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Strobe Talbott, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State MP

Nelson Strobridge "Strobe" Talbott III (born April 25, 1946) is an American foreign policy analyst associated with Yale University and the Brookings Institution, a former journalist associated with T...

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Cybill Shepherd MP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

She was a former beauty queen who rose to fame in the early 1970s, after a star-making turn in director Peter Bogdanovich’s Oscar-winning “The Last Picture Show. Her best known roles are ...

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Leo Frank MP (1884 - 1915)

Leo Max Frank (April 17, 1884 – August 17, 1915) was a Jewish-American factory superintendent whose murder conviction and extrajudicial hanging in 1915 by a lynch mob planned and led by promin...

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David Ricardo MP (1772 - 1823)

David Ricardo (18 April 1772 – 11 September 1823) was a British political economist. He was one of the most influential of the classical economists, along with Thomas Malthus, Adam Smith, and ...

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Joseph Wolpe MP (1915 - 1997)

Joseph Wolpe (20 April 1915 in Johannesburg, South Africa – 4 December 1997 in Los Angeles) was a South African psychiatrist, one of the most influential figures in Behavior Therapy. Wolpe g...

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Saul Solomon MP (1817 - 1892)

Born on the Island of St Helena, 25 May 1817 and died in Kilcreggan, Scotland, 16 October 1892, printer, newspaper proprietor and Cape parliamentary leader, Saul was the second son of Joseph Solomon, a...

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Eppie Lederer, a.k.a. "Ann Landers" MP (1918 - 2002)

Advice columnist "Ann Landers" -

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Abigail Van Buren, a.k.a. "Dear Abby" MP (1918 - 2013)

Advice columnist "Dear Abby":

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Saul Kagan MP (1922 - 2013)

Saul Kagan, Who Won Holocaust Restitution, Is Dead at 91 Saul Kagan, right, in 1958, with Nahum Goldmann, the first president of a Jewish group created to seek reparations for victims of the Nazi...

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Noreena Hertz MP

London, England

Noreena Hertz (born 24 September 1967) is an English author, economist and broadcaster[1][2][3] and currently Professor at the Centre for the Study of Decision-Making Uncertainty at University Colleg...

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Lenny Bruce MP (1925 - 1966)

Leonard Alfred Schneider (October 13, 1925 – August 3, 1966), better known by his stage name Lenny Bruce, was an American stand-up comedian, social critic and satirist. He was renowned for h...

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Sandy Berger MP

Samuel Richard "Sandy" Berger (born October 28, 1945) was United States National Security Advisor, under President Bill Clinton from 1997 to 2001. In his position, he helped to formulate the foreign ...

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Lewis Edward Yablonsky MP (1924 - 2014)

Dr Lewis Edward Yablonsky was born in Santa Monica, California on Jan 29, 1924 and was 89 when he died of natural causes on January 29 2013, in Santa Monica. Yablonsky was an authority on youth gangs...

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Samuel Adler MP (1809 - 1891)

) Samuel Adler (b. Worms, Germany, December 3, 1809; d. New York City, June 9, 1891) was a leading German-American Reform rabbi, Talmudist, and author. He was also the father of Felix Adler, the well...

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Robert Ettinger ("the father of cryonics") MP (1918 - 2011)

Robert Chester Wilson Ettinger (December 4, 1918[1] – July 23, 2011) was an American academic, known as "the father of cryonics" because of the impact of his 1962 book The Prospect of Immortal...

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Solomon Shneor Zalman Schechter MP (1847 - 1915)

Solomon Schechter (Hebrew: שניאור זלמן שכטר; 7 December 1847 – 19 November 1915) was a Moldavi...

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Isaac Leeser MP (1806 - 1868)

Isaac Leeser (December 12, 1806 – February 1, 1868) was an American, Ashkenazi Jewish lay minister of religion, author, translator, editor, and publisher; pioneer of the Jewish pulpit in t...

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Peter Richard Orszag MP

Peter Richard Orszag (/ˈɔrzæɡ/; born December 16, 1968) is an American economist who is a Vice Chairman of Corporate and Investment Banking, Chairman of the Public Sector ...

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Erwin Friedrich Max Piscator MP (1893 - 1966)

Erwin Friedrich Maximilian Piscator (17 December 1893 – 30 March 1966) was a German theatre director and producer and, along with Bertolt Brecht, the foremost exponent of epic theatre, a form ...

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Paul Wolfowitz MP

Paul Dundes Wolfowitz (born December 22, 1943) is a former President of the World Bank, United States Ambassador to Indonesia, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense, and former dean of the Paul H. Nitze S...

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William Kristol MP

William Kristol (born December 23, 1952) is an American neoconservative[1] political analyst and commentator. He is the founder and editor of the political magazine The Weekly Standard and a political ...

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Werner Scholem MP (1895 - 1940)

Werner Scholem (b. December 29, 1895 in Berlin, d. July 17, 1940, Buchenwald) was a member of the German Reichstag in 1924-1928 and a leading member of the Communist Party of Germany. Biography Sch...

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Mischa Maisky MP

Mischa Maisky (Latvian: Miša Maiskis, Hebrew: מישה מייסקי‎; born January 10, 1948 in Riga) is a Latvian-born Israel...

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Bruno Kreisky MP (1911 - 1990)

Bruno Kreisky (22 January 1911 – 29 July 1990) was an Austrian politician who served as Foreign Minister from 1959 to 1966 and as Chancellor from 1970 to 1983. Aged 72 at the end of his chance...

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Elliott E. Abrams MP

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Elliott Abrams (born January 24, 1948) is an American diplomat, lawyer and political scientist who served in foreign policy positions for both U.S. Presidents, Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush. Links...

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Emma Eckstein MP (1865 - 1924)

Emma Eckstein (1865–1924) was an Austrian author. She was 'one of Sigmund Freud's most important patients and, for a short period of time around 1897, became a psychoanalyst herself':[2] she h...

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Benno Moiseiwitsch MP (1890 - 1963)

From Naxos Records: BENNO MOISEIWITSCH Benno Moiseiwitsch was one of seven children. His father was a farmer and his mother musically gifted. At the age of seven Benno began piano lessons with Dm...

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Moina Mathers (1865 - 1928)

Moina Mathers, born as Mina Bergson (28 February 1865 – 25 July 1928), was an artist and occultist at the turn of the 20th century. She was the sister of French philosopher Henri Bergson, the ...

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Norman De Mattos Bentwich MP (1883 - 1971)

Norman De Mattos Bentwich (originally Bentwitch) OBE MC (28 February 1883 – 8 April 1971) was a British barrister and legal academic best known for his work in the administration of Mandatory ...

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Dorit Beinisch MP

Dorit Beinisch From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dorit Beinisch President of the Supreme Court of Israel In office 2006–2012 Preceded by Aharon Barak Succeeded by Asher Dan Grunis Person...

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Sir Michael Kerr MP (1921 - 2002)

) Sir Michael Robert Emanuel Kerr, PC (1 March 1921 – 14 April 2002) was a German-born British jurist, lawyer and author. He was the son of German drama critic Alfred Kerr and brother of autho...

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Harry Golombek MP (1911 - 1995)

Obituary: Harry Golombek ( ) Harry Golombek, chess-player and journalist: born London 1 March 1911; International Grandmaster, three times British Chess Champion; died 7 January 1995. Harry Golombe...

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Hanoch Jacoby MP (1909 - 1990)

JACOBI, HANOCH (Heinrich; 1909–1990), Israeli composer, conductor, and string player. Born in Germany, he studied the viola and composition with Paul Hindemith at the Berlin Hochschule f...

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Oscar Nathan Straus MP (1870 - 1954)

) Oscar Nathan Straus (6 March 1870 – 11 January 1954) was a Viennese composer of operettas and film scores and songs. He also wrote about 500 cabaret songs, chamber music, and orchestral and ...

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Michael Polanyi MP (1891 - 1976)

Michael Polanyi , FRS (March 11, 1891 – February 22, 1976) was a Hungarian–British polymath, who made important theoretical contributions to physical chemistry, economics, and the theory ...

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Judith Krug MP (1940 - 2009)

Judith Fingeret Krug (March 15, 1940 – April 11, 2009) was an American librarian, supporter of freedom of speech, and prominent critic of censorship. Krug became Director of the Office for Intel...

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Daniel Itzig MP (1723 - 1799)

"Daniel Itzig (also known as Daniel Yoffe 18 March 1723 in Berlin – 17 May 1799 in Potsdam) was a Court Jew of Kings Frederick II the Great and Frederick William II of Prussia." ==============...

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Julius Anton Josua Glaser MP (1831 - 1885)

Julius Anton Glaser (also known as Joshua Glaser[1] or Joshua Glabeb [2]) (19 March 1831 – 26 December 1885) was an Austrian jurist and liberal politician. Along with Joseph Unger he is consid...

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Reed Alexander MP

New York, New York, United States

Currently best known for playing the role of Nevel Papperman on Nickelodeon's iCarly , Reed has become a spokesperson of health and well-being for Generations Y and Z with published book and blog KewlB...

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Joseph Gaither Pratt (1910 - 1979)

Joseph Gaither Pratt (1910-1979) was an American psychologist who specialized in the field of parapsychology. Among his research interests were extrasensory perception, psychokinesis, mediumship, pol...

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Henry Loomis (1919 - 2008)

Henry Loomis (April 19, 1919 – November 2, 2008) was appointed director of the Voice of America in 1958 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, resigning from the post in 1965 after policy conflict...

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Harold van Buren Cleveland (1916 - 1993)

Harold van Buren Cleveland, an international economist and author. Cleveland had a career in foreign affairs, notably with the Department of State, before leaving the Government. He retired in 1985 a...

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Henry M. Beachell (1906 - 2006)

Dr. Henry M. Beachell (September 21, 1906 – December 13, 2006) was an American plant breeder. His research led to the development of hybrid rice cultivars that saved millions of people aroun...

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Anne Mathilde Bilbro (1870 - 1958)

Anne Mathilde Bilbro held an enviable place among American composers for half a century and justly occupies her place in the ETUDE's Historical Musical Series of the World's Best Known Musicians. The...

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Zelda Fitzgerald MP (1900 - 1948)

She was the daughter of an Alabama Supreme Court Judge. She was an icon of the 1920s—dubbed by her husband "the first American Flapper". After the success of his first novel This Side of P...

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Caroline Hewins (1846 - 1926)

Caroline Maria Hewins (October 10, 1846 - November 4, 1926) was an American librarian. American Libraries includes Caroline Hewins as one of the 100 Most Important Leaders we had in the 20th Centur...

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Emeline Roberts Jones (1836 - 1916)

Emeline Roberts Jones (1836 – 1916) was the first woman to practice dentistry in the United States (see Timeline of women in dentistry in America). She married the dentist Daniel Jones when sh...

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John L. Savage (1879 - 1967)

John Lucian Savage (December 25, 1879 – December 28, 1967) was an American civil engineer. Among the 60 major dams he supervised the designs for, he is best known for the Hoover Dam, Shasta Da...

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Henry E. Bliss (1870 - 1955)

Henry Evelyn Bliss (January 29, 1870 – August 9, 1955) was the author of a classification system he called Bibliographic Classification which is often abbreviated to BC and is sometimes called...

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John S. Service (1909 - 1999)

John Stewart Service (3 August 1909 - 3 February 1999) was an American diplomat who served in the Foreign Service in China prior to and during World War II. Considered one of the State Department's "...

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Ruth A. Parmalee (1885 - 1973)

Ruth Azneve Parmelee (3 April 1885 – 15 December 1973) was a Christian missionary and a witness to the Armenian Genocide. She served as a nurse of the American Women's Hospitals Service to a l...

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Durham Stevens (1855 - 1908)

Durham White Stevens (February 1, 1851, Washington, D.C. – March 25, 1908, San Francisco, California) was an American diplomat and later an employee of Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His...

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Joseph Ellicott (1760 - 1826)

) Joseph Ellicott (November 1, 1760 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania – August 19, 1826 in New York City) was an American surveyor, city planner, land office agent, lawyer and politician of the Qu...

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Andrew Ellicott (1754 - 1820)

Andrew Ellicott (January 24, 1754 – August 28, 1820) was a U.S. surveyor who helped map many of the territories west of the Appalachians, surveyed the boundaries of the District of Columbia, c...

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Claude Sitton (1925 - 2015)

Claude Fox Sitton (December 4, 1925 – March 10, 2015) was an American newspaper reporter and editor. He worked for the The New York Times during the 1950s and 1960s, eventually becoming the pa...

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Richard E. Blanchard, Sr. (1925 - 2004)

. Richard Eugene Blanchard Sr. (1925 – April 19, 2004) was a songwriter who was widely known for writing the popular "Fill My Cup, Lord" (gospel song). Biography He was born in 1925 in Chu...

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Charlotte N. Winslow (1781 - 1851)

Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup was a medicinal product formula compounded by Mrs. Charlotte N. Winslow and first marketed by her son-in-law Jeremiah Curtis and Benjamin A. Perkins in Bangor, Maine, ...

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Christopher McCandless ("Into the Wild") (1968 - 1992)

Christopher Johnson McCandless (/ˈkrɪstəfər ˈdʒɒnsən məˈkændlɨs/; February 12, 1968 – August 1992) was an Am...

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Rufus Youngblood, U.S. Secret Service (1924 - 1996)

Rufus Wayne Youngblood, Jr. (January 13, 1924 – October 2, 1996) was a United States Secret Service agent best known for using his body to shield Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson during the as...

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I. M. Pei 貝聿銘 MP

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

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John Brown Francis Herreshoff (1850 - 1932)

John Brown Francis Herreshoff, Ph.D. (February 7, 1850 - January 30, 1932) was the first President of the American Chemical Society and second winner of the Perkin Medal. Biography He was born on...

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Sir Terry Pratchett, OBE MP (1948 - 2015)

Sir Terence David John "Terry" Pratchett, OBE (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015)[1] was an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works. He is best known for his Discworld series of a...

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Deborah Norris Logan (1761 - 1831)

Deborah Norris Logan (1761-1839) was an early 19th century American Quaker historian and memoirist. Life and education Deborah (Debby) Norris was born on Oct. 19, 1761, to Charles Norris, a Quake...

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Nicholas Van Vranken Franchot (1855 - 1943)

Nicholas Van Vranken Franchot (August 21, 1855 – May 6, 1943) was an American businessman and politician from New York. Life He was born on August 21, 1855, in Morris, Otsego County, New...

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Francis Collier Draper, Chief Constable of Toronto MP (1837 - 1894)

Francis Collier Draper (born March 3, 1837 in Toronto – died July 25, 1894) was Chief Constable of Toronto beginning 16 January 1874. Family and education He was the son of William Henry...

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Lewis Francis Herreshoff (1890 - 1972)

Lewis Francis Herreshoff (November 11, 1890 - December 1972), was a boat designer, naval architect, editor and author of books and magazine articles. Early in his career he worked for the Herreshoff ...

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William Phelps Eno ("Father of Traffic Safety") (1858 - 1945)

William Phelps Eno (June 3, 1858-December 3, 1945) was an American businessman responsible for many of the earliest innovations in road safety and traffic control. He is sometimes known as the "Fathe...

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Samuel Bodman, U.S. Secretary of Energy (1938 - d.)

Samuel Wright Bodman III (born November 26, 1938) was the 11th United States Secretary of Energy. He was previously the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and the Deputy Secretary of Commerce. Early ...

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Elroy McKendree Avery (1844 - 1935)

Elroy M. Avery Biographical Sketch _____ Elroy Avery was an author, historian, lecturer, scientist and educator. He was born in Erie, Monroe County, Michigan to Caspar H. and Dorothy Putnam. When h...

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Wynebald de Baalun (c.1058 - c.1126)

Wynebald de Ballon (variously spelt Baalun, Baalan, Balun, Balodun, Balon etc.), (c.1058–c.1126), was an early Norman magnate. He was a son of Drogo (or Dru) de Ballon and appeared in England ...

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Hamelin De Ballon (1060 - c.1105)

Hamelin de Ballon (or Baalun, Baalan, Balun, Balodun, Balon, etc.), alias Hamelin de Barham (b ca. 1060, died 5 March 1105/6, or earlier 1090, per the Battle Abbey Roll) was an early Norman Baron and...

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William Clifford Shyrigh (1869 - 1930)

William was known professionally as Billy Clifford and had appeared in musical comedy and vaudeville for many years. He had teamed with his former wife, Maud Huth. At 10 years of age Billy joined a cir...

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Lou Holtz MP

Louis Leo "Lou" Holtz (born January 6, 1937) is a retired American football coach, and active sportscaster, author, and motivational speaker in the United States. He served as the head football coach...

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Everett Dunn (1892 - 1980)

Everett Wesley Dunn, (born August 1, 1892, Summit, South Dakota, died October 3, 1980, Hartley, Iowa, age 88) was a civil engineer and labor negotiator. He was known for his work with the Iowa State ...

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Brig. General Evelyn Patricia "Pat" Foote (1930 - d.)

Pat Foote (born May 19, 1930 in Durham, North Carolina) is a retired US Army Brigadier General. She served from 1959 to 1989, rising to the rank of brigadier general in 1986, and holds many firsts fo...

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WIlliam Shakespeare MP (1564 - 1616)

William Shakespeare passed away on his 52nd birthday, and the cause of his death remains a mystery. He died on April 23 (Julian calendar) which is May 4. Buried at Holy Trinity Churchyard. His wife Ann...

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Kathleen Peterson (1953 - 2001)

Kathleen Hunt Atwater Peterson (February 21, 1953, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA – December 9, 2001, Durham, North Carolina, USA), daughter of Veronica Hunt, was an accomplished student, eng...

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Thomas Moore MP (1779 - 1852)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel B...

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William Kennedy Smith MP

William Kennedy Smith (born September 4, 1960) is an American physician whose work focuses on landmines and the rehabilitation of landmine victims. He is a member of the prominent Kennedy family and ...

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Ian Barbour (1923 - 2013)

Ian Graeme Barbour (October 5, 1923 – December 24, 2013), was an American scholar on the relationship between science and religion. According to the Public Broadcasting Service his mid-1960s I...

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Leonard Nimoy MP (1931 - 2015)

Leonard Simon Nimoy (/ˈniːmɔɪ/ nee-moy; born March 26, 1931) is an American actor, film director, poet, singer and eminent photographer. Nimoy is best known for his role of ...

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Odo Russell (diplomat) MP (1870 - 1951)

"The Honourable Sir Odo William Theophilus Russell KCMG, KCVO, CB (3 May 1870 – 23 December 1951) was a British diplomat who was ambassador to Switzerland, the Vatican and the Netherlands." ==...

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John Russell Colvin (1807 - 1857)

John Russell Colvin (29 May 1807 – 9 September 1857) was a British civil servant in India, part of the illustrious Anglo-Indian Colvin family. He was lieutenant-governor of the North-West Prov...

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Harry Pinckney Huse (1858 - 1942)

[ ] Harry Huse was born at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York, where his Army officer father, Caleb Huse was then stationed. He was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in September 1874 ...

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Brig. General Henry Rootes Jackson (CSA) (1820 - 1898)

Myers, p. 1561 - "He was one of the most distinguished Georgians of his day." Henry Rootes Jackson (June 24, 1820 – May 23, 1898) was a major general in the Confederate States Army during th...

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Henri de Boulainvilliers MP (1658 - 1722)

Anne Gabriel Henri Bernard, comte de Boulainvilliers , comte de Saint-Saire, né à Saint-Saire le 11 octobre 1658 et mort à Paris le 23 janvier 1722, est un historien et astrologue ...

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Chief James Vann MP (1765 - 1809)

For more pictures, go to the Media section. Born: Spring Place, Murray Co., GA February 1765/8, Died:Near Vann's Ferry at Tom Buffingtons Tavern, Forsyth Co., GA February 21, 1809.. Brutal, viole...

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Edward G. Robinson MP (1893 - 1973)

Edward Goldenberg Robinson (Yiddish: עמנואל גאָלדנבערג Emanuel Goldenberg; December 12,...

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Céline Dion MP

Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States

Celine Dion is the all-time, best-selling Canadian recording artist. Biography Céline Marie Claudette Dion, OC OQ (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian Grammy and Juno award winning pop singer...

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Laurence Hyde, KG, PC, 1st Earl of Rochester MP (1641 - 1711)

Laurence Hyde, 1st Earl of Rochester KG PC (March 1641 – 2 May 1711) was an English statesman and writer. He was originally a supporter of James II but later supported the Glorious Revolution ...

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Vice Pres. Alexander H. Stephens, CSA MP (1812 - 1883)

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (February 11, 1812 – March 4, 1883) was an American politician from Georgia. He was Vice President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil Wa...

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Chris René MP

From Wikipedia : Christopher "Chris" Rene (previously René; born December 25, 1982) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and producer from Santa Cruz, California. He had been in a band c...

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Danielle Marie Campbell MP

Hinsdale, Illinois, United States

From Wikipedia : Danielle Campbell (born January 30, 1995) is an American actress known for her role as Jessica in the Disney Channel Original Movie StarStruck and as Simone in the Disney film Prom, ...

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Bertrand DeBlanc MP (1911 - 1992)

From Wikipedia : Willie Francis (January 12, 1929 – May 9, 1947) is best known for surviving a failed execution by electrocution in the United States. He was a black juvenile offender sentence...

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Virginia Charles Prince MP (1912 - 2009)

From Wikipedia : Virginia Prince (November 23, 1912 – 2009) was an American transgender activist, who published Transvestia magazine and started Society for the Second Self for male heterosexu...

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Christine Jorgensen MP (1926 - 1989)

From Wikipedia : Christine Jorgensen (May 30, 1926 – May 3, 1989) was an American trans woman who was the first person to become widely known in the United States for having sex reassignment s...

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Billy Tipton MP (1914 - 1989)

From Wikipedia : William Lee "Billy" Tipton (Born Dorothy Lucille Tipton, December 29, 1914 – January 21, 1989) was an American jazz musician and bandleader. He is also notable for the postmor...

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Aage Niels Bohr, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1975 MP (1922 - 2009)

Aage Niels Bohr (19 June 1922 – 8 September 2009) was a Danish nuclear physicist and Nobel laureate, and the son of the famous physicist and Nobel laureate Niels Bohr. Autobiography, written w...

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