Biographies

Roman Igorevich Putin

Roman Igorevich Putin

1977 -

is a Russian entrepreneur and a public figure

Paul Steinhardt

Paul Steinhardt

December 25, 1952 -

American cosmologist

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson

1984 -

An American actress and singer

Giordano Bruno

Giordano Bruno

1548 - 1600

An Italian Dominican monk, a scientist, philosopher and poet

Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel

1980 -

An American actress

Karl Marx

Karl Marx

1818 - 1883

A founder of Marxism, an author of “Das Kapital”

Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey

1962 -

A Canadian and American cinema actor, a comedian, producer and script writer

Jennifer Connelly

Jennifer Connelly

1970 -

An American actress

David Duchovny

David Duchovny

1960 -

An American actor, a star of “X-files”

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

1926 - 1962

An American actress

Kim Basinger (Kimila Ann Basinger)

Kim Basinger (Kimila Ann Basinger)

1953 -

An American actress

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

1949 -

An American actress

Brian Molko

Brian Molko

1972 -

A British musician, a vocalist of “Placebo”

Herbert Wells

Herbert Wells

1866 - 1946

An English science fiction writer

Donald Trump

Donald Trump

1946 -

An American businessman

Vanessa Paradis

Vanessa Paradis

1972 -

A French actress, singer and model

Liza Minnelli

Liza Minnelli

1946 -

An American singer and actress

Nostradamus (Michel de Nostredame)

Nostradamus (Michel de Nostredame)

1503 - 1556

A French astrologer, alchemist and doctor, famous prophet

Frida Kahlo de Rivera

Frida Kahlo de Rivera

1907 - 1954

A Mexican artist

Mata Hari

Mata Hari

1876 - 1917

The greatest spy of the 20th century

Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry

An American singer and guitar player -

An American singer and guitar player

Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann

Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann

1776 - 1822

A German writer, composer, a great author of fairy tales

Ava Gardner

Ava Gardner

1922 - 1990

A Hollywood actress

Thomas Anders

Thomas Anders

1963 -

A German singer, a former soloist of “Modern Talking”

Rupert Grint

Rupert Grint

1988 -

A British actor

James Belushi

James Belushi

1954 -

An American actor

Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury

1920 - 2012

An American writer, a master of science fiction

Andy Warhol (Andrew Warhola)

Andy Warhol (Andrew Warhola)

1928 - 1987

An American artist, a king of pop-art

Caravaggio

Caravaggio

1571 - 1571

An Italian artist

James Clerk Maxwell

James Clerk Maxwell

1831 - 1879

An English physicist and mathematician

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

A political figure and a diplomat, one of the founders of USA

Georg Hegel

Georg Hegel

1770 - 1831

A philosopher, one of the creators of German classic philosophy

Henri Poincare

Henri Poincare

1885 - 1912

Av French mathematician, physicist, astronomer and philosopher

Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant

1960 -

Hugh Grant

Titian Vecelli

Titian Vecelli

1488 - 1576

An Italian artist of Renaissance

Gillian Anderson

Gillian Anderson

1968 -

An American actress

Ritchie Blackmore

Ritchie Blackmore

1945 -

An English musician, one of the greatest rock-guitarists

Chaim Azriel Weizmann

Chaim Azriel Weizmann

1874 - 1952

A scientist, chemist, politic, president

Greta Garbo

Greta Garbo

1905 - 1990

A Swedish and Hollywood actress

Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Atkinson

06 -

A British comedian and actor

Ronald Wilson Reagan

Ronald Wilson Reagan

1911 - 2004

The 40th president of USA

Richard Phillips Feynman

Richard Phillips Feynman

1918 - 1988

An outstanding American scientist

Owen Kay Garriott

Owen Kay Garriott

1930 -

A former NASA astronaut, a doctor of philosophy

Stefan Zweig

Stefan Zweig

1881 - 1942

An Austrian writer, critic, author of numerous novels and bélles-léttres biographies

Emmanuel-Henri-Dieudonne Domenech

Emmanuel-Henri-Dieudonne Domenech

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A French abbot, missionary and author of several books.

Luis Federico Leloir

Luis Federico Leloir

1906 - 1987

An Argentine doctor and biochemist, the first Spanish-speaking winner of the Nobel prize

Henry Morgan

Henry Morgan

-

An English seafarer

Francisco Goya

Francisco Goya

1746 - 1828

A Spanish painter and engraver

Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch

1863 - 1944

A Norwegian artist

Wolter Disney

Wolter Disney

1901 - 1966

An American animation artist, film director, actor, script writer and producer

Max Planck

Max Planck

1858 - 1947

An outstanding German physicist

Lorenzo di Piero de Medici

Lorenzo di Piero de Medici

1449 - 1492

A Florentine politician, the head of the Florentine republic at the Renaissance period

George Sand

George Sand

1804 - 1876

A French writer

Prosper Merimee

Prosper Merimee

1803 - 1870

A famous French writer, a member of the French Academy

Peter of Castile

Peter of Castile

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The king of Castile and Leon since 1350

John Gilbert

John Gilbert

1897 - 1936

An american silent movie actor

Horton Foote

Horton Foote

191 - 2009

An american playwright and scriptwriter

Godfrey of Bouillon

Godfrey of Bouillon

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A count of Bouillon

Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte

1769 - 1821

A French statesman and commander

Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong

1930 - 2012

An American astronaut, the first earthman who walked on the Moon

Marie Medici

Marie Medici

1575 - 1642

A French queen, daughter of great Francesco I Tuscan and Joanna Austrian

Carlo Rossi

Carlo Rossi

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A Russian-Italian architect

Paracelsus

Paracelsus

1493 - 1541

A famous alchemist, doctor and occultist

Thomas More

Thomas More

1478 - 1535

An English thinker and writer

Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac

Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac

1778 - 1850

A French chemist and physicist, a member of the French Academy of science

Max Born

Max Born

1882 - 1970

A German-British mathematician and physicist

Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant

1724 - 1804

A German philosopher

Hugo  Capet

Hugo Capet

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A Parish duke

Charles de Gaulle

Charles de Gaulle

1890 - 1970

A French general, politician and president

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

1706 - 1790

A scientist, journalist, publisher, diplomat, politician and mason

Otto von Bismarch

Otto von Bismarch

1815 - 1898

A German politician, the first chancellor of German Empire

Niels Bohr

Niels Bohr

1885 - 1962

A Danish physicist-theorist and public figure

Gioachino Antonio Rossini

Gioachino Antonio Rossini

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An Italian composer, a violin player

Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann

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A German composer

Edvard Grieg

Edvard Grieg

1843 - 1907

A Norwegian composer, pianist and conductor

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong

An American jazz trumpeter

Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms

A German composer and pianist

Hector Berlioz

Hector Berlioz

A French composer, bandmaster and musical writer

Gustav Mahler

Gustav Mahler

An Austrian composer and bandmaster

Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Verdi

An Italian composer

Franz Joseph Haydn

Franz Joseph Haydn

An Austrian composer

Arthur Conan Doyle

Arthur Conan Doyle

A Scotch and English writer

Voltaire (Franсois-Marie Arouet)

Voltaire (Franсois-Marie Arouet)

A philosopher and a writer, a founder of voltairism

Mark Twain

Mark Twain

An American writer

Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali

A Spanish painter and sculptor

Wilhelm Richard Wagner

Wilhelm Richard Wagner

A German composer, bandmaster and dramatist.

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

Author of theory of relativity, physicist-theoretician

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

A government and political figure, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Francis Drake

Francis Drake

An English navigator, a corsair, a vice-admiral

Socrates

Socrates

An Ancient Greek philosopher

Victor Lustig

Victor Lustig

A famous swindler

Robert Williams Wood

Robert Williams Wood

An American physicist and experimentalist

Alvar Hugo Henrik Aalto

Alvar Hugo Henrik Aalto

A Finnish architect and designer

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova

Giacomo Girolamo Casanova

An adventurer, a writer and a traveler

Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison

An American inventor in electrical engineering field

William Shakespear

William Shakespear

An English poet and playwright

Ariel Sharon

Ariel Sharon

An Israeli military man, a political figure, the Prime minister of Israel

Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin

An English actor, a composer, a script writer

Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud

An Austrian psychologist,a founder of psychoanalysis

Henry Ford

Henry Ford

An American manufacturer


Living octopus

Living octopus

In countries which are located near sea coasts, sea food is an important part of national cuisine