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June 20, 2012 by Kayla Ariasalso in this article
Mayor, Prime Minister, Government Official / 1869 - 1940
Neville Chamberlain was the British Prime Minister as England entered World War II. He is known for his policy of "appeasement" towards Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany.
May 31, 2012 by Kayla Ariasalso in this article
Academic, Supreme Court Justice, U.S. President / 1857 - 1930
William Howard Taft, the 27th president of the United States, fulfilled a lifelong dream when he was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court, becoming the only person to have served as both a U.S. chief justice and president.
Film Actress, Theater Actress, Television Actress / 1948 -
Award-winning actress Kathy Bates starred as a deranged fan opposite James Caan in Misery, and as a comically emancipated housewife in Fried Green Tomatoes.
June 12, 2012 by Kayla Arias
Anthony Bourdain's career took off after his article "Don't Read Before Eating This" appeared in the New Yorker back in 1997. Since then he has gained popularity...also in this article
May 31, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
In celebration of her 60 years on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II is being honored with her Diamond Jubilee starting on June 2. Her Majesty reigns over the United...also in this article
Philanthropist, Political Leader, Princess / 1930 - 2002Princess Margaret was the youngest daughter of Queen Elizabeth and George VI. Her troubled private life aroused worldwide sympathy and constant controversy.
June 7, 2012 by Kayla Ariasalso in this article
Baseball Player / 1919 - 1972
Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play major league baseball, becoming Rookie of the Year in 1947, National League MVP in 1949 and a World Series champ in 1955.
Guest ContributorMay 23, 2012 by Scott Cooperstein
For us at Bio.com, May has been a celebration of American West legends—both historical and cinematic. And when it comes to the Hollywood cowboy, Marion Mitchell...