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{n: Adams, Sam Adams, Samuel Adams} American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1722-1803)

{n: Bailey, Nathan Bailey, Nathaniel Bailey} English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742)

{n: Barber, Samuel Barber} United States composer (1910-1981)

{n: Beckett, Samuel Beckett} a playwright and novelist (born in Ireland) who lived in France; wrote plays for the theater of the absurd (1906-1989)

{n: Boswell, James Boswell} Scottish author noted for his biography of Samuel Johnson (1740-1795)

{n: Butler, Samuel Butler} English novelist who described a fictitious land he called Erewhon (1835-1902)

{n: Butler, Samuel Butler} English poet (1612-1680)

{n: Champlain, Samuel de Champlain} French explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec (1567-1635)

{n: Clemens, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Mark Twain} United States writer and humorist best known for his novels about Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn (1835-1910)

{n: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Coleridge} English romantic poet (1772-1834)

{n: Erewhon} a satirical novel written by Samuel Butler (1872) describing a fictitious land

{n: Gardiner, Samuel Rawson Gardiner} British historian remembered for his ten-volume history of England (1829-1902)

{n: Goldwyn, Sam Goldwyn, Samuel Goldwyn} United States film maker (born in Poland) who founded his own film company and later merged with Louis B. Mayer (1882-1974)

{n: Gompers, Samuel Gompers} United States labor leader (born in England) who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1886 to 1924 (1850-1924)

{n: Hammett, Dashiell Hammett, Samuel Dashiell Hammett} United States writer of hard-boiled detective fiction (1894-1961)

{n: Houston, Sam Houston, Samuel Houston} United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)

{n: Huntington, Samuel Huntington} American revolutionary leader who signed the Declaration of Independence and was president of the Continental Congress (1731-1796)

{n: I Samuel, 1 Samuel} the first of two books in the Old Testament that tell of Saul and David

{n: Johnson, Samuel Johnson, Dr. Johnson} English writer and lexicographer (1709-1784)

{n: Langley, Samuel Pierpoint Langley} United States astronomer and aviation pioneer who invented the bolometer and contributed to the design of early aircraft (1834-1906)

{n: Mayer, Louis B. Mayer, Louis Burt Mayer} United States filmmaker (born in Russia) who founded his own film company and later merged with Samuel Goldwyn (1885-1957)

{n: Morse, Samuel Morse, Samuel F. B. Morse, Samuel Finley Breese Morse} United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code (1791-1872)

{n: Pepys, Samuel Pepys} English diarist whose diary contained detailed descriptions of 17th century disasters in England (1633-1703)

{n: Snead, Sam Snead, Samuel Jackson Snead} United States golfer known for the graceful arc of his swing (1912-2002)

{n: Tzara, Tristan Tzara, Samuel Rosenstock} French poet (born in Romania) who was one of the cofounders of the dada movement (1896-1963)

{n: Wiesenthal, Samuel Wiesenthal} Austrian investigator of Nazi war crimes (born in 1908)

{n: Wilder, Billy Wilder, Samuel Wilder} United States filmmaker (born in Austria) whose dark humor infused many of the films he made (1906-2002)

{n: Williams, Ted Williams, Theodore Samuel Williams} United States baseball player noted as a hitter (1918-2002)

{n: Wise, Stephen Samuel Wise} United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)

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