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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Theo Albrecht
Business
28-Mar-1922 24-Jul-2010 World's 20th richest man, 2005
Nick Berg
Victim
2-Apr-1978 May-2004 US contractor, beheaded on Iraq videotape
A. Bruce Bielaski
Government
1884 Feb-1964 FBI Director 1912-19
Ronnie Biggs
Criminal
8-Aug-1929   UK Great Train Robber
Joseph Bonanno
Criminal
18-Jan-1905 12-May-2002 Bonanno crime family
Christian Brando
Relative
11-May-1958 26-Jan-2008 Son of Marlon Brando
Carlie Brucia
Victim
16-Mar-1992 1-Feb-2004 Little girl kidnapped and killed
Julius Caesar
Head of State
13-Jul-100 BC 15-Mar-44 BC Roman Dictator 45 BC until 44 BC
Martine Carol
Actor
16-May-1920 6-Feb-1967 Lola Montès
George Washington Carver
Botanist
c. 1860 5-Jan-1943 Crop rotation and peanut butter
Geoffrey Chaucer
Author
c. 1343 25-Oct-1400 Canterbury Tales
Joseph Cinqué
Activist
c. 1813 c. 1879 Led the Amistad slave rebellion
Paulo Coelho
Novelist
24-Aug-1947   The Alchemist
Jared Cohen
Government
24-Nov-1981   Children of Jihad
Joseph Colombo
Criminal
16-Jun-1923 22-May-1978 Colombo Family Boss, 1964-71
Samuel Crowther
Religion
c. 1809 31-Dec-1891 African missionary bishop
Kim Dae-Jung
Head of State
3-Dec-1925 18-Aug-2009 South Korean President, 1998-2003
Adolph Dubs
Diplomat
4-Aug-1920 14-Feb-1979 US Ambassador to Afghanistan, 1978-79
Adolf Eichmann
Criminal
19-Mar-1906 31-May-1962 Nazi war criminal
C. Burke Elbrick
Diplomat
25-Mar-1908 1983 Career US Ambassador
Richard Engel
Journalist
16-Sep-1973   NBC Chief Foreign Correspondent
Leo Frank
Victim
17-Apr-1884 17-Aug-1915 Innocent man, lynched by mob
William Lloyd Garrison
Activist
10-Dec-1805 24-May-1879 Anti-slavery editor of the Liberator
Will Geer
Actor
9-Mar-1902 22-Apr-1978 Zebulon Walton in The Waltons
Chuck Geschke
Business
11-Sep-1939   Co-Founder of Adobe
Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen
Novelist
c. 1621 17-Aug-1676 Simplicius Simplicissimus
Tonya Harding
Figure Skating
12-Nov-1969   Figure skater caused Olympic sized scandal
Patty Hearst
Victim
20-Feb-1954   Kidnapped by SLA
Norman Hsu
Philanthropist
Oct-1951   Notorious Democratic donor
King James I
Royalty
19-Jun-1566 27-Mar-1625 King of England, 1603-25
Alan Johnston
Journalist
17-May-1962   Kidnapped BBC journalist
Polly Klaas
Victim
3-Jan-1981 Nov-1993 Murdered by Richard Allen Davis
Toussaint L'Ouverture
Military
20-May-1743 7-Apr-1803 Led the 1791 Slave Rebellion
Bruce Laingen
Diplomat
6-Aug-1922   US Ambassador to Malta, 1977-79
Eddie Lampert
Business
19-Jul-1962   Billionaire, Chairman of Sears
Timothy Leary
Activist
22-Oct-1920 31-May-1996 Tune in, turn on, drop out
Larry Levenson
Business
c. 1936 23-Jan-1999 Founder of Plato's Retreat
Charles Lindbergh, Jr.
Victim
22-Jun-1930 Mar-1932 The Lindbergh Baby
Jeremy London
Actor
7-Nov-1972   Assistant reverend on 7th Heaven
Lydia Lunch
Musician
2-Jun-1959   Punk and spoken word confrontationalist
Jack Ma
Business
1964   Founder of Alibaba
Aimee Semple McPherson
Religion
9-Oct-1890 27-Sep-1944 Evangelist, faith healer
John Gordon Mein
Diplomat
10-Sep-1913 28-Aug-1968 US Ambassador to Guatemala, 1965-68
Francis E. Meloy, Jr.
Diplomat
28-Mar-1917 16-Jun-1976 US Ambassador to Lebanon, assassinated
Aldo Moro
Head of State
23-Sep-1916 9-May-1978 Kidnapped and murdered PM of Italy
Madalyn Murray O'Hair
Religion
13-Apr-1919 Sep-1995 Atheist spokeswoman
Daniel Pearl
Journalist
10-Oct-1963 21-Feb-2002 Murdered Wall Street Journal reporter
Robert Pelletreau
Diplomat
9-Jul-1935   US Ambassador to Egypt, 1991-93
Isabel Peron
Head of State
4-Feb-1931   Dancer, President of Argentina, 1974-76
Michael Peterson
Author
23-Oct-1943   The Staircase
Pocahontas
Royalty
c. 1595 21-Mar-1617 Native American princess
Jerzy Popieluszko
Activist
23-Sep-1947 19-Oct-1984 Priest murdered by Polish government
Rajkumar
Actor
24-Apr-1928 12-Apr-2006 Kannada megastar kidnapped by Veerappan
Sacagawea
Explorer
c. 1787 20-Dec-1812 Lewis and Clark expedition translator
Giuliana Sgrena
Activist
20-Dec-1948   Marxist journalist, kidnapped in Iraq
Elizabeth Short
Victim
29-Jul-1924 15-Jan-1947 The Black Dahlia
Frank Sinatra, Jr.
Singer
10-Jan-1944   Son of Frank
Eugene C. Sit
Business
8-Aug-1938 24-Jun-2008 Sit Investment Associates
Elizabeth Smart
Victim
3-Nov-1987   Kidnap victim
Adam Smith
Economist
5-Jun-1723 17-Jul-1790 The Wealth of Nations
Joseph Smith
Religion
23-Dec-1805 27-Jun-1844 Founded the Mormon faith
Morton Sobell
Criminal
11-Apr-1917   Rosenbergs Co-Defendant
Steven Stayner
Victim
18-Apr-1965 16-Sep-1989 Boy kidnapped by Kenneth Parnell
Sukarno
Head of State
6-Jun-1901 21-Jun-1970 President of Indonesia, 1945-67
Emmett Till
Victim
25-Jul-1941 28-Aug-1955 Black boy, murdered brutally in Mississippi
Mordechai Vanunu
Activist
13-Oct-1954   Blew whistle on Israel's nukes
Terry Waite
Victim
31-May-1939   Hostage negotiator, then hostage
Tammy Wynette
Country Musician
5-May-1942 6-Apr-1998 Stand By Your Man
Ahmed Zaki Yamani
Government
30-Jun-1930   Former Saudi Minister of Oil
Sun Yat-sen
Head of State
12-Nov-1866 12-Mar-1925 President of China, 1911-12
Marion A. Zioncheck
Politician
5-Dec-1901 7-Aug-1936 Congressman, committed suicide


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