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. Louis Pasteur

Tesla with one of his famous "wireless" lamps. Published on the cover of the Electrical Experimenter in 1919.

France. Portrait of Louis Pasteur, 1878 // by Félix Nadar

War of Currents (Wiki article), Tesla vs Edison. Note whose knowledge prevailed yet which is the household name...

Luciano Pavarotti- I remember feeling sick to my stomach when the news broke that he was fighting pancreatic cancer. I always feel sorry for people with this horrible disease, especially good people.

Happy Birthday, Sir Charles

Charlie Chaplin and Harry Houdini

Marie Curie - 1st female professor at Paris U, winner of two Nobel prizes - which she donated, discovery of two elements as well as radioactivity

Granville Stanley Hall (February 1, 1844 – April 24, 1924) was a pioneering American psychologist and educator. His interests focused on childhood development and evolutionary theory. Hall was the first president of the American Psychological Association and the first president of Clark University.

Major General Ambrose Burnside (Union) (1824-1881). After the war, Burnside served as a United States Senator and Governor of Rhode Island. Photo taken by Mathew Brady.

25 Famous Black And White Photographs Brought To Life With Color