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At the age of 15, who was the youngest chess Grandmaster in history?
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Greek historian......................................................................... Herodotus
Greek biographer......................................................................... Plutarch
Greek mathematician and geometry innovator.................................... Euclid
Roman orator and statesman........................................................... Cicero
Founder of the Persian Empire............................................ Cyrus the Great
Man who conquered the world’s largest land empire.................. Genghis Khan
Genghis Khan’s grandson......................................................... Kublai Khan
First Christian Roman emperor................................................. Constantine
Man crowned Holy Roman Emperor on Christmas Day in 800 AD ...Charlemagne
The Paladin (knight) of Charlemagne............................................... Orlando
Charlemagne’s father.......................................................... Pepin the Short
Pepin the Short’s father, founder of Carolingian dynasty............ Charles Martel
Founder of the Capetian dynasty in France, 987 AD...................... Hugh Capet
The “Scourge of God”..........................................................Attila (The Hun)
Carthaginian who crossed the Alps with 37 elephants....................... Hannibal
First king of all the English................................................. Alfred the Great
Muslim defender of Jerusalem, 1189-91........................................... Saladin
Crusader king who fought Saladin............................. Richard the Lionhearted
“Recluse” crusader king..................................................... Peter the Hermit
“Magnificent” Ottoman ruler................................. Suleiman (the Magnificent)
Red bearded crusader.................................................. Frederick Barbarossa
“The Maid of Orleans”............................................................... Joan of Arc
“Magnificent” Florence dictator.......................................... Lorenzo de Medici
16th century Italian sculptor, painter and poet.......................... Michelangelo
16th century Dutch humanist......................................................... Erasmus
Subject of T.S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral..................... Thomas a’ Becket
Lord Chancellor beheaded by Henry VIII............................... Sir Thomas More
17th century English philosopher and statesman....................... Francis Bacon
Man who started Protestant Reformation with “95 theses”.......... Martin Luther
Swiss-French reformist............................................................. John Calvin
Scottish reformist..................................................................... John Knox
French queen regent implicated in St. Bartholomew’s day massacre
..................................................................................Catherine de Medici
Italian femme fatale, accused of poisoning her enemies............Lucretia Borgia
Lucretia Borgia's brother.........................................................Cesare Borgia
French mistress to Louis XV.......................................Madame de Pompadour
Violin maker family from Cremora, Italy.............................................. Amati
Violin maker who learned his craft from Amati ..................Antonio Stradivarius
17th century French mathematician.......................................... Blaise Pascal 
He led the mutiny on the Bounty........................................ Fletcher Christian
Italian adventurer and lover............................................. Giacomo Casanova
French cardinal who fought the Huguenots.......................... Cardinal Richelieu
17th century French philosopher and mathematician................ René Descartes
The Angelic Doctor........................................................ St. Thomas Aquinas
Man who overthrew Charles I of England................................ Oliver Cromwell
Zulu leader..................................................................................... Shaka
“The Little Corporal”..................................................... Napoleon Bonaparte
He defeated Napoleon at Waterloo............................. The Duke of Wellington
“The Lady with the Lamp”.............................................. Florence Nightingale
“Gentle Pirate” who aided in Battle of New Orleans....................... Jean Lafitte
English pirate hung at Old Baily, 1701........................................ Captain Kid
Pirate Ed Teach a.k.a. .............................................................. Blackbeard
Frederick Barbarossa................................................................... Redbeard
Cook who led the mutiny on the Hispaniola........................... Long John Silver
Famous female pirates........................................ Ann Bonnie and Mary Reed
South American revolutionary born in Caracas........................... Simon Bolivar
Fidel Castro’s revolutionary friend............................................. Che Guevara
Mexican bandit who raided U.S. border towns.............................. Pancho Villa
Old West dentist and gunfighter.............................................Bat Masterson
Italian leader of the Red Shirts..................................................... Garibaldi
First chancellor of the German Empire, 1871...................... Otto von Bismarck
Chinese provisional president, 1912.......................................... Sun Yat-Sen
Man who established Chinese government on Taiwan............. Chiang Kai-Shek
Sir Edmund Hillary’s Himalayan Sherpa guide.......................... Tensing Norgay
19th century shipping magnate...................................... Cornelius Vanderbilt
19th century banking magnate/philanthropist J.P...........(John Pierpont) Morgan
20th century Greek shipping magnate.................................. Aristotle Onassis
Steel magnate and philanthropist........................................ Andrew Carnegie
British tea magnate......................................................... Sir Thomas Lipton
Billionaire who disappeared from his yacht in 1991................... Robert Maxwell
Philosopher who asked, “Is man a blunder of God?”............. Friedrich Nietzsche
Cambridge mathematician-philosopher.................................. Bertrand Russell
Jean Paul Sartre’s philosopher friend................................ Simone de Beauvoir
Man who first received an artificial heart.................................... Barney Clark
Doctor who preformed Barney Clark’s heart transplant .............William DeVries
Lawyer for the Creationists at Scopes trial .................. William Jennings Bryan
Lawyer for the Darwinists at the Scopes trial......................... Clarence Darrow
Female prosecutor in the O.J. Simpson trial................................ Marcia Clark
Leopold and Loeb’s defense attorney................................... Clarence Darrow
Claus von Bulow’s defense attorney..................................... Alan Dershowitz
He defended the Boston Strangler............................................ F. Lee Bailey
Charles Manson’s prosecutor............................................... Vincent Bugliosi
“King of Torts” who died in 1996................................................ Melvin Belli
He founded DeBeers............................................................... Cecil Rhodes
Famous oil well fire fighter.......................................................... Red Adair
He founded the American Library association.............................Melvin Dewey
He planted apple trees in the Ohio Valley.......................... Johnny Appleseed
Famous 19th century furrier .............................................. John Jacob Astor
19th century American lithographers.................................... Currier and Ives
Scottish clock maker.............................................................. Seth Thomas
He blazed the Wilderness Road.............................................. Daniel Boone
“Life is worth living” speaker.................................................. Bishop Sheen
Inspiration for Citizen Kane.................................... William Randolph Hearst
19th century British travel agent............................................. Thomas Cook
French lexicographer........................................................... Pierre Larousse
American lexicographer ........................................................ Noah Webster
English lexicographer......................................................... Samuel Johnson
French economist............................................................ Jean Baptiste Say
Scottish economist.................................................................. Adam Smith
British economist, 1920’s............................................ John Maynard Keynes
Canadian-born American economist and Harvard Professor of Economics      
............................................................................ John Kenneth Galbraith
French mathematician famous for his “last theorem”.............. Pierre de Fermat
The Fugitive series is based on his life................................... Sam Sheppard
Man who built the Erie Canal............................................... De Witt Clinton
American winner of Tchaikovsky music competition, 1958...............Van Cliburn
Scottish philanthropist and Lord Rector................................ Andrew Carnegie
Late finance magazine tycoon.............................................. Malcolm Forbes
Army surgeon who found the cause of yellow fever...................... Walter Reed
Newspaper editor and South sympathizer .............................. Horace Greeley
President’s brother who was president of Johns Hopkins .......Milton Eisenhower
Former PLO leader................................................................. Yasser Arafat
Spanish tenor whose name means “peaceful Sunday”............. Placido Domingo
Presidential brother who had a beer named for him........................ Billy Carter
Pair who died in a light plane crash in Point Barrow, Alaska .......................
....................................................................... Will Rogers and Wiley Post
Gay ‘90’s financier and philanthropist .............................. Diamond Jim Brady
Train engineer killed in head-on collision, 1900........................... Casey Jones
Boys Town founder, 1917......................................... Father Edward Flanagan
"The Pathfinder"...............................................................John C. Freemont
“The Father of Science Fiction”................................................... Jules Verne
“The American Leonardo”....................................................... Samuel Morse
“The American Caesar”.................................................... Douglas MacArthur
“America’s Handyman”.................................................................. Bob Vila
American ornithologist................................................. John James Audubon
“New England Orator”.......................................................... Daniel Webster
“Virginia Orator”................................................................... Thomas Paine
“The Lone Eagle”............................................................ Charles Lindbergh
“The Great Profile”.............................................................. John Barrymore
“The Great Dissenter”............................................... Oliver Wendell Holmes
“The Great Commoner”............................................. William Jennings Bryan
“The Great Compromiser” or “The Great Pacificator”....................... Henry Clay
“The Little Flower”......................................................... Fiorello La Guardia
“The Great Communicator”................................................... Ronald Reagan
“The Wizard of Menlo Park”.................................................. Thomas Edison
“Satchmo”........................................................................ Louis Armstrong
“The King of Ragtime”.............................................................. Scott Joplin
"Yosemite Photographer".........................................................Ansel Adams
“The Little Tramp”............................................................... Charlie Chaplin
"The Man of a Thousand Faces"..................................................Lon Chaney
“The Man of a Thousand Voices”................................................... Mel Blanc
“The Prince of Humbugs”......................................................... P.T. Barnum
"Gonzo Journalist"...........................................................Hunter Thompson
"King of the Keelboatmen"...........................................................Mike Fink
"The Last Lion"..............................................................Windston Churchill
“The Chairman of the Board”................................................... Frank Sinatra
“The Lord of San Simeon”...................................…...William Randolph Hearst
“The People’s Lawyer”.............................................................. Ralph Nader
"The Oracle of Omaha"..........................................................Warren Buffett
America’s cowboy-philosopher................................................... Will Rogers
Philadelphia publisher and philanthropist .......................... Walter Annenberg
Baltimore critic.................................................................... H. L. Mencken
Father of American public education......................................... Horace Mann
He made stainless steel cars in Ireland.................................. John DeLorean
American chess grandmaster at age 15.....................................Bobby Fischer
Pilot who landed in Ireland instead of California, 1938 ...“Wrong Way” Corrigan
He broke the sound barrier in 1947.......................................... Chuck Yeager
Chairs astrophysics department, Cambridge University.......... Stephen Hawking
Canadian voice actor, voice of The Brain..............................Maurice LaMarche
MIT linguistic scholar ......................................................... Noam Chomsky
1960’s Harvard psychologist; recreational drug advocate ............Timothy Leary
Chinese Communist Party head who died in 1997..................... Deng Xiaoping
Yosemite photographer.......................................................... Ansel Adams
The original Siamese twins................................................... Chang and Eng
Man who found King Tut’s tomb.............................................. Howard Carter
American satirical comedian imprisoned for obscenity................... Lenny Bruce
Pro clown with his own postage stamp......................................... Lou Jacobs
Las Vegas magicians who worked with big cats.................... Siegfried and Roy
Famous tightrope walking family.................................................. Wallendas
Canadian quintuplets..................................................................... Dionnes
American septuplets................................................................ McCaugheys

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