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American physicist who was the first person to win the Nobel Prize twice in the same field.
Bardeen, John.
After the second time, they BARR'D EM' from winning it again.
Wont the 1956 Nobel Prize for developing the transistor.
Bardeen, John.
After the second time, they BARR'D EM' from winning it again.
Wont the 1972 Nobel Prize for his work in superconductivity.
Bardeen, John.
After the second time, they BARR'D EM' from winning it again.
South African surgon who completed the first successful human heart transplant in 1967 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Barnard, Christiaan.
The technology was so primitive, the operation was done in a BARNYARD.
American showman who opened his American Musuem in New York City in 1842.
Barnum, P. T.
The circus dude. . .
Scottish writer best remembered for Peter Pan.
Barrie, J. M.
This is BERRY easy, too easy for a hint. . .
French sculptor famous for the Statue of Liberty.
Bartholdi, Frederic Auguste.
It is, BART, HOLDING a torch.
Hungarian composer best known for the ballet, _Miraculous_Mandarin_.
Bartok, Bela.
To keep time in her works, someone on a BAR TOK'd.
Hungarian composer best known for the opera, _Bluebeard's_Castle_.
Bartok, Bela.
To keep time in her works, someone on a BAR TOK'd.
American humanitarian called the "Angel of the Battlefield."
Barton, Clara.
Too easy. . .
American humanitarian who organized the American Red Cross.
Barton, Clara.
Too easy. . .
Russian-American ballet dancer.
Baryshnikov, Mikhail.
BARRY's SHINs are hurting and he if COUGHing.
American childrens author best known for _The_Wonderful_Wizard_of_Oz_.
Baum, L. Frank.
Too easy. . .
Queen of the Netherlands who ascended to the throne in 1980 upon the abdication of her mother, Juliana.
Beatrix.
If only she had lived a little longer, Lemony Snicket's love might've become Queen of the Netherlands.
French dramatist who wrote the commedies _The_Barber_of_Seville_ and _The_Marriage_of_Figaro_.
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de.
BOW MARKING the place at which he stopped writing.
Who was the writer of the opera _The_Marriage_of_Figaro_?
Mozart.
Too easy. . .
Who was the writer of _The_Marriage_of_Figaro_?
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de.
There was a BOW MARKING his place in the music.
English dramatist best known for his collaborations with John Fletcher.
Beaumont, Francis.
"The drama included a BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN backdrop," said Fletcher.
Confederate general who directed the attact on Fort Sumter in 1861 during the American Civil War.
Beauregard, Pierre.
This Confederate general had GOOD REGARD to attacking Fort Sumter.
French author and existentialist who was a close friend to Sartre.
Beauvoir, Simone de.
This French existentialist author led GOOD V WAR on bad novels.
French author and existentialist who wrote _The_Mandarins_, _The_Second_Sex_, and _The_Coming_of_Age_.
Beauvoir, Simone de.
This French existentialist author led GOOD V WAR on bad novels.
French writer associated witht the Theatre of the Absurd who won the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Beckett, Samuel.
The absurd French spelling of "Becky" is "BECKETT."
French writer associated witht the Theatre of the Absurd who wrote the controversial play _Waiting_for_Godot_ in 1952.
Beckett, Samuel.
The absurd French spelling of "Becky" is "BECKETT."
French physisist famous for discovering Uranium.
Becquerel, Antoine.
This French physiscist is famous for saying "BECK, get me a QUEER 'L,'" upon discovering Uranium.
American minister and founder of the American Bible Society.
Beecher, Lyman.
He was famously quoted as saying "BEACH 'ER" upon founding the ABS, but it was later found that he was referring to a whale.
German composer who is recognized as one of the greatest ever.
Beethover, Ludwig von.
Too easy. . .
Israeli prime minister who signed the Camp David Peace Accords and won the 1978 Nobel Peace Prize.
Begin, Menachem.
It was a start. . .
Inventor of the telephone.
Bell, Alexander Grahm.
Too easy. . .
American author who wrote _Looking_Backward,_2000-1887_, _Mrs._Luddington's_Sister_, and _Equality_.
Bellamy, Edward.
In the future, bigamy is allowed, but it is called bellamy -- good marriage.
American novelist whose works include _Herzong_, _Mr._Sammler's_Planet_, and _Humbolt's Gift_.
Bellow, Saul.
Herzog BELLOWed and bellowed, but he could not find Humbolt's Gift.
American writer famous for _John_Brown's_Body_.
Benet, Stephen Vincent.
Benet's encyclopaedia would have John Brown's Body in it.
Israeli stateman who devoted his life to Zionism.
Ben-Gurion, David.
BEN, GEE, YOU are RYAN.
English philospopher and founder of Utilitarianism.
Bentham, Jeremy.
BEN, that's a Utilitarianism dude right THAMs.
U. S. Statesman and democratic senator and represaentitive from Missouri.
Benton, Thomas Hart.
BEN, that statesman weighs a TON.
American painter and the best known American muralist of the 30's and 40's.
Benton, Thomas Hart.
BEN, that artist weighs a TON.
Texas senator and represaentitive who unsucessfully ran for vice-president. He was appointed tresury secretary by Clinton.
Bentson, Lloyd.
This crooked politician would no doubt have a BENT SON.
German engineer who built the first car with an internal combustion engine.
Benz, Karl.
Too easy. . .
Sweedish film actress who starred in _Casablanca_, _For_Whom_the_Bell_Tolls_, and _Anastasia_.
Bergman, Ingrid.
Only an iceBURG lettuce MAN could please her.
Danish explorer who sailed for Peter I of Russia.
Bering, Vitus.
. . . he found the Bering Strait.
British colonial governor of Virginia who surpressed Bacon's Rebellion.
Berkely, Sir William.
He BROKE _LE_ rebellion.
American entertainer.
Berle, Milton.
The snowman Berle Ives had a same name.
Russian-born American songwriter who wrote nearly 1,000 songs.
Berlin, Irving.
Too easy. . .
French composer famous for _Harold_in_Italy_, _Romeo_and_Juliet_, _Symphonie Fantastique_, _The_Childhood_of_Christ_, and _The_Trojans_.
Berlioz, Louis Hector.
Ol' BERL is back again; this time he is saying "LIE OH IS."
This Italian architect and sculpter is famous for his relious sculptures.
Bernini, Giovanni.
Because of this he will not BURN IN (I) heck.
Swiss scientific and mathematical family.
Bernouli family.
It will not BURN, you OH LEE.
One of the developers of ordinary calculus.
Bernoulli, James.
It will not BURN you, OH LEE. The first in Calculus was JAMES, as in "Home, James."
Famous for his work in integral calulus.
Bernoulli, John.
It will not BURN you, OH LEE. The second, the one who worked with integral calculus, was JOHN, as in "John Jacob Jingleheimer Shmidt."
The son of John, he was the first mathematical physiscist.
Bernoulli, Daniel.
It will not BURN you, OH LEE.
The latest, he combined the works of the others. LEE comes at the end as in DANIEL LEE.
Creator of Bernoulli's principal.
Bernoulli, Daniel.
It will not BURN you, OH LEE.
The latest, he combined the works of the others. LEE comes at the end as in DANIEL LEE.
Writer of _Hydrodynamica_.
Bernoulli, Daniel.
It will not BURN you, OH LEE.
The latest, he combined the works of the others. LEE comes at the end as in DANIEL LEE.
American conductor and composer of such works as _Fancy_Free_, _On_the_Town_, _Candide_, and _West_Side_Story_.
Bernstein, Leonard.
Woodward and _________.
Swedish chemist who discovered the elements Selenium, Cerium, and Thorium.
Berzelius, Hons Jakob.
After discovering all those elements, he was BUSY LESS.
Canadian scientist who first isolated insulin.
Best, Charles.
He did the BEST job.
English poet who served as Poet Laureate. His most famous work was _Mt._Zion_.
Betjeman, Sir John.
I BET 'CHA MAN that I could become Poet Laurelate.