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Real names of famous artists

Banksy (real name not known) Bramantino (Bartolomeo Suardi) Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canale) Cigoli (Lodovico Cardi) Ert (Romain de Tirtoff) Le Corbusier (Charles […]

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Real names of famous writers

Abhishek Kumar Yadav (Annu) Abigail Van Buren (Pauline Esther Friedman Phillips) Abram Tertz (Andrei Sinyavsky) Acton Bell (Anne Bront) Alain-Fournier (Henri Alban-Fournier) […]

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Real names of famous politicians

Abel Djassi (Amlcar Cabral) Anacharsis Cloots (Jean-Baptiste du Val-de-Grce, baron de Cloots) An Craoibhn Aoibhinn (Douglas Hyde) Anthony Garotinho (Anthony William Matheus […]

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Real names of famous musicians

Adele (Adele Laurie Blue Adkins) Alice Cooper (Vincent Damon Furnier) Alicia Keys (Alicia Augello-Cook Dean) Alla Nazimova (Mariam Edez Adelaida Leventon) Alpha […]

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Real names of famous actors

Alan Alda (Alphonso d’Abruzzo) Alan Dale (Aldo Sigismondi) Albert Brooks (Albert Lawrence Einstein) Alex Lifeson (Alexander Zivojinovich) Alla Nazimova (Mariam Edez Adelaida […]

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Famous inventors

Nils Alwall, (1904-1986), Sweden – the dialysis machine Archimedes – (circa 287 BC-212 BC), Greece – various machines Manfred von Ardenne, (1907-1997), […]

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Collective nouns of people

A faculty of academics A troupe of acrobats A cast/company of actors/players A bench of aldermen A conflagration of arsonists A troupe […]

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King Henry’s six wives

Wife Life Years as wife Separation 1 Catherine of Aragon 12/16/1485 – 1/7/1536 6/11/1509 – 5/23/1533 Divorced 2 Anne Boleyn 1501/7? – […]

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Man Booker Prize winners

The Man Booker Prize was established in 1969 by Booker McConnell engineering company for British, Irish and Commonwealth fiction. Year Title Author […]

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Nobel Peace Prize winners

The first Noble Peace Prize was awarded to Henry Dunant and Frederic Passy in 1901. Here is the list of the Nobel […]

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