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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Emperor Akihito
Royalty
23-Dec-1933   Emperor of Japan
Anwar al-Awlaki
Religion
22-Apr-1971 30-Sep-2011 Yemeni video cleric, AQAP
Jaber III al-Sabah
Royalty
29-Jun-1926 15-Jan-2006 Emir of Kuwait, 1977-2006
Tsar Alexander II
Royalty
17-Apr-1818 13-Mar-1881 Tsar of Russia, 1855-81
Alfonso XII
Royalty
28-Nov-1857 25-Nov-1885 King of Spain, 1874-85
Alfonso XIII
Royalty
17-May-1886 28-Feb-1941 King of Spain, 1902-31
Iyad Allawi
Head of State
1945   Iraqi Prime Minister, 2004-05
Hafizullah Amin
Head of State
1-Aug-1929 27-Dec-1979 President of Afghanistan, 1979
Jean-Bertrand Aristide
Head of State
15-Jul-1953   Twice overthrown president of Haiti
Almazbek Atambayev
Head of State
17-Sep-1956   Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan
Kemal Ataturk
Head of State
12-Mar-1881 10-Nov-1938 President of Turkey, 1923-38
Caesar Augustus
Royalty
23-Sep-63 BC 19-Aug-14 AD Roman Emperor, 23 BC to 14 AD
Shaukat Aziz
Head of State
6-Mar-1949   Prime Minister of Pakistan
Tariq Aziz
Government
1936   Ex-Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister
Massoud Barzani
Head of State
16-Aug-1946   President of Iraqi Kurdistan
Boris Berezovsky
Business
23-Jan-1946 23-Mar-2013 Russian oligarch, Putin critic
Silvio Berlusconi
Head of State
29-Sep-1936   Former Prime Minister of Italy
Benazir Bhutto
Head of State
21-Jun-1953 27-Dec-2007 Former prime minister of Pakistan
Otto von Bismarck
Head of State
1-Apr-1815 30-Jul-1898 Unifier of Germany
Emperor Bokassa I
Royalty
22-Feb-1921 3-Nov-1996 Central African Emperor
Simón Bolívar
Military
24-Jul-1783 17-Dec-1830 El Libertador
Napoleon Bonaparte
Head of State
15-Aug-1769 5-May-1821 Emperor of France
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
Head of State
2-Mar-1937   President of Algeria
François Bozizé
Government
14-Oct-1946   President, Central African Republic
Buddha
Religion
563 BC 477 BC Enlightened One
George H.W. Bush
Head of State
12-Jun-1924   41st US President, 1989-93
George W. Bush
Head of State
6-Jul-1946   43rd US President, 2001-09
Bill The Butcher
Boxing
Jul-1821 8-Mar-1855 Inspired Gangs of New York
Arsenio Martinez Campos
Head of State
14-Dec-1831 23-Sep-1900 Spanish Governor of Cuba
Venustiano Carranza
Head of State
29-Dec-1859 21-May-1920 President of Mexico, 1917-20
Giacomo Casanova
Author
2-Apr-1725 4-Jun-1798 World-renowned paramour
Fidel Castro
Head of State
13-Aug-1926   Dictator of Cuba for almost fifty years
Ahmed Chalabi
Government
30-Oct-1944   Prominent on the Iraqi Provisional Council
Jacques Chirac
Head of State
29-Nov-1932   President of France, 1995-2007
Anatoly Chubais
Government
16-Jun-1955   Oligarch, heads Russian electric utility
Cicero
Author
Jan-106 BC 7-Dec-43 BC Roman orator and rhetorician
Clarence 13X
Religion
21-Feb-1928 13-Jun-1969 Nation of Gods and Earths
Cassius Marcellus Clay
Politician
19-Oct-1810 22-Jul-1903 Kentucky anti-slavery advocate
Georges Clemenceau
Politician
28-Sep-1841 24-Nov-1929 French Prime Minister, 1917-20
Voltairine de Cleyre
Anarchist
17-Nov-1866 20-Jun-1912 Anarchist without an adjective
Bill Clinton
Head of State
19-Aug-1946   42nd US President, 1993-2001
Commodus
Royalty
31-Aug-161 AD 31-Dec-192 AD Roman Emperor, 177-192 AD
Father Charles Coughlin
Religion
25-Oct-1891 27-Oct-1979 Radio opponent of FDR
Francesco Crispi
Head of State
4-Oct-1819 12-Aug-1901 Sicilian patriot, Italian premier
Kim Dae-Jung
Head of State
3-Dec-1925 18-Aug-2009 South Korean President, 1998-2003
Charles de Gaulle
Head of State
22-Nov-1890 9-Nov-1970 President of France, 1958-69
Suleyman Demirel
Head of State
1-Nov-1924   President of Turkey, 1993-2000
Bernadette Devlin
Politician
23-Apr-1947   Northern Ireland nationalist
Engelbert Dollfuss
Head of State
4-Oct-1892 25-Jul-1934 Austrian Chancellor murdered by Nazis
Wyatt Earp
Government
19-Mar-1848 13-Jan-1929 Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
Isabelle Eberhardt
Author
17-Feb-1877 21-Oct-1904 Transvestite Muslim author
King Edward VII
Royalty
9-Nov-1841 6-May-1910 King of England, 1901-1910
Hermann Eilts
Diplomat
23-Mar-1922 12-Oct-2006 US Ambassador to Egypt, 1973-79
Daniel Ellsberg
Government
7-Apr-1931   Pentagon Papers source
Franz Ferdinand
Royalty
18-Dec-1863 28-Jun-1914 Assassination touched off WWI
Stephen J. Field
Judge
4-Nov-1816 9-Apr-1899 US Supreme Court Justice, 1863-97
Larry Flynt
Business
1-Nov-1942   Publisher of HUSTLER
Gerald Ford
Head of State
14-Jul-1913 26-Dec-2006 38th US President, 1974-77
Brigitte Gabriel
Activist
21-Oct-1964   American Congress for Truth
Mahatma Gandhi
Activist
2-Oct-1869 30-Jan-1948 Proselytizer of nonviolence
Marcus Garvey
Activist
17-Aug-1887 10-Jun-1940 Pan-African black nationalist
William Jay Gaynor
Politician
1849 10-Sep-1913 NYC mayor, shot in throat
Pierre Gemayel
Politician
6-Nov-1905 29-Aug-1984 Founder of the Kataeb/Phalange
Gabrielle Giffords
Politician
8-Jun-1970   Congresswoman from Arizona, 2007-12
Kenneth Grahame
Novelist
8-Mar-1859 6-Jul-1932 The Wind in the Willows
Charles Guiteau
Assassin
8-Sep-1841 30-Jun-1882 Assassin of President Garfield
Ismail Haniyeh
Activist
1962   Prime Minister of Palestine, 2006-07
Thomas W. Hardwick
Politician
9-Dec-1872 31-Jan-1944 Senator and Governor from Georgia
Park Chung Hee
Head of State
30-Sep-1917 26-Oct-1979 President of South Korea, 1961-79
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar
Head of State
1947   Prime Minister of Afghanistan
King Henry IV
Royalty
3-Apr-1367 20-Mar-1413 King of England, 1399-1413
Emperor Hirohito
Royalty
29-Apr-1901 7-Jan-1989 Emperor of Japan 1926-89
Adolf Hitler
Head of State
20-Apr-1889 30-Apr-1945 Chancellor of Germany, 1933-45
José Ramos Horta
Politician
26-Dec-1949   President of East Timor, Nobel laureate
John Hume
Politician
18-Jan-1937   Northern Ireland pol, Nobel recipient
Sol Hurok
Theatre Producer
9-Apr-1888 5-Mar-1974 American impresario
King Hussein I
Royalty
14-Nov-1935 7-Feb-1999 King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Saddam Hussein
Head of State
28-Apr-1937 30-Dec-2006 President of Iraq, 1979-2003
Uday Hussein
Royalty
18-Jun-1964 22-Jul-2003 Saddam Hussein's barbarous eldest son
Chun Doo Hwan
Head of State
18-Jan-1931   President of South Korea, 1980-88
Andrew Jackson
Head of State
15-Mar-1767 8-Jun-1845 7th US President, 1829-37
King James I
Royalty
19-Jun-1566 27-Mar-1625 King of England, 1603-25
King James II
Royalty
14-Oct-1633 16-Sep-1701 King of England, 1685-88
Pope John Paul II
Religion
18-May-1920 2-Apr-2005 Roman Catholic Pontiff, 1978-2005
U. Alexis Johnson
Diplomat
17-Oct-1908 24-Mar-1997 Career US Ambassador
Goodluck Jonathan
Head of State
20-Nov-1957   President of Nigeria
Vernon Jordan
Business
15-Aug-1935   Advisor to Bill Clinton
Hamid Karzai
Head of State
24-Dec-1957   President of Afghanistan
Ayub Khan
Head of State
14-May-1907 19-Apr-1974 President of Pakistan, 1958-69
Martin Luther King
Activist
15-Jan-1929 4-Apr-1968 Pacifist civil rights activist
José P. Laurel
Head of State
9-Mar-1891 6-Nov-1959 3rd President of the Philippines
Pierre Laval
Head of State
28-Jun-1883 15-Oct-1945 Prime Minister of Vichy France
Jean-Marie Le Pen
Politician
20-Jun-1928   French nationalist
Vladimir Lenin
Head of State
22-Apr-1870 21-Jan-1924 Revolutionary leader of Soviet Union
Pope Leo X
Religion
11-Dec-1475 1-Dec-1521 Excommunicated Martin Luther
Leopold II
Royalty
9-Apr-1835 17-Dec-1909 King of Belgium, 1865-1909
Abraham Lincoln
Head of State
12-Feb-1809 15-Apr-1865 16th US President, 1861-65
Louis XV
Royalty
15-Feb-1710 10-May-1774 King of France, 1715-74
Ricardo Flores Magón
Anarchist
16-Sep-1873 21-Nov-1922 Agitator behind Mexican revolution
Malcolm X
Activist
19-May-1925 21-Feb-1965 Nation of Islam
Imelda Marcos
First Lady
2-Jul-1929   Former First Lady of the Philippines
Georgi Markov
Victim
1-Mar-1929 11-Sep-1978 Killed with a ricin-tipped umbrella
Bob Marley
Singer/Songwriter
6-Feb-1945 11-May-1981 No Woman No Cry
Thomas R. Marshall
Politician
14-Mar-1854 1-Jun-1925 Vice President under Wilson
Khaled Mashaal
Activist
1956   Hamas bureau chief in Damascus
Joe Masseria
Criminal
1879 15-Apr-1931 NY mobster, killed by Luciano
Lorenzo de Medici
Government
1-Jan-1449 8-Apr-1492 Ruler of Florence, patron of the arts
Empress Michiko
Royalty
20-Oct-1934   Empress of Japan
François Mitterrand
Head of State
26-Oct-1916 8-Jan-1996 President of France, 1981-95
Henry Morgentaler
Doctor
19-Mar-1923   Abortion rights in Canada
Hosni Mubarak
Head of State
4-May-1928   President of Egypt, 1981-2011
Pervez Musharraf
Head of State
11-Aug-1943   President of Pakistan, 2001-08
Benito Mussolini
Head of State
29-Jul-1883 28-Apr-1945 Fascist Dictator of Italy
Napoleon III
Royalty
20-Apr-1808 9-Jan-1873 Emperor of France, 1852-70
Gamal Abdel-Nasser
Head of State
15-Jan-1918 28-Sep-1970 President of Egypt, 1956-70
Eliot Ness
Government
19-Apr-1903 16-May-1957 Treasury Agent, The Untouchables
Richard Neville
Military
22-Nov-1428 14-Apr-1471 Earl of Warwick
Tsar Nicholas II
Royalty
18-May-1868 17-Jul-1918 Last of the Russian Tsars
Richard M. Nixon
Head of State
9-Jan-1913 22-Apr-1994 37th US President, 1969-74
Kwame Nkrumah
Head of State
21-Sep-1909 27-Apr-1972 First President of Ghana
Milton Obote
Head of State
28-Dec-1924 10-Oct-2005 Two-time President of Uganda
A. Mitchell Palmer
Government
4-May-1872 11-May-1936 US Attorney General, Palmer Raids
Georgios Papadopoulos
Head of State
5-May-1919 27-Jun-1999 Dictator of Greece, 1967-73
Enver Pasha
Government
22-Nov-1881 4-Aug-1922 Young Turk leader, persecuted ethnic minorities
Pope Paul II
Religion
23-Feb-1417 26-Jul-1471 Roman Catholic Pope, 1464-71
Pope Paul VI
Religion
26-Sep-1897 6-Aug-1978 The pilgrim pope
Donald Payne
Politician
16-Jul-1934 6-Mar-2012 Congressman from New Jersey, 1989-2012
Evita Peron
First Lady
7-May-1919 26-Jul-1952 Don't cry for her
Augusto Pinochet
Head of State
25-Nov-1915 10-Dec-2006 Overthrew Chile with CIA's help
Pope Pius IV
Religion
31-Mar-1499 9-Dec-1565 Roman Catholic Pope 1560-65
Jerzy Popieluszko
Activist
23-Sep-1947 19-Oct-1984 Priest murdered by Polish government
Romano Prodi
Politician
9-Aug-1939   Prime Minister of Italy, 2006-07
Vladimir Putin
Head of State
7-Oct-1952   President of Russia
Anthony Quainton
Diplomat
4-Apr-1934   US Ambassador to Peru, 1989-92
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Head of State
25-Aug-1934   President of Iran, 1989-97
Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
Religion
11-Dec-1931 19-Jan-1990 Holy man, owned 93 Rolls-Royces
Ronald Reagan
Head of State
6-Feb-1911 5-Jun-2004 40th US President, 1981-89
Walter Reuther
Labor Leader
1-Sep-1907 9-May-1970 UAW and CIO labor leader
Mel Reynolds
Politician
8-Jan-1952   Congressman from Illinois, 1993-95
Paul Robeson
Singer
9-Apr-1898 23-Jan-1976 20th Century renaissance man
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Head of State
30-Jan-1882 12-Apr-1945 US President during WWII
Theodore Roosevelt
Head of State
27-Oct-1858 6-Jan-1919 26th US President, 1901-09
William A. Rugh
Diplomat
10-May-1936   US Ambassador to Yemen, 1984-87
Ibrahim Rugova
Government
2-Dec-1944 21-Jan-2006 President of Kosovo, 1992-2006
Mikhail Saakashvili
Head of State
21-Dec-1967   President of Georgia
Saladin
Royalty
c. 1137 4-Mar-1193 Retook Jerusalem in 1187
Ali Abdullah Saleh
Head of State
21-Mar-1942   President of Yemen
Paolo Sarpi
Activist
14-Aug-1552 14-Jan-1623 Venetian patriot, church reformer
King Ibn Saud
Head of State
1876 9-Nov-1953 Founder of Saudi Arabia
Jonas Savimbi
Military
3-Aug-1934 22-Feb-2002 Angolan UNITA rebel
Wolfgang Schäuble
Politician
18-Sep-1942   CDU Chairman, 1998-2000
Philipp Scheidemann
Head of State
26-Jul-1865 29-Nov-1939 German Chancellor, 1919
William Henry Seward
Politician
16-May-1801 10-Oct-1872 Mastermind behind Seward's Folly
Shah of Iran
Royalty
26-Oct-1919 27-Jul-1980 Last Shah of Iran
Eduard Shevardnadze
Head of State
25-Jan-1928   President of Georgia, 1995-2003
Chen Shui-bian
Head of State
18-Feb-1950   President of Taiwan, 2000-08
George Shultz
Government
13-Dec-1920   US Secretary of State, 1982-89
Bugsy Siegel
Criminal
28-Feb-1906 20-Jun-1947 Brought the mob to Las Vegas
William D. Stephens
Politician
26-Dec-1859 25-Apr-1944 Governor of California, 1917-23
Alfredo Stroessner
Head of State
3-Nov-1912 16-Aug-2006 Dictator of Paraguay, 1954-89
Sukarno
Head of State
6-Jun-1901 21-Jun-1970 President of Indonesia, 1945-67
Emory C. Swank
Diplomat
29-Jan-1922 3-Jun-2010 US Ambassador to Cambodia, 1970-73
Margaret Thatcher
Head of State
13-Oct-1925 8-Apr-2013 UK Prime Minister, 1979-90
George Tiller
Doctor
8-Aug-1941 31-May-2009 Late-term abortionist
Stephen Timms
Politician
29-Jul-1955   Labour MP for East Ham, stabbed
Leon Trotsky
Activist
26-Oct-1879 21-Aug-1940 Bolshevik exile, murdered by Stalin
Harry S. Truman
Head of State
8-May-1884 26-Dec-1972 33rd US President, 1945-53
Morgan Tsvangirai
Government
10-Mar-1952   Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
Umberto I
Royalty
14-Mar-1844 29-Jul-1900 King of Italy, 1878-1900
Ernest van den Haag
Scholar
15-Sep-1914 21-Mar-2002 Punishing Criminals
Franz von Papen
Diplomat
29-Oct-1879 2-May-1969 Nazi ambassador
Edwin A. Walker
Military
10-Nov-1909 31-Oct-1993 Ultraconservative activist
George Wallace
Politician
25-Aug-1919 13-Sep-1998 Governor of Alabama, crippled by assassin
Alexander F. Watson
Diplomat
8-Aug-1939   US Ambassador to Peru, 1986-89
Simon Wiesenthal
Activist
31-Dec-1908 20-Sep-2005 Nazi hunter
Sheikh Ahmed Yassin
Religion
18-Dec-1936 21-Mar-2004 Hamas spiritual leader
Viktor Yushchenko
Head of State
23-Feb-1954   President of Ukraine, poisoned
Mahmoud Zahar
Activist
1945   Hamas co-founder, spokesman
King Zog
Royalty
8-Oct-1895 9-Apr-1961 King of Albania


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