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Samuel Morse
Biography

Author Profession: US painter and inventor.
He was a co-developer of the Morse code
Born: 1791-04-27
Died: 1872-04-02

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Samuel Morse

The mere holding of slaves, therefore, is a condition having per se nothing of moral character in it, any more than the being a parent, or employer, or ruler.
Ulysses S. Grant

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Author Profession: 18th President of the United States (1869-77).
Born: 1822-04-27
Died: 1885-07-23

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Ulysses S. Grant

In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins.
Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange
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Author Profession: Dutch Royalty
Born: 1967-04-27
Died: —

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Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange

Sometimes it just means flying from Bogota to New York via Amsterdam to have a day with your kids. When we spend time with them, I think we do our utmost best to be really with them - on vacations or during weekends or even at breakfast in the morning.
Dante Alighieri
Biography

Author Profession: Poetry, Politics, Philosophy
Born: 1265-04-27
Died: 1321-08-05

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Dante Alighieri

My course is set for an uncharted sea. Dante Alighieri
Mary Wollstonecraft
Biography

Author Profession: British Writer
Born: 1759-04-27
Died: 1797-09-10

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Mary Wollstonecraft

It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world.
Anouk Aimee
Biography

Author Profession: French Actress
Born: 1932-04-27
Died: —

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Anouk Aimee

You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.
Alice Morse Earle
Biography

Author Profession: US Historian
Born: 1851-04-27
Died: 1911-02-16

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Alice Morse Earle

There is something inexpressibly sad in the thought of the children who crossed the ocean with the Pilgrims and the fathers of Jamestown, New Amsterdam, and Boston, and the infancy of those born in the first years of colonial life in this strange new world.
Casey Kasem
Biography

Author Profession: US Actor
Born: 1932-04-27
Died: 2014-06-15

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Casey Kasem

For the most part, that message hasnt changed a lot over the years - love is still love, and heartbreak is still heartbreak.
Frank Abagnale
Biography

Author Profession: US Celebrity
Born: 1948-04-27
Died: —

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Frank Abagnale

A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.
Harish Rawat
Biography

Author Profession: Indian Politician
Born: 1947-04-27
Died: —

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Harish Rawat

Our first challenge is to ensure safety of pilgrims, and we will use modern technology for that. We will strengthen our telecom network and will provide special mobile apps to the pilgrims at the time of registration.
Rachel Caine
Biography

Author Profession: US Writer
Born: 1962-04-27
Died: —

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Rachel Caine

I love being in touch with my readers and fellow writers! Its just amazing to have such access to people.
Sheena Easton
Biography

Author Profession: Scottish Musician
Born: 1959-04-27
Died: —

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Sheena Easton

I would make tea for Joni Mitchell or clean her car, anything to be in the studio and watch her work.
Tim LaHaye
Biography

Author Profession: US Clergyman
Born: 1926-04-27
Died: —

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Tim LaHaye

The book of Revelation says that we no longer need the sun or the moon, for Christ is the light of the world.
August Wilson
Biography

Author Profession: Theater edit data August Wilson was an American playwright.
Born: 1945-04-27
Died: 2005-10-02

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August Wilson

Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. August Wilson
Rogers Hornsby
Biography

Author Profession: US baseball player
Born: 1896-04-27
Died: 1963-01-05

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Rogers Hornsby

I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.

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