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Notable People [Web Scraping]
Every year musicians, scientists, and leaders are born. Once they reach significant note, their life is recorded on Wikipedia. Their birth date is also recorded and their name is added to a master list of famous people born that year. This tutorial will answer the question, 'What effect did World War I have on the number of notable people born roughly 20 years before the war?'