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Famous FigureCountry of BirthFamous for...
Pablo NerudaPoet, Nobel Laureate
David BandaMadonna's Adopted Son
Eric Moussambani'Eric the Eel', Olympic Swimmer
Benazir BhuttoRevolutionary Politician
MuhammadProphet, Founder of Islam
ShakiraPop Star
Brian LimaFormer International Rugby Union Player
Sérgio MendesJazz Musician
Vasco da GamaExplorer
Debbie Ferguson-McKenzieOlympic Gold-Medallist
Roque Santa CruzInternational Footballer
James JoyceNovelist/Poet (Ulysses)
Audrey HepburnActress (Breakfast at Tiffany's)
Kim Yong-ilPolitician
Kofi AnnanFormer UN Secretary-General
Mikhail BaryshnikovBallet Dancer
Eva HerzigováSupermodel
Milla JovovichActress (Resident Evil)
Joseph StalinCommunist Leader
Javier Pérez de CuéllarFormer UN Secretary-General
Ingrid BergmanActress (Casablanca)
Samuel Eto'oInternational Footballer
Genghis KhanEmperor, Military Leader
ImanSupermodel
Kim CollinsWorld Athletics Championships Gold-Medallist
Billy OceanPop Musician
Saddam HusseinPolitician, Dictator, War Criminal
Edvard GriegClassical Composer
U ThantFormer UN Secretary-General
Haile Selassie IEmperor, Internationalist
Mother TeresaNun/Humanitarian
Charles-Édouard Brown-SéquardNeurophysiologist, describer of Brown-Séquard syndrome
Robert MugabePolitician
Ayatollah Ruhollah KhomeiniPolitician, Religious Leader
Ban Ki-moonIncumbent UN Secretary-General
Paul RusesabaginaHumanitarian
Sir Viv RichardsTest Cricketer
Clarence SeedorfInternational Footballer
Famous FigureCountry of BirthFamous for...
Coco ChanelFashion Designer
Bianca JaggerHuman Rights Advocate/Ambassador
Ang LeeDirector (Brokeback Mountain)
Freddy KeiahoProfessional American Football Player
Prince Albert IISovereign Prince
Usain BoltOlympic Gold-Medallist
Niels BohrPhysicist, Nobel Laureate
Wyclef JeanMusician/Rapper, Producer
Mehmed IISultan & Conqueror of Constantinople
Ryuichi SakamotoMusician/Composer
Idi AminMilitary Dictator
Armin Tamzarian aka Seymour SkinnerFictitious Elementary School Principal
Jimmy ChooFashion Designer
Shabani NondaInternational Footballer
Monica AliNovelist (Brick Lane)
Frankie FredericksOlympic Silver-Medallist
RembrandtPortrait/Religious Painter
Sir Alexander FlemingPharmacologist, Nobel Laureate
Hristo StoichkovInternational Footballer, former Ballon d'Or recipient
Vlad III the ImpalerPrince
Nicolaus CopernicusAstronomer
Pope Benedict XVIIncumbent Pope & Head of Catholic Church
Paradorn SrichaphanProfessional Tennis Player
Louis B MayerHollywood Producer
Fidel CastroCommunist Leader, Revolutionary
Hicham El GuerroujOlympic Gold-Medallist
Sun TzuMilitary Leader, Author (The Art of War)
Muammar al-GaddafiMilitary Leader
Djimon HounsouActor (Gladiator)
Keanu ReevesActor (The Matrix)
Louis TherouxTV Presenter (When Louis Met...)
Eva PerónFirst Lady, Spiritual Leader
Emmanuel AdebayorInternational Footballer
Neil ArmstrongAstronaut & First Man on the Moon
Alexander the GreatEmperor, Military Leader
Borat SagdiyevFictional TV Presenter
Barack Hussein Obama, Sr.Father of Barack Obama, Incumbent President of the United States
Amitabh BachchanActor & Singer (Zanjeer)
Famous FigureCountry of BirthFamous for...
Slobodan MiloševićPolitician/War Criminal
RihannaR&B Singer
Antoni GaudíModernist Architect
BjörkAlternative Singer
Paulo WanchopeFormer International Footballer
Sir Donald BradmanTest Cricketer
Roger FedererProfessional Tennis Player
Isla FisherActress (Home & Away)
Garry KasparovChess Grandmaster
Daniela HantuchováProfessional Tennis Player
Muttiah MuralitharanTest Cricketer
Salote Tupou IIIQueen
Marco PoloExplorer
Hồ Chí MinhPolitician, Communist Revolutionary
Didier DrogbaInternational Footballer
Serge BlancoInternational Rugby Union Player
Frida KahloSurrealist Painter
Gavrilo PrincipNationalist, Assassin, Instigator of World War I
Siddhārtha GautamaSpiritualist, founder of Bhuddism
Luol DengProfessional Basketball Player
Nelson MandelaPolitician, Revolutionary
Pol PotKhmer Rouge Leader
Adolf HitlerPolitician, Nazi Leader
Youssou N'DourSinger
Goran VišnjićActor (ER)
Hassanal BolkiahSultan
László József BíróInventor
Pyotr TchaikovskyClassical Composer
Sir Edmund HillaryConqueror of Mount Everest
George WeahInternational Footballer, former Ballon d'Or recipient
Eddy GrantReggae Singer
Wayne GretzkyFormer Professional Ice Hockey Player
Sharbat Gula Subject of the most famous photograph in National Geographic's history
Cleopatra VIIQueen/Pharoah
Hakeem OlajuwonFormer Professional Basketball Player
Mika HäkkinenFormula 1 World Champion
Uri GellerMagician
Irving SaladinoOlympic Gold-Medallist

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