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Who is Jejomar Binay? Let’s find out and get to know better Jojo Binay – the current Philippine Vice President. We’ll try to find out why he is currently the most popular and most trusted government official of the Republic of the Philippines. Binay is the most ideal representation of Juan Dela Cruz – by physical appearance, aspirations and attributes.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 67 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +1 votes | 0 comments
The question has been posed, 'What was the role of Alexander Hamilton in American History, and is he still relevant today?' All of the available evidence suggests that the answer to both parts if this question is a definite, 'Yes'. Hamilton's views on national debt and the role of government in stabilizing the economy are as valid now as they were more than 200 years ago.
Published by Kimberly Martin 67 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +2 votes | 0 comments
One of the longest-serving Filipino public servants is no other than Juan Ponce Enrile – the current President of the Philippine Senate. This man of exceptional character, extreme intelligence, wisdom and wit has been in service to the Filipino nation for more than forty years now. According to a recent survey, he is the second most like government official, next to Jejomar Binay – the current Vice President of the Philippines.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 67 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +0 votes | 0 comments
One of the most notable Filipino heroes from Ilocos region in Northern Philippines is Diego Silang. This freedom fighter is well remembered in Philippine history as one of the first Filipinos who revolted against the Spaniards during the more than 3 century Spanish colonization. Here are some of the most interesting and important facts about Diego Silang.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 67 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +5 votes | 2 comments
Ennius had a thorough understanding of Greek thought and culture, an admiration for Rome, and a gift for languages. Ennius was the first author to be exiled. He was trilingual and versed in Oscan, Greek, and Latin. He was invited to Rome by Cato the Elder in 204 B.C. after the two had served together in the Roman army in Sardinia
Published by Lauren Axelrod 67 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +4 votes | 3 comments
A phenomenal woman and a very colorful part of the legendary history of the eclectic city, Marie Laveau is unmatched in her notoriety as One of New Orleans most renowned citizens of the 1800's. The Voodoo Queen has become such an ingrained part of the history of New Orleans that Her tomb is visited by many hoping to obtain her favor from beyond the grave.
Published by Jamie Myles 68 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +4 votes | 3 comments
In a democratic country, most businesses are owned by private individuals. Most millionaires and billionaires are businessmen. At present, there are 793 billionaires in the world, a very clear manifestation of the unequal distribution of the worldÂ’s wealth. Only a few are enjoying luxurious life while billions of people are suffering from poverty and living below the poverty line.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 69 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +4 votes | 1 comments
Little Richard was one of the early pioneers of rock'n'roll music. From his beginnings as a child in Macon, Georgia to the present, he has left an unforgettable legacy of hits like "Long Tall Sally" and "Good Golly Miss Molly," which have been covered extensively by many other artists. He has his own style of performing which has been copied but never duplicated. The man called "the Georgia Peach" was an essential part of the foundation of rock music as we know it today.
Published by Marilyn Eisele 69 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +8 votes | 8 comments
Influenced heavily by the Western European ways, PeterÂ’s reign brought many changes to Russia. The military, politics, the economy and even the culture of Russia felt the influence of the West as Peter the Great expanded his territory. We commemorate Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia on the anniversary of his death on 8 February.
Published by Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman 69 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +4 votes | 3 comments
Charles Dickens, author of A Christmas Carol, is widely considered the greatest author of Victorian times. Like many authors, he pulled from his real life experiences to create scenes and people in his works. Although, there are many museums and festivals that celebrate throughout the year, today, 7 February 2012, we celebrate the 200th anniversary of DickensÂ’ birth. We recognize his life and his works here.
Published by Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman 69 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +5 votes | 5 comments
A poet? A weatherman? A wannabe priest? These 5 little known facts about Joseph Stalin will most likely shock you.
Published by eucinpyos 69 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +4 votes | 3 comments
Isaac Newton can be ranked with the like of Albert Einstein, Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison Alba and other great scientists. HereÂ’s a list of scientifically important and interesting facts about Newton.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 70 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +8 votes | 10 comments
All of us have a favorite teacher. Our favorite teacher could have been our teacher in elementary, high school or college. So, who is your favorite teacher? If you donÂ’t have a favorite teacher, hereÂ’s a list of the greatest teachers in history for you to choose from.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 70 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +13 votes | 5 comments
If you were a child of the 60s living in America, then you were most likely introduced to Carly Simon with the release of her popular 1971 hit, “Anticipation” from the album of the same name. Although she’d received marginal success with “That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be” from her first album, Carly Simon, it was Anticipation’s “I’ve Got to Have You” (written by song legend Kris Kristofferson) and “Legend in Your Own Time” that helped est...
Published by James R. Coffey 70 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +14 votes | 19 comments
Called “the coolest man who ever lived” by Playboy magazine and known as a founding member of the famous--and often infamous--Rat Pack, Dean Martin was born in Steubenville, Ohio on June 7, 1917. One of the most popular entertainers in American history, he recorded fifty-five albums and made fifty-one feature films.
Published by James R. Coffey 70 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +15 votes | 20 comments
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