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Ralph Bunche (c.1903 - 1971)

Ralph Johnson Bunche (/bʌntʃ/; August 7, 1903 (disputed) or 1904 – December 9, 1971) was an American political scientist, academic, and diplomat who received the 1950 Nobel Peace...

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Estée Lauder MP (1906 - 2004)

) Estée Lauder (/ˈɛsteɪ ˈlɔːdər/; July 1, 1906[1] – April 24, 2004) was an American businesswoman. She was the co-founder, along with he...

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Albert Shanker (1928 - 1997)

Albert Shanker (September 14, 1928 – February 22, 1997) was president of the United Federation of Teachers from 1964 to 1985 and president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) from 197...

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Herbert Lawrence Block MP (1909 - 2001)

Herbert Lawrence Block, commonly known as Herblock (October 13, 1909 – October 7, 2001), was an American editorial cartoonist and author best known for his commentaries on national domestic an...

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Gary Stanley Becker MP (1930 - 2014)

Gary Stanley Becker (December 2, 1930 – May 3, 2014)[1] was an American economist. He was professor of economics and sociology at the University of Chicago and at the Booth School of Business....

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Sol Linowitz MP (1913 - 2005)

Sol Linowitz Sol Myron Linowitz (December 7, 1913 – March 18, 2005) was an American diplomat, lawyer, and businessman. Linowitz helped negotiate the return of the Panama Canal to Panama un...

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Arthur Fiedler MP (1894 - d.)

Arthur Fiedler (December 17, 1894 – July 10, 1979)[1] was a long-time conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra, a symphony orchestra that specializes in popular and light classical music. With a...

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William Lewis Safire MP (1929 - 2009)

William Lewis Safire[1] (/ˈsæfaɪər/; December 17, 1929 – September 27, 2009)[2] was an American author, columnist, journalist, and presidential speechwriter. He w...

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Bob Kahn MP

Robert Elliot "Bob" Kahn (born December 23, 1938) is an American electrical engineer, who, along with Vint Cerf, invented the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Internet Protocol (IP), the f...

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General Wesley Clark MP

Wesley Kanne Clark, Sr. (born December 23, 1944) is a retired General of the United States Army. He graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1966 at West Point and was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship ...

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Admiral Hyman G. Rickover ("Father of the Nuclear Navy") MP (1900 - 1986)

Hyman George Rickover (January 27, 1900 – July 8, 1986) was a United States Navy admiral who directed the original development of naval nuclear propulsion and controlled its operations for thr...

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Harlan Cleveland (1918 - 2008)

Harlan Cleveland (January 19, 1918 – May 30, 2008) was an American diplomat, educator, and author. He served as Lyndon Johnson's U.S. Ambassador to NATO, 1965–1969, and earlier as U.S...

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Justin Whitlock Dart, Jr. (1930 - 2002)

. Justin Whitlock Dart, Jr. (August 29, 1930 – June 22, 2002) was an American activist and advocate for people with disabilities. He helped to pass the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990,...

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Justin Whitlock Dart, Sr. (1907 - 1984)

Justin Whitlock Dart, Sr. (August 17, 1907 – January 26, 1984) was considered the "boy wonder" of the drug store industry. In college Dart had played football for Northwestern University. Af...

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Benjamin Hooks (1925 - 2010)

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1925, Benjamin Hooks became a lawyer and minister who was active in the Civil Rights Movement. He was Tennessee's first African-American criminal judge, as well as the fi...

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Anne Armstrong (1927 - 2008)

Anne Legendre Armstrong (December 27, 1927 – July 30, 2008) was a United States diplomat and politician, and the first female Counselor to the President; she served in that capacity under both...

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Luis Muñoz Marín, 1er Gobernador de Puerto Rico MP (1898 - 1980)

Luis Muñoz Marín (San Juan, 18 de febrero de 1898 - 30 de abril de 1980), fue un escritor, periodista, senador y primer Gobernador de Puerto Rico, electo democráticamente. Trabaj&#...

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Dumas Malone (1892 - 1986)

Dumas Malone (January 10, 1892 – December 27, 1986) was an American historian, biographer, and editor noted for his six-volume biography on Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson and His Time, for which ...

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Vint Cerf MP

Internet pioneer, widely regarded as a "Father of the Internet". Wikipedia (English)

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I. M. Pei 貝聿銘 MP

Ieoh Ming Pei (born April 26, 1917), commonly known as I. M. Pei, is a Chinese-born American architect often called the master of modern architecture. In 1948 Mr. Pei was recruited by New York real e...

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Luis Alberto Ferré-Aguayo (1904 - 2003)

Luis Alberto Ferré Aguayo (February 17, 1904 – October 21, 2003) was a Puerto Rican engineer, industrialist, politician, philanthropist, and a patron of the arts. He was the third Gover...

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Isolina Ferré-Aguayo (1914 - 2000)

Isolina Ferré Aguayo (September 5, 1914 – August 3, 2000) was a Puerto Rican-born Roman Catholic nun. Known as the "Mother Teresa of Puerto Rico", she received the Presidential Medal of...

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Virginia D'Albert-Lake (1910 - 1997)

Virginia d'Albert-Lake was notable for her work as a member of the anti-Nazi French Resistance during World War II. AN AMERICAN HEROINE Médaille du roi Léopold II (Belgium) Croi...

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Julia Child MP (1912 - 2004)

Julia Child (August 15, 1912 – August 13, 2004) was a famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream thr...

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Gordon Gray MP (1909 - 1982)

) Gordon Gray (May 30, 1909 – November 26, 1982) was an official in the government of the United States during the administrations of Harry Truman (1945–53) and Dwight Eisenhower (1953&...

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Lane Kirkland (1922 - 1999)

Joseph Lane Kirkland (March 12, 1922 – August 14, 1999) was a US labor union leader who served as President of the AFL-CIO for over sixteen years. Biography Kirkland was born in Camden, So...

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Edward R. Roybal (1916 - 2005)

Edward Ross "Ed" Roybal (February 10, 1916 – October 24, 2005) was a member of the Los Angeles, California, City Council for thirteen years and of the U.S. House of Representatives for thirty ...

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Isabel Allende Llona MP

Marin, California, United States

Isabel Allende Llona (born 2 August 1942) is a Chilean writer with American citizenship.[1] Allende, whose works sometimes contain aspects of the "magic realist" tradition, is famous for novels such ...

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Stephen Sondheim MP

Stephen Joshua Sondheim (/ˈsɒnd.haɪm/; born March 22, 1930) is an American composer and lyricist known for his immense contributions to musical theatre for over 50 years. He is t...

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Patsy Mink, US Congress (1927 - 2002)

Patsy Matsu Takemoto Mink (竹本 まつ Takemoto Matsu?, December 6, 1927 – September 28, 2002) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Hawaii. Mink was a third ...

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Ethel Kennedy MP

Ethel Skakel Kennedy (born April 11, 1928) is the widow of Sen. and former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. Contents [hide] 1 Biography 1.1 Early life 1.2 Marriage to Robert F. Kennedy 1.3...

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Tom Brokaw MP

New York, NY, USA

Thomas John "Tom" Brokaw (/ˈbroʊkɔː/; born February 6, 1940) is an American television journalist and author best known as the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly Ne...

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Meryl Streep MP

Meryl Streep is an American actress who has worked in theatre, television, and film. She is widely regarded as one of the most talented and respected movie actors of the modern era. Streep has received...

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Marlo Thomas MP

Actress, producer and social activist, Marlo Thomas has been a role model for women and children since she blazed the trail as television’s first single woman living alone in the hit series That...

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Kate Smith (1907 - 1986)

Kathryn Elizabeth Smith (May 1, 1907 – June 17, 1986) known professionally as Kate Smith and The First Lady of Radio was an American singer, a contralto, best known for her rendition of Irving...

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Rudolf Serkin MP (1903 - 1991)

Rudolf Serkin (March 28, 1903 – May 8, 1991) was a Bohemian-born pianist. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest Beethoven interpreters of the twentieth century. Life and early career ...

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Adela Rogers St. Johns (1894 - 1988)

Adela Nora Rogers St. Johns (May 20, 1894 – August 10, 1988) was an American journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. She wrote a number of screenplays for silent movies but is best remembere...

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Walter Lippmann MP (1889 - 1974)

Walter Lippmann (September 23, 1889 – December 14, 1974)[1] was an American writer, reporter, and political commentator famous for being among the first to introduce the concept of Cold War, c...

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General Lyman Lemnitzer (1899 - 1988)

Lyman Louis Lemnitzer (August 29, 1899 – November 12, 1988) was a United States Army general, who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1960 to 1962. He then served as Supreme A...

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General Norman Schwarzkopf (1934 - 2012)

. H. Norman Schwarzkopf KCB (/ˈʃwɔrtskɒf/; 22 August 1934 – 27 December 2012), also known as Norman Schwarzkopf, was a United States Army general. While serving as ...

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Roger L. Stevens (1910 - 1998)

Roger Lacey Stevens (March 12, 1910 – February 2, 1998) was an American theatrical producer, arts administrator, and a real estate executive. He is the founding Chairman of both the Kennedy Ce...

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Kelly Johnson (1910 - 1990)

) Clarence Leonard "Kelly" Johnson (February 27, 1910 – December 21, 1990) was an American system engineer and aeronautical innovator. He earned renown for his contributions to many noteworthy...

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James A. Michener (1907 - 1997)

James Albert Michener (/ˈmɪtʃnər/; February 3, 1907 – October 16, 1997) was an American author of more than 40 titles, the majority of which were family sagas cover...

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Zbigniew Brzezinski MP

Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzeziński (ur. 28 marca 1928 w Warszawie) – amerykański politolog polskiego pochodzenia, sowietolog, geostrateg, w latach 1977–1981 doradca prezydenta Ca...

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Artur Rubinstein MP (1887 - 1982)

Chopin - Heroic Polonaise Op. 53 - Arthur Rubinstein , Arthur Rubinstein plays Liszt etude "La campanella" Artur Rubinstein w Wikipedii po Polsku Artur Rubinstein on Wikipedia in English Arth...

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Simon Wiesenthal MP (1908 - 2005)

Simon Wiesenthal, KBE (December 31, 1908 – September 20, 2005) was an Austrian Holocaust survivor who became famous after World War II for his work as a Nazi hunter. After four and a half year...

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Jan Nowak-Jeziorański (1914 - 2005)

Jan Nowak-Jeziorański , właśc. Zdzisław Antoni Jeziorański pseud. „Janek”, „Jan Zych” – polski polityk, politolog, działacz ...

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Lech Wałęsa, Prezydent RP MP

Gdańsk, Pomorskie, Poland

Lech Wałęsa – polityk i działacz związkowy, współzałożyciel i pierwszy przewodniczący „Solidarności”, opozycjo...

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General John Shalikashvili (1936 - 2011)

John Malchase David Shalikashvili (Georgian: ჯონ მალხაზ დავით შალიკ&...

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Harper Lee MP

Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama, United States

Harper Lee is an American author known for her 1961 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird , which deals with the issues of racism that were observed by the author as a child in her hometow...

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John von Neumann MP (1903 - 1957)

Neumann János Wikipedia, Magyar / Hungarian John von Neumann Wikipedia, English John von Neumann was a Hungarian and later American pure and applied mathematician, physicist, inventor, pol...

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Edmund Muskie, 64th Governor of Maine MP (1914 - 1996)

Edmund Sixtus "Ed" Muskie (March 28, 1914 – March 26, 1996) was an American politician from Rumford, Maine. He served as Governor of Maine from 1955 to 1959, as a member of the United States Sen...

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Mario Molina, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1995 MP

Mario José Molina-Pasquel Henríquez (born March 19, 1943 in Mexico City) is a Mexican-born American chemist and one of the most prominent precursors to the discovering of the Antarctic oz...

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Daniel // 井上 建 Ken Inouye, 2LT, President pro tempore MP (1924 - 2012)

Daniel Ken "Dan" Inouye (pronounced /ɨˈnoʊweɪ/, Japanese: 井上 建, Inoue Ken; September 7, 1924 – December 17, 2012) was the senior United States Se...

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Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2002 MP

Daniel Kahneman דניאל כהנמן ‎ (born March 5, 1934) is an Israeli-American psychologist and Nobel laureate. He is notable for...

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Oprah Winfrey MP

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...

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Richard Lugar, U.S. Senator (1932 - d.)

Richard Green "Dick" Lugar (born April 4, 1932) is an American politician who served as a United States Senator, representing Indiana from 1977 to 2013. A member of the Republican Party, Lugar previo...

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Ben Bradlee MP (1921 - 2014)

Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee (born August 26, 1921) is a vice president at-large of The Washington Post. As executive editor of the Post from 1968 to 1991, he became a national figure during the pr...

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Gloria Steinem MP

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...

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Loretta Lynn MP

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Loretta Lynn (born Loretta Webb; April 14, 1932) is an American country music singer-songwriter, author and philanthropist. Born in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky to a ...

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Warren E. Burger, 15th Chief Justice of the United States (1907 - 1995)

Warren Earl Burger (September 17, 1907 – June 25, 1995) was the 15th Chief Justice of the United States from 1969 to 1986. Although Burger was a conservative, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered ...

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John Paton Davies, Jr. (1909 - 1999)

(b. 6 April 1908 in Kiating, Sichuan Province, China; d. 23 December 1999 in Asheville, North Carolina), career U.S. foreign service officer and China expert who became a prominent victim of McCarthy...

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Raymond Moley (1886 - 1975)

Raymond Charles Moley (September 27, 1886 in Berea, Ohio – February 18, 1975 in Phoenix, Arizona) was a leading New Dealer who became its bitter opponent before the end of the Great Depression...

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Walter Wriston (1919 - 2005)

Walter Bigelow Wriston (August 3, 1919 – January 19, 2005) was a banker and former chairman and CEO of Citicorp. As chief executive of Citibank / Citicorp (later Citigroup) from 1967 to 1984, ...

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James E. Webb, 2nd Administrator of NASA (1906 - 1992)

James Edwin Webb (October 7, 1906 – March 27, 1992) was an American government official who served as the second administrator of NASA from February 14, 1961 to October 7, 1968. Webb oversaw...

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Roberto Clemente MP (1934 - 1972)

Roberto Clemente Walker (August 18, 1934 – December 31, 1972) was a Puerto Rican professional baseball player. He was a Major League Baseball right fielder who played 18 seasons for the Pittsb...

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Sally Ride MP (1951 - 2012)

Sally Kristen Ride (May 26, 1951 – July 23, 2012) was an American physicist and a former NASA astronaut. Ride joined NASA in 1978, and in 1983 became the first American woman to enter space. On ...

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Carl Vinson (1883 - 1981)

Carl Vinson (November 18, 1883 – June 1, 1981) was a United States Representative from Georgia. He was a Democrat and the first person to serve for more than 50 years in the United States Ho...

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Simon Wiesenthal (1908 - 2005)

Simon Wiesenthal, KBE (31 December 1908 – 20 September 2005) was a Jewish Austrian Holocaust survivor who became famous after World War II for his work as a Nazi hunter. He studied archite...

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Admiral Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss (1896 - 1974)

Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss (January 31, 1896 – January 21, 1974) (pronounced "straws") was an American businessman, philanthropist, public official, and naval officer. He was a major figure in t...

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Malcolm Baldrige, Jr., US Secretary of Commerce (1922 - 1987)

. Howard Malcolm "Mac" Baldrige, Jr. (October 4, 1922 – July 25, 1987) was the 26th United States Secretary of Commerce. He was the son of H. Malcolm Baldrige, a Congressman from Nebraska, and...

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Bob Dylan MP

wikipedia - Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman ; Hebrew name: Shabtai Zisel ; May 24, 1941) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, music producer, artist, and writer. He has been an influentia...

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Walker Kirkland Hancock (1901 - 1998)

Walker Kirtland Hancock (June 28, 1901, St. Louis, Missouri – December 30, 1998, Gloucester, Massachusetts) was a 20th-century American sculptor and teacher. He created notable monumental scul...

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Beverly Sills MP (1929 - 2007)

Beverly Sills - Una Voce Poco Fa!! (1976) , Beverly Sills - Dunque io son! - Il Barbiere Di Siviglia Beverly Sills (May 25, 1929 – July 2, 2007) was an American operatic soprano whose peak car...

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Willem de Kooning, painter MP (1904 - 1997)

Dutch emigrant to the USA after 1904 - Artist Nederlands: English:

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Donald Rumsfeld, U.S. Secretary of Defense MP

Donald Henry Rumsfeld (born July 9, 1932) is an American politician and businessman. Rumsfeld served as the 13th Secretary of Defense from 1975 to 1977 under President Gerald Ford, and as the 21st Se...

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John A. McCone, Director of Central Intelligence (1902 - 1991)

John Alexander McCone (January 4, 1902 - February 14, 1991) was an American businessman and politician who served as Director of Central Intelligence during the height of the Cold War. Background ...

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Norman Podhoretz MP

Brooklyn, Kings, New York

Norman B. Podhoretz (January 16, 1930) is an American neoconservative pundit and writer for Commentary magazine. Biographical Highlights From Hudson Institute Norman Podhoretz is editor-at-large ...

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James Cagney (1899 - 1986)

Born in New York City in 1899, James Cagney was an American actor best known for playing "tough guys," notably as a gangster in the 1931 film, The Public Enemy. He also starred in Angels with Dirty Fac...

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Brent Scowcroft, KBE, U.S. National Security Advisor (1925 - d.)

Brent Scowcroft, KBE (born March 19, 1925) was the United States National Security Advisor under Presidents Gerald Ford and George H. W. Bush and a Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force. ...

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Detlev Wulf Bronk (1897 - 1975)

Detlev Wulf Bronk (August 13, 1897 – November 17, 1975) was President of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland from 1949 to 1953 and President of the National Academy of Sciences fro...

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Alan T. Waterman (1892 - 1967)

Alan Tower Waterman (June 4, 1892 – November 30, 1967) was an American physicist. Born in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, he grew up in Northampton, Massachusetts. His father was a professor...

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Edmund Wilson, Jr. (1895 - 1972)

Edmund Wilson (May 8, 1895 – June 12, 1972) was an American writer, literary and social critic, and noted man of letters. Early life Wilson was born in Red Bank, New Jersey. His parent...

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William J. Brennan, Jr., Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1906 - 1997)

William Joseph Brennan, Jr. (April 25, 1906 – July 24, 1997) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1956 to 1990. As the seventh long...

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Anne Armant Armstrong (1827 - 1908)

Anne Legendre Armstrong (December 27, 1927 – July 30, 2008) was a United States diplomat and politician, and the first female Counselor to the President; she served in that capacity under both...

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George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the USA MP

Houston, TX, USA

George Bush brought to the White House a dedication to traditional American values and a determination to direct them toward making the United States "a kinder and gentler nation." In his Inaugural Add...

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Jesse Owens MP (1913 - 1980)

James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens born September 12, 1913 died March 31, 1980 (complications due to Lung Cancer) nickname "Jesse", The Buckeye Bullet, JC Owens buried Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicag...

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Arthur Goldberg, U.S. Secretary of Labor and Associate Justice of the U.S Supreme Court MP (1908 - 1990)

Arthur Joseph Goldberg (August 8, 1908 – January 19, 1990) was an American statesman and jurist who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Supreme Court Justice and Ambassador to the United Na...

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Shimon Peres, 9th President of the State of Israel שמעון פרס MP

Jerusalem, Israel

Statesman, Nobel Prize Laureate, Former Prime Minister, and Ninth President of the State of Israel Shimon Peres (Hebrew: שמעון פרס‎, bor...

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John Michael Doar MP

No official in the federal government knew Mississippi better than John Doar, lead prosecutor in the Mississippi Burning Trial. As a young attorney working within the Civil Rights Division of the Jus...

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Wilma Pearl Mankiller, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation MP (1945 - 2010)

Wilma Pearl Mankiller (November 18, 1945 – April 6, 2010) was the first female Chief of the Cherokee Nation. She served as principal chief for ten years from 1985 to 1995. Wilma Pearl Mankil...

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Paul Henry Nitze (1907 - 2004)

Paul Henry Nitze was a high-ranking United States government official who helped shape Cold War defense policy over the course of numerous presidential administrations. Nitze was born in Amherst, M...

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Robert William Komer MP (1922 - 2000)

Robert William "Blowtorch Bob" Komer (February 23, 1922 - April 9, 2000) was a key figure in the pacification effort to win South Vietnamese "hearts and minds" during the Vietnam War, heading Civil O...

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David K. E. Bruce (1898 - 1977)

David Kirkpatrick Este Bruce was an American diplomat. Bruce graduated from the University of Virginia in 1920. On May 29, 1926, Bruce married Ailsa Mellon, the daughter of the banker and diplomat ...

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Joseph Antoine Marie Hubert Luns (1911 - 2002)

minister van Buitenlandse Zaken Joseph Marie Antoine Hubert Luns (August 28, 1911 – July 17, 2002) was a Dutch politician and diplomat of the defunct Catholic People's Party (KVP) now merged i...

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Jean Marie MacArthur (1898 - 2000)

Jean Marie Faircloth MacArthur (December 28, 1898-January 22, 2000) was the second wife of U.S. Army General of the Army Douglas MacArthur. Early life and education Born Jean Marie Faircloth ...

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