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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Abigail Adams
First Lady
11-Nov-1744 28-Oct-1818 Wife of US President John Adams
Douglas Adams
Author
11-Mar-1952 11-May-2001 Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
John Adams
Head of State
30-Oct-1735 4-Jul-1826 2nd President of the U.S.
Louisa Adams
First Lady
12-Feb-1775 15-May-1852 Wife of US President John Quincy Adams
Samuel Adams
Politician
27-Sep-1722 2-Oct-1803 Brewer led the Boston Tea Party
Menachem Begin
Head of State
16-Aug-1913 9-Mar-1992 Prime Minister of Israel, 1977-82
David Ben-Gurion
Head of State
16-Oct-1886 1-Dec-1973 First Prime Minister of Israel
Eva Braun
First Lady
6-Feb-1912 30-Apr-1945 Adolf Hitler's mistress, then wife
James Buchanan
Head of State
23-Apr-1791 1-Jun-1868 15th US President, 1857-61
Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Novelist
25-May-1803 18-Jan-1873 The Last Days of Pompeii
Ted Bundy
Criminal
24-Nov-1946 24-Jan-1989 Serial killer, blamed pornography
Robert Burns
Poet
25-Jan-1759 21-Jul-1796 Most beloved Scottish poet
Lord Byron
Poet
22-Jan-1788 19-Apr-1824 English romantic poet
John C. Calhoun
Politician
18-Mar-1782 31-Mar-1850 US Vice President, champion of the South
Camillo Benso di Cavour
Activist
10-Aug-1810 6-Jun-1861 Genius behind a united Italy
Thomas Chalmers
Religion
17-Mar-1780 30-May-1847 Free Church of Scotland
Samuel Chase
Judge
17-Apr-1741 19-Jun-1811 US Supreme Court Justice, 1796-1811
Henry Clay
Politician
12-Apr-1777 29-Jun-1852 American statesman and orator
Christopher Columbus
Explorer
1451 20-May-1506 Rediscovered the New World
Aleister Crowley
Religion
12-Oct-1875 1-Dec-1947 Wickedest man in the world
Father Damien
Religion
3-Jan-1840 15-Apr-1889 Attended to lepers at Molokai
Moshe Dayan
Politician
20-May-1915 16-Oct-1981 Israeli military leader
Lady Diana
Royalty
1-Jul-1961 31-Aug-1997 Princess of Wales
Stanley Ann Dunham
Relative
29-Nov-1942 7-Nov-1995 Mother of President Barack Obama
Elizabeth Edwards
Relative
3-Jul-1949 7-Dec-2010 Wife of ex-Senator John Edwards
Albert Einstein
Physicist
14-Mar-1879 18-Apr-1955 Theory of relativity
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Head of State
14-Oct-1890 28-Mar-1969 34th US President, 1953-61
Michael Faraday
Physicist
22-Sep-1791 25-Aug-1867 Discovered electrical induction
David Farragut
Military
5-Jul-1801 14-Aug-1870 America's first admiral
Anne Frank
Victim
12-Jun-1929 Mar-1945 The Diary of Anne Frank
Benjamin Franklin
Diplomat
17-Jan-1706 17-Apr-1790 American founding father
Frederick the Great
Royalty
24-Jan-1712 17-Aug-1786 King of Prussia 1740-86
Sigmund Freud
Psychiatrist
6-May-1856 23-Sep-1939 Die Traumdeutung
Mahatma Gandhi
Activist
2-Oct-1869 30-Jan-1948 Proselytizer of nonviolence
David Garrick
Actor
19-Feb-1717 20-Jan-1779 Manager of Drury Lane Theatre
Elbridge Gerry
Politician
17-Jul-1744 23-Nov-1814 Patron saint of Gerrymandering
Edward Gibbon
Historian
8-May-1737 16-Jan-1794 Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Goethe
Author
28-Aug-1749 22-Mar-1832 Most influential German writer
Oliver Goldsmith
Author
10-Nov-1730 4-Apr-1774 The Vicar of Wakefield
Henry Grattan
Politician
3-Jul-1746 6-Jun-1820 Legislative independence for Ireland
Button Gwinnett
Politician
1735 19-May-1777 Most valuable signature
John Hancock
Politician
23-Jan-1737 8-Oct-1793 First signer of the Declaration of Independence
William Henry Harrison
Head of State
9-Feb-1773 4-Apr-1841 9th US President, 1841
Sally Hemings
Relative
1773 1835 Thomas Jefferson's slave mistress
Patrick Henry
Politician
29-May-1736 6-Jun-1799 Patriot and Governor of Virginia
Adolf Hitler
Head of State
20-Apr-1889 30-Apr-1945 Chancellor of Germany, 1933-45
Francis Hopkinson
Author
2-Oct-1737 9-May-1791 The Ballad of the Kegs
Washington Irving
Author
3-Apr-1783 28-Nov-1859 Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Steve Irwin
Naturalist
22-Feb-1962 4-Sep-2006 The Crocodile Hunter
Stonewall Jackson
Military
21-Jan-1824 10-May-1863 Robert E. Lee's "right arm"
Thomas Jefferson
Head of State
13-Apr-1743 4-Jul-1826 3rd US President, 1801-09
Jesus Christ
Religion
c. 4 BC 7-Apr-30 AD Carpenter, evangelist
Joan of Arc
Religion
6-Jan-1412 30-May-1431 Maid of Orleans, burned at the stake
Pope John Paul II
Religion
18-May-1920 2-Apr-2005 Roman Catholic Pontiff, 1978-2005
Samuel Johnson
Lexicographer
18-Sep-1709 13-Dec-1784 A Dictionary of the English Language
Benito Juárez
Head of State
21-Mar-1806 18-Jul-1872 President of Mexico, 1861-72
Marquis de Lafayette
Military
6-Sep-1757 20-May-1834 French revolutionary in America
Richard Henry Lee
Politician
20-Jan-1732 19-Jun-1794 Author of the 10th Amendment
Francis Lewis
Politician
21-Mar-1713 30-Dec-1802 Signatory to Declaration of Independence
Justus Liebig
Chemist
12-May-1803 18-Apr-1873 Reformed pedagogy of chemistry
Abraham Lincoln
Head of State
12-Feb-1809 15-Apr-1865 16th US President, 1861-65
David Livingstone
Explorer
19-Mar-1813 1-May-1873 Dr. Livingstone, I presume?
Mary Magdalene
Religion
fl. 1st c. AD fl. 1st c. AD Early follower of Jesus Christ
Golda Meir
Head of State
3-May-1898 8-Dec-1978 Fourth Prime Minister of Israel
Robert Morris
Politician
31-Jan-1734 7-May-1806 Financed the Revolutionary War
Napoleon III
Royalty
20-Apr-1808 9-Jan-1873 Emperor of France, 1852-70
Lord Nelson
Military
29-Sep-1758 21-Oct-1805 Most celebrated British admiral
George Peabody
Business
18-Feb-1795 4-Nov-1869 American businessman, philanthropist
Daniel Pearl
Journalist
10-Oct-1963 21-Feb-2002 Murdered Wall Street Journal reporter
Hiram Powers
Sculptor
29-Jun-1805 27-Jun-1873 American neoclassical sculptor
Elvis Presley
Singer
8-Jan-1935 16-Aug-1977 Rock and roll icon
George Read
Government
18-Sep-1733 21-Sep-1798 Signed the US Constitution
Paul Revere
Military
1-Jan-1735 10-May-1818 One if by land, two if by sea...
Joshua Reynolds
Painter
16-Jul-1723 23-Feb-1792 English portraitist
Benjamin Rush
Politician
4-Jan-1746 19-Apr-1813 Signed Declaration of Independence
Carl Sagan
Astronomer
9-Nov-1934 20-Dec-1996 Popular astronomer, host of Cosmos
Friedrich von Schiller
Playwright
10-Nov-1759 9-May-1805 Wallenstein
Sir Walter Scott
Author
15-Aug-1771 21-Sep-1832 Ivanhoe
William Henry Seward
Politician
16-May-1801 10-Oct-1872 Mastermind behind Seward's Folly
William Shakespeare
Playwright
23-Apr-1564 23-Apr-1616 Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth
Roger Sherman
Politician
19-Apr-1721 23-Jul-1793 Architect of the Connecticut Compromise
George Stephenson
Engineer
9-Jun-1781 12-Aug-1848 Early railroad builder
William Makepeace Thackeray
Novelist
18-Jul-1811 24-Dec-1863 Vanity Fair
Leo Tolstoy
Author
9-Sep-1828 20-Nov-1910 Russian novelist
Martin Van Buren
Head of State
5-Dec-1782 24-Jul-1862 8th US President, 1837-41
George Washington
Head of State
22-Feb-1732 14-Dec-1799 1st US President, 1789-97
Daniel Webster
Politician
18-Jan-1782 24-Oct-1852 The completest man
John Wesley
Religion
17-Jun-1703 2-Mar-1791 Founder of Methodism
James Wilson
Judge
14-Sep-1742 28-Aug-1798 US Supreme Court Justice, 1789-98
Oliver Wolcott
Politician
1-Dec-1726 1-Dec-1797 Governor of Connecticut, 1796-97
William Wordsworth
Poet
7-Apr-1770 23-Apr-1850 English romantic poet laureate


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