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Philip-STANHOPE
Born: on September 22, 1694

Philip STANHOPE

British statesman and man of letters


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British Politician

John-CARTERET

EnglishJohn CARTERET 

1690 - 1763
British statesman and Lord President of the Council

The family of Carteret was settled in the Channel Islands, and was of Norman descent. John was the son of George Carteret, 1st Baron Carteret (1667–1695), by his marriage with Grace Granville (3 September 1654 - 18 October 1744), daughter of[...]

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American politician

Cordell-HULL

AmericanCordell HULL 

1871 - 1955
American politician, 47th United States Secretary of State

Hull was born in a log cabin in Olympus, Tennessee, which is now part of Pickett County, Tennessee, but was then part of Overton County. He was the son of Elizabeth (née Riley) and William Pascal Hull. He became the elected chairman of[...]

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Actor - Singer & Musician - Poet

Deforest-KELLEY

AmericanDeforest KELLEY born Jackson Deforest KELLEY

1920 - 1999
American actor, screenwriter, poet and singer

Kelley was delivered by his uncle at his parents' home in Atlanta, the son of Clora (née Casey) and Ernest David Kelley, who was a Baptist minister of Irish and Southern ancestry. DeForest was named after the pioneering electronics[...]

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British Politician

Philip-STANHOPE

EnglishPhilip STANHOPE born Philip Dormer STANHOPE

1694 - 1773
British statesman and man of letters

He was born in London and was known as Lord Stanhope until his father's death in 1726. After being educated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, he went on the Grand Tour of the continent. The death of Queen Anne and the accession of King George I opened[...]

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American politician - Sciences - Other

Kingman-BREWSTER

AmericanKingman BREWSTER 

1919 - 1988
Educator, president of Yale University, and American diplomat

Brewster was born in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, the son of Florence Foster (née Besse), a 1907 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Wellesley College, and Kingman Brewster, Sr., a 1906 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College and a 1911 graduate[...]

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Carrie-BABCOCK SHERMAN

AmericanCarrie BABCOCK SHERMAN born Carrie BABCOCK

1856 - 1931
Second Lady of the United States

Carrie Babcock was born on November 16, 1856. She married Sherman on January 26, 1881 and they had three sons, Sherrill B. Sherman, Richard U. Sherman, and Thomas N. Sherman.

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