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Jeanne Moreau Biography

Over a half century career, she’s appeared in almost 150 films and has become infamous for the sensuous beauty and powerful character that illuminate her performances. Moreau’s dad, Anatole-Desire Moreau was a restaurant owner. Moreau’s mom, Kathleen (ne Buckley), was an English dancer who’d come to Paris to perform at the ...

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Cory Booker Biography

Cory Booker was born on April 27, 1969, in Washington, D.C., to rich civil rights activists. Cory attended prestigious schools, including Stanford University and Yale Law School, and went on to be a politician in town of Newark, New Jersey. Vowing to decrease the crime rate there and enhance instruction ...

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Helen Suzman Biography

In 1953, she joined the South African Parliament. Six years later, Suzman became among the creators of the Progressive Party (later renamed the Progressive Federal Party), which opposed apartheid rule. Suzman continued a member of Parliament until her 1989 retirement. Suzman expired on January 1, 2009, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Suzman’s ...

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John Stevens Biography

John Stevens was born in Nyc on June 26, 1749. After serving in the Revolutionary War, Stevens started making inventions to early steamboat engines, in the procedure starting U.S. patent laws. Then he turned his focus on steam powered locomotives and helped begin the railway system in America. John Stevens III ...

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Mark Spitz Biography

Produced in Modesto, California in 1950, Mark Spitz swam competitively in school for Indiana University before training for the Olympics. After moving to Hawaii at age 2, Spitz learned the best way to swim from his father, Arnold. The youthful Spitz took to the water just like a fish, swimming almost ...

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Molly Brown Biography

Molly Brown – Unsinkable (TV14; 1:49) View a brief video about the unsinkable Molly Brown and the accomplishments she made after surviving the Titanic. She also raised cash for children’s causes and continued to help mine workers. While traveling in England, Brown got word that her grandson was sick, and ...

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Bill Bradley Biography

Bill Bradley, an sportsman turned politician, was a successful forward at Princeton, directing his team to three straight Ivy League titles. Following graduation, Bill missed the NBA draft to acquire his MA at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. Once Bill joined the NBA, he was with the New York Knicks ...

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George Herbert Biography

In 1620, Sir Richard was elected orator of the University of Cambridge. From the next decade, nevertheless, Sir Richard had left that place and become ordained priest. Herbert served two little, civil parishes situated in Wiltshire, England, Fugglestone St. Peter and Bemerton. Sir Richard also composed several spiritual poems over ...

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Alfredo Di Stéfano Biography

After managing for 2 decades, Di Stfano was named honorary president of Real Madrid in 2000.The grandson of an Italian immigrant, he grew up playing football having a rubber ball on the roads of Barracas. Alfredo Di Stfano played one match for River Plate’s senior team in 1945 before spending the ...

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