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John S.-PRESTON
Born: on April 20, 1809

John S. PRESTON

American wealthy planter, soldier, and attorney who became prominent in South Carolina politics


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Industrialist, Businessman

John Langeloth-LOEB, JR.

AmericanJohn Langeloth LOEB, JR. 

1930
American businessman, former United States Ambassador to Denmark, and former Delegate to the United Nations

His parents were businessman John Langeloth Loeb Sr. (1902–1996) and Frances Lehman (1906–1996). Loeb's father and his paternal grandfather, Carl M. Loeb (1875–1955), were founders of Loeb, Rhoades & Co.. Loeb's mother was a granddaughter[...]

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American politician - Lawyer, judge

Kamala-HARRIS

AmericanKamala HARRIS born Kamala Devi HARRIS

1964
American attorney and politician

Kamala Harris was born on October 20, 1964, in Oakland, California, to a Tamil Indian mother and a Jamaican father. Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan Harris, was a breast cancer scientist who immigrated to the United States from Madras (present-day[...]

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American politician

Jonathan Brewster-BINGHAM

AmericanJonathan Brewster BINGHAM 

1914 - 1986
American politician and diplomat

Bingham was born in New Haven, Connecticut. His father, Hiram Bingham III, was a Senator and explorer and his great grandfather, Hiram Bingham I, was a missionary, who helped translate the Bible into Hawaiian.

Bingham attended[...]

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Actor - Model

Elle-FANNING

AmericanElle FANNING born Mary Elle FANNING

1998
American actress and fashion model

Fanning was born on April 9, 1998, in Conyers, Georgia, to Heather Joy (née Arrington), who played tennis professionally, and Steven J. Fanning, who played minor league baseball for teams affiliated with the St. Louis Cardinals and now works as[...]

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Actor

Emilia-CLARKE

EnglishEmilia CLARKE born Emilia Isobel Euphemia Rose CLARKE

1986
English actress, Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones

Clarke was born on 23 October 1986 in Westminster, London and grew up in Berkshire and Oxfordshire. Her father was a theatre sound engineer from Wolverhampton, West Midlands. She has an older brother. Her interest in acting was sparked at the[...]

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Philanthropist - Industrialist, Businessman

Matthew-BRONFMAN

AmericanMatthew BRONFMAN 

1959
American businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist

Bronfman is one of seven children, one of five from Ann (Loeb) and Edgar Miles Bronfman. His mother was the daughter of John Langeloth Loeb Sr. (a Wall Street investment banker whose company was a predecessor of Shearson Lehman/American Express)[...]

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