Statistics for People in History by Wikipedia Descriptions #2

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At 5 feet 2 inches, he was the height of an average French male.Napoleon
On the Ides of March, 44 BC, he was assassinated by a group of rebellious senators.Julius Caesar
He became an ardent proponent of Rastafari, taking its music out of the socially
deprived areas of Jamaica and onto the international music scene.
Bob Marley
Victory in the 1982 Falklands War and the recovering economy brought a resurgence
of support, resulting in her decisive re-election in 1983.
Margaret Thatcher
Although he did not invent the automobile or the assembly line, he developed the first
automobile that many middle-class Americans could afford.
Henry Ford
By his request, his body was buried in an unmarked grave somewhere in Mongolia.Genghis Khan
Most European navigators reasonably concluded that a westward voyage from
Europe to Asia was unfeasible.
Christopher Columbus
Many historians and scholars regard him as the prime exemplar of the "Renaissance Man".Leonardo da Vinci
As an inventor, he is known for the lightning rod and bifocals.Benjamin Franklin
After a reputed 49 days of meditation, he is said to have attained Enlightenment.Buddha
He later became troubled with the institution of slavery and freed his slaves in a 1799 will.George Washington
Xenophon and Plato agree that he had an opportunity to escape.Socrates
He was a conservative Prussian statesman who dominated German and
European affairs from the 1860s until 1890.
Otto von Bismarck
... a scandal caused by her extramarital affair with co-star Richard Burton.Elizabeth Taylor
He gave Cortés the gift of an Aztec calendar, one disc of crafted gold and another of silver.
Cortés later melted these down for their monetary value.
She was the first woman to head a TV production company: Desilu, which she
had formed with Arnaz.
Lucille Ball
The common term lesbian originates from the name of the island
of Lesbos, where she was born.
Her costume, consisting of only a girdle of artificial bananas, became her most
iconic image and a symbol of the Jazz Age.
Josephine Baker

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