Harold S. Vanderbilt -- b.7/6/1884 d.7/4/1970 (85) Sailor, Businessperson, Yachtsperson Misc: Invented Contact Bridge; owner and skipper who successfully defended the America's Cup 3 consecutive times (1930, 1934, and 1937).
Alan John Villiers -- b.9/23/1903 d.3/3/1982 (78) Photographer, Author, Sailor, Adventurer, Australian
Wilhelm von Biela -- b.3/19/1782 d.2/18/1856 (73) Military Leader, Astronomer, German
Karl Von Clausewitz -- b.7/1/1780 d.11/16/1831 (51) Author, Military Leader, Soldier Misc: Prussian military theorist/strategist
Baron Karl Von Munchhausen -- b.5/11/1720 d.2/22/1797 (76) Author, Revolutionary, Soldier, German Names/Places: MN:Friedrick Hieronymus Misc: tall tale storyteller, some of whose tales were the basis for "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen."
Walther Von Reichenau -- b.10/8/1884 d.1/17/1942 (57) Hero, German Misc: field marshal who commanded the army that captured Warsaw (1939) and the 6th Army in its encircling movement through Belgium (1940) on the Western front during World War II.
Kurt Von Schleicher -- b.4/7/1882 d.6/30/1934 (52) Army Officer, German Misc: The last chancellor of the Weimar Republic, an opponent of Adolf Hitler in 1932-33.