50 famous 'B' people

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

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