Famous People Who Died on February 6
Activist, Tennis Player / 1943 - 1993
Arthur Ashe is the first African American to win the men's singles at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, and the first black American to be ranked No. 1 in the world.
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profile name: Arthur Ashe profile occupation: Activist, Tennis Player
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profile name: Emilio Aguinaldo profile occupation: General, World Leader
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profile name: George VI profile occupation: King
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profile name: Gustav Klimt profile occupation: Painter
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profile name: Joseph Priestley profile occupation: Philosopher, Minister, Theologian, Scientist
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profile name: Charles II of England profile occupation: King
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