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    • Abdul Qadeer Khan

    • Abdul Qadeer Khan

      Abdul Qadeer Khan,NI, HI, FPAS (i/ˌɑːbˈdʊl kɑːdɪər kɑːn/; Urdu: ڈاکٹر عبد القدیر خان‎; born 1 April 1936), known as A. Q. Khan, is a Pakistani nuclear physicist and a metallurgical engineer, who founded the uranium enrichment progr ... Read »


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    • Adrian Lamo

    • Adrian Lamo

      Adrian Lamo (born February 20, 1981) is an American threat analyst and former hacker. Lamo first gained media attention for breaking into several high-profile computer networks, including those of The New York Times, Yahoo!, and Microsoft, culminating in his 2003 arrest. In 2010, Lamo reported U.S. soldier Chelsea Man ... Read »


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    • Adriano Sofri

    • Adriano Sofri (Trieste, 1 August 1942) is an Italian intellectual, a journalist and a writer. Former leader of the autonomist movement Lotta Continua ("Continuous Struggle"') in the 1960s, he was arrested in 1988 and sentenced to 22 years of prison, having been found guilty of instigating the murder of police officer L ... Read »


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    • Ahmed Ben Bella

    • Ahmed Ben Bella

      Ahmed Ben Bella (Arabic: أحمد بن بلّة‎‎ Aḥmad bin Billah; 25 December 1916 – 11 April 2012) was an Algerian socialist soldier and revolutionary who was the first President of Algeria from 1963 to 1965. Ben Bella was born in Maghnia in western Algeria, during the he ... Read »


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    • Andrei Sakharov

    • Andrei Sakharov

      Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov (Russian: Андре́й Дми́триевич Са́харов; 21 May 1921 – 14 December 1989) was a Russian nuclear physicist, Soviet dissident, an activist for disarmament, peace and human rights. He became renowned as the des ... Read »


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    • Augusto Pinochet

    • Augusto Pinochet

      Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte (Spanish pronunciation: [auˈɣusto pinoˈ(t)ʃe] or [-ˈ(t)ʃet]; 25 November 1915 – 10 December 2006) was a Chilean general, politician and the military ruler of Chile between 1973 and 1990; he remained the Commander-in-Chief of the Chilean Army until 1998. ... Read »


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    • Aung San Suu Kyi

    • Aung San Suu Kyi

      Aung San Suu Kyi (Burmese: အောင်ဆန်းစုကြည်; MLCTS: aung hcan: cu. krany, /aʊŋˌsæn.suːˈtʃiː/, Burmese pronunciation: [àʊɴ sʰáɴ sá¹µ tɕì]; born 19 June 1945) is a Burmese politician, diplomat, ... Read »


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    • Bernard Madoff

    • Bernard Madoff

      Bernard Lawrence "Bernie" Madoff (/ˈmeɪdɒf/; born April 29, 1938) is an American fraudster and a former stockbroker, investment advisor, and financier. He is the former non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, and the admitted operator of a Ponzi scheme that is considered the largest financial fraud ... Read »


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    • Boosie Badazz

    • Boosie Badazz

      Torrence Hatch (born November 14, 1982), known professionally as Boosie Badazz (formerly known as Lil Boosie), is an American rapper from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Hatch was bestowed the nickname Boosie by his family, and he was raised in Southside Baton Rouge. As Boosie, he has released numerous regular studio albums wh ... Read »


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    • Bram Fischer

    • Abram Fischer, commonly known as Bram Fischer, (23 April 1908 Bloemfontein – 8 May 1975 Bloemfontein) was a South African lawyer of Afrikaner descent, notable for anti-apartheid activism and for the legal defence of anti-apartheid figures, including Nelson Mandela at the Rivonia Trial. Following the trial he was h ... Read »


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    • Chia Thye Poh

    • Dr Chia Thye Poh (born 1941) is a Singaporean former political prisoner. Detained under the Internal Security Act of Singapore for allegedly conducting pro-communist activities against the government, he was imprisoned for 23 years without charge or trial and subsequently placed under conditions of house arrest for an ... Read »


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    • Debra Lafave

    • Debra Lafave

      Debra Jean Beasley (born August 28, 1980), better known under her former married name of Debra Lafave, is an American who formerly taught at Angelo L. Greco Middle School in Temple Terrace, Florida. In 2005, she pleaded guilty to lewd or lascivious battery. The charges stemmed from a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old ... Read »


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    • Derryn Hinch

    • Derryn Hinch

      Derryn Nigel Hinch (born 9 February 1944 in New Zealand) is an Australian Senator for Victoria and media personality, best known for his work on Melbourne radio and television. Hinch was elected to the senate representing Victoria as the head of "Derryn Hinch's Justice Party" at the 2016 federal election. Aged 72, Hin ... Read »


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    • Dr. Dre

    • Dr. Dre

      Andre Romelle Young (born February 18, 1965), better known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. Dre was previously the co-owner of, and an artist on, Death Row Records. He has produced alb ... Read »


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    • Erich Priebke

    • Erich Priebke

      Erich Priebke (29 July 1913 – 11 October 2013) was a German mid-level SS commander in the SS police force (SiPo) of Nazi Germany. In 1996 he was convicted of war crimes in Italy, for participating in the Ardeatine massacre in Rome on 24 March 1944. 335 Italian civilians (among them 75 Italians of Jewish ancestry) ... Read »


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    • Galileo Galilei

    • Galileo Galilei

      Galileo Galilei (Italian pronunciation: [É¡aliˈlɛːo É¡aliˈlɛi]; 15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642) was an Italian polymath: astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician, he played a major role in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. He has been called t ... Read »


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    • Googoosh

    • Googoosh

      Faegheh Atashin (Persian: فائقه آتشین‎‎), born May 5, 1950 in Sarab, Ardabil, Iran), also known by her stage name Googoosh (Persian: گوگوش‎‎), is an Iranian singer and actress of Iranian Azerbaijani origin. She is known for her contributions to Iranian po ... Read »


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    • Habib Bourguiba

    • Habib Bourguiba

      Habib Ben Ali Bourguiba (Arabic: الحبيب بورقيبة‎‎ ḤabÄ«b BÅ«rgÄ«ba; 3 August 1903 – 6 April 2000) was a Tunisian lawyer, nationalist leader and statesman who served as the country's leader from independence in 1956 to 1987. He first served as the second P ... Read »


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    • House arrest

    • In justice and law, house arrest (also called home confinement, home detention, or electronic monitoring) is a measure by which a person is confined by the authorities to a certain residence. Travel is usually restricted, if allowed at all. House arrest is an alternative to prison time or juvenile-detention time. Whil ... Read »


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    • Hussein-Ali Montazeri

    • Hussein-Ali Montazeri

      Hussein-Ali Montazeri (22 September 1922 – 19 December 2009; Persian: حسینعلی منتظری‎‎‎,  pronunciation ) was an Iranian Shia Islamic theologian, Islamic democracy advocate, writer and human rights activist. He was one of the leaders of the Iranian Revolu ... Read »


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    • Ibn al-Haytham

    • AbÅ« Ê¿AlÄ« al-Ḥasan ibn al-Ḥasan ibn al-Haytham (Arabic: أبو علي، الحسن بن الحسن بن الهيثم‎‎; Persian: بوعلی محمد بن حسن بن هیثم‎‎ c. 965 ... Read »


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    • Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry

    • Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry

      Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry (Urdu: اِفتِخار مُحَمّد چودهرى‎; born 12 December 1948) is a former Pakistani judge and 20th Chief Justice of Pakistan, over three non-consecutive terms from 29 June 2005 to 11 December 2013. Chaudhry began practice as an ad ... Read »


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    • Imran Khan

    • Imran Khan

      Imran Khan Niazi, MP (born 5 October 1952), is a Pakistani politician, former cricketer and philanthropist who leads the Pakistan Movement of Justice and serves as a member of the National Assembly. Prior to entering politics, Khan played international cricket for two decades in the late twentieth century. Khan was bo ... Read »


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    • Jiang Yanyong

    • Jiang Yanyong (born October 4, 1931) is a Chinese physician from Beijing who publicized a coverup of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) epidemic in China. Born to the famous Hangzhou Zhejiang Xinye Bank family, Jiang was the chief physician of the 301 Military Hospital in Beijing and a senior member of the Co ... Read »


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    • John G. Rowland

    • John G. Rowland

      John Grosvenor Rowland (born May 24, 1957) is an American former politician and twice convicted felon. He was the 86th Governor of Connecticut from 1995 to 2004; as a politician, he was a member of the Republican Party. He is married to Patty Rowland, his second wife, and the couple has five children between them. In 2 ... Read »


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    • Liliuokalani

    • Liliuokalani

      LiliÊ»uokalani (Hawaiian pronunciation: [liliˌʔuokəˈlɐni]; born Lydia LiliÊ»u Loloku Walania Wewehi KamakaÊ»eha; September 2, 1838 – November 11, 1917), was a composer of Hawaiian music, author and the last reigning monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii. She reigned from January 29, 1891 until t ... Read »


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    • Lindsay Lohan

    • Lindsay Lohan

      Lindsay Dee Lohan (born July 2, 1986) is an American actress and singer. Lohan began her career as a child fashion model when she was three, and was later featured on the soap opera Another World for a year when she was 10. At age 11, Lohan made her motion picture debut in Disney's commercially and critically successfu ... Read »


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    • Lionel Tate

    • Lionel Tate

      Lionel Alexander Tate (born January 30, 1987) is the youngest American citizen ever sentenced to life imprisonment without possibility of parole. In January 2001, when Tate was 13, he was convicted of first-degree murder for the 1999 battering death of 6-year-old Tiffany Eunick in Broward County, Florida. On July ... Read »


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    • Martha Stewart

    • Martha Stewart

      Martha Helen Stewart (née Kostyra; born August 3, 1941) is an American businesswoman, writer, and television personality. As founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, she has gained success through a variety of business ventures, encompassing publishing, broadcasting, merchandising, and e-commerce. She has written ... Read »


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    • Mehdi Karroubi

    • Mehdi Karroubi

      Mehdi Karroubi (Persian: مهدی کروبی‎‎ MehdÄ« KarrÅ«bÄ©, born 26 September 1937 ) is an Iranian Shia cleric and reformist politician leading National Trust Party. He is the chairman of the parliament from 1989 to 1992 and 2000 to 2004, and a presidential candidate in the 2005 a ... Read »


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    • Michael Vick

    • Michael Vick

      Michael Dwayne Vick (born June 26, 1980) is an American football quarterback who is a free agent. Vick played college football at Virginia Tech, where as a freshman he placed third in the Heisman Trophy balloting. He left after his sophomore year to enter the NFL and was drafted first overall by the Atlanta Falcons in ... Read »


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    • Mir-Hossein Mousavi

    • Mir-Hossein Mousavi

      Mir-Hossein Mousavi Khameneh (Persian: میرحسین موسوی خامنه‎, translit. MÄ«r-Hoseyn MÅ«savÄ« Khāmené‎, pronounced [miːɾ hoˈsɛjn ɛ muːsæˈviː jɛ xɑːmeˈne]; born 2 March 1942) is an Iranian reformist politi ... Read »


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    • Mohammad Mosaddegh

    • Mohammad Mosaddegh

      Mohammad Mosaddegh (Persian: محمد مصدق‎‎; IPA: [mohæmˈmæd(-e) mosædˈdeÉ£]; 16 June 1882 – 5 March 1967), was an Iranian politician and is regarded as the "first and last father of Persian democracy". He was the democratically electedPrime Minister of Iran from ... Read »


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    • Mohammed Naguib

    • Mohammed Naguib

      Mohamed Naguib (Arabic: محمد نجيب‎‎, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [mæˈħæmmæd næˈɡiːb]; 19 February 1901 – 28 August 1984) was the first President of Egypt, serving from the declaration of the Republic on 18 June 1953 to 14 November 1954. Along with ... Read »


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    • Moshood Abiola

    • Moshood Abiola

      Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, CFR (24 August 1937 – 7 July 1998), often referred to as M. K. O. Abiola, was a popular Nigerian Yoruba businessman, publisher, politician and aristocrat of the Yoruba Egba clan. He ran for the presidency in 1993, and is widely regarded as the presumed winner of the inconclu ... Read »


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    • Muhammad VIII al-Amin

    • Muhammad VIII al-Amin

      Muhammad VIII al-Amin (4 September 1881 – 30 September 1962) (Arabic: الأمين باي بن محمد الحبيب‎‎, al-AmÄ«n Bāy bin Muḥammad al-ḤabÄ«b) was the last bey of Tunisia (15 May 1943 and 20 March 1956). He was the first head of sta ... Read »


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    • Muhammadu Buhari

    • Muhammadu Buhari

      Muhammadu Buhari GCFR (born 17 December 1942) is the President of Nigeria, in office since 2015. He is a retired Major General in the Nigerian Army and previously served as the nation's Head of State from 31 December 1983 to 27 August 1985, after taking power in a military coup d'état. The term Buharism is ascribed ... Read »


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    • Nawaz Sharif

    • Nawaz Sharif

      Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, MP (Urdu: میاں محمد نواز شریف‎, pronounced [nəˈʋaːz ʃəˈriːf]; born 25 December 1949) is the 20th and current Prime Minister of Pakistan, in office since June 2013. A veteran politician, he previously served as th ... Read »


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    • Ne Win

    • Ne Win

      Ne Win (Burmese: နေဝင်း IPA: [nè wɪ́ɴ]; 10 July 1910, or 14 or 24 May 1911 – 5 December 2002) was a Burmese politician and military commander. He was Prime Minister of Burma from 1958 to 1960 and 1962 to 1974 and also head of state from 1962 to 1981. He founded the Burm ... Read »


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    • Nikita Khrushchev

    • Nikita Khrushchev

      Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev (15 April [O.S. 3 April] 1894 – 11 September 1971) was a politician who led the Soviet Union during part of the Cold War. He served as First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1953 to 1964, and as Chairman of the Council of Ministers, or Premier, from 1 ... Read »


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    • Norman Whitfield

    • Norman Jesse Whitfield (May 12, 1940 – September 16, 2008) was an American songwriter and producer, best known for his work with Berry Gordy's Motown labels during the 1960s. He has been credited as one of the creators of the Motown Sound and as an instrumental figure in the development of the late-1960s subgenre ... Read »


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    • Paris Hilton

    • Paris Hilton

      Paris Whitney Hilton (born February 17, 1981) is an American businesswoman, socialite, television and media personality, model, actress, singer, DJ, and author. She is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels. Born in New York City and raised there and in Beverly Hills, California, Hilton ... Read »


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    • Phil Rudd

    • Phil Rudd

      Phillip Hugh Norman "Phil" Rudd (born Phillip Hugh Norman Witschke Rudzevecuis, 19 May 1954) is a New Zealand-based Australian drummer, best known for his membership in Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1975 through 1983, and again from 1994 to 2015. Upon the 1977 departure of bass guitarist Mark Evans from AC/DC, R ... Read »


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    • Pol Pot

    • Pol Pot

      Pol Pot (/pɒl pɒt/, US /poʊl/; Khmer: ប៉ុល ពត; 19 May 1925 – 15 April 1998), born Saloth Sar (Khmer: សាឡុត ស), was a Cambodian politician and revolutionary who led the Khmer Rouge from 1963 until 1997. From 1963 to 1981, he served as the General ... Read »


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    • Rodney King

    • Rodney King

      Rodney Glen King (April 2, 1965 – June 17, 2012) was an African American taxi driver who became internationally known after being beaten by Los Angeles Police Department officers following a high-speed car chase on March 3, 1991. A witness, George Holliday, videotaped much of the beating from his balcony, and sent ... Read »


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    • Shehu Shagari

    • Shehu Shagari

      Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari, Turakin Sakkwato (born February 25, 1925) served as the first and only President of Nigeria’s Second Republic (1979–1983), after the handover of power by General Olusegun Obasanjo's military government. Shagari is a northerner of Fulani extraction and holds the title of the Turaki ... Read »


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    • Silvia Baraldini

    • Silvia Baraldini (born in Rome, Italy, December 12, 1947) is an Italian activist. She was active in both the Black Power and Puerto Rican independence movements in the United States in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. In 1982 she was sentenced to 43 years under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) ... Read »


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    • Sukarno

    • Sukarno

      Sukarno (6 June 1901 – 21 June 1970) was the first President of Indonesia, serving in office from 1945 to 1967. Sukarno was the leader of his country's struggle for Independence from the Netherlands. He was a prominent leader of Indonesia's nationalist movement during the Dutch colonial period, and spent over ... Read »


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    • T.I.

    • T.I.

      Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. (born September 25, 1980), better known by his stage names T.I. and Tip (often stylized as TIP), is an American hip hop recording artist and actor from Atlanta, Georgia. He signed his first major-label record deal in 1999, with Arista Records subsidiary, LaFace Records. In 2001, T.I. formed t ... Read »


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    • William Calley

    • William Calley

      Vietnam War William Laws Calley Jr. (born June 8, 1943) is a former United States Army officer and convicted war criminal found guilty of murdering 22 unarmed South Vietnamese civilians in the My Lai Massacre on March 16, 1968, during the Vietnam War. After several reductions, Calley's original sentence of life in pri ... Read »


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    • Zhao Ziyang

    • Zhao Ziyang

      Zhao Ziyang (pronounced [ʈʂâu̯ tsɹ̩̀i̯ǎŋ]; 17 October 1919 – 17 January 2005) was a high-ranking politician in China. He was the third Premier of the People's Republic of China from 1980 to 1987, Vice Chairman of the Communist Party of China from 1981 to 1982 and General Secretar ... Read »


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    • Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

    • Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

      Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (Urdu: ذوالفقار علی بھٹو‎; Sindhi: ذوالفقار علي ڀُٽو‎) IPA: [zʊlfɪqɑːɾ ɑli bʱʊʈːoː]) (5 January 1928 – 4 April 1979) was a Pakistani politician and statesman w ... Read »


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    • Riddick Bowe

    • Riddick Bowe

      Riddick Lamont Bowe (born August 10, 1967) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1989 to 1996, and from 2004 to 2008. He reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion for eleven months in 1992, and as an amateur he won a silver medal in the super heavyweight division at the 1988 Summer Olymp ... Read »


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    • Jorge Rafael Videla

    • Jorge Rafael Videla

      Internal War Beagle conflict Jorge Rafael Videla (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxorxe rafaˈel biˈðela]; 2 August 1925 – 17 May 2013) was a senior commander in the Argentine Army and dictator of Argentina from 1976 to 1981. He came to power in a coup d'état that deposed Isabel Martínez de Peró ... Read »


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    • Zhang Xueliang

    • Zhang Xueliang

      Zhang Xueliang or Chang Hsueh-liang or Chang Hsiao-liang (張學良; 3 June 1901 – 15 October 2001), occasionally called Peter Hsueh Liang Chang and nicknamed the "Young Marshal" (少帥), was the effective ruler of northeast China and much of northern China after the assassination of his father, Zh ... Read »


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