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Nirmal Chandra Chatterjee

Nirmal Chandra Chatterjee was the president of the Bengal Hindu Mahasabha and the vice-president of the All-India Hindu Mahasabha. He is also the father of the Marxist leader Somnath Chatterjee, a fiercely anti-Hindutva communist leader from Bengal who was the speaker of the Indian Parliament from 2004 to 2009.

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Nisargadatta Maharaj

Nisargadatta Maharaj, born Maruti Shivrampant Kambli, was an Indian spiritual teacher and philosopher of Advaita, and a Guru, belonging to the Inchgiri branch of the Navnath Sampradaya.

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Nita Ambani

Nita Dalal Mukesh Ambani (born 1 November 1963) is the chairperson and founder of the Reliance Foundation and a non-executive director of Reliance Industries. She is married to Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani. With a family fortune estimated in excess of $40 billion, the family is among the richest in India. She is also an art collector and owner of the Mumbai Indians cricket team. Nita is the founder and chairperson of Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai.

Type: entrepreneurNationality: India

Nita Lowey

Nita Melnikoff Lowey is the U.S. Representative for New York's 18th congressional district, serving since 1993. She is a member of the Democratic Party. She previously represented the 20th district from 1989 to 1993.

Type: PoliticianNationality: American

Nixon Waterman

Nixon Waterman was a newspaper writer, poet and Chautauqua lecturer, who rose to prominence in the 1890s.

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Nizami Ganjavi

Nizami Ganjavi , Nizami Ganje'i, Nizami, or Nezāmi, whose formal name was Jamal ad-Dīn Abū Muḥammad Ilyās ibn-Yūsuf ibn-Zakkī, was a 12th-century Persian poet. Nezāmi is considered the greatest romantic epic poet in Persian literature, who brought a colloquial and realistic style to the Persian epic.

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Nizar Qabbani

Nizar Tawfiq Qabbani was a Syrian diplomat, poet and publisher. His poetic style combines simplicity and elegance in exploring themes of love, eroticism, feminism, religion, and Arab nationalism. He is one of the most revered contemporary poets in the Arab world.

Type: Diplomat, poet, writer, publisherNationality: Syrian

Njabulo Ndebele

Professor Njabulo Simakahle Ndebele, an academic, a literary and a writer of fiction, is the former Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Cape Town. On November 16 2012 he was inaugurated as the Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg.

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Nkosi Johnson

Nkosi Johnson was a South African child with HIV/AIDS, who made a powerful impact on public perceptions of the pandemic and its effects before his death at the age of 12. He was ranked fifth amongst SABC3's Great South Africans. At the time of his death, he was the longest-surviving HIV-positive born child.

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Nnamdi Azikiwe

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe, usually referred to as Nnamdi Azikiwe and popularly known as Zik, was one of the leading figures of modern Nigerian nationalism who became the first President of Nigeria after Nigeria secured its independence from the United Kingdom on 1 October 1960; holding the presidency throughout the Nigerian First Republic.

Type: StatesmanNationality: Nigerian

Nnedi Okorafor

Nnedi Okorafor (full name: Nnedimma Nkemdili Okorafor; previously known as Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu; translated from Igbo into English as "mother is good"; born April 8, 1974) is a Nigerian-American writer of fantasy and science fiction for both children and adults. She is best known for Binti, Who Fears Death, Zahrah the Windseeker, and Akata Witch.

Type: writer,educator,children's writer,novelist,science fiction writerNationality: United States of America

Noah Baumbach

Noah Baumbach (born September 3, 1969) is an American filmmaker. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for The Squid and the Whale (2005) and is known for making dramatic comedies. He has also written and directed the films Frances Ha (2012), While We're Young (2014), Mistress America (2015), and The Meyerowitz Stories (2017).

Type: screenwriter,film directorNationality: United States of America

Noah Feldman

Noah R. Feldman (born May 22, 1970) is a Jewish-American author and Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Much of his work is devoted to analysis of law and religion.

Type: academicNationality: United States of America

Noah Hathaway

Noah Leslie Hathaway is an American actor and a former teen idol. He is best known for his roles as Atreyu in the 1980s film The Neverending Story and for portraying Boxey on the original TV Series Battlestar Galactica. His work in The Neverending Story made him particularly popular as a teen-aged celebrity in Germany.

Type: ActorNationality: American

Noah Hawley

Noah Hawley (born c. 1967) is an American television writer and producer, screenwriter, and bestselling author, best known for creating and writing the FX television series Fargo (2014–present) and Legion (2017–present). Hawley earlier worked on the television series Bones (2005–2008), The Unusuals (2009), and My Generation (2010).

Type: screenwriter,writer,composer,film producer,novelistNationality: United States of America

Noah Porter

Noah Porter, Jr. was an American academic, philosopher, author, lexicographer and President of Yale College.

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Noah Taylor

Noah George Taylor is an English-born Australian actor and musician.

Type: ActorNationality: Australian

Noah Webster

Noah Webster, Jr., was a lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and prolific author. He has been called the Father of American Scholarship and Education. His blue-backed speller books taught five generations of American children how to spell and read, secularizing their education.

Type: WriterNationality: American

Noah Wyle

Noah Strausser Speer Wyle is an American film, television and theatre actor. He is best known for his roles as Dr. John Carter in ER and as Tom Mason in Falling Skies. He has also played Steve Jobs in the 1999 docudrama Pirates of Silicon Valley and Flynn Carsen in The Librarian franchise. Wyle was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People by People magazine in 2001.

Type: ActorNationality: American