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Adele

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins
Born on May 5, 1988 (age 36)
Height 173 cm | 5'8

Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, is an English singer-songwriter. After graduating from the BRIT School in 2006, Adele signed a recording contract with XL Recordings. In 2007, she received the Brit Awards Critics' Choice Award and won the BBC Sound of 2008 poll. Her debut album, 19, was released in 2008. It is certified 8× platinum in the UK and triple platinum in the US. The album contains her first song, "Hometown Glory", written when she was 16, which is based on her home suburb of West Norwood in London. An appearance she made on Saturday Night Live in late 2008 boosted her career in the US. At the 2009 Grammy Awards, Adele won the awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

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Ansel Adams

Ansel Easton Adams
First Name Ansel
Last Name Adams
Born on February 20, 1902
Died on April 22, 1984 (aged 82)

Ansel Easton Adams was an American landscape photographer and environmentalist known for his black-and-white images of the American West. He helped found Group f/64, an association of photographers advocating "pure" photography which favored sharp focus and the use of the full tonal range of a photograph. He and Fred Archer developed an exacting system of image-making called the Zone System, a method of achieving a desired final print through a deeply technical understanding of how tonal range is recorded and developed in exposure, negative development, and printing. The resulting clarity and depth of such images characterized his photography.

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Adolf Hitler

First Name Adolf
Last Name Hitler
Died on April 30, 1945
Height 174 cm | 5'9

Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician and leader of the Nazi Party. He rose to power as the chancellor of Germany in 1933 and then as Führer in 1934. During his dictatorship from 1933 to 1945, he initiated World War II in Europe by invading Poland on 1 September 1939. He was closely involved in military operations throughout the war and was central to the perpetration of the Holocaust, the genocide of about 6 million Jews and millions of other victims.

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Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande-Butera
First Name Ariana
Born on June 26, 1993 (age 31)
Height 154 cm | 5'1

Ariana Grande-Butera is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born in Boca Raton, Florida, Grande began her career at age 15 in the 2008 Broadway musical 13. She rose to fame for her role as Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon television series Victorious (2010–2013) and Sam & Cat (2013–2014). She subsequently signed with Republic Records in 2011 after the label's executives discovered YouTube videos of her covering songs. Her 1950s doo-wop-influenced pop and R&B debut album, Yours Truly (2013), topped the US Billboard 200 chart, while its lead single, "The Way", charted in the top ten of the US Billboard Hot 100. Upon release, critics compared Grande to Mariah Carey for her wide vocal range and whistle register.

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Alec Baldwin

Alexander Rae Baldwin III
First Name Alec
Born on April 3, 1958 (age 66)
Height 182 cm | 6'0

Alexander Rae Baldwin III is an American actor, writer, producer, comedian, and political activist. A member of the Baldwin family, he is the eldest of the four Baldwin brothers, all actors. Baldwin first gained recognition appearing on seasons six and seven of the CBS television drama Knots Landing.

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Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie Voight
First Name Angelina
Last Name Jolie
Born on June 4, 1975 (age 49)
Height 169 cm | 5'7

Angelina Jolie is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. The recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards, she has been named Hollywood's highest-paid actress multiple times.

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Albert Einstein

First Name Albert
Last Name Einstein
Born on March 14, 1879
Died on April 18, 1955 (aged 76)
Height 171 cm | 5'7

Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He is best known to the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation". He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the development of quantum theory.

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Amado Carrillo Palomino

Amado Carrillo Fuentes
First Name Amado
Last Name Palomino
Born on December 17, 1956
Died on July 4, 1997 (aged 40)
Born in Mexico, Sinaloa

Amado Carrillo Fuentes was a Mexican drug lord who seized control of the Juárez Cartel after assassinating his boss Rafael Aguilar Guajardo. Amado Carrillo became known as "El Señor de Los Cielos", because of the large fleet of jets he used to transport drugs. He was also known for laundering money via Colombia, to finance this fleet.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger
First Name Arnold
Last Name Schwarzenegger
Born on July 30, 1947 (age 76)
Born in Austria, Styria
Height 187 cm | 6'2

Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-American actor, businessman, retired professional bodybuilder and former politician who served as the 38th Governor of California from 2003 to 2011. As of 2021, he is the most recent Republican governor of California.

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Ana de Armas

Ana Celia de Armas Caso
First Name Ana
Last Name Armas
Born on April 30, 1988 (age 36)
Height 168 cm | 5'6

Ana Celia de Armas Caso is a Cuban-Spanish actress. She began her career as a teenager in her home country of Cuba and most notably had a leading role in the romantic drama Una rosa de Francia (2006). At the age of 18, she moved to Madrid, Spain and starred in the popular teen drama El Internado for six seasons from 2007 to 2010.

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Abraham Lincoln

First Name Abraham
Last Name Lincoln
Born on February 12, 1809
Died on April 15, 1865 (aged 56)
Height 192 cm | 6'4

Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War, the country's greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. He succeeded in preserving the Union, abolishing slavery, bolstering the federal government, and modernizing the U.S. economy.

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Anya Taylor-Joy

Anya-Josephine Taylor-Joy
First Name Anya
Last Name Taylor-Joy
Born on April 16, 1996 (age 28)
Height 169 cm | 5'7

Anya Josephine Marie Taylor-Joy is an American-born Argentine-British actress. She appeared in the fantasy series Atlantis (2015), and earned several accolades for her performance in the period horror film The Witch (2015). She was praised for her roles as Casey Cooke in the psychological horror films Split (2016) and Glass (2019), Lily Reynolds in the black comedy Thoroughbreds (2017) and Emma Woodhouse in the comedy-drama Emma (2020).

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Angela Merkel

Angela Dorothea Kasner
First Name Angela
Last Name Merkel
Born in Germany, Hamburg

Angela Dorothea Merkel is a German politician who has been Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She served as Leader of the Opposition from 2002 to 2005 and as Leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) from 2000 to 2018. A member of the Christian Democratic Union, Merkel is the first female chancellor of Germany. Merkel has been widely described as the de facto leader of the European Union, the most powerful woman in the world and by many commentators since 2016 as the "leader of the free world".

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Adam Driver

Adam Douglas Driver
First Name Adam
Last Name Driver
Born on November 19, 1983 (age 40)
Height 189 cm | 6'2

Adam Douglas Driver is an American actor. He is the recipient of numerous accolades, including the Volpi Cup for Best Actor, as well as nominations for a Tony Award, two Academy Awards, and four Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Awkwafina

Nora Lum
Born on June 2, 1988 (age 36)
Height 155 cm | 5'1

Nora Lum, known professionally as Awkwafina, is an American actress, comedian, internet personality, rapper, author and television host. She rose to prominence in 2012 when her rap song "My Vag" became popular on YouTube. She then released her debut album, Yellow Ranger (2014), and appeared on the MTV comedy series Girl Code (2014–2015). Her second album, In Fina We Trust, was released in 2018.

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Andrew Garfield

First Name Andrew
Last Name Garfield
Born on August 20, 1983 (age 40)
Height 179 cm | 5'10

Andrew Russell Garfield is an American-British actor. An alumnus of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, he is the recipient of numerous accolades, including a Tony Award, and has been nominated for Laurence Laurence Olivier Award, an Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and three British Academy Film Awards.

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Alexander the Great

First Name Alexander
Last Name Great
Born on July 20, -0356
Died on June 10, -0323 (aged 33)

Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king (basileus) of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty. He was born in Pella in 356 BC and succeeded his father Philip II to the throne at the age of 20. He spent most of his ruling years on an unprecedented military campaign through western Asia and northeast Africa, and by the age of thirty, he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from Greece to northwestern India. He was undefeated in battle and is widely considered one of history's most successful military commanders.

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A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

First Name A.
Last Name Kalam
Born on October 15, 1931
Died on July 27, 2015 (aged 83)

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was an Indian aerospace scientist and politician who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu and studied physics and aerospace engineering. He spent the next four decades as a scientist and science administrator, mainly at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and was intimately involved in India's civilian space programme and military missile development efforts. He thus came to be known as the Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology. He also played a pivotal organisational, technical, and political role in India's Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998, the first since the original nuclear test by India in 1974.

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Andie MacDowell

Rosalie Anderson MacDowell

Rosalie Anderson "Andie" MacDowell is an American actress and fashion model. She made her film debut in 1984's Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes, before receiving critical acclaim for her role in Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), for which she won Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama. She also received Golden Globe Award nominations for her performances in Green Card (1990) and Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994).

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Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Charles Rodgers is an American football quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). Rodgers played college football for the California Golden Bears, where he set several career passing records, including lowest single-season and career interception rates. He was selected in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Packers.

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Alexander Hamilton

First Name Alexander
Last Name Hamilton
Died on July 12, 1804

Alexander Hamilton was an American statesman, politician, legal scholar, military commander, lawyer, banker, and economist. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was an influential interpreter and promoter of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the founder of the nation's financial system, the Federalist Party, the United States Coast Guard, and the New York Post newspaper. As the first secretary of the treasury, Hamilton was the main author of the economic policies of George Washington's administration. He took the lead in the federal government's funding of the states' debts, as well as establishing the nation's first two de facto central banks, the Bank of North America and the First Bank of the United States, a system of tariffs, and friendly trade relations with Britain. His vision included a strong central government led by a vigorous executive branch, a strong commercial economy, government-controlled banks, support for manufacturing, and a strong military.

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Ajaz Patel

First Name Ajaz
Born on October 21, 1988 (age 35)
Born in India

Ajaz Yunus Patel is a New Zealand cricketer who plays for Central Districts in domestic cricket. He made his international debut for the New Zealand cricket team in October 2018. The following month, he made his Test debut for New Zealand, taking five wickets in the second innings. He emigrated with his family from Mumbai when he was eight years old, and was formerly a left-arm seam bowler. In May 2020, New Zealand Cricket awarded him with a central contract, ahead of the 2020–21 season.

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Aldo Gucci

First Name Aldo
Last Name Gucci
Born on May 26, 1905
Died on January 19, 1990 (aged 84)
Born in Italy, Tuscany

Aldo Gucci was the chairman of Gucci Shops Inc. from 1953 to 1986. He was the eldest son of Guccio Gucci, who founded the company bearing the family name in 1921.

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Antonio Conte

First Name Antonio
Last Name Conte
Born on July 31, 1969 (age 54)
Born in Italy, Apulia

Antonio Conte is an Italian professional football manager and former player. He is the head coach at Serie A club Inter Milan.

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Alan Rickman

Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman
First Name Alan
Last Name Rickman
Born on February 21, 1946
Died on January 14, 2016 (aged 69)
Height 185 cm | 6'1

Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman was an English actor and director. Known for his languid tone and delivery, Rickman's signature sound was the result of a speech impediment when he could not move his lower jaw properly as a child. He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and became a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), performing in modern and classical theatre productions. He played the Vicomte de Valmont in the RSC stage production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses in 1985, and after the production transferred to the West End in 1986 and Broadway in 1987 he was nominated for a Tony Award.

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Anthony Joshua

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua
First Name Anthony
Last Name Joshua
Height 197 cm | 6'6

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, is a British professional boxer. He is a two-time unified world heavyweight champion, having held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO titles since December 2019, and previously between 2016 and June 2019. At regional level, he held the British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles from 2015 to 2016.

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Anupam Tripathi

First Name Anupam
Born on November 2, 1988 (age 35)
Born in India, Delhi

Anupam Tripathi (Korean: 아누팜 트리파티) is an Indian actor who has appeared in various South Korea television series and films. Many of his roles relate to being a migrant worker in Korean society. His first feature film credit was on Ode to My Father (2014). He made his main cast debut as Abdul Ali on Netflix's survival drama series Squid Game (2021).

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Amy Winehouse

Amy Jade Winehouse
First Name Amy
Last Name Winehouse
Born on September 14, 1983
Died on July 23, 2011 (aged 27)
Height 159 cm | 5'3

Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter. She was known for her deep, expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues and jazz.

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Alexander Gradsky

Александр Борисович Фрадкин
First Name Alexander
Last Name Gradsky
Born on November 3, 1949
Died on November 28, 2021 (aged 72)

Alexander Borisovich Gradsky is a Russian rock singer, bard, multi-instrumentalist and composer. He was one of the earliest performers of rock music in Russia. His diverse repertoire includes rock 'n' roll, traditional folk songs performed with a rock twist, and operatic arias. He has composed two rock operas and numerous songs including soundtrack music for several films.

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Allegra Stratton

First Name Allegra
Born on April 10, 1980 (age 44)

Allegra Elizabeth Jane Stratton is a British political aide, writer, and former journalist serving as the Downing Street Press Secretary under Prime Minister Boris Johnson since November 2020.

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