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

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