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11/20/1924 - 10/14/2010
Benoît B. Mandelbrot (20 November 1924 – 14 October 2010) was French-American mathematician universally known as the father of fractals. Fractals have been employed to describe diverse behaviour in economics, finance, the stock ma...
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05/28/1908 - 08/12/1964
Ian Lancaster Fleming (28 May 1908 – 12 August 1964) was a British author, journalist and Naval Intelligence Officer. Best known for his novels about the British spy James Bond, Fleming chronicled Bond's adventures in twelve novels and n...
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08/02/1854 - 04/09/1909
Francis Marion Crawford (August 2, 1854 – April 9, 1909) was an American writer noted for his many novels, especially those set in Italy, and for his classic weird and fantastic stories.
05/06/1856 - 02/20/1920
Robert Edwin Peary, Sr. (May 6, 1856 – February 20, 1920) was an American explorer who claimed to have led the first expedition, on April 6, 1909, to reach the geographic North Pole. Peary's claim was widely credited for most of the 20th...
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12/17/1930 - 10/20/2010
Bob Guccione (December 17, 1930 – October 20, 2010) was the founder and publisher of the adult magazine Penthouse. He resigned from his publisher position in November 2003.
04/09/1916 - 07/21/2011
Elliot Handler (April 9, 1916 – July 21, 2011) was the co-founder of Mattel and with his wife a developer of the biggest-selling toys in American history, including Barbie dolls, Chatty Cathy, Creepy Crawlies and Hot Wheels.
09/17/1932 - 01/18/2010
Robert Brown Parker (September 17, 1932 – January 18, 2010) was an American crime writer. His most famous works were the novels about the private detective Spenser. ABC television network developed the television series Spenser: For Hir...
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07/25/1915 - 08/12/1944
Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr. (July 25, 1915 – August 12, 1944) was an American bomber pilot during World War II. He was the eldest of nine children born to Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.,and Rose Elizabeth (née Fitzger...
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09/30/1667 - 10/19/1745
Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories), poet and cleric who became Dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.
02/04/1902 - 08/26/1974
Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) (nicknamed "Slim", "Lucky Lindy" and "The Lone Eagle") was an American aviator, author, inventor, explorer, and social activist.
10/29/1921 - 11/09/2004
Ed Kemmer (October 29, 1921-November 9, 2004) was an American motion picture and television actor.
Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon (French pronunciation: [alɛ̃ dəlɔ̃]; born 8 November 1935) is a French-Swiss actor. He rose quickly to stardom, and by the age of 23 was already being compared to French actors such as Gérard Phil...
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12/10/1830 - 05/15/1886
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet. Thought of as an eccentric by the locals, she became known for her penchant for white clothing and her reluctance to greet guests or, later in life, even leav...
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05/13/1937 - 06/14/1995
Roger Joseph Zelazny (May 13, 1937 – June 14, 1995) was an American writer of fantasy and science fiction short stories and novels. He won the Nebula award three times (out of 14 nominations) and the Hugo award six times (also out of 14 nomi...
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08/08/1893 - 04/25/1968
Donald Grady Davidson (August 8, 1893, Campbellsville in Giles County, Tennessee - April 25, 1968, Nashville, Tennessee) was a U.S. poet, essayist, social and literary critic, and author. He is best known as a founding member of the Nashville, Ten...
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