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Paul Sabatier -- b.11/5/1854 d.8/14/1941 (86)
Chemist, French

Dr. Albert Bruce Sabin -- b.8/26/1906 d.3/3/1993 (86)
Scientist, Microbiologist, Polish
Misc: developer of the oral polio vaccine

Sir Edward Sabine -- b.10/14/1788 d.6/26/1883 (94)
Astronomer, Explorer, Geophysicist, English
Misc: determined the shape of the Earth and studied the Earth's magnetic field.

Joseph Sabine -- b.??/??/1770 d.1/24/1837
Naturalist, Attorney/Lawyer, English

Sacagawea -- b.??/??/1787 d.12/20/1812
Explorer
Misc: of Shoeshone indian tribe; assisted Lewis and Clark

Oliver Sacks -- b.7/9/1933 d.8/30/2015 N.S. (82)
Author, Writer, Chemist, Neurologist, Psychologist, English

Dr. Carl Sagan -- b.11/9/1934 d.12/20/1996 (62)
Author, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Correspondent
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RFN:Edward
Misc: Science Popularizer; He said "Billions and Billions of..." billions and billions of times!
TV Shows: 20/20, Cosmos (1980)

Ruth Sager -- b.2/7/1918 d.3/29/1997 (79)
Geneticist
Misc: noted for recognizing the importance of nonchromosomal genes.

Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilare -- b.4/15/1772 d.6/19/1844 (72)
Naturalist, French

Charles Saint John -- b.3/15/1857 d.4/26/1935 (78)
Scientist, Astrophysicist

Andrei Dmitriyevich Sakharov -- b.5/21/1921 d.12/14/1989 (68)
Scientist, Physicist, Civil Rights Leader, Political Activist, Russian
Misc: Nobel Peace Prize Winner; Soviet Human Rights & disarmament activist; Father of the Soviet hydrogen bomb

Abdus Salam -- b.1/29/1926 d.11/21/1996 (70)
Physicist, Pakistan

Dr. Jonas Edward Salk -- b.10/28/1914 d.6/23/1995 (80)
Scientist, Jewish
Names/Places: b. in New York City; Lee's brother
Misc: Medical researcher developed polio vaccine, founded his institute for Biological studies in La Jolla, CA

Dr. Lee Salk -- b.12/27/1926 d.5/2/1992 (65)
Author, Psychologist, Columnist
Names/Places: Jonas' brother
Misc: Child Psychologist

Bengt Samuelson -- b.5/21/1934
Scientist, Biochemist, Swedish

Marcus Samuelsson -- b.11/6/1970 N.S.
Chef, Ethiopian
TV Shows: The Taste, Chopped

Aaron Sánchez -- b.2/12/1976 N.S.
Chef, Restaurateur, Personality

Sir Edwin Sandys -- b.12/9/1561 d.10/??/1629 (67)
Pioneer, Statesman, British
Misc: Virginia Colony co-founder

George Sandys -- b.3/2/1577 d.3/??/1664 (86)
Poet, Pioneer, English
Misc: Colonist

Frederick Sanger -- b.8/13/1918 d.11/19/2013 (95)
Biochemist, English
Misc: insulin mocule; Nobel 1958, 80

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Margaret Higgins Sanger -- b.9/14/1879 d.9/6/1966 (86)
Nurse, Founder, Feminist, Social Reformer
Misc: Planned Parenthood founder; Birth control; b. 1883 is wrong

Qian Sanqiang -- b.??/??/???? d.6/28/1992 (79)
Scientist, Chinese
Misc: N-Bomb

Edward Sapir -- b.1/26/1884 d.2/4/1939 (55)
Author, Linguist, Anthropologist, German

David Sarnoff -- b.2/27/1891 d.12/12/1971 (80)
Inventor, Pioneer, Executive, Russian
Names/Places: b. in Uzlian
Misc: Founded NBC & RCA, later bought by G.E.

William Saunders -- b.11/1/1856 d.??/??/????
Engineer, Inventor

Thomas Savery -- b.??/??/1650 d.??/??/1715
Inventor, English

Svetlana Yevgeniyevna Savitskaya -- b.8/8/1948
Cosmonaut, Russian
Misc: the second woman in space (Soyuz T-7, T-12)

Adolphe Sax -- b.11/6/1814 d.2/7/1894 (79)
Inventor, Saxophonist, Belgiumese
Misc: creator of the Saxophone, Saxtromba, & Sax Horn; some say d. Feb 4

Charles J. Sax -- b.2/1/1791 d.4/26/1865 (74)
Inventor, Manufacturer, Belgiumese
Misc: of saxophones

Steve Sax -- b.1/29/1960
Chef, TV Host, MLB Second Baseman
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox

Thomas Say -- b.7/27/1787 d.10/10/1834 (47)
Scientist, Entomologist
Misc: Studied insects

Vincent J. Schaefer -- b.7/4/1906 d.7/25/1993 (87)
Inventor
Misc: cloud seeding

Anatoly Scharansky -- b.1/20/1948
Scientist, Politician, Russian
Names/Places: aka Natan Sharansky
Misc: Soviet dissident

Arthur Schawlow -- b.5/5/1921 d.4/28/1999 (77)
Scientist
Misc: co-inventor of the laser

Carl Scheele -- b.12/9/1742 d.5/21/1786 (43)
Chemist, Swedish
Misc: pharmacist; sour lemon, scheeliet

Julius Scheiner -- b.11/25/1858 d.12/20/1913 (55)
Astronomer, German

Giovanni Schiaparelli -- b.3/14/1835 d.7/4/1910 (75)
Astronomer, Senator, Italian
Misc: discovered asteroid Hesperia, Martian canals

Bela Schick -- b.7/16/1877 d.12/6/1967 (90)
Scientist, Physician, Hungarian

Jacob Schick -- b.9/16/1877 d.7/3/1937 (59)
Inventor
Misc: electric razor

Jan Schilt -- b.2/3/1894 d.1/9/1982 (87)
Astronomer, Inventor, Dutch (Netherlands)
Misc: the photometer that measures the distance of stars from earth

Wally Schirra -- b.3/12/1923 d.5/3/2007 (84)
Astronaut
Misc: Sigma 7/Gemini 6/Apollo 7/Mercury 8

Frank Schlesinger -- b.5/11/1871 d.7/10/1943 (72)
Astronomer
Misc: pioneered in the use of photography to map stellar positions and to measure stellar parallaxes, from which the most direct determinations of distance can be made.

Heinrich Schliemann -- b.1/6/1822 d.12/26/1890 (68)
Scientist, Archaeologist, German
Misc: discovered and excavated the legendary cities of Troy and Mycenae

Bernhard Schmidt -- b.3/30/1879 d.12/1/1935 (56)
Inventor
Misc: telescope; Estonian

Maarten Schmidt -- b.12/28/1929
Astronomer, Dutch (Netherlands)
Misc: whose identification of the wavelengths of the radiation emitted by quasars (quasi-stellar objects) led to the theory that they may be among the most distant, as well as the oldest, objects ever observed.

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Terry Schmidt -- b.5/28/1952
Dentist, NFL Player

Harrison H. "Jack" Schmitt -- b.7/3/1935
Astronaut, Geologist, Senator, Professor
Misc: Apollo 17

Arthur Schnitzler -- b.5/15/1862 d.10/21/1931 (69)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Doctor, Austrian

Rudolf Schoenheimer -- b.5/10/1898 d.9/11/1941 (43)
Biochemist, German
Misc: whose technique of "tagging" molecules with radioactive isotopes made it possible to trace the paths of organic substances through animals and plants and revolutionized metabolic studies.

Tom Scholz -- b.3/10/1947
Engineer, Inventor, Philanthropist, Music Producer, Songwriter, Keyboardist, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Boston (naturally)
Group Names: Boston

Christian Friedrich Schonbein -- b.10/18/1799 d.8/29/1868 (68)
Chemist, German
Misc: discovered and named ozone (1840)

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft -- b.3/28/1793 d.12/10/1864 (71)
Author, Explorer

Erwin Schrodinger -- b.8/12/1887 d.1/4/1961 (73)
Physicist, Austrian
Misc: theoretical physicist who contributed to the wave theory of matter and to other fundamentals of quantum mechanics.

Max Johann Schultze -- b.3/25/1825 d.1/16/1874 (48)
Scientist, Anatomist, German

Heinrich Schwabe -- b.10/25/1789 d.4/11/1875 (85)
Astronomer
Misc: discoverer of 11-year sunspot cycle

Theodor Schwann -- b.12/7/1810 d.1/11/1882 (71)
Physiologist, German
Misc: co-originator of cell theory

Frederick Schwatka -- b.9/29/1849 d.11/2/1892 (43)
Explorer, Yugoslav

Russell L. Schweickart -- b.10/25/1935
Scientist, Aeronautical, Astronaut, Engineer
Names/Places: NN:Rusty
Misc: Apollo 9

Georg Schweinfurth -- b.12/29/1836 d.9/19/1925 (88)
Explorer, Latvian

Albert Schweitzer -- b.1/14/1875 d.9/4/1965 (90)
Author, Philosopher, Physicist, Missionary, Theologian, Humanitarian, Musician, German
Misc: Nobel 1954

Francis R. Scobee -- b.5/19/1939 d.1/28/1986 (46)
Astronaut

William Scoresby -- b.10/5/1789 d.3/21/1857 (67)
Scientist, Explorer, Clergyman, English
Misc: pioneered in the scientific study of the Arctic and contributed to the knowledge of terrestrial magnetism.

David Scott -- b.6/6/1932
Astronaut, Engineer

Laurence Scott -- b.2/7/1946
Dentist, Keyboardist

Montgomery Edward Scott -- b.6/14/2160
Engineer, Scotish
Names/Places: b. in Aberdeen

Robert Falcon Scott -- b.6/6/1868 d.3/29/1912 (43)
Explorer, British
Misc: leader of ill-fated south pole expedition

Sheila Scott -- b.4/27/1927 d.10/20/1988 (61)
Aviator, English
Misc: broke more than 100 light-aircraft records between 1965 and 1972 and was the first British pilot to fly solo around the world.

Florida Scott-Maxwell -- b.9/14/1883 d.3/6/1979 (95)
Cartoonist, Author, Writer, Psychologist

Glenn T. Seaborg -- b.4/19/1912 d.2/25/1999 (86)
Chemist
Misc: discovered Plutonium

Wilhelm Sebastian -- b.12/23/1822 d.6/20/1875 (52)
Inventor, German
Misc: pioneer inventor and builder of submarines.

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Pietro Angelo Secchi -- b.6/19/1818 d.2/26/1878 (59)
Astronomer, Italian

Thomas Jefferson See -- b.2/19/1866 d.7/4/1962 (96)
Astronomer

Miles Seed -- b.2/24/1843 d.12/4/1913 (70)
Inventor, Manufacturer, English
Misc: photographic dry plates for X-Rays & astronomy

Dr. Emilio G. Segre -- b.2/1/1905 d.4/22/1989 (84)
Scientist, Physicist, Italian
Misc: Nuclear

Marc Seguin -- b.4/20/1786 d.2/24/1875 (88)
Engineer, Inventor, French
Misc: suspension bridge

George Selden -- b.9/14/1846 d.1/17/1922 (75)
Inventor
Misc: Gasoline engine

Matthew Sellers -- b.3/29/1869 d.4/5/1932 (63)
Aeronautical, Engineer

Nikolai Semenov -- b.4/3/1896 O.S. or 4/15/1896 N.S. d.9/25/1986 (90)
Chemist, Physicist, Russian

Jean Senebier -- b.5/6/1742 d.7/22/1809 (67)
Botanist, Naturalist, Swiss
Misc: who demonstrated that green plants consume carbon dioxide and release oxygen under the influence of light.

Aloys Senefelder -- b.11/6/1771 d.2/26/1834 (62)
Inventor
Misc: Lithography discoverer

Father Junipero Serra -- b.11/24/1713 d.8/28/1784 (70)
Explorer, Missionary, Spanish
Misc: founded a mission in California, and it wasn't impossible; Franciscan priest whose missionary work in North America earned him the title of Apostle of California.

Michael Servetus -- b.9/29/1509 or 9/29/1511 d.10/27/1553
Physician, Theologian
Misc: no source agrees on birth year

Ernest Thompson Seton -- b.8/14/1860 d.10/23/1946 (86)
Author, Naturalist, British, Canadian
Misc: founded Boy Scouts of America

Eduard Seuss -- b.8/20/1831 d.4/26/1914 (82)
Geologist, Austrian
Misc: laid the basis for paleogeography and tectonics--the study of the architecture and evolution of the Earth's outer rocky shell.

John Sevier -- b.9/23/1745 d.9/24/1815 (70)
Pioneer, Governor
Misc: first governor of Tennessee

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton -- b.2/15/1874 d.1/5/1922 (47)
Explorer, Irish
Misc: South Pole explorer

Lord Shackleton -- b.7/11/1911 d.9/22/1994 (83)
Explorer, Politician

Harlow Shapley -- b.11/2/1885 d.10/20/1972 (86)
Astronomer
Names/Places: NN:The Modern Copernicus
Misc: discoverer of the Sun's position in the galaxy

Murray Jacob Shear -- b.11/7/1899 d.9/17/1983 (83)
Biochemist
Misc: developed chemotherapy

Alan B. Shepard Jr. -- b.11/18/1923 d.7/21/1998 (74)
Astronaut
Names/Places: b. in East Derry, NH
Misc: America's first man in space

Francis Parker Shepard -- b.5/10/1897 d.4/25/1985 (87)
Geologist
Misc: marine geologist whose pioneering surveys of submarine canyons off the coast of California near La Jolla marked the beginning of Pacific marine geology.

Sir Charles Scott Sherrington -- b.11/27/1857 d.3/4/1952 (94)
Physician, Educator, British

William B. Shockley -- b.2/13/1910 d.8/12/1989 (79)
Scientist, Inventor, Physicist, British
Misc: of Transistors; Nobel Prize for physics

Christopher L. Sholes -- b.2/14/1819 d.2/17/1890 (71)
Inventor, Journalist, Printer
Misc: Printer; typewriter inventor

Henry Shreve -- b.10/21/1785 d.3/6/1851 (65)
Inventor
Misc: river captain and pioneer steamboat builder who contributed significantly to developing the potential of the Mississippi River waterway system.

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William Sibert -- b.10/12/1860 d.10/16/1935 (75)
Soldier, Engineer

Kai Siegbahn -- b.4/20/1918 d.7/20/2007 (89)
Physicist, Swedish

Karl Siegbahn -- b.12/3/1886 d.9/26/1978 (91)
Physicist, Swedish

Frederick Siemens -- b.??/??/1826 d.5/24/1904
Inventor

Sir William Siemens -- b.4/4/1823 d.11/19/1883 (60)
Engineer, Inventor, Physicist, British, German
Misc: undersea cable pioneer, important in the development of the steel and telegraph industries.

Igor I. Sikorsky -- b.5/25/1889 d.10/26/1972 (83)
Engineer, Inventor, American, Russian
Misc: developed the working helicopter

Benjamin Silliman -- b.12/4/1816 d.1/14/1885 (68)
Chemist
Misc: his report on the potential uses of crude-oil products gave impetus to plans for drilling the first producing oil well, near Titusville, Pa.

Benjamin Silliman -- b.8/8/1779 d.11/24/1864 (85)
Scientist, Chemist, Educator, Professor

Spencer Silver -- b.2/6/1941 N.S.
Chemist
Misc: co-inventor with Arthur Fry of the Post-It Note.

Luther Simjian -- b.1/28/1905 d.10/23/1997 (92)
Inventor
Misc: invented the TelePrompter, ATM, and 200 other inventions

George Simmel -- b.3/1/1858 d.9/26/1918 (60)
Philosopher, Sociologist

Zalmon Simmons -- b.9/10/1828 d.2/10/1910 (81)
Inventor, Manufacturer
Misc: Bedsprings

Herbert Simon -- b.6/15/1916 d.2/9/2001 (84)
Psychologist, Sociologist, Economist, Economist, Professor, Political Activist

Sir John Simon -- b.10/10/1816 d.7/23/1904 (87)
Physician, English

Kerry Simon -- b.6/17/1955 N.S. d.9/11/2015 N.S. (60)
Chef, Restaurateur

Sir James Young Simpson -- b.6/7/1811 d.5/6/1870 (58)
Inventor, Scotish
Misc: Obstertrician, choloform

James Sims -- b.1/25/1813 d.11/13/1883 (70)
Physician
Misc: a pioneer in the field of surgery

Isaac Merrit Singer -- b.10/27/1811 d.7/23/1875 (63)
Inventor
Misc: continuous-stitch sewing machine 1851

Paul Siple -- b.12/18/1908 d.11/25/1968 (59)
Explorer, Geographer
Misc: originated the wind chill index

B. F. Skinner -- b.3/20/1904 d.8/18/1990 (86)
Novelist, Psychologist
Names/Places: RFMN:Burrhus Frederic
Misc: pioneer in Behaviorism (Skinner box); some say b. 1897

Frank Slaughter -- b.2/25/1908 d.5/17/2001 (93)
Writer, Novelist, Doctor, Surgeon

Donald "Deke" Slayton -- b.3/1/1924 d.6/13/1993 (69)
Astronaut

Hans Sloane -- b.4/16/1660 d.1/11/1753 (92)
Doctor, Naturalist, English
Misc: founded the British Museum

John Smeaton -- b.6/8/1724 d.10/28/1792 (68)
Inventor, English

Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith -- b.2/9/1897 N.S. d.11/8/1935 (38)
Aviator, Australian
Misc: who, with a three-man crew, flew the Atlantic from Portmarnock, Ire., to Harbour Grace, Nfd., June 24-25, 1930. He was also the first to cross the mid-Pacific by air.

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Francis Smith -- b.10/23/1838 d.4/7/1915 (76)
Artist, Novelist, Engineer

Hamilton O. Smith -- b.8/23/1931
Chemist, Microbiologist, Physician
Misc: shared with Werner Arber and Daniel Nathans for the Nobel Prize for his discovery of a new class of restriction enzymes that recognize specific sequences of nucleotides in a molecule of DNA

Horace Smith -- b.10/28/1808 d.1/15/1893 (84)
Inventor, Businessperson, Manufacturer
Misc: Smith and Wesson revolvers with Daniel Baird Wesson

Hurricane Smith -- b.2/22/1923 d.3/3/2008 (85)
Engineer, Music Producer, Singer, English
Names/Places: RFN:Norman
Misc: session musician

Jedediah Strong Smith -- b.1/6/1799 d.5/27/1831 (32)
Explorer, Fur Trader

Jeff (Chef) Smith -- b.1/22/1939 d.7/9/2004 (65)
Chef
TV Shows: The Frugal Gourmet

John Smith -- b.1/6/1579 d.6/21/1631 (52)
Pioneer
Misc: American colonist

Keely Shaye Smith -- b.9/25/1963
Horticulturist
Misc: Broadcaster
TV Shows: Unsolved Mysteries

Lowell H. Smith -- b.10/8/1892 d.11/4/1945 (53)
Aviator
Misc: 1st round-the-world flight

Michael Smith -- b.4/26/1932 d.10/4/2000 (68)
Biochemist, English
Misc: winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for the development of a technique called oligonucleotide-based site-directed mutagenesis, which enabled researchers to make precise alterations to genes, and thus to the proteins that they encode.

Michael J. Smith -- b.4/30/1945 d.1/28/1986 (40)
Astronaut

James Smithson -- b.??/??/1765 d.6/27/1829
Scientist
Misc: Smithsonian Institute founder by his will after his death

George Snell -- b.12/19/1903 d.6/6/1996 (92)
Scientist

Sir C. P. Snow -- b.10/15/1905 d.7/1/1980 (74)
Author, Novelist, Chemist, Physicist, English
Names/Places: RN:Charles Percy Snow, aka Baron Snow or Lord Snow
Book Titles: Strangers and Brothers, The Two Cultures

Ascanio Sobrero -- b.10/12/1812 d.5/26/1888 (75)
Chemist, Italian

Frederick Soddy -- b.9/2/1877 d.9/22/1956 (79)
Chemist, English
Misc: coined the word "isotope" on 2-18-1913 from Greek words meaning "same place" for the products of radioactive transformation that occupied the same place on the Periodic Table.; He received the 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry for the investigation of radioactive substances.

Vladimir Alekseyevich Soloviyov -- b.11/11/1946
Cosmonaut

Ernest Solvay -- b.4/16/1838 d.5/26/1922 (84)
Chemist, Inventor
Misc: best known for his development of a commercially viable ammonia-soda process for producing soda ash (sodium carbonate), widely used in the manufacture of such products as glass and soap.

Mary Somerville -- b.12/26/1780 d.11/28/1872 (91)
Writer, Scientist, Mathematician, Scotish

Sir Thomas Sopwith -- b.1/18/1888 d.1/27/1989 (101)
Aviator, Engineer, British
Misc: Genius of flight, designed WWI Sopwith Camel plane that shot down the most enemy aircraft including The Red Baron, Hawker Aircraft founder; Snoopy flew one of these

Henry Clifton Sorby -- b.5/10/1826 d.3/9/1908 (81)
Geologist, English
Names/Places: NN: The Father of Microscopical Petrography

Harry Soref -- b.3/2/1887 d.3/2/1957 (70)
Inventor
Misc: The Padlock

Paul Soros -- b.6/5/1926 d.6/15/2013 (87)
Engineer, Businessperson, Philanthropist, Hungarian
Misc: a successful innovator in shipping

John Hanning Speke -- b.5/3/1827 d.9/15/1864 (37)
Explorer, British
Misc: discovered the source of The Nile

Percy Le Baron Spencer -- b.7/9/1894 d.9/8/1970 (76)
Engineer, Inventor
Misc: microwave oven

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Hans Spermann -- b.6/27/1869 d.9/9/1941 (72)
Biologist, German

Elmer Sperry -- b.10/12/1860 d.6/16/1930 (69)
Engineer, Inventor
Misc: Electrical; inventor of the gyrocompass.

Roger Wolcott Sperry -- b.8/20/1913 d.4/17/1994 (80)
Biologist

George Sperti -- b.1/17/1900 d.4/30/1991 (91)
Inventor
Misc: Preparation H

Frank Sprague -- b.7/25/1857 d.10/25/1934 (77)
Engineer, Inventor
Misc: Tom Edison's assistant

Thomas P. Stafford -- b.9/17/1930
Astronaut
Misc: two Gemini rendezvous missions 1965-66, Apollo 10 commander, docked with a Soviet Soyuz craft in 1975.

Konstantin Stanislavsky -- b.1/17/1863 d.8/7/1938 (75)
Theorist, Teacher, Stage Actor, Stage Producer/Director, Russian
Names/Places: RN:Konstantin Sergeyevitch Alekseyev

Sir Henry Morton Stanley -- b.1/28/1841 d.5/10/1904 (63)
Explorer, Journalist, English
Names/Places: RN:John Rowlands
Misc: found David Livingstone

Wendell M. Stanley -- b.8/16/1904 d.6/15/1971 (66)
Biochemist, Spanish
Misc: the first to purify and crystalize a virus (Nobel 1946) thus demonstrating their molecular structure

Johannes Stark -- b.4/15/1874 d.6/21/1957 (83)
Physicist, German
Misc: Stark effect, Nobel 1919

James Starley -- b.4/21/1831 d.6/17/1881 (50)
Inventor, English
Misc: the geared bicycle

Ernest Starling -- b.4/17/1866 d.5/2/1927 (61)
Physiologist, English

Belle Starr -- b.2/5/1848 d.2/3/1889 (41)
Pioneer, Outlaw
Misc: Cattle & horse thief leader of Texas and the Oklahoma Indian Territory

Hermann Staudinger -- b.3/23/1881 d.9/8/1965 (84)
Chemist, German

Vihjalmur Stefansson -- b.11/3/1879 d.8/26/1962 (82)
Ethnologist, Explorer, Canadian
Misc: Arctic explorer

Jules Stein -- b.4/26/1896 d.4/29/1981 (85)
Doctor, Businessperson
Misc: MCA founder, president, & chairman

William Howard Stein -- b.6/25/1911 d.2/2/1980 (68)
Biochemist
Misc: discovered the structure of enzyme (Nobel 1972)

Jesse Steinfeld -- b.1/6/1927 N.S. d.8/5/2014 N.S. (87)
Physician, Surgeon General

David Steinman -- b.6/11/1886 d.8/21/1960 (74)
Engineer
Misc: whose studies of airflow and wind velocity helped make possible the design of aerodynamically stable bridges.

Charles P. Steinmetz -- b.4/9/1865 d.10/26/1923 (58)
Scientist, Engineer, German
Misc: AC power developer

Henry Engelhard Steinway -- b.2/15/1797 d.2/7/1871 (73)
Inventor, Manufacturer, German
Names/Places: NN: The Father of the The Steinway Piano

William Steinway -- b.3/5/1836 d.11/30/1896 (60)
Inventor, Manufacturer
Misc: The Steinway piano

George A. Stephen -- b.??/??/1922 d.2/11/1993 (71)
Inventor
Misc: Weber Kettle Grill

John Lloyd Stephens -- b.11/28/1805 d.10/12/1852 (46)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Archaeologist, Traveler
Misc: studied Central America

George Stephenson -- b.6/9/1781 d.8/12/1848 (67)
Inventor, English
Misc: the principal inventor of the railroad locomotive.

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Robert Stephenson -- b.10/16/1803 d.10/12/1859 (55)
Inventor, English

Patrick Steptoe -- b.6/9/1913 d.3/21/1988 (74)
Scientist, English
Misc: obstetrician; gynaecologist; medical researchers with Robert Edwards perfected in vitro fertilization of the human egg. Their technique made possible in the birth of Louise Brown, the world's first "test-tube baby," on July 25, 1978.

Arthur Stern -- b.3/14/1909 d.4/17/1992 (83)
Scientist

Elizabeth Stern -- b.9/19/1915 d.8/18/1980 (64)
Pathologist, Canadian
Misc: work on the stages of a cell's progression from a normal to a cancerous state.

Otto Stern -- b.2/17/1888 d.8/18/1969 (81)
Physicist, German

Brooks Stevens -- b.6/7/1911 d.1/4/1995 (83)
Inventor
Misc: shaped Studebakers, Jeeps, Harley-Davidsons, lawnmowers, passenger trains, clothes drivers, the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile, cigarette lighters, Miller Beer logo

John Stevens -- b.4/25/1853 d.6/2/1943 (90)
Engineer
Misc: civil engineer and railroad executive who, as chief engineer of the Panama Canal from late 1905 to April 1907, laid the basis for that project's successful completion.

Robert L. Stevens -- b.10/18/1787 d.4/20/1856 (68)
Architect, Inventor
Names/Places: MN:Livingston
Misc: war ship & railroad track innovator

Robert Stevenson -- b.6/8/1772 d.7/12/1850 (78)
Engineer, Inventor
Misc: who in 1797 succeeded his stepfather, Thomas Smith, as a member of the Scottish Lighthouse Board. In that capacity until 1843, he designed and built lighthouses (1797-1843) and invented intermittent and flashing lights as well as the hydrophore

Balfour Stewart -- b.11/1/1828 d.12/19/1887 (59)
Geophysicist, Meterologist
Misc: noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism and radiant heat.

Irwin Stillman -- b.9/11/1895 d.??/??/????
Physician

Mike Stoker -- b.6/25/1941
Fireman, Engineer, TV Actor
Misc: a retired firefighter, engineer, and captain with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
TV Shows: Emergency (as Fireman Stoker)

Sir George Gabriel Stokes -- b.8/13/1819 d.2/1/1903 (83)
Mathematician, Physicist, Irish

Curtis Stone -- b.11/4/1975 N.S.
Chef, Australian
Names/Places: NN:The Quiet Terminator

M. H. Stone -- b.4/8/1903 d.1/9/1989 (85)
Mathematician
Misc: contributed to real analysis, functional analysis, and the study of Boolean algebras.

Ormond Stone -- b.1/11/1847 d.1/17/1933 (86)
Astronomer, Mathematician, Educator

George Stoney -- b.2/15/1826 d.7/5/1911 (85)
Physicist, Irish
Misc: introduced the term electron for the fundamental unit of electricity.

S. Donald Stookey -- b.5/23/1915 N.S. d.11/4/2014 N.S. (99)
Inventor
Misc: 60 patents related to glass and ceramics

Marie Stopes -- b.10/15/1880 d.10/2/1958 (77)
Scientist, Educator, Scotish
Misc: birth control advicate

William Stout -- b.3/16/1880 d.3/20/1956 (76)
Engineer, Inventor
Misc: first monoplane

Strabo -- b.??/??/63BC d.??/??/24AD
Geographer, Greek

Claire M. D. Straith -- b.8/30/1891 d.7/13/1958 (66)
Surgeon
Misc: Cosmetic and Plastic

Joseph B. Strauss -- b.1/9/1870 d.5/16/1938 (68)
Engineer
Misc: of bridges; civil engineer & builder of Golden Gate Bridge.

Levi Strauss -- b.2/26/1829 d.9/26/1902 (73)
Inventor, Manufacturer
Misc: Jeans

Lewis L. Strauss -- b.1/31/1896 d.1/21/1974 (77)
Naval Officer, Scientist, Businessperson, Philanthropist

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Otto Struve -- b.8/12/1897 d.4/6/1963 (65)
Astronomer, Russian
Misc: known for his contributions to stellar spectroscopy, notably the discovery of the widespread distribution of hydrogen and other elements in space.

William Sturgeon -- b.5/22/1783 d.12/4/1850 (67)
Inventor, Physicist, English
Misc: electromagnet developer

Charles-Francois Sturm -- b.9/29/1803 d.12/18/1855 (52)
Mathematician, French
Misc: his work resulted in Sturm's theorem, an important contribution to the theory of equations.

Charles Sturt -- b.4/28/1795 d.6/16/1869 (74)
Explorer, English
Misc: whose expedition down the Murrumbidgee and Murray rivers (1829-30) is considered one of the greatest explorations in Australian history.

Kanematsu Sugiura -- b.6/5/1892 d.10/21/1979 (87)
Scientist

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