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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)...

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'...

Michael Jordan – The greatest basketball player of all time

Michael Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan (February 17, 1963, Brooklyn, New York, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Athletes Occupation: Basketball Players Unique distinction: The greatest basketball player of...

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...

Dustin Hoffman – Winner of two Academy Awards

Dustin Hoffman  Dustin Lee Hoffman (8 August 1937, Los Angeles, CA, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Celebrities Occupation:  Actors Specification: Drama, Comedy Unique distinction: The Winner of two Academy Awards:...

Adriana Lima – Brazilian Supermodel, Victoria’s Secret Angel

Adriana Lima Adriana Francesca Lima (June 12, 1981,  Salvador da Bahia, Brazil) Nationality: Brazil Category: Celebrities Occupation: Models, Actors Unique distinction: One of the most famous and in-demand models...

Hippocrates of Cos – The father of Western medicine

Hippocrates Hippocrates of Cos (ca. 460/ 450 BC , Island of  Cos, Ancient Greece - 377/370 BC, Larissa, Thessaly, Greece) Nationality: Greece Category: Scientists Occupation: Physicians, Philosophers Unique distinction:...

Maria Montessori – Founder of educational method

Maria Montessori (August 31, 1870, Chiaravalle (Ancona), Italy -  May 6, 1952, Noordwijk aan Zee, Netherlands) (aged 81). Nationality: Italy Category: Scientists Occupation: Educators, Physicians Unique distinction: Founder...

Margaret Mead – American anthropologist and psychologist

Margaret Mead (December 16 1901, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - November 15 1978, New York City, USA ) (aged 76) Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychologists, Culturologists Unique...