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John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich MP (1718 - 1792)

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John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes MP (1883 - 1946)

John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes, CB (pronounced /ˈkeɪnz/ KAYN-z; 5 June 1883 – 21 April 1946) was a British economist whose ideas have profoundly affected the theory and prac...

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Jacob Perkins MP (1766 - 1849)

Jacob Perkins (9 July 1766 – 30 July 1849) was an Anglo-American inventor, mechanical engineer and physicist. from Born in Waterloo, Iowa, Perkins was apprenticed to a goldsmith. He soon...

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Charles G. Dawes, 30th V. P. of the USA, Nobel peace Prize 1925 MP (1865 - 1951)

Charles Gates Dawes (August 27, 1865 – April 23, 1951) was an American banker and politician who was the 30th Vice President of the United States. For his work on the Dawes Plan for World War I ...

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Henry Brooks Adams MP (1838 - 1918)

He was an historian, novelist, academic, journalist, a political biographer and a philosopher, living in Washington, DC. Son of Charles Francis Adams (1807-86), ¤ grandson of John Quincy Adams (...

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Percival Lowell MP (1855 - 1916)

Percival Lawrence Lowell (March 13, 1855–November 12, 1916) was a businessman, author, mathematician, and astronomer who fueled speculation that there were canals on Mars, founded the Lowell Obs...

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John Davis Lodge, Governor of Connecticut MP (1903 - 1985)

John Davis Lodge (October 20, 1903 – October 29, 1985), United States Republican politician, was the 64th Governor of Connecticut from 1951 to 1955. He was also an actor and U.S. Ambassador to...

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Lucy Stone MP (1818 - 1893)

Lucy Stone From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lucy Stone Daguerreotype of Lucy Stone, circa 1840–1860 Born August 13, 1818 West Brookfield, Massachusetts Died Octob...

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Oliver Fisher Winchester MP (1810 - 1880)

He manufactured and marketed the Winchester repeating rifle, which was a much re-designed descendant of the Volcanic rifle of some years earlier. Winchester was a clothing manufacturer in New York, New...

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George Smith Patton, Jr. MP (1885 - 1945)

George Smith Patton is the third of that name, grandfather to father, father to son, but was always referred to as "Junior." That is the way the military did it, and that is the way it is. Both he and ...

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Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor (1875 - 1966)

Birth: Oct. 28, 1875 Death: Feb. 4, 1966 Journalist. He was the first full time editor of "National Geographic Magazine", serving in that capacity from 1899 to 1954, and was President of the Nation...

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Charles Alfred Pillsbury - founder Pillsbury Co. (1842 - 1899)

U.S. flour industrialist Charles Alfred Pillsbury founded the Pillsbury Company along with his uncle, John Sargent Pillsbury. From 1877 to 1897, he was Minnesota State Senator and held the chairmanship...

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William D. Washburn, U.S. Senator (1831 - 1912)

William Drew Washburn (January 14, 1831 – July 29, 1912) was an American politician. He served in both the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate as a Republican f...

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Lydia Field Emmet MP (1866 - 1952)

Lydia Field Emmet (January 23, 1866 - August 16, 1952) was an American artist best known for her work as a portraitist. She studied with, among others, prominent artists such as William Merritt Chase...

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Francis Preston Blair MP (1791 - 1876)

Francis Preston Blair, Sr. (April 12, 1791 – October 18, 1876) was an American journalist and politician. He helped to organize the new Republican Party, and presided at its preliminary conven...

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John Huston MP (1906 - 1987)

American motion-picture director John Huston's taut dramas were some of the most famous movies of the 20th century, including the Humphrey Bogart classics The Maltese Falcon (1941), Key Largo (1948), T...

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Ravi Shankar MP (1920 - 2012)

Ravi Shankar was a world-renowned musician, composer, performer, and scholar of classical Indian music. He was one of the leading cultural figures of the twentieth century whose accomplishments place h...

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Lucy Christiana, Lady Duff Gordon MP (1863 - 1935)

Lady Duff-Gordon (Lucy Christiana Sutherland), was born on 13 June 1863 , the daughter of Douglas Sutherland, a Toronto engineer. Her sister was Elinor Glyn, the writer. She would later write that she ...

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Richard Tiffany Gere MP

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Gere is a descendant of Mayflower Pilgrims Francis Eaton, John Billington, George Soule, Richard Warren, Degory Priest, William Brewster and Francis Cooke. Richard...

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Paul Revere MP (1734 - 1818)

Paul Revere was an American silversmith and a patriot in the American Revolution ( DAR ancestor #A095546 ) He was celebrated after his death for his role as a messenger in the battles of Lexington an...

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Albert Abraham Einstein, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1921 MP (1879 - 1955)

Albert Abraham Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955; Hebrew: אלברט אברהם איינ&#...

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Saint Nikòlaos de Bari, Bishop de Myra MP (270 - 352)

Saint Nicholas of Myra was born in Lycia, Asia Minor , and died as Bishop of Myra in 352. He performed many miracles and exercised a special power over flames. He practiced both the spiritual and tempo...

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Ted Turner MP

American media mogul and philanthropist Ted Turner, as a businessman, is known as founder of the cable news network CNN, the first dedicated 24-hour cable news channel. In addition, he founded WTBS, wh...

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Ernest Hemingway MP (1899 - 1961)

Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 — July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and journalist. He was part of the 1920s expatriate community in Paris, and one of the vetera...

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Nicolas Cage MP

Born Nicolas Kim Coppola, he changed his name early in his career to Nicholas Cage to avoid the appearance of nepotism as the nephew of Francis Ford Coppola. A peripheral member of the early Eighties' ...

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Martin Luther King, Jr. MP (1929 - 1968)

I HAVE A DREAM .... He was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement. He is best known for being an iconic figure in the advancement of civil...

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Grace Kelly MP (1929 - 1982)

Wiki - Grace Patricia Kelly bio Internet Movie Databse - Grace Kelly Biography.com - Grace Kelly articles Biography Channel - Grace Kelly Biography Find A Grave - Grace Kelly

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William Randolph Hearst MP (1863 - 1951)

William Randolph Hearst - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 11th district In office March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907 Preceded by W...

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Frank Sinatra MP (1915 - 1998)

Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer and motion-picture actor who became one of the most sought-after performers in the entertainment industry; he is often hailed as the greatest Ameri...

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John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the USA MP (1917 - 1963)

John F. Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States. He was the second-youngest President and was assassinated on November 22, 1963 in Dallas Texas. John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 19...

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Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the USA MP (1809 - 1865)

For more information and photos of his burial place, click on : Abraham Lincoln Overview Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President Born: 12 February 1809 Birthplace: Near Hodgenville, Kentucky Died: ...

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George Clooney MP

After a decade spent toiling on series television, mostly in roles easily forgotten, actor George Clooney jolted to stardom with his portrayal of the charming, but troubled pediatrician Doug Ross on th...

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J. Paul Getty MP (1892 - 1976)

Jean Paul Getty (December 15, 1892 – June 6, 1976) was an American industrialist. He founded the Getty Oil Company, and in 1957 Fortune magazine named him the richest living American. At his dea...

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John Sidney Blythe Barrymore MP (1882 - 1942)

John Sidney Blyth Barrymore (born: February 15, 1882 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – died :May 29, 1942 in Los Angeles, California), was an American actor. He gained fame as a Shakespearean, l...

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Susan B. Anthony MP (1820 - 1906)

Biographical Summary #1: "...Susan B. Anthony (February 15, 1820 - March 13, 1906) was born in Adams, Massachusetts. "...Quaker, teacher, temperance and abolition organizer, outstanding women's rig...

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Ingrid Bergman MP (1915 - 1982)

She was a Swedish actress noted for her starring roles in American films. She won three Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards, and the Tony Award for Best Actress. She is ranked as the fourth greatest female...

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Ralph Waldo Emerson MP (1803 - 1882)

American author, poet, and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson first formulated the philosophy of Transcendentalism. His essay "Nature" expresses this philosophy. He also wrote "The Concord Hymn" and coi...

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Nelson Mandela MP (1918 - 2013)

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918- 5 December 2013) served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, and was the first South African president to be elected in a fully representative democr...

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Henry Ford MP (1863 - 1947)

Biographical Summary: "... Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was a prominent American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assem...

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Anthony Perkins MP (1932 - 1992)

An shy, slender actor whose name became virtually synonymous with legendary screen Psycho Norman Bates despite numerous solid performances in films outside the Hitchcock originated series, Anthony Perk...

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Jesse James, American outlaw MP (1847 - 1882)

Jesse James (Wikipedia) Jesse James (September 5, 1847 — April 3, 1882) was an American outlaw, gang leader, bank robber, train robber, and murderer from the state of Missouri and the most fam...

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Humphrey Bogart MP (1899 - 1957)

Humphrey DeForest Bogart was American actor who became a preeminent motion picture “tough guy” and was a top box office attraction during the 1940s and '50s. In his performances he projec...

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Katharine Hepburn MP (1907 - 2003)

Four time Academy Award winning actress Katharine Hepburn maintained a successful acting career for over 70 years. Her notable performances in The African Queen and On Golden Pond, as well as countless...

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Christopher Reeve MP (1952 - 2004)

Christopher D'Olier Reeve was an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter and author. He achieved stardom for his acting achievements, including his notable motion picture portrayal of the...

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Emily Dickinson MP (1830 - 1886)

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830 in the quiet community of Amherst, Massachusetts, the second daughter of Edward and Emily Norcross Dickinson. Emily, Austin (her older brother)...

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Elvis Aron Presley MP (1935 - 1977)

Elvis Aaron Presley , in the humblest of circumstances, was born to Vernon and Gladys Presley in a two-room house in Tupelo, Mississippi on January 8, 1935. His twin brother, Jessie Garon, was stillbor...

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Orville Loren Wright MP (1871 - 1948)

The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two Americans who are generally credited with inventing and building t...

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Wilbur Wright MP (1867 - 1912)

The Wright brothers -- Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912) -- were two Americans who are generally credited with inventing and building...

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Aldous Leonard Huxley MP (1894 - 1963)

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. Among Huxley's best known novels is BRAVE NEW W...

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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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Muhammad Ali MP

The only professional boxer to win the heavy-weight championship three times, Muhammad Ali provided leadership and an example for African American men and women around the world with his political and ...

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Louisa May Alcott MP (1832 - 1888)

Louisa May Alcott is known worldwide as the author of Little Women, but less known is the fact that she served as a volunteer nurse during the civil war, seeing action in the battle of Fredericksburg. ...

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Herbert "Zeppo" Marx MP (1901 - 1979)

Herbert Manfred Marx was the youngest of the five Marx Brothers. He appeared in the first five Marx Brothers films as a straight man and romantic lead, before leaving the team for a career as a theatri...

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Milton "Gummo" Marx MP (1893 - 1977)

Milton "Gummo" Marx was the fourth-born of the Marx Brothers. He worked with his brothers on the vaudeville circuit, but left acting when he was drafted into the U.S. Army during World War I, years bef...

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Julius "Groucho" Marx MP (1890 - 1977)

As an entertainer and comedian, Groucho Marx remains a well-known figure some 30 years after his death. Marx's grease-paint bushy eyebrows and mustache, and trademark cigar, made him immediately recogn...

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Arthur "Harpo" Marx MP (1888 - 1964)

Arthur Adolph "Harpo" Marx was the second oldest of the Marx Brothers. With the big, poofy, curly red hair, a top hat, and a horn, the lovable mute was the favorite of the Marx Brothers. Though chasing...

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Leonard "Chico" Marx MP (1887 - 1961)

Leonard "Chico" Marx was the eldest of the Marx Brothers. Marx used an Italian accent for his on-stage character; stereotyped ethnic characters were common with Vaudeville comedians. Chico was a tale...

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Charles Robert Darwin MP (1809 - 1882)

Charles Robert Darwin From Wikipedia FRS (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist.[I] He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancesto...

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Henry David Thoreau MP (1817 - 1862)

Quote from Henry David With every child begins the world again. ---------------------------------- A descendant of Mayflower passenger, Richard Warren. Henry David Thoreau was born 12 July 1817 i...

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Audrey Hepburn MP (1929 - 1993)

Born in Ixelles, Belgium as Audrey Kathleen Ruston, Hepburn spent her childhood chiefly in the Netherlands, including German-occupied Arnhem, Netherlands, during the Second World War. She studied balle...

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F. Scott Fitzgerald MP (1896 - 1940)

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigm writings of the Jazz Age, a term he coine...

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Agatha Christie MP (1890 - 1976)

Dame Agatha Christie (born Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller) was the best selling mystery author of all time and the only writer to have created two major detectives, Poirot and Marple, as well as having wr...

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Herman Melville MP (1819 - 1891)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel Mo...

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John Wayne MP (1907 - 1979)

John Wayne (born Marion Robert Morrison), nicknamed "Duke", was a legendary Hollywood actor who played a key role in establishing and popularizing the western genre in American cinema. He started wor...

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Frank Lloyd Wright MP (1867 - 1959)

Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright) was an influential American architect most notable for pioneering the prairie style house and designing the Guggenheim Museum in New York. In addition to ...

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Stephen Vincent Benét MP (1898 - 1943)

American muse, whose strong and diverse heart  So many men have tried to understand  But only made it smaller with their art  Because you are as various as your land ... ...

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Alec Baldwin MP

Alec Baldwin's commanding onscreen presence, coupled with a riveting intensity and gravelly voice few actors possessed, won him big screen acclaim in "The Hunt for Red October" (1990), "Glengarry Glen ...

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Enrique Iglesias MP

Enrique Iglesias is a Spanish singer and songwriter. More here: . -------------------- From Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler (English /ɛnˈriːkeɪ ɪˈ&...

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Edgar Allan Poe MP (1809 - 1849)

Poe Museum Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for hi...

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Joseph Conrad MP (1857 - 1924)

Edited by Dr. Leszek A. Bledzki (a relative). Joseph Conrad , właściwie Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski herbu Nałęcz – pisarz i publicysta polskiego pochodz...

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Ezra Cornell, Founder of Western Union MP (1807 - 1874)

Ezra Cornell (January 11, 1807 – December 9, 1874) was an American businessman and education administrator. He was a founder of Western Union and a co-founder of Cornell University. He also serv...

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Air Commodore Whitney Willard Straight, CBE, MC MP (1912 - 1979)

Grand Prix racing car driver and fighter pilot with 4+ kills in the Battle of Britain (WWII).

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Bear Grylls MP

Edward Michael "Bear" Grylls (born 7 June 1974) is an English adventurer, writer and television presenter. He is best known for his television series Man vs. Wild, known as Born Survivor in the United ...

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Rooney Mara MP

Patricia Rooney Mara (born April 1985) is an American film and television actress. Mara made her acting debut in 2005 and has gone on to star in films including A Nightmare on Elm Street, the remake of...

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Ricky Nelson MP (1940 - 1985)

American singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, and actor Eric "Ricky" Hilliard Nelson was one of the very biggest of the '50s teen idols. With more than 50 Hot 100 hits, Nelson was second only to Elvis P...

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Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti MP (1828 - 1882)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti From Wikipaedia (12 May 1828 – 9 April 1882) was an English poet, illustrator, painter and translator. He founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848 with William...

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Woody Guthrie MP (1912 - 1967)

Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie (July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967) is best known as an American singer-songwriter and folk musician, whose musical legacy includes hundreds of political, traditio...

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Reese Witherspoon MP

Oscar and Golden Globe-winning actress Reese Witherspoon made her mark as a smart, driven and self-respecting actress who refused to take the easy road to stardom with mindless teen flicks and broad co...

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T. S. Eliot MP (1888 - 1965)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Thomas Stearns Eliot (September 26, 1888 – January 4, 1965) was an American-born English poet, playwright, and literary critic, arguably the most important...

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Jeff Bridges MP

A Hollywood leading man since the early 1970s and a four-time Oscar nominee, Jeff Bridges finally won an Oscar in 2010 for his performance as hard-living country singer Bad Blake in Crazy Heart. Other ...

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Dick Van Dyke MP

Richard Wayne "Dick" Van Dyke (born December 13, 1925) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer with a career spanning six decades. Van Dyke starred in the films Bye Bye Birdie, Mary Poppin...

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Uma Thurman MP

She is an American actress. She has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action thrillers. She is best known for her work u...

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Brevet Colonel Eli Lilly (USA) MP (1838 - 1898)

Eli Lilly (July 8, 1838 – June 6, 1898) was an American soldier, pharmaceutical chemist, industrialist, entrepreneur, and founder of the Eli Lilly and Company pharmaceutical corporation. Lilly...

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Elizabeth Montgomery MP (1933 - 1995)

Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery (April 15, 1933 – May 18, 1995)[1] was an American film and television actress whose career spanned five decades. She is best remembered as the star of the TV ser...

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Nolan Hemmings MP

Nolan Hemmings (born 1970) is an English stage and film actor. Hemmings is the son of actor/director David Hemmings and actress Gayle Hunnicutt. He is named after his father's character, Captain No...

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Tony Goldwyn MP

Anthony Howard "Tony" Goldwyn (born May 20, 1960) is an American actor and director. He portrayed the villain Carl Bruner in Ghost, Colonel Bagley in The Last Samurai, and the voice of the title char...

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Robin Williams MP (1951 - 2014)

From Wikipedia (English) : Robin McLaurin Williams (born July 21, 1951, died August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian. Rising to fame with his role as the alien Mork in the TV series Mork ...

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Jordana Brewster MP

Jordana Brewster (born April 26, 1980) is a Panamanian-born Brazilian American actress, perhaps best known for her roles in The Fast and the Furious, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, The F...

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Alexandra Stephanopoulos MP

Alexandra Wentworth (born January 12, 1965) is an American comedienne, actress, and author who starred in Head Case on Starz. Early life Wentworth was born in Washington, D.C. She is the daug...

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus MP

Julia Scarlett Elizabeth Louis-Dreyfus (pronounced /ˈluːiː ˈdraɪfəs/; born January 13, 1961) is an American actress and comedian. She rose to prominence as o...

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Cokie Roberts MP

United States

Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Roberts (nee Boggs)[1] (born December 27, 1943), better known as Cokie Roberts, is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist and bestselling author. She is a co...

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Cecil B. DeMille MP (1881 - 1959)

Cecil Blount Demille, known as Cecil B. DeMille , was a pioneering film director - in both silent and sound movies. Starting in 1913, he became a dominant force in the Hollywood film industry for 40 ye...

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James Spader MP

Actor James Spader was known for playing intriguing deviants in a number of acclaimed independent films in the 1980s and 1990s before his magic touch with morally ambiguous outsiders found its way to t...

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Gen. Douglas MacArthur MP (1880 - 1964)

General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (January 26, 1880 – April 5, 1964) was an American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army. He was a Chief of Staff of the United States Army dur...

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George Mason, IV MP (1725 - 1792)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A074817 George Mason IV (December 11, 1725 – October 7, 1792) was a United States patriot, statesman, and delegate from Virgin...

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Robert R. Livingston 'The Chancellor' MP (1746 - 1813)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW YORK. DAR Ancestor #A070839 Robert Livingston IV never signed the Declaration of Independence but he helped write it. As U.S. Minister to France from 18...

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Noah Webster, Lexicographer MP (1758 - 1843)

Noah Webster was one of the great lexicographers. For decades, he was among the most prolific authors in the new nation, publishing textbooks, political essays for his Federalist party, and newspaper a...

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William Henry Moore MP (1848 - 1923)

) William Henry (Judge) Moore (1848 - January 11, 1923) was an attorney and financier. He organized and promoted or sat as a director for several steel companies that were merged with among others th...

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Silas Wright Titus (“The Water Wizard”) MP (1849 - 1922)

Silas Wright Titus (January 18, 1849-January 7, 1922) was an engineer who discovered and patented deep water pumping technology and discovered early water supplies for New York City and other towns a...

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William Earl Dodge, Sr. MP (1805 - 1883)

William Earle Dodge, Sr. (September 4, 1805 – February 9, 1883) was a New York businessman, referred to as one of the "Merchant Princes" of Wall Street in the years leading up to the American ...

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