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With a wealth of information about hundreds of thousands of notable people throughout history, Wolfram|Alpha can compute answers to countless complex questions. Find out what famous people share your birthday or hometown, compute movie stars' ages when their most famous films were released, look up Nobel Prize and Academy Award winners, compare the net worth of the world's richest people and much more.


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Arts & Media

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Delve into historical stats for every modern Olympic competition as well as NBA, NFL and MLB teams, players and games.

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Find famous people sharing a particular given name or surname.

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Dates & Times

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Explore Nobel Prize and Academy Award winners by year and specific category.

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  • Genealogy

    Investigate the family connections of famous people in history.

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    World Leaders

    Discover birth places and dates for political leaders and heads of state along with their official position, country, start date and the historical succession of the position.

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