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Anders Jonas Ångström MP (1814 - 1874)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Anders Jonas Ångström (13 August 1814 – 21 June 1874) was a Swedish physicist and one of the founders of the science of spectroscopy.[1] Bi...

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J. B. Joseph Fourier MP (1768 - 1830)

Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourie (21 March 1768 – 16 May 1830) was a French mathematician and physicist best known for initiating the investigation of Fourier series and their applications to problem...

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Francis Baily MP (1774 - 1844)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary Francis Baily (28 April 1774 – 30 August 1844) was an English astronomer, most famous for his observations of 'Baily's beads' during an eclipse of the Sun. Lif...

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Simon Hillery Darrah (1832 - 1907)

Find a Grave Birth: May 1, 1832 Monongalia County West Virginia, USA Death: Nov. 28, 1907 Son of Joseph and Margaret (Park) Darrah Simon Darrah was a man of all trades. He worked at Fort Read...

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Georg Simon Ohm MP (1789 - 1854)

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Michael Faraday MP (1791 - 1867)

Michael Faraday, FRS From Wikipedia Michael Faraday (22 September 1791 – 25 August 1867), was an English chemist and physicist (or natural philosopher, in the terminology of the time) who ...

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Satyendra Nath Bose MP (1894 - 1974)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Satyendra Nath Bose (1 January 1894 – 4 February 1974) was a Bengali Indian physicist specializing in mathematical physics. He was born in Calcutta. He is ...

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André Marie Ampère MP (1775 - 1836)

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General Creighton W. Abrams (1914 - 1974)

Creighton Williams Abrams Jr. (September 15, 1914 – September 4, 1974) was a general in the United States Army who commanded military operations in the Vietnam War from 1968–72 which sa...

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Pierre de Fermat, Lawyer MP (1601 - 1665)

Pierre de Fermat (17 August 1601 or 1607/8 – 12 January 1665) was a French lawyer at the Parliament of Toulouse, France, and an amateur mathematician who is given credit for early developments t...

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Maj. General Ormsby M. Mitchel (USA) ("Old Stars") (c.1810 - 1862)

Ormbsy MacKnight (or McKnight) Mitchel (August 28, 1810, or possibly 1809, – October 30, 1862) was an American astronomer and major general in the American Civil War. A multi-talented man, h...

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Benjamin Bonneville (1796 - 1878)

Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville (April 14, 1796 – June 12, 1878) was a French-born officer in the United States Army, fur trapper, and explorer in the American West. He is noted for his e...

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Pierre Simon de Laplace MP (1749 - 1827)

Pierre-Simon Laplace From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about Pierre-Simon Laplace. Pierre-Simon, marquis de Laplace Pierre-Simon Laplace (1749–1827). Posthumous portrai...

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Guillaume de L'Hôpital, marquis de L'Hôpital MP (1661 - 1704)

He is said to have been related to Michel de L'Hôpital, Chancellor of France, but the heraldry of the two families suggests there was no relationship. For information on his coat of arms, in...

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Paulus Balliet (1716 - 1777)

Fled France due to persecution of Huguenots( French Protestants).Came to Pennsylvania Credited with founding Ballietsville. Ran a hotel/tavern. Founded the First Line of Balliets in the US.

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Edward A. Murphy, Jr. ("Murphy's law") (1918 - 1990)

. Edward Aloysius Murphy, Jr. (January 11, 1918 – July 17, 1990) was an American aerospace engineer who worked on safety-critical systems. He is best known for Murphy's law, which is said to s...

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George Washington Goethals (1858 - 1928)

George Washington Goethals (/ˈɡoʊθəlz/ goh-thəlz; June 29, 1858 – January 21, 1928) was a United States Army officer and civil engineer, best known ...

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João Lins Vieira Cansanção do Sinimbu, barão e visconde de Sinimbu MP (1810 - 1906)

João Lins Vieira Cansanção de Sinimbu, primeiro e único barão e visconde com grandeza de Sinimbu, (São Miguel dos Campos, 20 de novembro de 1810 — Rio d...

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José Maria da Silva Paranhos Jr., Barão do Rio Branco MP (1845 - 1912)

José Maria da Silva Paranhos Júnior, Barão do Rio Branco, (Rio de Janeiro, 20 de abril de 1845 — Rio de Janeiro, 10 de fevereiro de 1912) foi um advogado, diplomata, ge�...

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Capt. John Williams Gunnison MP (1812 - 1853)

John Williams Gunnison (November 11, 1812 – October 26, 1853) was an American military officer and explorer. Biography Gunnison was born in Goshen, New Hampshire in 1812. He graduated from...

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James Watt MP (1736 - 1819)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... James Watt , (19 January 1736 – 25 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer whose improvements to the Newcomen steam engine were fundam...

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Jonas Edward Salk MP (1914 - 1995)

Jonas Edward Salk (October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995) was an American medical researcher and virologist, best known for his discovery and development of the first safe and effective polio vacci...

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Pedro Luiz da Rocha Osório (1854 - 1931)

Em 9 de junho de 1854 nascia no povoado de Nossa Senhora da Assunção de Caçapava, atual Caçapava do Sul, PEDRO LUÍS DA ROCHA OSÓRIO, filho do Major José...

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Gen. John Nixon (1727 - 1815)

American Revolutionary War General. In 1745 he joined British colonial forces for the French and Indian War, taking part in the Siege of Louisburg. Nixon served as a company commander during expedition...

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Ernst Werner von Siemens MP (1816 - 1892)

Ernst Werner Siemens , von Siemens since 1888, (13 December 1816 – 6 December 1892) was a German inventor and industrialist. Siemens' name has been adopted as the SI unit of electrical conductan...

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Ferdinand, Graf von Zeppelin MP (1838 - 1917)

See Wikipedia... --------------------Fra 1880'erne beskæftigede Zeppelin sig med problemerne i forbindelse med styrebare balloner og begyndte i 1899 bygningen af sin første styrebare ball...

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Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit MP (1686 - 1736)

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Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel MP (1858 - 1913)

A German engineer and inventor who contributed to the advancement of technology with his internal-combustion engine. Although he was best recognized for his invention of the pressure-ignited heat engin...

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John Venn MP (1834 - 1923)

John Venn FRS Is the second cousin once removed of Author E.M Forster From Wikipedia (4 August 1834 – 4 April 1923), was a British logician and philosopher. He is famous for introducin...

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Robert Wilhelm Bunsen MP (1811 - 1899)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Robert Wilhelm Eberhard Bunsen (30 March 1811– 16 August 1899) was a German chemist. He investigated emission spectra of heated elements, and discovered ca...

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Thomas Marshall, of Boston MP (c.1605 - 1664)

Came from England and settled in Boston Mass in 1635 -------------------- Thomas Marshall, called "a man of much respectability" came to Boston, MA about 1633 from Lincolnshire, England. Made a fre...

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Harvey Cushing, M.D. MP (1869 - 1939)

Harvey William Cushing, American physician and neurosurgeon, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 8, 1869. He received the degree of A.B. from Yale University in 1891, and those of A.M. and M.D. fro...

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Dr. William Beaumont MP (1785 - 1853)

William Beaumont (November 21, 1785 – April 25, 1853) was a surgeon in the U.S. Army who became known as the "Father of Gastric Physiology" following his research on human digestion. Early...

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Brig. Gen. Henry Lewis Benning, CSA (1814 - 1875)

-------------------- Henry Lewis Benning (April 2, 1814 – July 10, 1875) was a lawyer, legislator, judge on the Georgia Supreme Court, and a Confederate general during the American Civil War...

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Charles T. Pepper, M.D. (1830 - 1903)

Charles Taylor Pepper, M.D. (2 December 1830 – 28 May 1903) was the original inspiration for the Dr Pepper brand, according to the Dr Pepper/Seven Up company. Born in southwest Virginia, he ea...

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Brig. General William Lee Davidson (1746 - 1781)

William Lee Davidson was a Continental Officer from North Carolina who fought at Germantown, Monmouth, Princeton, Valley Forge under Layfayette's command, and smaller battles. He was in charge of hol...

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Benjamin E. Bates (1808 - 1878)

Benjamin Edward Bates (July 12, 1808 – January 14, 1878)[1][2] was a New England industrialist and philanthropist, who was the namesake and a founder of Bates College and the Bates Mill in Lew...

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Maj. Gen. Charles Scott (Continental Army), Governor MP (1739 - 1813)

Charles Scott Birth: Apr., 1739 - Goochland County, Virginia, USA Death:  Oct. 22, 1813 - Clark County, Kentucky, USA Parents: Samuel Scott Wives: Frances Sweeney, Judith (Bell) Gist ...

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Oliver Reed Smoot, Jr. MP (1940 - d.)

Namesake for the "smoot" unit of length measure. --- From his Wikipedia page: Oliver Reed Smoot, Jr. (born 1940) was Chairman of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) from 2001 to 20...

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Conselheiro Mairinck MP (1839 - 1907)

Francisco de Paula Mayrink (Rio de Janeiro, 8 de dezembro de 1839 — Rio de Janeiro, 1 de janeiro de 1907) foi um banqueiro, empresário, conselheiro do Império e político bra...

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Wilmot Brookings, 1st Provisional Governor of Dakota Territory (1830 - 1905)

Wilmot Wood Brookings (October 23, 1830–1905) was an American pioneer, frontier judge, and early South Dakota politician. He was the first provisional governor of Dakota Territory, and both th...

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Oakes Ames (1804 - 1873)

Oakes Ames (January 10, 1804 – May 8, 1873) was an American manufacturer, capitalist, and member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts. As a congressman, he is credi...

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George Washington Gale (1789 - 1861)

George Washington Gale (1789 - September 13, 1861) was born in Stanford, New York and became a Presbyterian minister in western New York state. A graduate of Union College in 1814, and Princeton Th...

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John Hemphill, U.S. Senator (1803 - 1862)

Find a Grave: ) John Hemphill (December 18, 1803 – January 4, 1862) was Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court, and a United States Senator. Early life Hemphill's father, Rev. John Hem...

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Rev. Samuel Bowen MP (1659 - 1728)

Samuel Bowen Born July 16, 1659, Rehobeth, Bristol, MA.99 Died January 21, 1727/28, Cohansey, Salem, New Jersey, USA.100 son of Obediah Bowen and Mary Clifton Married May 26, 1684 in Sw...

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Colonel William Joyce Sewell (USA), U.S. Senator (1835 - 1901)

William Joyce Sewell (December 6, 1835 – December 27, 1901) was born in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland immigrating to the United States in 1851 where he worked in the merchant industry in Chi...

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Trajano Antônio de Morais MP (1859 - 1911)

Trajano Antônio de Moraes nasceu no município de Borrazópolis no estado do Paraná e mudou-se ainda criança com seus pais para o estado do Rio de :Janeiro, estabelecen...

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William Gaston (1778 - 1844)

William J. Gaston (September 19, 1778 – January 23, 1844) was a jurist and United States Representative from North Carolina. Gaston is the author of the official state song of North Carolina, &#...

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Nathan Meeker (1817 - 1879)

Nathanial C. Meeker (July 12, 1817-September 30, 1879) was a 19th-century United States (US) journalist, homesteading entrepreneur, and Indian agent for the federal government. He is noted for his fo...

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Lafayette Miller (1840 - 1878)

Lafayette, Colorado was named for Lafayette Miller. Lafayette Miller was the husband of the City’s founder, Mary Miller. Mary named the town after her late husband Lafayette Miller who passed ...

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Antoinette Perry MP (1888 - 1946)

Mary Antoinette Perry (June 27, 1888 – June 28, 1946) was an actress, director and co-founder of the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards are her namesake. Early life Born in Denver, Color...

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James Glasgow, Sec'y State for NC (1735 - 1820)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA with the rank of MAJOR. DAR Ancestor # A045303 Marker Text: Essay: The naming of a county can provide a lesson in North Carolina history. W...

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George Champlain Sibley (1782 - 1863)

Soldier. Explorer. Author. He was raised in North Carolina and accepted a commission in the Army in 1804. Sibley was sent to St. Louis as an Indian Factor, and was subsequently ordered on a voyage ...

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Colonel Thomas Carleton (1735 - 1817)

Thomas Carleton (c. 1735 – February 2, 1817) was a British army officer who was promoted to Colonel during the American Revolutionary War after relieving the siege of Quebec in 1776. After the...

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Henry Clay, Speaker, US.House, Senator, Sec'y of State MP (1777 - 1852)

Henry Clay, Sr. (April 12, 1777 – June 29, 1852), was a nineteenth-century American statesman and orator who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, where he ...

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Major General Daniel Adams Butterfield (USA) MP (1831 - 1901)

Daniel Adams Butterfield (October 31, 1831 – July 17, 1901) was a New York businessman, a Union General in the American Civil War, and Assistant U.S. Treasurer in New York. He is credited with c...

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Isaac Blackford, Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court (1786 - 1817)

Isaac Newton Blackford (November 6, 1786 – December 31, 1859) was the second Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court, the court's longest serving Justice, and among the longest serving juri...

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Luke P. Blackburn, Governor (1816 - 1887)

Luke Pryor Blackburn (June 16, 1816 – September 14, 1887) was a physician, philanthropist, and politician from the US state of Kentucky. He was elected the 28th governor of Kentucky, serving f...

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General P. G. T. Beauregard (CSA) MP (1818 - 1893)

P. G. T. Beauregard From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard (pronounced /ˈbɔərɨɡɑrd/; May 28, 1818 – February 20, 1893...

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Joel Barlow (1754 - 1812)

Joel Barlow (1754–1812), U.S. Consul to Cádiz, Spain 1792-1893; U.S. Consul General to Algiers, Algeria 1795-1797; U.S. Minister to France 1811-1812 Joel Barlow (March 24, 1754 ȁ...

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John Lynch (1740 - 1820)

from The History of Lynchburg, Virginia: An Overview In the mid-1750's, the colonial village of New London in central Virginia was an important trading center, however, it was difficult to reach fr...

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Charles Lynch (1736 - 1796)

) Charles Lynch (1736-1796) was a Virginia planter, politician, and American revolutionary who headed an irregular court in Virginia to punish Loyalist supporters of the British during the American R...

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Albert Bond Lambert (1875 - 1946)

Albert Bond Lambert (December 6, 1875 – November 12, 1946) was an American golfer who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics and in the 1904 Summer Olympics. He was also a prominent St. Louis av...

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John Rowe (1715 - 1787)

John Rowe (1715–1787) was a property developer and merchant in 18th century Boston, Massachusetts. As a merchant, John Rowe's most famous cargo was the tea that played a starring role in the Bos...

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Rachel Snowden (1831 - 1898)

The Rachel Snowden Corral , a non profit "dedicated to fun and scholarship related to the American West," is named for the first woman pioneer of Omaha, Nebraska - Rachel Snowden . Rachel Snowden ...

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John Hamilton, Sr (1807 - 1890)

A Journal Record of John Hamilton Sr. JOHN HAMILTON, born in Saintfield County of Down, Ireland, July 12, 1807, son of Abel and Mary Jamison, I was raised with my father and mother in Hillsborough Co...

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Hon. Hugh White, of Whitesborough, NY MP (1733 - 1812)

Hugh White was the pioneer of Western New York, and settled at Whitestown, Oneida county, in May 1784. Whitestown was organized in 1788, and embraced within its limits all that part of the State of N...

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Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet MP (1712 - 1779)

Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet (bapt. 12 July 1712 – 16 June 1779) was a British colonial administrator who served as governor of the provinces of New Jersey and Massachusetts Bay. His polic...

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Col. Joseph Winston MP (1746 - 1815)

Colonel Joseph Winston 1745-1815 The City of Winston (part of Winston-Salem), North Carolina, built in 1851, was named in honor of a local war hero, Major Joseph Winston from Wilkes and Surry count...

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James Kilbourne (1770 - 1850)

James Kilbourne Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio's 5th district In office James Kilbourne (October 19, 1770 – April 9, 1850) was an American surveyor and politician from O...

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Simeon Gannett Reed, Jr. MP (1830 - 1895)

Simeon Gannett Reed (April 23, 1830 – November 7, 1895) was an American businessman and entrepreneur in Oregon. A native of Massachusetts, he made a fortune primarily in the transportation secto...

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Hiram Arvada Haskin (1830 - 1887)

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Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer MP (1723 - 1790)

Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer[1] (1723 – November 16, 1790) was a politician and a Founding Father of the United States. Born long before conflicts with Great Britain emerged, he was a leader for...

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Carlos Barbosa Gonçalves MP (1851 - 1933)

Descendente de ilustre Família riograndense, tendo por tronco genealógico Manoel Gonçalves da Silva, irmão de Bento Gonçalves da Silva, chefe Farroupilha. Filho do ...

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James David Bourchier (1850 - 1920)

James David Bourchier (18 December 1850 Bruff, County Limerick - 30 December 1920 Sofia, Bulgaria) (his last name is frequently misspelled as Boucher, Baucher or Bauchar) was an Irish journalist and ...

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Captain Hugh Talbot Burgoyne VC RN (1833 - 1870)

Captain Hugh Talbot Burgoyne VC RN (17 July 1833 – 7 September 1870) was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross. Born in Dublin, he was the son of John Fox Burgoyne and the grandson of John ...

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Sir James Outram (1864 - 1925)

) Sir James Outram (13 October 1864 – 12 March 1925) was a British clergyman, who made many first ascents in the Canadian Rockies in the early 1900s. Outram was born in London, England, th...

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Phyllis B. Munday, CM (1894 - 1990)

Phyllis B Munday, CM (née James) (1894 – 1990) was a Canadian mountaineer, explorer, naturalist and humanitarian, famed for being the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Robson (wi...

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Don Munday (1890 - 1950)

Walter Alfred Don Munday (1890 – 1950) was a Canadian explorer, naturalist and mountaineer famous for his explorations of the Coast Mountains with his wife Phyllis, and especially for the expl...

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Edith Phyllis Munday (1921 - 1997)

Mount Munday is named after Don and Phyllis Munday, and Baby Munday Peak is named for their daughter Edith. Mount Munday is one of the principal summits of the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains i...

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Robert Tweedy, Sr. MP (1811 - 1899)

Find a Grave Birth: Nov. 18, 1811 Illinois, USA Death: Sep. 17, 1899 Florence Los Angeles County California, USA Robert Tweedy and family came to California from Conway County, Arkansas in 1852...

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Gerty Theresa Cori, Nobel Laureate, 1947 MP (1896 - 1957)

Gerty Theresa Cori , née Radnitz, was born in Prague on August 15th, 1896. She received her primary education at home before entering a Lyceum for girls in 1906; she graduated in 1912 and studie...

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Col. Lawrence E. Roberts (1922 - 2004)

Lawrence Edward Roberts, Sr. (December 9, 1922 – October 12, 2004) was a pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen and a colonel in the United States Air Force, with 32 years of total military service. T...

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João Pessoa MP (1878 - 1930)

João Pessoa Cavalcanti de Albuquerque (Umbuzeiro, 24 de janeiro de 1878 — Recife, 26 de julho de 1930) foi um político brasileiro. Sobrinho do ex-presidente da República E...

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José Antonio Pimenta Bueno, 1º marquês de São Vicente MP (1803 - 1878)

José Antônio Pimenta Bueno, primeiro e único visconde com grandeza e marquês de São Vicente, (Santos, 4 de dezembro de 1803 — 19 de fevereiro de 1878) foi um m...

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José Joaquim de Andrade Neves, barão do Triunfo MP (1807 - 1869)

José Joaquim de Andrade Neves, primeiro e único barão do Triunfo, (Rio Pardo, 22 de janeiro de 1807 — Assunção, 6 de janeiro de 1869) foi um militar brasileiro...

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Brevet Brig. General Moses Hazen (Continental Army) MP (1733 - 1803)

Moses Hazen (June 1, 1733 – February 5, 1803) was a Brigadier General in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. "Though rich on paper, he was cash poor and so rep...

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Samuel Maverick MP (c.1602 - 1670)

Samuel Maverick (c. 1602 - c. 1670) was a 17th-century English colonist in what is now 'Massachusetts,' the United States. Arriving ahead of the famed Winthrop Fleet, Maverick became one of the earlies...

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Rear Admiral Charles D. Sigsbee MP (1845 - 1923)

United States Navy Admiral. He is best remembered for being the Captain of the USS Maine when it exploded in Havana Harbor on the evening of February 12, 1898, an act which triggered the Spanish-Americ...

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Cecil John Rhodes MP (1853 - 1902)

Cecil John Rhodes (1853-1902) was father of the De Beers Consolidated Mining Company and the British South Africa Company, as well as a major architect of British policy in southern Africa, founder of ...

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Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook PC (1796 - 1866)

Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook PC (20 April 1796 – 6 September 1866), known as Sir Francis Baring, Bt, from 1848 to 1866, was a British Whig politician who served in the govern...

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Hiram Mills Perkins (1833 - 1924)

OSU and Ohio Wesleyan's Perkins Observatory, located north of Columbus in Delaware County, just off Route 23, is haunted by its namesake, Hiram Perkins, OSU math professor and pig farmer. Dr. Hiram M...

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Thomas Corwin Mendenhall (1841 - 1924)

Thomas Corwin Mendenhall (October 4, 1841 – March 23, 1924) was an autodidact US physicist and meteorologist. Biography Mendenhall was born in Hanoverton, Ohio to Stephen Mendenhall, a far...

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Sarah Elizabeth Lawrence (1846 - 1926)

Sarah Lawrence (Bates) was the namesake for Sarah Lawrence College which was founded by her husband, William Van Duzer Lawrence.

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Isabel Babson MP (1579 - 1661)

Isabel Birth: July 1 1579 - London, Middlesex, England Death: Apr 6 1661 - Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Cemetery: First Parish Burial Ground, Massachusetts, USA Parents: unknown Spouse:...

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Col. Thomas Westbrook MP (c.1676 - 1744)

Colonel Thomas Westbrook (1675-1743/1744) was a military figure in colonial America. The City of Westbrook, Maine is named after him. Thomas Westbrook's varied career included the role of senior New En...

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Lewis Ludwig Wetzel MP (1763 - 1808)

Lewis Wetzel (August 1763 – 1808) was a frontiersman and Indian fighter who roamed the hills of what is now the state of West Virginia and Ohio. Wetzel County, West Virginia is named for him. Za...

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Elizabeth Estaugh (1682 - 1762)

Elizabeth Haddon (May 25, 1680 – March 30, 1762), born in Southwark, London, England, was the founder of Haddon Township and Haddonfield, New Jersey. From (retrieved 8 Dec 2013) Haddon's Qua...

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George Calvert MP (1579 - 1632)

Sir George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore, 8th Proprietor Governor of Newfoundland (1579 – 15 April 1632) was an English politician and coloniser. He achieved domestic political success as a Membe...

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Gov. James Wood MP (1741 - 1813)

from: James Wood, Jr. (1741-1813) was deputy surveyor of Frederick County and represented the county in the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1766 to 1776 and in the Virginia Constitutional Convention...

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