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    J. K. Rowling, Writer Harry Potter  
Joanne "Jo" Rowling, pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 mil...
 
    William Dalrymple, Scottish Historian and Writer  
William Dalrymple is a Scottish historian and writer, art historian and curator, as well as a prominent broadcaster and critic. His books have won numerous awards and prizes, including the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize, the Thomas Cook Trav...
 
    Selma to Montgomery Marches  
The Selma to Montgomery marches were three protest marches, held in 1965, along the 54-mile (87 km) highway from Selma, Alabama to the state capital of Montgomery. The marches were organized by nonviolent activists to demonstrate the desire...
 
    Vietnam War  
The Vietnam War was the longest and most unpopular war in which Americans ever fought. And there is no reckoning the cost. The toll in suffering, sorrow, in rancorous national turmoil can never be tabulated. No one wants ever to see Ameri...
 
    Alexander Khalifman, Russian Chess Player  
Alexander Valeryevich Khalifman is a Russian chess Grandmaster. He was FIDE World Chess Champion in 1999. Khalifman gained the Grandmaster title in 1990 with one particularly good early result being his first place in the 1990 New York C...
 
    Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia  
Jimmy Donal "Jimbo" Wales is a U.S. Internet entrepreneur and a wiki pioneer who is best known as the founder and leader of Wikipedia, an international collaborative open-source free encyclopedia on the Internet....
 
    The Cultural Revolution, China  
The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a sociopolitical movement that took place in China from 1966 until 1976. Set into motion by Mao Zedong, then Chairman of the Communist Party of China, its stat...
 
    Jonathan Ive, Product Designer  
The winner of the Design Museum's inaugural Designer of the Year award in 2003 was JONATHAN IVE, senior vice-president of design at Apple whose innovations include the iPod and iMac. As senior vice-president of design at Apple, Jonathan...
 
    Pierre Omidyar, Founder eBay  
Omidyar was intrigued by the technical problem of establishing an online venue for direct person-to-person auction of collectible items. He created a simple prototype on his personal web page, and launched an online service called Auction W...
 
    Jill Greenberg, Photographer  
Jill Greenberg (born July 1967) is an American photographer. She is known for her portraits, editorial, advertising, and art work....
 
    2001 - A Space Odyssey, Kubrick  
"2001: A Space Odyssey" is the greatest movie ever put down on film by the greatest filmmaker to ever walk the face of the earth, Stanley Kubrick. The dumbed-down masses of American cattle have the attetion span equal to that of a fly whil...
 
    Linus Torvalds, Creator of Linux  
Linus Benedict Torvalds is a Finnish American software engineer, who was the principal force behind the development of the Linux kernel. He later became the chief architect of the Linux kernel and now acts as the project's coordinator....
 
    Viswanathan Anand, Indian Chess Player  
Viswanathan "Vishy" Anand is an Indian chess Grandmaster and a former World Chess Champion. Anand became India's first grandmaster in 1988. He held the FIDE World Chess Championship from 2000 to 2002. He became the undisputed World Champ...
 
    Apollo 11 : First Man on the Moon  
Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon, Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on July 20, 1969, at 20:18 UTC. Armstrong became the first to step onto the lunar surface six hours later on July 21 at 02:56...
 
    Greenpeace International  
Greenpeace exists because this fragile earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action. Greenpeace is a non-profit organisation, with a presence in 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific....
 
       
 
         
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