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

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