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Camille Pissarro Cat Stevens Christian Louboutin Clarence Darrow Cyrano de Bergerac Chris Brown Carl Sagan
Carl Sagan
Carl SaganNovember 9, 1934 - December 20, 1996
Corrie Ten Boom
Corrie Ten BoomApril 15, 1892 - April 15, 1983
Cat Stevens
Cat StevensJuly 21, 1948 -
Clarence Darrow
Clarence DarrowApril 18, 1857 - March 13, 1938
Clarence Seward Darrow (/ˈdæroʊ/; April 18, 1857 – March 13, 1938) was an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union. He was best known for defending teenage thrill killers Leopold and Loeb in their trial for murdering 14-year-old Robert "Bobby" Franks (1924). Some of his other notable cases included defending Ossian Sweet, and John T. Scopes in the Scopes "Monkey" Trial (1925), in which he opposed William Jennings Bryan (statesman, noted orator, and three-time presidential candidate). Called a "sophisticated country lawyer", he remains notable for his wit,...
Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de BergeracMarch 6, 1619 - July 28, 1655
Savinien de Cyrano de Bergerac (6 March 1619 – 28 July 1655) was a French novelist, playwright, epistolarian and duelist. A bold and innovative author, his work was part of the libertine literature of the first half of the seventeenth century. Today he is best known as the inspiration for Edmond Rostand’s most famous drama Cyrano de Bergerac which, although it includes elements of his life, also contains invention and myth. Since the 1970s there has been a resurgence in the study of Cyrano, demonstrated in the abundance of theses, essays, articles and biographies published in France and...
Christian Nestell Bovee
Christian Nestell Bovee (February 22, 1820 – January 18, 1904) was an epigrammatic New York writer. Bovee wrote two books that were widely quoted in contemporaneous compilations, these being Intuitions and Summaries of Thought and Thoughts, Feelings and Fancies. It was reported that Bovee "enjoyed the intimate friendship of Washington Irving, Longfellow, Emerson, Oliver Wendell Holmes and of all the brilliant men who composed at that time the Saturday Evening Club of Boston". He died in Philadelphia....
Chris Brown
Chris BrownMay 5, 1989 -
Christopher Maurice "Chris" Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American recording artist, dancer, and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he taught himself to sing and dance at a young age and was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows. Having signed with Jive Records in 2004, Brown released his self-titled debut studio album the following year. It peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 and was later certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). With his first single "Run It!" peaking atop the US Billboard Hot 100, Brown became...
Christian Louboutin
Christian LouboutinJanuary 7, 1963 -
Christian Louboutin (French: [kʁis.tjɑ̃ lu.bu.tɛ̃]; born 7 January 1963) is a French footwear designer whose footwear has incorporated shiny, red-lacquered soles that have become his signature. ...
Camille Pissarro
Camille PissarroJuly 10, 1830 - November 13, 1903
Chaim Potok
Chaim PotokFebruary 17, 1929 - July 23, 2002