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Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy was a Russian novelist, playwright. He was born on September 9, 1828 in an aristocratic family in Yasnaya Polyana in the Russian Empire. He was the fourth among five children of Count Nikolai Ilyich Tolstoy and Countess Mariya Tolstaya. His birth name was Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy....

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Democritus Worksheet and Quiz

Democritus is best known for introducing Atomic Theory of the universe. This theory featured tiny particles always in motion interacting through collisions.

Democritus Worksheet and Quiz

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Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin is one of the first people to walk on the moon. His birth name was Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr. Buzz was his nickname, but later in 1988 he legally changed his first name to Buzz Aldrin. He was born on January 20,...

Buzz Aldrin

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Enrico Fermi

Enrico Fermi was an American-Italian physicist. He was born on September 29, 1901 in Rome, Italy. He is referred to as the ‘father of the atomic bomb’. He received his early education from a local grammar school and at a young age...

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Charles Darwin Worksheet and Quiz

Charles Darwin was a famous naturalist who is well known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He suggested that animals and humans shared a common ancestry. 

Charles Darwin Worksheet and Quiz

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Ferdinand Magellan Worksheet and Quiz

Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who led the first expedition to sail all the way around the world. He was born to noble parents and he himself became a page in the Royal Court.

Ferdinand Magellan Worksheet and Quiz

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Yuri Gagarin

Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space on April 12, 1961. His flight lasted just under two hours. During this flight, he orbited the earth once on the  Vostok 1 spacecraft. This

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Sylvia Earle Worksheet and Quiz

Sylvia Earle is a former chief scientist of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. She is an award-winning oceanographer who became a National Geographic explorer-in-residence in 1998.

Sylvia Earle Worksheet and Quiz

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George Washington Worksheet and Quiz

George Washington was the first American President. He is the only Unanimously Elected President. He was born on February 22, 1732. At that time, Virginia colonies used the old style Julian calendar.

George Washington Worksheet and Quiz

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Julius Caesar Worksheet and Quiz

Julius Caesar was a victorious general, popular political leader and prolific author. He was never an Emperor of Rome. His full name was Gaius Julius Caesar.

Julius Caesar Worksheet and Quiz

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Henry Hudson Worksheet and Quiz

Henry Hudson was an English explorer. He wanted to find a northern passage to India. He made two unsuccessful sailing voyages in search of an ice-free passage to Asia.

Henry Hudson Worksheet and Quiz

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Carl Linnaeus Worksheet and Quiz

Carl Linnaeus was one of the most influential naturalists. He is known to establish the binomial system of biological nomenclature, formalized biological classification.

Carl Linnaeus Worksheet and Quiz

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Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish-born American industrialist. He was a self-made steel tycoon and one of the wealthiest businessmen of the 19th century. He was born on November 25, 1835, in Dunfermline, Scotland. His family moved to

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John Glenn

John Glenn was the first US astronaut to orbit the earth successfully. He completed three orbits aboard the space capsule “Friendship 7” in 1962. His full name was John Herschel Glenn Jr. He was born on July 18, 1921, in...

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Emperor Nero

Emperor Nero was a Roman emperor and the adopted son of Emperor Claudius. His actual name was Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus. He was born on December 15, 37 AD. His mother was Agrippina the Younger. She was the sister of Emperor...

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Stephen Hawking Worksheet and Quiz

Stephen Hawking was a famous scientist who wrote ‘A Brief History of Time’ which is an international bestseller. His books helped to make science accessible to everyone. 

Stephen Hawking Worksheet and Quiz

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Vasco da Gama

Vasco da Gama was the first European explorer to leave Europe and sail to India. This Portuguese explorer was one of the most famous explorers from the Age of Discovery....

Vasco da Gama

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Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart was an American aviator and also one of the most celebrated ones. She was the first woman and the second person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She also became the first person to fly solo...

Amelia Earhart

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Mark Twain

Mark Twain was one of the greatest American authors and humorists. His original name was Samuel Langhorne Clemens. He picked up the pen name Mark Twain while writing for the Virginia City newspaper in 1863. He was born on November 30th, 1835, two months prematurely in Florida,...

Mark Twain

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Charles Perrault

Charles Perrault was a French author and poet. He is best known for writing the Mother Goose Fairytales. He created fairy tales from already existing folk tales. He played a prominent role in a literary controversy known as the dispute between the Ancients and Moderns and also served as the...

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Alfred Nobel

Alfred Nobel was a Swedish inventor, chemist and weapons developer. He is best known for the invention of dynamite. His complete name was Alfred Bernhard Nobel. He was born on October 21, 1833. His father Immanuel Nobel was an...

Alfred Nobel

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Democritus

Democritus was an ancient Greek natural philosopher. He was best known for the development of the most accurate early atomic theory of the universe. He is also known as ‘the Laughing Philosopher’ as he was often cheerful while at work. It is believed that Democritus was born around 460...

Democritus

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George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver was a prominent African-American scientist and inventor. He is well known for his work with peanuts that gave him a nickname ‘the Peanut Man’. He did a lot of research into new and alternate uses for peanuts. He even delivered a speech before the Peanut Growers...

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Kit Carson

Kit Carson was an American soldier, trapper, and frontiersman. He was also an Indian agent and made important contributions to the Westward expansion of the country. He was born on December 24, 1809 in Madison County, Kentucky. His father Lindsey Carson was a farmer and also fought in the...

Kit Carson

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Marco Polo Worksheet and Quiz

Marco Polo was a trader, traveller and adventurer, who journeyed to Central Asia and China. He left home with his father and uncle at a very young age to set out for Asia.

Marco Polo Worksheet and Quiz

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