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Can you name the minor planets that are named after people?

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The human protaganist of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'
Television personality, political satirist, and host of the 'Daily Show'
American film director of 'Clockwork Orange' and '2001: A Space Odyssey'
Musician and cultural icon who has left the building
Ian Fleming's 007 agent, the subject of many films and novels
Instigator of the Protestant Reformation with his 95 Theses
English enlightened thinker, postulated 'tabula rasa'
Actress, she won her first Golden Globe for her role in 1988's 'The Accused'
Russian Jewish science fiction author, author of 'I, Robot'
American author named Samuel Clemens, creator of Huck Finn
Greek mathmetician, discovered the relation between the lengths of the sides of a right triangle
Cosmologist, namesake for the law that states the universe is expanding, and a telescope
Fantasy creator and author of 'The Lord of the Rings'
Physicist known for the Theory of Relativity and the Photoelectric Effect
Author of 'Animal Farm' and '1984'
Renaissance sculptor and painter who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
French philosophe and writer of 'Candide'
First person to walk on the Moon
English physicist known for infinitesmal calculus and universal gravitation
American statesman, founding father, scientist, 'Poor Richard's Almanack' writer
English playwright, writer of 'Hamlet' and 'Othello'
The founder of genetics, studied inheritence in peas
Great Yankees first baseman who succumbed to a disease that now bears his name, ALS
'Sweetness,' record-settting running back for the Chicago Bears
Swedish chemisty, inventor of dynamite, namesake and founder of major prize organization
Astronomer, science popularizer, host of 'Cosmos,' and speaker of the Pale Blue Dot speech
New Zealander who became the first person known to climb Mt. Everest

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