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Famous people that are NOT US citizens :)

Poll #969026 Do You Know Who?

John Logie Baird

invented the telephone
2(6.2%)
invented the television
14(43.8%)
invented the adhesive postage stamp
16(50.0%)

Sir James Barrie

a commander of British troops during WWI
6(16.2%)
noted Egyptologist
4(10.8%)
wrote about a boy who would “not grow up"
27(73.0%)

Joseph Black

invented the television
3(9.7%)
wrote "Auld Lang Syne"
7(22.6%)
known as the "father " of quantitative chemistry
21(67.7%)

James Chalmers

invented the adhesive postage stamp
10(34.5%)
invented the television
3(10.3%)
invented the hourglass
16(55.2%)

Adolf Dassler

famous violinist
7(22.6%)
wrote "Auld Lang Syne"
6(19.4%)
co-founded the Adidas company
18(58.1%)

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

wrote "Auld Lang Syne"
4(11.4%)
author of a famous children's book
27(77.1%)
founder of the Boy Scouts
4(11.4%)

Ferdinand de Lesseps

invented the telephone
0(0.0%)
President of Costa Rica
9(30.0%)
built the Suez canal
21(70.0%)

Ernest Shackleton

British explorer
21(63.6%)
British ambassador
7(21.2%)
British general
5(15.2%)

Johannes Gensfleisch zum Gutenberg

led the Arab revolt against the Turks
2(5.6%)
first to use metal movable type
33(91.7%)
founder of the Boy Scouts
1(2.8%)

Itzhak Perlman

architect
10(27.0%)
ambassador
3(8.1%)
violinist
24(64.9%)

Ruth Dreifuss

Switzerland's first female President
15(51.7%)
Prime Minister of New Zealand
6(20.7%)
British Ambassador to the UN
8(27.6%)

Mary Wollstonecraft

Switzerland's first female President
4(11.8%)
feminist
24(70.6%)
archaeologist
6(17.6%)

Jomo Kenyatta

the first president of the republic of Kenya in the commonwealth
13(43.3%)
former Prime Minister of Japan
10(33.3%)
archaeologist
7(23.3%)

T. E. Lawrence

former British Prime Minister
7(21.2%)
led the Arab revolt against the Turks
17(51.5%)
founder of the Boy Scouts
9(27.3%)

Bashar al-Assad

President of Syria
13(44.8%)
President of Afganistan
4(13.8%)
CEO of a major Middle Eastern company
12(41.4%)

Hamid Karzai

President of Syria
12(38.7%)
President of Afganistan
17(54.8%)
President of Spain
2(6.5%)

Helen Clark

Prime Minister of Scotland
1(3.3%)
Prime Minister of Norway
6(20.0%)
Prime Minister of New Zealand
23(76.7%)
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