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J. C.-FRANCE
Born: on November 01, 1965

J. C. FRANCE

American auto racing driver competing in the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series


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Philanthropist - British Politician

James-OGLETHORPE

EnglishJames OGLETHORPE born James Edward OGLETHORPE

1696 - 1785
British general, Member of Parliament, philanthropist, and founder of the colony of Georgia

Oglethorpe was born in Surrey, the son of Sir Theophilus Oglethorpe (1650–1702) of Westbrook Place, Godalming and his wife Eleanor Lady Oglethorpe (1662–1732). He entered Corpus Christi College, Oxford in 1714, but in the same year left to[...]

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American Civil War, Mexican-American War, War of 1812

Sybil-LUDINGTON

AmericanSybil LUDINGTON 

1761 - 1839
Heroine of the American Revolutionary War who is famous for her night ride on April 26, 1777 to alert American colonial forces to the approach of the British

Ludington was born in 1761, the oldest of twelve children, in what was then known as Fredericksburg, and is now known as the Ludingtonville section of the town of Kent, New York. Her father was Colonel Henry Ludington, a respected militia[...]

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Author - Journalist

George-ORWELL

EnglishGeorge ORWELL born Eric Arthur BLAIR

1903 - 1950
English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic

Eric Arthur Blair was born on 25 June 1903, in Motihari, Bihar, in British India. His great-grandfather Charles Blair was a wealthy country gentleman in Dorset who married Lady Mary Fane, daughter of Thomas Fane, 8th Earl of Westmorland, and had[...]

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Actor

Kitty-WINN

AmericanKitty WINN born Katherine Tupper WINN

1944
American actress

Katherine Tupper ("Kitty") Winn was born in Washington, D.C. As the daughter of an army officer James J. Winn and Molly Brown Winn. Winn traveled widely during much of her childhood, including, time spent in United States, England, Germany,[...]

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American politician

Elizabeth-CADY STANTON

AmericanElizabeth CADY STANTON born Elizabeth CADY

1815 - 1902
American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the eighth of 11 children, was born in Johnstown, New York, to Daniel Cady and Margaret Livingston Cady. Five of her siblings died in early childhood or infancy. A sixth sibling, her elder brother Eleazar, died at age 20[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman

Mark-CUBAN

AmericanMark CUBAN 

1958
American businessman, investor, and owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures

Cuban was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and grew up in the affluent suburb of Mount Lebanon, as part of a Jewish working-class family. His grandfather changed the family name from "Chabenisky" to "Cuban" after his Russian grandparents landed[...]

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