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Nat King Cole

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Nat Cole and three other musicians formed the "King Cole Swingers" in Long Beach and played in a number of local bars before getting a ...

Sigourney Weaver

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Although Weaver has played a number of critically acclaimed roles in movies like Gorillas in the Mist, The Ice Storm, Dave, and The Year of ...

Vanessa Paradis

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Vanessa Paradis is one of the most beautiful French actresses. Vanessa Paradis was discovered on the TV show L'École des fans in 1980. Vanessa Paradis recorded ...

Rachel McAdams

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In high school, McAdams intended to apply to college to study cultural studies, because studying theater would be "a bit of a joke". At the ...

Tea Leoni

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Tea has starred in blockbuster features like Bad Boys and Deep Impact, but she's probably best known as Nora Wilde in the '90s hit sitcom, ...

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Adam_von_Bodenstein Adam von Bodenstein
Biography of Adam von Bodenstein: 1528 - Born in Karlstadt, Switzerland.         - Bodenstein, along with Gerhard Dorn, Johannes Oporinus and Michael Toxites were responsible for translation of the works of Paracelsus.         - Adam von Bodenstein is credited with translating from German to Latin the following works; Giambattista della Porta Magia naturalis , Opus ...


Jacob_Ammann Jacob Ammann
Biography of Jacob Ammann: 1644 - Born in Erlenbach im Simmental, Canton of Berne, Switzerland. Swiss Mennonite leader of the late 17th century who founded the Mennonite sect known as the Amish.1693 - Broke away from the main body of Mennonites, feeling that they had strayed from the strict austerity of their forebears.         ...


Othmar_Hermann_Ammann Othmar Hermann Ammann
Biography of Othmar Hermann Ammann: 1879 - Born on March 26th in Schaffhausen, Northern Switzerland. Swiss structural engineer and designer of numerous long suspension bridges.1897-1902 - Studied civil engineering at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.1904 - Ammann immigrated to the United States, where Othmar Hermann Ammann helped design railroad bridges.1931-1964 - Othmar Hermann ...


Werner_Arber Werner Arber
Biography of Werner Arber: 1929 - Born on June 3rd in Gränichen, Switzerland. Swiss microbiologist Werner Arber was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology.         - Arber studied at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich, the University of Geneva, and the University of Southern California.1960 - Werner Arber served on ...


Jean_Robert_Argand Jean Robert Argand
Biography of Jean Robert Argand: 1768 - Born on the 18th of July. 1806 - While managing a bookstore in Paris, Jean Robert Argand published the idea of geometrical interpretation of complex numbers known as the Argand diagram.         - Jean Robert Argand published a rigorous proof of the fundamental theorem of algebra.1822 - Deid ...


Ursula_Andress Ursula Andress
Biography of Ursula Andress: 1936 - Born in Ostermundigen, Berne, Switzerland on the 19th of March.1957 - Ursula Andress was married to actor director John Derek. 1962 - Started her career as an art model in Rome, which led to her first roles in the active Italian movie industry. Ursula Andress became famous as ...


Johann_Jakob_Bachofen Johann Jakob Bachofen
Biography of Johann Jakob Bachofen: 1815 - Johann Jakob Bachofen was born in Basel, Switzerland.  1838 - Studied law and ancient sciences in Berlin and Göttingen. Johann Jakob Bachofen finished his studies with a voluminous doctoral thesis.  1840 - Became professor for Roman law, judge of his home town and got a political position.  1861 ...


Johann_Jakob_Balmer Johann Jakob Balmer
Biography of Johann Jakob Balmer: 1825 - Born on the 1st of May in Lausen, Switzerland.  Studied at the University of Karlsruhe and the University of Berlin 1849 - Completed his Ph.D. from the University of Basel in with a dissertation on the cycloid 1868 - Johann Jakob Balmer married Christine Pauline Rinck. 1885 - His major contribution ...


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