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Earl Pitts

Earl Edwin Pitts is a former FBI special agent who, in 1996, was arrested at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Pitts was charged with several offenses, including spying for the Soviet Union. In February 1997, he pled guilty to conspiring and attempting to commit espionage in exchange for a reduced prison sentence.

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Earl Scruggs

Earl Eugene Scruggs was an American musician noted for perfecting and popularizing a three-finger banjo-picking style that is a defining characteristic of bluegrass music. Although other musicians had played in three-finger style before him, Scruggs shot to prominence when he was hired by Bill Monroe to fill the banjo slot in his group, the Blue Grass Boys.

Type: MusicianNationality: American

Earl Sweatshirt

Thebe Neruda Kgositsile (born February 24, 1994), known professionally as Earl Sweatshirt, is an American rapper, record producer and songwriter from Los Angeles, California. Kgositsile was originally known by the moniker Sly Tendencies when he started rapping, but soon changed his name when Tyler, the Creator invited him to join his alternative hip hop collective Odd Future in late 2009.

Type: singer,songwriter,rapperNationality: United States of America

Earl Warren

Earl Warren was an American jurist and politician who served as the 14th Chief Justice of the United States and the 30th Governor of California.

Type: JudgeNationality: American

Earl Weaver

Earl Sidney Weaver is a former Major League Baseball manager. He spent his entire 17-year managerial career with the Baltimore Orioles. Weaver was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1996.

Type: CoachNationality: American

Earle Brown

Earle Brown was an American composer who established his own formal and notational systems. Brown was the creator of open form, a style of musical construction that has influenced many composers since notably the downtown New York scene of the 1980s and generations of younger composers.

Type: ComposerNationality: American

Earle Combs

Earle Bryan Combs (May 14, 1899 – July 21, 1976) was an American professional baseball player who played his entire career for the New York Yankees (1924–35). Combs batted leadoff and played center field on the Yankees' fabled 1927 team (often referred to as Murderers' Row). He is one of six players on that team who have been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame; the other five are Waite Hoyt, Herb Pennock, Tony Lazzeri, Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth.

Type: baseball playerNationality: United States of America

Early Wynn

Early Wynn Jr., nicknamed Gus, was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. During a 25-year baseball career, he pitched for the Washington Senators, Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972.

Type: AthleteNationality: American

Earnest Albert Hooten

Earnest Albert Hooton was a U.S. physical anthropologist known for his work on racial classification and his popular writings such as the book Up From The Ape. Hooton sat on the Committee on the Negro, a group that focused on the anatomy of blacks and reflected the racism of the time.

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Eartha Kitt

Eartha Mae Kitt was an American singer, actress, and cabaret star. She was perhaps best known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 hit recordings of C'est Si Bon and the enduring Christmas novelty smash Santa Baby. Orson Welles once called her the most exciting woman in the world.

Type: Actress, singer/actressNationality: American

Eason Jordan

Eason T. Jordan is an entrepreneur who launched and leads several small companies. He previously worked for 23 years at CNN, where he served as the network's chief news executive and president of newsgathering and international networks. He is the recipient of four Emmy Awards, two Peabody Awards and the DuPont-Columbia Award.

Type: JournalistNationality: American

Eaton Stannard Barrett

Eaton Stannard Barrett was an Irish poet and author of political satires and the comic novel The Heroine, or: Adventures of a fair romance reader.

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Eavan Boland

Eavan Boland (born 24 September 1944) is an Irish poet, author, and professor. She is currently a professor at Stanford University, where she has taught since 1996. Her work deals with the Irish national identity, and the role of women in Irish history. A number of poems from Boland's poetry career are studied by Irish students who take the Leaving Certificate. She is a recipient of the Lannan Literary Award for Poetry.

Type: writer,poetNationality: Ireland

Eazy-E

Eric Lynn Wright, better known by his stage name Eazy-E who is affectionately called The Godfather Of Gangsta Rap, was an American rapper who performed solo and in the hip hop group N.W.A. Wright was born to Richard and Kathie Wright in Compton, California.

Type: RapperNationality: American

Eben Alexander

Eben Alexander III (born December 11, 1953) is an American neurosurgeon and author. His book Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife (2012) describes his 2008 near-death experience and asserts that science can and will determine that the brain does not create consciousness and that consciousness survives bodily death. Alexander is also the author of the 2014 book The Map of Heaven which builds on the claims in his previous book, and coauthor of the 2017 book Living in a Mindful Universe which describes his personal journey since 2008.

Type: neurosurgeon,non-fiction writerNationality: United States of America

Eben Moglen

Eben Moglen is a professor of law and legal history at Columbia University, and is the founder, Director-Counsel and Chairman of Software Freedom Law Center, whose client list includes numerous pro bono clients, such as the Free Software Foundation.

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