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Edmund Hillary Legendary Climber
A 20th century explorer and mountaineer, who with Sherpa, Tenzing Norgay, were the first two climbers to have reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1953....
Nikola Tesla Master of Lightning
One of the world’s greatest scientist and genius inventor, whose inventions include the famous Tesla coil and the first electric alternating current system....
George Michael Singer, Songwriter, Producer
A British singer, songwriter and producer who rose to fame as a member of music duo Wham! He ascended to super-stardom with his solo debut, Faith....
Ludwig Van Beethoven Great Composer and Pianist
A Germany composer, pianist and conductor, one of the most significant and influential figures in the history of classical music, known for his Symphonies....
Omar Sharif Legendary Actor
An Egyptian actor, who achieved stardom both in Hollywood and Internationally, best known for his role in epic films: Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago....
Abdul Sattar Edhi Richest Poor Man in the World
Pakistan's respected philanthropist, was a ascetic and social activist, who founded the Edhi Foundation and created a mini-welfare state system....
Jacqueline Onassis First Lady of United States
An American book editor and socialite, a stylish former First Lady of the United States, epitomized sophistication and elegance from the post–world war II era....
Elizabeth Blackwell Pioneering Physician
A British-born physician, who was a leading public health activist and educator, and the first woman to be awarded a Medical Degree in the United States....
Bing Crosby A legendary recording artist,
One of America’s most popular entertainers achieved great popularity as a recording artist and actor with hit classic ‘White Christmas’ and ‘Silent Night’....
Audrey Hepburn Actress and Humanitarian.
A true Hollywood film and fashion icon, who was a successful British actress, model and dancer, recognized for her work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador....
Marlon Brando Actor, Director and Activist
A Hollywood legend regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time who became famous for his method acting and off-screen dramas....
Olivia de Havilland British-American actress
A true Classic Hollywood legend, best-known for her roles in the films, Gone with the Wind, To Each His Own, The Adventures of Robin Hood and The Heiress....
Dame Vera Lynn Singer, songwriter and entertainer
She was a 'national treasure' with a comforting clear voice, a beacon of hope during the nation’s darkest hour and synonymous with the spirit of wartime Britain....
John Wayne Actor, Director, Producer
One of 20th-century's biggest Hollywood stars, an award-winning actor and director known for his role in, The Searchers, The Quiet Man, True Grit and Red River....
Ingrid Bergman Legendary Actress
A Swedish actress, one of the most Oscar-awarded actresses in Hollywood, known for her roles in the classic Casablanca, Gaslight, and Anastasia....
Carrie Fisher Talented actress and author
An American actress, novelist, comedian and screenwriter, who was a cultural icon after her portrayal of Princess Leia in the epic Star Wars film series....
Debbie Reynolds Talented, vivacious entertainer
The legendary American actress and entertainer was also a businesswoman, film historian and humanitarian, with an impressive array of musicals and films....
Shirley Temple Actress, Singer, Diplomat
An American actress, singer, dancer, businesswoman and diplomat who was Hollywood's number one box-office draw as a child actress from 1935 to 1938....
Eleanor Roosevelt Champion of Civil Rights,
America First Lady, who served as a United Nations diplomat and a humanitarian with a leading role in drafting the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights....
Julie Andrews British actress and singer
An acclaimed star of the movies and stage, with Broadway roles such as, ‘My Fair Lady’ and movie roles including ‘ The Sound of Music’ and ‘Mary Poppins’....
Albert Einstein Theoretical physicist
One of the most influential physicist, who revolutionized the science of physics, and is best known for his general theory of relativity and the equation E=MC2....
Maurits Cornelis Escher Father of Modern Tessellations
He is one of the world's most famous graphic artists whose art is enjoyed by millions. His engraving art style distinctively played with orientation and space....
Max Von Sydow Stage and movie actor
The legendary Swedish-born, French television, stage and movie actor is one of the most admired actors of both the last century and the early years of this one....
Paul Newman Actor and philanthropist
One of the great 20th-century American movie actor, also a film director, an entrepreneur, race car driver, Indy Car owner, and a great philanthropist....
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