

Nina Garcia

Ninotchka "Nina" García (Spanish pronunciation: [niˈna gaɾˈsi.a]; born May 3, 1965) is the editor-in-chief of Elle, and has been a judge on the Lifetime reality television program Project Runway since its premiere season.

Type: reality television,journalistNationality: Colombia

Nina Hagen

Catharina Nina Hagen is a German singer and actress. She has performed throughout the world, and has been doing so for over 40 years.

Type: Musician, singer, activistNationality: German

Nina Jacobson

Nina Jacobson (born November 30, 1965) is an American film executive who, until July 2006, was president of the Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. With Dawn Steel, Gail Berman and Sherry Lansing, she was one of the last of a handful of women to head a Hollywood film studio since the 1980s. She established her own production company called Color Force in 2007, and was the producer of The Hunger Games film series.

Type: film producerNationality: United States of America

Nina Salaman

Nina Salaman was a British poet. Many of her poems and translations are included in the Routledge festival prayer books still used today.

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Nina Simone

Eunice Kathleen Waymon, better known by her stage name Nina Simone, was an American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist widely associated with jazz music. Simone aspired to become a classical pianist while working in a broad range of styles including classical, jazz, blues, folk, R&B, gospel, and pop.

Type: Musician, singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, activistNationality: American

Nina Totenberg

Nina Totenberg is an American legal affairs correspondent for National Public Radio focusing primarily on the activities and politics of the Supreme Court of the United States. Her reports air regularly on NPR's newsmagazines All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Weekend Edition. She is also a panelist on the syndicated TV political commentary show Inside Washington.

Type: JournalistNationality: American

Ninette de Valois

Dame Ninette de Valois, OM, CH, DBE, FRAD, FISTD was an Irish-born British dancer, teacher, choreographer and director of classical ballet. Most notably, she danced professionally with Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, later establishing The Royal Ballet, one of the foremost ballet companies of the 20th century and one of the leading ballet companies in the world today.

Type: DancerNationality: Irish

Ninon de L'Enclos

Anne Ninon de l'Enclos also spelled Ninon de Lenclos and Ninon de Lanclos was a French author, courtesan and patron of the arts.

Type: AuthorNationality: French

Nipsey Russell

Julius Nipsey Russell was an American comedian, best known today for his appearances as a guest panelist on game shows from the 1960s through the 1990s, especially Match Game, Password, Hollywood Squares, To Tell the Truth and Pyramid. His appearances were distinguished in part by the short, humorous poems he would recite during the broadcast.

Type: ComedianNationality: American