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Joseph Mallord William Turner MP (1775 - 1851)

"JMW Turner"

Joseph Mallord William Turner , RA (baptised 14 May 1775 – 19 December 1851) "British Romantic landscape painter, water-colourist, and printmaker. Turner was considered a controversial figure in his da...

11/18/2008 1/15/2016

' Cranmer (2 July 1489 – 21 March 1556) was a leader of the English Reformation and Archbishop of Canterbury during the reigns of Henry VIII and Edward VI. He helped build a favourable case for Henry's...

2/21/2008 9/26/2015

Andrew Jackson Higgins MP (1886 - 1952)

Andrew Jackson Higgins (28 August 1886 – 1 August 1952) was the founder and owner of Higgins Industries, the New Orleans-based manufacturer of "Higgins boats" (LCVPs) during World War II. The Higgins B...

6/11/2015 6/12/2015

Margaret Sanger MP (1879 - 1966)

"Margeret Sanger"

Margaret Sanger was an American birth control activist, sex educator, writer, and nurse. Sanger popularized the term "birth control", opened the first birth control clinic in the United States, and est...

6/29/2013 6/11/2015

T. S. Eliot, Nobel Prize in Literature, 1948 MP (1888 - 1965)

"T.S. Eliot", "TS"

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 English...

10/19/2008 6/11/2015

Jean-Paul Sartre MP (1905 - 1980)

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre was one of the leading figures in 20th century French philosophy. He was commonly known simply as Jean-Paul Sartre was a French existentialist philosopher, playwright, n...

1/23/2009 6/11/2015

Richard Beatty Mellon MP (1858 - 1933)

Beatty Mellon (March 19, 1858 – December 1933), sometimes R.B., was a banker, industrialist, and philanthropist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (adjusted wealth $103 billion).He and his brother, Andrew W...

5/29/2007 6/11/2015

Truman Capote MP (1924 - 1984)

en.wikipedia.... ; findagrave... ; Truman Capote (pronounced /ˈtruːmən kəˈpoʊti/; September 30, 1924 – August 25, 1984) was an American author, many of whose short stories, novels, plays and nonfiction...

4/27/2009 6/11/2015

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson MP (1830 - 1886)

Elizabeth Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830 in the quiet community of Amherst, Massachusetts, the second daughter of Edward and Emily Norcross Dickinson. Emily, Austin (her older brother) and her...

6/3/2007 6/11/2015

Moe Berg MP (1902 - 1972)

"Moe" Berg (March 2, 1902 – May 29, 1972) was an American catcher and coach in Major League Baseball who later served as a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Although he play...

8/10/2011 6/11/2015

Joan Crawford MP (1905 - 1977)

"Billie Cassin", "Cranberry", "Billie", "Tone"

Joan Crawford (born Lucille Fay LeSueur) was an American actress in film, television and theatre. Starting as a dancer in traveling theatrical companies before debuting on Broadway, Crawford was signed...

1/24/2009 6/11/2015

Alfred Hitchcock MP (1899 - 1980)

"Hitch", "The Master of Suspense"

Nicknamed "Master of Suspense," Alfred Hitchcock was one of the best known directors never to have received an Oscar for directing. Suspicion (1941), Rear Window (1954), North By Northwest (1959), Psyc...

5/9/2008 6/11/2015

Chico Marx MP (1887 - 1961)

"Chico"

Leonard "Chico" Marx was the eldest of the Marx Brothers. Marx used an Italian accent for his on-stage character; stereotyped ethnic characters were common with Vaudeville comedians. Chico was a talent...

7/3/2007 6/11/2015

Groucho Marx MP (1890 - 1977)

"Groucho"

an entertainer and comedian, Groucho Marx remains a well-known figure some 30 years after his death. Marx's grease-paint bushy eyebrows and mustache, and trademark cigar, made him immediately recogniza...

7/3/2007 6/11/2015

Eugene Gladstone O'Neill (October 16, 1888 – November 27, 1953) was a Nobel-prize winning American playwright. More than any other dramatist, O'Neill introduced American drama to the dramatic realism p...

6/15/2007 6/11/2015

Ernest Hemingway MP (1899 - 1961)

Admiral Smith - Garrett Harvey Smith -- painter of the John Smith boat - famous John Smith, name for HARVEY GARRETT SMITH - ALL MISSING!! TAKEN OUT. Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 — July 2, 19...

6/7/2008 6/11/2015

John Wayne MP (1907 - 1979)

"Marion Mitchell", "John Wayne", "The Duke", "מיטשל Mitchell"

Find a Grave John Wayne (born Marion Robert Morrison), nicknamed "Duke", was a legendary Hollywood actor who played a key role in establishing and popularizing the western genre in American cinema. He ...

6/16/2007 6/11/2015

Edward R. Murrow MP (1908 - 1965)

"Edward Roscoe Murrow", "Edward R. Murrow"

Roscoe Murrow, KBE (born Egbert Roscoe Murrow April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American broadcast journalist. He first came to prominence with a series of radio news broadcasts during World War ...

8/1/2010 6/11/2015

Michael Landon MP (1936 - 1991)

"Michael Landon"

With a career that spanned three decades, Michael Landon is widely known for his roles as Little Joe Cartwright in Bonanza (1959–1973), Charles Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983), and J...

9/11/2009 6/11/2015

W. C. Fields (1880 - 1946)

William Claude Dukenfield (January 29, 1880[1] – December 25, 1946), better known as W. C. Fields, was an American comedian, actor, juggler and writer.[2] Fields' comic persona was a misanthropic and h...

10/26/2009 6/11/2015

Marie Antoinette, Queen-Consort of France & Archduchess of Austria MP (1755 - 1793)

"Maria Antonia ( Marie Antoinette) Josepha Johanna De Bourbon (född Von Habsburg-lothringen)"

Antonia Josepha Johanna Archduchess of Austria von Habsburg-Lothringen*By marriage Queen Consort of France - to Louis XVI*Executed after the French Revolution 16. 10. 1793==Links:* The Peerage * Find a...

6/4/2007 6/11/2015

William Henry Seward Find A Grave Memorial ID # 945 Wikipedia Profile William Henry Seward, Sr. (May 16, 1801 – October 10, 1872) was the 12th Governor of New York, United States Senator and th...

8/30/2008 6/11/2015

George Orwell MP (1903 - 1950)

On each landing, opposite the lift shaft, the poster with the enormous face gazed from the wall. It was one of those pictures which are so contrived that the eyes follow you about when you move. BIG BR...

10/26/2008 6/11/2015

Herman Melville MP (1819 - 1891)

Biographical Summary:=="... Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick and the post...

9/5/2008 6/11/2015

Winston Churchill MP (1874 - 1965)

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill KG OM CH TD PCc DL FRS RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was a British politician, statesman, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United ...

6/14/2007 6/10/2015

Frank Sinatra MP (1915 - 1998)

"Frank"

Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer and motion-picture actor who became one of the most sought-after performers in the entertainment industry; he is often hailed as the greatest Ameri...

7/3/2007 6/10/2015

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Pennsylvania. Ancestor #: A041702 "Benjamin Franklin, also called Ben Franklin, pseudonym Richard Saunders, (born January 17 [January 6, Old Style], 1706, Bosto...

8/18/2007 6/10/2015

Buddy Rich MP (1917 - 1987)

"Buddy"

"Buddy" Rich (September 30, 1917 – April 2, 1987) was an American jazz drummer and bandleader. Rich was billed as "the world's greatest drummer"[1] and was known for his virtuoso technique, power, groo...

9/30/2014 6/10/2015

Michel Nostradamus MP (1503 - 1566)

"Nostradamus"

Michel de Nostredame (21 December 1503 – 2 July 1566), usually Latinised to Nostradamus , was a French apothecary and reputed seer who published collections of prophecies that have since become famous ...

11/10/2010 6/10/2015

Harriet Tubman MP (c.1822 - 1913)

"Minty", "Moses", "Hat", "enslaved by Edward Brodas", "Tubman"

BIRTH DATE : c.1820. Because she was a slave, and owners did not record their slaves' birthdates, the exact date of Harriet's birth is unknown -- different accounts list 1820 or 1821. BIRTH PLACE : Ant...

5/13/2012 6/10/2015

Sir Isaac Newton, PRS MP (1643 - 1727)

Sir Isaac Newton , PRS (4 January 1643 – 31 March 1727 [OS: 25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726]) was an English mathematician, astronomer, theologian, author and physicist (described in his own day as a ...

6/11/2007 6/10/2015

Leonardo da Vinci MP (1452 - 1519)

DISCOVERING DA VINCI: Most famous Works: Mona Lisa , The Last Supper , The Vitruvian Man Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519) was an Italian polymath : painter, sculptor,...

1/5/2009 6/10/2015

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart MP (1756 - 1791)

"Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart"

Piano Concerto No. 21 - Andante * Requiem * Turkish March * Eine Kleine Nachtmusik * The Marriage of Figaro * Sinfonia n° 40 K550

1/13/2009 6/10/2015

Charlie "Lucky" Luciano MP (1897 - 1962)

""Lucky Luciano"", "Lucky Luciano"

in WIKIPEDIA Charlie "Lucky" Luciano (born Salvatore Lucania; November 24, 1897 – January 26, 1962) was an Italian mobster born in Sicily. Luciano is considered the father of modern organized crime in ...

12/24/2010 6/10/2015

Gustav Mahler MP (1860 - 1911)

Gustav Mahler (07 July 1860 – 18 May 1911). internationally celebrated Bohemian-born Austrian composer and conductor, Gustav Mahler, was best known during his lifetime as one of the leading orchestral ...

1/1/2010 6/10/2015

Josephine Baker MP (1906 - 1975)

"Black Venus", "Tumpie (family nickname)", "Black Pearl", "Creole Goddess"

Josephine Baker (June 3, 1906 – April 12, 1975) was an American-born dancer, singer, and actress. Nicknamed the "Bronze Venus", the "Black Pearl", and even the "Créole Goddess" in anglophone nations, i...

1/6/2011 6/10/2015

Bessie Smith MP (1894 - 1937)

"Empress of the Blues"

Bessie Smith (April 15, 1894 – September 26, 1937) was an American blues singer. referred to as The Empress of the Blues, Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920s and 1930s. She is o...

9/16/2011 6/10/2015

Elvis Presley MP (1935 - 1977)

"Big E", "Big El", "Elvis the Pelvis", "The Hillbilly Cat", "The King", "The King of Rock 'n' Roll", "Alan (code name at Graceland)", "The Chief", "Crazy Tiger Man", "Mr. Dynamite", "Memphis Flash", "E.P.", "Tiger (Karate name)", "The Atomic Powered Singer", "Elvis", "Elvis Aaron P..."

Elvis Aaron Presley , in the humblest of circumstances, was born to Vernon and Gladys Presley in a two-room house in Tupelo, Mississippi on January 8, 1935. His twin brother, Jessie Garon, was stillbor...

2/25/2007 6/10/2015