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October 11th, 1931...

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TIME Magazine: Primo Carnera

(TIME Cover: October the 5th, 1931)

 Famous people born on the 11th of October:

1671 - Frederick IV of Denmark (d. 1730)
1821 - George Williams, English founder of the YMCA (d. 1905)
1844 - Henry Heinz, American food manufacturer (d. 1916)
1884 - Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States (d. 1962)
1885 - François Mauriac, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1970)
1919 - Art Blakey, American jazz drummer (d. 1990)
1969 - Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands
1971 - Petra Haden, American musician (The Rentals)

 The Nobel Prize in Literature 1931

Erik Axel Karlfeldt

The poetry of Erik Axel Karlfeldt


Photo: nobelprize.org

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The Lounge chair no.31
by Alvar Aalto


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