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

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