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Will-ESTES
Born: on October 21, 1978

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American actor


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Author - French politician

Booker T.-WASHINGTON

AmericanBooker T. WASHINGTON born Booker Taliaferro WASHINGTON

1856 - 1915
African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States

Washington was born a slave in Virginia. After emancipation, his family resettled in West Virginia. He worked his way through Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute (now Hampton University) and attended college at Wayland Seminary (now[...]

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French Revolution & Empire, 19th Century - British Politician

William-BLIGH

EnglishWilliam BLIGH 

1754 - 1817
Officer of the British Royal Navy and a colonial administrator

Bligh was born either in Tinten Manor in St Tudy near Bodmin, Cornwall, or in Plymouth to Francis Bligh and his wife Jane. Francis was Jane's second husband; she was the widow of a man whose surname was Pearce and her maiden name was Balsam. He[...]

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Author - Poet - Adventurer - British Politician

Walter-RALEIGH

EnglishWalter RALEIGH 

1552 - 1618
English aristocrat, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy, and explorer

Little is known about Raleigh's birth. Some historians believe he was born on 22 January 1552, although the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography currently favours a date of 1554. He grew up in the house of Hayes Barton, a farmhouse near the[...]

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Actor - Author - Director

Garry-MARSHALL

AmericanGarry MARSHALL born Garry Kent MARSHALL

1934
American actor, director, writer, and producer

Marshall was born in the New York City borough of The Bronx, the son of Marjorie Irene (née Ward), a tap dance teacher who ran a tap dance school, and Anthony Wallace Marshall (1906–99), a director of industrial films and later a[...]

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American Civil War, Mexican-American War, War of 1812

Rufus-PUTNAM

AmericanRufus PUTNAM 

1738 - 1824
Colonial military officer during the French and Indian War, and a general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War

Putnam was born in Sutton, Massachusetts. Rufus's father Elisha Putnam died when Rufus was 6 or 7, and Rufus temporarily lived with his paternal grandfather in Danvers, Massachusetts. Elisha Putnam and Israel Putnam, who became a renowned[...]

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Director

Scott-MARSHALL

AmericanScott MARSHALL born Scott Anthony MARSHALL

1969
American film director

Marshall was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Barbara Wells, a nurse, and director/producer Garry Marshall; he is also the nephew of Penny Marshall. His two sisters, Lori and Kathleen, are also in entertainment. Scott had an interest[...]

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