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Nota Schiller (Hebrew: נטע שילר, born 1937) is an Orthodox Jewish rabbi and rosh yeshiva of Yeshivat Ohr Somayach, Jerusalem. He is an influential figure in the baal teshuva movement, having guided generations of students with little or no Jewish background to master the classical rabbinical texts and embrace an Orthodox lifestyle. He is widely regarded as an erudite Torah scholar in his own right.
Mathieu Schiller (April 14, 1979 – September 19, 2011) was a French bodyboarder. Crowned French champion in 1993, he later won the team event of the European championships in 1995. He died in a shark attack off Saint-Gilles, Réunion. The attack was likely caused by a tiger shark or bull shark; his body was not recovered.
Glenn Jan Schiller (born 28 March 1960) is a former Swedish footballer for IFK Göteborg and Djurgårdens IF. He was in the IFK Göteborg 1981–82 UEFA Cup winning side.
Harvey Wallace Schiller (born April 30, 1940) is a prominent American sports executive whose many varied positions have included Executive Director of the United States Olympic Committee, Chief Executive Officer of YankeeNets, President of Turner Sports, head of the International Baseball Federation and President of the Atlanta Thrashers. He has been named several times as one of the “100 Most Powerful People in Sports” by Sporting News.
Schiller was a 3,421 ton German ocean liner, one of the largest vessels of her time. Launched in 1873, she plied her trade across the Atlantic Ocean, carrying passengers between New York and Hamburg for the German Transatlantic Steam Navigation Line. She became notorious on 7 May 1875, while operating on her normal route, when she hit the Retarrier Ledges in the Isles of Scilly, causing her to sink with the loss of most of her crew and passengers, totalling 335 fatalities.