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

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