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American President - Van Buren was the 8th President.Martin Van Buren

       a. Composer
       b. American President
       c. Painter
       d. Tennis player

Hockey player - Jari played right wing.Jari Kurri

       a. Writer
       b. Hockey player
       c. Politician
       d. Singer

Actor - Daniel starred in the movie My Left foot. Daniel Day-Lewis

       a. Actor
       b. Writer
       c. Painter
       d. Baseball player

Queen of Scotland - Mary is often referred to as Mary Queen of Scots. She was executed by Queen Elizabeth of England.Mary Stuart

       a. Wife of Henry the eighth
       b. Daughter of Henry the Eighth
       c. Queen of Scotland
       d. Second Queen of Denmark

Outlaw - James was killed in 1882 by a member of his own gang.Jesse James

       a. Outlaw
       b. Civil war general
       c. Painter
       d. Fashion designer

Architect - Lescaze designed what was considered to be the first International Modernist Skyscraper.William Lescaze

       a. Chemist
       b. Basketball player
       c. Architect
       d. Writer

Poet - Jonathon wrote poetry, novels and essays.Jonathan Swift

       a. Poet
       b. Patented the sewing machine
       c. Developed the steam engine
       d. Sculpture

Explorer - Jacques explored the St Lawrence River. Jacques Cartier

       a. Explorer
       b. Fashion designer
       c. Watch maker
       d. Stock broker

Photographer - Lange is famous for her pictures taken during the Great Depression.Dorothea Lange

       a. Politician
       b. Photographer
       c. Painter
       d. Civil rights activist

Composer - Cui was a Russian composer. He was known as being 'One of the Five'.Cesar Cui

       a. Roman general
       b. Inventor of the typewriter
       c. Composer
       d. Chemist

Tennis player - Andre was American tennis player. He won eight grand slam titles.Andre Agassi

       a. Explorer
       b. Tennis player
       c. Fashion designer
       d. Actor

Invented canning/food preservation - Nicholas has been called The Father of Canning. He was a candy maker. Nicolas Appert

       a. Race car driver
       b. Writer
       c. Invented canning/food preservation
       d. American idol contestant

French General - Charlemagne was also known as Charles the Great.Charlemagne

       a. Painter
       b. French General
       c. Singer
       d. Politician

Canadian Prime minister - Sir John was the first Prime minister of Canada.Sir John A. MacDonald

       a. Explorer
       b. British general
       c. Canadian Prime minister
       d. Playwright

Founder of the De Beers Diamond Company - The De Beer company once traded and controlled 90% of the world’s rough diamonds.Cecil Rhodes

       a. Founder of the De Beers Diamond Company
       b. Soccer player
       c. Singer
       d. Dancer

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