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People in History A-Z: Letter B

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Baldwin, Stanley
 

Stanley Baldwin 1867-1947

1867 - 1947
Three times British prime minister.

 

   

 

   

 

   

Balzac, Honoré de
 

Honoré de Balzac 1799-1850

1799 - 1850
Father of The Human Comedy.

 

   
     
     

Barra, Francisco Leon de la
 

Francisco Leon de la Barra 1863-1939

1863 - 1939
Mexico's Interim.

     
     
     

Barrett, John
 

John Barrett 1866-1938

1866 - 1938
Expert on Latin America.

     
     
     

Batu Khan
 

Batu Khan ?-1255

... - 1255
Genghis Khan's grandson.

     
     
     

Beauharnais, Joséphine de
 

Josephine de Beauharnais 1763-1814

1763 - 1814
Broke the Emperor's heart.

     
     
     

Beauharnais Bonaparte, Hortense de
 

Hortense de Beauharnais Bonaparte 1783-1837

1783 - 1837
Josephine's daughter

     
     
     

Begga of Landen
 

Begga of Landen

... - ...
Pepin II's mother.

     
     
     

Benedict of Nursia
 

Saint Benedict of Nursia 480 - 547

480 - 547
Saint.

     
     
     

Benedict XVI
 

Pope Benedict XVI (born 1927)

Born 1927
Bavarian Pope.

     
     
     

Bevan, Aneurin
 

Aneurin Bevan 1897-1960

1897 - 1960
Speaker.

     
     
     

Billy the Kid
 

Billy the Kid 1859-1881

1859 - 1881
Pat Garrett's nightmare.

     
     
     

Bismarck, Otto
 

Otto von Bismarck 1815-1898

1815 - 1898
Founder of the German Empire.

     
     
     

Bhutto, Benazir
 

Benazir Bhutto 1953-2007

1953 - 2007
Pakistani Premier.

     
     
     

Blair, Tony
 

Tony Blair (born 1953)

Born 1953
British Prime Minister.

     
     
     

Bligh, William
 

William Bligh 1754-1817

1754 - 1817
Captain.

     
     
     

Bohemond I
 

Bohemond I 1050-1109

1050 - 1109
Crusader.

     
     
     

Bohr, Niels
 

Niels Bohr 1885-1962

1885 - 1962
Danish friend of the atoms.

     
     
     

Boleyn, Anne
 

Anne Boleyn 1507-1536

1507 - 1536
Henry's second wife and Lizzy's mother.

     
     
     

Bonaparte, Caroline
 

Caroline Bonaparte 1782-1839

1782 - 1839
Queen of Naples.

     
     
     

Bonaparte, Joseph
 

Joseph Bonaparte 1768-1844

1768 - 1844
The emperor's elder brother.

     
     
     

Bonaparte, Louis
 

Louis Bonaparte 1778-1846

1778 - 1846
The emperor's younger brother.

     
     
     

Boudica
 

Boudica ... - AD 60

... - AD 60
Ancient British Queen.

     
     
     

Brecht, Bertolt
 

Bertolt Brecht 1898-1956

1898 - 1956
German playwright.

     
     
     

Brezhnev, Leonid Ilich
 

Leonid Ilich Brezhnev 1906-1982

1906 - 1982
The one who invaded Prague

     
     
     

Brown, John
 

John Brown 1800-1859

1800 - 1859
For the slaves.

     
     
     

Bryan, William Jennings
 

William Jennings Bryan 1860-1925

1860 - 1925
Better silver than gold.

     
     
     

Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama)
 

Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama) 6th - 4th Century BC

Somewhere between 6th and 4th century BC
Enlightened.

     
     
     

Bush, Barbara
 

Barbara Bush (born 1925)

Born 1925
The 41st President's First Lady.

     
     
     

Bush, George H.W.
 

George H.W. Bush - Born 1924

Born 1924
The 41st President of the US.

     
     
     

Bush, George W.
 

George W. Bush - Born 1946

Born 1946
The 43rd President of the US.

     
     
     
     
     
 

 

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