Famous People Who Died on May 25
Madam C.J. Walker
Civil Rights Activist, Entrepreneur / 1867 - 1919
Madam C.J. Walker, born Sarah Breedlove, created specialized hair products for African-American hair and was the first American woman to become a millionaire through her own business.
Charles Nelson Reilly
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor, Director, Television Personality / 1931 - 2007
Charles Nelson Reilly was a Tony-Award winning actor also known for a variety of roles on TV programs, including The Ghost and Mrs. Muir and The Match Game.
Photographer, Business Leader, Filmmaker / 1913 - 1954Hungarian combat photographer Robert Capa is best known for redefining wartime photojournalism by insisting working in trenches, in the midst of combat.
Henry Ossawa Tanner
Painter / 1859 - 1937
Henry Ossawa Tanner was an American painter who frequently depicted biblical scenes and is best known for the paintings "Nicodemus Visiting Jesus," "The Banjo Lesson" and "The Thankful Poor." He was the first African-American painter to gain international fame.
Pedro Calderón de la Barca
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profile name: Robert Capa profile occupation: Photographer, Business Leader, Filmmaker
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profile name: Henry Ossawa Tanner profile occupation: Painter
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profile name: Charles Nelson Reilly profile occupation: Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor, Director, Television Personality
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profile name: Pedro Calderón de la Barca profile occupation: Playwright, Poet
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