Groucho Marx

Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx (October 2, 1890 - August 19, 1977), was an American comedian and film star

John F. Kennedy

35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)

Malcolm X

militant civil rights leader (1925-1965)

George Washington Carver

United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)

Michael Caine

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Todd Akin

William Todd Akin is a former U.S

Frank Capra

United States film maker (1897-1991)

Joseph Schumpeter

United States economist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1883-1950)

John Henry Newman

English prelate and theologian who (with John Keble and Edward Pusey) founded the Oxford movement; Newman later turned to Roman Catholicism and became a cardinal (1801-1890)

Herman Wouk

United States writer (born in 1915)

Ethel Barrymore

United States actress; daughter of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Barrymore (1879-1959)

Helen Rowland

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Elisha Potter

Elisha Reynolds Potter (1811 - 1882) was an statesman and jurist from Kingston, Rhode Island. He was a justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, and served one term in the United States House of Representatives. His father, Elisha Reynolds Potter, also served in the US Congress

Hermann Broch

Hermann Broch (November 1, 1886 - May 30, 1951) was a 20th century Austrian writer, considered one of the major Modernists

Robert Benchley

United States humorist (1889-1945)

Zig Ziglar

Hilary Hinton "Zig" Ziglar (born 6 November 1926) is an American author, salesperson, and motivational speaker

Linus Torvalds

Linus Benedict Torvalds is a Finnish American software engineer, who was the principal force behind the development of the Linux kernel.

Fred Allen

Fred Allen (born John Florence Sullivan May 31, 1894 - March 17, 1956) was an American comedian whose absurdist, pointed radio show (1934-1949) made him one of the most popular and forward-looking humorists in the so-called classic era of American radio

Caligula

Roman Emperor who succeeded Tiberius and whose uncontrolled passions resulted in manifest insanity; noted for his cruelty and tyranny; was assassinated (12-41)

Nikki Giovanni

Yolande Cornelia "Nikki" Giovanni (born June 7, 1943) is a Grammy-nominated American poet, activist and author. Giovanni is currently a Distinguished Professor of English at Virginia Tech

Horace Walpole

English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797)

George Sand

French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876)

T. Boone Pickens

Thomas Boone Pickens, Jr.,

Abba Eban

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