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Flo Steinberg

Florence Flo Steinberg was an American publisher of one of the first independent comic books, the underground/alternative comics hybrid Big Apple Comix, in 1975. She was known as the secretary for Marvel Comics editor Stan Lee and the fledgling c ...

                                               

Julius Streicher

Julius Streicher made propaganda for Nazi Germany. He published the racist newspaper Der Sturmer. His publishing company also sold three anti-Semitic books for children, including the 1938 Der Giftpilz. This was one of the most commonly read piec ...

                                               

William P. Clark, Jr.

William Patrick Clark, Jr. was an American rancher, judge, and public servant. He served under President Ronald Reagan as the Deputy Secretary of State from 1981 to 1982, National Security Advisor from 1982 to 1983, and the Secretary of the Inter ...

                                               

Murphy J. Foster Jr.

Murphy James Foster, Jr., known as Mike Foster was an American politician. He served as the 53rd Governor of Louisiana. He served from January 1996 until January 2004. Foster is a businessman, landowner, and sportsman in St. Mary Parish. Foster d ...

                                               

Ben Johnson (actor)

Ben Johnson, Jr., or Son Johnson, was an American actor. He was mostly known for being in Western movies such as Hang Em High. He was also a world champion rodeo cowboy, stuntman, and rancher. Johnson won an Academy Award for his role on The Last ...

                                               

Frank OConnor

OConnor Rand met on a movie set, in the years of silent movies. They were appearing as extras. Rand was also writing scripts, and OConnor building a movie and stage career. Rand admired OConnors looks, and tripped him on the set, to get him to no ...

                                               

S. Truett Cathy

Samuel Truett Cathy was an American businessman, philanthropist and restaurateur. He was the founder of fast food restaurant chain Chick-fil-A. The chain is based in suburban Atlanta, Georgia. He stepped down from his role as CEO and chairman in ...

                                               

Auguste Escoffier

Georges Auguste Escoffier was a French chef, restaurateur and writer who updated traditional French cooking methods and made them more popular. He was important in the development of modern French cuisine. A lot of Escoffiers ideas and ways of wo ...

                                               

Florence Arthaud

Florence Arthaud was a French sailor. She was from Boulogne-Billancourt. In 1990 Arthaud established a new world record for the fastest solo crossing of the North Atlantic, beating the previous record by two days. In 2015, Arthaud took part in Dr ...

                                               

William Bligh

William Bligh was an English officer in the British Navy. He sailed with Captain James Cook on his third and final voyage in 1776. In 1787 Bligh was made captain of HMS Bounty and sailed to Tahiti to collect breadfruit trees. A Mutiny on the Boun ...

                                               

James Cook

Captain James Cook, FRS was an English explorer, navigator and cartographer. He made three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, mapping many areas and recording several islands and coastlines on European maps for the first time. He is most notable for t ...

                                               

Robert FitzRoy

Robert Fitzroy was a British seaman, admiral, meteorologist and hydrographer. He was the captain of HMS Beagle in the voyage of the English naturalist Charles Darwin. He was Governor of New Zealand from 1843 to 1845. In 1851, FitzRoy was elected ...

                                               

Stu Hart

Stewart Edward Hart, was a Canadian football player, amateur wrestler, sailor, professional wrestler, wrestling booker, promoter, coach, philanthropist and trainer. Hart was known for his large wrestling family as many of his children and grandch ...

                                               

Edward Heath

Sir Edward Richard George Heath, often known as Ted Heath, was a British Conservative politician. He was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1970 until 1974. Heath was also the leader of the Conservative Party from 1965 until 1975. Heath wa ...

                                               

Ferdinand Magellan

Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer. He became the first European to sail the Pacific Ocean, and the first to sail around the world. Magellans voyage proved that the Earth was round. Born in 1480, his birthplace is recorded as either Sab ...

                                               

Dorus Rijkers

Theodorus "Dorus" Rijkers was a famous Dutch lifeboat captain and folk hero, he is most famous for his sea rescues of 487 shipwrecked victims over a total of 38 rescue operations and at least 25 before joining the lifeboat-service.

                                               

Peter Scott

Sir Peter Markham Scott CH CBE DSC and Bar FRS was a British ornithologist, conservationist, painter, Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve officer and sportsman. Scott was knighted in 1973 for his contribution to the conservation of wild animals. He had ...

                                               

Robert Falcon Scott

Captain Robert Falcon Scott CVO, RN was an English Royal Navy officer and explorer who died on an expedition to the South Pole. He is widely known as Scott of the Antarctic, the title of a 1948 movie. Scott led two expeditions to the Antarctic re ...

                                               

Jock Sturrock

Alexander Stuart Jock Sturrock MBE was an Australian yachtsman. He sailed for Australia at four Olympics Games. He was also the first person to represent Australia at four different Olympics. He won a bronze medal at 1956 Melbourne for the 5.5 me ...

                                               

Juan R. Torruella

Juan Rafael Torruella del Valle Sr. was an American politician, lawyer and Olympic sailor. He was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit from 1984 until his death. He was chief judge of that court from 1994 to 2001. H ...

                                               

John Andre

Major John Andre was a British officer in the American War for Independence. He helped Benedict Arnold change sides to the British army and tried to take West Point. He was executed for being a spy.

                                               

Benedict Arnold

Benedict Arnold V was a general during the American Revolutionary War. He began the war in the Continental Army but later changed to the British Army. While on the American side, led the fort at West Point, New York. He planned to give the fort t ...

                                               

Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban KC, was an English philosopher, statesman, and author. He has been described as one of the greatest thinkers ever whose ideas have changed the way people think.

                                               

Francis Preston Blair

Francis Preston Blair, Sr. or Preston Blair was an American journalist and politician, before and during the American Civil War. Blair wanted to reunite the North and the South during the war. Blair helped to create the Republican Party. He suppo ...

                                               

Cambridge Five

The Cambridge Spy Ring was a group of spies in the United Kingdom that passed information to the Soviet Union during and after World War II. It was active from the later 1930s until at least into the early 1950s. None was ever prosecuted for spyi ...

                                               

Mark Felt

William Mark Felt, Sr. or W. Mark Felt was an agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, who retired as the Bureaus Associate Director in 1973. After denying his involvement with reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein for 30 years, Felt rev ...

                                               

Sterling Hayden

Sterling Walter Hayden was an American actor, author, and sailor. His best known roles were in John Hustons The Asphalt Jungle, Nicholas Rays Johnny Guitar, and Stanley Kubricks The Killing. He also starred as General Jack D. Ripper in Kubricks D ...

                                               

Intelligence officer

An intelligence officer is a person employed to collect and or analyze information which is of use to the organization. The word officer is a working title, not a rank. It is used in the same way a "police officer" can be a sergeant, or in the mi ...

                                               

James Armistead Lafayette

James Armistead Lafayette was an African American slave. He served in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War as a double agent. He served under the Marquis de Lafayette. He reported on the activities of Benedict Arnold after h ...

                                               

Disappearance of Robert Levinson

Robert Alan Levinson was an American former Drug Enforcement Administration and Federal Bureau of Investigation agent. Levinson disappeared mysteriously on March 9, 2007 in Kish Island, Iran while on a mission for the CIA. Levinsons family receiv ...

                                               

Tony Mendez

Antonio Joseph Mendez was an American technical operations officer for the Central Intelligence Agency. He worked in support of covert CIA operations. He wrote three memoirs about his CIA experiences. Mendez was known for his on-the-scene managem ...

                                               

Kim Philby

Harold Adrian Russell "Kim" Philby was a British intelligence officer who worked as a spy for the Soviet Union, before defecting in 1963. Philby began his work for the Soviet Union as a spy in 1934. He went on to serve the KGB for 54 years. He pa ...

                                               

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg and Julius Rosenberg were Americans accused of being spies for the Soviet Union. They were convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage during a time of war. They were both executed. Their crime was related to giving inf ...

                                               

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman was an African-American anti-slavery worker, and humanitarian. She was also a Union spy and the first black woman to ever lead an American mission during the American Civil War. She was born into slavery but she escaped. During her ...

                                               

Nancy Wake

Nancy Grace Augusta Wake known as the "White Mouse", was an Australian who worked as a spy for the British in World War II. At one time she was on the top of the Gestapos most wanted list. A novel by Sebastian Faulks based on her life called Char ...

                                               

John Anthony Walker

John Anthony Walker Jr. was an American criminal and spy. He served as a United States Navy Chief Warrant Officer and communications specialist. He was convicted of spying on the United States working for the Soviet Union from 1968 to 1985. After ...

                                               

Walter Walsh

Colonel Walter Rudolph Walsh was an American FBI agent, United States Marine Corps shooting teacher and Olympic shooter. Walsh joined the FBI in 1934. He was there during the public enemy era. He was known for capturing Arthur Barker and for kill ...

                                               

Sportsperson

A sportsperson, also known as sportsmen or sportswomen, is a person who is involved in sports. It may mean someone who is known for the promotion of sport or athletic activities. A sportsperson can be a man or a woman who is person trained to com ...

                                               

Rick Blight

Richard Derek Blight was a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger. Blight played a total of 5 seasons in the National Hockey League. He played with the Vancouver Canucks and Los Angeles Kings. Blight was drafted with the 10th overall by th ...

                                               

Victoria Woodhull

Victoria Claflin Woodhull, later Victoria Woodhull Martin was an American leader of the womens suffrage movement. She was the first woman candidate for President of the United States, In 1872, Woodhull ran for President of the United States. Whil ...

                                               

Al Carmichael

Albert Reinhold Carmichael was an American football player and stuntman. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Carmichael played for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League between 1953 and 1958 and then he was with the Denver Bronc ...

                                               

Mike Hughes (daredevil)

Mike Hughes, popularly known as Mad Mike Hughes, was an American limousine driver, daredevil, and flat Earth conspiracy theorist. He was known for flying in self-built steam rockets. Hughes planned to launch himself in a rocket on August 10, 2019 ...

                                               

Hal Needham

Hal Brett Needham was an American stuntman, movie director, actor, and writer. He is known for directing the 1971 comedy movie Smokey and the Bandit and The Cannonball Run. Needham received the Taurus World Stunt Awards Lifetime Achievement Award ...

                                               

Red West

Robert Gene "Red" West was an American actor, movie stuntman and songwriter. He was probably best known to American movie audiences for his role as Red in Road House, alongside Patrick Swayze. Recently, he appeared as Roger in the 2013 drama movi ...

                                               

Antonio Abujamra

Antonio Abujamra was a Brazilian theatre and television director and actor. His notable works included Carlota Joaquina, Princess of Brazil, Terra Nostra, Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion, Começar de Novo, Poder Paralelo, Assalto ao Banco Central, ...

                                               

Giorgio Albertazzi

Giorgio Albertazzi was an Italian actor movie director, screenwriter and singer. He was known for his roles in Little World of Don Camillo, Concert of Intrigue, White Nights, Last Year at Marienbad, Eva, Redhead, I Married You for Fun, The Assass ...

                                               

Jacques Cousteau

Jacques-Yves Cousteau known as Jacques Cousteau was a French naval officer, explorer, ecologist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher who studied the sea and all forms of life in water. He helped create the aqua-lu ...

                                               

Gus Rodriguez

Gustavo Rodriguez was an actor, screenwriter, producer, director, gamer, and video game journalist. He was born in Mexico City. He was a known person in video game journalism in Latin America. In December 1991, he founded one of the most importan ...

                                               

Television director

A television director directs the activities involved in making a television program. He or she is part of a television crew. A television director is different from a movie director. In television the producer usually has creative control. In mo ...

                                               

Vassilis Alexakis

Vassilis Alexakis was a Greek-French writer and self-translator. He translated many novels in Greek to French. Alexakis was born in Athens, Greece. In 1974 he published his first book Le Sandwich, written in French. The first book directly writte ...