Cuban military officer & politician born in 1901. Elected Cuban president & U.S.-backed military dictator.
Empress of AustriaÂ & Queen of HungaryÂ by marriage toÂ Emperor Franz Joseph I, born in 1837.
French singer & actor who rose to fame with her 1950s hit “Bambino,” launching a 30-year career.
Japanese writer, actor, model, Shintoist, nationalist, & founder of the Tatenokai militia born in 1925.
German American actor & singer who starred in classic HollywoodÂ films incl.Â Morocco,Â Shanghai Express, &Â Desire.
French courtesan & salon hostess born in 1824. Inspiration for Alexander Dumas’ character Marguerite Gautier.
English journalist, short-story writer, poet, & novelist born in 1865. Best known for his novel The Jungle Book.
17th President of the United States born in 1808. Succeeded Abraham Lincoln after his assassination.
French popular writer born in 1800. Wrote over 40 “sensation novels” such as MÃ©moires du diable.
FrenchÂ post-ImpressionistÂ artist born in 1859 & best known for devisingÂ chromoluminarismÂ &Â pointillism.