1904 – Pablo Neruda, born on the 12th of July in Parral, a city in Linares province in the Maule Region, some 350 km south of Santiago. His father, José del Carmen Reyes Morales, was a railway employee; his mother, Rosa Neftalí Basoalto Opazo, was a schoolteacher who died two months after he was born. ..
German politician chancellor of Germany 1920, 1928-1930 2 / 5 (..
US Puerto Rican politician governor of Puerto Rico 1949-1964 (1st elected governor 1952) father of modern Puerto Rico 2.6 / 5 (..
French lawyer and political philosopher developed concept of checks and balances wrote "The Spirit of the Laws" 1748 2.4 / 5 ( ..
US diplomat and Democratic politician Senator from Minnesota 1964-1977 vice-president of US 1977-1981 Democratic vice-presidential candidate 1980 Democratic presidential candidate 1984 US ambassador to Japan 1993-1997 Democratic candidate for Senate from Minnesota 2002 after death of Paul Wellstone 3 / 5 (..
1954 – Born in the western port city of Hamburg– grew up in East German town of Templin as her dad had to pastor a church in that area 1960s– studied at Templin 1973-1978– studied physics at the University of Leipzig and earned her doctorate 1977 – married Ulrich Merkel, also a physicist 1980s– joined ..
US administrator and businessman president of Ford Motor Co. 1960-1961 Secretary of Defense 1961-1968 president of World Bank 1968-1981 2.6 / 5 (..
US Democratic politician Representative from South Dakota 1957-1961 director of Food for Peace Program 1961-1962 Senator from South Dakota 1963-1981 candidate for Democratic presidential nomination 1968, 1984 chairman of Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs 1968-1977 Democratic presidential candidate 1972 wrote reminiscence "Terry: My Daughter's Life-and-Death ..
US (Panama Canal Zone-born) naval officer and Republican politician aviator in US Navy 1958-1981 shot down over Hanoi 1967 during Vietnam War prisoner of war 1967-1973 director of Navy Senate Liaison Office 1977-1981 Representative from Arizona 1983-1987 Senator from Arizona 1987– member of Keating Five (only Republican member) ..
English poet and satirist wrote poems "To His Coy Mistress", "The Garden", "Horatian Ode upon Cromwell's Return" 2.7 / 5 (..