American military officer best known for his defection to the English side of the Revolutionary War.
Wife & muse of German composer Richard Wagner, born in 1837. Co-founder & director of the Bayreuth Festival.
French sculptor, born in 1921, at the forefront of the Nouveau RÃ©alisme movement.
Algerian French businessman,Â agricultural engineer,Â entrepreneur, & founder of the soft drink maker,Â Orangina.
Swiss chemist born in 1906. First person to synthesize, ingest, & learn the psychedelic effects of LSD.
French model & actor born in 1928. Known for her comedic roles in The Pink Panther & What’s New Pussycat?.
Joseph Jackson Lister
English optician & physicist, born in 1786, & known for his improvements on the optical microscope.
English intelligence officer & double agent for the Soviet Union during WW II. Member of the Cambridge Five.
Russian-American singer, actor, & entertainer born in 1886. Known as “The Last of the Red-Hot Mamas”.
Ferdinand de Saussure
Swiss linguist, semiotician, philosopher, & one of the founders of 20th-century linguistics.