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Taiye Selasi

Taiye Selasi (born 2 November 1979) is a British-American writer and photographer. Of Nigerian and Ghanaian origin, she describes herself as a "local" of Accra, Berlin, New York and Rome.

Type: writerNationality: United Kingdom

Taj El-Din Hilaly

Sheikh Taj El-Din Hamid Hilaly, is an Imam of the Lakemba Mosque in Sydney and an Australian Sunni Muslim leader. The Australian Federation of Islamic Councils appointed him Mufti of Australia in 1988. His name is alternatively spelt Tajeddin Hilaly, Hilali, Al-Hilaly, Taj el-Din al-Hilali, Aldin Alhilali, Tajideen El-Hilaly or Tajeddine.

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Taj Mahal

Henry Saint Clair Fredericks (born May 17, 1942), who uses the stage name Taj Mahal, is an American blues musician, a self-taught singer-songwriter and film composer who plays the guitar, piano, banjo, and harmonica, among many other instruments. He often incorporates elements of world music into his works and has done much to reshape the definition and scope of blues music over the course of his almost 50-year career by fusing it with nontraditional forms, including sounds from the Caribbean, Africa, and the South Pacific.

Type: singer,pianist,musician,banjoistNationality: United States of America

Takashi Murakami

Takashi Murakami (村上 隆, Murakami Takashi, born February 1, 1962) is a Japanese contemporary artist. He works in fine arts media (such as painting and sculpture) as well as commercial media (such as fashion, merchandise, and animation) and is known for blurring the line between high and low arts. He coined the term "superflat", which describes both the aesthetic characteristics of the Japanese artistic tradition and the nature of post-war Japanese culture and society, and is also used for Murakami's own artistic style and that of other Japanese artists he has influenced.Murakami is the founder and President of Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd., through which he manages several younger artists. He was the founder and organizer of the biannual art fair Geisai.

Type: artist,painter,sculptor,film directorNationality: Japan

Takeru Kobayashi

Takeru Kobayashi is a Japanese competitive eater. He holds several eating records, including four Guinness Records for hot dogs, meatballs, Twinkies, hamburgers, and pasta.

Type: CelebrityNationality: Japanese

Takeshi Kitano

Takeshi Kitano is a Japanese filmmaker, comedian, singer, actor, film editor, presenter, screenwriter, author, poet, painter, and one-time video game designer who has received critical acclaim, both in his native Japan and abroad, for his highly idiosyncratic cinematic work.

Type: Actor, author, screenwriterNationality: Japanese

Takeshi Uchiyamada

Takeshi Uchiyamada (内山田 竹志, Uchiyamada Takeshi, born August 17, 1946) is a Japanese businessman, who has been Chairman of Toyota since 2013. He is known as the "father of the Prius" for his role in leading the development of the Toyota Prius, the world's best-selling hybrid electric vehicle in history.

Type: entrepreneurNationality: Japan

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Taki Theodoracopulos

Panagiotis "Taki" Theodoracopulos (; Greek: Παναγιώτης "Τάκης" Θεοδωρακόπουλος; born 11 August 1936) is a Greek journalist and writer. He lives in New York City, London and Gstaad, Switzerland.

Type: writer,socialite,journalistNationality: Greece

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh is the chairman and founder of the international Jordan-based organisation, the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization. Dubbed as the godfather of Arab accounting, Abu-Ghazaleh has also been credited for promoting the significance of Intellectual Property in the Arab region.

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Talal bin Abdul Aziz

Talal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, formerly also called The Red Prince, is a senior member of the Saudi royal family. He is notable for his liberal stance, encouraging for a national Constitution and the full rule of law whatever the status of people.

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Talbot Baines Reed

Talbot Baines Reed was an English writer of boys' fiction who established a genre of school stories that endured into the second half of the 20th century. Among his best-known work is The Fifth Form at St. Dominic's. He was a regular and prolific contributor to The Boy's Own Paper, in which most of his fiction first appeared.

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Talbot Mundy

Talbot Mundy was an English writer. He also wrote under the pseudonym Walter Galt.

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Talcott Parsons

Talcott Parsons was an American sociologist who served on the faculty of Harvard University from 1927 to 1973.

Type: SociologistNationality: American

Tali Lennox

Tali Lennox (born Tali Lennox Fruchtmann; 9 February 1993) is a British model, artist, and actress, who used to work for Topshop and Burberry. As of 2014 she reduced her modelling focus and became a portrait painter. She is the daughter of Scottish singer Annie Lennox and Israeli record producer Uri Fruchtmann, and sister of Lola Lennox.

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Talia Shire

Talia Shire is an American actress most known for her roles as Connie Corleone in The Godfather films and Adrianna Balboa in the Rocky series.

Type: ActressNationality: American

Talib Kweli

Talib Kweli Greene, is an American rapper who performs under the name Talib Kweli. Kweli hails from Brooklyn, New York. His first name in Arabic means student or seeker ; his middle name in Swahili means true. Kweli gained prominent recognition through Black Star, a collaboration with fellow MC Mos Def.

Type: MusicianNationality: American

Taliesin

Taliesin was an early British poet of the post-Roman period whose work has possibly survived in a Middle Welsh manuscript, the Book of Taliesin. Taliesin was a renowned bard who is believed to have sung at the courts of at least three Celtic British kings.

Type: PoetNationality: Welsh

Talisa Soto

Talisa Soto (born Miriam Talisa Soto; March 27, 1967) is an American actress and former model. Soto is perhaps best known for portraying Princess Kitana in the 1995 fantasy action film Mortal Kombat and its 1997 sequel Mortal Kombat: Annihilation. Soto also starred as Lupe Lamora in the 1989 James Bond film Licence to Kill. Prior to her acting career, Soto began her career as a model; appearing in magazine issues such as Mademoiselle, Glamour and Elle.

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