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William Shakespeare is regarded by many as the greatest writer of all time. Here are some of the most interesting and significant facts about this awesomely prolific and great writer.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 70 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +4 votes | 4 comments
Percy Spencer, inventor of microwave ovens was a product of a free capitalist economy.
Published by Pat Veretto 70 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +3 votes | 5 comments
It was not a surprise that the Roman Catholic Church did not approve of the opinions of Giordano Bruno. When he went to Germany, Giordano Bruno impertinently affirmed his support for the radical premise of Copernicus so Lutherans excommunicated him in Helmstadt.
Published by Conviron Pucate Altatis 70 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +1 votes | 0 comments
Gandhi was one of the greatest political and social activists in the 20th century.
Published by Jaz 70 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +2 votes | 3 comments
Gandhi was one of the biggest political and social activists in India's history.
Published by Jaz 70 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +1 votes | 1 comments
Gandhi was one of the great Indian leaders who fought against prejudice and injustice.
Published by Jaz 70 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +3 votes | 2 comments
Here are some of the most interesting things about one of the most famous religious figures in the history of mankind – the Virgin Mary.
Published by Nobert Bermosa 70 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +9 votes | 6 comments
Alcibiades was a nephew of Pericles and was elected to the generalship in 420 B.C.. Alcibiades believed he was born to be a leader. When he was young, everyone desired him physically. Socrates was one of his teachers and he was a conservative. He also met with his uncle Pericles to obtain a political education.
Published by Lauren Axelrod 71 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +10 votes | 6 comments
Sonny Liston was one of the greatest boxers of the 20th century. Sonny Liston earned the Heavy Weight Championship of the World by knocking out Floyd Patterson not once but two times in the first round.
Published by Jaz 71 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +1 votes | 0 comments
Xenophon was from a wealthy Athenian family of conservatives and was the son of Gryllus. He was a student of Socrates and actually witnessed Socrates' trial along with Plato. Xenophon refuted the charges of Socrates but portrays him as a colorless moralist and fails to grasp the depth of his ideas. Xenophon went to Asia Minor as a mercenary in the service of the Persian prince Cyrus the Younger. He was also a pawn in the scheme to assassinate Artaxerxes II, king of Persia.
Published by Lauren Axelrod 71 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +7 votes | 2 comments
Queen Isabella I and King Ferdinand II, John Waties-Waring and Elizabeth Avery, and Charles Lindbergh and Anne Spencer Morrow are couples whose great love affairs have not only inspired couples around the world, they actually changed the course of history.
Published by James R. Coffey 71 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +12 votes | 8 comments
As history has shown, Great Love Affairs can indeed change the Course of History. Pierre and Marie Curie, King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson, and Mildred and Richard Loving are just three of many examples.
Published by James R. Coffey 71 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +13 votes | 14 comments
Cleopatra and Mark Antony, Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, and Czar Nicholas II and Alexandra Feoderovna are just three examples of Great Love Affairs That Changed the Course of History.
Published by James R. Coffey 71 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +15 votes | 17 comments
Charles Starkwether teenage serial killer. Caril Ann Fugate teenage serial killer.
Published by Jaz 72 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +2 votes | 1 comments
Themistocles was not an aristocrat by birth, but rather a son of a craftsman. He was skilled in the art of rhetoric, which made him a prolific and radical politician.
Published by Lauren Axelrod 72 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +13 votes | 3 comments
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