French politician who served as prime minister two times in the early 1950s.
German-born English poet, fiction writer, biographer, essayist and critic born in 1841.
Turco-Mongol conqueror of western & central Asia born in 1336. Founder of the Timurid Empire & Dynasty.
Russian aristocrat, prince, & count known for participating in the assassination of Grigori Rasputin.
French photographer born in 1912 & known as a pioneer of photojournalism.
French pianist & composer born in 1899. Most renowned member of distinguished musical family.
American labor leader & civil rights activist born in 1927. Co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association.
FrenchÂ physicist born in 1865. Discovered the Curie-Weiss law, mean field theory, & other contributions.
French philosopher, theologian, teacher and essayist born in 1905.
French artist born in 1885. Co-founder of the Orphism art movement.