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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ferhat Abbas
Head of State
24-Oct-1899 23-Dec-1985 President of Algeria, 1962-63
Jack Abramoff
Government
28-Feb-1958   Casino Jack
Robert B. Anderson
Government
4-Jun-1910 14-Aug-1989 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1957-61
Laura Antonelli
Actor
28-Nov-1941   The Divine Nymph
Ion Antonescu
Head of State
15-Jun-1882 1-Jun-1946 Pro-Nazi dictator of Romania
Yasser Arafat
Politician
24-Aug-1929 10-Nov-2004 Palestinian leader, former terrorist
Vincent Auriol
Head of State
27-Aug-1884 1-Jan-1966 President of France, 1947-54
The Báb
Religion
20-Oct-1819 9-Jul-1850 Forerunner of Baha'i
Ol' Dirty Bastard
Rapper
15-Nov-1968 13-Nov-2004 Profoundly deranged rapper, Wu-Tang Clan
Elizabeth Báthory
Royalty
Aug-1560 21-Aug-1614 Hungary's infamous Bloody Lady
Belisarius
Military
505 AD 565 AD Byzantine general
Ahmed Ben Bella
Head of State
25-Dec-1918 11-Apr-2012 President of Algeria, 1963-65
Benazir Bhutto
Head of State
21-Jun-1953 27-Dec-2007 Former prime minister of Pakistan
Juan Maria Bordaberry
Head of State
17-Jun-1928 17-Jul-2011 President of Uruguay, 1972-76
Ferdinand Braun
Physicist
6-Jun-1850 20-Apr-1918 Rectifier effect in semiconductors
William Calley
Military
8-Jun-1943   Led the My Lai Massacre
Jose Canseco
Baseball
2-Jul-1964   Troubled Oakland A's player
Benvenuto Cellini
Sculptor
1-Nov-1500 13-Feb-1571 Florentine Mannerist goldsmith and sculptor
Kim Dae-Jung
Head of State
3-Dec-1925 18-Aug-2009 South Korean President, 1998-2003
Marquis de Sade
Author
2-Jun-1740 2-Dec-1814 120 Days of Sodom
Dr. Dre
Music Producer
18-Feb-1965   Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang
Galileo Galilei
Astronomer
15-Feb-1564 8-Jan-1642 Copernican observational astronomer
Leopoldo Galtieri
Head of State
15-Jul-1926 12-Jan-2003 Invaded Falklands, ran death squads
Wladyslaw Gomulka
Head of State
6-Feb-1905 1-Sep-1982 Head of Polish Communists, 1956-70
Mikhail Gorbachev
Head of State
2-Mar-1931   Final leader of the Soviet Union
Maxim Gorky
Playwright
28-Mar-1868 17-Jun-1936 The Lower Depths
Kelsey Grammer
Actor
21-Feb-1955   Frasier
Matt Hale
Religion
27-Jul-1971   White supremacist
Domino Harvey
Relative
7-Aug-1969 27-Jun-2005 Laurence Harvey's daughter
Sheikh Hasina
Head of State
28-Sep-1947   Prime Minister of Bangladesh, 1996-2001
Victoriano Huerta
Head of State
23-Mar-1854 13-Jan-1916 El chacal President of Mexico, 1913-14
T. I.
Rapper
25-Sep-1980   Dirty south rapper, Trap Muzik
Janet Jagan
Head of State
20-Oct-1920 28-Mar-2009 President of Guyana, 1997-99
King James II
Royalty
14-Oct-1633 16-Sep-1701 King of England, 1685-88
Etta James
Singer
25-Jan-1938 20-Jan-2012 Soul Diva
Mother Jones
Activist
1-Aug-1837 30-Nov-1930 The grandmother of all agitators
Abdul Qadeer Khan
Physicist
1935   Father of Pakistani nuclear bomb
Yahya Khan
Head of State
4-Apr-1917 10-Aug-1980 President of Pakistan, ordered Bengali genocide
Nikita Khrushchev
Head of State
5-Apr-1894 11-Sep-1971 Deposed leader of the Soviet Union
Jay C. Kim
Politician
27-Mar-1939   Congressman from California, 1993-99
Aung San Suu Kyi
Activist
19-Jun-1945   Burmese activist, Nobel Prize recipient
Leopold III
Royalty
3-Nov-1901 25-Sep-1983 Abdicated King of Belgium
Lindsay Lohan
Actor
2-Jul-1986   Mean Girls
Louis XVI
Royalty
23-Aug-1754 21-Jan-1793 King of France, 1774-91
Albert Lutuli
Activist
c. 1898 21-Jul-1967 ANC president, Nobel Prize recipient
Marie Antoinette
Royalty
2-Nov-1755 16-Oct-1793 Cake proponent
Carlos Menem
Head of State
2-Jul-1930   President of Argentina, 1989-99
Oswald Mosley
Politician
16-Nov-1896 3-Dec-1980 Founder of the British Union of Fascists
Mohammed Mossadegh
Head of State
19-May-1882 5-Mar-1967 Prime Minister of Iran, 1951-53
Robert Mugabe
Head of State
21-Feb-1924   President of Zimbabwe
Pervez Musharraf
Head of State
11-Aug-1943   President of Pakistan, 2001-08
Benito Mussolini
Head of State
29-Jul-1883 28-Apr-1945 Fascist Dictator of Italy
Tsar Nicholas II
Royalty
18-May-1868 17-Jul-1918 Last of the Russian Tsars
William of Ockham
Philosopher
c. 1285 9-Apr-1348 Occam's Razor
Raila Odinga
Head of State
7-Jan-1945   Prime Minister of Kenya
Tito Ortiz
Martial Arts
23-Jan-1975   UFC / mixed martial arts fighter
Georgios Papadopoulos
Head of State
5-May-1919 27-Jun-1999 Dictator of Greece, 1967-73
George Papandreou
Head of State
18-Feb-1888 1-Nov-1968 Former Prime Minister of Greece
Carlos Andres Perez
Head of State
27-Oct-1922 25-Dec-2010 Twice President of Venezuela, impeached
Isabel Peron
Head of State
4-Feb-1931   Dancer, President of Argentina, 1974-76
Augusto Pinochet
Head of State
25-Nov-1915 10-Dec-2006 Overthrew Chile with CIA's help
Roman Polanski
Film Director
18-Aug-1933   Chinatown
Pol Pot
Head of State
19-May-1925 15-Apr-1998 Leader of the Khmer Rouge
Ziaur Rahman
Head of State
19-Jan-1936 30-May-1981 President of Bangladesh, 1977-81
David Hans Schmidt
Business
27-May-1960 28-Sep-2007 Celebrity porn broker
Haile Selassie
Royalty
23-Jul-1892 27-Aug-1975 Last Emperor of Ethiopia
Beanie Sigel
Rapper
6-Mar-1974   Rapper, Protege of Jay-Z
Norodom Sihanouk
Royalty
31-Oct-1922 15-Oct-2012 King of Cambodia
Moses Sithole
Criminal
1964   South African serial killer
Martha Stewart
Business
3-Aug-1941   Professional housekeeper, insider trader
Darryl Strawberry
Baseball
12-Mar-1962   Troubled former baseball player
Suharto
Head of State
8-Jun-1921 27-Jan-2008 President of Indonesia, 1967-98
Sukarno
Head of State
6-Jun-1901 21-Jun-1970 President of Indonesia, 1945-67
Lionel Tate
Criminal
30-Jan-1987   Florida's wrestling death teen
Randall Terry
Activist
25-Apr-1959   Operation Rescue founder
Mark Thatcher
Relative
15-Aug-1953   Margaret Thatcher's ne'er-do-well son
Leon Trotsky
Activist
26-Oct-1879 21-Aug-1940 Bolshevik exile, murdered by Stalin
Moise Tshombe
Head of State
10-Nov-1919 29-Jun-1969 Katanga secessionist
Mordechai Vanunu
Activist
13-Oct-1954   Blew whistle on Israel's nukes
Ai Weiwei
Artist
18-May-1957   Chinese contemporary artist
Sheikh Ahmed Yassin
Religion
18-Dec-1936 21-Mar-2004 Hamas spiritual leader
Todor Zhivkov
Head of State
7-Sep-1911 5-Aug-1998 Leader of Bulgaria, 1954-89
Georgi Zhukov
Military
1-Dec-1896 18-Jun-1974 Soviet commander during WWII
Khaleda Zia
Head of State
15-Aug-1945   Twice Prime Minister of Bangladesh
Zhao Ziyang
Politician
17-Oct-1919 16-Jan-2005 6th Chinese Premier sought reforms


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