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Clara Louise Maass
-- b.6/28/1876 d.8/24/1901 (25)Hero, Nurse
-- b.6/2/1845 d.9/5/1912 (67)GeneralNames/Places: Douglas's dadMisc: Lt. Gen'l of the Army
-- b.1/26/1880 d.4/5/1964 (84)GeneralMisc: Five-star Veteran war commander; d. in Washington
-- b.11/10/1874 d.9/7/1970 (95)Lecturer, Sailor, ExplorerMisc: Researcher; made 30 expeditions to the Arctic during his 46 year career.
-- b.12/26/1893 d.9/9/1976 (82)Librarian, Soldier, Head of State, Teacher, ChineseNames/Places: MN:Zedong; d. in BeijingMisc: Communist China Leader; Founding father of People's Republic of China in 1949, ruled 1949-76
Jean Paul Marat
-- b.5/24/1743 d.7/13/1793 (50)Writer, Revolutionary, Journalist, Politician, French
-- b.11/22/1863 d.1/13/1934 (70)Soldier, Explorer
-- b.2/26/1732 N.S. d.2/27/1795 N.S. (63)Revolutionary, General
-- b.12/31/1738 d.10/5/1805 (66)General, Soldier, Statesman, BritishMisc: "fire when ready, Gridley"; of Cornwallis
George Catlett Marshall
-- b.12/31/1880 d.10/16/1959 (78)Author, General, Statesman, HumanitarianMisc: Marshall Plan; WWII Army chief of staff 5-star
Jose Julian Marti
-- b.1/28/1853 d.5/19/1895 (42)Author, Essayist, Poet, Revolutionary, Political Activist, CubanNames/Places: b. in Havana; aka Jose Marti y Perez
-- b.11/26/1853 d.10/25/1921 (67)Hero, Scout, Journalist, Columnist, Statesman, FarmerNames/Places: RFMN:William BarclayMisc: Laborer; Buffalo Hunter; Army Scout; Saloon Owner; Gambler; Lawman; Sportsman; Gunman; Boxing Promoter; Dodge City deputy; Ford County sheriff
Matthew Fontaine Maury
-- b.1/14/1816 d.2/1/1873 (57)Naval Officer, Scientist, Oceanographer
-- b.6/22/1805 d.3/10/1872 (66)Philosopher, Revolutionary, Politician, Italian
-- b.7/2/1898 d.8/11/1975 (77)HeroMisc: U.S. Army general who commanded the force defending Bastogne, Belgium, in the Battle of the Bulge (December 1944) during World War II.
George Brinton McClellan
-- b.12/3/1826 d.10/29/1885 (58)GeneralNames/Places: b. Philadelphia, Pa., d. Orange, N.J.Misc: General who skillfully reorganized Union forces in the first year of the American Civil War (1861-65) but drew wide criticism for repeatedly failing to press his advantage over Confederate troops.
-- b.11/16/1753 d.5/3/1816 (62)Revolutionary, Statesman, Irish
Lesley James McNair
-- b.5/23/1883 d.7/25/1944 (61)GeneralMisc: WW2; US lt-general, killed by a U.S. bomb at St-Lo
George Gordon Meade
-- b.12/31/1815 d.11/6/1872 (56)General, Military Leader, SpanishMisc: army officer who played a critical role in the American Civil War by defeating the Confederate Army at Gettysburg, Pa. (July 1863).
Thomas Francis Meagher
-- b.8/23/1823 d.7/1/1867 (43)Revolutionary, IrishMisc: leader and orator who served as a Union officer during the American Civil War (1861-65).
-- b.12/17/1740 J-LD or 1/28/1740 N.S. or 12/17/1740 Ju-1 d.1/28/1823 (82)Revolutionary, Colonel
-- b.1/10/1841 d.3/17/1912 (71)Author, Naval Officer, Engineer, ExplorerMisc: Arctic explorer
-- b.12/4/1903 d.2/12/1966 (62)General, Army Officer
-- b.6/16/1836 d.12/3/1910 (74)Army Officer, Hero
-- b.4/12/1871 d.1/29/1941 (69)General, GreekMisc: Prime Minster of Greece 1936-1941
-- b.6/26/1742 d.1/1/1787 (44)RevolutionaryMisc: Declaration of Independence signer
-- b.1/10/1744 d.1/20/1800 (56)Revolutionary, Politician, Merchant
Doris "Dorie" Miller
-- b.10/12/1919 N.S. d.11/24/1943 N.S. (24)Naval OfficerMisc: was awarded the Navy Cross for actions in Pearl Harbor attack
-- b.3/9/1749 N.S. d.4/2/1791 N.S. (42)Revolutionary, Statesman, FrenchMisc: a top leader
-- b.12/29/1879 d.2/19/1936 (56)General, Aviator, FrenchMisc: Army General; aviation hero General (WW I); UPI says b. Dec 28
-- b.11/17/1925 d.7/20/1996 (70)Hero, British
-- b.1/26/1887 d.2/3/1947 (60)Naval Officer
Helmuth V. Moltke
-- b.10/26/1800 d.4/24/1891 (90)General
Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
-- b.9/20/1833 d.2/10/1918 (84)Soldier, Journalist, Pacifist, ItalianMisc: Nationalist
Montgomery Of Alamein
-- b.11/17/1887 d.3/24/1976 (88)Military Leader, BritishNames/Places: RN:Sir Bernard Law Montgomery; first Viscount of HindheadMisc: one of the outstanding Allied commanders in World War II
-- b.12/2/1738 d.12/31/1775 (37)General, Irish
-- b.10/3/1792 N.S. d.9/15/1842 N.S. (49)Hero, Head of State, HondurasianMisc: Honduras head of state; president of the Federal Republic of Central America from 1830 to 1839
-- b.7/6/1736 d.7/6/1802 (66)Revolutionary, Soldier, Pioneer, Congressperson
-- b.7/26/1784 d.1/27/1856 (71)Naval Officer
-- b.4/8/1726 d.1/22/1798 (71)RevolutionaryMisc: Declaration of Independence signer
Robert (Banker) Morris
-- b.1/20/1734 O.S. or 1/31/1734 N.S. d.5/8/1806 N.S. (72)Revolutionary, Financier, Merchant, EnglishMisc: banker who came to be known as the financier of the U.S. War of Independence (1775-83); Declaration of Independence signer
-- b.11/23/1730 N.S. d.9/27/1805 N.S. (74)GeneralMisc: who resisted British incursions into the South during the U.S. War of Independence (1775-83).
-- b.5/24/1854 d.9/11/1921 (67)HeroMisc: WWI admiral of the fleet and first sea lord, who was responsible, with Winston Churchill, for the total mobilization of the fleet prior to World War I.
Lord Louis Mountbatten
-- b.6/25/1900 d.8/27/1979 (79)Naval Officer, BritishNames/Places: RN:Lord Francis Albert Victor Nicholas MountbattenMisc: British War Hero; killed off the coast of Ireland in a boat explosion claimed by the Irish Republican Army.
-- b.2/21/1924 d.9/6/2019 N.S. (95)Revolutionary, Head of State, Zimbabwe
John Peter Muhlenberg
-- b.10/1/1746 d.10/1/1807 (61)Revolutionary, Clergyman, American
-- b.3/25/1767 d.10/13/1815 (48)General
-- b.5/7/1976 N.S. d.6/28/2005 N.S. (29)Soldier, Hero