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Baruch Spinoza MP (1632 - 1677)

Baruch de Spinoza , XVII Century Philosopher "Roots": Baruch Spinoza Could John Berman be related to the Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza, noted as the Prince of Philosophers? CNN "Roots" journey: Vi...

11/25/2010 10/20/2014

Dalai Lama (丹增嘉措) Nobel Peace Prize 1989 MP

"Lhamo Döndrub", "Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso", "Holy Lord", "Gentle Glory", "Compassionate", "Defender of the Faith", "Ocean of Wisdom", "Yishin Norbu (Wish-Fulfilling Gem)", "Kyabgon (Saviour)", "Kundun - The Presence"

Biography Tenzin Gyatso - The 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatsos Photos Time Cover: April 20th, 1959 Escape From China 14th Dalai Lama , Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso born ...

12/13/2010 11/5/2012

Horatio Alger, Jr. MP (1832 - 1899)

. Horatio Alger, Jr. January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899 Parents: Horatio Alger 1806-1881 and Olive Fenno 1807-1878 Horatio Alger was a prolific 19th-century American author, best known for...

2/19/2008 7/12/2012

Horace Mann, Sr. (1796 - 1859)

Horace Mann (May 4, 1796 – August 2, 1859) was an American education reformer, and a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1827 to 1833. He served in the Massachusetts Sena...

2/22/2008 3/30/2012

Booker T. Washington MP (1856 - 1915)

Booker Taliaferro Washington (5 April 1858 – 14 November 1915) was an African-American educator, author, orator, advisor to Republican presidents, and black political leader. He was the dominant...

5/14/2009 3/30/2012

Bob Hope MP (1903 - 2003)

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

3/25/2009 3/18/2012

Ludwig van Beethoven MP (1770 - 1827)

Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. He is considered to have been the most crucial figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western classical mus...

7/30/2010 3/8/2012

Sharon Cohen (Hebrew: שרון כהן‎), professionally known as Dana International (דנה אינטר&#...

3/6/2012 3/8/2012

Vladimir Putin MP

Moscow, Russia

Moscow, Russia

Vladimir Putin Time Magazine Person of the Year '07 Video Interview Official Website , Blog Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin Влади́мир &...

3/4/2012 3/7/2012

Princess Alice of Battenberg, Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark MP (1885 - 1969)

"Alice Mountbatten", "Mother Superior Alice-Elizabeth"

Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie Princess of Battenberg, HSH Princess Alice of Battenburg. On marriage HRH Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark Royal house House of Battenberg (Cadet branch ...

4/19/2007 11/28/2011

Helen Keller was the first deaf and blind person to graduate from college. The story of how Keller's teacher, Annie Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language...

9/15/2008 11/28/2011

Dorothy Leib Eustis (1886 - 1946)

Dorothy Leib Harrison Wood Eustis (30 May 1886 – 8 September 1946) was an American dog breeder and philanthropist, who founded The Seeing Eye, the first guide-dog school for the blind in the Uni...

7/12/2008 10/3/2011

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. MP (1887 - 1940)

4/19/2011 6/26/2011

Alan Mathison Turing MP (1912 - 1954)

Two Alan Turing Movies Alan Turing's Family Tree Alan Turing is arguably the man who most changed the world in the 20th-century with the invention of the computer. The fact that you're reading th...

8/9/2008 3/23/2011

Louis Bromfield (1896 - 1956)

Louis BromfieldAmerican author born Dec. 27, 1896, Mansfield, Ohio, U.S. died March 18, 1956, Columbus, Ohio Main American novelist and essayist. The son of a farmer, Bromfield studied journali...

9/18/2007 3/23/2011

Barack H. Obama, 44th President of the USA MP 100

"Renegade", "Obie", "Barry"

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Barack Hussein Obama II born August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States Nickname: Barry Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States and the first African American to be elected t...

11/13/2007 2/27/2011

George VI of the United Kingdom MP (1895 - 1952)

"Bertie", "the Stammerer", "Albert Frederick Arthur George", "The King of England and Scotland"

a short summary from Wikipedia: George VI King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions (more...) Reign: 11 December 1936 – 6 February 1952 Coronation: 12 May 1937 Predecessor: ...

4/18/2007 2/27/2011

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...

12/11/2010 2/27/2011

Harriet Martineau (1802 - 1876)

Harriet Martineau (June 12, 1802 – June 27, 1876) was an English social theorist and Whig writer, often cited as the first woman sociologist. Martineau wrote more than 50 books and is significan...

2/2/2011 2/21/2011

Confucius 孔子 MP (-552 - -479)

"孔子", " 仲尼", " 大成至聖先師", " 文宣王"

子姓 孔氏 名丘 字仲尼 魯國陬邑(今山東曲阜)人 Confucius, 孔丘...

1/23/2011 2/20/2011

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

"Bill Clinton", "William Jefferson Blythe III"

Chappaqua, Westchester, New York, United States

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...

6/26/2007 2/20/2011

Scott P. Brown is a Republican who won the Massachusetts Senate Special Election for the Massachusetts Senate seat left vacant by the death of Ted Kennedy. Brown also holds the rank of Lieutenant Colon...

2/1/2010 2/20/2011

Millard Fillmore, 13th President of the USA MP (1800 - 1874)

"President /Fillmore/"

13th United States President. He was born in upstate New York in Cayuga County the second of eight children to such an impoverished family that they could not even afford to feed him. His father appren...

4/22/2007 2/20/2011

Walt Disney MP (1901 - 1966)

"Micky Mouses Father", "Walt", "Walt Disney"

Walter Elias Disney was a multiple Academy Award-winning American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur and philanthropist. As the co-founder (with his brother Roy ...

4/24/2007 2/20/2011

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...

1/13/2009 2/20/2011

Lucille Ball MP (1911 - 1989)

"Diane Belmont", "Technicolor Tessie", "Queen of the B movies (during the 1940s)", "The First Lady of Television", "Lucy", "The Queen of Comedy"

Lucille Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an iconic American comedienne, film, television, stage and radio actress, model, film executive, and star of the landmark sitcom I Love Lucy , ...

6/8/2007 2/20/2011

Aristotle MP (b. - -322)

Aristotle, Ἀριστοτέλης, Aristotélēs. Greek Philosopher. Aristotle (Greek: Ἀρισ&#...

11/26/2010 2/19/2011

Coco Chanel MP (1883 - 1971)

Born Gabrielle Bonheur Chasnel, Coco Chanel pioneered French fasion design with her modernist philosophy, menswear-inspired fashions, and pursuit of expensive simplicity. She was the founder of the f...

6/3/2010 2/19/2011

Pope Clement VII MP (1478 - 1534)

"Pope Clement VII"

Pope Clement VII (26 May 1478 – 25 September 1534), born Giulio di Giuliano de' Medici , was a cardinal from 1513 to 1523 and was Pope from 1523 to 1534. He was born in Florence one mon...

4/23/2007 2/19/2011

Oliver Cromwell (born April 25, 1599 Old Style, died September 3, 1658 Old Style) was an English military and political leader best known for his involvement in making England into a republican Commo...

3/20/2007 2/19/2011

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the USA MP 100 (1809 - 1865)

"President", "16th President; Honest Abe", "Abe"

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: ...

2/25/2007 2/18/2011

Diana, the Princess of Wales MP 100 (1961 - 1997)

"Lady Di", "Princess Di", "The People's Princess", "Diana", "Princess of Wales"

"Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances;[fn 1] née Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997), was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Eli...

2/22/2010 2/18/2011

Madonna MP

"Nonnie", "MDNA", "Madge", "Mo", "Esther", "The Queen of Pop", "Maddy", "Material Girl", "Queen of Reinvention", "M"

Source: Wikipedia Originally born Madonna Louise Ciccone after her mother. On Madonna's first communion, they added Veronica to her middle name. At the age of six, Madonna was devastated when her mot...

3/25/2007 2/18/2011

Bill Gates MP

"Bill", "Trey"

Medina, King, WA, USA

Medina, King, WA, USA

William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, philanthropist, and chairman of Microsoft, the software company he founded with Paul Allen. He is ranked consiste...

1/17/2007 2/18/2011

Albert Abraham Einstein, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1921 MP 100 (1879 - 1955)

"אלברט אברהם איינשטיין"

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

4/4/2007 2/18/2011

Edgar Allan Poe MP (1809 - 1849)

"Eddy", "A Bostonian", "Edgar Perry", "Edgar Allen Poe", "Little Eddie", "Eddie", "Ed"

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...

6/16/2007 2/16/2011

Joseph, Vizier of Egypt MP (-1564 - -1454)


Genesis 30:22-24 his birth. Genesis 41:50-52 Birth of his two sons, Manasseh & Ephraim. Joseph or Yosef was the eleventh of Jacob's twelve sons in the Book of Genesis and Rachel's firstborn. Jose...

2/26/2007 2/16/2011

James Garner MP (1928 - 2014)

With a career spanning more than five decades, James Garner has starred in several television series which includes his roles as Bret Maverick, in the popular 1950s western-comedy series, Maverick; Jim...

3/10/2007 2/16/2011

John Lennon MP (1940 - 1980)

"great uncle john"

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 ...

4/23/2009 2/16/2011

Prophet Muhammad of Islam (PBUH) MP 100 (570 - 632)

"Rasulullah", "Abu Qasim", "Ahmad", "محمد", "Mohammed", "Mohammad", "M'Hammud", "Muhammed", "حضرت محمد", "Abu al-Qasim Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah ibn 'Abd al-Muttalib ibn Hashim"

Muhammad was the founder of the religion of Islam and is regarded by Muslims as a messenger and prophet of God, the final law-bearer in a series of Islamic prophets as taught by the Qur'an (33:40ȁ...

9/18/2007 2/16/2011

Leo Tolstoy (From Wikipedia) Leo Tolstoy, or Count Lyev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (Russian: About this sound Лeв Никола́ев...

2/25/2008 2/16/2011

Johann Sebastian Bach MP (1685 - 1750)

Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March 1685[2] – 28 July 1750) was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo inst...

8/19/2008 2/16/2011

Sarah Bernhardt MP (1844 - 1923)

"The Divine Sarah"

Sarah Bernhardt (c. October 22, 1844 – March 26, 1923) was a French stage and early film actress, and has been referred to as the most famous actress the world has ever known. Bernhardt made h...

2/16/2011 2/16/2011

Willy Brandt MP (1913 - 1992)

"Willy Brandt", "Gunnar Gaasland"

Willy Brandt , born Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm (German pronunciation: [ˈvɪli ˈbʁant]; 18 December 1913 - 8 October 1992), was a German politician, Chancellor of West Germany 1...

3/29/2009 2/16/2011

Sophia Loren MP

"Sofia Lazzaro", "Sofia Scicolone", "toothpick"

In 1962, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Two Women, becoming the first actress to win an Academy Award for a non-English-speaking performance. Loren has won 50 international ...

4/12/2010 2/16/2011

Richard Wagner MP (1813 - 1883)

Tristan und Isolde - Prelude , Die Walküre: "The Ride of the Valkyries" Act III (Boulez) , Flying Dutchman - Overture , Faust Overture , Parsifal Act I Prelude_1 .

12/22/2010 2/16/2011

Marilyn Monroe MP (1926 - 1962)

"MM", "The Blonde Bombshell", "Marilyn Monroe"

The Official Marilyn Monroe website [ ] All inquires for this profile must be directed to [ Jason Edward Kennedy ] or [ ] Marilyn Monroe was born June 1, 1926 at 9:30 ...

6/25/2007 2/16/2011

James Louis Macie Smithson MP (1765 - 1829)

"Jacques Louis Macie"

James Smithson , F.R.S., M.A. (c. 1765 – 27 June 1829) was a British mineralogist and chemist noted for having left a bequest in his will to the United States of America, to create "an establish...

3/6/2008 2/16/2011

DAR Ancestor #: A050054 Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, and political philoso...

8/20/2007 2/16/2011

Elizabeth I of England MP (1533 - 1603)

"Good Queen Bess", "Gloriana", "The Virgin Queen", ""Good Queen Bess""

"Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called "The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana" or "Good Queen Bes...

5/1/2007 2/16/2011

Explorador y conquistador español del Perú , gobernador de Nueva Castilla (actual territorio peruano) con sede de gobierno en Los Reyes (Lima). Es recordado por haber logrado imponerse so...

12/9/2007 2/16/2011

María Eva Duarte Ibarguren, "Evita" MP (1919 - 1952)

"Eva Perón", "Evita", "Evita Perón"

Evita Peron Foundation Eva Perón Wikipedia María Eva Duarte de Perón, First Lady of Argentina, Philanthropist, Actress, Politician, "Spiritual Leader of the Nation " was the ...

12/17/2007 2/16/2011

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?

1/5/2009 2/16/2011

Letter re Wiki Leaks Movie Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Gets Australian Peace Prize Nobel Peace Prize Nomination Julian Assange might run for Australian Senate 2013

12/13/2010 2/16/2011

Alexandre Dumas, fils MP (1824 - 1895)

"Alexandre Dumas the son", "Александр Дюма-сын", "Александър ДЮМА-син"

Alexandre Dumas, fils (27 July 1824 – 27 November 1895) was a French author and dramatist. He was the son (fils) of Alexandre Dumas, père, also a writer and playwright. Dumas was born i...

2/4/2008 2/15/2011

Rabbi Yisrael "Baal Shem Tov'' הבעש״ט MP (1698 - 1760)

"Baal Shem Tov", "Besht", "בעש"ט", "בעל שם טוב", "BeSh"T", "The Baal Shem /Tov/", "The Baal Shem-Tov"

Rabbi Yisroel (Israel) ben Eliezer (רבי ישראל בן אליעזר) (August 27, 1698 (18 Elul) ...

4/15/2007 2/15/2011

Jesus MP 100 (c.-4 - c.33)

"Christ", "Emmanuel", "Gesù Cristo", "ha-Notzri", "Isa", "Jesus bar Joseph", "Jesus Christ", "Yeshu ben Pantera", "Yeshua bar Yosef", "Yehoshua", "Yoshuea", "عيسى", "ישו", "Mesjasz"

Parents, marriage and other relations: Jesus . Genealogy of Jesus . What is Jesus' birthday Jesus in Islam . For speculative genealogies of Jesus, please see the project: Jesus of Nazaret...

2/26/2007 2/15/2011

Charles Martel "The Hammer" MP 100 (686 - 741)

"Karl Martell", "Charles of the Franks", "Major Domus of Neustria & Austrasia", "duc de Antrim"

Charles "The Hammer" Martel was the defacto King of the Franks from 737-741 (Officially he was Duke and Prince of the Franks). He was also known as a great general, and is most famous for his victo...

1/25/2007 2/15/2011

Oprah Winfrey MP

Chicago, IL, USA

Chicago, IL, USA

Oprah Winfrey Bio Book Club Oprah Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey; January 29, 1954) is an American television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist, best known for her self-titled, mult...

9/16/2010 2/15/2011

Theodora Eastern Roman Empress MP (c.485 - 548)

"Theodora of Byzantium", "of Constantinople"

Theodora (Greek: Θεοδώρα) (c. 500 - June 28 548), was empress of the Byzantine Empire and the wife of Emperor Justinian I. Like her husband, she is a sa...

5/19/2008 2/15/2011

Gloria Marie Steinem (born March 25, 1934) is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader of, and media spokeswoman for, the Women's...

7/9/2010 2/15/2011

Queen Esther of Persia MP (c.-505 - -425)

"Queen Esther", "Amestris", "Esther", "Hadassah", "אסתר", "הדסה", "Queen Esther Hadassa"

Wikipedia: Queen Esther and אסתר המלכ ה . Book of Esther , Wikipedia . Book of Esther - English & Hebrew . Mordechai, Esther's foste...

5/17/2007 2/15/2011

Menelik ., I da Ethiopia MP (c.-900 - c.-820)

"David II Beit Shlomo (Ibn El-Hakim) El-Hakim da Ethiopia"

BBC History Bio wikipedia The Dynasty Queen of Sheba and her son Menelik Blackhistory Queen of Sheba bio PBS Queen of Sheba

8/20/2008 2/15/2011

David King of Israel MP 100 (c.-1042 - c.-971)

"King David"

King David (דוד, داوُود‎ ) c. 1040–970 BCE, his reign over Judah c. 1010–970 BCE. David is an important figure to mem...

2/20/2007 2/15/2011

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Ayaan Xirsi Cali Arabic: أيان حرسي علي‎; born Ayaan Hirsi Magan; Books In 2005, Ayaan Hirsi Ali was...

12/13/2010 2/15/2011

Moses MP (-1393 - -1273)

"Musa", "Mūsā"

Exodus 2:1-10 Birth. Exodus 2:21-22 Marriage to Zipporah and birth of sons. Exodus 6:14-27 Extensive genealogy and family history listed. Jewish sources list at least three names for Moses ...

2/26/2007 2/15/2011

Rt Hon Tony Blair, PC MP

"Tony Blair"

The Rt Hon Anthony Charles Lynton Blair charismatic, articulate, and the youngest British prime minister of the 20th century when he took office in 1997. In May 2007, before his resignation, it was rep...

3/29/2008 2/15/2011