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45 Persons awarded the French Legion of Honor:

About:
Awarded by France. Called Légion d'honneur in French.
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Established by Napoleon Bonaparte

Audie Murphy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Audie Leon Murphy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 23 days before his 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Wanda Hendrix by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Many medals for heroism in World War II, including the Medal of Honor.
Movie:Died in a private plane crash.
Hall of Great Western Performers 1996.
French Legion of Honor.
Texas Trail of Fame 2004.
Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 2010.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Auguste Rodin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Francois-Auguste-René Rodin
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 5 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed for sculptures:French Legion of Honor.

Barbra Streisand

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Barbara Joan Streisand
Nickname(s):
Babs
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

daughter of
ex-wife of
Younger than Elliott Gould by 3 years.
daughter of
wife of
Younger than James Brolin by 1 year.
mother of
half-sister of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Broadway:Song:Theater Hall of Fame.
Long Island Music Hall of Fame.
Kennedy Center Honors 2008.
California Hall of Fame 2010.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009.
National Medal of Arts 2000.
French Legion of Honor.
Jewish-American Hall of Fame.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 17 December 1976.

Bono

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul David Hewson
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Irish.
Lead singer for rock band:Name is pronounced "BAHN-Oh" rather than "Bow-No." Song:Received an honorary knighthood. Activist for African causes. Humanitarian. Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize several times.
Song:French Legion of Honor.
Liberty Medal 2007.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of U2.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of U2.

Céline Dion

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Céline Marie Claudette Dion
Also Known As:
Celine Dion
Birth Date:
Age today:
48, 33 days before her 49th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Albums:Song and movie:Song:from the movie:Song:Part owner of hockey team:Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame 1999.
Canada's Walk of Fame 1999.
French Legion of Honor.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Charles Aznavour

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Shahnour Varenagh Aznavourian
Birth Date:
Age today:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Armenian-French.
Movie:Songwriters Hall of Fame 1996.
French Legion of Honor.

Charles Lindbergh

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Augustus Lindbergh
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19

Brief Facts:

Most famous for his solo flight across the Atlantic in 1927. Controversial because he had anti-Jewish beliefs. Helped the fight in the Pacific in World War II, as a civilian.
French Legion of Honor.
Congressional Gold Medal 1928.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 1967.
Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey 1973.
Missouri Walk of Fame 2013.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6519 Delmar Boulevard.

Colette

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
Also Known As:
Sidonie Goudeket
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

French novelist.
Book:Musical and movie:Novel:French Legion of Honor.

Danny Kaye

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Daniel Kaminsky (or Kaminski)
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Silvia Fine, until he died.
Older than Silvia Fine by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Movies:Kennedy Center Honors 1984.
Theater Hall of Fame 1984.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1987.
French Legion of Honor.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6563 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6125 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6101 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

David Lynch

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Keith Lynch
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:TV series:French Legion of Honor.

Desmond Tutu

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Desmond Mpilo Tutu
Also Known As:
Bishop Desmond Tutu
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Anglican bishop. Active in many causes.
Nobel Peace Prize 1984.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2009.
French Legion of Honor.
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2006.

Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Elton Ullman Fairbanks
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
ex-husband of
Younger than Joan Crawford by 4 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Naval officer in World War II.
Movies:French Legion of Honor.
International Best-Dressed List Hall of Fame 1969.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6318 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6710 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
A star at 6661 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Duke Ellington

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Kennedy Ellington
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971.
DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1956.
Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 1992.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1978.
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1992.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969.
French Legion of Honor.
Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2008.
ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6535 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Dwight David Eisenhower

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Dwight Eisenhower
Also Known As:
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Nickname(s):
Ike
DDE
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Mamie Eisenhower, until he died.
Older than Mamie Eisenhower by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

His mother originally named him David Dwight but reversed the two names after his birth to avoid the confusion of having two Davids in the family. A five-star general in the United States Army during World War II, and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961.
World Golf Hall of Fame 2009.
French Legion of Honor.
Kansas Hall of Fame 2011.

Edith Wharton

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Edith Newbold Jones
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pulitzer Prize for Novel 1921.
Novel:National Women's Hall of Fame 1996.
French Legion of Honor.
New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2010.

Eileen Collins

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Eileen Marie Collins
Also Known As:
Lt. Col. Eileen Collins
Nickname(s):
Mom
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut, military test pilot, retired from the US Air Force, retired from NASA May 1, 2006. First female shuttle pilot, first female shuttle commander. Shuttle missions (Discovery - to the Russian space station Mir), (Atlantis, 1997), (Columbia, Chandra X-Ray Observatory), (Discovery, 2005.) More than 872 hours in space. Multiple medals awarded.
National Women's Hall of Fame 1995.
Aerospace Walk of Honor 2008.
French Legion of Honor.
International Space Hall of Fame.
U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 2013.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 2009.
Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 1995.
Irish American Hall of Fame 2013.

Elie Wiesel

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Eliezer Wiesel
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Became a US citizen. Holocaust survivor.
Book:Nobel Peace Prize 1986. Honorary UK knighthood.
Congressional Gold Medal 1984.
French Legion of Honor.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1992.
Jewish-American Hall of Fame.

Elizabeth Taylor

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor
Also Known As:
Dame Elizabeth Taylor
Nickname(s):
Liz
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79, 24 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Conrad Hilton Jr. by 5 years.
ex-wife of
Younger than Eddie Fisher by 3 years.
ex-wife of
ex-wife of
Older than Larry Fortensky by 19 years.
wife of
Michael Todd, until his earlier death.
Older than Michael Todd by 24 years.
ex-wife of
mother of
ex-wife of
Younger than Richard Burton by 6 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Broadway play:Dual USA and British citizenship. AIDS activist. Named Dame New Years Honors of 1999.
California Hall of Fame 2007.
Kennedy Center Honors 2002.
French Legion of Honor.
London Avenue of Stars.
Presidential Citizens Medal 2001.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6336 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 435 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 21 January 1994.

George Patton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Smith Patton Jr.
Also Known As:
George S. Patton
Nickname(s):
Bandito
Old Blood and Guts
The Old Man
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

1912 Olympics in the pentathlon, placing fifth. Action with tanks in World War I. Commanded major events on World War II. Final rank was (4 star) General. Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE). Died days after injury in an automobile crash.
French Legion of Honor.

Glenn Ford

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Eleanor Powell by 3 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:TV series:Hall of Great Western Performers 1978.
French Legion of Honor.
Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 2012.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Jacqueline Cochran

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Bessie Lee Pittman
Also Known As:
Jaqueline Cochran-Odlum
Nickname(s):
Jackie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pioneer racing pilot. Helped in the formation of wartine women's army and air corps. The first woman to fly a bomber across the Atlantic. Received the Distinguished Service Medal and the Distinguished Flying Cross. The first woman to fly faster than the speed of sound. The first woman to fly a jet across the ocean. The first woman to land and take off from an aircraft carrier.
Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1993.
French Legion of Honor 1949.
International Aerospace Hall of Fame 1965.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 1971.
Aerospace Walk of Honor 2006.
National Women's Hall of Fame 1993.
Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 2009.

Jerry Lewis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Levitch
Nickname(s):
Picchiatello
The King of Comedy
Birth Date:
Age today:
90, 19 days before his 91st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Often paired with:in movies. Host of MS Telethon.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009.
French Legion of Honor.
NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1991.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6150 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Jim Lovell

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Arthur Lovell Jr.
Nickname(s):
Jim
Birth Date:
Age today:
88, 28 days before his 89th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Missions , , . Ill-fated flight around the moon.
Subject of movie:Received the Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1995.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1970.
U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993.
French Legion of Honor.
Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame.
International Space Hall of Fame.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 1998.

John Kerry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Forbes Kerry
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Younger than Teresa Heinz Kerry by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Veteran of Vietnam War. Candidate for president 2004. Democrat US senator from Massachusetts 1985 to February 1, 2013. Secretary of State.
French Legion of Honor 2016.

Jules Verne

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jules Gabriel Verne
Nickname(s):
Father of Science Fiction
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Author of science fiction novels, also made as movies:Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1999.
French Legion of Honor.

Julia Child

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Julia McWilliams
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 2 days before her 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed cook with a high soprano voice. Height 6' 2".
PBS TV show:Cookbooks published -:Worked for OSS in World War II.
National Women's Hall of Fame 2007.
French Legion of Honor.

King Haakon VII of Norway

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel
Also Known As:
Prince Carl of Denmark
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Relationships:

great grandfather of
great great grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
great grandfather of
husband of
Princess Maud of the United Kingdom, until her earlier death.
Younger than Princess Maud of the United Kingdom by 2 years.
great great grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Known for leadership during the Nazi invasion.
French Legion of Honor.

Kirk Douglas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Issur Danielovitch Demsky
Also Known As:
Isidore Demsky
Birth Date:
Age today:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
grandfather of
ex-husband of
Older than Diana Douglas by 6 years.
father of
father of
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Hall of Great Western Performers 1984.
Kennedy Center Honors 1994.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1981.
National Medal of Arts 2001.
French Legion of Honor.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Kristin Scott Thomas

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Kristin Ann Scott Thomas
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Broadway play:Appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2003 Birthday Honours and Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to drama. She was named a Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur by the French Government in 2005.
French Legion of Honor 2005.

Louis Jourdan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Louis Gendre
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

French. In World War II participated in the French Resistance against the Nazis.
Movies:French Legion of Honor.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6153 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
A star at 6445 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Marjorie Merriweather Post

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Marjorie Merriweather Post
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

daughter of
mother of
ex-wife of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Heiress of the Postum Cereal Company, which became the General Foods Corporation in 1929. For support during World War I, she was awarded the French Legion of Honor.

Marlene Dietrich

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Marie Magdalena Dietrich
Nickname(s):
Lili Marlene
Lene
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Became a US citizen 1937.
French Legion of Honor.
Boulevard der Stars 2010.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6400 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 101 S. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 8 November 1996.

Mary Cassatt

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Stevenson Cassatt
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 23 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Lived much of her adult life in France. Impressionist. Women's suffragist.
French Legion of Honor.
National Women's Hall of Fame 1973.

Michelle Yeoh

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Yeoh Chu-Kheng
Yang Zi Chong
Yang Zi Qiong
Also Known As:
Michelle Khan
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Miss Malaysia 1983.
Movies:French Legion of Honor.
Role of Bond Girl:in movie:

Miles Davis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Miles Dewey Davis III
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Cicely Tyson by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Trumpeter.
Album:Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006.
DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1962.
Guitar Center RockWalk 2006.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1976.
French Legion of Honor.
ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 19 February 1998.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6314 Delmar Boulevard.

Paul McCartney

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Paul McCartney
Also Known As:
Sir James Paul McCartney
Nickname(s):
Macca
Sir Paul
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Heather Mills by 25 years.
father of
son of
husband of
Linda McCartney, until her death.
Younger than Linda McCartney by less than 1 year.
son of
older brother of
Older than Mike McGear by 1 year.
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies:After rock group:he founded group:Album:Spent a few days in jail in Japan for marijuana possession. Knighted. Children's book:Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1999.
Kennedy Center Honors 2010.
French Legion of Honor 2012.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 1987.
Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song 2010.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of The Beatles.
London Avenue of Stars 2007 as a member of The Beatles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of The Beatles.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of The Beatles.
Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of The Beatles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 9 February 2012.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of The Beatles for contributions to the recording industry.

Pierre Boulle

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Pierre-François-Marie-Louis Boulle
Also Known As:
Peter John Rule
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81, 21 days before his 82nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Writer of novels made into movies::French Legion of Honor.

Ralph Lauren

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Lifshitz
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Clothing for men - the "Polo" line. A multi-billionaire. Declared Chevalier de la Legion d'honneur 2010 by the French president.
French Legion of Honor 2010.
International Best-Dressed List Hall of Fame 1995.

Ravi Shankar

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Hindustani classical music on the sitar.
Worked with:In 2001, awarded an Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Elizabeth II for his services to music.
French Legion of Honor.

Renée Fleming

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Renée Fleming
Also Known As:
Renee Fleming
Birth Date:
Age today:
58, 11 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Opera lyric soprano.
Albums:National Medal of Arts 2013.
French Legion of Honor 2005.

Sharon Stone

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Sharon Vonne Stone
Birth Date:
Age today:
58, 13 days before her 59th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:French Legion of Honor.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 16 November 1995.

Thomas A. Edison

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Alva Edison
Nickname(s):
The Wizard of Menlo Park
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Invented moving pictures (movies) - the first, in 1903, was:New Jersey Hall of Fame 2008.
French Legion of Honor 1881.
Congressional Gold Medal 1928.
Entrepreneur Walk of Fame 2011.
U.S. Business Hall of Fame 1975.
New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame 1989.
Michigan Walk of Fame 2006.
Automotive Hall of Fame 1969.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6700 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Wesley Clark

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wesley Kanne
Also Known As:
Wesley Kanne Clark
Wesley Kanne Clark Sr.
Gen. Wesley Clark
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

After his father died when he was four, and his mother remarried, he was adopted by his stepfather and his name changed to Clark. Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO from 1997 to 2000. Commanded allied forces in the Kosovo campaign. Candidate for president in 2004 as a Democrat.
Books:Presidential Medal of Freedom 2000.
French Legion of Honor.

Wynton Marsalis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wynton Learson Marsalis
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Branford Marsalis by 1 year.
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Trumpeter. Also Classical music. Pulitzer Prize for Music 1997. Chevalier of the Legion of Honour.
French Legion of Honor 2009.
International Best-Dressed List Hall of Fame 1999.
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