Swiss architect, artist, typeface designed, industrial designer, & graphic designer bornin 1908.
French painter born in 1841. Member of the circle of painters in Paris known as the Impressionists.
Dutch author born in 1914. Wrote of Nazi persecution of Dutch Jews & was executed at Auschwitz.
French Marxist theorist, philosopher, filmmaker, & founder of a Letterist faction & the Situationist International.
FrenchÂ criminal known as “The Man of a Thousand Faces” for his ability to evade capture after escape.
Pierre de Coubertin
French educator, historian, & founder of the International Olympics Committee, born in 1863.
German chess player, mathematician, & philosopher born in 1868. World Chess Champion for 27 years.
IndianÂ mathematicianÂ born in 1887. Without formal training, he made significant contributions to mathematic analysis.
American radical temperance activist known for attacking taverns with a hatchet before Prohibition.
American pianist and composer born in 1862. Best remembered for songs incl. “Narcissus” & “The Rosary”.