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Caroline Paul

Caroline Paul is the author of Fighting Fire, a 1998 memoir about becoming one of San Francisco's first woman firefighters. A 1986 Stanford graduate and aspiring filmmaker, Paul took the firefighter'…

John Paul I

Name at birth: Albino LucianiAlbino Luciani was elected to replace Paul VI as head of the worldwide Catholic Church in 1978, becoming Pope John Paul I -- only to die himself 33 days after his election…

Rand Paul

Name at birth: Randal Howard PaulDr. Randal "Rand" Paul is the Kentucky ophthalmologist who was elected to the United States Senate from that state in 2010. Rand Paul was born in Pennsylvania and gre…

Les Paul

Name at birth: Lester William PolsfussLes Paul is the musician and inventor generally credited with inventing the solid-body electric guitar. A harmonica and guitar player from an early age, Paul mov…

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney was a singer, songwriter and guitarist for The Beatles, the biggest rock band of the 1960s. Paul McCartney was first invited to join John Lennon's band The Quarrymen in 1957. Eventually…

Paul Revere

A hero of the American Revolutionary War, Paul Revere is famous for his "midnight ride" of April 18th, 1775, when he sounded the alarm that British forces were moving against American colonists. His …

Aaron Paul

Name at birth: Aaron Paul SturtevantAaron Paul won Emmys in 2010 and 2012 for his portrayal of Jesse Pinkman, the meth-cooking sidekick to Walter White (Bryan Cranston), the central character in the s…

Paul of Tarsus

The apostle Paul wrote the Christian religion's earliest texts while crisscrossing the Mediterranean and preaching about the divinity of Jesus of Nazareth. Paul's letters to other believers -- declari…

Paul Cuffe

Name at birth: Paul SlocumPaul Cuffe was a Massachusetts shipping magnate of the early 19th century -- and probably the wealthiest African American of his era. Paul Cuffe was the youngest of the ten …

Ron Paul

Ron Paul was a U.S. Congressman from the 14th district of Texas from 1997 to 2013. Paul was a staunch advocate of limited government; his official biography described his platform as "limited constitu…