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Maria Mitchell, Astronomer (1818 - 1889)

Maria Mitchell (August 1, 1818 – June 28, 1889) was an American astronomer, who in 1847, by using a telescope, discovered a comet which as a result became known as the "Miss Mitchell's Comet". She wo...

J. K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling - Wikipedia J.K. Rowling - Harry Potter Website Joanne "Jo" Rowling , OBE ( born 31 July 1965 ), better known as J. K. Rowling is a British author best known as the creator of the Ha...

Beatrix Potter (1866 - 1943)

Helen Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, mycologist and conservationist best known for children's books featuring anthropomorphic characters such as Th...

Bob Hope (1903 - 2003)

Immigration story: English-born actor and Oscar winner Leslie Townes “Bob” Hope (29 may 1903 – 27 July 2003) was the son of English stonemason William Henry Hope and Welsh light opera singer Avis née...

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer, novelist, philosopher, and prominent member of the Huxley family. He graduated from Balliol College at the University of Oxford with a first class honours i...

Rosalind Elsie Franklin (1920 - 1958)

Rosalind Franklin, in full Rosalind Elsie Franklin (born July 25, 1920, London, Eng.—died April 16, 1958, London), British scientist who contributed to the discovery of the molecular structure of deo...

Simón Bolívar, El Libertador y 3er. Presidente de Venezuela (1783 - 1830)

Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar y Palacios Ponte-Andrade y Blanco, caudillo de la independencia hispanoamericana, fue el primer presidente de Bolivia, nació en Caracas, Venezuela el...

Woody Harrelson

Woodrow Tracy "Woody" Harrelson (born July 23, 1961) is an American actor. Harrelson's breakout role came in the television sitcom Cheers as bartender Woody Boyd. Some notable film characters include b...

Sir Edmund Hillary (1919 - 2008)

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary KG ONZ KBE OSN (20 July 1919 – 11 January 2008) was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer, and philanthropist. On 29 May 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing ...

Edgar Degas (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 images...

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