50 famous 'D' people

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

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