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Can you name the people whose last name begins with G when given their Biography Channel profiles?

 Plays Quiz Updated May 18, 2015

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Biography Channel Profile'G' Person
He is a British singer and songwriter best known for his role as lead vocalist and flautist for the progressive rock group Genesis.
He was a Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 became the first man to travel into space.
He was an Italian scientist who led the Scientific Revolution, proposing the then controversial idea of Copernicanism, the idea that earth orbits the sun.
He was the political and ideological leader of India. He pioneered mass civil disobedience firmly founded in total nonviolence.
He was the lead guitarist, as well as one of the principal vocalists and songwriters, of the psychedelic rock band the Grateful Dead.
He founded the world's largest software business, Microsoft, with Paul Allen and became one of the richest men in the world.
He is best known as the singer of the band the Boomtown Rats and for his political activism, particularly anti-poverty efforts in Africa.
An essayist, novelist, poet and artist, he wrote 'The Prophet,' a book of poetic essays that achieved cult status among American youth.
She was the first African American ever invited to play at Wimbledon. She broke barriers for black players in golf too.
She is an Arizona congresswoman. She made headlines when she became the victim of an assassination attempt, from which she later recovered.
Biography Channel Profile'G' Person
He was a poet associated with the Beat movement and the writers Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs. His best known work is the poem 'Howl.'
She is a Grammy-Award winning comedienne, an actress, a human rights advocate, and TV host of the daytime talk show 'The View.'
Considered to be the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, she is best known for her 45-year study of wild chimpanzees in Tanzania.
He was the president of the Soviet Union from 1990-91. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for contributing to the breakup of the USSR.
He founded Motown Records, the most successful black-owned music company in the history of the United States.
She is a former professional world No. 1 German tennis player. At age 13, she became the second youngest player ever to earn an international ranking.
He performed in films from the 1930s through the 1960s. He starred in several Hitchcock films, including the 1959 hit 'North by Northwest.'
He became one of Major League Baseball's first Jewish superstars, while playing for the Detroit Tigers.
He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1999. He is considered one of the best hockey players of all time and broke numerous records.
He is an English actor best known for portraying Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter films.

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