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Morton Mandel

Morton Leon Mandel was an American business magnate, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He founded the Premier Automotive Supply Company in 1940. It later became one of the worlds leading industrial parts and electronic distributors. He was born i ...

                                               

Ed McMahon

Edward Leo Peter "Ed" McMahon, Jr. was an American television presenter and personality, actor, comedian, spokesman, and philanthropist. He was the announcer and co-host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson with host Johnny Carson. Ed McMah ...

                                               

Andrew W. Mellon

Andrew William Mellon was an American banker who also owned many industrial businesses. He was the Secretary of the Treasury from March 4, 1921 until February 12, 1932.

                                               

Lee Miglin

Lee Albert Miglin was an American real estate developer, businessman, and philanthropist. He was born in Westville, Illinois. Miglin went on to become a successful real estate developer in partnership with J. Paul Beitler. They proposed building ...

                                               

Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore was an Academy Award-nominated American actress, activist and philanthropist. She is famous for The Mary Tyler Moore Show 1970–1977, where she played the role of Mary Richards, a single woman who worked as a news producer at WJM- ...

                                               

James B. Nutter Sr.

James Bradford Nutter, Sr. was an American businessman and philanthropist. He was the founder and chairman of James B. Nutter & Company, a privately owned mortgage banking firm headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. It is one of the oldest and l ...

                                               

George Peabody

George Peabody was an American financier and philanthropist, and slave trader. He was widely thought as the father of modern philanthropy. He founded the Peabody Trust in Britain and the Peabody Institute and George Peabody Library in Baltimore. ...

                                               

George Foster Peabody

Peabody retired from business in 1906 to pursue a life of public service. Long interested in social causes, he supported such progressive ideas as the single tax as advocated by Henry George in his book Progress and Poverty, free trade, womens su ...

                                               

Peter George Peterson

Peter George Pete Peterson was an American businessman, investment banker, fiscal conservative, and author. He was United States Secretary of Commerce from February 29, 1972 to February 1, 1973. He was also known as founder and principal funder o ...

                                               

Abe Pollin

Abraham Pollin was the owner of a number of professional sports teams including the Washington Capitals in the National Hockey League, the Washington Mystics in the Womens National Basketball Association, and the Washington Wizards in the Nationa ...

                                               

David Rockefeller

David Rockefeller, Sr. was the patriarch of the Rockefeller family. He founded the Trilateral Commission. He was the only surviving grandchild of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller, founder of Standard Oil. His five siblings were Abby, John D. III, N ...

                                               

Raymond Sackler

Raymond Sackler was an American physician, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Sackler and his brothers Arthur and Mortimer. They worked together and independently, careers as psychiatric researchers and practitioners, business leaders, and philant ...

                                               

Carl J. Shapiro

Carl J. Shapiro was an American businessman. In 1939, he founded Kay Windsor, Inc. in New Bedford, Massachusetts. It became one of the largest womens clothing companies in the country. He is its former president and chairman of the board and was ...

                                               

Alfred E. Smith IV

Alfred Emanuel Smith IV was an American Wall Street executive. He was born in New York City. Smith IV was a Senior Advisor for the Marwood Group. He was a volunteer and member of many charitable boards, including the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, ...

                                               

Jean Kennedy Smith

Jean Ann Kennedy Smith was an American diplomat. She was the Ambassador of Ireland from 1993 to 1998. She is the eighth of nine children born to Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Kennedy. She was their last surviving child. Her siblings include Pre ...

                                               

Rusty Staub

Daniel Joseph "Rusty" Staub was an American Major League Baseball right fielder, designated hitter, and first baseman and philanthropist. He has a 23-year baseball career with 5 different teams. He was an original member of the Montreal Expos. St ...

                                               

George Steinbrenner

George Michael Steinbrenner III was an American businessman who was the owner of the New York Yankees from 1973 until his death in 2010. He was also part of the Great Lakes shipping industry. Steinbrenner was born on July 4, 1930 in Rocky River, ...

                                               

Mel Stottlemyre

Melvin Leon "Mel" Stottlemyre Sr. was an American professional baseball pitcher and pitching coach. He was born in Hazleton, Missouri. He played for 11 seasons in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees, and coached for 23 seasons. He was ...

                                               

Jack C. Taylor

Jack Crawford Taylor was an American businessman, philanthropist and billionaire. He founded the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He was worth a US.6 billion as of February 2016. Taylor died on July 2, 2016 in St ...

                                               

Paul Terasaki

Paul Ichiro Terasaki was an American scientist. He worked in the field of human organ transplant technology. He was the Professor Emeritus of Surgery at UCLA School of Medicine. Terasaki was born in Los Angeles, California. In 1964, Terasaki deve ...

                                               

Douglas Tompkins

Douglas Rainsford "Doug" Tompkins was an American conservationist, outdoorsman, philanthropist, filmmaker, agriculturalist, and businessman. He was born in Conneaut, Ohio. He co-founded and ran two companies: the outdoor equipment and clothing co ...

                                               

Cornelius Vanderbilt

Cornelius Vanderbilt was an American businessman, philanthropist, and slave owner. A lot of his wealth came from railroads and shipping. He was also the patriarch of the Vanderbilt family. He was one of the richest Americans in history. He provid ...

                                               

Lillian Vernon

Lillian Vernon was an American businesswoman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. She founded the Lillian Vernon Corporation in 1951 and served as its chairman and CEO until July 1989, though she continued to serve as executive chairman until 2003.

                                               

Madam C. J. Walker

Sarah Breedlove, known as Madam C. J. Walker, was an American entrepreneur and philanthropist. She was said to be the first female self-made millionaire in America. When she died her estate was worth 0.000. So this may not have been entirely true ...

                                               

Paul Walker

Paul William Walker IV was an American actor and philanthropist. He is best known for portraying Brian OConner in The Fast and the Furious film series. The first movie that he acted in was Monster in the Closet where he portrayed "Professor" Benn ...

                                               

Marilyn Ware

Marilyn Ware was an American politician, businesswoman and philanthropist. She was the United States Ambassador to Finland from March 2006 to March 2008 after being nominated by George W. Bush. She was a member of the Republican Party. Ware was b ...

                                               

Wheelock Whitney, Jr.

Wheelock "Whee" Whitney, Jr. was an American businessman, politician, educator, sports team executive and owner, philanthropist. Whitney was a successful investment banker from 1957 until 1972. When he left the industry, he taught at the Carlson ...

                                               

Clayton Williams

Clayton Wheat "Claytie" Williams Jr. was an American businessman and philanthropist. Williams ran for state governor in 1990. Despite securing the Republican nomination and initially leading in the polls against Democratic challenger State Treasu ...

                                               

Liliane Bettencourt

Liliane Henriette Charlotte Schueller, married name Bettencourt, was a French heiress, socialite, businesswoman and philanthropist. She was one of the principal shareholders of LOreal. According to Forbes, she was the richest woman in the world, ...

                                               

Sushant Singh Rajput

Sushant Singh Rajput was an Indian actor, dancer, television personality and philanthropist. He appeared in TV shows such as Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil and Pavitra Rishta. Rajputs movie roles include Kai Po Che!, Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!, M.S. ...

                                               

Antonio Bernocchi

Antonio Bernocchi was an Italian industrialist, who built up a successful textile factory at Legnano, a city in the Lombardy region of northern Italy.

                                               

Max Clifford

Clifford was married to Elizabeth Porter from 1967 until her death in 2003. He has a daughter by her. He married Jo Westwood in 2010. She began divorce proceedings against him in August 2013 on the grounds of unreasonable behaviour. A decree nisi ...

                                               

Slobodan Milosevic

Slobodan Milosevic listen was a Serbian, Yugoslav leader. He was President of Serbia from 1989 to 1996 and then President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia from 1996 to 2000.

                                               

Jorge Rafael Videla

Jorge Rafael Videla was a senior commander in the Argentine Army who was the de facto President of Argentina from 1976 to 1981.

                                               

Gheorghe Simionescu

Gheorghe Simionescu was a Romanian Orthodox priest born in 1895 in Pietroșița, Dambovit. He served for many years as a parish priest in his native village. He was a member and local leader of the National Peasant Party. He was arrested in 1952 an ...

                                               

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was a Russian writer. He was the winner of the 1970 Nobel Prize in literature. Solzhenitsyn was a novelist, dramatist, and historian. With his works, the Gulag, a Soviet labor camp, became well known. Due to this, he won th ...

                                               

Abel

Abel is the brother of Cain who, loosely, according to the original texts and scrits of the Catholic Holy Word, was murdered by his brother for misplaced jealousy and envy. Abel, the younger of the two brothers, hearded animals, namely sheep and ...

                                               

Eve (Bible)

In the Book of Genesis, Eve is the world’s first woman created by God to be a wife to Adam. Eve is placed in the Garden of Eden and allowed to eat any fruit except the fruit of The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil because if she eats it she wil ...

                                               

Gabriel

Gabriel in the Bible is an angel, specifically an archangel. The name means "God is my strength" or "man of God", The greeting of the Angel Gabriel opens the prayer Ave Maria. In the Christian calendar, the Archangel Gabriel is celebrated togethe ...

                                               

Michael (archangel)

Michael is an archangel in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic teachings. Roman Catholics, the Eastern Orthodox, Anglicans, and Lutherans call him "Saint Michael the Archangel" or simply "Saint Michael". Orthodox Christians call him the "Taxiarch Arch ...

                                               

Proselyte

Proselyte, from Greek προσήλυτος /proselytos, is used in the Septuagint for "stranger", i.e. a newcomer to Israel; a sojourner in the land, and in the New Testament for a convert to Judaism from Paganism. It is a translation of the Hebrew word גר ...

                                               

Raphael (archangel)

Raphael is an archangel. He is known in various religions as an angel who does acts of healing. The name Raphael means "It is God who heals", "God Heals", "God, Please Heal". Raphael is an angel in the Bible. His feast days are on September 29 an ...

                                               

Simon the Canaean

One"): One of the Twelve Apostles. This Simon was also named "the Canaanite" Matthew 10:4; Mark 3:18 the King James Version or "the Cananean" Matthew 10:4; Mark 3:18 the Revised Version British and American) or "Zelotes" Luke 6:15; Acts 1:13 the ...

                                               

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, a religious figure belonging to India, was the founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. He claimed to be the Mahdi as well as the being the Mujaddid of the 14th Islamic century.

                                               

Akhenaten

Akhenaten was a pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. His reign is dated as 1353–1336 BC or 1351–1334 BC. Akhenaten is one of Egypts most well-known pharaohs. In the fifth year of his reign, he changed his name from Amenhotep IV, meaning "A ...

                                               

Bab

Siyyid `Ali Muhammad was a merchant from Shiraz, Iran who started a version of Shia Islam called Babism. After he started the religion, he changed his name to Bab. People who believe in the Bab are called Babis, and they believe that the Bab was ...

                                               

Elijah

Elijah of Tishbe is a person in the Abrahamic religions. His name means "Yahweh is God". He was a prophet in Israel in the 9th century BC. He appears in the Hebrew Bible, Bahai scripture, Mishnah, New Testament, and the Quran. He is best known fo ...

                                               

Guru

In the Sanskrit language, guru means teacher. Eastern religions, such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and newer movements such as Transcendental Meditation use guru as a title. They give it to a teacher of religious matters. In Western usage, any ...

                                               

Anton LaVey

Anton Szandor LaVey, born Howard Stanton Levey, was the founder of the Church of Satan. He created a religion called LaVeyan Satanism. He wrote several books describing his beliefs. His first book was called The Satanic Bible. He reported a drama ...

                                               

Mustafa al-Maraghi

Muhammad Mustafa al-Maraghi was an Egyptian modernist reformer and rector of al-Azhar in the 1930s. He was one of the students of Muhammad Abduh. He called for social, legal and educational changes and pursued a strong campaign - begun by Muhamma ...