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Gladys Berejiklian, New South Wales state premier
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Benjamin Franklin, author, printer, political theorist, politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

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Postby waggawerewolf27 » Sep 04, 2019 10:54 pm

(Sir) Francis Drake, who circumnavigated the world, brought much loot home for his sovereign, Queen Elizabeth I of England, conducted raids against King Philip II of Spain, & who headed England's defence against the Spanish Armada of 1588.
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Dorothy L. Sayers, famous author and poet who wrote a series of mysteries featuring English aristocrat and amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey.

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Postby coracle » Sep 07, 2019 12:05 pm

Susannah Yorke, famous actress of years gone by.
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Yo-Yo Ma, a Chinese-American cellist.

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Miley Cyrus, a British entertainer
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Laurence Olivier, an English actor both on stage and film

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Oscar Schindler, who rescued a whole camp of Jewish people, in Polish Krakow, from dying in WW2 concentration camps, as related in the movie, Schindler's List
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Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, Princess of Mindelheim, andCountess of Nellenburg, who was known for her close friendship with Queen Anne.

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Postby waggawerewolf27 » Sep 07, 2019 11:26 pm

Peter 1 Alexeyevich Romanov, known as Peter the Great, Tsar of all the Russias, who founded St Petersburgh, modernised Russia, & especially its navy. He also won the battle of Poltava.
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Rachel Meghan Markel, the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.

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Postby Wunderkind_Lucy » Sep 08, 2019 2:31 pm

Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.

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