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  • Sun Tzu: Born: 544 BC - Died: 496 BC
    Chinese General and author of “The Art of War”, the most popular book about military strategy in the world. In modern times “The Art of War” was applied in other fields like Business and Management.
    Alexander the Great: Born: 356 BC - Died: 323 BC
    Considered the greatest military leader of all time, guiding his Macedonian and Greek troops to conquer most of the known world.
    Frankie Knuckles: Born: 1955-01-18 - Died: 2014-03-31
    Frankie Knuckles was known as the “Godfather of House Music.” He brought house music to Chicago in the 1980s and was considered to be the most influential person of the genre. As a DJ, producer, and remixer, Knuckles (born Francis Nicholls) was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame in 2005.
    Dave Brockie: Born: 1963-08-1963 - Died: 2014-03-23
    Dave Brockie, known by many as Oderus Urungus, was the lead singer of the band GWAR. The band was formed back in 1984, and plays an odd brand of satirical metal. They are known for their elaborate costuming and graphic performances.
    Clarissa Dickson Wright: Born: 1947-06-24 - Died: 2014-03-15
    Clarissa Dickson Wright was a famous celebrity chef and television personality best known for her show Two Fat Ladies, which ran on the BBC from 1996 to 1999. That show, in which Wright starred alongside Jennifer Paterson, was known for its use of publicly-deemed “unhealthy” ingredients with a focus on taste for taste’s sake.
    Cullen Finnerty: Born: 1982-08-18 - Died: 2013-5-27
    Cullen Finnerty was a quarterback for Grand Valley State University. He had a 51-4 starting record and led the university to three NCAA Division II championships.
    David Lee Edwards: Born: Unknown - Died: 2013-11-30
    David Lee Edwards was the winner of a $280 million Powerball Jackpot payout in 2001. Before winning the lottery, Edwards had been in and out of prison for parole violations stemming from a conviction for armed robbery. Following his win, Edwards moved into a million-dollar home in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Within six years, drug [...]
    Danny Wells: Born: 1941-04-07 - Died: 2013-11-28
    Danny Wells (born Jack Westelman) was an actor most well known for his work as the live action Luigi on The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! He also appeared in numerous other television shows and movies, and did voice work for a number of cartoons and video games.
    Sylvia Browne: Born: 1936-10-19 - Died: 2013-11-20
    Sylvia Browne, 77, was an American author who claimed to be psychic. Beginning in 1974, Browne began giving psychic readings that soon catapulted her to fame and fortune. From there, she began a career in books and television that lasted several decades despite many of her predictions coming up false.
    Mike McCormack: Born: 1930-06-21 - Died: 2013-11-15
    Mike McCormack was an NFL coach known for coaching a variety of teams during his career, including the Eagles, the Colts, and the Seahawks. In 1993 McCormack was hired as the general manager of the new NFL team the Carolina Panthers.