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Military leader of Carthage in the Second Punic War against Rome
Fictional dectective created by Arthur Conan Doyle whose sidekick is Dr Watson
Ancient Greek author of the 'Odyssey' and 'Iliad'
American 50s rock 'n roller who died in a plane crash 1959
American actor in the films 'The French Connection' and 'Unforgiven'
A telescope is named after this American astronomer who confirmed the existence of galaxies other than the Milky Way
Commander of the British Expeditionary Force in WWI 1915-18
18th century English painter and printmaker of 'A Rake's Progress', 'A Harlot's Progress' and 'Gin Lane'
American comic actor best known for his partnership with Stan Laurel
French novelist who wrote 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and 'Les Misérables'
English composer most famous for his orchestral suite 'The Planets'
Roman King of Judea who allegedly massacred the newborn babies of Bethlehem
23rd President of the USA 1889-93
English theoretical physicist who wrote 'A Brief History of Time'
American lyricist 1895-1960, most famous for his collaboration with Richard Rodgers
American jazz singer nicknamed 'Lady Day'
Old west American gunfighter and scout nicknamed 'Wild Bill'
American writer of 'For Whom the Bell Tolls' and 'Death in the Afternoon'
Legendary 16th century Mohawk Indian, leader of the Iroquois confederacy; associated with Minnehaha
18th century Scottish philosopher, author of 'A Treatise of Human Nature'
Greek mythological hero assigned Seven Labours
British actor in the films 'The Cruel Sea' and 'Bridge on the River Kwai
Fictional Royal Navy officer, the protagonist of a series of novels by C. S. Forester
Welsh actor in the films 'The Silence of the Lambs' and 'The Remains of the Day'
Anglo-American film director of 'Spellbound', 'Rear Window' and 'Psycho'
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Name of Shakespeare's Prince of Denmark
Norwegian physician and bacteriologist who discovered the leprosy bacillus in 1869
German artist, one of the greatest portraitists of the 16th century, sometime King's Painter to Henry VIII
American actor known for heroic roles in the films 'Ben-Hur', 'El Cid' and also 'Planet of the Apes'
British-born American comedian and actor 1903-2003 known for visiting and entertaining front line troops
English physician who discovered the circulation of the blood in 1628
Prime Minister of Australia who disappeared in December 1967, presumed drowned
American aviator and film producer who set multiple world air-speed records before becoming a recluse
Emperor of Japan during WWII
Beatles guitarist 1943-2001
British Admiral, victor of the battle of Quiberon Bay 1759 that prevented a French invasion of Britain
Heroic outlaw in English folklore who stole from the rich and gave to the poor
Belgian born actress 1929-93, best-known films 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' and 'My Fair Lady'
American Founding Father killed in a duel by Aaron Burr 1804
American novelist best known for 'Catch 22'
Hungarian-born American magician and escapologist 1874-1926
American actor in the films 'Forrest Gump' and 'Saving Private Ryan'
Dutch artist who painted 'The Laughing Cavalier'
In Greek myth, wife and one of three sisters of Zeus, goddess of women and marriage
Old West dentist and gunfighter involved in the Gunfight at the OK Corral
English astronomer who predicted the return of a comet named after him every 76 years
American electric guitarist who died in London 1970
First Plantaganet King of England 1154-89
One of the first two men to climb Mount Everest
First director of the FBI 1924-72

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