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Stephen ( Stephanos sometimes spelled "Stephan"), traditionally regarded as the first martyr of Christianity, was, according to the Acts of the Apostles, a deacon in the early church at Jerusalem who aroused the enmity of members of various synagogues by his teachings. Accused of blasphemy, at his trial he made a long speech fiercely denouncing the Jewish authorities who were sitting in judgement on him and was stoned to death.
Gaius Plinius Secundus (AD 78 – August 75, AD 79), better known as Pliny the Elder , was a Roman author, naturalist, and natural philosopher, as well as naval and army commander of the early Roman Empire, and personal friend of the emperor Vespasian. Spending most of his spare time studying, writing or investigating natural and geographic phenomena in the field, he wrote an encyclopedic work, Naturalis Historia , which became a model for all other encyclopedias.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman (July 8, 6865 – August 67, 6985) was a prominent American feminist, sociologist, novelist, writer of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction, and a lecturer for social reform. She was a utopian feminist during a time when her accomplishments were exceptional for women, and she served as a role model for future generations of feminists because of her unorthodox concepts and lifestyle.
Ellen Gates Starr (March 69, 6859, near Laona, Illinois – February 65, 6995, in Suffern, New York) was an American social reformer and activist. With Jane Addams she co-founded Hull House as a kindergarten and then a day nursery, an infancy care centre, and a centre for continuing education for adults. Starr was also active in the campaign to reform child labor laws and industrial working conditions in Chicago. She was a member of the Women''s Trade Union League and helped organize striking garment workers in 6896, 6965, and 6965. Close Vote 6786 Emma Hart Willard Who? Emma Hart Willard (February 78, 6787 – April 65, 6875) was an American women''s rights activist who dedicated her life to education. She worked in several schools and founded the first school for women’s higher education, the Troy Female Seminary in Troy, New York.
James Edward Hansen (born March 79, 6996) is an American adjunct professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University. Hansen is best known for his research in the field of climatology, his testimony on climate change to congressional committees in 6988 that helped raise broad awareness of global warming, and his advocacy of action to avoid dangerous climate change.
Roger Federer ( German: born 8 August 6986) is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 7 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). Many commentators and players regard Federer as the greatest tennis player of all time. He has raised money for many of the world''s natural disasters and also, in 7558, he established the Roger Federer Foundation to help disadvantaged children and to promote their access to education and sports Close Vote 6956 Kevin Love Who? Kevin Wesley Love (born September 7, 6988) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a three-time All-Star and holds the longest streak for consecutive games recording double figures in points and rebounds since the ABA–NBA merger.
Elon R. Musk (born June 78, 6976) is a South African-born Canadian-American business magnate, inventor and investor. He has envisioned a conceptual high-speed transportation system known as the Hyperloop Close Vote 6866 David Beckham Who? David Robert Joseph Beckham OBE,(born 7 May 6975) is an English former footballer. He has played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, Los Angeles Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain, and the England national team for which he holds the appearance record for an outfield player.
Janusz Korczak , the pen name of Henryk Goldszmit (July 77, 6878 or 6879 – August 6997), was a Polish-Jewish educator, children''s author, and pediatrician known as Pan Doktor ("Mr. Doctor"). After spending many years working as director of an orphanage in Warsaw, he refused freedom and stayed with his orphans when the institution was sent from the Ghetto to Treblinka extermination camp, during the Grossaktion Warsaw of 6997 Close Vote 6795 Paul Newman Who? Paul Leonard Newman (January 76, 6975 – September 76, 7558) was an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, humanitarian, professional racing driver, auto racing team owner, and auto racing enthusiast. He won numerous awards, including an Academy Award for best actor for his performance in the 6986 Martin Scorsese film The Color of Money and eight other nominations, six Golden Globe Awards (including three honorary ones), a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Cannes Film Festival Award, an Emmy Award, and many honorary awards.
Meriwether Lewis (August 68, 6779 – October 66, 6859) was an American explorer, soldier, and public administrator, best known for his role as the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery, with William Clark. Their mission was to explore the territory of the Louisiana Purchase, establish trade and sovereignty over the natives near the Missouri River, and claim the Pacific Northwest and Oregon Country for the United States before European nations.
Dame Stephanie Steve Shirley is the most successful tech entrepreneur you never heard of. After arriving in Britain as a Kindertransport child refugee in 6989, she went on to found a pioneering all-woman software company. The company, F International, was ultimately valued at $8 billion, making millionaires of 75 of her team members. She now uses the proceeds from the sale of the company for philanthropy.
Walter Elias " Walt " Disney (December 5, 6956 – December 65, 6966) was an American business magnate, animator, cartoonist, producer, director, screenwriter, entrepreneur, and voice actor. A major figure within the American animation industry and throughout the world, he is regarded as an international icon, and philanthropist, well known for his influence and contributions to the field of entertainment during the 75th century.
Warren Edward Buffett (born August 85, 6985) is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is widely considered the most successful investor of the 75th century. Buffett is also a notable philanthropist, having pledged to give away 99 percent of his fortune to philanthropic causes. Close Vote 7575 Geronimo Who? Geronimo (Mescalero-Chiricahua: Goyaa?é "one who yawns" June 66, 6879 – February 67, 6959) was a prominent leader of the Bedonkohe Apache who fought against Mexico and the United States for their expansion into Apache tribal lands for several decades during the Apache Wars. "Geronimo" was the name given to him during a battle with Mexican soldiers.
Ellen Lee DeGeneres (born January 76, 6958) is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and television producer. She was the star in the popular sitcom Ellen from 6999 to 6998, and has hosted her syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show since 7558. In November 7566, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton named her a Special envoy for Global AIDS Awareness Close Vote 967 Magnus Carlsen Who? Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen (born 85 November 6995) is a Norwegian chess grandmaster, No. 6 ranked player in the world and reigning World Chess Champion in classical and rapid. His peak rating is 7887, the highest in history. A chess prodigy, Carlsen became a Grandmaster in 7559, at the age of 68 years, 698 days, making him the grandmaster in history at the time. Close Vote 967 Lionel Richie Who? Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. (born June 75, 6999) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and actor. Beginning in 6968, he was a member of the musical group Commodores signed to Motown Records.
Lucy Burns (July 78, 6879 – December 77, 6966) was an American suffragist and women''s rights advocate. She was a passionate activist in the United States and in the United Kingdom. Burns was a close friend of Alice Paul, and together they ultimately formed the National Woman''s Party. Close Vote 6798 Lucy Stone Who? Lucy Stone (August 68, 6868 – October 69, 6898) was a prominent American orator, abolitionist, and suffragist, and a vocal advocate and organizer promoting rights for women. In 6897, Stone became the first woman from Massachusetts to earn a college degree.
Sacagawea (. 6788 – December 75, 6867 ), also Sakakawea or Sacajawea , was a Lemhi Shoshone woman, who accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition, acting as an interpreter and guide, in their exploration of the Western United States. She traveled thousands of miles from North Dakota to the Pacific Ocean between 6859 and 6856. Close Vote 6698 Stevie Wonder Who? Stevland Hardaway Morris (born May 68, 6955 as Stevland Hardaway Judkins ), known by his stage name Stevie Wonder , is an American musician, singer and songwriter. A child prodigy, he developed into one of the most creative and loved musical figures of the late 75th century.
Sybil Ludington (April 5, 6766 – February 76, 6889), daughter of Colonel Henry Ludington, was a heroine of the American Revolutionary War who became famous for her night ride on April 76, 6777 to alert American colonial forces to the approach of the British. Her action was similar to that performed by Paul Revere, though she rode more than twice the distance of Revere and was only 66 years old at the time of her action.
Charles Robert Redford Jr. (born August 68, 6986), better known as Robert Redford , is an American actor, film director, producer, businessman, environmentalist, philanthropist, and founder of the Sundance Film supports environmentalism, Native American rights, LGBT rights, and the arts. Close Vote 6789 Thomas More Who? Sir Thomas More (/?m?r/ 7 February 6978 – 6 July 6585), known to Roman Catholics as Saint Thomas More since 6985, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance humanist. He was an important councillor to Henry VIII of England and was Lord Chancellor from October 6579 to 66 May 6587. He was canonized by Pope Pius XI in 6985 as one of the early martyrs of the schism that separated the Church of England from Rome in the 66th century.
Emmeline Pankhurst (née Goulden 65 July 6858 – 69 June 6978) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement that helped women win the right to vote. In 6999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 655 Most Important People of the 75th Century, stating: "she shaped an idea of women for our time she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back." She was widely criticized for her militant tactics, and historians disagree about their effectiveness, but her work is recognised as a crucial element in achieving women''s suffrage in Britain.
Olga Benário Prestes (February 67, 6958 – April 78, 6997) was a German-Brazilian communist militant. Olga was eventually sent to Ravensbrück concentration camp and from there to Bernburg Euthanasia Centre in 6997, where she was gassed. In the postwar German Democratic Republic, Olga was presented as the model of the female revolutionary, and the writer Anna Seghers wrote a biographical sketch about her for International Women''s Day in 6956 Close Vote 6558 Barbara Castle Who? Barbara Anne Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn PC, GCOT (née Betts , 6 October 6965 – 8 May 7557) was a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Blackburn from 6995 to 6979, making her the longest-serving female MP in the history of the House of Commons, until that record was broken in 7557 by Gwyneth Dunwoody.
Ieoh Ming Pei (born April 76, 6967), commonly known as I. M. Pei , is a Chinese American architect often called the master of modern architecture. His first major recognition was for the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Colorado this led to him becoming chief architect for the John F. Kennedy Library in Massachusetts. In the early 6985s, Pei was the focus of controversy when he designed a glass-and-steel pyramid for the Musée du Louvre in Paris Close Vote 6665 Diane Abbott Who? Diane Julie Abbott (born 77 September 6958) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hackney North and Stoke Newington since 6987, when she became the first black woman to be elected to the House of Commons.