He engineered the merger of Pepsi-Cola and Frito-Lay, brought Pepsi to the Soviet Union and built PepsiCo into a major rival to Coca-Cola.

By tugging on a piece of polymer, he accidentally discovered the material that became Gore-Tex.

The novel became a global bestseller after the 1994 movie starring Tom Hanks.

She rose to the top of her class at Columbia Law School in the 1950s, helped battle gender discrimination as an ACLU lawyer and, in 1993, became the second woman on the high court.

After she joined a class-action lawsuit against the Navy, some said she was committing treason. “But others kept saying, ‘Good for you, good for you.’ ”

He led the West African nation from 1968 to 1991 and died soon after it was rocked by a coup against one of his successors.

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He and two accomplices pulled off a 1964 heist of the Star of India sapphire at a New York museum. After his time in prison, he became an evangelist to inmates.

His provocative essays took aim at major figures, and he helped shape the jazz world in the 1980s.

He saw himself as much an artist as a historian and won plaudits for his scenes of everyday — people past and present — going about their lives in the city.

He and songwriting partner Joel Hirschhorn won Oscars for the 1972 disaster epic and 1974’s “The Towering Inferno.”

The Seattle law firm founder and civic leader helped his son, tech billionaire Bill Gates, establish one of the largest private philanthropies in the world.

Colleagues called her “the Elizabeth Cady Stanton of women’s studies.”

In his furniture, stores, household objects, restaurants and books, he thought good design led to better living.

After starting an environmental think tank at 25, he founded the New America Foundation policy organization as well as the Climate Leadership Council.

He was the leader of Toots & the Maytals and often invited audience members to dance onstage.

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Her reports energized feminists with their frank discussion of how women achieve sexual pleasure, even as social scientists decried the studies as pseudoscience.

She starred in “The Avengers” in the 1960s, won a Tony Award for “Medea” and had a late-career role in “Game of Thrones.”

He also received Oscar nominations for “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” and “The Dresser,” a play based on his early life in the theater.

Her court victory in 1950 helped open long-segregated professional and graduate schools.

He represented Nelson Mandela from his treason trial in 1964 until the former South African president’s death in 2013.

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Harris, Daniel

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Hurley, Maria

Jackson, Dorothy

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Brewington, Moses

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Cronk, Edwin

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Friedman, Alan

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Gates Ii, William Henry

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Gipson, Tracy

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Glick, Charles "bob"

Gomez, David "tex"

Gosling, Arthur

Gragg, Richard

Green, Rosa Marie

Gridley, Kathleen

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Harris, Daniel

Harris, James

Hart, Celeste

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Henry, Jewell

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Holloway, Charlie

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Manwell, Bonnie

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Miller Sr., Carl "skip"

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Smith, William

Smith Jr., Willie

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