Shirin Ebadi is an Iranian political and human rights activist, lawyer, and author. Ebadi received the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2003 for her efforts to promote democracy and human rights, especially those of women and children in Iran. She was the first Muslim woman and the first Iranian to receive the award.
Ileana D'Cruz is an Indian actress and model who predominantly appears in Telugu and Hindi films. She started her career in 2006 in the film Devadasu, and since then has appeared in more than twenty films and received more than ten awards for her performance.
John Bercow is a British politician. He served as Speaker of the House of Commons from 2009 to 2019, and as Member of Parliament for Buckingham between 1997 and 2019.
Luigi Preti was an Italian lawyer, politician, professor, and author. He was minister of Italian Democratic Socialist Party.
Zinaida Gippius was a Russian poet, novelist, playwright, religious thinker, and critic, and one of the most prominent figures of the Symbolist movement during Russia's Silver Age. In addition to her poetry, she wrote plays, novels, short stories, and critical and political essays. For some critical literary essays a little later, she used the pseudonym Anton Krainy.
Allen Iverson, in full Allen Ezail Iverson, is a retired American basketball player. Regarded as one of the most dynamic players in the National Basketball Association, he spent 14 seasons in the league competing for the Philadelphia 76ers, the Denver Nuggets, the Detroit Pistons, the Memphis Grizzlies and Beşiktaş J.K. as the shooting guard and point guard.
Harry Edward Melling is an English actor. He portrays Dudley Dursley, Harry Potter's spoiled cousin and the son of Vernon and Petunia Dursley, in the film adaptations of the Harry Potter books.
Dick Butkus is a former American professional gridiron football player and actor who, as a middle linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL), was the dominant defensive player of his era. He was exceptionally large for a linebacker, playing in the 1960s, and had a reputation for relentless pursuit and ferocious tackling.
Felix Kjellberg, commonly recognized as PewDiePie, is a renowned Swedish YouTuber, gamer commentator as well as a comedian. He is recognized for his YouTube content, which primarily covers comedic formatted shows and Let's Play videos.
Cyndi Lauper is an award-winning American singer-songwriter. She rose to fame in the 1980s with a string of pop hits such as "Girls Just Want to Have Fun."
Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali poet, philosopher, social reformer, and dramatist who came into international prominence when he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913.
Shirley Henderson is a Scottish actress. She often appears in British character-driven dramas, yet has been most widely-seen as Moaning Myrtle in the Harry Potter films- 2002's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and 2005's Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.
Stephen Langton was one of the great theologians and churchmen of the Middles Ages. He was likewise a vital figure in the historical backdrop of the Magna Carta.
Jeremy Clarkson is a British TV personality, journalist and writer. He is best known for his role in the BBC car program – Top Gear, and also his outspoken non-politically correct views on a range of opinions.
Christopher Darden is an American lawyer, author, actor, lecturer, and practicing attorney.
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.
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