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Famous People are those whose names are well-known by scores of people. Questions about historical and present-day's most influential people; be it scientists like Nicola Tesla and Isaac Newton, celebrities like Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett, philosophers like Aristotle and Francis Bacon, politicians like John F. Kennedy and Tony Blair, philanthropists like Bill Gates and Andrew Carnegie, and other famous people, will be answered here.
Named after William Henry Harrison, the 9th president of the US. In regards to the follow-up question: "Is there a definitive listing of the origins of Chicago street names?" The now out of print book - which should be available at public libraries - "Streetwise Chicago: A History of Chicago Name…
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According to the book "Streetwise Chicago:A History of Chicago Street Names" by Don Hayner and Tom McNamee (published in 1988), Paulina Street was named by real estate developer Reuben Taylor in honor of his wife Paulina Taylor.  The pronunciation of the "i" in Paulina Street is long, as in th…
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The first world war began in August 1914. It was directly triggered by the assassination of the Austrian archduke, Franz Ferdinand and his wife, on 28th June 1914 by Bosnian revolutionary, Gavrilo Princip.This event was, however, simply the trigger that set off declarations of war. The actual causes…
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Christa McAuliffe Christa McAuliffe was a social studies teacher and one of the seven crew members that died in the Challenger accident. She loved it when the first mission took off and wanted to be an astronaut ever since. She finally got the chance when she was selected to go up in space as a t…
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Chuck Yeager, a US Air Force fighter pilot, was a fighter ace in World War II. After World War II, he became a Test Pilot and became the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound on 14 October 1947 while flying a Bell X-1 experimental aircraft named "Glamorous Glennis" The flight originated…
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Answer Author Stephen King Leon Leonwood Bean, L.L Bean Admiral Peary. Civil War heroes Joshua Lawrence Chamblain and Brig. General Adelbert Ames. Milton Bradley William King Percival Baxter James Blaine George Bush William Cohen Dorothea Dix Melville Fu…
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Maine was famous for shipbuilding. They used white pine for the mast that grew straight and tall in the Maine woods. (This is why it is the state tree and flower.) These days Maine is more famous for lobster and blueberries.It is also known for its rocky shore, popular with tourists. It is also know…
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I know that in England 1800's that the rich went to Vaulhk Gardens in E ngland to have masked balls or for other things to other people's homes. In England 1800's people went to VAUXHALL Gardens. There they had fire works and masked balls. It wasn't the most respectable place. During the season ma…
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You bet they adore being famous, or even notorious. This, by far, is their predominant drive. Being famous encompasses a few important functions: it endows the narcissist with power, provides him with a constant Source of Narcissistic Supply (admiration, adoration, approval, awe) and fulfils importa…
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Richard Henry Lee is cosidered a Founding Father because he was a representative from Voginia and he signed the Declaration of Independence.
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%REPLIES% Answer Have you run an internet search on the different variations of the surname? I'd try that first. Or try checking out one of these messageboards: RootsWeb Message Boards [ Brundage ] RootsWeb Message Boards [ Brundidge ] RootsWeb Message Boards [ Brundige ] T…
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Answer Somewhere between $40 and $80 US depending mostly on the type of pen used, location of the signature, and overall condition.
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Joe DiMaggio M110? In order to determine the value of the bat we need more information on the markings on the bat. Does it read 110 or M110 on the Barrel, or is the 110 in the center label? In 1943 Louisville Slugger introduced a professional Model M110 Bat so it is possible that the bat is a gam…
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Definitely it was only Quid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah who founded Pakistan against the strong wishes of Hindu Leaders with the Likes of Gandhi, Nehru etc, who wished for Akhand Bharat (The United India) and the Britain govt who was baised towards the Hindus and wanted to give complete rule to Hindu…
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No,AQdam smith don't have wife because most of his histroy saying that so i don't think had wife. I am Student who write Redort about Adam smith and I culdn't found if he had wife or not. So Please help me to write Report about Adam Smith. I don't know what to write so i hope u guys can help thanks
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Preston Tucker hired people to design and make the cars for him. he was just paid the money and people believe that he was the maker of the car.AnswerPreston Tucker made blueprints for a car that wold destroy every other car company and put him on top. he did what all it took to make his dream come …
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Look in Willaim Manchester's book, An American Caesar.   Look in Willaim Manchester's book, An American Caesar.
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%DETAILS% Answer John Maxwell Edmonds 1875-1958. He was an English Classicist who had put together a collection of epitaphs for W.W.1 in 1916.Amongst them were the words used on the Kohima Memorial to the 2nd Infantry Div.who repulsed the Japanese 15th Army, a force of 100,000 men who invaded I…
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Answer Unique items such as this ball often defy appraising through conventional sources and guides, and the process is far more subjective. Of particular note though, would be the all-important overall condition of the ball and autographs, as well as the placement of the signatures. The most imp…
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Answer The Nobel prize winner who tried to extract gold from sea water to pay Germany's post WW1 debts was the chemist Fritz Haber. His main contribution to chemistry was the Haber process, which fixated then-rare nitrogen in the air for industrial use. This allowed for the creation of artificia…
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Team or Multi signed baseballThe three ballplayers listed played together on the Yankees team during the years 1936 - 1939. You did not mention how many other players signed the baseball. A New York Yankees team signed baseball from 1936 - 1939 could sell between $1,500. -$4,500. If the baseball has…
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Post World War I The Big Three were the three leaders who met at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference to decide on the face of post-war Germany. The members were Woodrow Wilson (President of the United States), Georges Clemenceau (French Prime Minister) and David Lloyd George (British Prime Minister). Th…
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According to my spanish text book, it says that Tatiana Ali (from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) is from Panama. It names a few others, but I can't remember. I know for sure, though, that Tatiana (if that's how you spell her name...) is on the list.  john rujano of the New York Yankees is from p…
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Answer This is likely a ball signed by the members of the 1939 National League All-Star team, as all the key players mentioned starred on NL clubs, and participated in the 1939 game. National League commissioner Ford C. Frick's "signature" is likely a stamped autograph, and is an identifier featu…
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Mike Fowlers There are lots of Mike Fowlers in the world. According to a quick search on the Internet, for example: Michael Fowler is a Professor of Marketing at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, New Jersey. Mike Fowler is a Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Champion. Mike Fowler was Di…
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Beethoven, he died in 1827. Napoleon of France & Wellington of Britain. Washington. King George III. Pitt the Younger.
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Benito Mussolini was the dictator of Italy during WWII. He took complete control by initiating a totalitarian state. That means that he outlawed all political parties except his own(The Facist Party). He controlled the press, and every aspect of the peoples' lives.  He was dictator from 1922 u…
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(There is a whole list of them at the related link.)__What kind of famous are you looking for? There are artists such as Arashi, Kat-Tun or actors like Oguri Shun, Ueto Aya.
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Anne Frank was born on June 12, 1929.
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Answer Well, I know Miley Cyrus's is mileyandmandy64@yahoo.com and Dog the bounty hunter's is bigbaddog74@yahoo.com :)
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It was not a story line it was real. Lita and Matt are no longer together and she Edge are no longer together, Edge and his wife divorced over this.
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Someone whose articles on narcissism one should usually skip over and read ones from real doctors instead. He is not Dr. of psychology (but he is Dr. of philosophy and physics). He is narcissist and on the border of psychopath. He helps others because this is his way of getting attention (narcissi…
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Mickey Mantle Joe DiMaggio dual signed baseball A Mickey Mantle Joe DiMaggio dual signed baseball is worth about $600.-$1,000. If both signatures can be viewed at the same time when displayed it could sell for more. The signature on the sweet spot will also dictate the value. Value is based on a…
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Answer King James VI was king of Scotland (born 1566, died 1625) and was granted the throne (of Scotland) in 1567, but didn't take it until the age of 19. On the death of Elizabeth I, he also became King of England. It was King James who commissioned translation of the Bible into what was the Eng…
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Richest people in the world by Citizenship Country Age Net Worth Residence 1 Warren Buffett United States, 78, $62.0 billion3 William Gates III United States, 52, $58.0 billion 4 Lakshmi Mittal India, 58, $45.0 billion5 Mukesh Ambani India 51 $43.0 billion India6 Anil Abani India 42 $42.0 billio…
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Ph.A. Zaitzev was a world famous entomologist. . ^^ it help with S.O.T.M Mrs. j's class
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Joel Steinberg (born May 25, 1941), a former New York criminal defense attorney, attracted international media attention when he was accused of murder in the November 2, 1987, death of a six-year-old girl, Elizabeth ("Lisa"), whom he had allegedly adopted under false pretenses. (Steinberg had report…
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katys brother =] gr.8 in nova scotia
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Joe DiMaggio died on March 8, 1999 at the age of 84.
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Some of the famous people in the 1960s were Marilyn Monroe, who was an actress, John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated in the 60's (shot dead) ,and there was also some of the famous bands such as the Beach Boys, Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Sonny and Cher, and many more. Martin Luther King Jr., Neil …
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Joe DiMaggio single signed baseballA Joe DiMaggio single signed baseball is worth between $400.-$600.Value is based on average prices of recently closed auctions. Prices may vary based on condition, and the type of authenticity that accompanies the baseball. Signatures that have not been properly au…
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Answer When people suffer, if they are a child of God, they are being transformed into the likeness of Christ. They are being chiselled and refined. This tends to be painful, but in the end is worth it all. A Christian that has suffered has the fruit to show who they are, patience, kindness, …
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The President of The United States of America. The current president in office is Barack Obama, who is also the first black president of the USA. Vladimir Putin (Prime Minister of Russia) may be another candidate because he is not as restricted in his authority, as Russia does not have the US syste…
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Many of the autographed footballs are valued in price close to $250 to $300. The amount will vary depending upon the condition of the ball and how it is being displayed.
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he was great cuz of all of his accomplishments through life and how he almost conquered all of the world and how he defeated darius in the battle
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Sultan Kösen (born 10 December 1982, in Mardin, Turkey) at 8 ft 1in (2.47m)
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The 2009 "most famous" would be the new President of the United States, Barack Hussein Obama. However, this is usually true of contemporary politicians in the media. Other famous people are Bill Gates, Queen Elizabeth of England, Warren Buffet, Richard Branson, Paul McCartney, Pope Benedict, and the…
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Famous People of Delaware According to the site, Stately Knowledge, some famous people from the state of Delaware include:� Richard Allen, founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church � Valerie Bertinelli, actress � Annie Jump Cannon, astronomer � Henry Heimlich, surgeon and inventor, …
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One who comes to mind is Charles bianconi, from como, who set up a route of horse drawn public carriages in the south east of Ireland in the early 1800's Marconi ,, who is generallly recognised as the inventor of radio transmission, mother was Irish. Other famous Italian/Irish are Robert de Niro a…
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they used the bathroom and met.
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Nellie McClung was a women's activist. She stood up for women's rights in other words.
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A loyalist is someone who maintains loyalty to an established government, political party, or sovereign, especially during war or revolutionary change such as the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War. In modern English usage, the most common application is to loyalty to the British Crown American co…
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He is in his grave in Selfoss, Iceland. A link of the city is provided below. On July 13, 2004, Fischer was arrested at Narita International Airport in Narita, Japan near Tokyo for allegedly using a revoked U.S. passport while trying to board a Japan Airlines flight to Ninoy Aquino International Ai…
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Kip James is older by 6 years. Kip James (Monty Sopp) was born in 1963 . B.G James (Brian Girard James) was born in 1969.
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Dorothea Lange (May 26, 1895 to October 11, 1965) was an influential documentary photographer. Lange is best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA). Lange's photographs humanized the tragic consequences of the Great Depression and profoundly influenced the devel…
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James Naismith was 78 years old when he died of a cerebral hemorrhage on November 28, 1939. (birthdate November 6, 1861)
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Giorgio Armani FAQ Giorgio Armani (born July 11, 1934) is a famous Italian fashion designer, who loves to take risks and set trends. Originally he pursued a career in medicine, but gave it up to study photography. After being called up for national service, he worked in a department store and the…
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John Locke was a philosopher who held different more positive views of human natureHe believed in natural rights of life, liberty, and property, and that all people are born free and equal with those three natural rights. Locke also believed that government had a moral obligation to guarantee that i…
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He was an English philosopher that gave Thomas Jefferson ideas to write the Delcaration of Independence.
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Are we SURE it is Italian? The Diamond Skeet guns I have seen are Miroku. Can you check and email us ALL of the markings on the gun, as well as the following information:1) Top lever spring type (MOST IMPORTANT) (2) We need info on whether your gun is Chas Daly, or actual Miroku, possibly verified b…
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People are all smart in their own special way but needless to say I knew a guy from High School who's birthday is January 26 and yeah he's really good. An intelligent fellow. Also my brother was born same date and he's good in Math. Smart people are born at any month and at any day. I was born Ja…
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As of September 17th 2016 Oldest Living Woman : Emma Morano of Italy born November 29th, 1899 (117 years old). Oldest Living Man : Yisrael Kristal of Jerusalem Israel born on September 15th, 1903 (113 years old). - The oldest documented person to have ever lived was Jeanne Calment, who was born …
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Answer Queen Victoria-1837,first British monarch to live in Buckingham Palace, Thomas Jefferson,1801,first US president to be inaugurated in Washington D.C, William Henry Harrison-1841,first us president to die in office.At 32 days he also had the shortest term in office, Tim Hyer-1841,first reco…
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Aelexander the Great was born at 356 BCE in the capital city of Macedonia Pella [Πέλλα]. At the age of 18 he lead the cavallry of the Mecedonian army at the battle of Chaeronia [μάχη της Χαιρώνιας 338 BCE]. When his father was assassinated [at the age of 20 - 336 BCE] he was no…
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Currently, the tallest verified living person is Sultan Kosen who stands 8 ft 1 in (247 cm) tall.
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Since there are many degrees of fame, you can't really say that there is one person who is more famous than anyone else in the entire world. There isn't a single individual whom everyone knows about. Some may be more well-known than others, but this would vary on a number of factors. Answer:There ar…
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To overcome limitation
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As of May 2016, the world's oldest living woman is Emma Morano of Italy (116) born November 29, 1899. - The longest documented lifespan is that of Jeanne Calment of France (1875-1997), who died at age 122 years and 164 days.
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Famous people are people who get reconized by doing all different things.
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Beulah Louise Henry of Memphis, Tennessee. (1887-1973) who registered 49 patents and is credited with 110 inventions.
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Peyton brown at 8 foot 2 inches.
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Charles Drew developed the modern Blood Bank by developing a method to separate plasma from the rest of blood it can be stored for a longer period of time.
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one would imagine that it was disconcerting.
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Sultan Kosan from Turkey 8 ft 1 inch as of Dec 2009
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This is a misspelling of Mercy Otis Warren. Please see: http://www.answers.com/topic/mercy-otis-warren
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He was a great man Simple, Nelson Mandala was assasinated. Nelson Mandala was a great man in my eyes. They know who did it but they have no proof of how to proove it.  Oh, dear ...If the question refers to Nelson Mandela (not Mandala), he's still alive (10th October 2008). No wonder "They ...h…
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The denim pants that we now call "blue jeans" or just "jeans" for short were invented in 1871 by Jacob Davis in partnership with Levi Strauss and Company. Before that time the term "blue jeans" was used to a wide variety of garments, including trousers, overalls, and coats, that were made of blue d…
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Charlie Chaplin, Al Capone, Charles Lindbergh, Calvin Coolidge, Susan B. Anthony, Henry Ford.
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Born March 3, 1847 Edinburgh, Scotland
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Nelson Dida is a 33 year-old Brazilian goalkeeper that plays soccer for Italian giants AC Milan. He is one of the best in the business and is recently returning to form after being struck by a flare in the UEFA Champions League in a rivalry game against Inter Milan. Dida is a fine goalkeeper and was…
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Some famous people from Panama are: Roberto "Manos de Piedra" Duran, former light and welter weight world champion boxer. Ruben Blades -- Actor, singer, songwriter. Carlos Lee -- pro baseball player. Daphne Rubin Vega -- singer and Broadway actress Luis Russell -- international jazz musician
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Forbes Magazine named Carlos Slim Helu, a Mexican businessman, the richest man in the world as of March 2010. His net worth is more than $53.5 billion. The second richest man is Bill Gates, with a $53 billion net worth.
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If you want to know the full bio just go to match.about.com/library/blbiobabbage.htm its really good and i used it for a science project and got a A
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Despite three separate criminal investigations, the betrayer of those in the Annex was never identified. At this range (66 years since the betrayal) it is very likely the betrayer is dead. There were three people in particular the various investigations focused on, but no proof beyond doubt could be…
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The death of Deborah Franklin Deborah Franklin died in Philadelphia on December 19,1774. Ben was in London . He offered advise on how to confort her but he did not return home!!!Dec. 19,1774 she died of stroke.She died at the age of 66.
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No he is not. Half of the world does not even believe in him. Thanks to Buddhism. The statue of Buddha is more popular. In recent polls 39% of the world believes in god while 61% does not.
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She has hiding in an annexe right above her dad's business offices in Holland, Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
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Answer There is much controversy whether David E George was actually John Wilkes Booth. Autopsy proved that John Booth has a pin in his leg (broken earlier in his life) and also dental records (there are no indications as to where John Wilkes Booth is buried. On the other side of the coin there were…
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Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S Truman
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Erving Goffman and "dramaturgy" (Please note that there's also a sociologist called Irving Goffman). The link below should be of some help.
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I don't have an answer for this one, but I have a source you can check: Streetwise Chicago: A History of Chicago Street Names by Don Hayner. I believe it is out of print, but it should be available in libraries.Wells Street was most likely named in honor of Captain William Wells, the hero of the For…
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in sports: Robert Duran (famous boxer) and Carlos Lee (famous baseball player) and in music: Ruben Blades (famous singer)
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The tally of billionaires around the globe reached a high of 946, their combined wealth growing 35 percent to $3.5 trillion, according to Forbes magazine's 2007 rankings of the world's richest people. After reading the 2008 Forbes magazine the new tally of billionaires has jumped to 1,125 richest p…
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Answer: Actually, ironically Wesley never was a member of the Methodist denomination. He was an Anglican priest his whole life and he never left Anglicanism. He founded Methodism as a Bible study to go alongside Anglicanism but never as a new denomination. After he died his followers left Anglicanis…
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She was the second born of eight children. Her father was an abolitionist, stern but open-minded. She was raised in the Quaker religion. Her father did not allow toys and games saying they distracted from the "Inner Light." Susan learned to read and write by the age of 3. She was home schooled for e…
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