RID=23278059; UP=10; DN=8William Randolph Hearst (1863-1951)
Newspaper magnate
William Randolph Hearst was a newspaper mogul who was responsible for inventing yellow journalism. His reporters often invented scandalous stories to sell papers.
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RID=45909882; UP=11; DN=7Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919)
American Activist and Surgeon
Dr. Mary Edwards Walker was a feminist Union surgeon. She was given a Medal of Honor after the Civil War for her bravery as a prisoner of war, making her the only woman to have received this medal.
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RID=32176662; UP=15; DN=4Robert Boyle (1627-1691)
Irish Physicist
Robert Boyle is regarded today as the first modern chemist. He was also an alchemist and a physicist.
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RID=4767705; UP=11; DN=8Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt (1861-1948)
First Lady
Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt was the second wife of President Theodore Roosevelt. As First Lady, she had strong character, sound judgment and good household management skills.
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RID=10093770; UP=11; DN=8Frances Folsom Cleveland (1864-1947)
First Lady
Frances Folsom Cleveland married President Grover Cleveland in the White House, the only couple to have done so. Their 27 year age difference proved no disadvantage to their romance.
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RID=30987462; UP=11; DN=8Angelica Van Buren* (1818-1877)
First Lady
Angelica Van Buren was the daughter-in-law of President Van Buren. His wife passed away several years before his presidency, so she assumed the role of First Lady and White House hostess.
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RID=42517174; UP=11; DN=8Ellen Louise Axson Wilson (1860-1914)
First Lady
Ellen Louis Axson Wilson was the first wife of President Woodrow Wilson. She found time for painting among other social responsibilities as First Lady.
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RID=17689705; UP=15; DN=4Richard Lovelace (1618-1657)
English Poet
Richard Lovelace was an English Nobleman and poet. His "Lucasta" poems brought him fame.
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RID=35263147; UP=8; DN=12James Dean (1931-1955)
American Actor
James Dean is perhaps best known for his starring roles in Rebel without a CauseEast of Eden, and Giant. His film career abruptly ended when Dean was killed in a car accident at the age of 24.
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RID=3955223; UP=10; DN=10Rosalynn Smith Carter (1927-)
First Lady
Rosalynn Smith Carter was named "The Steel Magnolia" by the White House press corp. for her Southern sweetness and tenacity.
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RID=58589808; UP=10; DN=10Ray Bradbury (1920-)
American Author
Ray Bradbury is an American horror, science fiction, and mystery writer best known for his books Martian Chronicles and Farenheit 451.
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RID=24524030; UP=11; DN=9E.E. Cummings (1894-1962)
American Poet
Edward Estlin Cummings' use of unconventional punctuation, syntax, and layout distinguish his poetry. His avant-garde style is still popular and influential today.
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RID=25843403; UP=10; DN=10Lillian Gish (1893-1993)
American Actress
Lillian Diana de Guiche, or Lillian Gish, is known as the "first lady of the silent screen" and starred in many silent films including The Birth of a Nation andThe Scarlet Letter. Her career spanned over 75 years and countless television and film appearances.
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RID=38292134; UP=11; DN=9Julia Child (1912-2004)
American Gourmet Chef
American chef Julia Child introduced French cuisine to America through her many cookbooks and television shows.
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RID=1807854; UP=16; DN=4Edward Tilly (1588-1621)
Mayflower Passenger
Edward Tilly and his wife came to Plymouth on the Mayflower. He signed the Mayflower compact.
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