Retrospective diagnoses of autism
A retrospective diagnosis is the practice of identifying a condition in a historical figure using modern knowledge, methods and medical classifications.Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) were first iden...
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Hugh Blair of Borgue
Hugh Blair (1708-1760s) was a Scottish noble from the area of Borgue.Hugh was the oldest son of David Blair and Grizell Blair. Hugh had three siblings—a young brother John and two sisters. Hugh's fa...
Prince John of the United Kingdom
Prince John of the United Kingdom (John Charles Francis; 12 July 1905 – 18 January 1919) was the fifth son and youngest of the six children of King George V and his wife, Queen Mary. At the time of Jo...
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Stanley Kubrick
Stanley Kubrick (/ˈkuːbrɪk/; July 26, 1928 – March 7, 1999) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, and editor who worked predominantly in the United Kingdom. Part...
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Henry Cavendish
Henry Cavendish FRS (10 October 1731 – 24 February 1810) was a British natural philosopher, scientist, and an important experimental and theoretical chemist and physicist. Cavendish is noted for his d...
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Charles XII of Sweden
Charles XII also Carl (Swedish: Karl XII; 17 June 1682 – 30 November 1718), latinized to Carolus Rex, was the King of Sweden from 1697 to 1718. He belonged to the House of Palatinate-Zweibrücken, ...
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Jeffrey Dahmer
Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer (May 21, 1960 – November 28, 1994), also known as the Milwaukee Cannibal, was an American serial killer and sex offender, who committed the rape, murder and dismemberment of seve...
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Anne d'Arpajon
Anne d'Arpajon (Anne Claude Louise d'Arpajon; 4 March 1729 - 27 June 1794) was a French aristocrat and first lady of honour to Queens of France, Marie Leszczyńska and Marie Antoinette. She was called ...
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Emily Dickinson
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet. Born in Amherst, Massachusetts, to a successful family with strong community ties, she lived a mostly introverted and...
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Paul Dirac
Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac OM FRS (/dɪˈræk/ di-RAK; 8 August 1902 – 20 October 1984) was an English theoretical physicist who made fundamental contributions to the early development of both quantu...
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Glenn Gould
Glenn Herbert Gould (25 September 1932 – 4 October 1982) was a Canadian pianist who became one of the best-known and most celebrated classical pianists of the 20th century. He was parti...
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler ([ˈadɔlf ˈhɪtlɐ]; 20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was an Austrian-born German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party (German: Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpart...
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Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson (April 13  1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and the third President of the United States...
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James Joyce
James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist and poet, considered to be one of the most influential writers in the modernist avant-garde of the early 20th ...
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Bohuslav Martinů
Bohuslav Martinů ([ˈboɦuslaf ˈmarcɪnuː]; December 8, 1890 – August 28, 1959) was a prolific Czech composer of modern classical music. Martinů wrote 6 symphonies, 15 operas, 14 ballet scores and a...
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William McGonagall
William Topaz McGonagall (March 1825 – 29 September 1902) was a Scottish weaver, doggerel poet and actor. He won notoriety as an extremely bad poet who exhibited no recognition of, or concern for, his...
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Michelangelo
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), commonly known as Michelangelo ([mikeˈlandʒelo]), was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer of ...
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ([ˈvɔlfɡaŋ amaˈdeːʊs ˈmoːtsaʁt], ; 27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential compo...
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Charles Francis Richter
Charles Francis Richter (/ˈrɪktər/; April 26, 1900 – September 30, 1985) was an American seismologist and physicist. Richter is most famous as the creator of the Richter magnitude scale which, until ...
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William James Sidis
William James Sidis (/ˈsaɪ dɪs/; April 1, 1898 – July 17, 1944) was an American child prodigy with exceptional mathematical abilities and a claimed mastery of many languages. After his death, his sist...
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Alan Turing
Alan Mathison Turing, , (/ˈtjʊərɪŋ/ TEWR-ing; 23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954) was a British pioneering computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, mathematical biologist...
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Michael Ventris
Michael George Francis Ventris, OBE (/ˈvɛntrɪs/; 12 July 1922 – 6 September 1956) was an English linguist and architect who, along with John Chadwick and Alice Kober, deciphered Linear B, a prev...
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Blind Tom Wiggins
Thomas "Blind Tom" Wiggins (May 25, 1849 – June 14, 1908) was an African-American musical prodigy on the piano. He had numerous original compositions published and had a lengthy and largely succ...
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Ludwig Wittgenstein
Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (/ˈvɪtɡənˌstaɪn/; [ˈvɪtgənˌʃtaɪn]; 26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the...
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Isaac Newton
Sir Isaac Newton (/ˈnjuːtən/; 25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726/7) was an English physicist and mathematician (described in his own day as a "natural philosopher") who is widely recogni...
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Nikola Tesla
Nikola Tesla (Serbian Cyrillic: Никола Тесла; 10 July 1856 – 7 January 1943) was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist and futurist best known for h...
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Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein (/ˈælbərt ˈaɪnʃtaɪn/; [ˈalbɐrt ˈaɪnʃtaɪn]; 14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist. Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosoph...
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