The popular Birkin bag purses are named after English actress/singer Jane Birkin.
The spot of ocean farthest away from land is called Point Nemo.
John Fian was a doctor in Scotland accused of practicing witchcraft, including magic directed towards the harm of King James VI (King James I of England) and his Queen. He was brutally executed after a false confession.
The Siege of Leningrad was a blockade/battle by Nazi Germany that lasted almost 900 days and took the lives of over 2 million Russians.
The cells that secrete insulin are called the Islets of Langerhans. They are named after its discoverer, the German scientist Paul Langerhans.