Pablo Escobar was a Colombian drug lord whose ruthless ambition, until his death, implicated his wife, daughter and son in the notorious Medellin Cartel.
Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer whose Symphony 5 is a beloved classic. Some of his greatest works were composed while Beethoven was going deaf.
The younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret drew attention for a personal life marked by controversial relationships.
Joseph Stalin ruled the Soviet Union for more than two decades, instituting a reign of death and terror while modernizing Russia and helping to defeat Nazism.
Maya Angelou was a civil rights activist, poet and award-winning author known for her acclaimed 1969 memoir, 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings', and her numerous poetry and essay collections.
Shirley Temple was the leading child actor of her time, receiving a special Oscar and starring in films like 'Bright Eyes' and 'Heidi.'
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