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Jean Henri Dunant (May 8, 1828 – October 30, 1910), also known as Henry Dunant, was a Swiss businessman and social activist. He founded the Red Cross. He was awarded the 1901 Nobel Peace Prize (the first to be awarded).

Jean Henri Dunant (May 8, 1828 – October 30, 1910), also known as Henry Dunant, was a Swiss businessman and social activist. He founded the Red Cross. He was awarded the 1901 Nobel Peace Prize (the first to be awarded).

Remember when opera singers weren't artificially sexy, they just were?  Yeah... Anna Moffo had that down.

Remember when opera singers weren't artificially sexy, they just were? Yeah... Anna Moffo had that down.

Maude Fealy was an American stage and film actress who appeared in nearly every film made by Cecil B. DeMille in the post silent film era.

Maude Fealy was an American stage and film actress who appeared in nearly every film made by Cecil B. DeMille in the post silent film era.

August Borsig | Deutsche Menschen

August Borsig | Deutsche Menschen

Shortly after her wedding the Queen opened the tiara and started wearing it in its current form:

Shortly after her wedding the Queen opened the tiara and started wearing it in its current form:

Italian tenor Enrico Caruso (born 1873) sang his best-known role, Canio in Pagliacci, for the first time in 1896. His debut at La Scala in 1900 was a disaster, but from 1903 to 1920, Caruso was an international star, singing lead tenor at the Metropolitan Opera and making more than 260 recordings. He also appeared in silent films and participated in the first U.S. public radio broadcast in 1910.  DEATH DATE: August 02, 1921  PLACE OF BIRTH: Naples, Italy

Italian tenor Enrico Caruso (born 1873) sang his best-known role, Canio in Pagliacci, for the first time in 1896. His debut at La Scala in 1900 was a disaster, but from 1903 to 1920, Caruso was an international star, singing lead tenor at the Metropolitan Opera and making more than 260 recordings. He also appeared in silent films and participated in the first U.S. public radio broadcast in 1910. DEATH DATE: August 02, 1921 PLACE OF BIRTH: Naples, Italy

Kirsten Målfrid Flagstad (12 July 1895 – 7 December 1962) was a Norwegian opera singer and a highly regarded Wagnerian (dramatic) soprano. She ranks among the greatest singers of the 20th century; indeed, many opera critics called hers “the voice of the century.”

Kirsten Målfrid Flagstad (12 July 1895 – 7 December 1962) was a Norwegian opera singer and a highly regarded Wagnerian (dramatic) soprano. She ranks among the greatest singers of the 20th century; indeed, many opera critics called hers “the voice of the century.”

CDV Photo Exceptional Example of A Beautiful Young Woman Civil War Era | eBay- I'm not sure why this cdv is sooooo expensive, but she is a wonderful looking lady. Great bonnet, long ribbons, pelerine, and huge broach! Lovely!

CDV Photo Exceptional Example of A Beautiful Young Woman Civil War Era | eBay- I'm not sure why this cdv is sooooo expensive, but she is a wonderful looking lady. Great bonnet, long ribbons, pelerine, and huge broach! Lovely!