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  • Journalists and Reporters

    Journalists and Reporters A journalist collects, writes, and distributes news and other information. A journalist's work is referred to as journalism . A reporter is a type of journalist who researches, writes, and reports information to present in sources, conduct interviews, engage in research, and make reports. The term journalist may include various types of editors, editorial writers...

  • Svenska präster genom tiderna

    Uppdateringar Svenska präster genom tiderna Nytt projekt med tanken att samla alla kyrkans män (biskopar, kyrkoherdar, komministrar, kompastorer, teologer, teologiestuderande etc.) i Sverige och alla landskap som tillhört Sverige (exempelvis de i Finland och Baltikum) från reformationen och framåt. En avskrift av personens biografi från herdaminnen ...

  • Attorneys to Judges - the American Legal System

    The justice system in the United States is one of the most unique in the world. It consists of two separate levels of courts, state and federal, that can peacefully co-exist under the concept of federalism . The type of court that a case is tried in depends on the law, state or federal, that was allegedly violated. Most of the laws that govern our day-to-day living are state laws; violations of...

  • Colonial American Doctors

    Please add the profiles of the chirugeons, physicans, midwives, apothecaries and bonesetters who were our earliest doctors. Collaborators, feel free to update the page and add resource materials. Please note: 40% of the physicians in the early colonies were women. Midwives at this time were considered doctors. 18th Century American Medicine From In 18th Century England, there were thr...

  • Prominent Scientists: (i) Exact Sciences & Natural Sciences

    Prominent scientists who have made major contributions to our understanding of our world and the rules of nature. Selected Profiles (listed by activity period): Exact Sciences BCE Pythagoras, Ὁ Πυθαγόρας, of Samos (c. 570 BCE – c. 495 BCE ) Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder ...

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  • Philanthropists

    Philanthropists The Philanthropists project is designed to recognise the generous spirit of so many in our history. It is best that their profile reflects their generous actions, with dates if possible. To add profiles to this project, firstly "follow it" then click on actions either on the profile, or, on the project page, then click "Add profile" or "Add to project" whichever is appropr...

  • Inventors

    Inventors are people who invent unique or novel devices, methods, compositions, processes or discoveries. List of notable inventors For a complete list, please see: Inventors Project Profiles . Dr. Andre Cipriani , pioneered the development of the Cobalt-60 Therapy units which are used for the treatment of cancer and occupational radiation protection. External links Wikipedia - ...

  • Geologists - incl. Palaeontologists, Meteorologists and Geophysicists

    Geologists - incl. Palaeontologists, Meteorologists and Geophysicists This project features Famous Geologists - the purpose being to identify Geologists on Geni, and develop trees for those who are not yet listed. It will probably become necessary to have new projects for some specialities in future. There are many different fields of geology to specialise in, each with its own specific fie...

  • Notable photographers

    Notable photographers include fine art photographers, photojournalists and paparazzi. External links List of photographers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • Goldsmiths and Silversmiths

    Bring your precious metal working ancestors on over to this project. Project collaborators, feel free to update the overview, especially the "notables" and "sources" sections. I hope from use of this project to see a human family history of working with gold and silver, through history and around the world. Profiles must be set to public. Goldsmiths from Wikipedia A goldsmith is a...

  • American Teachers

    Please add profiles of your teaching ancestors - anyone from famous professors to Sunday school teachers - and everyone in between. Collaborators, please update the project page, add resources, images, documents ... And invite more collaborators. notables Rev. Ralph Wheelock, America's First Public School Teacher resources The History of Education in America - Colonial Education...

  • Notable Educators

    Educators Image Right - Aristotle ((384 BC – 322 BC) An educator is a person who teaches, informs or inspires others. Please add information about educators of renown to the list below. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and add the link in bold . To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join t...

  • Missionaries

    Feel free to request to collaborate and bring your family missionary profiles along. Profiles must be set to public. The word "mission" originates from 1598 when the Jesuits sent members abroad, derived from the Latin missionem (nom. missio), meaning "act of sending" or mittere, meaning "to send". The word was used in light of its biblical usage; In the Latin translation of the Bible, Christ ...

  • Newscasters

    Newscasters A news presenter (also known as newsreader, newscaster, anchorman or anchorwoman, news anchor or simply anchor) is a person who presents news during a news program in the format of a television show, on the radio or the Internet. News presenters can work in a radio studio, television studio and from remote broadcasts in the field especially weather forecasters. List of news ...

  • Ambassadors of the United States

    Ambassadors of the United States Ambassadors of the United States to individual nations of the world, to international organizations, to past nations, and ambassadors-at-large are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate. Jon Huntsman - China Gary Locke - China General Walter Bedell Smith - Soviet Union Thomas J. Watson Jr - Soviet Union

  • Blacksmiths

    A blacksmith is a metalsmith who creates objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal, using tools to hammer, bend, and cut. Please add your ancestors to this project. Profiles must be set to public. This is an international project. Resources How to temper steel English Wikipedia Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths List of famous blacksmiths History of blacksmithing ...

  • Fashion Icons & Designers

    Fashion is a general term for a currently popular style or practice, especially in clothing, foot wear or accessories. The focus of this project are notable fashion designers, includes designers of haute couture and ready to wear, and the fashion icons. DESIGNERS Coco Chanel Giorgio Armani Ralph Lauren Oscar de la Renta FASHION ICONS Katharine Hepburn Jackie Kennedy Onassis

  • Fashion industry people

    Fashion industry people are people who work in the clothing and accessories design industry, including designers, models, fashion photographers and journalists. The fashion industry is a product of the modern age. Prior to the mid-19th century, most clothing was custom made. It was handmade for individuals, either as home production or on order from dressmakers and tailors. By the beginning o...

  • Food and beverage industry businesspeople

    We all have a sweet-tooth, crave salt, a favorite comfort food, a drink that hits the spot, a family dish created for the holidays, or have used food to get to someone's heart because, "A way to a man's heart is through his stomach." Well, this project is a showcase of all the people on Geni who have won us over in some way, shape or form, through our stomachs...or our tastebuds. List of nota...

  • Gardeners: Horticulturists, Nurserymen and Agriculturists

    A project paying homage to gardeners who have through the centuries made enormous contributions to the horticultural world worldwide. The aim is to link as many of these people to Profiles on Geni. If someone in your tree fits the bill please add them to the project. The trigger for this project was my acquisition of a book called "The Head Gardeners" Forgotten Heroes of Horticulture by Tob...

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  • Carpenters

    Everyone is invited to add their "hammering" ancestors to this project (profiles must be set to public). Project collaborators, feel free to update the project description, adding notes, documents, images, resources ... and inviting more collaborators. From Glimpses of 17th and 18th Century colonial American life There were men who earned a living at carpentry.  If they lived in a po...

  • Labor Movement

    Finding Aid: The following google search terms are useful in locating profiles of people involved in the labor movement. To use them visit google and type them as a search term: labor movement site:geni.com workers movement site:geni.com afl-cio site:geni.com organized labor site:geni.com Introduction: The term labour movement or labor movement is a broad term fo...

  • Artists (Painters)

    This project is designed to capture artists (painters) other than Contemporary Artists, New and Modern Masters, and Old Masters that are included in other geni.com projects: Contemporary Artists New and Modern Masters Old Masters Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, color or other medium to a surface (support base). The medium is commonly applied to the base with a bru...

  • Notable Anthropologists & Archaeologists

    Little to nothing is known about most of these people and their ancestors. Let's research these people together. Primatologists Jane Goodall Dian Fossey Egyptologists Zahi Hawass Paleoanthropologists Lee Rogers Berger b. 1965 - American paleoanthropologist, physical anthropologist and archeologist Robert Broom (1866-1951] - Scottish South African doctor and paleontologist

  • Art Collectors

    Art collecting was common among the wealthy in the Ancient World in both Europe and East Asia, and in the Middle Ages, but developed in its modern form during the Renaissance and continues to the present day. This project is to showcase the showcasers. Please add your profiles: must be set to public. Project collaborators, please feel free to update the project page, add resources, documents,...

  • Explorers and Navigators

    List of Explorers Exploration is the act of searching or traveling around a terrain (including space, see space exploration) for the purpose of discovery of resources or information. Please fee free to add to this project, or even create the framework for an Explorers and Navigators sub-project. How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni...

  • Geographers and Cartographers

    Geographers and Cartographers Geographers ...are scholars whose area of study is geography, the study of Earth's natural environment and human society. Geographers study how the natural environment contributes to the human society and how the human society affects the natural environment Sir John Barrow was a fellow of the Royal Society, was also a member of the Raleigh Club, a forerunn...

  • Pioneers of Space

    In the year 2014 we are still in a pioneering phase of "space: the final frontier.". So please add profiles to this project of the men and women of "this" planet who are making it possible to dream of "other" planets. Note: there is a separate project for Astronauts and Cosmonauts From A Brief History of Space Exploration : Humans have dreamed about spaceflight since antiquity. The Chines...

  • Textiles

    A project in the Occupations Portal for those who were prominent in the manufacture and distribution of textiles.

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  • Circus people

    Circus people are people who owned or were employed by a travelling circus, including performers suchs clowns, acrobats, animal trainers, musicians, and other stunt-oriented artists, as well as circus hands, managers, and accountants. List of notable circus people Owners P. T. Barnum , American circus owner of the Barnum & Bailey Circus Seth Howes , American circus owner John Ringli...

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  • Musicians, Composers and Orchestra Leaders

    A musician (or instrumentalist) is a person who is talented in making music or performing music creatively, or one who composes, conducts, or performs music, particularly instrumental music. Musicians can specialize in any musical style, and some musicians play in a variety of different styles. Examples of a musician's possible skills include performing, conducting, singing, composing, arrang...

  • Cordwainers AKA Shoemakers, but not Cobblers

    Please add your shoemaking ancestor profiles: must be set to public. Project collaborators, please feel free to update the project page, add resources, documents, and images ... and invite more collaborators. What is a Cordwainer? from The Honorable Cordwainer's Company An Ancient Calling The term "cordwainer" is an Anglicization of the French word cordonnier, which means shoemaker, int...

  • Biologists

    A group collecting the most famous and least known biologists. A biologist, or biological scientist, is a scientist who studies living organisms, often in the context of their environment. Biologists involved in fundamental research attempt to explore and further explain the underlying mechanisms that govern the functioning of organisms. Biologists involved in applied research attempt to deve...

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  • Apothekers in de familie

    Apothekers & Drogisten in de familie APOTHEKERS bijvoorbeeld in Delft: Dirck Outgaertszn. CLUYT OF: Theodorus CLUTIUS - 1546-1598 - 1584:Hof-apotheker Willem van ORANJE - 1593:Hortulanus Hortus Botanicus Leiden -- gehuwd in Haarlem met Josina van TEYLINGEN, dochter in bastaardlijn adellijke familie van TEYLINGEN, dochter van handelaar - woonde A'dam. Afschrift huweiijk in Prov.Archief H...

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  • Cartoonists

    A cartoonist is a person who specializes in drawing cartoons. This work is usually humorous, mainly created for entertainment, political commentary or advertising. Throughout the 20th century, cartoons were widely published in print media of various kinds, featured in magazines such as The New Yorker and Punch and distributed to newspapers through such organization as King Features Syndicate. T...

  • Illustrators

    Illustrators This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. This is an alphabetical list of illustrators. A Salomon van Abbé etcher and illustrator of books and magazines. Edwin Austin Abbey American artist, illustrator, and painter. Elenore Abbott American boo...

  • Occupations portal

    Portal to Geni Projects dedicated to "occupations." no profiles please - add profiles to the projects listed below instead Please consider creating occupation sub-portal projects to group together allied occupations. A-Z Index of Geni Projects Last updated 25 August 2014 Architects Art Collectors Artists: Painters Astronauts and Cosmonauts Attorneys to Judges, the American L...

  • Celebrity chefs

    Celebrity chefs are a kitchen chefs who have become famous and well known. Today celebrity chefs often become celebrities by presenting cookery advice and demonstrations via mass media, especially television. Several chefs have been credited with being the first celebrity chef, among them historically Bartolomeo Scappi and Marie-Antoine Carême. List of celebrity chefs Mario Batali,...

  • Computer Scientists

    A computer scientist is a scientist who has acquired knowledge of computer science, the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their application. Software engineering is a direct subfield of computer science. Please add profiles for these disciplines to this project. Profiles must be set to public . Collaborators, please update the "resources" listed, and ...

  • British and Irish Genealogical Reference Centre

    British and Irish Genealogical Reference Centre If you have any contributions or suggestions etc. to make please join the project and add the information, looking carefully at the structure of the project and adding the information in the most relevant position, using the formatting that is in place. Alternatively message me or start a discussion linked to this project with your ideas. The ...

  • Gunsmiths

    A gunsmith is a person who repairs, modifies, designs, or builds guns. Gunsmiths may also apply carvings, engravings and other decorative features to an otherwise finished gun. Please add your ancestors to this project. Profiles must be set to public . This is an international project. To pursue the entirety of this trade, a gunsmith must possess skills as: a parts fabricator a metalw...

  • Artists of Fine Art

    Fine Art: Definition & Meaning The term "fine art" refers to an art form practised mainly for its aesthetic value and its beauty ("art for art's sake") rather than its functional value. Fine art is rooted in drawing and design-based works such as painting, printmaking, and sculpture. It is often contrasted with "applied art" and "crafts" which are both traditionally seen as utilitarian activi...

  • Whaling

    Whaling is the hunting of whales primarily for meat and oil. Its earliest forms date to at least 3000 BC. Various coastal communities have long histories of sustenance whaling and harvesting beached whales. Industrial whaling emerged with organized fleets in the 17th century; competitive national whaling industries in the 18th and 19th centuries; and the introduction of factory ships along with...

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  • Practicing American Attorneys

    This project is for living U.S. attorneys as opposed to deceased/historical/powdered ones.

  • Designers and Decorators

    Decorative Art: Definition & Meaning The term "decorative arts" is a traditional term for a rather unwieldy range of artistic disciplines concerned with the design and ornamentation of items, usually functional, that do not necessarily have any intrinsic aesthetic qualities. What Does Decorative Art Include? The definition and category of decorative art includes the creation of furniture ...

  • Tailors

    TAILOR for MEN's wear : for WOMEN's wear : Female tailor ??? EN : a Tailor ~ Clothier ~ Sarto IS ??? a craftsman/woman who.....etc. NL : Kleermaker / KleermaakSTer ~ Snijder ~ Tailleur ~ FR : Tailleur ~ Couturier / couturière ~ Clothier ~ DE : Schneider / Schneiderin ? ES : Sastre / Costurera ~ IT : Sarto / Sasta PO : Alfaiate / Costureira Hindi : दर&#...

  • Confectioners

    Were Confectioners formerly what we think of today, sweet makers? Or did they, in the past, besides cakes, pies,and sweet treats, make and sell savoury treats as well? There is a book printed in 1800 "The Complete Confectioner" and the table of contents alone is 34 pages long and includes items that we can only wonder at what they may be. Flummery sounds rather nice though. If your ancestor w...

  • Silk Weavers

    Silk Weavers=Silk weaving is often found in census returns as the occupation of an ancestor. The object of this project is to give some background to the industry. Please link any silk weavers that you come across in your research to this project, and share information on the subject with others.===To participate in any project=== - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the pr...

  • Notable Retailers

    The object of this project is to catalogue notable retailers or business magnates, founders of big chain stores etc., linking them to profiles and trees on GENi. These giants mostly started out as ordinary shopkeepers. The project is international. See also Shopkeepers where you can add profiles of those who were the backbone of society - ordinary shopkeepers. Note: Links in bold are to G...

  • Notable Gastronomy Connoisseurs & Famous Family Food Industry Dynasties

    Gastronomy is the art or science of food eating. Also, it can be defined as the study of food and culture. The derivative is Gourmet. Project Image We welcome members all over the world to add to this project Wineries Confectionary Companies Celebrity Chefs Epicurean Specialists Family Owned Speciality & Fine Food Giants Groupe Danone / Dannon Y...