The discovery was a scientific breakthrough, although his Nobel was controversial. Some said at least a share of the prize should have gone to one of his graduate students.

Maneuvering through coups, conflicts and political intrigue, he helped end a civil war and was the longest-ruling leader of Africa’s largest country.

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His best-selling board game turned the vicissitudes of everyday existence into the objects of chance — and remains a classic six decades after families first sat down to play.

She entered movies as a teenager and later performed opposite Fred Astaire in “Royal Wedding” and Howard Keel in “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.”

His stint as leader of the Board of Regents was roiled by the high-profile death of a student-athlete in 2018 and led to his resignation.

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The soprano distinguished herself in operas including Scott Joplin’s “Treemonisha” and Mozart’s “The Magic Flute,” in recitals and in master classes around the world.

In the influential film, he played a guerrilla commander with a fictional name but based on his real-life role in the battle. He later served as a senator.

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Nicknamed ‘Smokey’ for his hard shot, he played for the New York Rangers and St. Louis Blues before the Washington Capitals selected him in the 1974 expansion draft.

He sought to open the Episcopal Church to marginalized groups and was known for questioning some of Christianity’s fundamental beliefs.

He anchored SNL’s “Weekend Update” segment in the 1990s and had a long standup career.

She lived for more than 34 years after the surgery, making her one of the longest-living heart transplant patients in history.

The church, with 700,000 members at its peak, was regarded as a symbol of the postwar growth of Christianity in South Korea.

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He started 240 consecutive games and helped propel the Vikings to Super Bowls.

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His events produced musical milestones and became a model for Woodstock, Lollapalooza and other live-music extravaganzas.

Adhering to Maoist principles, his violent group terrorized the countryside and nearly toppled Peru’s government.

In addition to a long orchestral career, she played on film scores and a hit disco album.

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He was president from 1996 to 2006 and dissolved parliament amid a political crisis.

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He also won an Emmy for playing a high school principal on the TV show “Room 222.”

He played on two national championship teams and in 1957 coached the Irish to a major upset over Oklahoma.

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His 1977 Motown single became a gay pride anthem and inspired Lady Gaga.

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Strunk Jr., Frank

Sundt, Edwin

Terauds, Anita

Thomas, Charles "charlie"

Treagy, Julia

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Watts, Barbara

Weiss, Jeffrey

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Woodworth, Geraldine "jerry"

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Ash, Michael

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Bauer, Eleanor

Bechert, Kenneth

Berkemeyer, Donald

Berry, Phyllis

Besner, Carol

Bieging, David

Bonsignore, Joseph

Bonsignore, Richard

Boyle, John

Brady, James

Brady Jr., John

Brice, Rita

Brown, Audrey

Brudo, Esther

Buchanan, Bob

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Burrus, William

Carpenter Jr., James "jimmy"

Chandler, Donald

Comignani, Lucille

Cramer, Marilyn

Cuevo, Joseph

Curry Jr., Raymond

Dabney Sr., Carver

Dakes, Stephen

Dakin, Louise

Davis, Bernard

Davis, Helen

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Deckelbaum, Ralph

Diamond, Florence

Dixon, James

Doneghy, Joseph

Dubois, Adrienne "ginger"

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Elie, Joanne

Evers, Eldon

Favin, Stanley

Ferguston Jr., Thomas

Fern, Alan

Finnegan, Geraldine

Fletcher, Gregory

Ford-Foster, Barbara

Forquer, Glenna

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Fridy, Vonthia

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Harrell, David

Harvey, Scott

Heller, Anne

Hess, David

Hill Jr., Charles

Hishmeh, Marylinda

Howard, Mary

Huff Jr., Talbot

Hughes, Mary

Huie, Ina

Jackson, Leslie

Jacobson, Debra

Jaspersen, Frederick

Jones Iii, Franklin

Jones, Norman

Kahla, Peter

Kaplan, Lawrence

Kauffman, Lillian

Kelly, Jolie

Kelly, Margot

Kerns, Edward

King, James

Klimonda, Dolores

Kouchoukos, Patricia

Kowalchek, Eleanor

Krizek, Adeline

Larson, Ronald "ron"

Lee, Irma

Levock, Michael

Lewis, Kiser "lb"

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Lilly, Elizabeth

Lubic, Robert

Lucas Jr., Allan E.

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Mackey, Ellen

Mackie, Anita

Makal, Charles "buck"

Malone, Franklyn

Marcotte, Elizabeth

Marshall, Joyce

Marshall, Paula

Martin, Cynthia

Martin, Dwight

Mayer, Arnold

McCoy, Kathleen

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McKenna, Patrick

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Meany, Marion

Mitchell, Veronica

Monson, Earl

Moody, Lena

Moss, Virginia

Mullings, Elaine

Mullins, Clarence

Nettles, Clay

O'Hop, Paul

O'Neill, Patricia

Ostrow, Bernard

Parchment, Esmie

Patterson Jr., Howard

Payne, Earnest

Pendergast, William "bill"

Perada, Agapito

Peterson, Arthur

Peterson, David

Potts, Robert

Rametta, Marion

Reilly, Noel

Richard, Rosalind "judy"

Ricks, Jay

Robinson, Thomas

Robinson Sr., Walter

Sachs, Roberts "bobbi"

Sanders, Fred

Sanford, John H.

Sarigol, Kursat

Saulsbury, Marguerite "dot"

Sawyer, Yvonne

Schalk, Louise

Schramm, Sarah

Schumacher, William

Sella, Jeanne

Shumway, Dean

Simpson Sr., James

Slinkard, Lynn

Smith, Theresa

Spiegel, Masha

Steppa, Stanford

Stieber, Martha

Stone, David

Strunk Jr., Frank

Sundt, Edwin

Taylor, James

Taylor, Suzanne

Terauds, Anita

Thomas, Charles "charlie"

Torbert, Lillie

Treagy, Julia

Urbano, Nora

Vajda, Frank

Vandersall, Patricia

Vitale, Donald

Wade, Marguerite

Wallerstedt, John

Warren, Conrad

Watts, Barbara

Weiss, Jeffrey

Weitz, Benjamin

White, Joyce

Whiting, Elizabeth

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Williams, Josephine

Wills, Regina

Wiseman Jr., Elner

Witt, Mary

Wittenstein, Gregory

Woodworth, Geraldine "jerry"

Wright, Don "rick"

Wright, Jeanette

Yingling, Phyllis

Zack, Valjean

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