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1. Bram Stoker Bram Stoker Writer, Dracula Bram Stoker was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1847, and gained fame for his novel "Dracula" about an aristocratic vampire in Transylvania. The sequel, "Dracula's Guest," was not published for 17 years after the publication of "Dracula," two years after Stoker's death. Stoker also wrote "The Mystery of...
2. August Strindberg August Strindberg Writer, Miss Julie He started to study at the Uppsala University but dropped out to pursue an economically unstable career as a journalist. In 1872 he published the first of his many masterpieces, 'Mäster Olof'. In 1874 he got a position at the Royal Library in Stockholm, which enabled him to marry 'Siri von Essen'. He published his novel 'Röda rummet' in 1879...
3. Karl May Karl May Writer, Winnetou
4. John Jacob Astor John Jacob Astor Self, President McKinley's Inspection of Camp Wikoff
5. Mace Greenleaf Mace Greenleaf Actor, Falling Leaves Mace Greenleaf began as a stage actor starring and supporting in many popular plays, perhaps his best known roles was as Herbert, the King's Forrester in 'The Prisoner of Zenda' in the 1890's and in 1898 played Mr. Hunston in Sir Arthur Wing Pinero's play 'Trelawny of the Wells' at the Lyceum Theatre in New York...
6. Robert Falcon Scott Robert Falcon Scott Self, The Great White Silence English explorer who commanded two Antarctic expeditions, 1901-04 and 1910-12. Born to John and Hannah Scott. Born into a naval family he became a cadet at the age of 13 and entered the navy in 1882. He married famous English sculptor, Kathleen Bruce in 1908. His son Peter was born in 1909. In 1910 he set for antarctica on the ship Terra Nova...
7. Harriet Quimby Harriet Quimby Writer, The Broken Cross Harriet Quimby was born in Arcadia, Michigan. She was an actress, model, magazine writer, screenwriter, and the first woman to ever cross the English Channel in 1912. She also was the first woman who gained a pilot license issued by "Aero Club of America" in 1911. Harriet Quimby had a great impact on the roles of women in aviation even she got the age of 37...
8. Jules Massenet Jules Massenet Soundtrack, Manchester by the Sea
9. Harry Cashman Harry Cashman Actor, Getting a Hired Girl Harry Cashman born in America in 1870, became well-known in the theatre from the 1890's. tall, stocky wavy haired performer who starred and supported in many comedy and drama films for the Chicago based Essanay Film Company in 1911-12, often played Father's or Chief of Police often teamed with Francis X. Bushman until his death in 1912 from pneumonia.
10. Vedah Bertram Vedah Bertram Actress, Broncho Billy's Narrow Escape Vedah Bertram born Adele Buck in Massachusetts into a prominent Boston family, her father Jerome Buck, a wealthy newspaper publisher. Film cowboy star G.M. Anderson saw her photograph in a Boston society column, he decided to contact her and asked her to be his co-star in his Broncho Billy western series...
11. William Booth William Booth Self, General Booth Entering Forfar
12. Wilbur Wright Wilbur Wright Self, Wilbur Wright's Aeroplane
13. Clara Barton Clara Barton
14. Boleslaw Prus Boleslaw Prus Writer, Faraon Boleslaw Prus (real name Aleksander Glowacki), 1847-1912, writer and journalist; played critical role in modernizing the Polish novel; co-creator of Polish Realism; humoresques, novellas, short stories: Klopoty babuni (Grandmother's Troubles, 1874), Powracajaca fala (The Returning Wave, 1880), Antek (1881)...
15. George Grossmith George Grossmith Writer, The Diary of a Nobody
16. E.J. Smith E.J. Smith
17. Ion Luca Caragiale Ion Luca Caragiale Writer, Doua lozuri Born in a tiny village Haimanalele, next to Ploesti town in Romanian province of Muntenia (Valahia), in a family of actors (both parents and his two uncles - his father's brothers - were actors). He had no formal education, works at some newspapers, then as a clerk. At age of 20 start writing and publishing some short comedy stories and fantasies...
18. Pierre Berton Pierre Berton Writer, Zaza
19. Rosalie Ida Straus Rosalie Ida Straus
20. Alexandre Bisson Alexandre Bisson Writer, Madame X
21. Herman Bang Herman Bang Writer, Michael
22. Isidor Straus Isidor Straus
23. Homer Davenport Homer Davenport Self, Homer Davenport, the Cartoonist
24. Felix Dahn Felix Dahn Writer, The Last Roman
25. Jacques Futrelle Jacques Futrelle Writer, The Man Behind the Mask Writer/journalist Jacques Futrelle was born in Pike County, GA, in 1875. After graduating from high school, he held a variety of jobs--including theater manager--but finally secured a position in the editorial department of the Boston "American" newspaper. While there he wrote a series of short stories...
26. George Ober George Ober Actor, The Staff of Age
27. Arthur MacArthur Arthur MacArthur Self, Major-General Arthur MacArthur and Staff
28. Giovanni Pascoli Giovanni Pascoli Writer, La cavallina storna
29. Ten Ichi Ten Ichi Self, Ten Ichi, the Famous Japanese Magician, with His Troop
30. James Otis Kaler James Otis Kaler Writer, Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus
31. Daniel Marvin Daniel Marvin Camera and Electrical Department, RMS Titanic: The Story Biograph Told Daniel Marvin was the son of the founder of Biograph Company, Harry Marvin. He was a fledgling photographer and given an assignment by his father to film the maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic. He married Miss Mary G. C. Farquharsen, then the newly married couple for their honeymoon embarked on the Titanic voyage...
32. Jack Chagnon Jack Chagnon Actor, A Man for All That
33. Vilém Mrstík Vilém Mrstík Writer, Marysa
34. Frederick D. Grant Frederick D. Grant Self, 25th Infantry
35. Sophus Neumann Sophus Neumann Actor, Sophus Neumann fortæller Eventyret om 'Sommerfuglen'
36. Zikmund Winter Zikmund Winter Writer, Nezbedný bakalár
37. Gus Ruhlin Gus Ruhlin Self, Jeffries and Ruhlin Sparring Contest at San Francisco, Cal., November 15, 1901
38. Carl David af Wirsén Carl David af Wirsén Soundtrack, Jägarna
39. Benjamin P. Lamberton Benjamin P. Lamberton Self, Officers of the 'Olympia'
40. Léon Gandillot Léon Gandillot Writer, Ferdinand le noceur
41. Giulio Ricordi Giulio Ricordi Writer, Beautiful But Dangerous
42. Helen Lorraine Allison Helen Lorraine Allison
43. Dan Crawley Dan Crawley Actor, They Can't Diddle Me
44. Phillip Parmalee Phillip Parmalee Actor, A Dash Through the Clouds
45. James Moody James Moody
46. Louis Holstein-Ledreborg Louis Holstein-Ledreborg Self, Dr. Cook at Copenhagen
47. Georg Heym Georg Heym Writer, Der Irre
48. Jan Blockx Jan Blockx Composer, Waar het groeide
49. Daniel M. Ransdell Daniel M. Ransdell Self, President McKinley Taking the Oath
50. Anton von Perfall Anton von Perfall Writer, Die Finsternis und ihr Eigentum
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