50 famous 'D' people

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Naturalist and author of 'On the Origin of the Species'
Portuguese mariner, first to round the tip of southernmost Africa 1488
Knighted Elizabethan mariner, privateer and circumnavigator
American actor in the films 'The Aviator' and 'Titanic'
King of ancient Persia defeated at the Battle of Marathon 490 BC
American guitarist and singer of the songs 'Take Me Home, Country Roads' and 'Annie's Song'
Member of a priestly class in ancient Celtic Britain, Ireland, and Gaul
Leading the first bomber attack on Japan by the U.S. in 1942 earned this man the Medal of Honor
Second King of the united Kingdom of Israel
Canadian singer of 'My Heart Will Go On' from the film 'Titanic', best-selling Canadian artist of all time,
French composer famous for 'Claire de Lune' and 'Afternoon of a Fawn'
World heavyweight boxing champion 1919-1926
English author of 'Oliver Twist' and 'A Tale of Two Cities'
Name of a vampire created by Bram Stoker
American film actor in the films 'Rebel Without a Cause' and 'East of Eden'
Spanish surrealist painter of 'The Persistence of Memory'
Italian poet best known for 'The Divine Comedy'
Scottish inventor, one of the founders of the rubber company that bears his name
American actress in the films 'Bonnie and Clyde' and 'Chinatown'
French philosopher famous for 'I think, therefore I am'
Russian author of 'Crime and Punishment' and 'The Brothers Karamazov'
King of Scotland 1034-40, killed by Macbeth
Head of the RAF during the Battle of Britain 1940
American singer-songwriter known for the songs ' Sweet Caroline' and 'Song Sung Blue'
Character in Greek myth who sat on a throne beneath a sword suspended by a single hair
Builder of the world's first iron bridge on the River Severn England in 1789
19th-century maker of small pocket pistols, originally a single-shot pistol
British author and creator of Sherlock Holmes
Favourite and alleged lover of Elizabeth I
Ancient Greek philosopher who lived in a barrel and went about with a lantern in daylight searching for an honest man
British novelist and short story writer who wrote 'James and the Giant Peach' and 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
French novelist of 'The Count of Monte Cristo' and 'The Three Musketeers'
American musician famous for 'Like A Rollin' Stone' and 'Blowin' in the Wind'
American film producer and director of animated films such as 'Snow White' and 'Sleeping Beauty'
English author of Robinson Crusoe
British chemist and inventor of a miner's safety lamp, 1778-1829
Flemish artist most famous for his portraits of Charles I of England and his family
American actor, star of the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' film series
American jazz musician and trumpeter, composer of 'Birth Of Cool' and 'Kind Of Blue'
American film director of 'The Ten Commandments', 'Cleopatra', and 'The Greatest Show on Earth'
American actor, star of the films 'Spartacus' and 'Lust for Life'
American vocalist and guitarist known for his technical innovations, including his trademark rectangular guitar
The late Princess of Wales, 1961-97
American reclusive female poet 1830-86 who's works were published posthumously
English sailor, first to to explore or map parts of western Australia and New Guinea in 1700
Panamanian boxer who held world titles at four different weights, nicknamed 'Hands of Stone'
American actor in the films 'Apocalypse Now' and 'The Godfather I & II'
American actress who won Best Actress Academy Awards for 'To Each His Own' and 'The Heiress'
Jewish 19th century British PM who said, 'I have climbed to the top of the greasy pole'
American bank robber in depression-era USA killed in a shoot-out in Chicago 1934

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