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List Rules All people who have been in Google Doodles, listed by most recent.

Who are the most influential people in history? Here's a good place to start. This is a list of every person who has ever been immortalized in a Google Doodle, in order from the very first to the most recent. The first Google Doodle appeared on on August 30, 1998, in honor of Burning Man, surprising visitors to the search engine homepage. It wasn't until 2001 that the very first real person was commemorated. In November of that year, a Google Doodle honored Claude Monet, artistically drawn in the style of the painter's famous water lilies. For more than a decade since, Google has celebrated artists, inventors, poets, musicians, activists, mathematicians, scientists, singers, architects, and hundreds of other people who have made positive contributions to the world as we know it. Every famous person who has been in a Google Doodle is listed in the order in which his or her Doodle appeared on the famous website, along with the date—or multiple dates, when applicable. While most of these cool and interesting people were honored on their birthdays, many others have been recognized on important anniversaries of their work. There is also a picture of each person's Google Doodle, and videos for important men and women like Freddie Mercury, Jules Verne, and Maya Angelou, whose Doodles were interactive. 

Edith Cavell is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
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December 4, 2018

Edith Louisa Cavell was a British nurse. She is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from both sides without discrimination and in helping some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during the First World War, for which she was arrested. She was subsequently court-martialled, found guilty of treason and sentenced to death. Despite international pressure for mercy, she was shot by a German firing squad. Her execution received worldwide condemnation and extensive press coverage. She is well known for her statement that "patriotism is not enough". Her strong Anglican beliefs propelled her to help all those who needed it, both German and Allied soldiers. She was quoted ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Nurse

Age: Dec. at 50 (1865-1915)

Birthplace: Swardeston, United Kingdom

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Maria Walanda Maramis

Maria Walanda Maramis is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
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December 1, 2018

Maria Josephine Catherine Maramis is more commonly known as Maria Walanda Maramis and is recognized as a National Hero of Indonesia for her efforts to advance the circumstances of women in Indonesia at the beginning of the 20th century. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 52 (1872-1924)

Birthplace: North Sulawesi, Indonesia

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Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
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November 29, 2018

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo was a Spanish Baroque painter. Although he is best known for his religious works, Murillo also produced a considerable number of paintings of contemporary women and children. These lively, realist portraits of flower girls, street urchins, and beggars constitute an extensive and appealing record of the everyday life of his times. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Artist

Age: Dec. at 65 (1617-1682)

Birthplace: Seville, Spain

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Tsuguharu Foujita

Tsuguharu Foujita is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
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November 27, 2018

Léonard Tsugouharu Foujita was a painter and printmaker born in Tokyo, Japan who applied Japanese ink techniques to Western style paintings. He has been called "the most important Japanese artist working in the West during the 20th century". His Book of Cats, published in New York by Covici Friede, 1930, with 20 etched plate drawings by Foujita is one of the top 500 rare books ever sold, and is ranked by rare book dealers as "the most popular and desirable book on cats ever published". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 82 (1886-1968)

Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan