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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Harold Holt
Harold Edward Holt, CH (/hoʊlt/; 5 August 1908 – 17 December 1967), was an Australian politician and the 17th Prime Minister of Australia. Holt spent 32 years in Parliament, including ...
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William Snodgrass (politician)
William Wallace Snodgrass MBE (1870 – 20 March 1939) was an English-born politician from Nelson, New Zealand. He was Mayor of Nelson and later a member of the Legislative Council.
Snodgrass was bo...
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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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...
George Helm
George Jarrett Helm, Jr. (born March 23, 1950 – disappeared March 7, 1977) was a Native Hawaiian activist and musician from Kalamaʻula, Molokaʻi, Hawaii. He graduated from St. Louis High S...
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Douglas Clavering
Captain Douglas Charles Clavering RN FRS (8 September 1794–mid-1827) was an officer of the British Royal Navy and Arctic explorer.
Clavering was born at Holyrood House, the eldest son of Brigadier...
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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Helmut Fiehn
Kapitanleutnant Helmut Fiehn (February 19, 1916 - April 23, 1943) was a German Naval Commander during the Second World War.He was born on the 19th of February 1916 in Königsberg, Germany. In 1935 he j...
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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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...
Allison family
Hudson Joshua Creighton Allison (December 9, 1881 – April 15, 1912), his wife, Bess Waldo Allison (née Daniels) (November 14, 1886 – April 15, 1912), their daughter Helen Loraine Allison (June 5, 1909...
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Karl Galster
Kapitänleutnant Karl Galster (born 29 March 1886 Berlin, died 25 March 1916) was a German naval officer killed in World War I. Galster was the Son of Admiral Karl Galster (snr) and joined the German N...
Cecil Pugh
Herbert Cecil Pugh, GC, MA (2 November 1898 – 5 July 1941), usually called Cecil Pugh, was a Congregational Church minister and is the only clergyman to have received the George Cross. He was a South ...
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William Thomas Stead
William Thomas Stead (5 July 1849 – 15 April 1912) was an English newspaper editor who, as a pioneer of investigative journalism, became a controversial figure of the Victorian era. Stead publis...
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Frederick Catherwood
Frederick Catherwood (27 February 1799 – 27 September 1854) was an English artist and architect, best remembered for his meticulously detailed drawings of the ruins of the Maya civilization. He explo...
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