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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Sami Al-Arian
Criminal
14-Jan-1958   Professor convicted of funding terrorism
Kofi Annan
Government
8-Apr-1938   Secretary General of the UN, 1997-2006
Yasser Arafat
Politician
24-Aug-1929 10-Nov-2004 Palestinian leader, former terrorist
Willie Bosket
Criminal
9-Dec-1962   Inspired the Juvenile Offender Act of 1978
Roy Bourgeois
Activist
1938   School of the Americas Watch
Ian Brady
Criminal
2-Jan-1938   British serial killer, convicted of Moors Murders
Nikolai Bukharin
Economist
9-Oct-1888 15-Mar-1938 Soviet theoretical economist
Stokely Carmichael
Activist
29-Jun-1941 15-Nov-1998 Black separatist, Pan-Africanist
Fidel Castro
Head of State
13-Aug-1926   Dictator of Cuba for almost fifty years
Mark David Chapman
Assassin
10-May-1955   Assassin of Beatle John Lennon
Cesar Chavez
Labor Leader
31-Mar-1927 23-Apr-1993 Mastermind of the California grape boycott
Dorothy Day
Activist
8-Nov-1897 29-Nov-1980 Founder of the Catholic Worker movement
John Demjanjuk
Criminal
3-Apr-1920 17-Mar-2012 Retired auto worker convicted for Nazi past
Katherine Dunham
Dancer
22-Jun-1910 21-May-2006 Dunham School of Dance
Guillermo Endara
Head of State
12-May-1936 28-Sep-2009 President of Panama, 1989-94
Mia Farrow
Actor
9-Feb-1945   Rosemary's Baby
Mahatma Gandhi
Activist
2-Oct-1869 30-Jan-1948 Proselytizer of nonviolence
Gary Gilmore
Criminal
4-Dec-1940 17-Jan-1977 Executed by Utah firing squad
Dick Gregory
Activist
12-Oct-1932   Autobiography: NIGGER!
Tony P. Hall
Politician
16-Jan-1942   Congressman from Ohio, 1979-2002
George V. Hansen
Politician
14-Sep-1930   Congressman from Idaho
John Hinckley
Assassin
29-May-1955   Shot President Reagan
John Holmes
Pornstar
8-Aug-1944 13-Mar-1988 Life-support system for a 10-inch penis
John Hume
Politician
18-Jan-1937   Northern Ireland pol, Nobel recipient
Saddam Hussein
Head of State
28-Apr-1937 30-Dec-2006 President of Iraq, 1979-2003
Carlos the Jackal
Terrorist
12-Oct-1949   International terrorist
Rick Jason
Actor
21-May-1923 16-Oct-2000 Lt. Gil Hanley on Combat!
Warren Jeffs
Religion
3-Dec-1955   Head of FLDS polygamist clan
Meir Kahane
Activist
1-Aug-1932 5-Nov-1990 Founder of Jewish Defense League
Jack Kevorkian
Doctor
26-May-1928 3-Jun-2011 Euthanasia enthusiast
Alan Keyes
Radio Personality
7-Aug-1950   Illinois carpetbagger
Mikhail Khodorkovsky
Business
26-Jun-1963   Founder of Yukos, now jailed
Arthur Koestler
Author
3-Sep-1905 3-Mar-1983 Darkness at Noon
Aung San Suu Kyi
Activist
19-Jun-1945   Burmese activist, Nobel Prize recipient
G. Gordon Liddy
Government
30-Nov-1930   Watergate criminal, talk-show-host
Nelson Mandela
Head of State
18-Jul-1918   President of South Africa, 1994-99
Adam Michnik
Activist
17-Oct-1946   Gazeta Wyborcza
Evo Morales
Politician
26-Oct-1959   President of Bolivia
John Allen Muhammad
Criminal
31-Dec-1960 10-Nov-2009 Beltway sniper
Terry Nichols
Terrorist
1-Apr-1955   Timothy McVeigh's partner in crime
Osceola
Military
c. 1804 30-Jan-1838 Seminole Indian chief
Emmeline Pankhurst
Activist
14-Jul-1857 14-Jun-1928 Militant suffragette
Alice Paul
Activist
11-Jan-1885 9-Jul-1977 Suffragette
Leonard Peltier
Criminal
12-Sep-1944   Native American political prisoner
James Earl Ray
Assassin
10-Mar-1928 23-Apr-1998 Pled guilty in Martin Luther King's assassination
Jack Reed
Activist
22-Oct-1887 19-Oct-1920 Ten Days That Shook the World
Randall Robinson
Activist
6-Jul-1941   What America Owes to Blacks
Anwar Sadat
Head of State
25-Dec-1918 6-Oct-1981 President of Egypt, 1970-81
Andrei Sakharov
Physicist
21-May-1921 14-Dec-1989 Developed the Soviet hydrogen bomb
Bobby Sands
Activist
9-Mar-1954 5-May-1981 Irish hunger striker
Al Sharpton
Activist
3-Oct-1954   Minister, Presidential hopeful
Cindy Sheehan
Activist
10-Jul-1957   Peace Mom
Chen Shui-bian
Head of State
18-Feb-1950   President of Taiwan, 2000-08
Perry Smith
Criminal
27-Oct-1928 14-Apr-1965 In Cold Blood
Josip Broz Tito
Head of State
7-May-1892 4-May-1980 Communist dictator of Yugoslavia
Gloria Trevi
Musician
15-Feb-1968   Mexican Madonna
Mike Tyson
Boxing
30-Jun-1966   Erratic heavyweight champion
Anna Walentynowicz
Activist
13-Aug-1929 10-Apr-2010 Catalyst for the Solidarnosc union
Lech Walesa
Head of State
29-Sep-1943   Polish labor leader, president
Tex Watson
Criminal
2-Dec-1945   Honor student turned to Manson Family


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