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Raja Ramanna (28 January 1928 - 24 September 2004) was an Indian physicist who is best known for his role in INDIAs nuclear program during its early stages.

Sigmund Freud (6 May 1856 - 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist, now known as the father of psychoanalysis.

Sunita Lyn Suni Williams (born September 19, 1965) is an American astronaut and United States Navy officer of Indian-Slovenian descent.

Sir Ronald Ross KCB KCMG FRS FRCS (13 May 1857 - 16 September 1932), was a British medical doctor who received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1902 for his work on the transmission of malaria

K.Kelappan (August 24, 1889 - October 7, 1971) was a founding member and president of Nair Service Society, a reformer, an Indian freedom fighter, educationist and journalist.

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.


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