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Lise Meitner

Lise Meitner was an Austrian physicist who was also a part of the discovery of Nuclear Fission. She was born on November 7, 1878 to Jewish parents and her father was an attorney in Austria. Lise was one of the few students who...

Lise Meitner

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Anna Lee Fisher

Anna Lee Fisher is an American astronaut. She also became the first mother to fly in space on the STS-51-A space shuttle mission after being selected by NASA in January 1978. Apart from being a NASA astronaut she is also a chemist, a...

Anna Lee Fisher

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Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone is one of the most famous American explorers. He was a highly skilled hunter, tracker and marksman. He also led the exploration and settlement of Kentucky. He was born in 1734 in the Oley Valley, near Reading, Pennsylvania. His father Squire Boone was a Quaker weaver and...

Daniel Boone

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Chris Hadfield

Chris Hadfield is a Canadian astronaut who is also the first Canadian to live aboard the International Space Station. He had set a number of space records for a Canadian astronauts. In 1995 he became the first Canadian...

Chris Hadfield

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Euclid

Euclid or most commonly known as Euclid of Alexandria was a Greek Mathematician who is referred to as the ‘Father of Geometry’. His name was derived from the Greek word which means ‘Good Glory’. He inferred the values of what is now called Euclidean geometry. This geometry relies on a...

Euclid

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Dr. Seuss

The complete name of Dr. Seuss was Theodore Seuss Geisel. He was an author, poet, screenwriter, illustrator, film producer, television producer, songwriter, animator and visual artist. He was born on March 2nd 1904 in Springfield, Mass. Seuss went to Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. After...

Dr. Seuss

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Helen Sharman

Helen Sharman was the first British Citizen to travel space and also to visit the Mir Space Station. She was selected as a part of the Juno Project. Sharman was also the fifth youngest person to fly in space at just 27 years...

Helen Sharman

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Valentina Tereshkova

Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first ever woman in space. She made her historic flight at the age of 26 years. She flew into space on June 16th 1963 when her spacecraft Vostok-6 was launched from Baikonur...

Valentina Tereshkova

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Louis Braille

Louis Braille was a French teacher and inventor who is also credited with designing the coding system using a pattern of raised dots which can be used by blind people to read through touch. He was born on January 4th 1809 in a middle class family of Coupvray,

Louis Braille

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John Cabot

John Cabot was one of the most famous explorers and navigators of his time. He was the second European after Christopher Columbus to explore North...

John Cabot

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Alan Shepard

Alan Shepard was one of the original seven Mercury program astronauts. He launched from Cape Canaveral on May 5th 1961 in the Freedom 7 spacecraft. He made a 15-minute suborbital flight that reached an altitude of 115...

Alan Shepard

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Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria was one of the most iconic monarchs in history. Her full name was Alexandria Victoria. She was born on the 24th May 1819 in Kensington Palace in London, England to Edward, Duke of Kent, and Princess Maria Louisa Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfald. She became Queen of England...

Queen Victoria

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Francis Crick

Francis Crick was a British Biophysicist who is responsible for discovering the double-helix structure of the DNA strand, along with James Watson. He also helped develop radar and

Francis Crick

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Rosalind Franklin

Rosalind Franklin was an English scientist and X-ray crystallographer. She was born on July 25th 1920 in Notting Hill, London, to a wealthy Jewish family. She attended private schools and done her matriculation from St. Paul’s Girls’ School in 1938. At the age of fifteen she passed the...

Rosalind Franklin

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Hernan Cortes

Hernan Cortes was a Spanish explorer who overthrew the Aztec empire and claimed most of Mexico for the crown of Spain. He also helped advance Spain's position in North...

Hernan Cortes

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Mahathir Bin Mohammad

Mahathir Bin Mohammad is the newly elected Prime Minister of Malaysia (Election won May 10th 2018). He has won a historic election as he became the oldest world leader at the age of 92 years. He also served as the prime minister...

Mahathir Bin Mohammad

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James Watson

James Watson is an American molecular biologist, zoologist and geneticist. He won the 1962 Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine along with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins for discovering the structure of DNA. James...

James Watson

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George Orwell

George Orwell was one of the most famous English writers of his time. He is best known for his novels Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm. Nineteen Eighty-Four was a profound anti-utopian novel that examines the dangers of totalitarian rule. George was born as Eric Arthur Blair on...

George Orwell

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Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards was one of the greatest and most influential preachers and theologians in American history. He was the colonial New England minister and missionary. He was born on October 5, 1703 in East Windsor, Connecticut and was one of the 11 children of Timothy Edwards and Esther...

Jonathan Edwards

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Mae Jemison

Mae Jamison is an American astronaut who is also the first African American woman to travel to space. Her full name is Mae Carol Jamison, born on October 17, 1956, in Decatur, Alabama. Mae went to Morgan Park High School....

Mae Jemison

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Karl Benz

Karl Benz was a German car designer and engine designer. He is considered to be the designer of the first motor vehicle to be powered by an internal combustion engine. He was the founder of Mercedes Benzs. The Mercedes brand is well known and is world renowned. His complete name was Karl...

Karl Benz

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Henry Ford

Henry Ford founded the Ford Motor Company and manufactured an affordable automobile for many middle-class Americans. He is also considered to be the inventor of mass production. With his innovations to the manufacturing process and his commitment to his workers, he became a true American...

Henry Ford

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Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal was one of the most famous mathematician, inventor and philosopher of his time. He was a true polymath as he made important contribution to many different fields. He is also credited with the invention of the world’s first fully functional mechanical calculator. The calculator...

Blaise Pascal

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John Dalton

John Dalton was a British scientist who made many important discoveries in different fields. He had a special interest in meteorology and the atmosphere. He is well known for his research and contributions to

John Dalton

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Pepi II

Pepi II was the last ruler of the 6th dynasty and Egypt’s old kingdom. His reign was also the longest in ancient Egyptian history. He ruled for 90 to 94 long years as far as we know. He was son of Pepi I and queen...

Pepi II

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