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Alexander Schramm MP (1813 - d.)

Alexander Schramm Born: Berlin, Germany 1813 – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 1864 Immigration: Australia from 1849 Alexander Schramm was the leading oil painter in the colony of South...

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Robert Russell (1808 - 1900)

Robert Russell (1808-1900), surveyor, architect and artist, was born on 13 February 1808 near Kennington Common, London, the son of Robert Russell, merchant, and his wife Margaret, née Leslie. ...

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Alethea Mary Proctor MP (1879 - c.1966)

Alethea Mary (Thea) Proctor (1879-1966), artist, was born on 2 October 1879 at Armidale, New South Wales, elder child of William Consett Proctor , English-born solicitor and member of the Legislative A...

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Robert Proctor-Beauchamp MP (1819 - 1889)

Robert was born at Langley Park, in Norfolk England, the home of the Proctor-Beauchamp family. His father was Rear-Admiral Sir William Beauchamp Proctor and his mother was Anne Beauchamp Proctor (Grego...

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John Peter Russell MP (1858 - 1930)

John Peter Russell Birth: Sydney suburb of Darlinghurst, the eldest of four children of John Russell, a Scottish engineer, his wife Charlotte Elizabeth, née Nicholl, from London. J. P. Russe...

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Tudor St. George Tucker (1862 - 1906)

Tudor St George Tucker (28 April 1862 - 21 December 1906) was born in Finchley in Middlesex the son of Captain Charlton Nassau Tucker, a retired cavalry officer in the East India Company's service. He ...

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Margaret Hannah Olley, AP AC DVA (1923 - 2011)

Australian Artist Birth announced in the "Northern Star" of Monday 25 June 1923:

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Gotye MP

Wouter "Wally" De Backer (born 21 May 1980), also known professionally by his stage name Gotye is a Belgian-Australian multi-instrumental musician and singer-songwriter. The name "Gotye" is derived fro...

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Natalie Jane Imbruglia MP

Natalie Jane Imbruglia, born 4 February 1975, is an Australian singer-songwriter, model and actress. In the early 1990s, Imbruglia was known to audiences as Beth Brennan in the popular Australian soap ...

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Miriam Beatrice Hyde, AO, OBE (1913 - 2005)

Australian composer and pianist. Dr Miriam Hyde, AO OBE AMUA, LAB, MusBac(Hons), ARCM, L:RAM, HonDlitt, HonFMusA, HonFIMT, FCompASMC, HonDipMus, one of the foremost Australian pianists and composers of...

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Wilhelm Martin Kimbel (c.1831 - 1899)

Australian Photographer born in Mainz (Mayence du Rhine). Death Notice from "The Sydney Morning Herald" of Monday 4 December 1899: "KIMBEL. December 2, at his residence, 90 John-street Woollahra, H...

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Mary Rose Byrne MP

Mary Rose Byrne (born 24 July 1979) is an Australian actress. Byrne made her screen debut in 1994 with a small role in the film Dallas Doll. In 2000 she played a leading role in the Australian film T...

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Hugo Wallace Weaving MP

Hugo Wallace Weaving (born 4 April 1960) is an English-Australian film actor and voice artist. He is best known for his roles as Agent Smith in the Matrix trilogy, Elrond in the Lord of the Rings trilo...

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Cate Blanchett MP

Catherine Élise "Cate" Blanchett (English pronunciation: /ˈblɑːntʃ.ət/; born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress. She came to international attention for her...

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Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson MP

Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson , AO (born 3 January 1956) is an Australian-American actor, film director, producer and screenwriter. Born in Peekskill, New York, Gibson moved with his parents to Sydney, ...

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Delta Lea Goodrem MP

Delta Lea Goodrem is an Australian singer-songwriter, pianist, and actress. Signed to Sony at the age of 15, Goodrem rose to prominence in 2002, starring in the Australian soap opera Neighbours as Nina...

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Paul Hogan MP

Paul Hogan, AM (born 8 October 1939) is an Australian actor best known for his role as Michael "Crocodile" Dundee from the Crocodile Dundee film series, for which he won a Golden Globe award. Hogan w...

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Ellis Rowan MP (1848 - 1922)

Marian Ellis Rowan (c. 1847 – 4 October 1922), known as Ellis Rowan, was a well-known Australian botanical illustrator. She also did series of illustrations on birds, butterflies and insects. ...

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Francis Blower Gibbes (1815 - 1904)

Australian artist of the 19th century Gibbes's paintings were watercolours of well-known scenery in Victoria although he also showed views of picturesque places in NSW, New Zealand and Scotland. He w...

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Julian Paul Assange MP

Letter re Wiki Leaks Movie Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Gets Australian Peace Prize Nobel Peace Prize Nomination Julian Assange might run for Australian Senate 2013

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Hugh Michael Jackman MP

A star in his native Australia thanks to his work on television and in musical theatre, actor Hugh Jackman became known to American audiences through his role as Logan/Wolverine in Bryan Singer's lavis...

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Keith Lionel Urban MP

Nashville, United States

Keith Lionel Urban (born October 26, 1967) is a New Zealand born, Australian country music singer, songwriter and guitarist whose commercial success has been mainly in the United States and Australia. ...

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Errol Leslie Thomson Flynn MP (1909 - 1959)

He was an Australian-American film actor, known for his romantic swashbuckler roles in Hollywood films and his flamboyant lifestyle. Errol Flynn was born in Hobart, Tasmania, where his father, Theodo...

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USA

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Russell Ira Crowe MP

Born in Wellington in April 1964, Russell Crowe started his acting career with parts in Australian television before moving to Hollywood where he co-starred in the acclaimed L.A.Confidential. He has be...

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Olivia Newton-John MP

Florida, United States

Olivia Newton-John was born in Cambridge, England, to a Welsh father, Brinley ("Bryn") Newton-John, and a Jewish German mother, Irene Born the eldest child of the Nobel prize-winning atomic physicist M...

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Kylie Minogue MP

She is an Australian pop singer, songwriter, and actress. After beginning her career as a child actress on Australian television, she achieved recognition through her role in the television soap opera ...

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Nicole Kidman MP

Once relegated to decorative parts for years and long acknowledged as the wife of Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman spent the latter half of the 1990s and the first decade of the new millennium earning much-de...

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