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Grandma Moses MP (1860 - 1961)

Anna Mary (Robertson) Moses: September 7, 1860-December 13, 1961 Parents: Russell Robertson 1820-1901 and Margaret Shanahan 1840-c.1880 Husband: Thomas Moses 1862-1927 Children: Ten children, 5 l...

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Carla Laemmle MP (1909 - 2014)

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Alice Herz-Sommer MP (1903 - 2014)

wikipedia - twin sister of Marianne .. Herz-Sommer swam daily until the age of 97. At 104, Herz-Sommer published a bestselling book "A Garden of Eden in Hell" (on Amazon ) recalling the events of the...

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Eiji Toyoda (1913 - 2013)

He is a prominent Japanese industrialist, who was largely responsible for bringing Toyota Motor Corporation to profitability and worldwide prominence during his tenure as president and later chairman. ...

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Richard Platero, Navajo Code Talker (1902 - 2004)

Richard Platero was born in New Mexico on May 5, 1902. As he grew up he became fluent in both English and his native Navajo language, so when in the 1940's the call came for Navajo Code Talkers, Rich...

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Chang Chün (1889 - 1990)

Chang Ch'ün, prominent member of the Kuomintang, was a close friend of Chiang Kai-shek and of Huang Fu. As minister of foreign affairs in 1935-37, he played an important role in China's relation...

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Andrew Yu-Yue Tsu (1885 - 1986)

Y. Y. Tsu, Chinese Episcopal bishop known for his work during the Sino-Japanese war as executive representative of the House of Bishops of the Chinese Episcopal Church. He later directed the Church's c...

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Strom Thurmond, Governor, U.S. Senator (1902 - 2003)

James Strom Thurmond (December 5, 1902 – June 26, 2003) was an American politician who served as a United States Senator. He also ran for the Presidency of the United States in 1948 as the seg...

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Jacqueline Piatigorsky MP (1911 - 2012)

"Jacqueline Rebecca Louise de Rothschild (November 6, 1911 – July 15, 2012) was a French-American chess and tennis champion, author, sculptor, arts patron, philanthropist, and chess organizer an...

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Rita Levi-Montalcini, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1986 MP (1909 - 2012)

History of Neuroscience: Rita Levi-Montalcini Rita Levi-Montalcini ; (22 April 1909 - 30 December 2012), Knight Grand Cross, is an Italian neurologist who, together with colleague Stanley Cohen, rece...

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester MP (1901 - 2004)

"Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester CI GCStJ GCB GBE GCVO (née Alice Christabel Montagu Douglas Scott; 25 December 1901 – 29 October 2004) was a member of the British Royal Family, the...

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Moses Haim Montefiore MP (1784 - 1885)

Sir Moses Haim Montefiore, 1st Baronet, Kt (24 October 1784 - 28 July 1885) was one of the most famous British Jews of the 19th century. Montefiore's 100th birthday was celebrated as a national event i...

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François Agénor Alexandre Hélie de Noailles, 9th duc de Noailles MP (1905 - 2009)

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Henri Paul Cartan (1904 - 2008)

Henri Paul Cartan Born: 8 July 1904 in Nancy, France Died: 13 Aug 2008 in Paris, France Parents: son of mathematician Élie Cartan and Marie-Louise Bianconi Married: on 14 September 193...

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Ève Curie-Labouisse (1904 - 2007)

Ève Curie Labouisse (ur. 6 grudnia 1904 w Paryżu, zm. 22 października 2007 Nowy Jork) – francuska pisarka, dziennikarka, pianistka i polityk. Córka Marii i Pierre'a...

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Jacques Martin Barzun (1907 - 2012)

Jacques Martin Barzun (born November 30, 1907) is a French-born American historian of ideas and culture. He has written on a wide range of topics, but is perhaps best known as a philosopher of educat...

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楊絳(四) Yang Jiang MP

Wife of the renowned literary critic, writer, and polyglot Qian Zhongshu (Ch'ien Chung-shu), Yang Jiang is a noted writer on her own right.

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周有光 Zhou Youguang MP

Known as the Father of Pinyin, Zhou Youguang was for the first half of his life an economist, first working on Wall Street, then teaching at Fudan University, Shanghai. In the 1950s, he was asked to jo...

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張學良 Chang Hsüeh-liang (1901 - 2001)

Chang Hsüeh-liang (張學良 字漢卿), known as the Young Marshall (少帥), was the son of Chang Tso-ling, from who he inherited control of Manchuria i...

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Mayling Soong (1898 - 2003)

Soong May-ling or Soong Mei-ling, also known as Madame Chiang Kai-shek or Madame Chiang, was a First Lady of the Republic of China (ROC), the wife of Generalissimo and President Chiang Kai-shek. She wa...

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Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother MP (1900 - 2002)

=The location of her birth remains uncertain, but reputedly she was born either in her parents' Westminster home at Belgrave Mansions, Grosvenor Gardens, or in a horse-drawn ambulance on the way to a h...

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Dorothea Tanning MP (1910 - 2012)

Dorothea Margaret Tanning (August 25, 1910 – January 31, 2012) was an American painter, printmaker, sculptor and writer. She also designed sets and costumes for ballet and theatre. in her own ...

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George Burns MP (1896 - 1996)

His arched eyebrow and cigar smoke punctuation became familiar trademarks for over three quarters of a century. In his ninety years in show business, George Burns had time for three careers. His first ...

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Bob Hope MP (1903 - 2003)

A superstar of radio, film and television during the 1940s and 1950s, Bob Hope was also noted for his work with the US Armed Forces and his numerous USO shows entertaining American military personnel. ...

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