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Yuri I. Manin

Yuri Ivanovitch Manin is a SovietGerman mathematician, known for work in algebraic geometry and diophantine geometry, and many expository works ranging from mathematical logic to theoretical physics.

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Yuri Kochiyama

Yuri Kochiyama (河内山 百合子, Kōchiyama Yuriko, May 19, 1921 – June 1, 2014) was an American activist. Influenced by her Japanese American family's internment and her association with Malcolm X, she advocated for many causes, including Black separatism, the anti-war movement, Maoist revolution, reparations for Japanese-American internees, and the rights of people imprisoned by the U.S. government for violent offenses whom she considered to be "political prisoners". On May 19, 2016, she was featured on the U.S. Google Doodle, sparking controversy over her past statements expressing admiration for figures such as Osama bin Laden.

Type: human rights activistNationality: United States of America

Yuri Lowenthal

Yuri Lowenthal (born March 5, 1971) is an American actor, producer, and screenwriter known chiefly for his voice-over work in anime, cartoons and video games. Some of his prominent roles in anime and cartoons include teenage Ben Tennyson in Ben 10, Sasuke Uchiha in Naruto, Jinnosuke in Afro Samurai, Suzaku Kururugi in Code Geass, and Simon in Gurren Lagann. In video games, he voices The Prince in Ubisoft's Prince of Persia, Alucard in Castlevania, Hayate/Ein in Dead or Alive, Matt Miller in Saints Row, the Protagonist in Persona 3, Yosuke Hanamura in Persona 4, Marth in Fire Emblem, and Peter Parker / Spider-Man in Insomniac's Spider-Man. He has a production company Monkey Kingdom Productions with his wife, Tara Platt, where they have produced several feature films and a live-action web series called Shelf Life. He co-authored the book Voice-Over Voice Actor.

Type: screenwriter,actor,voice actor,television actor,film actor,dub actorNationality: United States of America

Yuri Milner

Yuri Borisovich (Bentsionovich) Milner (Russian: Ю́рий Бори́сович Бенцио́нович Ми́льнер; born 11 November 1961) is an Israeli-Russian entrepreneur, venture capitalist and physicist. Milner is Russia's most influential tech investor as the founder of investment firms Digital Sky Technologies (DST) now called Mail.ru Group and DST Global. Through DST Global, Milner is an investor in Facebook, Zynga, Twitter, Flipkart, Spotify, Zocdoc, Groupon, JD.com, Xiaomi, OlaCabs, Alibaba, Airbnb, WhatsApp, Nubank, Wish and many others.

Type: entrepreneurNationality: Russia,Soviet Union

Yusef Komunyakaa

Yusef Komunyakaa (born April 29, 1941) is an American poet who teaches at New York University and is a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. Komunyakaa is a recipient of the 1994 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, for Neon Vernacular and the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. He also received the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. Komunyakaa received the 2007 Louisiana Writer Award for his enduring contribution to the poetry world.

Type: writer,author,university teacherNationality: United States of America

Yusef Lateef

Yusef Lateef is an American Grammy Award-winning jazz multi-instrumentalist, composer, educator and a spokesman for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community after his conversion to the Ahmadiyya sect of Islam in 1950.

Type: Musician, authorNationality: American

Yusuf Hamied

Yusuf Khwaja Hamied (born 25 July 1936) is an Indian scientist and billionaire businessman, the chairman of Cipla, a generic pharmaceuticals company founded by his father Khwaja Abdul Hamied in 1935.

Type: entrepreneurNationality: Lithuania

Yusuf Qaradawi

Yusuf al-Qaradawi is a controversial Egyptian Islamic theologian. He is best known for his programme, ash-Shariah wal-Hayat, broadcast on Al Jazeera, which has an estimated audience of 60 million worldwide. He is also well known for IslamOnline, a popular website he helped found in 1997 and for which he now serves as chief religious scholar.

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Yuvan Shankar Raja

Yuvan Shankar Raja is an Tamil film score and soundtrack composer, singer and occasional lyricist. He has predominantly scored music for Tamil as well as several Telugu films. His musical career began in 1996, at age 16, as he composed the film score for Aravindhan.

Type: Arranger, singer, songwriter, lyricistNationality:

Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh (pronunciation ) (born 12 December 1981) is an Indian international cricketer, who plays all forms of the game. An all-rounder who bats left-handed in the middle order and bowls slow left-arm orthodox, Yuvraj is the son of former Indian fast bowler and Punjabi actor Yograj Singh.

Type: cricketerNationality: India

Yves Behar

Yves Béhar (born 1967) is a Swiss designer, entrepreneur and an educator. He is the founder and principal designer of Fuseproject, an award-winning industrial design and brand development firm. Béhar is also co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of August, a smart lock company recently acquired by Assa Abloy, and he is co-founder of Canopy, a new co-working space based in San Francisco.

Type: entrepreneur,university teacher,designerNationality: Switzerland

Yves Chauvin

Yves Chauvin (French: [ʃɔvɛ̃]; 10 October 1930 – 27 January 2015) was a French chemist and Nobel Prize laureate. He was honorary research director at the Institut français du pétrole and a member of the French Academy of Science. He was known for his work for deciphering the process of metathesis for which he was awarded the 2005 Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with Robert H. Grubbs and Richard R. Schrock.

Type: chemistNationality: France

Yves Klein

Yves Klein was a French artist considered an important figure in post-war European art. He is the leading member of the French artistic movement of Nouveau réalisme founded in 1960 by the art critic Pierre Restany. Klein was a pioneer in the development of Performance art, and is seen as an inspiration to and as a forerunner of Minimal art, as well as Pop art.

Type: ArtistNationality: French

Yves Montand

Yves Montand was an Italian-born French actor and singer.

Type: Actor, actor/singerNationality: Italian

Yves Rossy

Yves Rossy (born 27 August 1959) is a Swiss military-trained pilot and an aviation enthusiast. He is known as the inventor of a series of experimental individual jet packs, the latest using carbon-fiber wings for flight. Often referred to as "Jetman", Rossy has sometimes tested and presented new versions of his jet packs in high-profile events staged around the world.

Type: inventor,aircraft pilotNationality: Switzerland

Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent was a French fashion designer.

Type: DesignerNationality: French

Yves Tanguy

Raymond Georges Yves Tanguy, known as Yves Tanguy, was a French surrealist painter.

Type: ArtistNationality: French

Yvette Clarke

Yvette Diane Clarke (born November 21, 1964) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing New York's 9th congressional district. Clarke was first elected to Congress in 2006. From 2007 to 2013, her district was labeled the 11th until it was redrawn. Before entering Congress in 2007, Clarke was a member of the New York City Council representing the 40th council district in Brooklyn.

Type: politicianNationality: United States of America

Yvette Cooper

Yvette Cooper is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford since 2010, having previously been MP for Pontefract and Castleford since 1997. She served in the Cabinet between 2008 and 2010 under Prime Minister Gordon Brown as Chief Secretary to the Treasury and then as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

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Yvette Nicole Brown

Yvette Nicole Brown (born August 12, 1971) is an American actress, voice actress, comedian and singer. Brown has appeared in numerous commercials, television shows, and films throughout her career. She starred as Shirley Bennett on the NBC comedy series Community. She had a recurring role on the Nickelodeon sitcom Drake & Josh as Helen Dubois, and voiced the character Cookie on the American-Canadian animated series Pound Puppies. Brown also starred as Dani in the 2015 version of The Odd Couple on CBS. In 2018, she assumed the role of Nora, AA sponsor to Christy, the central character on "Mom".

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