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  • Clyde Cowan (100)

    Clyde Lorrain Cowan Jr was an American physicist, the co-discoverer of the neutrino along with...

  • Mark Gardener (50)

    Mark Stephen Gardener is an English rock musician, and former singer and guitarist with the...

  • Warren Hastings (287)

    Warren Hastings was the first Governor-General of Bengal, from 1772 to 1785. He was famously...

  • Irene Grandi (50)

    Irene Grandi is an Italian singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, actress and television...

  • Johann Christoph Bach (377)

    Johann Christoph Bach was a German composer and organist of the Baroque period. He was born at...

  • Richard Harris Barham (231)

    Richard Harris Barham was an English cleric of the Church of England, novelist, and humorous...

  • Leticia R. Van de Putte (65)

    Leticia R. San Miguel Van de Putte is a Democratic member of the Texas Senate representing the...

  • Henryk Górecki (86)

    Henryk Górecki is a composer

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