Wolfgang Kaden
Korvettenkapitän (naval corvette captain or lieutenant-commander) of the Reserves Wolfgang Kaden (5 December 1899 – 9 July 1942) was a Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross recipient during World War II. H...
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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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Sir Montagu Chapman, 3rd Baronet
Sir Montagu Lowther Chapman (19 December 1808 – 17 May 1852) was an Irish landowner and Member of Parliament (MP).He was born at Killua Castle, Westmeath, the son of Sir Thomas Chapman, 2nd Baronet an...
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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...
Giuseppe Sartorio
Giuseppe Sartorio (Boccioleto Valsesia, Province of Vercelli, 1854 – Mar Tirreno, September 20, 1922) was an Italian sculptor.
He was born to a family of initially limited means, but his mother's...
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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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Annie Funk
Annie Clemmer Funk (12 April 1874–15 April 1912) was an American Christian missionary, who was one of the 1500 people who perished onboard Titanic. Since 1906, she was a missionary in the Janjgir-Cham...
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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...
Thomas Reynolds (Australian politician)
Thomas Reynolds (1818 – 25 February 1875) was the fifth Premier of South Australia, serving from 9 May 1860 to 8 October 1861.Reynolds was born in England in 1818, and on leaving school had experience...
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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...
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...
Marc Armand Ruffer
Sir Marc Armand Ruffer (1859, Lyon, France – 17 April 1917) was an Anglo-German experimental pathologist and bacteriologist. He is considered a pioneer of modern paleopathology.
He was the son of ...
Günther Gumprich
Günther Gumprich (16 January 1900 – 17 October 1943) was a Kapitän zur See (captain at sea) of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine who, during World War II, commanded a merchant raider. He was also a recipien...
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 Roberts (sea captain)
Richard Roberts (1803-1841) was an Irish sea captain. He entered the Royal Navy in his youth and served with them until he gained the rank of Lieutenant, and was given command of the SS Sirius. With R...
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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Gerry Roufs
Gerry Roufs (born in 1953 in Montreal, Canada, died in 1997), was a competitive sailor.
In 1978, Gerry Roufs, along with crew Charles Robitaille placed second at the 470 class World Championships ...