Parmenides of Elea was an ancient Greek philosopher born in Elea, a Greek city on the southern coast of Italy. He was the founder of the Eleatic school of philosophy. The single known work of Parmenides is a poem, On Nature, which has survived only in fragmentary form. In this poem, Parmenides describes two views of reality.

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Parminder Nagra

Parminder Nagra is a British actress of Indian descent. She came to international prominence in 2002 after starring in Bend It Like Beckham. She starred as Dr. Neela Rasgotra in the American medical drama series ER for six years until the series ended on 2 April 2009. She was married to photographer James Stenson, with whom she has a son, Kai David Singh Stenson, who was born on 19 May 2009.

Type: ActressNationality: English

Parris Glendening

Parris Nelson Glendening, a member of the United States Democratic Party, was the 59th Governor of Maryland from January 18, 1995 to January 15, 2003. He had also been the County Executive of Prince George's County, Maryland from 1982 to 1994.

Type: Nationality: Irish

Parvesh Cheena

Parvesh Singh Cheena is an Indian-American character actor. He most recently played Gupta in the canceled NBC Universal TV series Outsourced.

Type: ActorNationality: American

Pasquier Quesnel

Pasquier Quesnel was a French Jansenist theologian.

Type: TheologianNationality: French

Pastor Maldonado

Pastor Rafael Maldonado Motta (Spanish pronunciation: [pasˈtoɾ maldoˈnaðo]; born 9 March 1985) is a Venezuelan professional racing driver, who competed in Formula One for the Williams (2011–2013) and Lotus (2014–2015) teams.

Type: racing automobile driverNationality: Venezuela

Pat Barker

Patricia Mary W. Barker, CBE, FRSL (née Drake; born 8 May 1943) is an English writer and novelist. She has won many awards for her fiction, which centres on themes of memory, trauma, survival and recovery. Her work is described as direct, blunt and plainspoken. In 2012, The Observer named the Regeneration Trilogy as one of "The 10 best historical novels".

Type: screenwriter,writer,novelistNationality: United Kingdom

Pat Benatar

Pat Benatar is an American singer and four-time Grammy winner. She is a mezzo-soprano. She has had considerable commercial success, particularly in the United States.

Type: MusicianNationality: American

Pat Boone

Charles Eugene Pat Boone is an American singer, actor and writer. He was a successful pop singer in the United States during the 1950s and early 1960s. Among his hit songs were cover versions of black R&B artists' songs. He sold over 45 million albums, had 38 Top 40 hits and appeared in more than 12 Hollywood movies.

Type: Musician, singer, songwriter, actor, spokesmanNationality: American

Pat Bowlen

Patrick Dennis Bowlen (born February 18, 1944) is the majority owner of the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). The Bowlen Family, including his two brothers John Bowlen and Bill Bowlen, and sister Marybeth Bowlen, purchased the team from Edgar Kaiser in 1984. He served as the Broncos CEO from his purchase of the club in 1984 until July 2014, when he stepped down as Broncos' CEO due to the onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease.

Type: businesspersonNationality: United States of America

Pat Brown

Edmund Gerald “Pat” Brown, Sr. was the 32nd Governor of California from 1959 to 1967 and the father of current Governor of California Jerry Brown.

Type: EntertainerNationality: American

Pat Buchanan

Patrick Joseph Pat Buchanan is an American paleoconservative political commentator, author, syndicated columnist, politician, and broadcaster. Buchanan was a senior advisor to American Presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan, and was an original host on CNN's Crossfire. He sought the Republican presidential nomination in 1992 and 1996.

Type: Journalist, writerNationality: American

Pat Burns

Patrick John Joseph Burns (April 4, 1952 – November 19, 2010) was a National Hockey League head coach. Over 14 seasons between 1988 and 2004, he coached in 1,019 games with the Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, and New Jersey Devils. Burns retired in 2005 after being diagnosed with recurring cancer, which eventually claimed his life five years later.

Type: ice hockey coach,ice hockey playerNationality: Canada

Pat Cadigan

Pat Cadigan (born September 10, 1953) is an American science fiction author, whose work is most often identified with the cyberpunk movement. Her novels and short stories all share a common theme of exploring the relationship between the human mind and technology.

Type: writer,novelist,science fiction writerNationality: United States of America

Pat Cash

Patrick Hart Pat Cash is a retired Australian professional tennis player who won the men's singles title at Wimbledon in 1987.

Type: AthleteNationality: Australian

Pat Condell

Patrick Pat Condell, is an English writer, political commentator, comedian and atheist internet personality. He performed alternative comedy shows during the 1980s and 1990s in the United Kingdom, and won a Time Out Comedy Award in 1991. He was also a regular panellist on BBC Radio 1's Loose Talk.

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Pat Conroy

Pat Conroy is a New York Times bestselling author who has written several acclaimed novels and memoirs. Two of his novels, The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini, were made into Oscar-nominated films.

Type: Writer, novelistNationality: American

Pat Day

Patrick Alan Pat Day is an American jockey. He is a four-time winner of the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey and was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 1991. Day also received the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award in 1985, given annually to a North American jockey who demonstrates the highest standards of professional and personal conduct.

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