50 famous 'D' people

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American vocalist and guitarist known for his technical innovations, including his trademark rectangular guitar
Italian poet best known for 'The Divine Comedy'
Knighted Elizabethan mariner, privateer and circumnavigator
British author and creator of Sherlock Holmes
American bank robber in depression-era USA killed in a shoot-out in Chicago 1934
Ancient Greek philosopher who lived in a barrel and went about with a lantern in daylight searching for an honest man
Name of a vampire created by Bram Stoker
American jazz musician and trumpeter, composer of 'Birth Of Cool' and 'Kind Of Blue'
Builder of the world's first iron bridge on the River Severn England in 1789
Canadian singer of 'My Heart Will Go On' from the film 'Titanic', best-selling Canadian artist of all time,
World heavyweight boxing champion 1919-1926
King of ancient Persia defeated at the Battle of Marathon 490 BC
English author of Robinson Crusoe
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 guitarist and singer of the songs 'Take Me Home, Country Roads' and 'Annie's Song'
American singer-songwriter known for the songs ' Sweet Caroline' and 'Song Sung Blue'
King of Scotland 1034-40, killed by Macbeth
Favourite and alleged lover of Elizabeth I
Jewish 19th century British PM who said, 'I have climbed to the top of the greasy pole'
Head of the RAF during the Battle of Britain 1940
French novelist of 'The Count of Monte Cristo' and 'The Three Musketeers'
Leading the first bomber attack on Japan by the U.S. in 1942 earned this man the Medal of Honor
19th-century maker of small pocket pistols, originally a single-shot pistol
American actor in the films 'The Aviator' and 'Titanic'
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
Russian author of 'Crime and Punishment' and 'The Brothers Karamazov'
English author of 'Oliver Twist' and 'A Tale of Two Cities'
American film director of 'The Ten Commandments', 'Cleopatra', and 'The Greatest Show on Earth'
Naturalist and author of 'On the Origin of the Species'
French composer famous for 'Claire de Lune' and 'Afternoon of a Fawn'
American actor, star of the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' film series
British novelist and short story writer who wrote 'James and the Giant Peach' and 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
American reclusive female poet 1830-86 who's works were published posthumously
American actor, star of the films 'Spartacus' and 'Lust for Life'
American actor in the films 'Apocalypse Now' and 'The Godfather I & II'
Character in Greek myth who sat on a throne beneath a sword suspended by a single hair
Second King of the united Kingdom of Israel
Scottish inventor, one of the founders of the rubber company that bears his name
The late Princess of Wales, 1961-97
Panamanian boxer who held world titles at four different weights, nicknamed 'Hands of Stone'
Spanish surrealist painter of 'The Persistence of Memory'
American musician famous for 'Like A Rollin' Stone' and 'Blowin' in the Wind'
American actress in the films 'Bonnie and Clyde' and 'Chinatown'
Portuguese mariner, first to round the tip of southernmost Africa 1488
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'
Member of a priestly class in ancient Celtic Britain, Ireland, and Gaul
American film producer and director of animated films such as 'Snow White' and 'Sleeping Beauty'

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