• Ernest Haller

    1896 - 1970

    Ernest Haller (1896 - 1970)

    With his older brother’s help, Ernest Haller first joined the American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, also known as the Biograph Studio or Biograph, in 1914 as an actor. However, he seemed to have realized his true passion fairly quickly, for he switched to the camera department just within a year of joining the studio. At […]

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  • Ernest Hemingway

    1899 - 1961

    Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961)

    Ernest Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American novelist, short story writer, and journalist. His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations. Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid-1920s and the mid-1950s, and […]

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  • Ernest Lehman

    1915 - 2005

    Ernest Lehman (1915 - 2005)

    Ernest Lehman was born to a Jewish family in New York City, the son of Gertrude (Thorn) and Paul E. Lehman. He was from a wealthy Jewish Long Island family whose fortunes were seriously affected by the Great Depression. Upon his graduation from College of the City of New York (The City College of New […]

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  • Ernest Martin Hennings

    1886 - 1956

    Ernest Martin Hennings (1886 - 1956)

    Artist. Painter of Western landscapes, Indian genre, figure compositions and portraits. (bio by: Laurie)  Family links:  Spouse:  Marie Hennings

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  • Ernest of Bavaria

    1554 - 1612

    Ernest of Bavaria (1554 - 1612)

    Ernest of Bavaria (German: Ernst von Bayern) (17 December 1554 – 17 February 1612) was Prince-elector-archbishop of the Archbishopric of Cologne from 1583 to 1612 as successor of the expelled Gebhard Truchsess von Waldburg. He was also bishop of Münster, Hildesheim, Freising and Liège. Ernest of Bavaria was born in Munich, the son of Albert V, […]

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  • Ernest Rutherford

    1871 - 1937

    Ernest Rutherford (1871 - 1937)

    Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, OM, FRS (30 August 1871 – 19 October 1937) was a New Zealand-born British physicist who came to be known as the father of nuclear physics. Encyclopædia Britannica considers him to be the greatest experimentalist since Michael Faraday (1791–1867). In early work, Rutherford discovered the concept of radioactive […]

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  • Ernest S. “Ernie” Adams

    1885 - 1947

    Ernest S. “Ernie” Adams (1885 - 1947)

    Actor. Born in San Francisco, California to Leon D. Adams and Laurence G. Girard. Ernie was featured in musical comedies on Broadway such as Jerome Kern’s “Toot Toot” in 1918, then devoted himself to the cinema from 1919 until his death. His first role as Shorty in “A Regular Girl”. Finding favor with numerous casting […]

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  • Ernest Schoedsack

    1893 - 1979

    Ernest Schoedsack (1893 - 1979)

    Ernest B. Schoedsack was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on June 8, 1893. He ran away from home at age fourteen and worked with road gangs. He went to San Francisco, where he worked as a surveyor. He grew to be 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m), and his friends called him “Shorty.” Schoedsack began his […]

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  • Ernest Shackleton

    1874 - 1922

    Ernest Shackleton (1874 - 1922)

    Ernest Shackleton CVO OBE FRGS (/ˈʃækəltən/; 15 February 1874 – 5 January 1922) was a polar explorer who led three British expeditions to the Antarctic, and one of the principal figures of the period known as the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. Born in Kilkea, Athy, County Kildare, Ireland, Shackleton and his Anglo-Irish family moved […]

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  • Ernest Sternglass

    1923 - 2015

    Ernest Sternglass (1923 - 2015)

    Both of his parents were physicians. When Ernest was fourteen, the Sternglass family left Germany in 1938 to avoid the fascist regime. He completed high school at the age of sixteen, then entered Cornell, registering for an engineering program.  Financial difficulties encountered by his family forced him to leave school for a year. By the […]

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  • Ernest Stoneman

    1893 - 1968

    Ernest Stoneman (1893 - 1968)

    Ernest Stoneman Ernest “Pop” Stoneman was one of the first, and most popular, early country artists. He was born in Carroll Country, Virginia and raised by his father and three cousins, who taught him traditional Blue Ridge Mountain songs. He married as a young man and, when not working various odd jobs, played music for […]

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  • Ernest Trow Carter

    1866 - 1953

    Ernest Trow Carter (1866 - 1953)

    Composer. He composed a number of operas, among them “The White Bird,” and “The Blonde Donna.”

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  • Ernest Tubb

    1914 - 1984

    Ernest Tubb (1914 - 1984)

    Tubb was born on a cotton farm near Crisp, in Ellis County, Texas (now a ghost town). His father was a sharecropper, so Tubb spent his youth working on farms throughout the state. He was inspired by Jimmie Rodgers and spent his spare time learning to sing, yodel, and play the guitar. At age 19, he took a job as a singer on San Antonio radio […]

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  • Ernest Whitworth Marland

    1874 - 1941

    Ernest Whitworth Marland (1874 - 1941)

    E.W. Marland was a pioneering oil man, starting the company that became Conoco, and Oklahoma’s 10th governor.  Marland lived a lavish lifestyle that made him well known as a social leader in Oklahoma. Marland showered Ponca City with gifts including a hospital, parks, and donations for civic improvements and to many charities. Perhaps the best […]

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  • Ernestine Costa

    1970 - 1959

    Ernestine Costa (1970 - 1959)

    German actress, pupil of Max Reinhardt & friend of Bertolt Brecht. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) Cause of death: Peritonitis

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  • Ernestine Wade

    1906 - 1983

    Ernestine Wade (1906 - 1983)

    Actress. In the 1940s, she went to Hollywood, got a job as a secretary, later auditioned for music opportunities and was cast to do voice-overs in the animated Disney film “Song of the South” (1946). She is best remembered for her role as ‘Sapphire Stevens’ on the comedy “Amos ‘n’ Andy” radio show and later […]

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  • Ernesto Alonso

    1917 - 2007

    Ernesto Alonso (1917 - 2007)

    Ernesto began his career as an uncredited extra in La Zandunga (1938), a movie starring Lupe Vélez. He then appeared in 1939’s “Papacito Lindo”. His popularity grew as he starred in many films of the 1940s, including “La Gallina Culeca”, “Historia de una gran Amor”, “El Padre Morelas”, “El Jorobado”, “La Corte del Faraon”, “Marina”, […]

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  • Ernesto Furió Navarro

    1902 - 1995

    Ernesto Furió Navarro (1902 - 1995)

    Painter and Engraver. He was born in El Canyamelar (Valencia) and died in Valencia. He studied in Escuela de Bellas Artes de San Carlos with teachers as Josep Renau and Rafael Rubio. In 1921, he moved to Madrid and later, to Paris, where he extended his knowledgements about engravement. In 1934, he obtained the First […]

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  • Erni Singerl

    1921 - 2005

    Erni Singerl (1921 - 2005)

    German Actress. She was a comedic actress best remembered for her works in “Pumuckl,” “Monaco Franze,” “Heidi und Erni” and “Weib-Blaue Geschichten.” On stage she worked at the Comedy Teatre at Maxmonimument. (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni)  Family links:  Spouse:  Georg Schropp (1913 – 1995)* *Calculated relationship

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  • Ernie Anderson

    1923 - 1997

    Ernie Anderson (1923 - 1997)

    Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, Anderson planned to go to law school but was instead drafted into the U.S. Navy during World War II. In an interview, his son Paul Thomas Anderson spoke of his military service: “He (Ernie) was in the Navy stationed mainly in Guam. I don’t think he did any fighting. I think […]

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  • Ernie Banks

    1931 - 2015

    Ernie Banks (1931 - 2015)

    Ernest Banks (January 31, 1931 – January 23, 2015), nicknamed “Mr. Cub” and “Mr. Sunshine”, was an American professional baseball player who starred in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a shortstop and first baseman for the Chicago Cubs between 1953 and 1971. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977, and […]

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  • Ernie Bushmiller

    1905 - 1982

    Ernie Bushmiller (1905 - 1982)

    Cartoonist. The son of Ernest George Bushmiller, artist, vaudevillian, and bartender; and Elizabeth Hall. Ernie quit school at the tender age of 14 to work as a copy boy at the New York World newspaper. He attended classes at the National Academy of Design. Running errands for the staff cartoonists, he  persuaded occasional drawing assignments, […]

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  • Ernie Ladd

    1938 - 2007

    Ernie Ladd (1938 - 2007)

    Ernie Ladd Ladd started wrestling in 1961. As a publicity stunt, some wrestlers in the San Diego area challenged Ladd to a private wrestling workout. Before long, Ladd was a part-time competitor in Los Angeles, during football’s off-season. Ladd became a huge draw in short order. When knee problems cut his football career short, Ladd […]

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  • Ernie Wilkins

    1922 - 1999

    Ernie Wilkins (1922 - 1999)

    Ernie Wilkins was born in St. Louis, Missouri. In his early career he played in a military band, before joining Earl Hines‘s last big band. He worked with Count Basie from 1951 to 1955, eventually leaving to work free-lance as a jazz arranger and songwriter. His success declined in the 1960s, but revived after work with Clark Terry, […]

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  • Erno Goldfinger

    1902 - 1987

    Erno Goldfinger (1902 - 1987)

    Architect. He was a key member of the architectural Modern Movement after he had moved to the United Kingdom. His name was also the inspiration for the name of ‘James Bond’s’ opponent in the 1959 book and later film “Goldfinger”. Erno Goldfinger was born in Budapest. In 1921 he moved to Paris after the collapse, […]

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  • Ernst Bloch

    1885 - 1977

    Ernst Bloch (1885 - 1977)

    Ernst Bloch was born in Ludwigshafen, the son of a Jewish railway-employee. After studying philosophy, he married Else von Stritzky, daughter of a Baltic brewer in 1913, who died in 1921. His second marriage with Linda Oppenheimer lasted only a few years. His third wife was Karola Piotrowska, a Polish architect, whom he married in […]

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  • Ernst Busch

    1900 - 1980

    Ernst Busch (1900 - 1980)

    Singer, Actor. He was born in Kiel, Germany. He began his career as singer in german cabaret and fight against nazism during Second World War. Also he worked in a few films and on stage for Bertold Brecht and Erwin Piscator. Anomg his films “Katharina Knie” (1929), “Das Lieb Vom Leben” (1931), “Kuhle Wampe” (1932), […]

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  • Ernst Dryden

    1887 - 1938

    Ernst Dryden (1887 - 1938)

    Acclaimed Artist. Dryden, one of the finest commercial artists of his generation, was also known as one of the foremost poster artists in Germany. Dryden served as an officer in the Imperial Flying Corps during WWI and began his career as a menswear designer, moving to New York in 1933 and on to Hollywood in […]

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  • Ernst Haefliger

    1919 - 2007

    Ernst Haefliger (1919 - 2007)

    Ernst Haefliger (6 July 1919 – 17 March 2007) was a Swiss tenor. ErnstHaefliger was born in Davos, Switzerland and studied at the Zürich Conservatory. He studied with Fernando Carpi in Geneva and Julius Patzak in Vienna. In 1943, Haefliger sang for the first time the Evangelist in Bach’s St John Passion in Zurich. After this […]

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  • Ernst Henry Huenefeld

    1838 - 1931

    Ernst Henry Huenefeld (1838 - 1931)

    Manufacturer, Inventor. A native of Prussia, he was born at Ladbergen in Westphalia. Huenefeld emigrated to the United States and settled near Cincinnati, Ohio. Soon after the Civil War, he and his partner, John H. Schroer, went into business together importing and selling tin plates and related machinery. He established the Huenefeld Company in 1872 […]

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