ASTROLOGICAL SIGN - Sagittarius

Soldier

George McClellanGeorge Brinton McClellan was a major general during the American Civil War …more

Physician

Robert KochRobert Heinrich Herman Koch was a celebrated German physician and pioneerin…more

Tennis Player

Monica SelesMonica Seles is the former Yugoslav world no. 1 professional tennis player …more

Physicist

Christian DopplerChristian Andreas Doppler was an Austrian mathematician and physicist. He i…more

Philosopher

Thomas CarlyleThomas Carlyle was a Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, hist…more

Pope

Leo XPope Leo X, born Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici, was Pope from 9 March 1513…more

Drug lord

Pablo EscobarPablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria was a notorious and wealthy Colombian drug lor…more

Wax Museum Creator

Madame TussaudMadame Tussauds is a wax museum in London with branches in a number of majo…more

Actor

Bruce LeeBruce Lee was a Hong Kong American martial artist, Hong Kong action film ac…more

Actress

Miley CyrusMiley Ray Cyrus is an American singer, actress, and songwriter. Her father …more

Actress

Scarlett JohanssonScarlett Johansson is an American actress, model, and singer. She made her …more

Baseball player

Johnny BenchJohnny Lee Bench is a former professional baseball catcher who played in th…more

Physicist

Johannes van der WaalsJohannes Diderik van der Waals was a Dutch theoretical physicist and thermo…more

Actress

Cathy MoriartyCathy Moriarty is an American actress whose career spans over thirty years.…more

Actress

Christina ApplegateChristina Applegate is an American actress and dancer who gained fame as a …more

Physicist

Cecil Frank PowellCecil Frank Powell, FRS was a British physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics…more

Composer

Ludwig van BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in…more

Poet

Emily DickinsonEmily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. Born in Amherst, Massachuse…more

Poet

William BlakeWilliam Blake was an English painter, poet and printmaker. Largely unrecogn…more

Rapper

Nicki MinajOnika Tanya Maraj, known by her stage name Nicki Minaj, is an American rapp…more

Singer

Edith PiafÉdith Piaf was a French cabaret singer who became widely regarded as Franc…more

Writer

Aleksandr SolzhenitsynAleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn was a Russian novelist, historian, and cri…more

Actor

Samuel L. JacksonSamuel Leroy Jackson is an American actor and film producer. He achieved pr…more

Comedian

Rodney DangerfieldRodney Dangerfield was an American comedian and actor, known for the catchp…more

Actress

Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis, Lady Haden-Guest is an American actress and author. She m…more

Speechwriter

William SafireWilliam Lewis Safire was an American author, columnist, journalist, and pre…more

Poet

John MiltonJohn Milton was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and a civil se…more

French President

Charles de GaulleParis Charles de Gaulle Airport, also known as Roissy Airport, is one of th…more

Politician

Shirley ChisholmShirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm was an American politician, educator, and a…more

Physicist

Henri BecquerelAntoine Henri Becquerel was a French physicist, Nobel laureate, and the dis…more

Tennis Player

Sylvia HanikaSylvia Hanika is a former professional tennis player from Germany. She is b…more

Cultural Anthropologist

Margaret MeadMargaret Mead was an American cultural anthropologist, who was frequently a…more

John F. Kennedy Jr.John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr., often referred to as JFK Jr. or John-John in t…more

Cartoonist

Charles M. SchulzCharles Monroe Schulz, nicknamed Sparky, was an American cartoonist, best k…more

Chemist

Karl ZieglerKarl Waldemar Ziegler was a German chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemi…more

British Admiral

Samuel HoodSamuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood was a British admiral known particularly for…more

Singer

Britney SpearsBritney Jean Spears is an American recording artist and entertainer. Born i…more

Poet

HoraceQuintus Horatius Flaccus, known in the English-speaking world as Horace, wa…more

Writer

Andre GideAndré Paul Guillaume Gide was a French author and winner of the Nobel Priz…more

Politician

Mackenzie KingWilliam Lyon Mackenzie King, PC, OM, CMG, also commonly known as Mackenzie …more

Barbara Pierce BushBarbara Pierce Bush is the elder of the fraternal twin daughters of the 43r…more

Entrepreneur

Andrew CarnegieAndrew Carnegie was a Scottish American industrialist who led the enormous …more

Mathematician

Ada LovelaceAugusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, born Augusta Ada Byron and now comm…more

Singer

Rita MorenoRita Dolores Moreno is a Puerto Rican actress and singer. She is the only H…more

Astronomer

Annie Jump CannonAnnie Jump Cannon was an American astronomer whose cataloging work was inst…more

Actress

Katie HolmesKate Noelle "Katie" Holmes is an American actress and model who first achie…more

Basketball player

Larry BirdLarry Joe Bird is an American retired professional basketball player who pl…more

Writer

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott was an American novelist best known as author of the nove…more

Magician

Jean Eugène Robert-HoudinJean Eugène Robert-Houdin was a French magician. He is widely considered t…more

Author

Dion FortuneDion Fortune born Violet Mary Firth, was a prominent British occultist, aut…more

Singer

Tina TurnerAnna Mae Bullock, known by her stage name Tina Turner, is a singer, dancer,…more

Tennis Player

Billie Jean KingBillie Jean King is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis play…more

Politician

Bob HawkeRobert James Lee "Bob" Hawke AC, GCL is an Australian politician who was th…more

Astronomer

Anders CelsiusAnders Celsius was a Swedish astronomer, physicist and mathematician. He wa…more

Comedian

Sam KinisonSamuel Burl "Sam" Kinison was an American stand-up comedian and actor. Kini…more

American Football player

Reggie WhiteReginald Howard "Reggie" White was an American college and professional foo…more

Ice Hockey player

Eddie ShoreEdward William Shore was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman, pri…more

Ice Hockey player

Doug HarveyDouglas Norman Harvey was a Canadian professional hockey player who played …more

Tennis Player

Boris BeckerBoris Franz Becker is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from …more

Singer

Robert GouletRobert Goulet appeared in the 2006 documentary film Who Killed the Electric…more

Writer

Sir Arthur C. ClarkeSir Arthur Charles Clarke, CBE, FRAS was a British science fiction writer, …more

American Football player

Joe GibbsJoe Gibbs Racing is a group of NASCAR racing teams owned and operated by fo…more

Actress

Judi DenchDame Judith Olivia "Judi" Dench, CH DBE FRSA is an English film, stage and …more

American Football player

Tom BrookshierThomas Jefferson "Tom" Brookshier was an American professional football pla…more

Baseball player

Dave RighettiDavid Allan Righetti is an American professional baseball coach and former …more

Tribal chief

Crazy HorseCrazy Horse, literally "His-Horse-Is-Crazy"; ca. 1840 – September 5, 1877…more

Writer

Shirley JacksonShirley Hardie Jackson was an American author. She was a popular writer in …more

Writer

Lucy Maud MontgomeryLucy Maud Montgomery OBE, called "Maud" by family and friends and publicly …more

Writer

James IJames VI and I was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King …more

Writer

Jonathan SwiftJonathan Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer…more

Actress

Katherine HeiglKatherine Marie Heigl is an American actress and film producer. She is poss…more

Writer

Winston ChurchillSir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA was a Bri…more

Fashion designer

Gianni VersaceGianni Versace S.p.A., usually referred to as Versace, is an Italian fashio…more

Entrepreneur

Berry GordyBerry Gordy, Jr. is an American record producer, and songwriter. He is best…more

Actress

Bette MidlerBette Midler, also known by her informal stage name The Divine Miss M, is a…more

Passenger on United Airlines Flight 93

Todd BeamerTodd Morgan Beamer was an American software salesman passenger aboard Unite…more

Writer

Gregory of ToursSaint Gregory of Tours was a Gallo-Roman historian and Bishop of Tours, whi…more

First Lady of the United States

Mary Todd LincolnMary Ann Todd Lincoln was the wife of the sixteenth President of the United…more

Actress

Margaret HamiltonMargaret Brainard Hamilton (December 9, 1902 – May 16, 1985) was an Ameri…more

Baseball player

Howard JohnsonHoward Michael Johnson, nicknamed HoJo, is a former Major League Baseball s…more

Film director

Steven SpielbergSteven Allan Spielberg is an American film director, screenwriter, producer…more

Writer

Michael KingMichael King, OBE was a New Zealand popular historian, author and biographe…more

Actor

Ralph RichardsonSir Ralph David Richardson was an English actor who, along with his contemp…more

Tennis Player

Chris EvertChristine Marie "Chris" Evert, known as Chris Evert-Lloyd from 1979 to 1987…more

Peace activist

William Lloyd GarrisonWilliam Lloyd Garrison was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, s…more

Actress

Tyra BanksTyra Lynne Banks is an American television personality, former talk show ho…more

U.S. President

Franklin PierceFranklin Pierce was the 14th President of the United States, whose inabilit…more

American Football player

Otto GrahamOtto Everett Graham, Jr. was an American football quarterback who played fo…more

Film director

Kathryn BigelowKathryn Ann Bigelow is an American film director, film producer, screenwrit…more

Actor

Christopher PlummerArthur Christopher Orme Plummer CC is a Canadian theatre, film and televisi…more

Politician

Joseph StalinJoseph Stalin or Iosif Vissarionovich Stalin was the dictator of the Soviet…more

Actress

Julianne MooreJulianne Moore is an American actress and children's author. Prolific in ci…more

Actress

Mary MartinMary Virginia Martin was an American actress, singer and Broadway star. A m…more

Baseball player

Ty CobbTyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb, nicknamed "The Georgia Peach," was an American Maj…more

Architect

Giovanni BerniniGian Lorenzo Bernini was an Italian artist and a prominent architect who wo…more

Singer

Frank SinatraFrancis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer, actor, and filmmaker…more

Architect

Henry BaconHenry Bacon was an American Beaux-Arts architect who is best remembered for…more

Pope

Julius IIPope Julius II, nicknamed "The Fearsome Pope" and "The Warrior Pope", born …more

Criminal

Ted BundyTheodore Robert "Ted" Bundy was an American serial killer, kidnapper, rapis…more

Inventor

Eli WhitneyEli Whitney was an American inventor best known for inventing the cotton gi…more

Painter

Edvard MunchEdvard Munch was a Norwegian painter and printmaker whose intensely evocati…more

Poet

Nelly SachsNelly Sachs was a Jewish German poet and playwright whose experiences resul…more

Baseball player

Joe DiMaggioJoseph Paul "Joe" DiMaggio, born Giuseppe Paolo DiMaggio, nicknamed "Joltin…more

Writer

C. S. LewisClive Staples Lewis, commonly called C. S. Lewis and known to his friends a…more

Queen

Mary StuartMary, Queen of Scots, also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, was …more

Tennis Player

Anke HuberAnke Huber is a German retired professional tennis player. She was the runn…more

Singer

Christina AguileraChristina María Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. B…more

Professional Boxer

Archie MooreArchie Moore was an American professional boxer and the Light Heavyweight W…more

Astronomer

Tycho BraheTycho Brahe, born Tyge Ottesen Brahe, was a Danish nobleman known for his a…more

Actor

Jake GyllenhaalJacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal is an American actor. The son of director …more

Singer

Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. Raised in Wyomissing,…more

Civil Rights Protestor

Jimmie Lee JacksonJimmie Lee Jackson was a civil rights protestor who was shot and killed by …more

Engineer

Gustave EiffelAlexandre Gustave Eiffel was a French civil engineer and architect. A gradu…more

Actor

Woody AllenHeywood "Woody" Allen is an American actor, filmmaker, comedian, musician, …more

Magician

Uri GellerUri Geller is an Israeli illusionist, well known internationally as a magic…more

Novelist

Jane AustenJane Austen was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set am…more

Cricketer

Ian BothamSir Ian Terence Botham, OBE is a former England Test cricketer and Test tea…more

British Admiral of the Fleet

John Rushworth JellicoeAdmiral of the Fleet John Rushworth Jellicoe, 1st Earl Jellicoe, GCB OM GCV…more

Writer

Mark TwainSamuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an A…more

Writer

Noam ChomskyAvram Noam Chomsky is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientis…more

Chemist

Willard LibbyWillard Frank Libby was an American physical chemist noted for his role in …more

U.S. President

Martin Van BurenMartin Van Buren was the eighth President of the United States. Before his …more

Golfer

Steve ElkingtonStephen John Elkington is an Australian professional golfer who plays on th…more

American Statesman

George MasonGeorge Mason University is the largest research university in Virginia and …more

Actor

Jonah HillJonah Hill Feldstein, better known as Jonah Hill, is an American actor, fil…more

Painter

Diego RiveraDiego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Ba…more

Rocker

Jim MorrisonThe Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vo…more

Sports commentator

Vin ScullyVincent Edward "Vin" Scully is an American sportscaster, best known as the …more

Mafioso

Charles "Lucky" LucianoCharles "Lucky" Luciano, was a Sicilian-born American mobster. Luciano is c…more

Guitarist

Jimi HendrixJames Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix was an American musician, singer, and songwri…more

Poet

John McCraeLieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD was a Canadian poet, physician, author, …more

Politician

Francisco FrancoFrancisco Franco Bahamonde was the dictator of Spain from 1939 to his death…more

Queen

Catherine of AragonCatherine of Aragon was Queen of England from 1509 until 1533 as the first …more

Cowboy

Billy the KidWilliam H. Bonney, better known as Billy the Kid and also known as William …more

The Gray Ghost

John Singleton MosbyJohn Singleton Mosby, nicknamed the "Gray Ghost", was a Confederate Army ca…more

Television producer

Dick WolfRichard Anthony "Dick" Wolf is an American television producer, specializin…more

Actress

Jane FondaJane Fonda is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashi…more

Golfer

Walter HagenWalter Charles Hagen was an American professional golfer and a major figure…more

Actress

Agnes MooreheadAgnes Robertson Moorehead was an American actress whose career of more than…more

Writer

Joyce KilmerJoyce Kilmer was an American writer and poet mainly remembered for a short …more

American Founding Father

Robert R. LivingstonRobert R Livingston was an American lawyer, politician, diplomat from New Y…more

Businessperson

Harvey FirestoneHarvey Samuel Firestone was an American businessman, and the founder of the…more

Actor

Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas is an American film and stage actor, film producer and author.…more

Environmentalist

Chico MendesTelevision is a telecommunication medium that is used for transmitting and …more

Actress

Milla JovovichMilla Jovovich is an American model, actress, musician, and fashion designe…more

Basketball player

Bob PettitRobert Lee "Bob" Pettit Jr. is a retired American professional basketball p…more

Union General

George Armstrong CusterGeorge Armstrong Custer was a United States Army officer and cavalry comman…more

Composer

Scott JoplinScott Joplin was an American composer and pianist. Joplin achieved fame for…more

Pope

John XXIIIPope John XXIII, born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, reigned from 28 October 195…more

Politician

Franz FerdinandFranz Ferdinand was an Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro-Hungarian and Royal…more

Lawyer

John JayJohn Jay (December 12, 1745 – May 17, 1829) was an American statesman, Pa…more

Actor

Ed HarrisEdward Allen "Ed" Harris is an American actor, screenwriter, and director. …more

Basketball player

Oscar RobertsonOscar Palmer Robertson, nicknamed "The Big O", is a retired American Nation…more

Artist

Georges SeuratGeorges-Pierre Seurat was a French Post-Impressionist painter and draftsman…more

Aviation Pioneer

Jimmy DoolittleGeneral/Doctor James Harold "Jimmy" Doolittle USAF was an American aviation…more

Singer

Ozzy OsbourneJohn Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne is an English heavy metal vocalist, songwriter…more

Singer

Carlos GardelCarlos Gardel was a French Argentine singer, songwriter, composer and actor…more

U.S. President

Zachary TaylorZachary Taylor was the 12th President of the United States, serving from Ma…more

Physicist

J. J. ThomsonSir Joseph John "J. J." Thomson, OM, FRS was an English physicist. In 1897,…more

Publisher

Bob GuccioneRobert Charles Joseph Edward Sabatini Guccione, known as Bob Guccione, was …more

Rapper

Jay-ZShawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name Jay-Z, is an American rapper, r…more

American Football coach

Bill WalshWilliam Ernest "Bill" Walsh was the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers a…more

Poet

Kenneth PatchenKenneth Patchen was an American poet and novelist. He experimented with dif…more

Bishop

Thomas BecketThomas Becket was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 until his murder in 11…more

Novelist

Joseph ConradJoseph Conrad was a Polish author who wrote in English after settling in En…more

Politician

Robert MenziesSir Robert Gordon Menzies, KT, AK, CH, FAA, FRS, QC, was an Australian poli…more

Author

NostradamusMichel de Nostredame, usually Latinised as Nostradamus, was a French apothe…more

Roman emperor

NeroNero was Roman Emperor from 54 to 68, and the last in the Julio-Claudian dy…more


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