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李小龍 Bruce Lee MP (1940 - 1973)

At the time of his sudden and mysterious death in 1973, actor and martial arts expert Bruce Lee was on the verge of international super-stardom. Rooted strongly in both Oriental and Western cultures, L...

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Fernão de Magalhães, o Navegador MP (1480 - 1521)

Fernão de Magalhães (Sabrosa, primavera de 1480 — Cebu, Filipinas, 27 de abril de 1521) foi um navegador português. Nascido em família nobre, Magalhães era inq...

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Louisa May Alcott MP (1832 - 1888)

Louisa May Alcott is known worldwide as the author of Little Women, but less known is the fact that she served as a volunteer nurse during the civil war, seeing action in the battle of Fredericksburg. ...

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Ada Lovelace MP (1815 - 1852)

Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852), born Augusta Ada Byron, was an English writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's early mechanical gen...

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt MP (1882 - 1945)

Roosevelt Genealogy: SOURCE: Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945; pronounced /ˈroʊzəvɛlt/ ROE-z...

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Thomas Alva Edison, Inventor MP (1847 - 1931)

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor, scientist, and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including...

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General George Armstrong Custer MP (1839 - 1876)

Brevet Major General of Volunteers in the Civil War Lieutenant Colonel (Regular Army) George Armstrong Custer (December 5, 1839 – June 25, 1876) was a United States Army officer and cavalr...

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William "The Lion", King of Scots MP (c.1143 - 1214)

Born in 1143, William the Lion was the younger brother of Malcolm IV. A year after his accession, he went to Normandy with Henry II and later spent Easter 1170 at Windsor. In 1174, however, he joined...

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Joseph Conrad MP (1857 - 1924)

Edited by Dr. Leszek A. Bledzki (a relative). Joseph Conrad , właściwie Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski herbu Nałęcz – pisarz i publicysta polskiego pochodz...

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Jonathan Swift MP (1667 - 1745)

=====' From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Torie...

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Erasmus Darwin MP (1731 - 1802)

This article is about Erasmus Darwin, who lived 1731–1802; for his descendants with the same name, see Erasmus Darwin (disambiguation). Erasmus Darwin Erasmus Darwin in 1792 Born 12 December ...

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Mary Todd Lincoln, First Lady MP (1818 - 1882)

Mary Ann Todd Lincoln (December 13, 1818 – July 16, 1882) was the First Lady of the United States when her husband, Abraham Lincoln, served as the sixteenth President, from 1861 until 1865. ...

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George Washington, 1st President of the USA MP (1732 - 1799)

Overview 1st president of the United States of America, George Washington Links

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Orville Loren Wright MP (1871 - 1948)

The Wright brothers, Orville (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), were two Americans who are generally credited with inventing and building t...

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Franz Ferdinand, Kronprinz zu Österreich-Ungarn MP (1863 - 1914)

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Este, Prince Imperial of Austria, Royal Prince of Hungary, King of Bohemia ============ On his way to Sarajevo, Ferdinand stayed overnight in Metković, wh...

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Emily Jane Brontë MP (1818 - 1848)

Brontë family The Brontës were a 19th century literary family associated with Haworth in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. The sisters, Charlotte (born 21 April 1816), Emily (born ...

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James "Jimmy" Stewart MP (1908 - 1997)

Jimmy Stewart was one of Hollywood's most respected and admired stars during his long movie career. He won an Academy Award in 1940 and was considered by many critics to be one of the great leading men...

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Rear Admiral Robert Peary (USN) (1856 - 1920)

Robert Edwin Peary was the famous Arctic Explorer and disputed discoverer of the North Pole. See: Wally Herbert, "Commander Robert E. Peary: Did He Reach the Pole?" (Sept, 1988) NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAG...

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Maj. Gen. Henry Lee, "Light Horse Harry" MP (1756 - 1818)

DAR Ancestor #: A068555 Henry Lee III (January 29, 1756–March 25, 1818) was an early American patriot who served as the Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United ...

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Louis Pasteur MP (1822 - 1895)

Louis Pasteur (December 27, 1822 – September 28, 1895) was a French chemist and microbiologist born in Dole. He is remembered for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and preventions of di...

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Mary II Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland MP (1662 - 1694)

Links: The Peerage Geneall Wikipedia Find a Grave Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland: Reign13 February 1689 – 28 December 1694 together with her husbond William of Orange

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Guy Lombardo MP (1902 - 1977)

Find a Grave Birth: Jun. 19, 1902 Death: Nov. 5, 1977 Orchestra Leader. The band was a tightly knit group created around the brothers, Guy, Carmen and Lebert and later joined by younger brother...

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Vitus Jonassen Bering MP (1681 - 1741)

I begyndelsen Vitus Jonassen Bering blev født i Horsens i 1681. Som ung drog han til søs, og dette blev starten på en karriere som sømand. I 1703 lod Bering sig hverve til...

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Isaac Asimov, Aйзек Азимов MP (1920 - 1992)

Isaac Asimov , born Isaak Yudovich Ozimov, Russian: Исаак Юдович Озимов; was a pro...

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Carolus Linnæus MP (1707 - 1778)

Da den store svenske botanikeren Carl von Linné besøkte Rørstad, Sørfold, Norway i 1732, forelsket han seg i Sara Johannesdatter Rasch , som han beskriver som en ung p...

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge MP

UK

"Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (Catherine Elizabeth "Kate"; née Middleton; born 9 January 1982), is the wife of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. William is second in line of succession to th...

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Eli Whitney, Jr. MP (1765 - 1825)

Eli Whitney (December 8, 1765 – January 8, 1825) was an American inventor best known as the reputed inventor of the cotton gin (see notes below). This was one of the key inventions of the indust...

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Catherine of Aragon, Queen consort of England MP (1485 - 1536)

Catherine of Aragon: Daughter of a Spanish King - was the youngest daughter of Ferdinand of Aragon and his wife, Isabella. She became a political pawn for the ruling monarchs, as did all daughters for ...

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Louis XV, roi de France et de Navarre MP (1710 - 1774)

Louis XV (15 February 1710 – 10 May 1774) was a Bourbon monarch who ruled as King of France and of Navarre from 1 September 1715 until his death. He succeeded his great-grandfather at the age ...

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Thomas Hardy, OM MP (1840 - 1928)

Thomas Hardy, OM (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet. While his works typically belong to the Naturalism movement, several poems display elements of the previous Rom...

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Amy Meredith Poehler MP

Amy Meredith Poehler /ˈpoʊlər/ (born September 16, 1971) is an American comedian, actress and voice actress. She was a cast member on the NBC television entertainment show Saturday...

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Louis XVI, roi de France MP (1754 - 1793)

Links: The Peerage Geneall Wikipedia: English Francais King of the French Reign 1 October 1791 – 21 September 1792 Predecessor Louis XV Successor: Monarchy abolished Next reignin...

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Kevin Michael Costner MP

Oscar and Golden Globes winner Kevin Costner made his now-infamous major film debut in director Lawrence Kasdan's "The Big Chill" (1983). He established a reputation in the critically acclaimed films B...

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Muhammad Ali MP

The only professional boxer to win the heavy-weight championship three times, Muhammad Ali provided leadership and an example for African American men and women around the world with his political and ...

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Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, 26th President of the USA MP (1858 - 1919)

Theodore Roosevelt became the first American President to take seriously the concept of the preservation of nature. As President from 1901 to 1909, he designated 150 National Forests, the first 51 Fede...

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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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Robert Carlyle Byrd MP (1917 - 2010)

He was a United States Senator from West Virginia. A member of the Democratic Party, Byrd served as a Senator from 1959 to 2010 and was the longest-serving senator and the longest-serving member in the...

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Alexander Skarsgård MP

Alexander Skarsgård is a Swedish actor and director. He is best known for his roles as Eric Northman on HBO's hit TV show, True Blood, and Brad Colbert in Generation Kill. Skarsgård was...

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Denis Colin Leary MP

He is an Irish-American actor, comedian, writer, and director. He is known for his often biting comedic style and his chain smoking. Leary is the star and co-creator of the television show Rescue Me, w...

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Monica Bellucci MP

Bellucci was born in Città di Castello, Umbria, Italy, the daughter of Maria Gustinelli, a painter, and Luigi Bellucci, who owned a trucking company. Bellucci started modelling at 16, when she w...

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Ennio Morricone MP

He is an Italian composer and conductor. He is considered as one of the most influential and most prolific film composers of his era. Morricone has composed and arranged scores for more than 500 film a...

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Vlad the Impaler Dracula, Prince of Wallachia MP (c.1431 - c.1476)

Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia, more commonly known as the Impaler or Dracula, was a three-time voivode of Wallachia, ruling mainly from 1456 to 1462. Historically, Vlad is best known for his resistance...

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Robert Thomas Pattinson MP

Robert Thomas Pattinson is an English actor, model and musician. He is best known for playing Edward Cullen in the film adaptation of Twilight, a novel by Stephenie Meyer, and for the role of Cedric Di...

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David Beckham MP

He is an English footballer who currently plays in midfield for Milan in Serie A, on loan from Major League Soccer club Los Angeles Galaxy. He is also an established member of the England national team...

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Nicolas Cage MP

Born Nicolas Kim Coppola, he changed his name early in his career to Nicholas Cage to avoid the appearance of nepotism as the nephew of Francis Ford Coppola. A peripheral member of the early Eighties' ...

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Tom Cruise MP

Tom Cruise made a strong impression in the teen comedy Risky Business (1983) and then had his first box-office smash as the fighter jock Maverick in Top Gun (1986). Cruise and his cocky grin were prope...

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José de Sousa Saramago, Nobel Prize in Literature 1998 MP (1922 - 2010)

He was a Nobel-laureate Portuguese novelist, playwright and journalist. His works, some of which can be seen as allegories, commonly present subversive perspectives on historic events, emphasizing the ...

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Dakota Fanning MP

Hannah Dakota Fanning, better known simply as Dakota Fanning, is an American actress. Fanning's breakthrough performance was in I Am Sam in 2001. As a child actress, she appeared in high-profile film...

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Coco Chanel MP (1883 - 1971)

Born Gabrielle Bonheur Chasnel, Coco Chanel pioneered French fasion design with her modernist philosophy, menswear-inspired fashions, and pursuit of expensive simplicity. She was the founder of the fam...

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Jake Gyllenhaal MP

Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal is the offspring of producer/writer Naomi Foner and director Stephen Gyllenhaal so it's not surprising that he's been acting since the age of ten. Gyllenhaal has appear...

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Orson Welles MP (1915 - 1985)

A descendant of seven Mayflower Passengers, Richard Warren, John Alden, Priscilla Mullins, William Mullins and Wife Alice, John Cooke and his father Francis Cooke. George Orson Welles May 6, 1915-O...

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Alahazrat Mohamad Reza Pahlavi MP (1919 - 1980)

He was the emperor of Iran from 16 September 1941, until his overthrow by the Iranian Revolution on 11 February 1979. He was the second and last monarch of the House of Pahlavi of the Iranian monarchy....

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Henry David Thoreau MP (1817 - 1862)

Quote from Henry David With every child begins the world again. ---------------------------------- A descendant of Mayflower passenger, Richard Warren. Henry David Thoreau was born 12 July 1817 i...

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Bryce Dallas Howard MP

American actress Bryce Dallas Howard is the daughter of Oscar-winning director and actor Ron Howard. She is best known for her roles in the films The Village , Manderlay , Lady in the Water , Spider-Ma...

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Jon Bon Jovi MP

Jon Bon Jovi (born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr.) is an American musician, songwriter and actor, best known as the lead singer and founder of the band Bon Jovi, formed in 1983. Bon Jovi is well-known for ...

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Jamie Foxx MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Eric Marlon Bishop, professionally known as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, stand-up comedian, and singer. As an actor, his work in the film Ray earned him the Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best ...

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Viswanathan Anand MP

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Viswanathan Anand, (pronounced Vish-vuh-naa-thun aa-nund; Tamil: விசுவநாதன் ஆனந்த்; born ...

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Lena Horne MP (1917 - 2010)

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was a singer, dancer, actress, and activist who had a wildly successful career as a nightclub performer and recording artist. She was one of the first African-Americans to sign ...

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Robert Downey, Jr. MP

Hailed by many critics as one of the most brilliant and versatile actors of his generation, Robert Downey Jr. chalked up a formidable onscreen track record that quickly launched the young thesp into th...

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Gary Cooper MP (1901 - 1961)

He was an American film actor. He was renowned for his quiet, understated acting style and his stoic, individualistic, emotionally restrained, but at times intense screen persona, which was particularl...

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Lynn Redgrave MP (1943 - 2010)

She was was an English actress. A member of the well-known British family of actors, Lynn Redgrave trained in London, before making her theatrical debut in 1962. By the mid-1960s she had appeared in ...

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Aishwarya Bachchan MP

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

She is an Indian actress and former Miss World. Before starting her acting career, she worked as a model and gained fame after winning the Miss World title in 1994. During her career, Rai has acted in ...

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Lina Copeland Basquette MP (1907 - 1994)

Lina Copeland Basquette was an American actress noted as much for her more than 75 years in entertainment beginning in the silent film era, as her tumultuous personal life and nine marriages. In 1923...

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Albert R. Broccoli MP (1909 - 1996)

Albert Romolo Broccoli, CBE (Hon), nicknamed "Cubby", was an Academy Award-winning American film producer, who made more than 40 motion pictures throughout his career, most of them in the United Kingdo...

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Brigitte Bardot MP

gw4.geneanet... ; She is a French former actress, animal rights activist, fashion model, and singer. In her early life Bardot was an aspiring ballet dancer. She started her acting career in 1952 ...

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Serge Gainsbourg MP (1928 - 1991)

Serge Gainsbourg (Lucien Ginsburg) (né le 2 avril 1928 à Paris - mort le 2 mars 1991 à Paris) est un artiste peintre, auteur-compositeur-interprète, pianiste, scénari...

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John Wayne MP (1907 - 1979)

John Wayne (born Marion Robert Morrison), nicknamed "Duke", was a legendary Hollywood actor who played a key role in establishing and popularizing the western genre in American cinema. He started wor...

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Susan Sarandon MP

She was born at 2:25 PM. An Oscar-winner for her role in the somber drama Dead Man Walking (1995), Susan Sarandon's early stardom came from her performance as the wide-eyed bride in 1975's midnight-m...

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Lana Turner (1921 - 1995)

Actress Lana Turner (born Julia Jean Mildred Frances Turner) was one of America's most celebrated sex symbols during the 1940s and 1950s making over 50 films. Her tempestuous personal life -- seven mar...

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Mickey Rooney MP (1920 - 2014)

Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule, Jr. ) born September 23, 1920. American film actor and entertainer whose film, television, and stage appearances span nearly his entire lifetime. He has won multiple ...

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Herbert "Zeppo" Marx MP (1901 - 1979)

Herbert Manfred Marx was the youngest of the five Marx Brothers. He appeared in the first five Marx Brothers films as a straight man and romantic lead, before leaving the team for a career as a theatri...

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Milton "Gummo" Marx MP (1893 - 1977)

Milton "Gummo" Marx was the fourth-born of the Marx Brothers. He worked with his brothers on the vaudeville circuit, but left acting when he was drafted into the U.S. Army during World War I, years bef...

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Arthur "Harpo" Marx MP (1888 - 1964)

Arthur Adolph "Harpo" Marx was the second oldest of the Marx Brothers. With the big, poofy, curly red hair, a top hat, and a horn, the lovable mute was the favorite of the Marx Brothers. Though chasing...

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Leonard "Chico" Marx MP (1887 - 1961)

Leonard "Chico" Marx was the eldest of the Marx Brothers. Marx used an Italian accent for his on-stage character; stereotyped ethnic characters were common with Vaudeville comedians. Chico was a tale...

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Julius "Groucho" Marx MP (1890 - 1977)

As an entertainer and comedian, Groucho Marx remains a well-known figure some 30 years after his death. Marx's grease-paint bushy eyebrows and mustache, and trademark cigar, made him immediately recogn...

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Mia Farrow MP

Mia Farrow, born Maria de Lourdes Villiers-Farrow, has appeared in more than forty films and won numerous awards, including a Golden Globe award (and seven additional Golden Globe nominations), three B...

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Woody Allen MP

Woody Allen (born Allen Stewart Königsberg) is an American screenwriter, film director, actor, comedian, writer, musician, and playwright. Allen's distinctive films, which run the gamut from d...

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Audrey Hepburn MP (1929 - 1993)

Born in Ixelles, Belgium as Audrey Kathleen Ruston, Hepburn spent her childhood chiefly in the Netherlands, including German-occupied Arnhem, Netherlands, during the Second World War. She studied balle...

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Sophia Loren MP

In 1962, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Two Women, becoming the first actress to win an Academy Award for a non-English-speaking performance. Loren has won 50 international ...

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Henry V of England MP (1387 - 1422)

PLEASE READ THIS COMMENT REGARDING HIS BIRTH DATE; "Henry was born in the tower above the gatehouse of Monmouth Castle and for that reason called Henry of Monmouth, son of Henry of Bolingbroke, later...

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Ravi Shankar MP (1920 - 2012)

Ravi Shankar was a world-renowned musician, composer, performer, and scholar of classical Indian music. He was one of the leading cultural figures of the twentieth century whose accomplishments place h...

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Joseph Smith Jr., Prophet MP (1805 - 1844)

Joseph Smith, Jr. (23 December 1805 – 27 June 1844) was the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), a church whose adherents regard him as a prophet. The son of Joseph ...

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Brooke Shields MP

Brooke Christa Camille Shields (born May 31, 1965) is an American actress, author and model. Some of her better-known movies include Pretty Baby and The Blue Lagoon as well as TV shows such as Suddenly...

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Willie Nelson MP

He is an American country singer-songwriter, author, poet, actor and activist. He reached his greatest fame during the outlaw country movement of the 1970s, and remains iconic, especially in American p...

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Napoléon I, empereur des Français MP (1769 - 1821)

Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821), was a military and political leader of France and Emperor of the French as Napoleon I, whose actions shaped European politics in the earl...

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John Tyler, 10th President of the USA MP (1790 - 1862)

John TYLER (10th President of the USA) was born on 29 Mar 1790 in Greenway, Charles City County, Virginia. He served as as President of the United States from 1841 to 1845. He died on 17 Jan 1862 in Ri...

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Matthew Broderick MP

Matthew Broderick is an American film and stage actor who played the title character in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Nick Tatopoulos in Godzilla and David Lightman in WarGames. He voiced the characters of...

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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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Stephen Colbert MP

Stephen Tyrone Colbert (pronounced /koʊlˈbɛər/; born /ˈkoʊlbərt/ on May 13, 1964) is an Emmy-, Grammy-, and Peabody award-winning American political sat...

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Alice Stokes Paul MP (1885 - 1977)

Alice Paul was an American suffragist leader. Along with her close friend Lucy Burns and others, she led a successful campaign for women's suffrage that resulted in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendm...

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Rt. Hon. George Grenville, Prime Minister of Great Britain MP (c.1712 - 1770)

George Grenville (14 October 1712 – 13 November 1770) was a British Whig statesman who rose to the position of Prime Minister of Great Britain.[1] Grenville was born into an influential politi...

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Lisa Kudrow MP

Beverly Hills, CA, USA

Lisa Marie Diane Kudrow is an American actress, best known for her role as Phoebe Buffay in the television sitcom Friends, for which she received many accolades including an Emmy Award and two Screen A...

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Patrick mac Calpuirn o Éireann, Patron Saint of Ireland MP (387 - 461)

St. Patrick of Ireland Saint Patrick (Latin: Sanctus Patricius, Irish: Naomh Pádraig), born in Kilpatrick near Dumbarton in Scotland c. 387 – died at Saul, Downpatrick, Ireland 17 March...

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Gaius Julius Caesar, Roman Dictator MP (-100 - -44)

Ides of March Assassination of Julius Caesar Gaius Julius Caesar ( July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC ) Wikipedia Gaius Julius Caesar , one of the most influential political and ...

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Emmitt James Smith, III MP

Emmitt James Smith III is a professional football player and television personality. Smith entered the ranks of the NFL after attending the University of Florida in the late '80s; the Dallas Cowboys ...

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Sir Paul McCartney MP

Outside Peasmarsh, East Sussex, England, United Kingdom

Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE is an English singer-songwriter, poet, composer, multi-instrumentalist, entrepreneur, record and film producer, painter, and animal rights and peace activist. Formerly of ...

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Ruth Handler MP (1916 - 2002)

She was the co-founder and President of Mattel, Inc. She is most well known for creating the Barbie doll. It is said that she got the idea for Barbie from an already known German comic character name...

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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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Dr. Seuss MP (1904 - 1991)

Theodor Seuss Geisel was the author and illustrator of many popular children's books written under the pen name Dr. Seuss. Here are just a few titles of his books: One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish;...

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Hernán Cortés, gobernador pre-virreinal de Nueva España MP (1485 - 1547)

Hernán Cortés de Monroy y Pizarro, 1st Marquis of the Oaxaca Valley (Spanish pronunciation: [erˈnaŋ korˈtes]; 1485 – December 2, 1547) was a Spanish conquist...

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