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Louis McHenry Howe (1871 - 1936)

Louis McHenry Howe (January 14, 1871 – April 18, 1936) was an American reporter for the New York Herald best known for acting as an early political advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. ...

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René Angélil MP

From Wikipedia.org (English) : René Angélil, CM OQ (born January 16, 1942) is a Canadian singer and manager. He is the husband and manager of singer Celine Dion. Angélil was bo...

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Anne Renée MP

From Wikipedia.org (French) Anne Renée est née à Laval le 24 août 1950. C'est en 1964 qu'elle fait ses débuts dans la chanson alors qu'elle utilise toujours son v&#...

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Jean-François Charles De Molette De Morangiès MP (1728 - 1801)

Jean François Charles de La Molette, comte de Morangiès , né le 22 février 1728 et mort en 18011, est un militaire français et membre de l'une des plus grandes famill...

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Pauline Marois MP (1949 - d.)

From Wikipedia Marois was born at Saint-François d'Assise Hospital, in Limoilou, a working-class neighborhood of Quebec City. Daughter of Marie-Paule (born Gingras) and Grégoire Marois,...

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Claude Blanchet MP (deceased)

From Wikipedia Claude Blanchet is a Canadian financier who served as the CEO of the solidarity fund of the Quebec Federation of Labour (Fonds de solidarité de la Fédération des T...

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Sanford B. Dole, 1st Territorial Governor of Hawaii MP (1844 - 1926)

From Lost Kingdom by Julia Flynn Siler Sanford Ballard Dole - A missionary's son and cousin of the Dole Food Company (Hawaiian Pineapple Co.) founder who described himself as "of American blood but H...

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Queen Emma of Hawaii MP (deceased)

From Lost Kingdom by Julia Flynn Siler Queen Emma Rooke - An anglophile ali'i who married Kamehameha IV in 1856. As a widow, Emma sought the throne in a bitter contest in 1874 with David Kalakaua and...

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Admiral Lord George Paulet MP (1803 - 1879)

From Lost Kingdom by Julia Flynn Siler Lord George Paulet - A renegade commander of a British frigate, he forced the first cession of the islands to a foreign power in 1843 - a move his superiors qui...

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H.R.H. Princess Miriam Kapili Likelike Kekauluohi MP (1851 - 1887)

NB - The photo shown here is not Miriam - it is her daughter, Victoria Kaiulani.

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H.R.H. Princess Victoria Kawekiu-i-Lunalilo'Kalaninuiahil... Kaiulani MP (1875 - 1899)

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Caryl Whittier Chessman MP (1921 - 1960)

Wikipedia Caryl Whittier Chessman (May 27, 1921 – May 2, 1960) was a convicted robber and rapist who gained fame as a death row inmate in California. Chessman's case attracted worldwide attent...

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James "Mike" Mitchell DeBardeleben MP (1940 - 2011)

Wikipedia James Mitchell "Mike" DeBardeleben (March 20, 1940 - January 26, 2011) was a convicted rapist and counterfeiter who became known as the "Mall Passer" due to his practice of passing counterf...

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Albert "Battleship" Leduc MP (1902 - 1990)

Joseph Albert Florimond "Battleship" Leduc (November 22, 1902 – July 31, 1990) was a professional Canadian ice hockey defenceman. Albert played in the National Hockey League from 1925 to 1935....

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Jean Ross (1911 - 1973)

Jean Iris Ross (1911-1973) was a British actress and writer. She was the model for the Sally Bowles character in the Berlin stories and novels of Christopher Isherwood. Jean Ross was working as a n...

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Jane Senior (1828 - 1877)

Jane Nassau Senior (1828–1877) was Britain's first female civil servant, and co-founder of the Metropolitan Association for Befriending Young Servants (MABYS). Senior was born Jane Elizabeth...

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Narcisse-Zéphirin Lorrain MP (1842 - 1915)

He was born to a humble family of farmers. His father Narcisse Lorrain and mother Sophie Gohier raised seven children, and he was the eldest. At age 14, Narcisse-Zepherin entered the seminary of St. ...

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Jeff Gillooly MP

Clackamas, Clackamas, Oregon, United States

See an interesting in-depth interview with Gillooly - Stone here. Jeff Gillooly is the former husband of American figure skater Tonya Harding and is best known for his role in the attack on Harding...

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Dennis Lynn Rader MP

Dennis Lynn Rader (born March 9, 1945) is an American serial killer and mass murderer who murdered ten people in Sedgwick County (in and around Wichita, Kansas), between 1974 and 1991. He is known as...

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Katie "Kate" Irene Gosselin MP

Katie Irene "Kate" Gosselin (née Kreider; born March 28, 1975) is an American television personality. She achieved national and international recognition on the US reality TV show Jon & Kate Plu...

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Jon Gosselin MP

Jonathan Keith "Jon" Gosselin (born April 1, 1977) is an American television personality, known for his appearances with then-wife Kate Gosselin and their eight children on the American reality TV show...

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René Jutras MP (1913 - 1995)

René Jutras (September 30, 1913 – December 23, 1995) was a Canadian politician. Born in Letellier, Manitoba, the son Joseph Jutras and Clara Blais, he attended St. Boniface College and re...

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Sir John Morgan, Knight of the Holy Sepulchre MP (1428 - c.1492)

Sir JOHN MORGAN, was created a Knight of the Holy Sepulchre (possibly c.1448). Later, when Henry Tudor was crowned King Henry VII, it greatly benefited the Morgans of Tredegar who were staunch supporte...

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Captain Will Fritz (Dallas Police Department) (1895 - 1984)

FRITZ, JOHN WILL (1895–1984). John Will Fritz, head of the police investigation of the Kennedy assassination, was born on June 15, 1895, in Dublin, Texas. He spent much of his boyhood on a ran...

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Temple Grandin MP

I think using animals for food is an ethical thing to do, but we've got to do it right. We've got to give those animals a decent life, and we've got to give them a painless death. We owe the animal res...

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Lewis Madison Terman (1877 - 1956)

Lewis Madison Terman (January 15, 1877 – December 21, 1956) was an American psychologist, noted as a pioneer in educational psychology in the early 20th century at the Stanford Graduate School...

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The Most Reverend Trevor Huddleston CR, KCMG (1913 - 1998)

Ernest Urban Trevor Huddleston CR, KCMG (15 June 1913 – 20 April 1998) was an English Anglican bishop. He was best known for his anti-apartheid activism and his "Prayer for Africa". He was the...

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Sir Richard Southwell, MP MP (1503 - 1564)

Family and Education b. 1502/3, 1st s. of Francis Southwell by Dorothy, da. and coh. of William Tendring of Little Birch, Essex; bro. of Francis and Robert. educ. L. Inn, adm. 3 Feb. 1526. m. (1) Thoma...

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Sir Francis Fox (1844 - 1927)

Sir Francis Fox (1844 - 1927) was an English civil engineer, who was responsible for the bridges over the Victoria Falls of the Zambesi and Sydney Harbour, the Mersey Railway Tunnel and the Liverpool...

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Sir Douglas Fox (1840 - 1921)

Sir (Charles) Douglas Fox (14 May 1840 – 13 November 1921) was an Engish civil engineer. Early life Douglas was born in Smethwick, Staffordshire, the oldest son of Sir Charles Fox and had ...

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Frederick Watts (“Father of Penn State University”) (1801 - 1889)

Frederick Watts (May 9, 1801- August 17, 1889), is called the “Father of Penn State University” and was a prominent agricultural reformer, lawyer and businessman who headed the U.S. Dep...

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Ethelbert Watts (1845 - 1919)

Ethelbert Watts (February 25, 1846 – July 13, 1919) a United States diplomat for over twenty-four years, played important roles in the Spanish-American War, Russo-Japanese War, and World War I...

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Sara Pires Mixter MP

Reality TV star - The Real L Word

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Whitney Lucy Victoria Mixter MP

Birthday: August 8, 1982 Birthplace: Eastern Connecticut High School: Glastonbury High School with honours Zodiac sign: Leo Dog Middle Name: Lucy-Victoria Height: 5'8" Occupation: Celesbian...

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Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner (1840 - 1899)

Gottlieb Wilhelm Leitner or Gottlieb William Leitner M.A., Ph.D., L.L.D., D.O.L. (14 October 1840 – 22 March 1899) was a British orientalist.

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Mariqueen Arrabaca Reznor MP

Mariqueen Maandig Reznor (born Mariqueen Maandig) is a singer of Filipino descent, best known as the vocalist for How to Destroy Angels. Career West Indian Girl (2004–2009) Maandig was a v...

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The Right Honourable Sir Stafford Cripps FRS (1889 - 1952)

Sir Richard Stafford Cripps (24 April 1889 – 21 April 1952) was a British Labour politician of the first half of the 20th century. During World War II he served in a number of positions in the...

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Robert Lowe, 1st Viscount Sherbrooke PC (1811 - 1892)

Robert Lowe, 1st Viscount Sherbrooke PC (4 December 1811 – 27 July 1892), British and Australian statesman, was a pivotal but often forgotten figure who shaped British politics in the latter h...

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Pamela, Viscountess Ruthven of Canberra (1910 - 2006)

Pamela Margaret Cooper (24 October 1910 – 13 July 2006) was a British courtier, campaigner for refugees, and humanitarian. Biography She was born in Chelsea in London, into an upper-middle...

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Thomas "Customer" Smythe MP (c.1522 - 1591)

Debrett's complete peerage of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Pg. 611 ---------------------------------- Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archæological Society, Vol...

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Ella Ewing, The Missouri Giantess MP (1872 - 1913)

Find a Grave Ella Kate Ewing (March 9, 1872 - January 10, 1913) was a Missouri woman considered the world's tallest female of her era. She would use her great height to earn a living as a sideshow at...

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Arthur Hornbui Bell MP (1891 - 1973)

Arthur Hornbui Bell (February 14, 1891 – March 1973) was a resident of Bloomfield, New Jersey and the Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan in New Jersey. Early years He was born on February 14, ...

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Sir James Brooke, HH The (1st) Rajah of Sarawak (1803 - 1868)

James, Rajah of Sarawak, KCB (born James Brooke; 29 April 1803 – 11 June 1868) was a British adventurer whose exploits in areas of the Malay Archipelago led to him becoming the first White Raj...

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His Highness Sir Vyner Brooke, GCMG, The Rajah of Sarawak (1874 - 1963)

Vyner Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak, GCMG (Charles Vyner deWindt Brooke; 26 September 1874 – 9 May 1963) was the third and final White Rajah of Sarawak.

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Sir Charles Brooke, His Highness The (2nd) Rajah of Sarawak (1829 - 1917)

Charles, Rajah of Sarawak, GCMG (Charles Anthoni Johnson Brooke; 3 June 1829 – 17 May 1917), born Charles Anthoni Johnson, ruled as the head of state of Sarawak from 3 August 1868 until his de...

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Daniel Burros (c.1937 - 1965)

Daniel "Dan" Burros (March 5, 1937 — October 31, 1965) was a Jewish American who was a former member of the American Nazi Party. Later, after a falling-out with founder George Lincoln Rockwell, ...

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Wyatt Tate Brady MP (1870 - 1925)

Wyatt Tate Brady (January 20, 1870 – August 25, 1925) was an American merchant, politician, and a founder of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Early life Brady was born in Forest City, Missouri, in 1870. His...

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Samuel Kenneth Bowers MP (1924 - 2006)

Sam Bowers was the imperial wizard of The White Knights of the Klu Klux Klan of Mississippi, a white supremacy organization that in 1964 included as many as 10,000 members. It was Bowers who, in May, 1...

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Walter Frederick Bossert MP (1885 - 1946)

Walter Frederick Bossert (27 April 1885 - 14 January 1946) was Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan for Indiana and 17 other states, from 1924 to 1926. Biography Bossert was born and attended school in...

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Alan Chester Valentine (1901 - 1980)

Alan Chester Valentine (February 23, 1901 – July 14, 1980) was an American academic who competed on the gold-medal winning American rugby union team in the 1924 Summer Olympics, was president ...

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Francis Bland Tucker (1895 - 1984)

Francis Bland Tucker (1895–1984) was born in Norfolk, Virginia. A Bible scholar, priest and hymn composer, he was educated at the University of Virginia and the Virginia Theological Seminary. ...

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Elvis Jacob Stahr, Jr. (1916 - 1998)

. Elvis Jacob Stahr Jr. (March 9, 1916 – November 11, 1998) was an American government official and college president and administrator. After graduating from the University of Kentucky in 193...

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Max Moritz Warburg MP (1867 - 1946)

Max Moritz Warburg (5 June 1867 – 26 December 1946) was a German banker and scion of the wealthy Warburg family of German bankers. Early life Max Warburg was one of seven children born to ...

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Benjamin Strong, Jr. (1872 - 1928)

. Benjamin Strong, Jr. (December 22, 1872 – October 16, 1928) was an American banker. He served as Governor of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for 14 years until his death. Strong exerted...

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Lt. Gov. Andrew Oliver MP (1706 - 1774)

Andrew Oliver (March 28, 1706 – March 3, 1774) was a merchant and public official in the Province of Massachusetts Bay. Born into a wealthy and politically powerful merchant family, he is best k...

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A. Hyatt Mayor (1901 - 1980)

A. Hyatt Mayor (1901-1980) was an American art historian and curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a leading figure in the study of prints, both old master prints and popular prints. A. Hyatt ...

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Arthur Larson (1910 - 1993)

Lewis Arthur Larson (July 4, 1910 — March 27, 1993) was an American lawyer, law professor, United States Under Secretary of Labor from 1954 to 1956, director of the United States Information A...

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Spencer Woolley Kimball MP (1895 - 1985)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "...Spencer Woolley Kimball (March 28, 1895 – November 5, 1985) was the twelfth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1...

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Frank E. Holman (1886 - 1967)

Frank Ezekiel Holman (1886-1967) was an American attorney who after his election as president of the American Bar Association in 1948 led an effort to amend the United States Constitution to limit th...

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Charles J. Hitch (1910 - 1995)

Charles J. Hitch (January 9, 1910 – September 11, 1995) was Assistant Secretary of Defense from 1961 to 1965. He was president of the University of California from 1967 to 1975. Hitch was bo...

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Charles Wendell David (1885 - 1984)

Charles Wendell David (1885–1984) was a noted American bibliophile, medievalist and librarian. He worked tirelessly both to reconstruct Europe's war-torn repositories and to establish new libr...

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Chauncy Dennison Harris (1914 - 2003)

Chauncy Dennison Harris (1914 - December 26, 2003) was a pioneer of modern geography. His seminal works in the field of American urban geography ("The Nature of Cities" and "A Functional Classificati...

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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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Sylvia Browne MP (1936 - 2013)

From SylviaBrowne.com Sylvia Browne is a world renowned spiritual teacher, psychic, author, lecturer and researcher in the field of parapsychology. Sylvia is well known for her dynamic, genuine, down...

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Lou Brissie MP (1924 - 2013)

Leland Victor Brissie (June 5, 1924 November 25, 2013) was a Major League Baseball starting pitcher who played for the Philadelphia Athletics from 1947 to 1951 and the Cleveland Indians from 1951 to 19...

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Dennis Donald Soucy MP (1930 - 2013)

Dennis Donald Soucy (August 7, 1930 – November 2, 2013) was an American politician and businessman who served as the Mayor of Bangor, Maine, for three nonconsecutive terms: 1977-1978, 1982-1983 ...

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Paul William Walker, IV MP (1973 - 2013)

Paul William Walker IV (September 12, 1973 – November 30, 2013) was an American actor. He became well known in 1999 after his role in the hit film Varsity Blues. However, he is perhaps best know...

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Edward Rushton (1756 - 1814)

Edward Rushton (1756–1814) was a British poet, writer, and bookseller from Liverpool, England. He worked as a sailor aboard a slave ship as a young man, and became an abolitionist as a result....

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William Roscoe (1753 - 1831)

William Roscoe (8 March 1753 – 30 June 1831), was an English historian and miscellaneous writer, perhaps best known today as an early abolitionist, and for his poem for children the Butterfly'...

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William B. Mitchell (1832 - 1900)

William Mitchell (19 November 1832 - 21 August 1900) was a distinguished American lawyer and judge from Minnesota. He was the namesake of William Mitchell College of Law and father of William DeWitt ...

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Lou Payn (1835 - 1923)

Political Leader, Businessman A political boss of New York State; Prominent paper manufacturer in Columbia County; Founded the Chatham Republican newspaper; Elected delegate to every national Repub...

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Judge Nicholas Longworth II (1844 - 1890)

In addition to his legal career, Nicholas Longworth also was a businessman, a scholar of Greek poetry, a novelist, a world traveler, an outdoorsman who loved canoeing and yachting and a patron of the...

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Lawrence Bernard Singleton MP (1927 - 2001)

Lawrence Singleton (July 28, 1927 - December 28, 2001) was an American criminal best known for perpetrating an infamous rape and mutilation of a teenage hitchhiker in California in 1978.

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Henry Waters Taft (1859 - 1945)

Henry Waters Taft (27 May 1859 – 11 August 1945) was the son of Alphonso and brother of President William Howard Taft. A renowned antitrust lawyer, he was a name partner at Cadwalader, Wickers...

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Lynda Cheryle Block MP (1948 - 2002)

Lynda Cheryle Lyon Block (February 8, 1948 in Orlando, Florida – May 10, 2002 at Holman Correctional Facility, Alabama) was an American convicted murderer.[1] Hers was the first execution of a w...

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John Mellencamp MP

John Mellencamp, also known as John Cougar Mellencamp (born October 7, 1951), is an American rock singer-songwriter, musician, painter and occasional actor known for his catchy, populist brand of heart...

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Adam Mitchel Lambert MP

Adam Mitchel Lambert (born January 29, 1982) is an American singer-songwriter and stage actor. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana and raised in San Diego, California, he performed in amateur theatrical prod...

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Alexander Ruedy Linder MP

Alex Ruedy Linder (born June 30, 1966) is the owner and operator of the Vanguard News Network (VNN), an antisemitic, white supremacist website which he launched in 2000. VNN is one of the most active w...

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Sir Edward Coke, MP, Lord Chief Justice MP (1552 - 1634)

Sir Edward Coke SL PC (/ˈkʊk/ ("cook"), formerly /ˈkuːk/; 1 February 1552 – 3 September 1634) was an English barrister, judge and politician, considered to be the g...

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Thomas O. Paine (1921 - 1992)

Thomas Otten Paine (November 9, 1921 – May 4, 1992), an American scientist and advocate of Space exploration, was the third Administrator of NASA, serving from March 21, 1969 to September 15, ...

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Martha Ballard (1735 - 1812)

Martha Moore Ballard (1734/1735 - 1812) was an American midwife, healer, and diarist. Life Ballard was born in Oxford, Massachusetts, to Elijah Moore and Dorothy Learned Moore and married Ephraim B...

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Rev. Francis Asbury MP (1745 - 1816)

Francis Asbury, bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America, was born near Birmingham, England, to Joseph and Elizabeth (Rogers) Asbury and apprenticed as a blacksmith. At an early age Asbury...

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Cal Worthington MP (1920 - 2013)

Go see Cal. Go see Cal. Go see Cal! Calvin Coolidge "Cal" Worthington (November 27, 1920 – September 8, 2013) was an American car dealer, best known on the West Coast of the United States, and...

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Michel Noël (1922 - 1993)

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Gaetan Labrèche MP (1931 - 1990)

From Wikipedia (French) : Gaétan Labrèche (né à Montréal le 15 janvier 1931 - 25 novembre 1990 à l'âge de 59 ans) est un acteur québécois.

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Paul Guèvremont (1902 - 1979)

Paul Guèvremont est un acteur et réalisateur québécois né le 28 décembre 1902 et décédé le 9 mai 1979 à Montréal (Canada). ...

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Gérard Paradis (1921 - 2013)

Gérard Paradis (né à Montréal le 9 février 1921, mort le 2 septembre 2013 à Montréal1) est un ténor et acteur québécois. Biograph...

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Rexford Guy Tugwell (1891 - 1979)

Rexford Guy Tugwell (July 10, 1891 – July 21, 1979) was an agricultural economist who became part of Franklin D. Roosevelt's first "Brain Trust," a group of Columbia academics who helped devel...

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Charles Edward Merriam, Jr. (1874 - 1953)

Charles Edward Merriam, Jr. (November 15, 1874 – January 8, 1953) was a professor of political science at the University of Chicago, founder of the behavioralistic approach to political scienc...

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Annie Edson Taylor MP (1838 - 1921)

Annie Edson Taylor (October 24, 1838 – April 29, 1921) was an American adventurer who, on her 63rd birthday, October 24, 1901, became the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a b...

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Lewis Littlepage (1762 - 1802)

Louis Littlepage or Lewis Littlepage (1762–1802) was an American diplomat, who most notably served in the royal court of the last Polish King, Stanisław August Poniatowski. Youth ...

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Bird M. Pearson, Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court (1803 - 1859)

Bird Murphy Pearson (or Byrd Murphy Pearson) was a Florida lawyer, planter and a Democratic politician who served on the Florida Supreme Court from 1856 to 1859, one of the first to be popularly elec...

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Garnett Andrews (1798 - 1872)

Garnett Andrews was a jurist, writer, politician, and Know-Nothing candidate for Georgia governor, and the father of diarist Eliza Frances Andrews. He was born on October 30, 1798, to Ann Goode and J...

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Sir Gerald Herbert Portal KCMG CB (1858 - 1894)

Sir Gerald Herbert Portal KCMG CB (13 March 1858 – 25 January 1894) was a British diplomat who was the Consul General for British East Africa and British Special Commissioner to Uganda, and a ...

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Mary Clark Thompson (1835 - 1923)

Click here to view the Wikipedia web page for Mary Lee (Clark) Thompson. Mary Clark Thompson (1835 – July 28, 1923), born Mary Lee Clark, was a noted philanthropist and wife of banker Frederic...

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Alice Liddell (inspiration for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland) (1852 - 1931)

Alice Pleasance Liddell (/ˈlɪdəl/; 4 May 1852 – 16 November 1934), known for most of her adult life by her married name, Alice Hargreaves, inspired the children's classic ...

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The Right Honourable Charles Townshend PC (1725 - 1767)

Charles Townshend (29 August 1725 – 4 September 1767) was a British politician. He was born at his family's seat of Raynham Hall in Norfolk, England, the second son of Charles Townshend, 3rd V...

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Sir Patrick Reilly, GCMG (1909 - 1999)

Sir Patrick Reilly, GCMG (17 March 1909 - 6 October 1999) was a British diplomat who served as ambassador to the USSR and France. Biography D'Arcy Patrick Reilly was born at Ootacamund, India, th...

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Mary Joe Matalin MP

Mary Joe Matalin (born August 19, 1953) is an American political consultant well known for her work with the Republican Party. She has served under President Ronald Reagan, was campaign director for ...

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James Carville MP

Chester James Carville, Jr. (born October 25, 1944) is an American political commentator and media personality who is a prominent figure in the Democratic Party. Carville gained national attention fo...

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