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

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