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Vladimir Lenin was founder of the Russian Communist Party, leader of the Bolshevik Revolution and architect and first head of the Soviet state.
Entrepreneur, Chef, Philanthropist, Television Personality / 1968 -Celebrity chef Rachael Ray has hosted Food Network shows, authored lots of cookbooks, and has her own nationally syndicated television talk show, Rachael Ray.
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