Sir Thomas Munro, 1st Baronet
Major-general Sir Thomas Munro, 1st Baronet KCB (27 May 1761 – 6 July 1827) was a Scottish soldier and colonial administrator. He was an East India Company Army officer and statesman.
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Charles Leclerc
Charles Victoire Emmanuel Leclerc (17 March 1772, Pontoise – 2 November 1802) was a French Army general and husband to Pauline Bonaparte, sister to Napoleon Bonaparte.
Leclerc started his mi...
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Nicola Canali
Nicola Canali (6 June 1874 – 3 August 1961) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State from 1939 and as Major Peni...
Giovanni Battista Donati
Giovanni Battista Donati [dʒoˈvanni baˈtista doˈnaːti]; 16 December 1826, Pisa, Italy – 20 September 1873, Florence, Italy) was an Italian astronomer.Donati graduated from the university of his ...
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Kemal Idris
Ahmad Kemal Idris (born Singaraja, Bali, February 10, 1923 – died Jakarta, July 28, 2010) was a prominent Indonesian Army general during the 1950s and 1960s. He was an Indonesian guerrilla leader duri...
Ann Hasseltine Judson
Ann Hasseltine Judson (December 22, 1789 – October 24, 1826) was one of the first female American foreign missionaries.
She attended the Bradford Academy and during a revival there read Scriptures...
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Eduardo Frei Montalva
Eduardo Nicanor Frei Montalva (January 16, 1911 – January 22, 1982) was a Chilean political leader. In his long political career, he was Minister of Public Works, president of his Christian Demo...
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Christian Dotremont
Christian Dotremont, (12 December 1922 – 20 August 1979), was a Belgian painter and poet who was born in Tervuren, Belgium. He was a founding member of the Revolutionary Surrealist Group (1946) and he...
Kote Tsintsadze
Kote Tsintsadze (Georgian: კოტე ცინცაძე, Russian: Котэ Цинцадзе) (1887–1930) was a Georgian Bolshevik involved in the Russian revolutions and the Sovietization of Georgia. He was purged ...
Cecilia Månsdotter
Cecilia Månsdotter Eka (c. 1476–1523), also called Cecilia of Eka, was a Swedish noblewoman. She was the spouse of Erik Johansson Vasa and mother of King Gustav I of Sweden.
Cecilia was born aroun...
Thet Win Aung
Thet Win Aung (သက်ဝင်းအောင် [θɛʔ wɪ́ɴ àʊɴ]; 27 August 1971 – 16 October 2006) was a Burmese student activist.He took part in the 1988 Movement as one of the leading members of his high school st...
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Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka (Jewish name: אנשיל, Anschel; 3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-language writer of novels and short stories, regarded by critics as one of the most influential authors of the 20...
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Jean-Baptiste Alexandre Le Blond
Jean-Baptiste Alexandre Le Blond (1679 – 10 March 1719) was a French architect and garden designer who became the chief architect of Saint Petersburg in 1716.
He was the son of Jean Le Blond, pain...
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William II of the Netherlands
William II (Willem Frederik George Lodewijk, anglicized as William Frederick George Louis; 6 December 1792 – 17 March 1849) was King of the Netherlands, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and Duke of Limburg.W...
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Jacinta and Francisco Marto
Francisco Marto (June 11, 1908 – April 4, 1919), his sister Jacinta Marto (March 11, 1910 – February 20, 1920), also known as Blessed Francisco Marto and Blessed Jacinta Marto, and their c...
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Aubrey Beardsley
Aubrey Vincent Beardsley (21 August 1872 – 16 March 1898) was an English illustrator and author. His drawings in black ink, influenced by the style of Japanese woodcuts, emphasized the grotesque...
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Johannes Acronius Frisius
Johannes Acronius (or Atrocianus) Frisius (1520 - 18 October 1564) was a Dutch doctor and mathematician of the 16th century.He was named after his city of birth, Akkrum in Frisia. From 1547 he worked ...
Manchán of Lemanaghan
Saint Manchán mac Silláin (died 664), Manchianus in Latin sources, is the name of an early Irish saint, patron of Liath Mancháin, now Lemanaghan, in County Offaly. He is not to be confused with the sc...
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Lope de Vega
Félix Lope de Vega y Carpio (25 November 1562 – 27 August 1635) was a Spanish playwright and poet. He was one of the key figures in the Spanish Golden Century of Baroque literature. His reputati...
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Jack Ward
John Ward or Birdy (c. 1553 – 1622), also known as Jack Ward and under his Muslim name Yusuf Reis, was a notorious English pirate around the turn of the 17th century who later became a Barbary C...
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Maria Josepha of Bavaria
Maria Josepha (Marie Josephe Antonie Walburga Felicitas Regula, 30 March 1739 – 28 May 1767) was Holy Roman Empress, Queen of the Romans, Archduchess of Austria, Grand Duchess of Tuscan...
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Friedrich Gilly
Friedrich David Gilly (Born in 16 February 1772 – Died in 3 August 1800) was a German architect and the son of the architect David Gilly.Born in Altdamm (Dąbie), Pomerania (today a district of Szczeci...
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