He evolved from an abrasive partisan to a statesman of the Senate, where he represented Kansas for nearly three decades.

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She turned to music in her 30s and received worldwide acclaim, often writing songs in her Indigenous language.

He was a star defensive end with the Atlanta Falcons in the 1970s.

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He led the powerful IAAF but was linked to bribery scandals involving doping and the awarding of Olympic sites.

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The two-time Olivier winner was considered one of Britain’s finest classical actors.

Literary critic Edmund Wilson, an early champion, called her “a writer in a class by herself.”

He found music in everything, including the opening and closing of an umbrella over a ticking alarm clock.

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He was a charismatic middleman in labor fights with air traffic controllers, ballplayers and newspaper pressmen. He also briefly led the Major League Baseball Players Association.

He later led the Justice Department’s criminal division and served briefly as the top deputy to Attorney General Janet Reno.

One of the first African Americans to represent Florida in Congress since Reconstruction, she spent five terms championing services for the poor and expanded opportunities for minorities.

Mr. Williams’s British Formula One racing team was one of the most successful in the history of the sport, winning seven world drivers’ championships. In all, the team he founded and headed won 114 Grands Prix.

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She wrote a modern translation of "The Tale of Genji," one of Japan's most celebrated novels.

He co-created the SANS Institute, the world’s foremost nongovernment cybersecurity training program.

Ms. Dahl was also a beauty products entrepreneur and syndicated columnist who viewed her years in the movies as an “interim” in a busy career.

In 1975, he became the first African American to compete in the tradition-bound Masters tournament in Augusta, Ga. Tiger Woods heralded him as a role model in the sport.

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He starred in the acclaimed 1971 drama "Walkabout" and was among the best-known Indigenous actors of his generation.

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He was the son of the late King Norodom Sihanouk and was forced from his position as prime minister in a 1997 coup.

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After suffering abuse as a child, Phil Saviano became an advocate for survivors of sexual abuse by priests; his role was highlighted in the Oscar-winning film "Spotlight."

His musicals — including ‘Company,’ ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum’ and ‘A Little Night Music’ — explored the human condition in all its anxieties and moral complexities.

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As Montgomery County police chief, he led the search for the D.C. sniper in 2002, then later resigned amid a controversy over a book he wrote about the sniper hunt.

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Eagleton, Hugh

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Evans, Patricia

Ewing, Martha

Feinberg, Eugene

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Fleming, Nancy

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Gant, John

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Gessay, Roger

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Greenbaum, Kenneth

Greenberg, Sarina

Gregory Sr., Winfield

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Harris Jr., Harvey

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Hill, Gregory

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John, Gerald

Johnson, Gladys

Johnson Iii, William Pegram

Jones, Michael

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Jordan, Mary

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Katsouros, Suzette

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McGoldrick, Fred

McIntosh, Gillie

Meushaw, Hope Margaret

Milam Sr., Dennis

Miller, Julia

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Morgan, Marlyn

Morton, Cleora "cle/Cleo"

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Paull, Peter

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Peters, Leanne

Queen, Madeline

Reid Jr., James

Reid Jr., William

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Robinson, Elizabeth

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Williams, Michael D.

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