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Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon, Maimonides - הרמב״ם MP (c.1138 - 1204)

From Moshe (of the Torah) to Moshe (Maimonides) there was none like Moshe R' Moshe ben Maimon , Moses Maimonides the Rambam , [ca. 1138 (or 1135?) - 1204] was the preeminent medieval Jewish philosoph...

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Averroes, Qadi al-Qurtubi & al-Sebilla MP (c.1126 - c.1198)

Abu ’l-walīd muḥammad b. aḥmad b. muḥammad b. rus̲h̲d, al-ḥafīd ( the grandson ), the “Commentator of Aristotle”, famous in ...

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Roméo-Adrien LeBlanc PC CC CMM ONB CD MP (1927 - 2009)

Roméo-Adrien LeBlanc PC CC CMM ONB CD (December 18, 1927 – June 24, 2009) was a Canadian journalist, politician, and statesman who served as Governor General of Canada, the 25th since C...

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Lieutenant Général des Armées Navales François-Joseph Paul, marquis de Grasse Tilly, comte de Grasse (1722 - 1788)

Lieutenant Général des Armées Navales François-Joseph Paul, marquis de Grasse Tilly, comte de Grasse (13 September 1722 – 11 January 1788) was a French admiral. He ...

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Nahomovitz Rabinovich (Sholem Alechem) MP (1859 - 1916)

Obituary for Sholem Aleichem / Solomon Rabinowitz, NYTimes May 16, 1916 Memorial NYTimes, June 18, 1916 PBS Religion & Ethics featuring, Sholem Aleichem

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Pär Fabian Lagerkvist, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1951 MP (1891 - 1974)

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Olaus Petri (1493 - 1552)

Olaus Petri Olof Persson (sometimes Petersson; born January 6, 1493 in Örebro, died April 19, 1552 in Stockholm), better known under the Latin form of his name, Olaus Petri, was a clergyman, w...

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Dennis Chávez, U.S. Senator (1888 - 1962)

Dionisio "Dennis" Chavez (April 8, 1888 – November 18, 1962) was a Democratic politician from the U.S. state of New Mexico who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1931 to...

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Hans Beimler (1895 - 1936)

Hans Beimler nació en Múnich el 2 de julio de 1895, y encontró su muerte en Madrid, el 1 de diciembre de 1936, defendiendo la República Española contra el fascismo. C...

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Sir John A Macdonald, 1st Prime Minister of Canada MP (1815 - 1891)

Biography John Alexander Macdonald, b. Jan. 11, 1815, d. June 6, 1891, one of the principal founders of the Dominion of Canada, was its first prime minister (1867-73, 1878-91) and its leading politic...

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Sir George Brown MP (1818 - 1880)

George Brown Canadian Statesman, Journalist. In 1837 he emigrated from his native Scotland to New York City, New York, where after a five year stay he settled in Toronto, Ontario. In 1844 he founde...

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Federico Errázuriz Zañartu,Presidente de Chile MP (1825 - 1877)

Federico Errázuriz Zañartu (Santiago; 25 de abril de 1825 - † 20 de julio de 1877), Presidente de Chile (1871-1876) Hijo de Francisco Javier Errázuriz Aldunate y de Josefa...

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Admiral Thomas Alexander "Lord" Cochrane, 10th. Earl of Dundonald, 1st Marquess of Maranhão MP (1775 - 1860)

Admiral Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, 1st Marquess of Maranhão, GCB, ODM (14 December 1775 – 31 October 1860), styled Lord Cochrane between 1778 and 1831, was a Scottish naval ...

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Andrés de Jesús María y José Bello López MP (1781 - 1865)

Andrés Bello Andrés de Jesús María y José Bello López (Caracas, 29 de noviembre de 1781 - Santiago de Chile, 15 de octubre de 1865) fue un filósofo,...

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José Joaquín Prieto Vial, Presidente de Chile MP (1786 - 1854)

n. Concepción 20 agosto 1786, + 26 noviembre 1854; educado en Concepción; acompañó a O'Higgins en el desastre de Rancagua; General; Comandante en Jefe de Ejército de ...

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Fernando Errázuriz Aldunate MP (1776 - 1841)

Fernando Errázuriz Aldunate Bautizado en la Catedral de Santiago el 1o de junio de 1776 Se educó en Real Convictorio Carolino de Nobles y en la Real Universidad de San Felipe. Abogado en ...

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José Manuel Emiliano Balmaceda Fernández, Presidente de Chile MP (1840 - 1891)

Estudió en Colegio de Los Padres Franceses; cursó varios años de Teología en el Seminario de Santiago; secretario particular de Manuel Montt Torres en la misión que l...

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Manuel Bulnes Pinto MP (1842 - 1899)

n. Santiago 10 julio 1842, + 18 abril 1899; primogénito; estudios en Sagrados Corazones; terminó estudios en Padres Franceses en París; se incorporó al ejército como ...

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Diego Portales Palazuelos MP (1793 - 1837)

Diego José Pedro Víctor Portales y Palazuelos ( * Santiago, Chile, 16 de junio de 1793 - † Valparaíso, Chile, 6 de junio de 1837) fue un político chileno, comerciante...

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Nísia Floresta MP (1810 - 1885)

Genealogia dos Troncos Familiares de Goianinha - RN do autor Ormuz Barbalho Simonetti - 2008 Uma pequena biografia Em seu livro Patronos e Acadêmicos - referente às personalidades da ...

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Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

Frederic Ogden Nash (August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971) was an American poet well known for his light verse. At the time of his death in 1971, The New York Times said his "droll verse with its un...

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Howlin' Wolf MP (1910 - 1976)

Chester "Howlin' Wolf" Burnett (1910-1976) was a Blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player and one of the best know Chicago blues artists. Several of his songs, such as "Smokestack Lightnin'", "Back...

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Bessie Smith MP (1894 - 1937)

Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) was an American blues singer. Sometimes referred to as The Empress of the Blues, Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920...

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Gertrude "Ma" Rainey MP (1886 - 1939)

"Ma" Rainey (born Gertrude Pridgett; c. April 26, 1886 – December 22, 1939) was one of the earliest known American professional blues singers and one of the first generation of such singers to r...

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Paul Dudley White (1886 - 1973)

Paul Dudley White (June 6, 1886 – October 31, 1973), American physician and cardiologist, was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, the son of Herbert Warren White and Elizabeth Abigail Dudley. Whit...

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Ralph Bunche (c.1903 - 1971)

Ralph Johnson Bunche (/bʌntʃ/; August 7, 1903 (disputed) or 1904 – December 9, 1971) was an American political scientist, academic, and diplomat who received the 1950 Nobel Peace...

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Jack Johnson (1878 - 1946)

John Arthur "Jack" Johnson (March 31, 1878 – June 10, 1946), nicknamed the Galveston Giant was an American boxer, who—at the height of the Jim Crow era—became the first African A...

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Charles E. Bohlen (1904 - 1974)

Charles Eustis “Chip” Bohlen (August 30, 1904 – January 1, 1974) was a United States diplomat from 1929 to 1969 and Soviet expert, serving in Moscow before and during World War I...

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Theodore von Kármán MP (1881 - 1963)

Theodore von Kármán (Hungarian: Szőllőskislaki Kármán Tódor; May 11, 1881 – May 6, 1963) was a Hungarian-American mathematician, aerospace engi...

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Lion Jacob Arje Feuchtwanger MP (1884 - 1958)

Lion Feuchtwanger (7 July 1884 – 21 December 1958) was a German-Jewish novelist and playwright. A prominent figure in the literary world of Weimar Germany, he influenced contemporaries including...

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Harold Arlen MP (1905 - 1986)

Harold Arlen (February 15, 1905 – April 23, 1986) was an American composer of popular music, having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known the world over. In addition to c...

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Béla Kun MP (1886 - 1938)

Béla Kun (1886–1938), born Béla Kohn, was a Hungarian revolutionary who led the Hungarian Soviet Republic in 1919. Following the fall of the Hungarian revolution, Kun emigrated to ...

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Mátyás Rákosi MP (1892 - 1971)

Mátyás Rákosi (9 March 1892[1]– 5 February 1971) was a Hungarian communist politician. He was born Mátyás Rosenfeld in present-day Serbia. He was the de facto ...

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Edgar Bergen MP (1903 - 1978)

Find a Grave Birth: Feb. 16, 1903 Chicago Cook County Illinois, USA Death: Sep. 30, 1978 Paradise Clark County Nevada, USA Comedian. A ventriloquist and one of the last of the great Vaudeville-...

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Monia "The Poppy Lady" Michael (1869 - 1944)

Moina Michael (August 15, 1869-May 10, 1944) was an American professor and humanitarian who conceived the idea of using poppies as a symbol of remembrance for those who served in World War I. Bor...

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Paul Marie Verlaine (1844 - 1896)

Paul Verlaine était un poète français.

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Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine MP (deceased)

Notes Location info: Sainte-Famille-de-Boucherville (birth), Québec (marriage), Montréal (marriage,death) 3e premier ministre du Canada-Est

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Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Prime Minister of Canada MP (1841 - 1919)

Notes Location info: Saint-Lin (birth) Pratique le droit à Princeville et Arthabaskaville avec comme partenaire Joseph Lavergne . Postes Canada a émis trois timbres en l'honneur d...

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Médard Chouart des Groselliers, Knight of the Garter MP (c.1618 - c.1696)

Notes Location info: Champagne (birth), Trois-Rivières (death) Coureur des bois, Médard est un pionnier de la Nouvelle-France au Québec et nord du Lac Supérieur . Expl...

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Pierre-Esprit Radisson MP (c.1636 - 1710)

Plaque Text In 1659 the coureur de bois Pierre Radisson and his brother-in-law, Médard Chouart Des Groseilliers, left Montréal on an illicit voyage of trade and exploration north of L...

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Étienne Brûlé MP (c.1592 - 1633)

Notes Location info: Île-de-France, France (birth,marriage), Huronie (death) Pionnier de la Nouvelle-France . Arrive au Québec en 1608. Explorateur de la Huronie (aujourd'hui Ontari...

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Louis Gaston Hébert MP (c.1575 - 1627)

Notes Location info: Île-de-France, France (birth,marriage), Québec (death) Pionnier de la Nouvelle-France en Acadie 1606-07 et 1610-13. À Québec en 1617.

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Louis de Buade, comte de Frontenac MP (1622 - 1698)

Notes Location info: Île-de-France, France (birth,marriage), Québec (death) Louis de Buade est baptisé dans la chapelle de Saint-Germain-en-Laye le 30 juillet 1623. Son parra...

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René-Robert Cavelier de La Salle MP (1643 - 1687)

Notes Location info: Normandie, France (birth,marriage) Pionnier de la Nouvelle-France . Arrive au Québec en 1667. Expédition aux Grands Lacs . Explorateur du Mississippi . Pris pos...

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Jean Talon, Intendant of New-France MP (1626 - 1694)

From Wikipedia Jean Talon, Comte d'Orsainville (January 8, 1626 – November 23, 1694) was the first Intendant of New France. Talon was appointed by King Louis XIV and his minister, Jean-Baptist...

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Adam Dollard des Ormeaux (1635 - 1660)

Notes Location info: Île-de-France, France (birth) Pionnier de la Nouvelle-France . Arrive au Québec en 1658. Héros, il est considéré comme l'un des sauveurs de...

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Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La Vérendrye MP (1685 - 1749)

Notes Location info: Trois-Rivières (birth), Montréal (death) Pionnier de l'Ontario , Manitoba , et de l' Alberta

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Major General James P. Wolfe MP (1727 - 1759)

Major General James P. Wolfe (2 January 1727 – 13 September 1759) was a British Army officer, known for his training reforms but remembered chiefly for his victory over the French in Canada. T...

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Bessie Coleman, 1st American Aviatrix (1892 - 1926)

Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman (January 26, 1892 – April 30, 1926) was an American civil aviator. She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African-America...

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Paul Leroy Robeson MP (1898 - 1976)

Paul Leroy Robeson (April 9, 1898 – January 23, 1976) was an African-American concert singer (bass-baritone), recording artist, athlete and actor who became noted for his political radicalism ...

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Malcolm X MP (1925 - 1965)

Malcolm X , born Malcolm Little and also known as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Arabic: الحاجّ مالك الشب&#x...

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Hattie McDaniel MP (1895 - 1952)

One of the great American character actresses, Hattie McDaniel was the first African-American actress to win an Academy Award for her portrayal of the "mammy" figure in the film Gone with the Wind. S...

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Isabella I the Catholic, Queen of Castile MP (1451 - 1504)

Isabel I of Castilla, llamada the Catholic (Madrigal de las Altas Torres, 22 de abril de 1451—Medina del Campo, 26 de November of 1504) fue reina de Castilla1 desde 1474 hasta 1504, and reina co...

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Jean Lesage MP (1912 - 1980)

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Olga Benario Prestes MP (1908 - 1942)

Olga Benário Prestes (Munique, 12 de fevereiro de 1908 — Bernburg, 23 de abril de 1942) foi uma jovem militante comunista alemã, de origem judaica, deportada para a Alemanha durant...

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Anna Julia Cooper (1858 - 1964)

Anna Julia Haywood Cooper (Raleigh, August 10, 1858 – February 27, 1964) was an American author, educator, speaker and one of the most prominent African-American scholars in United States hi...

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Nicéphore Niépce (1765 - 1833)

Joseph Nicéphore Niépce était un ingénieur français, considéré comme étant l'inventeur de la photographie, appelée alors « proc�...

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Elsa Brändström (1888 - 1948)

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Marguerite Duras (1914 - 1996)

Marguerite Duras , nom de plume de Marguerite Germaine Marie Donnadieu, est une écrivaine, dramaturge, scénariste et réalisatrice française.

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Teófilo Braga (1843 - 1924)

1º Presidente da República Portuguesa Joaquim Teófilo Fernandes Braga (Ponta Delgada, 24 de Fevereiro de 1843 — Lisboa, 28 de Janeiro de 1924) foi um político, escr...

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Georges Bernanos (1888 - 1948)

Georges Bernanos est un écrivain français. Find A Grave Tables des états signalétiques et des services militaires de la Seine (p.4)

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Fernando Pessoa MP (1888 - 1935)

'Se depois de eu morrer, quiserem escrever a minha biografia, não há nada mais simples. Tem só duas datas - a da minha nascença e a da minha morte. Entre uma e outra todos o...

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Vasile Alecsandri MP (1820 - 1890)

Vasile Alecsandri (Romanian pronunciation: [vaˈsile aleksanˈdri]; 21 July 1821 – 22 August 1890) was a Romanian poet, playwright, politician, and diplomat. He collected Romanian fo...

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Pierre Cécile Puvis de Chavannes MP (1824 - 1898)

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes , né à Lyon le 14 décembre 1824 et mort à Paris le 24 octobre 1898, est un peintre français, considéré comme une figure majeur...

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Jules Vallès (1832 - 1885)

Jules Vallès était un journaliste, écrivain et homme politique français d'extrême gauche.

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Berty Albrecht MP (1893 - 1943)

Berty Albrech était une résistante française. Décédée à la prison de Fresnes le 31 mai 1943 par pendaison, elle est l'une des six femmes Compagnons de l...

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Denis Diderot MP (1713 - 1784)

Denis Diderot , né le 5 octobre 1713 à Langres et mort le 31 juillet 1784 à Paris, est un écrivain, philosophe et encyclopédiste français des Lumières, ...

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Jean Pierre Claris de Florian MP (1755 - 1794)

Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian , né à Sauve (Gard) le 6 mars 1755 et mort à Sceaux (Hauts-de-Seine) le 13 septembre 1794, est un auteur dramatique, romancier, poète et fabuli...

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Louis Charles Antoine Desaix de Veygoux MP (1768 - 1800)

Charles Antoine Desaix , né le 17 août 17682 au château d'Ayat à Ayat-sur-Sioule (Puy-de-Dôme), mort le 14 juin 1800 à Marengo (Italie), est un gén�...

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Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle MP (1657 - 1757)

Bernard Le Bouyer (ou Le Bovier) de Fontenelle , né à Rouen le 11 février 1657 et mort, presque centenaire, à Paris le 9 janvier 1757, est un écrivain et scientifique...

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Anne Hilarion de Costentin de Tourville (1642 - 1701)

Voir Wikipedia... gw4.geneanet.org... ; Anne-Hilarion de COSTENTIN Né le 24 novembre 1642 (lundi) - Paris, 75000, Paris, Île-de-France, France Baptisé le 24 novembre 1642 (...

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Paul de Chomedey, sieur de Maisonneuve MP (c.1612 - 1676)

Notes Location info: Champagne, France (birth), Île-de-France, France (death) Pionnier de la Nouvelle-France . Arrive au Québec en 1641. Il traversa l'Atlantique plusieurs fois &#...

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Jean Calvin MP (1509 - 1564)

John Calvin was an influential French theologian and pastor during the Protestant Reformation. He was a principal figure in the development of the system of Christian theology later called Calvinism. (...

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

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

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Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de Buffon MP (1707 - 1788)

Georges-Louis Leclerc, comte de Buffon , né à Montbard le 7 septembre 1707 et mort à Paris le 16 avril 17881, est un naturaliste, mathématicien, biologiste, cosmologiste, ph...

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Nicolas Boileau (1636 - 1711)

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Jean Pierre Bloch, sr MP (1905 - 1999)

Jean Pierre-Bloch (14 avril 1905 à Paris - 17 mars 1999 à Paris) est un homme politique socialiste, un résistant français de la Seconde Guerre mondiale et un militant ardent...

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Ladislas Ignace de Bercheny MP (1689 - 1778)

nemesi előneve: székesi, a Rákóczi szabadságharc után altábornagy lett Franciaországban majd marsall Ladislas Ignace de Bercheny de Szekes , co...

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Franz Adolf Berwald MP (1796 - 1868)

Kompositör och ortoped. LMA (nr 386) invald 22 januari 1864.

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Beaumarchais MP (1732 - 1799)

Pierre - Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais , né le 24 janvier 1732 à Paris où il est mort le 18 mai 1799 ; homme d'affaires français, musicien, poète et dramaturge, il e...

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Chester Floyd Carlson MP (1906 - 1968)

Find a Grave Birth: Feb. 8, 1906 Seattle King County Washington, USA Death: Sep. 19, 1968 New York New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA He was an American physicist, inventor, and patent...

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Louis Daniel "Satchmo" Armstrong MP (1901 - 1971)

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Jean le Rond d'Alembert MP (1717 - 1783)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "...J ean-Baptiste le Rond d'Alember t (16 November 1717 – 29 October 1783) was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist, philosopher, and music theorist....

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André Marie Ampère MP (1775 - 1836)

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Odysseus - - Ulysses King of Ithaca MP (deceased)

Odysseus (pron.: /oʊˈdɪsiəs/ or /oʊˈdɪsjuːs/; Greek: Ὀδυσσεύς, [odysˈsews]), also ...

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Maximilien Vox MP (1894 - 1974)

Maximilien Vox, né Samuel William Théodore Monod (16 décembre 1894 à Condé-sur-Noireau - 18 décembre 1974 à Lurs où il est enterré) est un...

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Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, marquise de Pompadour MP (1721 - 1764)

Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson (1721–1764), often known by nicknames Reinette and Madame de Pompadour, was a well-known courtesan and the famous mistress of King Louis XV of France. Online biogra...

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Saint Francis of Assisi MP (c.1181 - 1226)

St. Francis of Assisi , San Francesco d'Assisi, born Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, but nicknamed Francesco ("the Frenchman") by his father, 1181/1182 – October 3, 1226)[ was an Italia...

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Jean Giraudoux (1882 - 1944)

Jean Giraudoux est un écrivain et un diplomate français.

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Arthur Schopenhauer MP (1788 - 1860)

Arthur Schopenhauer (22 February 1788 – 21 September 1860) was a German philosopher best known for his book, The World as Will and Representation (German: Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung), in...

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Johannes Hevelius MP (1611 - 1687)

Johannes Hevelius (28 January 1611 – 28 January 1687) was a councillor and mayor of Danzig (Gdańsk), then part of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. As an astronomer he gained a reputati...

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Hjalmar Emil Fredrik Söderberg (1869 - 1941)

Author. Swedish writer who made his debut in 1895 with "Förvillelser" (Confusions), a novel that was considered "immoral" and caused great controversy at the time. Afterwards critics called him ...

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Kim Philby (KGB spy) MP (1912 - 1988)

Harold Adrian Russell "Kim" Philby (1 January 1912 – 11 May 1988) was a high-ranking member of British intelligence who worked as a spy for and later defected to the Soviet Union. A communist,...

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Maj. General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (Cont. Army) (1745 - 1796)

Anthony Wayne (January 1, 1745 – December 15, 1796) was a United States Army general and statesman. Wayne adopted a military career at the outset of the American Revolutionary War, where his m...

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Shaykh Yusuf Marouff MP (c.1626 - 1699)

Shaykh Yusuf ['Abidin Tadia Tjoessoep] was born in 1626 of noble birth in Goa in the East Indies. He fought alongside and supported Sultan Ajung of Bantam, Goa, in his war against the Dutch. Twice Shay...

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Paul Kane MP (1810 - 1871)

Paul Kane, Artist and Explorer ' 'In dedication to his works and their significant impact of History, through his paintings Dictionary of Canadian Biography Exploring the Explorers Original title...

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Major John Wesley Powell (USA) MP (1834 - 1902)

John Wesley Powell (March 24, 1834 – September 23, 1902) was a U.S. soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions. He is famous ...

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Harold Lloyd (1893 - 1971)

Harold Clayton Lloyd, Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is most famous for his silent co...

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Edgar Yipsel "Yip" Harburg MP (1896 - 1981)

Edgar Yipsel "Yip" Harburg (born Isidore Hochberg, Yiddish: איסידור הוכברג; April 8, 1896 – March 5, 19...

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John Robert Clifford MP (1848 - 1933)

He was the first black attorney licensed in West Virginia. In two landmark cases before his state's Supreme Court, he attacked racial discrimination in education. Originally buried at Mount Hope Cemete...

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