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Albert, Prince Consort

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha was the husband of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Albert was born near Coburg, in Germany. He was the son of Ernest I, the Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Louise of Sax ...

                                               

Alexander I of Russia

Alexander I of Russia, also known as Alexander the Blessed was Emperor of Russia from 23 March 1801 to 1 December 1825 and the first Russian King of Poland from 1815 to 1825. He was also the first Russian Grand Duke of Finland and Lithuania. He w ...

                                               

Alexandra of Denmark

Alexandra of Denmark was the wife of King Edward VII. She was born in Denmark, and married Edward, then Prince of Wales, in 1863. After her husbands death in 1910, she retired from public life. She died at the age of 80 in 1925.

                                               

Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia

Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia – Paris, 14 November 1908) was the sixth child and the fourth son of Alexander II of Russia and his first wife Maria Alexandrovna. Destined to a naval career, Alexei Alexandrovich started his military tra ...

                                               

Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone

Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone GCVO GBE GStJ was a member of the British Royal Family. She was the longest-lived Princess of the Blood Royal of the British Royal Family and the last surviving grandchild of Queen Victoria. She also was a Prin ...

                                               

Loammi Baldwin

Colonel Loammi Baldwin was a noted American engineer, politician, and a soldier in the American Revolutionary War. Baldwin is known as the Father of American Civil Engineering. His five sons, Cyrus Baldwin 1773-1854, Benjamin Franklin Baldwin 177 ...

                                               

Enoch Bartlett

Enoch Bartlett was a farmer from Dorchester, Massachusetts. He bought Thomas Brewers farm in Roxbury. This farm had a field of pear trees, which he named after himself, as he did not know the fruit already had a name. In 1828 a new batch of pear ...

                                               

Louis de Bechamel

Son of Jean-Baptiste Bechamel, Louis was a rich tax farmer and superintendent to the house of the Philippe II, Duke of Orleans. In 1697, Bechamel bought the marquisat of Nointel and later became Louis XIVs head steward. Bechamel and his wife, Mar ...

                                               

Arnold Bennett

Enoch Arnold Bennett was an English novelist. He started as a journalist, and during World War I was in charge of propaganda in France. Bennett was born in Hanley in the Potteries district of Staffordshire, and his best known books were about lif ...

                                               

Hector Berlioz

Hector Berlioz was a French composer. He was one of the greatest composers of the 19th century. His music is typical of the Romantic period: full of passion and often based on ideas outside music. He was not particularly good at playing any instr ...

                                               

John B. Bibb

Lt. John B. Bibb served in the War of 1812, represented Logan County in the Kentucky House of Representatives and the state Senate from 1827 to 1834. Lt. Bibb was also an amateur horticulturist and developed the modern Bibb lettuce at his mansion ...

                                               

Otto von Bismarck

Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck-Schonhausen Duke of Lauenburg was an aristocrat and statesman of the 19th century in Europe. As Prime Minister of Prussia from 1862 to 1890, he was mainly responsible for unifying most of the many independe ...

                                               

Georges Bizet

Georges Bizet was a French composer of the Romantic period. He is best known for his opera Carmen, which is the best-known of all French operas. Bizet was born in Paris and died in Bougival.

                                               

Ettore Boiardi

Ettore "Hector" Boiardi was an Italian-American chef. He was famous for his brand of food products, named "Chef Boyardee". He was a naturalized U.S. citizen. Boiardi was born in Piacenza, Italy. Boiardi was married to Helen Wroblewski from 1923 u ...

                                               

Simon Bolivar

Simon Bolivar was a Venezuelan military and political leader. He was born in Caracas, Venezuela. He liberated many countries from Spain in South America. Those countries included Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. For a few years he ...

                                               

Napoleon

Napoleon Bonaparte was a French politician and army leader who ruled France from 1799 to 1814 and for a short period in 1815. He became Emperor of the French and King of Italy as Napoleon I. He had power over most of Europe at the height of his p ...

                                               

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

For the cheese from Normandy, see Brillat-Savarin cheese Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin was a French lawyer and politician, and gained fame as an epicure and gastronome: "Grimod and Brillat-Savarin. Between them, two writers effectively founded th ...

                                               

James Graham Brown

James Graham Brown was an American businessman and philanthropist. He was a hotel owner in Louisville, Kentucky. It was his hotel, the Brown Hotel, which first served the hot sandwich. The name Hot Brown meaning a type of hot sandwich comes eithe ...

                                               

Angela Burdett-Coutts

Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts, 1st Baroness Burdett-Coutts, born Angela Georgina Burdett, was a noted nineteenth century philanthropist. She was the daughter of Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Baronet and Sophia Coutts, daughter of Thomas Coutts the ba ...

                                               

Harry Caray

Harry Caray was an American baseball broadcaster on radio and television. He covered four baseball teams; St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland Athletics, Chicago White Sox and for the Chicago Cubs. He was known for broadcasting for the Chicago Cubs for s ...

                                               

Jean Casimir-Perier

Jean Paul Pierre Casimir-Perier was a French politician, fifth president of the French Third Republic. He was born in Paris, the son of Auguste Casimir-Perier and the grandson of Casimir Pierre Perier, premier of Louis Philippe. He entered public ...

                                               

Grover Cleveland

Stephen Grover Cleveland was the 22nd and also the 24th President of the United States. He was the only president to serve a second term that did not begin as soon as the first had ended. Cleveland was the first Democrat elected as President afte ...

                                               

Adolphe Duglere

Duglere was a chef de cuisine to the Rothschild family until 1848, and was manager at the restaurant Les Freres Provençaux at the Palais-Royal from 1848 to 1866 which was owned by three men from Provence named Barthelemy, Maneille and Simonas.

                                               

Alexandre Dumas, pere

Alexandre Dumas was a French writer of Haitian descent. He is famous for writing The Three Musketeers, Queen Margot, The Count of Monte Cristo and about the Man with the iron mask. Dumas was the son of a general, who fought in the French Revoluti ...

                                               

Marshall Field

Marshall Field was an American businessman. He was the founder of Marshall Field and Company, the Chicago-based department stores. Field was born on August 18, 1834 in Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts. He was married two times. Field had tw ...

                                               

Adolphe-Marie Hardy

Adolphe-Marie Hardy was a Belgian writer first published in 1888 He rose to be a major figure in French literature. Hardy was educated at Herve, before starting at the University of Louvain in 1886, studying law. After getting his doctorate he re ...

                                               

Henry IV of France

Henry IV, Henri-Quatre, was King of France from 1589 to 1610 and King of Navarre from 1572 to 1610. He was part of the Capetian dynasty and the first king of the Bourbon family in France.

                                               

Milton S. Hershey

Milton Snavely Hershey was an American confectioner, philanthropist, and the founder of the Hersheys candy company. Hershey was born on September 13, 1857 in Derry Township, Pennsylvania. In 1887, Hershey created the Lancaster Caramel Company. He ...

                                               

John Harvey Kellogg

John Harvey Kellogg was an American medical doctor. He and his brother, Will Keith Kellogg, invented corn flakes. Kellogg was born on February 26, 1852 in Battle Creek, Michigan. He studied at New York University. Kellogg was married to Ella Ervi ...

                                               

Will Keith Kellogg

Will Keith "W.K." Kellogg was an American industrialist in food manufacturing, best known as the founder of the Kellogg Company. His brother was John Harvey Kellogg. Kellogg was born on April 7, 1860 in Battle Creek, Michigan. He was married to E ...

                                               

Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville

Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville. He helped colonise North America for France, and was governor of French Louisiana 4 separate times between 1701 and 1743. He is also known as Sieur de Bienville. His older brother was the explorer Pierre Le Mo ...

                                               

Cyrus McCormick

Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. was an American inventor and founder of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, which became part of International Harvester Company in 1902. He invented the crop machine the Reaper. From the Blue Ridge Mountains of Vi ...

                                               

Adelina Patti

Adelina Patti was a highly acclaimed Italian-French 19th-century opera diva, earning huge fees, sometimes 00 in gold, at the height of her career in the music capitals of Europe and America. She first sang in public as a child in 1851, and gave h ...

                                               

Colonel Sanders

"Colonel" Harland David Sanders was an American entrepreneur. He started the company Kentucky Fried Chicken. Sanders was born in Henryville, Indiana on September 9, 1890. He studied at Southern University. He was married to Josephine King until t ...

                                               

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich was born on November 3, 1718 and died on April 30, 1792 in Great Britain. He is known for the person the sandwich is named after.

                                               

Al Smith

Alfred Emanuel Smith, Jr., known in private and public life as Al Smith, was an American statesman who was elected the 42nd Governor of New York four times, and was the Democratic US presidential candidate in 1928. He was a leader of the Progress ...

                                               

Agnes Sorel

The title of this article contains the character e. Where it is unavailable or not wanted, the name may be written as Agnes Sorel. Agnes Sorel 1421 – 9 February 1450, was a favourite mistress of King Charles VII of France. Charles VII was the fat ...

                                               

Louis Gabriel Suchet

He was the son of a silk manufacturer at Lyon, where he was born, originally intended to follow his fathers business; but as a volunteer in the cavalry of the national guard at Lyons in 1792 his military ability got him rapid promotion. As chef d ...

                                               

Andre Theuriet

Claude Adhemar Andre Theuriet French poet and novelist, was born at Marly-le-Roi. Theuriet studied law in Paris and became a civil servant. He retired as a civil servant in 1886, almost 20 years after his first published book was issued. The was ...

                                               

Omar Aggad

Omar A. Aggad was a Saudi-born Palestinian businessman. He was the founder of Aggad Investment Company, and the founder and former chairman of Arab Palestinian Investment Company. Aggad died on 1 February 2018 in Toronto at the age of 90.

                                               

Dobri Dobrev

Dobri Dimitrov Dobrev, better known as Grandpa Dobri, Elder Dobri, or The Saint of Bailovo was a Bulgarian philanthropist. He walks several kilometers each day to sit or stand in front of the Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky in Sofia to collect mone ...

                                               

Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko

Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko was a Nigerian businessman, philanthropist and traditional ruler. He was the Olu of Warri from 2015 until his death. He was crowned Ogiame Ikenwoli on 12 December 2015 Emiko died on 21 December 2020 in Warri, Nigeria from C ...

                                               

Ghanim Al Muftah

Ghanim Al Muftah is a Qatar-born entrepreneur, motivational speaker, a social media celebrity, and a philanthropist, born in Qatar with Caudal Regression Syndrome. The United Nations – UN chose him as the official speaker, and he was also the Goo ...

                                               

Michiko Inukai

Michiko Inukai was a Japanese Roman Catholic author and philanthropist. She was the founder of the Michiko Inukai Foundation, which provides financial aid for refugees seeking education. Inukai was the granddaughter of Prime Minister of Japan Tsu ...

                                               

Didi Kempot

Didik Prasetyo, known as Didi Kempot was an Indonesian singer-songwriter and philanthropist. He was born in Surakarta, Central Java. In 1989 he released his debut album. A few years later he had his breakthrough with the singles "Stasiun Balapan" ...

                                               

Lucy Kibaki

Lucy Muthoni Kibaki was a Kenyan socialite and philanthropist. She was the wife of former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki. They were married in 1962. She was the First Lady of Kenya from 2002 to 2013. Kibaki was known for supporting disadvantaged an ...

                                               

Charlie Monttana

Carlos Cesar Sanchez Hernandez, known professionally as Charlie Monttana, was a Mexican rock urbano musician and singer-songwriter. He was born in Mexico City. Sanchez began his career as a singer in Mexico Citys rock urbano scene in the 1980s. A ...

                                               

Marie Muhammad

Marie Muhammad was an Indonesian politician and philanthropist. He served as the Minister of Finance under president Suharto between 1993 and 1998. He also served as chairman of the Indonesian Red Cross Society from 1998 to 2009. Muhammmad died o ...

                                               

Santa Claus

Santa Claus, or Father Christmas, is a legendary character from folk tales commonly associated with Christmas. He is depicted as a big and cheerful white-bearded man wearing a red suit with white trim. In some countries, he is said to live at the ...

                                               

Ernst Sieber

Ernst Sieber was a Swiss pastor and politician. He founded in 1988 for disadvantaged people, to help to alleviate the hardships around addiction, disease, violence and homelessness. Sieber wrote books about his work as social worker to finance th ...

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