Famous 21st Century Spies

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 1 Anna Chapman

Anna Chapman.
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Famous As: Media Personality
Birthdate: February 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Volgograd, Russia

Anna Chapman is a Russian intelligence agent, media personality, and model. In 2010, she was arrested in US as part of the Illegals Program spy ring. She was later deported to Russia as part of a prisoner swap. Since her return, she has hosted TV shows, worked as a catwalk model, and served as the head of a youth council.

 2 Tony Mendez

Tony Mendez.
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Famous As: CIA Officer
Birthdate: November 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Eureka, Nevada, United States
Died: January 19, 2019
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 3 Clyde Tolson

Clyde Tolson.
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Famous As: Associate Director of the FBI
Birthdate: May 22, 1900
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Laredo, Missouri, United States

 4 David Greenglass

David Greenglass.
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Famous As: Spy
Birthdate: March 2, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: July 1, 2014

 5 Luis Posada Carriles

Luis Posada Carriles.
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Famous As: Intelligence agent
Birthdate: February 15, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cienfuegos, Cuba
Died: May 23, 2018

 6 Edwin P. Wilson

Edwin P. Wilson
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: May 3, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nampa, Idaho, United States
Died: September 10, 2012

 7 Alan Nunn May

Alan Nunn May
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: May 2, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: January 12, 2003

British physicist Alan Nunn May went down in history as a traitor who betrayed Britain and the U.S. by passing on confidential information about the Manhattan Project, or the development of the atom bomb, to the Soviet Union, as a spy. Sentenced to 10 years of hard labor, he served 6.

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 8 Pearl Cornioley

Pearl Cornioley
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Famous As: British wartime agent
Birthdate: June 24, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 24, 2008

 9 Avraham Shalom

Avraham Shalom
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Famous As: Intelligence agent
Birthdate: July 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: June 19, 2014

 10 Ralph McGehee

Ralph McGehee
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: April 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: United States
Died: May 2, 2020

 11 Benjamin Thomas Wolf

Benjamin Thomas Wolf.
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Famous As: Former FBI Agent
Birthdate: 1975 AD
Birthplace: Kent, Ohio

 12 Eileen Nearne

Eileen Nearne
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Famous As: Spy
Birthdate: March 15, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 2, 2010