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Trygve Lie

Trygve Halvdan Lie was a Norwegian politician, labour leader, government official and author. He served as Norwegian Foreign minister during the critical years of the Norwegian government in exile in London from 1940 to 1945. From 1946 to 1952 he was the first Secretary-General of the United Nations. Lie earned a reputation as a pragmatic, determined politician.

Type: PoliticianNationality: Norwegian

Tryon Edwards

Tryon Edwards was an American theologian, best known for compiling the A Dictionary of Thoughts, a book of quotations. He published the works of Jonathan Edwards in 1842.

Type: TheologianNationality: American

Tsai Ing-wen

Tsai Ing-wen, Ph.D. is the former chairperson of the Democratic Progressive Party in Taiwan. Studying in Taiwan, the U.S and the U.K. Tsai earned an LL.B. from National Taiwan University, an LL.M. from Cornell University Law School and a PhD from the London School of Economics. Dr. Tsai held professorial positions at several universities upon returning from her study abroad in 1984.

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Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj (Mongolian: Цахиагийн Элбэгдорж, Cahiagín Elbegdorj Mongolian pronunciation: [t͡sʰaxiaˈgiːŋ eɮpegˈtɔrt͡ʃ]; also referred to as Mongolyin Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj; born 30 March 1963) is a Mongolian politician who served as President of Mongolia from 2009 to 2017. He previously served as Prime Minister in 1998 and again from 2004 to 2006.

Type: writer,politician,journalistNationality: Mongolia

Tucker Carlson

Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson is an American political news correspondent and libertarian conservative commentator for the Fox News Channel. He is co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller. He is a senior fellow of the Cato Institute and formerly co-hosted CNN's Crossfire and MSNBC's Tucker.

Type: Journalist, commentator, punditNationality: American

Tucker Max

Tucker Max (born September 27, 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American author and public speaker. He chronicles his drinking and sexual encounters in the form of short stories on his website TuckerMax.com, which has received millions of visitors since Max launched it as the result of a bet in 2000.I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell was a New York Times #1 Bestseller and made the Best Seller List each year from 2006 to 2012. It has sold over one million copies worldwide, including 400,000 copies in 2009 alone. His book was subsequently made into a feature film of the same title, which received generally negative reviews and numerous critics considered to be one of the worst films of the year. In 2010, he released a book titled Assholes Finish First, and in 2012 marked the literary releases of both Hilarity Ensues and Sloppy Seconds: The Tucker Max Leftovers. He was a 2009 Time 100 finalist based on internet votes, although he did not make the magazine list.

Type: screenwriter,film producerNationality: United States of America

Tug McGraw

Frank Edwin Tug McGraw Jr. was a Major League Baseball relief pitcher and the father of Country music singer Tim McGraw and actor/TV personality Mark McGraw and Cari McGraw. He is likely best remembered for recording the final out, via a strikeout of the Kansas City Royals' Willie Wilson, in the 1980 World Series, bringing the Philadelphia Phillies their first world championship.

Type: AthleteNationality: American

Tukaram

Sant Tukaram was a prominent Varkari Sant and spiritual poet of the Bhakti. He is often referred to with an honorific, Sant Tukaram. Tukaram was a devotee of Vitthala or Vithoba, a form of God Vishnu.

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Tuli Kupferberg

Naphtali Tuli Kupferberg was an American counterculture poet, author, cartoonist, pacifist anarchist, publisher and co-founder of the band The Fugs.

Type: author, poet, cartoonist, pacifist, anarchist, musicianNationality:

Tullian Tchividjian

William Graham Tullian Tchividjian (; born July 13, 1972) is a former pastor of the Presbyterian Church in America denomination, and author of more than a half dozen books about Christianity and current issues, including One Way Love and It is Finished (David C. Cook, 2013 and 2015). A grandson of Christian evangelist Billy Graham, Tchividjian founded an Evangelical Presbyterian Church congregation before being tapped to merge it and become the second senior pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (after the church's late founder and longterm leader, D. James Kennedy). Serving 2009–2015, Tchividjian resigned after allegations of an extramarital affair, the first of more than one to which he would admit, the initial admission being sufficient for his being deposed by his denomination as unfit for Christian ministry. In addition to his book publications, Tchividjian blogged for some time for The Gospel Coalition, has contributed to a variety of secular and Christian publications, and has appeared on a variety of major televisions news programs. As of December 2016, the Christian publisher David C. Cook remained committed to publishing Tchividjian's next book.

Type: writerNationality: United States of America

Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard (; born April 12, 1981) is an American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, she was a Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee until February 28, 2016, when she resigned to endorse Senator Bernie Sanders for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. Elected in 2012, she is the first Samoan-American member and the first Hindu member of the United States Congress.

Type: politician,military officerNationality: United States of America

Tupac Shakur

Tupac Amaru Shakur, known by his stage names 2Pac, Pac, and Makaveli, was an American rapper and actor. Shakur had sold over 75 million records worldwide as of 2010, making him one of the best-selling music artists in the world. Rolling Stone Magazine named him the 86th Greatest Artist of All Time.

Type: Musician, rapper, actor, poet, screenwriter, activist, writerNationality: American

Tuppence Middleton

Tuppence Middleton (born 21 February 1987) is an English actress. She has appeared in feature films such as Tormented (2009), Chatroom (2010), Cleanskin (2012), Trance (2013), The Lady Vanishes (2013), The Imitation Game (2014), and Jupiter Ascending (2015), as well as in television series such as Bones (2008), New Tricks (2010), Friday Night Dinner (2011), Sinbad (2012), Spies of Warsaw (2013), Black Mirror (2013) and Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams (2017). Since 2015, she has portrayed Riley Blue in the Netflix original series Sense8.

Type: actorNationality: United Kingdom

Turgut Özal

Halil Turgut Özal was Prime Minister of Turkey and President of Turkey. As Prime Minister, he transformed the economy of Turkey by paving the way for the privatization of many state enterprises.

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Turner Catledge

Turner Catledge was an American journalist, best known for his work at The New York Times. He was Managing Editor from 1952-1964, at which time he became the paper's first Executive Editor. After his retirement in 1968, he served briefly on the board of The New York Times company as a vice president. He published his autobiography, My Life and The Times, in 1971.

Type: JournalistNationality: American

Twiggy

Dame Lesley Lawson (née Hornby; born 19 September 1949) is an English model, actress, and singer widely known by the nickname Twiggy. She was a British cultural icon and a prominent teenage model in swinging sixties London.

Type: actor,singer,stage actor,model,film actorNationality: United Kingdom

Twinkle Khanna

Twinkle Khanna (born Tina Jatin Khanna on 29 December 1974) is an Indian author, newspaper columnist, film producer, former film actress and interior designer. Her first book Mrs Funnybones sold over one hundred thousand copies, making her India's highest-selling female writer of 2015. Her most recent book, Pyjamas Are Forgiving (Juggernaut Books, 2018) was released in September 2018 and debuted at number 1 on the Nielsen Bookscan All-India Bestseller List. Moreover, it went on to make her the top-selling female author of 2018. She won the Crossword Book Award 2016 for Mrs Funnybones. She repeated the success with her second book, The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad, which also went on to sell over 100,000 copies by August 2017. Salaam Noni Appa, a story from the anthology has been adapted into a play directed by Lillette Dubey.She won the Outlook Award in 2016 for the most inspiring woman of the year. Khanna was invited to be a part of an eminent panel at the United Nations, New York on Women's Entrepreneurship Day and also appeared on BBC world Impact show to talk about menstrual hygiene and sanitation globally. She has also received many accolades some of them being Hello! India magazine's Visionary woman of the year as well as the Vogue Opinion Maker Of the Year.

Type: actorNationality: India