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Peter Falk MP (1927 - 2011)

findagrave... ; Peter Michael Falk (September 16, 1927 – June 23, 2011) was an American actor, best known for his role as Lieutenant Columbo in the television series Columbo . He appeared in...

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Antoine Marie Jean-Baptiste Roger de Saint-Exupéry MP (1900 - 1944)

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (French pronunciation: [ɑ̃twan də sɛ̃tɛɡzypeˈʁi]) (29 June 1900 – 31 July 1944) was a French writer...

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Diana, Princess of Wales MP (1961 - 1997)

"Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances;[fn 1] née Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997), was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Eli...

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Albert II GRIMALDI, Prince of Monaco MP

Monaco, Monaco

Albert II , Sovereign Prince of Monaco (Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Grimaldi) born 14 March 1958 at Palais Princier, Monaco Reign began April 6, 2005 Albert II married Charlene Lynette Wittstoc...

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Frida Kahlo MP (1907 - 1954)

Frida Kahlo de Rivera, born Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón, was a Mexican painter born in Coyoacán. Perhaps best known for her self-portraits, Kahlo's work is remembered for its...

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Ringo Starr MP

Better known by his stage name Ringo Starr, the English musician, singer-songwriter, and actor gained worldwide fame as the drummer for The Beatles. When the band formed in 1960, Starr belonged to anot...

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Betty Ford MP (1918 - 2011)

Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Warren Ford (April 8, 1918 – July 8, 2011), better known as Betty Ford, was the wife of former United States President Gerald Ford and served as the First Lady of the Unite...

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Sir Patrick Stewart OBE MP

Patrick Stewart played the dashing chrome-domed Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation and in several movies, and the chrome-wheelchair-bound Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men fi...

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Kevin Bacon MP

New York, NY, USA

After an electrifying performance in the 1984 film Footloose, actor Kevin Bacon was transformed from a virtual unknown into an unlikely heartthrob. Bacon has won Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Aw...

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Maximilien de Robespierre MP (1758 - 1794)

Maximilien François Marie Isidore de Robespierre (IPA: [maksimiljɛ̃ fʁɑ̃swa maʁi izidɔʁ də ʁɔbɛspjɛ&#...

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J. K. Rowling MP

J.K. Rowling - Wikipedia J.K. Rowling - Harry Potter Website Joanne "Jo" Rowling , OBE ( born 31 July 1965 ), better known as J. K. Rowling is a British author best known as the creator of the Ha...

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Rolihlahla Nelson Mandela, First President of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, 1993 MP (1918 - 2013)

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918- 5 December 2013) served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, and was the first South African president to be elected in a fully representative democr...

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton MP (1815 - 1902)

Burial Find A Grave Memorial# 974 Life Wikipedia article on Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902) was an American social activist, abolitio...

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Edwin Eugene ("Buzz") Aldrin MP

United States

Astronaut. Born 1930-01-20 in Montclair, New Jersey, USA. [1] Lived 1930 in Montclair, Essex, New Jersey, USA. [2] Lived 1969-07-20 in The Moon, Space. -------------------- NAME: Buzz Aldri...

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Richard Nixon, 37th President of the United States MP (1913 - 1994)

Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th president of the United States (1969-1974). During his administration the United States withdrew its military forces from Vietnam and informally recognized the govern...

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Chris Evans MP

Christopher Robert "Chris" Evans (born June 13, 1981) is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his role in the films Not Another Teen Movie , Fantastic Four and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Si...

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Ernest Hemingway MP (1899 - 1961)

Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 — July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and journalist. He was part of the 1920s expatriate community in Paris, and one of the vetera...

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Sir Geoffrey Raoul de Havilland MP (1882 - 1965)

Name: GEOFFREY @ DE HAVILLAND Prefix: Capt. Sir Given Name: GEOFFREY @ Surname: DE HAVILLAND Sex: M _UID: 2A9ED706463CD811BE490080C8C142CC2EF9 Change Date: 14 Aug 2004 Note: De Havillan...

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Beatrix Potter MP (1866 - 1943)

Helen Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist best known for children's books featuring anthropomorphic characters suc...

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Vincent van Gogh, kunstschilder MP (1853 - 1890)

Click hierop om een biografie van Vincent van Gogh te zien op de Nederlandse Wikipedia Although he battled depression and mental disease in his later years, Vincent van Gogh became one of the most re...

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Dr. John Evans, 2nd Territorial Governor of Colorado MP (1814 - 1897)

He advocated the founding of Northwestern University & chose a suburb of Chicago as it's location. The suburb was thus named Evanston in his honor. He was appointed Governor of Colorado in 1862 by Pr...

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James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok MP (1837 - 1876)

American Outlaw James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok was a legendary gunfighter and law man in the American Wild West. Many characters in Western novels are fashioned after Hickok. ======= James Butle...

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Charlize Theron MP

United States

Academy Award winning South African actress Charlize Theron rose to fame in the late 1990s following her roles in 2 Days in the Valley, Mighty Joe Young, The Devil's Advocate and The Cider House Rules....

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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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Willis Haviland Carrier MP (1876 - 1950)

Willis Haviland Carrier (November 26, 1876 – October 7, 1950) was an American engineer and inventor, and is known as the man who invented modern air conditioning. In Buffalo, New York, on Ju...

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James Louis Macie Smithson (1765 - 1829)

James Smithson , F.R.S., M.A. (c. 1765 – 27 June 1829) was a British mineralogist and chemist noted for having left a bequest in his will to the United States of America, to create "an establish...

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Admiral Sir Henry Morgan (Privateer & Pirate) MP (c.1635 - 1688)

Admiral Sir Henry Morgan (Harri Morgan in Welsh) From Wikipedia: (ca. 1635 – 25 August 1688) was a Welsh Admiral and privateer, who made a name for activities in the Caribbean. He was one ...

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Eunice Mary Shriver MP (1921 - 2009)

-------------------- Eunice Kennedy Shriver DSG (July 10, 1921 – August 11, 2009)[2] founded the precursor to the Special Olympics in 1962. In 1968, she helped Ann McGlone Burke popula...

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Cecil B. DeMille MP (1881 - 1959)

Cecil Blount Demille, known as Cecil B. DeMille , was a pioneering film director - in both silent and sound movies. Starting in 1913, he became a dominant force in the Hollywood film industry for 40 ye...

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Babe Ruth MP (1895 - 1948)

Major League baseball player Babe Ruth is regarded as one of the greatest sports heroes in American culture. Ruth was the first player to hit 60 home runs in one season (1927), setting the season recor...

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Robert De Niro MP

Robert De Niro's grandfather Henry De Niro was born in Italy. Robert De Niro, Jr. (born August 17, 1943) is an American actor, director, and producer. Widely considered one of the greatest actors of ...

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Patrick Swayze MP (1952 - 2009)

Patrick Swayze was a Texas-born movie actor whose background in ballet and gymnastics ironically gave him a physique well-suited for his roles as hunky love interest or macho action film hero. His earl...

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Oscar Hammerstein, II MP (1895 - 1960)

Perhaps the most influential lyricist and librettist of the American theater, Oscar Hammerstein II reversed the process of musical writing, writing the lyrics first and then the score. Major musicals f...

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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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Loretta Young MP (1913 - 2000)

An ingenue in the silent era, Loretta Young made the transition to 'talkies' and more mature roles in the 1930s and 40s. She won a Best Actress Oscar for The Farmer's Daughter (1947); her other films i...

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Chaz Bono MP

Chaz Salvatore Bono (born Chastity Sun Bono; March 4, 1969) is an American transgender advocate, writer, actor, and musician. Bono is the only child that American entertainers Sonny and Cher had togeth...

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Richard Tiffany Gere MP

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Gere is a descendant of Mayflower Pilgrims Francis Eaton, John Billington, George Soule, Richard Warren, Degory Priest, William Brewster and Francis Cooke. Richard...

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Edward "Ned" Kelly MP (1854 - 1880)

A brief history of Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang Edward 'Ned' Kelly was the first-born son of an Irish Catholic couple. His father was an ex-convict and mother a migrant. He was born in June 1855 and ...

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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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Jane Addams, Nobel Peace Prize, 1931 MP (1860 - 1935)

Jane Addams (September 6, 1860 – May 21, 1935) was the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. In a long, complex career, she was a pioneer settlement worker, founder of Hull...

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Elizabeth I of England MP (1533 - 1603)

"Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called "The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana" or "Good Queen Bes...

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Peter Sellers MP (1925 - 1980)

Official Peter Sellers Site Peter Sellers - Comic Genius Peter Seller Appreciation Society Peter Sellers - Wikipedia Bio (PETER SELLERS) Richard Henry Sellers, OBE (8 September 1925 – ...

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Prince Harry MP

London, UK

His Royal Highness Prince Henry Charles Albert David of Wales Prince Henry of Wales (Henry Charles Albert David), commonly known as Prince Harry, is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and t...

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Isadora Duncan MP (1877 - 1927)

Photos Isadora Duncan (May 26, 1877 - September 14, 1927) was a dancer, considered by many to be the creator of modern dance. Born in the United States, she lived in Europe and the Soviet Union fro...

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Tupac Shakur MP (1971 - 1996)

Born in Brooklyn under the name Lesane Parish Crooks, Tupac Shakur received the name with which he came to be known to the world from his mother (Black Panther activist Afeni Shakur) in tribute to Inca...

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J. R. R. Tolkien MP (1892 - 1973)

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien , CBE (3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973), was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy work...

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Bruce Springsteen MP

New Jersey, United States

In his long, successful career, Bruce Springsteen has balanced many roles, including rock star, folk singer, song-writer, cultural icon, and social activist, as well as family man. An award-winning sin...

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T. S. Eliot MP (1888 - 1965)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Thomas Stearns Eliot (September 26, 1888 – January 4, 1965) was an American-born English poet, playwright, and literary critic, arguably the most important...

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Gov. Samuel Adams, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1722 - 1803)

DAR Ancestor #: A000577 Sam Adams, founder of the Boston Tea Party. The Adams Family, a Massachusetts family of statesmen, scholars, and authors that included two Presidents of the United States. I...

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Robert H. Goddard MP (1882 - 1945)

Robert Hutchings Goddard (October 5, 1882 – August 10, 1945) was an American professor, physicist and inventor who is credited with creating and building the world's first liquid-fueled rocket...

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Buster Keaton MP (1895 - 1966)

Known as "The Great Stone Face," Keaton got big laughs out of his relentlessly blank expression in silent film comedies like The Saphead (1920), Sherlock, Jr. (1924), and his famous The General (1927)....

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Gore Vidal MP (1925 - 2012)

Gore Vidal Born Eugene Luther Gore Vidal on October 3, 1925 (1925-10-03) (age 84) in West Point, New York Pen name Edgar Box, Cameron Kay, Katherine Everard Occupation Novelist, essayist, jo...

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Madam C. J. Walker MP (1867 - 1919)

I am a woman who came from the cotton fields of the South. From there I was promoted to the washtub. From there I was promoted to the cook kitchen. And from there I promoted myself into the business of...

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Almte. D. Cristóbal Colón, gobernador general de las Indias MP (c.1451 - 1506)

Adicionado por Eduardo Cardoso Mascarenhas de Lemos,a 9 de Janeiro de 2014, baseada nas fontes disponíveis na discussão. Segundo a tese defendida pelo historiador português Masca...

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Michelle Obama, First Lady of the USA MP

Washington, DC, USA

Michelle LaVaughn Obama née Robinson (born January 17, 1964) is an American attorney and the wife of Barack Obama, President-elect of the United States and Senator from Illinois. She will be the...

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Steve Jobs, Founder and CEO of Apple MP (1955 - 2011)

Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American businessman, designer and inventor, best-known as the co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Fam...

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General Robert E. Lee (CSA) MP (1807 - 1870)

Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was a career United States Army officer, an engineer, and among the most celebrated generals in American history. Lee was the son of Major...

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Margaret Thatcher MP (1925 - 2013)

"Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, PC, FRS, née Roberts (13 October 1925 - 8 April 2013), was a British politician, the longest-serving (1979–1990) Prime Minister of the...

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James Hendrix MP (1942 - 1970)

From Wikipedia (English) : James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. He is widely consi...

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Rita Hayworth MP (1918 - 1987)

She was an American film actress and dancer who attained fame during the 1940s not only as one of the era's top stars, but also as the era's greatest sex symbol, most notably in Gilda (1946). She appea...

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General Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis MP (1738 - 1805)

Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis KG (31 December 1738 – 5 October 1805), styled Viscount Brome between 1753 and 1762 and known as The Earl Cornwallis between 1762 and 1792, was a Br...

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Herbert C. Hoover, 31st President of the USA MP (1874 - 1964)

Herbert was the 31st President of the United States. -------------------- Son of a Quaker blacksmith, Herbert Clark Hoover brought to the Presidency an unparalleled reputation for public service ...

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Stephen King MP

Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of contemporary horror, suspense, science fiction and fantasy fiction. His books have sold more than 350 million copies and have been ...

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Vincent Price MP (1911 - 1993)

Known for his distinctive voice and serio-comic attitude in a series of horror films, Vincent Price is best remembered for his roles in the Roger Corman adaptations from Edgar Allan Poe. Vincent Leon...

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Boris Karloff MP (1887 - 1969)

from the New York Times obituary, which ran Tuesday, February 4, 1969: In his later years the actor lived in and near London. His films were still billed as horror movies, although he objected to t...

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Washington Irving MP (1783 - 1859)

Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He was best known for his short stories "The Legend of...

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Pam Grier MP

Wikipedia Pamela Suzette "Pam" Grier ( born May 26, 1949 ) is an American actress. She became famous in the early 1970s, after starring in a string of moderately successful women in prison and blaxpl...

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Charles de Gaulle, 18th Président de la République française MP (1890 - 1970)

Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle ( 22 November 1890 – 9 November 1970) was a French general and statesman who led the Free French Forces during World War II. He later founded...

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Sir Edmond Halley II, FRS MP (1656 - 1742)

Edmond Halley FRS Biography from: Biography of Edmond Halleyl Edmond (or Edmund) Halley's father was also called Edmond (or Edmund) Halley. He came from a Derbyshire family and was a wealthy so...

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Andrew "Andy" Aitken Rooney MP (1919 - 2011)

Andrew Aitken "Andy" Rooney (January 14, 1919 – November 4, 2011) was an American radio and television writer. He was most notable for his weekly broadcast "A Few Minutes with Andy Rooney", a ...

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Russell Ira Crowe MP

Born in Wellington in April 1964, Russell Crowe started his acting career with parts in Australian television before moving to Hollywood where he co-starred in the acclaimed L.A.Confidential. He has be...

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Diego Maria de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez MP (1886 - 1957)

He was a prominent Mexican painter born in Guanajuato, Gto, an active communist, and husband of Frida Kahlo (1929–1939 and 1940–1954). His large wall works in fresco helped establish the ...

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Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll MP

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (Barranquilla, 2 de febrero de 1977) es una cantante, compositora y productora colombiana del género pop-rock en español e inglés. En árabe, Sh...

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Georgia Totto O'Keeffe MP (1887 - 1986)

Georgia Totto O'Keeffe (November 15, 1887—March 6, 1986) was an American artist. She is associated with the American Southwest, where she found artistic inspiration, and particularly New Mexico,...

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Chief Sitting Bull MP (c.1831 - 1890)

Sitting Bull (Lakota: Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake (in Standard Lakota Orthography),[2] also nicknamed Slon-he or "Slow"; (c. 1831 – December 15, 1890) was a Hunkpapa Lak...

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Arnold Aloïs Schwarzenegger MP

Sacramento, CA, United States

Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (English pronunciation: /ˈʃwɔrtsənɛɡər/, German: [ˈaɐnɔlt ˈaloʏs ˈʃva%...

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Colin Powell, 65th United States Secretary of State MP

Meridian, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States

Colin Luther Powell (born April 5, 1937) is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State (2001–2005), serving...

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Voltaire MP (1694 - 1778)

Voltaire François-Marie Arouet (French pronunciation: [fʁɑ̃swa maʁi aʁuˈwe]; 21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778), better known by the pen name Volt...

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Massasoit, Sachem of the Wampanoag Nation MP (c.1580 - c.1661)

Massasoit * (1581-1661), was the Leader of the Pokanoket ,"Peope of the first light " and Chief of the Wampanoag Nation. He was commonly known as Massasoit but he was called by many other names, includ...

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Maj. William Bradford, Jr., Dep. Gov. of Plymouth Colony MP (1624 - 1703)

Major William Bradford, Jr Birth: June 17 1624 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Parents: Govenor William Bradford, Alice Carpenter Wife: Alice Richards; Sarah, widow of Francis Griswold; Mar...

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Claude Lévi-Strauss MP (1908 - 2009)

Claude Levi Strauss - Wikipedia French Anthropologue et ethnologue Français Claude Lévi-Strauss (28 November 1908 – 30 October 2009) was a French anthropologist and ethnologi...

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Natalie Wood MP (1938 - 1981)

As a child star who won acclaim for her role in Miracle on 34th Street when she was only nine, Natalie Wood easily moved into teenage and adult leading roles in Rebel Without a Cause (1955), Splendor i...

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart MP (1756 - 1791)

Piano Concerto No. 21 - Andante Requiem Turkish March Eine Kleine Nachtmusik The Marriage of Figaro Sinfonia n° 40 K550

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Princess Alice of Battenberg, Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark MP (1885 - 1969)

Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie Princess of Battenberg, HSH Princess Alice of Battenburg. On marriage HRH Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark Royal house House of Battenberg (Cadet branch ...

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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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Ashton Kutcher MP

Christopher Ashton Kutcher , known as Ashton Kutcher, is an American film actor, television actor, producer and former fashion model, best-known for playing Michael Kelso in the Fox sitcom That '70s Sh...

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Noam Chomsky MP

Avram Noam Chomsky (pronounced /ˌnoʊm ˈtʃɒmski/, Hebrew: חומסקי נועם אַב&#x...

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Newt Gingrich, 58th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives MP

Newton "Newt" Leroy Gingrich (born Newton Leroy McPherson on June 17, 1943) is an American politician and author, who served as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 19...

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Sir Edmund Percival Hillary MP (1919 - 2008)

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary Born: 20 July 1919 Auckland, New Zealand Died: 11 January 2008 (aged 88) Auckland, New Zealand Cause of death: Myocardial infarction Spouse(s) Louise Mary Rose (m....

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Dame Elizabeth Taylor MP (1932 - 2011)

Considered one of the great actresses of Hollywood's golden years, as well as a larger-than-life celebrity, Elizabeth Taylor has starred in over fifty films, winning two Academy Awards. As much as her ...

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Michel Nostradamus MP (1503 - 1566)

Michel de Nostredame (21 December 1503 – 2 July 1566), usually Latinised to Nostradamus , was a French apothecary and reputed seer who published collections of prophecies that have since become ...

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Philip K. Dick MP (1928 - 1982)

Official Fan Site Wikipedia - Philip K. Dick From a recent New York Times article (December 16, 2011) on PKD: "Philip K. Dick’s novels — the works that he considered important a...

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Rosemary Clooney MP (1928 - 2002)

Rosemary Clooney was an American singer and actress who came to prominence in the early 1950s with the novelty hit "Come On-a My House", which was followed by other pop numbers such as "Botch-a-Me" (a ...

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Judas / יהודה Maccabaeus / המכבי, 3 MP (-190 - -160)

Judah Maccabee (or Judas Maccabeus , also spelled Machabeus, or Maccabaeus, Hebrew: יהודה המכבי, Y'hudhah HamMakabi, Judah the Hamm...

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Charles Robert Darwin MP (1809 - 1882)

Charles Robert Darwin From Wikipedia FRS (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist.[I] He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancesto...

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Jon Voight MP

Jonathan Vincent "Jon" Voight is an American film and television actor. He came to prominence at the end of the 1960s, with a performance as a would-be hustler in 1969's Best Picture winner, Midnight C...

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Rudyard Kipling MP (1865 - 1936)

Rudyard Kipling, Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907 Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was an English poet, short-story writer, and novelist chiefly remembered for his...

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Lucretia Mott MP (1793 - 1880)

Lucretia Coffin Mott was born 3 January 1793 in Nantucket, Massachusetts and died on 11 November 1880 near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was an American Quaker, abolitionist (Underground Railroad), s...

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Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm MP (1785 - 1863)

Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm (also Karl; 4 January 1785 – 20 September 1863) was a German philologist, jurist and mythologist. He is best known as the discoverer of Grimm's Law, the author (with his ...

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Sonny Bono (1935 - 1998)

Even though he was a dedicated congressman, a popular mayor, and a successful restauranteur, pop icon Sonny Bono will probably first and foremost be remembered, as the "shorter" half of "Sonny and Cher...

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