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Haiku Biography Marathon
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Peaceful protester / Called 'Bapu' in India / Shot down in '48
Born in Corsica / Taller than people might think / Lost at Waterloo
'All the world's a stage' / From Stratford-Upon-Avon / Classic English Bard
Unkempt white hair / Nobel-winning scientist / Relatively smart
German philosophe / 'Workers of the World Unite!' / Wrote 'Das Kapital'
Iconic actress / Born Norma Jean Mortenson / Do you prefer blondes?
Saw Jovian moons / Telescope innovator / Heliocentric
Pirates' right fielder / Plane crashed during aid mission / N.L. MVP
Play-boy-film-maker / Turned aviation magnate / Famous germaphobe
Made Mona Lisa / Italian polymath / Painted hidden codes?
Global explorer / Known for his great 'Endeavour' / Mapped Australia
Circus creator / Celebrated scam artist / Genuine showman
Great aviatress / Wished to fly around the world / Lost in Pacific
Song-writing Beatle / Became outspoken peacenik / Murdered in New York
Three laws of motion / Anti-social scientist / Devised calculus
Joined Brooklyn Dodgers / First black MLB player / Number 42
Known as 'The Great One' / Put Edmonton on the map / Won four Stanley Cups
Seattle grunger / '90s musical idol / Suicide, sadly
Israeli P.M. / Assassinated by Jew / Peace deal architect
Lyceum founder / Ancient Hellenic thinker / Anti-Platonist
Overthrew monarch / Father of modern China / Often called 'Sun Wen'
Great geneticist / Now outspoken atheist / 'The God Delusion'
One-time engineer / Became sketch comedian / T.V.'s 'Science Guy'
U.S. colonist / Wrote 'Federalist Papers' / The fourth president
A Serb physicist / Used alternating current / Studied magnets too
Thrust into stardom / The '80s music titan / Troubled 'King of Pop'
Beloved first lady / Husband struck down in Dallas / That pink Chanel suit
Talented actor / From 'The Godfather, Part II' / To 'Little Fockers'
Reagan appointee / U.S. Supreme Court justice / The first female one
So-called Dr. Death / Helped kill over 100 / Eight years in prison
Beat generation / Friends with Kerouac, et al. / Poet behind 'Howl'
Objectivism / Libertarian idol / Controversial
Famed drummer for Rush / All-time great percussionist / A Canadian
'Singin' in the Rain' / Débutante dancing starlet / Carrie Fisher's mom
Stanley Kowalski / 'Could have been a contender' / Don Corleone
Damsel in distress / Celebrated for 'King Kong' / Beauty killed the beast
Unique director / '01: A Space Odyssey / Full Metal Jacket
One-time child actress / Went on to marry Tom Green / Cameo in 'Scream'
Workers' rights leader / Then president of Poland / Peace Prize laureate
Austrian friar / The father of genetics / Was largely ignored
Polish composer / Solo piano, mostly / A virtuoso
Argentine Marxist / Ironic t-shirt image / Assassinated
16th century / Moctezuma had no chance / Un conquistador
Once wrote 'God is dead' / Eccentric, if not crazy / Mad from syphilis?
Top female artist / Of Motown group The Supremes / A leading diva
'80s English pol / A Conservative P.M. / The Iron Lady
Empress of Russia / Actually born Prussian / Modernization
Hungarian girl / Classic actress, socialite / She married nine times
Born Cassius Clay / 'The Greatest' pugilist, he said / Nation of Islam
First Lady of Song / She's not Billie Holiday / Top jazz vocalist
Black supremacist? / 'Self-defense' or 'violence'? / A complex figure
Twice Paki P.M. / Islamic woman leader / Bombed in '07
'60s fem leader / Wrote 'The Feminine Mystique' / Was first head of N.O.W.
Crimean War nurse / Dubbed 'The Lady With the Lamp' / Hygiene specialist
'Nevermore', quoth he / Macabre poet and writer / Died in Baltimore
Femme de Louis Seize / Misquoted, 'Let them eat cake' / Tried and guillotined
Turkish Republic / Beloved founder-reformer / Adored, to this day
Civil resistance / In world of black versus white / She sat for freedom
'The Boss' from Jersey / 'Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out' / Heartland rock 'n roll
Brazil footballer / Over 600 goals scored / Most thought: Best ever
Ethiopia / Rastafari messiah / Jamaican exile
South African pol / 27 years in jail / 'Madiba', he's called
Ran away with Clyde / Faye Dunaway portrayed her / Bank robber, gun moll
Very first Bond Girl / 'Underneath the mango tree' / Was Swiss sex symbol
NFL QB / 'Joe Cool' won four Super Bowls / The 49ers
Five-time MVP / Six NBA title wins / 'His Airness' indeed
Skilled figure skater / Assaulted in '94 / Harding her rival
16th president / The Great Emancipator / Ford's Theatre, in end
Reality star / Very rich hotel heiress / Why is she famous?
Eighth century reign / Expanded Frankish Empire / First French king, some say
Emperor Shōwa / Led World War II Japan / Ruled 'til '89
Shot Franz Ferdinand / A member of 'The Black Hand' / Triggered World War I
Farm workers leader / His slogan: 'Sí, se puede' / Five year grape boycott
Catholic honcho / Born as Karol Wojtyła / Forgave assassin
Ultimate 'G man' / Was FBI director / Rumored transvestite
Argentine lady / 'Evita', endearingly / Left-wing politics
Ancient Egypt queen / Wed to Rome's Mark Antony / Suicide by snake?
Catholic saint, hero / Led French in Hundred Years War / Burned, at 19 years
New England poet / Wrote of gardens and gospel / Whimsical loner
Young Jewish Dutch girl / Diary details horror / Symbol for millions
Great Western film star / Cowboy, soldier, and shootist / 'That'll be the day'
An English thinker / First(?) women's rights advocate / 1700s
English novelist / 'Sense and Sensibility' / 'Pride and Prejudice'
Once White House intern / Fooled around with president / Small-time T.V. host
Born in Temujin / Empire swept across Asia / Ruthless conqueror
French-Polish chemist / Two-time Nobel Prize winner / Radium finder
Female astronaut / Also, one of the youngest / Was a Stanford prof.
Boxing promoter / Shameless rep. of many stars / Hairdo and jewels
North Vietnam pres. / Saigon remamed after him / Stalinist beliefs
Ninety-Five Theses / Historical German monk / The Reformation
Russian chess master / Played against IBM's Deep Blue / Now anti-Putin
Sea biologist / SCUBA co-inventor / 'Dans le même bateau'
Defense attorney / 'Glove don't fit, you must acquit.' / Repped O.J. Simpson
Gay Irish playwright / 'Picture of Dorian Gray' / Locked-up in London
Roman Dictator/ Betrayed in the Ides of March / Invaded Britain
To Hispaniola / In year 1492 / He gave them smallpox
Star Wars' Skywalker / He's performed in little else / Cartoon Joker's voice
Comedy legend / 'What's the deal with Ovaltine?' / Show about nothing
A men's mag mogul / Famous for his pipe and robe / Sexuality
Comedienne / On 'Mary Tyler Moore Show' / and on 'Golden Girls'
Pro tennis player / 1970s, mainly / Gay rights activist
Red-headed actress / Performed with husband Arnaz / Star in the '50s
Weird pop music star / Persistant sex rumors / Maintains poker face
Former N*Sync lead / Successful solo pop star / The Social Network
Does hip-hop music / Hurricane Katrina row / 'Will let you finish'
'Risky Business' / Flipped, and married Katie Holmes / Scientologist
Hong Kong movie star / Martial arts celebrity / Died on set, somehow
Famous pro wrestler / W.C.W. / Real name is 'Terry'
Master of suspense / Made 'Psycho' and 'Vertigo' / British-American
Amazing shootist / Early female superstar / Buffalo Bill's show
Formerly Posh Spice / British tabloid sensation / Married to David
Popular actress / Top paid, 2011 / Starred as Bella Swan
Played as Jason Bourne / 'How do you like them apples?' / Friend of Ben Affleck
Deafblind, learned to speak / Taught by Ms. Anne Sullivan / Outspoken leftist
Computer guru / Master behind the iPhone / Wore black turtlenecks
'I am not a crook' / Opened U.S. to China / That Watergate thing
Openly gay pol / First one in California / Shot dead, tragically
Playmate of the Year / Married aging oil tycoon / Died in '07
Darling child actress / Then U.S. Ambassador / Cooed 'Oh my goodness'
R&B singer / Has a thing for umbrellas / Problem with Chris Brown
Earned the name 'Scarface' / A Chicago bootlegger / Locked on Alcatraz
SNL comic / Starred on sitcom '30 Rock' / Famous impression
'08 V.P. nom / Turned political sensation / Love her or hate her
Swing era singer / Oscar winning actor, too / The Rat Pack's main man
Icon of baseball / Great New York Yankees slugger / 'The Sultan of Swat'
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