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  • Hendrik Zwaardemaker (164)

    Hendrik Zwaardemaker was a Dutch scientist who invented the olfactometer in 1888. From 1897 to...

  • Valentina Grizodubova (112)

    Valentina Stepanovna Grizodubova was one of the first female pilots in the Soviet Union and was...

  • Ulf Dageby (77)

    Ulf Thorbjörn Dageby is a Swedish rock musician, singer and songwriter. Dageby is mostly known...

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    George Allen "Pat" Summerall was an American football player and television sportscaster, having...

  • William Phillips (246)

    William Phillips FGS FRS was an English mineralogist and geologist. Phillips was the son of...

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    Rhona Bennett is an American singer, actress and model, best known for her recurring role as...

  • Arthur E. Nelson (129)

    Arthur Emanuel Nelson was an American lawyer and politician. He graduated from Macalester...

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    Vladislav Nikolayevich Listyev was a Russian journalist and head of the ORT TV Channel.

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  • Constantin Portelli
    IN MY OPINION, ALL THE IMPORTANT MEN HAVE RECEIVED A TRANSCENDENT MISSION. THEY HAVE ACTED AND CREATED INSPIRED BY DIVINE SPIRIT. THEIR MERIT HAS BEEN TO FOLLOW THE DIVINE INSPIRATION AND PERFORM THE PROGRAMMED OBJECTIVE. 
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  • Kathleen Castillo
    Is there a way to search by last name only?
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    • STANDS4
      Hey Kathleen -- great idea! We've just added the option to also search by last name...
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  • Olynthia Hamilton
    I was not able to find anything on the famous artist Do Ho Suh
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    • STANDS4
      Indeed... we've added a new entry for him now: http://www.biographies.net/bio/b/d9c79100
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  • Ibrahim Mahmoud
    Luciano Vssalo was an Ethiopian Foot Ball Player / Captain / Coach of the Ethiopian National Team. In 1962 the National Team has won the 3rd African Cup against Egypt. Ethiopia 4 - 2 Egypt .
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