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Tina Fey MP

New York, New York County, New York, United States

Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey (born May 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer and producer, known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live (1998–2006), the ...

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Charles Henri Ford (1908 - 2002)

Charles Henri Ford (February 10, 1908 – September 27, 2002) was an American poet, novelist, filmmaker, photographer, and collage artist best known for his editorship of the Surrealist magazine V...

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Tom Colicchio MP

New York, New York County, New York, United States

Thomas Patrick "Tom " Colicchio (/kɵˈliːkjoʊ/; born August 15, 1962) is the co founder and former executive chef of the Gramercy Tavern in New York City. Opened in 1994, it ...

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Ernie Harburg MP (1926 - d.)

Ernie Harburg is a social psychologist and epidemiologist at the University of Michigan, coauthor (with Bernard Rosenberg) of The Broadway Musical: Collaboration in Commerce and Art, and Yip Harburg's ...

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Nicolle Wallace MP

Nicolle Wallace (née Devenish; February 4, 1972) is an American best-selling author and political commentator. Citations 6. "Novel Approach". California Magazine. Cal Alumni Association. ...

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Ladé Wosornu, M.D. MP

Accra, Saudi Arabia

Professor Ladé Wosornu is a Ghanaian professor in surgery, poet, essayist, columnist and philanthropist. Professor Wosornu has over 90 publications in scientific journals and the author of eight...

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Taiye Selasi MP

Rome, Italy

The debut novelist of Ghana Must Go is a world traveler who popularized the term “Afropolitan” to describe multicultural Africans making waves in fashion, art, music, and literary scenes....

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Ken Jennings MP

WA, USA

Kenneth Wayne "Ken" Jennings III (born May 23, 1974) is an American game show contestant and author. Links Wikipedia

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Seth Zvi Rosenfeld MP

Seth Zvi Rosenfeld is an American playwright, screenwriter and director. Links Wikipedia

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Coralie Cook (c.1862 - 1942)

From Monticello: Coralie Franklin Cook Dates: 1861-1942 Family: Colbert (Hemings) Occupation: College teacher; Public speaker; School board member Coralie Franklin Cook, Brown Colbert’s ...

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Anna Deveare Smith MP

Anna Deavere Smith (born September 18, 1950) is an American actress, playwright, and professor. She is currently (2014) the artist-in-residence at the Center for American Progress. Smith is widely know...

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. MP

Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr. (born September 16, 1950) is an author, documentary filmmaker, essayist, and literary critic. He is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins...

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Steve Rushin MP

Steve Rushin (born September 22, 1966) is an American journalist, sportswriter and novelist. Rushin's maternal ancestry consists of a long line of big-league baseball players, firefighters, and bar own...

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David Raymond Sedaris MP

His agency writes: "With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultura...

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Sebastian Charles Faulks MP

Sebastian Charles Faulks CBE (born 20 April 1953) British novelist, journalist, and broadcaster. Best known for his historical novels set in France – The Girl at the Lion d'Or, Birdson...

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Samuel Eliot, III MP (1821 - 1898)

Samuel Eliot (December 22, 1821 – September 14, 1898) was a historian, educator, and public-minded citizen of Boston, Massachusetts and Hartford, Connecticut. Biography Eliot was born in Bos...

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Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison MP (1887 - 1976)

Samuel Eliot Morison , Rear Admiral, United States Naval Reserve (July 9, 1887 – May 15, 1976) was an American historian noted for his works of maritime history that were both authoritative an...

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Amy Schumer MP

New York, Kings County, New York, United States

Amy Beth Schumer (born June 1, 1981) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, and writer. She is the star of the comedy series Inside Amy Schumer, which premiered on Comedy Central on April 30, 2013....

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Donald George Wilhelm MP (1887 - 1945)

Donald Wilhelm, graduated from Harvard University in 1911 and became a prolific writer, penning articles for America’s leading magazines of the day, from Scribner’s and Collier’s t...

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Dorothea MacKellar MP (1885 - 1968)

Dorothea MacKellar Isobel Marion Dorothea Mackellar (better known as Dorothea Mackellar), OBE (1 July 1885 – 14 January 1968) was an Australian poet and fiction writer.[1] Her poem My Country ...

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Gore Vidal MP (1925 - 2012)

Gore Vidal Born Eugene Luther Gore Vidal on October 3, 1925 (1925-10-03) (age 84) in West Point, New York Pen name Edgar Box, Cameron Kay, Katherine Everard Occupation Novelist, essayist, jo...

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Brando Skyhorse MP

Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States

Brando Skyhorse is an American author and winner of the 2011 PEN/Hemingway Award and the 2011 Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction for his novel, The Madonnas of Echo Park. On his name: His Mex...

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Evelyn Scott Barnett (1851 - 1921)

Daughters of American Revolution Member: Evelyn Scott Snead Barnett Nat'l #: 59255 Chapter: 4028KY Join Date: Apr 1958 Ancestor: SCOTT, CHARLES (A101436) BARNETT Evelyn Scott Snead (Mrs. ...

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Nick Offerman MP

Nick Offerman (born June 26, 1970) is an American actor, writer, and carpenter widely known for his breakout role as Ron Swanson in the acclaimed NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, in which he received t...

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Col. John Scott (1820 - 1907)

Served in the 43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry, Mosby's Rangers. Drafted the Partisan Ranger Law, under which Mosby's command operated. His books include: "Partisan Life with Col. John S. Mosby", "The L...

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Joel Barlow (1754 - 1812)

Joel Barlow (1754–1812), U.S. Consul to Cádiz, Spain 1792-1893; U.S. Consul General to Algiers, Algeria 1795-1797; U.S. Minister to France 1811-1812 Joel Barlow (March 24, 1754 ȁ...

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Maurits Herman Binger MP (1868 - 1923)

Maurits Herman Binger (Haarlem, 3 april 1868 - Wiesbaden, 9 april 1923) was fotograaf, schrijver, producent en regisseur van voornamelijk films. Hij was een van de pioniers samen met Theo Frenkel sr. e...

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Hartog Naftali Beem MP (1892 - 1987)

Hartog Beem werd 13 december 1892 geboren in Harderwijk. Hij groeide op in een traditioneel Joods gezin. Na de lagere school deed hij mulo en vervolgens de kweekschool. Hij werkte als docent in Den Hel...

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Holger Lennart Henriksson Lagerlöf (1906 - 1982)

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Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet MP (1771 - 1832)

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the world during his time. Scott was the...

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Ernest Lawrence Thayer MP (1863 - 1940)

Ernest Lawrence Thayer (August 14, 1863 – August 21, 1940) was an American writer and poet who wrote "Casey at the Bat". Biography Thayer was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts and raised...

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Bat Masterson, US. Marshal (1853 - 1921)

William Barclay "Bat" Masterson (November 26, 1853–October 25, 1921) was a figure of the American Old West known as a buffalo hunter, U.S. Marshal and Army scout, avid fisherman, gambler, fron...

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Judd Apatow MP

Judd Apatow (born December 6, 1967) is an American film producer, director, comedian, actor, and screenwriter. Best known for his work in comedy films, he is the founder of Apatow Productions and also ...

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J. Harry Benrimo (1874 - 1942)

J. Harry Benrimo, (1874–1942), actor, playwright, and director. Coming from a talented family, actor, playwright, and stage director (Joseph Harry) Benrimo was born in 1874 in San Francisco. A...

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Dorothy Benrimo (1903 - 1977)

Painter, Author - "Camposantos, A Photographic Essay" Notes From eBay 2011 "You will be bidding on a VERY SCARCE Studio Hand Crafted Pin / Brooch. It is a vintage piece signed by "D. Benrimo", Do...

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Samantha Bee MP

Samantha Bee (born October 25, 1969) is a Canadian comedic actress and author best known as a cast member on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Bee was born in Toronto, Ontario. Bee said of her family,...

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Andrew Jackson Downing (1815 - 1852)

Andrew Jackson Downing (October 31, 1815 – July 28, 1852) [1] was an American landscape designer, horticulturalist, and writer, a prominent advocate of the Gothic Revival style in the United Sta...

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Anne Dudley Bradstreet, 1st American poet MP (1612 - 1672)

Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612 – September 16, 1672) was an English-American writer, the first notable American poet, and the first woman to be published in Colonial America. Her work was very influ...

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Arthur Miller MP (1915 - 2005)

Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was an American playwright and essayist. He was a prominent figure in American theatre and cinema for over 61 years, writing a wide var...

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Carrie Frances Fisher MP

Daughter of musical star Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher was destined for Hollywood from an early age. Her rise to international fame arrived in 1977, playing Princess Leia in Star Wars. The daughter ...

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Leo Samuel Vroman MP (1915 - 2014)

Born in 1915, in Gouda, The Netherlands, Vroman was a poet and hematologist researcher. He has several scientific papers to his credit. Nonetheless, Vroman is known to his Dutch audience as a poet. I...

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Cecil Day-Lewis MP (1904 - 1972)

He was an Irish poet and the British Poet Laureate from 1968 until his death in 1972. He also wrote mystery stories under pseudonym of Nicholas Blake. He is the father of actor Daniel Day-Lewis and doc...

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Martha Hemingway (1908 - 1998)

Martha Gellhorn was an American novelist, travel writer and journalist, considered to be one of the greatest war correspondents of the 20th century. She reported on virtually every major world conflict...

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T. S. Eliot MP (1888 - 1965)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Thomas Stearns Eliot (September 26, 1888 – January 4, 1965) was an American-born English poet, playwright, and literary critic, arguably the most important...

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Mike Nichols MP (1931 - 2014)

Mike Nichols (born Mikhail Igor Peschkowsky; November 6, 1931) is a German-born American television, stage and film director, writer, producer and comedian. See more:

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Dan Abrams MP

Dan Abrams (born May 20, 1966) is an American television host, legal commentator, Web entrepreneur and author. He is currently a co-anchor of Nightline and the Chief Legal Affairs Anchor for ABC News. ...

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Marshall Howard Berman MP (1940 - 2013)

Marshall Howard Berman ((November 24, 1940 – September 11, 2013) "an author, academic, philosopher and lyrical defender of modernism, Karl Marx and his native New York City, died on Wednesday in...

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Norman Podhoretz MP

Brooklyn, Kings, New York

Norman B. Podhoretz (January 16, 1930) is an American neoconservative pundit and writer for Commentary magazine. Biographical Highlights From Hudson Institute Norman Podhoretz is editor-at-large ...

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Midge Decter MP

St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota

A member of the burgeoning neo-conservative movement in America, Midge Decter is one of several Jewish liberals of the 1950s who swung to the "right" in the 1970s, galvanized by their opposition to the...

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John Podhoretz MP

John Mordechai Podhoretz (born April 18, 1961) is an American writer. He is the editor of Commentary and writes the Letter from the Editor column. He was one of the founders of the Weekly Standard and ...

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Rachel Abrams MP (1951 - 2013)

From Commentary Magazine "Rachel Abrams, the legendary Bad Rachel of the Internet, was as tender a woman as she was the soul of toughness on her blog. Rachel died this morning at the age of 62 afte...

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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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Rev. Richard Edwardes MP (1525 - 1566)

Rev. Richard Edwardes (1523 - 1566) was an English poet and playwright; he was made a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, and was master of the singing boys. He was known for his comedies and interludes, bu...

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Takashi Ueda Ohta or Ōta (c.1893 - d.)

Takashi Ueda Ohta was from Shikoku. His father translated Marx into Japanese and was banished from Japan for leftist activity. Under Japanese law, a son could take a father’s place in exile, a...

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Alan Seeger, poet MP (1888 - 1916)

Alan Seeger was an American poet who fought in France during the First World War. Alan was killed by machine-gun fire on July 4, 1916, in a charge. His most famous poem was “Rendezvous,”...

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Grace Aguilar MP (1816 - 1847)

Grace Aguilar (2 June 1816 – 16 September 1847) was an English novelist and writer on Jewish history and religion. She was delicate from childhood, and early showed great interest in history, ...

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Philip K. Dick MP (1928 - 1982)

Official Fan Site Wikipedia - Philip K. Dick From a recent New York Times article (December 16, 2011) on PKD: "Philip K. Dick’s novels — the works that he considered important a...

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John Harington, MP, of Kelston MP (1515 - 1582)

John Harington (or Harrington) (c.1517-1582) was an English official working for Henry VIII. Harrington lived at Stepney, and filled the post of treasurer to the king's camps and buildings. While hol...

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Susan Augusta Fenimore Cooper (1813 - 1894)

Biographical Summary: "... Susan Fenimore Cooper (1813-1894), eldest daughter of James Fenimore Cooper and a distinguished writer and naturalist. She is best known for her nature diary of Cooperstown...

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Maysie Ames (1901 - 1971)

Greig was a prolific author of light-hearted romance novels. from: Wikipedia

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Delano Ames (1906 - 1987)

Delano Ames (May 29, 1906 – January 1987) was an American writer of detective stories. Ames was the author of some 20 books, many of them featuring a husband and wife detective team of amateurs ...

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James Russell Lowell MP (1819 - 1891)

James Russell Lowell (February 22, 1819 – August 12, 1891) was an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat. He is associated with the Fireside Poets, a group of New England writers...

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Anne Morrow Lindbergh MP (1906 - 2001)

Anne Morrow Lindbergh (June 22, 1906, Englewood, New Jersey – February 7, 2001, Passumpsic, Vermont) was a pioneering American aviator, author, and the spouse of fellow aviator Charles Lindbergh...

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Hart Crane MP (1899 - 1932)

Poet. He is remembered for his books "The Bridge," "Black Tambourine," "Chaplinesque," "Episode of Hands" and "The River." He died at the age of 32, but he seemed to be older. He committed suicide whil...

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Marion Harland (1830 - 1922)

Find a Grave She was well known as the author Marion Harland which was her pen name. Mary Virginia began to write at the age of 15, sending stories to "The Watchman and Observer", a religious magaz...

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Susan Warner (deceased)

Susan Bogert Warner (July 11, 1819 – March 17, 1885), was an American evangelical writer of religious fiction, children's fiction, and theological works.

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Harry Leon Wilson (1867 - 1939)

Harry Leon Wilson (May 1, 1867 – June 28, 1939) was an American novelist and dramatist best known for his novels Ruggles of Red Gap and Merton of the Movies. His novel Bunker Bean helped popular...

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John William De Forest (1826 - 1906)

Major in the Civil War. John DeForest authored "The DeForests of Avesnes and of New Netherland: A Huguenot Thread in American Colonial History 1494 to the Present Time," published in 1900 by The Tutt...

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Thomas Buchanan Read (1822 - 1872)

Born in Corner Ketch, Pennsylvania, in 1822, Thomas Buchanan Read both painted and wrote about a fervently patriotic and idealistic subject matter. Befriending famed poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and...

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Andrew de Wyntoun (c.1350 - 1423)

One of Scotlands 1st famous writers and historian's Source= Page-245 In the next century, standing by the old cross, Winton, the famous " cronikler," may have enriched his knowledge of his chosen sub...

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Daniel Defoe MP (1659 - 1731)

Daniel Defoe Born Daniel Foe ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Daniel Defoe is widely considered as the father of the English novel. He wrote novels, pamphlets, and thousands of essays during his lifetime....

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Mark Twain MP (1835 - 1910)

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by the pen name Mark Twain, wrote grand tales about Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, and the mighty Mississippi River. He became nothing less than a national treasur...

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Charles Ainslee Crichton, Film Editor and Director (1910 - 1999)

Charles Crichton, film director: born Wallasey, Cheshire 6 August 1910; one of six children of a shipping official. married (1) 1936 (last quarter) Vera Harman-Mills (two sons; marriage dissolved...

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Priscilla Sheringham (1856 - 1945)

1856 - Baptised 23 August in Parish of Fakenham, Norfolk, England. 1861 Census Thomas (42) is listed as a widower, also William (6) and Priscilla (4) Living at 4 Market Square, Fakenham, County of ...

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