Famous People Born in 1849
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profile name: Henry Frick profile occupation: Art Collector, Entrepreneur
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profile name: Ivan Petrovich Pavlov profile occupation: Surgeon, Scientist
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profile name: Frances Hodgson Burnett profile occupation: Author, Playwright
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profile name: William Ernest Henley profile occupation: Literary Critic, Editor, Poet
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profile name: Luther Burbank profile occupation: Botanist, Journalist
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profile name: Emma Lazarus profile occupation: Poet
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With its natural splendor and key geographic location, France has forever been the destination of marauding hordes—whether they be sword-wielding barbarians or camera-toting tourists. However, these Frenchmen and Frenchwomen have extended their influence outward, beyond the borders of the Hexagone, through art, invention and philosophy. C'etait magnifique, or, as deemed by the aforementioned title, fantastically French.
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The 27 club is a group of artists who died tragically at the young age of 27. They were some of the most talented minds of their generation, and in their short lives each made an enormous impact. Sadly, many led hard-partying lifestyles, abusing drugs and alcohol. These are the musicians and artists who make up the 27 club.
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The 27 Club
Few families in American history have sustained a place for so long in the public eye as the Astors have. For more than 200 years, the Astor name has been synonymous with New York high society. The family's fortune began to grow after John Jacob Astor, a German immigrant, founded the American Fur Company in 1808. Learn more about John Jacob and his descendants, including William Backhouse, William Waldorf, John Jacob IV and John Jacob V, as well as Brooke and Madeleine Force Astor—who scored their own fortunes by marrying into the Astor family—only at Biography.com.
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