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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November 4, 2019

William Penn Adair "Will" Rogers was a Native American cowboy, vaudeville performer, humorist, social commentator and motion picture actor. He was one of the world's most famous stars in the 1920s and 1930s. Known as "Oklahoma's Favorite Son", Rogers was born to a prominent Cherokee Nation family in Indian Territory. He traveled around the world three times, made 71 movies, wrote more than 4,000 nationally syndicated newspaper columns, and became a world-famous figure. By the mid-1930s, the American people adored Rogers. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: Dec. at 56 (1879-1935)

Birthplace: Oologah, Oklahoma, United States of America

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Virginia Gutiérrez de Pineda
Virginia Gutiérrez de Pineda G... is listed (or ranked) 1224 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
Photo:  Google

November 4, 2019

Virginia Gutiérrez de Pineda Giraldo is a 1952 Guggenheim Fellow in Social Sciences. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Anthropologist

Age: Dec. at 78 (1921-1999)

Birthplace: Socorro, Colombia

Carlos Drummond de Andrade is listed (or ranked) 1223 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
Photo:  Wikimedia Commons (CC-BY)

October 31, 2019

Carlos Drummond de Andrade was perhaps the most influential Brazilian poet of the 20th century. He has become something of a national poet; his poem "Canção Amiga" was printed on the 50 cruzados bill. He is considered to be among the greatest Brazilian poets of all time. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Poet, Writer

Age: Dec. at 85 (1902-1987)

Birthplace: Itabira, Brazil

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Sylvia Plath is listed (or ranked) 1222 on the list Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
Photo:  Google

October 27, 2019

Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she studied at Smith College and Newnham College at the University of Cambridge, before receiving acclaim as a poet and writer. She married fellow poet Ted Hughes in 1956; they lived together in the United States and then England, and had two children, Frieda and Nicholas. Plath suffered from depression for much of her adult life. ...more on Wikipedia

Profession: Poet, Novelist, Author, Writer

Age: Dec. at 31 (1932-1963)

Birthplace: Jamaica Plain, Boston, Massachusetts

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