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Buddy Holly MP (1936 - 1959)

Charles Hardin Holley ( Buddy Holly ) was born on September 7, 1936 in the small town of Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas to Lawrence Odell and Ella Pauline Drake Holley. Charles was named after his gran...

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Donatien-Alphonse de Sade MP (1740 - 1814)

Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade (2 June 1740 – 2 December 1814) (French pronunciation: [maʁki də sad] Audio) was a French aristocrat, revolutionary, polit...

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Nolan Hemmings MP

Nolan Hemmings (born 1970) is an English stage and film actor. Hemmings is the son of actor/director David Hemmings and actress Gayle Hunnicutt. He is named after his father's character, Captain No...

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David Hemmings MP (1941 - 2003)

Date of Birth 18 November 1941, Guildford, Surrey, England, UK Date of Death 3 December 2003, Bucharest, Romania (heart attack) Birth Name David Leslie Edward Hemmings Height 5' 8" (1.73 m) Min...

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Gayle Hunnicutt MP

Known for her role on the 1980s evening soap Dallas .

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Thomas Hinton (1600 - 1683)

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Edgar Degas MP (1834 - 1917)

Edgar Degas (born July 19, 1834, Paris, France—died September 27, 1917, Paris) French painter, sculptor, and printmaker who was prominent in the Impressionist group and widely celebrated for his...

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Mary Lou Retton MP

Mary Lou Retton (born January 24, 1968) is an Italian-American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist. She was the first female gymnast from outside Eastern Europe to win the Olympic all-around title. P...

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Simon Philip Cowell MP

Simon Phillip Cowell is an English music executive, television producer and entrepreneur. He is known in the United Kingdom and in the United States for his role as a talent judge on TV shows such as P...

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Anderson Cooper MP

Anderson Hays Cooper is an American journalist, author, and television personality. He currently works as the primary anchor of the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°. The program is normally br...

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Julia Child MP (1912 - 2004)

Julia Child (August 15, 1912 – August 13, 2004) was a famous American cook, author, and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream thr...

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George Francis Train MP (1829 - 1904)

George Francis Train (March 24, 1829 – January 5, 1904) was a businessman, author, and an eccentric figure in American history. Train's trip around the globe in 1870 was probably the inspira...

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Christian Magnus Falsen MP (1782 - 1830)

Christian Magnus Falsen (September 14, 1782 – January 13, 1830) was a Norwegian constitutional father, statesman, jurist, and historian. He was an important member of the constitutional as...

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Ezra Cornell, Founder of Western Union MP (1807 - 1874)

Ezra Cornell (January 11, 1807 – December 9, 1874) was an American businessman and education administrator. He was a founder of Western Union and a co-founder of Cornell University. He also serv...

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Mary Mason Lyon MP (1797 - 1849)

Women's Education Pioneer, Founder of Mount Holyoke College -------------------- Mary Mason Lyon was born on February 28, 1797 in Buckland, Franklin Co., Massachusetts to farmer Aaron Lyon, Jr. and...

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August Belmont, II (1853 - 1924)

August Belmont, Jr. (February 18, 1853 – December 10, 1924) was an American financier, the builder of New York's Belmont Park racetrack, and a major owner/breeder of Thoroughbred racehorses. ...

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John Hay Whitney, United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom (1904 - 1982)

John Hay Whitney (27 August 1904 – 8 February 1982), colloquially known as "Jock" Whitney, was U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, publisher of the New York Herald Tribune, and a member of ...

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Григорий Ефимович Распутин / Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin MP (1869 - 1916)

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

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Elias Hicks MP (1748 - 1830)

Elias Hicks (March 19, 1748 - February 27, 1830) was an itinerant Quaker preacher from Long Island, New York. He promoted doctrines that embroiled him in controversy that led to the first major schis...

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Ted Turner MP

American media mogul and philanthropist Ted Turner, as a businessman, is known as founder of the cable news network CNN, the first dedicated 24-hour cable news channel. In addition, he founded WTBS, wh...

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Bill Gates MP

Medina, King, WA, USA

William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, philanthropist, and chairman of Microsoft, the software company he founded with Paul Allen. He is ranked consiste...

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Oscar Hammerstein, II MP (1895 - 1960)

Perhaps the most influential lyricist and librettist of the American theater, Oscar Hammerstein II reversed the process of musical writing, writing the lyrics first and then the score. Major musicals f...

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Hiram Bingham I, Protestant Missionary (introduced Christianity to the Hawaiian islands) (1789 - 1869)

Hiram Bingham (1789–1869), was leader of the first group of Protestant missionaries to introduce Christianity to the Hawaiian islands. Bingham was descended from Deacon Thomas Bingham who ha...

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Hiram Bingham III, Governor of Connecticut, U.S. Senator MP (1875 - 1956)

Hiram Bingham, formally Hiram Bingham III, (November 19, 1875– June 6, 1956) was an academic, explorer, treasure hunter and politician from the United States. He made public the existence of t...

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Hiram Bingham IV ("Distinguished American Diplomat") (1903 - 1988)

Hiram "Harry" Bingham IV (July 17, 1903 – January 12, 1988) was an American diplomat. He served as a Vice-Consul in Marseille, France, during World War II, and helped over 2,500 Jews to flee f...

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Salvador Allende, Presidente de Chile MP (1908 - 1973)

Salvador Isabelino del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Allende Gossens (Spanish pronunciation: [salβaˈðoɾ aˈʝende ˈɣosens]; 26 June 1908...

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Oskar Wilhelm Wilhelm Robert Paul Ludwig Hellmuth von Hindenburg (1883 - 1960)

Generalleutnant Oskar von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg (January 31, 1883 – February 12, 1960) was the politically powerful son and aide-de-camp to Field Marshal and President of Germany Pa...

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"Johnny Appleseed" Chapman MP (1774 - 1845)

Jonathan Chapman (September 26, 1774 – March 18, 1845), also known as Johnny Appleseed , was an American pioneer nurseryman who introduced apple trees to large parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, India...

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Amelia Earhart MP (1897 - 1937)

Amelia Earhart was a noted aviation pioneer. Hilary Swank portrays her in the movie Amelia released October 23, 2009. Amelia Mary Earhart (pronounced /ˈɛərhɑrt/ AIR-hart...

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John Eleuthère du Pont (1938 - 2010)

John Eleuthère duPont (November 22, 1938 – December 9, 2010) was an American and member of the prominent du Pont family who was convicted of murder in the third degree (of Freestyle wrest...

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William Ellery Channing "Apostle of Unitarianism" (1780 - 1842)

Dr. William Ellery Channing (April 7, 1780 – October 2, 1842) was the foremost Unitarian (Arian) preacher in the United States in the early nineteenth century and, along with Andrews Norton, o...

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Albert Schweitzer MP (1875 - 1965)

websites about him: following bio from: Albert Schweitzer (January 14, 1875-September 4, 1965) was born into an Alsatian family which for generations had been devoted to religion, music, and ed...

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Paul von Hindenburg, Reichspräsident (President of the German Reich) MP (1847 - 1934)

Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg ( listen (help·info)), known universally as Paul von Hindenburg (German pronunciation: [ˈpaʊl fɔn ˈh�...

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Hans Axel von Fersen, d.y (1755 - 1810)

Hans Axel von Fersen (Stockholm 4 September 1755 - Stockholm 20 June 1810) was a Swedish Count, a Lieutenant General in the Royal Swedish Army, one of the Lords of the Realm, diplomat and statesman. ...

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Mark Hopkins (1802 - 1887)

[The following was downloaded 2010 from Wikipedia, ] Mark Hopkins (February 4, 1802 – June 17, 1887) was an American educator and theologian. President Garfield at a dinner of Williams College...

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Archibald Cox Jr., U.S. Solicitor General & 1st Watergate Special Prosecutor MP (1912 - 2004)

Archibald Cox, Jr., (May 17, 1912[1] – May 29, 2004) was an American lawyer and law professor who served as U.S. Solicitor General under President John F. Kennedy. During his career, he was a ...

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Nicholas Biddle, President of the Second Bank of the United States MP (1786 - 1844)

) Nicholas Biddle (January 8, 1786 – February 27, 1844) was an American financier who served as the president of the Second Bank of the United States. Ancestry and early life Nicholas Bidd...

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Pamela Harriman MP (1920 - 1997)

"Pamela Beryl Harriman (née Digby; 20 March 1920 – 5 February 1997), also known as Pamela Churchill Harriman, was an English-born socialite who was married and linked to important and pow...

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Henrique de Portugal, duque de Viseu MP (1394 - 1460)

(click on link for complete English version or see below) Henry the Navigator (Portuguese pronunciation: [ẽˈʁik(ɨ)]; Portuguese: Henrique o Navegador Porto, 4 March 1394 &...

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Elliot Lee Richardson (1920 - 1999)

Elliot Lee Richardson (July 20, 1920 – December 31, 1999) was an American lawyer and politician who was a member of the cabinet of Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. As U.S. Attorney Ge...

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Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt I (RMS Lusitania victim) (1877 - 1915)

Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt - Wikipedia - English Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt I (October 20, 1877–May 7, 1915) was a wealthy sportsman and a member of the famous Vanderbilt family of philanthropists...

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Asa Griggs Candler (founder of Coca-Cola Company) (1851 - 1929)

Asa Griggs Candler (December 30, 1851 – March 12, 1929) was an American business tycoon who made most of his money selling Coca-Cola. He also served as mayor of Atlanta, Georgia from 1916 to 1...

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Charles A Lindbergh, II MP (1902 - 1974)

Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) (nicknamed "Slim", "Lucky Lindy", and "The Lone Eagle") was an American aviator, author, inventor, explorer, and social activist. ...

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Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby MP (1841 - 1908)

"Frederick Arthur Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby KG GCB GCVO PC (15 January 1841 – 14 June 1908), known as Frederick Stanley until 1886 and as Lord Stanley of Preston between 1886 and 1893, was a C...

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Clarence Darrow (1857 - 1938)

Clarence Seward Darrow (April 18, 1857 – March 13, 1938) was an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, best known for defending teenage thrill killers Leopol...

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William Jennings Bryan "The Great Commoner", U.S. Secretary of State MP (1860 - 1925)

William Jennings Bryan (March 19, 1860 – July 26, 1925) was an American politician in the late-19th and early-20th centuries. He was a dominant force in the liberal wing of the Democratic Part...

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Patrick Henry, Sr. MP (1736 - 1799)

DAR Ancestor #: A053828 Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 - June 6, 1799)[1] served as the first and sixth post-colonial Governor of Virginia from 1776 to 1779 and subsequently, from 1784 to 1786. A promin...

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Che Guevara MP (1928 - 1967)

Familiarmente llamado "Ernestito", para sus amigos fue "Fuse". Desde los dos años y durante toda su vida, padeció asma. Como consecuencia, su familia se mudó a Alta Gracia, Provinc...

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Stanford White MP (1853 - 1906)

Stanford White (November 9, 1853 – June 25, 1906) was an American architect and partner in the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, and White, the frontrunner among Beaux-Arts firms. He designed...

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Evelyn Nesbit MP (1884 - 1967)

Evelyn Nesbit (December 25, 1884 – January 17, 1967) was an American artists' model and chorus girl, noted for her entanglement in the murder of her ex-lover, architect Stanford White, by her ...

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Noah Webster, Lexicographer MP (1758 - 1843)

Noah Webster was one of the great lexicographers. For decades, he was among the most prolific authors in the new nation, publishing textbooks, political essays for his Federalist party, and newspaper a...

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Daniel Coit Gilman (1831 - 1908)

Daniel Coit Gilman (6 July 1831 - 13 October 1908) was an American educator and academician, who was instrumental in founding the Sheffield Scientific School at Yale College, and who subsequently ser...

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Benjamin F. Wade, US Senate MP (1800 - 1878)

Benjamin Franklin "Bluff" Wade (October 27, 1800 – March 2, 1878) was a U.S. lawyer and United States Senator from 1851 to 1869. In the Senate, he was associated with the Radical Republicans o...

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McGeorge Bundy (1919 - 1996)

McGeorge "Mac" Bundy (March 30, 1919 – September 16, 1996) was United States National Security Advisor to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson from 1961 through 1966, and president of...

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William P. Bundy (1917 - 2000)

William Putnam "Bill" Bundy (September 24, 1917 – October 6, 2000) was a member of the CIA and foreign affairs advisor to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. He had a key role in...

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Rev. Dudley Leavitt (1720 - 1762)

) Rev. Dudley Leavitt (1720–1762) was a Congregational minister born in New Hampshire, educated at Harvard College, who led a splinter group from the First Church in Salem, Massachusetts, duri...

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Dudley Leavitt Pickman (1779 - 1846)

Dudley Leavitt Pickman (1779–1846) was a Salem, Massachusetts, merchant who built one of the great Salem trading firms during the seaport's ascendancy as a trading power in the late eighteenth...

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David Field, II (1805 - 1894)

David Dudley Field II (February 13, 1805 – April 13, 1894) was an American lawyer and law reformer who made major contributions to the development of American civil procedure. His greatest acc...

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Joan Payson (1903 - 1975)

Joan Whitney Payson (February 5, 1903 – October 4, 1975) was an American heiress, businesswoman, philanthropist, patron of the arts and art collector, and a member of the prominent Whitney fam...

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Harry Payne Whitney (1872 - 1930)

Harry Payne Whitney Harry Payne WhitneyHarry Payne Whitney (April 29, 1872 - October 26, 1930) was an American businessman, thoroughbred horsebreeder, and member of the prominent Whitney family. ...

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Michael Whitney Straight (KGB spy) MP (1916 - 2004)

Michael Whitney Straight, (September 1, 1916 – January 4, 2004) was an American magazine publisher, novelist, patron of the arts, a member of the prominent Whitney family, and a confessed spy ...

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John Forbes Kerry, Secretary of State MP

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who is currently serving as the 68th Secretary of State. As the Presidential nominee of the Democratic Party, he was defeated in the...

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Governor Thomas E Dewey (1902 - 1971)

Thomas Edmund Dewey (March 24, 1902 – March 16, 1971) was the 47th Governor of New York (1943–1954). In 1944 and 1948, he was the Republican candidate for President, but lost both times...

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Dr. Benjamin Hooper McLane Spock (1903 - 1998)

Benjamin McLane Spock (May 2, 1903 – March 15, 1998) was an American pediatrician whose book Baby and Child Care, published in 1946, is one of the biggest best-sellers of all time. Its revolut...

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Alfred Fuller ("Fuller Brush Man") (1885 - 1973)

Alfred Carl Fuller (January 13, 1885 in Welsford, Nova Scotia - December 4, 1973 in Hartford, Connecticut) was a Canadian-born American businessman. He was the original "Fuller Brush Man." Fuller w...

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Marjorie Merriweather Post (1887 - 1973)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Marjorie Merriweather Post a.k.a. Marjorie Merriweather Post Close Hutton Davies May (March 15, 1887 – September 12, 1973) was a leading American socialit...

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

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

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Stuart Taylor Wood, 9th Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (1889 - 1966)

Stuart Taylor Wood, CMG (October 17, 1889 – January 4, 1966) served as the ninth Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, from March 6, 1938 to April 30, 1951. Born in Napanee, Ont...

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Cokie Roberts MP

United States

Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne Roberts (nee Boggs)[1] (born December 27, 1943), better known as Cokie Roberts, is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist and bestselling author. She is a co...

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Lindy Boggs (1916 - 2013)

Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs, usually known as Lindy Boggs (born March 13, 1916) is a United States political figure who served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and later as...

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Governor William "Bill" Richardson III (1947 - d.)

William Blaine "Bill" Richardson III (born November 15, 1947) is the 30th Governor of New Mexico. Before being elected governor, Richardson served in the Clinton administration as U.S. Ambassador to ...

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Sarah Palin, 9th Governor of Alaska MP

Sarah Louise (Heath) Palin February 11, 1964 Parents: Charles Heath March 24, 1938 and Sarah Sheeran October 26, 1940 Husband: Todd Mitchell Palin September 6, 1964 Children: Track 1989 Bri...

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Seth MacFarlane MP

Seth Woodbury MacFarlane (born October 26, 1973) is an American actor, voice actor , animator, screenwriter, comedian , producer, director and singer. He is best known as the creator of the animated si...

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Gary Morton MP (1924 - 1999)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Gary Morton Gary Morton at the 61st Academy Awards Born Morton Goldaper December 19, 1924(1924-12-19) New York City, New York, U.S. ...

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Desi Arnaz MP (1917 - 1986)

Desi Arnaz, circa 1950 Born Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III March 2, 1917(1917-03-02) Santiago de Cuba, Cuba Died December 2, 1986(1986-12-02) (aged 69) Del Mar, California, United States Occup...

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Lucille Ball MP (1911 - 1989)

Lucille Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an iconic American comedienne, film, television, stage and radio actress, model, film executive, and star of the landmark sitcom I Love Lucy , ...

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Harriot Eaton Stanton Blatch MP (1856 - 1940)

Harriot Eaton Stanton Blatch (January 20, 1856 – November 20, 1940) was an American writer and suffragist and the daughter of pioneering women's rights activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

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Roger Nash Baldwin (1884 - 1981)

1900 US census: Roger N., aged 16, in Wellesley,Mass. with family. Roger Nash Baldwin (January 21, 1884 – August 26, 1981) was one of the founders of the American Civil Liberties Union (AC...

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Dag Hammarskjöld MP (1905 - 1961)

wikipedia.org/wiki/Dag_Hammarskj%C3%B6ld Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld ( Dag Hammarskjöld (help·info)) (29 July 1905 – 18 September 1961) was a Swedish diplomat, ec...

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Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson MP (1758 - 1805)

Nelson was born at the Rectory of Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk, East England, UK, the son of the village rector Edmund Nelson and his wife Catherine. He attended schools at Norwich and North Walsham before ...

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Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent (1735 - 1823)

In 1787 he attained flag rank, and in 1788 he married his cousin Martha Parker. With the outbreak of war with Revolutionary France (note: at this point France was not under Napoleon as Napoleon's cou...

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Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma MP (1900 - 1979)

Admiral of the Fleet Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, KG, GCB, OM, GCSI, GCIE, GCVO, DSO, PC Royal house House of Battenberg (Cadet branch of the H...

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V. Adm. Sir John Hawkins MP (c.1532 - 1595)

Francis Drake, son of Edmund Drake and one of twelve brothers, was brought up at the expense of and support of his relative, Sir Admiral John Hawkins. Francis Drake made his early voyages with Sir John...

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Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd, Jr., Polar Explorer (1888 - 1957)

Rear Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd, Jr., USN (October 25, 1888 – March 11, 1957) was a naval officer who specialized in feats of exploration. He was a pioneering American aviator, polar explorer...

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Vice Admiral Robert FitzRoy (Captain of HMS Beagle) MP (1805 - 1865)

Vice-Admiral Robert FitzRoy RN (5 July 1805 – 30 April 1865) achieved lasting fame as the captain of HMS Beagle during Charles Darwin's famous voyage, and as a pioneering meteorologist who mad...

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Fred Waldron Phelps MP (1929 - 2014)

Fred Waldron Phelps, Sr. (born November 13, 1929) is an American pastor heading the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC), an independent Baptist church based in Topeka, Kansas. The church is monitored as a ha...

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Fletcher Christian (mutineer; HMS Bounty) MP (1764 - 1793)

Fletcher Christian..... Fletcher Christian (25 September 1764 – 20 September 1793) was a master's mate on board the Bounty during William Bligh's fateful voyage to Tahiti for breadfruit plan...

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Philip Saltonstall Weld (WW II commando)) (1914 - 1984)

Philip Saltonstall Weld (1915-1984) was a World War II commando with Merrill's Marauders ( ) who was awarded the Silver Star. He was also a newspaper publisher, a record-breaking yacht racer, and an en...

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William Fletcher Weld (Shipping Magnate) (1800 - 1881)

William Fletcher Weld (1800-1881) was a shipping magnate during the "Golden Age of Sail". He later invested in railroads and real estate. Weld multiplied his family's fortune into a huge legacy for h...

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William Penn, Founder of Pennsylvania MP (1644 - 1718)

Overview William Penn (October 14, 1644 – July 30, 1718) was an English founder and "Absolute Proprietor" of the Province of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony and the future U.S....

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Theodore Dwight Weld (1803 - 1895)

Theodore Dwight Weld (November 23, 1803 – February 3, 1895), was one of the leading architects of the American abolitionist movement during its formative years, from 1830 through 1844. Weld ...

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John Greenleaf Whittier MP (1807 - 1892)

John Greenleaf Whittier From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born December 17, 1807 Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States Died September 7, 1892 (aged 84) Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, U...

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Walt Whitman MP (1819 - 1892)

In 1889, when Whitman was trying to recover from the last stroke, which would eventually kill him, he was visited by Horace Traubel and Tom Harned, who noticed the famous photograph of Whitman and Doyl...

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Henry Brewster Stanton, Sr. MP (1805 - 1887)

Birth: June 27, 1805 - Preston (now Griswold), Connecticut Full Name: Henry Brewster Stanton Parents: Joseph Stanton and Susan Brewster Henry was the eldest son and second child of six. Marriag...

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton MP (1815 - 1902)

Burial Find A Grave Memorial# 974 Life Wikipedia article on Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902) was an American social activist, abolitio...

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Lysander Spooner MP (1808 - 1887)

Lysander did not leave the family household and was, consequently, obligated to repay his father for having fed and reared him. From his sixteenth to his twenty-fifth year, Lysander was bound by a form...

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Elijah Parish Lovejoy MP (1802 - 1837)

Elijah Parish Lovejoy (November 9, 1802 – November 7, 1837) was an American Presbyterian minister, journalist, and newspaper editor who was murdered by a mob in Alton, Illinois for his aboliti...

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Susan B. Anthony MP (1820 - 1906)

Biographical Summary #1: "...Susan B. Anthony (February 15, 1820 - March 13, 1906) was born in Adams, Massachusetts. "...Quaker, teacher, temperance and abolition organizer, outstanding women's rig...

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J. P. Morgan MP (1837 - 1913)

"... John Pierpont Morgan (April 17, 1837 – March 31, 1913) was an American financier, banker and art collector who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation during his time. Foun...

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Horace Greeley, US Congress MP (1811 - 1872)

Editor and reformer Horace Greeley changed the direction of American journalism and played an important role in the social and political movements surrounding the Civil War. His New York Tribune was Am...

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