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He was a British author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various poems.

She was an American politician and women's rights advocate, and the first woman to hold federal office in the United States.

Also known as Abigail Van Buren, she was an American advice columnist and radio show host who began the Dear Abby column in 1956

He was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968.

He was an Alsatian theologian, organist, writer, humanitarian, philosopher, and physician. He received the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize for his philosophy of "Reverence for Life".

She was an American aviation pioneer and author. She set many aviation records and wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences. Learn More

He was a British American petrol-industrialist and the patriarch of the Getty family. He founded the Getty Oil Company. Learn More

She is an American film and stage actress. She had starring roles in some of the most popular films of the 1960s and 1970s, including The Graduate (1967) for which she received a nomination for an Academy Award.

He was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll".

He was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

He is an American filmmaker. He is considered one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era and one of the most popular directors and producers in film history.

With his brother, Wilbur, they were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing building and flying the world's first successful airplane.

He was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. Amundsen was the first person, without dispute, to reach both poles.

He is a New Zealand film director, screenwriter, and film producer. He is best known as the director, writer, and producer of the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

He has been variously called the father of paleontology, ichnology, and architecture, and he is widely considered one of the greatest painters of all time.

He was the King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and the Emperor of India until his abdication, after which he became the Duke of Windsor.

She was an American poet. Her complete works, The Poems of Emily Dickinson, did not become available until 1955, nearly 70 years after her death.

He is a former U.S. Representative

She is an American novelist. Her work includes national bestselling historical fiction novel, Nefertiti. 

He was an American comedian, actor, juggler and writer. Fields' comic persona was a misanthropic and hard-drinking egotist, who remained a sympathetic character despite his snarling contempt for dogs and children.

She is an American novelist and short story writer. Among her works is The Ghost of Mary Celeste, published in 2014,

He was an American playwright. Along with Eugene O'Neill and Authur Miller, he is considered among the three foremost playwrights of the 20th-century American drama.

He was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.

She was a successful Hollywood actress. Wood received three Academy Award nominations before she turned 25 years old.


One of the most influential, successful, and acclaimed vocalists of the 20th century, she was an American country music singer.

He was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as "arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music."

He was a British archaeologist and Egyptologist who became world-famous after discovering the intact tomb of the 18th Dynasty Pharoh, Tutankhamun.

He was an Amercian magazine magnate who launched and closely supervised Time, Life, Fortune and Sports Illustrated.  

He was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist.

He was an American film and television actor, director and producer best known for playing rutheless oil baron J.R. Ewing in the 1980's primetime television soap opera Dallas.

He is the husband and consort of the Queen Elizabeth II.

He is a Scottish actor and filmmaker.

She was an American actress, singer, and Broadway star. She originated many leading roles over her career including Maria von Trapp in The Sound of Music.

He is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, political activist, and social critic.

He was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period.

He was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period.

He was a British novelist, poet, essayist, musician and travel writer.

He is an American engineer, former astronaut, and Command Pilot in the United States Air Force. Aldrin was one of the first two humans to land on the moon.

He was an Irish author, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula.

He was an American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. Pollock was well known for his unique style of drip painting.

He was an American composer and conductor of the late Romantic era, known primarily for American military marches.

He was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Price in Literature.

She was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.

He was an American singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, activist, and humanitarian, whose greatest commercial success was as a solo singer.

He was an American singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, activist, and humanitarian, whose greatest commercial success was as a solo singer.

He is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. He is currently the earliest-serving living former U.S. President.

He was an American composer and pianist. Gershwin's compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known.

He was an English author, journalist, and naval intelligence officer who is best known for his James Bond series of spy novels.

She is an American author of gothic fiction, Christian literature, and erotica.

He is an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th century music.

He is a Spanish tenor, conductor, and arts administrator. He has recorded over a hundred complete operas and is well known for his versatility, regularly performing in the most prestigious opera houses in the world.

He is an American actor, animator, filmmaker, and singer, working primarily in animation and comedy, as well as live-action and other genres.

He is a Spanish filmmaker, director, screenwriter, producer, and former actor.

He is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies.

He is an American actor of screen and stage who has appeared in more than 100 films and televisions shows.

She is an Italian film actress and singer

He is an American novelist and short story writer.

She is the granddaughter of American publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst, who became internationally known for events following here 1974 kidnapping.

She is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. She is the second female justice to the court, and one of four female justices to be confirmed.


He was an American author. He has been called "a giant of American letters." and many of his works are considered classics of Western literature.

She is an American media executive, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show.

She is an American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress, and socialite.

She is an American actress, singer and film producer. Close is the only living actor with the most Oscar nominations without a win.



He was a French novelist, playwright, and filmmaker. Pagnol is still generally regarded as one of France's greatest 20th-century writers.

He is a business magnate, investor, and engineer.

He was a Portuguese explorer who organized the Spanish expedition to the East Indies from 1519 to 1522, resulting in the first circumnavigation of the Earth.


He was an American novelist and poet of French-Canadian descent. Learn More

He was the son of Clara Jane Bryant Ford and the only child of Henry Ford. He was the president of Ford Motor Company from 1919 to his death in 1943. Learn More

He was an American concert pianist, composer, music conductor, bestselling author, radio game show panelist and personality, television talk show host, and actor.


He is an American professional technologist and science fiction writer. He is best known as the author of the Nexus Trilogy.

He was an American actor often cast in the role of a police officer, gunfighter, or vigilante in revenge-oriented plot lines.

He is an American author, professor, the history commentator for CNN and a contributing editor to the magazines Vanity Fair and American Heritage.

He is a British politician and former track and field athlete. As a middle-distance runner, Coe won four Olympic medals.

He was an Italian actor in America who starred in several well-known silent films. He was an early pop icon, a sex symbol of the 1920's, who was known as the "Latin lover".

He was a Swiss businessman and social activist, the founder of the Red Cross, and the first recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Learn More

He is an American travel writer and novelist, whose best-known work is The Great Railway Bazaar (1975)

She was an American writer and actress. Her first novel, Valley of the Dolls (1966), is one of the best-selling books in publishing history.

He is an English business magnate, investor, author, and philanthropist. He founded the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies.

He was a German-born American poet, novelist, and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the social, cultural, and economic ambience of his home city of LA.

He was an American singer0songwriter and guitarist best known for his opening performance at the 1969  Woodstock Festival.

He is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, playwright, author, and musician.

From a speech given by U.S. President John F. Kennedy, in West Berlin, it is widely regarded as the best-known speech of the Cold War.

He is the former U.S. Representative for Washington's 6th congressional district, serving between 1977 and 2013.

He was an America singer-songwriter and guitarist, best known for his work as the lead guitarist and as a vocalist with the band Grateful Dead.

She was a Canadian-American actress most noted for starring as Ann Darrow in the 1933 film King Kong.


He was a Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer with a background in zoology, botany, and geography.

He was an American artist, director, and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.

He is an American country singer, songwriter and television personality.

He was an American film director, writer, producer, and actor. He was known for his pioneering work in the genre of horror films.

He is an English musician, singer and producer, best known as a founding member and keyboardist of the new wave band Duran Duran.

She is a British novelist, philanthropist, film and television producer and screenwriter best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.

He was an American copywriter. His VW Beatle "Think Small" ad was voted the No. 1 campaign of all time in Advertising Age's 1999 "The Century of Advertising."

He was a Canadian medical scientist, physician, painter, and Nobel laureate noted as the co-discoverer of insulin and its therapeutic potential.

He is an English singer-songwriter, musician, composer and actor who gained fame as the leads singer and one of the founding members of the Rolling Stones.

He is a British professor, medical doctor, scientist, television presenter and Labor Party politician.


She is an American archaeologist, Egyptologist, and remote sensing expert, who has used satellite imaging to identify potential archaeological sites.