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Oskar Schindler

Oskar Schindler was a German industrialist. He was born on April 28, 1908 in Zwittau, Moravia. He belonged to a wealthy business family. He joined a pro-Nazi party and began working as a spy. He worked in the Czech Army for about 18 months and then worked in a bank in Prague for 7 long years. He...

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Junipero Serra

Saint Junipero Serra was a Roman Catholic Franciscan Order friar and priest. He was born on November 24, 1713 in Petra as Miquel Joseph Serre. He was baptized on the same day he was born because he was sickly and not believed to live for a long time. His first US mission was established in 1769....

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Marco Polo

Marco Polo was a merchant explorer born in Venice, Italy in 1254. He belonged to a noble family of Venetian merchants. His father Niccolo Polo and uncle Maffeo Polo were jewel merchants and went to china in 1266 to set up a trading...

Marco Polo

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Princess Diana Facts

Princess Diana was one of the most adored members of the British Royal Family. She was born on July 1, 1961 to Edward John Spencer and Frances Ruth Burke Roche. Her parents got divorced when she was very young and his father won the custody of all the four children. In 1975, her father inherited...

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Henry Hudson Facts

Henry Hudson was an English explorer who embarked on multiple sailing voyages. These voyages provided new information about North American Water Routes. He was born in 1565 in London to a wealthy family. His grandfather was also Henry Hudson, a London alderman who helped to found the Muscovy...

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Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale was an inspirational English nurse. She was born on May 12, 1820 in Florence, Italy. Nightingale was named after her birthplace. She was brought up in Derbyshire and Hampshire. She improved the unsanitary...

Florence Nightingale

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Larry Page

Larry Page invented the world’s most popular search engine ‘Google’, along with Sergey Brin. Google has an estimated 300 million users per day (and growing) with over 2 billion searches conducted. His complete name is Lawrence E. Page. He was born on March 26, 1973 in Lansing, Michigan....

Larry Page

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Antoine Lavoisier

Antoine Lavoisier is best known as the father of modern chemistry. His work was crucial in the first Chemical Revolution. He was born on August 26, 1743 in Paris. His complete name was Antoine Laurent Lavoisier. Lavoisier belonged to an aristocratic family. His father, Jean-Antoine Lavoisier was...

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J.K. Rowling

You all know J.K. Rowling as a British novelist who is the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. She was born on July 31, 1965 in Yate, United Kingdom. Her real name is Joanne Rowling. She was declared by Forbes...

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Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey is best known for hosting her own internationally popular talk show from 1986 to 2011. She has a nickname ‘Queen of Media’. Her real name is Orpah Gail Winfrey but people kept mispronouncing it and the name Oprah stuck. She was born on January 29, 1954 to an unwed teen in...

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Edmund Hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary was a well known explorer and mountain climber. He was the first person to climb Mount Everest along with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay. He was born on July 20, 1919 in Auckland, New Zealand. His complete name was...

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Warren Buffett

You must have heard about the famous businessman and investor, Warren Buffett. He is ranked three on Forbes’s list of the world’s top most billionaire with a net worth of $70 billion. Buffett was born on August 30, 1930 in Omaha, Nebraska. His complete name is Warren Edward Buffett. His...

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Walt Disney

Walt Disney is one of the most influential Americans ever lived. He actually succeeded in moving animation from a black and white novelty to a highly respected level. His most famous creations include Mickey Mouse, Goofy, Pluto and Donald Duck etc. Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in...

Walt Disney

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Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong, an American astronaut was the first person who walked on the moon on July 20, 1969. It was one of the biggest achievements in the field of astronomy. He was born on August 5, 1930. His full name...

Neil Armstrong

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Steve Jobs

We all know Steve Jobs as a person who restructured modern technology. He was an inventor and the co-founder of Apple Inc. He was born on February 24, 1955 to a Syrian father Abdulfattah Jandali and an American mother Joanne...

Steve Jobs

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Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seems insanely young for a billionaire. He co-founded Facebook when he was a teenager. He began programming at an early age. In his high school, he created a Synapse, a program that can detect users’ music listening habits by using artificial intelligence. After...

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Thomas Edison Biography

American inventor Thomas Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. His father Samuel Edison was an exiled political activist from Canada and his mother...

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Dian Fossey Biography

Dian Fossey was a famous American primatologist and naturalist who is best known for her ground-breaking work with the mountain gorilla and for her violent murder in 1985 in

Dian Fossey Biography

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Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Biography & Discoveries

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Biography & Discoveries
Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin is the only British woman to win a Nobel Prize for science. Dorothy is credited with the mapping of the structures of penicillin, Vitamin B12 and insulin.

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Biography & Discoveries

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Gertrude B. Elion

Gertrude B. Elion
Gertrude B. Elion was a pioneer in drug research who won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1988. A leading American chemist and pharmacologist, she changed the face of medicine and was the holder of 45 patents. Among her key discoveries were the drugs acyclovir, used for treating herpes, and...

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