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Mary Brooks (1907 - 2002)

Mary Elizabeth Thomas Peavey Brooks (November 1, 1907 - February 11, 2002) directed the United States Mint from September 1969 to February 1977. Brooks was appointed by President Richard M. Nixon...

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Douglas Joseph “Doug” Bennet MP

Douglas Joseph “Doug” Bennet, Jr. (born June 23, 1938) is a former national political official and college president. He was the fifteenth president of Wesleyan University, in Middletow...

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Henry Lane Wilson (1857 - 1932)

Henry Lane Wilson was born on November 3, 1857 in Crawfordsville, IN, the son of James Wilson, a congressman, soldier in the Mexican and Civil Wars, and diplomat. He graduated from Wabash College in 18...

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Elizabeth Palmer Peabody (1804 - 1894)

Elizabeth Palmer Peabody (May 16, 1804 – January 3, 1894) was an American educator who opened the first English-language kindergarten in the United States. Long before most educators, Peabody ...

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Obadiah Rich (1777 - 1850)

Obadiah Rich (November 25, 1777 – January 20, 1850) was an American diplomat, bibliophile and bibliographer specializing the history of Latin America. He was credited with making the field of ...

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Horatio Emmons Hale (1817 - 1896)

Horatio Emmons Hale (May 3, 1817 – December 28, 1896) was an American-Canadian ethnologist, philologist and businessman who studied language as a key for classifying ancient peoples and being ...

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Francis "Frank" Crowninshield MP (1872 - 1947)

Francis Welch Crowninshield (June 24, 1872 – December 28, 1947), better known as Frank or Crownie (informal), was an American journalist and art and theatre critic best known for developing an...

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Bowdoin Bradlee Crowninshield (1867 - 1948)

Bowdoin Bradlee Crowninshield (1867–1948) was an American naval architect who specialized in the design of racing yachts. Life Born October 13, 1867 in New York, Crowninshield grew up ...

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Jane Delano (founder of the American Red Cross Nursing Service) (1862 - 1919)

; aahn.org - grave at Arlington National Cemetery... ; swales.us ... ; Jane Arminda Delano, born March 13, 1862 in Montour Falls, New York, United States – died April 15, 1919 in Savenay, Loir...

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Charles W. Eliot (1834 - 1926)

Charles William Eliot (March 20, 1834 – August 22, 1926) was an American academic who was selected as Harvard's president in 1869. He transformed the provincial college into the preeminent Ame...

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Booker T. Washington MP (1856 - 1915)

Booker Taliaferro Washington (5 April 1858 – 14 November 1915) was an African-American educator, author, orator, advisor to Republican presidents, and black political leader. He was the dominant...

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Horace Mann, Sr. (1796 - 1859)

Horace Mann (May 4, 1796 – August 2, 1859) was an American education reformer, and a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1827 to 1833. He served in the Massachusetts Sena...

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Adam Smith (1723 - 1790)

Adam Smith (baptised 16 June 1723 – 17 July 1790 [OS: 5 June 1723 – 17 July 1790]) was a Scottish social philosopher and a pioneer of political economy. One of the key figures of the Sc...

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Frederick Albert-Theodor Delius MP (1862 - 1934)

From: Frederick Delius was born in Bradford in the West Riding of Yorkshire in the north of England. His parents were German: Julius and Elise Pauline Delius had moved from Bielefeld, Germany to Brit...

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Lee Harvey Oswald MP (1939 - 1963)

Lee Harvey Oswald (October 18, 1939 – November 24, 1963) was, according to four government investigations, the sniper who assassinated John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States,...

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James "Big Jim" Folsom, Governor MP (1908 - 1987)

James Elisha Folsom, Sr. (October 9, 1908 – November 21, 1987), commonly known as Jim Folsom or "Big Jim", was the 42nd Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama from 1947 to 1951, and again from ...

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Lurleen Wallace, Governor MP (1926 - 1968)

Lurleen Brigham Burns Wallace (September 19, 1926 – May 7, 1968), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, was the 46th governor of Alabama from 1967 until her death in 1968. She was the first wife of Ala...

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Margaret McNamara (1915 - 1981)

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

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דנה אינטרנשיונל Dana International MP

דנה אינטרנשיונל Gnome-colors-edit-find-replace.svg יש לשכת&#x...

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Grace Jones MP

Grace Jones (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican-American singer, model and actress. Grace Jones (born May 19, 1952) is a Jamaican-American singer, model and actress. Jones started out as a model and bec...

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Eugene Talmadge, Governor MP (1884 - 1946)

Eugene Talmadge (September 23, 1884 – December 21, 1946) was a Democratic politician who served two terms as the 67th Governor of Georgia from 1933 to 1937, and a third term from 1941 to 1943....

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Dominique Gaston André Strauss-Kahn MP

Dominique Gaston André Strauss-Kahn born 25 April 1949), often referred to in the media, and by himself, as DSK, is a French economist, lawyer, politician , and member of the French Socialist Pa...

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President Vladimir Putin - Влади́мир Пу́тин MP

Vladimir Putin Time Magazine Person of the Year '07 Video Interview Official Website , Blog Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin Влади́мир &...

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George Meany (1894 - 1980)

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

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Dr. Philip Solomon (1907 - 2002)

HEBREW NAME: His brother, Julius, tells me his Hebrew name was FAVEL (Phil). RELIGION: As an adolescent, he was rebellious about the Jewish traditions. He was proud of being Jewish...the glorious pas...

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Billy Graham MP

Montreat, NC, United States

William Franklin "Billy" Graham, Jr. (born November 7, 1918) is an American evangelical Christian evangelist, who rose to celebrity status as his sermons were broadcast on radio and television. Graha...

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Alfred Charles Kinsey (1894 - 1956)

Alfred Charles Kinsey (June 23, 1894 – August 25, 1956) was an American biologist and professor of entomology and zoology, who in 1947 founded the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana Univers...

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Watts Humphrey ("Father of Software quality") (1927 - 2010)

Watts S. Humphrey (4 July 1927 - 28 October 2010) was an American software engineer, key thinker in the discipline of software engineering, and was often called the "Father of Software quality". ...

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Bishop Peter (Fulton J) John Sheen (1895 - 1979)

Fulton John Sheen, (born Peter John Sheen, May 8, 1895 – December 9, 1979) was an American archbishop of the Catholic Church known for his preaching and especially his work on television and r...

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Adlai Stevenson, Governor MP (1900 - 1965)

Gov. Aldlai E. Stevenson, II was the grandson of Vice President Aldlai Ewing Stevenson and the son of Illinois Secretary of State Lewis G. Stevenson. Adlai II was born Feb. 5, 1900 in Los Angeles, Ca...

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John Silas "Jack" Reed (1887 - 1920)

) John Silas "Jack" Reed (October 22, 1887 – October 17, 1920) was an American journalist, poet, and communist activist, best remembered for his first-hand account of the Bolshevik Revolution,...

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Louise Bryant (1885 - 1936)

Louise Bryant (December 5, 1885 – January 6, 1936) was an American journalist and writer. She was best known for her Marxist and anarchist beliefs and her essays on radical political and femin...

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William Christian Bullitt, Jr. (1891 - 1967)

. William Christian Bullitt, Jr. (January 25, 1891 – February 15, 1967) was an American diplomat, journalist, and novelist. Although in his youth he was considered something of a radical, he l...

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Richard Reader Harris (KC) (1847 - 1909)

) Richard Reader Harris, K.C. (1847 - 1909) was a prominent English barrister, King's Counsel and Master of the Bench of Gray's Inn, who was also a Methodist minister, founder of the Pentecostal Leag...

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Barclay Godfrey Buxton (1895 - 1986)

Barclay Godfrey Buxton MC (7 January 1895 –1986) was a casualty of World War I, who compensated for his inability to follow the family tradition of missionary service by founding and running m...

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Dorothy Frances Buxton (1888 - 1963)

Dorothy Frances Buxton, née Jebb (3 March 1881 - 8 April 1963) was an English humanitarian, social activist and commentator on Germany. Life Dorothy Frances Jebb was born 3 March 1881 ...

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Eglantyne Jebb (1876 - 1928)

Eglantyne Jebb (25 August 1876 – 17 December 1928) was a British social reformer and founder of the Save the Children organisation. Early life She was born in 1876 in Ellesmere, Shrops...

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Sir Thomas Buxton, 1st Baronet MP (1786 - 1845)

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, 1st Baronet (7 April 1786 – 19 February 1845) was an English Member of Parliament, brewer, abolitionist and social reformer. Buxton was born at Castle Hedingham, ...

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William Allen MP (1770 - 1843)

) William Allen FRS, FLS (29 August 1770 – 30 September 1843) was an English scientist and philanthropist who opposed slavery and engaged in schemes of social and penal improvement in early ni...

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Samuel Hoare, Jr. (1751 - 1825)

Samuel Hoare Jr (9 August 1751 – 14 July 1825) was a wealthy British Quaker merchant and abolitionist born in Stoke Newington, the north of London. He was one of the twelve founding members of...

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Joseph John Gurney (1788 - 1847)

Joseph John Gurney (2 August 1788 – 4 January 1847) was a banker in Norwich, England and an evangelical Minister of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), whose views and actions led, ult...

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Elizabeth Fry of Norwich MP (1780 - 1845)

Elizabeth (Betsy) Fry (21 May 1780 – 12 October 1845), née Gurney, was an English prison reformer, social reformer and, as a Quaker, a Christian philanthropist. She has sometimes been r...

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John Bigelow (1817 - 1911)

John Bigelow (November 25, 1817 – December 19, 1911) was an American lawyer and statesman. Life Born in Malden-on-Hudson, New York, John Bigelow, Sr.graduated from Union College in 1835 ...

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Jimmy Jones (1906 - 2001)

Horace A. "Jimmy" Jones (November 24, 1906 – September 2, 2001) was an American thoroughbred horse trainer. The son of Hall of Fame horse trainer Ben A. Jones, Jimmy Jones was born in Parn...

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Benjamin Ricketson Tucker (1854 - 1939)

Benjamin Ricketson Tucker (April 17, 1854 – June 22, 1939) was a proponent of American individualist anarchism (which he called "unterrified Jeffersonianism") in the 19th century, and editor a...

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Glen Fraser Leete (1908 - 1998)

Obituary: Glen Frazier Leet, who worked to provide financing to entrepreneurs here and abroad and who aided community development programs around the world for more than five decades, died on April 7...

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Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller, Jr. MP (1895 - 1983)

Information about Buckminster Fuller from Wikipedia Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller (July 12, 1895 – July 1, 1983) was an American systems theorist, architect, engineer, author, designer, i...

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Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Sr. (central figure of "Cheaper by the Dozen") (1868 - 1924)

. Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Sr. (July 7, 1868 - June 14, 1924) was an early advocate of scientific management and a pioneer of motion study, but is perhaps best known as the father and central figure of...

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Florence Owens Thompson ("Migrant Mother") (1903 - 1983)

Florence Owens Thompson (September 1, 1903 – September 16, 1983), born Florence Leona Christie, was the subject of Dorothea Lange's photo Migrant Mother (1936), an iconic image of the Great De...

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Nikolai Vasilyevich Krylenko (1885 - 1938)

Nikolai Vasilyevich Krylenko (Russian: Никола́й Васи́льевич A...

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Joseph Toynbee (1815 - 1866)

Joseph Toynbee (30 December 1815 – 7 July 1866) was an English otologist, whose career was dedicated to pathological and anatomical studies of the ear. He was born in Heckington, Lincolnsh...

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Arnold Toynbee MP (1852 - 1883)

Arnold Toynbee (23 August 1852 – 9 March 1883) was a British economic historian also noted for his social commitment and desire to improve the living conditions of the working classes. Bio...

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

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

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Joseph "Big Joe" Curran (1906 - 1981)

Joseph Curran (March 1, 1906 - August 14, 1981) was a merchant seaman and an American labor leader. He was founding president of the National Maritime Union (or NMU, now part of the Seafarers Interna...

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Sophonisba Ann Breckenridge (1866 - 1948)

Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge (April 1, 1866 – July 30, 1948) was an American activist, Progressive Era social reformer, social scientist and innovator in higher education. Background ...

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Douglas Horton (1891 - 1968)

) Douglas Horton (born July 27, 1891, Brooklyn, New York; died August 21, 1968, Randolph, New Hampshire) was an American Protestant clergyman and academic leader who was noted for his work in ecumeni...

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William Fielding Ogburn (1886 - 1959)

William Fielding Ogburn (June 29, 1886 – April 27, 1959) was an American sociologist who was born in Butler, Georgia and died in Tallahassee, Florida. He was also a statistician and an educato...

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Anna Chennault (1925 - d.)

Anna Chennault, (Chinese name Chen Xiangmei (陳香梅), also known as Anna Chan Chennault/Anna Chen Chennault) is the widow of World War II aviation hero Lieutenant General Claire Lee...

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George Seldes (1890 - 1995)

George Seldes (sel-duhss[aa]; November 16, 1890 in Alliance Colony, New Jersey – July 2, 1995 in Windsor, Vermont) was an American investigative journalist and media critic. The writer and cri...

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Sumner Welles (1892 - 1961)

Benjamin Sumner Welles (October 14, 1892 - September 24, 1961) was an American government official and diplomat in the Foreign Service. He was a major foreign policy adviser to President Franklin D. ...

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William "Billy" Woodward, Jr. (1920 - 1955)

. William "Billy" Woodward, Jr. (June 12, 1920–October 31, 1955) was the heir to the Hanover National Bank fortune (later Manufacturer's Hanover), the Belair Estate and stud farm and legacy,...

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Paul Moore, Jr., 13th Bishop of New York (1919 - 2003)

The Right Reverend Paul Moore, Jr. (November 15, 1919 - May 1, 2003) was a bishop of the Episcopal Church and served as the 13th Bishop of New York. During his lifetime, he was perhaps the best kno...

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Oswald Garrison Villard, Jr. (1916 - 2004)

. Oswald Garrison Villard, Jr. (September 17, 1916 - January 7, 2004) was a prominent professor of electrical engineering at Stanford University. Early life and education Villard was born in ...

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Oswald Garrison Villard (1872 - 1949)

Oswald Garrison Villard (March 13, 1872 – October 1, 1949) was an American journalist. He provided a rare direct link between the anti-imperialism of the late 19th century and the conservative...

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Earl Browder, Chairman of the Communist Party USA (1891 - 1973)

Earl Russell Browder (May 20, 1891 – June 27, 1973) was an American communist and General Secretary of the Communist Party USA from 1934 to 1945. He was expelled from the party in 1946. Ea...

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Walter Francis White MP (1893 - 1955)

WALTER FRANCIS WHITE, 1893-1955 Walter White was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on July 1, 1893. He was one of the seven children (he had five sisters and one brother) of George White, a Post Office emplo...

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Porfirio Rubirosa MP (1909 - 1965)

Porfirio Rubirosa Ariza (22 de enero de 1909 - 5 de junio de 1965) fue un polifacético diplomático dominicano, y un reconocido playboy que se hizo famoso por sus matrimonios con bellas y ...

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Pliny Earle II, MD (1809 - 1892)

Pliny Earle II, MD (December 31, 1809 - 1892) was an American physician, psychiatrist, and poet. Biography Pliny Earle was born in Leicester, Massachusetts, and was the son of the inventor Pl...

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Josef Korbel, JUDr. (1909 - 1977)

Josef Korbel (born Josef Körbel; 20 September 1909 – 18 July 1977) was a Czechoslovakian diplomat and U.S. educator, who is now best known as the father of Bill Clinton's Secretary of S...

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María del Carmen Polo Martínez-Valdès (1900 - 1988)

María del Carmen Polo y Martínez-Valdés, 1st Lady of Meirás, Grandee of Spain (11 June 1900 – 6 February 1988) was the wife of Francisco Franco and a member of the ...

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James Burrill Angell (1829 - 1916)

James Burrill Angell (January 7, 1829 – April 1, 1916) was an American educator, academic administrator, and diplomat. He is best known for being the longest-serving president of the Universit...

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Harry Lloyd Hopkins (1890 - 1946)

Harry Lloyd Hopkins (August 17, 1890 – January 29, 1946) was one of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's closest advisers. He was one of the architects of the New Deal, especially the relief programs o...

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Mary Louise Curtis Bok MP (1876 - 1970)

Mary Louise Curtis Bok (August 6, 1876 in Boston, Massachusetts – January 4, 1970 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), was the founder of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. She was the ...

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Norman Mattoon Thomas (1884 - 1968)

Norman Mattoon Thomas (November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968) was a leading American socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America. Early year...

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Wernher von Braun MP (1912 - 1977)

Niemiecki uczony , jeden z czołowych konstruktorów rakiet i pionierów podboju kosmosu, nazista , oficer SS . Podczas II wojny światowej współtwórca poci...

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Carl Sumner Shoup (1902 - 2000)

Carl Sumner Shoup (October 26, 1902 - March 23, 2000) was an economist who led the Shoup Mission of seven economists at the invitation of General MacArthur to revise the Tax System in post World War ...

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Henry Fairfield Osborn, Jr. (1887 - 1969)

. Henry Fairfield Osborn, Jr. (15 January 1887 — 16 September 1969), son of the American geologist Henry Fairfield Osborn and cousin of Frederick Osborn, was a conservationist. He was long tim...

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Dr. Leonard Wilbur (b. - 1940)

Dr. Leonard Wilbur established a mission hospital in the province of northern China now known as Shanxi. Leonard, his wife (Jean Spaulding) and two children (Ruth and Lyman) survived invasions by Chine...

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John Mortimer Schiff MP (1904 - 1987)

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Edward Carson, Baron Carson (1854 - 1935)

Edward Henry Carson, Baron Carson PC, PC (Ire.), Kt, QC (9 February 1854, Dublin, Ireland – 22 October 1935, Kent, England), often known as Sir Edward Carson or Lord Carson, was a barrister, j...

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Dorothy Fosdick (1913 - 1997)

Dorothy Fosdick (born April 17, 1913- died February 5, 1997) was an American foreign affairs expert. Early life and education She was the daughter of Harry Emerson Fosdick, who was the first ...

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Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878 - 1969)

Harry Emerson Fosdick (May 24, 1878 – October 5, 1969) was an American clergyman. He was born in Buffalo, New York. He graduated from Colgate University in 1900, and Union Theological Seminary...

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Henry Pomeroy Davison, Sr. MP (1867 - 1922)

Henry Pomeroy Davison, Sr. (June 12, 1867 - May 6, 1922) was an American banker and philanthropist. Literature Henry P. Davison: The American Red Cross in the Great War. The Macmillan Company...

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John Ringling (1866 - 1936)

John Nicholas Ringling (May 31, 1866 – December 2, 1936) now is the most well-known of the seven Ringling brothers, five of whom merged the Barnum & Bailey Circus with their own Ringling Broth...

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Hiram Wesley Evans, Imperial Wizard of the "second" Ku Klux Klan (1881 - 1966)

Hiram Wesley Evans (September 26, 1881 – September 14, 1966) was Imperial Wizard of the "second" Ku Klux Klan from 1922 until 1939. Evans succeeded William Joseph Simmons in the position of th...

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Carrie Chapman Catt (1859 - 1947)

Carrie Chapman Catt (January 9, 1859 – March 9, 1947) was a women's suffrage leader who campaigned for the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution which gave U.S. women the righ...

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James Edmund Scripps (1835 - 1906)

James Edmund Scripps (March 19, 1835 – May 28, 1906) was an American newspaper publisher and philanthropist. Scripps was born in 1835 in London to James Mogg Scripps and Ellen Mary (Saunde...

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E. W. Scripps MP (1854 - 1926)

Edward Willis Scripps (June 18, 1854 – March 12, 1926), was an American newspaper publisher and founder of The E. W. Scripps Company, a diversified media conglomerate, and United Press news se...

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Samuel Solomon Gompers MP (1850 - 1924)

A book: Samuel Gompers was president of the American Federation of Labor for almost forty years, between 1886 and 1924, and the nation's leading trade unionist and labor spokesman.

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John L. Lewis (1880 - 1969)

John Llewellyn Lewis (February 12, 1880 – June 11, 1969) was an American leader of organized labor who served as president of the United Mine Workers of America (UMW) from 1920 to 1960. A majo...

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Henry Sanford, U.S. Ambassador to Belgium (1823 - 1891)

Link to grave Henry Shelton Sanford (June 15, 1823 – May 21, 1891) was an American diplomat and businessman who founded the city of Sanford, Florida. Early life Sanford was born in W...

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John Sanford (1851 - 1939)

) John Sanford (January 18, 1851 - September 26, 1939) was an American businessman, a prominent owner/breeder of Thoroughbred racehorses, and a member of the United States House of Representatives fr...

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Alton B. Parker (1852 - 1926)

Alton Brooks Parker (May 14, 1852 – May 10, 1926) was an American lawyer, judge and the Democratic nominee for U.S. president in the 1904 elections. Life Parker was born in Cortland, N...

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Sir Richard Clive Butler (1929 - 2012)

Sir Richard Clive Butler was President of the National Farmers’ Union during a trying time for British farmers, characterised by falling incomes and land prices and rising EEC food stocks.

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