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He was a deaf German composer and the predominant musical figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras.Ludwig van Beethoven
She was mistress and later wife to Adolf Hitler. Eva Braun
He was the military general who became the first Emperor of France. His drive for military expansion changed the history of France and the world.Napoleon Bonaparte
He was a voice actor and entertainer who provided voices for Bugs Bunny and over 400 other cartoon characters.Mel Blanc
She was an educator, nurse, and founder of the American Red Cross.Clara Barton
He was a Scottish dramatist, best known for writing the play Peter Pan.J.M. Barrie
She was the Prime Minister of Pakistan and the first female prime minister of a Muslim nation. She was killed by a suicide bomber in 2007.Benazir Bhutto
She is best known for severing her husband's penis while he slept, in retaliation for his sexual assaults against her.Lorena Bobbitt
He is a French composer who is best known for the realistic opera Carmen, a work that established itself as the model of opéra comique.Georges Bizet
He was prime minister of Israel from 1977 to 1983 and was the co-recipient of the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize.Menachem Begin
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He is a songwriter and pianist who wrote the musical Promises, Promises and the film score for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.Burt Bacharach
He was an Irish poet and dramatist who contributed greatly to 'Theatre of the Absurd.' His most famous play is Waiting for Godot.Samuel Beckett
He was the founder of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa. He died from injuries suffered while in police custody.Steve Biko
He was an English philosopher and statesman who is known as the 'father of the scientific method' and pioneer of the scientific revolution. Francis Bacon
He was a naval officer and fearless explorer best known for being the first to reach the South Pole by air.Richard E. Byrd
He was a European painter of the late Middle Ages. His two most famous works are The Garden of Earthly Delights and The Temptation of St. Anthony. Hieronymus Bosch
He is the British-born producer and director of a number of highly popular shows in the United States, including Survivor and The Apprentice.Mark Burnett
He choreographed more than 20 Broadway shows, and he also directed and choreographed Hollywood films starting in the 1930s, including 42nd Street.Busby Berkeley
He was a Nazi leader who headed the Gestapo in Lyon from 1942 to 1944, and was held responsible for the death and deportation thousands.Klaus Barbie
She is an American opera singer who is widely considered to be among the finest coloratura sopranos of her time and has won five Grammy Awards.Kathleen Battle

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