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Hernando de Soto

Hernando de Soto was a Spanish explorer. He participated in the conquests of Central America and Peru. He is also credited with the discovery of Mississippi River....

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Sacagawea Facts

Sacagawea is best known for her contribution in the Lewis-Clark Expedition into the American West. She was also skilled at finding edible plants. Her name means in the Shoshone language ‘Bird Woman’ and in Hidatsa ‘Boat Launcher’. It is believed that she was born in 1788 in Lemhi County,...

Sacagawea Facts

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Kathryn Sullivan

Kathryn Sullivan is a former NASA astronaut. Her full name is Kathryn Dwyer Sullivan. She was born on October 3, 1951, in Paterson, New Jersey. She became the first American women to perform a 3.5 hours spacewalk. She was a part of the...

Kathryn Sullivan

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All about Hatshepsut

Hatshepsut was the longest and second ever reigning female pharaoh of Kemet. She ruled for more than 20 years. Her name Hatshepsut means ‘Foremost of Noble Women’. She is also considered one of the most popular and successful Pharaohs of Kemet. She was the only child of King Thutmose I and...

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Socrates Facts

Socrates was one of the most famous philosophers of his time. He is also known as ‘the father is Western thought’. He was born in Athens, Greece around 470 BC. His father Sophroniscus was a sculptor and stone mason. His mother Phaenarete was a midwife. He received basic Greek education as he...

Socrates Facts

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Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar was a Roman military general and statesman. He was born in July, 100 BC in Suburra, Rome. He was the youngest child of Gaius Julius Caesar and Aurelia Cotta. He was a descendant of Trojan prince Aeneas. His father died when he was only 16 years old. He got married to Cornelia,...

Julius Caesar

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Cleopatra Facts

Cleopatra, an Egyptian Queen was one of the most famous women in the history. She ruled ancient Egypt for 21 long years. She was the last Pharaoh of Egypt. Her full name was Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator. From the age of 14 to 18 she...

Cleopatra Facts

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Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks was an activist in African-American Civil Rights Movement. She was known with different names ‘the first lady of civil rights’ and ‘the mother of the freedom movement’. She received many awards and honors like the

Rosa Parks

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Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte was one of the greatest military commanders in history. He was military general and the first ever emperor of France. He was born on August 15, 1769, on the Island of Corsica. His father Carlo Buonaparte was an...

Napoleon Bonaparte

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Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali was one of the greatest boxers of all time. He was born on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky. His original name was Cassius Clay as he was named after a white abolitionist Cassius Marcellus Clay. When he was only 12 years old, his bicycle was stolen. A police officer, Joe E....

Muhammad Ali

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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...

Oskar Schindler

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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....

Junipero Serra

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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...

Princess Diana Facts

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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...

Henry Hudson Facts

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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...

Antoine Lavoisier

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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...

J.K. Rowling

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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...

Oprah Winfrey

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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...

Edmund Hillary

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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...

Warren Buffett

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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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