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Oliver Cromwell – English soldier and statesman

Oliver Cromwell was an English soldier and statesman who led parliamentary forces in the English Civil Wars. He was lord protector of England, Scotland,...

Mumia Abu Jamal

America, the land of the free, the land of the just. It is here, where paople from all over the world can come for...

Bill Clinton Biography

Born on Aug. 19, 1946, in Hope, Ark. , William (Bill) Jefferson Blythe IV grew up in a troubled home. His father had died...

Andy Warhol – the American painter, printmaker, illustrator

Andy Warhol, the American painter, printmaker, illustrator, and film maker was born in Pittsburgh on August 6, 1928, shortly afterwards settling in New York....

Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso

His Holiness, the XIVth Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso was born in a small village called Takster in northeastern Tibet. Born to a peasant family,...

Maya Angelou Biography

Her life was never easy. From the time she was born, Maya Angelou was subjected to racism, rape, grief and dehumanization. She beared enough...

Edgar Allan Poe Life

Edgar Allan Poe, son of Actress Eliza Poe and Actor David Poe Jr., born 19th of January 1809, was mostly known for his poems...

Gwendolyn Brooks – Poet, writer

Poet, writer. Born June 7, 1917, in Topeka, Kansas. Throughout most of the twentieth century, Gwendolyn Brooks was a lyrical chronicler of the black...

Shoko Asahara or Aum Shinrikyo

There are, literally, thousands of cults in existence throughout the world today. From Christianity and other religious spin-offs to entirely new religions, they are...

Patrick Henry Biography

Patrick Henry was a great patriot. He never used his fists or guns to fight for his country, but he used a much more...

Machiavelli’s View of Human Nature

In The Prince Niccolo Machiavelli presents a view of governing a state that is drastically different from that of humanists of his time. Machiavelli...

Management Guru Jack Welch – Inspirational Visionary

Jack Welch is one of America's best known and most highly respected corporate CEO's of all time. Vadim Kotelnikov's website Leadership and New Management...

Gautama Buddha or Prince Siddhartha

Gautama Buddha, previously known as Prince Siddhartha (before his enlightenment) founded the religion of Buddhism. Gautama Buddha was born to Queen Maha-Maya at Kapilavastu,...

Neville Brody – British graphic designer and typographer

Neville Brody is an internationally known British graphic designer and typographer, who is best known for his work on magazines, most notably The Face....

Composed by Franklin at twenty-two years of age

Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston Massachusetts, right around the time Puritanism died, whether he was born to early or Puritanism died to later,...

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington was an American jazz bandleader, composer, and pianist. He is thought of as one the greatest figures in jazz. The French government...

Marcus Antonius or Mark Antony

Marcus Antonius otherwise known as Mark Antony was born in 83 B. C. He was the son of Antonius Creticus and Julia who were...

Ludwig Van Beethoven

The composer of some of the most influential pieces of music ever written, Ludwig van Beethoven created a bridge between the 18th-century classical period...

Immanuel Kant 1724-1804

Immanuel Kant was born on April 22, 1724 in Konigsberg, East Prussia. He was the son of a saddler. At age 8, he entered...

Biography of Isaac Newton

From birth to early childhood, Isaac Newton overcame many personal, social, and mental hardships. It is through these experiences that helped create the person...

Constantine The Great

Flavius Valerius Constantinus, also known as Constantine the Great, was the first Roman emperor to adopt Christianity. He was educated in the imperial court...

Biography of Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 in a small community of Oak Park, Illinois. He was the second child out of six,...

Hellen Nellie McClung: A Canadian Feminist

Helen "Nellie" Laetitia Mooney was born October 20, 1873 in a log cabin on Garafraxa Road, two kilometers from Chatsworth, Ontario. She and her...

Edgar Allan Poe’s Magnificent Style Of Writing

Through Edgar Allan Poe's magnificent style of writing, he provided the world with some of the most mystifying poems and short stories. Although not...

The tennis player Stefan Edberg

The tennis player Stefan Edberg is nowadays a legend in his sport. I met him myself in France in 1987. I was 8 years...

Jonestown: The Terror Within

Cults have existed throughout history since the beginning of time. A cult is defined in Webster’s dictionary as a “system of religious worship with...

Charlie Chaplin Biography

When Charlie Chaplin was a little boy, a sheep escaped on its way to a slaughterhouse near where he lived. Charlie and other youngsters...

Patrick Henery And Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards and Patrick Henrys biographies and speeches showed a lot of similar characteristics, but also many differences, Their speeches both contained incredible power...

Maya Angelou – one of the most influential and talented African American writers

Maya Angelou is one of the most influential and talented African American writers of our modern day. Those who read Angelous works should not...

Mahatma Gandhi Biography

Gandhi, lived from 1869-1948 and was also known as Mahatma Gandhi, was born in Porbandar, in the modern state of Gujarat, on October 2,...

Farai Chideya Biography

Farai Chideya has accomplished many things at 28 years old that many journalists can only hope to achieve. She began her career as an...

Maya Angelou Biography

Her life was never easy. From the time she was born, Maya Angelou was subjected to racism, rape, grief and dehumanization. She beared enough...

Andrew Carnegie The Rise of Big Business

The Rise of Big Business Andrew Carnegie was born in Dumferline, Scotland, in November of 1935. His parents were Will and Margaret Carnegie. He...

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg in Austria, the son of Leopold, Kapellmeister to the Prince-Archbishop of Salzburg. By the age of three...

The Life And Times Of Al Capone

Alphonse Capone was born in New York City by two parents Gabriel and Teresa Capone. Capone's parents immigrated to the United States in 1893...

Nathaniel Hawthorne – American novelist

Nathaniel Hawthorne (July 4, 1804 - May 19, 1864) was a 19th century American novelist and short story writer. He was born in Salem,...

Christine de Pizan

An unlikely candidate to dispute the unfair, misogynistic treatment of women by men and society, Christine de Pizan successfully challenged the accepted negative views...

Jimi Hendrix: A true legend of music

Jimi Hendrix, the greatest guitarist in rock history, revolutionized the sound of rock. In 1967, the Jimi Hendrix Experience rocked the nation with their...

Percy Bysshe Shelley

From the early 19th century, Percy Bysshe Shelley is recognized as one of the most influential writers of the Romantic Period whose work is...

John Henry Holliday

On August 14, 1851 in Griffin, Georgia, John Henry Holliday was born to Henry Burroughs and Alice Jane Holliday. Their first child, Martha Eleanora,...

Adolf Hitler Biography

Adolf Hitler was responsible for more evil and suffering than any other man in modern history. There were many occurrences during his lifetime that...

Attila The Hun

Attila the Hun is known as one of the most ferocious leaders of ancient times. He was given the nickname "Scourge God" because of...

The Alan Jackson’s story

Livin’ on Country is the complete story of Alan Jackson’s journey from small-town Georgia to big time success. Alan represents the simple truths and...

Michelangelo’s artwork essay

Michelangelo was pessimistic in his poetry and an optimist in his artwork. Michelangelo's artwork consisted of paintings and sculptures that showed humanity in it's...

Franklin Pierce Biography

Franklin Pierce, one of eight children of Benjamin and Anna Kendrick Pierce, was born in Hillsborough, N. H. , on Nov. 23, 1804. His...

A Biography of Jacob

Jacob is the father of Israel, for his twelve children each gave life to an entire tribe of Israelites. He wasnt always pious, sometimes...

Life Of Aaron Copland

Since 1943, Aaron Copland and Vivian Perlis give a detailed account of the life of one of America's most influential composers. The books are...

Audrey Hepbrun: A Hollywood Fairytale

"I am not beautiful. My mother once called me an ugly duckling. But, listed separately I have a few good features. "(Woodward 45). Who...

Fyodor Dostoevsky – one of literature’s most talented and respected players

If literature is a game, then Fyodor Dostoevsky is one of literature’s most talented and respected players. All of Dostoevsky’s works are not only...

John Locke (1632-1704)

English philosopher, who founded the school of empiricism. Locke was born in the village of Wrington, Somerset, on August 29, 1632. He was educated...