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Baruch Spinoza MP (1632 - 1677)

Baruch de Spinoza , XVII Century Philosopher "Roots": Baruch Spinoza Could John Berman be related to the Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza, noted as the Prince of Philosophers? CNN "Roots" journey: Vi...

11/25/2010 10/20/2014

Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama MP

"Lhamo Döndrub", "Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso", "Holy Lord", "Gentle Glory", "Compassionate", "Defender of the Faith", "Ocean of Wisdom", "Yishin Norbu (Wish-Fulfilling Gem)", "Kyabgon (Saviour)", "Kundun - The Presence"

Biography Tenzin Gyatso - The 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatsos Photos Time Cover: April 20th, 1959 Escape From China 14th Dalai Lama , Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso born ...

12/13/2010 11/5/2012

Horatio Alger, Jr. MP (1832 - 1899)

. Horatio Alger, Jr. January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899 Parents: Horatio Alger 1806-1881 and Olive Fenno 1807-1878 Horatio Alger was a prolific 19th-century American author, best known for his ma...

2/19/2008 7/12/2012

Horace Mann, Sr. MP (1796 - 1859)

Horace Mann (May 4, 1796 – August 2, 1859) was an American education reformer, and a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1827 to 1833. He served in the Massachusetts Senate from...

2/22/2008 3/30/2012

Booker T. Washington MP (1856 - 1915)

Booker Taliaferro Washington (5 April 1858 – 14 November 1915) was an African-American educator, author, orator, advisor to Republican presidents, and black political leader. He was the dominant figure...

5/14/2009 3/30/2012

Bob Hope MP (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...

3/25/2009 3/18/2012

Ludwig van Beethoven MP (1770 - 1827)

Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. He is considered to have been the most crucial figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western classical mus...

7/30/2010 3/8/2012

Sharon Cohen (Hebrew: שרון כהן‎), professionally known as Dana International (דנה אינטרנשיונל), born Yaron Cohen ירון כהן; February 2, 1972) is an Israeli pop singer of Yemenite Jewish and Romanian Jew...

3/6/2012 3/8/2012

Vladimir Putin Time Magazine Person of the Year '07 Video Interview Official Website , Blog Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin Влади́мир Влади́мирович Пу́тин; born 7 October 1952) is a Russian politici...

3/4/2012 3/7/2012

Princess Alice of Battenberg, Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark MP (1885 - 1969)

"Alice Mountbatten", "Mother Superior Alice-Elizabeth"

Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie Princess of Battenberg, HSH Princess Alice of Battenburg. On marriage HRH Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark Royal house House of Battenberg (Cadet branch ...

4/19/2007 11/28/2011

Helen Keller was the first deaf and blind person to graduate from college. The story of how Keller's teacher, Annie Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language...

9/15/2008 11/28/2011

Dorothy Leib Eustis MP (1886 - 1946)

Dorothy Leib Harrison Wood Eustis (30 May 1886 – 8 September 1946) was an American dog breeder and philanthropist, who founded The Seeing Eye, the first guide-dog school for the blind in the United Sta...

7/12/2008 10/3/2011

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. MP (1887 - 1940)

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr., ONH (17 August 1887 – 10 June 1940), was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator who was a proponent of the Pan-Africanism movement, ...

4/19/2011 6/26/2011

Alan Turing MP (1912 - 1954)

Two Alan Turing Movies Alan Turing's Family Tree Alan Turing is arguably the man who most changed the world in the 20th-century with the invention of the computer. The fact that you're reading th...

8/9/2008 3/23/2011

Louis Bromfield MP (1896 - 1956)

Louis BromfieldAmerican author born Dec. 27, 1896, Mansfield, Ohio, U.S. died March 18, 1956, Columbus, Ohio Main American novelist and essayist. The son of a farmer, Bromfield studied journali...

9/18/2007 3/23/2011

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 2/27/2011

George VI of the United Kingdom MP (1895 - 1952)

"Bertie", "the Stammerer", "Albert Frederick Arthur George", "The King of England and Scotland", "George VI"

a short summary from Wikipedia: George VI King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions (more...) Reign: 11 December 1936 – 6 February 1952 Coronation: 12 May 1937 Predecessor: Edward ...

4/18/2007 2/27/2011

Aldous Leonard Huxley MP (1894 - 1963)

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. Among Huxley's best known novels is BRAVE NEW WORLD (1...

12/11/2010 2/27/2011

Harriet Martineau MP (1802 - 1876)

Harriet Martineau (June 12, 1802 – June 27, 1876) was an English social theorist and Whig writer, often cited as the first woman sociologist. Martineau wrote more than 50 books and is significant t...

2/2/2011 2/21/2011

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 2/20/2011

William J. Clinton, 42nd President of the USA MP

"Bill Clinton", "William Jefferson Blythe III"

Chappaqua, Westchester, New York, United States

Bill Clinton was born "William Jefferson Blythe III" in Hope, Arkansas. His father, William Jefferson Blythe, Jr., was a traveling salesman who died in an automobile accident three months before Bill w...

6/26/2007 2/20/2011

Scott P. Brown is a Republican who won the Massachusetts Senate Special Election for the Massachusetts Senate seat left vacant by the death of Ted Kennedy. Brown also holds the rank of Lieutenant Colon...

2/1/2010 2/20/2011

13th United States President. He was born in upstate New York in Cayuga County the second of eight children to such an impoverished family that they could not even afford to feed him. His father appren...

4/22/2007 2/20/2011

Walt Disney MP (1901 - 1966)

"Micky Mouses Father", "Walt", "Walt Disney"

Walter Elias Disney was a multiple Academy Award-winning American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur and philanthropist. As the co-founder (with his brother Roy ...

4/24/2007 2/20/2011

Thomas Alva Edison, Inventor MP (1847 - 1931)

Sources: United States Census, 1860 Alvah Edison in entry for Samuel Edison, 1860. United States Census, 1880 Thomas A Edison, East New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States; ci...

1/13/2009 2/20/2011

Lucille Ball MP (1911 - 1989)

"Diane Belmont", "Technicolor Tessie", "Queen of the B movies (during the 1940s)", "The First Lady of Television", "Lucy", "The Queen of Comedy"

Lucille Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an iconic American comedienne, film, television, stage and radio actress, model, film executive, and star of the landmark sitcom I Love Lucy , a four ...

6/8/2007 2/20/2011

Aristotle MP (-384 - -322)

Aristotle, Ἀριστοτέλης, Aristotélēs. Greek Philosopher. Aristotle (Greek: Ἀριστοτέλης, Aristotélēs) (384 BCE – 322 BCE) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great....

11/26/2010 2/19/2011

Coco Chanel MP (1883 - 1971)

Born Gabrielle Bonheur Chasnel, Coco Chanel pioneered French fasion design with her modernist philosophy, menswear-inspired fashions, and pursuit of expensive simplicity. She was the founder of the f...

6/3/2010 2/19/2011

Pope Clement VII MP (1478 - 1534)

"Pope Clement VII"

Pope Clement VII (26 May 1478 – 25 September 1534), born Giulio di Giuliano de' Medici , was a cardinal from 1513 to 1523 and was Pope from 1523 to 1534. He was born in Florence one month after his f...

4/23/2007 2/19/2011

Oliver Cromwell (born April 25, 1599 Old Style, died September 3, 1658 Old Style) was an English military and political leader best known for his involvement in making England into a republican Commo...

3/20/2007 2/19/2011

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the USA MP (1809 - 1865)

"President", "16th President; Honest Abe", "Abe"

For more information and photos of his burial place, click on : Abraham Lincoln Overview Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President Born: 12 February 1809 Birthplace: Near Hodgenville, Kentucky Died: ...

2/25/2007 2/18/2011

Diana, Princess of Wales MP (1961 - 1997)

"Lady Di", "Princess Di", "The People's Princess", "Princess of Wales", "Diana"

"Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances;[fn 1] née Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997), was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II. D...

5/4/2007 2/18/2011

Madonna MP

"Nonnie", "MDNA", "Madge", "Mo", "Esther", "The Queen of Pop", "Maddy", "Material Girl", "Queen of Reinvention", "M"

"Personnage incontournable de la musique populaire depuis 35 ans, Madonna a marqué son époque par son immense succès mondial sur la scène musicale et ses provocations. Surnommée The Queen of Pop (« La ...

3/25/2007 2/18/2011

Bill Gates MP

"Bill", "Trey"

Medina, King, WA, USA

William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, philanthropist, and chairman of Microsoft, the software company he founded with Paul Allen. He is ranked consiste...

1/17/2007 2/18/2011

Albert Einstein, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1921 MP (1879 - 1955)

"אלברט אברהם איינשטיין", "Albert Abraham Einstein", "Abraham Einstein"

Albert Abraham Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955; Hebrew: אלברט אברהם איינשטיין) the first child of the Jewish couple Hermann and Pauline Einstein, nee Koch was born in Ulm, Württemberg Germany a...

4/4/2007 2/18/2011

Edgar Allan Poe MP (1809 - 1849)

Poe Museum Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales...

6/16/2007 2/16/2011

Joseph ., Vizier of Egypt MP (-1814 - -1704)

"Zaphnath-Paaneah", "Joseph ben Jacob", "Yosef ben Jacob"

Genesis 30:22-24 his birth. Genesis 41:50-52 Birth of his two sons, Manasseh & Ephraim. Joseph or Yosef was the eleventh of Jacob's twelve sons in the Book of Genesis and Rachel's firstborn. Jose...

2/26/2007 2/16/2011

James Garner MP (1928 - 2014)

With a career spanning more than five decades, James Garner has starred in several television series which includes his roles as Bret Maverick, in the popular 1950s western-comedy series, Maverick; Jim...

3/10/2007 2/16/2011

John Lennon MP (1940 - 1980)

"great uncle john"

John Lennon achieved worldwide fame in the 1960s as a singer, songwriter and guitarist in one of the most successful bands of all time - The Beatles . He is credited as being the original and founding ...

4/23/2009 2/16/2011

Prophet Muhammad of Islam (PBUH) MP (570 - 632)

"Rasulullah", "Abu Qasim", "Ahmad", "محمد", "Mohammed", "Mohammad", "M'Hammud", "Muhammed", "حضرت محمد", "Abu al-Qasim Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah ibn 'Abd al-Muttalib ibn Hashim"

Muhammad was the founder of the religion of Islam and is regarded by Muslims as a messenger and prophet of God, the final law-bearer in a series of Islamic prophets as taught by the Qur'an (33:40–40). ...

9/18/2007 2/16/2011

Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy MP (1828 - 1910)

"Leo Tolstoy"

Leo Tolstoy (From Wikipedia) Leo Tolstoy, or Count Lyev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (Russian: About this sound Лeв Никола́евич Толсто́й​ (help·info), Russian pronunciation: [lʲev nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ tɐlˈstoj]; S...

2/25/2008 2/16/2011

Johann Sebastian Bach MP (1685 - 1750)

Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March 1685[2] – 28 July 1750) was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments...

8/19/2008 2/16/2011

Sarah Bernhardt MP (1844 - 1923)

"The Divine Sarah"

Sarah Bernhardt (c. October 22, 1844 – March 26, 1923) was a French stage and early film actress, and has been referred to as the most famous actress the world has ever known. Bernhardt made her fame...

2/16/2011 2/16/2011

Willy Brandt MP (1913 - 1992)

"Willy Brandt", "Gunnar Gaasland"

Willy Brandt , born Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm (German pronunciation: [ˈvɪli ˈbʁant]; 18 December 1913 - 8 October 1992), was a German politician, Chancellor of West Germany 1969–1974, and leader of the ...

5/12/2008 2/16/2011

Sophia Loren MP

"Sofia Lazzaro", "Sofia Scicolone", "toothpick"

In 1962, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Two Women, becoming the first actress to win an Academy Award for a non-English-speaking performance. Loren has won 50 international ...

4/12/2010 2/16/2011

Richard Wagner MP (1813 - 1883)

Tristan und Isolde - Prelude , Die Walküre: "The Ride of the Valkyries" Act III (Boulez) , Flying Dutchman - Overture , Faust Overture , Parsifal Act I Prelude_1 .

12/22/2010 2/16/2011

Marilyn Monroe MP (1926 - 1962)

"MM", "The Blonde Bombshell", "Marilyn Monroe", "Norma Jean"

The Official Marilyn Monroe website MarilynMonroeFamily The Official Family book: Marilyn Monroe Unveiled: A Family History Our book is the complete and only resource for Marilyn Monroe genealogy. ...

6/25/2007 2/16/2011

James Louis Macie Smithson MP (1765 - 1829)

"Jacques Louis Macie"

James Smithson , F.R.S., M.A. (c. 1765 – 27 June 1829) was a British mineralogist and chemist noted for having left a bequest in his will to the United States of America, to create "an establishment fo...

3/6/2008 2/16/2011

DAR Ancestor #: A050054 Find A Grave Memorial Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, and po...

8/20/2007 2/16/2011

Elizabeth I of England MP (1533 - 1603)

"Good Queen Bess", "Gloriana", "The Virgin Queen"

"Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called "The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana" or "Good Queen Bess", Eli...

5/1/2007 2/16/2011

The PEDIGREE of

12/9/2007 2/16/2011

María Eva Duarte Ibarguren MP (1919 - 1952)

"Eva Perón", "Evita", "Evita Perón"

Evita Peron Foundation Eva Perón Wikipedia María Eva Duarte de Perón, First Lady of Argentina, Philanthropist, Actress, Politician, "Spiritual Leader of the Nation " was the second wife of Presid...

12/17/2007 2/16/2011

Leonardo da Vinci MP (1452 - 1519)

Leonardo da Vinci Most famous Works: Mona Lisa , The Last Supper , The Vitruvian Man Discovery of a New Selfportrait of Leonardo da Vinci?

1/5/2009 2/16/2011

Letter re Wiki Leaks Movie Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Gets Australian Peace Prize Nobel Peace Prize Nomination Julian Assange might run for Australian Senate 2013

12/13/2010 2/16/2011

Alexandre Dumas MP (1824 - 1895)

"Alexandre Dumas the son", "Александр Дюма-сын", "Александър ДЮМА-син"

Alexandre Dumas, fils (27 July 1824 – 27 November 1895) was a French author and dramatist. He was the son (fils) of Alexandre Dumas, père, also a writer and playwright. Dumas was born in Paris, Franc...

2/4/2008 2/15/2011

Rabbi Yisrael Iserles "Baal Shem Tov'' הבעש״ט MP (1698 - 1760)

"Baal Shem Tov", "Besht", "בעש"ט", "בעל שם טוב", "BeSh"T", "The Baal Shem /Tov/", "The Baal Shem-Tov"

Rabbi Yisroel (Israel) ben Eliezer (רבי ישראל בן אליעזר) (August 27, 1698 (18 Elul) – May 22, 1760), also called Israel Baal Shem Tov or Besht , was a Jewish mystical rabbi considered to be the founder...

4/15/2007 2/15/2011

Jesus MP (c.-4 - c.33)

"Christ", "Emmanuel", "Gesù Cristo", "ha-Notzri", "Isa", "Jesus bar Joseph", "Jesus Christ", "Yeshu ben Pantera", "Yeshua bar Yosef", "Yehoshua", "Yoshuea", "عيسى", "ישו", "Mesjasz"

Parents, marriage and other relations: Jesus . Genealogy of Jesus . What is Jesus' birthday Jesus in Islam . For speculative genealogies of Jesus, please see the project: Jesus of Nazaret...

2/26/2007 2/15/2011

Charles Martel "the Hammer" MP (686 - 741)

"the hammer", "maior domus of austrasia", ""The Hammer""

See Youtube video Charles "The Hammer" Martel was the defacto King of the Franks from 737-741 (Officially he was Duke and Prince of the Franks). He was also known as a great general, and is most ...

1/25/2007 2/15/2011

Oprah Winfrey MP

Chicago, IL, USA

Oprah Winfrey Bio Book Club Oprah Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey; January 29, 1954) is an American television host, actress, producer, and philanthropist, best known for her self-titled, mult...

9/16/2010 2/15/2011

Theodora Eastern Roman Empress MP (c.485 - 548)

"Theodora of Byzantium", "of Constantinople"

Theodora (Greek: Θεοδώρα) (c. 500 - June 28 548), was empress of the Byzantine Empire and the wife of Emperor Justinian I. Like her husband, she is a saint in the Orthodox Church, commemorated on Novem...

5/19/2008 2/15/2011

Gloria Marie Steinem (born March 25, 1934) is an American feminist, journalist, and social and political activist who became nationally recognized as a leader of, and media spokeswoman for, the Women's...

7/9/2010 2/15/2011

Queen Esther of Persia MP (c.-505 - -425)

"Queen Esther", "Amestris", "Esther", "Hadassah", "אסתר", "הדסה", "Queen Esther Hadassa"

Wikipedia: Queen Esther and אסתר המלכ ה . Book of Esther , Wikipedia . Book of Esther - English & Hebrew . Mordechai, Esther's foster-parent and cousin on Geni .

5/17/2007 2/15/2011

Menelik ., I da Ethiopia MP (c.-900 - c.-820)

"David II Beit Shlomo (Ibn El-Hakim) El-Hakim da Ethiopia"

BBC History Bio wikipedia The Dynasty Queen of Sheba and her son Menelik Blackhistory Queen of Sheba bio PBS Queen of Sheba

8/20/2008 2/15/2011

King David of Israel / דוד המלך MP (c.-1042 - c.-971)

"King David", "David HaMelech"

Did David, Solomon Exist? Dig Refutes Naysayers King David (דוד, داوُود‎ ) c. 1040–970 BCE, his reign over Judah c. 1010–970 BCE. David is an important figure to members of the Jewish, Christian, a...

2/20/2007 2/15/2011

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Ayaan Xirsi Cali Arabic: أيان حرسي علي‎; born Ayaan Hirsi Magan; Books In 2005, Ayaan Hirsi Ali was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. She ...

12/13/2010 2/15/2011

Moses . MP (deceased)

"Musa", "Mūsā Mûsâ ibn Amram"

Exodus 2:1-10 Birth. Exodus 2:21-22 Marriage to Zipporah and birth of sons. Exodus 6:14-27 Extensive genealogy and family history listed. Jewish sources list at least three names for Moses ...

2/26/2007 2/15/2011

Rt Hon Tony Blair, PC MP

"Tony Blair"

The Rt Hon Anthony Charles Lynton Blair charismatic, articulate, and the youngest British prime minister of the 20th century when he took office in 1997. In May 2007, before his resignation, it was rep...

3/29/2008 2/15/2011