50 famous 'B' people

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

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