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Galileo Galilei Grace Jones Gloria Estefan Guillaume Apollinaire Gene Simmons George Sand
George Sand
George SandJuly 1, 1804 - June 8, 1876
Galileo Galilei
Galileo GalileiFebruary 15, 1564 - January 8, 1642
Galileo Galilei (Italian pronunciation: [ɡaliˈlɛːo ɡaliˈlɛi]; 15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642), was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician who played a major role in the scientific revolution during the Renaissance. He is widely heralded as one of the greatest scientists of all time. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations and support for Copernicanism. Galileo has been called the "father of modern observational astronomy", the "father of modern physics", the "father of science", and "the...
Gail Sheehy
Gail SheehyNovember 27, 1937 -
Gene Simmons
Gene SimmonsAugust 25, 1949 -
Grace Jones
Beverly Grace Jones (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican singer, songwriter, model, record producer, and actress. She was born in Spanish Town, Jamaica and raised by her grandparents. At 13 she moved with her siblings to their parents' home in Syracuse, New York. Jones started out as a model, initially in New York state, then in Paris, working for Yves St. Laurent, Claude Montana, and Kenzo Takada, and appearing on the covers of Elle, Vogue, and Stern working with Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin, and Hans Feurer. In 1977 Jones secured a record deal with Island Records; with the aid of Compass Point...
Guillaume Apollinaire
Guillaume ApollinaireAugust 26, 1880 - November 9, 1918
Guillaume Apollinaire (French: [ɡijom apɔlinɛʁ]; 26 August 1880 – 9 November 1918), born Wilhelm Albert Włodzimierz Apolinary Kostrowicki was a French poet, playwright, short story writer, novelist, and art critic of Polish descent. Apollinaire is considered one of the foremost poets of the early 20th century, as well as one of the most impassioned defenders of Cubism and a forefather of Surrealism. He is credited for adopting the term Cubism (1911) to describe the new art movement, and for coining the terms "Orphism" (1912) and "Surrealism" (1917). He wrote one of the earliest works...
Gloria Estefan
Gloria EstefanSeptember 1, 1957 -
Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan (born September 1, 1957), known professionally as Gloria Estefan, is a Cuban American singer, songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur. Started off her career as the leading vocalist in the group called "Miami Latin Boys" which was eventually known as Miami Sound Machine. Her breakthrough success with Conga in 1985 made her known worldwide. This is also her signature song. In the summer of 1988 she and the band got their first number one for the song Anything For You . She has a Contralto vocal range. She garnered honorific nicknames such as...
Gavin Rossdale
Gavin RossdaleOctober 30, 1967 -
Gloria Naylor
Gloria NaylorJanuary 25, 1950 -