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Sean Connery Biography

In the 1950s, he was cast in numerous movies and television programs. In the early 1960s, he got the lead character of James Bond in Dr. No. He continued to work consistently in picture then, as well as in 1987, won an Academy Award. The son of Joe, a truck ...

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Moshe Dayan Biography

As a young man, Moshe Dayan (created May 20, 1915) joined the Haganah—an illegal Jewish defense force—and was imprisoned by British authorities. After serving in Israel’s 1948 war of independence, he directed the invasion of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula in 1956. A follower of David Ben-Gurion, Dayan was elected to parliament, ...

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Prince Paul of Yugoslavia Biography

When Alexander I was assassinated in 1934, Paul became regent of Yugoslavia. In 1941 his nation’s prime minister signed the Tripartite Pact, prompting Serbs to start a military coup and depose Paul. After the Second World War, Paul was charged him with war crimes and put under house arrest. Once ...

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