Charles Sanders Peirce was an American scientist, logician, and philosopher. He is noted for his work on the logic of relations and on pragmatism as a method of research.
Sir Alan William Parker is an English film director, producer and screenwriter. Parker's early career, beginning in his late teens, was spent as a copywriter and director of television advertisements. After about ten years of filming adverts, many of which won awards for creativity, he began screenwriting and directing films.
Ichiro Suzuki is a former Japanese baseball player who has amassed the most total hits across all professional baseball leagues in the history of the sport. He was notably also the first non-pitcher to shift from Japanese professional baseball to the American major leagues.
Christina Georgina Rossetti was an English poet. She wrote poems of love, fantasy, and nature, verses for children, and devotional poetry and prose.
Giambattista Vico was an Italian philosopher, historian, rhetorician and jurist. He is most known for his greatest piece, the Scienza Nuova (the New Science), published in 1725. He is considered to be the founder of modern philosophy of history and one of the greatest thinkers of the Enlightenment era.
Henry Baldwin was an American lawyer and judge. He served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from January 18, 1830 to April 21, 1844.
Vincent Leonard Price Jr. was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice and performances in horror films. His career spanned other genres, including film noir, drama, mystery, thriller, and comedy. He appeared on stage, television, radio, and more than one hundred films. He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: one for motion pictures, and one for television.
Evan Thomas Spiegel is the co-founder and CEO of the American multinational technology and social media company Snap Inc., which he created (as Snapchat Inc.) with Bobby Murphy and Reggie Brown while they were students at Stanford University.
Oscar Robertson is a former American basketball player who starred in both the collegiate and professional ranks and was considered one of the top players in the history of the game. As a player with the Cincinnati Royals of the National Basketball Association in 1961-1962, he averaged double figures in points (30.8), rebounds (12.5), and assists (11.4) per game, a feat unmatched by any other pla...
John Jay is a Founding Father of the United States who served the new nation in both law and diplomacy. He was a true patriot and was among the American commissioners who negotiated with Great Britain during the United States’ struggle for independence from British colonial rule.
Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer. Born in Atlanta and raised in Chicago, West first became known as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, contributing to hit singles for artists such as Jay-Z, Ludacris and Alicia Keys.
Luigi Preti was an Italian lawyer, politician, professor, and author. He was minister of Italian Democratic Socialist Party.
Charles Evans Whittaker was named to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Dwight Eisenhower. Supreme Court justices receive a lifetime appointment, but Whittaker resigned after serving only five years.
Félix Lope de Vega y Carpio was a Spanish playwright, poet, novelist and marine.
Sir Cliff Richard is one of the most famous British pop singers and has sold a whopping 250 million records in his career. His "Move It" (1958) was the first great British rock-and-roll song.
James Wilson was a colonial American lawyer and political theorist. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence (1776) and the United States Constitution (1787). A leading legal theorist, he was one of the six original justices appointed by George Washington to the Supreme Court of the United States.
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