50 famous 'B' people

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

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