American singer, actor, & model known as the “Princess of R&B” for hits incl. “Back & Forth” & “Try Again”.

Jules Supervielle

Franco-Uruguayan poet & writer, born in 1884, & nominated three times for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Alexander Hamilton

American statesman, military commander, lawyer, economist, & a Founding Father of the United States.

Noel Redding

English rock musician born in 1945. Known as the bass player for the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

Stephen Hawking

English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, & author known for his book, A Brief History of Time.

Yukio Mishima

Japanese writer, actor, model, Shintoist, nationalist, & founder of the Tatenokai militia born in 1925.

Marie Dorval

French Romantic actor born in 1798. Known for alleged lesbian relationship with the writer George Sand.

Etty Hillesum

Dutch author born in 1914. Wrote of Nazi persecution of Dutch Jews & was executed at Auschwitz.

George Martin

English producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer, & musician who worked with The Beatles.

Jean-Claude Beton

Algerian French businessman, agricultural engineer, entrepreneur, & founder of the soft drink maker, Orangina.