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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Elliott Abrams
Government
24-Jan-1948   Asst. Secy. of State involved in Iran-Contra
Mehmet Ali Agca
Assassin
9-Jan-1958   In 1981, shot Pope John Paul II
Arius
Religion
256 AD 336 AD Founder of the Christian doctrine of Arianism
St. Athanasius
Religion
298 AD 2-May-373 AD Patriarch of Alexandria, 328-373 AD
Kofi Awoonor
Poet
13-Mar-1935   Rediscovery
Francis Bacon
Philosopher
22-Jan-1561 9-Apr-1626 Novum Organum
Nathaniel Bacon
Politician
2-Jan-1647 26-Oct-1676 Bacon's Rebellion
Candy Barr
Performance Artist
6-Jul-1935 30-Dec-2005 Exotic dancer from the 1950s
Belisarius
Military
505 AD 565 AD Byzantine general
Blackbeard
Criminal
c. 1680 22-Nov-1718 Infamous pirate
Lenny Bruce
Comic
13-Oct-1925 3-Aug-1966 Multiply obscene comic
Hubert de Burgh
Judge
? 1243 Chief Justiciar of England
Sebastian Cabot
Explorer
1476 1557 16th century Italian/English explorer
Julius Caesar
Head of State
13-Jul-100 BC 15-Mar-44 BC Roman Dictator 45 BC until 44 BC
Luís de Camões
Poet
c. 1524 10-Jun-1580 Os Lusíadas
Luis Posada Carriles
Terrorist
c. 1928   Cuban terrorist in US custody
Fidel Castro
Head of State
13-Aug-1926   Dictator of Cuba for almost fifty years
Ahmed Chalabi
Government
30-Oct-1944   Prominent on the Iraqi Provisional Council
Hugo Chavez
Head of State
28-Jul-1954 5-Mar-2013 President of Venezuela, 1998-2013
Henry Cisneros
Politician
11-Jun-1947   Secretary of HUD, 1993-97
Roger Clinton
Relative
25-Jul-1956   Black sheep in Clinton family
Thomas Cochrane
Military
14-Dec-1775 31-Oct-1860 Rear Admiral, invented the smoke screen
Oscar Collazo
Assassin
20-Feb-1914 21-Feb-1994 Attempted assassin of Truman
Henry Cowell
Composer
11-Mar-1897 10-Dec-1965 New Musical Resources
Thomas Dangerfield
Criminal
1650 1685 English conspirator
Eugene V. Debs
Labor Leader
5-Nov-1855 20-Oct-1926 Labor leader ran for President five times
Martin R. Delany
Activist
6-May-1812 24-Jan-1885 Black nationalist
John Deutch
Government
27-Jul-1938   CIA Director, 1995-96
Alfred Dreyfus
Victim
9-Oct-1859 12-Jul-1935 Dreyfus Affair scapegoat
Jubal Early
Military
3-Nov-1816 2-Mar-1894 Confederate General
Edgar Atheling
Royalty
c. 1051 c. 1126 King of England 1066
W. Mark Felt
Government
17-Aug-1913 18-Dec-2008 Watergate's Deep Throat
Leo Frank
Victim
17-Apr-1884 17-Aug-1915 Innocent man, lynched by mob
Frederick the Great
Royalty
24-Jan-1712 17-Aug-1786 King of Prussia 1740-86
Leopoldo Galtieri
Head of State
15-Jul-1926 12-Jan-2003 Invaded Falklands, ran death squads
Giuseppe Garibaldi
Military
4-Jul-1807 2-Jun-1882 Privateer, Italian hero
Yakubu Gowon
Head of State
19-Oct-1934   Dictator of Nigeria, 1966-75
Merle Haggard
Country Musician
6-Apr-1937   Okie From Muskogee
Armand Hammer
Business
21-May-1898 10-Dec-1990 Soviet agent of influence
Patty Hearst
Victim
20-Feb-1954   Kidnapped by SLA
Robert Hersant
Publisher
30-Jan-1920 21-Apr-1996 Le Papivore
Jimmy Hoffa
Labor Leader
14-Feb-1913 30-Jul-1975 International Brotherhood of Teamsters
H. Guy Hunt
Politician
17-Jun-1933 30-Jan-2009 Governor of Alabama, 1987-93
Chun Doo Hwan
Head of State
18-Jan-1931   President of South Korea, 1980-88
Peter H. Irons
Activist
11-Aug-1940   A People's History of the Supreme Court
Edward Kelley
Paranormal
1-Aug-1555 1-Nov-1597 Notorious forger and alchemist
Abdul Qadeer Khan
Physicist
1935   Father of Pakistani nuclear bomb
Hans Heinrich Lammers
Government
27-May-1879 4-Jan-1962 Chief of the Reich Chancellery
William Laud
Religion
7-Oct-1573 10-Jan-1645 Archbishop of Canterbury, 1633-45
Robert E. Lee
Military
19-Jan-1807 12-Oct-1870 Confederate General
G. Gordon Liddy
Government
30-Nov-1930   Watergate criminal, talk-show-host
Susan McDougal
Criminal
1955   Whitewater scandal
Bud McFarlane
Government
12-Jul-1937   Iran-Contra figure
Russell Means
Activist
10-Nov-1939 22-Oct-2012 American Indian Movement
Jim Morrison
Singer/Songwriter
8-Dec-1943 3-Jul-1971 Lead singer and songwriter, The Doors
Samuel Mudd
Doctor
20-Dec-1833 10-Jan-1883 Physician who treated Lincoln's assassin
Nikon
Religion
7-May-1605 17-Aug-1681 Reformer Patriarch of Moscow
Richard M. Nixon
Head of State
9-Jan-1913 22-Apr-1994 37th US President, 1969-74
Titus Oates
Criminal
15-Sep-1649 12-Jul-1705 Popish Plot
Felice Orsini
Assassin
1819 13-Mar-1858 Attempted assassin of Napoleon III
Sean Penn
Actor
17-Aug-1960   Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Albert Pike
Military
29-Dec-1809 2-Apr-1891 Confederate general, Freemason
Jerzy Popieluszko
Activist
23-Sep-1947 19-Oct-1984 Priest murdered by Polish government
Marc Rich
Criminal
18-Dec-1934   Pardoned by Clinton
Keith Richards
Guitarist
18-Dec-1943   The Rolling Stones
Slick Rick
Rapper
14-Jan-1965   Eyepatch-sporting rapper on Def Jam
Dan Rostenkowski
Politician
2-Jan-1928 11-Aug-2010 Congressman from Illinois, 1959-95
Antonio López de Santa Anna
Military
21-Feb-1794 21-Jun-1876 Hero of Tampico
Robert Smalls
Politician
5-Apr-1839 23-Feb-1915 Slave elected to Congress from South Carolina
George Steinbrenner
Baseball
4-Jul-1930 13-Jul-2010 Owner, New York Yankees
Fife Symington
Politician
12-Aug-1945   Governor of Arizona, 1991-97
J. Parnell Thomas
Government
16-Jan-1895 19-Nov-1970 HUAC chairman, took the Fifth
Iva Toguri
Radio Personality
4-Jul-1916 26-Sep-2006 Never actually was Tokyo Rose
Randy Travis
Country Musician
4-May-1959   Country music artist, has 25 top ten hits
Caspar Weinberger
Government
18-Aug-1917 28-Mar-2006 Iran-Contra figure pardoned by Bush
Philip D. Winn
Criminal
1-Feb-1925   HUD scandal figure pardoned by Clinton
Roh Tae Woo
Head of State
4-Dec-1932   President of South Korea, 1988-93
Sir Thomas Wyat
Poet
1503 6-Oct-1542 Introduced sonnet to England
Peter Yarrow
Singer
31-May-1938   The Peter in Peter, Paul, and Mary


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