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Regarded as the greatest American architect of all time - designed Fallingwater in 1935
The longest serving president in Brazilian history, first as dictator 1930-45, and then as president from 1951 until his suicide in 1954
Dutch communist executed for setting fire to the German Reichstag building in 1933
Nicknamed The Kingfish, he was a populist politician who was a member of the US Senate from 1932 until his assassination in 1935. Best known for his Share Our Wealth program
Advocate of Czechoslovak independence during WWI, and became the founder and first President (1918-35) of Czechoslovakia
American politician best known as the longest serving Secretary of State 1933-44
Gangster and bank robber gunned down outside the Biograph Theatre in 1934
Spanish poet and member of the Generation of '27. Executed by Nationalist forces during the Spanish Civil War in 1936
American child actress who received a special Juvenile Academy Award in 1935, but retired from films at the age of 22
American writer who moved to Paris and made her home a gathering place for people such as Picasso and Hemingway, where she became a mentor
German film director who directed Triumph des Willens and Olympia for the nazi regime
German psychiatrist and philosopher who attempted to discover an innovative philosophical system and were a major exponent of existentialism
American television pioneer best known for inventing the first fully functional and complete all-electronic television system
French impressionist composer, pianist and conductor. Regarded as France's greatest living composer in the 1920s and 1930s
Spanish Nationalist commander who led the military uprising that culminated in the Spanish Civil War. He also coined the term 'fifth column'
The last President of the Spanish Republic 1936–39. Fled to France after the Civil War
Italian American gangster who was one of Al Capone's top henchmen. When Capone went to prison in 1931 he became the new mob boss
Mexican painter and the husband of Frida Kahlo. Known for his large wall works in fresco
Born a Cherokee he made 71 movies, was a political commentator and comedian, and became an aviation crusader, of which he later died in a crash
German chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1944 for the discovery of nuclear fission. Regarded as 'the father of nuclear chemistry'
American leader in women's suffrage. Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931 and is recognized as the founder of the social work profession in the US
Three terms mayor of New York City 1934-45 as a Republican. Only five feet tall, he was called 'the Little Flower'
American actress who collaborated with Fred Astaire as a dancing partner in ten musical films that revolutionized the genre
American astronomer best known for discovering the dwarf planet Pluto in 1930
American poet and social activist, and one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry. Best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance
Prime Minister and dictator of Portugal 1932-68. He also founded and led the regime Estado Novo
Spanish Catalan cellist and conductor regarded as one of the greatest cellists of all time. Perhaps best remembered for the recordings of the Bach Cello Suites he made 1936-39
American chemist credited with the invention of nylon in 1935
Belgian surrealist artist who became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking surrealist images, like 'This is not a pipe'
American socialite who married the former King Edward VIII, who had to abdicate to marry her

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