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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 (1903 - 1957) is generally regarded as one of the greatest mathematicians in modern history...

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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 דניאל Kahneman כהנמן, Nobel Memorial 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

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 Holler, 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, Ninth President of the State of Israel Born in Vishnevo, Shimon Peres (originally Persky/i) settled in Eretz Yisrael with his parents in 1934...

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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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Samuel Moore "Sam" Walton (1918 - 1992)

Founder of two American retailers, Wal-Mart and Sam's Club. Early Days Sam Walton was born on March 29, 1918, in Kingfisher, Oklahoma, the first of two children to Thomas Gibson Walton, a banker,...

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Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize in Literature 1993 MP

USA

Toni Morrison (born Chloe Anthony Wofford on February 18, 1931) is a Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, editor, and professor. Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid d...

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John Glenn, U.S. Senator MP

Cambridge, OH

John Herschel Glenn, Jr. (born July 18, 1921) is a former United States Marine Corps pilot, astronaut, and United States senator who was the first American to orbit the Earth and the third American i...

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Juliette Gordon Low, Founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA MP (1860 - 1927)

Juliette Gordon Low (born Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon in Savannah, Georgia, October 31, 1860 – January 17, 1927) was an American youth leader and the founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA in...

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Madeleine Albright, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Secretary of State MP

Madeleine Korbelová Albright (born May 15, 1937) is the first woman to become a United States Secretary of State. She was appointed by U.S. President Bill Clinton on December 5, 1996, and was ...

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Gaylord A. Nelson, U.S. Senator MP (1916 - 2005)

Gaylord Anton Nelson (June 4, 1916 – July 3, 2005) was an American politician from Wisconsin who served as a United States Senator and governor. The sponsor of several significant environ...

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Henry M. Jackson, U.S. Senator (1912 - 1983)

Henry Martin "Scoop" Jackson (May 31, 1912 – September 1, 1983) was a U.S. Congressman and Senator from the state of Washington from 1941 until his death. Jackson was an unsuccessful candidate...

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General Albert Wedemeyer (1897 - 1989)

General Albert Coady Wedemeyer (July 9, 1897 – December 17, 1989) was a United States Army commander who served primarily in Asia during World War II. His most notable command was the China th...

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Edwin Herbert Land, Dr. MP (1909 - 1991)

American scientist and inventor, best known as the co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation. Among other things, he invented inexpensive filters for polarizing light, a practical system of in-camera inst...

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Tennesse Ernie Ford MP (1919 - 1991)

Ernest Jennings Ford February 13, 1919-October 17, 1991 Parents: Clarence Ford 1884- and Maud Long 1887- Wives: Betty Heminger d. 1989 Beverly Wood 1921-2001 Children with Betty Heminger:...

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Andy Griffith MP (1926 - 2012)

While he will mostly be remembered for his roles on The Andy Griffith Show (1960-68) and Matlock (1986-95) which made TV history, Andy Griffith is also a Grammy Award-winning Southern-gospel singer. ...

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Milton Friedman, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, 1976 MP (1912 - 2006)

American economist, statistician, and economic advisor to President Ronald Reagan. Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and Nobel laureate.

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James Wilson Rouse (1914 - 1996)

James Wilson Rouse was the founder of The Rouse Company, a pioneering American real estate developer, urban planner, civic activist, and later, free enterprise-based philanthropist. He is the maternal ...

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Claude Pepper, U.S. Senator (1900 - 1989)

Claude Denson Pepper (September 8, 1900 – May 30, 1989) was an American politician of the Democratic Party, and a spokesman for left-liberalism and the elderly. In foreign policy he shifted fr...

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Bear Bryant (1913 - 1983)

Paul William "Bear" Bryant (September 11, 1913 – January 26, 1983) was an American college football player and coach. He was best known as the longtime head coach of the University of Alabama ...

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Helen Hayes (1900 - 1993)

Helen Hayes Brown was an American actress whose career spanned almost 70 years. She eventually garnered the nickname "First Lady of the American Theatre" and was one of twelve people who have won an Em...

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Carl Sandburg MP (1878 - 1967)

Born Charles Sandburg Links Find A Grave Wikipedia

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Philip C. Habib (1920 - 1992)

American career diplomat known for work in Vietnam, South Korea and the Middle East. The New York Times in observing his passing described him as "the outstanding professional diplomat of his generatio...

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Edgar Arthur Wayburn (1907 - 2010)

Jim Blumadded this on 12 Oct 2010 Category Type: Portrait / Family Photo "Your Land and Mine: Evolution of a Conservationist," by Edgar Wayburn M.D., Even among environmentalists, Wayburn isnȁ...

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James Arthur Lovell MP

Wisconsin, United States

NAME: James A. Lovell (Captain, USN, Ret.) NASA Astronaut NASA Astronaut (former) PERSONAL DATA: Born in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 25, 1928. Married to the former Marilyn Gerlach, of Milwaukee, Wis...

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Joseph Louis Rauh, Jr. (1911 - 1992)

Joseph L. Rauh Jr., for decades one of the nation's leading champions of civil rights and liberal causes, died Thursday night at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington. He was 81 years old. Americans f...

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Martin Luther King, Jr. MP (1929 - 1968)

I HAVE A DREAM .... He was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement. He is best known for being an iconic figure in the advancement of civil...

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Jacob Koppel Javits (Jawetz) MP (1904 - 1986)

Jacob Koppel "Jack" Javits (May 18, 1904 – March 7, 1986) was an American politician who served as United States Senator from New York from 1957 to 1981. A liberal Republican, he was originally ...

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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. ...

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Gordon B. Hinckley, President, Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints MP (1910 - 2008)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Gordon Bitner Hinckley (June 23, 1910 – January 27, 2008) was an American religious leader and author who served as the 15th President of The Church of Jes...

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Lady Bird Johnson MP (1912 - 2007)

Lady Bird Johnson First Lady of the United States from 1963 to 1969, having been the wife of U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson. Throughout her life, she was an advocate for beautification of the nation'...

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Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th President of the United States MP (1908 - 1973)

The thirty-sixth President of the United States (1963–1969) and thirty-seventh Vice President of the United States (1961–1963). A Democrat, Johnson succeeded to the presidency following t...

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Rosa Louise Parks MP (1913 - 2005)

She was an African American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress later called "the first lady of civil rights", and "the mother of the freedom movement". On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, A...

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Frank Sinatra MP (1915 - 1998)

Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer and motion-picture actor who became one of the most sought-after performers in the entertainment industry; he is often hailed as the greatest Ameri...

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Alan Greenspan MP

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Angela Dorothea Merkel MP

Angela Dorothea Merkel , née Kasner, (born 17 July 1954) is the current Chancellor of Germany. Merkel topped Forbes magazine's list of "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women" in 2006, 2007, 2008 a...

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Rita Moreno MP

Alameda, CA, USA

Rita Moreno (born December 11, 1931) is a Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress. She is the first and only Hispanic female and one of ten performers who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a To...

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Charlton Heston MP (1923 - 2008)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Charlton Heston born John Charles Carter (October 4, 1923 – April 5, 2008) was an American actor of film, theatre and television. Heston is known for heroi...

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Cyrus Vance, U.S. Secretary of State (1917 - 2002)

Cyrus Roberts Vance (March 27, 1917 – January 12, 2002) was an American lawyer and United States Secretary of State under President Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1980. Prior to that position he wa...

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Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize, 1986 MP

Elie Wiesel KBE is a Romanian-born Jewish-American writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor . Wiesel was born in Sighet (now Sighetu Marmației), Maramure&#...

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Mary Lasker (1900 - 1994)

Mary Woodard Lasker (November 30, 1900 – February 21, 1994) was an American health activist and philanthropist. She worked to raise funds for medical research, and founded the Lasker Foundatio...

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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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Roger Nash Baldwin (1884 - 1981)

1900 US census: Roger N., aged 16, in Wellesley,Mass. with family. Roger Nash Baldwin (January 21, 1884 – August 26, 1981) was one of the founders of the American Civil Liberties Union (AC...

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Margaret McNamara (1915 - 1981)

Margaret Craig McNamara (August 22, 1915 – February 3, 1981) was the founder of the nonprofit children's literacy organization Reading is Fundamental. McNamara attended University of Calif...

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James Bryant Conant (1893 - 1978)

James Bryant Conant (March 26, 1893 – February 11, 1978) was a chemist, educational administrator, and government official. As the President of Harvard University he reformed it as a research ...

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Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. MP (1915 - 2011)

"Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. (November 9, 1915 – January 18, 2011) was an American politician and activist. Called R. Sargent Shriver or just Sarge, he is best remembered as part of the Kennedy ...

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George Meany (1894 - 1980)

William George Meany (August 16, 1894 – January 10, 1980) led labor union federations in the United States. As an officer of the American Federation of Labor, he represented the AFL on the Nat...

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