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President of the DR Congo from 1997, when he overthrew Mobutu, until his assassination by one of his bodyguards in 2001
French economist who were President of the European Commission 1985-95. The Maastricht Treaty was signed during his time
Pakistani terrorist and perpetrator of the 1993 WTC bombing, bombing of Philippine Airlines Flight 434, and a co-conspirator in the Bojinka plot. Serving life in the USA
Founder of the Japanese religious group Aum Shinrikyo, who masterminded the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway
German philosopher perhaps best known for his theories on communicative rationality and the public sphere
President of Liberia 1997-2003 during the Second Civil War. Was sentenced to 50 years for War Crimes in Haag in 2012
President of Ireland 1990-97 for the Labour Party. The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights 1997-2002
Finnish American software engineer, who was the principal force behind the development of the Linux kernel that became the most popular kernel for operating systems
Serbian commander of the paramilitary force the Serb Volunteer Guard aka. Tigers. He was assassinated in 2000, before his trial
The titanium-clad Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain was designed by this Canadian-American architect in the mid-90s
American taxi driver who became nationally known after being beaten by LAPD officers following a high-speed car chase in 1991
President of Croatia 1990-99, their first president. Declared the country independent in 1990. Died in office
American model known for her long-term relationship with Mick Jagger, which ended in 1999. They have four children together
Became the first democratically elected and first Hutu president of Burundi in 1993. His assassination sparked the brutal decade-long Burundi civil war
Haitian former Catholic priest who served as Haiti's first democratically elected president in 1991, but were removed after a coup in 2004
This man is found guilty of second-degree murder for administering a lethal injection to a terminally ill man in 1999
British RAF pilot who is the World Land Speed Record holder. He became the first to break the sound barrier on land in 1997 (1228 km/t)
Prime Minister of Pakistan 1990-93 and 1997-99, until he was ousted by the military under the command of Pervez Musharraf
Then first female Attorney General of USA, served 1993-2001
American businesswoman and the only woman on Time magazine's 1998 list of the 20 most influential business geniuses of the 20th century, heading her eponymous cosmetics company
Taiwanese-born American who co-founded Yahoo! together with David Filo in 1994
This actor hosted the Academy Awards ceremony 9 times between 1990 and 2012
English computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web
This behavioral psychologist and inventor of the operant conditioning chamber, died of leukemia in 1990
The first female Prime Minister of Bangladesh, who served 1991-96 and 2001-06. The second woman to head a muslim country after Benazir Bhutto
Convicted accomplice in the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995, where he cooperated with Timothy McVeigh. A deadlocked jury saved him from death penalty
This puppeteer and creator of the Muppets dies at 53 of a strep infection in 1990
Ran a very successful prostitution ring in Los Angeles, and is often referred to as the 'Hollywood Madam'. Later she became a columnist and television personality
Italian fashion designer who was murdered at the age of 50 in 1997
Israeli assassin of Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin in 1995, for which he imprisoned for life
Google was founded by these two Ph.D. students at Stanford University in 1998
Congress member in the House for Georgia 1979-99, and co-author of 'Contract with America'. Ran for president in 2012

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