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

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