famous person

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Related to famous person: Bill Gates, Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.famous person - a widely known personfamous person - a widely known person; "he was a baseball celebrity"
immortal - a person (such as an author) of enduring fame; "Shakespeare is one of the immortals"
important person, influential person, personage - a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
social lion, lion - a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)
guiding light, leading light, luminary, notability, notable - a celebrity who is an inspiration to others; "he was host to a large gathering of luminaries"
personality - a person of considerable prominence; "she is a Hollywood personality"
toast - a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention; "he was the toast of the town"
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The shapes of the famous persons who once sat in the chair will be more apt to come back, and be seen among us, in this glimmer and pleasant gloom, than they would in the vulgar daylight.
You are going to use these facts to make a poster about this famous person in school, so make sure you find out lots of information to help you.
2 GUESS THE PERSON: Think of a famous person and everyone else has to guess who it is.
A conference took place on the event at Dahali Korka High School prior the launch, where Dinesh Nath, a famous person of the zone, senior scientists from the Horticultural Research Station, Kahikuchi, Dr AA Ahmed, Dr JK Sharma, Dr P Bora and Dr N Majumder and headmaster of Dahali Korka High School Ananta Nath were there.
Owens is among the great Americans honored in AMERICAN FORESTS' Famous & Historic Trees program, which raises the progeny of trees connected to some aspect of history or to a famous person.
17 /PRNewswire/ -- With which famous person would you most like to eat lunch?
The first famous person with Parkinson disease featured multiple times on the cover of Time was Adolf Hitler (Fig.
While it can be difficult to displace an existing famous person, it can be done--especially if the incumbent is resting on his or her laurels.
The program reportedly also includes the births and deaths of almost every famous person as well as religious and national holidays and feast days of the saints.
He went from being arguably the most famous person in the world, to being erased from the history books.
Fitting because Warhol called Galella his favorite photographer (Andy: "My idea of a good picture is one that's in focus and of a famous person doing something unfamous") and because Galella, who began shooting in the mid-'60s for the National Enquirer and various fan magazines like Photoplay and Modern Screen in the days before People and Us when dinner theater still seemed a viable gig for fairly big stars, was as prepossessed as Warhol by matters of fame and celebs and the question of what "access" means not just to stars but to anyone.
If, by chance, your business has the same name as another company or you have the same name as a famous person, you have a better chance of proving you didn't register the domain name in bad faith (or basically to hold it for ransom), explains Schmid.