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Uma Thurman

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Uma Karuna Thurman, daughter of Robert Thurman and Nena Thurman, was born in Boston, Massachuseets, on April 29, 1970. Uma grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts, ...

Rene Russo

Rene_Russo

Born in 1954, Rene Russo grew up on the wrong side of the tracks in Burbank, a Los Angeles suburb. Her father, a sculptor and ...

Peggy Lee

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After getting her big break as a singer with Benny Goodman's band, Peggy Lee went on to a career that mixed jazz and pop singing ...

Naomi Campbell

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Aged 15 and while still a student at the Italia Conti Academy, Campbell was spotted by Beth Boldt, a former Ford model and head of ...

Sebastian Bach

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In 1996, Bach formed a rock band called the Last Hard Men, with Frogs guitarist Jimmy Flemion, The Breeders lead guitarist Kelley Deal, and Smashing ...

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Conrad_Gesner Conrad Gesner
Biography of Conrad Gesner: 1516 - Born and educated in Zürich on the 26th of March.1532-1533 - Conrad Gesner was enabled to continue his studies at the universities of Strassburg and Bourges.1536 - His friends again came to his aid, enabled him to study at Basel. 1537 - Obtained for him the professorship of ...


Richard_Robert_Ernst Richard Robert Ernst
Biography of Richard Robert Ernst: Swiss chemist improved NMR spectroscopy Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1991 ...


Carla_Del_Ponte Carla Del Ponte
Biography of Carla Del Ponte: 1947 - Born on the 9th of February in Lugano, Switzerland.1972 - Del Ponte studied law in Bern and Geneva, as well as in Britain. Carla Del Ponte obtained her LL.M.1975 - Del Ponte joined a private law firm in Lugano, which Carla Del Ponte left to set up her ...


Philipp_Etter Philipp Etter
Biography of Philipp Etter: 1891 - Born on the 21st of December. 1934 - Philipp Etter was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on the 28th of March. 1939-1953 - Philipp Etter held the Department of Home Affairs and was President of the Confederation four times.1959 - Philipp Etter handed over office on ...


Leonhard_Euler Leonhard Euler
Biography of Leonhard Euler: 1707 - Leonhard Euler, born on the 15th of April in in Basel to Paul Euler, a pastor of the Reformed Church, and Marguerite Brucker, a pastor's daughter. Leonhard Euler is a Swiss mathematician who was tutored by Johann Bernoulli. 1730 - Leonhard Euler became professor of physics.1733 - Leonhard ...


Jacques_Herzog Jacques Herzog
Biography of Jacques Herzog: 1950 - Born on the 19th of April.          - They are perhaps best known for their conversion of the giant Bankside Power Station in London to the new home of the Tate Museum of Modern Art.1978 - Founded and headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.2001 - Herzog and de Meuron ...


Kurt_Furgler Kurt Furgler
Biography of Kurt Furgler: 1924 - Born on the 24th of June.1971 - Kurt Furgler was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on the 8th of December. 1972 - Federal Department of Justice and Police.1977 - Kurt Furgler was President of the Confederation three times.1983 - Federal Department of Economic Affairs.1986 - Handed ...


Martina_Hingis Martina Hingis
Biography of Martina Hingis: 1980 – Martina Hingis was born on the 30th day of September this year in Košice, Czechoslovakia to two accomplished tennis players: a Czech mother, Melanie Molitorová, and a Slovak father, Karol Hingis. Molitorová once ranked No. 10 among women in Czechoslovakia. 1993 - 12-year-old Hingis became the youngest player to ...


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