The Earth is an exciting place with such diverse geography, climate, wildlife, and most importantly, a vibrant population comprising people of different nationalities, races, languages, and cultures. The United States of America is one of the world's most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations. While the people of Washington are known for their love for beer and smoking, let’s not forget the fact that the state has produced brilliant entrepreneurs like Bill Gates and Paul Allen who co-founded Microsoft Similarly, the city of New York has given us some great names such as Donald Trump, Lou Reed and Mel Gibson. Talking of the American states and provinces, how can we forget California which has produced some acclaimed stars like Ben Affleck and Jennifer Aniston along with popular writers like Joan Didion and Rob Liefeld? The beautiful and sunny Florida, known for golf, tennis, auto racing and water sports has also proved to be a fertile creative ground for writers like Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams.
People from nations all over the world have contributed to human civilization in one way or the other. Renowned for their fashion sense, Paris in France has given the world high-class fashion designers like Coco Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent. Rich in the literary traditions, Copenhagen in Denmark was the home to internationally famous writers like Thomas Lange and Marie Bjelke Petersen. London, one of the greatest cities of the world, has given such brilliant personalities as John Milton, Alan Turing, and John Stuart Mill to the mankind. Check this section to know more about famous people belonging to different cities, provinces, states & districts.