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David Rall MP (1926 - 1999)

David Platt Rall (August 3, 1926 – September 28, 1999) was a cancer specialist and a leader in environmental health studies, whose work in environmental health helped turn it into a scientific discip...

6/19/2017 6/19/2017

William Nicholas Hailmann MP (1836 - 1920)

William Nicholas Hailmann (20 October 1836 Glarus, Switzerland – 13 May 1920 Pasadena, California) was a United States educator. He was a progressive educator and helped introduce the kindergarten in...

6/19/2017 6/19/2017

Dan Fenno Henderson MP (1921 - 2001)

Dan Fenno Henderson (May 24, 1921 - March 14, 2001) was a university professor who established the Asian law program at the University of Washington. Biography Henderson was born in 1921 in Chela...

6/16/2017 6/16/2017

Frances Penrose Owen MP (1900 - 2002)

Frances Shipman Penrose Owen (February 16, 1900 – March 9, 2002) was a community volunteer in Seattle, Washington, a 22-year member of the Seattle School Board and the first woman on the Board of R...

12/12/2016 6/16/2017

Nathan Hunt MP (1758 - 1853)

Read Memoirs of William and Nathan Hunt, 1858 at archive.org OCCUPATION: Quaker Minister BIRTH: 26 Oct 1758, Rowan co,NC DEATH: 8 Aug 1853, Guilford co,NC BURIAL: Center cem He visited Sout...

6/25/2007 6/12/2017

Louise Gavan Duffy MP (deceased)

Louise Gavan Duffy Sister of George Gavan Duffy, later Minister for Foreign Affairs in the First Dáil, Louise Gavan Duffy founded Scoil Bhríde, Ireland’s first Gaelscoil for girls. Her statement desc...

3/21/2014 5/28/2017

Judy Kesselman MP (1934 - 2017)

"Judy "Cookie""

Environmental and Early Childhood Educator. Fierce advocate for the rights of women and girls and all oppressed peoples. Animal lover. Girl Scout. Everybody called her Judy but Cookie was her n...

9/22/2016 5/27/2017

Samuel Chapman Armstrong (January 30, 1839 – May 11, 1893) was an American educator and a commissioned officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He is best remembered for his work afte...

8/12/2012 5/16/2017

Chauncey Allen Goodrich MP (1790 - 1869)

son-in-law of Noah Webster, he was a lexicographer who edited his father-in-law's dictionary after he died. Tombstone inscription : CHAUNCEY A. GOODRICH PROFESSOR OF THE PASTORAL CHARGE YALE COLLEG...

3/11/2009 5/7/2017

Jonathan Aaron Boyarin (Yiddish: יונתן אהרן בוירין‎; born September 16, 1956) is an American anthropologist whose work centers on Jewish communities and on the dynamics of Jewish culture, memory and ...

12/19/2016 5/4/2017

Daniel Boyarin (Hebrew: דניאל בוירין‎‎; born 1946) is a historian of religion. Born in Asbury Park, New Jersey, he holds dual United States and Israeli citizenship. Trained as a scholar, in 1990 he w...

12/19/2016 5/4/2017

Rabbi Dr. Samuel Schafler MP (1929 - 1991)

Samuel Schafler (February 20, 1929 – April 3, 1991) was a New York-born rabbi, historian, editor and Jewish educator. He was Superintendent of the Board of Jewish Education of Metropolitan Chicago an...

2/17/2008 5/4/2017

Rev. Samuel Doak, Jr., D.D. MP (1749 - 1830)

Samuel Doak (1749–1830) was an American Presbyterian clergyman and educator, a pioneer in the movement for the abolition of slavery. Wikipedia From "Descendants of James Doak" by Joseph A. Payne: ...

5/9/2007 4/24/2017

Maj. (CSA), Caleb Huse MP (1831 - 1905)

Caleb Huse was a Major in the Confederate States Army, acting primarily as an arms procurement agent and purchasing specialist during the American Civil War. He is most well known for his successful ac...

7/25/2014 4/20/2017

Annie Rogers MP (1856 - 1936)

Photo: Annie on left c. 8 years old - photo by Lewis Carroll Annie Rogers (15 February 1856 – 28 October 1937) was a British promoter of women's education. She had been a child model for Lewis Carr...

4/18/2017 4/18/2017

Reverend Johann Jacob Zimmerman, Sr. MP (1642 - 1693)

"Ambrosius Sehmann", "Johan", "Zimmermann"

Johann Jacob Zimmermann was a German nonconformist theologian, millenarian, mathematician, and astronomer. An astronomer and astrologer, Zimmerman produced one of the first Equidistant Conic Projecti...

2/28/2009 4/18/2017

Paul Moyer Limbert MP (1897 - 1998)

Secretary General of the World Alliance of YMCAs. In 1985 he was named as the first inductee into the YMCA Hall of Fame. Paul on Wikipedia Paul Moyer Limbert (May 27, 1897 – December 24, 1998) ...

4/10/2017 4/10/2017

Thomas E. Hassan is an American educator. He joined the Phillips Exeter Academy faculty as the Director of College Counseling in 1989, worked as the Dean of Admissions, and was the 14th Principal fro...

7/11/2016 4/10/2017

James Mason Hoppin MP (1820 - 1906)

James Mason Hoppin (1820-1906) was an American educator and writer. He was born at Providence, Rhode Island; graduated from Yale in 1840 (where he was a member of Skull and Bones), from Harvard Law S...

8/17/2016 4/7/2017

Bernard Brodie MP (1910 - 1978)

A brief but generally accurate biography of Bernard Brodie can be found at ). (One point that it omits is that the family name was originally Brody and he changed the spelling of his name to Brodie.) A...

7/5/2009 3/28/2017

Michael Bruce Eisen (born April 13, 1967) is an American computational biologist. He is Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development at University of California, Berkeley. He is a leading advocate...

7/3/2015 3/28/2017

Joseph Velikonja MP (1923 - 2015)

Joseph Velikonja was a Slovene-American geographer.

3/27/2017 3/27/2017

Thomas Church Brownell was the founder of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut and the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States. Brownell was born in Westport, Massachusetts on...

6/5/2008 3/18/2017

Sir Derek Alton Walcott, KCSL OBE OCC MP (1930 - 2017)

"Derek Walcott"

Derek Alton Walcott KCSL OBE OCC (23 January 1930 – 17 March 2017) was a Saint Lucian poet, playwright, writer and visual artist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992 and the T. S. Eli...

3/8/2009 3/18/2017

Confucius 孔子 MP (-552 - -479)

"Kong Fuzi", "Kung-fu-tzu", "Kongzi", "Kung-tzu"

Confucius , or Kong Fuzi , literally "Master Kong", (traditionally 28 September 551 BCE – 479 BCE) was a Chinese thinker and social philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period. His philosophy emphasi...

1/23/2011 3/16/2017

Rev. John Frederick Denison Maurice MP (1805 - 1872)

"F.D."

John Frederick Denison Maurice (29 August 1805 – 1 April 1872), often known as F. D. Maurice , was a major theologian of the Church of England, a prolific author and one of the founders of Christian So...

6/15/2012 3/16/2017

Edward Bagnall Poulton MP (1856 - 1943)

Sir Edward Bagnall Poulton, FRS was a British evolutionary biologist who was a lifelong advocate of natural selection through a period in which many scientists such as Reginald Punnett doubted its impo...

10/1/2014 3/15/2017

William Jones, FRS MP (1675 - 1749)

""Longitude Jones""

William Jones , FRS (1675 – 3 July 1749) was a Welsh mathematician, most noted for his proposal for the use of the symbol π (the Greek letter pi) to represent the ratio of the circumference of a circle...

3/14/2017 3/14/2017

Helen Pitts Douglass MP (1837 - 1903)

Suffragist, abolitionist, editor, teacher, historical association founder ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Helen Pitt...

7/8/2007 3/13/2017

Dr. F. Julius LeMoyne MP (1798 - 1879)

Francis Julius LeMoyne (September 4, 1798 - October 14, 1879) was a 19th century American medical doctor and philanthropist from Washington, Pennsylvania. Responsible for creating the first crematory i...

12/5/2007 3/10/2017

Mildred "Millie" Dresselhaus MP (1930 - 2017)

"Millie"

Mildred Dresselhaus[1] (née Spiewak; November 11, 1930 – February 20, 2017),[2] known as the "queen of carbon science",[3] was the first female Institute Professor and professor emerita of physics an...

11/23/2007 3/9/2017

James Edward Hansen (born 29 March 1941) is an American adjunct professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University. He is best known for his research in climatolog...

3/8/2017 3/8/2017

Richard Swann Lull MP (1867 - 1957)

Richard Swann Lull (November 6, 1867–1957) was an American paleontologist from the early 20th century, active at Yale University, who is largely remembered now for championing a Pre-Neo-Darwinian Syn...

2/3/2012 3/7/2017

Ethel Kesselman MP (1908 - d.)

2/5/2017 2/5/2017

Bernard Kesselman MP (1909 - 1999)

Birth: Death: Profession:

10/8/2016 2/5/2017

Mary Beechy MP (1945 - 2014)

MEDINA -- Mary Beechy Pfeiffer died Sept. 12, 2014, at 1 a.m. She was born in Wooster on Oct. 5, 1945, to Orin and Marie (Ramseyer) Beechy. Her parents inspired her with a love of education, music,...

9/16/2014 2/4/2017

Neil Gorsuch, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court MP

Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, United States

Neil Gorsuch is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Gorsuch is a proponent of textualism in statutory interpretation, originalism in interpreting the U.S. Constitution, and ...

1/31/2017 1/31/2017

Abdulfattah "John" Jandali MP

"John"

Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, United States

There’s a popular saying about three apples that have changed the world: Adam’s apple, Isaac Newton’s apple and Steve Jobs “Apple”. As successful as the founder of Apple was, Jobs passed away Thursday ...

10/25/2010 1/25/2017

Jean Piaget MP (1896 - 1980)

"Jean William Fritz Piaget"

The Jean Piaget Society Jean Piaget Biography Jean William Fritz Piaget born (9 August 1896 – 16 September 1980) was a Swiss developmental psychologist and philosopher known for his epistemologic...

5/23/2014 1/23/2017

Sir Nicholas Robert Hytner (born 7 May 1956) is an English theatre director, film director, and film producer. He was previously the Artistic Director of London's National Theatre. His major successes ...

1/27/2009 1/18/2017

Werner Morris (Moritz) Feig MP (1932 - 1997)

Werner Moritz Feig was born in the house at Neudorffstrasse 84, the same house that originally belonged to his great grandmother Bertha Krambach.

9/22/2016 1/18/2017

James Schamus MP

New York, New York, United States

James Allan Schamus (born September 7, 1959) is an American award-winning screenwriter, co-founder of Good Machine production company, and the CEO of Focus Features, the motion picture production, fi...

1/29/2007 1/17/2017

Peter Birks MP (1941 - 2004)

Professor Peter Brian Herrenden Birks QC, DCL, FBA was the Regius Professor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford from 1989 until his death. He also became a Fellow of the British Academy in 1989, a...

1/17/2017 1/17/2017

Frederick Levi Attenborough MP (1887 - 1973)

Frederick Levi Attenborough (4 April 1887 – 20 March 1973) was a British academic and principal of University College, Leicester. Biography He was the son of Mary (née Saxton) and Frederick Augus...

7/12/2011 1/16/2017

Paul Klemens MP (1925 - 2012)

Emeritus physics professor to be honored with colloquium by Cindy Weiss - October 17, 2005 From Paul Klemens, emeritus professor of physics, celebrated his 80th birthday in May. The celebration will ...

3/25/2008 1/7/2017

Dr. Thomas Minter MP (1924 - 2009)

Thomas Minter was an education official who served in the United States government and the government of New York City. Minter was born on June 28, 1924 in the Bronx. Raised in East Harlem, he attend...

1/2/2017 1/2/2017

Archie C. Epps, III MP (1937 - 2003)

Archie C. Epps III was dean of students at Harvard College from 1971 to 1999. He was one of the first black administrators at Harvard. At his funeral service, Epps was summarized this way by the Rev....

1/2/2017 1/2/2017

Donald Ainslie Henderson MP (1928 - 2016)

Donald Ainslie Henderson (September 7, 1928 – August 19, 2016) was an American physician, educator, and epidemiologist who directed a 10-year international effort (1967–77) that eradicated smallpox thr...

12/30/2016 12/30/2016

Sherman Day Thacher MP (1861 - 1931)

Founder of the Thacher School in Ojai, California. I have several photos of Sherman and his family at Flickr:

1/1/2009 12/22/2016

Dr. Esther M. Wilkins MP (1916 - 2016)

NY Times Obituary Dr. Esther M. Wilkins, whose comprehensive textbook for the study of dental hygiene standardized how the field is taught worldwide, died on Dec. 12 at her home in Hudson, N.H. She w...

12/20/2016 12/21/2016

Amy Joy Casselberry Cuddy (born July 23, 1972) is an American social psychologist, author and lecturer known for her research on stereotyping and discrimination, emotions, power, nonverbal behavior, ...

12/21/2016 12/21/2016

Shawn Achor (born 1978) is an American happiness researcher, author, and speaker known for his advocacy of positive psychology. He authored The Happiness Advantage and founded GoodThink,Inc. His TEDx...

7/11/2015 12/21/2016

Abraham Cronbach MP (1882 - 1965)

Abraham Cronbach (February 15, 1882 – April 2, 1965) was an American Rabbi and teacher, known as a pacifist. He served as a rabbi for congregations in Indiana and Ohio. Cronbach was one of the founde...

8/21/2007 12/15/2016

Barbara Radding Morgan (born November 28, 1951) is an American teacher and a former NASA astronaut. She participated in the Teacher in Space program as the backup to Christa McAuliffe for the ill-fat...

5/24/2015 11/29/2016

Jeremiah Jenks MP (1856 - 1929)

Jeremiah Whipple Jenks (1856–1929) was an American economist, educator, and Professor at the Cornell University.

11/27/2016 11/27/2016

Edmund Beecher Wilson MP (1856 - 1939)

Edmund Beecher Wilson (19 October 1856 – 3 March 1939) was a pioneering American zoologist and geneticist. He wrote one of the most famous textbooks in the history of modern biology, The Cell. Ca...

3/18/2009 11/23/2016

William Preston Johnston (January 5, 1831 – July 16, 1899) was a lawyer, scholar, poet, and Confederate soldier. Biography Johnston was born in Louisville, Kentucky to General Albert Sidney Johns...

2/24/2008 11/19/2016

Shing-Tung Yau 丘成桐 MP

Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

Shing-Tung Yau (Chinese: 丘成桐; pinyin: Qiū Chéngtóng; Cantonese Yale: Yāu Sìngtùng; born April 4, 1949) is a Chinese-born American mathematician. He was awarded the Fields Medal in 1982and the Wolf Priz...

7/14/2008 11/17/2016

Amelia Earhart MP (1897 - c.1937)

From Wikipedia : Amelia Earhart was a noted aviation pioneer. Hilary Swank portrays her in the movie Amelia released October 23, 2009. Amelia Mary Earhart (pronounced /ˈɛərhɑrt/ AIR-hart); (born Ju...

7/8/2007 11/4/2016

Wilma Pearl Mankiller (November 18, 1945 – April 6, 2010) was the first female Chief of the Cherokee Nation. She served as principal chief for ten years from 1985 to 1995. Wilma Pearl Mankiller was...

3/4/2011 11/2/2016

Kathleen Turner MP

"Kathleen Turner"

Kathleen Turner is an American film and stage actor and director. Turner came to fame during the 1980s, after roles in Body Heat (1981), Crimes of Passion (1984), Romancing the Stone (1984), and Priz...

10/26/2016 10/26/2016

Barack H. Obama, 44th President of the USA MP

"Barry", "Obie"

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Barack Hussein Obama II born August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States Nickname: Barry Barack Obama served as the 44th President of the United States and is the first and only African Ameri...

11/13/2007 10/19/2016

Harry R. Lewis MP

Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States

Harry R. Lewis is a Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science and the Director of Undergraduate Studies in Computer Science at Harvard University. He is also a Faculty Associate of the Berkman Center ...

10/18/2016 10/18/2016

Cyril Argentine Alington (22 October 1872 – 16 May 1955) was an English educationalist, scholar, cleric, and prolific author. He was the headmaster of both Shrewsbury School and Eton College. He also...

3/2/2011 10/14/2016

Ninth President of the Greensboro Female College (Now Greensboro College)

10/10/2016 10/11/2016

Pnina Klein MP (1945 - 2014)

Bar-Ilan University Deeply Mourns the Passing of Prof. Pnina Klein Bar-Ilan University Prof. Pnina Klein, winner of the 2011 Israel Prize in Education Research, died yesterday following a battle with...

2/7/2016 10/10/2016

Fred Rogers Fairchild MP (1877 - 1966)

Fred Rogers Fairchild (1877–1966) was an American economist and educator. Fairchild was born in Crete, Nebraska. His father was Arthur Babbitt Fairchild, a descendant of Thomas Fairchild who settled ...

10/3/2016 10/3/2016

Dr. Jill Biden, Second Lady of the United States MP

"Jill Stevenson", "Jill Jacobs-Biden"

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Jill Biden is an American educator who is married to the 47th and current Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden, making her the Second Lady of the United States since 2009. She was born in H...

11/11/2008 10/3/2016

Penelope Fitzgerald MP (1916 - 2000)

Penelope Fitzgerald (17 December 1916 – 28 April 2000) was a Booker Prize–winning English novelist, poet, essayist and biographer. In 2008, The Times included her in a list of "The 50 greatest Britis...

2/26/2014 10/3/2016

Philippa Ruth Foot MP (1920 - 2010)

Philippa Foot obituary A 'grande dame of philosophy', she pioneered virtue ethics Jane O'Grady guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 5 October 2010 13.23 EDT Philippa Foot ‘Virtuous’, for Philippa Foot, mea...

6/4/2009 10/2/2016

Mary Bennett MP (1913 - 2005)

Mary Letitia Somerville Bennett (9 January 1913 – 1 November 2005) was a British academic, best known for her tenure as Principal of St Hilda's College, Oxford between 1965 and 1980. Mary Bennett was...

3/30/2011 10/2/2016

Rudolf Steiner MP (1861 - 1925)

German philosopher, founder of the Antroposophy esoteric spiritual movement and the Waldorf school system. Wikipedia (English) Wikipedia (German)

5/3/2013 9/27/2016

Jean-Martin Charcot MP (1825 - 1893)

Jean-Martin Charcot (/ʃɑrˈkoʊ/; French: [ʃaʁko]; 29 November 1825 – 16 August 1893) was a French neurologist and professor of anatomical pathology. He is known as "the founder of modern neurology", a...

11/29/2014 9/22/2016

Felix Gilbert was one of my history professors at Bryn Mawr College in the 1950s and an inspirational teacher. His brilliance, eloquence, and modesty in teaching about about the the influence of French...

2/7/2009 9/22/2016

Arnold J. Toynbee, CH MP (1889 - 1975)

Arnold Joseph Toynbee CH (14 April 1889 – 22 October 1975) was a British historian whose twelve-volume analysis of the rise and fall of civilizations, A Study of History, 1934–1961, was a synthesis o...

7/9/2009 9/19/2016

Lou Halsell Rodenberger MP (1926 - 2009)

Molcie Lou Halsell Rodenberger (September 21, 1926 – April 9, 2009) was a Texas author, educator, professor, and journalist. Early years Molcie Lou Halsell was born in rural Eastland County, Texa...

8/16/2015 9/16/2016

Herbert Somerton Foxwell MP (1849 - 1936)

Herbert Somerton Foxwell (17 June 1849 – 3 August 1936) was an English economist. Biography Foxwell was born in Somerset, the son of an ironmonger and slate and timber merchant. He received his e...

9/4/2016 9/6/2016

Emily James Smith Putnam MP (1865 - 1944)

Emily James Smith Putnam (born Canandaigua, 15 April 1865; died 1944) was a United States author and educator Biography She was the daughter of Justice James C. Smith. She graduated from Bryn...

11/18/2010 9/5/2016

Randolph Greenleaf Adams MP (1892 - 1951)

Randolph Greenfield Adams (November 7, 1892 – January 4, 1951) was American librarian and historian, director of the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, ...

12/9/2015 8/31/2016

Christopher Lasch MP (1932 - 1994)

"Kit"

Robert Christopher (Kit) Lasch (June 1, 1932 – February 14, 1994) was an American historian, moralist, and social critic. Mentored by William Leuchtenburg at Columbia University, Lasch was a profes...

8/31/2016 8/31/2016

James Barr Ames MP (1846 - 1910)

James Barr Ames (June 22, 1846[1] – January 8, 1910)[2] was an American law educator, who popularized the "case-study" method of teaching law. Biography Ames was born in Boston, Massachusetts on ...

6/23/2015 8/29/2016

Charles Fayette Taylor MP (1894 - 1996)

"Fay Taylor"

Charles Fayette Taylor (1894-1996), took an early interest in internal combustion engines and aviation, worked for the Wright brothers, and, after a long career in engineering, may be best remembered...

8/28/2016 8/28/2016

John Pierce Brace MP (1793 - 1872)

8/27/2016 8/27/2016

James Luther Adams MP (1901 - 1994)

James Luther Adams (November 12, 1901 – July 26, 1994), an American professor at Harvard Divinity School, Andover Newton Theological School, and Meadville Lombard Theological School, and a Unitarian ...

8/26/2016 8/26/2016

Andy Griffith MP (1926 - 2012)

"North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2014), Andy Samuel Griffith, 07 Jun 1926; from "North Carolina, Birth and Death Indexes, 1800-2000," database and images, ...

12/4/2010 8/26/2016

Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel (born November 5, 1941) is a Grammy Award-winning American singer, poet, and Golden Globe-nominated actor best known for his partnership with Paul Simon in the folk duo Sim...

11/6/2014 8/25/2016

J. K. Rowling MP

"J. K. Rowling", "Joanne Kathleen Rowling", "Jo"

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...

3/2/2008 8/25/2016

Gene Simmons (born Chaim Witz; Hebrew: חיים ויץ‎; August 25, 1949) is an Israeli-Hungarian rock bass guitarist, singer-songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and actor. Known by his stage persona...

3/2/2014 8/25/2016

Dave Brubeck MP (1920 - 2012)

"Dave"

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia David Warren "Dave" Brubeck (born December 6, 1920 - died December 5, 2012) was an American jazz pianist. He has written a number of jazz standards, including "In You...

12/7/2007 8/25/2016

Elmer Ellsworth Brown was an American educator, publisher, and author who served as the U.S. Commissioner of Education and founded the NYU Press. Born at Kiantone in Chautauqua County, New York, he s...

7/9/2008 8/25/2016

Kenneth Merle Brinkhous MP (1908 - 2000)

Kenneth Merle Brinkhous, M.D., Distinguished Alumni Professor Emeritus and Chair Emeritus of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, died...

1/27/2007 8/25/2016

Ebenezer Adams MP (1765 - 1841)

Ebenezer Adams (22 October 1765 – 15 August 1841) was an American educator. He was born to Ephraim Adams and Rebecca Locke Adams in 1765. He graduated with honor from Dartmouth College in 1791, a...

1/4/2009 8/25/2016

Dr. Alfred Appel, Jr. MP (1934 - 2009)

Dr. Alfred Appel (uh-PELL) was a famed Jewish-American professor of English and scholar of modernism, best known for being the foremost authority on his former instructor Vladimir Nabokov. Early Life...

10/25/2010 8/25/2016

George Foot Moore MP (1851 - 1931)

George Foot Moore (October 15, 1851 – May 16, 1931) was an eminent Asian scholar, historian of religion, author, Presbyterian minister, 33rd Degree Mason of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, an...

7/15/2016 8/25/2016

Daniel Clement Dennett III (born March 28, 1942) is an American philosopher, writer, and cognitive scientist whose research centers on the philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, and philosophy of...

8/22/2016 8/22/2016

Francis Miles Finch MP (1827 - 1907)

Francis Miles Finch (June 9, 1827 – July 31, 1907) was an American judge, poet, and academic associated with the early years of Cornell University. One of his poems, "The Blue and the Gray", is frequ...

8/18/2016 8/18/2016

Robert C. Snyder MP (1919 - 2011)

Robert Craven Snyder, Sr. (April 30, 1919 – June 8, 2011), was a professor and professor emeritus of English at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston in Lincoln Parish in north Louisiana. He was partic...

7/27/2015 8/18/2016

Karl* Ernst Haushofer MP (1869 - 1946)

2/7/2009 8/15/2016

James Alfred Van Allen MP (1914 - 2006)

James Alfred Van Allen (September 7, 1914 – August 9, 2006) was an American space scientist at the University of Iowa. The Van Allen radiation belts were named after him, following the 1958 satel...

2/18/2009 8/11/2016

James Sheridan Muspratt MP (1821 - 1871)

James Sheridan Muspratt (8 March 1821 – 3 February 1871) was a research chemist and teacher. His most influential publication was his two-volume book Chemistry, Theoretical, Practical and Analytical ...

11/28/2012 8/8/2016