Famous People Who Died on February 20
Civil Rights Activist / 1818 - 1895
Frederick Douglass, a former slave and eminent human rights leader in the abolition movement, was the first black citizen to hold a high U.S. government rank.
Hunter S. Thompson
Got something to say?blog comments powered by Disqus
- Famous People Who Died on January 20
- Famous People Who Died on March 20
- Famous People Who Died on April 20
- Famous People Who Died on May 20
- Famous People Who Died on June 20
- Famous People Who Died on July 20
- Famous People Who Died on August 20
- Famous People Who Died on September 20
- Famous People Who Died on October 20
- Famous People Who Died on November 20
profile name: Frederick Douglass profile occupation: Civil Rights Activist
profile id: 9542304
profile name: Sandra Dee profile occupation: Film Actress
profile id: 9358214
profile name: Joseph II profile occupation: Political Leader, Emperor
profile id: 9506260
profile name: Hunter S. Thompson profile occupation: Activist, Journalist, Author
profile id: 477652
profile name: Larry Davis profile occupation: Murderer, Thief
profile id: 283826
profile name: Dorothy Gibson profile occupation: Film Actress
Sign in with Facebook to see how you and your friends are connected to famous icons.
Your Friends' Connections
Other groups you may
be interested in
Of the storied Five Families of New York City's mafia, the Genovese family is one of the most powerful. It's believed the Genovese family provided some of the inspiration for Mario Puzo's The Godfather—both had roots in Corleone, Sicily. "Lucky" Luciano of the Genovese family first organized the Five Families in New York City, and those who came after him maintained the Genovese family status as mafia royalty.
2 people in this group
People of Hispanic descent have played a major role in shaping American culture throughout history, from Francisco Vasquez de Coronado's pioneering exploration of North America to Sonia Sotomayor's appointment as the first Hispanic woman on the Supreme Court. Yet it took the efforts of hundreds of talented men and women, over a period of decades, to bring the importance of Hispanic culture to the forefront of American consciousness. Biography.com presents the profiles of many of these notable men and women, who encompass the rich legacy of Hispanic heritage, and explores their impact on people around the world—Hispanic and otherwise.
9 people in this group
The Chaplin. The Fu Manchu. The Van Dyke. The Garlbaldi. These beards, and other creative variations on chin whiskers, have become such a striking reflection of their wearers' personalities that it becomes hard to know whether the people made the facial hair famous, or the other way around. We do know this much is certain: the only rivals to these fabulous beards are the men sporting them.
70 people in this group