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Inspired by the [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=58 famous people] thread in the forum, add your link to a profile page of celebrities here by country of origin.  
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Inspired by the [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=58 famous people] thread in the forum, add your link to a profile page of celebrities here by their Nationality. To qualify as a celebrity in this list, the profile must be set to [[Public Profile|Public]] and should be designated [[Master Profile]] by one of the [[Curators]], there should be an article in [http://www.en.wikipedia.com Wikipedia] about the person.
Please add a category, title and short description to each celebrity. That will make it easier to re-organise should the list become too long. I suggest to qualify as a celebrity, there should be a reference to an article in wikipedia.
 
  
'''Categories:'''
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Also see the [http://www.geni.com/popular Popular Profiles] list of the most viewed profiles on Geni.
*'''Art's & Entertainment''' - Musicians, composers, dancers, writers, painters, sculptors (please add)
 
*'''Politics''' - Presidents, freedom fighters, dictators (please add)
 
*'''Academia''' - Philosophers, scientists, (please add)
 
*'''Athlete''' - Baseball players, soccer players, golfers, runners, swimmers. Any sports celebrity.
 
*'''(please add)'''
 
  
(We should keep the categories to a minimum, I'll say max 10 to avoid making it too cumbersome)
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The celebrities are organized into following celebrity subcategories:
=North America=
 
==US==
 
  
*[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/5685192759510028033 Mark Twain] ''Art's & Entertainment'': Author. Real name Samuel Langhorne Clemens. American humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer - most noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_twain]
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!Category|| Examples
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| Academia & Science|| Philosophers, Lecturer, Nobel price takers, inventors,
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| Art & Entertainment || Writers, Actors, Directors, Musicians, Composers, Painters, Scultpors,
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|-
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| Business || Entrepreneurs, company founders,
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|-
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| Politics|| Royals, Nobility, Military persons, Presidents, Prime Ministers, Freedom fighters,
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|-
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| Sport & Explorers|| Golfers, Chess players,
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|}
  
*[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000000516320779 George W. Bush] ''Politics'': the forty-third and current President of the United States. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_W._Bush]
 
  
==Canada==
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=America=
(please add)
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==USA==
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'''Art & Entertainment'''
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*{{HOF|name=Jerry Bruckheimer|profileid=461|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1945-|description=Movie & TV Producer. Top Gun, Pirates of the Caribbean, Pearl Harbor, Beverly Hills Cop, CSI, Cold Case, Amazing Race}}
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*{{HOF|name=Julia Child|profileid=288521307580004522|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1912-2004|description=American chef, author and television personality, who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream}}
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*{{HOF|name=Marilyn Monroe|profileid=6000000005395646559|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1926-1962|description=Singer-Actress and Model. Known as "The Blonde Bombshell", one of Hollywood's most popular and glamorous performers.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Shirley Temple|profileid=302591120920008237|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1928-|description=Academy Award-winning actress and tap dancer, most famous for being an iconic American child actress of the 1930s}}
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*{{HOF|name=General Tom Thumb|profileid=308256299940006456|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1838-1883|description=Midget who achieved great fame under circus pioneer P.T. Barnum}}
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*{{HOF|name=Mark Twain|profileid=5685192759510028033|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1835-1910|description=American humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer - wrote ''Adventures of Huckleberry Finn''}}
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*{{HOF|name=Orson Welles|profileid=6000000001276046349|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1915-1985|description=Film director, writer, actor and producer; worked extensively in film, theatre, television, and radio. Best known for his radio adaption of H.G. Wells' novel ''The War of the Worlds'' and the RKO motion picture ''Citizen Kane.''}}
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'''Business'''
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*{{HOF|name=James Athearn Folger|profileid=6000000001711682971|category=Business|lifespan=1835-1889|description=Founder of Folger Coffee company}}
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*{{HOF|name=Oliver Winchester|profileid=296171229970004855|category=Business|lifespan=1810-1880|description=Manufactured and marketed the Winchester repeating rifle}}
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*{{HOF|name=Orville Wright|profileid=288470964800003747|category=Business|lifespan=1871-1948|description=American credited with co-inventing and building the world's first successful airplane}}
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*{{HOF|name=Wilbur Wright|profileid=288530911320002625|category=Business|lifespan=1867-1912|description=American credited with co-inventing and building the world's first successful airplane}}
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*{{HOF|name=Bill Gates|profileid=6000000002467188250|category=Business|lifespan=1867-1912|description=American credited with co-inventing and building the world's first successful airplane}}
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'''Politics'''
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*{{HOF|name=John Sanford|profileid=6000000000337350903|category=Politics|lifespan=1606-1653|description=A founder of the town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island and governor of Portsmouth and Newport}}
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*{{HOF|name=Benedict Arnold V|profileid=6000000001691483953|category=Politics|lifespan=1741-1801|description=American Revolution general who defected from the American to the British side}}
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*{{HOF|name=John Alden|profileid=6000000000550097117|category=Politics|lifespan=1599-1687|description=Perhaps the first passenger of the ''Mayflower'' to set foot upon Plymouth Rock}}
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*{{HOF|name=William Bradford|profileid=5546668461080135814|category=Politics|lifespan=1590-1657|description=A leader of the Separatist settlers of the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts}}
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*{{HOF|name=George W. Bush|profileid=6000000000516320779|category=Politics|lifespan=1946-|description=The forty-third President of the United States.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Dwight D. Eisenhower|profileid=298881754660004311|category=Politics|lifespan=1890-1969|description=34th President of the United States and a five-star general in the United States Army}}
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*{{HOF|name=John Hancock|profileid= 297413655600007960|category=Politics|lifespan=1737-1793|description=A signatory of the Declaration of Independence}}
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*{{HOF|name=Benjamin Franklin|profileid=6000000001706655019|category=Politics|lifespan=1706-1790|description=One of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America}}
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*{{HOF|name=Robert Maestri|profileid=6000000000633934630|category=Politics|lifespan=1889-1974|description=Mayor of New Orleans from 1936 to 1946 and a key ally of Huey P. Long, Jr., and Earl Kemp Long.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Barack Obama|profileid=6000000001852266021|category=Politics|lifespan=1961-|description=President of the United States}}
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*{{HOF|name=Harry S. Truman|profileid=6000000000264958780|category=Politics|lifespan=1782-1862|description=President of the United States.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Martin Van Buren|profileid=6000000001591172689|category=Politics|lifespan=1782-1862|description=The Eight President of the United States.}}
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*{{HOF|name=William Williams|profileid=288329816940007116|category=Politics|lifespan=1731-1811|description=Delegate for Connecticut and a signatory of the Declaration of Independence}}
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'''Presidents'''
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*{{HOF|name=George Washington|profileid=6000000001672658352|category=Politics|lifespan=1732-1799|description=The First President of the United States.}}
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*{{HOF|name=John Adams|profileid=6000000002897232785|category=Politics|lifespan=1735-1826|description=The Second President of the United States.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Thomas Jefferson|profileid=6000000003849466047|category=Politics|lifespan=1743-1826|description=The Third President of the United States.}}
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*{{HOF|name=James Madison|profileid=4438583119100069835|category=Politics|lifespan=1751-1836|description=The Fourth President of the United States.}}
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*{{HOF|name=James Monroe|profileid=4239120304610034677|category=Politics|lifespan=1758-1831|description=The Fifth President of the United States.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Rutherford Birchard Hayes|profileid=6000000003310973105|category=Politics|lifespan=1732-1799|description= 19 President of the United States.}}
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'''Sports'''
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*{{HOF|name=Sam Hornish Jr|profileid=6000000003140956575|category=Sports|lifespan=1979-|description=Nascar Driver.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Dale Earnhardt|profileid=6000000002427604736|category=Sports|lifespan=1951-2001|description=Nascar Driver.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Dale Earnhardt Jr|profileid=3212116|category=Sports|lifespan=1974-|description=Nascar Driver.}}
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[[File:Example.jpg]]
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==Argentina==
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'''Politics'''
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*{{HOF|name=José de San Martín|profileid=6000000000489696122|category=Politics & Military|description=national hero of Argentina, an 18th-century general and the main leader of the southern part of South America's struggle for independence.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Manuel Belgrano|profileid=4586591534020052317|category=Politics & Military|description=was an Argentine economist, lawyer, politician, and military leader, born in Buenos Aires.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Juan Gegorio de las Heras|profileid=6000000000490480971|category=Politics & Military|description=was an Argentine soldier who took part in the South American Wars of Independence and was also a governor of the province of Buenos Aires.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Martin Miguel de Güemes|profileid=6000000000490673016|category=Politics & Military|description=was a military leader and popular caudillo who defended northwestern Argentina from the Spanish during the Argentine War of Independence}}
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*{{HOF|name=Toribio de Luzuriaga|profileid=6000000000490670200|category=Military|description= Independende Warrior}}
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*{{HOF|name=Juan Galo Lavalle|profileid=6000000000242204623|category=Politics & Military|description=was an Argentine military figure and political figure.}}
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*{{HOF|name=José Matías Zapiola y Lezica|profileid=6000000000490635534|category=Military|description=Independence Warrior}}
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*{{HOF|name=Juan José Feliciano Fernández Campero y Pérez de Uriondo|profileid=4459942369660082275|category=Military|description=Independende Warrior}}
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*{{HOF|name=Francisco Pérez de Uriondo|profileid=6000000000406892358|category=Military|description=Independence Warrior.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Pedro Nolasco Pérez de Uriondo|profileid=4632809743600020422|category=Military|description=Independence Warrior.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Manuel Pérez de Uriondo|profileid=4420350708440055709|category=Military|description=Independence Warrior}}
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*{{HOF|name=Felipe Pereyra Lucena|profileid=4758642670000072649|category=Military|description= Independende Warrior}}
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*{{HOF|name=Cornelio Saavedra|profileid=6000000000405873287|category=Royal & Military|description=was a military man and President of First Junta.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Gervasio Antonio de Posadas|profileid=6000000000489715755|category=Military|description=was a member of Argentina's Second triumvirate.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Carlos María de Alvear|profileid=5643519036530111839|category=Royal & Military|description=was an Argentine soldier and statesman, Supreme Director of the United Provinces of the River Plate.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Juan Martín de Pueyrredon |profileid=6000000000076238406|category=Military|description=was an Argentine general and politician of the early 19th century.}}
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*{{HOF|name= Bernardino Rivadavia|profileid=6000000000121501618 |category=Politics & Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Santiago Derqui|profileid=6000000000479834004|category=Politics & Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Justo José de Urquiza|profileid=4932092783470105385|category=Politics & Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Vicente López y Planes|profileid=6000000000476583086|category=Politics & Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Bartolomé Mitre|profileid=4404388579950028916 |category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Domingo Faustino Sarmiento|profileid=6000000000176472456|category=Politics & Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Nicolás Avellaneda Silva|profileid=6000000000461812191|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Julio Argentino Roca Paz|profileid=6000000000461703652|category=Military|description=Independende Warrior}}
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*{{HOF|name=Miguel Juárez Celman|profileid=6000000000461749830|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Carlos Pellegrini Bevans|profileid=6000000000462212472|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Luis Sáenz Peña|profileid=6000000000405370305|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=José Evaristo Uriburu Arenales|profileid=6000000000461613348|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Manuel Quintana|profileid=6000000000490914389|category=Royal & Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=José Figueroa Alcorta|profileid=6000000000476126011|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Roque Sáenz Peña|profileid=6000000000405245673|category=Royal & Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Hipólito Yrigoyen |profileid=6000000002151253235 |category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=José Félix Uriburu|profileid=6000000000461315955|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Agustín Pedro Justo|profileid=6000000000490728693|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Ramón Castillo |profileid=6000000000489939305|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Arturo Rawson|profileid=6000000000490743647|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Manuel Quintana|profileid=6000000000490914389|category=Royal & Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Juan Domingo Perón|profileid=4683802410440033113|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Eduardo Lonardi|profileid=6000000000490786623|category=Royal & Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Hipólito Yrigoyen |profileid=6000000002151253235 |category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Pedro Eugenio Aramburu|profileid=6000000000491035488|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Roque Sáenz Peña|profileid=6000000000405245673|category=Royal & Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Arturo Frondizi|profileid=6000000000629748065|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Arturo Umberto Illía|profileid=6000000002156215321|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Alejandro Agustín Lanusse|profileid=6000000000490660550|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=María Estela "Isabelita" Martínez de Perón|profileid=6000000002303533319|category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Raúl Alfonsín|profileid=6000000002151253235 |category=Military|description=}}
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*{{HOF|name=Adolfo Rodriguez Saá|profileid=6000000000489451438|category=Military|description=}}
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==Chile==
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'''Politics'''
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==Uruguay==
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'''Politics'''
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*{{HOF|name=José Gervasio Artigas|profileid=4131757|category=Politics|lifespan=1764-1850|description=militar, estadista y máximo prócer uruguayo ([http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Gervasio_Artigas])}}
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==México==
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'''Politics'''
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*{{HOF|name=Rafael Ramiro|profileid=6000000001125675061|category=Royal & Military|description=He was the senior lieutenant during the oath of the Mexican Independence in the Plan de Iguala.}}
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*{{HOF|name=Vicente Fox|profileid=5213355229990023508|category=Royal & Military|description=is a Mexican politician who served as President of Mexico from 2000 to 2006.}}
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=Europe=
 
=Europe=
  
*[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/5686333060700061607 Charlemagne] ''Politics'': aka Charles the Great) (747 – 28 January 814) was King of the Franks from 768 to his death. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlemagne]
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000000424624255|name=Charlemagne|category=Royal & Military|description=aka Charles the Great or Carolus Magnus; King of the Franks from 768 to his death|lifespan=747 – 814}}
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==Austria==
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'''Academia & Science'''
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*{{HOF|profileid=315773591250001676|name=Sigmund Freud|category=Academia|lifespan=1856 – 1939|description=Psychiatrist, founded the psychoanalytic school of psychology.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002765685522|name=Emile Zuckerkandl|category=Academia|lifespan=1922 – |description=Austrian-American biologist considered one of the founders of the field of molecular evolution.}}
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'''Art & Entertainment'''
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002764344147|name=Rudolf Kolisch|category=Music|lifespan=1896 – 1978|description=Violinist.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002764344064|name=Arnold Schoenberg|category=Music|lifespan=1874 – 1951|description=Composer, developed 12-tone method of composition.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002802128151|name=Eric Zeisl|category=Music|lifespan=1905 – 1959|description=Composer.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002802124818|name=Alexander Zemlinsky|category=Music|lifespan=1871 – 1942|description=Composer.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002765600718|name=Artur Bodanzky|category=Music|lifespan=1877 – 1939|description=Conductor of Metropolitan Opera (1915-1939).}}
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'''Sport'''
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002765609052|name=Ignác Kolisch|category=Chess|lifespan=1837 – 1889|description=Chess Master.}}
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==France==
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'''Art & Entertainment'''
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002765153912|name=Marcel Proust|category=Writing|lifespan=1797 – 1856|description=Author.}}
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==Germany==
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'''Academia & Science'''
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000000961695294|name=Moses Mendelssohn|category=Philosophy|lifespan=1729 – 1786|description=Philosopher.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000000155018032|name=Karl Marx|category=Philosophy|lifespan=1818 – 1883|description=Philosopher.}}
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'''Art & Entertainment'''
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002765656236|name=Heinrich Heine|category=Writing|lifespan=1797 – 1856|description=Author and poet.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000000961695084|name=Felix Mendelssohn|category=Music|lifespan=1809 – 1847|description=Composer.}}
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==Norway==
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For the Norwegian royal line, see the [http://wiki.geni.com/index.php/Projects Geni Project]: [http://www.geni.com/projects/Den+norske+kongerekken+-+Norwegian+monarchs Den norske kongerekken - Norwegian monarchs]
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'''Academia & Science'''
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000006962487108|name=Niels Henrik Abel|category=Academia|lifespan=1801 - 1829|description=Mathematician.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000008869703759|name=Clara Holst|category=Academia|lifespan=1868 - 1935|description=Linguist.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000008869830304|name=Frederik Holst|category=Academia|lifespan=1791 - 1871|description=Medical doctor, Scientist.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000009869560611|name=Fred Kavli|category=Academia|lifespan=1927 - |description=Physicist, Founder of the Kavli Prize.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000006962267290|name=Sophus Lie|category=Academia|lifespan=1842 - 1899|description=Mathematician.}}
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* {{HOF|profileid=6000000006895896763|name=Arne Næss Sr|category=Philosophy|lifespan=1912 - 2009|description=Philosopher, Founder of the Philosophy of Deep Ecology.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000006890350416|name=Ivar Aasen|category=Linguistics|lifespan=1813 - 1896|description=Linguist, Norwegian philologist, lexicographer, playwright and poet.}}
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'''Arts 1500 - 1900'''
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002464362615|name=Nikolai Astrup|category=Arts|lifespan=1880 - 1928|description=Painter.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000001504288385|name=Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson|category=Literature|lifespan=1832 - 1910|description=Author, Nobel laureate.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002512241676|name=Ole Bull|category=Music|lifespan=1810 - 1880|description=Violonist.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=349753054790012626|name=Petter Dass|category=Literature|lifespan=1647 - 1707|description=Poet.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000008675950601|name=Knut Hamsun|category=Literature|lifespan=1859 - 1952|description=Author, Nobel laureate.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002527788195|name=Ludvig Holberg|category=Literature|lifespan=1684 - 1754|description=Author, Playwright, Poet, Philosopher.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000001073458644|name=Henrik Ibsen|category=Literature|lifespan=1828 - 1906|description=Playwright.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000006589193118|name=Alexander Kielland|category=Literature|lifespan=1849 - 1906|description=Author.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000006589193083|name=Vilhelm Krag|category=Literature|lifespan=1871 - 1933|description=Author.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000004053959835|name=Agnes Mowinckel|category=Theater|lifespan=1875 - 1963|description=Actress, instructor.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000000062755927|name=Edvard Munch|category=Painting|lifespan=1863 - 1944|description=Expressionistic painter, graphic artist.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000008959335808|name=Edvard Storm|category=Literature|lifespan=1749 - 1794|description=Poetry.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002306727478|name=Sigrid Undset|category=Literature|lifespan=1882 - 1949|description=Author, Nobel laureate.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003646036036|name=Arnulf Øverland|category=Literature|lifespan=1889 - 1968|description=Poet.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003756194976|name=Christian Krohg|category=Literature|lifespan=1852 - 1925|description=painter, illustrator, author and journalist.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000013691832684|name=Ståle Kyllingstad|category=Sculpture|lifespan=1903 - 1987|description=sculpture, design.}}
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'''Arts & Entertainment, 1900 - '''
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003570951930|name=Elisabeth Andreasson|category=Music|lifespan=1958- |description=Singer.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000001665174352|name=James Arness|category=Film & TV|lifespan=1923 - |description=Norwegian-American Movie Actor.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005238304481|name=Ane Brun|category=Music|lifespan=1976 - |description=Singer/songwriter.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000009063122475|name=Arlene Dahl|category=Film|lifespan=1925 - |description=Norwegian-American Movie actress.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000009907946717|name=Roald Dahl|category=Literature|lifespan=1916-1990|description=Author of children's books.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000008884707968|name=Elisabeth Carew|category=Music|lifespan=1985 - |description=Singer.}}
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 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000006589247850|name=Sverre Fehn|category=Architecture|lifespan=1924 - 2009|description=Functionalist Architect, Pritzker laureate.}}
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 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005589586184|name=Lise Fjeldstad|category=Theater|lifespan=1939 - |description=Actress.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000007630388732|name=Yngve Gåsøy Romdal|category=Music|lifespan=1968 - |description=Singer and actor.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000007538536631|name=Espen Haavardsholm|category=Literature|lifespan=1945 - |description=Author.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005940289110|name=Edvard Hoem|category=Literature|lifespan=1949 - |description=Author.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005615954001|name=Åge Kvalbein|category=Music|lifespan=1947 - |description=Cellist.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003953499467|name=Sissel Kyrkjebø|category=Music|lifespan=1969 - |description=Singer.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000007542978769|name=Liv Køltzow|lifespan=1945 - |category=Literature|description=Author.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000007538260168|name=Jan Herman Linge|category=Designer|lifespan=1922 - 2007|description=Designer of Sailing Boats.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000008546681689|name=Gustav Lorentzen|category=Music|lifespan=1947 - 2010 |description=Singer/songwriter.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005615637299|name=Alfred Maurstad|category=Theater|lifespan=1896 - 1967|description=Actor.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005615891070|name=Mari Maurstad|category=Theater|lifespan=1957 - |description=Actress.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005615608463|name=Toralf Maurstad|category=Theater|lifespan=1926 - |description=Actor.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005615622429|name=Tordis Maurstad|category=Theater|lifespan=1901 - 1997|description=Actress.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000010059548224|name=Joni Mitchell|category=Music|lifespan=1942 - |description=Norwegian-Canadian Singer-Songwriter.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000009872890795|name=Nils Petter Molvær|category=Music|lifespan=1960 - |description=Jazz musician.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000007617374006|name=Agnar Mykle|category=Literature|lifespan= 1915 - 1994|description=Author.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005564319782|name=Jo Nesbø|category=Literature|lifespan= 1960 - |description=Crime fiction writer, musician.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000001573036704|name=Margit Sandemo|category=Literature|lifespan=1924 - |description=Writer of popular fiction.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000008870403742|name=Thomas Seltzer|category=Music|lifespan=1969 - |description=Bassist, drummer, songwriter.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000006918879410|name=Linn Ullmann|category=Literature|lifespan=1966 - |description=Author.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000006918976244|name=Liv Ullmann|category=Film|lifespan=1938 - |description=Actress, director.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000007947239645|name=Edvard Vigebo|category=Arts|lifespan=1916 - 1986|description=Modernist painter.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003894669959|name=Hanne Ørstavik|category=Literature|lifespan=1969 - |description=Author.}}
 +
 
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003755920710|name=Guri Schanke|category=Theater|lifespan=1961 -
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|description=Actress and singer.}}
 +
 
 +
 
 +
'''Politics & History'''
 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002020092276|name=Norman Gabrielsen|category=History|lifespan=1920 - 2000|description=War Hero.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000007058227467|name=Jo Gjende|category=History|lifespan=1794 - 1884|description=Outdoorsman and freethinker.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000007537931883|name=Martin Linge|lifespan=1894 – 1941|category=History|description=Actor, War Hero.}}
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 +
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000006589243711|name=Max Manus|category=History|lifespan=1914 - 1996|description=Important member of the Norwegian Resistance during WWII.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000010070580939|name=Joachim Rønneberg|category=History|lifespan=1919 - |description=Important member of the Norwegian Resistance during WWII.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000006603241935|name=Jens Stoltenberg|category=Politics|lifespan=1959 - |description=Norwegian prime minister.}}
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'''Sports & Explorers'''
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*{{HOF|profileid=4915872737380085909|name=Roald Amundsen|category=Explorer|lifespan=1872 - 1928|description=First man on the South Pole.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003335292952|name=Bernt Balchen|lifespan=1899 – 1973|category=Explorer|lifespan=1899 – 1973|description=Polar and aviation pioneer.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000008885212501|name=John Carew|category=Sports|lifespan=1979 - |description=Football player.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000001169111249|name=Tore André Flo|category=Sports|lifespan=1973 - |description=Football Player.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000000877331166|name=Thor Heyerdahl|category=Explorer|lifespan=1914 - 2002|description=Explorer.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000006589072193|name=Thor Hushovd|category=Sports|lifespan=1978 - |description=Road bicycle racer.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000008868228925|name=Erling Kagge|category=Explorer|lifespan=1963|description=Polar Explorer, lawyer, writer.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000001780785740|name=Fridtjof Nansen|category=Explorer|lifespan=1861 - 1930|description=Polar Explorer, humanitarian, Nobel laureate.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000006589247594|name=Arne Næss Jr.|category=Explorer|lifespan=1937 - 2004|description=Mountaineer, businessman.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000004649973334|name=Kjetil Rekdal|category=Sports|lifespan=1968 - |description=Football player.}}
  
 
==UK==
 
==UK==
*[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/5597380726000028489 William The Conqueror] ''Politics'': William I of England (1027 – 1087), Duke of Normandy from 1035 and King of England from 1066 to his death. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_The_Conqueror]
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'''Academia & Science'''
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*{{HOF|profileid=http://www.geni.com/people/Charles-Darwin/6000000001779353747|name=Charles Darwin|lifespan=1809-1882|category=Science|description=Naturalist, Scientist.}}
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'''Art & Entertainment'''
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*{{HOF|profileid=298232075060008975|name=Jane Austen|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1775 - 1817|description=English novelist whose realism, biting social commentary and masterful use of free indirect speech, burlesque and irony have earned her a place as one of the most widely read and most beloved writers in English literature.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=4850927350690030004|name=Charles Dickens|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1775 - 1817|description=English novelist. One of the most popular writers of all time.}}
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'''Politics'''
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*{{HOF|profileid=5597380726000028489|name=William I of England|category=Royal & Military|lifespan=1027 – 1087|description=aka William The Conqueror; Duke of Normandy from 1035 and King of England from 1066 to his death}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000000893738220|name=Diana Frances Spencer|category=Royal & Military|lifespan=1961 – 1997|description=The first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000000825419962|name=Benjamin Disraeli|category=Royal & Military|lifespan=1804 – 1881|description=Prime minister of the UK. Bought the Suez-channel.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003891751052|name= William Ewart Gladstone|category=Royal & Military|lifespan=1809 – 1898|description=Prime minister of the UK. In work for over 60 years.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=4476035|name=Elizabeth I of England|category=Royal & Military|lifespan=1533 – 1603|description=The Virgin Queen. Protestant and won over the Spanish Armada.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002125516663|name=Victoria of the United Kingdom|category=Royal & Military|lifespan=1819 – 1903|description=One of the mightiest women in the history.}}
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==Poland==
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 +
'''Academia & Science'''
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000001389309978|name=Nicolaus Copernicus|category= Science |lifespan=1473 – 1543|description= In Polish Mikołaj Kopernik was a Renaissance astronomer and the author of heliocentric cosmology.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000011505532963|name= Ignacy Łukasiewicz |category= Science|lifespan=1822 – 1882|description= Polish pharmacist and petroleum industry pioneer, built in 1856 the first oil refinery in the world.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=4754071530090030120|name=Maria Skłodowska-Curie|category= Science|lifespan=1867 - 1934|description=Polish and French physicist and chemist, the first person honored with two Nobel Prizes 1903 and 1911.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000015094098522|name= Eugeniusz Romer|category= Science|lifespan=1871 – 1954|description= Polish geographer, cartographer and geopolitician, whose maps and atlases are still highly valued by experts.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000015383942724|name= Marian Smoluchowski |category= Science|lifespan=1872 – 1917|description= Polish physicist, a pioneer of statistical physics.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000015138982398|name= Kazimierz Prószyński|category= Science|lifespan=1875 – 1945|description= Polish inventor, patented his first film camera, called Pleograph before the Lumière brothers, invented the widely used hand-held Aeroscope camera.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000015106782884|name= Stefan Bryła|category= Science|lifespan=1886 – 1943|description= Polish construction engineer and welding pioneer. Professor of Lwów and Warsaw Universities. In 1927 he designed the first welded road bridge in the world.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000015393252134 |name= Kazimierz Fajans |category= Science|lifespan=1887 – 1975|description= American physical chemist of Polish and Jewish origin, a pioneer in the science of radioactivity..}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000012813501577|name= Tadeusz Sendzimir|category= Science|lifespan=1895 – 1989|description= Originally Sędzimir, Polish engineer and inventor with 120 patents (73 in US) in mining and metallurgy. His name has been given to revolutionary methods of processing steel and metals used in every industrialized nation of the world.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000011951709292|name= Stanisław Ulam |category= Science|lifespan=1909 – 1984|description= Mathematician of Polish-Jewish origin, he participated in America's Manhattan Project, originated the Teller–Ulam design of thermonuclear weapons, invented the Monte Carlo method of computation.}}
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'''Art & Entertainment'''
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002925665834|name=Fryderyk Chopin|category=Art|lifespan=1810 – 1849|description=Polish composer and virtuoso pianist, the great master of Romantic music.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000011194814755|name=Jan Kochanowski|category=Art|lifespan=1530 - 1584|description=The most outstanding Polish and Slavic poet prior to the 19th century.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003823022272|name=Adam Mickiewicz|category=Art|lifespan=1798 – 1855|description=The greatest Polish-Lithuanian poet of the Romantic period.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000006168271023|name=Juliusz Słowacki|category=Art|lifespan=1809 – 1849|description= Great Polish Romantic poet, the father of modern Polish drama.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002478188894|name=Jan Matejko|category=Art|lifespan=1838 – 1893|description= The greatest Polish national historical painter.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002760382355|name=Helena Modjeska|category=Art|lifespan=1840 – 1909|description= Helena Modrzejewska - the greatest Polish and American Shakespearean actress.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000005576058265|name=Henryk Sienkiewicz|category=Art|lifespan=1846 – 1916|description=Journalist and 1905 Nobel Prize-winning novelist. The most popular Polish writer at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000000958819670|name= Joseph Conrad|category=Art|lifespan=1857-1924|description= Polish-born as Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, one of the greatest novelists in English.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000004681329836|name= Ignacy Jan Paderewski|category=Art|lifespan=1860-1941|description= Polish pianist, composer, diplomat, politician, and the second Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000012257554864|name= Stefan Żeromski |category=Art|lifespan=1864 – 1925|description= Polish novelist and dramatist, called the "conscience of Polish literature".}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000014564142016|name=Władysław Reymont|category=Art|lifespan=1867 – 1925|description= Polish novelist and the1924 Nobel laureate.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000008906299280|name= Karol Szymanowski|category=Art|lifespan=1882-1937|description= One of the greatest Polish composers.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000004707085011|name= Artur Rubinstein|category=Art|lifespan=1887-1982|description= Polish-American pianist, widely considered one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000011869685673|name=Pola Negri|category=Art|lifespan=1897 – 1987|description= Polish-born as Apolonia Chałupiec, great American and European silent film star.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003500252300|name=Czesław Miłosz|category=Art|lifespan=1911 – 2004|description=Polish poet, prose writer and translator, the 1980 Nobel Prize winner.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 4354549568970043482|name= Witold Lutosławski|category=Art|lifespan=1913-1994|description= One of the major European composers of the twentieth century.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000011439192827|name=Wisława Szymborska|category=Art|lifespan=1923-2012|description=Polish poet, essayist and translator awarded the 1996 Nobel Prize.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000015603652277|name= Zbigniew Herbert |category=Art|lifespan=1924 – 1988|description= Polish poet, essayist, drama writer, author of plays, and moralist. One of the best known and the most translated Polish writers.}}
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 +
*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000002334236446|name= Andrzej Wajda|category=Art|lifespan=born 1926|description= Polish film director, recipient of an honorary Oscar.}}
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'''Politics & History'''
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 +
*{{HOF|profileid= 363871132870012262 |name=Mieszko I|category= History|lifespan=circa 930 – 992|description= The first historical Duke of Poland, considered the ''de facto'' creator of the Polish state.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000000769654031|name= Bolesław Chrobry |category= History|lifespan= 967 – 1025|description= The first King of Poland, also ruled as Boleslav IV, Duke of Bohemia.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000003827400152|name= Casimir III the Great|category= History|lifespan= 1310 – 1370|description= Kazimierz III Wielki, the last King of Poland from the Piast dynasty (reigned 1333–1370) and the only Polish king who received the title of Great in Polish history.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000001397950212|name= Jogaila |category= History|lifespan= 1362 – 1434|description= Władysław II Jagiełło, Grand Duke of Lithuania (1377–1434) and King of Poland (1386–1434).}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000002240799191|name= Jadwiga of Poland |category= History|lifespan= 1373 – 1399|description= King of Poland, her marriage with Jogaila of Lithuania created Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Saint Hedwig of the Roman Catholic Church.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000014929397703|name= Zawisza Czarny |category= History|lifespan= c.1375 – 1428|description= Famous Polish knight and nobleman.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000001319422295|name= Casimir IV Jagiellon|category= History|lifespan= 1427 – 1472|description= Kazimierz IV Jagiellończyk, Grand Duke of Lithuania (1440-1472), and King of Poland (1447-1472), father of 4 kings of Poland, Bohemia and Hungary.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000002842160255|name= Jan III Sobieski|category=Art|lifespan=1624-1696|description= One of the most notable monarchs of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, most famous for the victory over the Turks in the 1683 Battle of Vienna.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002751641929|name=Tadeusz Kościuszko|category= History|lifespan=1746 – 1817|description= Polish–Lithuanian general and military leader during the Kościuszko Uprising. National hero in Poland, Lithuania, the United States and Belarus.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000002688650762|name=Kazimierz Pułaski|category= History|lifespan=1745 – 1779|description= Polish soldier, nobleman, and politician, "the father of American cavalry", the US national hero.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002143472001|name=Stanisław August Poniatowski|category= History|lifespan=1732 – 1798|description=The last King and Grand Duke of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002153421156|name=Józef Poniatowski|category=History|lifespan=1763 - 1813|description=Polish prince, general, minister of war and army chief, Marshal of France.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000014973620642|name= Józef Bem |category= History|lifespan= 1794 – 1850|description= Polish general, Ottoman Pasha and  national hero of Poland and Hungary.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 4336510226100048418|name= Ludwik Mierosławski|category= History|lifespan= 1814 – 1878|description= Polish general, writer, poet, historian and political activist. commander of Polish Uprisings of 1848 and 1863, Giuseppe Garibaldi nominated him for the commander of the International Legion in the Expedition of the Thousand.}}
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'''Politics & History XX century'''
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000018953973078|name= Roman Dmowski|category= Politics & History|lifespan= 1864 -1939|description= Polish politician, statesman, and chief ideologue and co-founder of the National Democracy ("Endecja") political movement.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000006882663201|name= Gabriel Narutowicz |category= Politics & History|lifespan= 1865 – 1922|description= The first President of the Second Polish Republic in 1922.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000002236606851|name=Józef Piłsudski|category= Politics & History|lifespan=1867 – 1935|description= Polish Chief of State, the First Marshal and the great leader of the Second Polish Republic.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000015072705414|name= Ignacy Mościcki|category= Politics & History|lifespan= 1867 – 1946|description= Polish chemist, politician, and the third President of the Second Polish Republic (1926–39).}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000015084412333|name= Stanisław Wojciechowski |category= Politics & History|lifespan= 1869 – 1953|description= Polish politician, the second President of the Second Polish Republic (1922–26).}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000019131780464|name= Wincenty Witos|category= Politics & History|lifespan= 1874 -1945|description= Polish politician, leader of the “Piast” Polish Peoples Party. Thrice the Prime Minister of Poland 1920-21, 1923, 1926.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000012269121633|name= Władysław Sikorski |category= Politics & History|lifespan= 1881 – 1943|description= Polish military and political leader, in 1939-1943 the Polish Prime Minister in exile, Commander in Chief and General Inspector of the Armed Forces.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000010258496905|name= Pope John Paul II|category= Politics & History|lifespan= 1920 – 2005|description= Born in Poland as Karol Józef Wojtyła, Bishop and Archbishop of Kraków (1958-78), served 26 years as Pope of the Catholic Church, acclaimed as one of the most influential leaders of the 20th century.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000012945318109|name= Tadeusz Mazowiecki |category= Politics & History|lifespan= 1927 - 2013|description= Polish author, journalist, politician, one of the leaders of the Solidarity movement, and the first non-communist prime minister in Central and Eastern Europe after World War II.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000015855469064|name= Jerzy Buzek|category= Politics & History|lifespan= born 1940|description= Polish politician, Prime Minister of Poland from 1997 to 2001. President of the European Parliament from 2009 to 2012.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000020190874517|name= Lech Wałęsa|category= Politics & History|lifespan= born 1943|description= Polish politician, human-rights activist, cofounder of Solidarity (Solidarność) trade union, Nobel Peace Prize 1983 laureate, President of Poland 1990-1995.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000012111743657|name= Lech Kaczyński|category= Politics & History|lifespan= 1949-2010|description= Polish lawyer and politician,  Mayor of Warsaw 2002-2005, President of Poland 2005-2010.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000003500061323|name= Bronisław Komorowski|category= Politics & History|lifespan= born 1952|description= Polish politician, Member of Parliament 1989-2010. Speaker of Parliament 2007-10. Since August 2010 - the President of Poland.}}
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'''Sports & Explorers'''
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000011524588167|name= Paweł Edmund Strzelecki |category= Explorer|lifespan=1797 – 1873|description=Polish explorer of Australia.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000003736941924|name=Ignacy Domeyko|category= Explorer|lifespan=1802 – 1889|description="A citizen of the world" - chilean geologist, mineralogist and educator born in a Polish-Lithuanian family.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000015030867016|name= Ernest Malinowski |category= Explorer|lifespan=1818 – 1899|description=Polish engineer who constructed the world's highest railway Ferrocarril Central Andino in the Peruvian Andes in 1871-1876.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000006581041388|name=Benedykt Dybowski|category= Explorer|lifespan=1833 – 1930|description=Polish naturalist, explorer and physician. Known from Siberia and Baikal Lake studies.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000013923595494|name= Jan Czerski|category= Explorer|lifespan=1845 – 1892|description= Polish paleontologist (osteologist), geologist, geographer and explorer of Siberia. His name was given to a settlement, two mountain ranges, several peaks and other places.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid= 6000000015412624898 |name= Halina Konopacka |category= Sport|lifespan=1900 – 1989|description= First Polish Olympic Gold Medal Champion (1928, Amsterdam).}}
  
 
=Asia=
 
=Asia=
 
==India==
 
==India==
 
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'''Politics'''
*[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/4171616250790061933 Mahatma Ghandi] ''Politics'': (1869 – 1948). A major political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian independence movement.
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003922874202|name=Mahatma Gandhi|category=Politics|lifespan=1869 – 1948|description=Major political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian independence movement.}}
  
 
=Africa=
 
=Africa=
 
==South Africa==
 
==South Africa==
*Nelson Mandela, aka Morgan Freeman ;-)
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'''Politics & History'''
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000008671183222|name=Nelson Mandela|category=Politics|lifespan=1918 - |description=South-African politician and anti-apartheid activist, first South-African President to be elected in fully representative democratic election.}}
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= Other =
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See also [[Jewish Dynasties]].

Latest revision as of 00:49, 29 October 2013

Inspired by the famous people thread in the forum, add your link to a profile page of celebrities here by their Nationality. To qualify as a celebrity in this list, the profile must be set to Public and should be designated Master Profile by one of the Curators, there should be an article in Wikipedia about the person.

Also see the Popular Profiles list of the most viewed profiles on Geni.

The celebrities are organized into following celebrity subcategories:

Category Examples
Academia & Science Philosophers, Lecturer, Nobel price takers, inventors,
Art & Entertainment Writers, Actors, Directors, Musicians, Composers, Painters, Scultpors,
Business Entrepreneurs, company founders,
Politics Royals, Nobility, Military persons, Presidents, Prime Ministers, Freedom fighters,
Sport & Explorers Golfers, Chess players,


America

USA

Art & Entertainment

  • Jerry Bruckheimer (1945-), Art & Entertainment. Movie & TV Producer. Top Gun, Pirates of the Caribbean, Pearl Harbor, Beverly Hills Cop, CSI, Cold Case, Amazing Race (Wikipedia: Jerry Bruckheimer)
  • Julia Child (1912-2004), Art & Entertainment. American chef, author and television personality, who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream (Wikipedia: Julia Child)
  • Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962), Art & Entertainment. Singer-Actress and Model. Known as "The Blonde Bombshell", one of Hollywood's most popular and glamorous performers. (Wikipedia: Marilyn Monroe)
  • Shirley Temple (1928-), Art & Entertainment. Academy Award-winning actress and tap dancer, most famous for being an iconic American child actress of the 1930s (Wikipedia: Shirley Temple)
  • General Tom Thumb (1838-1883), Art & Entertainment. Midget who achieved great fame under circus pioneer P.T. Barnum (Wikipedia: General Tom Thumb)
  • Mark Twain (1835-1910), Art & Entertainment. American humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer - wrote Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Wikipedia: Mark Twain)
  • Orson Welles (1915-1985), Art & Entertainment. Film director, writer, actor and producer; worked extensively in film, theatre, television, and radio. Best known for his radio adaption of H.G. Wells' novel The War of the Worlds and the RKO motion picture Citizen Kane. (Wikipedia: Orson Welles)

Business

Politics


Presidents

Sports

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Argentina

Politics

Chile

Politics

Uruguay

Politics

México

Politics

  • Rafael Ramiro (), Royal & Military. He was the senior lieutenant during the oath of the Mexican Independence in the Plan de Iguala. (Wikipedia: Rafael Ramiro)
  • Vicente Fox (), Royal & Military. is a Mexican politician who served as President of Mexico from 2000 to 2006. (Wikipedia: Vicente Fox)

Europe

  • Charlemagne (747 – 814), Royal & Military. aka Charles the Great or Carolus Magnus; King of the Franks from 768 to his death (Wikipedia: Charlemagne)

Austria

Academia & Science

Art & Entertainment

Sport

France

Art & Entertainment

Germany

Academia & Science

Art & Entertainment

Norway

For the Norwegian royal line, see the Geni Project: Den norske kongerekken - Norwegian monarchs

Academia & Science

  • Ivar Aasen (1813 - 1896), Linguistics. Linguist, Norwegian philologist, lexicographer, playwright and poet. (Wikipedia: Ivar Aasen)

Arts 1500 - 1900

Arts & Entertainment, 1900 -


Politics & History

  • Max Manus (1914 - 1996), History. Important member of the Norwegian Resistance during WWII. (Wikipedia: Max Manus)

Sports & Explorers

UK

Academia & Science

Art & Entertainment

  • Jane Austen (1775 - 1817), Art & Entertainment. English novelist whose realism, biting social commentary and masterful use of free indirect speech, burlesque and irony have earned her a place as one of the most widely read and most beloved writers in English literature. (Wikipedia: Jane Austen)
  • Charles Dickens (1775 - 1817), Art & Entertainment. English novelist. One of the most popular writers of all time. (Wikipedia: Charles Dickens)

Politics

Poland

Academia & Science

  • Eugeniusz Romer (1871 – 1954), Science. Polish geographer, cartographer and geopolitician, whose maps and atlases are still highly valued by experts. (Wikipedia: Eugeniusz Romer)
  • Kazimierz Prószyński (1875 – 1945), Science. Polish inventor, patented his first film camera, called Pleograph before the Lumière brothers, invented the widely used hand-held Aeroscope camera. (Wikipedia: Kazimierz Prószyński)
  • Stefan Bryła (1886 – 1943), Science. Polish construction engineer and welding pioneer. Professor of Lwów and Warsaw Universities. In 1927 he designed the first welded road bridge in the world. (Wikipedia: Stefan Bryła)
  • Kazimierz Fajans (1887 – 1975), Science. American physical chemist of Polish and Jewish origin, a pioneer in the science of radioactivity.. (Wikipedia: Kazimierz Fajans)
  • Tadeusz Sendzimir (1895 – 1989), Science. Originally Sędzimir, Polish engineer and inventor with 120 patents (73 in US) in mining and metallurgy. His name has been given to revolutionary methods of processing steel and metals used in every industrialized nation of the world. (Wikipedia: Tadeusz Sendzimir)
  • Stanisław Ulam (1909 – 1984), Science. Mathematician of Polish-Jewish origin, he participated in America's Manhattan Project, originated the Teller–Ulam design of thermonuclear weapons, invented the Monte Carlo method of computation. (Wikipedia: Stanisław Ulam)

Art & Entertainment

  • Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846 – 1916), Art. Journalist and 1905 Nobel Prize-winning novelist. The most popular Polish writer at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. (Wikipedia: Henryk Sienkiewicz)
  • Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), Art. Polish-born as Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski, one of the greatest novelists in English. (Wikipedia: Joseph Conrad)
  • Artur Rubinstein (1887-1982), Art. Polish-American pianist, widely considered one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century. (Wikipedia: Artur Rubinstein)
  • Pola Negri (1897 – 1987), Art. Polish-born as Apolonia Chałupiec, great American and European silent film star. (Wikipedia: Pola Negri)
  • Zbigniew Herbert (1924 – 1988), Art. Polish poet, essayist, drama writer, author of plays, and moralist. One of the best known and the most translated Polish writers. (Wikipedia: Zbigniew Herbert)

Politics & History

  • Mieszko I (circa 930 – 992), History. The first historical Duke of Poland, considered the de facto creator of the Polish state. (Wikipedia: Mieszko I)
  • Casimir III the Great (1310 – 1370), History. Kazimierz III Wielki, the last King of Poland from the Piast dynasty (reigned 1333–1370) and the only Polish king who received the title of Great in Polish history. (Wikipedia: Casimir III the Great)
  • Jogaila (1362 – 1434), History. Władysław II Jagiełło, Grand Duke of Lithuania (1377–1434) and King of Poland (1386–1434). (Wikipedia: Jogaila)
  • Jadwiga of Poland (1373 – 1399), History. King of Poland, her marriage with Jogaila of Lithuania created Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Saint Hedwig of the Roman Catholic Church. (Wikipedia: Jadwiga of Poland)
  • Casimir IV Jagiellon (1427 – 1472), History. Kazimierz IV Jagiellończyk, Grand Duke of Lithuania (1440-1472), and King of Poland (1447-1472), father of 4 kings of Poland, Bohemia and Hungary. (Wikipedia: Casimir IV Jagiellon)
  • Jan III Sobieski (1624-1696), Art. One of the most notable monarchs of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, most famous for the victory over the Turks in the 1683 Battle of Vienna. (Wikipedia: Jan III Sobieski)
  • Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746 – 1817), History. Polish–Lithuanian general and military leader during the Kościuszko Uprising. National hero in Poland, Lithuania, the United States and Belarus. (Wikipedia: Tadeusz Kościuszko)
  • Józef Bem (1794 – 1850), History. Polish general, Ottoman Pasha and national hero of Poland and Hungary. (Wikipedia: Józef Bem)
  • Ludwik Mierosławski (1814 – 1878), History. Polish general, writer, poet, historian and political activist. commander of Polish Uprisings of 1848 and 1863, Giuseppe Garibaldi nominated him for the commander of the International Legion in the Expedition of the Thousand. (Wikipedia: Ludwik Mierosławski)


Politics & History XX century

  • Roman Dmowski (1864 -1939), Politics & History. Polish politician, statesman, and chief ideologue and co-founder of the National Democracy ("Endecja") political movement. (Wikipedia: Roman Dmowski)
  • Józef Piłsudski (1867 – 1935), Politics & History. Polish Chief of State, the First Marshal and the great leader of the Second Polish Republic. (Wikipedia: Józef Piłsudski)
  • Ignacy Mościcki (1867 – 1946), Politics & History. Polish chemist, politician, and the third President of the Second Polish Republic (1926–39). (Wikipedia: Ignacy Mościcki)
  • Wincenty Witos (1874 -1945), Politics & History. Polish politician, leader of the “Piast” Polish Peoples Party. Thrice the Prime Minister of Poland 1920-21, 1923, 1926. (Wikipedia: Wincenty Witos)
  • Władysław Sikorski (1881 – 1943), Politics & History. Polish military and political leader, in 1939-1943 the Polish Prime Minister in exile, Commander in Chief and General Inspector of the Armed Forces. (Wikipedia: Władysław Sikorski)
  • Pope John Paul II (1920 – 2005), Politics & History. Born in Poland as Karol Józef Wojtyła, Bishop and Archbishop of Kraków (1958-78), served 26 years as Pope of the Catholic Church, acclaimed as one of the most influential leaders of the 20th century. (Wikipedia: Pope John Paul II)
  • Tadeusz Mazowiecki (1927 - 2013), Politics & History. Polish author, journalist, politician, one of the leaders of the Solidarity movement, and the first non-communist prime minister in Central and Eastern Europe after World War II. (Wikipedia: Tadeusz Mazowiecki)
  • Jerzy Buzek (born 1940), Politics & History. Polish politician, Prime Minister of Poland from 1997 to 2001. President of the European Parliament from 2009 to 2012. (Wikipedia: Jerzy Buzek)
  • Lech Wałęsa (born 1943), Politics & History. Polish politician, human-rights activist, cofounder of Solidarity (Solidarność) trade union, Nobel Peace Prize 1983 laureate, President of Poland 1990-1995. (Wikipedia: Lech Wałęsa)
  • Lech Kaczyński (1949-2010), Politics & History. Polish lawyer and politician, Mayor of Warsaw 2002-2005, President of Poland 2005-2010. (Wikipedia: Lech Kaczyński)
  • Bronisław Komorowski (born 1952), Politics & History. Polish politician, Member of Parliament 1989-2010. Speaker of Parliament 2007-10. Since August 2010 - the President of Poland. (Wikipedia: Bronisław Komorowski)


Sports & Explorers

  • Ignacy Domeyko (1802 – 1889), Explorer. "A citizen of the world" - chilean geologist, mineralogist and educator born in a Polish-Lithuanian family. (Wikipedia: Ignacy Domeyko)
  • Ernest Malinowski (1818 – 1899), Explorer. Polish engineer who constructed the world's highest railway Ferrocarril Central Andino in the Peruvian Andes in 1871-1876. (Wikipedia: Ernest Malinowski)
  • Jan Czerski (1845 – 1892), Explorer. Polish paleontologist (osteologist), geologist, geographer and explorer of Siberia. His name was given to a settlement, two mountain ranges, several peaks and other places. (Wikipedia: Jan Czerski)

Asia

India

Politics

  • Mahatma Gandhi (1869 – 1948), Politics. Major political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian independence movement. (Wikipedia: Mahatma Gandhi)

Africa

South Africa

Politics & History

  • Nelson Mandela (1918 -), Politics. South-African politician and anti-apartheid activist, first South-African President to be elected in fully representative democratic election. (Wikipedia: Nelson Mandela)

Other

See also Jewish Dynasties.

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