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Alexandre Dumas, père MP (1802 - 1870)

Alexandre Dumas , born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie (24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870) was a French writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the mo...

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Alfred Dreyfus MP (1859 - 1935)

Site de ressources sur l'Affaire Dreyfus, ouvert à l'occasion de l'exposition célébrant le centenaire de la réhabilitation du capitaine Dreyfus. L'AFFAIRE DREYFUS par ...

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Paul Doumer, 14th Président de la République française MP (1857 - 1932)

Paul DOUMER (Joseph Athanase Paul DOUMER), Grand Maître de la Légion d'Honneur (13 June 1931 - 7 May 1932), Président de la République Française (1931-1932) fr.ge...

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René Descartes MP (1596 - 1650)

René Descartes, Philosopher René Descartes (French pronunciation: [ʁəne dekaʁt]; 31 March 1596 – 11 February 1650) (Latinized form: Renatus Cartesius; adject...

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Alphonse Daudet MP (1840 - 1897)

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Louis Daguerre MP (1787 - 1851)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre (18 November 1787 – 10 July 1851) was a French artist and physicist, recognized for his invention of the daguerreotype...

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Pierre de Coubertin MP (1863 - 1937)

fr.wikipedia.... ; en.wikipedia... ; Early life Pierre de Frédy was born in Paris on 1 January 1863 into an established aristocratic family.[1] He was the fourth child of Baron Charles L...

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Pierre Corneille MP (1606 - 1684)

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Nicolas de Condorcet MP (1743 - 1794)

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Jacques Coeur (c.1395 - 1456)

Jacques Cœur (c. 1395 – 25 November 1456 in Chios), was a French merchant, one of the founders of the trade between France and the Levant. Jacques Cœur (vers 1395/1400, Bourges &...

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Georges Clemenceau MP (1841 - 1929)

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Fryderyk / Frederic Franciszek Chopin MP (1810 - 1849)

Ballade in G Minor (Horowitz) , Revolution Etude Op.10 No.12 (Encore, Kissin) , Nocturne No. 2 (Op. 9) (Yundi Li) , [ [ Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11],

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François René, vicomte de Châteaubriand MP (1768 - 1848)

en.wikipedia.org , sueyounghistories.com , www.flickr.com Château (XIVe-XVe s.) de Combourg (Ille-et-Vilaine, France) - where François René was born & grew up,

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Paul Cézanne MP (1839 - 1906)

Paul Cézanne was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th century conception of artistic endeavor to a new and radically dif...

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Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra MP (c.1547 - 1616)

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Born 1547 (day unknown); died 22 April 1616) was a Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright. His magnum opus, Don Quixote , considered the first modern European novel, is a ...

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Marcel Cerdan MP (1916 - 1949)

Official Web Site Marcellin "Marcel" Cerdan (French pronunciation: ​[maʁsɛl sɛʁdɑ̃]; July 22, 1916 – October 28, 1949[1]) was a French pied noi...

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Augustin Louis Cauchy MP (1789 - 1857)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary "...Baron Augustin-Louis Cauchy (21 August 1789 – 23 May 1857; was a French mathematician who was an early pioneer of analysis. He started the project of formula...

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Jacques Cartier MP (1491 - 1557)

Jacques Cartier was commissioned by King Francis I of France to go to The New World. On June 24, 1534, Cartier (with three ships) landed in what is now Canada (the Gaspe Peninsula), planted a cross t...

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Michelangelo MP (1475 - 1564)

Michelangelo Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), commonly known as Michelangelo, was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet, and en...

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Napoleon III, 1er Président de la République française, 3rd Empereur des Français MP (1808 - 1873)

Napoleon III , ne Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte, born in Paris, France, 20 April 1808, died 9 January 1873, Chislehurst, Kent, England, age 64. 1st President of the French Second Republic, term 20 ...

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Maréchal Bugeaud dit "Le Père Bugeaud" MP (1784 - 1849)

Thomas Robert Bugeaud , marquis de La Piconnerie, duc d'Isly, maréchal de France, né à Limoges le 15 octobre 1784, mort à Paris le 10 juin 1849. Il figure dans la cél...

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Avicenna (Ibn Sīnā; Abū Alī Sīnā) MP (c.980 - 1037)

Avicenna, Ibn Sīnā (ابن سینا) Abū ‘Alī al-Ḥusayn ibn ‘Abd Allāh ibn Sīnā, known ...

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Jacqueline Auriol MP (1917 - 2000)

Jacqueline Auriol , née Jacqueline Douet le 5 novembre 1917 à Challans, en Vendée, et morte le 11 février 2000, fut la première femme pilote d'essai en France. Apr&...

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Saint Joan of Arc MP (1412 - 1431)

Jeanne d'Arc - Wikipedia - French Joan of Arc - Wikipedia - English Jeanne d'Arc - Wikipedia - German Saint Joan of Arc or The Maid of Orléans Saint Joan of Arc or The Maid of ...

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Raymond Claude Ferdinand Aron MP (1905 - 1983)

Raymond Claude Ferdinand Aron , né le 14 mars 1905 à Paris et mort le 17 octobre 1983 à Paris, est un philosophe, sociologue, politologue et journaliste français, déf...

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Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of France and England MP (1122 - 1204)

Eleanor of Aquitaine (Aliénor d'Aquitaine in French), Duchess of Aquitaine and Gascony and Countess of Poitou (1122[1] – April 1, 1204) was one of the wealthiest and most powerful women i...

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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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Virginia Smith MP (1587 - 1659)

Virginia Dare (born August 18, 1587, date of death unknown) was the first child born in the Americas to English parents, Eleanor (or Ellinor/Elyonor) and Ananias Dare.[1] She was born into the short-li...

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Rev. John Harvard MP (1607 - 1638)

John Harvard (26 November 1607 – 14 September 1638) was an English minister in America whose deathbed bequest to the "schoale or Colledge" recently authorized by the Massachusetts Bay Colony was...

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Salem Poor MP (c.1747 - d.)

Salem Poor Colony: Massachusetts *Age: 33 Race: African American *Rank: Private Status: free *Position: redoubt Unit: Frye/Ames Salem Poor was born a slave, probably in or aroun...

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Edwin M. Stanton, U.S. Attorney General and Secretary of War MP (1814 - 1869)

Edwin McMasters Stanton (December 19, 1814 – December 24, 1869) was an American lawyer and politician who served as Secretary of War under the Lincoln Administration during the American Civil Wa...

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José Ignacio Cienfuegos Arteaga, Obispo MP (1762 - 1847)

José Ignacio Cienfuegos, hijo de Francisco Fernández de Cienfuegos y de Josefina Arteaga y Martínez, nació en Santiago en 1762. Realizó sus estudios en el Real Cole...

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Dalai Lama (丹增嘉措) Nobel Peace Prize 1989 MP

Biography Tenzin Gyatso - The 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatsos Photos Time Cover: April 20th, 1959 Escape From China 14th Dalai Lama , Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso born ...

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Delfina Alicia Margarita Bunge (1881 - 1952)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Delfina Bunge (1920) Signature of Delfina Bunge Delfina Bunge de Gálvez (December 24, 1881 - March 30, 1952) was an Argentine writer, poet, essayist and p...

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Francisco Javier García Huidobro Alonso, 1er Marqués de Casa Real MP (1697 - 1773)

Nació en Quevedo en 1697 y emigró a Chile. Tesorero de la Real Cruzada en 1737; Alguacil Mayor de la Real Audiencia en 1740; Corregidor de Aconcagua en 1740; Caballero de la Orden de Sant...

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Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard MP (1839 - 1898)

Held DAR membership # 243 ) Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard (September 28, 1839 – February 17, 1898) was an American educator, temperance reformer, and women's suffragist. Her influence w...

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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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Pocahontas MP (1595 - 1617)

A note about names and titles from : Although Pocahontas was not a princess in the context of Powhatan culture, the Virginia Company nevertheless presented her as a princess to the English public. ...

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Martha Washington MP (1731 - 1802)

Martha Dandridge Custis Washington (June 2, 1731 – May 22, 1802) was the wife of George Washington, the first president of the United States. Although the title was not coined until after he...

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Louis Sigismund Vincent Gustave (Loggin Petrovich) van Heiden (1773 - 1850)

Onderscheidingen Commandeur in de Militaire Willems-Orde ‧ Ridder der St. Alexander Newsky ‧ Orde van de Witte Adelaar ‧ Polen ‧ Orde van Frans I ‧ ...

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Dr. Ephraim McDowell MP (1771 - 1830)

Ephraim McDowell (November 11, 1771 – June 25, 1830) was an American physician. He was the first to successfully remove an ovarian tumor. Family Ephraim McDowell was born in Rockbridge Cou...

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Dr. Alice Hamilton MP (1869 - 1970)

Alice Hamilton (February 27, 1869 – September 22, 1970) was the first woman appointed to the faculty of Harvard University and was a leading expert in the field of occupational health. She was...

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Zachris "Sakari" Topelius, d.y. (1818 - 1898)

var en finlandssvensk författare, historiker, tidningsman och poet. Hans dopnamn var Zacharias, men han använde ofta initialen Z eller Zachris även i officiella sammanhang.[1] Han ...

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Viktor Magnus von Born (1851 - 1917)

Efter juridisk examen 1873 blev han hovrättsauskultant och ägnade sig därefter åt skötseln av storgodset Sarvlax, som han ärvde efter fadern 1878, och av m...

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Tage Danielsson (1928 - 1985)

Källa: Släktforskarnas årsbok 1996. Artikel skriven av Bo Lindwall. Tage Danielsson har hedrats med att bli utgiven på frimärke i Sverige dels år 1995 och de...

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Anders Celsius (1701 - 1744)

Anders Celsius (27 November 1701 – 25 April 1744) was a Swedish astronomer. He was professor of astronomy at Uppsala University from 1730 to 1744, but traveled from 1732 to 1735 visiting notable...

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Adolph Simon Ochs (1858 - 1935)

American newspaper publisher and former owner of The New York Times and The Chattanooga Times (now the Chattanooga Times Free Press) Born March 12, 1858 in Cincinnati, OH, Died April 8, 1935, in ...

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Leo Fall (1873 - 1925)

He was a composer of light opera. He studied at the Vienna Conservatorium with Johann Fuchs and others. He played violin in the "Markgraf Ludwig von Baden" regiment's band. Then for some years he was t...

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Yehuda ben Betzalel Loew יהודה בן בצלאל לאו [Maharal of Prague המהר"ל מפראג] MP (1512 - 1609)

Talmudist, Kabbalist, chief rabbi of Prague. Popularly known as the "MaHaRaL", the abbreviation of "Moreinu Harav Rabbi Loew" ("Our teacher Rabbi Loew"). The Maharal of Prague was a towering giant in...

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Harav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook MP (1865 - 1935)

Abraham Isaac Kook Wikipedia Rav Kook Website Biography onYouTube Video   The Vegetarian Teachings of Rav Kook Abraham Isaac Kook (1865–1935) was the first Ashkenazi chief rabbi...

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Rashi / רש"י MP (1040 - 1105)

Rashi was the outstanding Biblical commentator of the Middle Ages. He was born in Troyes, France, and lived from 1040 to 1105. He is considered the "father" of all commentaries that followed on the Tal...

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‎אילן רמון Ilan Ramon MP (c.1954 - c.2003)

אילן רמון Disambig RTL.svgערך זה עוסק באסטר�...

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Albert Abraham Einstein, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1921 MP (1879 - 1955)

Albert Abraham Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955; Hebrew: אלברט אברהם איינ&#...

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Admor Shneur Zalman of Liadi Boruchovitch MP (1745 - 1812)

"Der Alte Rebbe" שניאור זלמן מליאדי - מייסד ח&#...

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Rabbi Nachman Mi'Breslev MP (1772 - 1810)

Nachman of Breslov נחמן מברסלב‎, also known as Reb Nachman of Bratslav, Reb Nachman Breslover רב נ...

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Kyösti Mikonpoika Kallio MP (1873 - 1940)

Kyösti Kallio was the fourth President of the Republic of Finland from 1937 to 1940. Read more at Kyösti Kallio oli Suomen Tasavallan neljäs presidentti vuodesta 1937 vuoteen 194...

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Fredrika Bremer (1801 - 1865)

Fredrika föddes den 17: e augusti 1801 som den andra dottern till det finska paret Carl Fredrik och Brigitta Charlotta Hollström. Hon föddes på familjens sommarresidens To...

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Harriet Bosse (1878 - 1961)

Harriet Bosse har hedrats genom att ha blivit utgiven på frimärke i Sverige år 1984.

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Sten Bergman (1895 - 1975)

Zoolog och forskningsresande, se Sten Bergman har hedrats med att ha blivit utgiven på frimärke i Sverige år 1994.

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Salomon August Andrée (1854 - 1897)

Han har hedrats med att bli utgiven på frimärke i Sverige år 1973. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Salomon August Andr...

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Jussi Björling (1911 - 1960)

Jussi Björling hedrades med att porträtteras på frimärke i Sverige år 1999.

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Jöns Jakob Berzelius (1779 - 1848)

Medicine och pharmacie adjunkt 1802 i Stockholm, med. dr. i Uppsala 1804. Senare medicine och pharmacologie professor i Stockholm och från 1809 -1831 vid Karolinska instituet. Ledamot i cellegiu...

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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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Владимир Ленин / Vladimir Lenin MP (1870 - 1924)

Владимир Ильич Ульянов / Влад�...

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Karl Erik Mannerheim (1759 - 1837)

Student i Uppsala (Um.) 1775-10-30. Korpral vid livregementet till häst 1775-12-01. Kvartermästare vid regementet 1775-07-31. Kornett vid lätta dragonkåren av konungens ...

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Aleksander I / Александр I Pavlovich/Павлович Romanov/Романов, Emperor of All the Russias/Император всероссий MP (1777 - 1825)

Alexander I of Russia (Russian: Александр I Павлович), also known as Alexander the...

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Georg Magnus Sprengtporten (1740 - 1819)

Efter att förlorat Gustav III:s förtroende övergick han 1786 i rysk tjänst och blev 1808 den första generalguvernören till Storfurstendömet Finland. Han...

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Helene Schjerfbeck (1862 - 1946)

Schjerfbeck började måla i 1800-talets naturalistiska och historiserande stil men utvecklade genom åren ett alltmer reducerat och sparsmakat modernistiskt måleri. Hon ...

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Ingrid Karlebo (1930 - 1995)

Ingrid Karlebo (dvs Ingrid Bergman) har hedrats med att ha blivit utgiven på frimärke i Sverige år 1981.

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Carl Michael Bellman MP (1740 - 1795)

Carl Michael Bellman har hedrats med att ha blivit utgiven på frimärke i Sverige år 1940.

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Ivar Axel Henrik Arosenius (1878 - 1909)

Ivar Arosenius har hedrats med att ha blivit utgiven på frimärke i Sverige år 1978.

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Jonas Alströmer (1685 - 1761)

Jonas Alströmer har hedrats med att ha blivit utgiven på frimärke i Sverige år 1961.

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Ilmari Kianto (1874 - 1970)

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Frans Mikael Zachriksenpoika Franzén (1772 - 1847)

Frans Michael Franzén, född 9 februari 1772 i Uleåborg, Finland, död 14 augusti 1847 i Säbrå, Västernorrlands län, var en svensk skald. Han var &...

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Anders Zorn (1860 - 1920)

Anders Zorn hedrades med att bli utgiven på frimärke i Sverige 1960.

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Esaias Tegnér MP (1782 - 1846)

Ledamot av Svenska Akademien, där han satt på stol nr 8.

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Johan August* Strindberg MP (1849 - 1912)

Johan August Strindberg, född 22 januari 1849 i Stockholm, död 14 maj 1912, var en svensk författare, dramatiker och bildkonstnär (målare). Han räknas som en...

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Johan Vilhelm Snellman (1806 - 1881)

Adliga ätten nr 241 SNELLMAN Senatorn i ekonomiedepartementet, professorn i sedelära och vetenskapernas system vid Alexanders-universitetet i Helsingfors kanslirådet Johan Wi...

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Johan Ludvig Runeberg (1804 - 1877)

The national poet of Finland, who wrote in Swedish, and also exercised a great influence on Swedish literature. Finlands store nationalskald. Skrev bl.a. "Fänrik Ståls Sägner...

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Olof Palme MP (1927 - 1986)

Statsminister 1969-1976, 1982-1986, s. 30.1. 1927, k. 28.2. 1986 Stocholm. P. föddes i en högborgerlig och konservativ miljö i Stockholm; fadern dog när P. endast var fem &#...

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Carolus Linnæus MP (1707 - 1778)

Da den store svenske botanikeren Carl von Linné besøkte Rørstad, Sørfold, Norway i 1732, forelsket han seg i Sara Johannesdatter Rasch , som han beskriver som en ung p...

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Anna Maria Lenngren MP (1754 - 1817)

Poet. Hon har hedrats med att ha blivit utgiven på frimärke i Sverige 1954. Källor:

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Per Henrik Ling (1776 - 1839)

Författare, skald. Den "Svenska gymnastikens fader". Han har hedrats med att bli utgiven på frimärke i Sverige 1939.

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Selma Ottiliana Lovisa Lagerlöf, Nobel Prize in Literature 1909 MP (1858 - 1940)

Selma Ottiliana Lovisa Lagerlöf received the Alfred Nobel prize in Literature in 1909. She was the first Swedish person and also the very first woman awarded with the prestigious prize. Th...

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Verner Karl Gustaf von Heidenstam MP (1859 - 1940)

Carl Gustaf Verner von Heidenstam (6 July 1859 – 20 May 1940) was a Swedish poet and novelist, a laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1916, "in recognition of his significance as t...

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Artur Immanuel Hazelius (1833 - 1901)

Grundade friluftsmuseet Skansen--------------------Hazelius [-se:´-], Artur, 1833–1901, Nordiska museets skapare och förste styresman. H. studerade nordisk filologi i Uppsala, blev...

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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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Erik Gustaf Geijer MP (1783 - 1847)

Författare, Tonsättare, Filosof. En av de aderton i Svenska Akademien. Erik Gustaf Geijer, född 12 januari 1783 på Ransäters bruk i Värmland, död 23 a...

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Gustaf Fröding MP (1860 - 1911)

Författare. Han har hedrats genom att bli utgiven på frimärke i Sverige 1960.

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Carl Hjalmar Branting (1860 - 1925)

Karl Hjalmar Branting, född 23 november 1860 i Stockholm, död 24 februari 1925 i Stockholm, var en svensk socialdemokratisk politiker och tidningsman. Han var partiledare för Sveri...

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Hjalmar F.E. Bergman (1883 - 1931)

Författare. Han har hedrats med att bli utgiven på frimärke i Sverige 1983.

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Kofi Atta Annan MP

Kofi Atta Annan (born 8 April 1938) is a Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh Secretary-General of the UN from 1 January 1997 to 31 December 2006. Annan and the United Nations were the co-recipi...

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Per Daniel Amadeus Atterbom (1790 - 1855)

En av de aderton i Svenska Akademien. Han har hedrats genom att bli utgiven på frimärke i Sverige 1955.

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Adolf Wilhelm Roos (1824 - 1895)

Adolf Wilhelm Roos var generalpostmästare i Sverige. Han har hedrats med att bli utgiven på frimärke i Sverige 1936.

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Peter / Petrus Johansson Forsskåhl (1732 - 1763)

Swedish explorer, orientalist, naturalist and an apostle of Carl Linnaeus. Petter (Petrus, Pehr, Per) Forsskåhl var naturforskare.

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Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1945 MP (1895 - 1973)

A. I. Virtanen, The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1945 "for his research and inventions in agricultural and nutrition chemistry, especially for his fodder preservation method". From Nobel Lectures, Chemis...

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Anni Blomqvist (1909 - 1990)

Blomqvist was the first of ten children of fisherman Viktor Karlsson and wife Anna. Living with the family was Anni's maternal grandmother, who would serve as the basis for the protagonist in the Anna ...

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