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  • Hakeem Olajuwon (58)

    Hakeem Abdul "The Dream" Olajuwon is a retired Nigerian-American professional basketball player...

  • Woody Crumbo (109)

    Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Crumbo was a Potawatomi artist, flautist, and dancer. As an independent...

  • Rosemary Shrager (69)

    Rosemary Shrager is an English chef, best known for being an haute cuisine teacher on the...

  • Amin Asikainen (45)

    "Idi" Amin Asikainen is a Finnish former boxer and former EBU Middleweight Champion between...

  • Emily Lau (69)

    Emily Lau Wai-hing JP is a Hong Kong politician and member of the Legislative Council in the...

  • Shinyei Nakamine (101)

    Shinyei Nakamine was a United States Army soldier. He is best known for receiving the Medal of...

  • Zora Young (73)

    Zora Young is an American blues singer. She is a distant relative of Howlin' Wolf. Young's...

  • Noe Itō (126)

    Noe Itō was a Japanese anarchist, social critic, author and feminist.

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  • 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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  • Is there a way to search by last name only?
    LikeReplyReport 42 years ago
    • Hey Kathleen -- great idea! We've just added the option to also search by last name...
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  • I was not able to find anything on the famous artist Do Ho Suh
    LikeReplyReport 44 years ago
    • Indeed... we've added a new entry for him now: http://www.biographies.net/bio/b/d9c79100
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  • 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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