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Alexander Hamilton Biography

Alexander Hamilton was born as a British subject on the island of Nevis in the West Indies on the 11th of January 1755. His...

The Life Of Edgar Alan Poe a Biography

He gained some fame from the publication in 1845 of a dozen stories as well as of The Raven and Other Poems, and he...

Leonardo da Vinci Report

The life of the extremely talented artist, and brilliant scientist, Leonardo da Vinci began on the date of April 15, 1452 during the Renaissance;...

William Shakespeare, English playwright and poet

William Shakespeare, English playwright and poet recognized in much of the world as the greatest of all dramatists. Shakespeares plays communicate a profound knowledge...

Richard Milhous Nixon

Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th president of the United States (1969-1972), was born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. Nixon was one of...

Ralph Waldo Emerson, short biography

Ralph Waldo Emerson "... was truly one of our great geniuses" even though he may have a short biography (Hodgins 212). But as Emerson...

Emily Dickinson Biography Essay

Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830 in Amherst Massachusetts. She had a younger sister named Lavina and an older brother named Austin....

Billy Pilgrim Biography

Billy Pilgrim is born in 1922 and grows up in Ilium, New York. A funny-looking, weak youth, he does well in high school, then...

John F. Kennedy Life

In November 1960, at the age of 43, John F. Kennedy became the youngest man ever elected president of the United States. Theodore Roosevelt...

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien Biography

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, in Bloefontain, South Africa, to English parents. The family was living in South Africa...

Biography of Steven Spielberg

I'm Steven Spielberg and I was born in Cincinnati on December 18, 1947, but I was mainly raised in New Jersey and Arizona. When...

Spanish Painters Essay

Spanish painter, the country's greatest baroque artist, who, with Francisco de Goya and El Greco, forms the great triumvirate of Spanish painting. Velzquez was...

Burris Frederic Skinner

Burris Frederic Skinner was born on March 20th, 1904 in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania. His mother, Grace M. Burrhus, was a stenographer and a secretary, in...

William Thomson (later Lord Kelvin)

William Thomson (later Lord Kelvin) was arguably the most famous member of the department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Glasgow. He...

Nathan Bedford Forrest

Nathan Bedford Forrest was born in Bedford County, Tennessee on July 13, 1821. He was the son of William and Marian Beck Forrest. William...

David Herbert Richards Lawrence

David Herbert Richards Lawrence was born in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England on September 11, 1885. His poem Snake was written while he was living in...

Alexis de Tocqueville

Alexis de Tocqueville was born in Paris on July 29th, 1805. Growing up in Metz, France, the youngest child of Herv Tocqueville and Mlle....

Van Gogh’s life

Most casual art lovers see Van Gogh as a troubled but successful artist. This is far from the actual truth of his chaotic life...

The Life Of Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth, born George Ruth, Jr. , is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time. Everybody knows how great...

Constable: Weymouth Bay: Difficulty with Landscapes

John Constable was born into a wealthy family in the English countryside. It was originally suspected that he would take over his fathers business...

James Cameron Biography

James Cameron was born in Kapuskasing, Ontario in Canada August 14 (16) 1954. His family later moved to Chippewa Falls near Niagra Falls. James...

Life Of Josef Mengele Before The War

Josef Mengele was the oldest of three sons born to Karl and Walburga Mengele in the village of Gunzburg. Karl was a local industrialist...

Why do we remember James Cook

Do you know who the worlds greatest explorers are? One of them is the topic of this essay. This essay is about James Cook....

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...

Florence Price, Composer

The purpose of a biography is to enhance the readers knowledge about a particular persons life, in this case, Florence Beatrice Price, and offer...

James Riddle Hoffa

James Riddle Hoffa, the son of a coal driller, was born on 14th February, 1913. His father died when he was seven and in...

John Brown Biography

What makes a hero or a villain? A hero is defined as a person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose, especially...

Erik Homberger Erikson

Erik Homberger Erikson was born in 1902 near Frankfort, Germany to Danish parents. Erik studied art and a variety of languages during his school...

Chuck Yeager

General Chuck Yeager Charles E. Yeager was born on February 13, 1923 in Myra, West Virginia and raised the nearby village of Hamlin for...

Biography of Robert Smalls

The United States of America was founded on the principles of equality and opportunity for all. In the 1800's these principles were not strictly...

Biography of Aeschylus

Aeschylus was born in Eleusis, a Greek town near Athens, in 525 B. C. He was the first of the great Greek tragedians, preceding...

Alexander Pope Biography

Alexander Pope was born May 21, 1688, in London. His father was a cloth merchant living in London, both his parents were Catholic. It...

Biography of Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio in the year 1930. His services as a pilot were called upon during the Korean War. Shortly...

Biography of Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. He was the son of Robert Waring Darwin and his wife Susannah, and the grandson of the...

Louis Daniel Armstrong

The prolific trumpeter who became a world ambassador for jazz, Louis Armstrong learned to blow on a bugle in reform school when he was...

James Marshall Hendrix

Born James Marshall Hendrix, on November 27, 1942, in Seattle, Washington. Often called the greatest guitarist of all time, Hendrix pioneered the explosive popularity...

Eric “Eazy-E” Wright

Born September 7, 1963, Eric "Eazy-E" Wright's early reputation on the streets of Compton, California, was a hustler eager to apply his street knowledge...

3 Van Gogh: The Successful Failure

On March 30, 1852, Anna van Gogh and her husband, "The Handsome Pastor," (Theodorus van Gogh) gave birth to their first child. Alas, the...

Nicolas Poussin, Painter-philosopher

Pictori philosopho (Blunt, 3), Painter-philosopher was a name given to Nicolas Poussin by Serous d Agincourt in 1782. Agincourt later found out that the...

Ludwig van Beethoven, one of the most famous composers of all times

We have witnessed and had the chance to hear many pieces from both classical and modern composers . Numerous composers have tried to match...

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell, a man who best known for inventing the telephone. Most people dont know he spent the majority of his life teaching...

Heinrich Himmler Biography

Reichsfuhrer-SS, head of the Gestapo and the Waffen-SS, Minister of the Interior from 1943 to 1945 and organizer of the mass murder of Jews...

Rasputin The Mad Monk

Throughout Russian history, there were many individuals who captured the interests and curiosity of scholars both domestic and foreign, but one stands out as...

Eleanor Roosevelt Essay

Eleanor Roosevelt was an honest person who had responsibility and compassion towards her husband, family and her fellow man, whatever their social status. She...

Colin Powell Essay

Everywhere he goes, Colin Powell is besieged. Bicycle messengers in spandex tights stop him on the streets of Washington and urge him to run...

Salvador Dali Biography

Salvador Dali, was born Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dali i Domenech at 8:45 a. m. , Monday, 11 May 1904, in the small town, in...

Biography of Alfred Nobel

Alfred Nobel was born in Stockholm on October 21, 1833. By the age of 17 he was fluent in Swedish, Russian, French, English and...

Edgar Allan Poe was not a happy man

Edgar Allan Poe was a bizarre and often scary writer. People throughout history have often wondered why his writings were so fantastically different and...

Biography of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston, grew up in Richmond, Virginia, and lived in six Eastern cities. His father was David Poe, a...

DH Lawrence: Biography

David Herbert Lawrence was born on September 11, 1885, the fourth child and third son of a miner in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire. Despite having grown...