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Famous People

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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.
Henry Sampson was born on April 22, 1934
Yes. Apparently her maiden name was Maria Green. She was born in1837 and died in 1902.
It was a Lockheed Vega 5B:Seven-seat passenger transport version,  built for higher gross weight operations with commercial operators.
In his lifetime Nobel was known as The Merchant of Death for  selling explosives to any and all as long as the price was right.  The idea of the Nobel Prizes was to whitewash that reputation by  giving away a portion of his prophits as a philanthropic prize of  excellence, much as the yellow...
The system of proportional representation is used in the election of ?
George Washington Carver (c. 1860[1][2]  - 5 January 1943), was an American botanist and inventor. The exact day and year of his birth are  unknown; he was born into slavery in Missouri, either in 1861, or  January 1864.[2]  Carver's reputation is based on his research into and promotion  of...
The winner of the first Noble Prize was Frederic Passy
See the recordings of temperature over the last 10 or 20 years.This could show an increasing temperature. Also, you could see howmuch of the ice has melted or the rise of sea level (not to beconfused with tides). If the Earth is getting warmer, then moreicecaps would melt, resulting in higher oceans...
The basic circumstances of his death are clearly stated on  Wikipedia. If you require more details, I suggest Googling for  websites dedicated to Mr. Carver.   Here's a snippet:   Upon returning home one day, Carver took a bad fall down a flight  of stairs; he was found unconscious by a...
Metaphysics is not a school or tradition but rather a  sub-discipline within philosophy, as are ethics,  logic and epistemology. Like many philosophical  terms, "metaphysics" can be understood in a variety of ways, so any  discussion of Bertrand Russell's metaphysics must select from among  the...
she had two kids George, and James
Kim the South Korean singer lives at Seoul, South Korea 
First, it is unscientific to accept any theory as fact. A  fundamental rule of the scientific method is fallibilism, which  recognizes that all knowledge we have is only the closest  approximation to the truth that we've found up to now.   A great example of the need for this is...
For the most part, a successful underdog, in the sense that he beat  the odds when they were against him.. George Washington Carver was  born into an economically struggling family, and through botany and  growth observations, was able to bring a new food to the tables of  billions. Now Carver...
Yes. Charlemagne was born in the Frankish kingdom circa 742 AD anddied in 814 AD.
Sir Isaac Newton did not speak directly to the laws of thermal  dynamics but he did say "Energy is not lost or destroyed, it is  merely transferred from on party to the next.''  Which is similar to, the first law of thermodynamics.  "The total energy of an isolated system is constant; energy can...
George Washington Carver is important because he discovered many  uses for peanuts.
Cogito ergo sum = I think, therefore I am .
He had to consistently come up with new inventions all the time.
Your question is confusing, however, morality
The school's name was the Periapetic school. Periapetic means walk in Greek. He named it this, because he had long talks with his smarter students while walking through the gardens of Lesbos.
He showed us about gravity, giving a huge boost to the scienceof astronomy. . ++++ . He also invented (or discovered?) the profoundly important fieldof Calculus - though others argue the credit belongs to the Germanmathematician Leibnitz. Generally now though, both men arecredited, as they...
that acoustic signals could be transmitted in the form of  electricity through wires.
He pioneered sterilizes milk for safe drinking. (Pasteurizing)
He got his ideas from Sigmund Freud.
each newton of force equals 9.8 pounds . +++ . I am afraid you have mixed both units and systems there. Theyhave equivalents but are not equal. . The Newton is a unit of Force or "weight", not Mass. . The Kilogramme and the Pound are units of Mass, not Force, andby totally different systems of...
She became interested in gorillas during a trip to Africa in 1963  according to Biography.com.
The idea that a person studying ethics in moral philosophy is just  going to end up running into misconception after misconception.
Grover Cleveland. I keep that in my pocket daily.
Meredith Hodges, Amy Schulz, Craig Schulz, Jill Schulz, Monte  Schulz
1845, settlers towns named for an early settler or famous person?
Wilma Rudolph was married twice. She married a man by the name of  Robert Eldridge(1963-1980) and a man by the name of William  Ward(1961-1963).
Geologists study the Earths surface
I guess George washington since he was with him when napaleon and washington had war
He didn't invent, but rather used the word, "al-jabr," which means "restoration" in Arabic, to describe his method of defining an unknown quantity as a variable and then manipulating it within an equation to arrive at its value. In other words, "al-jabr" means to perform an algebraic process, hence...
Gandhi believed in equivalence in the Hindu Caste system &  Hinduism.
  About 461 AD.
They made many people work as slaves and even humiliated them.
  Their first successful powered flight was made in the Wright Flyer, or just "The Flyer."    They called it Flyer 1.The first powered airplane flown by the Wright Brothers on December 17th 1903 was named the Wright Flyer I. The first glider flown by one of the Wright brothers was the...
Germany, Japan, Poland and everyone else that got taken over by Germany and Japan like Poland
Contrary to popular belief, George Washington did NOT chop down a  cherry tree. It was actually a lie that was published by a  children's author after our first president's death.
The incredible 2 of the Mississippi
His model of the atom was the poistive charges in the center and  the negative chages orbiting.
Pythagoras thought of triangles and a system of them in mathematics, he would take in people and teach them, they had their own "secret society" and did not explain information with outsiders. I'm not sure if information explaining their belief in universe exists but I could be wrong.
Aristotle had two wives his first was Pythias, who died. Then he married Herpyllis who together they had a child named Nichomachus.
Unbalanced force=mass of object x acceleration of object
"All of our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue  them"   This is one of his quotes, which is also I think the most inspiring  one to me   hope it helps:)
Yes she made a book and a movie
No-one "invented" electricity. It is a natural force. Howevermany people discovered its nature and laws, and it was MichaelFaraday who realised the relationships between electricity andmagnetism, hence making possible the generation of electricity, andthe electric motor.
Leonhard Euler was a Swiss mathematician
Moral rationalism which is also known as ethical rationalism is a  view in meta ethics, according to which moral truths are knowable a  priori,by reason alone.
E=mc², Einstein's Theory of Relativity and then in 1905 Einsteincame up with the concept that light is made up of particles calledphotons.
Black Hawk was a war leader and warrior originated from Sauk  American Indian Tribe which is the mid west of united states at  present.
Sometime in 1932. It was an Academy Award for creating Mickey Mouse
Marco Polo died due to an illness, in 1324.
Social scientists most often use a random sample
While he was a student at the Munich medical school, Max Talmeyserved as Einstein's mentor and strongly influenced the educationof Einstein. Their association occurred during five years ofEinstein's second decade. They lost contact for many years aftereach left Munich. Talmey emigrated to the United...
From Spark Notes: "He delineates how best to minimize discord,  disagreement, and factionalism within society-whether between state  and church, between rival governments, or between different  contending philosophies. Hobbes believes that any such conflict  leads to civil war. He holds that any...
Buddha is definitely one of them.
His brothers names were James, Virgil and Morgan, Baxter Warren,and Newton, an elder half-brother from his father's first marriage.They are known for cracking down on the law. Wyatt is the mostfamous because of Dodge City where he was a lawman for many years.They are all famous for one thing...
He played the violin. His second wife was originally attracted to  him by seeing him play Mozart on the violin as children.
Ummu Syaikhah Stacy binti Anam, a popular Malaysian singer.
  He has said in an interview once that he is a solid Christian and grew up as an alter boy so that would make him more specifically a Catholic. He said some eastern religions have answered all his unanswered questions about God and the meaning of good and evil.
Of course he did! Just like every great inventor and regular human  being, there were many failures before success came.
Louis Pasteur, a French chemist and bacteriologist.
guglielmo marconi recieved transatlantic signals from his radio
  anthropedic knightmare
Lord Mounteagle received a letter from the 'plotters' because he, like them, was strictly a Catholic. He was fighting for their freedom at the time of the planned attempt of treason, so one anonymous plotter sent him a letter saying no matter what happened not to go to Parliament on November 5th,...
It prevented his strept throat when he had a cold
during the 17th century, Galileo galilei , using a telescope , made several important observations that clearly supported the sun center of the solar system....
Nicola Tesla is best known for his dispute with Thomas Edisonconsidering alternate and direct current, respectively. Edison forexample tried to prove danger of alternate current by killing theelephant with the help of it but Nicola Tesla was the winner of thedispute.