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Baker KnightView on WikipediaMore detailBaker Knight (July 4, 1933 - October 12, 2005) was an American songwriter and musician from Birmingham, Alabama.
Marcus KnightView on WikipediaMore detailMarcus Knight is a former National Football League wide receiver/kick returner for the Oakland Raiders and a former Arena Football League wide receiver/defensive back for the Columbus Destroyers.
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Ridgway B. KnightView on WikipediaMore detailRidgway Brewster Knight (June 12, 1911 ? August 14, 2001) was an American diplomat who served as Ambassador to Syria (1961-1965), Belgium (1965-1969) and Portugal (1969-1973).
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Brandon KnightView on WikipediaMore detailBrandon Knight (born December 2, 1992 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida), is an American high school basketball player at Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Ben KnightView on WikipediaMore detailBen Knight (born 1977 in Long Island, New York) is a typographic coordinator for the United Nations.
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