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Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt Biography The man who would become the 26th president of the United States of America, Theodore Roosevelt, Teddy or TR to his friends, was born on October 27, 1858. He was the second of four children to arrive at the four story brownstone house at 28 Easy 20th Street in Manhattan New York to parents Martha Stewart Bulloch, ...

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Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso Biography Pablo Picasso was born in Malága, Spain, on 25th October, 1881. The Picasso part of his name comes from his mother, Doña Maria Picasso y Lopez. His father Don José Ruiz Blasco, earned a modest living as an art teacher and occasional painter at the school of Fine Arts and Crafts in Malága. After being offered a better-paying job ...

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Carole Lombard

Carole Lombard

Carole Lombard Biography Born Jane Alice Peters, Hollywood starlet Carole Lombard would go on to be called many names, including “The Profane Angel” and “The Hoosier Tornado.” The blonde beauty would eventually become one the highest paid actresses in Hollywood in the 1930s and the darling of America’s favorite leading man, Clark Gable. She would tragically perish in a plane ...

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Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren Biography Ralph Lauren’s clothing brands are marketed on the iconography of luxury and privilege, a completely different world from where the fashion designer started out in life. The youngest of four children born to Ashkenazi Jewish immigrants Frank and Fraydl Lifshitz, Ralph Lifshitz was born in The Bronx, New York on 14th October 1939. With patriarch Frank working ...

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Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt Biography In her unprecedented 12 years as First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt accumulated a surprising number of “firsts”.  She became the first First Lady to travel by air, first to hold press conferences, first to be a radio commentator, and first to become a syndicated columnist. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born on 11th October, 1884, to socialites Elliott Bulloch ...

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Richard Harris

Richard Harris

Richard Harris Biography Richard Harris only accepted one of his most famous roles under threat from an 11-year old. The veteran actor had no interest in taking on a role in a series like Harry Potter as he wasn’t a fan of commitment and didn’t want to be tied to a single movie franchise. That contribution to the world of ...

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Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter Biography Naval officer, senator, governor, president… and the only peanut farmer to ever win the Nobel Prize. Jimmy Carter served only one term as President of the United States, but his competent and compassionate approach to government left behind a long legacy that continues to affect American life every day. The boy who would be the thirty-ninth president ...

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