50 famous 'B' people

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American revolutionary abolitionist hung in 1859
British Prime Minister 1997-2007
Deaf German composer of a famous 5th symphony
American actor in the films 'The African Queen' and 'The Maltese Falcon'
Any of three English sisters who between them wrote 'Jane Eyre', 'Wuthering Heights' and 'Agnes Grey'
Surname of Henry VIII's second wife
English children's writer who created 'Noddy' and 'The Famous Five'
Welsh singer known for the James Bond songs 'Goldfinger' and 'Diamonds Are Forever'
British poet known for aristocratic excess, described by Lady Caroline Lamb as 'mad, bad and dangerous to know'
First man to run a mile in under four minutes in 1954
Ancient Roman, best known for taking a leading role in the assassination of Julius Caesar
Name taken by the current Pope
Nickname of the pirate Edward Teach
Swedish actress, star of the films 'Casablanca' and 'Spellbound'
American actor in the films 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and 'On the Waterfront'
Queen of the Netherlands
Frenchman, first to fly the English Channel in 1909
Jamaican athlete, current Olympic and World record holder for the 100 and 200 metres, nicknamed Lightning
Venezuelan born leader who liberated much of South America from Spanish rule in the 19th century
Assassinator of Abraham Lincoln
General Secretary and leader of the USSR 1964-82
He killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel 1804
Founder of the automobile manufacturer taken over by Rolls Royce 1921
German composer who's works include the 'Brandenburg Concertos' and 'Mass in B minor'
Spaniard, the first European to see the Pacific Ocean in 1513
National poet of Scotland who wrote 'Auld Lang Syne' and 'A Red, Red Rose'
French composer of the opera Carmen
American composer and lyricist, with songs such as 'Easter Parade' and 'White Christmas'
Three time British Prime Minister, 1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37
English engineer who built bridges, the Great Western Railway and a series of steamships
English business magnate known for his Virgin Group of more than 400 companies
German statesman known as the 'Iron Chancellor'
Captain of HMS Bounty who sailed an open boat 3,618 nautical miles to safety after a mutiny 1789
American director of the films 'The Producers' and 'Blazing Saddles'
Inventor of a method enabling the blind to read
Founder member of Pink Floyd 1946-2006
English philosopher and scientist, pioneer of the scientific method, 1561-1626
Afrikaner and first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa
Siddhartha Gautama is known by this name
French 60s actress, singer and animal rights activist
Englishman whose 19th century calculating machines are considered to be the first mechanical computers
British computer scientist, inventor of the World Wide Web
19th century English explorer, linguist, translator and orientalist 1821-90
Old west outlaw known as Billy the Kid
Scottish engineer, inventor of the world's first practical, publicly demonstrated television system
American pioneer and frontiersman, most famous for his exploration and settlement of Kentucky
Swedish tennis player, winner of 11 major singles titles and five consecutive Wimbledon singles titles 1976-80
Founder of the Salvation Army in 1878
General of the French Revolution, later Emperor

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