Werner Hartenstein
Gustav Julius Werner Hartenstein (27 February 1908 – 8 March 1943) commanded the U-boat U-156 in Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. He received the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross,...
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Peter White (footballer)
Peter White (11 July 1970 - 2 November 1996) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Carlton in the Victorian/Australian Football League (VFL/AFL).White came from a sporting family, with hi...
Henry Vansittart
Henry Vansittart (3 June 1732 – 1770) was the English Governor of Bengal from 1759 to 1764.
Vansittart was born in Bloomsbury in Middlesex, the third son of Arthur van Sittart (1691–1760). His fat...
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Benjamin Briggs
Benjamin Spooner Briggs (April 24, 1835 – probably November 1872) was an experienced United States seaman and master mariner. He is famous today for being the Captain of the merchant ship Mary Celeste...
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Siegfried Strelow
Siegfried Strelow (15 April 1911 – 15 July 1943) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes), awa...
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James Paul Moody
James Paul Moody (Scarborough 21 August 1887 – Atlantic Ocean 15 April 1912) was the Sixth Officer of the RMS Titanic and the only junior officer of the ship to die in the disaster. Born in Engla...
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Francis Davis Millet
Francis Davis Millet (November 3, 1848 – April 15, 1912) was an American painter, sculptor, and writer who died in the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15, 1912.
Francis Davis Millet was born i...
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Karl Thurmann
Karl Thurmann (4 September 1909 – 20 January 1943) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). T...
Rufus Wheeler Peckham (1809–1873)
Rufus Wheeler Peckham (December 20, 1809 – November 22, 1873) was a judge and congressman from New York, and the father of a U.S. Supreme Court justice.
Peckham was born in Rensselaerville, New Yo...
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Ernest M. McSorley
Ernest Michael McSorley (September 29, 1912 – November 10, 1975) was the last captain of the ill-fated Laker-type freighter SS Edmund Fitzgerald. McSorley died along with the other 28 members of...
Gerry Clark
Gerald Stanley Clark MBE (9 May 1927 – June 1999) was a New Zealand sailor, writer and ornithologist. He is notable for his ornithological research work on subantarctic islands and for his circumnavi...
John Gaimes
Lieutenant-Commander John Austin Gaimes, DSO, was a submarine commander for the Royal Navy. He died 20 January 1921, at the age of 33, when the HMS K5 sank with the loss of all hands during a mock bat...
Harro Schacht
Harro Schacht (15 December 1907 in Cuxhaven – 14 January 1943 in the South Atlantic) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: Ri...
Clifford Allison
Clifford Allison (October 20, 1964, Hueytown, Alabama – August 13, 1992, Brooklyn, Michigan) was an American stock car racing driver. Son of NASCAR champion Bobby Allison, he was a member of the...
Victor Prather
Lieutenant Commander Victor A. Prather Jr. (June 4, 1926 – May 4, 1961) was an American flight surgeon famous for taking part in "Project RAM", a government project to develop the space suit. On...
Bas Jan Ader
Bastiaan Johan Christiaan "Bas Jan" Ader (19 April 1942 – 1975) was a Dutch conceptual artist, performance artist, photographer and filmmaker. He lived in Los Angeles for the last twelve years of his ...
George Dennick Wick
Colonel George Dennick Wick (February 19, 1854 – April 15, 1912) was an American industrialist who served as founding president of the Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company, one of the nation's larg...
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Sidney Leslie Goodwin
Sidney Leslie Goodwin (9 September 1910 – 15 April 1912) was a 19-month-old English boy who died during the sinking of the RMS Titanic. His unidentified body was recovered after the sinking by the Mac...
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Herbert Schneider
Herbert Schneider (25 June 1915 in Nürnberg – 23 February 1943 in the Middle Atlantic) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (German: ...
Willi Lechtenbörger
Dipl.-Ing. Willi Lechtenbörger (2 February 1914 in Bottrop – 27 August 1943 in the Sargasso Sea) was a German chief engineer (Leitender Ingenieur - LI) on a U-boat in World War II and a posthumous rec...
Maurice of the Palatinate
Prince Maurice of the Palatinate KG (17 December 1620 – September 1652), Count Palatine of the Rhine, was the fourth son of Frederick V, Elector Palatine and Princess Elizabeth, only daughter of James...
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Leberecht Maass
Leberecht Maass (or Maaß) (24 November 1863 – 28 August 1914) was the rear admiral who commanded the German naval forces at the first Battle of Heligoland Bight. He lost his life when his flags...
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Eino Viljami Panula
Eino Viljami Panula (March 10, 1911 – April 15, 1912) was a young Finnish boy who died during the sinking of the RMS Titanic. From 2002 to 2007, he was believed to be "The Unknown Child", the na...
Richard Beitzen
Kapitänleutnant Richard Beitzen (24 February 1882 – 30 March 1918) was a German Naval officer killed in World War I. He was the commander of the 14th Torpedo boat flotilla, in torpedo boat G.87, which...
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Charles Frohman
Charles Frohman (July 15, 1856 – May 7, 1915) was an American theatrical producer. Frohman was producing plays by 1889 and acquired his first Broadway theatre by 1892. He discovered and promoted ...
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Disappearance of Rebecca Coriam
Crewmember Rebecca Coriam disappeared from the cruise ship Disney Wonder off the Pacific coast of Mexico on the morning of 22 March 2011. She was last seen in the crew lounge, where a security ca...
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Jimmy Hampson
James "Jimmy" Hampson (23 March 1906 – 10 January 1938) was an English professional footballer. He spent eleven seasons at Blackpool, where he remains record goalscorer with 252 goals in 373 games, an...
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