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Mary Astor (1906 - 1987)

Mary Astor was an American actress. Most remembered for her role as Brigid O'Shaughnessy in The Maltese Falcon (1941) with Humphrey Bogart, Astor began her long motion picture career as a teenager in t...

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José Ramos Horta, Nobel Peace Prize 1966 MP

José Manuel Ramos-Horta (born 26 December 1949) was the President of East Timor from 20 May 2007 to 20 May 2012, the second since independence from Indonesia. He is a co-recipient of the 1996 No...

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Tom Hanks MP

American leading actor, producer, writer and director Tom Hanks has become one of the most popular stars in contemporary American cinema. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies before ...

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Jorge Luis Borges MP (1899 - 1986)

Es sin dudas el máximo exponente de la Literatura Argentina, renombrado mundialmente. Fue escritor, poeta y ensayista, sería imposible poder resumir su obra como escritor, sólo pod...

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Thomas Mann MP (1875 - 1955)

Thomas Mann (6 June 1875 – 12 August 1955) was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and 1929 Nobel Prize laureate, known for his series of highly symbo...

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Keanu Charles Reeves MP

From lamebrained teenage time traveler to metaphysical sci-fi Superman, Keanu Reeves has portrayed just about every character type imaginable. He is best known for his roles in Bill & Ted's Excellent A...

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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...

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Katy Perry MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

She is better known by her stage name Katy Perry, is an American singer-songwriter and musician. Perry was born in Santa Barbara, California, and raised by Christian pastor parents; she grew up listeni...

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James Franco MP

After achieving recognition for playing the titular character in the TV biographical film James Dean (2001), James Franco went on to gain international fame with his portrayals of Harry Osborn in Sam R...

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John (Jack) Roderigo Dos Passos, Jr. (1896 - 1970)

John Roderigo Dos Passos (pronounced /dɵsˈpæsɵs/; January 14, 1896 – September 28, 1970) was an American novelist and artist. Early life Born in Chicago, Il...

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Camille Pissarro MP (1830 - 1903)

Camille Pissarro was a French Impressionist painter. His importance resides not only in his visual contributions to Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, but also in his patriarchal standing among hi...

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Robert Pires (1973 - d.)

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Carmen Miranda MP (1909 - 1955)

Carmen Miranda Origem: Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre. ( ) Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha (Marco de Canaveses, 9 de fevereiro de 1909 — Los Angeles, 5 de agosto de 1955), mai...

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