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Magdalena Neuner – The youngest Triple-World Champion in biathlon

Magdalena Neuner Magdalena "Lena" Neuner (9 February 1987, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany) Nationality: Germany Category: Athletes Occupation: Biathlonists Unique distinction: The youngest triple-World Champion and Overall World Cup winner in biathlon...

Lionel Messi – One of the best Football Players in the World

Lionel Messi Lionel Andrés Messi (24 June 1987, Rosario, Santa Fe Province, Argentina) Nationality: Argentina Category: Athletes Occupation: Football (Soccer) Players Specification: Position - Attacking midfielder (right/centre). Shirt number: 10 Unique...

Peyton Manning – One of the Best Football Players (NFL)

Peyton Manning Peyton Williams Manning (March 24, 1976, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Athletes Occupation: Football Players (USA) Unique distinction: One of the best...

Lance Armstrong – Famous retired professional road racing cyclist

Lance Armstrong Lance Edward Armstrong, born Lance Edward Gunderson (September 18, 1971, Plano, suburb of Dallas, Texas, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Athletes Occupation: Bicyclists Unique distinction:...

Lindsey Vonn – 2010 Winter Olympics Downhill champion

Lindsey Vonn Lindsey C. Kildow (née Kildow) (October 18, 1984, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Athletes Occupation: Alpine Skiers Unique distinction: She is the...

Tiger Woods – Outstanding American golfer

Tiger Woods Eldrick Tont  Woods (December 30, 1975, Cypress, California, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Athletes Occupation: Golf Players Unique distinction: One of the most outstanding golfers...

Alina Kabayeva – Famous Russian gymnast

Alina Kabayeva Alina Maratovna Kabayeva (May 12, 1983, Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union (now Uzbekistan) Nationality: Russia Category: Athletes Occupation: Gymnasts Specification: Rhythmic gymnastics Unique distinction: One of the most decorated...

Leonardo da Vinci – The most universal Genius of all time

Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452,  town of Vinci, near Florence - May 2, 1519, Chateau Clos-Luce near Amboise,...

Jimena Navarrete – Miss Universe 2010

Jimena Navarrete Jimena Navarrete Rosete February 22, 1988 , Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico Nationality: Mexico Category: Celebrities Occupation: Models, Actresses Unique distinction: She is holder of Titles: Nuestra Belleza México...

Mother Teresa – Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Mother Teresa Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu (26/27 August, 1910, Üsküb, Ottoman Empire (now Skopje, Republic of Macedonia) -5 September 1997, Calcutta, India) (aged 87) Nationality: India Category: Votaries...

Martin Luther King – World Human Rights Icon

Martin Luther King Martin Luther King, Jr (January 15, 1929 Atlanta, Georgia,  United States - April 4, 1968 Memphis, Tennessee,United States) (assassination by gunshot)  (aged...

Michael Schumacher – The best Formula 1 (F1) driver

Michael Schumacher (3 January 1969, Hürth-Hermülheim, West Germany) Nationality: Germany Category: Athletes Occupation: Race car drivers Unique distinction: The best Formula 1 (F1) driver of his era Height: 5'...

Usain Bolt – The fastest man on Earth

Usain Bolt Usain St. Leo Bolt ( 21 August 1986, Trelawny, Jamaica) Nationality: Jamaica Category: Athletes Occupation: Runners Unique distinction: The fastest man on earth, the 100m World record...

Cleopatra – One of the most famous female rulers in history

Cleopatra Cleopatra VII  Thea Philopator (69 BC – August 12, 30 BC) (aged 39) Nationality: Egypt Category: Leaders Occupation: Rulers Unique distinction: The most ever famous queens of all...

Mark Zuckerberg – Co-Founder and President of Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg Mark Elliot "Zuck" Zuckerberg (May 14, 1984, White Plains, New York, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Leaders Occupation: Businessmen, Computer programmers, Inventors, Philanthropists Unique distinction: Co-Founder,...

Angela Merkel – First female Chancellor of Germany

Angela Merkel Angela Dorothea Kasner Born on 17 July 1954, Hamburg, West Germany Nationality: Germany Category: Leaders Occupation: Politicians Unique distinction: The first female Chancellor of Germany, the de...

Marilyn Monroe – Hollywood’s ultimate superstar and legend

Marilyn Monroe born Norma Jeane Mortenson, baptized Norma Jeane Baker, Norma Jeane Dougherty, Norma Jeane DiMaggio (June 1, 1926, Los Angeles, California - August 5,...

Elton John – Famous Pop superstar and Composer

Elton John Sir Elton Hercules John born Reginald Kenneth Dwight ( March 25, 1947, Pinner, Middlesex, England) Nationality: United Kingdom Category: Celebrities Occupation: Pop-music, Pop Unique distinction: The biggest...

Oprah Winfrey – The most famous American television host

Oprah Winfrey Oprah Gail Winfrey (Lady O, Deepak Oprah - a sendup of Deepak Chopra, a self-help guru) 29 January 1954, Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA Nationality: United States...

Zoroaster – Founder of Zoroastrianism

Zoroaster Zoroaster (Latinized from Greek variants),  Zarathushtra (as he is called in the Avesta), Zartosht (Persian) (c.628 probably Rhages, Persia (now Iran) -  c.551 BC) (aged...

Joan Of Arc – National Heroine of France

Joan Of Arc, Joan of Lorraine, the Maid of Orleans. Patron Saint and national heroine of France.  Femail military leaderand a Catholic saint.

Thales – First Greek and Western philosopher and scientist

Thales Thales of Miletos (625/624 BC, Miletus, Asia Minor (Now Balat, Turkey) - 546/545 BC, Miletus, Asia Minor) Nationality: Greece Category: Votaries оf Spirit, Scientists Occupation: Philosophers Unique distinction:...

Melinda Gates – Co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Melinda Gates born Melinda Ann French,  Melinda French Gates (August 15, 1964, Dallas, Texas, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Leaders Occupation: Philanthropists, Businessmen Unique distinction: Co-founder and co-chair...

Vitali Klitschko – Famous Ukrainian boxer and politician

Vitali Klitschko Vitali Vladimirovich Klitschko July 19, 1971 Belovodsk, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union, now Kyrgyzstan) Nationality: Ukraine Category: Athletes Occupation: Boxers, Politicians Unique distinction: Klitschko is a three-time heavyweight...