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Ben Johnson (1918 - 1996)

)) Ben "Son" Johnson, Jr. (June 13, 1918 – April 8, 1996) was an American stuntman, world champion rodeo cowboy and actor. The son of a rancher, Johnson arrived in Hollywood to deliver a con...

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Helen Gibson (1892 - 1977)

Helen Gibson (August 27, 1892 – October 10, 1977) was an American film actress, vaudeville performer, radio performer, film producer, trick rider and rodeo performer; and is considered to be t...

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Hoot Gibson (1892 - 1962)

Hoot Gibson (August 6, 1892 – August 23, 1962) was an American rodeo champion and a pioneer cowboy film actor, director and producer. Early life and career Born Edmund Richard Gibson in Te...

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Bud Palmer (1921 - 2013)

John S. "Bud" Palmer (September 14, 1921 in Hollywood, California – March 19, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida) was an American professional basketball player. He was a member of the original ...

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Kitty Canutt (1897 - d.)

Kitty Canutt, stage name Kitty Wilks (born Katherine Derre at New York City, New York), was a professional bronc rider, and the All-Around Champion Cowgirl at the 1916 Pendleton Round-Up in Pendleton...

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Yakima Canutt (1895 - 1986)

Yakima Canutt (November 29, 1895 – May 24, 1986), also known as Yak Canutt, was an American rodeo rider, actor, stuntman and action director. Filmography Selected filmography

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Philip Douglas "Phil" Jackson MP

Montana, USA

from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Philip Douglas "Phil" Jackson (born September 17, 1945) is a retired American professional basketball coach and former player. Jackson is widely considered one o...

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Art Acord (1890 - 1931)

Arthemus Ward "Art" Acord (April 17, 1890 – January 4, 1931) was an American silent film actor and rodeo champion. Early life and career Art (Artumus Ward) Acord was born to Mormon parents...

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George Smathers, U.S. Senator (1913 - 2007)

George Armistead Smathers (November 14, 1913 – January 20, 2007) was an American lawyer and politician who represented the state of Florida in the United States Senate for eighteen years, from...

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Robert Stack (1919 - 2003)

Robert Stack (January 13, 1919 – May 14, 2003) was a multilingual American actor and television host. In addition to acting in more than 40 feature films, he starred in the 1959–63 tele...

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Lt. General Thomas J. H. Trapnell (1902 - 2002)

Thomas John Hall "Trap" Trapnell (November 23, 1902 - February 13, 2002) was a United States Army general. Trapnell survived the Bataan Death March and the sinking of two transportation ships during ...

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General George Brown (USAF) (1918 - c.1980)

Courtesy of the United States Air Force: GENERAL GEORGE SCRATCHLEY BROWN Retired June 21, 1978. Died December 5, 1978 General George Scratchley Brown was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, ...

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Jürgen Klinsmann MP

Jürgen Klinsmann (born 30 July 1964) is a German football manager and former player who is currently the head coach of the United States national team. As a player, Klinsmann played for several ...

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Strother Martin (1919 - 1980)

Strother Douglas Martin, Jr. (March 26, 1919 – August 1, 1980), was a popular American character actor who often appeared in support of superstars John Wayne and Paul Newman and was memorabl...

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Geoff Cameron MP

Geoffrey Scott "Geoff" Cameron (born July 11, 1985) is an American soccer player who plays for Premier League side Stoke City and the United States national team.

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Kyle Beckerman MP

Kyle Robert Beckerman (born April 23, 1982) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Real Salt Lake in Major League Soccer and the United States national team. He is a holding midfielder an...

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Bob Bradley MP

Robert "Bob" Bradley (born March 3, 1958 in Montclair, New Jersey) is an American soccer coach. He is the current manager of Stabæk in Norway. He previously managed the Egypt and the United Stat...

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Raí Souza Vieira de Oliveira MP

Raí Souza Vieira de Oliveira (Ribeirão Preto, 15 de maio de 1965) é um ex-futebolista brasileiro que atuava como meia. Meio-campista, é irmão do também ex-jo...

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Doutor Sócrates, o Magrão MP (1954 - 2011)

Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Vieira de Oliveira (Belém, 19 de fevereiro de 1954 – São Paulo, 4 de dezembro de 2011), mais conhecido como Sócrates e tamb...

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Denílson de Oliveira Araújo MP

É um ex-futebolista brasileiro. Está atualmente trabalhando como comentarista esportivo na TV Bandeirantes. Carreira Como futebolista Denílson foi lançado no time ...

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Zagallo, Velho Lobo MP

Com fama de pão-duro e supersticioso, Zagalo cerca-se de amuletos e manias, incluindo uma fixação pelo número 13. Como jogador, além de ter sido tricampeão pel...

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Nilo Murtinho Braga MP (1903 - 1975)

Foi um futebolista brasileiro que se notabilizou no Botafogo Football Club, atual Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas, e na Seleção Brasileira. Atacante de baixa estatura, tinha como caracter&#...

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Gregory Gumbel MP

Known for his seemingly effortless delivery style and standout work as a television sportscaster, three-time Emmy Award winner Greg Gumbel was born on May 3, 1946 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Rhea Al...

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H. Adams Carter (1914 - 1995)

Photo: pictured with his wife and fellow teacher Ann Brooks Hubert Adams "Ad" Carter (June 6, 1914 – April 1, 1995) was an American mountaineer, language teacher and was editor of the Amer...

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Geoffrey H. Phipps-Hornby, Sr. (deceased)

. Major Geoffrey H. Phipps-Hornby, Sr. was a British champion polo player. Biography He was the son of Edmund Phipps-Hornby.

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Lamar Joseph Odom, Sr. MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Lamar Joseph Odom is an American professional basketball forward, who is currently playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. Odom married reality personality and socialite Khloe Kardashian in 2009

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Anna Lee Aldred MP (1921 - 2006)

Anna Lee Aldred (April 19, 1921 – June 12, 2006) was the first woman in the United States to receive a jockey's license. She was born Anna Lee Mills in Montrose, Colorado in 1921. She is the d...

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Eleonora Randolph Sears (1881 - 1968)

Eleonora Randolph Sears (September 28, 1881, Boston – March 16, 1968 Palm Beach) was an American tennis player of the interwar period. In addition, she was a champion squash player, and promin...

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Albert "Battleship" Leduc MP (1902 - 1990)

Joseph Albert Florimond "Battleship" Leduc (November 22, 1902 – July 31, 1990) was a professional Canadian ice hockey defenceman. Albert played in the National Hockey League from 1925 to 1935....

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Larry Dee Scott MP (1938 - 2014)

History Larry Dee Scott (October 12, 1938 – March 8, 2014), nicknamed "The Legend" and "The Golden Boy," was an American IFBB professional bodybuilder. He won the inaugural 1965 Mr. Olympia co...

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Clint Dempsey MP

Clinton Drew "Clint" Dempsey (born 9 March 1983) is an American soccer player who plays for Seattle Sounders FC in Major League Soccer. He is the captain of the United States national team. He has also...

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Landon Donovan MP

Landon Timothy Donovan (born March 4, 1982) is an American soccer player currently playing for the Los Angeles Galaxy and the United States men's national team. He has played for Bayer Leverkusen, San ...

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Sir Peter Markham Scott, CH, CBE, DSC MP (1909 - 1989)

Sir Peter Markham Scott, CH, CBE, DSC and Bar, MID, FRS, FZS, (14 September 1909 – 29 August 1989) was a British ornithologist, conservationist, painter, naval officer and sportsman. Scott w...

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Tonya Harding MP

Yacolt, Clark, Washington, United States

Tonya Harding is an American figure skating champion, a two-time Olympian, and a two-time Skate America Champion. In 1991, she won the U.S. Figure Skating Championships and placed second in the World C...

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Karen Kwan Oppegard MP

Karen Kwan Oppegard is a retired elite American figure sister. She is also the sister of Michelle Kwan. The Kwan sisters began figure skating at the same time and trained and competed against each ot...

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George Irving Bell (1926 - 2000)

George Irving Bell (August 4, 1926 – May 28, 2000) was an American physicist, biologist and mountaineer, and a grandson of John Joseph Seerley. He died from complications of leukemia after sur...

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Fanny Bullock Workman (1859 - 1925)

Fanny Bullock Workman (January 8, 1859 - January 22, 1925) was an American geographer, cartographer, explorer, travel writer, and mountaineer, notably in the Himalayas. She was one of the first femal...

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Kenneth Cecil Gandar-Dower (1908 - 1944)

Kenneth Cecil Gandar-Dower (31 August 1908 – 12 February 1944) was a leading English sportsman, aviator, explorer and author. Born at his parents' home in Regent's Park, London, Gandar-Dower...

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Daniel Abraham Aaron Mendoza MP (1764 - 1836)

DANIEL MENDOZA (5 July 1764[1] - 3 September 1836) (often known as Dan Mendoza) was an English prizefighter, who was boxing champion of England 1792-95. He was a Sephardic Jew, and is sometimes calle...

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Hazel Virginia Wightman (1886 - 1974)

Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (December 20, 1886 – December 5, 1974) was a female American tennis player and founder of the Wightman Cup, a annual team competition for British and American women. ...

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Barney Ross (1909 - 1967)

born Dov-Ber Rasofsky (December 23, 1909–January 17, 1967) was born in New York City to Isidore "Itchik" Rasofsky and Sarah Epstein Rasofsky. His father was a Talmudic scholar who had emigrated ...

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Brigadier-General Walter Long (1879 - 1917)

) Brigadier General Walter Long CMG, DSO (26 July 1879 – 27 January 1917) was a British soldier. The eldest son of the 1st Viscount Long and his wife Lady Dorothy (Doreen) Boyle, he was baptiz...

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Albert Brassey (1844 - 1918)

Colonel Albert Brassey (22 February 1844 – 7 January 1918) was a British rower, soldier and Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1895 to 1906. Contents [show] Life[edit...

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Frank Godfrey Wells (1932 - 1994)

Frank Wells (March 4, 1932 – April 3, 1994) was an American businessman who served as President of the Walt Disney Company from 1984 until his death in 1994. He was also a 1953 recipient of th...

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Alan Chester Valentine (1901 - 1980)

Alan Chester Valentine (February 23, 1901 – July 14, 1980) was an American academic who competed on the gold-medal winning American rugby union team in the 1924 Summer Olympics, was president ...

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Norman Stephen Taber (1891 - 1952)

Norman Stephen Taber (September 3, 1891 – July 15, 1952) was an American middle distance runner. He was the first amateur runner to surpass Walter George's professional record in the mile, set...

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General Sir Richard Loudon McCreery GCB, KBE, DSO, MC (1898 - 1967)

General Sir Richard Loudon McCreery GCB, KBE, DSO, MC (1 February 1898 – 18 October 1967), was a British career soldier, who was Chief of Staff to Field Marshal Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alex...

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Harry Dwight Chamberlin MP (1887 - 1944)

Harry Dwight Chamberlin (1887 – September 29, 1944) was a medal-winning equestrian in eventing and show jumping. He was also a Brigadier General in the US Army. Biography Henry had never r...

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Richard Sykes (1839 - 1923)

Richard Sykes (11 May 1839 – 31 May 1923) was a pioneering rugby player who helped found two major clubs and became a landowner in North Dakota, founding five towns there. He was the fourth ...

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David Beckham MP

He is an English footballer who currently plays in midfield for Milan in Serie A, on loan from Major League Soccer club Los Angeles Galaxy. He is also an established member of the England national team...

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Robert "Bob" Falkenburg MP

Robert "Bob" Falkenburg (Nova Iorque, 29 de janeiro de 1926 ) foi campeão de tênis no torneio de Wimbledon em 1948. É um bem-sucedido empresário estadunidense com atua...

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The Honourable George Denman PC, QC (1819 - 1896)

The Honourable George Denman PC, QC (23 December 1819 – 21 September 1896) was an English rower, barrister, Liberal politician and High Court judge. Denman was born at 50 Russell Square, Lon...

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Nelsinho Piquet MP

Nelson Angelo Tamsma Piquet Souto Maior, mais conhecido como Nelsinho Piquet ou Nelson Piquet Jr. 1 (Heidelberg, 25 de julho de 1985), é um automobilista brasileiro nascido na Alemanha. Transfer...

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Nelson Piquet MP

Nelson Piquet Souto Maior (Rio de Janeiro, 17 de agosto de 1952) é um ex-automobilista brasileiro, campeão do mundo de Fórmula 1 em 1981, 1983 e 1987. Biografia Piquet nasceu n...

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George Dupont Pratt (1869 - 1935)

George Dupont Pratt was a conservationist, philanthropist, Boy Scout sponsor, big-game hunter and collector of ancient antiquities. Pratt was born in Brooklyn, NY, the third son of Standard Oil mag...

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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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Herbert L. Stone (1871 - 1955)

Herbert Lawrence Stone (January 18, 1871 – September 27, 1955) was a noted American magazine editor and publisher, and a renowned sailor. He was the editor of Yachting from 1908 until 1952. ...

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Esther Jane Williams MP (1921 - 2013)

Esther Jane Williams (August 8, 1921 – June 6, 2013)[1][2] was an American competitive swimmer and MGM movie actress. Williams set multiple national and regional swimming records in her late t...

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Franklin James Tossas, TSGT Sr. (1934 - 2008)

U.S. Distinguished International Shooters Badge, 1970 Phoenix Frank Tossas SSgt, USAF World Championships, Mens Team.This event was held in 1970 Bronze Metal Frank Tossas participated in th...

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Marcel Cerdan MP (1916 - 1949)

Official Web Site Marcellin "Marcel" Cerdan (French pronunciation: ​[maʁsɛl sɛʁdɑ̃]; July 22, 1916 – October 28, 1949[1]) was a French pied noi...

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Byron Nelson (1912 - 2006)

John Byron Nelson, Jr. (February 4, 1912 – September 26, 2006) was an American PGA Tour golfer between 1935 and 1946. Nelson and two other well-known golfers of the time, Ben Hogan and Sam...

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Mike Hastings (1894 - 1965)

Hall of Fame Rodeo Star. He ran away from home when he was 11 years old and went to work busting wild broncs. Eight years later he entered his first rodeo. He was willing to try any and all events, b...

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Gus Sonnenberg (1898 - 1944)

Gustave Adolph Sonnenberg (March 6, 1898 – September 9, 1944) was an American football player and professional wrestler of German descent. As a wrestler, he was National Wrestling Association ...

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Ingmar Jens Johansson MP (1932 - 2009)

Ingmar Johansson Ingmar Johansson became world heavyweight champion June 26, 1959. Won by knockout of Floyd Patterson after two minutes and three seconds in the third round. Ingmar Johansson blev v...

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Wylie G. Woodruff (1866 - 1930)

Wylie Glidden Woodruff (March 4, 1866 – June 21, 1930) was an American football player and coach. He played guard at the University of Pennsylvania under his older brother, George Washington W...

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Harold Stirling Vanderbilt (1884 - 1970)

Harold Stirling Vanderbilt, july 6, 1884, july 4, 1970, "Mike", nicknamed "professor", of Newport RI, was born at Oakdale New York. Vanderbilt graduated from Harvard Law School in 1910, then entered ...

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Captain Hobey Baker (1892 - 1918)

Hobart Amory Hare "Hobey" Baker (January 15, 1892 – December 21, 1918) was an American amateur athlete of the early twentieth century. Considered the first American star in ice hockey by the H...

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Samuel Pearson Goddard, Jr., Governor MP (1919 - 2006)

. Samuel Pearson Goddard, Jr. (8 August 1919 – 1 February 2006) was an American politician and the 12th Governor of Arizona, serving from January 1965 till January 1967. He also remained activ...

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Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney (1899 - 1992)

Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney (February 20, 1899 – December 13, 1992) was an American businessman, film producer, writer, and government official, as well as the owner of a leading stable of thor...

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Maribel Vinson MP (1911 - 1961)

Maribel Yerxa Vinson-Owen (October 12, 1911 – February 15, 1961) was an American figure skater and coach. She competed in the disciplines of ladies singles and pair skating. As a single skat...

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Maribel Yerxa Owen (1940 - 1961)

Maribel Yerxa Owen (April 25, 1940 – February 15, 1961) was an American pair skater. With partner Dudley Richards, she was the 1961 U.S. national champion and represented the United States a...

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Laurence Rochon "Laurie" Owen (1944 - 1961)

Laurence Rochon "Laurie" Owen ( /lɔrˈɔːns/; May 9, 1944 – February 15, 1961) was a Hall of Fame American figure skater. She was the 1961 U.S. National Champion an...

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Guy Owen (1913 - 1952)

Guy Owen (August 22, 1913 – April 21, 1952) was a Canadian figure skating champion. Guy Rochon Owen initially competed in the men's individual figure skating event, winning the1929 Canad...

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Mimi Lee, First Lady of Maryland (1920 - 2011)

Mathilde B. "Mimi" Lee (May 1, 1920 – August 9, 2011) was an American chemist, athlete and philanthropist who served as the First Lady of Maryland from 1977 to 1979 when her husband, then Lt. ...

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Oscar Pistorius MP

Oscar Pistorius (born 22 November 1986, Johannesburg), South African sprint runner who is a double amputee was selected to run in both the individual 400 metres and the 4x400 relay at the London Olympi...

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Abby Wambach MP

Mary Abigail "Abby" Wambach is an American professional soccer player, coach and Olympic gold medalist. She played college soccer for the University of Florida, where she was a member of a national uni...

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Kathrine L Switzer MP (1947 - d.)

Kathrine Switzer Highlights: Broke the gender barrier at the 1967 Boston Marathon, when she was the first woman to officially enter the race. Winner of the 1974 New York City Marathon Emmy ...

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Eusébio MP (1942 - 2014)

Eusébio da Silva Ferreira (born 25 January 1942), commonly known simply as Eusébio , is a retired Mozambican-born Portuguese football forward. He is considered one of the best footballers...

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Luís Figo MP

Luís Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo (born 4 November 1972) is a former Portuguese international footballer. He played as a midfielder for Sporting CP, FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Internazionale, ...

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Carlos Lopes MP

Carlos Alberto de Sousa Lopes (born February 18, 1947) is a former Portuguese long-distance athlete, winner of the marathon race at the 1984 Summer Olympics, in Los Angeles. He brought home Portugal's ...

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Rosa Mota MP

Rosa Mota (born June 29, 1958) is a Portuguese former marathon runner, one of her country's foremost athletes. She is also considered to have been one of the best marathon runners of the 20th century. ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo MP

Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese footballer who has been considered one of the world's best football players. He currently plays as a winger or a forward for Real Madrid and serves as captain of the P...

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Arthur Antunes Coimbra, "Zico" MP

É um treinador, ex-futebolista e ex-dirigente brasileiro que atuava como meia. Atua como comentarista esportivo na TV Esporte Interativo. Atualmente, treina a seleção iraquiana. ...

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Paulo Roberto Falcão MP

É ex-futebolista, comentarista esportivo, jornalista e técnico brasileiro, que atuava como volante. Atualmente é técnico do Bahia. Um livro sobre Falcão já...

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Ronaldo, Ronaldo Fenômeno MP

É um ex-futebolista brasileiro que atuava como atacante. Já era conhecido como Ronaldo no início da carreira, sendo por algum tempo chamado de Ronaldinho. O diminutivo surgiu n...

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Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Pelé MP

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, mais conhecido como Pelé (Três Corações, 23 de outubro de 1940), é um ex-futebolista brasileiro que atuava como atacante. É reco...

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Cornelius Vanderbilt III (1873 - 1942)

A member of the prominent American Vanderbilt family, Cornelius Vanderbilt III was a distinguished American military officer, inventor, engineer, and yachtsman.  Called Neily by his close fr...

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Canada Lee (1907 - 1952)

Canada Lee (March 3, 1907 — May 9, 1952) was an American actor who pioneered roles for African Americans. A champion of civil rights in the 1930s and 1940s, he died shortly before he was sched...

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William Grenfell, 1st Baron Desborough MP (1855 - 1945)

"William Henry Grenfell, 1st Baron Desborough, KG, GCVO, (30 October 1855 – 9 January 1945) was a British athlete, sportsman, public servant and politician. He sat in the House of Commons first ...

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Piers Raymond Courage (1942 - 1970)

Piers Raymond Courage (27 May 1942, Colchester, England – 21 June 1970, Zandvoort, Netherlands) was a racing driver from England. He participated in 29 World Championship Formula One Grands Pr...

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James John "Gentleman Jim" Corbett (1866 - 1933)

James John "Gentleman Jim" Corbett (September 1, 1866 – February 18, 1933) was a heavyweight boxing champion, best known as the man who defeated the great John L. Sullivan. He also coached boxin...

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John L. Sullivan, Boxing Champion (1858 - 1918)

John Lawrence Sullivan (October 15, 1858 – February 2, 1918), also known as the Boston Strong Boy, was recognized as the first Heavyweight Champion of gloved boxing from February 7, 1881 to 1892...

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Tiger Woods MP

Orlando, FL, USA

American golfer Tiger Woods is the youngest man ever, and the first man of color, to win the Masters Tournament of golf. Born Eldrick Tont Woods in Cypress, California. He is the only child of Earl a...

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Larry Joe Bird MP

Larry Joe Bird (born December 7, 1956) is a former American NBA basketball player and coach. Drafted into the NBA sixth overall by the Boston Celtics in 1978, Bird started at small forward and power ...

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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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Dorothy Stuart Hamill MP

Dorothy Stuart Hamill (born July 26, 1956) is an American figure skater. She is the 1976 Olympic champion in Ladies' Singles and 1976 World Champion. Early life Hamill was born in Chicago, Il...

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Magic Johnson MP

One of professional basketball's most popular stars, Magic Johnson won five championships with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s before he retired abruptly in 1991 after announcing that he had contra...

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Sam Snead (1912 - 2002)

Samuel Jackson Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was an American professional golfer who was one of the top players in the world for most of four decades. Snead won a record 82 PGA Tour even...

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Briggs Cunningham (1907 - 2003)

Briggs Swift Cunningham II (January 19, 1907 - July 2, 2003) was an American entrepreneur and sportsman, who raced automobiles and yachts. Born into a wealthy family, he became a racing car construct...

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Helen Stephens ("The Fulton Flash") (1918 - 1994)

Helen Herring Stephens (February 3, 1918 – January 17, 1994) was an American athlete, a double Olympic champion in 1936. Stephens, nicknamed the 'Fulton Flash' after her birthplace Fulton,...

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