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Galileo Galilei The father of modern observational astronomy, Galileo invented improvements to the telescope and supported the theory put forward by Copernicus that the Earth orbited the Sun, and not the other way around.

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Photographer: Unknown. Michael Jordan Jordan is known as one of the best defensive players in basketball.

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Date: He founded the French Fifth Republic in and served as its first President for 10 years. Buzz Aldrin This image was captured in , the day that the Eagle lunar lander made the first touchdown on the moon, by Neil Armstrong of fellow astronaut Buzz Aldrin. This portrait was taken just a few months after Frank and her family went into hiding on October 10, Who are the historical figures? Second photo: Date: Date: September The least significant Person of the Year proves to be Harlow Curtice [], the president of General Motors for five years during the s who increased capital spending in a time of recession, which helped spur a recovery of the American economy.

Photographer: Luca Galuzzi. Wikimedia Commons 8 of 16 Mary Anning Mary Anning was one of the first female paleontologists, who specialized specifically in the Jurassic Era. Date: September Photographer: Arthur Sasse. Despite making few forays beyond the arts, his versatility in the disciplines he took up was of such a high order that he is often considered a contender for the title of the archetypal Renaissance man, along with his rival and fellow Italian Leonardo da Vinci.

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She was the inspiration for more than 12 statues in New York City and paved the way for models and actresses after her when she became the first actress to appear nude on-screen.

Date: Adolf Hitler Hitler gained absolute political power in Germany through an election and subsequent political and military manoeuvres that established him as the Fuhrer of Germany.

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