Hector Berlioz - French composer. Symphonie fantastique and Grande messe des morts are his major works
Emmanuelle Charpentier - French biochemist, microbiologist and geneticist, born Emmanuelle Marie Charpentier. She was awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with Jennifer Doudna.
Manoel de Oliveira - Portuguese film director, writer and publisher. He is considered one of the most important European filmmakers
Stein Eriksen - Former Norwegian Alpine skier and Olympic gold medalist in 1952
Robert Koch - German bacteriologist, the founder of modern bacteriology. He won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1905
Naguib Mahfouz - Egyptian writer and screenwriter. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1988
Jean Marais - French actor and stage director. He was also a painter and a writer
Thomas McGuane - American author. He wrote the novels The Sporting Club, The Dial,Panama, and Nobody's Angel
Gianni Morandi - Born Gian Luigi Morandi, Italian singer, actor and entertainer
Alfred de Musset - French poet, novelist and dramatist. He wrote The Confession of a Child of the Century
Onyeka Okongwu - Onyeka Okongwu is an American professional basketball player of Nigerian descent who plays for the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA.
Okongwu is a power forward/center and was drafted as the 6th overall pick in the 2020 NBA draft.
The correct pronunciation of Onyeka Okongwu is on-yeh-kuh oh-kong-wu.
Onyeka Okongwu is quite simple to pronounce; it is pronounced almost exactly as it is read.
Grace Paley - American short story writer, poet and political activist, born Grace Goodside. She wrote Goodbye and Good Luck and The Used-Boy Raisers
Tom Shadyac - American comedian, film director and producer. He wrote and directed the films Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Nutty Professor, Liar Liar