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Tycho Brahe MP (1546 - 1601)

Some biographies (in Danish): Dansk biografisk Lexikon Salmonsen's konversationsleksikon Tycho Brahe graves opp Gyllendal, Den Store Danske encyklopædi Tycho Brahes Liv af Erling Pou...

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Sven Gustaf Wingqvist (1876 - 1953)

Sven Wingqvist föddes i Hallsberg, Närke, 1876. Hans namn skulle bli förknippat med kullager och SKF. Som 18-åring tog Sven examen i Örebro tekniska elementarskola,...

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Maria Callas MP (1923 - 1977)

Maria Callas (Greek: Μαρία Κάλλας) (December 2, 1923 – September 16, 1977) An American-born Greek soprano and one o...

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Monteiro Lobato MP (1882 - 1948)

José Bento Monteiro Lobato (Taubaté, 18 de abril de 1882 – São Paulo, 4 de julho de 1948) foi um dos mais influentes escritores brasileiros do século XX. Foi um impor...

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Victoria Ocampo Aguirre MP (1890 - 1979)

Foto: www.genealogiafamiliar.net, página de Alfonso Beccar Varela. En su juventud Victoria Ocampo solía adoptar el seudónimo griego de “Niké” (divinidad mito...

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Andrew Barton (Banjo) Paterson (1864 - 1941)

Folk Figure. Better known as Banjo, he is the man who wrote the words to the song "Waltzing Matilda." The song was inspired by the 1894 Australian sheep shearer's strike and the death of legendary swag...

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Chaim Nachman Bialik MP (1873 - 1934)

Hayim Nahman Bialik (Hebrew: חיים נחמן ביאליק‎; January 9, 1873 – July 4, 1934), also Cha...

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Simone de Beauvoir MP (1908 - 1986)

Simone de Beauvoir is now best known for her metaphysical novels, including She Came to Stay and The Mandarins, and for her 1949 treatise "The Second Sex" , a detailed analysis of women's oppression an...

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Fernando Pessoa MP (1888 - 1935)

'Se depois de eu morrer, quiserem escrever a minha biografia, não há nada mais simples. Tem só duas datas - a da minha nascença e a da minha morte. Entre uma e outra todos o...

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Richard Trevithick MP (1771 - 1833)

Richard Trevithick (13 April 1771 – 22 April 1833) was a British inventor and mining engineer from Cornwall. His most significant success was the high pressure steam engine and he also built the...

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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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Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov MP (1844 - 1908)

Capriccio Espagnol Op 34 - Berliner Phil Scheherazade (1/5) The Flight of the Bumble Bee Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (Никола́й &#...

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Tiepolo MP (1696 - 1770)

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (March 5, 1696 – March 27, 1770), also known as Gianbattista or Giambattista Tiepolo , was a Venetian painter and printmaker. He was prolifi...

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Jean de La Fontaine MP (1621 - 1695)

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Eugène Viollet le Duc (1814 - 1879)

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Dame Nellie Melba (1861 - 1931)

Dame Nellie Melba GBE (19 May 1861 – 23 February 1931), born Helen "Nellie" Porter Mitchell Australian operatic soprano. She became one of the most famous singers of the late Victorian Era and...

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Harriet Tubman MP (c.1822 - 1913)

BIRTH DATE : c.1820. Because she was a slave, and owners did not record their slaves' birthdates, the exact date of Harriet's birth is unknown -- different accounts list 1820 or 1821. BIRTH PLACE : (...

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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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Ayrton Senna MP (1960 - 1994)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ayrton Senna da Silva (pronounced [aˈiɾtõ ˈsenɐ da ˈsiwvɐ] ; 21 March 1960 – 1 May 1994) was a Brazilian ...

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Gabriele Muenter (1877 - 1962)

Kandinsky’s and Münter’s professional and personal relationship lasted for about twelve years. (See below) Gabriele Münter (19 February 1877 – 19 May 1962) was a ...

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Pablo Picasso MP (1881 - 1973)

Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso known as Pablo Ruiz Picasso (Spanish pronunciation: ['p...

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Miroslav Krleža MP (1893 - 1981)

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Evliya Çelebi MP (1611 - 1682)

Evliya Çelebi was born Mehmed Zilli in 1611 Constantinople to a wealthy family from Kütahya. His father was Derviş Mehmed Zilli, an Ottoman court jeweller, and mother an Abkhaz...

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Ivana Brlić MP (1874 - 1938)

Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić (Ogulin, 18. travnja 1874. - Zagreb, 21. rujna 1938.) hrvatska je književnica koja je priznata u Hrvatskoj i u svijetu kao jedna od najznač...

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Averroes, Qadi al-Qurtubi & al-Sebilla MP (c.1126 - c.1198)

Abu ’l-walīd muḥammad b. aḥmad b. muḥammad b. rus̲h̲d, al-ḥafīd ( the grandson ), the “Commentator of Aristotle”, famous in ...

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John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr., Nobel Prize in Literature 1962 MP (1902 - 1968)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr .(February 27, 1902 – December 20, 1968) was an American writer. He wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (19...

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Max K. E. L. Planck MP (1858 - 1947)

Photos Karl Ernst Ludwig Marx Planck (April 23, 1858 – October 4, 1947) was a German physicist. He is considered to be the founder of the quantum theory, and thus one of the most importa...

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George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. (1859 - 1896)

. George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. (February 14, 1859–November 22, 1896) was an American engineer. He is most famous for creating the original Ferris Wheel for the 1893 Chicago World's Colum...

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Nicolas Steno MP (1638 - 1686)

Kilde: Gyldendals Store Danske: Familie: Forældre: guldsmed Sten Pedersen (død 1644, gift 1. gang med N. N.) og Anne Nielsdatter (død 1664, gift 1. gang med Henrik Kur, d...

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Florence Nightingale ("The Lady with the Lamp") MP (1820 - 1910)

Florence Nightingale Born 12 May 1820, Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany. Died 13 August 1910 (aged 90),Park Lane, London, United Kingdom. Profession: Nurse and Statistician. Institutions: Selimiye Ba...

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Martha Graham MP (1894 - 1991)

Martha Graham (May 11, 1894 – April 1, 1991) was an American modern dancer and choreographer whose influence on dance has been compared with the influence Picasso had on modern visual arts, St...

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Robert Noyce, "Mayor of Silicon Valley" MP (1927 - 1990)

Robert Norton Noyce (December 12, 1927 – June 3, 1990), nicknamed "the Mayor of Silicon Valley", co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor in 1957 and Intel in 1968. He is also credited (along with J...

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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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Oscar Wilde MP (1854 - 1900)

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) "I wanted to eat of the fruit of all the trees in the garden of the world..." SOURCE : written by whom ? WikiPedia...

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Rosa Louise Parks MP (1913 - 2005)

She was an African American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress later called "the first lady of civil rights", and "the mother of the freedom movement". On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, A...

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Peder Severin Krøyer, P.S. Krøyer MP (1851 - 1909)

Peder Severin Krøyer (23 July 1851 - 21 November 1909), known as P.S. Krøyer, was a Norwegian-Danish painter. He is one of the best known and beloved, and undeniably the most colorful o...

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Dr. Seuss MP (1904 - 1991)

Theodor Seuss Geisel was the author and illustrator of many popular children's books written under the pen name Dr. Seuss. Here are just a few titles of his books: One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish;...

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Khalil Gibran MP (1883 - 1931)

Khalil Gibran ; born Gubran Khalil Gubran , in academic contexts often spelled Jubrān Khalīl Jubrān, Jibrān Khalīl Jibrān, or Jibrān Xalīl Jibr&#...

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Andy Warhol MP (1928 - 1987)

Andrew Warhola known as Andy Warhol, was a Rusyn-American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. After a successful career as a commerc...

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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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John Lennon MP (1940 - 1980)

John Lennon achieved worldwide fame in the 1960s as a singer, songwriter and guitarist in one of the most successful bands of all time - The Beatles . He is credited as being the original and founding ...

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Claude Monet MP (1840 - 1926)

Oscar Claude Monet, better known as Claude Monet, was a founder and central figure of the 19th century art movement known as Impressionism, expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as app...

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Robert Burns MP (1759 - 1796)

Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796) (also known as Rabbie Burns, Scotland's favourite son, the Ploughman Poet, Robden of Solway Firth, the Bard of Ayrshire and in Scotland as simply Th...

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Sir Ernest Shackleton MP (1874 - 1922)

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, CVO, OBE (15 February 1874 – 5 January 1922) was an Irish-born British explorer who was one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antar...

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Alexander Graham Bell MP (1847 - 1922)

Alexander Graham Bell March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922 Parents: Alexander Bell and Eliza Grace Symonds Wife: Mabel Gardiner Hubbard 1858-1923 Children: Elsie May Grosvenor (Bell) 1878-19...

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Jules Gabriel Verne MP (1828 - 1905)

Jules Gabriel Verne ( February 8, 1828 – March 24, 1905) was a French author from Brittany who pioneered the science-fiction genre. He is best known for novels such as Twenty Thousand Leagues Un...

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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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Leonardo da Vinci MP (1452 - 1519)

Leonardo da Vinci Most famous Works: Mona Lisa , The Last Supper , The Vitruvian Man Discovery of a New Selfportrait of Leonardo da Vinci?

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John James Audubon MP (1785 - 1851)

John James Audubon (April 26, 1785 – January 27, 1851) was a French-American ornithologist, naturalist, hunter, and painter. He painted, catalogued, and described the birds of North America in a...

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Hans Christian Ørsted MP (1777 - 1851)

Hans Christian Ørsted blev født i 1777 året før hans bror, Anders Sandøe Ørsted, der blev assesor i Højesteret i 1810, men opgav senere denne post i 1...

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Michael Jackson MP (1958 - 2009)

Member of the Jackson 5 who later became a successful solo artist. Michael Jackson is known as the "King of Pop." He is one of the most commercially successful and influential entertainers of all time.

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Czesław Miłosz, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1980 MP (1911 - 2004)

Czesław Miłosz w Wikipedii po Polsku Czesław Miłosz on Wikipedia in English Czesław Miłosz (June 30, 1911 – August 14, 2004) was a Polish poet, pros...

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Karen Christenze Dinesen von Blixen-Finecke, Baroness MP (1885 - 1962)

1885-1962, forfatter. Skrev under flere pseudonymer: Isak Dinesen, Osceola, Pierre Andrézel, Tania Blixen, Peter Lawless. 17.4.1885 i Rungsted, Hørsholm sg., †7.9.1962 smst...

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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley MP (1797 - 1851)

Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best know...

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Sir Isaac Newton MP (1642 - 1727)

Sir Isaac Newton FRS (4 January 1643 – 31 March 1727 [OS: 25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726]) was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist, and theol...

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Alfred Joseph Hitchcock MP (1899 - 1980)

Nicknamed "Master of Suspense," Alfred Hitchcock was one of the best known directors never to have received an Oscar for directing. Suspicion (1941), Rear Window (1954), North By Northwest (1959), Psyc...

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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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Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Sr., MP (1791 - 1872)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Samuel Finley Breese Morse (April 27, 1791 – April 2, 1872) was an American contributor to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on Europea...

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Norman Rockwell MP (1894 - 1978)

America’s most beloved illustrator of the twentieth century, Norman Rockwell is renowned for his depictions of daily life in small town and rural America—a world populated by Boy Scouts, ...

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Josef Frank (1885 - 1967)

) Josef Frank (July 15, 1885, in Baden bei Wien – January 8, 1967, in Stockholm) was an Austrian-born architect, artist, and designer who adopted Swedish citizenship in the latter half of his ...

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Charlie Chaplin MP (1889 - 1977)

One of the most creative and influential personalities of the silent-film era and one of the great icons of 20th-century film, Charlie Chaplin used mime, slapstick and other visual comedy routines, and...

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Thomas Alva Edison, Inventor MP (1847 - 1931)

Thomas Edison ACS Landmark Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor, scientist, and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced lif...

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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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Harry Houdini (Erik Weisz) MP (1874 - 1926)

Harry Houdini (1874 - 1926) , considered one of the greatest illusionists in history, was a Hungarian-born American magician and escapologist, stunt performer, actor, and film producer noted for his se...

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Alexander Calder MP (1898 - 1976)

Father: Alexander Stirling Calder Mother: Nanette Lederer Spouse: Louisa James Issue: Sandra Calder Mary Calder Alexander Calder (July 22, 1898 – November 11, 197...

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