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==US==
 
==US==
  
*[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/5685192759510028033 Mark Twain] ''Art & Entertainment'': Real name Samuel Langhorne Clemens. (1835 - 1910), American humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer - wrote "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_twain]
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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=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}}
*[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/461 Jerry Bruckheimer] ''Art & Entertainment'': (1945 - ), Movie & TV Producer. Top Gun, Pirates of the Caribbean, Pearl Harbor, Beverly Hills Cop, CSI, Cold Case, Amazing Race [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Bruckheimer]
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*{{HOF|name=George W. Bush|profileid= 6000000000516320779|category=Politics|lifespan=1946-|description=The forty-third and current President of the United States.}}
 
 
*[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000000516320779 George W. Bush] ''Politics'': (1946 - ) the forty-third and current President of the United States. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_W._Bush]
 
  
 
==Canada==
 
==Canada==
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==México==
 
==México==
 
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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.}}
*[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000001125675061  Rafael Ramiro] ''Royal & Military'': He was the senior lieutenant during the oath of the Mexican Independence in the Plan de Iguala. (no wikipedia reference?)
 
  
 
=Europe=
 
=Europe=
  
*[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000000424624255 Charlemagne] ''Royal & Military'': aka Charles the Great or Carolus Magnus, (747 – 814), 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}}
  
 
==UK==
 
==UK==
*[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/5597380726000028489 William I of England] ''Royal & Military'': aka William The Conqueror, (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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*{{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}}
*[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/298232075060008975 Jane Austen] ''Art & Entertainment'': (1775 - 1817) 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.[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_austen]
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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.}}
*[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/4533821 Diana Frances Spencer] ''Royal & Military'': (1961 – 1997), Lady.  the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diana,_Princess_of_Wales]
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*{{HOF|profileid=4533821|name=Diana Frances Spencer|category=Royal & Military|lifespan=1961 – 1997|description=The first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales.}}
  
 
==Austria==
 
==Austria==
*[http://www.geni.com/profile/index/315773591250001676 Sigmund Freud] ''Academia'': (1856 – 1939) Psychiatrist, founded the psychoanalytic school of psychology. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sigmund_Freud]
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*{{HOF|profileid=315773591250001676|name=Sigmund Freud|category=Academia|lifespan=1856 – 1939|description=Psychiatrist, founded the psychoanalytic school of psychology.}}
  
 
=Asia=
 
=Asia=
 
==India==
 
==India==
  
*[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. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahatma_Ghandi]
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{{HOF|profileid=4171616250790061933|name=Mahatma Gandhi|category=Politics|lifespan=1869 – 1948|description=A major political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian independence movement.}}
  
 
=Africa=
 
=Africa=
 
==South Africa==
 
==South Africa==

Revision as of 16:31, 31 October 2008

Inspired by the famous people thread in the forum, add your link to a profile page of celebrities here by country of origin. To qualify as a celebrity in this list, at least the deceased Geni profiles should be publicly viewable ("about" and timeline) and there should be an article in wikipedia about the person.

Each entry follows this template (loosely):

  1. Name (in bold and with link to Geni profile)
  2. Category
    • Art & 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.
    • Royal & Military - Emperors, Dictators, Kings, Queens, prince(sses), Lords, Ladys, Earls, Dukes, Generals,
  3. Also know as / real name
  4. Year of birth and death
  5. Title
  6. Short description
  7. URL link to wikipedia

North America

US

  • Mark Twain (1835-1910), Art & Entertainment. American humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer - wrote Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Wikipedia: Mark Twain)
  • 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)
  • George W. Bush (1946-), Politics. The forty-third and current President of the United States. (Wikipedia: George W. Bush)

Canada

(please add)

México

  • Rafael Ramiro (), Royal & Military. He was the senior lieutenant during the oath of the Mexican Independence in the Plan de Iguala. (Wikipedia: Rafael Ramiro)

Europe

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

UK

  • William I of England (1027 – 1087), Royal & Military. aka William The Conqueror; Duke of Normandy from 1035 and King of England from 1066 to his death (Wikipedia: William I of England)
  • 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)
  • Diana Frances Spencer (1961 – 1997), Royal & Military. The first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales. (Wikipedia: Diana Frances Spencer)

Austria

  • Sigmund Freud (1856 – 1939), Academia. Psychiatrist, founded the psychoanalytic school of psychology. (Wikipedia: Sigmund Freud)

Asia

India

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

Africa

South Africa

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