50 famous 'G' people

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British king who lost the American colonies
Designer of a rapid-fire gun used in the US Civil War, forerunner of the modern machine gun
American singer of 'I Heard It Through the Grapevine' and 'Sexual Healing' shot dead by his father in 1984
Native American leader of the Chiricahua Apache
Only man to be Prime Minister of Great Britain four times
British commander of the Revenge which fought a Spanish fleet of 50 ships in the Azores 1591
In Greek mythology, the cupbearer to the Gods
Adopted son of the Roman Emperor Tiberius and father of the Emperor Claudius
Name of the first man in space in 1961
Nobel Prize-winning last leader of the Soviet Union
American actress who played 'Dorothy' in 'The Wizard of Oz'
In Christianity, name of an Archangel who typically serves as a messenger to humans from God
Lady said to have rode naked through the streets of Coventry
American poet, one of the leading figures of the Beat Generation in the 1950s
English dramatist, collaborator with Arthur Sullivan in 'The Pirates of Penzance' and 'The Mikado'
Leader of the Indian independence movement, assassinated in 1948
Dutch painter of 'Starry Night' who cut off his ear with a razor
Italian mathematician and astronomer, discoverer of the four largest satellites of Jupiter
Anglo-American actor in the films 'The Philadelphia Story' and 'To Catch A Thief'
Current chairman and co-founder of Microsoft
Controversial lead singer of the rock group Oasis
Argentine Marxist revolutionary, a major figure of the Cuban Revolution
Prime Minister of the UK 1830-34 who gives his name to a tea
American baseball player (1903-41) famous for his farewell speech in 1939
Ruler of Libya 1969-2011
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British General killed at the Siege of Khartoum in 1885
Current and first female PM Of Australia
Wife of the fabled King Arthur
Mythological knight of King Arthur's Round Table renowned for his gallantry and purity
In the Old Testament, a giant Philistine slain by David
English actor in the films 'The Bridge over the River Kwai', 'Lawrence of Arabia' and 'Star Wars'
English artist known for 'The Blue Boy' and 'The Watering Place'
American pianist and composer of 'Rhapsody in Blue' and 'Porgy and Bess'
British author of 'Lord of the Flies' and 'To the Ends of the Earth' trilogy
English poet, translator and novelist of 'Goodbye To All That' and 'I, Claudius'
American oil billionaire reputed to be the richest man in the world at his death in 1976
Surname of the uncrowned nine day Queen of England in 1553
French post-impressionist painter 1848-1903 who spent his last years in Tahiti
American Christian evangelist (b1913) who has preached to more people than any other person in history
English author of 'The Power and the Glory' and 'The Third Man'
Revolutionary who unified Italy in the 19th century
20th President of the USA assassinated in 1881
Swedish born film actress of both silent and talking films
American actor in the films 'It Happened One Night' and 'Gone With The Wind' called the King of Hollywood
Lead singer of the 80s band Culture Club
American actress in the films 'Ghost' and 'Sister Act'
18th President of the USA 1869-77
German inventor of a printing press around 1440
Irish born singer who organized the Live Aid concerts of 1985 and 2005
German writer (1779-1842) of the poem 'Faust'

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