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Blaise Pascal

(1623–1662) Works: • Notes de Voltaire et de Condorcet sur les pensées de Pascal (French) • Pascal’s Pensées (English) • The Thoughts of Blaise Pascal (English) Born June 19 1623 Clermont-Ferrand (France) Died August 19 1662 Paris (France) Occupation Inventor Mathematician…

Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

(1732–1799) Works: • L’autre Tartuffe, ou La mère coupable (French) • Le barbier de Séville (French) • La Folle Journée ou le Mariage de Figaro (French) • Sevillan parturi eli Turha varovaisuus (Finnish) Beaumarchais in Film: Beaumarchais, l’insolent 1996 Director: Édouard…

Leonardo da Vinci

(1452–1519) Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci The artist’s works: Annunciazione c.1472 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Ginevra de’ Benci c.1474 National Gallery of Art, Washington Madonna Benois 1478 Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg Adorazione dei Magi 1481–1482 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze…

Hedy Lamarr

(1914–2000) Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler Filmography as Actress: Samson and Delilah 1949 Director: Cecil B. DeMille Starring: Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature   Born November 9 1914 Vienna (Austria) Died January 19 2000 Casselberry, FL (USA) Boyfriend Billy Wilder (1906-2002) Occupation…