The Red Baron of Germany Manfred von Richthofen. Following 16 victories in the air (WWII) Baron von Richthofen received the Blue Max medal.
Anglican Archbishop Tutu of South Africa. Desmond Tutu opposed Apartheid in SA even via the channels of the World Council of Churhes. Bishop Desmond Tutu
Mark Twain, American author of popular works such as Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, etc. Sam Clemens aka Mark Twain
Pierre van Ryneveld established South African Air Force in 1920. During First World War Pierre van Ryneveld flew for the Royal Flying Corps.
Famous film star Charlize Theron was born in South Africa. Charlize Theron was nominated 4th sexiest women in the world by FMM in 2001
Jan Smuts, South African Prime Minister and Privy Councillor of British War Cabinet, Smuts wrote preamble to constitution of League of Nations. General Jan Smuts
Elmer Sperry was the inventor of the gyroscope, auto-pilot system in aircraft, and the arc light system
The veterinary pioneer of South Africa, Arnold Theiler was born in Switzerland. Sir Arnold Theiler played a major role at Onderstepoort in Pretoria.
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon of Israel. Six-day War during Sharon’s term of office. Arik Sharon
Von Siemens was a top engineer in Germany, Siemens, the top engineer for electric cables, telephones, streetcars, elevators. Von Siemens, Ernst Werner. Computers