Kaz II
The Kaz II, dubbed "the ghost yacht", is a 9.8-metre catamaran which was found drifting 88 nmi (163 km) off of the northern coast of Australia on 18 April 2007. The fate of her three-man cre...
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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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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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Archibald Butt
Archibald Willingham DeGraffenreid Clarendon Butt (September 26, 1865 – April 15, 1912) was an American journalist and United States Army officer. After a short career as a newspaper reporter, he ser...
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Thomas Lynch, Jr.
Thomas Lynch, Jr. (August 5, 1749 – unknown) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of South Carolina; his father was unable to sign the Declaration of Indep...
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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...
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...
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...
Military history of Australia during the Vietnam War
Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War, beginning with a small commitment of 30 military advisors in 1962, increased over the following decade to a peak of 7,672 Australian personnel following the...
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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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John Stanwix
John Stanwix (born about 1690, England; died at sea, 29 October 1766) was a British soldier and politician.Stanwix entered the army in 1706, rose to a captain of the grenadiers in 1739, major of marin...
Lothrop Withington
Lothrop Withington (January 31, 1856 – May 7, 1915) was a well-known American genealogist, historian, and book editor who was killed in the sinking of the RMS Lusitania.Born in Newburyport, Mass...
Donnie Allison
Donnie Allison (born September 7, 1939 in Miami, Florida) is a former driver on the NASCAR Grand National/Winston Cup circuit, who won ten times during his racing career, which spanned the 1960s, 1970...
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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Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener KG, KP, GCB, OM, GCSI GCMG, GCIE, ADC, PC (/ˈkɪtʃənər/; 24 June 1850 – 5 June 1916) was a senior British ...
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James Hamilton, Jr.
James Hamilton, Jr. (May 8, 1786 – November 15, 1857) was an American lawyer and politician. He represented South Carolina in the U.S. Congress (1822–1829) and served as its 53rd Governor (1830–1832)....
Erwin Rostin
Erwin Rostin (8 October 1907 in Güstrow – killed in action 1 July 1942 in Atlantic Ocean) was a German U-boat commander in World War II and recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. The Knigh...
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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John Dunn (cricketer)
John Dunn (June 8, 1862 - October 10, 1892) was an English first-class cricketer who played with Surrey and the Marylebone Cricket Club. He also played cricket for Hong Kong later in his career.Dunn w...