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Louis L’Amour

Name at birth: Louis Dearborn LaMooreLouis L'Amour is to westerns what Stephen King is to horror and Danielle Steel is to romance novels. One of the most prolific and popular authors in the world, L'…

Louis Lumière

Louis Lumière was the son of a Antoine Lumière, a successful pioneer in photography. When Louis was a teenager he developed a photographic process that made the family business even more successful, a…

Louis Farrakhan

Name at birth: Louis Eugene WalcottLouis Farrakhan is the longtime head of the African-American religious organization the Nation of Islam. Louis Farrakhan is known as a powerful speaker who has prom…

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong was the most famous jazz trumpeter of the 20th century. Like Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong began playing in New Orleans clubs and saloons in his early teens. By the 1920s Armstro…

Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton began manufacturing trunks in Paris in 1854, and the company he started went on to become one of the world's most famous makers of luxury goods. The company is now especially known for i…

Louis Brandeis

Name at birth: Louis Dembritz BrandeisLouis Dembritz Brandeis became the first Jewish Supreme Court Justice in United States history when he was sworn in on 5 June 1916. He was the brilliant son of su…

Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur is the 19th-century biologist and chemist whose work with germs and micro-organisms opened up new fields of scientific inquiry, aided industries (ranging from wine to silk), and made him…

Louis Braille

Louis Braille was a French musician and educator who developed the now-famous raised-point writing system for the blind that bears his name. Braille became blind as a result of an eye injury at the ag…

Louis Jourdan

Louis JourdanLouis Gendre (or Gendice)actorBorn: 6/19/1919Birthplace: Marseilles, France This prolific French actor played urbane, charming screen heroes in his native France until his refusal to part…

Louis McLANE

Senate Years of Service: 1827-1829Party: JacksonianMcLANE, Louis, (father of Robert Milligan McLane), a Representative and a Senator from Delaware; born in Smyrna, Del., May 28, 1786; attended …