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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002765656236|name=Heinrich Heine|category=Writing|lifespan=1797 – 1856|description=Author and poet.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002765656236|name=Heinrich Heine|category=Writing|lifespan=1797 – 1856|description=Author and poet.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000000961695084|name=Felix Mendelssohn|category=Music|lifespan=1809 – 1847|description=Composer.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000000961695084|name=Felix Mendelssohn|category=Music|lifespan=1809 – 1847|description=Composer.}}
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==Norway==
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'''Academia & Science'''
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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 & Entertainment'''
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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=349753054790012626|name=Petter Dass|category=Literature|lifespan=1647 - 1707|description=Poet.}}
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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=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=6000000003570951930|name=Elisabeth Andreasson|category=Music|lifespan=1958- |description=Singer.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005238304481|name=Ane Brun|category=Music|lifespan=1976 - |description=Singer/songwriter.}}
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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.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005940289110|name=Edvard Hoem|category=Literature|lifespan=1949 - |description=Author.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005615954001|name=Åge Kvalbein|category=Music|lifespan=1947 - |description=Cellist.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005615637299|name=Alfred Maurstad|category=Theater|lifespan=1896 - 1967|description=Actor.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005615891070|name=Mari Maurstad|category=Theater|lifespan=1957 - |description=Actress.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005615608463|name=Toralf Maurstad|category=Theater|lifespan=1926 - |description=Actor.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005615622429|name=Tordis Maurstad|category=Theater|lifespan=1901 - 1997|description=Actress.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005564319782|name=Jo Nesbø|category=Literature|lifespan= 1960 - |description=Crime fiction writer, musician.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003894669959|name=Hanne Ørstavik|category=Literature|lifespan=1969 - |description=Author.}}
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'''Politics & History'''
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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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'''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=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=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.}}
  
 
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==UK==

Revision as of 22:26, 21 November 2009

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, at least the "about" and "timeline" should be publicly viewable of deceased Geni profiles and there should be an article in wikipedia about the person.

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)
  • 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)

Business

Politics


Presidents

Sports

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

Academia & Science

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

Arts & Entertainment

Politics & History

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

Sports & Explorers

UK

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)

Politics

Asia

Politics

  • 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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