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Biography Channel Profile 'G' Person % Correct
He founded the world's largest software business, Microsoft, with Paul Allen and became one of the richest men in the world.Bill Gates
94.1%
He was the political and ideological leader of India. He pioneered mass civil disobedience firmly founded in total nonviolence.Mahatma Gandhi
93.7%
He was an Italian scientist who led the Scientific Revolution, proposing the then controversial idea of Copernicanism, the idea that earth orbits the sun.Galileo Galilei
88.6%
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.Mikhail Gorbachev
83.7%
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.Wayne Gretzky
74.7%
He was a Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 became the first man to travel into space.Yuri Gagarin
71%
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. Steffi Graf
70%
He was the lead guitarist, as well as one of the principal vocalists and songwriters, of the psychedelic rock band the Grateful Dead.Jerry Garcia
64.2%
She is a Grammy-Award winning comedienne, an actress, a human rights advocate, and TV host of the daytime talk show 'The View.'Whoopi Goldberg
61.6%
Considered to be the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, she is best known for her 45-year study of wild chimpanzees in Tanzania.Jane Goodall
61.1%
Biography Channel Profile 'G' Person % Correct
He performed in films from the 1930s through the 1960s. He starred in several Hitchcock films, including the 1959 hit 'North by Northwest.'Cary Grant
60.1%
He is a British singer and songwriter best known for his role as lead vocalist and flautist for the progressive rock group Genesis.Peter Gabriel
58.3%
He is an English actor best known for portraying Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter films.Rupert Grint
55.6%
She is an Arizona congresswoman. She made headlines when she became the victim of an assassination attempt, from which she later recovered.Gabrielle Giffords
49.6%
He is best known as the singer of the band the Boomtown Rats and for his political activism, particularly anti-poverty efforts in Africa.Bob Geldof
45.9%
He founded Motown Records, the most successful black-owned music company in the history of the United States.Berry Gordy, Jr.
42.8%
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.'Allen Ginsberg
38.8%
He became one of Major League Baseball's first Jewish superstars, while playing for the Detroit Tigers.Hank Greenberg
25.3%
She was the first African American ever invited to play at Wimbledon. She broke barriers for black players in golf too.Althea Gibson
22.6%
An essayist, novelist, poet and artist, he wrote 'The Prophet,' a book of poetic essays that achieved cult status among American youth.Khalil Gibran
21.2%

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