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Muriel Fox

Muriel Fox is a prominent public relations executive who in 1966 co-founded the National Organization for Women and led the communications effort that introduced the modern women's movement to the media of the world. She has remained active as a feminist organizer, speaker, writer, editor and events chair.

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Muriel Humphrey

Muriel Fay Buck Humphrey Brown was the widow of former Vice President Hubert Humphrey. Following her husband's death, she was appointed to his seat in the United States Senate, thus being the first wife of a Vice President to hold public office. She later remarried and took the name Muriel Humphrey Brown.

Type: CelebrityNationality: American

Muriel Rukeyser

Muriel Rukeyser was an American poet and political activist, best known for her poems about equality, feminism, social justice, and Judaism. Kenneth Rexroth said that she was the greatest poet of her exact generation.

Type: PoetNationality: American

Muriel Spark

Dame Muriel Spark was an award-winning Scottish novelist. In 2008 The Times newspaper named Spark in its list of the 50 greatest British writers since 1945, at #8.

Type: Novelist, poet, essayistNationality: English

Murphy's Law

Murphy's law is an adage or epigram that is typically stated as: Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.

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Murray Bookchin

Murray Bookchin was an American libertarian socialist author, orator, and philosopher. A pioneer in the ecology movement, Bookchin was the founder of the social ecology movement within anarchist, libertarian socialist and ecological thought. He was the author of two dozen books on politics, philosophy, history, and urban affairs as well as ecology.

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Murray Gell-Mann

Murray Gell-Mann is an American physicist who received the 1969 Nobel Prize in physics for his work on the theory of elementary particles.

Type: PhysicistNationality: American

Murray Kempton

James Murray Kempton was an influential American journalist. He won a Pulitzer Prize for journalism in 1985 and won the 1974 U.S. National Book Award in category Contemporary Affairs for The Briar Patch: The People of the State of New York versus Lumumba Shakur, et al.

Type: JournalistNationality: American

Murray Leinster

Murray Leinster was a nom de plume of William Fitzgerald Jenkins, an award-winning American writer of science fiction and alternate history. He wrote and published over 1,500 short stories and articles, 14 movie scripts, and hundreds of radio scripts and television plays.

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Murray Perahia

Murray Perahia KBE is an American concert pianist and conductor.

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Murray Rothbard

Murray Newton Rothbard was an American economist, historian, and political theorist. He was a prominent exponent of the Austrian School of economics who helped to define libertarianism by theorizing a form of free-market anarchism which he termed anarcho-capitalism. Rothbard wrote over twenty books and is considered a centrally important figure in the American libertarian movement.

Type: EconomistNationality: American

Murray Walker

Graeme Murray Walker, OBE is a semi-retired Formula One motorsport commentator and journalist. For most of his career he worked for the BBC, but when it lost the contract for F1 coverage to the company ITV, Walker continued his commentating after the change of broadcaster.

Type: Entertainer, commentatorNationality: English

Musonius

Gaius Musonius Rufus, was a Roman Stoic philosopher of the 1st century AD. He taught philosophy in Rome during the reign of Nero, as consequence of which he was sent into exile in 65 AD, only returning to Rome under Galba.

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Mustafa Abdul Jalil

Mustafa Abdul Jalil or Abdul-Jalil was the Chairman of the National Transitional Council of Libya, and as such served as head of state in Libya's caretaker government from its formation as a result of the Libyan civil war until its dissolution and surrender of power to the General National Congress on 8 August 2012. He is also a spokesman for the city of Bayda.

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Mustafa Akyol

Mustafa Akyol (born 1972) is a Turkish writer and journalist. He is the author of Islam without Extremes: A Muslim Case for Liberty, long-listed in 2012 for the Lionel Gelber Prize, a literary award for the world's best non-fiction book in English. He became a contributing opinion writer for the International New York Times in 2013.

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Mustafa Ef. Ceric

Dr. Mustafa ef. Cerić is the Grand Mufti of Bosnia-Herzegovina. He is currently serving his second 7-year term as the Grand Mufti until 2013. He is fluent in Bosnian, English and Arabic, and cites a “passive knowledge” of Turkish, German and French. Cerić is married and has two daughters and a son.

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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was an Ottoman and Turkish army officer, revolutionary statesman, writer, and the first President of Turkey. He is credited with being the founder of the Republic of Turkey. His surname, Atatürk, was granted to him in 1934 by the Turkish parliament.

Type: SoldierNationality: Turkish