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French Post-Impressionist painter, printmaker, draftsman and illustrator.
In 1820, this American senator from Kentucky helped author the 'Missouri Compromise,' which would eventually prove to be a line of demarcation for the Civil War.
American actor whose film credits included 'The Grapes of Wrath,' 'Warlock,' 'Fail-Safe' and 'On Golden Pond.'
20th-Century American author and social critic whose works include 'Tropic of Cancer' and 'Black Spring.'
16th/ 17th-Century English explorer who discovered what would eventually come to be known as New York City.
Among this 19th-Century American transcedentalist poet's works are 'Resistance to Civil Government' and 'Walden.'
Among this 19th-Century American Romantic poet's works are 'The Song of Hiawatha' and 'Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie.'
He was 10 years old when he was cast as Elliot Taylor in the 1982 Steven Spielberg film 'E.T. the Extra Terrestrial,' this American actor.
'Aaaaaay,' this gent known as Arthur Fonzarelli—or 'The Fonz'—often said on the late 70s/ early 80s ABC comedic drama 'Happy Days.'
The philandering second monarch of the Tudor dynasty, his struggles with Rome led to the Anglican Church's separation from papal authority.
Virginia slave who in 1849 mailed himself in a wooden crate to Philadelphia abolitionists.
Actor, activist, public speaker and former lead singer of the Cal. hardcore punk band Black Flag.
American industrialist whose rise in WWII would lead him to become known as the father of modern American shipbuilding.
An associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, in 1896 he authored the majority opinion in Plessy vs. Ferguson, upholding segregation in American public transportation.
On November 2, 1886, this African American patented his invention of the first safe.
Star wide receiver for the NFL's Los Angeles Rams in the 1980s.
2009 Fourth-Round Draft pick of the Chicago Bears, this defensive tackle.
He held MLB's career home runs record until 2007, when it was eclipsed by Barry Bonds.
Venezuelan MLB journeyman catcher.
Retired NBA center who won a ring with the 1974 Boston Celtics.
Norwegian realist playwright who wrote 'A Doll's House.'
The full title of his name's being 'the Prince Consort of Denmark,' his wife is Queen Margrethe II.
Captain of the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League, this Swede.
Retired Danish footballer who helped Silkeborg win the 2001 Danish Cup trophy.
He introduced his first plans to build a horseless carriage to his friend Thomas Edison in 1896 — and 12 years later developed the Model T.
Former member of the Lucchese Crime Family who turned rat, his story is depicted in the Nicholas Pileggi novel 'Wiseguy' and the Martin Scorsese film 'Goodfellas.'
Head of the Schutzstaffel (SS) in Nazi Germany.
Secretary of State for U.S. Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford.
American Revolutionary War commander who would go on to become the U.S.' first Secretary of War.
Mass. Senator known for his intellectual joustings with U.S. Pres. Woodrow Wilson over the stipulations of the 1919 Treaty of Versailles.
Journalist and publishing mogul who started the magazines 'Time,' 'Life,' 'Fortune' and 'Sports Illustrated.'
American composer who wrote the theme to 'The Pink Panther' films.
CEO from 1996-2006 of investment baking firm Goldman Sachs, and 74th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.
Nicknamed 'Hammerin' Hank,' this boxing great was in 2007 named by 'The Ring' magazine as 'the second-greatest fighter of the last 80 years.'
'No one in history had so productive a mind' as did this U.S. congregationalist minister and abolitionist, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln once said.
African-American painter of 'The Banjo Lesson.'
Canadian-born American chemist who in 1983 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
18th Vice President of the United States—under President Ulysses S. Grant—he died from a stroke while in office in 1875.
17th-Century British pirate who has a spiced rum named after him.
Often referred to by many as 'Australia's greatest writer,' this colonial period fiction writer.
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