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Rabindranath Tagore Rosa Luxemburg Rita Rudner Robert Byrd Richard Wagner Robert Browning Ray Kroc Rebecca Romijn Richard E. Grant Rush Limbaugh Randall Terry Richard Dawkins Ramakrishna Robert Kiyosaki Rudyard Kipling
Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath TagoreMay 6, 1861 - August 7, 1941
Robert Browning
Robert BrowningMay 7, 1812 - December 12, 1889
Robert Browning (7 May 1812 – 12 December 1889) was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of dramatic verse, and in particular the dramatic monologue, made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. His poems are known for their irony, characterization, dark humor, social commentary, historical settings, and challenging vocabulary and syntax. The speakers in his poems are often musicians or painters whose work functions as a metaphor for poetry. Browning's early career began promisingly, but was not a success. The long poem Pauline brought him to the attention of Dante Gabriel...
Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard KiplingDecember 30, 1865 - January 18, 1936
Joseph Rudyard Kipling (/ˈrʌdjərd ˈkɪplɪŋ/ RUD-yəd KIP-ling; 30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He wrote tales and poems of British soldiers in India and stories for children. He was born in Bombay, in the Bombay Presidency of British India, and was taken by his family to England when he was five years old. Kipling's works of fiction include The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901), and many short stories, including "The Man Who Would Be King" (1888). His poems include "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), "The Gods of the Copybook...
Richard Dawkins
Richard DawkinsMarch 26, 1941 -
Clinton Richard Dawkins /ˈdɔːkɨnz/, FRS, FRSL (born 26 March 1941) is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist, and writer. He is an emeritus fellow of New College, Oxford, and was the University of Oxford's Professor for Public Understanding of Science from 1995 until 2008. Dawkins came to prominence with his 1976 book The Selfish Gene, which popularised the gene-centred view of evolution and introduced the term meme. In 1982, he introduced into evolutionary biology the influential concept that the phenotypic effects of a gene are not necessarily limited to an organism's body, but...
Robert Kiyosaki
Robert KiyosakiApril 8, 1947 -
Robert Toru Kiyosaki (born April 8, 1947) is an American investor, entrepreneur, self-help author, motivational speaker, financial literacy activist, financial commentator, and radio personality. Kiyosaki wrote the Rich Dad Poor Dad series of motivational books and has created other material published under the Rich Dad brand. He has written over 15 books which have combined sales of over 26 million copies. Three of his books, Rich Dad Poor Dad, Rich Dad's CASHFLOW Quadrant, and Rich Dad's Guide to Investing, have been on number one on the top 10 best-seller lists simultaneously on The Wall...
Rita Rudner
Rita RudnerSeptember 17, 1955 -
Rene Descartes
Rene DescartesMarch 31, 1596 - February 11, 1650
Rush Limbaugh
Rush LimbaughJanuary 12, 1951 -
Rush Hudson Limbaugh III (/ˈlɪmbɔː/, LIM-baw; born January 12, 1951) is an American entertainer, radio talk show host, writer, and conservative political commentator. Since he was 16, Limbaugh has worked a series of disc jockey jobs. His talk show began in 1984 at Sacramento radio station KFBK, featuring his ongoing format of political commentary and listener calls. In 1988, Limbaugh began broadcasting his show nationally from radio station WABC in New York City. He currently lives in Palm Beach, Florida, where he broadcasts The Rush Limbaugh Show, the highest-rated talk-radio program in...
Ramakrishna
RamakrishnaFebruary 18, 1836 - August 16, 1886
Ray Kroc
Ray KrocOctober 5, 1902 - January 14, 1984
Raymond Albert "Ray" Kroc (October 5, 1902 – January 14, 1984) was an American businessman. He joined McDonald's in 1954 or 1955 and built it into the most successful fast food operation in the world. Kroc was included in Time 100: The Most Important People of the Century, and amassed a fortune during his lifetime. He owned the San Diego Padres baseball team from 1974 until his death in 1984. Similar to another fast-food giant, KFC founder Harland Sanders, Kroc's success came later in life when he was past his 50th birthday....