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Nigella Lawson MP

London, England, United Kingdom

Nigella Lawson is a British food writer, journalist, and broadcaster best known for her best-selling cookbooks and her various cooking television programs and specials. Professional Life Lawson is ...

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Hedy Lamarr MP (1914 - 2000)

Hedy Lamarr (November 9, 1914 – January 19, 2000) was an Austrian-born American actress of Jewish descent. Though known primarily for her film career as a major contract star of MGM's "Golden Ag...

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Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin MP (1869 - 1916)

Perhaps it was Rasputin's eyes that pierced his way into history. The mystic and advisor to the Romanov family in Russia became known for his entra­ncing gaze that seemed to hypnotize people. Eq...

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Alexander Hamilton, Signer of the US Constitution MP (1757 - 1804)

DAR Ancestor #: A050054 Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, and political philoso...

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Jack London MP (1876 - 1916)

Jack London (January 12, 1876 – November 22, 1916)[1][2][3] was an American author, journalist, and social activist. He was a pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fictio...

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Mark Wahlberg MP

United States

Before he started acting, Mark Wahlberg was best known as Marky Mark, the pants-dropping rapper who attained fame and notoriety with his group the Funky Bunch. In the tradition of Will Smith and Ice Cu...

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Janis Lyn Joplin MP (1943 - 1970)

Janis Lyn Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer, songwriter and music arranger. She rose to prominence in the late 1960s as the lead singer of Big Brother and the Ho...

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Cary Grant MP (1904 - 1986)

CARY GRANT Archibald Alexander Leach, better known by his stage name Cary Grant, was an English–American actor. With his distinctive yet not quite placeable Mid-Atlantic accent, he was noted a...

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Etta James MP (1938 - 2012)

Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins, January 25, 1938) is an American blues, soul, rhythm and blues (R&B), rock and roll, gospel and jazz singer. In the 1950s and 1960s, she had her biggest success as...

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Edvard Munch MP (1863 - 1944)

'Edvard Munch' (1863-1944) painter and printmaker. Parents: Wind Physician, later sanitary captain Christian Munch (1817-1889) and Bj% C3% B8lstad / 6000000008894900547 Laura Cathrine Bjølstad...

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Captain Edward John Smith RD, RNR MP (1850 - 1912)

Captain Edward John Smith, RD, RNR From Wikipedia: ) (27 January 1850 – 15 April 1912) was an English naval reserve officer and ship's captain.[1] He was the officer in command of the RMS ...

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Ellen DeGeneres MP

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ellen DeGeneres (pronounced /dɨˈdʒɛnərəs/; born January 26, 1958) is an American stand-up comedian, television host and...

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Eli Manning MP

Elisha Nelson Manning (born January 3, 1981) is an American football quarterback for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He is the younger brother of NFL quarterback Peyton Manning and...

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Martin Sheen MP

Martin Sheen is an American actor known for his performances as Kit Carruthers in Terrence Malick’s Badlands and Captain Willard in Francis Coppola’s Vietnam War epic Apocalypse Now. He&#...

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Brigham Young, President of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints MP (1801 - c.1877)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Brigham Young (June 1, 1801 – August 29, 1877) was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and was the president of The Church of Jesus Christ ...

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Jackie Robinson MP (1919 - 1972)

Jackie Robinson was the first black Major League Baseball (MLB) player of the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. As the first black ma...

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Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England and Saint MP (1478 - 1535)

Sir Thomas More ( 7 February 1478 to“ 6 July 1535), known by Catholics as Saint Thomas More since 1935, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance humani...

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Marisa Tomei MP

Marisa Tomei (pronounced /məˈrɪsə toʊˈmeɪ/; born December 4, 1964) is an American stage, film and television actress. Following her work on As The World...

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Drew Blyth Barrymore MP

Culver City, CA, USA

Actress, producer and director Drew Barrymore rode a career rollercoaster before hitting the age of 25, surviving childhood stardom and adolescent drug addiction - to say nothing of a tragic family leg...

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Yoko Ono MP

Yoko Ono is a Japanese American artist and musician originally coming to wider attention through her relationship with The Beatles' John Lennon. An avante-garde artist, her relationship, and subsequent...

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Juhan Smuul MP (1922 - 1971)

Juhan Smuul (1954. aastani Johannes Schmuul ; 18. veebruar 1922 Koguva küla, Muhumaa – 13. aprill 1971 Tallinn ) oli eesti proosakirjanik ja luuletaja.Juhan Smuul (18 February 1922 ȁ...

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Sir Ernest Shackleton MP (1874 - 1922)

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, CVO, OBE (15 February 1874 – 5 January 1922) was an Irish-born British explorer who was one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antar...

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Giacomo Girolamo Casanova MP (1725 - 1798)

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova Wikipedia Giacomo Girolamo Casanova de Seingalt (April 2, 1725 – June 4, 1798) Although best known for his prowess in seduction for more than two hundred years sinc...

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Whitney Houston MP (1963 - 2012)

Thanks to hit singles like Saving All My Love For You and I Wanna Dance With Somebody, Whitney Houston became one of the biggest female pop music stars of the 1980s and 1990s. Her first four albums, re...

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Gioacchino Rossini MP (1792 - 1868)

William Tell Overture Finale The Barber Of Seville - Overture La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie) Overture Gioachino Rossini , in full Gioachino Antonio Rossini (born Feb. 29, 1792, Pesaro, Pa...

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James D Watson, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1962 MP

Co discoverer of DNA, Nobel prize winner 1962 James Dewey Watson (born April 6, 1928) is an American molecular biologist and zoologist, best known as one of the co-discoverers of the structure of DNA...

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow MP (1807 - 1882)

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and "Evangeline". He was also the first Ameri...

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Nikola Tesla MP (1856 - 1943)

Links about Tesla , According to Tesla's own story, his family surname was previously Draganić. One theory is that Tesla's family got their surname after the Roman settlement Tesleum...

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Mitt Romney, 70th Governor of Massachusetts MP

W. Mitt Romney is the former Governor of Massachusetts. His influential father was thrice elected Governor of Michigan. The Romneys are Mormon, and he went on to Brigham Young University before matricu...

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Dewi Brevi ap Sandde, Saint, Archbishop of Wales MP (c.500 - 589)

Saint David ( c . 500–589) (Welsh: Dewi Sant) was a Welsh church official during the 6th century; he was later regarded as a saint and as the patron saint of Wales. David was a native of Wales, ...

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Reba McEntire MP

Reba McEntire was born in McAlester, Oklahoma on March 28, 1955 to Clark Vincent McEntire and Jacqueline Smith (a sharecropper's daughter). She grew up near Chockie, Oklahoma, learning to ride in rodeo...

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Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize in Literature 1982 MP (1927 - 2014)

Premio Nóbel de Literatura, 1982. Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez , (in Spanish) Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez (Spanish pr...

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Kathryn Ann Bigelow MP

Director Kathryn Bigelow's small but impressive body of work has consistently dealt with issues of violence and tension. With The Hurt Locker , Bigelow became the first woman to win the Academy Award f...

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Anne, Queen of Great Britain MP (1665 - 1714)

Anne Princess of Great Britain Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland on 8 March 1702. Links: The Peerage Geneall Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland 1702-1714 Predecessor: William III...

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Jerome "The Bus" Abram Bettis MP

Jerome Abram "The Bus" Bettis (born February 16, 1972) is a retired American football halfback who played for the NFL's Los Angeles/St. Louis Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers. Bettis is considered one of t...

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Marcel Marceau MP (1923 - 2007)

Marcel Marceau (22 March 1923 – 22 September 2007) was an internationally acclaimed French actor and mime most famous for his persona as Bip the Clown. He performed all over the world in order t...

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Henry Morton Stanley MP (1841 - 1904)

Note - I have just received a copy of Tim Jeal's biography* "Stanley The Imposible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer" and will add to/adjust the summary below as necessary in due course. CJB 5th Aug 2...

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Henrik Ibsen MP (1828 - 1906)

Henrik Johan Ibsen (Norwegian pronunciation: ˈhɛnɾɪk ˈɪpsən ; 20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906) was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright, theatre...

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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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Marcus Junius Brutus Iunior MP (-85 - -42)

Marcus Junius Brutus (85?-42 BC), Roman political leader, son-in-law of the Roman philosopher Marcus Porcius Cato the Younger, born in Rome, and educated in law. During the civil war between Pompey the...

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Percival Lowell MP (1855 - 1916)

Percival Lawrence Lowell (March 13, 1855–November 12, 1916) was a businessman, author, mathematician, and astronomer who fueled speculation that there were canals on Mars, founded the Lowell Obs...

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Lady Gaga MP

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta , better known by her stage name Lady Gaga , is an American recording artist. She began performing in the rock music scene of New York City's Lower East Side in 2003 ...

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Gloria Swanson MP (1899 - 1983)

Legendary actress Gloria Swanson is considered to be one of the biggest stars of the silent era as well as a fashion icon, especially under the direction of Cecil B. DeMille. In 1929, Swanson successfu...

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Harry Connick, Jr. MP

Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr. (born September 11, 1967) is an American singer, big-band leader/conductor, pianist, actor, and composer. He has sold over 25 million albums worldwide. Connick is ranke...

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Helen Hunt MP

Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an American actress, film director, and screenwriter. She starred in the sitcom Mad About You for seven years, before being cast in the 1997 romantic comedy...

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Rita Wilson MP

Actress Rita Wilson has played supporting and leading roles on television and in feature films. Her first TV work was the recurring role of Nurse Lacey on the long-running CBS sitcom M*A*S*H. An athlet...

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Dorothea Lynde Dix MP (1802 - 1887)

Dorothea Lynde Dix (April 4, 1802 – July 17, 1887) was an American activist on behalf of the indigent insane who, through a vigorous program of lobbying state legislatures and the United States ...

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Jane Goodall MP

Dame Jane Morris Goodall , DBE (born Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall on 3 April 1934), is a British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace. Considered to be the world's foremo...

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Kurt Cobain MP (1967 - 1994)

Kurt Donald Cobain (pronounced /koʊbeɪn/, /kʌbeɪn/; February 20, 1967 – c. April 5, 1994) was an American songwriter and musician, best known as the lead singer and g...

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Henry Samuel Morley MP (1874 - 1912)

Mr Henry Samuel Morley Born: Saturday 3rd May 1874 (not 1875 as stated elsewhere) Age: 38 years Last Residence: in Birmingham West Midlands England Occupation: Confectioner 2nd Class passen...

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Colonel Archibald Gracie, IV MP (1858 - 1912)

Archibald Gracie IV, 54, was born 17 January 1859, in Mobile, Alabama. In 1912 he was a resident of Washington, DC and New York City. Gracie was married with four daughters, two died very young (one wa...

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Isidor Straus MP (1845 - 1912)

Isidor Straus (February 6, 1845 – April 15, 1912)—a German Jewish American—was co-owner of the Macy's department store with his brother Nathan. He also served briefly as a member o...

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Violet Constance Jessop MP (1887 - 1971)

Violet Jessop Miss Violet Constance Jessop, 24, of 71 Shirley Road, Bedford Park, London was born in the pampas near Bahia Blanca, Argentina, the first child of Irish emigrants William and Katherine ...

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Joseph Phillippe LeMercier LaRoche MP (1886 - 1912)

Mr Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche was born in Cap Haitien, Haiti on 26 May 1886. In 1901, at age 15, he left Haiti and travelled to Beauvais, France, where he hoped to join the high school to study ...

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Edie Falco MP

Edith "Edie" Falco ( /ˈiːdi ˈfælkoʊ/; born July 5, 1963) is an American television, film and stage actress, known for her roles in Oz as Diane Wittlesey, as Carmela S...

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Dick Clark MP (1929 - 2012)

Known for hosting the longest-running series on the ABC television network, American Bandstand, which played an important role in promoting rock music and gave many important acts their first national ...

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Leopold Stokowski MP (1882 - 1977)

Leopold Stokowski was a British-born American orchestral conductor, well known for his free-hand performing style that spurned the traditional baton and for obtaining a characteristically sumptuous sou...

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Victoria Caroline Beckham MP

She is an English singer-songwriter, dancer, model, occasional actress, fashion designer and businesswoman. During her rise to fame with the late 1990s girl pop group the Spice Girls, Beckham was dub...

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Pope Benedict XVl MP

Pope Benedict XVl born Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger on 16 April 1927 is the 265th and current Pope, by virtue of his office of Bishop of Rome, the head of the Catholic Church and Sovereign of the Vatican ...

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Bing Crosby MP (1903 - 1977)

Bing Crosby was one of the biggest music and movie stars of the mid-20th century. His career stretched more than half a century from 1926 until his death in 1977. Crosby's unique bass-baritone voice ma...

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Napoleon III, 1er Président de la République française, 3rd Empereur des Français MP (1808 - 1873)

Napoleon III , ne Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte, born in Paris, France, 20 April 1808, died 9 January 1873, Chislehurst, Kent, England, age 64. 1st President of the French Second Republic, term 20 ...

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Barbra Joan Streisand MP

She is an American singer, actress, director and songwriter. She has won two Academy Awards, nine Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute award, and a Peabody ...

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Guglielmo Marconi, Nobel Prize in Physics 1909 MP (1874 - 1937)

Guglielmo Marconi (25 April 1874– 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor, known for his development of Marconi's law and a radio telegraph system, which served as the foundation for the establish...

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Carol Creighton Burnett MP

Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer, dancer and writer. Burnett started her career in New York. After becoming a hit on Broadway, she made her telev...

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Rob Lowe MP

Robert Hepler "Rob" Lowe (pronounced /ˈrɒb ˈloʊ/; born March 17, 1964) is an American actor. Lowe came to prominence after appearing in films such as The Outsiders , Oxford ...

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Calamity Jane MP (1852 - 1903)

Martha Jane Cannary-Burke, better known as Calamity Jane (May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903), was a frontierswoman and professional scout best known for her claim of being a close friend of Wild Bill...

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Rashida Jones MP

Rashida Leah Jones (born February 25, 1976) is an American film and television actress, comic book author, screenwriter and occasional singer. She played Louisa Fenn on Boston Public and Karen Filippel...

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François Hollande, 24th Président de la République française MP

François Hollande est le 24ème président de la République française. Il assume ses fonctions depuis le 15 mai, 2012. Voir Wikipedia... François Hollande is t...

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John Stith Pemberton MP (1831 - 1888)

John Stith Pemberton (July 8, 1831 – August 16, 1888) was a Confederate veteran who was wounded in the Battle of Columbus, Georgia and an American druggist. He was best known for being the inv...

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Sir James Matthew Barrie, OM, LLD MP (1860 - 1937)

Scottish author and dramatist J. M. Barrie is best remembered today for writing Peter Pan (1904), or The Boy Who Would Never Grow Up . The son of Scottish weavers, he moved to London to pursue his inte...

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Fred Astaire (Frederick Austerlitz) MP (1899 - 1987)

Fred Astaire was an American film and Broadway stage dancer, choreographer, singer and actor. His stage and subsequent film career spanned a total of 76 years, during which he made 31 musical films. He...

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Jason Sudeikis MP

Daniel Jason Sudeikis ( /sʉˈdeɪkɨs/ sə-day-kis; born September 18, 1975) is an American actor and comedian best known for starring as a cast member on Saturday Night ...

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Bobby Darin MP (1936 - 1973)

Grammy winning singer, songwriter and Oscar nominated actor, Bobby Darin aimed at the American dream. He married a teen movie queen, but then found out that his sister was really his mother, and died y...

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Mark Harmon MP

Mark Harmon’s breakout role in the NBC television series “St. Elsewhere” launched the actor as a major eighties heartthrob, leaving him to enjoy decades of solid roles in crime and...

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Douglas Fairbanks, Sr. MP (1883 - 1939)

American motion picture actor and producer Douglas Fairbanks was one of the first and greatest of the swashbuckling screen heroes. His athletic prowess, gallant romanticism, and natural sincerity made ...

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Maureen O'Sullivan (1911 - 1998)

Maureen Paula O’Sullivan (17 May 1911 – 23 June 1998) was an Irish actress who was considered Ireland's first film star. Early life O'Sullivan was born in Boyle, County Roscommon, I...

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Paula Deen MP

Paula Deen (born January 19, 1947) American cook, cooking show host, restaurateur, author, actress and Emmy Award-winning television personality. Deen resides in Savannah, Georgia, where she owns and o...

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Clara Barton (founder and 1st President of the American Red Cross) MP (1821 - 1912)

Held DAR membership #160 as "Descendant of David Stone, of Massechusetts" Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Clara Barton (1821-1912) "...was a pioneer American teacher, nurse, and humanitarian. She...

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Bonnie Elizabeth Barrow MP (1910 - 1934)

Bonnie Parker (October 1, 1910 – May 23, 1934) and Clyde Barrow (March 24, 1909 – May 23, 1934) were well-known outlaws, robbers and criminals who traveled the Central United States with ...

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Clyde Chestnut Barrow MP (1909 - 1934)

Bonnie Parker (October 1, 1910 – May 23, 1934) and Clyde Barrow (March 24, 1909 – May 23, 1934) were well-known outlaws, robbers and criminals who traveled the Central United States with ...

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Ralph Waldo Emerson MP (1803 - 1882)

American author, poet, and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson first formulated the philosophy of Transcendentalism. His essay "Nature" expresses this philosophy. He also wrote "The Concord Hymn" and coi...

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Dario Franchitti MP

Dario Franchitti is a retired open wheel auto racing superstar. His many wins include the 2007 IndyCar Champion, the 2007 Indianapolis 500 and when he won his second Indianapolis 500 in 2010 he joined ...

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Clint Eastwood MP

Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. (born May 31, 1930) is an American film actor, director, producer, composer, and politician. Eastwood first came to prominence as a supporting cast member in the TV series...

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Marilyn Monroe MP (1926 - 1962)

note: This profile is currently under review. Any changes to this profile need to be approved by: "'Jason Kennedy:"' Email: MarilynMonroeFamily@gmail.com OFFICIAL FAMILY WEBSITE: MarilynMonroeF...

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Queen Elizabeth II MP

Queen of the Commonwealth realms Reign since 6. February 1952 Coronation 2. June 1953 Predecessor: George VI Heir-apparent: Charles, Prince of Wales Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; bo...

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Ray Bradbury MP (1920 - 2012)

One of the most celebrated speculative fiction authors among the 20th and 21st century, many of Ray Bradbury's works have been adapted into television shows or films. He is best known for his dystopian...

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Prince MP

Prince Rogers Nelson (born June 7, 1958), known by his mononym Prince , is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor. He has produced ten platinum albums and thirty Top 40 singles...

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Shirley MacLaine MP

She is an American film and theater actress, dancer, activist, and author, well-known for her beliefs in new age spirituality and reincarnation. She has written a large number of autobiographical works...

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W. B. Yeats, Nobel Prize in Literature 1923 MP (1865 - 1939)

William Butler Yeats (pronounced /ˈjeɪts/; 13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet and dramatist, and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of ...

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Anne Frank MP (1929 - 1945)

Anne Frank , Author, Holocaust Victim, named in Time Magazine's icons of the 20th century on their list The Most Important People of the Century. Anne Frank was born in 1929 in Frankfurt am Main in G...

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James Joyce MP (1882 - 1941)

James (Augustine Aloysius) Joyce James Joyce , Irish novelist considered to be one of the most influential writers in the modernist avant-garde of the early 20th century best known for Ulysses (1...

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Nicole Kidman MP

Once relegated to decorative parts for years and long acknowledged as the wife of Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman spent the latter half of the 1990s and the first decade of the new millennium earning much-de...

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Jason Francesco Schwartzman MP

Jason Schwartzman is an American actor and musician. He is perhaps best known for his roles in the Hollywood films Rushmore, Spun, I ♥ Huckabees, Shopgirl, Marie Antoinette, The Darjeeling Limit...

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John Patrick McEnroe, Jr. MP

One of the most successful and high-profile players in the history of tennis, John McEnroe won seventeen Grand Slam titles, seventy-seven career single titles, and seventy-seven doubles titles througho...

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Alan Mathison Turing MP (1912 - 1954)

Alan Turing's Family Tree Alan Turing is arguably the man who most changed the world in the 20th-century with the invention of the computer. The fact that you're reading this online is due to the gen...

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Nora Ephron MP (1941 - 2012)

Nora Ephron (born May 19, 1941) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, novelist, playwright, journalist, author, and blogger. She is best known for her romantic comedies and is a t...

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Jean Jacques Rousseau MP (1712 - 1778)

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (28 June 1712 – 2 July 1778) was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism of French expression. His political philosophy influenced the Frenc...

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning MP (1806 - 1861)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Elizabeth Barrett Browning (6 March 1806 – 29 June 1861) was one of the most prominent poets of the Victorian era. Her poetry was widely popular in both En...

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William Booth MP (1829 - 1912)

William Booth (10 April 1829 – 20 August 1912) was a British Methodist preacher who founded The Salvation Army and became its first General (1878–1912). The Christian movement with a quas...

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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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