Internet Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle  

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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. 

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Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He enriched established German styles through his skill in counterpoint, harmonic and motivic organisation, and the adaptation of rhythms, forms, and textures from abroad, particularly from Italy and France. Bach's compositions include the Brandenburg Concertos, the Goldberg Variations, the Mass in B minor, two Passions, and over three hundred sacred cantatas of which nearly two hundred survive. His music is revered for its technical command, artistic beauty, and intellectual depth. Bach was born in Eisenach, Saxe-Eisenach, into a great musical family. His father, Johann Ambrosius Bach, was the director of the ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Musician, Harpsichordist, Composer, Cantor, Organist, + more

Age: Dec. at 65 (1685-1750)

Birthplace: Eisenach, Germany

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Gamila El Alaily

Gamila El Alaily is listed (or ranked) 1145 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
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March 20, 2019


Seiichi Miyake

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March 18, 2019

Seiichi Miyake (February 5, 1926 – July 10, 1982) was a Japanese inventor best known for his work called "tactile paving" (or "Tenji bricks") to aid the visually impaired at traffic crossings. They were first introduced in a school for the blind in Okayama City in March 1967. In the years since, Miyake's system has been adopted around the world...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Inventor

Age: Dec. at 56 (1926-1982)

Birthplace: Kurashiki, Japan


Matilde Montoya

Matilde Montoya is listed (or ranked) 1143 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
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March 14, 2019

Matilde Petra Montoya Lafragua was assumedly the first female physician in Mexico, who held an academic degree, although there are hints, that there was a further female student of medicine around 1877, named Zenaida Ucounkoff. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Physician

Age: Dec. at 80 (1859-1939)

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico