someone who controls access to something
a person appointed to a high office in the government
eminence grise
(French) a person who exercises power or influence in certain areas without holding an official position
any person (or institution) who acts as an educator
someone who adopts the dress or manner or sexual role of the opposite sex
a musician who plays the accordion
Jean Genet
French writer of novels and dramas for the theater of the absurd (1910-1986)
a mathematician specializing in geometry
Kemal Ataturk
Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
Clement Philibert Leo Delibes
French composer of operas (1836-1891)
rock star
a famous singer of rock music
Dame Myra Hess
English pianist (1890-1965)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
English romantic poet (1772-1834)
Malcolm Little
militant civil rights leader (1925-1965)
Samuel Wilder
United States filmmaker (born in Austria) whose dark humor infused many of the films he made (1906-2002)
Saint George
Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)
Leland Stanford
United States railroad executive and founder of Stanford University (1824-1893)
used as a Hindi courtesy title; equivalent to English `Mr'
mind reader
a magician who seems to discern the thoughts of another person (usually by clever signals from an accomplice)
genre painter
a painter of scenes from everyday life
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