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

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