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Johnny-CARSON
Born: on October 23, 1925

Johnny CARSON

American television host and comedian


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American politician

Harrison-LUDINGTON

AmericanHarrison LUDINGTON 

1812 - 1891
American Republican politician who served as the 13th Governor of Wisconsin

Harrison Ludington descended from William Ludington, one of the earliest American colonists, who settled at Charlestown, Mass., 1632, and died at the East Haven Iron Works, Connecticut. 1662-3 His grandfather was Colonel Henry Ludington (May 25,[...]

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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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Photographer

Vivian-MAIER

AmericanVivian MAIER 

1926 - 2009
American street photographer

Many details of Maier's life remain unknown. She was born in New York City, the daughter of a French mother, Maria Jaussaud, and an Austrian father, Charles Maier. Several times during her childhood she moved between the U.S. and France, living[...]

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Actor

Primula Susan-ROLLO

AmericanPrimula Susan ROLLO 

1918 - 1946
American actress

Primula Susan Rollo (18 February 1918, London – 21 May 1946), the aristocratic daughter of British barrister William Hereward Charles Rollo, who was a grandson of the 10th Lord Rollo, and Lady Kathleen Nina Hill, daughter of the 6th Marquess[...]

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Singer & Musician

Paul-REVERE

AmericanPaul REVERE 

1938 - 2014
American musician

Paul Revere & the Raiders, is an American rock band that saw considerable U.S. mainstream success in the second half of the 1960s and early 1970s. Among their hits were the songs "Kicks" (1966; ranked number 400 on Rolling Stone magazine's list[...]

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World Wars & Contemporary Wars

George-MARSHALL

AmericanGeorge MARSHALL born George Catlett MARSHALL

1880 - 1959
American soldier and statesman famous for his leadership roles during World War II and the Cold War

George Catlett Marshall, Jr., was born into a middle-class family in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, the son of George Catlett Marshall, Sr. and Laura Emily (née Bradford) Marshall. Marshall was a scion of an old Virginia family, as well as a[...]

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