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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. 

Nelly Sachs is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
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December 10, 2018

Nelly Sachs was a Jewish German poet and playwright whose experiences resulting from the rise of the Nazis in World War II Europe transformed her into a poignant spokeswoman for the grief and yearnings of her fellow Jews. Her best-known play is Eli: Ein Mysterienspiel vom Leiden Israels; other works include the poems "Zeichen im Sand", "Verzauberung", and the collections of poetry In den Wohnungen des Todes, Flucht und Verwandlung, Fahrt ins Staublose, and Suche nach Lebenden. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Poet, Writer, Playwright

Age: Dec. at 79 (1891-1970)

Birthplace: Schöneberg, Germany

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Clarice Lispector is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
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December 10, 2018

Clarice Lispector was a Brazilian writer who has been described as the most important Jewish writer since Franz Kafka. Acclaimed internationally for her innovative novels and short stories, she was also a journalist. Born to a Jewish family in Podolia in Western Ukraine, she was brought to Brazil as an infant, amidst the disasters engulfing her native land following the First World War. She grew up in Recife, northeastern Brazil, where her mother died when she was nine. The family moved to Rio de Janeiro when she was in her teens. While in law school in Rio, she began publishing her first journalistic work and short stories, catapulting to fame at the age of 23 with the publication of her ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Journalist, Writer

Age: Dec. at 57 (1920-1977)

Birthplace: Chechelnyk, Ukraine

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Douglas Nicholls

Douglas Nicholls is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
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December 9, 2018

Sir Douglas Ralph "Doug" Nicholls, KCVO, OBE was a prominent Aboriginal Australian from the Yorta Yorta people. He was a professional athlete, Churches of Christ pastor and church planter, ceremonial officer and a pioneering campaigner for reconciliation. Nicholls was the first Aboriginal person to be knighted and also the first appointed to vice-regal office, serving as Governor of South Australia from 1 December 1976 until his resignation on 30 April 1977 due to poor health. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 82 (1906-1988)

Birthplace: Cummeragunja Reserve

Zeki Müren is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
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December 6, 2018

Zeki Müren was a prominent Turkish singer, composer, and actor. He was famous for his compelling voice and precise articulation in his singing of both established Turkish classical music and contemporary songs. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Actor, Composer, Singer

Age: Dec. at 65 (1931-1996)

Birthplace: Bursa, Turkey

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