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Saint Francis of Assisi MP (c.1181 - 1226)

St. Francis of Assisi , San Francesco d'Assisi, born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, but nicknamed Francesco ("the Frenchman") by his father, 1181/1182 – October 3, 1226)[ was an Italia...

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Ernest Howard Crosby MP (1856 - 1907)

From Wikipedia (English) : Ernest Howard Crosby (1856–1907) was an American reformer and author, born in New York City, the son of Presbyterian minister Howard Crosby, and a relative of prolif...

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"Johnny Appleseed" Chapman MP (1774 - 1845)

Jonathan Chapman (September 26, 1774 – March 18, 1845), also known as Johnny Appleseed , was an American pioneer nurseryman who introduced apple trees to large parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, India...

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Adolf Hitler MP (1889 - 1945)

Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician and leader of the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, commonly known as the Nazi party. The Nazi party are known for the persecution and ...

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Amos Bronson Alcott MP (1799 - 1888)

Amos Bronson Alcott (November 29, 1799 – March 4, 1888) was an American teacher, writer and philosopher who left a legacy of forward-thinking social ideas. His status as a well-publicized figu...

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Martha Maxwell (1831 - 1881)

Martha Maxwell (1831–1881) was a self-educated naturalist and artist born in Pennsylvania. who traveled to the Colorado Territory with the first wave of the Pike's Peak Gold Rush in 1860. She ...

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The Right Honourable Sir Stafford Cripps FRS (1889 - 1952)

Sir Richard Stafford Cripps (24 April 1889 – 21 April 1952) was a British Labour politician of the first half of the 20th century. During World War II he served in a number of positions in the...

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Al Gore, 45th Vice President of the USA MP

Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American environmental activist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 under President Bill Clinton. He is...

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Coretta Scott King MP (1927 - 2006)

Coretta Scott King (April 27, 1927 – January 30, 2006) was an American author, activist, and civil rights leader. The widow of Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King helped lead the African...

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George Harrison MP (1943 - 2001)

George Harrison was an English rock guitarist, singer-songwriter and film producer who achieved international fame as lead guitarist in The Beatles. Often referred to as "the quiet Beatle", Harrison em...

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Helen Nearing (1904 - 1995)

A biography of Helen Knothe Nearing by Margaret O'Neal Killinger

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Scott Nearing (1883 - 1983)

Scott Nearing (August 6, 1883 – August 24, 1983) was an American radical economist, educator, writer, political activist, and advocate of simple living. "In his devotion to conscientious self-re...

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Kate Elizabeth Winslet MP

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Diane Keaton MP

Diane Keaton (born Diane Hall January 5, 1946) is an American film actress, director, producer, and screenwriter. Keaton began her career on stage, and made her screen debut in 1970. Her first major ...

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Christie Brinkley MP

Christie Brinkley was discovered in 1973 by American photographer Errol Sawyer in a post office in Paris. He took her first modeling pictures and introduced her to John Casablancas of Elite Model Manag...

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Casey Affleck MP

Casey Affleck is an American actor. He has acted in films such as Good Will Hunting, Ocean's Eleven, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, and Gone Baby Gone. He has been nomina...

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Bruce Springsteen MP

New Jersey, United States

In his long, successful career, Bruce Springsteen has balanced many roles, including rock star, folk singer, song-writer, cultural icon, and social activist, as well as family man. An award-winning sin...

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Betty White MP

Betty White Ludden (born January 17, 1922), better known as Betty White, is an American actress, comedienne, singer, author, and television personality. With a career spanning seven decades, she is bes...

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Ashley Judd MP

Ashley Judd (born April 19, 1968) is an American actress, who is best known for playing a number of strong characters in films such as Ruby in Paradise, Kiss the Girls, Double Jeopardy, Where the Hea...

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Anna Helene Paquin MP

Canadian-born New Zealand actress Anna Paquin's first critically successful film was The Piano, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1994 at the age of 11 – the sec...

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Alanis Nadine Morissette MP

Everything you wanted to know about Alanis Morissette. Alanis Nadine Morissette (born June 1, 1974) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awar...

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Christina Applegate MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Christina Applegate (born November 25, 1971) is an American actress. She is best known for playing Kelly Bundy on the FOX sitcom Married... with Children. Since then, she has since established a film a...

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Alyssa Milano MP

Birth Name Alyssa Jayne Milano Nickname Lyssa Conan Height 5' 2" (1.57 m) Mini Biography Alyssa Milano is the daughter of Italian-American parents Lin, a fashion designer, and Tom, a fi...

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Shania Twain MP

Everything you wanted to know about Shania Twain Shania Twain, OC (pronounced /ʃəˈnaɪ.ə ˈtweɪn/; born Eilleen Regina Edwards; August 28, 1965) is a ...

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Carrie Underwood MP

Carrie Marie Underwood is an American country singer and songwriter from Checotah, Oklahoma. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol. She has since become a multi-platinum ...

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Sir Paul McCartney MP

Outside Peasmarsh, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom

Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE is an English singer-songwriter, poet, composer, multi-instrumentalist, entrepreneur, record and film producer, painter, and animal rights and peace activist. Formerly of ...

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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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Kellie Dawn Pickler MP

Kellie Dawn Pickler (born June 28, 1986) is an American country music artist and television personality. She gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of the Fox reality show American Idol , even...

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Jane Goodall MP

Dame Jane Morris Goodall , DBE (born Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall on 3 April 1934), is a British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace. Considered to be the world's foremo...

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Ellen DeGeneres MP

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ellen DeGeneres (pronounced /dɨˈdʒɛnərəs/; born January 26, 1958) is an American stand-up comedian, television host and...

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Lauren Pierce Bush MP

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Pamela Denise Anderson MP

Pamela Denise Anderson (born July 1, 1967) is a Canadian American actress, model, producer, author, activist, and former showgirl, known for her roles on the television series Home Improvement, Baywa...

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Natalie Portman MP

Natalie Portman Thor 2 cropped.pngNatalie PortmanFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaNatalie PortmanNatalie Portman Thor 2 cropped.pngPortman at the premiere of Thor: The Dark World, October 2013Nativ...

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William J. Clinton, 42nd President of the USA MP

Chappaqua, Westchester, New York, United States

Bill Clinton was born "William Jefferson Blythe III" in Hope, Arkansas. His father, William Jefferson Blythe, Jr., was a traveling salesman who died in an automobile accident three months before Bill w...

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Kristen Wiig MP

Kristen Carroll Wiig (born August 22, 1973) is an American film and television actress who currently appears as a cast member on Saturday Night Live . Wiig was a member of improvisational comedy troupe...

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Jessica Chastain MP

Her birth date may not be correct as she has never publicly revealed it. Also reported as March 29, 1981 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jessica Chastain is an American theater, film, and tel...

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Woody Harrelson MP

Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson (born July 23, 1961) is an American actor. Harrelson's breakout role came in the television sitcom Cheers as bartender Woody Boyd. Some notable film characters include b...

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V.K.Krishna Menon MP (1897 - 1974)

Menon was born at Panniyankara in Calicut, Kerala, into the powerful Vengalil family of South India. He was the grandson of the Raja of Kartanad and the first son of a successful lawyer of the Calicut ...

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Jamie Lee Curtis MP

Jamie Lee Curtis (born November 22, 1958) is an American actress. Although she was initially known as a "scream queen" because of her starring roles in many horror films early in her career such as H...

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Brad Pitt MP

Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, California, United States

William Bradley Pitt, known professionally as Brad Pitt, is an American actor and film producer. Pitt has received two Academy Award nominations and four Golden Globe Award nominations, winning one. He...

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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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George Gordon Byron, Lord Byron MP (1778 - 1824)

Lord Byron ie. George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, later George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron, FRS (22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824), commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was a British poet and...

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Grace Slick MP

Grace Slick (born Grace Barnett Wing; October 30, 1939) is an American singer and songwriter, who was one of the lead singers of the rock groups The Great Society, Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Stars...

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Sir Ian McKellen MP

Sir Ian Murray McKellen, CBE, CH (born 25 May 1939) is an English actor. He has won multiple Laurence Olivier Awards, a Tony Award, two Academy Award nominations, and five Emmy Award nominations. His w...

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Gustav Struve (1805 - 1870)

English: Gustav Struve known as Gustav von Struve until he gave up his title, (11 October 1805 in Munich, Bavaria – 21 August 1870 in Vienna, Austria), was a German politician, lawyer and pu...

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Shlomo Goren MP (1917 - 1994)

Shlomo Goren (born 3 February 1917, died 29 October 1994), was an Orthodox Religious Zionist rabbi in Israel who founded and served as the first head of the Military Rabbinate of the Israel Defense For...

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Ramanujan Srinivasa Iyengar MP (c.1887 - c.1920)

Ramanujan (disambiguation). Srinivasa Ramanujan Born 22 December 1887(1887-12-22) Erode, Indian Empire Died 26 April 1920 (aged 32) Chetput, (Madras), Indian Empire Residence Tamil Nadu, India Field...

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Gwynlliw . ap Glywis, Brenin Gwynllwg MP (c.482 - 523)

ID: I158039 Name: Gwynllyw ap GLYWYS Given Name: Gwynllyw ap Surname: Glywys Sex: M Change Date: 13 MAY 2009 Note: !#4568-v1-p18,27*; !Medeival: Brychan Documents; History of Breckonshi...

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Sally Vanessa Marcil-Giovinazzo MP

Date of Birth 15 October 1968, Indio, California, USA Birth Name Sally Vanessa Ortiz Height 5' 4" (1.63 m) MINI BIOGRAPHY Vanessa Marcil was born on October 15, 1968, in Indio, California...

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Rukmini Devi Arundale (1904 - 1986)

Rukmini Devi Arundale was an Indian theosophist, dancer and choreographer in Indian classical dancer form of Bharatnatyam, and also an activist for animal rights, animal welfare and vegetarianism. She ...

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J.B.S. Haldane (1892 - 1964)

J. B. S. Haldane J. B. S. Haldane Born November 5, 1892 Oxford, England Died December 1, 1964 (aged 72) Bhubaneswar, India Residence UK U.S. India Nationality British (until 1961)...

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John Marwood Cleese MP

He is an English actor, comedian, writer and film producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and as a scriptwriter on The Frost Report. In the late 1960s he became a member of Mont...

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J.M. Coetzee MP

Adelaide, SA, Australia

John Maxwell Coetzee (born 9 February 1940) is an author and academic from South Africa. He is now an Australian citizen and lives in Adelaide, South Australia. A novelist and literary critic as well a...

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Upton Sinclair MP (1878 - 1968)

Upton Beall Sinclair Jr. (September 20, 1878 – November 25, 1968), was an American author and one-time candidate for governor of California who wrote close to one hundred books in many genres....

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Charles Sherlock Fillmore MP (1854 - 1948)

Extracted from ) Charles Sherlock Fillmore (August 22, 1854 – July 5, 1948), born in St. Cloud, Minnesota, founded Unity, a church within the New Thought movement, with his wife, Myrtle Page F...

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Zoroaster MP (-890 - -583)

Zoroaster (Persian: زرتشت, Zrthosat), or the Greek name Zoroaster (Ζωροάστρης), prophet and foun...

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Gloria Swanson MP (1899 - 1983)

Legendary actress Gloria Swanson is considered to be one of the biggest stars of the silent era as well as a fashion icon, especially under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille. In 1929, Swanson successfu...

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Cloris Leachman MP

From 1953 to 1979, Leachman was married to Hollywood impresario George Englund. Leachman's former mother-in-law was character actress Mabel Albertson, best known for playing Samantha's mother-in-law on...

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Fred Rogers MP (1928 - 2003)

Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) was an American educator, Presbyterian minister, songwriter, author, and television host. Rogers was most famous for creating and hosti...

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Constance Georgina Lytton (1869 - 1923)

Lady Constance Georgina Bulwer-Lytton (Jane Warton, Jane Wharton) (born 12 January 1869, Vienna, died 2 May 1923, Knebworth House) was an influential British suffragette activist, writer, speaker and...

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Saint Gwawl ferch Brychan MP (c.455 - 534)

Gododdin were Brythonic people of NE Britain in the sub-Roman period. -------------------- ID: I51306 Name: Gwawr ferch BRYCHAN Given Name: Gwawr ferch Surname: Brychan Sex: F Change Date: 13...

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Russell Edward Brand MP

He is an English comedian, actor, columnist, author and presenter of radio and television. Brand achieved fame in the UK for presenting a Big Brother spin-off, Big Brother's Big Mouth, and for his ra...

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Patience Wright (1725 - 1786)

Patience Lovell Wright (1725 – March 23, 1786) was the first recognized American-born sculptor. She chiefly created wax figures of people. She loved to write poetry and was also a painter. Nev...

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Heather Anne Mills MP

Heather Anne Mills is an English charity campaigner and former model, and the former wife of musician Sir Paul McCartney; during the marriage she was called Heather Mills McCartney. Mills started her...

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Eddie Vedder MP

Lead singer of Pearl Jam Eddie Vedder (born Edward Louis Severson III; later was changed to Edward Jerome Mueller December 23, 1964) is an American musician and singer-songwriter who serves as the ...

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Hannes Petter Kolehmainen (1889 - 1966)

Juho Pietari "Hannes" Kolehmainen (9 December 1889, Kuopio – 11 January 1966) was a Finnish long-distance runner. He is considered to be the first of a generation of great Finnish long distance ...

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Sara Gilbert MP

Sara Gilbert ( /ˈɡɪlbərt/; born Sara Rebecca Abeles; January 29, 1975) is an American actress, best known for her role as Darlene Conner on the ABC sitcom Roseanne from 19...

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Robert Browning MP (1812 - 1889)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Robert Browning (7 May 1812 – 12 December 1889) was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, especially dramatic monologues, made h...

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Linda Louise Eastman McCartney MP (1941 - 1998)

Lady Linda Louise McCartney (née Eastman) was known for being the wife of Paul McCartney of The Beatles, as well as being a photographer and outspoken vegetarian. She is the daughter of Louise S...

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Charlotte Despard (French) (1844 - 1939)

Charlotte Despard (née French) (15 June 1844 – 10 November 1939) was an English-born, later Irish-based suffragist, novelist, Sinn Féin activist, vegetarian and anti-vivisection ...

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Jason Francesco Schwartzman MP

Jason Schwartzman is an American actor and musician. He is perhaps best known for his roles in the Hollywood films Rushmore, Spun, I ♥ Huckabees, Shopgirl, Marie Antoinette, The Darjeeling Limit...

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Tobey Maguire MP

Tobias Vincent "Tobey" Maguire (born June 27, 1975) is an American actor and producer. He began his career in the late 1980s. While perhaps best known for his role as Peter Parker / Spider-Man in Sam...

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Joseph Bates MP (1792 - 1872)

) Joseph Bates (July 8, 1792 – March 19, 1872) was an American seaman and revivalist minister. He was the founder and developer of Sabbatarian Adventism, a strain of religious thinking that ev...

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Peter Cushing, OBE MP (1913 - 1994)

Peter Cushing OBE From Wikipedia Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE (26 May 1913 – 11 August 1994) was an English actor, known for his many appearances in Hammer Films, in which he played the disti...

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Andrea Carlo Francisco Rabagliati MP (1843 - 1930)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Andrea Carlo Francisco Rabagliati , born Scotland 1843, died on 7 December 1930, Bradford, was the author of books on dietary practice... ...Andrea Rabagliati was t...

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W. K. Kellogg MP (1860 - 1951)

Will Keith (W.K.) Kellogg , was born April 7, 1860. W.K., along with his brother, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, was the co-inventor of flaked cereal. Although W.K. lacked a formal education beyond the sixth...

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Madhur Jaffrey MP

Madhur Jaffrey (Punjabi: ਮਧੁਰ ਜਾਫ਼ਰੀ, Hindi: मधुर जाफ़री madh...

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Linus Carl Pauling, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1954 MP (1901 - 1994)

Linus Carl Pauling (February 28, 1901 – August 19, 1994) was an American chemist, biochemist, peace activist, author and educator. He was one of the most influential chemists in history and rank...

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Socrates MP (c.-470 - -399)

Socrates - Σωκράτης Socrates (Greek: Σωκράτης, Ancient Greek pronunciation: [soˈ...

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Ellen G. White MP (1827 - 1915)

Ellen Gould Harmon White, known as Ellen G. White, was a prolific author and an American Christian pioneer. She, along with other Sabbatarian Adventist leaders, such as Joseph Bates and her husband Jam...

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Isaac Bashevis Singer MP (1904 - 1991)

There is some doubt as to the actual date of birth - July 14 or July 21, 1902 Isaac Bashevis Singer (Yiddish: יצחק באַשעװי...

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Percy Bysshe Shelley MP (1792 - 1822)

Percy Bysshe Shelley ( 4 August 1792 – 8 July 1822) was one of the major English Romantic poets and is critically regarded among the finest lyric poets in the English language. Shelley was famou...

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Jean Jacques Rousseau MP (1712 - 1778)

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778) was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism of French expression. His political philosophy influenced the Frenc...

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I. L. Peretz MP (1852 - 1915)

Isaac Leib Peretz (May 18, 1852 – 3 April 1915), also known as Yitskhok Leybush Peretz (יצחק־לייבוש פר&...

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Dr. John Harvey Kellogg MP (1852 - 1943)

John Harvey Kellogg (1852-1943), American surgeon, hygienist, and food manufacturer. Kellogg was born in Tyrone, Michigan, and educated at Bellevue Hospital Medical College in New York City. Kellogg wa...

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The Reverend Sylvester Graham MP (1794 - 1851)

The Reverend Sylvester Graham (July 5, 1794 – September 11, 1851) was an American dietary reformer. He was an early advocate of dietary reform in the United States and was most notable for his e...

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Lewis Gompertz MP (1784 - 1861)

Lewis Gompertz (1783/4–1861) was an early animal rights advocate, a vegan, and a founding member in June 1824 of the English Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, later the RSPCA . ...

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Rt Hon Tony Benn MP (1925 - 2014)

Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn PC (born 3 April 1925), formerly 2nd Viscount Stansgate, is a retired British Labour Party politician who was a Member of Parliament (MP) for 50 years and a Cabinet Minister ...

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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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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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Siddhattha (Gautama Buddha) सिद्धार्थ गौतम MP (c.565 - d.)

Gautama Buddha Siddhārtha Gautama (Sanskrit: सिद्धार्थ गौतम; Pali: Siddhattha Gotama) was a spiritual...

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Mahatma Gandhi, महात्मा MP (1869 - 1948)

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi , born 2 October 1869[1] – 30 January 1948), commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-vi...

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Benjamin Franklin, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1706 - 1790)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Pennsylvania. DAR Ancestor #: A041702 Of all the accomplishment of Ben Franklin you must take into account, his opening remark in his autobiography: "I Benj...

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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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George Bernard Shaw MP (1856 - 1950)

George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although Shaw's first profitable writing was music and literary...

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Vincent van Gogh, kunstschilder MP (1853 - 1890)

Click hierop om een biografie van Vincent van Gogh te zien op de Nederlandse Wikipedia Although he battled depression and mental disease in his later years, Vincent van Gogh became one of the most re...

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Albert Schweitzer MP (1875 - 1965)

websites about him: following bio from: Albert Schweitzer (January 14, 1875-September 4, 1965) was born into an Alsatian family which for generations had been devoted to religion, music, and ed...

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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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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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Charlotte Brontë MP (1816 - 1855)

Brontë family (From Wikipedia) The Brontës were a 19th century literary family associated with Haworth in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. The sisters, Charlotte (born 21 April 18...

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