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Compare Two Biographies Of Wayne Gretzky

In this essay, I need to compare two biographies of a famous person. I will plot out the difference and compare the two books...

Marco Polo Report

Marco Polo is one of the most well-known heroic travelers and traders around the world. In my paper I will discuss with you Marco...

Andrew Jackson and the Rise of Liberal Capitalism

Andrew Jackson was not plainly a common man or an aristocrat, in fact a combination of the two. He came into popularity on the...

Lord Tennyson and King Arthur

Alfred Tennyson was born at Somersby, Lincolnshire, August 6, 1809. He was the fourth of twelve children to George and Elizabeth (Fytche) Tennyson. Alfred...

St. Stanislas Kostka

Born at Rostkovo near Prasnysz, Poland, about October 28, 1550; died at Rome during the night of 14-15 August, 1568. He entered the Society...

Here is some info on Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on November 11, 1922. After attending Cornell University from 1941-43 Vonnegut served in World War II and...

Evita: Saint or Sinner

The story of Eva Peron is a fascinating one. Evita, as she is known, enjoyed a rise to power like no other. The details...

Arthur C. Clarke Biography

Arthur C. Clarke was born in 1917 in Minehead, Somerset. His mother was Nora Clarke and his father was Charles Wright Clarke. He had...

Biography of Emily Bronte

Emily Bronte was born in Thorton, Yorkshire, in 1918. Wuthering Heights was Bronte's only book; however, she died in 1848 and never knew of...

Wells, H.G: The Time Machine

Herbert George Wells was born in 1866 in Bromley, Kent, a few miles from London, the son of a house-maid and gardener. Wells died...

Mr. Chaim Potok Biography

Mr. Potok has written scholarly and popular articles and reviews during his publishing career. Mr. Chaim Potok is a novelist, philosopher, historian, theologian, playwright,...

Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence

Colonel T. E. Lawrence, known as Lawrence of Arabia, was a guerrilla leader in the Arab Revolt of 1916-18, which expelled the Turks from...

Muhammad Ali, one of the best, if not the best, boxers of all time

Muhammad Ali is one of the best, if not the best, boxers of all time. He was an influential leader not only inside the...

John Lennon and the Beatles: A Cultural Revolution

John Winston Lennon was born on October 9, 1940. As a teenager he grew up and learned to play the guitar very well. As...

The Influence of Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong was the most successful and talented jazz musician in history. His influence and expansive career continues to make waves in the jazz...

John Locke (1632-1704)

John Locke (1632-1704) was born in Wrington, England to Puritan parents who fostered his education in theology and politics. He attended the Westminster school,...

The History of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, the best-known figure in Renaissance literature, if no t all of literature, was born April 23, 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, a town...

Babe Ruth – American hero

Babe Ruth is an American hero. He transformed baseball from a sport, to a national pastime when it needed it the most. Coming off...

Biography of John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck was born on February 27, 1902 in Salinas, California, a farming community with of about 2500 people. He was the third of...

Gregor Mendel Biography

Gregor Mendel played a huge role in the underlying principles of genetic inheritance. Gregor was born, July 22 1822 in Heinzendorf, Austrian Silesia (now...

Malcolm Hendrix Biography

The year was 1925, and someone special was born. His birth name was Malcolm Little, however there were big things in store for this...

John Pierpont Morgan

John Pierpont Morgan is considered one of the founding fathers of the modern United States economy. He was an industrial genius that is accredited...

Joan Of Arc or Jeanne d’Arc

A French saint and a heroine in the Hundred Years' war was Joan of Arc. This farm girl helped save the French from English...

Biography of Charles Darwin

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

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...

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