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Pat Sajak

Pat Sajak is a television personality, former weatherman, actor and talk show host, best known as the host of the American television game show Wheel of Fortune.

Type: EntertainerNationality: American

Pat Summerall

George Allen Pat Summerall is a former American football player and television sportscaster, having worked at CBS, Fox, and ESPN.

Type: CelebrityNationality: American

Pat Summitt

Patricia Pat Head Summitt is a former women's college basketball head coach. She now serves as the head coach emeritus of the Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team. She is the all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history of either a men's or women's team in any division.

Type: CoachNationality: American

Pat Tiberi

Patrick Joseph Tiberi (born October 21, 1962) is an American politician who served as the U.S. Representative for Ohio's 12th congressional district from 2001 to 2018. His district included communities north and east of Columbus. He is a member of the Republican Party, and previously served in the Ohio House of Representatives from 1993 to 2000. He briefly served as Chair of the new Republican Main Street Congressional Caucus from September 7, 2017.In October 2017, Tiberi announced his plan to resign from Congress in January 2018 to lead the Ohio Business Roundtable. His last day in office was January 15.

Type: politicianNationality: United States of America

Pat Toomey

Patrick Joseph Pat Toomey is an American businessman and politician. He is currently the junior United States Senator for Pennsylvania, and a member of the Republican Party. Previously, Toomey served as a United States Representative for three terms, but he did not seek a fourth in compliance with a pledge he had made while running for office in 1998.

Type: Nationality: American

Pat Travers

Patrick Henry Pat Travers is a Canadian rock guitarist, keyboardist and singer who began his recording career with Polydor Records in the mid-1970s. Pat Thrall, Nicko McBrain, Mick Dyche, Tommy Aldridge, Peter Mars Cowling, Barry Dunaway, Jerry Riggs, and Carmine Appice are some of the noted musicians who have been members of the Pat Travers Band through the years.

Type: Musician, songwriterNationality: Canadian

Pat Weaver

Sylvester Barnabee Pat Weaver was an American radio advertising executive, who became president of NBC between 1953 and 1955. He has been credited with reshaping commercial broadcasting's format and philosophy as radio gave way to television as America's dominant home entertainment. His daughter is actress Sigourney Weaver.

Type: Businesswoman, executiveNationality: American

Patañjali

Patañjali is the compiler of the Yoga Sūtras, an important collection of aphorisms on Yoga practice. According to tradition, the same Patañjali was also the author of the Mahābhāṣya, a commentary on Kātyāyana's vārttikas on Pāṇini's Aṣṭādhyāyī and of an unspecified work of medicine.

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Patch Adams

Hunter Doherty Patch Adams is an American physician, social activist, citizen diplomat and author. He founded the Gesundheit! Institute in 1971. Each year he organizes a group of volunteers from around the world to travel to various countries where they dress as clowns in an effort to bring humor to orphans, patients, and other people.

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Patina Miller

Patina Renea Miller (born November 6, 1984) is an American actress and singer.

Type: actor,singer,stage actor,television actorNationality: United States of America

Patri Friedman

Patri Friedman is an American activist and theorist of political economy.

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Patrice Leconte

Patrice Leconte is a French film director, actor, comic strip writer, and screenwriter.

Type: DirectorNationality: French

Patrice Lumumba

Patrice Émery Lumumba was a Congolese independence leader and the first democratically elected Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo, after he helped win its independence from Belgium in June 1960. Only twelve weeks later, Lumumba's government was deposed in a coup during the Congo Crisis.

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Patrice Motsepe

Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe (born 28 January 1962) is a South African billionaire mining businessman. He is the founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals, which has interests in gold, ferrous metals, base metals, and platinum. He sits on several company boards including being the non-executive chairman of Harmony Gold, the world's 12th largest gold mining company, and the deputy chairman of Sanlam. In 2012, Motsepe was named South Africa's richest man, topping the Sunday Times' annual Rich List with an estimated fortune of R20.07 billion ($1 billion).In 2003, he became the owner of football club Mamelodi Sundowns.In 2013, he joined The Giving Pledge, committing to give half his wealth to charitable causes.

Type: businessperson,entrepreneurNationality: South Africa

Patrice O'Neal

Patrice Malcolm O'Neal (December 7, 1969 – November 29, 2011) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and radio host. He grew up in Boston and developed an interest in stand-up comedy at a young age, first performing in 1992 when his act mainly focused on conversations with his audience.O'Neal became known for his conversational style, deconstructive analysis, and often confrontational point of view in his stand-up routines. His profile rose through appearances on Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and, from 2002, XM Radio's Opie and Anthony. He hosted The Black Phillip Show on radio from 2006 to 2008. In 2010 O'Neal released his first and only hour-length special, Elephant in the Room for Comedy Central, an uncut version of which was released on CD and DVD. O'Neal died of a stroke resulting from his type 2 diabetes on November 29, 2011, at the age of 41.

Type: actor,television presenter,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Patricia A. McKillip

Patricia Anne McKillip is an American author of fantasy and science fiction novels. Her novels have been winners of the World Fantasy Award, Locus Award and Mythopoeic Award. In 2008, she was a recipient of the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement. She lives in Oregon and is married to David Lunde, a poet.

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Patricia A. Woertz

Patricia Ann Woertz, (born March 17, 1953), is a retired American businesswoman. She has formerly served as the President and CEO of Archer Daniels Midland. She was previously Executive Vice President of the Chevron Corporation, where she spent 29 years and served as its Executive Vice President of Global Downstream. As of 2014, she is listed as the 85th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.

Type: businessperson,entrepreneur,business executiveNationality: United States of America

Patricia Alexander

Patricia A. Alexander is an educational psychologist who has conducted notable research on the role of individual difference, strategic processing, and interest in students' learning. She is currently Professor and Distinguished Scholar/Teacher in the Department of Human Development in the Faculty of Education at the University of Maryland.

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