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Seth-MACFARLANE
Born: on October 26, 1973

Seth MACFARLANE

American actor, voice actor, animator, screenwriter, comedian, producer, director, cartoonist, singer, and television host


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Scott-MARSHALL

AmericanScott MARSHALL born Scott Anthony MARSHALL

1969
American film director

Marshall was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Barbara Wells, a nurse, and director/producer Garry Marshall; he is also the nephew of Penny Marshall. His two sisters, Lori and Kathleen, are also in entertainment. Scott had an interest[...]

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Juliette-GORDON LOW

AmericanJuliette GORDON LOW born Juliette Magill Kinzie GORDON

1860 - 1927
Founder of Girl Scouts of the USA, with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of the Scouting Movement

Low was born Juliette Magill Kinzie Gordon on October 31, 1860. She received the nickname "Daisy" from her uncle, who stated that "I bet she’s going to be a Daisy!"

Gordon's mother's family came from Chicago. Her father, William[...]

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Adventurer - French Revolution & Empire, 19th Century

John-ROSS

EnglishJohn ROSS 

1777 - 1856
British naval officer and Arctic explorer

Ross was the son of the Rev Andrew Ross of Balsarroch, minister of Inch, near Stranraer, and Elizabeth Corsane, daughter of Robert Corsane, the Provost of Dumfries. In 1786, aged only nine, he joined the Royal Navy as an apprentice. He served in[...]

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Sciences - Other

Mark-HOPKINS

AmericanMark HOPKINS 

1802 - 1887
American educator and Congregationalist theologian, president of Williams College from 1836 to 1872

Great-nephew of the theologian Samuel Hopkins, Mark Hopkins was born in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. He graduated in 1824 from Williams College, where he was a tutor in 1825-1827, and where in 1830, after having graduated in the previous year[...]

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American politician

Harrison-LUDINGTON

AmericanHarrison LUDINGTON 

1812 - 1891
American Republican politician who served as the 13th Governor of Wisconsin

Harrison Ludington descended from William Ludington, one of the earliest American colonists, who settled at Charlestown, Mass., 1632, and died at the East Haven Iron Works, Connecticut. 1662-3 His grandfather was Colonel Henry Ludington (May 25,[...]

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Author - Poet - Adventurer - British Politician

Walter-RALEIGH

EnglishWalter RALEIGH 

1552 - 1618
English aristocrat, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy, and explorer

Little is known about Raleigh's birth. Some historians believe he was born on 22 January 1552, although the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography currently favours a date of 1554. He grew up in the house of Hayes Barton, a farmhouse near the[...]

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