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Marlee Matlin MP

Marlee Beth Matlin (born August 24, 1965) is an American actress. She is the only deaf performer to win the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, which she won for Children of a Lesser God....

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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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Thaddeus Stevens MP (1792 - 1868)

Thaddeus Stevens (April 4, 1792 – August 11, 1868), of Pennsylvania, was a Republican leader and one of the most powerful members of the United States House of Representatives. As chairman of th...

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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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Ludwig van Beethoven MP (1770 - 1827)

Ivo Pogorelich plays Beethoven's "Fur elise" . Molto vivace . Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra . Ludwig van Beethoven (pronounced /ˈlʊdvɪɡ væn ˈbeɪto&...

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John Forbes Nash, Jr., Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, 1994 MP

NJ, USA

Economics Nobel Laureate 1994 Bio John Forbes Nash, Jr . Wikipedia John Forbes Nash, Jr. (born June 13, 1928) is a brilliant American mathematician whose works in game theory, differential geomet...

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

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: ...

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John Brewster, Jr. MP (c.1766 - c.1854)

from . John Brewster Jr. (May 30 or May 31, 1766–1854) was a prolific, deaf itinerant painter who produced many charming portraits of well-off New England families, especially their children...

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Sarah Bernhardt MP (1844 - 1923)

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...

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Virginia Woolf MP (1882 - 1941)

Adeline Virginia Woolf (pronounced /ˈwʊlf/; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English author, essayist, publisher, and writer of short stories, regarded as one of the f...

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Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson MP (1758 - 1805)

Nelson was born at the Rectory of Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, East England, UK, the son of the village rector Edmund Nelson and his wife Catherine. He attended schools at Norwich and North Walsham before ...

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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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Zangeres Zonder Naam MP (1919 - 1998)

Zie Wikipedia: Zangeres Zonder Naam Lees historici.nl Als de ZANGERES ZONDER NAAM werd Mary Servaes (Beij) bekend. De koningin van het levenslied. Zij maakte haar debuut in 1959 met levensliederen ...

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Helen Keller, Presidential Medal of Freedom MP (1880 - 1968)

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...

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt MP (1882 - 1945)

Roosevelt Genealogy: SOURCE: Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945; pronounced /ˈroʊzəvɛlt/ ROE-z...

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Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States of America MP (1743 - 1826)

Thomas Jefferson was part of the Committee of Five appointed by the Continental Congress to draft the Declaration of Independence and the main author. The others were John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert ...

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John Milton, "Poet" MP (1608 - 1674)

John Milton (December 9, 1608 – November 8, 1674) was an English poet, most famous for his blank verse epic Paradise Lost. His father, John Milton Sr., was a well-off scrivener, and his grandf...

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Stephen Hawking MP

Oxford, England

Stephen William Hawking, CH, CBE, FRS, FRSA (born 8 January 1942) is a British theoretical physicist and cosmologist, whose scientific books and public appearances have made him an academic celebrity. ...

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