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Bal Gangadhar Tilak or Lokmanya Tilak, ( 23 July 1856 - 1 August 1920), born as Keshav Gangadhar Tilak.
Lee Jun-fan (November 27, 1940 - July 20, 1973), known professionally as Bruce Lee, was a Hong Kong and American actor, film director, martial artist, philosopher and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do.
Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 - 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as -Alexander the Great- was a King (Basileus) of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty.
Gregor Johann Mendel (20 July 1822 - 6 January 1884) was a German-speaking Silesian scientist and Augustinian friar who gained posthumous fame as the founder of the modern science of genetics.
Adam Smith (16 June 1723 -17 July 1790) was a Scottish moral philosopher, pioneer of political economy, and a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment.
Marie Sklodowska Curie (7 November 1867 - 4 July 1934), born Maria Salomea Skłodowska , was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity .
Douglas Carl Engelbart (January 30, 1925 - July 2, 2013) was an American engineer and inventor, and an early computer and Internet pioneer.
Dadabhai Naoroji (4 September 1825 – 30 June 1917), known as the Grand Old Man of India, was a Parsi intellectual, educator, cotton trader, and an early Indian political and social leader.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh (13 November 1780 – 27 June 1839) was the founder of the Sikh Empire , which came to power in the Indian subcontinent in the early half of the 19th century.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor.
Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi (19 November 1828 – 18 June 1858), born as Manikarnika,was born into a Maratha Brahman family was the queen of the Maratha-ruled Jhansi State, situated in the north-central part of India.
Maqbool Fida Husain (17 September 1915 – 9 June 2011) commonly known as MF Husain , was a modern Indian painter of international acclaim, and a founding member of The Progressive Artists Group of Bombay (PAG).
All-time Great Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion died on (17 January 1942 - 3 June 2016 )in the Phoenix, Arizona, after a 32-year battle with Parkinsons disease.
Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; (June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.
Mathematician John Forbes Nash ( 13 June 1928 - 23 May 2015 )
Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 - 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné , was a Swedish botanist , physician, and zoologist , who formalised the modern system of naming organisms called binomial nomenclature.
Raja Ram Mohan Roy, also known as Rammohan Roy or Rammohun Roy, (22 May 1772 – 27 September, 1833) was the founder of the Brahmo Sabha movement in 1828.
Rajiv Ratna Gandhi (20 August 1944 - 21 May 1991) was the Prime Minister of India, serving from 1984 to 1989.
Ferdinand Magellan (19 May 1480 - 27 April 1521) was a Portuguese explorer who organised the Spanish expedition to the East Indies from 1519 to 1522, resulting in the first circumnavigation of the Earth.
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed (13 May 1905 – 11 February 1977) was the fifth President of India from 1974 to 1977.
Florence Nightingale, OM, RRC (12 May 1820 - 13 August 1910) was a celebrated English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing.
Robert Nesta -Bob Marley., OM (6 February 1945 - 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter, musician and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim, blending mostly reggae, ska and rocksteady in his compositions.
Mrinalini Sarabhai (11 May 1918 - 21 January 2016) was an Indian classical dancer, choreographer and instructor.
Jean Henri Dunant (8 May 1828 – 30 October 1910) also known as Henry Dunant was the founder of the Red Cross, and the first recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.