Genealogy Projects tagged with notables on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Famous First

    Famous First There always is a very first for everything. This fun fact project is a collection of famous first profiles, Who was the first person to? The aim of this project is to create a collection of all those people who were the first. Feel free to add profiles that are not listed yet. Famous Firsts up to 1199 Late 800s Alfred the Great - First King of England 1141 (disputed)...

  • Notables in the Newspaper Business

    Notables in the Newspaper Business Famous Newspapers New York Times Owners William Randolph Hearst American newspaper magnate and leading newspaper publisher Rupert Murdoch Australian-American business magnate. He is the founder and Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, the world's second-largest media conglomerate. Adolph Simon Ochs American newspaper publisher and former...

  • Centenarian Notables

    This subproject of the Centenarians Project is to document and create interesting profiles for "notable" centenarians; that is, people famous for other reasons who hit the century mark, throughout history. Please join us and collaborate and bring your profiles with you. They must be set to public. Any that need to be made into a Master profile should be requested, with link, in a Project disc...

  • 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...

  • Harlem on My Mind: Cultural Capital of Black America, 1900-1968

    This project was finally inspired by the book: Harlem on My Mind: Cultural Capital of Black America, 1900-1968 [Paperback] , Allon Schoener (Editor). " Harlem on My Mind provoked outrage in 1969. The issues it raised are no less alive today."—The New York Times, 1995."Remains one of the richest and most comprehensive records of the history of the African American in the twentieth cen...

  • Notable Victorians

    Notable Victorians Lots of changes took place during the Victorian era (1837 to 1901), and many people made important contributions to Victorian society in a wide variety of different ways. This project will help to learn more about some of these notable Victorians: Queen Victoria ...

  • 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...

  • Notables of Newburyport

    Come on over and bring your "notable" ancestors with you. Profiles must be set to "public." Newburyport, Massachusetts: Founded 1764 (from Newbury) from The history of Newburyport prior to 1764 is largely the history of Newbury. As a farming community, Newbury expanded rapidly, outgrowing the land along the Parker River. In 1642, a "New Town" was laid out beside the Merrimack River an...

  • European Notables who served in World War One

    Austria Film and theatre Fritz Lang (Austria)- Acclaimed and highly influential Film Director associated with the German Expressionist movement of the 1920s-30s and who later directed films for Hollywood after becoming a US Citizen in 1939. He is best remembered for his Silent era masterpiece Metropolis (1927), the murder-thriller M (1931) and the Film Noir classic The...

  • Notable Huguenot descendants - United States

    Notable Huguenots or people from Huguenot descent United States Arts & Entertainment James Agee , American screenwriter and Pulitzer prize winning author Earl W. Bascom, American rodeo cowboy, artist, and sculptor William Christopher, American actor Joan Crawford , American actress Davy Crockett , American folk hero Johnny Depp , American actor Philip Morin Freneau...

  • Notable Huguenot descendants - Britain

    Notable Huguenot descendants - Britain Arts, Entertainment and sports Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz"), British illustrator of Charles Dickens Tony Cottee, West Ham United and England footballer Piers Courage , English racing driver Phil de Glanville, England rugby union international (private profile) William De Morgan , British art potter, tile designer, and author G....